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  • Posted on: 6 August, 2013 Deadline: 9 August, 2013 Views: 3301
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  • Society for Family Health (SFH) Nigeria is one of the leading public health non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Nigeria, implementing programmes in reproductive health, HIV and AIDS prevention, and maternal and child health. SFH works in partnership with the Federal and State Governments of Nigeria, the British Department for International Development (DFID) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) among other international donors. We offerprofessionals opportunities for career advancement, a good working environment and competitive remuneration. We seek to recruit qualified persons as Field Technical Consultants for the Nigerian Governors' Immunisation Challenge Fund Grant Management Project. We require competent candidates for the following fixed term.

    Field Technical Consultant

    Job Profile:

    This is a one year (from inception date) fixed term consultancy position. Reporting to the Territorial Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for improving primary health care in the state through an upgrading of the cold chain system and enhancing the capacity of primary health care workers in key health areas under the “Reaching Every Ward (REW)” and “Basic Life Saving Skills (LSS)” initiatives. S/He will support the State Technical Team in the development of the State
    project work plan, which will include, the provision of professional expertise in immunisation system strengthening and health care workers training. S/He will report on project progress to all stakeholders and ensure stated project milestones are met in a timely manner. S/He will also be responsible for driving the management of the project and will facilitate effective implementation of the project in close partnership with the state’s technical experts and implementing agencies.
     
    Qualifications/Experience: The desired candidate:

    • Must possess a first degree in the Social/ Biological/Health or Medical Sciences. Must have a minimum of a Master’s degree in the field(s) of Health
    • Sciences/Public Health, Community Health Medicine, and/or Public Administration.
    • Must have a minimum of seven (7) years demonstrated post-graduate experience in public health, health management and/or primary health care programme
    • implementation. Some experience with cold chain systems will be of added advantage.
    • Must have prerequisite experience in programme implementation especially in the field.
    • Must be resident in Niger State throughout the duration of the project.

    Field Technical Consultant

    • Job TypeFull Time
    • QualificationBA/BSc/HND  
    • Experience 7 years
    • Location Kogi
    • Job Field

    Job Profile:

    This is a one year (from inception date) fixed term consultancy position. Reporting to the Territorial Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for improving routine immunisation, by facilitating improvements to the local government area (LGA) cold chain systems, as well as capacity building for health care providers in basic obstetric care. S/He will support the state technical team in the development of State project work plan, and will provide professional expertise in cold chain management and storage of vaccines. S/He will report on project progress to all stakeholders and ensure project milestones are met in a timely manner. S/He will drive project management and facilitate effective implementation in close partnership with state technical experts and implementing agencies.
        
    Qualifications/Experience:
    The desired candidate:

    • Must have a minimum of a Masters degree in the field(s) of Health Sciences/Public Health, Community Health Medicine, Public Administration, and/or Engineering
    • Must have a minimum of seven (7) years of demonstrated post-graduate experience in public health, health management and/or primary health care programme implementation
    • Must have demonstrated experience in providing technical support and capacity building in at least 2 or more of the following areas:

        - Immunisation services strengthening.
        - Capacity building to healthcare workers in the public sector.
        - Cold chain systems set up and management.
        - Maternal and child health care programming, including obstetric care.
        - Must be resident in Kogi state throughout the duration of the project.

    Field Technical Consultant

    Job Profile:

    This is a one year (from inception date) fixed term consultancy position. Reporting to the Territorial Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the Cross River state government in upgrading selected Primary Health Care Centres (PHCs), training of health providers including Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs) to reduce maternal mortality, and completion of state cold store facility. The successful candidate will also support the state technical team in the development of the State project work plan, including providing professional expertise in cold chain strengthening, maternal and child health programming and health care worker training. S/He will report on project progress to all stakeholders and ensure project milestones are met in a timely manner. S/He will also be responsible for driving project management and will facilitate effective implementation in close partnership with state technical experts and implementing agencies.
        
        
    Qualifications/Experience:
    The desired candidate:

    • Must have a minimum of a Masters degree in the field(s) of Health Sciences/Public Health, Community Health Medicine or a related field.
    • Must have a minimum of seven (7) years of demonstrated post-graduate experience in public health, health management and/or primary health care programme implementation.
    • Must have demonstrated experience in providing technical support and capacity building in at least 2 or more of the following areas:

        - Immunisation services strengthening
        - Capacity building experience public healthcare workers
        - Cold chain systems set up and management.
        - Maternal and child health care programming, including obstetric care.

    • Must have capacity building skills and experience in train lower cadre healthcare providers.
    • Must be resident in Cross River state throughout the life of the project.

     

    Project Engineer/ Site Supervising Consultant

    Job Profile:

    This is a one year (from inception date) fixed term consultancy position. Reporting to the Territorial Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for supervising the building and equipping of 10 maternity centres in underserved areas of Anambra state. S/He will support the state technical team in the development of the State project work plan, including providing professional expertise in construction project management and oversight. S/He will report on project progress to all
    stakeholders and ensure project milestones are met in a timely manner. S/He will also be responsible for driving project management and facilitate effective implementation in close partnership with state technical experts and implementing agencies.
        
        
    Qualifications/Experience:
    The desired candidate:

    • Must have a minimum of a first degree in the field(s) of Civil Engineering, or Building,
    • A Masters degree or certification in project management will be of added advantage.
    • Must be currently registered with the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN)
    • Must have a minimum of 7 years of demonstrated post-graduate experience in building construction. Prior experience (with evidence) in supervision of, and the construction of health centres/hospitals will be of added advantage.
    • Must be resident in the Anambra state throughout the duration of the project.

     

    Field Technical Consultant

    • Job TypeFull Time
    • QualificationMBA/MSc/MA  
    • Experience 7 years
    • Location Zamfara
    • Job Field

    Job Profile:

    This is a one year (from inception date) fixed term consultancy position. Reporting to the Territorial Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for improving maternal and child health through the upgrade of health facilities, access to clean drinking water through the drilling of boreholes in underserved communities, health worker training and community mobilisation. S/He will support the state technical team in the development of the state project work plan, including providing professional expertise in planning, implementing and monitoring of facility and community-based programmes for promoting safe motherhood and child survival. S/He will report on project progress to all stakeholders and ensure project milestones are met in a timely manner. S/He will also be responsible for driving project management and facilitate effective implementation in close partnership with state technical experts and implementing agencies.
        
        
    Qualifications/Experience:
    The desired candidate:
     

    • Must have a minimum of a Masters degree in the field(s) of Health Sciences/Public Health, Community Health Medicine or Public Administration.
    • Must have a minimum of seven (7) years of demonstrated post-graduate experience in public health, health management and/or primary health care programme implementation.
    • Must have demonstrated experience in providing technical support and capacity building in at least 2 or more of the following areas:

        - Training of various cadres of healthcare workers in the public sector
        - Community mobilisation
        - Maternal and child health care programming, including obstetric care.

    • Must be resident in Zamfara state throughout the duration of the project.

    Field Technical Consultant

    • Job TypeFull Time
    • QualificationMBA/MSc/MA  
    • Experience 7 years
    • Location Ondo
    • Job Field

    Job Profile:

    This is a one year (from inception date) fixed term consultancy position. Reporting to the Territorial Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for facilitating improvements in the Abiye/Orirewa Maternal and Child health projects. S/He will support the state technical team in the development of the state project work plan, including providing professional expertise in planning, implementing and monitoring of facility and community-based programs for promoting safe motherhood and child survival. S/He will report on project progress to all stakeholders and ensure project milestones are met in a timely manner. S/He will also be responsible for driving project management and facilitate effective implementation in close partnership with state technical experts and implementing agencies.
        
        
    Qualifications/Experience:
    The desired candidate:
     

    • Must have a minimum of a Masters degree in the field(s) of Health Sciences/Public Health, Community Health Medicine or Public Administration.
    • Must have a minimum of seven (7) years demonstrated post-graduate experience in public health, health management and/or primary health care programme implementation.
    • Must have demonstrated experience in providing technical support and capacity building in at least 2 or more of the following areas:

        - Training of various cadres of healthcare workers in the public sector
        - Community mobilisation
        - Maternal and child health care programming, including current obstetric and neonatal health interventions.

    • Must be resident in Ondo state throughout the duration of the project.

    Field Technical Consultant

    • Job TypeFull Time
    • QualificationMBA/MSc/MA  
    • Experience 7 years
    • Location Borno
    • Job Field

    Job Profile:

    This is a one year (from inception date) fixed term consultancy position. Reporting to the Territorial Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the state in improving Primary Health Care (PHC) service provision; including immunisation, maternal and child health care, and drug storage/supply chain management, through the upgrade of PHC facilities, health care worker training and the enhancing of referral and transport systems. S/He will support the state technical team in the development of the State project work plan, including the provision of professional expertise in planning, implementing and monitoring of facility and community-based programmes for promoting safe motherhood and child survival. S/He will report on project progress to all stakeholders and ensure project milestones are met in a timely manner. S/He will also be responsible for driving project management and facilitate effective implementation in close partnership with state technical experts and implementing agencies.
        
        
    Qualifications/Experience:
    The desired candidate:

    • Must have a minimum of a Masters degree in the field(s) of Health Sciences/Public Health, Community Health Medicine or Public Administration.
    • Must have a minimum of seven (7) years of demonstrated post-graduate experience in public health, health management and/or primary health care programme implementation.
    • Must have demonstrated experience in providing technical support and capacity building in at least 2 or more of the following areas:

        - Immunisation services systems strengthening.
        - Training of various cadres of healthcare workers in the public sector
        - Cold chain systems set up and management
        - Maternal and child health care programming, including current obstetric and neonatal health interventions

    •      Must be resident in Borno state throughout the duration of the project.

    Method of Application

    A one page application letter (using the position reference as subject), addressed to the Deputy Director-HR, clearly providing evidence of competences required for the job, current remuneration, as well as a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae indicating clearly your valid telephone numbers, e-mail address and current contact address should be sent no later than Friday the 9th of August, 2013 to the email address beside the job you are applying for. We kindly request that only candidates with the minimum requirements need apply. While we respect your application, due to the large number of applications received by SFH Nigeria, please note that we are only able to contact shortlisted candidates.

    *SFH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
    SFH DOES NOT USE THIRD PARTY RECRUITERS OR CHARGE FOR EMPLOYMENT.

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