Tuesday, 9 July 2019

Latest Job Openings at Jhpiego

Jhpiego, an Affiliate of Johns Hopkins University is a global leader in improving healthcare services for women and their families. In collaboration with some its partners: Jhpiego, mDoc and the Health Strategy and Delivery Foundation (HSDF), will be implementing a MSD for Mothers funded cooperative agreement called MSD for Mothers (MFM) Quality of Care (QoC) Project. This project offer a unique and synergistic approach to co-design and implement an innovative QoC model to achieve the projects expected outputs, focusing on indirect causes of maternal morbidity and mortality. The project will be implemented in 2 states – Abuja and Lagos for a minimum period of 15 months.
We are currently recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Senior Finance Officer

Locations: Abuja – FCT
Reports To: Senior Finance Manager
Background
  • The overarching RAAMP project is aimed at rehabilitating rural roads and river crossings throughout these three states
  • The World Bank and Government of Nigeria recognize that the influx of construction workers into already-destabilized communities within these states exacerbates the risk of GBV, in both public and private places, by increasing trafficking, sex work and forced marriage, Hence, the goal of the GBV services assessment and mapping is to minimize and mitigate the potential risks of GBV that may arise during implementation of the RAAMP project.
  • To this end, Jhpiego will profile the range of existing GBV services, as well as potential barriers to care, to improve availability and coordination of GBV services In the targeted states
  • The technical assistance provided to RAAMP by Jhpiego also includes improving the referral system and developing a forum for sharing information.
  • In order to effectively undertake the above tasks, Jhpiego seeks to hire qualified and experienced professional to carry out the under-listed short term consultancy services.
Overview
  • The Senior Finance Officer (SFO) is responsible for providing financial support to Jhpiego Nigeria Offices (Abuja and Field offices)
  • S/he will work under the direct supervision of the Senior Finance Manager and will supervise the Finance Officers as well as provide technical support and management over State Finance Officers and Assistants
  • S/he will also ensure quality control over day to day financial operations posted into the agency’s financial management software (Quick8ooks Enterprise), with particular emphasis on handling accounts payable, receivables and other balance sheet reconciliations in compliance to Jhpiego and donor financial policies.
Responsibilities
  • Post vendor PVs into the accounting system on a daily basis
  • Review accuracy of all vouchers posted into QBE by all finance team members
  • Performs physical verification of assets and inventory records with administration department in line with donor requirements and Jhpiego’s accounting policies and procedures
  • Performs reviews of financial documents such as invoices, vouchers, expense reports and other documents such as purchase orders to ensure the completeness, accuracy, reasonability and validity of financial data
  • Prepare periodic allocation reports for review of Senior Finance Manager
  • Maintains, monitors, and disburses funds from the project bank account(s) accordance with Jhpiego’s financial policies and procedures as outlined in the Jhpiego Finance and Accounting policies manual for country offices, QuickBooks Manual, Banking Policy, Procurement Policy and any other policies
  • Lead prompt monthly bank reconciliation process and ensure it is closed latest by third business day after a reporting period
  • Monitor compliance to document retention strategy of the agency by leading and ensuring that documents are adequately and filed on a timely basis, proper accounting records are maintained and compatible with standard accounting practice, JHU/Jhpiego and donor guidelines etcetera
  • Assess capacity and develop capacity building plans for field based finance staffs
  • Build capacity of based finance staffs on the agency’s operations as well as on policies and procedures
  • Frequently travel to field offices to physically support effective financial management systems
  • Perform ageing analysis of all accounts receivables and payables and ensure compliance with agency’s policies at all times
  • Monitors and reconciles supplier statements on regular basis and ensures timely settlement of bills
  • Codes, tracks, and processes vendor invoices, consultant invoices and travel advances for payments on a timely basis
  • Assist the Senior Finance & Admin Manager in preparation of monthly financial report, accruals and projections, and any other financial reports
  • Ensures prompt remittances of statutory deductions (PAYEE, Pension, NHF & WHT) to the appropriate government authorities.
  • Prepare DA1 VAT exemption forms and maintain all records relating to VAT exemption applications to donors, refundable VAT from suppliers, etc on a regular basis.
  • Provide guidance/feedback to the Senior Finance & Admin Manager to ensure the sound functioning of the Jhpiego Nigeria office
  • Assume other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications / Skills
  • Degree in Accounting and Finance (an MBA with focus on Accounting and Finance is an advantage)
  • Professional accounting certificate is an advantage
  • Minimum of Six (6) years relevant experience in finance or accounting (past experience within a structured international NGO is an advantage)
  • Knowledge of USAID regulations would bean added advantage.
  • Previous experience with non-profit organization will be an added advantage
  • Demonstrated budgeting and budget monitoring skills
  • Expertise in Internal control systems
  • Financial management and financial reporting skills
  • Knowledge of Generally accepted Accounting principles, GAAP and accounting best practices.
  • Audit and investigations skills
  • Training personnel.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • An understanding of maintenance of ledger entries, books keeping skills and bank reconciliation
  • Computers skills including use of spreadsheets and/or accounting packages
  • Knowledge of internal controls
  • Financial and computer skills – working knowledge of database applications, word processing and Excel, as well as experience with accounting software
  • Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented and high degree of accuracy.


Job Title: Project Director – Family Planning / Reproductive Maternal Newborn Child Health
Locations: Abuja – FCT
Reports To: Country Director
Background
  • The overarching RAAMP project is aimed at rehabilitating rural roads and river crossings throughout these three states
  • The World Bank and Government of Nigeria recognize that the influx of construction workers into already-destabilized communities within these states exacerbates the risk of GBV, in both public and private places, by increasing trafficking, sex work and forced marriage, Hence, the goal of the GBV services assessment and mapping is to minimize and mitigate the potential risks of GBV that may arise during implementation of the RAAMP project.
  • To this end, Jhpiego will profile the range of existing GBV services, as well as potential barriers to care, to improve availability and coordination of GBV services In the targeted states
  • The technical assistance provided to RAAMP by Jhpiego also includes improving the referral system and developing a forum for sharing information.
  • In order to effectively undertake the above tasks, Jhpiego seeks to hire qualified and experienced professional to carry out the under-listed short term consultancy services.
Overview
  • The Project Director will provide technical oversight and program management for implementation of the scope of work as agreed with the donor, prĂ vide leadership and direction to ensure the strategic, programmatic, technical, and financial integrity of the entire project is met
  • He/She will develop, maintain, strengthen and expand a collaborative approach with the donor and key stakeholders
  • He/she will serve as the primary point of contact with the State Ministries of Health and its agencies and other stakeholders.
Responsibilities
  • Supervise and manage the program team to ensure conformity to the project goals and deliverables
  • Participate in work plan development; monitor and manage project to approved work plan of the project
  • Ensure that project activities are executed successfully and completed within time frames to meet program objectives
  • During weekly progress report with program staff compare and document planned activities to actual and provide weekly update to Jhpiego team
  • Record significant events within or external to the project that have the potential to impact outcomes
  • Assist in identification and documentation of lessons learned
  • Provide regular updates to the supervisor through regular phone calls, e-mails, process documentation and program and technical reports
  • Manage expenditures to budget, review actual expenditures on monthly basis, alert supervisor if change anticipated
  • Ensure timely writing of program reports for review and thereafter onward submission to Jhpiego and the donor as stipulated in sub contract agreement; provide input to manuscripts for publication and presentations as necessary.
  • Oversee procurement and delivery of study materials.
  • Assume other duties as assigned by the supervisor and Jhpiego management.
Qualifications
  • Advanced Degree (Master’s – minimum) in Public Health, Health Administration, International Health or a related field. Clinical Degree preferred (Physician, Advanced Practice Nurse, Midwife)
  • A minimum of 8 years of project management experience (of which at least half is in a senior management position) in large, multi-year international health sector development programs that have implemented successful activities in areas such Family Planning/Reproductive Maternal, Newborn and Child Health
  • Previous experience working on a USAID funded project will be an added advantage
  • Familiarity with the FMOH, SMOH structures and functions especially as it relates to FP/RMNCH is highly desirable
  • Demonstrated expertise in working directly with host-country senior government officials and policy makers in maternal health
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and excellent with the use of computer.



Job Title: Research Assistant Data Collector
Locations: Akwa Ibom, Bauchi and Ogun
Reports To: State Coordinator
Duration: 15 Working Days (Between July-August, 2019)
Slot: 2 Per LGA in Each State
Background
  • The overarching RAAMP project is aimed at rehabilitating rural roads and river crossings throughout these three states
  • The World Bank and Government of Nigeria recognize that the influx of construction workers into already-destabilized communities within these states exacerbates the risk of GBV, in both public and private places, by increasing trafficking, sex work and forced marriage, Hence, the goal of the GBV services assessment and mapping is to minimize and mitigate the potential risks of GBV that may arise during implementation of the RAAMP project.
  • To this end, Jhpiego will profile the range of existing GBV services, as well as potential barriers to care, to improve availability and coordination of GBV services In the targeted states
  • The technical assistance provided to RAAMP by Jhpiego also includes improving the referral system and developing a forum for sharing information.
  • In order to effectively undertake the above tasks, Jhpiego seeks to hire qualified and experienced professional to carry out the under-listed short term consultancy services.
Overview
  • The Data Collctors are expected to participate in a 3-day pre-assessment training workshop, and responsible for completing the following tasks under the guidance and supervision of the State Coordinator and Project Director.
Responsibilities
General Administration:
  • Participate in Training and debrief meetings
  • Provide updates to Jhpiego study team throughout the period of performance through an online platform.
Data Collection Preparation:
  • Ensure required tools, consent forms are complete
  • Identify communities within the LGAS and plan visits
  • Tablets/Mobile phones/audio recorders will be utilized to record key informant interview and FGDs responses.
Data Collection:
  • Travel to LGA of assignment and visit all communities within the LGA.
  • Pay advocacy visits to Community gate keepers to solicit their support and necessary information
  • Scope and identify institutions (governmental, non-governmental, faith-based, community based organizations, civil society organizations etc.) in the area that provide services relevant for survivors of GBV
  • Use the survey questionnaire tool to assess current GBV prevention and response activities within the LGA of assignmentthrough Key Informant Interviews (Kil) and Focus Group Discussions (FGDs)
  • Map existing GBV services in and around communities. Part of the services to be mapped include:
    • Health Services Social support services
    • Emergency Shelter
    • Legal counsel/support
    • Long-term psychosocial support (individual counseling, support group, etc.)
    • Lawenforcementservices: e.g. Police Services
    • Child protection services
    • Economic empowerrnent/ Uvelihood services
    • Etc.
    • Determine the geographic area to be included in the referral network, based on accessibility to where most of the women live.
  • Upload all responses from survey tools to the Jhpiego server as appropriate.
  • Store all audio recordings securely on an external hard drive
  • Deliver audio recordings to Jhpiego StudyTeam in a secure manner.
Quality Assurance of Data Cleaning:
  • Coordinate with data analyst to ensure consistency and quality of interview transcripts in English
  • Respond to any follow-up requests from Jhpiego study Team related to data collection or data deaning.
Deliverables
  • Completed Qualitative interviews (KIIs) and transcribed and reported FGDs.
  • Completed documented mapping of GBV services across sectors.
Qualifications
  • Minimum of a B.Sc in Social Sciences or its equivalent
  • Minimum of 2-3 years experience in qualitative/quantitative data collection, specifically conducting in-depth interviews and experience in probing for clearer answers
  • Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills, initiative, patience and problem-solving abilities, diplomacy and good judgment
  • Good time management skills and ability to work under pressure with little or no supervision
  • Excellent report writing skills in English
  • Familiarity with gender and gender-based violence programming is desirable and will be an added advantage
  • Must be resident and have good working knowledge of the State and LGAS of interest
  • Other available positions under Jhpigeo active grants.


Job Title: State Coordinator
Locations: Akwa Ibom, Bauchi and Ogun
Reports to: Project Director
Duration: 30 Working Days (Between July-September, 2019)
Slot: 3
Background
  • The overarching RAAMP project is aimed at rehabilitating rural roads and river crossings throughout these three states
  • The World Bank and Government of Nigeria recognize that the influx of construction workers into already-destabilized communities within these states exacerbates the risk of GBV, in both public and private places, by increasing trafficking, sex work and forced marriage, Hence, the goal of the GBV services assessment and mapping is to minimize and mitigate the potential risks of GBV that may arise during implementation of the RAAMP project.
  • To this end, Jhpiego will profile the range of existing GBV services, as well as potential barriers to care, to improve availability and coordination of GBV services In the targeted states
  • The technical assistance provided to RAAMP by Jhpiego also includes improving the referral system and developing a forum for sharing information.
  • In order to effectively undertake the above tasks, Jhpiego seeks to hire qualified and experienced professional to carry out the under-listed short term consultancy services.
Overview
  • The State Coordinators will serve as liaison contacts between the state and Jhpiego study team to oversee all activities pertaining to the GBV assessment and mapping exercise for the state of assignment
  • The Coordinators will provide key support for the day to day management of all data collectors In the State during the period of assignment.
Specific Responsibilities
  • Lead advocacy planning and visits within the state of assignment
  • Organize required logistics for data collection
  • Oversee activities of data collectors during data collection, support adherence to standard operating procedures in data collection, verification and quality improvement
  • Provide supportive supervision during data collection
  • Participate in data analysis and report writing workshops
  • Provide on-going updates and reports to the Project Director on status of. data collection, successes and challenges, and recommendations for overcoming them.
Required Qualifications
  • Minimum of a B.Sc in Social Sciences or its equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in managing research activities involving qualitative/quantitative data collection
  • Strong leadership, management and administrative skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills, initiative, patience and problem-solving abilities, diplomacy and good judgment
  • Good time management skills and ability to work under pressure with little or no supervision
  • Excellent report writing skills in English
  • Familiarity with gender and gender-based violence programming is desirable and will be an added advantage
  • Must have good working knowledge of the State and LGAs.
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application Letter and a CV as a SINGLE WORD document indicating preferred location to: [email protected] The title/subject of your email and application should be the position / Location you are applying for.

Application Deadline 23rd July, 2019.



Job Title: Chief of Party
Job ID: 2019-3650
Location: Nigeria
Category: International Positions

Overview
  • Chief of Party (COP) needed to provide vision, leadership and direction to ensure the strategic, programmatic, technical, and financial integrity of an upcoming USAID–funded HIV prevention, care and treatment program in Nigeria.
  • The TMEC/RISE program is a newly-awarded 5-year, USAID-funded global HIV program that supports countries to achieve and maintain HIV epidemic control through provision of strategic technical assistance and direct service delivery to improve prevention, HIV case finding and treatment programming.
  • In Nigeria, TMEC/RISE will support the Government of Nigeria to address barriers in HIV services among at-risk adult men, women and priority populations and to build capacity of local implementing partners, continuously leveraging data to successfully course correct and achieve and maintain epidemic control.
  • This project aims to achieve and maintain the primary prevention and 95-95-95 goals that are critical to HIV epidemic control in Nigeria. The program will also support PEPFAR’s transition of HIV service delivery to local partners, advancing progress along the journey to self-reliance.
  • COP will have the overall responsibility for leadership and management of and reporting on TMEC/RISE-Nigeria program activities, making key decisions and solving problems in short timeframes while ensuring operational and program quality and integrity and serving as the program’s first point of interface with USAID on routine and strategic matters.  This includes ensuring effective organizational management and communication interacting with other projects, Government of Nigeria stakeholders at the National, State, and LGA levels, community and local stakeholder groups, other international implementing partners, and USG and other agencies.
Responsibilities
  • Provide leadership and strategic direction to ensure programmatic and financial integrity of TMEC/RISE-Nigeria, including achievement of  project goals, objectives and targets
  • Provide overall oversight of the project and maintain effective and regular communication with the TMEC/RISE-Nigeria leadership team, the TMEC/RISE Core (global) management team, implementing partners, and government entities at Federal, State, and LGA levels
  • Ensure that program is technically sound, evidence-based and responsive to the needs of the Nigerian government, its people and donors
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships and alliances with USAID, the Nigerian Ministry of Health, National Agenda for the Control of AIDS (NACA), as well as other USG implementing partners, private sector partners and other key stakeholders in Nigeria to maximize resources and avoid duplication of effort
  • Establish functional routine management and oversight processes among the  TMEC/RISE-Nigeria leadership team to ensure effective, timely and coordinated project implementation, including close oversight and direction for site-level technical assistance and service delivery
  • Ensure compliance with USAID and PEPFAR operational policies and regulations
  • Ensure timely reporting of any project challenges, adverse events, or other management issues requiring engagement with the TMEC/RISE Core (global) management team
  • In collaboration with the project program and finance team, develop the TMEC/RISE-Nigeria workplan, budget, and other deliverables; and ensure performance indicators and targets are met, as well as timely completion of activities against workplan deadlines
  • Work closely with monitoring and evaluation (M&E) staff to develop M&E frameworks and to ensure timely reporting and use of program  data to improve performance
  • Ensure the quality and sustainability of interventions particularly in the areas of HIV prevention, care and treatment, including eMTCT, care and treatment and HTS
  • Lead the annual work planning process in close collaboration with USAID, Nigerian Ministry of Health, project team and project partners
  • Participate in relevant technical advisory groups with counterparts and partner institutions
  • Mentor, support, supervise and manage a team of highly qualified staff and align their efforts to ensure rapid and sustainable results
Required Qualifications
  • Advanced degree in Public Health, Health Administration, International Health or a related field; MD preferred.
  • Previous experience serving as COP or DCOP
  • 10+ years’ experience managing large, multi-year international health sector development projects (approximately $10M per year) that have implemented successful activities in areas of HIV prevention, care and/or treatment working with PEPFAR funding
  • Understanding of the Nigerian (or similar) social and political context and developments in the health sector
  • Experience hiring and supervising personnel and ensuring they acquire the necessary training and skills to meet evolving program needs
  • Excellent diplomacy skills and a proven ability to establish and sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with USAID missions, host-country counterparts and representatives from other key stakeholders such as NGOs, the private sector and other donors.
  • In-depth knowledge of USAID and PEPFAR-funded projects, regulations, compliance and reporting
  • Demonstrated outstanding leadership, strategic thinking, organizational and team-building skills.
Required Abilities/Skills:
  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform
  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically up to 40% time
  • Ability and willingness to learn and empower others
  • Excellent communication, public speaking, presentation skills
  • Result-oriented and comfortable with a team approach to programming
  • Strong skills and experience in all aspects of program cycle management – design and development, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation.
  • References will be required.
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply



Job Title: Sr. Director, Strategic Information
Job ID: 2019-3650
Location:
 Nigeria
Category: International Position
Overview
  • The Senior Strategic Information (SI) Director / Advisor for TMEC/RISE will provide high-level technical leadership and guidance in planning and implementing appropriate SI/M&E systems, activities and technical assistance for RISE/Nigeria.
  • The TMEC/RISE program is a newly-awarded 5-year, USAID-funded global HIV program that supports countries to achieve and maintain HIV epidemic control through provision of strategic technical assistance and direct service delivery to improve prevention, HIV case finding and treatment programming.
  • In Nigeria, TMEC/RISE will support the Government of Nigeria to address barriers in HIV services among at-risk adult men, women and priority populations and to build capacity of local implementing partners, continuously leveraging data to successfully course correct and achieve and maintain epidemic control.
  • This project aims to achieve and maintain the primary prevention and 95-95-95 goals that are critical to HIV epidemic control in Nigeria.
  • The program will also support PEPFAR’s transition of HIV service delivery to local partners, advancing progress along the journey to self-reliance.
  • The director will also provide additional supports to other Jhpiego projects as necessary
Responsibilities
Leadership:
  • Provide leadership and direction on SI/M&E activities to ensure technical and financial integrity to achieve TMEC/RISE-Nigeria’s goals, objectives and targets and other Jhpiego projects as necessary
  • Serve as a member of the senior leadership team to ensure success in meeting TMEC/RISE-Nigeria’s goals, objectives and targets
  • Lead development of project PMP and standard operating procedures (SOPs) related to data management, collection, aggregation and data quality assessment and QA/QI to guide state level activities
  • Lead the process of establishing an instance of DHIS2 that will warehouse facility-level data for all TMEC/RISE-Nigeria’s States and facilities
  • Oversee real-time data use including weekly, monthly and quarterly data review meetings; implement remediation efforts that address identified gaps and challenges for project overall and at state level
  • Oversee the development of data analytics to monitor cascades of care, programmatic pivoting, and key and priority populations.  Analyze progress to target continuously to ensure activities are on track
  • Strengthen the use of data at state and facility level for program monitoring and improvement
  • Support the provision of training, supervision and mentorship to strengthen for M&E/SI and data quality improvement
  • Support the process of validation and triangulation of data between multiple data sources
Management:
  • Supervise a team of and M&E/SI and informatics advisors, data managers and clerks to produce high-quality data and monitor program quality and progress to target
  • Oversee timely, accurate and appropriate reporting of project activities and results to USAID, including narrative progress reports and weekly, monthly quarterly, semi-annual and annual quantitative results.
  • Support and guide capacity building through trainings, mentorship and supervision on M&E/SI activities
  • Promote and support knowledge management and sharing efforts
  • Trouble shoot issues that arise and provide immediate solutions
  • Ensure compliance to donor reporting requirements into DATIM and other formats for high frequency reporting
Required Qualifications
  • Advanced degree in Epidemiology, Demography, Public Health, or related Health, Medical, or Social Science discipline; doctoral-level degree preferred.
  • 10+ years of experience in monitoring and evaluation of large-scale international HIV PEPFAR-funded projects, with proven capacity in building and managing a diverse team of technical and support staff
  • Demonstrated experience working with USAID/PEPFAR programs and strong familiarity with USAID reporting requirements.
  • Strong data management and analysis skills and advanced knowledge of PowerBI, DHIS2, and electronic medical records
  • Strong technical skills, including ability to process and analyze data using one or more statistical software packages, including at least two of the following: SPSS, Epi-Info, Stata
Required Abilities/Skills:
  • Experience in HIV care and treatment and prevention programs
  • Familiarity with Nigeria’s health management information system and other national M&E systems
  • Demonstrated experience in facilitating the dissemination and use of data for decision-making.
  • Demonstrated experience in data quality assurance and implementation plans to improve data quality
  • Excellent skills in facilitation, team building and coordination
  • Excellent writing and communications skills, including demonstrated technical writing skills for publication
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse international teams and willingness to learn and empower others
  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform
  • Ability to travel frequently to Akwa-Ibom, Cross River, Niger, and Adamawa
  • References will be required.
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply



Job Title: Deputy Chief of Party
Job ID: 2019-3651
Locations: Nigeria
Overview
Jhpiego is seeking a Deputy Chief of Party – Program Operations to provide direction and oversight for State level implementation of a new USAID–funded HIV prevention, care and treatment program in Nigeria. The TMEC/RISE program is a newly-awarded 5-year, USAID-funded global HIV program that supports countries to achieve and maintain HIV epidemic control through provision of strategic technical assistance and direct service delivery to improve prevention, HIV case finding and treatment programming.
In Nigeria, TMEC/RISE will support the Government of Nigeria to address barriers in HIV services among at-risk adult men, women and priority populations and to build capacity of local implementing partners, continuously leveraging data to successfully course correct and achieve and maintain epidemic control.
This project aims to achieve and maintain the primary prevention and 95-95-95 goals that are critical to HIV epidemic control in Nigeria. The program will also support PEPFAR’s transition of HIV service delivery to local partners, advancing progress along the journey to self-reliance.
The Deputy Chief of Party – Program Operations is responsible for the direction and oversight of state and LGA level program operations for the USAID TMEC/RISE-Nigeria project in four states in Nigeria. The DCOP will work closely with the Chief of Party for the Project, other key personnel, and representatives of partner organizations to ensure programmatic implementation success and integrity.
The DCOP will also provide programmatic and technical expertise to ensure maximum integration of project activities across and within technical areas. The DCOP will supervise the Jhpiego technical team, and keep local implementing partners engaged.
Responsibilities
  • With the COP and other TMEC/RISE-Nigeria leadership, contribute to overall program management and oversight including program strategic planning, technical and programmatic priority setting, start-up, implementation, and closeout
  • Serve as a member of the senior leadership team to ensure success in meeting TME/RISE-Nigeria’s goals, objectives and targets
  • Ensure timely development of program deliverables including workplans, budgets, reports, and other deliverables in coordination with the COP and other TMEC/RISE-Nigeria leadership including technical, SI/M&E, and finance units
  • Manage the project’s field operations, ensuring maximum integration of all activities and intra-team communication and coordination, and troubleshooting management and operational issues as they arise
  • Working closely with the SI/M&E Director, regularly review program performance data to ensure that activities are on track, and ensure the use of program performance data to inform  project management decisions
  • Ensure that the TMEC/RISE-Nigeria project is technically sound, evidence-based and responsive to the needs of the Nigerian government and its people
  • Develop and manage the project’s change control process, documenting major changes that affect scope, schedule or budget
  • With the TMEC/RISE-Nigeria leadership team, lead the development of timely, accurate and appropriate reporting of project activities and results to USAID, including narrative progress reports and weekly, monthly quarterly, semi-annual and annual quantitative results
  • Write and/or review management and technical components of project materials and publications
  • Represent the TMEC/RISE-Nigeria project with USAID, the Nigerian Ministry of Health (MOH), National Agenda for Control of AIDS (NACA) as well as other USG implementing partners, private sector partners and other key stakeholders in Nigeria (at the central, state, and LGA levels)
  • Provide leadership and guidance on health systems strengthening, local implementing partner capacity building, community services, HTS/prevention, gender and digital health in achieving the goals and strategic objectives of TMEC/RISE-Nigeria
  • Ensure compliance with USAID, PEPFAR, and Jhpiego rules and regulations
  • Conduct regular supportive supervision visits to the states to take stock of project achievements and to resolve programmatic challenges
  • Perform other duties as necessary and as assigned by the Chief of Party
Required Qualifications
  • Advanced Degree in Public Health Degree, or related Health or Social Science discipline.
  • Seven years’ experience in donor-funded program management (either as DCOP, COP, or other program management roles) ensuring project deliverables are met on time, on budget, and of high quality
  • Experience working with USG funding (preferably USAID and PEPFAR funded programs)
  • Knowledge of USG rules and regulations (preferably USAID and PEPFAR regulations)
  • Acknowledged skills in one of or more of the following areas: reproductive health services, health systems strengthening, HIV care and treatment, service delivery and program planning.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to foster a productive team environment
  • Ability to lead team with diverse but complementary skill set to achieve project goals and objectives.
  • Strong skills and experience in all aspects of program cycle management – design and development, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation.
  • Strong time management skills.
Required Abilities/Skills:
  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform
  • Ability and willingness to learn and empower others
  • Excellent communication, presentation and writing skills
  • Excellent skills in facilitation, team building and coordination
  • Experience in public speaking and professional presentations
  • Field oriented and comfortable with a team approach to programming
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse international teams
  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform
  • Willingness to travel to states approximately 40% ( Akwa-Ibom, Cross River, Niger, and Adamawa)
  • References will be required.
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

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