Malaria Consortium Zonal Project Manager Jobs in Nigeria
Malaria Consortium Zonal Project Manager Jobs in NigeriaOrganisational background
Established in 2003, 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.
We work in Africa and Asia with communities, governments, academic institutions, and localWork with the programme team and other relevant personnel in the country office to
and international organisations, to ensure effective delivery of services, which are supported by strong evidence.
lead activities for smooth project start up and planning in line with the SMC Malaria
Project Implementation Plan.
Work with the relevant personnel to prepare all necessary project start up and planning
tools on time.
To build and performance manage an effective and technically unsurpassed SMC project
team in their states.
Work directly with the SPM and be responsible for coordinating overall project
implementation in the states and see that activities are carried out on time and within
Liaise regularly with the SPM to provide timely and comprehensive updates and reports
Liaise with other partners relevant for successful SMC malaria implementation in the
Line manages an effective and technically sound SMC project team in the state.
Liaise with state stakeholders to get their buy-in and ensure effective implementation of
SMC activities in the state
Ensure the mass drug distribution campaign is carried out according to guidelines, and in
compliance to donor funding requirements
Organize and participate in the training of State, LGA and community volunteers teams
involved in the distribution activities
Participate in the state and LGA level microplanning meetings for the distribution
Be responsible for timely financial accountability for any disbursed funds for project
activities in the state
Support SMOH to develop SMC scale – up plan especially in the period after the project
Duty of care on all campaign personnel.
Work with the project team to develop and implement annual work plans.
Work closely with the SPM to prepare the programme monitoring and evaluation plan in
conjunction with the Project M&E Manager. Work with the project team to implement it.
Work with the country finance team and project finance associate to prepare and track
progress of project and activity budgets.
Be responsible for zonal project budget management and reporting
Be responsible for preparing project progress report, which is submitted to the SPM and
regional programme director quarterly, including narrative reports on a timely basis.
Work with finance team and SPM to prepare quarterly financial reports.
Work with the relevant country personnel and the SPM to prepare an exit strategy and
to implement it, to see to the smooth end of the programme.
Coordinate with other donors and implementers to ensure complementarity of
implementation of the SMC malaria project in project states by leveraging resources and
harmonizing efforts where possible.
Work with the Country Communication Manager, the Country Technical Coordinator,
SPM, for social mobilization to see that a programme communications strategy is
developed and implemented.
Coordinate the documentation of SMC supported activities in form of activity-specific
reports and ensure proper archiving of such for easy access and reference.
Contribute to SMC coordination meetings in form of progress updates and power point
Be responsible for quarterly lessons identification and learning documentation and
Be responsible for building functional partner relationships among the project’s
Oversee project partners inputs and subcontractors’ activities to deliver harmonized,
aligned and effective outputs
Manage risks to Malaria Consortium including financial, reputation and security in a
Work with the project M&E Officer and Country M&E Specialist to ensure that high quality
project data is collected, analysed and disseminated to relevant stakeholders at all levels and reported to PI.
Work with the project teams, SPM and the Country Technical Coordinator to determine
technical support needs to implement the project effectively and with high quality.
Liaise with the Country Technical Coordinator to obtain regional or global technical support.
Contribute to the development and production of dissemination documents to allow
wider sharing of Malaria Consortium’s experiences, lessons and successes.
Take the lead in monitoring and evaluating project performance.
Keep abreast with evidence and best practices that are related to the project.
Work with the Country Director, Country Technical Coordinator and SPM to participate in
national level meetings and workshops to represent Malaria Consortium at programmatic
and coordination events,
Work with the Country Director, Country Technical Coordinator and SPM to keep key
national stakeholders abreast with the project.
To exert influence and to advocate for Malaria Consortium’s key technical positions and
promote best practice in SMC interventions
Qualifications and Experience:
Postgraduate or Master’s degree in Public Health, Health Policy, Epidemiology or
another relevant specialty is a minimum requirement.
Extensive experience of working at national or state level in developing countries.
Excellent project planning, management and monitoring & evaluation skills.
Experience managing project budgets
Proven leadership skills and team leading
Experience in advocacy and policy influencing
Excellent written and spoken English
Experience on SMC-supported project
Advance knowledge of Microsoft office
Proof of strong interpersonal and negotiating skills
Experience in using participatory adult learning techniques and previous experience
in mass drug distribution campaign activities
Excellent report writing and presentation skills are also needed.
Understanding of public health issues in Nigeria
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 29th September 2019
For more information and job application details, see; Malaria Consortium Zonal Project Manager Jobs in Nigeria
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