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  • Posted: Feb 1, 2023
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    Program Officer MCGL QoC - Abuja

    The Program Officer will support the implementation of the Momentum Country and Global Leadership (MCGL) Quality of Care (QoC) project being implemented at the national and state level. This includes specifically assisting with the development of the quarterly learning newsletter, webinars and other learning events and draft quarterly reports to the donor. In addition, they will support development of work plans, liaising with FMOH, NPHCDA and SMoH/SPHCDA staff, other partners and donors regarding implementation, development of success stories, monitoring and evaluation of programs.


    • Lead program coordination, specifically the learning activities such as newsletters and webinars and knowledge fairs at the national and state level
    • Development, implementation and monitoring of work plan and budgets.
    • Coordinate technical assistance for program implementation of learning activities.
    • Assist the technical staff in the design implementation, monitoring and assessment of activities.
    • Write quarterly reports, annual work plans, project monitoring tracking matrices, target implementation plan and relevant reports as required.
    • Work closely with technical and program staff to ensure quality implementation of programs and monitor overall project level spending.
    • Assist in the development of new program approaches that are linked to related services
    • Work with MCGL QoC project consultants to implement trainings, services and programs
    • Maintain partnerships on behalf of MCGL QoC project with FMOH, NPHCDA, WHO, UNICEF, CHAI, UNFPA, USAID IPs, members of the QoC TWG, MCGL QoC consortium partners (Save the Children & IHI), donors, and other partners.
    • Other duties as necessary or as assigned.

    Required Qualifications

    • Advanced degree or equivalent experience in public health, sociology, or related health, medical, or social science discipline.
    • Demonstrated experience working with USAID/RMNCH programs and strong familiarity with USAID reporting requirements.
    • 5+ years’ experience in management, operational and technical expertise with a preference in RMNCH and Quality of Care program implementation

    Skill Knowledge, Abilities, Skills:

    • Experience in RMNCH and quality of care programs
    • Familiarity with Nigeria’s health systems and reporting structure and demonstrated ability to collaborate with government level officials to strengthen program implementation
    • Demonstrated ability in working and collaborating with a wide range of local and international partner organizations
    • Demonstrated experience in maintaining donor relations
    • Excellent skills in facilitation, team building and coordination
    • Excellent writing and communications skills, including demonstrated technical writing skills for publication and development of PowerPoint presentations.
    • Ability to work effectively with diverse international teams and willingness to learn and empower others
    • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform
    • Ability to travel frequently across the states in Nigeria.

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