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  • Posted: May 19, 2023
    Deadline: May 30, 2023
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    New Incentives is a US-based nonprofit committed to implementing health-related cash transfer programs to save lives in developing countries. Operating in Nigeria, New Incentives gives pregnant women with at-risk pregnancies conditional cash transfers, which encourage them to follow medical advice and treatment so that their children are born healthy.
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    Deputy States Partnerships Manager (North East, Nigeria)

    Job Summary

    • The Deputy States Partnerships Manager is responsible for ensuring consistent vaccine supply and prompt action for supply-side issue resolutions and close adherence to the Supply-Side Action Protocol.
    • This position supervises 3-7 Supply-Side Officers (SSOs) and further manages relationships with Supply-Side stakeholders such as CCOs, SIOs and others.

    Position Responsibilities
    Supply-side and Stakeholder Relationships (50%):

    • Regularly review the Supply-Side Dashboard.
    • Conduct daily quality checks of the Vaccine Supply Case Log Attend SERICC meetings as necessary.
    • Resolve escalated supply-side issues at facility, LGA, State, or Zonal levels
    • Participate in SERICC routine immunisation supervision and other activities
    • Provide proper representation of NI and regular interaction with supply-side stakeholders.
    • Conduct field visit to resolve supply-side and stakeholder relations issues
    • Periodic engagement with the religious and traditional leaders
    • Provide direct and remote support to Stakeholder Relations Officers (SROs) where needed.
    • Support LCCOs or Apex Clinic Officers with transportation fare for collection of vaccines top up when necessary
    • Follow up with SCCO/ASCCO, LCCOs, Apex HFs and NI health facility on supply issues.
    • Visit health facility and LGA PHC management to enhance relationships and improve vaccines supply.
    • Resolve misunderstanding between the Health Facility/Apex Clinic Officers/LCCO.
    • Log feedback of activities on MyDay app

    Supply-Side Team Management (40%):

    • Line managing Supply-Side Officers (SSOs)
    • Assist the Deputy SRD in team management
    • Regular feedback to Deputy SRD on all plans and executed activities.
    • Daily checks on all reportees’ ERB status, including Unified Status List, tasks, work day review and others
    • Resolving any pending issues in the Unified Status List
    • Checking the Master Expansion Gantt to make sure that activities are conducted on time
    • Ensuring all meeting notes are updated
    • Assist in planning of activities and ensure that all team members are passing Work Week Reviews and a majority are Passing assessments such as ABAE Employee Recognition Bonus

    Security Awareness (5%):

    • Report all security incidents in areas of operations including incidents that do not directly affect staff and/or operations
    • Take responsibility for personal safety and the safety of team members as applicable on the field
    • Read and understand all Security documents on the context of operations including SOPs and Country Security Plan

    Other duties/Special Projects (5%):

    • Other duties that may be assigned by Management.

    Key Requirements
    Education and Work Experience:

    • Minimum of Bachelor's Degree, preferably in the field of Health or other Natural Sciences
    • Professional qualifications in the NGO sector will be advantageous.
    • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience (preferably in an NGO).

    Skills and Competencies:

    • Fluency in local languages/dialects, especially Hausa.
    • Nigerian nationals already based in NE Zone.
    • Willingness to work at remote public clinics a few days per week and take public transport to reach them
    • Experience with the Nigerian health system and clinic documentation, particularly related to infant health and vaccinations.
    • Experience in collecting, synthesising and drawing conclusions from (health) data desirable.
    • Careful attention to financial matters and management of funds
    • Detail-oriented, diligent professional.
    • Passion to help others and reduce infant mortality.
    • Very good communication and writing skills, English, Hausa and dialects (verbal and written).
    • Excellent responsiveness to email and phone requests.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word/Excel, internet browsers, smartphones and new communications technology in general.
    • Hard-working, result-oriented and loyal.
    • Motivation to work in a young organisation that is constantly changing based on stakeholder feedback and operates with a lean structure.

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