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Job Title: Technical Malaria Manager

Location: Jigawa and Yobe, Nigeria

Programme: SuNMaP-funded MALARIA PROGRAMME

Recruiter: GRID Consulting Limited

SuNMaP is DFID-funded seven year programme (2008 -2015) to support the National Malaria Control Programme. It currently operates in ten states, namely; Awka, Enugu, Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Lagos, Niger, Ogun and Yobe with headquarters in Abuja. The project is managed by a consortium of three international organizations, namely: Malaria Consortium UK, Health Partners International and GRID Consulting Nigeria.

The objective of SuNMaP is to strengthen the delivery of the Nigeria’s National Malaria control effort by providing technical support to improve the capacity of the National Malaria Control programme (NMCP) at all levels. In doing this, the programme is working with stakeholders in the health sector public and private; as well as civil societies and partners from the commercial sector.

This position is based in the Jigawa and Yobe offices respectively. S/he will be responsible for providing technical support to the State Ministry of Health and other partners engaged in malaria control effort. The Malaria Manager will be involved in direct implementation of projects for the control of malaria at the State and LGA levels. S/he will coordinate and maintain an oversight of programme activities in the State. The incumbent will also provide technical support to the state-level malaria control efforts including harmonization of malaria control efforts at the state levels.

Other key responsibilities include;

•   Ensuring all programme offices in the North run their business smoothly and their financial transactions are sound;

•   Coordinating the implementation of state based activities including malaria commodity distribution;

•   Ensuring programme monitoring data are regularly collected, collated and fed-back to the Central programme team;

•   Monitoring access to LLINs and ACTs through the commercial sector and civil society;;

Qualified candidates should possess the following:

•   A Health professional with a Master’s degree in International or Public Health with a minimum of 8-years post-qualification experience in the public health sector in Nigeria/Africa.

•   S/he must have proven technical skills and knowledge in health service delivery and primary health care in a developing country.

•   Excellent planning, budgeting and communicating skills are required for this position.

•   Previous experience in project management and a strong understanding of health policy formulation and strategy within a donor funding environment will be an added advantage.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates, who meet the qualifications and requirements for each position, should submit an electronic copy of an application letter and CV.

Interviews will commence thereafter with a view to engaging the best candidates immediately. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Closing date: Friday, 27th September, 2013

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