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  • Posted: May 29, 2020
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  • Palladium Group is a privately owned real estate company. Its core businesses are Portfolio and Development investments. The Group invests for its own account and in partnership with private and institutional investors. Its knowledge and expertise allow for a combination of efficiency and quality of life aspects through a global approach to residential and c...
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    State Coordinator

    Job Ref: req8237
    Reports to: Senior Activity Manager         
    Program: HP+ Nigeria Sustainable Health Financing of HIV/AIDS and TB Programs at National and Subnational Levels       
    Duration: June 2020 to September 2020, with a possibility of renewal.

    Project Overview and Role

    • Health Policy Plus (HP+) is a USAID-funded five-year $185 million project awarded to Palladium in August 2015. HP+ has a mandate across global, country, and subnational levels to strengthen and advance health policy priorities in HIV, family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH), and maternal health. It aims to improve the enabling environment for equitable and sustainable health services, supplies, and delivery systems through policy development and implementation, with an emphasis on voluntary, rights-based health programs, and by strengthening in-country partners’ capacity to navigate complex environments for effective policy design, implementation, and financing aligned to their priorities. HP+ provides technical assistance to governments, civil society, and the private sector to effectively engage in domestic resource mobilization (DRM), put in place sustainable financing and accountability mechanisms, and make progress toward global, national, and subnational health goals.
    • HP+ has been engaged by the USAID Nigeria Office to conceptualize and design activities to improve sustainable financing for Human Immunodeficiency Virus / Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) and tuberculosis (TB) programs at the national level and in two USAID priority states – Kano and Kano. These activities will span an initial period of 2 years, will continue efforts started by the Health Finance and Governance (HFG) project and complement current Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV and AIDS Services (SIDHAS) and Sustaining Health Outcomes through the Private Sector (SHOPS) Plus projects’ activities.  

    Overall Responsibilities

    • The State Coordinator, Sustainable Health Financing is a full-time position in Kano State responsible for providing overall leadership and management of the HP+ Nigeria Sustainable Health Financing of HIV/AIDS and TB Programs activity.
    • Specifically, the incumbent should demonstrate familiarity with organization and status of the Kano State Contributory Health Management Scheme (KSCHMA) and access to key stakeholders and decision makers in the state, with ability for advocacy and leadership to develop and strengthen partnerships and coordination to achieve a sustainable and state-owned impact. 
    • S/he will work closely with principal staff from the State Ministry of Health (SMoH), KSCHMA, Regional and State offices of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) and other relevant institutions to ensure successful implementation of the workplan.
    • S/he will work closely with the State PFM Consultant and collaborate with the Technical Advisors and Country Director from HP+ at the national level to ensure the delivery of Kano State-related outputs per project workplan.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Provide overall leadership and management for HP+ Sustainable Health Financing of HIV /AIDS and TB Programs activity in Kano State.
    • Lead in the engagement of major decision makers and other stakeholders in the State.
    • Lead in the conduct of high-level advocacy actions as required in the State.
    • Ensure adequate visibility is given to program activities in the State.
    • Provide technical support as necessary to support development and implementation of state roadmap for HIV and TB integration at the state level.
    • Support HIV and DRM activities in the state in keeping with the workplan.
    • Provide financial and administrative leadership to project activities at the state level
    • Participate in design, preparation and facilitation of workshops and roundtable engagements with stakeholders as necessary.
    • Provide updates and documentations as required for programming.
    • Other duties as may be assigned

    Required Qualifications and Experience

    • Master's Degree in Public Health, Public Policy, Political Science, Public Administration, Communication or a related technical degree
    • Experience in Health Economics/ Financing in Nigeria.
    • Sound understanding of TB, HIV epidemic and programs in Nigeria.
    • Significant experience in HIV/AIDS, TB programming;
    • Experience in health insurance implementation in Nigeria.   
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc).
    • Evidence of a strong track record of successfully engaging with key decision makers in the state; familiarity with the key stakeholders in Kano state; SMOH, KSCHMA.
    • Strong program management and supervisory skills.
    • Strong interpersonal, writing, presentation, and organizational skills.
    • Demonstrated problem solving, analytic, financial, and evaluative skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Strong English writing, oral communication, and reporting skills.
    • Flexibility, adaptability, and resourcefulness. Ability to take initiative and/or respond independently to situations.

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    National TB / HIV Advisor

    Job Ref: req8238
    Reports to: Country Director
    Job Type: Full time-consultancy     
    Duration: 20 days a month for 3 months, starting in June.
    Program: HP+ Nigeria Sustainable Health Financing of HIV/AIDS and TB Programs at National and Subnational Levels

    Project Overview and Role

    • Health Policy Plus (HP+) is a USAID-funded five-year $185 million project awarded to Palladium in August 2015. HP+ has a mandate across global, country, and subnational levels to strengthen and advance health policy priorities in HIV, family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH), and maternal health. It aims to improve the enabling environment for equitable and sustainable health services, supplies, and delivery systems through policy development and implementation, with an emphasis on voluntary, rights-based health programs, and by strengthening in-country partners’ capacity to navigate complex environments for effective policy design, implementation, and financing aligned to their priorities. HP+ provides technical assistance to governments, civil society, and the private sector to effectively engage in domestic resource mobilization (DRM), put in place sustainable financing and accountability mechanisms, and make progress toward global, national, and subnational health goals.
    • HP+ has been engaged by the USAID Nigeria Office to conceptualize and design activities to improve sustainable financing for Human Immunodeficiency Virus / Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) and tuberculosis (TB) programs at the national level and in two USAID priority states – Kano and Kano. These activities will span an initial period of 2 years, will continue efforts started by the Health Finance and Governance (HFG) project and complement current Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV and AIDS Services (SIDHAS) and Sustaining Health Outcomes through the Private Sector (SHOPS) Plus projects’ activities.

    Overall Responsibilities

    • The National TB/HIV Advisor will provide support to the National TB program, STOP TB partnership of Nigeria (STPN) and NACA in DRM and organisational strengthening efforts towards improving sustainable TB financing in Nigeria. Specifically, the consultant should demonstrate familiarity with organization and status of the National TB and Leprosy Control Program (NTBLCP), STPN, and NACA and have access to key stakeholders and decision makers, with ability for advocacy and leadership to develop and strengthen partnerships and coordination to achieve improved and  sustainable TB financing and impact on TB control efforts.
    • S/he will work closely with principal staff of the STPN, NTBLCP, NACA and other relevant institutions to ensure successful implementation of HP+ scope of work.
    • S/he will work closely with the DRM/PFM Advisor from HP+, and collaborate with the Technical Advisors and Country Director at the national level to ensure the timely delivery of high-quality products and results.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Provide technical advice and facilitation of TB/HIV DRM efforts at the national level towards improved sustainable domestic financing for TB/HIV.
    • Support the development of policy documents and plans; DRM strategies and workplans for TB and HIV financing by the government agencies.
    • Engage major decision makers and other stakeholders for program implementation results.
    • Support the national agencies in planning and in the conduction of high-level advocacy actions as required.
    • Facilitate follow up on DRM commitments by different actors to the agencies.
    • Support the activation and operations of the HIV and TB National DRM TWGs.
    • Provide organisational development support to the STPN.
    • Facilitate the implementation of DRM strategies, TWG workplans and action plans and provide capacity strengthening to the relevant agencies and actors in DRM efforts.
    • Provide technical support and stakeholders engagement towards accelerating take-off of the PIET.
    • Participate in design, preparation and facilitation of workshops and roundtable engagements with stakeholders as necessary.
    • Provide updates and documentations as required for programming.

    Key Deliverables:

    • Improved capacity of the STPN
    • Domestic resources mobilised for TB/ HIV from government and private sources
    • TB/ HIV DRM TWG Workplans
    • TB DRM Strategic plan.

    Required Qualifications and Experience

    • Master's Degree in Public Health, Public Policy, Political Science, Public Administration, Communication or a related technical degree
    • Experience in the Nigerian Health System.
    • Sound understanding of TB, HIV epidemic and programs in Nigeria.
    • Significant experience in HIV/AIDS, TB programming;
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc).
    • Evidence of a strong track record of successfully engaging with key decision makers in the state; familiarity with the key stakeholders in the TB/HIV space in Nigeria.
    • Strong interpersonal, writing, presentation, and organizational skills.
    • Demonstrated problem solving, analytic, financial, and evaluative skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Strong English writing, oral communication, and reporting skills.
    • Flexibility, adaptability, and resourcefulness. Ability to take initiative and/or respond independently to situations.

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