Malaria Consortium State Technical Officer Jobs in Nigeria

Malaria Consortium State Technical Officer 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

  • Plan and implement M&E activities in the approved work plan under the guidance of the Zone Project Manager/ state coordinator
    Based on the MEAL plan for the project, develop, review, and ensured correct implementation of the Global Fund Malaria MEAL state MEAL Implementation Plan and procedures
  • Lead the set up and maintenance of a project database and linkages with the national DHIS version 2 platform for reporting
  • Ensure availability of high quality routine data for all malaria indicators / parameters (both case management and prevention) and other project related data from all levels of health facilities (3o, 2o, 1o)
  • In Niger and Kebbi, to also ensure high quality data are available in useable format on a regular and timely basis for programmatic decision making by facilitating data collection and entry from:
  • CORP’s service utilization register
    CORP’s status update form to capture changes to the CORP’s status in relation to the project (e.g. withdrawal, change of supervisor, lost to follow ups, etc.)
  • Supervision checklist to capture the details of the supervision visits
  • Demand creation activity recording form to capture activities carried out by the demand creation team
  • A logistics form that captures the logistic component of the project, including drug distributions, and other related equipment and tools
  • Plan regular data quality assessments, and ensure the completeness, consistency and validity of routine data
  • Work with the M&E Manager on timely submission of high quality programmatic
  • Progress Update and Disbursement Request (PUDR) and the validation of such on a quarterly basis according to the approved project performance framework
  • Work with project team to facilitate the documentation of activities in form of reports and ensure proper archiving of such for easy access and reference
  • Plan and coordinate quarterly routine monitoring visits to project supported sites and provide supportive supervision
  • Provide direct technical assistance and capacity building for state and LGA level implementers in the design and implementation of GF- supported monitoring and evaluation activities
  • Participate in project assessments, evaluations and design including development of survey protocols with support from country office and advisors
  • Perform other duties as assigned

    Program Management

  • Support SMoH staff with coordinating program management activities, by ensuring that the recommended coordination meetings hold at
    the LGA and state levels
  • Work with the state and LGA Ministry of Health staff to ensure that reports are obtained from all health facilities within the state through appropriate state-specific mechanisms
  • Participate in regular monitoring and supervisory visits to the GF-supported health facilities, and ensure that action plans are developed for identified gaps
  • Support health facilities with ensuring that all items in the action plans are addressed and all outstanding gaps are closed

    Project Management

  • Contribute and work with the relevant personnel to prepare all relevant project start up and planning tools on time.
  • Contribute to project exit strategy as part of project design and ensure inclusion of relevant activities to promote sustainability within the workplan and smooth transition of the project to government.
  • Contribute to quarterly lessons identification and learning documentation and dissemination.
  • Preparation and submission of project service delivery activity reports to Project Manager

    Technical performance management and Quality Assurance

  • Take the lead in ensuring roll-out of project service delivery activities meet international standard of quality
  • Document evidence and best practices that are related to the programme


    Requirements


  • Degree in Medical, Public Health, Health Policy, Epidemiology or another relevant specialty is a minimum requirement
  • Significant experience of working in developing countries
  • Excellent project planning, management and monitoring & evaluation skills
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Knowledge of medical supplies procurement and supply chain management
  • Technical knowledge and skills in control of malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea
    Familiar with public health principles
    Familiar with monitoring and evaluation of community based health programmes
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills are also needed


    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 19th April, 2019.


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


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