Population Services International Senior Programme Manager Jobs in Nigeria

Population Services International Senior Programme Manager Jobs in Nigeria

Overall program management:

The HHA Program Manager will lead PSI Nigeria’s efforts to define and implement the program’s indicators of success, develop teams’ capacity, and grow the culture of using routine monitoring data to continuously improve, and demonstrate accountability to our stakeholders.

  • Provide overall oversight of the HHA project, including planning, budgeting and forecasting, implementation, reporting, and supervision.

  • Lead implementation of IT enabled solutions for routine management of the program.

  • Serve as the lead liaison between all partners, including but not limited to the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), partner NGOs, CBOs etc

  • Monitor and ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of all project activities and partners to ensure quality of service provision and alignment of priorities, including financial and programmatic oversight, administration and procurement, and regular on-site supervision visits

  • Serve as the focal point for engaging in policy dialogue with the FMOH, NPHCDA and SMOHs on key issues relevant to service delivery including participation in key national working groups on NCDs

  • Lead quarterly work planning meetings with NPHCDA, zonal programme officers, state teams and CBOs including capacity building and technical assistance

  • Oversee the development of high-quality reports.

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Supervise HHA Zonal Program officers: Manage zonal programme officers leading the development and implementation of results framework and monitoring plans for tracking performance of the program at the Health Facilities, Local Governments, and States Ministries of Health.

  • Data for performance management: Lead on implementation of a strategy to promote use of data to inform performance management decision-making by the zonal officers as they supervise implementation in each state.

  • Information systems & technology innovation: Support implementation of information systems (in particular, DHIS2) to provide relevant, timely and high-quality routine monitoring data for the program.

  • Leadership and management: Provide remote and in-person supervision of hypertension screening activities as well as manage the team in such a way that:

  • Team members feel valued and have continuous capacity building.

  • Routine program implementation, monitoring and budget management

    What are we looking for?

    We are looking for someone with:

  • Medical degree from a recognized institution
    Master’s Degree (preferably in Public Health, Statistics, Project Management, or other health related areas) will be an added advantage

  • A minimum of 11 years’ experience in project management

  • Demonstrated experience in developing and managing relationships with governments and other stakeholders

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills

  • Proficiency in the use of
    Microsoft suite

  • Technical knowledge of Nigeria health system as well as solid understanding of hypertension related issues an advantage

  • Language skills: Fluent English is essential.

  • Ability to travel locally up to 40%.

  • References will be required.

  • The successful candidate will be required to pass a background check.

    The candidate we hire will embody PSI’s corporate values:

  • Measurement: You use hard evidence to make decisions and guide your work. You set clear goalposts in advance and explain clearly if you need to move them.

  • Pragmatism: You will strive to deliver the best possible result with the resources available. You will not be paralyzed by a need to make things perfect.

  • Honesty: You own your mistakes and are open about your shortcomings – it is the only way you will learn and improve.

  • Collaboration: You will quickly establish a mental map of whom you can rely on for what, on your team, at headquarters, and in our country offices – if you try to do it all yourself, you will not succeed.

  • Trust: You accept limits to your sphere of control and give colleagues the benefit of the doubt.

  • Commitment: You are in it for the long-haul and want to grow with the organization, just like PSI serves its consumers and partners with host-country governments through thick and thin.

    How to Apply

    All interested and qualified candidates should send their comprehensive resume with a cover letter as ONE PDF/Word document to the e-mail addresses careers@psinigeria.org.ng and using the position title as the subject of the e-mail.

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