Jhpiego Nigeria Ongoing Employment Opportunities

Jhpiego Nigeria

 

Jhpiego Nigeria

Jhpiego, an Affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, is a global leader in improving healthcare services for women and their families.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Sustainability & Systems Director

Job ID: 2022-4613
Location: Nigeria
Category: International Positions

 

Overview

  • The Sustainability and Systems Director, is to collaborate with the federal and state level government and partners and provide overall technical direction of health systems strengthening and sustainability strategies as well as interventions at the State, LGA, and community levels to result in sustainable government-led greater access, quality and use of priority HIV/AIDS and TB services and lead to improved health outcomes.

Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with project staff and key federal, state and local government, private organizations and community stakeholders, take lead in the development of RISE project strategy and implementation plan for health systems strengthening.
  • Build functional collaboration with the line Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) to ensure on-going health reforms are translated into state and local governments systems and plans.
  • Lead project effort to support government-lead health and HIV/AIDS financing mechanisms.
  • Working with the Abuja project staff and State Teams, build the capacity of state and local government HIV/AIDS management structures in leadership and management for a coordinated HIV/AIDS response
  • With support from Project State Teams, assist the state and local governments through participatory methodologies to develop a shared vision and renew their commitment for control of HIV/AIDS.
  • Provide oversight over an integrated HIV/AIDS and TB M&E system that generates information for evidence-based decision-making, planning and policy formulation.
    • Work with the project Supply Chain management team and the FMOH to assist federal, state and local governments forecast, budget and manage HIV/AIDS commodity supply system for eventual government ownership.
    • Champion the building and management of partnerships with government and the private sector

    Required Qualifications

    • Post-Graduate Degree in Public Health, Health Planning, Health Economics or a health related field with extensive field experience managing programs in the developing world.
    • At least 9 years’ experience working at a senior level on health systems strengthening including health planning, health financing, human resources for health, and decentralization of health services in a public or private organization. Nigerian Ministry of Health or West African country experience is preferred.
    • Significant involvement in health sector reform activities is desirable
    • Substantial experience and demonstrated success in designing, implementing and managing complex health project in developing countries.
    • Experience working with PEPFAR and USAID-funded HIV/AIDS projects is highly desirable.
    • Excellent facilitation skills’ supporting decentralized entities to translate policies into strategic plans for implementation is a must.

    We Offer
    Jhpiego offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive employee benefits package including:

    • Medical and dental plans
    • Paid vacation
    • Holidays and sick leave
    • Personal accident insurance
    • 403(b) Retirement plan
    • Life and disability insurance
    • Travel insurance
    • Education assistance plan and more.

    Application Closing Date
    Not Specified.

    Method of Application
    Interested and qualified candidates should:
    Click here to apply online

    Note: The successful candidate selected for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.

    Job Title: Quality Improvement Facilitator

    Job ID: 2022-4673
    Location: Abuja
    Employment Type: Part-Time
    Category: International Positions

     

    Overview

    • Jhpiego, an Affiliate of Johns Hopkins University is a global leader in improving healthcare services for women and their families.
    • In collaboration with some it’s partners, Save the Children International (SCI), Avenir health, will be implementing a comprehensive infection prevention and control (IPC) program, and evaluation of the associated cost savings due to infection prevention improvements in eight selected secondary health facilities in the Federal Capital Territory Abuja, Nigeria.
    • The IPC/WASH is implemented as part of suite of projects funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to holistically improve family planning and maternal and child health in partner countries around the world.  MCGL project builds upon existing evidence and best practices and catalyzes innovations that enable government-led partnerships to deliver high-quality, evidence-based interventions that accelerate reductions in maternal, newborn, and child mortality and morbidity at scale.
    • There is an urgent need to hire two Quality Improvement Facilitators to support and mentor service providers and quality improvement teams at the health facilities on infection prevention and control.

    Responsibilities

    • The QIF will work with the district health coordinator and managers and providers in the health facilities to ensure that the project’s strategies for the delivery of high impact quality improvement in health services are implemented
    • In particular S/he will be responsible for continuous post-training supervision, mentoring and on-the- job training to service providers including the cleaners focusing on quality improvement
    • The QIF will be responsible for ensuring that providers and cleaners keep to quality improvement standards in their service delivery and observe
    • the use of service protocols and provide on-the-job training as needed
    • In collaboration with the Hospital Management Board (HMB), district and other MCGL staff and partners, the QIF will assist in defining critical training needs and organizing in-service training activities as needed to support quality of care
    • The QIF will work in conjunction with the HMB/District supportive supervision teams to continuously provide supervision at the health facility level, identify bottle necks to quality services and work with the health facility teams to identify and implement solutions
    • The QIF will support facilities to establish quality improvement teams where it does not exist and strengthen existing ones through regular meetings and documentations, ensuring their participation in the learning platforms and use of evidence for decision-making
    • The QIF will ensure the implementation of quality improvement team’s work plan and achievement of their targets
    • Implement a quality improvement plan for each of the selected eight health facilities in the FCT, and implement and monitor WHO Quality of Care (QoC)/national QI strategy and framework
    • The QIF will support the service providers and cleaners at each of the health facility to use findings from the study quarterly observation data to develop and implement action plans specific to their facility that would address identified gaps to improve performance before the next round of visit
    • S/he will contribute to writing of the quarterly report especially in the area of quality of care and improvement related to IPC/WASH, including identifying success stories and keeping a photographic and written record of field activity highlights
    • Perform other duties as may be assigned from time to time
    • Documented accurate reports on types of On the Job support during quality improvement visits conducted
      • Number of supportive supervision conducted with documentation on the number of providers and cleaners reached
      • Up to date knowledge of relevant high impact IPC interventions for reduction of maternal, newborn and child mortality use of such in providing support to service providers
      • Up to date knowledge of quality of care issues in IPC and able to support providers in its implementation of their quality of care workplan
      • Technical inputs and contributions as technical support to overall FCT IPC/MCGL WASH workplan implementation
      • Support provided to technical trainings especially quality improvement capacity building of health facilities in the FCT in the area of IPC

      Required Qualifications

      • A Senior Nurse Midwife with 6 to 10 years of clinical/maternity practice experience including experience with teaching, quality improvement, perception and project/health management related to infection prevention and control
      • Demonstrated ability to be both a team player and to lead teams and to organize multiple and simultaneous sets of IPC activities.
      • Strong clinical skills and demonstrated supportive supervisory skills are needed
      • Core competencies for infection prevention and control/WASH.
      • Clear understanding of public health and quality of care issues and challenges in infection prevention practices in Nigeria.
      • Computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are essential
      • Ability to produce accurate reports and data on activities.
      • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and a local language of the project state will be an advantage.
      • Willingness and ability to visit selected health facilities every quarter of the year within the FCT is a requirement.
      • We Offer
        Jhpiego offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive employee benefits package including: medical and dental plans:

        • Paid vacation
        • Holidays and sick leave
        • Personal accident insurance
        • 403(b) retirement plan
        • Life and disability insurance
        • Travel insurance
        • Education assistance plan and more.

        Application Closing Date
        Not Specified.

        Method of Application
        Interested and qualified candidates should:
        Click here to apply online

        Note: The successful candidate selected for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.

        Job Title: Consultant Senior Technical Advisor (Vaccination)

        Job ID: 2022-4666
        Location: Abuja (FCT)
        Category: International Positions

        Overview

        • We are seeking a Senior Technical Advisor – Vaccination to provide management and technical leadership for the COVID-19 vaccination response in Nigeria.
        • Under the USAID-funded RISE project, Jhpiego is supporting government to prevent, detect and respond to COVID-19.
        • A significant focus of our work is accelerating and strengthening the technical and operational capacity of local healthcare workers to deliver high quality COVID-19 vaccination services.
        • This includes the provision of technical assistance around COVID vaccination campaign preparedness activities, campaign implementation, and post campaign monitoring and evaluation of performance.
        • Providing technical assistance towards ensuring equitable distribution of the COVID-19 vaccines, ensuring access to the most vulnerable communities in Taraba and Niger state where we are supporting, which involves ensuring improved coordination and communication amongst the State, LGA and ward teams as well as frontline health workers.
        • Additionally, liaising regularly with NPHCDA, SPHCDA, SMoH and other partners regarding technical strategy, monitoring and evaluation of project milestones and targets.

        Responsibilities

         

        • Provide technical leadership, guidance and support for the design, management, and implementation of the COVID-19 vaccination campaign activities
        • Collaborate with the Ministry of Health (MoH), National Primary Health care development agency (NPHCDA) and State counterparts to support COVID-19 vaccination program, in accordance with global and national standards and in alignment with national policies and strategies
        • Support local partners to identify solutions for implementation challenges through regular participation in coordination forums and ensure project team coordinates effectively with government and other partners at national, state and LGA levels
        • Provide clinical support to roll out of vaccination across supported LGA and ensure achievement of 70% vaccination targets in Taraba and Niger state
        • Provide technical direction and assistance in facilitations of trainings, demand generation and COVID19 vaccination service delivery
        • Represent the project to stakeholders; build close working relationships with other immunization partners and participate in stakeholder meetings and deliver presentations, as needed
        • In collaboration with project team, monitor implementation of project workplan, ensure it is on track for scope and schedule working closely with finance and operation staff to review budget and expenses
        • Ensure that the project activities are meeting client and stakeholder expectations and that implementation is on time and according to budget
        • Ensure high-quality training of relevant campaign stakeholders and frontline health workers; provide mentorship support to the Jhpiego COVID-19 campaign support staff and facilitation of case discussions, as appropriate
        • Actively maintain current knowledge of COVID-19, vaccination standards and guidelines, and any emerging technical innovations and advances.
          • Liaise with the global RISE TA team and Jhpiego partners to ensure that approaches, training tools, job aids, and other approaches are in line with guidance from the global technical secretariat and adapted to Ghana’s context.
          • Contribute and lead on regular reporting to USAID on project progress; coordinate with the RISE SI, technical and Program teams to ensure implementation and reporting is in alignment with COVID-19 M&E and reporting requirements,and that project results are proactively disseminated, and learnings are shared and incorporated to continuously improve
          • Manage technical and SBCC contributions of Vaccine program with Demand generation, KM and Communication teams
          • Comply with Jhpiego and JHU operational policies and regulations
          • Other duties, as assigned

          Required Qualifications

          • A Clinician (MBChB or BSc Nursing); post-graduate training and experience in vaccine programs and/or in Emergency Medicine /Critical Care/Infectious Diseases preferred with over 10+ years experience in related field
          • Experience planning and working in public health programs and Nigeria immunization/vaccination Program
          • Demonstrated experience working with USAID and other donors
          • Strong knowledge and experience with data use for decision making
          • Experience in disease outbreak response and familiarity with COVID19 vaccination is an advantage
          • Experience in vaccination campaign implementation for outbreak response and other routine immunization activities
          • Familiarity with the Government of Nigeria policies and regulations and demonstrated ability to collaborate with government officials (at all levels) to strengthen program implementation
          • Demonstrated ability in working and collaborating with local and international partner organizations
          • Excellent skills in program decision making, facilitation, team building and coordination
          • Excellent writing and communications skills, including demonstrated technical writing skills for publication
        • Ability to work effectively with diverse international teams and willingness to learn and empower others
        • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and pressure to perform
        • Ability and willingness to travel frequently to implementation regions, districts, and health facilities including COVID-19 vaccination outreach sites
        • References will be required.

        Consultancy Fee per Day
        N50,000 – N70,000

        Application Closing Date
        Not Specified.

        Method of Application
        Interested and qualified candidates should:
        Click here to apply online

        Note: The successful candidate selected for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.

         

         

         

         

         

        Job Title: Information Technology Manager

        Job ID: 2022-4671
        Location: Abuja (FCT)
        Category: International Positions

        Overview

        • The Information Technology Manager (ITM) reports to the Director of Finance and Operations and he/she is responsible for providing Information Technology Support Services to Jhpiego Nigeria Country Office Programs.
        • The ITM provides Information Technology Services to support the implementation of country programs in line with the Jhpiego Global IT policies. He/she ensures laptops, firewalls, routers, switches, and servers are configured in line with Jhpiego configuration specifications. He/she is responsible for implementing change management and applying updates to network devices.
        • He/she collaborates with the program teams to understand the various projects needs and provide relevant Information Technology innovation solutions. He/she provides specifications for Information Technology devices and accessories and performs quality control checks.
        • The ITM manages the Internet Services Providers and ensures they provide services in compliance with the agreed Service Level Agreement, SLA. S/he is the Information Technology Lead for the country program.

        Responsibilities

        • Ensure availability of network equipment and resources to all Jhpiego staff both in the country office and the state offices
        • Provide internet protocol, IP address management for the Local Area Networks in both the country office and the state offices
        • Conduct IT onboarding and ensure IT tools are assigned to new staff accordingly
        • Support the Director of Finance and Operations to identify Information Technology needs for the various country projects
        • Manage all computers, firewalls, and switches. Ensure all network devices run the most recent firmware by applying new updates to them timely
        • Monitor network security alerts and remediate any identified threats to endpoints
        • Provide specifications for IT devices and accessories in line with the Jhpiego global practices and the country-level standards
        • Provide network support to Jhpiego staff and partners
        • and escalate to HQ where applicable
        • Provide technical guidance to the program and country leadership especially during project startup and close-out
        • Collaborate with the HQ to provide IT global operations updates to staff
        • Support the program teams to identify technology innovation solutions for effective and sustainable project implementations
        • Collaborate with the Admin team to ensure IT assets are properly captured in the asset management system
        • Coordinate with the IT officer to ensure prompt preventive and corrective maintenance of printers and copiers
        • Provide support to the procurement team by signing off on all IT-related tools before they are procured.
        • Required Qualifications

          • MSc in Computer Science or related field
          • BSc or HND in any of Computer Science, Information Technology, Electrical Electronics Engineering, and Computer Engineering or any other relevant field
          • 7-8 years’ experience with a minimum of 4 years in IT services management in an international NGO
          • Professional certification is an added advantage
          • Close attention to detail and the ability to communicate with diverse people at all levels are highly desired.

          Salary Range
          NGN10,500,982.80 – NGN11,894,369.80 Annum

          Application Closing Date
          Not Specified.

          Method of Application
          Interested and qualified candidates should:
          Click here to apply online

           

           

           

           

           

          Job Title: Survivor Advocacy Study Research Assistant

          Job ID: 2022-4659
          Locations: Ebonyi & Sokoto
          Category: International Positions
          Slot: 4 (2 Openings per Location)

           

          Overview

          • The “MOMENTUM Country and Global Leadership” (MCGL), is a four-year USAID funded project led by Jhpiego in consortium partnership with Save the Children, PACT and The Manhoff Group (TMG).
          • The project focuses on Prevention and Mitigation of the consequences of violence against women and girls and addressing possible drivers of Forced Early and Child Marriage (CEFM) and will be implemented in Sokoto and Ebonyi States, to address four technical areas viz: Sexual violence (SV), Intimate Partner Violence (IPV), CEFM and Early adoption of family planning.
          • As part of its learning agenda to identify effective GBV response strategies at the community level, the project will be conducting an exploratory study to assess feasibility and acceptability of a GBV survivor advocacy intervention by community leaders in Ebonyi and Sokoto States.

          Responsibilities
          Overall Responsibility:

          • Participate in the process of collecting quality data for the GBV Survivor Advocacy Study

          Specific Responsibilities:
          Working closely with the field supervisors and the data manager, you are to:

          • Participate in the data collection training for data collectors and field supervisors in Ebonyi and Sokoto State.
          • Participate in field testing the data collection tools in selected health facilities in Ebonyi/Sokoto State.
          • Screen, recruit and consent study participants in accordance to the study SOP or research protocol
          • Conduct in-depth interviews and self-efficacy surveys
          • Notify the study team on any Severe Adverse Event, protocol deviation or any other ethical issues during the data collection process.
          • Ensure data security and keep custody of the android tablet devices

          Required Qualifications

          • Degree in Sociology, Biostatistics or equivalent.
          • At least 2 years experience
          • Prior experience leading or supporting similar research projects is an advantage.
          • Experience in qualitative and quantitative research methods, community-level surveys are desirable.
          • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are critical.
          • Good spoken and written English as well as local languages of the preferred state (Ebonyi/Sokoto).
          • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines at short notice.
          • Excellent report writing skills
          • Good computer skills and competence with mobile real-time electronic data collection is compulsory.

            Remuneration
            Jhpiego offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive employee benefits package including: medical and dental plans; paid vacation, holidays and sick leave; personal accident insurance; 403(b) retirement plan; life and disability insurance; travel insurance; education assistance plan and more.

            Application Closing Date
            Not Specified.

            Method of Application
            Interested and qualified candidates should:
            Click here to apply online

            Note: The successful candidate selected for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.

             

             

             

             

             

            Job Title: Program Assistant

            Job ID: 2022-4660
            Location: Sokoto
            Category: International Positions

             

            Overview

            • The Program/Admin Assistant will provide day-to-day support for project and office operations to ensure smooth running of all programmatic functions of the project in the assigned state.
            • The Program/Amin Assistant will support administ
        • other partners.
        • Work with partners to regularly assess the quality of the relationship, ensuring that effective communication channels are in place, and that any shortcomings are addressed;
        • Remain informed on the current programs in the GBV space by review of current literature and is alert to any implication of such strategic information for project activities.
        • Perform other duties as assigned.
        • Required Qualifications

          • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Health or related field or equivalent job experience
          • 2-3 years of experience in programmatic support of international health projects
          • A broad variety of programmatic, administrative, financial, and computer skills (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access), which may need to be acquired through very quick learning.
          • Experience in coordinating USG funded projects and familiarity with international donor policies and administrative procedures
          • Proven track record of working with a project team composed of technical experts, program, and finance staff.
          • Fluency in verbal, written and interpersonal communication in English.
          • Fluency in any local language in the project State will be an advantage
          • Proficiency in writing and editing letters, reports, and documents.

          Remuneration
          N349,000 – N401,000 Monthly.

          Benefits:
          Jhpiego offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive employee benefits package including: medical and dental plans; paid vacation, holidays and sick leave; personal accident insurance; 403(b) retirement plan; life and disability insurance; travel insurance; education assistance plan and more.

          Application Closing Date
          Not Specified.

          Method of Application
          Interested and qualified candidates should:
          Click here to apply online

          Note: The successful candidate selected for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.

         

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