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Job Title: Service Integration and Quality Improvement Officer

Company: The Partnership for Transforming Health Systems 2

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: MBA/MSc/MA  

Location: Lagos Enugu, Nigeria

Job Field: Medical / Health / Safety

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The Partnership for Transforming Health Systems 2 (PATHS 2), a DFID funded programme in Nigeria, aims to improve the planning, financing and delivery of sustainable and replicable pro-poor health services for common health problems, focusing on six states and the federal government. PATHS2 is recruiting qualified professional staff to fill positions based in Abuja, Enugu and Lagos.

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Under the direction of the State Team Leader, the job holder will provide technical support to the State Ministry of Health (SMoH), related ministries, agencies, departments and parastatals as well as private sector agencies. In addition, collaborate with the SMoH and Primary Health Care Board to identify gaps in health systems and service delivery management, strengthen capacity based on needs assessment findings, and design interventions. Support the design and implementation of service delivery interventions to deliver quality services at the facility and community levels. S/he will provide technical leadership to increase the access to and use of quality Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) services in public and private sector in the state. Participate in the development of strategy documents, work plans, reports and monitoring and evaluation plans for service delivery and health systems strengthening. Work collaboratively with other technical staff to’ ensure effective and timely program implementation; also work closely with the public-private partnership (PPP) technical lead to implement PPP activities and other private sector initiatives atthe State level. S/he will provide strategic support in operations research for improved delivery of MNCH services in both the public and private sector.    

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Qualification requirements:  – Master’s Degree in Public Health, Health Policy, Health Planning, Health Systems Management and Administration, or other relevant field. 6 years of professional experience in managing health systems strengthening and/or health service delivery programs, with a significant portion of this experience centered in Eastern or Western Nigeria.  – Experience in the clinical management of common health service areas, such as Reproductive, newborn and child health.  – SpeCific experience in community-based services and support programs for the poor and vulnerable segments of society, particularly women and children.  – Good knowledge and experience of Human Resources Management and Public Private Partnership concept for Health.  – Demonstrated ability to implement, manage, monitor, and evaluate facility level and community-based health service programs.  – Extensive knowledge of the Nigerian public health sector. Excellent communication and capacity building skills as well as relationship management.

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