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  • Posted on: 8 September, 2011 Deadline: 23 September, 2011
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  • State Team Leader, Adamawa State 

    Overall Responsibilities: 
    The objective of the State Team Leader position is to provide overall leadership and management of the Pro-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 Responsibilities: 
       1. Spearheading coordination, implementation and reporting of the Pro-ACT program in the 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 Pro-ACT project plan for the State in collaboration with the Project Director, Director Clinical Services, Advisors and State Specialists.
       2. Operationalize Pro-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 Pro-ACT project budget and all other resources under the direction of Director, Country Office Management Unit (COMU).
       7. Advocate and represent MSH Pro-ACT project at the highest level in the state on matters of HIV/AIDS and TB.
       8. Liaise and network with relevant Pro-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 MSH 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.
     


    State Team Leader, Kebbi State 

    Overall Responsibilities: 
    The objective of the State Team Leader position is to provide overall leadership and management of the Pro-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 Responsibilities: 
       1. Spearheading coordination, implementation and reporting of the Pro-ACT program in the 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 Pro-ACT project plan for the State in collaboration with the Project Director, Director Clinical Services, Advisors and State Specialists.
       2. Operationalize Pro-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 Pro-ACT project budget and all other resources under the direction of Director, Country Office Management Unit (COMU).
       7. Advocate and represent MSH Pro-ACT project at the highest level in the state on matters of HIV/AIDS and TB.
       8. Liaise and network with relevant Pro-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 MSH 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. 
     

    Laboratory Specialist 

    Overall Responsibilities
    The laboratory Specialist will be required to provide technical leadership in laboratory management in support to HIV infection diagnosis, monitoring treatment and diagnosing also. Hs/She will contribute to the health facility upgrades plans in the area of laboratory upgrades including needs for equipment, water and drainage, safe disposal of sharps and contaminated waste wastes, and health facility laboratory staff in services training.
     
    As part of this role, the laboratory specialist will work closely with the technical advisors to ensure health facility laboratories implement GoN-approved diagnostic protocols, quality control procedures and safe disposal of sharps and contaminated laboratory waste.
     
    He/she will also train and supervise project laboratory coordinators at state level in the use of new technologies for HIV diagnosis and treatment monitoring, work closely with the project Logistic and Procurement Specialist to introduce and over see the functioning of the process for re-ordering at re-supply test kits, reagents and other laboratory consumables to ensure no stock outs. 
     
    Specific Responsibilities 
       1. A laboratory scientist must be registered with Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN)
       2. Minimum of B.Sc./HND Medical Laboratory Science
       3. Preferably with a Postgraduate degree in public health/health science
       4. Significant experience in laboratory diagnosis of AIDS, tuberculosis and other opportunistic infections and laboratory monitoring of clinical status of people living with HIV essential
       5. Familiarity with ministry of health national VCT guidelines and diagnosis algorithms essential
     

    Technical Officer, Finance 

    Overall Responsibilities 
    The Technical Officer will work as a member of a multifunctional team led by a Technical Advisor to provide integrated technical assistance for the capacity building of CSO and government partners in strengthening their leadership capacities and management systems.  Specific areas include  project management, Grants & Procurement Management, Proposal Development, partner collaboration/coordination, strategic and operational planning and leadership and general management in order to enable the partners to be more programmatically, institutionally and financially sustainable.
     
    The technical officer 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 thePLAN-Health Capacity Building Senior Technical Advisor but will be expected to work closely in a team and other colleagues in MSH Nigeria
    Specific Responsibilities
     
    The Technical Officer will meet two broad responsibilities to be able to achieve the functions of the position.
     
    To PLAN Health Clients 
        * Participating with clients in identifying needs, defining end results and developing workplans to achieve the results
        * 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 and other appropriate or approaches.
        * Building and managing professional relationships with key stakeholders,
        * 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 team leader. 
     
    PLAN Health Internal Responsibilities: 
        * Provide 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.
        * Submit requests for contracts or STTA, and all administrative items (e.g., expense reports, timesheets, travel requests), in a timely manner.
        * Make the PLAN Health management team of opportunities to expand PLAN Health’s impact through new client engagement.
     
    Qualifications 
        * Graduate degree – preferably in international public health, international development, public policy, public administration, management, social sciences or a related discipline.
        * Nigeria-specific experience required.
        * 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 facilitation skills
        * Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communications, teamwork and partnering abilities.
        * 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. 
     

    Grant Assistant

    Overall Responsibilities: 
    The objective of the Grants Assistant position is to collaborate with the Grants Manager in order to manage and coordinate MSH Nigeria’s complex grants portfolio lending to a variety of Non-governmental organizations, faith based organizations, and community based organizations in order to strengthen health systems and improve health service delivery throughout Nigeria. The Grants Assistant will work closely with Grants Manager to establish and follow a transparent process, and develop tools to implement the process, assuring that sound grant practices are applied at every stage of the grant process from guidelines to closeout.  The Grants Assistant must be available to travel up to 50% of the time, including the Niger Delta Region 
     
    Specific Responsibilities 
        * Assist Grants Manager in setting up and administering a grants management system MSH Nigeria
        * Help to issue grants to NGOs, FBOs, and CBOs ensuring that all necessary guidelines and regulations are followed
        * Help Grants Manager establish a grants application evaluation of grants recipients to guarantee best use of project funds
        * As directed by the Grants Manager, manage grants at all phases and ensure compliance with donor and MSH regulations
        * With the Grants Manager, monitor and support grant recipients’ financial and operations systems ensuring best practices are being implemented in the institutions or organizations
        * Provide accounting support to the Country Operations Management Unit as directed by the Grants Manager
        * Other tasks as requested by supervisor
     
    Qualifications 
        * Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, business management or related fields.
        * At least 3 years of relevant working experience with an international non-governmental organization. Experience with PEPFAR and USAID funded projects is highly desirable
        * Fluency in the English language is required
        * Strong organizational  and financial management skills
        * Ability to work well in a collaborative manner, including robust communications capabilities
        * Mastered the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and QuickBooks. Past experience with grants management software preferred


    To apply follow the links provided below each sub-job. 
    Deadline: September 23, 2011
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