Georgetown Global Health Nigeria Public Health Specialist, Integrated Health Service Delivery Support Jobs

Georgetown Global Health Nigeria Public Health Specialist, Integrated Health Service Delivery Support Jobs


The Georgetown University Center for Global Health Practice and Impact (CGHPI) serves countries to improve their population health and wellbeing and to safeguard against health-related threats by advancing the use of evidence and human-centered enterprise architecture on the path towards achieving equity and social justice.

To achieve this mission, we catalyze the uptake, spread, and implementation of innovations; triangulate data from different sources, and tailor visualization of the information for each audience; design and implement integrated service delivery models; support communities of practice to inform policy and practice through efficient data use and horizontal and vertical collaboration; disseminate best practices and evidence globally through open source learning networks; build global, collaborative, multi-disciplinary, and interprofessional networks; undertake research that is informed by local needs; and invest in local leadership to own, provide oversight, and sustain implemented interventions.

CGHPI is operating in Nigeria as Georgetown Global Health Nigeria (GGHN) and seeking to recruit candidates for the position below:

Job Title: Public Health Specialist, Integrated Health Service Delivery Support

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Reports to: Public health Advisor, Integrated Health Service Delivery Support

Job Overview

The Public Health Specialist will support the implementation, policy development, evaluation and assurance of programs.

Specific Duties

Roles:

  • Design and conduct evaluations and diagnostic studies to assess the quality and performance of health education programs
  • Participate in policy development using sound data to promote the use of scientific knowledge base in policy and decision making
  • Design systems to monitoring the institutionalization of stand of care practices
  • Design and monitors system that identify potential barriers
    and resolutions related to culture and the language of materials, or staff serving special population groups.
  • Support the implementation and monitoring of capacity building to achieve a knowledgeable workforce
  • Participate in the design and implementation of research for new innovative solutions to health programs, taking insights gained from the field on what works and confirm them through collaborative study with health researchers.
  • Design and conduct evaluations and diagnostic studies to assess the quality and performance of health education programs
  • Foster and maintain collaborative relationships among various public health partners (Communities, care delivery systems, media, academia, government etc).

    Requirements and Qualifications

  • Candidates must have exceptional organizational skills, including the ability to independently prioritize tasks for multiple concurrent projects, track the progress and status of tasks and objectives in detail, and provide status updates on short notice; be meticulous, clear andprompt documentation of methods, actions, decisions and results;
  • Has demonstrated analytical/Assessment Skills focus on identifying and understanding data, turning data into information for action, assessing needs and assets to address community health needs,developing community health assessments, and using evidence for decision making; and cultural Competency
  • Skills focus on understanding and responding to diverse needs, assessing organizational cultural diversity and competence, assessing effects of policies and programs ondifferent populations, and acting to support a diverse public health workforce.

    Additional requirements:

  • A master’s or higher degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, International Health or Social Sciences
  • 5+ years of experience in public health

    Application Closing Date

    20th February, 2020.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should:
    Click here to apply online

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