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  • Posted: Feb 9, 2021
    Deadline: Apr 30, 2021
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    The Health Strategy and Delivery Foundation (HSDF) is a non-profit firm established in December 2013. The organization was established to improve the quality of decision-making and execution in the health sector. HSDF supports key stakeholders at all levels of the government and private sector by providing strong analytical support and deploying innovative ...
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    Human Resources for Health (HRH) Specialist

    Job Summary

    • The HRH Specialist will be a thought leader with a broad range of experience and expertise who can efficiently manage their work, exercise discretion, and deliver results with aggressive timelines.
    • (S)he will oversee the HRH aspect of projects and provide technical leadership and facilitation, team and project management, research, knowledge management and communication.
    • The overall goal is to ensure maximum impact results and guarantee excellent relationships with federal and state government and donors.

    Dutes and Responsibilities

    • Identify and develop key relationships with stakeholders in the health sector, government, and donors.
    • Provide technical support to the Federal and State government and relevant agencies in all aspects of human resources for health.
    • Serve as a liaison for stakeholders in the targeted states.
    • Maintain a database of stakeholder contact information.
    • Participate in stakeholder meetings, conferences, and forums relevant to financial management in health, including budget planning and review processes, state and partner work planning with donors.
    • Lead the creation and implementation of HRH studies, assessments, and knowledge-generation activities designed to identify specific interventions applicable to the target states.
    • Implement priority interventions, the scope of work and activities in the PHC MOU to strengthen HRH management and planning.
    • Research, identify and propose retention strategies, governance, and policy initiatives for health worker shortages in target states.
    • Manage the HRIS system to track data and provide insights into policies and initiatives in target states.
    • Develop and conduct new programs and other initiatives with approval from the Director of HSS.
    • Carry out other duties as may be assigned and/or required.

    Qualifications and Skills

    • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree, or its international equivalent or higher in Public Health, Health Systems, Organizational Development, Social Sciences, or other relevant field preferred, a Master's degree will be an added advantage.
    • Five years' experience in designing and implementing health systems strengthening programs and HRH activities focused on improving healthcare quality and healthcare workers' retention.
    • Proven cultural, social, and political sensitivity of working in Nigeria with different levels of government, donors, and non-profit sectors.
    • Excellent research and analytical skills.
    • Exceptional communication and presentation skills.

    Method of Application

    Note: This role is open to interested individuals within and outside of Nigeria.

    Interested and qualified? Go to The Health Strategy and Delivery Foundation (HSDF) on to apply

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