Author Topic: [Full-time] Program Officer - Service Delivery Job at The Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI)  (Read 187 times)


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Job Title: Program Officer - Service Delivery Company: The Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI) Job Type: Full Time Qualification: BA/BSc/HND   Location: Lagos, Oyo, Nigeria Job Field: Medical / Health / Safety   . The Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI) is a five year (2009 - 2014) project funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation that aims to increase the use of modern family planning (FP) methods among the urban poor in the six cities of Abuja FCT, Ibadan, Kaduna, Ilorin, Benin City, and Zaria by at least 20 percentage points. NURHI is part of a broader Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (other sites include India, Kenya, and Senegal). . The Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI) Phase 2, seeks applications from qualified individuals to contribute to improved maternal health and reduced child mortality through increased modem contraceptive use in selected sites for the Phase 2 Project in Nigeria. . Slot: 2 Job Description: - The Program Officer - Service Delivery is responsible for providing programmatic support to the NURHI 2 project, especially in the area of Service Delivery, health systems strengthening including FP commodities Logistics management and other related areas as may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor and NURHI Management. . Essential Duties and Responsibilities: - Work closely with the Service Delivery advisor to ensure smooth implementation of, health system strengthening related activities at NURHI selected sites. - Ensure proactive management of contraceptive commodities to ensure smooth supply to the NURHI supported public health facilities by maintaining close contact with the respective FP coordinators. - Supervisors and providers within the high volume sites. - Provide support for the in! outreach service related activities - Support in-house preparation, documentation and implementation of HSS activities. - Liaise with the respective program assistants through the STL to provide up to date information on HSS,, - Work closely with the NURHI 2 M&E am to ensure that relevant data are documented especially up to date information on the NURHI monitor. - Submit a monthly report based on all activities for the month - Any other duties as assigned . Skills Required: - Hardworking, innovative and dynamic with ability to work with minimal supervision - Great organizational and interpersonal skills - Strong writing, documentation and computer skills - Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power point) - Ability to process data for programming will be an advantage. - Clear understanding of the service delivery landscape for Family planning services . Education and/or Experience: - Minimum of first degree in Medicine, Nursing & Midwifery, Public Health or any related degree in Health Sciences, from a recognized Institution. - Experience working Reproductive Health/Family planning, preferably a NGO environment or international donor organization/project in a closely related position. . Language Requirements: - Must be able to speak, read and write in English. - Other local dialects may be added advantage.

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