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Reproductive Health Advisor Job at TSHIP Nigeria
« on: Sep 17, 2013, 01:31 AM »
Job Title: Reproductive Health Advisor

Employer: Tship Nigeria

Sector: Non-Government Organisation (NGO)

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Type: Full time  

Job opening ID: 89

RESPONSIBILITIES:

•   Provide overall leadership and strategic and technical direction for the Programme’s reproductive health activities;

•   Participate in regular coordination and planning meetings with state Ministry of Health and Ministry of Local Government officials and other reproductive health partners;

•   Work with state ministries of health, LGAs, and other partners to develop multi-year and annual workplans and budgets;

•   Supervise and support RH staff in each state;

•   Work with state ministries of health, ministries of local government, and other partners to:

•   Develop/implement sustainable capacity building strategies for health workers and mid-level managers;

•   Develop sustainable community approaches to problem solving and sustaining effective RH services;

•   Build strong linkages between the health system, traditional healers, and other community groups;

•   Collect and use RH data to inform decision-making.

•   Identify opportunities to share lessons learned and proven approaches with other states and partners;

•   Maintain open and productive communication and working relationships with national and international immunization partners; and

•   Carry out other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

•   Post-graduate degree in public health or related field;

•   Eight to ten years’ experience planning, managing, and supervising reproductive health activities, preferably in Nigeria;

•   Proven training skills in reproductive health;

•   Proven ability to collaborate successfully with counterparts, government organizations, and related stakeholders;

•   Demonstrated ability to be a team player, to lead teams, and to organize multiple activities simultaneously;

•   Demonstrated ability to work with communities, ward development committees, LGA leadership, and SMOH technical staff;

•   Demonstrated understanding of public health issues and challenges in resource poor settings in northern Nigeria;

•   Computer skills that include Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access;

•   Ability to produce accurate data and reports;

•   Excellent communication skills in local languages; ability to give clear instructions; good English writing skills; and

•   Willingness and ability to travel extensively in the field under, at times, suboptimal conditions.

Work experience: 8 years

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