Management Sciences for Health Senior Malaria Project Officer II Jobs in Nigeria

Management Sciences for Health Senior Malaria Project Officer II Jobs in Nigeria

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Job ID: 13-10530


  • Take responsibility for leadership of malaria technical areas assigned by supervisor
    Make contributions to PMI-S strategic and operational processes and procedures to ensure the project is technically on the cutting edge, delivering results and is visible locally and internationally.
  • Co-develop detailed implementation plans for federal and state level task orders for submission to USAID.
  • In consultation with the SMTA and Director Finance and Administration, coordinate PMI-S technical implementation of work plan ensuring that all technical and operational inputs required for successful implementation of the project are in place, so that the programs run smoothly, adhere to technical quality, fulfill programmatic objectives within budgetary guidelines, and comply with contractual requirements and applicable regulations.
  • Mentor counterparts at NMEP on malaria technical and program management, and provide technical assistance in the design and management of NMEP branch and subcommittee meetings and activities to strengthen their effectiveness.
  • In collaboration with the SMTA, grants team and SME, work with PMI-S partners and grantees at state level to define SOW and specific, quantifiable performance indicators and targets to inform the grants program
  • Liaise with the Senior Advisor SME and make technical inputs into monitoring project workplan implementation, learning agenda and reporting according to the approved Activity
  • Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Plan (AMELP)
  • Participate in operations research and project learning, document good/best practices, and public in local and international media
  • Lead writing of project reports


  • Proficient personal and team organizational skills and demonstrated competence in assessing priorities and in managing a variety of activities in a time-sensitive environment, and in meeting deadlines with attention to detail and quality is
    a must.
  • Must have sound malaria technical and program expertise, and an understanding of the US Presidents’ Malaria Initiative (PMI) goals and objectives globally and within Nigeria is an added advantage.
  • Post graduate degree in Public Health, Public Administration or Management, or a combination of equivalent relevant experience and education.
  • Seven years-plus of progressively increasing responsibility managing malaria projects, or integrated health projects in a developing country.
  • Substantial experience working with FMOH and State Health Teams in Nigeria.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a technical and managerial team to meet project objectives in multiple country sites and across multiple technical areas.
  • Familiarity with and understanding of US Government regulations and administrative procedures.
  • Demonstrated strategic agility, lobbying and advocacy, diplomacy, conflict management, team building, written and oral communication, and negotiation skills.
  • Demonstrated writing and editing capability and working with spreadsheets to develop detailed implementation plans (DIP).
  • Willingness and ability to travel frequently within Nigeria.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 15th March, 2019.

    For more information and job application details, see; Management Sciences for Health Senior Malaria Project Officer II Jobs in Nigeria

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