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  • Posted on: 20 November, 2013 Deadline: 27 November, 2013
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  • Jhpiego, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University is working in partnership with Excellence Community Education Welfare Scheme (ECEWS) to implement a five year PEPFAR funded CDC corporate agreement award that will support the Nigerian Federal and States MOH to implement a comprehensive HIV/AIDS care and treatment program named - Local Capacity Enhancement Project (LOCATE) in Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo States

    Jhpiego is recruiting to fill the below position of:

    RMNH Specialist

     

    Responsibilities

    •     Provide technical leadership to increase the access to and use of quality Maternal and Newborn health services and Family planning.
    •     Revise/draft training materials, job aids on MNH and FP.
    •     Provide training and on-site coaching/ supervision of facility- and community-level health cadres to improve quality of services
    •     Develop and maintain excellent relations with government, partners, and local counterparts.
    •     Support the development of work plans, reporting and monitoring and evaluation plans.
    •     Work collaboratively with field staff to ensure that resources for effective and timely program implementation are available.
    •     Participate in and lead, monitoring and evaluation of activities for countries and regions assigned as needed.
    •     Mentor field staff to assume responsibilities for developing and managing the program at the field level.

    Requirements

    •     Senior Nigerian Ob/Gyn or experienced Midwife with 10+ years of working experience
    •     Clinical degree required, advanced degree in public health preferred
    •     Ten years of mid- to senior-level demonstrated experience implementing and managing international, field-based reproductive, maternal, and newborn health programs
    •     Demonstrated experience designing and implementing capacity-building programs for improving service delivery
    •     Ability to coach, mentor and develop technical capacity in national programs and technical staff in the areas maternal, newborn and child health, and performance and quality improvement
    •     5+ years of experience in the area of site strengthening including quality improvement and enhancing district/state management processes.
    •     Ability to build relationship with government personnel; local counterparts; and donor agencies.
    •     Willingness to travel and work in Northern Nigeria
    •     Fluency in English; Hausa preferred
    •     Excellent presentation skills and verbal and written communications skills
    •     Excellent skills in facilitation, team building and coordination
    •     Aware of and sensitive to working in multiple socio-economic settings and with multi-cultural groups in a developing country environment
    •     Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform.

    Remuneration
        Jhpiego offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive employee benefits package including: medical and dental plans; paid vacation, holidays and sick leave; personal accident insurance; 403(b) retirement plan; life and disability insurance; travel insurance; education assistance plan and more.

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    Institutional Development and HRH Advisor

     

    Description

    •     Jhpiego seeks an Institutional Development and HRH Advisor to support an upcoming 5-year Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health project in Northern Nigeria.
    •     The advisor will provide strategic direction and oversight for the strengthening of structures, policies, and mechanisms required for effective management of HRH systems.
    •     This will include: leadership and governance development; evidence-based human resource planning, development and management including recruitment, deployment and retention; and health worker training, supervision, and coaching.

    Responsibilities

    •     Design and implement long- and short-term retention schemes that are relevant to the Nigerian health delivery system, including strategies specifically focused on training and retention of health workers in rural areas and in the area of their expertise.
    •     Work closely with the FMOH, LGAs, other government entities, the private sector and professional associations to strengthen the health system.
    •     With RMNH technical staff, contribute to training plans, design supportive supervision and coaching support.
    •     Build on and expand existing for a for HRH planning.
    •     Strengthen the staff training needs assessment system, enhancing staff management and leadership development.
    •     Maintain good working relationships with partners and consortium members.

    Requirements

    •     Nigerian with advanced degree in public health; clinical degree preferred
    •     At least ten years of progressively responsible experience in each of the following areas:
    •     Designing and implementing HRH quality improvement programs.
    •     Providing technical leadership to training institutions, regional, zonal, and district health offices on HRH quality improvement activities.
    •     Guiding and providing technical assistance to Project/host country government staff working on HRH.
    •     Interacting with other donors, implementing partners, and host country government in HRH quality improvement issues.
    •     Excellent communication, supervisory and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated leadership.
    •     Ability to build synergies across technical disciplines, leverage private sector resources, and nurture innovative alliances.
    •     Fluency in written and spoken English required.
    •     Technical expertise and prior experience in HRH program implementation
    •     Skilled in working in collaboration with host country governments and partner organizations, managing the administrative and financial aspects of a complex program, leading teams, communicating and networking, completing deliverables on time, and achieving results.

    Remuneration
        Jhpiego offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive employee benefits package including: medical and dental plans; paid vacation, holidays and sick leave; personal accident insurance; 403(b) retirement plan; life and disability insurance; travel insurance; education assistance plan and more.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should click on preferred job title to apply online:

    RMNH Specialist

    Institutional Development and HRH Advisor

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