Job Recruitment at the Management Sciences for Health (MSH)
Job Recruitment at the Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

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Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact. We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. Since its founding in 1971, MSH has worked in over 150 countries with policy makers, health professionals, and health care consumers to improve the quality, availability and affordability of health services.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Program Officer – Private Sector Engagement

Job ID: 13-10175
Location: Abuja
Grade: H
Group/Office: HPG
Dept/Unit: GEN (General)
Project/Program: A577 – PMI-S
Reports To: Senior Private Sector Advisor

Overview

  • The Program Officer, PSE is responsible for supporting and assisting the Senior Private Sector Advisor to coordinate all aspects of private sector engagement for the program.
  • S/he will assist the SPSA in serving as the main point of contact for private sector involvement, interventions and collaboration at the national, states and community levels.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Support and assist the Senior Private Sector Advisor (SPSA) in conducting all activities, interventions and collaborations for each specific Task Order
  • Support and Assist the SPSA to identify and conduct cost effective innovations and opportunities for expanding private sector participation in the project
  • Support and assist the SPSA to ensure smooth overall functioning and implementation of the private sector engagement and PPP strategy for the project
  • Work with the SPSA to develop, review, adapt, adopt appropriate tools for quantification of commodity, costing, distribution, capacity building and supportive interventions on diagnosis and treatment approaches
  • Assist and support the SPSA in the development of strategic partnerships and documentations
  • Assist in conducting supervisory field visits as may be required
  • Willingness to travel within project areas as may be required
  • Participate in and promote a positive supportive and cooperative working team environment
  • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

 

Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Job ID: 13-10174
Location: Abuja
Grade: H
Group/Office: HPG
Dept/Unit: GEN (General)
Project/Program: A577 – PMI-S
Reports To: Senior M&E Advisor
Slot: 2 Openings

Overview

  • The objective of the M&E Officer position is to assist in the management of the M&E System in the roll-out of PMI-S malaria M&E plan in the states integrating it with other health systems and generating strategic data for program management, reporting and documentation of best practices.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Provide technical input in the development of an integrated PMI-S malaria project M & E plan in collaboration with the other team members.
  • Participate in the implementation of project M&E plan and reporting formats for PMI indicators and targets in collaboration with the team;
  • Establish system for flow of information from service-delivery points to the PMI-S central data base and ensure timely M&E technical support to all implementing states and health facilities.
  • Participate in building the capacity of SMEP M&E staff and other relevant health and community workers in data collection, summarization, analysis and reporting.
  • Manage the roll-out of the project M&E data quality assurance system including quarterly data quality audits at the state level.
  • Monitor, supervise and mentor state and LGA M & E officers;
  • Work with the DHIS2 officer to ensure states are reporting data in a timely manner.
  • Analyze M&E data on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis and flag action areas to the project management.
  • Participate in M & E coordination meetings at the national and state levels;
  • Produce program performance reports and submit to management monthly and quarterly
  • Work with PMI-S management to document and publish best practices identified at the state and LGA levels.

Perform any other duties as may be assigned by your supervisor.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Postgraduate degree in Statistics, Epidemiology or related field with focus on monitoring and evaluation and/or Biostatistics
  • Minimum of 5 years hand-on monitoring & evaluation position experience
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in developing monitoring plans and/or management information systems 2 years of which spent working with NGOs in an African setting.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in malaria programs in Nigeria
  • Familiarity with USAID reporting systems highly desirable, particularly for malaria control
  • Good analytical, presentation and reporting skills
  • Excellent inter-personal, multi-cultural and team building skills
  • Strong computer skills particularly in spreadsheets, database (DHIS2) and statistical applications (SPSS, STATA, Epi-Info)
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and fluency in English
  • Excellent organizational skills.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

 

Job Title: Health Informatics Officer

Job ID: 13-10173
Location: Abuja
Grade: H
Group/Office: HPG
Dept/Unit: GEN (General)
Project/Program: A577 – PMI-S
Reports To: Senior M&E Advisor

Overview

  • The Health Informatics Officer is responsible for managing DHIS2 for the program.
  • S/he will manage the various modules like dashboards, forms and reports as well as providing technical support for other MSH users of the DHIS2 and its partners at the national and state levels.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Manage the DHIS2 database for the PMI-S project at MSH Abuja
  • Provide technical leadership on management of DHIS2 and integrate DHIS2 into the project business operations following best practices for quality data;
  • Working with the Senior M & E Advisor, provide technical assistance to the NMEP in the revision, use and management of HMIS tools and DHIS2;
  • Conduct a regular check of the completeness and timeliness of state and national malaria data in DHIS2 and flag areas of gap with the states and NMEP;
  • Work with the NMEP and PMI project states to identify and correct any data management gaps and challenges within the DHIS2 system;
  • Support PMI project team members in analyzing and using data from DHIS2;
  • Develop, update, repair and modifies DHIS 2 modules to comply with project requirements;
  • Develop reports to show program performance against target on monthly, quarterly and annual basis for reportable indicators and share with Senior M & E Advisor and the entire project team;
  • Support national and state level DHIS2 users (NMEP, SMEP, LGA) to effectively manage data by developing and sharing user manuals, as well as providing onsite support;
  • Through the Senior M & E Advisor, work closely with other project teams in MSH, both national and international, to achieve effective management of DHIS2 for the project
  • Trains new DHIS 2 users on data management and provide technical support at all levels (NMEP, SMEP and LGAs), as well as provide routine supervision and mentoring to all users;
  • Attend and participate in DHIS2 related meetings, training and field supervision/support.
  • Participate in and support DQA processes at state, LGA and facility levels;
  • Participate in and promote a positive, supportive and cooperative team environment;

Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by your supervisor

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Social Science, Medical Science, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems Technology or a related field. A postgraduate degree is desirable.
  • Minimum of 3 years documented practical DHIS2 implementation experience
  • Experience implementing DHIS2 Tracker
  • Experience with DHIS2 Mobile Applications
  • Experience developing, upgrading and repairing DHIS 2 modules
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in collecting and/or managing public health data on a national level
  • Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation practices
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in managing data for malaria programs in Nigeria
  • Familiarity with USAID reporting systems highly desirable, particularly for malaria control
  • Documented experience in training, facilitation and coordination
  • Excellent organizational skills, great attention to detail
  • Ability to write reports and procedure manuals
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, employees and the general public.
  • Excellent communications skills, including writing and oral presentation skills.
  • Must be hard working and skilled in taking on multiple task at the same time while marinating the highest quality achievable;
  • Good analytical, presentation and reporting skills
  • Excellent inter-personal, multi-cultural and team building skills
  • Demonstrated analytical skills and proficiency in using various software and spreadsheets (e.g. Microsoft Office Excel software) and the ability to adapt to and learn new software and other on premise or cloud-based systems and electronic processes.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online