Author Topic: Job Vacancies at Management Science for Health Nigeria  (Read 878 times)

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Management Sciences for Health (MSH) saves lives and improves health, especially among the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people, by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. MSH has the following open vacancies:

Position 1: Senior Program Officer
Location: Kebbi & Imo state

Job Roles & Descriptions:
•   The Senior Program Officer (SPO) will assist the Project’s Chief of Party (COP) in providing overall coordination of interventions tor the Project in the State.
•   The Senior Program Officer will manage all activities within the State and ensures coordination and collaboration with the State’s agencies and Commissioners as well as other implementing partners operating within the State.
•   He/she will ensure the integration of project activities into a single strategic approach at the State, Local Government   and Community Levels.
•   He/she will assist the COP in providing an oversight and technical direction to the State Team and collaborates with the Technical Advisor for OVC and M&E to ensure the appropriateness and quality of interventions.
•   He or She is responsible for coordinating all project activities in the States under his jurisdiction.
•   She/he will be the driving force in grantee capacity building and grants management and will work closely with the Technical Advisors to address capacity gaps within the grantees.
•   He/she will support the M&E specialist with ensuring data about all project activities are collected and submitted to the head office.
•   S/he will be responsible for ensuring that NGOs in the state are mobilized to provide quality services to OVC through adherence to national standards, and other approved tools of the Federal Ministry of women Affairs and Social Development.
•   Along with the COP, he or she will serve as a technical liaison between the State Offices, and other donors and stakeholders operating in states.
•   The program officer reports to the COP
 
Qualifications:
•   Post graduate degree in public health, education, public administration or management, or a combination of equivalent relevant experience and education.
•   Minimum of 6 years experience managing and engaged in health and education projects.
•   Reproductive Health/Family Planning or Maternal Child Health, or integrated health projects.
•   Demonstrated technical expertise in at least one of the following areas: Child Survival; Reproductive Health/Family Planning, Maternal Child Health, Child survival/Immunization, Organizational Capacity Building, Quality Assurance, integrated health education, and Behaviour Change Comrnunication
•   Demonstrated successful experience collaborating with community, local, and State-level partners
•   Understanding of US Government regulations and administrative procedures

Experience: 6 year(s)


Position 2: Program Officer
Location: Ekiti State
 
Job Roles and Descriptions:
Same as above.
 
Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in public health, education, public administration or management or a combination of equivalent relevant experience and education.
Minimum of 3 years experience managing and engaged in health and education projects, Reproductive Health Family Planning, or Maternal Child Health, or integrated health projects,
Demonstrated technical expertise in at least one of the following areas: Child Survival; Reproductive Health/Family Planning, Maternal Child Health, Child survival/lmmul1ization, Organizational Capacity Building, Quality Assurance, integrated health education. And Behaviour Change Communication,
Demonstrated successful experience collaborating with community, local, and State-level partners.
Understanding of US Govemment regulations and administrative procedures
 
Experience: 3 year(s)


Position 3: Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist
Location: Kebbi and Imo States
 
Job Roles and Descriptions:
•   The success of the OYC project depends largely on accurate, complete and timely reporting of achievements to PEPFAR/USAID.
•   Achievement of set targets is of utmost importance to the OVC project.
•   Hence, the objective of the M&E Specialist position is to provide technical leadership in the roll-out of OVC M&E plan in the states integrating it with other health and education systems and generating strategic data for program management, reporting and documentation of best practices.
•   The M&E Specialist is also responsible in spearheading the roll-out of OVC M&E plan in line with PEPFAR and reporting requirements and he/she is a member of the Zonal Project Management Team that is responsible for overall project performance in each Zones
 
Qualifications:
•   The suitable candidate will have a graduate degree in statistics, demography, epidemiology or related field with focus on monitoring and evaluation and at least 2 years hands-on-experience at a senior position in monitoring and evaluation of HIV/AIDS and TB programs with very good analytical, presentation, communication and reporting skills.
•   Familiarity with USAID and PEPFAR reporting systems is highly desirable, particularly for HCT, PMTCT, and ART
•   Palliative care and aye programs
•   The candidate must be familiar with the Nigeria National M&E system and tools with excellent training and networking skills.

Interested persons may send comprehensive resume with a brief cover letter as ONE MS Word document to imsnigeria@msh.org not later than July 2, 2010.

If you wish to be considered for a post, please specify the position for which you are applying in the subject line. Note that if the underline instructions are not followed, your application will not be considered.

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