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  • Posted on: 15 December, 2016 Deadline: 29 December, 2016
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  • 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, Save the Children International (SCI), Pediatric Association of Nigeria (PAN), Nigeria Society of Neonatal Medicine (NISONM), Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics of Nigeria (SOGON) and National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), will be implementing a USAID funded global cooperative agreement called the Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP).The program's goal is to contribute significantly to ending preventable maternal and child deaths (EPMCD) in Nigeria. The five year project which started in October 2014 will end in September 2019 and will be implemented in Kogi and Ebonyi States of Nigeria.

    Quality Improvement Coordinator

     

    Summary Scope of Work

    • The Quality Improvement Coordinator (QIC) will report to the State Team leader and provide technical support for the implementation and monitoring of quality improvement strategies and activities at the level of project-supported health facilities (HFs).
    • The successful candidates will also contribute to the development of innovative approaches in the areas of quality and performance improvement.

    Responsibilities

    • The QIC will work with the LGA health coordinator and managers and providers in. the health facilities to ensure that the projects strategies for the delivery of high impact quality improvement in health services, especially around the day of childbirth), are implemented.
    • In particular s/he will be responsible for continuous post-training supervision, mentoring and on-the- job training to service providers focusing on quality improvement.
    • The QIC will be responsible for ensuring that providers keep comply with set performance standards in their service delivery and observe the use of service protocols and provide on-the-job training as needed.
    • In collaboration with the State ministries of health (SMOH), LGAs and other MCSP staff and partners, the QIC will assist in defining critical training needs and organizing in-service training activities as needed to support quality of care.
    • The QIC will work in conjunction with the SMOH/LGA supportive supervision teams to continuously provide supervision at the health facility level, identify bottle necks to quality services and work with the health facility teams to identify and implement solutions.
    • The QIC will support facilities to establish quality improvement teams with regular documented meetings, ensuring-their participation in the learning platforms.
    • The QIC will ensure the implementation of quality improvement teams work plan and achievement of their targets.
    • Implement a quality improvement plan for service delivery points within the state, and implement and monitor the new WHO Quality of Care (QoC)/SBM-R initiatives in HFs across the State.
    • The QIC will support the monthly data collection, results reporting, documentation and data visualization using the appropriate quality improvement template.
    • S/he will contribute to writing of the project quarterly report especially in the area of quality of care and improvement, including identifying success stories and keeping a photographic and written record of highlights of field activities.
    • Perform other duties as maybe assigned from time to time by his/her supervisor.

    Key Outputs:

    • Documented and accurate reports on types of On the Job support provided during quality improvement visits conducted
    • Number of supportive supervision visits conducted with documentation on the number of providers reached.
    • Up to date knowledge of relevant high impact interventions for reduction of maternal, newborn and child mortality and use of such in providing support to service providers.
    • Up to date knowledge of quality of care issues and able to support providers in its implementation of their quality of care work plans.
    • Technical inputs and contributions as technical support to overall State MCSP work plan implementation.
    • Support provided to technical training events especially in quality improvement capacity building of health workers in the State.

    Required Qualifications

    • A Senior Nurse Midwife with 6 to 10 years of Clinical/Maternity practice experience including experience with teaching, quality improvement, perception and project/health management.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Demonstrated ability to be a team player, to lead teams and to organize multiple and simultaneous sets of activities
    • Strong clinical skills and demonstrated supportive supervision skills are needed
    • Clear understanding of public health and quality of care issues and challenges in Nigeria
    • Computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are essential
    • Ability to produce accurate reports and data on activities
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and a local language of the project state will be an advantage
    • Willingness and ability to travel up to 50% time within the State is a requirement.

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    Human Resource Assistant

     

    Summary Scope of Work

    • The HR Assistant will report to the Human Resources Manager.
    • S/He Will assist with the administration of the day-to-day operations of the human resources functions and duties.
    • The successful candidate will act as the liaison between the department and staff, ensuring smooth communication and prompt resolution of all queries.
    • S/He will also assist in coordinating HR policies, processes and relevant documents.

    Responsibilities

    • Assists in posting vacancies, preparation and organization of job applications, and participating in preliminary shortlisting per established criteria for some positions.
    • Drafts inductions schedules to new hires, and gets them confirmed.
    • Prepare welcome packages for new hires including policies, guidelines and manuals as per the established checklist.
    • Monitors due dates for introductory performance reviews of new hires, enrollment for and maturity of staff life and medical polices.
    • Ensures personnel files (including hard copies) are maintained per checklist electronically or on online basis in iCIMS & JEMS.
    • Assists in the maintenance and updating of consultants’ database, and also temporary hires.
    • Supports the provision of HR related information as requested by responsible bodies including staff, donors and partners.
    • Assists in tracking staff insurance claims and other cases liaising with the Insurer;
    • Checks medical reimbursements of staff and dependents for completeness and files claims to the Insurer for refund; follows up whether these claims are reimbursed in time;
    • Assists in the implementation of HR policies as outlined in the Jhpiego Nigeria Employment Policy Manual;
    • Assists and alerts the HR Manager on any new developments with regard to local and international provisions as applicable to the HR management and functions.

    Required Qualification

    • B.Sc. degree in Business Administration, Human Resources Management or related field.
    • 3-4 years proven experience in Human Resources functions.
    • Knowledge of international and USG donor agencies and private sector foundations.
    • Basic Knowledge of Nigerian Labour Law.
    • Membership of CIPM/SHRM is desired and will be an added advantage.
    • Experience working in an iNGO.

    Knowledge/Abilities/Skills

    • Experience working in a busy office
    • Computer skills including demonstrated hands on-experience with MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and MS Excel,
    • Proficiency in both written and spoken English
    • Abroad variety of administrative and office management.
    • A team player with experience working in a multi-cultural environment.
    • Be self-motivated, proactive and have a positive attitude to work requiring minimum supervision.
    • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to handle a variety of assignments sometimes under pressure of deadlines.
    • Be cooperative, hardworking, flexible & dependable.
    • Ability to communicate effectively, instilling trust and confidence.
    • Pleasant, warm. and outgoing personality.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    • 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.
    • Must be flexible and able to work independently and as part ofa team.

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    Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

     

    Summary Scope of Work

    • The Monitoring & Evaluation Officer (MEO) will be reporting to the Monitoring & Evaluation Director.
    • S/he will assist in the development, implementation and management of the monitoring and evaluation requirements of the JHPIEGO Nigeria Country Office.
    • S/he will work closely with program and technical staff to maintain monitoring frameworks that are accurate; up-to-date and comprehensive.
    • S/he will maintain office data base systems and ensure up-to-date, accurate information on them.
    • S/he will assist the program staff in preparing sections of program reports that deal with monitoring and evaluation, and in the implementation of program assessments and evaluations.
    • S/he will work closely with the Strategic Information Officers (SIOs) in collating and submitting monthly and quarterly data through the DHIS2.
    • Experience in preparing Performance Monitoring Plans (PMP) is a requirement

    Responsibilities

    • The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (M&E Officer) will support all Monitoring and Evaluation initiatives and data related activities of the project.
    • Specifically, the M&E officer will work closely with the SIOs at state level to coordinate the implementation of the National harmonized HMIS strategic plan across vertical health programs and ensure that service providers and other stakeholders in the state comply with the strategic plan.
    • The M&E officer will participate in conducting 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 SIOs in collecting, collating and reporting all data tracked by the program
    • S/he will work with the SIOs to develop dashboard for routine data for health facilities and LGAs.
    • The M&E Officer will support the process of building the capacity of health care providers in quality data collection, analysis, dissemination, visualization and use of health information at the state and health facility levels for program planning and management and will assist the SMOH to increase the dissemination of information appropriately packaged for various stakeholder groups.
    • Work closely with the M&E Director in preparing PMP and responding to other M&E issues on all programs
    • The M&E officer will work closely with the M&E Director in proposing strategies 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.
    • Perform other duties relating to the project assigned by the supervisor

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Demography and Statistics or equivalent in any discipline in the Social Sciences.
    • At least 5 years’ post-NYSC working experience in the implementation and management of health Strategic Information systems (MNH programming preferred).
    • Previous experience working with an international NGO will be an advantage

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • High-level computer skills using MS Excel, MS Access SPSS and/or SAS and Epi-Info Windows
    • Attention to detail and accuracy in basic data management, analysis, data visualization and reporting
    • Demonstrated ability to train and build the capacity of others on monitoring and evaluation.
    • Knowledge of electronic medical records systems and deployment of database systems for patient monitoring will be an added advantage
    • Cooperative, competent, hard working, 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.

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    Procurement Officer

     

    Summary Scope of Work

    • The Procurement Officer will report to the Senior Finance Manager and will be responsible for providing procurement support to the Jhpiego Nigeria Country Office. This includes sourcing, negotiating, purchasing and liaising with the wide variety of vendors/suppliers.
    • The successful candidate will be responsible for the day to day implementation of the procurement systems and procedures. S/he will work closely with the Senior Finance Manager to ensure timely procurement and will proactively identify gaps and make suggestions for improvement.

    Responsibilities
    The successful candidate will provide all procurement and purchasing support functions to the Jhpiego Nigeria Country Office which includes:

    • Sourcing for quotations and negotiating for prices, terms, delivery and after sale services with vendors.
    • Prepare basis for vendor selection and where necessary forward to Jhpiego Baltimore for approval of procurement at and prepare documentation for prior approval.
    • Raise LPOs and forward to vendors/suppliers.
    • Follow up with vendors to ensure timely delivery of goods and services.
    • Work with Jhpiego staff to determine specifications for goods and services.
    • Maintain/update procurement systems and records: implementing the procurement system identified by Jhpiego Baltimore.
    • Assist in coordinating with Baltimore staff on approvals, shipments, clearing and deliveries to the office.
    • Participating in evaluating, appraising and selecting pre-qualified suppliers/vendors.
    • Work closely with the Senior Finance & Admin Manager / procurement committee to ensure timely procurement and proactively identify gaps and make suggestions for improvement.
    • Assume other responsibilities, as assigned.

    Required Qualifications

    • University degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration or a related field.
    • Minimum of 5 years proven experience with at least 3 years in an International NGOs or International Development Agencies.
    • Membership of procurement professional organisation (CIPS, NCIPSM, etc.)
    • Knowledge of USAID regulations would be an added advantage.

    Knowledge/Abilities/Skills

    • Experience working in a busy office
    • Computer skills including demonstrated hands on-experience with MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and MS Excel.
    • Proficiency in both written and spoken English
    • Abroad variety of administrative, office management and computer skills
    • Experience in managing teams and supervising multi cultural staff
    • Be self motivated, proactive and have a positive attitude to work requiring minimum supervision.
    • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to handle a variety of assignments sometimes under pressure of deadlines.
    • Be cooperative, hardworking, flexible & dependable.
    • Ability to communicate effectively, instilling trust and confidence.
    • Pleasant, warm and outgoing personality.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    • 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.
    • Must be flexible and able to work independently and as part of a team.

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    Service Improvement Facilitator

     

    Location: Abakaliki, Ebonyi

    Summary Scope of Work

    • The Service Improvement Facilitator (SIF) will report to the State Team Leader and is responsible for providing technical support for the implementation and monitoring of service delivery strategies and activities at the level of project-supported health facilities (Hfs)

    Responsibilities

    • The SIF will work with the LGA health coordinator and managers and providers in the health facilities to ensure that the project’s strategies for the delivery of high impact services are implemented.
    • In particular S/he will be responsible for continuous post-training supervision, mentoring and on-the-job training to service providers.
    • The SIF will be responsible for ensuring that providers keep to standards of practice and observe the use of service protocols and provide on-the-job training as needed.
    • In collaboration with the State ministries of health (SMOH), LGAs and other MCSP staff and partners, the SIF will assist in defining critical training needs and organizing in-service training activities as needed.
    • The SIF will work in conjunction with the SMOH/LGA supportive supervision teams to continuously provide supervision at the health facility level, identify bottle necks to quality services and work with the health facility teams to identify and implement solutions.
    • The SIF will ensure that commodity logistics management systems (CLMS) are in place and track regular supply of commodities and report stock-outs in the assigned LGA zones to minimize disruption of services and ensure timely submission and accuracy of reports.
    • S/he will contribute to writing of the quarterly report especially in the area of quality assurance, including identifying success stories and keeping a photographic and written record of field activity highlights
    • Implement an improvement plan for service delivery points within the zone, and implement and monitor SBM-R initiatives in assigned Hfs
    • Perform other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    Key Outputs:

    • Documented and accurate reports on types of On the Job trainings conducted
    • Number of supportive supervision visits conducted with documentation on the number of providers reached.
    • Up to date knowledge of relevant high impact interventions for reduction of maternal, newborn and child mortality use of such in providing support to service providers.
    • Up to date knowledge of commodity logistics management information system (CLMIS) and able to support providers in its implementation.
    • Technical inputs and contributions as technical support to overall Zonal TSHIP implementation.
    • Support provided to technical trainings in their respective zones

    Required Qualifications

    • A Senior Nurse/Midwife with at least 6 years of clinical/maternity practice experience including experience with teaching, provision of clinical services and health management.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Demonstrated ability to be a team player, to lead teams and to organize multiple and simultaneous sets of activities
    • Strong clinical skills and demonstrated supportive supervision skills are needed
    • Clear understanding of Public Health issues and challenges in Nigeria
    • Computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are essential
    • Ability to produce accurate reports and data on activities
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and a local language of the project state will be an advantage
    • Willingness and ability to travelupto 50% time within the State is a requirement.

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    Quality Improvement Coordinator

     

    Summary Scope of Work

    • The Quality Improvement Coordinator (QIC) will report to the State Team leader and provide technical support for the implementation and monitoring of quality improvement strategies and activities at the level of project-supported health facilities (HFs).
    • The successful candidates will also contribute to the development of innovative approaches in the areas of quality and performance improvement.

    Responsibilities

    • The QIC will work with the LGA health coordinator and managers and providers in. the health facilities to ensure that the projects strategies for the delivery of high impact quality improvement in health services, especially around the day of childbirth), are implemented.
    • In particular s/he will be responsible for continuous post-training supervision, mentoring and on-the- job training to service providers focusing on quality improvement.
    • The QIC will be responsible for ensuring that providers keep comply with set performance standards in their service delivery and observe the use of service protocols and provide on-the-job training as needed.
    • In collaboration with the State ministries of health (SMOH), LGAs and other MCSP staff and partners, the QIC will assist in defining critical training needs and organizing in-service training activities as needed to support quality of care.
    • The QIC will work in conjunction with the SMOH/LGA supportive supervision teams to continuously provide supervision at the health facility level, identify bottle necks to quality services and work with the health facility teams to identify and implement solutions.
    • The QIC will support facilities to establish quality improvement teams with regular documented meetings, ensuring-their participation in the learning platforms.
    • The QIC will ensure the implementation of quality improvement teams work plan and achievement of their targets.
    • Implement a quality improvement plan for service delivery points within the state, and implement and monitor the new WHO Quality of Care (QoC)/SBM-R initiatives in HFs across the State.
    • The QIC will support the monthly data collection, results reporting, documentation and data visualization using the appropriate quality improvement template.
    • S/he will contribute to writing of the project quarterly report especially in the area of quality of care and improvement, including identifying success stories and keeping a photographic and written record of highlights of field activities.
    • Perform other duties as maybe assigned from time to time by his/her supervisor.

    Key Outputs:

    • Documented and accurate reports on types of On the Job support provided during quality improvement visits conducted
    • Nurnber of supportive supervision visits conducted with documentation on the number of providers reached.
    • Up to date knowledge of relevant high impact interventions for reduction of maternal, newborn and child mortality and use of such in providing support to servie providers.
    • Up to date knowledge of quality of care issues and able to support providers in its implementation of their quality of care work plans.
    • Technical inputs and contributions as technical support to overall State MCSP work plan implementation.
    • Support provided to technical training events especially in quality improvement capacity building of health workers in the State.

    Required Qualifications

    • A Senior Nurse Midwife with 6 to 10 years of Clinical/Maternity practice experience including experience with teaching, quality improvement, perception and project/health management.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Demonstrated ability to be a team player, to lead teams and to organize multiple and simultaneous sets of activities
    • Strong clinical skills and demonstrated supportive supervision skills are needed
    • Clear understanding of public health and quality of care issues and challenges in Nigeria
    • Computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are essential
    • Ability to produce accurate reports and data on activities
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and a local language of the project state will be an advantage
    • Willingness and ability to travel up to 50% time within the State is a requirement.

    Method of Application

    Applicants should submit their Application letter and CV's as one single word document to: ng-recruitment@jhpiego.org The title/subject of your email and application should be the position you have applied for.

    Note
    All staff members of Jhpiego, regardless of the level of their responsibilities are expected to:

    • Model the mission and values stated above
    • Participate in the business development processes
    • Contribute to the knowledge sharing and transfer process
    • Make responsible decisions that result in time and cost containment and clear accountability
    • Participate in multiple teams, adopt team spirit, take responsibility for action items assigned and provide feedback as needed
    • Multitask, be able to manage competing priorities and be able to prioritize in order to meet program and/or organizational objectives
    • Only shortlisted candidates will receive an invitation for an interview.
    • Please note that any successful candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.

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