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  • Posted: Aug 19, 2021
    Deadline: Sep 1, 2021
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    Technical Officer, Cervical Cancer Prevention Program (CECAP)

    Career Category: Program/Project Management
    Reports to: State Team Lead

    Overview

    • The Cervical Cancer Prevention Program (CECAP) Technical Officer will support innovative strategies in providing Cervical Cancer Prevention Program across TMEC RISE supported facilities in the State.
    • The CECAP officer will support demand creation initiatives to scale up CECAP activities as part of Prevention services, working closely with the project teams to align activities and ensure effective integration of these strategies across the project with technical oversight from RISE CECAP and PrEP Advisor.

    Responsibilities
    The Technical Officer (CECAP) will:

    • Demonstrate experience providing capacity building assistance at Facility, Community and State levels.
    • Demonstrate in-depth understanding of SMOH organizational structure and the Nigerian healthcare system.
    • Increase the awareness of CECAP to high-risk individuals in the Facility and community.
    • Support Major Stakeholders to supervise and mentor health care workers at sites implementing the program;
    • Develop and expand the capacity of Healthcare Workers on CECAP.
    • Provide strategic direction and technical support towards CECAP implementation;
    • Oversee effective implementation of Cervical Cancer Prevention Program in the State.
    • Provide strategic direction technical oversight, and ensure appropriate support for the development and implementation of program activities in Cervical Cancer Prevention Program (CECAP);
    • Work closely with other relevant ministries (Health, Women affairs), the implementing partners and other key stakeholders to support the implementation of CECAP strategies;
    • Support planning, coordination and supervision of cervical cancer screening activities in RISE-supported facilities;
    • Support training facilitation of health care providers on cervical cancer prevention program and to build the capacity of the health facility staffs to ensure the necessary equipment and supplies are available;
    • Support build the capacity of service providers in documentation, data collection and analysis;
    • Participate actively in State’s TWG meetings and fora addressing women health in Stakeholders and IPs collaborative learning.
    • Promote dissemination and sharing of good practices;
    • Document successes, lessons learned, and challenges in implementation through routine monthly, quarterly, and/or annual reports to Jhpiego and the donor, and other reporting requirements as requested.
    • Support research and program learning efforts where appropriate.
    • Consult with the technical and program team, implement changes in the interventions based on monitoring data and evidence from RISE-supported sites
    • Liaise with RISE supported CSOs in improving demand in CECAP Services
    • Perform any other duties assigned.

    Required Qualifications

    • Advanced Degree or equivalent experience in Public Health, Pharmacy, or related Health, Medical and Nursing Science discipline; Postgraduate degree desirable.
    • Demonstrated experience working with USAID/PEPFAR programs and strong familiarity with USAID reporting requirements.
    • At least 3+ years experience in management, operational and technical expertise with a preference in HIV program implementation
    • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • Experience working in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform
    • Experience in Prevention, Care and Treatment Service, preferably in an NGO setting.
    • Problem-solving ability. Quick learner with a practical, precise approach.
    • Good team leader
    • Planning skills
    • Plenty of initiative and can work unsupervised
    • Knowledge of geography
    • Good communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Ability to use Microsoft Office.
    • Writing skills
    • Respectful, accountable, honest.

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    Sustainability and Systems Development Advisor

    Position Reports to: State Team Lead

    Overview

    • With the leadership and supervision of the State team lead, the Sustainability and Systems Development Advisor, will lead effort to increase capacity of State and local government authorities and relevant Stakeholders to sustain program efforts beyond project duration.
    • S/He will provide technical assistance to government and private sector to effectively engage in domestic resource mobilization, put in place sustainable financing and accountability mechanisms, and make progress towards subnational health goals.

    Responsibilities

    • Build functional collaboration with the State MOH/SACA/SPIU to ensure on-going health reforms are translated into state and local governments systems and plans.
    • Under supervision of the STL, oversee the development of project sustainability and transition plan for the state.
    • Lead on sustainability and program transition to government stakeholders in the State.
    • In consultation with government stakeholders, design, and plan for innovative financing mechanisms to transfer health workers and other key interventions to government funding in the future.
    • Working with the project staff, build the capacity of state and local government HIV/AIDS management structures in leadership and management for a coordinated HIV/AIDS response
    • Liaise with project technical teams to review and revise activity designs to ensure maximum sustainability and ability to be transitioned to local actors.
    • Assess both needs and capacity of government entities to take on funding and management of HIV interventions.
    • Provides health financing technical assistance to State activities of the project, working with other technical staff and state government institutions as per project requirements.
    • Collaborate with State government officials, implementing partners, and other stakeholders in driving implementation of national and sub-national HCF strategies to strengthen PHC systems.
    • Support the conduct of assessments of current user fees among PLHIV with a view to informing the design of interventions to reduce or eliminate these fees in the future.
    • Guides and supports research, data collection, policy formulation, training, and capacity building efforts in support of project activities and deliverables.
    • Ensures quality of services and compliance per project/program requirements.
    • Organizes as needed project/program trainings, conferences, workshops, and meetings.
    • Represent project at the State level on matters of health systems strengthening.
    • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Public Health, Sociology, or related Health, Medical or Social Science discipline; Master's-level Degree preferred.
    • Demonstrated experience working with USAID/PEPFAR programs and strong familiarity with USAID reporting requirements.
    • 7+ years’ experience working at a senior level on health systems strengthening including health planning, health financing, human resources for health, and decentralization of health services in a public or private organization.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Experience in HIV care and treatment and prevention 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 facilitation skills’ supporting decentralized entities to translate policies into strategic plans for implementation.
    • Excellent writing and communications skills,
    • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform.

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    Technical Officer - Gender

    Reports to: State team lead

    Overview

    • The Gender Technical Officer will work closely with the Gender Technical Advisor to implement Jhpiego-Nigeria’s gender inclusiveness strategy and gender related programs.
    • Specifically, S/he will work with the RISE project team to ensure that RISE-Nigeria provides comprehensive and age-appropriate clinical post-GBV care that meets expressed needs of survivors including GBV prevention and male engagement activities where necessary.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide technical support on the implementation of PEPFAR priorities for gender equality and GBV programming on RISE project.
    • Work with project teams to strengthen gender components of training, job aids and reporting or data collection tools at all levels
    • Mentor and work with state teams to integrate gender strategies into their work, supporting Jhpiego gender equality interventions.
    • Work with monitoring and evaluation teams to analyze and report on indicators measuring the outcomes and impact of interventions.
    • Conduct supportive supervision to ensure that Jhpiego’s gender equality targets are being achieved across the states where projects are being implemented.
    • Document processes and outcomes for integrating gender into programs
    • Write periodic technical papers and donor reports on specific projects
    • Present and share lessons, best practices and successes related to addressing gender equality on Jhpiego programs
    • Maximize opportunities for increasing Jhpiego Nigeria’s gender equality portfolio of work and support new business development initiatives including resource mobilization and proposal writing.
    • Provide administrative support on a range of activities implemented by the gender team, liaising with administrative, financial and procurement teams to ensure smooth implementation of activities.
    • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Director, Gender Equality.

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in Public Health, Social Sciences or a related field with 3+ years’ experience. Master's Degree in relevant field is desirable.
    • Prior experience working in the field of gender-related projects with strong technical capacity and practical experience in designing and implementing gender-sensitive development programs
    • Strong understanding of inclusion and mainstreaming issues and approaches
    • Experience in working with high level counterparts and engaging with Government officials and other development partners.
    • Previous work experience working in an iNGO / USAID funded projects is considered an advantage.
    • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to deal with project implementation; Sound and proven management skills and ability to work inclusively and collaboratively.
    • Excellent group facilitation, multi-stakeholder consultation, and strategic planning skills
    • Strong writing skills, both for technical and program reports.
    • Strong interpersonal skills, able to work well in cross-cultural teams and under tight deadlines
    • Good strategic and analytical thinking and ability to interpret public health and epidemiological data
    • Strong knowledge of gender and global development issues, preferably with understanding of USAID and PEPFAR’s approach to gender quality and gender-based violence.
    • Able to undertake frequent travel.
    • A personal commitment to gender equality

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Problem-solving ability. Quick learner with practical, precise approach.
    • Good team player
    • Planning skills
    • Plenty of initiative and can work unsupervised
    • Knowledge of geography
    • Good communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Ability to use spreadsheets and databases.
    • Writing skills
    • Ability to remain calm under pressure and make decisions quickly
    • Respectful, accountable, honest.

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    State Team Lead

    Position Reports to: Deputy Chief of Party - Programs

    Overview

    • The STL will provide programmatic, technical and financial guidance to the state implementation team in the project state.
    • S/he will supervise a team of multi-disciplinary professionals providing technical assistance and support to TMEC RISE-supported project facilities

    Responsibilities

    • Provide overall leadership and coordination concerning implementation of the RISE project at the State level.
    • Facilitate a productive and safe work environment amongst the State TMEC RISE team optimal for achievement of project deliverables, with escalation to CO if/when necessary.
    • Work with the community, LGA and State level stakeholders as well as other relevant organizations to mobilize resources in support of RISE project in the State.
    • Monitor and ensure compliance to the organization’s financial and programmatic policies.
    • Oversee management of RISE project assets at the State office and facility level.
    • Work with State team to ensure timely submission of reports as required by CO and donor.
    • Facilitate knowledge sharing across the project pathway and ensure transmission of relevant information to and from CO and donor to team members.
    • Ensure performance management for staff towards achieving optimal output deliverables through utilization of objective performance metrics.
    • Supervise individual and site work planning and harmonize with the State strategic plan as it relates to HIV programming.
    • Foster a productive working relationship between TMEC RISE Team and partner organizations including local professional associations while maintaining an excellent working relationship with counterparts at State and Local Government levels, USG implementing partners, and local institutions.
    • Oversee quality of care interventions at project-supported health facilities, monitor and maintain technical quality of activities in all aspects of the project’s deliverables.
    • The STL will supervise and coordinate technical deliverables and M&E staff to implement existing M&E plans that will feed data into the national comprehensive HMIS grid and DHIS2 and help document programmatic results, achievements, success stories and challenges in a timely manner, as required by the project.
    • STL will remain current and knowledgeable about HIV care and treatment, reproductive health services, health systems strengthening, service delivery and program planning - Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infection.
    • Demonstrate sound knowledge of recent PEPFAR USAID Programs, ability to lead team with record of target achievement, understanding of recent HIV program deliverables on Case finding, treatment initiation, viral suppression, monitoring and evaluation with emphasis on granular data utilization for program routine program decisions and management
    • Strong team building and organizational skills – Demonstrate success in leadership and management of multicultural environments providing leadership skills and experience to foster productive and united team of staff and adhoc/health facility staff with diverse but complementary skill set to achieve project goals and objectives.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of strategic planning, administrative, and financial management systems - display ability to manage program operations (Admin, Logistics, Vendors, Finance, Fleet management) with high level of integrity, due diligence and in compliance with USAID and organizational rules, guidelines and procedures
    • STL will exercise tact and diplomacy in organizational setting, transparent, direct with substance, self-starter, self-disciplined, be innovative and creative. Ability to intervene with staff with diplomacy and firmness.
    • Demonstrate management, supervision, networking and leadership skills working with large, complex programs and ability to multi-task, communicate clearly and represent the organization at various platforms
    • Lead and manage by motivating employees to remain optimistic even when faced with challenges and encouraging good performance and values to work.
    • Diplomatic; demonstrate experience in undertaking high-level policy dialogue with different stakeholders - Well-developed written and oral communication skills.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
    • The STL will perform all other duties relating to the project as assigned by his/her supervisor.

    Required Qualifications

    • Advanced Degree or equivalent experience in Public Health, Sociology or related Health, Medical or Social Science discipline; masters-level degree preferred.
    • Demonstrated experience working with PEPFAR programs and strong familiarity with USAID reporting requirements.
    • 10+ years’ experience in leadership, management, operational and technical expertise with a preference in HIV care and treatment program implementation
    • Strong leadership and coordination experience for multidisciplinary team and partner organization
    • Strong program management and technical skills required

    Required Abilities/Skills:

    • Experience in HIV care and treatment and prevention 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
    • 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.

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    Program Officer

    Reports To: State Team Lead

    Overview

    • The Program Officer is part of the state management team and forms part of the strategic team that directs the operations of RISE Nigeria.
    • S/He is responsible for program planning, implementation, monitoring, and reporting of the interventions implemented by Jhpiego and its partners in the assigned state.
    • H/She is accountable for judicious use of all resources entrusted with Jhpiego and its partners in the assigned state.
    • This includes assisting with development of work plans, managing Grants and sub-recipient Implementing agencies; managing State, LGA, and Community and facility level stakeholders; other partners and donors regarding implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs.

    Responsibilities

    • Participate in development and monitoring of State micro plans and budgets; coordinate internal business processes that effectively connect program operations with program implementation; ensure appropriate program monitoring and programmatic reporting to the Country Office.
    • With technical assistance from country office technical specialists, provide programmatic/technical assistance to all Sub-recipients of FAA in the design, implementation, modification, monitoring and evaluation of contractual obligations, project milestones and overall activities.
    • Liaise with multiple stakeholders at State, LGA, Community and Facility levels; collaborate with other USG Implementing partners (Lead IP, OVC partners, KP Partners), Local partners (CSOs, NEPHWAN, CBOs) to share information, coordinate activities, leverage resources and strengthen synergy in the implementation and achievement of RISE program objectives.
    • Coordinate the development of monthly, quarterly and annual reports as well as human-interest stories, bulletins, factsheets, technical briefs, abstracts; disseminating best practices and other relevant publication related to the project interventions.
    • Provide oversight on the collation, harmonization and regular updates of program management tools such as scorecard, expenditure analysis, stakeholders database, CUG database, Adhoc database, facility directory and other tools as maybe be requested.
    • Coordinate all Adhoc HR processes including engagement, documentation, accountability management, compliance and integrate their efforts into overall program implementation.
    • Coordinate Health systems strengthening efforts and ensure compliance with technical, programmatic, contractual and financial requirements set by Jhpiego and its partners and donors.
    • Contribute to the development and maintenance of systems that effectively respond to USAID/Nigeria requirements regarding implementation procedures, reporting and evaluation.
    • Work with the relevant thematic units to establish and execute a Quality improvement, SIMS assessment, capacity development plans and development of new program approaches that are linked to related services for efficient program implementation and monitoring.
    • Remain informed on the current programs in the HIV/AIDS and TB and fields by review of current literature and is alert to any implication of such strategic information for project activities.
    • Perform other duties 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/PEPFAR programs and strong familiarity with USAID reporting requirements.
    • 5+ years’ experience in management, operational and technical expertise with a preference in HIV program implementation

    Required Abilities / Skills:

    • Experience in HIV care and treatment and prevention 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
    • 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 to facilities across the state

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    Technical Officer - Pharmacy and Supply Chain

    Position Reports To: State Team Lead

    Overview

    • The Pharmacy and Supply Chain Officer will plan and implement the delivery of high quality pharmaceutical care, pharmacovigilance and DMOC services as well as the implementation of an efficient health commodity logistics system for the organization in accordance with donor requirements and stipulated guidelines of the Federal Government of Nigeria.

    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for the provision of technical support in strengthening pharmacy systems and pharmacists’ capacity on pharmacy best practices and quality pharmaceutical care in the areas of PMTCT, ART, TB care and reproductive health including ensuring drug inventory management across supported sites.
    • Responsible for the state level implementation, monitoring, service quality governance and reporting of CPARP, CARC and other DSD models.
    • Responsible for developing, maintaining and improving a logistics management information system and an electronic inventory control system of stocking and tracking commodities.
    • Responsible for designing coordinated systems for the transportation of health commodities, reporting and forecasting delivery times and performance analysis to reduce stock-outs, eliminate wastes and lower costs.
    • Responsible for providing technical assistance to supported sites in the requisition, report and order of health commodities and tracking of re-supply.
    • Responsible for the generation of LMDs, tracking of order status, stock status analysis and post-gap analysis for all supported sites.
    • Responsible for directing outgoing or incoming health commodities distribution activities of the project; ensuring health commodities or supplies are shipped, distributed, or received in an efficient manner and that all required inventory checks are conducted, and all variances reconciled.
    • Collaborate with the State LMCU to promote and oversee an integrated approach to the supply chain management of health commodities.
    • Coordinate the pharmaceutical care and pharmacovigilance aspects of the HIV care and treatment program.
    • Responsible for periodic training of pharmacy, medical, nursing and other staff across supported sites.
    • Perform any other duties assigned.

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelors Degree or equivalent in Public Health, Pharmacy, or related Health, Medical, or Social Science discipline; masters-level degree desirable.
    • Demonstrated experience working with USAID/PEPFAR programs and strong familiarity with USAID reporting requirements.
    • 3+ years’ experience in management, operational and technical expertise with a preference in HIV program implementation

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    Senior Finance Officer

    Position Reports To: State Team Lead

    Summary Scope of Work

    • The Senior Finance Officer (SFO) reports to the State Team Leader and will be responsible for providing financial management for Jhpiego projects as assigned.
    • The SFO will ensure that the financial reports are compatible with standard accounting practices and follow Jhpiego and USAID rules and regulations.
    • The SFO will be responsible for ensuring cost consciousness, efficient spending and for implementing and maintaining an on-site financial accounting and book-keeping system required to assure the integrity and effective performance of project financial operations.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide guidance to the program teams regarding the financial requirements of the projects and office operations.
    • Implements and oversees a detailed financial reporting and reimbursement process in accordance with Jhpiego's established financial system.
    • Prepares the monthly financial report by using adapted finance software (QuickBooks) and ensures accuracy and timeliness
    • Uses various software applications such as spreadsheets, relational databases, statistical packages, and graphic packages to assemble, analyze, and format data and/or reports
    • Ensures financial management systems provides accurate, current, and complete disclosure of financial transactions
    • Support the Senior Finance Manager in financial reporting process to donors
    • Ensure that required financial controls and cost-performance monitoring mechanisms are in place and adhered to: prevents over or under-expenditure of budgets, ensures proper safeguards of funds and ensures compliance with established USG and Jhpiego’s global financial, accounting and administrative procedures.
    • Regularly review accounting transactions to ensure costs are allowable and reasonable
    • Regularly reviews QBE: review of balance sheet, aging analysis, detailed GL, expenditure by ION, advance balance
    • Preforms other projects related activities as assigned by the supervisor or by Jhpiego management.

    Required Qualifications

    • Degree in Accounting, Finance or its recognized equivalent
    • MBA in Accounting or professional qualification (CPA, ACCA or recognized equivalent) is highly desired.
    • 6+ years relevant experience in finance and accounting.
    • Knowledge of institutional donors (e.g. USAID) regulations, procedures and requirements a plus.

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    Strategic Information Assistant

    Reports To: Strategic Information Advisor

    Overview

    • The Strategic Information Assistant will support the Strategic Information Officer in the development, implementation and management of the monitoring and evaluation requirements of the JHPIEGO Nigeria Taraba State Office.
    • S/he will work closely with the Strategic Information Officer to maintain monitoring frameworks that are accurate, up-to-date and comprehensive.
    • S/he will also ensure up-to-date, accurate information in the electronic medical records and project databases.

    Responsibilities

    • The Strategic Information Assistant (SIA) will support all Monitoring and Evaluation initiatives and data related activities of the project. Specifically, the SIA will work closely with state SI lead to coordinate the implementation of the National harmonized HMIS strategic plan across vertical health programs and ensure that service providers and other stakeholders comply with the strategic plan
    • The SIA will support the collection, collation and reporting of all data tracked by the program, work with state teams to increase data use and demand amongst program staff, and support the program staff on ways to properly organize and capture program progress and document lessons learned.
    • The SIA will conduct routine data quality validation/audit and provide regular feedbacks to improve the quality of data in all supported sites and among the different stakeholders.
    • S/he will support the SIO to provide technical expertise to the RISE state teams and Partners in the development and dissemination of HMIS standards and guidelines.
    • S/he will support the coordination and execution of events in the department by developing, collecting and disseminating relevant information on monitoring, evaluation and research.
    • Perform other duties relating to the project assigned by the supervisor

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Public Health or related field.
    • At least 2 years’ post-NYSC professional experience in the implementation and management of health Strategic Information systems.
    • Familiarity with USAID/PEPFAR HIV/AIDS programs, Nigerian public sector health system and HIV/AIDS response.
    • Core Strategic information experience, conversant with MER indicators, data collection, analysis and data visualization using DHIS, Electronic Medical Records and other innovative data management systems.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (including Microsoft Excel) and related applications.
    • High-level computer skills using DHIS2 and health databases. Proficiency in a statistical software and/or data visualization software is desirable.
    • Attention to detail and accuracy in basic data management, analysis and reporting.
    • Demonstrated ability to train and build the capacity of others on HMIS tools.
    • Knowledge of electronic medical records systems and deployment of database systems for patient monitoring
    • Cooperative, competent, hardworking, flexible and dependable in a multi-cultural, open office situation;
    • Self-motivated and proactive with a positive attitude to work;
    • Ability to organize and coordinate information and logistics for programs and activities.
    • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform.

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    Executive Officer

    Position Reports to: Country Director

    Overview

    • The Executive Officer will work closely with the Country Director and its management team as necessary to provide support to the Country Director.
    • S/he will provide executive level administrative support, clerical support, receiving partners/visitors, arranging travels and correspondences, and scheduling meetings with high level report writing as necessary.
    • The Executive Officer will enhance the Country Director’s effectiveness by ensuring information management as well as representing the Country Director to others.

    Responsibilities
    Executive Office:

    • Produces information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics.
    • Conserves Country Director’s time by reading, researching, and routing correspondence; drafting letters and documents; collecting and analyzing information; initiating telecommunications.
    • As assigned by the CD, Support specific initiatives, activities, projects and research under the office of the Country Director or wider SMT.
    • Maintains Country Director’s appointment schedule by coordinating travels, planning and scheduling meetings, take minutes, action notes and deal with any follow up action.
    • Maintains confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
    • Secures information by completing data base backups.
    • Provides historical reference by developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems; recording meeting discussions.
    • Produce reports, presentations and briefs for office of the Country Director.
    • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
    • Undertake any other duties as maybe required commensurate with the level of the post.

    Program Support:

    • As necessary, collaborate with other project team members to ensure necessary project planning, resource availability and management activities function smoothly and efficiently
    • Arrange logistics for all Program activities and draft correspondence to partners, NGOs and other agencies as requested by the CD.
    • Provide administrative support in the design, implementation and monitoring of project activities.
    • Order training materials in coordination with the Program team leaders and ensure that training materials and supplies reach training sites in a timely manner.
    • Assist with organization of meetings, field visits, and other activities.
    • Assist with maintaining the project calendar and keeping it up-to-date.
    • Assist with gathering technical updates for program planning, training, components of evaluations and other studies on related programs.
    • Assist with other programmatic and administrative duties as required

    Required Qualifications/ Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Bachelor's Degree in Social / Behavioral Sciences, Public Administration and Health related courses. Masters in any of this related field will be an added advantage.
    • A minimum of 5-6 years’ strong experience in similar position within the INGO / private sector.
    • Membership of Chartered Institute of Administrators added advantage.
    • Strong time management, planning and organizational skills.
    • Strong interpersonal skills with a pleasant personality.
    • Discretion and confidentiality.
    • Ability to multitask and prioritize daily workload.
    • Proficiency in English.
    • Strong verbal and written communications skills.
    • Excellent knowledge in Microsoft Office and word processing and other relevant statistical applications.
    • Demonstrated expertise working with management teams.
    • Critical thinking and problem-solving.

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    Strategic Information Advisor

    Reports To: Strategic Information Director

    Overview

    • The Strategic Information Advisor will support the TMEC RISE project on all SI related implementation and data management.
    • S/he will provide technical assistance and capacity building to the SI team and its stakeholders in the development of and implementation of data analysis, use, and dissemination strategy.
    • S/he will additionally design strategy and activities to improve capacity on triangulating data from multiple data sources to inform policy and decision-making.
    • S/he will contribute to the design of robust, user-friendly, high-quality interfaces for data visualization and data dissemination to enhance district-led and nationally supported evidence-based programming for improved understanding of HIV burden across interventions (95-95-95 cascade).
    • S/he will additionally provide technical assistance to design and implement strategy to build capacity of M&E systems to oversee data quality and data use for decision making (including capacity building of M&E staff).

    Responsibilities

    • Provides technical support for the collection, analysis, triangulation and interpretation of data and the calculation of programmatic, surveillance, demographic and epidemiological indicators;
    • Oversee real-time data use including weekly, monthly and quarterly data review meetings; implement remediation efforts that address identified gaps and challenges for project overall and at state level
    • Oversee the development of data analytics to monitor cascades of care, programmatic pivoting, and key and priority populations. Analyse progress to target continuously to ensure activities are on track
    • Support the process of national data quality assessments, audits and validations.
    • Participates in the organization and facilitation of national performance review meetings;
    • Support the provision of training, supervision and mentorship to strengthen for M&E/SI and data quality improvement
    • Participates in the organization and facilitation of seminars, brainstorming workshops and workshops within their field of competence, whenever this is required;
    • Prepares periodic reports of activities; and
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Required Qualifications

    • Master's Degree in Public Health, Statistics, Epidemiology and other related fields with 7+ years of experience in monitoring and evaluation in international development.
    • Familiarity with USAID/PEPFAR HIV/AIDS programs, Nigerian public sector health system and HIV/AIDS response.
    • Core Strategic Information experience, conversant with MER indicators, data collection, analysis and data visualization using DHIS, NDR, LAMIS, PowerBI etc.
    • Demonstrated ability to be the technical specialist and as the lead subject matter expert in monitoring and evaluation.
    • Demonstrated ability to perform complex data analytics utilizing Microsoft Excel, SPSS, STATA, Epi Info and/or other analytic software and to provide evidence-based recommendations accordingly.
    • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the use of GIS and other tools to support geo-spatial display of data to target program interventions and resources.

    Required Abilities/Skills:

    • Demonstrated ability to perform robust data extraction from internal and external information systems.
    • Familiarity with Nigerian public health sector, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) is highly desirable.
    • Demonstrated ability to portray complex data sets in easy to understand formats including visualizations.
    • Demonstrated working knowledge of Nigerian health and social service information systems and monitoring and evaluation processes as it relates to data collection for performance-based reporting and use of data.
    • Previous experience in building capacity for generation and use of SI.
    • Demonstrated written, presentation, communication and organizational skills in English

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    Technical Officer, PrEP

    Position Reports To: State Team Lead

      Overview

    • The Technical Officer-PrEP will serve as the State focal person to scale up oral PrEP services at the state, LGA, and Site levels.
    • The incumbent will provide technical assistance and support to the state, LGA, and facilities and will also work closely with State leadership of the STL, Prevention Officer and technically with the PrEP-CECAP Advisor in Country office..

    Responsibilities
    The Technical Officer (PrEP) will:

    • Demonstrate experience providing capacity building assistance at Facility, Community and State levels.
    • Demonstrate in-depth understanding of SMOH organizational structure and the Nigerian healthcare system.
    • Increase the awareness of PrEP to high-risk individuals in the Facility and community.
    • Develop and expand capacity of Healthcare Workers on PrEP.
    • Provide basic linkage-to-care and patient navigation for individuals seeking PrEP as a part of combination prevention Strategies.
    • Organize, promote and facilitate Quality Improvements (QI) on PrEP activities and research.
    • Work with individuals to assess needs, develop care plans and coordinate PrEP-related services through advocacy, education, support, empowerment and coaching.
    • Collect and evaluate reports from clients to ensure access to PrEP and follow-through with service provision.
    • Ensure the Mentoring and distribution of PrEP- IEC materials.
    • Develop and distribute a survey tool for use in HIV Testing to identify those at high risk for HIV and more likely to benefit from PrEP.
    • Liaise with State Supply chain unit to ensure PrEP Stock availability and re-distribution with demands and Saturation.
    • Promote and participate in related community and health events/outreaches as needed.
    • Develop close working relationships with State, Facility and Community leadership to ensure coordination of PrEP services.
    • Liaise with RISE supported CSOs in improving demand in PrEP Services
    • Perform any other duties assigned

    Required Qualifications

    • First Degree in Medical or Nursing Sciences (MPH or Related Advanced degree will be an added advantage.)
    • 3-5 years of professional experience in an integrated HIV Care and treatment, PMTCT, Prevention Programming.
    • Experience in the health sector and knowledge of HIV programming strongly preferred.
    • Demonstrated experience training clinical or community-based healthcare workers on PrEP and other HIV prevention areas.
    • Demonstrated coaching skills, with an ability to inspire, influence and motivate teams
    • Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written, including presentations
    • Experience in similar role will be an added advantage.
    • Outstanding interpersonal skills; able to develop strong relationships across functions, abilities and work levels.
    • Familiarity with MOH and USAID’s administrative, management and reporting procedures and systems, PEPFAR experience highly preferred.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Experience working in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform.
    • Experience in Prevention, Care and Treatment Service, preferably in an NGO setting.
    • Expertise in research to practice—identifying and adapting best practices to specific project contexts
    • Excellent verbal, written interpersonal and presentation skills.
    • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadline, and intense pressure to perform.
    • With strong results-oriented and decision-making skills.
    • Problem solving ability. Quick learner with practical, precise approach.
    • Good team leader.
    • Good initiative and can work unsupervised.
    • Knowledge of geography.
    • Good communication skills.
    • Attention to detail. Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 suite.
    • Respectful, accountable, honest.

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    Project Driver

    Career Category: Administration/Finance
    Reports to: Logistics Assistant/State Admin Officer

    Job Overview

    • The Project Driver will work closely with Logistics Assistant and State Admin Officer both at the Country Office and State office respectively to ensure that vehicles are properly used and used in line with JHPIEGO’s Fleet Policy.
    • He will also follow up and ensure that routine preventative maintenance schedules for the vehicles are strictly adhered to in a manner that will assure reliable transportation of JHPIEGO staff, assets and other goods.

    Responsibilities
    Vehicle Fleet Management:

    • Coordinate with Country Office Logistics Assistant and State Office Admin and make recommendations and implement measures that will safeguard the JHPIEGO’s vehicles and vehicle equipment to enhance efficiency and reduce the possibility of theft or damage.
    • Ensure that vehicle requests are well attended to.
    • Receives all requests for transportation for trips.
    • Coordinate with Logistics Assistant/State Admin and ensure that all journeys and trips (no matter how short) are recorded using the Vehicle Log Book provided in each vehicle.
    • Coordinate with Logistics Assistance and State Admin Officer to ensure Maintenance of a folder of Vehicle Log Books for audit purposes.
    • Responsible for ensuring that JHPIEGO vehicles are clean at all times
    • Responsible for using all vehicle management tools like logsheet, vehicle checklist to monitor the usage, behaviour and maintenance of the vehicle.
    • Be familiar with, and ensure adherence to the policies and guidelines in the Vehicle Usage and Maintenance Manuals
    • Ensure that all travel planning procedures are followed by staff travelling in JHPIEGO vehicles and that all the relevant forms are completed
    • Maintain a file for all internal vehicle request forms

    Vehicle Fleet Maintenance / Repairs:

    • Be involved in the proper diagnosis of vehicle faults and recommend repairs.
    • Responsible for ensuring that procurement procedures /documentation are completed before vehicles are released for repairs by workshops
    • Constantly Monitor and provide feedback on the quality of service of outside garages used by JHPIEGO

    Others:

    • Drive JHPIEGO vehicles when requested

    Required Qualifications

    • Relevant Diploma, SSCE, or other relevant educational background combined with relevant professional experience.
    • Minimum 3 years experience working in a similar position in the INGO sector
    • Knowledge, Experience, Skills and Abilities:
    • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform.
    • Defensive Driving experience
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
    • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
    • Good negotiation skills
    • Proficiency in use of computer and vehicle software
    • Ability to travel at least 25% of work time.

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    Strategic Information Advisor

    Reports To: State Team Lead

    Overview

    • The Strategic Information Advisor will support the RISE project on all SI related implementation and data management.
    • S/he will provide technical assistance and capacity building to the SI team and its stakeholders in the development of and implementation of data analysis, use, and dissemination strategy.
    • S/he will additionally design strategy and activities to improve capacity on triangulating data from multiple data sources to inform policy and decision-making.
    • S/he will contribute to the design of robust, user-friendly, high-quality interfaces for data visualization and data dissemination to enhance district-led and nationally supported evidence-based programming for improved understanding of HIV burden across interventions (95-95-95 cascade).
    • S/he will additionally provide technical assistance to design and implement strategy to build capacity of M&E systems to oversee data quality and data use for decision making (including capacity building of M&E staff).

    Responsibilities

    • Provides technical support for the collection, analysis, triangulation and interpretation of data and the calculation of programmatic, surveillance, demographic and epidemiological indicators;
    • Oversee real-time data use including weekly, monthly and quarterly data review meetings; implement remediation efforts that address identified gaps and challenges for project overall and at state level
    • Oversee the development of data analytics to monitor cascades of care, programmatic pivoting, and key and priority populations. Analyze progress to target continuously to ensure activities are on track
    • Strengthen the use of data at state and facility level for program monitoring and improvement
    • Support the process of validation and triangulation of data between multiple data sources.
    • Participates in the organization and facilitation of subnational performance review meetings;
    • Support the provision of training, supervision and mentorship to strengthen for M&E/SI and data quality improvement
    • Participates in the organization and facilitation of seminars, brainstorming workshops and workshops within their field of competence, whenever this is required;
    • Prepares periodic reports of activities; and
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Required Qualifications

    • Master's Degree in Public Health, Statistics, Epidemiology and other related fields with 7+ years of experience in monitoring and evaluation in international development.
    • Familiarity with USAID/PEPFAR HIV/AIDS programs, Nigerian public sector health system and HIV/AIDS response.
    • Core Strategic Information experience, conversant with MER indicators, data collection, analysis and data visualization using DHIS, NDR, LAMIS, PowerBI etc.
    • Demonstrated ability to be the technical specialist and as the lead subject matter expert in monitoring and evaluation.
    • Demonstrated ability to perform complex data analytics utilizing Microsoft Excel, SPSS, STATA, Epi Info and/or other analytic software and to provide evidence-based recommendations accordingly.
    • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the use of GIS and other tools to support geo-spatial display of data to target program interventions and resources.

    Required Abilities/Skills:

    • Demonstrated ability to perform robust data extraction from internal and external information systems.
    • Familiarity with Nigerian public health sector, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) is highly desirable.
    • Demonstrated ability to portray complex data sets in easy to understand formats including visualizations.
    • Demonstrated working knowledge of Nigerian health and social service information systems and monitoring and evaluation processes as it relates to data collection for performance-based reporting and use of data.
    • Previous experience in building capacity for generation and use of SI.
    • Demonstrated written, presentation, communication and organizational skills in English

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    Senior Technical Officer - HTS

    Position Reports to: State Team Lead

    Overview

    • The Senior technical officer HTS will lead and ensure sustainable, high quality and client focused targeted HTS, as well as linkage to ART and other prevention services. This will be provided in line with national requirements and standards.
    • S/he will support to ensure un-interrupted supply of commodities/consumables and develop strategies to strengthen referrals between facility and community based HTS points and the relevant health facilities for appropriate referral of clients.

    Responsibilities

    • Lead in the coordination of community and Facility based HTS for the target population interest with the states.
    • Work to establish and strengthen effective referral linkage within facility and community-based HTS, GBV and PrEP.
    • Collaborate with SPIU to lead, develop strategies and implement HTS strategies in the state
    • Lead evidence-based surge HTS implementation in collaboration with SPIU
    • Coordinate, train and support human resource team implementing HTS services
    • Collaborate with state reference laboratories to implement proficiency testing and other diagnostic quality assurance.
    • Assist in developing M&E prevention tools related to HIV testing at facilities and communities
    • Coordinate mapping of community and facility services and the development of referral directory (including spoke, PMTCT site).
    • Coordinate capacity building activities such as HTS, PNS, IPV, adherence counselling and behavioral change initiative for providers.
    • Produce and ensure timely submission of monthly program activity reports for data triangulation with M&E unit of the project.
    • S/he provides HIV testing to priority populations according to the national HIV testing protocols and guidelines
    • S/he ensures that HIV testing quality assurance practices are always performed at all times according to the national requirements.
    • S/he establishes and strengthens good working relationship with other implementing partners and stakeholders.
    • S/he performs any other duty as assigned by the State Team Lead.

    Required Qualifications

    • Advanced Degree or equivalent experience in public health, health sciences, sociology, or related health, medical, or social science discipline; Masters-level degree preferred
    • Minimum of at least eight (8) years of experience in design and implementation of HIV testing services for community and health facilities
    • Experience in driving SURGE-level access to HTS including rapid HIV testing, “provider-initiated” testing and testing (PITC) in medical settings, and facility- and community-based HTS, including targeted index testing, HIV Self Testing and recency testing.
    • Computer proficient skills in Excel, Word processing. Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
    • Good strategic and analytical thinking and ability to interpret public health and epidemiological data
    • Familiarity with USAID regulations is desired.

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    Senior Procurement Officer

    Position Reports To: Procurement Manager

    Summary

    • The Senior Procurement Officer supports the procurement team in ensuring efficiency and integrity of the processes for procurement of goods and services at Jhpiego’s office.

    Responsibilities
    Procurement of Goods and Services:

    • Perform procurement functions for goods and services with utmost integrity.
    • Prioritizes, evaluates, and manages procurement needs and opportunities.
    • Coordinate procurement processes in collaboration with the Procurement Manager.
    • Document all processes followed in procurement for references, audits and other third party reviews
    • Provide coaching and mentoring for supervisees to perform procurement functions.
    • Support in updating vendor’s database in line with Jhpiego’s policy
    • Support procurement committee functions
    • Ensure compliance with document retention strategy for the department.

    Compliance:

    • Support the Procurement Manager in sustaining compliance to USAID and Jhpiego procurement regulations.
    • Support review meetings with all project procurement staff to review compliance and implement improvements and best practices.
    • Conform to compliance indicators for procurement. Track and report against performance.

    Sourcing:

    • Conform to the established sourcing and procurement processes that promotes transparency and integrity.
    • Enhance supplier relationships to drive sourcing & supplier initiatives to meet or exceed product quality, service & deliver sustainable cost reductions, while reducing or mitigating risk in procurement management.

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, or equivalent related qualification
    • MBA is highly desired
    • Purchasing-related certifications will be an added advantage.
    • 6+ years’ experience in procurement required; in USAID- funded procurement preferred.
    • Knowledge of global sourcing and procurement strategies, tactics, processes, procedures, and systems.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft office tools
    • In-depth knowledge of USAID and other international donor regulations
    • Experience supervising staff
    • Ability to exercise good judgment in safeguarding confidential or sensitive information and adhere to high standards of confidentiality and honesty.
    • Strong negotiation skills
    • Adaptable, creative, collaborative and able to think strategically.
    • Ability to lead in the face of complexity in a fast-paced and time-sensitive environment.
    • Excellent interpersonal communication skills (both oral and written)
    • Able to work under pressure, take initiative and manage and prioritize work independently.
    • Ability to travel to and work in state in which Jhpiego operates.

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    Senior Program Officer

    Position Reports to: State Team Lead

    Overview

    • With the leadership and supervision of the State team lead, the Senior Program Officer will directly coordinate planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of the RISE project being implemented in Akwa Ibom state.
    • As a member of the state senior management team, contribute to leadership, strategy development, coordination, accountability and compliance with donor and organizational policies and guidelines.
    • This includes development of work plans, liaising and maintaining strong collaboration and engagement with Ministry staff and relevant agencies, extensive donors and USG partners regarding implementation and program management.

    Responsibilities

    • Coordinate all aspects of program planning, budget and work plan development and provide ongoing monitoring of activity progress against the workplan.
    • Ensure that subgrantees implementation is in line with contractual terms of reference, scope, budget and quality parameters and that payments are made based on achieved and reported milestones.
    • Assist the technical teams in the design, implementation, monitoring and assessment of activities cross project locations.
    • Develop timely, high-quality and result-based reports, annual work plans, project monitoring tracking matrices, target implementation plan and relevant project narratives and updates as required.
    • Work closely with Jhpiego technical and program staff to ensure quality implementation of programs and monitor country level spending
    • Assist in the development of new program approaches that are linked to related services
    • Work with finance team to monitor expenditures, ensure overall alignment with work plan budget and advise on any necessary adjustments.
    • Build and maintain meaningful working relationships with both government and key program stakeholders at all levels in order to strengthen opportunities for advocacy and higher project visibility.
    • Support STL in ensuring senior management & weekly state team meetings are conducted and documented
    • Coordinate capacity development efforts in support of State teams and Sub awards partners
    • Assist in identifying, analyzing and disseminating best practices in the project through the identification of project learning sites and technical support to the program.
    • Remain informed on the current programs in the HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria fields by review of current literature and is alert to any implication of such strategic information for project activities.
    • Ensure that Jhpiego and RISE delivers on all its promises to donors and other stakeholders (achieve set targets, deliver quality services) - Liaise with multiple stakeholders and collaborators to improve program efficiencies
    • Coordinate private sector engagement and inclusion for RISE
    • Ensure appropriate monitoring of sub grants to achieve financial, administrative, and programmatic goals
    • Coordinate Knowledge management, communication, documentation and scientific content development such as Manuscript, abstract, success stories and articles for publication
    • Guide and support the State office and sub awards in establishing sound management system to ensure cohesive implementation of project activities.
    • Contribute to the development and maintenance of systems that effectively respond to USAID/Nigeria requirements regarding implementation procedures, reporting and evaluation.
    • Monitor and enforce compliance with donor and organization policies by the state office and sub awards
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Required Qualifications

    • Advanced Degree or equivalent experience in Public Health, Sociology or related Health, Medical or Social Science discipline; masters-level degree preferred.
    • Demonstrated experience working with USAID/PEPFAR programs and strong familiarity with USAID reporting requirements.
    • 6+ years’ experience in management, operational and technical expertise with a preference in HIV program implementation

    Required Abilities/Skills:

    • Experience in HIV care and treatment and prevention 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
    • 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.

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    Program Assistant

    Reports To: Senior Program Officer

    Overview

    • The Program Assistant (PA) will provide day-to-day support for project and office operations to ensure smooth running of all programmatic functions of the project in Country and State office. The Program Assistant will support programmatic, technical and administrative tasks required for efficient implementation of programs.
    • This include but not limited to implementation monitoring, program implementation and budget tracking, documentation and reporting. S/he will support state efforts at ensuring timely completion of program activities in line with budget, scope and budget requirements.

    Key Responsibilities

    • The Program Assistant will assist in the implementation, management, monitoring and evaluation of the RISE project being implemented at the state level.
    • This includes assisting with development of work plans, budgets, liaising with GoN stakeholder and implementing partners regarding implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs.
    • S/he will support the program officer to ensure that project activities are implemented according to approved implementation plan and accepted Jhpiego methodologies and principles.
    • Assist in the development of monthly, quarterly and annual reports as well as human-interest stories, bulletins, factsheets, technical briefs, abstracts and other relevant publication related to the project interventions.
    • The PA will work with finance and admin department to arrange logistics for all Program activities and draft correspondence to partners, NGOs and other agencies as requested.
    • The PA will maintain files and support the dissemination of project information among the project team, schedule and support visitors and meetings.
    • S/he will assist with drafting, editing and proofreading of technical materials and appropriate reports of program activities and results for technical leads and supervisors as requested.
    • S/he will work collaboratively with other project team members to ensure necessary project planning, resource availability and management activities function smoothly and efficiently.
    • Responsible for the collation, harmonization and regular updates of program management tools such as scorecard, stakeholder’s database, CUG database, adhoc database, facility directory and other tools as maybe be requested.
    • Coordinate the planning of meetings, workshops, brown bag sessions and ensures that all logistics arrangements are in place while ensuring that meeting notes are taken and disseminated timely to all participants.
    • Assist with gathering technical updates for program planning, training, components of evaluations and other studies on related programs.
    • Support the program officer and technical teams in capacity development efforts in support of state and IAs’ staff and other partners.
    • Work with partners to regularly assess the quality of the relationship, ensuring that effective communication channels are in place, and that any shortcomings are addressed;
    • Remain informed on the current programs in the HIV/AIDS and TB fields by review of current literature and is alert to any implication of such strategic information for project activities.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in Public Health, Sociology, Sciences or related field.
    • 2-3 years of experience in programmatic support of international health projects
    • A broad variety of programmatic, administrative, financial, and computer skills (including Word Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access), which may need to be acquired through very quick learning.
    • Experience in coordinating USG funded projects and familiarity with international donor policies and administrative procedures
    • Proven track record of working with a project team composed of technical experts, program, and finance staff.
    • Fluency in verbal, written and interpersonal communication in English.
    • Fluency in any local language in the project State will be an advantage
    • Proficiency in writing and editing letters, reports, and documents.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform.
    • Excellent presentation skills and verbal and written communications skills.
    • Previous experience working INGO.
    • Proficiency in word processing, Microsoft Office and data software.
    • Ability to travel 25% of time.

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    Adobe Illustrator Software Facilitator

    Position Reports To: PMA Program Manager/ Senior Strategic Information Advisor

    Overview

    • The Performance Monitoring for Action (PMA) project supports an innovative high quality, quick-turnaround approach to data collection that is helping to fuel a data revolution to inform policies. It trains women from sampled communities to use smartphone technologies to collect data from households and facilities on a repeated basis.
    • Data are key to informing and driving policy and program changes around the world. High quality data—collected frequently, turned-around quickly, and locally owned—help decision makers understand what is working, and what is not, enabling decisions that are more sensitive and responsive to evolving needs.
    • Achieving the objectives of the PMA project requires the capacity building of implementing partners’ communication, programs and data managers to improve their skills on data survey presentation to targeted stakeholders, writing reports, briefs and success stories. a strong and efficient strategic information system that is able to use data to inform programmatic decisions. This requires ability to analyze data with different software.
    • To increase implementing partners’ productivity, PMA plans to conduct a 5-day training on Adobe illustrator software for staff.

    Terms of Reference (TOR)

    • Build the capacity of implementing partners’ communication, programs and data managers to improve their skills on data survey presentation to targeted stakeholders, writing reports, briefs and success stories.
    • Provide post training support to the team for a minimum of one month
    • Provide soft copies of training materials to participants
    • Conduct pre and post training evaluation of all participants
    • Provide a curriculum for a 5-day Adobe illustrator training
    • Address any other communication/ data analysis issues as they present

    Requirements

    • Must be a graduate of Computer Science, Information Science, Graphic Design, Statistics and any other related field of study, Masters preferable
    • Must be a certified Adobe illustrator software trainer with at least 5 years’ experience in graphic design, Adobe illustrator InDesign, Photoshop, and Premiere Pro
    • Must show evidence of training on Adobe Illustrator Software
    • Must have the ability to facilitate sessions on the use of Adobe Illustrator for data analysis and visualization

    Deliverables:

    • Soft copies of training materials
    • Participants’ evaluation report
    • A comprehensive training report
    • Submit duly signed original copies of all documents required for retirement of activities.

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    Technical Officer - HTS

    Position Reports to: Senior Technical Officer HTS

    Overview

    • The HTS Officer will ensure sustainable, high quality and client focused targeted HTS, as well as linkage to ART, PrEP and other prevention services. This will be provided in line with national requirements and standards.
    • S/he will support to ensure un-interrupted supply of commodities and develop strategies to strengthen referrals between facility and community based HTS points and the relevant health facilities for appropriate referral of clients.

    Responsibilities

    • Lead in the coordination of community and Facility based HTS for the target population interest with the states.
    • Work to establish and strengthen effective referral linkage within facility and community-based HTS.
    • Collaborate with state reference laboratories to implement proficiency testing and other diagnostic quality assurance.
    • Assist in developing M&E prevention tools related to HIV testing
    • Coordinate mapping of community and facility services and the development of referral directory (including spoke, PMTCT site).
    • Coordinate capacity building activities such as HTS, PNS, IPV, adherence counselling and behavioural change initiative for providers.
    • Produce and ensure timely submission of monthly program activity reports for data triangulation with M&E unit of the project.
    • S/he provides HIV testing to priority populations according to the national HIV testing protocols and guidelines
    • S/he ensures that HIV testing quality assurance practices are always performed at all times according to the national requirements.
    • S/he establishes and strengthens good working relationship with other implementing partners and stakeholders.
    • S/he performs any other duty as assigned by the State Team Lead.

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Public Health, Health Sciences, Sociology, or related Health, Medical, or Social Science discipline; Master's-level Degree preferred.
    • Minimum of at least three (3) years of experience in design and implementation of HIV testing services for community and health facilities
    • Computer proficiency skills in Excel, Word processing. Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
    • Good strategic and analytical thinking and ability to interpret public health and epidemiological data
    • Familiarity with USAID regulations is desired.

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    Health Informatics Officer

    Reports To: Strategic Information Advisor

    Overview

    • The Health Informatics Officer will support in the development, implementation and management of the health electronic information systems in meeting monitoring and evaluation requirements of the JHPIEGO Nigeria State Office.
    • S/he will also ensure optimal functionality of all electronic medical records and project databases.

    Responsibilities

    • The health Informatics Officer (HIO) will provide technical support for the design and content development for electronic information systems. This function will include assisting the software programming team in developing actual logic statements for the coding of M & E indicators and software business rules where necessary and checking that all software development is done according to already established standards and procedures.
    • The HIO will ensure that the software and database tools developed meet the intended reporting and data output requirements for both internal use and donors.
    • S/he will coordinate user support through RISE field staff with specific assistance on building and maintaining a strong facility and LGA level capacity.
    • S/he will cconduct assessments of health informatics environments, synthesize pertinent information, identify implications for planning and development.
    • The HIO will ssupervise the deployment of the developed M & E software and database tools to new sites as requested.
    • The HIO will support the development of standard operating procedures, user manuals, and data management procedure documents for all of the project electronic information systems.
    • Prepare timely progress and periodic reports on information systems tool development and implementation.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in Statistics, Social Science, Medical Science, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems Technology or a related field.
    • A postgraduate degree is desirable
    • At least five (5) or more years post NYSC experience in Software Development, Database Management or Health Informatics
    • Familiarity with USAID/PEPFAR HIV/AIDS programs, Nigerian public sector health system and HIV/AIDS response.

    Required Abilities / Skills:

    • Competency in skills listed below. Additional skills will be an added advantage outside these preferences of programming languages. (Java or other web/mobile related technologies, Spring Boot, React Framework or other frontend web frameworks, and Database Management with PostgreSQL or MySQL).
    • High-level software analysis and design skills.
    • Attention to detail and accuracy in basic data management, analysis and reporting.
    • Demonstrated ability to train and build the capacity of others on Software development and Database management tools and procedures.
    • Knowledge of electronic medical records systems and deployment of database systems for patient monitoring
    • Cooperative, competent, hardworking, flexible and dependable in a multi-cultural, open office situation;
    • Self-motivated and proactive with a positive attitude to work;
    • Ability to organize and coordinate information and logistics for programs and activities.
    • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform.
    • Ability to mentor and train colleagues in software design and deployment processes.
    • Familiarity in software debugging and testing.

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    Strategic Information Officer

    Reports to: Strategic Information Advisor

    Overview

    • The Strategic Information Officer will support the Strategic Information Officer in the development, implementation and management of the monitoring and evaluation requirements of the JHPIEGO Nigeria State Office.
    • S/he will work closely with the Strategic Information Officer to maintain monitoring frameworks that are accurate, up-to-date and comprehensive. S/he will also ensure up-to-date, accurate information in the electronic medical records and project databases.

    Responsibilities

    • The Strategic Information Officer (SIO) will support all Monitoring and Evaluation initiatives and data related activities of the project.
    • Specifically, the SIO will work closely with state teams to coordinate the implementation of the National harmonized HMIS strategic plan across vertical health programs and ensure that service providers and other stakeholders comply with the strategic plan.
    • The SIO will support the collection, collation and reporting of all data tracked by the program, work with state teams to increase data use and demand amongst program staff, and support the program staff on ways to properly organize and capture program progress and document lessons learned.
    • The SIO will conduct routine data quality validation/audit and provide regular feedbacks to improve the quality of data in all supported sites and among the different stakeholders.
    • S/he will also provide technical expertise to the RISE state teams and Partners in the development and dissemination of HMIS standards and guidelines.
    • The SIO will build capacity in quality data collection, analysis, dissemination and use of health information at the state and health facility levels for program planning and management.
    • Perform other duties relating to the project assigned by the supervisor

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in Public Health, Statistics, Epidemiology and other related fields with 5+ years of experience in monitoring and evaluation in international development. Masters degree will be an added advantage
    • Familiarity with USAID/PEPFAR HIV/AIDS programs, Nigerian public sector health system and HIV/AIDS response.
    • Core Strategic Information experience, conversant with MER indicators, data collection, analysis and data visualization using DHIS, NDR, LAMIS, PowerBI etc.
    • Demonstrated data and GIS analytics proficiencies.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (including Microsoft Excel) and related applications.
    • High-level computer skills using DHIS2 and health databases. Proficiency in a statistical software and/or data visualization software is desirable.
    • Attention to detail and accuracy in basic data management, analysis and reporting.
    • Demonstrated ability to train and build the capacity of others on HMIS tools.
    • Knowledge of electronic medical records systems and deployment of database systems for patient monitoring
    • Cooperative, competent, hardworking, flexible and dependable in a multi-cultural, open office situation;
    • Self-motivated and proactive with a positive attitude to work;
    • Ability to organize and coordinate information and logistics for programs and activities.
    • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform.

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    Integrated Primary Health Care Advisor

    Position Reports To: IHP Technical Lead: Maternal and Newborn Health, Reproductive Health and Family Planning Services (MNHRH/FP)

    Project Overview

    • Jhpiego, an Affiliate of Johns Hopkins University is a global leader in improving healthcare services for women and their families.
    • In collaboration with some it’s partners; Palladium, Society For Family Health and PharmAccess will be implementing a USAID funded global cooperative agreement called the Integrated Health Project(IHP) aims to contribute to reductions in child and maternal morbidity and mortality in target states, and to increase the capacity of health systems (public and private) to sustainably support quality PHC services. The project will operate over a 5-year period.
    • The purpose of this Nigeria Integrated Health Program (IHP) Contract is to implement priority primary health interventions in Kebbi State to strengthen the state-, LGA-, and ward-level health system as well as strengthen engagement with the state government.
    • The objectives of the program are to (a) strengthen systems supporting primary health care services; (b) improve access to primary health care services; and, (c) increase quality of primary health care services.
    • The IHP goal is to contribute to state-level reductions in child and maternal morbidity and mortality and to increase the capacity of health systems (public and private) to sustainably support quality primary health care (PHC) services. TORs will be USAID’s principal primary health program service delivery activity in Kebbi and will coordinate closely with other USAID activities and other development partner programs in the state. USAID will intentionally overlay this activity with other Mission; programming to increase Government of Nigeria (GON) resources for primary health care (PHC) services, increase demand for PHC services, and improve access to essential commodities.
    • The activity is expected to collaborate closely with those other implementing partners and will not undertake any activities already implemented by other USAID programs.

    Responsibilities

    • The IHP Integrated Primary Health Care Advisors provide technical guidance on and oversight of integrated primary health service activities, including capacity building at state, local government health authority (LGHA), facility, and community levels; providing expert technical assistance in integrated service delivery in the areas of reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health plus nutrition and malaria (RMNCH + N and malaria), with a focus on enhancing service delivery within a stronger, more sustainable health system.
    • With the State Technical Director and field staff, provide technical assistance for implementing integrated primary health care services as per the PHCOUR, including integrated RMNCH + N and malaria at the state, the Local Government Health Authority (LGHA), the facility and community levels in IHP supported states (areas, LGHAs);
    • Provide ongoing technical assistance and capacity building to relevant state level MDAs and technical working groups such as with the State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (SPHCDA), the LGHA, Ward Development Committees (WDCs), local non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and PHCs to implement State strategies and plans that guide IRMNCH+N and malaria such as the PHCUOR, MSP, PHC revitalization, OIRIS, and the State Malaria Operational Plan and rapidly scale-up integrated delivery of quality, high-impact IRMNCH +NM services;
    • Contribute to building the capacity of MTOTs, TOTs, relevant SPHCDA, LGHA and relevant HRH structures to use proven and sustainable skill building and learning approaches and quality improvement methodologies for the delivery of high-impact IRMNCH +N and malaria interventions at the community level and in public and private facilities;
    • Work with relevant government technical staff, implementing partners and technical working groups providing expert contributions to adapt federal guidelines, tools and procedures for State implementation of quality integrated primary healthcare service delivery at scale;
    • Provide technical support to the SPHCDA, LGHA and facilities in strengthening the relevant structures and systems required to strengthen quality improvement processes, in line with the national Quality of Care Strategy for MNCH, including routine integrated supportive supervision (ISS), establishing and maintaining effective Quality Improvement Teams, and development and implementation of quality improvement plans focused on measurable improvement aims, critical quality gaps and regular monitoring and analysis of key performance indicators at the community and facility levels including the private sector;
    • Mentor during skill building efforts for health workers and relevant community-based structures in support of integrated service delivery, quality improvement, use of data for decision making and other skills required for effectively managing the reliable delivery of quality high impact, integrated RMNCH+N and malaria services at PHC and community level;
    • In consultation with local stakeholders, help to prioritize meaningful RMNCH+N+M indicators (e.g. quality of care process and outcome measures) aligned with State and Federal monitoring guidance and tailored to the specific needs of SMOH, LGHA, PHC and community health workers.
    • Analyze data needs and availability for provision of quality RMNCH+N+M care (e.g. point of care clinical decision-making) and for monitoring of prioritized performance indicators; address identified gaps, including content and quality of routine HMIS data (e.g. PHC registers, patient forms) and skills of SMOH, LGHA and health workers to calculate, visualize and interpret key performance indicators (e.g. as part of a dashboard.)
    • Contribute to the development/review of SPHCDA/SMOH program strategies, annual workplans and budgets.
    • Support timely, complete and accurate recording and reporting of PHC facility-based and outreach services and program progress including performance monitoring using approved program monitoring and reporting tools and prioritized performance indicators;
    • As appropriate, collaborate with local Professional Associations to support clinical capacity-building and mentoring of providers (e.g. CHEWS, midwives, nurses.) Professional associations may include but not be limited to PAN, NISON, SOGON, NANNM, XX.
    • Support collaboration with BREAKTHROUGH ACTION and seamless alignment of social and behavior change with service delivery, using the circle of care, especially at PHC and community level.
    • For malaria, collaborate with the counterparts from the U.S. Presidential Malaria Initiative (PMI), the Walter Reed Military’s HIV Research Program (MHRP), State Malaria Elimination Program (SMEP), state-level malaria counterparts, and other entities working in malaria prevention and control;
    • Support advocacy efforts related to integrated delivery of RMNCH +NM with State Ministry of Health and SPHCDA for adoption of new evidence-based RMNCH+nutrition and malaria best practices at health facilities and the community;
    • Contribute to IHP continuous learning and adaptation (CLA) and the development of knowledge management products related to IRMNCH + N and malaria and apply lessons learned to improve the program design and implementation in IHP supported states.
    • Contribute to IHP routine reporting, success stories and publications.**

    Required Qualifications

    • MBBS / MD, Nursing or Midwifery Degree plus a Master's degree in Public Health, Nursing or a related field or an advanced post graduate degree in a related field is essential;
    • At least eight (8) years relevant experience in one or more of technical areas: Family planning, maternal health, newborn health, child health, nutrition and malaria;
    • Experience in integrated PHC service delivery at health facilities and community;
    • Experience implementing programmes at the primary health care level is an advantage;
    • Familiarity with performance indicators in at least 2 technical areas
    • Familiarity with applying quality improvement methodologies to improve quality of primary services, including identifying and overcoming critical gaps and monitoring performance indicators to guide continuous improvement
    • Familiarity with Nigerian public and private sector health systems at the state, LGHA and community levels is highly desirable;
    • Knowledge of local culture and a deep understanding of the social, political and ethical issues surrounding the delivery of RMNCH +NM services;
    • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication. Ability to speak Hausa;
    • Demonstrated experience managing stakeholders and building capacity at sub-national levels;
    • Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency delivering relevant IRMNCH +NM training packages and supporting retention of health worker competencies (e.g. through mentoring, supervision);
    • Ability to function/work independently as well as part of a team;
    • Well-developed computer skills;
    • Ability to travel within IHP focal state at least 50% time.

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    Administrative Officer

    Position Reports to: Administrative Manager

    Overview

    • The Admin Officer (AO) reports to the Administrative Manager and will be responsible for providing Administrative support to the Administrative Team in Jhpiego office in Abuja.
    • The AO will ensure that administrative processes follow Jhpiego, USAID rules and regulations, other applicable approved procedures at all times.
    • The AO will be responsible for ensuring cost consciousness, efficiency of administrative operations and maintaining an on-site administrative system required to assure the integrity and effective performance of admin operations.

    Responsibilities

    • Ensure that administration processes run smoothly to support effective and efficient program implementation.
    • Responsible for managing and reporting operational usage of vehicle fleet and other facility equipment
    • Provide and ensure that all logistics requirements are available for the smooth running of program activities.
    • Set the standard for compliance with USAID and Jhpiego’s regulations and standards.
    • Ensure that all shipments received are properly recorded and ensure that appropriate department is informed of the arrival of each shipment.
    • Maintain lease and contract management database and ensure that renewals, extensions, termination processes are promptly initiated and completed
    • Support office management and facility management process
    • Support fleet management process
    • Support planning and coordination of business travels for all country office staff

    Required Qualifications

    • B.Sc. in Business Administration, Public Administration, or relevant field
    • Professional Certification in Project Management is an added advantage. Master’s degree is an added advantage
    • Minimum of three (3) years demonstrated administrative experience within an international not-for-profit organization.
    • Previous experience in a USAID award is highly desired
    • Practical understanding and application of donor regulations in large and complex projects is highly desired.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Computers skills including use of automated fleet management and reporting software.
    • Working knowledge of database applications, MS Word, and Excel etc
    • Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented and high degree of accuracy;
    • Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively interact with all levels of staff and partners.
    • Good oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate findings and analyses
    • Cooperative, hardworking, flexible & dependable.
    • Be of high integrity and have a sense of confidentiality
    • Be willing to take on extra responsibilities in order to achieve the goals/objectives set by the organization
    • Capability to develop and implement effective strategies and tactics for accomplishing assigned duties
    • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
    • Be self-motivated, proactive and have a positive attitude to work requiring minimum supervision.

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    Financial Management Consultant

    Position Reports to: Director, Finance and OperationsContract
    Duration: Three (3) Months

    Summary / Scope of Work

    • The Financial Management Consultant will primarily work with the Director of Finance and Operations to implement the agency’s document retention strategy.
    • He/she will review the existing physical and e-filing system and make recommendations on areas of improvement.
    • He/she will be flexible to perform any other finance related operations assigned.

    Responsibilities

    • Perform desk review all vouchers to ensure completeness and escalate deficiency to supervisor
    • File/Archive all approved vouchers and supporting documentation
    • Ensure that document retention/archiving are in line with our corporate strategy
    • Coordinate and monitor the external firm to be engaged to perform e-filing process
    • Make recommendation on how the agency’s document retention processes can be strengthened and improved
    • Assume other duties as assigned by supervisor.

    Required Qualifications

    • Degree in Accounting (B.Sc. or HND) is mandatory
    • MBA is highly desired
    • CPA, or equivalent an added advantage
    • Minimum of three to five (3-5) years relevant experience in well-structured international NGO
    • Knowledge of USAID regulations is highly desired.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Sound knowledge of donor regulation on document retention
    • Experience on managing e-filing system
    • Knowledge of internal controls
    • Financial management skills
    • Advanced computer skills
    • Be cooperative, hardworking, flexible & dependable
    • Be of high integrity and have a sense of confidentiality
    • Capability to develop and implement effective strategies and tactics for accomplishing assigned duties
    • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
    • Be self-motivated, proactive and have a positive attitude to work requiring minimum supervision.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV to: [email protected] using "the job title" as the subject of the mail.

    Note

    • CV and Cover Letter as one single word document
    • The title/subject of your email and application should be the position you are applying for.
    • Candidates that do not comply with the application instruction will be disqualified.
    • Qualified female candidates are especially encouraged to apply.
    • We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.
    • Only shortlisted candidates will receive an invitation for an interview.
    • Any successful candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.
    • JHU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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