In broad terms, the project aims to contribute to improved and sustained universal health by identifying and enhancing the social determinants of health, strengthening health systems, replicating best practices and institutionalizing effective knowledge management practices.
The specific activities that were designed to achieve the foregoing include investment in such social determinants of health as water and sanitation and education, the establishment of a Drug Revolving Fund as well as a community healthcare financing model, facility upgrade, capacity building for community healthcare workers and the establishment of a knowledge management and operations research centre.
As a part of fulfilling these activities, we will require the following positions filled:
Capacity Building Officer
Code CBO 1
LOCATION – BAYELSA STATE (OLOIBIRI)
The Capacity Building Officer will be required to:
- Coordinate trainings and facilitate trainings as a master trainer for health workers.
- Coordinate supportive supervision and mentoring sessions for health workers.
Key Roles & Responsibilities
- Ensure the day to day implementation of capacity development interventions to take place under the design of the project and within the proposed timeframe
- Work collaboratively with the State Project Officer to ensure that capacity development is holistic, meeting the needs of the stake holders and the health workers
- Support advocacy and networking related components for the Project
- Deliver all customized capacity development activities for the project in diverse areas of organizational development (i.e. program management, resource mobilization, monitoring and technical capacity development)
- Work closely with selected local partners (communities in the LGAs) to ensure adequate capacity is built in identified areas of the Project through training, mentoring, coaching and other methodologies.
- Conduct technical and organizational capacity assessments, network analysis and organizational performance index
- Develop materials and processes for specific areas identified as needed for capacity development of health workers, including training, mentoring and coaching , peer learning and other methodologies.
- Ensure flexibility and high quality of the capacity development support provided to the health workers
- Ensure integration of organization capacity development with other technical support the project will provide to the health workers.
- Support coordination with appropriate stakeholders in all aspects of activities; planning, monitoring and implementation.
- Build local government and institutional capacity to effectively promote peace in their communities.
- Perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned
Required Qualifications: Education & Experience
- BSc/ BA in Public Health, Development, Public Administration or another related field
- Minimum of 6 years of experience in capacity development of health workers and/or government
- Extensive knowledge of Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
- Experience in facilitating and leading trainings as well as production of training and capacity assessment reports
- Experience in working directly with health workers, with a focus on provision of technical advice and/or capacity building.
- Proven skills in developing organizational capacity of health workers
- Previous experience working with USAID funded programs
- Contribute to the development of annual workplans, performance monitoring systems and tools and writing of program reports.
- Remain up-to-date with latest methodologies, best practices and donor requirements and ensure that the project capacity development results are consistent with the best practices of the sector.
- Capture & document success stories and case studies
Method of Application
Qualified applicants should please send their CV and a detailed cover letter describing their relevant qualifications and experience to firstname.lastname@example.org latest by Tuesday 9th July 2019. Qualified applicants MUST indicate the Position Title & Location on their Email Subject line.