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Recent Job Vacancies at Jhpiego, September 2019

Sep 17, 2019, 11:48 PM
Jhpiego, an Affiliate of Johns Hopkins University is a global leader in improving healthcare services for women and their families. We hereby invites applications from highly resourceful, experienced and dynamic professionals for the positions below:     Job Title: Integrated Primary Health Care Advisor Locations: Ebonyi and FCT Reports to: State Technical Director Supervisees Integrated Supportive Supervision/ Quality Improvement Coordinators Slot: 2 Openings each per state Background
  • In collaboration with some of it's partners: Palladium, PharmAccess and many others will be implementing a USAID funded Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts called the Integrated Health Project (IHP) aims to implement priority primary health interventions in Kebbi, Bauchi, Sokoto, Ebonyi and FCT to strengthen the states-, LGAs-, and ward-level health system as well as strengthen engagement with the states government.
  • The objectives of the program are to:
    • Strengthen systems supporting primary health care services;
    • Improve access to primary healthcare services; and,
    • Increase quality of primary health care services.
  • The IHP goal is to contribute to state-level reductions in child and maternal morbidity and mortality and to increase the capacity of health systems (public and private) to sustainably support quality primary health care (PHC) services.
  • The project will operate over a 5-year period.
Overview
  • The IHP Integrated Primary Health Care Advisors provide technical guidance on and oversight of integrated primary health service activities, including capacity building at state, local government health authority (LGHA), facility, and community levels;
  • Providing expert technical assistance in integrated service delivery in the areas of reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health plus nutrition and malaria (RMNCH + N and malaria), with a focus on enhancing service delivery within a stronger, more sustainable health system.
Required Qualifications
  • MBBS/MD or Nursing or Midwifery degree plus a Master's degree in Public Health, Nursing or a related field or an advanced postgraduate degree in a related field is essential;
  • At least eight (8) years relevant experience in one or more of technical areas: Family planning, maternal health, newborn health, child health, nutrition and malaria;
  • Experience in integrated PHC service delivery at health facilities and community;
  • Experience implementing programmes at the primary health care level is an advantage;
  • Familiarity with performance indicators in at least 2 technical areas
  • Familiarity with applying quality improvement methodologies to improve quality of primary services, including identifying and overcoming critical gaps and monitoring performance indicators to guide continuous improvement
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public and private sector health systems at the state, LGHA and community levels is highly desirable;
  • Knowledge of local culture and a deep understanding of the social, political and ethical issues surrounding the delivery of RMNCH +NM services;
  • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication. Ability to speak Hausa;
  • Demonstrated experience managing stakeholders and building capacity at sub-national levels;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency delivering relevant IRMNCH +NM training packages and supporting retention of health worker competencies (e.g. through mentoring, supervision)
  • Ability to function/work independently as well as part of a team;
      Job Title: Integrated Supportive Supervision/Quality Improvement Coordinator Locations: Ebonyi and FCT Reports To: Integrated Primary Health care Advisor Supervisees: TBO Slot: 6 Openings in each States Background
  • In collaboration with some of it's partners: Palladium, PharmAccess and many others will be implementing a USAID funded Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts called the Integrated Health Project (IHP) aims to implement priority primary health interventions in Kebbi, Bauchi, Sokoto, Ebonyi and FCT to strengthen the states-, LGAs-, and ward-level health system as well as strengthen engagement with the states government.
  • The objectives of the program are to:
    • Strengthen systems supporting primary health care services;
    • Improve access to primary healthcare services; and,
    • Increase quality of primary health care services.
  • The IHP goal is to contribute to state-level reductions in child and maternal morbidity and mortality and to increase the capacity of health systems (public and private) to sustainably support quality primary health care (PHC) services.
  • The project will operate over a 5-year period.
Overview
  • The ISS/QI Coordinator must be experienced professional in the field of health systems strengthen, have experience with quality assurance and improvement approaches, and have project management experience in public health programs.
  • The Coordinator must be intimately familiar with the context in Nigeria and have in-country experience with USAID programs.
Required Qualifications
  • 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 added advantage.
  • Minimum of 5 years' relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated expertise in working directly with senior government officials and policy makers in RMNCH.
  • Experience working with partners, organizations, and institutions
  • 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 competence 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.
  • Ability to communicate in the local language and good knowledge of the terrain
      Job Title: State Technical Director Locations: Ebonyi and FCT Reports To: Technical Lead: RMNHRH/FP Supervisees: Integrated PHC Advisors Background
  • In collaboration with some of it's partners: Palladium, PharmAccess and many others will be implementing a USAID funded Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts called the Integrated Health Project (IHP) aims to implement priority primary health interventions in Kebbi, Bauchi, Sokoto, Ebonyi and FCT to strengthen the states-, LGAs-, and ward-level health system as well as strengthen engagement with the states government.
  • The objectives of the program are to:
    • Strengthen systems supporting primary health care services;
    • Improve access to primary healthcare services; and,
    • Increase quality of primary health care services.
  • The IHP goal is to contribute to state-level reductions in child and maternal morbidity and mortality and to increase the capacity of health systems (public and private) to sustainably support quality primary health care (PHC) services.
  • The project will operate over a 5-year period.
Overview
  • The State Technical Director will be responsible for providing leadership in strengthening the state health systems Including RMNCH quality service delivery for an upcoming USAID award in Nigeria.
  • The State Technical Director will provide technical leadership and support for the State/LGA 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.
  • There are two State Technical Director positions available (Ebonyi or FCT). Applicants should indicate in their applications, which State(s)they are interested in.
Required Qualifications
  • A Medical doctor or any other closely related health care professional; specialization in Obstetrics and Gynecology or public Health and other health related courses (e.g., MPH, MSC in International Health, Social Sciences or other relevant will be an advantage.
  • Mininuin of 5-7 years working experience in the areas of RMNCH, Nutrition, 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 MNCM 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 leadership, 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 RMNCH.
  • 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.
    How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should submit an Application Letter and CV as One Single Word document to: ng-recruitment@jhpiego.org The title/subject of your email and application should be the "Position / Location" you are applying for. Note
  • Candidates that do not comply with the application instruction will be disqualified.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will receive an invitation for an interview. Please note that any successful candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation
  Application Deadline¬† 1st October, 2019 (Time: 4:00pm).

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