Malaria Consortium (www.malariaconsortium.org) is one of the world's leading non-profit organisations which is dedicated to the comprehensive control of malaria and other communicable diseases in Africa and Southeast Asia. Malaria Consortium works with communities, Government and non-Governmental agencies, academic institutions, local and international organisations; to ensure good evidence support delivery of effective services, by providing technical support for monitoring and evaluation of programmes and activities tor evidence-based decision-making and strategic planning.
The organisation has been in operation in Nigeria since 2008 and recently opened a country office in Abuja to fully establish itself with its long term commitment. Malaria Consortium now seeks to recruit professionals in its country office and in a recently awarded 2-years CIDNWHO funded project; focused on catalysing the implementation of integrated community case management of malaria (iCCM), pneumonia and diarrhoea at scale in Niger State.
The Demand Creation Officer will work closely with the Programme Manager and team in providing technical support and direct implementation ot projects for iCCM activities focused on community engagement and mobilization. The officer will coordinate the development of demand creation strategies fOF the project as well as ensure roll-out of project demand activities to meet international standards.
Other key responsibilities include:
The Service Delivery Officer will work closely with tile Project Manager and the team in providing technical support and direct implementation of projects for iCCM activities focused on identification, training, logistics for iCCM commodities and supervision of health facility and community health workers in the State.
Other key responsibilities include;
• Provide leadership in ensuring roll-out of project service delivery activities to meet international standards of quality;
• Provide support for the finalization of the project performance and M&E frameworks and take the lead in the ope rationalization of the frameworks;
• Coordinate the implementation of supervisory activities to community health volunteers based on finalized supervisory plans; Provide support for the adaptation of iCCM training manuals to Niger State Context:
• Contribute to the finalization of the criteria for selecting communities, health facilities and volunteers for iCCM project implementation based on continuum of care approach;
• Take the lead in assessing the logistics and supply chain for iCCM commodities in the State;
Terms of Employment:
Candidates who meet the above requirements: should submit an application letter and a recent CV through the appropriate link on our website at: www.griconsulting.net The subject of the mail must contain the title of the position applied for. All applications must be submitted by Friday, 8th November, 2013. Interviews will commence thereafter with a view to engaging the best candidate immediately.