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Job Title: Northern/South Regional Manager

Location: Kano/Lagos, 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.

The Regional Managers in each region will assist the Programme Director to coordinate all programme activities in the supported States as well as manage the state teams, establish and maintain effective relationships toward ensuring an efficient programme management within the region. The Northern Regional Manager will be based in the Kano office and will oversee all activities of the Technical Malaria Manager, Operational and Financial support Staff in Kano, Katsina, Kaduna, Jigawa and Yobe States. The Southern Regional Manager on the other-hand, will be based in Lagos office and will oversee all activities of officers in; Lagos, Ogun, Enugu, Anambra and Niger States.

Other key responsibilities will include;

•   Ensuring the achievement of key programme outputs by managing and mentoring the state teams to deliver their state based work-plans;

•   Liaise closely and create synergies with key Government stakeholders; RBM Partners and other DFID health programmes within the region;

•   Ensuring all local procurements and arrangements are in line with the Programme accounting and operational requirements;

•   Oversee the regional review and submission of quarterly programme progress and performance reports in line Donor/Government schedules;

•   Managing the synchronization of Malaria plans to ensure effective communication with stakeholders at all levels;

Qualifications:

•   An experienced Health professional with a Master’s degree in international or public health, with at least 10-years post-qualification experience in the public health sector and in an African country.

•   Proven technical skills in malaria and malaria case management.

•   A minimum of 5years’ experience in Health service particularly Primary health care in Nigeria.

•   S/he must have excellent communication and project management skills.

•   Prior experience in the knowledge of Public health, policy development and health systems reforms are essential for this position.

Terms of Appointment:

•   The appointment term will be for a period of 2-years with an initial 6 months probationary period. The programme offers very competitive salary packages.

•   Local terms and conditions will apply.

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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