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  • Posted: Mar 24, 2023
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    Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact - the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with governments, businesses, and investors to solve the world's most pressing challenges. With a team of more than 3,000 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of over 35,000 experts, we help improve economies, societies and, most importantly, people's lives.
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    Technical Lead: Health Systems Strengthening and Sustainability

     Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 

    • Works closely with key federal agencies including NPHCDA, FMOH, NHIA and key stakeholders to promote and track  sustainability of integrated health and health systems to reduce external dependency for resources.
    • Works closely with IHP State key personnel providing strategic guidance, vision, planning, and implementation for successful HSS and Sustainability initiatives and activities of the project.
    • Provides technical expertise on HSS, covering the six building blocks to HSS at the federal and State levels.
    • Develop strategies, plans guidelines and tools to measure and track sustainability at the federal and State levels and facilitate the Journey to Self-Reliance for Primary Health Care.
    • Ensures that the State specific sustainability dashboard is updated annually.
    • Provides technical guidance to the HSS Community of Practice and HSS technical staff in state offices and ensures the strategic and functional integration of all HSS activities as well as active collaboration with donors, other implementers, and local counterparts.
    • S/he oversees HSS activities, provides technical direction and support and ensures results for project activities. 


    • Contribute to annual work planning, training plans and quarterly reports and other required technical reports.
    • Advocate and ensure sustainable health systems strengthening program implementation consistent with MOH Nigerian Guidelines, global best practices and USAID Nigerian Strategic Directions including advice on relevant latest health developments & publications.
    • Coordinate the monitoring of HSS and sustainability program progress against deliverables on a quarterly basis.
    • Coordinate with the other members of the IHP team and partners to develop and implement feasible health systems strengthening approaches.
    • Represent IHP at and provide expert technical assistance on health systems strengthening to FMOH and NPHCDA and through federal Technical Working Groups
    • Work with the federal and state government to measure the current status of sustainability of the health system and to develop sustainability and transition strategies and roadmaps. 

    Required Qualifications:

    • Graduate degree (preferably a PhD) in Public Health, Social Sciences, Health Economics, Medicine or related discipline.
    • At least 10 years of demonstrated progressive experience in HSS and preferable experience with primary care and/or RMNCH+NM programs working with development agencies and organizations, government officials, civil society leaders, community leaders, project beneficiaries and project staff.
    • Demonstrated technical skills in HSS of primary care and/or RMNCH+NM programs with excellent organizational, analytical, oral and written communications skills in English.
    • Demonstrated capacity building skills; and ability to work well on teams.
    • Previous experience working on a USAID funded project will be an added advantage.
    • Familiarity with structures and functions of the FMOH, SMOH, NPHCDA, SPHCDA, health insurance and financing agencies.Demonstrated expertise in working directly with host-country senior government officials and policy makers in health.

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