The Saving One Million Lives Initiative Program Delivery Unit is hiring a ICT Pillar Lead to drive and coordinate information and communication technology (ICT) activities for the SOML initiative and provide active support to the ICT4SOML partners who support the Nigerian government in the scale up ICT-based programs to reduce maternal and child mortality.
SOML was launched in October 2012 to prevent the deaths of one million pregnant women, new mothers, newborns, and children under 5 by 2015. The mHealth Alliance, GSMA and Intel have partnered to support the Federal Ministries of Health (FMOH) and Communication Technology (FMCT) in Nigeria around the strategic planning and systematic scale up of ICTs to achieve the goals of the SOML initiative.
The ICT4SOML Lead position will be supported by mHealth Alliance through funding provided by NORAD for the ICT component of the Saving One Million Lives Initiative.. He/she will report to Dr. Kelechi Ohiri, Sr. Technical Assistant to the Honorable Minister of Health/Program Technical Lead of the SOML PDU Office and approved reports will be sent to the Executive Director of the mHealth Alliance. He/she will work within the SOML Project Management Office team and SOML PDU Pillar Leads. He/she will coordinate with key ministry partners and federal agencies, including the National Primary Health Care for Development Agency (NPHCDA) and SURE-P, and direct the activities of the Sr. Health ICT Coordinators seconded into the FMOH and FMCT. He/she will also serve as a point of contact with key development partners, including the MDG Health Alliance, GSMA, Futures Group, Pathfinder International, Intel, and BBC World Trust.
Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
A suitability statement and CV should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org Please include “ICT Pillar Lead for Saving One Million Lives” in the Subject line of the email. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.