Malaria Consortium Senior Technical Specialist Jobs in Nigeria

Malaria Consortium Senior Technical Specialist Jobs in Nigeria



Malaria Consortium is one of the world’s leading non-profit organisations specialising in the comprehensive prevention, control and treatment of malaria and other communicable diseases among vulnerable and under privileged populations. We increasingly find our work on malaria can be effectively integrated with other similar public health interventions for greater impact and therefore expanded our remit to include child health and neglected tropical disease interventions


Responsibilities


Technical contributions

  • Support states to ensure that rollout of programme service delivery activities meet international standard of quality;
  • Initiate/follow-up on approval of ToRs for all activities to be carried out at the national, state, LGA, health facility and community level;
  • Work with the Human Resource Management towards the engagement of appropriate TA as per approved ToRs and oversee the implementation of such activities;
  • Work in liaison with country office team to closely monitor delivery of ToRs; obtain reports in a timely manner and ensure the proper sign-off of all submitted reports;
  • Provide technical support, including building their capabilities, to the state teams in the planning and implementation of all programme activities including malaria prevention (routine LLINs distribution & IPTp), case management (diagnosis and treatment), quality of care (QoC), integrated community case management (iCCM), logistics management information system (LMIS) and health management information system (HMIS);
  • Follow up on additional/emerging issues in the programme; e.g. integration with RMNCH, demand creation, QoC processes and procedures to ensure quality assurance (QA) at the programme level;
  • Ensure the GF project’s adherence to technical quality assurance processes for MC in programme planning and implementation.
  • Document innovation and best practices that are related to the programme.
  • Represent MC on malaria Technical Working Groups (TWGs) and other relevant health coordinating committees at national level as designated.

    Project Management

  • Support collation, review and submission of routine project service delivery
    activity reports to Programme Director.
  • Support Programme Director to follow up Country Office review feedbacks on reports and other project documents.
  • Contribute to preparation of the quarterly Progress Update and Disbursement Request (PUDR) to the donor.
  • Contribute to quarterly lessons identification and learning documentation and dissemination
  • Contribute to project exit strategy and ensure inclusion of relevant activities to promote sustainability within the workplan and smooth transition of the programme to government;


    Requirements


  • Master's Degree in Medicine, Public Health, Health Policy, Epidemiology or another relevant specialty with at least ten years work experience, is a minimum requirement;
  • Previous experience working at national level with oversight for at least 3 states
    Demonstrable experience working with national programmes and engaging with stakeholders at that level.
  • Significant experience of working in developing countries and experience with GF or GAVI funded programmes would be an added advantage;
  • Work-based Skills and Competencies
  • Knowledge of global and country specific malaria policy and guidelines;
  • Knowledge of medical supplies procurement and supply chain management;
  • Technical knowledge and skills in control of malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea;
  • Demonstrable report writing and presentation skills.
  • Excellent project management and M&E skills; and familiarity with accountability and learning
  • Excellent written and spoken English


    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 14th August, 2019


    For more information and job application details, see; Malaria Consortium Senior Technical Specialist Jobs in Nigeria


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