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  • Posted: Nov 28, 2023
    Deadline: Dec 8, 2023
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    Leprosy and Tuberculosis Relief Initiative Nigeria (LTR), formerly known as Netherlands Leprosy Relief (NLR) Nigeria, is an indigenous non-profit NGO. The organization is passionate and committed to Leprosy and Tuberculosis control in Nigeria. From 1978 to 2017, LTR was a regional office of NLR Amsterdam. The entity LTR was incorporated in 2018 and still par...
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    Medical Advisor

    Job Reference Number: LTR (PMU)/_2023/MA/001

    Job Summary

    The Medical Advisor (MA) together with other team members will be responsible for the management of all aspects of the implementation of various grants including the Global Fund (GF) Grant.

    Key Responsibilities

    • To coordinate the technical aspects of the implementation of the Global Fund (GF) GC7 Grant with specific tasks.
    • To coordinate the implementation of TB prevention and treatment work plans.
    • To participate in the donor progress report writing that includes quarterly, semesterly and annual progress reports.
    • To support the team lead in the effective management of various grants including the Global Fund (GF) grant to achieve desired programme results.  
    • To provide technical support for Quality Improvement/Quality Assurance interventions at the community, LGA and state levels.
    • To monitor implementation of work plans and timely reporting to the donor.
    • To provide technical support for weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual project performance reviews, assessing progress in an objective manner.
    • To Work with Project Director / technical team members to ensure provider-driven technical assistance is available to the partners’ facilities and states.
    • To carry out regular technical assistance visits to the facilities with ongoing on-the-job training to partners.
    • To maintain good working relationships with implementing entities.
    • To provide technical support and mentorship in the implementation of the TBL prevention and treatment service delivery at the facility level.
    • To provide technical support and mentorship in the implementation of TB/HIV prevention and treatment service delivery at the facility level.
    • To support the monitoring and supervision of grant activities.
    • To support Program Management Lead/State Team Lead in the preparation of monthly or quarterly activity and reports as may be required for submission to relevant stakeholders promptly.
    • To work with Project Director in the development of the annual budget and signing of sub-agreement.
    • To perform other duties as may be required by the Executive Director

    Education and Work Experience Requirements:

    • A bachelor’s degree with a master’s degree in public health, project management or related fields.
    • Minimum of 7 years work experience in public health and health systems programs.
    • Implementation of Global Fund (GF) grant is an added advantage.
    • Knowledgeable in Leprosy and Understands various technicalities in implementing leprosy related grants.
    • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with senior-level Government officials, NGOs, private sector, development agencies, implementing partners and donor organizations.
    • Work experience in the Nigeria health system.

    Desired Competencies:

    • Strong management, supervisory, and capacity building skills.
    • Knowledge of health systems issues in Nigeria.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills in English.
    • Competency in Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint, and Excel skills.
    • Ability to work independently while being a strong team player.
    • Strong leadership skills and ability to respond effectively.
    • Demonstrable track record of achievements in public health programs.

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