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  • Posted on: 9 May, 2013 Deadline: 21 May, 2013
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  • Background Information
    Management Sciences for Health (MSH) saves 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.

    Technical Officer

     

    Overall Responsibilities

    MSH is seeking to recruit a technical officer (TO) who will be based in Gombe, Gombe state. The TO will be responsible for providing technical and programmatic support to PLAN Health’s expanding portfolio of work in the state. He/she will be responsible for providing technical and programmatic support required for implementing institutional capacity building and health systems strengthening activities with key stakeholders in the state’s health sector (MOH, SACA and SASCP) in Akwa-Ibom State

    Specific Responsibilities

    The Technical Officer’s responsibilities will include the following:

     

    • Building and      managing professional relationships with clients of PLAN Health in the      state and providing reliable, high-quality follow through on obligations      to these clients.
    • Identifying      and documenting in a timely fashion the technical assistance needs of each      of the client institutions. 
    • Implementing      technical assistance in a manner consistent with MSH’s approach and      values.
    • Providing      advice and guidance on technical matters (related programming strategy) to      the leadership of PLAN health.
    • Providing      monthly written reports of the current state of programming.
    •  Providing hands on support for key      interventions and activities.
    • Representing      MSH in forums with clients, donors and other key health sector      stakeholders in the state
    • Bringing pending needs for planned work      or short term technical assistance to the attention of Senior Technical      Advisors in a timely manner
    Qualifications
    • Graduate degree in international public      health, international development, public policy, public administration,      management, social sciences or a related discipline.
    • Nigeria-specific experience required.
    • At least 3 years post NYSC work experience in a similar field. 
    • Strong practical grasp of health systems strengthening and project management.
    • Fluency in oral and written English.      Fluency in Hausa will be an added advantage.
    • Ability to work as a member of a team,      and to contribute to developing a new project in a dynamic environment.
    • Proven programmatic, technical, and      interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with professional      colleagues in a broad range of indigenous governmental organizations and      NGOs.
    • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written      communications, teamwork and partnering abilities.
    • Demonstrated computer skills in MS Office      Suite applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Skill in web design      will be a plus.

    To apply, follow link: https://jobs-msh.icims.com/jobs/6546/technical-officer%2c-gombe/job

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    Technical Officer, Project Management

     

    Overall Responsibilities

    The Technical Officer will work in a team lead by a Technical Advisor to provide integrated technical assistance for the capacity building of CSO and government partners in strengthening their management system and support the delivery of programs for project management, Grants & Procurement Management, Proposal Development and leadership and management in order to enable the partners to be more programmatic, institutional and financially sustainable.

     

    The TO will required to have specialized training and experience in one of the management areas mentioned above and should be familiar with PEPFAR and HIV/AIDS service delivery in Nigeria.  Good knowledge of the expectations and demands of USAID and other international donor agencies will be an added advantage.  The TO is expected to have strong facilitation skills and able to work to train staff of partner organizations

     

    The TO will work under the supervision of the PLAN-Health Technical Advisor but will be expected to work closely in a team and other colleagues in MSH Nigeria.

     

    Specific Responsibilities

    1.                  Client Responsibilities:

    The TO accomplishes project goals through the following:

    • Implementing technical assistance in a manner that leads to adoption and sustainable use of MSH tools and approaches by building client awareness of current gaps, achieving buy-in on the viability and need for an MSH tool or approach, and training client staff on the use of MSH tools or approaches.
    • Building and managing professional relationships with key stakeholders, and providing reliable, high-quality follow through on all obligations to clients and other parties.
    • Bringing pending needs for contracted work or short term technical assistance to the attention of the Senior Technical Advisor in a timely manner.

     

    2.                  Internal Responsibilities:

           The TO supports the functioning of MSH Nigeria through the following:

    • Providing support to Technical Advisors and other staff on integrating clients’ needs for institutional capacity building into project work plans and budget projections.
    • Drafting internal reports and/or communications as needed.
    • Submitting requests for contracts or STTA, and all administrative items (e.g., expense reports, timesheets, travel requests), in a timely manner.
    • Making the Senior Technical Advisor aware of opportunities to expand MSH Nigeria’s impact through new client engagement.
    Qualifications
    • Graduate degree in      international public health, international development, public policy,      public administration, management, social sciences or a related      discipline.
    •  Knowledge of public health policy formulation, diffusion and utilization in Nigeria
    • Knowledge and experience in capacity building /Organizational development for civil society organizations and public sector institutions working in the country
    • Knowledge of the dynamics of health and multi sector response to HIV and AIDS in the country
    • Ability to work as a member of a team, and to contribute to developing a new project in a dynamic environment.
    • 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 ;verbal and written communication skills.
    • Strong Ability to produce results in diverse cultural, social, and language contexts.
    • Demonstrated computer skills in MS Office Suite applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • Fluency in oral and written      English required.
    • Willingness to travel within      Nigeria regularly and potentially outside Nigeria, as required.

    To apply, follow link: https://jobs-msh.icims.com/jobs/6545/technical-officer%2c-project-management/job

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    Technical Officer - Human Resource Management

     

    Overall Responsibilities

    The Technical Officer will work in a team lead by a Technical Advisor to provide integrated technical assistance for the capacity building of CSO and government partners in strengthening their management system and support the delivery of programs for project management, Grants & Procurement Management, Proposal Development and leadership and management in order to enable the partners to be more programmatic, institutional and financially sustainable.

     

    The TO will required to have specialized training and experience in one of the management areas mentioned above and should be familiar with PEPFAR and HIV/AIDS service delivery in Nigeria.  Good knowledge of the expectations and demands of USAID and other international donor agencies will be an added advantage.  The TO is expected to have strong facilitation skills and able to work to train staff of partner organizations

     

    The TO will work under the supervision of the PLAN-Health Technical Advisor but will be expected to work closely in a team and other colleagues in MSH Nigeria.

    Specific Responsibilities

    1.                  Client Responsibilities:

    The TO accomplishes project goals through the following:

    • Implementing technical assistance in a manner that leads to adoption and sustainable use of MSH tools and approaches by building client awareness of current gaps, achieving buy-in on the viability and need for an MSH tool or approach, and training client staff on the use of MSH tools or approaches.
    • Building and managing professional relationships with key stakeholders, and providing reliable, high-quality follow through on all obligations to clients and other parties.
    • Bringing pending needs for contracted work or short term technical assistance to the attention of the Senior Technical Advisor in a timely manner.

     

    2.                  Internal Responsibilities:

           The TO supports the functioning of MSH Nigeria through the following:

    • Providing support to Technical Advisors and other staff on integrating clients’ needs for institutional capacity building into project work plans and budget projections.
    • Drafting internal reports and/or communications as needed.
    • Submitting requests for contracts or STTA, and all administrative items (e.g., expense reports, timesheets, travel requests), in a timely manner.
    • Making the Senior Technical Advisor aware of opportunities to expand MSH Nigeria’s impact through new client engagement.
    Qualifications
    • Graduate degree in      international public health, international development, public policy,      public administration, management, social sciences or a related      discipline.
    •  Knowledge of public health policy formulation, diffusion and utilization in Nigeria
    • Knowledge and experience in capacity building /Organizational development for civil society organizations and public sector institutions working in the country
    • Knowledge of the dynamics of health and multi sector response to HIV and AIDS in the country
    • Ability to work as a member of a team, and to contribute to developing a new project in a dynamic environment.
    • 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 ;verbal and written communication skills.
    • Strong Ability to produce results in diverse cultural, social, and language contexts.
    • Demonstrated computer skills in MS Office Suite applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • Fluency in oral and written      English required.
    • Willingness to travel within      Nigeria regularly and potentially outside Nigeria, as required.

    To apply, click here: https://jobs-msh.icims.com/jobs/6544/technical-officer%2c-human-resources-management/job

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    State Team Leader

     

    Overall Responsibilities

    Introduction:

    LMS-ACT is an MSH-implemented project in Nigeria that aims at  supporting State Ministries of Health and State Action Committees on AIDS (SACA) to deliver comprehensive HIV/AIDS/TB services—including providing antiretroviral therapy for the hundreds of thousands of people in need in Nigeria. The project will scale up the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) programming to achieve its goals for provision of ART to 350,000 people in need by 2009, palliative care services for HIV-TB co-infected individuals, and prevention of HIV transmission from mother-to-child (PMTCT).

     

    Job objective

    The objective of the State Team Leader position is to provide overall leadership and management of the LMS-ACT project in the state and related states/areas in a manner that strengthens partnerships with the state government and other partners, and leads to sustainable HIV/AIDS prevention and control efforts.

    Management responsibility

    1. Spearheading coordination, implementation and reporting of the LMS-ACT program in State and related states
    2. Ensure optimal resource management in the project
    3. Member of the Project Management Team that is responsible for overall project performance
    Specific Responsibilities
    1. Lead the development of an integrated LMS-ACT project plan for State in collaboration with the Project Director, Director Clinical Services, Advisors and State Specialists.
    2. Operationalize LMS-ACT project plan in the State ensuring efficient coordination of resources to maximize integration and synergy of program areas.
    3. Establish system for project monitoring, evaluation and reporting. 
    4. Support the state HMIS Officer to establish a functional state M&E data system with periodic analyses and review to inform program management.
    5. Establish a system for timely relevant technical support to all implementing health facilities.
    6. Take responsibility for management of the state LMS-ACT project budget and all other resources under the direction of Deputy Director Finance/Operations.
    7. Advocate and represent MSH LMS-ACT project at the highest level in the state on matters of HIV/AIDS and TB
    8. Liaise and network with relevant LMS-ACT partners and collaborators in the state to improve MSH’s visibility, coordination of activities and promotion of shared advocacy agenda.
    9. Supervise staff and manage staff performance and development.
    10. Provides clear documentation of programmatic achievements as well as required data and keeps LMS senior management informed of state activities on monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
    Qualifications
    1. Graduate degree in public health, public administration, management or related discipline, or equivalent experience.
    2. At least 5 years senior level work experience in health program management in developing countries, or equivalent.
    3. Previous supervision or team leader experience.
    4. Proven track record in managing international projects or in senior management of a large and complex project overseas.
    5. Demonstrated leadership and capacity to oversee USAID-funded (sub) projects.
    6. Understanding of USAID and field Missions; USG audiences, trends and requirements.
    7. Proven programmatic, technical and managerial expertise in providing support to institutions to strengthen their management and/or leadership capacity, systems and processes, and sustainability potential.
    8. Demonstrated capacity to collaborate with colleagues, teams and partner organizations to achieve results.
    9. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
    10. Excellent writing and oral communication skills.
    11. Computer skills: Windows applications for word processing and spreadsheet software.

    For Sokoto, https://jobs-msh.icims.com/jobs/6559/state-team-leader%2c-sokoto/job

    For Zamfara, https://jobs-msh.icims.com/jobs/6560/state-team-leader%2c-zamfara/job

     

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    Clinical HIV/AIDS Specialist

     

    Overall Responsibilities

    The objective of the CCS position is to manage the LMS-ACT State continuum of Clinical care Program (Basic palliative care [BPC] including the management of opportunistic infections and prophylaxis for adults and children; pediatric ART; adult ART; Management of TB/HIV Co-infection; and PMTCT programs in a manner that strengthens state and local government systems and technical capacity for sustainable HIV/AIDS prevention and control efforts.

    Management Responsibility

    1. Together with LMS Pro-ACT headquarter and State staff, spearhead the effective and efficient implementation of the said services in State.
    2. Member of the State Project Management Team that is responsible for overall project performance.
    Specific Responsibilities
    1. Provide technical input in the development of an integrated State LMS-ACT project plan in collaboration with the Directors, Advisors and State Teams.
    2. Take lead in the establishment of comprehensive HIV/AIDS and TB care and treatment services in the state
    3. Take lead in building the capacity of health workers (didactic, mentoring etc) in all the technical areas so they are able to provide the said clinical HIV/AIDS services.
    4. Liaise with the State Logistics Specialist to monitor ARV and OI drug stocks in the State and ensure timely procurement and distribution.
    5. Liaise with the M&E Specialist to ensure programmatic components of the M&E system are functionalized. (clarity of indicators, PMM and other tools to HF staff, data quality audits, reporting etc)
    6. Identify and flag human resource needs including technical assistance/consultants
    7. Manage the roll-out of the project clinical quality assurance program in the state ensuring SOPs and job aids are available at points of use and quality audits are conducted periodically
    8. Assist the STL to coordinate the establishment of a state technical and administrative supervisory system for all implementing partners.
    9. Participate in activities to extend/expand the LMS-ACT project to other health facilities, communities and States.
    10. Represent MSH LMS-ACT project at the state level on matters of CC&T.
    11. Network with other State Government, CSO and community partners in the State to establish a functional referral system for clients between clinical and community-based HIV/AIDS services.
    12. Document programmatic achievements and keep the State Team Leader informed on monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
    Qualifications
    1. Post graduate degree in Medicine or Public Health.
    2. Significant program experience in Reproductive and Child ealth, HIV/AIDS Programs, IMCI, and health systems strengthening in resource poor settings in Nigeria
    3. Clinical experience in managing HIV/AIDS clients in Nigeria.
    4. Experience managing, supervising and teaching medical and nursing staff.
    5. Experience with HIV/AIDS programs supported by bilateral agencies such as USAID and international agencies such as WHO and World Bank preferred, particularly those related to Voluntary Counseling and Testing, prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission, and care and reatment desirable
    6. Excellent oral and written communication skills and fluency in English

    To apply for this position, follow link: https://jobs-msh.icims.com/jobs/6547/clinical-hiv-aids-specialist%2c-taraba/job

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    Finance and Admin Assistant

     

    Overall Responsibilities

    The FAA will be responsible for ensuring the smooth operations of technical efforts and/or field activities by providing logistics support and coordinating programmatic information for the Nigeria project activities. She or he will assist technical advisors / specialists and senior managers to coordinate project activities and will assist Finance & Admin Officer (FAO) for ensuring that any money expended in the field is done in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, MSH policy, and any cost principles specified by the donor agency.  The FAA is aware of, and adheres to, MSH’s procurement integrity standards in all activities. She or he will be responsible for working with other staff from the headquarters and/ or partner organizations to coordinate technical assistance.

     

    Specific Responsibilities

    Administration:

     

    1. Be the face of MSH to the outside, offering excellent customer care to our guests, clients and partners physically or through the electronic media.
    2. Facilitate effective and efficient communication between MSH Staff, partners and clients.
    3. Manage the front office/desk and provide general administrative support functions including but not limited to: faxing, copying, binding, drafting memos and letters.
    4. Handle arrangements and assist in the logistics for meetings, retreats, and workshops to specific projects as will be required.
    5. Assist with Procurement logistics
    6. Working closely with FAO to supervise and monitor Cleaners and Security Guards including tracking attendance and performance. Ensure fire extinguishers are periodically renewed
    7. Operate and monitor Generator; providing necessary information on servicing, repairs, diesel consumption and generator daily usage, etc.
    8. Follow-up on servicing/maintenance of office equipment & machines in conjunction with the Field Liaison Officer including keeping maintenance logs.
    9.  Ensure back-up for the server and ensure all I.T. Peripherals are working   accordingly and reporting issues to I.T. Unit in a timely manner.

    Finance: Provide following accounting and financial support to FAO: 

    1. Prepare payment vouchers, raising journals, writing cheques, etc. as may be instructed by the Finance and Admin Officer.
    2. Properly code all transactions.
    3. Processing payment of expenses, including per diem and transport to participants during activities in the field.
    4. Prepare deposit slips for cash to be deposited into the bank account.
    5. Reconcile advances, including review of receipts, coding of expenses on the general voucher and entering into QuickBooks as directed by the FAO
    6. Maintain accounting and inventory files in an orderly manner.
    7. Tracking and following up on outstanding advances and assure timely reconciliation.
    8. Post internal requisition, credit memo form and service completion certificate into the QuickBooks.
    9. Any other tasks as requested by Supervisor, Finance Manager and COMU, Director.
    Qualifications
    1. University Degree in Accounting or equivalent certification from a Business Technical School.
    2. Experience as an Accountant or understanding of key aspects of accounting.
    3. Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel spreadsheets, or comparable software and basic accounting software (i.e. QuickBooks).
    4. Specific qualification in management of a large and busy office
    5. Familiarity with the PEPFAR or interest in learning about public health issues
    6. Excellent writing and communication skills
    7. Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    8. Strong organizational skills and ability to handle multitask
    9. Ability to respond to new challenges in a flexible and thoughtful manner

    For Akwa Ibom, https://jobs-msh.icims.com/jobs/6549/finance-%26-admin-assistant%2c-akwa-ibom/jobFor Taraba, https://jobs-msh.icims.com/jobs/6548/finance-%26-admin-assistant%2c-taraba/job
    For Niger, https://jobs-msh.icims.com/jobs/6550/finance-%26-admin-assistant%2c-niger/job

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