Management Sciences for Health (MSH) saws lives and improves health, especially among the world's poorest and most vulnerable people, by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. We live our mission to save lives and improve the health of the world's poorest and most vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health
The Technical Advisor will provide focused, high-quality institutional capacity building assistance for clients of the PLAN Health program in addition to leading project technical staff to strengthen organizations' systems towards greater sustainability and achievement of their missions. It is expected that technical assistance will focus both on building stronger organizations and on developing individuals to lead them to achieving results.
• Graduate degree- preferably in social sciences, business or health.
• Minimum of five years experience in capacity building in Nigeria Experience in project management
• Experience working in or with public sector organizations, particularly in the health field
• Knowledge of PEPFAR-funded programs and experience in managing relationships with USAID missions preferred.
• Significant senior level work experience in institutional capacity building across the areas of finance, human resources, governance, and planning, organizational development and program management.
• Proven programmatic, technical and managerial ability and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with professional colleagues in a broad range of indigenous governmental organizations and NGOs.
• Strong facilitation skills
• Ability to produce results in diverse cultural, social and language contexts.
•Demonstrated computer skills in MS Office Suite applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
•Willingness to travel within Nigeria regularly and potentially outside Nigeria as required.
Method of Application
Interested persons may send comprehensive resume with a brief cover letter not later than Friday. March 18, 2011.
Suitable candidates living with HIV/AIDS will have an added advantage.
Women are encouraged to apply. For more information about MSH, visit: www.msh.org