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Jhpiego

Technical Director

Abuja, Nigeria

Jhpiego

Quality Improvement Program / MERL Optimizer - Abuja

Abuja, Nigeria

Jhpiego

Monitoring, Evaluation And Learning Director

Abuja, Nigeria

MSI Reproductive Choices

State Clinical Training Officer (SCTO)

Abuja, Nigeria

Technoserve

Gender And Youth Manager

Abuja, Nigeria

The People Practice

Grant Manager - Abuja

Abuja, Nigeria

The People Practice

Programme Lead

Abuja, Nigeria

Choice Talents NG

Aesthetics Designer - Abuja

Abuja, Nigeria

Abuja Clinics

Health Record Officer

Abuja, Nigeria

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eHealth Africa

Senior Program Manager (Expat)

Abuja, Nigeria

Technical Director

Closing: Aug 1, 2024

14 days remaining

Published: Jul 17, 2024 (2 days ago)

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Required Qualifications
  • Advanced Degree in Medicine, Nursing, Health Sciences, Epidemiology, Public Health or a related field
  • Minimum 9 years of experience in a mid-to-senior management experience with large, multi-partner, multi-sub-grantee, multi-year international health sector development projects (with values of approximately $5 -10M per year) that have implemented successful activities in maternal, newborn and child health, or similar areas.
  • Skilled in at least two or more of the following technical areas: PHC, quality of care, reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health, health systems
  • Experience working with sub-/grantees, local and international and knowledge of capacity development approaches for locally led development.
  • Established relationship with the Government of Nigeria, demonstrating a strong understanding of structure, priorities, and policies.
  • Familiarity with USAID’s administrative, management and reporting procedures and systems.
  • Proven track record managing a project team composed of several technical experts and fostering teamwork.
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills and the ability to think and plan strategically.
  • Excellent communication skills and strong inter-personal and supervisory skills, including the demonstrated ability to lead, mentor and coach technical staff.
  • Excellent diplomacy skills and a proven ability to establish and maintain interpersonal and professional relationships with USAID, host-country counterparts and representatives from other key stakeholders such as NGOs, CSOs, and the private sector.
  • Expertise in research to practice—identifying and adapting best practices to specific project contexts
  • Excellent verbal, written interpersonal and presentation skills in English.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to travel nationally to project sites and internationally.
Responsibilities
Required Qualifications
  • Advanced Degree in Medicine, Nursing, Health Sciences, Epidemiology, Public Health or a related field
  • Minimum 9 years of experience in a mid-to-senior management experience with large, multi-partner, multi-sub-grantee, multi-year international health sector development projects (with values of approximately $5 -10M per year) that have implemented successful activities in maternal, newborn and child health, or similar areas.
  • Skilled in at least two or more of the following technical areas: PHC, quality of care, reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health, health systems
  • Experience working with sub-/grantees, local and international and knowledge of capacity development approaches for locally led development.
  • Established relationship with the Government of Nigeria, demonstrating a strong understanding of structure, priorities, and policies.
  • Familiarity with USAID’s administrative, management and reporting procedures and systems.
  • Proven track record managing a project team composed of several technical experts and fostering teamwork.
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills and the ability to think and plan strategically.
  • Excellent communication skills and strong inter-personal and supervisory skills, including the demonstrated ability to lead, mentor and coach technical staff.
  • Excellent diplomacy skills and a proven ability to establish and maintain interpersonal and professional relationships with USAID, host-country counterparts and representatives from other key stakeholders such as NGOs, CSOs, and the private sector.
  • Expertise in research to practice—identifying and adapting best practices to specific project contexts
  • Excellent verbal, written interpersonal and presentation skills in English.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to travel nationally to project sites and internationally.
  • Provide strategic direction and technical leadership to project implementation and activities.
  • Establish and implement a system to ensure a robust approach to all technical interventions in project activities.
  • Lead on the design of tailored capacity strengthening plans for local partners and put in place systems for joint assessments, mentoring and monitoring improvements and ensure they can deliver on project scope.
  • Provide technical assistance to strengthen quality of care in PHC settings for RMNCH interventions and collaborate with key stakeholders on innovative solutions to address improvement bottlenecks and challenges.
  • Work with health care providers, local authorities, community members and project team members to identify RMNCH PHC service delivery issues that impede access to care and uptake of services.
  • Identify training needs for clinical and community healthcare providers and assist in the design and implementation of measures to address those needs.
  • Provide technical leadership to the development the project strategic plan, work plan, and project monitoring, in close collaboration with USAID, Government of Nigeria (GON), partners and stakeholders to ensure timely implementation and compliance to the requirements and regulations of the award.
  • Work closely with the Chief of Party on setting project priorities and responding to requests for support from local government and counterparts.
  • Work with the M&E team to design and implement a plan to track project data and results to inform project adjustments and course corrections.
  • Collaborate with all local stakeholders and implementing partners, especially the GON and USAID to ensure all activities conform to the award requirements.
  • Maintain excellent relationships with USAID and in-country stakeholders and develop rapid responses
  • Document successes, lessons learned and challenges in implementation as well as reports of project activities and results to the project and donor, including required reporting.
  • Document and maintain an inventory of successful tools and approaches and author/co-author abstracts, presentations, and articles for journals and conferences.
  • Supervise and mentor technical and program staff and manage performance and provide timely feedback.
  • Actively participate in relevant technical advisory/working groups and professional forums representing Jhpiego.
  • Develop and/or update evidence-based training materials, standards, job aids, and curricula, supervisory systems needed for implementation of the Project to meet the needs of USAID and State Governments of Nigeria.

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