Palladium Group is a privately owned real estate company. Its core businesses are Portfolio and Development investments. The Group invests for its own account and in partnership with private and institutional investors. Its knowledge and expertise allow for a combination of efficiency and quality of life aspects through a global approach to residential and c...
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Palladium is recruiting a Senior HSS/Private Sector advisor to serve on the leadership team for an upcoming project across five states in Nigeria aimed at improving systems and services to provide HIV and TB services.
The Senior HSS/Private Sector Advisor will provide technical support to the project team to expand the private sector engagement and strengthen its capacity in the following areas:
Support a locally hired Private Sector Advisor position responsible for planning, coordinating and facilitating technical assistance and implementation of activities to expand HIV/AIDS and TB services through private sector providers and facilities.
Support identification of potential private providers and facilities to expand delivery sites for integrated access to HTS, PMTCT, TB/HIV treatment and care.
Support promotion and coordination of activities for prevention of HIV/AIDS and TB at workplaces.
Strengthened linkages between public and private sector service delivery systems for improve referral.
Support activities to streamline recording and reporting of program data by private sector providers and facilities.
Support planning and coordination of capacity building activities for private providers following national policies and guidelines.
A graduate degree in Public Health, Health Policy or related courses (e.g. MBBS, RN etc.) with extensive field experience in managing health programs in Nigeria. A postgraduate degree in health systems or public health will be an added advantage
At least 3-5 years of experience working on Health Systems Strengthening in developing countries, preferably in Nigeria
Experience engaging with Private Sector in health systems strengthening, primary health care, and have capacity building and project management experience in public health programs
The HSS Coordinator must be intimately familiar with the context in Nigeria and have in-country experience with USAID programs
Demonstratable capacity to network and negotiate with key stakeholders across different sectors in support of health
Strong skills in design, implementation and monitoring of program components; e.g. health systems strengthening, qual training, supportive supervision, advocacy and coordination
Excellent facilitation and mentoring skills’ supporting decentralized entities to translate policies into strategic plans for implementation; and computer literacy in spread sheets is a must
Experience with technical assistance for programs funded by USAID and/or other donor programs in developing countries, with significant Nigeria experience
Strong verbal, listening, writing, and interpersonal skills essential for effective coordination among several institutions and staff involved in a broad range of activities
Fluent in English, (written and oral communication) and Hausa and/or Fulfulde
Willingness to travel throughout each of the five states as necessary