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  • Posted on: 8 October, 2013 Deadline: 18 October, 2013
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  • Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is a non-profit international health organization founded over 40 years ago. MSH’s mission is 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. In Nigeria, MSH currently implements the following programs; Program to build Leadership and Accountability in Nigeria’s Health Sector (PLAN-Health), Prevention, Organizational Systems, AIDS Care & Treatment Project (ProACT), Community Based Support (CUBS) for Orphans and Vulnerable Children and as part of a consortium of partners; Tuberculosis CARE I Program (TB CARE I)

    TECHNICAL OFFICER, TB

     

    Overall Responsibilities
    The Technical Officer will provide technical assistance in collaboration with MSH TB Project Director, MSH TB Regional Advisor for Africa, MSH-TB CARE I Senior Technical Advisor for Nigeria, TB CARE I lead in Nigeria, National TB and Leprosy Control programme (NTBLCP) of Nigeria and other stakeholders in accordance with the national TB policy guidelines and International Standards of TB care. S/he will report to MSH-TB CARE I Senior Technical Advisor.
     
    Specific Responsibilities

    • Support the Implementation of all MSH/TB CARE I activities in consistent with TB CARE I Nigeria plan, NTBLCP strategic plan and MSH quality standard under the supervision of MSH TB Technical Advisor for Nigeria in collaboration with Nigeria TB CARE I Country lead.
    • Under the supervision of the Senior Technical Advisor, provide support to NTBLCP in improving TB case detection, program management, information management for the programmatic management of Drug-resistant TB and strengthen supervision including monitoring and evaluation.
    • In consultation with the Senior Technical Advisor, TB Care I, represent MSH in technical meetings and forum including partner and stakeholders meetings
    • Liaising with other technical partners such as KNCV, WHO, FHI and other partners at national and international level
    • Foster clear communication about project activities, plans and organizational policies within MSH and between strategic projects and partners
    • Model effective leadership and create conducive environment for collaborations with NTBLCP, partners and other stakeholders
    • Provide technical support to ensure that project activities are carried out within budget and agreed timeframes
    • Ensure timely preparation and submission of information and reports to MSH, TB CARE I and relevant partners
    • Work with TB CARE I team in Nigeria on implementing overall TB CARE I plan 

    Qualifications

    • Medical doctor with postgraduate training in public health or equivalent
    • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in public health
    • Good strategic thinking and planning skills
    • Strong analytical skills and knowledge of monitoring and evaluation
    • Knowledge of and experience in training and capacity building
    • Demonstrated operating in a management culture built on consensus and results
    • Demonstrated intermediate computer skills such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint, as well as experienced with project planning applications
    • Ability to work effectively and independently in a team-based structure
    • Ability to travel up to 40% percent of the time within Nigeria
    • Fluency and excellent written and oral communication skills in English

    The TB CARE I Program is one of the USAID’s main global mechanisms for contributing to the global targets of TB control. The aim of the program is to contribute to these USAID target areas:
    I.             Sustain or exceed 84% TB case detection rate and 87% treatment success rate
    II.            Treat successfully 2. 55 million new sputum-positive TB cases
    III.           Diagnose and treat 57, 200 new cases of multi-drug resistant TB

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    CLINICAL ADVISOR - PEDIATRIC HIV

     

    Overall Responsibilities
    The Pediatric Advisor will provide technical leadership and support  in the planning and implementation of pediatric HIV services under the MSH ProACT project  in collaboration with the Ministry of Health. He/she will supervise field based clinical teams and will report to the Deputy Project Director. In addition he/she will be responsible for the planning, coordination and providing overall strategic direction for the Pediatric HIV Care and Treatment programming as well as providing strong leadership to a multidisciplinary team of clinicians working in supported health facilities.
     
    Management responsibility

    • Spearheading the strategic design and implementation of Pediatric HIV services under the ProACT project in Nigeria and this will also include integrating pediatric HIV services      within existing MNCH  services in supported health facilities
    • Member of the Project Management Team that is responsible for overall project performance

    Specific Responsibilities

    • Provides technical guidance and clinical expertise in the provision of ProACT project pediatric HIV care and treatment services
    • Work closely with the technical unit to provide technical assistance to partners and guide the development of innovative pediatric initiatives of partners to support facility level      program operations including pediatric HIV testing, care and treatment of HIV infected infants, children and adolescents.
    • Provide technical assistance in the training and supportive supervision of site clinicians providing pediatric palliative care, antiretroviral treatment, counseling and adherence      support.
    • Provide on-going technical support and supervision to field based clinical teams who will in turn provide technical support to facilities in the implementation of pediatric activities.
    • Participate in the PMTCT/Pediatric technical working group meetings hosted by the Ministry of health, National AIDS and STI Control Program (NASCP)
    • Develop a standard package of Pediatric HIV care services and ensure its implementation in MSH supported facilities.
    • Liaise and network with relevant ProACT partners and collaborators to improve MSH’s visibility, coordination of activities and promotion of shared advocacy agenda for pediatric HIV.
    • Take responsibility for monitoring, evaluation and reporting of pediatric care and treatment services within the project PMP framework
    • Provide clear documentation of programmatic achievements and keep MSH ProACT senior management informed on monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
    • Work with ProACT senior management to document and publish best practices.

    ACCOUNTABILITY:

    • Supervision:  Works independently with authority from the Project Director, within strategy and policy guidelines.
    • Decision Making: Makes decisions with regards to work responsibilities and is accountable for them.
    • Responsibility over data or information: Has access to information within project, and is responsible for guiding pediatric program data generation and management.

    Qualifications

    • Medical Degree (MD) and appropriate licenses and registration with the Nigerian Medical and Dental Council
    • Specialist degree in Pediatrics with a graduate degree in public health preferred.
    • At least 5 years experience in clinical management of pediatrics HIV cases would be a distinct advantage.
    • At least 5 years experience with PMTCT, HIV/AIDS care and treatment programs supported by bilateral agencies such as USAID, CDC and international agencies such as WHO and World Bank preferred.
    • Excellent grasp of clinical issues and current literature in PMTCT/pediatric HIV/AIDS treatment.
    • Experience in developing country health care programs.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills and fluency in English.
    • Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills and ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action;
    • Strong working competency in computer applications to carry out management and statistical analysis required;

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    CONSULTANT, TB CARE 1

     

    Overall Responsibilities
    To provide technical and operational support to the National & state TB Control program for the implementation of TB Programs
     
    Specific Responsibilities

    • To work with the MSH Senior Technical Advisor, TB to provide guidance to the National & state TB control program on the implementation of innovative approaches for improving TB case detection in facilities
    • To carry out monthly supportive supervisory visits to facilities
    • Conduct mentoring and on-the-job training of staff on SOPs for improving TB case detection in facilities
    • To monitor progress in the implementation of innovative approaches for improving TB case detection in health facilities
    • Foster clear communication about project activities, plans and organizational policies within MSH and between strategic projects and partners
    • Work with TB CARE I team on planning, implementing  as well as monitoring and evaluation of overall TB CARE I plan in Nigeria
    • Support the Senior Technical Advisor in implementing all MSH/TB CARE I activities in consistent with TB CARE I Nigeria plan, NTBLCP strategic plan and MSH quality standard under the supervision of MSH TB Regional Advisor for Africa.
    • Provide support to NTBLCP in improving TB case detection, program management, information management for the programmatic management of Drug-resistant TB and strengthen supervision including monitoring and evaluation.
    • Ensure timely preparation and submission of information and reports to MSH, TB CARE

    Qualifications

    • Medical doctor with postgraduate training in public health or equivalent
    • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in public health
    • Good strategic thinking and planning skills
    • Strong analytical skills and knowledge of monitoring and evaluation
    • Knowledge of and experience in training and capacity building
    • Demonstrated operating in a management culture built on consensus and results
    • Demonstrated intermediate computer skills such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint, as well as experienced with project planning applications
    • Ability to work effectively and independently in a team-based structure
    • Ability to travel up to 40% percent of the time within Nigeria
    • Fluency and excellent written and oral communication skills in English

    Method of Application

    To Apply:

    For Technical Officer: Click Here

    For Clinical Advisor, Pedriatic HIV: Click Here

    For Consultant, TB Care 1: Click Here

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