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Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an international non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 99 countries around the world. CRS programs assist persons based on need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works through local church and nonchurch partners to implement its programs, therefore, strengthening and building the capacity of these partner organizations is fundamental to programs in every country in which CRS operates. CRS has worked in Nigeria for more than 25 years. Through local partners, CRS has implemented programs in 24 of the country’s 36 states, demonstrating the agency’s extensive grassroots network and significant capacity to reach the rural poor. Focusing on agriculture, emergency response and recovery, and health, CRS is helping to strengthen health care systems, Catholic Church partners, other community-based organizations, and government institutions. CRS’s current projects are improving the lives of more than 1.4 million Nigerians.
CRS has its head office at Plot 512, Ahmadu Bello Way, Behind NAF Conference Centre and Suites, Kado District, Abuja, Nigeria with field/project offices in some States of Nigeria.
Program Manager, Global Fund Malaria Project, CRS Nigeria
CRS has a long and rich history of collaboration with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund). Since 2003, CRS has been awarded over $290 million in Global Fund resources to implement programs in 27 countries. In Nigeria, CRS is a Sub-Recipient (SR) on the Global Fund HIV and has been a Co-Principal Recipient (PR) for the Global Fund Malaria grant since January 2017. As a Co-PR, CRS partnered with the National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP), various state governments and malaria partners and stakeholders to coordinate and implement the 2017 long lasting insecticidal nets (LLIN) mass campaigns in 6 states. CRS also supervised and monitored an SR, and supported a range of malaria treatment and prevention services at the state level.
For the 2018-2020 Global Fund Malaria grant, CRS will remain a Co-PR with NMEP, strengthening the synergy and collaboration with NMEP to improve efficiency and impact. CRS will work closely with NMEP, Society for Family Health (SFH), various state governments and malaria partners and stakeholders to coordinate and implement the 2018-2019 long lasting insecticidal nets (LLIN) mass campaigns in 7 states (CRS will implement directly in 2 states and provide ICT4D support for SFH to implement in 5 states). In addition to SFH, CRS will also oversee 2 other SRs (Management Sciences for Health and Malaria Consortium), in providing support to the 13 states supported by the Global Fund, for a range of malaria treatment and prevention services at the state level.
The GF Malaria Program Manager (PM) will support the Senior Program Manager (SPM) to provide oversight to the sub-Recipients on the GF-Malaria grant in achieving donor targets for the Global Fund malaria case management and program management components, in accordance with the Detailed Implementation Plan (work plans) and approved budget, paying attention to deadlines and CRS/donor guidelines
S/he will support the Senior Program Manager to monitor SR training and provide technical support to SR staff, and liaise with stakeholders in Federal and State Ministries of Health to ensure adherence to national strategies and guidelines for malaria prevention, testing and treatment.
Specific Job Responsibilities:
1. Program Management
2. Budget Management
3. Partnership Management
4. Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL)
5. Management and Administration
Key Working Relationships:
Internal: Global Fund Malaria Program Team, Deputy Country Representative, Country Representative, Head of Operations, Finance, Procurement and Administration Staff, Regional and Senior Technical Advisors, Deputy Regional Directors for PQ and MQ
External: Global Fund’s Fund Portfolio Manager and Nigeria Country Team, SRs, State Ministries of Health (SMOH), National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP) within the Federal Ministry of Health (MoH), Technical and Financial Partners, partner health facilities, Local Fund Agent (LFA)
Physical Requirements/Environment: Ability to travel frequently to the project sites in all the states of the assigned zone.
Agency Wide Competences (For all CRS Staff):
These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.
Disclaimer Clause: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.
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How to Apply:
Interested candidates should download the application form using this link https://goo.gl/tCN6aY and send with a detailed 3-page resume in a single file word document to firstname.lastname@example.org. The position title must be expressly stated as the subject of the email quoting reference number PM270218. E.g Program Manager Global Fund Malaria PM270218.
Completed applications should reach us before COB, Tuesday February 27, 2018. Only applicants who send in the required format will be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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