Ongoing Recruitment at Jhpiego
Ongoing Recruitment at Jhpiego - jobsfornaija.com

Multiple Job Vacancies at Jhpiego

The project will operate over a 5-year period and Jhpiego hereby invites applications from highly resourceful, experienced and dynamic professionals for the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Service/Quality Improvement Coordinator
Locations:
 Bauchi Kebbi and Sokoto
Reports To: Technical Director
Supervisees: TBD

Overview

  • Service/Quality Improvement Coordinator will be responsible for providing leadership in capacity building, clinical mentoring and supportive supervision in the technical area of RMNCH for an upcoming USAID award in Nigeria.
  • The Service/Quality Improvement Coordinator will provide technical assistance at the State primary health care level activities.
  • This integrated health project aims to contribute to reductions in child and maternal morbidity and mortality in target states, and to increase the capacity of health systems (public and private) to sustainably support quality PHC services. The project will operate over a 5-year period.

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical guidance on service and quality improvement that is sound, evidence-based and responsive to the needs of the State and USAID
  • Provide technical leadership, and build local capacity using proven training approaches and quality improvement methodologies.
  • Provide trainings (providers and training of trainers) as well as follow-up support and clinical mentoring as necessary for QI at primary health care facilities.
  • Support service/quality improvement efforts, approaches and tools at IHP – public and private primary health care State sites.
  • Develop strategies for increasing the percentage of pregnant women, including married adolescents, who deliver under the care of a skilled birth attendant.
  • Advocate with State Ministry of Health for adoption of new evidence based quality improvement (QI) best practices at health facilities in projectsites.
  • Advocate with other ministries, community, NGO’s, and religious leaders to support and promote service/quality improvement components.
  • Contribute to and coordinate with the program’s monitoring and evaluation (M&E) team on activities to ensure that the program meets set targets in accordance with national and USG standards.
  • Represent program at state level stakeholder meetings and technical working groups in relation to service/quality improvement of RMNCH and related technical areas.

Management:

  • Contribute to annual work planning, training plans and quarterly reports and other required technical reports.
  • Contribute to timely, accurate and appropriate reporting of program activities and results.
  • Ensure quality program implementation consistent with MOH Nigerian Guidelines, global best practices and USAID Nigerian Strategic Directions.
  • Evaluate program progress against deliverables on a quarterly basis
  • With the State Technical Director, oversee program design, implementation, quality assurance and monitoring of work plan.
  • Coordinate with the other members of the technical team and NGO partners to develop and implement feasible facility and community-based approaches.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor which contribute to the achievement of program goals.

Required Qualifications

  • Service/Quality Improvement Coordinator must be a proven leader in the field of RMNCH service and quality Improvement with senior-level management experience in public health programs. S/he must be well recognized by the RMNCH community in Nigeria. The Coordinator must be intimately familiar with the context in Nigeria and have in-country experience with USAID programs.

Additional qualifications include:

  • An experienced Midwife/Nurse or any other closely related health care professional; other related courses (e.g. MPH, MSC or other relevant degree) will be an advantage.
  • Minimum 5years of experience working in RMNCH in Africa, preferably in Nigeria
  • Demonstrated expertise in working directly with host-country senior government officials and policy makers in RMNCH.
  • Experience working with host-country partners, organizations, and institutions.
  • Strong skills in design, implementation and monitoring of program components; e.g. services, training, supportive supervision, clinical mentoring, advocacy and coordination.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work with African experts and partners in developing technical materials and providing training to improve service delivery, advocacy and resource mobilization for expanding quality improvement of RMNCH services.
  • Experience with technical leadership for programs funded by USAID and/or other donor programs in developing countries, with significant Nigeria experience.
  • Strong verbal, listening, writing, and intrapersonal skills essential for effective coordination among several institutions and staff involved in a broad range of activities.
  • Fluent in English, (written and oral communication) and Hausa and/or Fulfulde.
  • Willingness to travel throughout Nigeria as necessary.

 

 

Job Title: Maternal Health Technical Advisor
Locations:
 Bauchi, Kebbi and Sokoto States
Reports To: Technical Director
Supervisees: TBD

Overview

  • The Maternal Health Advisor will be responsible for providing leadership in capacity building and in the technical area of maternal health (MH) for a USAID award in Nigeria.
  • The Advisor will provide technical support at the State Primary Health Cafe level activities.
  • This integrated health project aims to contribute to reductions in child and maternal morbidity and mortality in target states, and so increase the capacity of health systems (public and private) to sustainably support quality PHC services.

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical guidance on Maternal Health (MH) that is sound, evidence-based and responsive to the needs of the State and USAID.
  • Provide technical leadership, and build local capacity using proven training approaches and quality improvement methodologies.
  • Provide trainings (providers and training of trainers) as well as follow-up support and clinical mentoring as necessary for MH.
  • Support basic maternal health (MH) continuum of care (including antenatal through postpartum care, FP integration, birth planning and birth preparedness) at IHP- public and private health facilities State sites.
  • Develop strategies for increasing the percentage of pregnant women, including married adolescents, who deliver under the care of as killed birth attendant.
  • Supervise technical coordinators-as needed.
  • Advocate with State Ministry of Health for adoption of new evidence based MH best practices at health facilities in project sites.
  • Supervise Service/Quality improvement coordinators as needed.
  • Advocate with other ministries, community, NGO’s, and religious leaders to support and promote MH components.
  • Contribute to and coordinate with the progr’s monitoring and evaluation (M&E) team on activities to ensure that the program meets set targets in accordance with national and USG standards.
  • Represent program at state level stakeholder meetings and technical working groups in relation to MH and related technical areas.

Management:

  • Contribute to annual work planning, training plans and quarterly reports and other required technical reports.
  • Contribute to timely, accurate and appropriate reporting of program activities and results.
  • Ensure quality program implementation consistent with MOH Nigerian Guidelines, global best practices and USAID Nigerian Strategic Directions.
  • Evaluate program progress against deliverables on a quarterly basis.
  • With the State Technical Director, oversee program design, Implementation, quality assurance and monitoring of work plan.
  • Coordinate with the other members of the technical team and NGO partners to develop and implement feasible facility and community-based approaches.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor which contribute to the achievement of program goals.

Required Qualifications

  • The Maternal Health Technical Advisor must be a proven leader in the field of international MH with senior-level management experience in public health programs.
  • S/he must be well recognized by the reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH) community in Nigeria.
  • The Advisor must be intimately familiar with the context in Nigeria and have in-country experience with USAID programs.

Additional qualifications include:

  • A Medical doctor or any other closely related health care professional; specialization is obstetrics and gynaecology or Public Health and other health related courses (e.g. MPH, MSC or other relevant degree) will be an advantage.
  • Minimum of 8-9 years working experience in the areas of maternal health, family planning and HIV/AIDS.
  • Previous experience working on a CDC or USAID funded project will be an added advantage.
  • Familiarity with the FMOH, SMOH structures and functions especially as it relates to MNCH is highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated expertise in working directly with host-country senior government officials and policy makers in maternal health.
  • Experience working with host-country partners, organizations, and institutions.
  • Strong skills in design, implementation and monitoring of program components; e.g. services, training, quality improvement, advocacy and coordination.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work with African experts and partners in developing technical materials and providing training to improve service delivery, advocacy and resource mobilization for expanding MH.
  • Experience with technical leadership for programs funded by USAID and/or other donor programs in developing countries, with significant Nigeria experience.
  • Strong verbal, listening, writing, and intrapersonal skills essential for effective coordination among several institutions and staff involved in a broad range of activities.
  • Strong ability to multi-task will be highly desirable.
  • Fluent in English, (written and oral communication) and Hausa and/or Fulfulde.
  • Willingness to travel throughout Nigeria as necessary.

 

 

Job Title: Newborn Health Technical Advisor
Locations:
 Bauchi, Kebbi and Sokoto
Reports To: Technical Director
Supervisees: TBD

Overview

  • Newborn Health Advisor will be responsible for providing leadership in capacity building and in the technical area of newborn health (NH) for an upcoming USAID award in Nigeria.
  • The Advisor will provide technical assistance at the State primary health care level activities.
  • This integrated health project aims ‘to contribute to reductions in child and maternal morbidity and mortality in target states, and to increase the capacity of health systems (public and private) to sustainably support quality PHC services. The project will operate over a 5-year period.

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical guidance on Newborn health (NH) that is sound, evidence-based and responsive to the needs of the State and USAID.
  • Provide technical leadership, and build local capacity using proven training approaches and quality improvement methodologies.
  • Provide trainings (providers and training of trainers) as well as follow-up support and clinical mentoring as necessary for New born health Support basic newborn health cars (birth planning, birth preparedness, safe delivery, essential newborn care, care of sick new born, small babies and their nutrition) at IHP— primary health care State sites.
  • Develop strategies for increasing the percentage of babies not breathing at birth and successfully resuscitated, including successful outcome for sick newborns and small babies.
  • Supervise Service/Quality improvement coordinators as needed.
  • Advocate with State Ministry of Health for adoption of new evidence based newborn health (NH) best practices at health facilities in project sites.
  • Advocate with other ministries, community, NGO’s, and religious leaders to support and promote NH components.
  • Contribute to and coordinate with the progra’s monitoring and evaluation (M&E) team on activities to ensure that the program meets set targets in accordance with national and USG standards.
  • Represent program at state level stakeholder meetings and technical working groups in relation to New born (NH) and related technical areas.

Management:

  • Contribute to annual work planning, training plans and quarterly reports and other required technical reports. Contribute to timely, accurate and appropriate reporting of program activities and results.
  • Ensure quality program implementation consistent with MOH Nigerian Guidelines, global best practices and USAID Nigerian Strategic Directions.
  • Evaluate program progress against deliverables on a quarterly basis.
  • With the State Technical Director, oversee program design, implementation, quality assurance and monitoring of work plan.
  • Coordinate with the other members of the technical team and NGO partners to develop and implement feasible facility and community-based approaches.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor which contribute to the achievement of program goals.

Required Qualifications

  • The Newborn Health Advisor must be a proven leader in the field of international maternal, newborn & child health (MNCH) with senior-level management experience in public health programs.
  • S/he must be well recognized by the NH community in Nigeria. The Technical Advisor must be intimately familiar with the context in Nigeria and have in-country experience with USAID programs.

Additional qualifications include:

  • A Medical doctor, an experienced midwife or any other closely related health care professional; specialization in pediatrics or Public Health and other health related courses (e.g. MPH, MSC or other relevant degree) will be an advantage.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience working in NH in Africa, preferably in Nigeria.
  • Demonstrated expertise in working directly with host-country senior government officials and policy makers in NH.
  • Experience working with host-country partners, organizations, and institutions.
  • Strong skills in design, implementation and monitoring of program components; e.g. services, training, advocacy and coordination.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work with African experts and partners in developing technical materials and providing training to improve service delivery, advocacy and resource mobilization for expanding newborn health (NH).
  • Experience with technical leadership for programs funded by USAID and/or other donor programs in developing countries, with significant Nigeria experience.
  • Strong verbal, listening, writing, and intrapersonal skills essential for effective coordination among several institutions and staff involved ins broad range of activities
  • Ability to multi-task will be highly desirable.
  • Fluent in English, (written and oral communication) and Hausa and/or Fulfulde.
  • Willingness to travel throughout Nigeria as necessary.

 

 

Job Title: Reproductive Health and Family Planning Advisor
Locations:
 Bauchi, Kebbi and Sokoto
Reports To: Technical Director
Supervisees: TBD

Overview

  • The Reproductive Health and Family Planning Advisor will be responsible for providing leadership in capacity building and in the technical area of reproductive health and family planning for an upcoming USAID award in Nigeria.
  • The Advisor will provide technical assistance at the State primary health care level activities.
  • This integrated health project-aims to contribute to reductions in child and maternal morbidity and mortality in target states, and to increase the capacity of health systems (public and private) to sustainably support quality PHC services. The project will operate over a 5-year period

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical guidance on RH/FP that is sound, evidence-based and responsive to the needs of the State and USAID.
  • Provide technical leadership, and build local capacity using proven training approaches and quality improvement methodologies.
  • Provide trainings (providers and training of trainers) as well as follow-up support and clinical mentoring as necessary for RH/FR
  • Support basic RH/FP care (including all methods of family planning, counselling, postpartum family planning and post abortion care services) at IHP- public and private primary health care State sites.
  • Develop strategies for increasing the percentage of pregnant women, including married adolescents, who deliver under the care of a skilled birth attendant and accept a family planning method.
  • Advocate with State Ministry of Health for adoption of new evidence based RH/FP best practices at health facilities is project sites.
  • Advocate with other ministries, community, NGO’s, and religious leaders to support and promote RH/FP components.
  • Contribute to and coordinate with the program’s monitoring and evaluation (M&E) team on activities to ensure that the program meets set targets in accordance with national and USG standards.
  • Represent program at state level stakeholder meetings and technical working groups in relation to RH/FP and related technical areas.

Management:

  • Contribute to annual work planning, training plans and quarterly reports and other required technical reports.
  • Contribute to timely, accurate and appropriate reporting of program activities and results.
  • Ensure quality program implementation consistent with MON Nigerian Guidelines, global best practices and USAID Nigerian Strategic Directions.
  • Evaluate program progress against deliverables on a quarterly basis.
  • With the State Technical Director, oversee program design, implementation, quality assurance and monitoring of work plan.
  • Coordinate with the other members of the technical team and NGO partners to develop and implement feasible facility and community-based approaches.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor which contribute to the achievement of program goals.

Required Qualifications

  • The Advisor: Reproductive Health and Family Planning must be a proven leader in the field of international RH/FP with senior-level management experience in public health programs. S/he must be well recognized by the RH/FP community in Nigeria. The Technical Advisor must be intimately familiar with the context in Nigeria and have in-country experience with USAID programs.

Additional qualifications include:

  • A Medical doctor or Nurse/Midwife or any other closely related health care professional. Other health related courses (e.g. MPH, MSC or other relevant degree) will be an advantage.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience working in RH/FP in Africa, preferably in Nigeria
  • Familiarity with the FMOH, SMOH structures and functions especially as it relates to RH/FP is highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated expertise in working directly with host-country senior government officials and policy makers in RH/FR
  • Experience working with host-country partners, organizations, and institutions.
  • Strong skills in design, implementation and monitoring of program components; e.g. services, training, advocacy and coordination.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work with African experts and partners in developing technical materials and providing training to improve service delivery, advocacy and resource mobilization for expanding RH/FR
  • Experience with technical leadership for programs funded by USAID and/or other donor programs in developing countries, with significant Nigeria experience.
  • Strong verbal, listening, writing, and intrapersonal skills essential for effective coordination among several institutions and staff involved in a broad range of activities.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit an Application Letter and a CV as ONE SINGLE WORD document to: ng-recruitment@jhpiego.org please indicate location in your application & email title

 

Application Deadline 3rd July, 2018.

 

Note

  • Candidates that do not comply with application instruction will be disqualified. The title/subject of your email and application should be the position you are applying for.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will receive an invitation for an interview.
  • Any successful candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.