Jhpiego, an Affiliate, of Johns Hopkins University is a global leader in
improving healthcare services for women and their families. In
collaboration with The Federal Ministry of Health, Nigeria and support
from MCSP, seeks a qualification candidate to conduct a bottleneck
analysis of health
systems in Nigeria, MCSP will lead the recruitment
process of the consultant. MCSP is a global USAID program to introduce
and support high-impact health interventions in 24 priority countries
with the ultimate goal of ending preventable maternal and child deaths
(EPMCD). MCSP works to scale up evidence-based, high-impact maternal,
newborn, child health (MNCH), and family planning intervention that
address both the direct and the indirect causes of preventable death in
women infants and young children.
We are currently recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Bottle-Neck Analysis Consultant
Duration: 20 non-consecutive days.
The Consultant will work with the maternal and newborn health (MNH)
technical Working Group (TWG) to conduct a health system bottleneck
analysis in relation to the following four key interventions:
- Skilled care at birth with focus on the use of a uterotonic drug,
- Basic emergency obstetric and newborn care (BEmONC) with focus on management of PE/E.
- This analysts also will examine the compliance of the countries
clinical guidelines- in relation to these critical interventions – with
the recent published WHO clinical guidelines
- Based on the assessment result, potential and successful
strategies and solutions will be identified by priority bottlenecks
under each health system building block.
- Comprehensive Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care(CEmONC) with focus on caesarean section.
- Neonatal essential care and basic resuscitation with focus on the use of ambu bag and Mask.
- The BNA consultant will be responsible for assisting the MOH
focal person with the establishment of sub-working groups, coordinating
of the subgroups meetings and distribution and collecting the
questionnaire of the BNA tools.
- Participate in writing a synthesized report summarizing key
bottlenecks, strategies, and local solutions to overcome the identified
bottlenecks. This could be done in close collaboration with the MOH
focal point and with support from
- The BNA consultant will report to the MOH focal point and to
MCSP/SESRIC on a weekly basis to keep them updated on the subgroups
meeting and progress of the BNS process.
- The consultant will be responsible for collecting the documents
and data sources that include the national RMNCH
strategies/plans/policies, national guidelines and standards related to
the critical interventions, periodic reports, reviews. RMNCH needs
assessments, and existing country survey data to support the technical
subgroups in order to answering the questions.
- Participate in and support the working groups meeting in
completing the tools and summarizing the key bottlenecks for each health
system building block per intervention.
- Assist sub-groups in preparing presentation for a plenary
discussion, facilitate the plenary meeting of the sub-groups, and
provide the feedback on the bottlenecks and solutions.
- A Medical Degree with MPH, Dr.PH or FWACP (Public Health) or MSc, Sociology
- Excellent interpersonal, writing and oral presentation skills.
- Results-oriented and decision-making skills.
- Ability to work with little or no supervision and ability to work under pressure
- Post-graduate level training in Public Health.
- A minimum of five (5) years of good Research experience.
- Experience in providing technical assistance to USG-financed programs
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit an Application letter and a CV as one single word document to firstname.lastname@example.org The title/subject of your email and application should be the position of what you have applied for.
- Only shortlisted candidates will receive an invitation for an interview.
- Any successful candidate will be subject to a pro-employment background investigation.
Application Deadline 3rd November, 2015.