Palladium International Recruitment for State IHP Director – Nigeria IHP Task Order 4

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Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified graduates for State IHP Director – Nigeria IHP Task Order 4. The Application deadline is 25th January 2019.

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Job Title: State IHP Director – Nigeria IHP Task Order 4

Location: Kebbi

Project Overview/Role

  • The purpose of this Nigeria Integrated Health Program (IHP) Task Order (TO) 4 Contract is to implement priority primary health interventions in Kebbi State to strengthen the state-, LGA-, and ward-level health system as well as strengthen engagement with the state government. The objectives of the program are to (a) strengthen systems supporting primary health care services; (b) improve access to primary health care services; and, (c) increase quality of primary health care services.
  • The IHP goal is to contribute to state-level reductions in child and maternal morbidity and mortality and to increase the capacity of health systems (public and private) to sustainably support quality primary health care (PHC) services. TO 04 will be USAID’s principal primary health program service delivery activity in Kebbi and will coordinate closely with other USAID activities and other development partner programs in the state. USAID will intentionally overlay this  activity  with  other  Mission  programming  to  increase  Government  of  Nigeria  (GON) resources  for  primary  health  care  (PHC)  services,  increase  demand  for  PHC  services,  and improve access to essential commodities. The activity is expected to collaborate closely with those other implementing partners and will not undertake any activities already implemented by other USAID programs.
  • The State IHP Director shall be the principal point of contact in Kebbi for procedural and substantive matters. The State IHP Director will take guidance from the Country Director and shall be responsible for ensuring quality control and the overall responsiveness of technical assistance provided under the award. The State IHP Director shall provide overall leadership management and direction for IHP in Kebbi State. This individual will be expected to identify issues and risks related to program implementation in a timely manner, and suggest appropriate program adjustments.

Responsibilities

  • Provides  leadership,  guidance,  vision,  and  management  to staff for successful implementation in Kebbi State
  • Supervises TO4 staff and ensures strong collaboration with donors, other implementers, and local counterparts
  • Responsible for meeting contractual obligations, producing deliverables and targets, and achieving project results as specified by USAID/Nigeria under TO4
  • S/he oversees project planning and ensures implementation, with a focus on results and financial accountability for all project activities

Requirements

  • Post-graduate degree in International Health, Social Sciences, Management or related discipline
  • Demonstrated progressive experience in RMNCH programs and working with development agencies and organizations, government officials, civil society leaders, community leaders, project beneficiaries and project staff
  • Possess excellent organizational, analytical, oral and written communications skills in English; demonstrated supervisory skills; and ability to work well on a team.

 

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should CLICK HERE to apply.

Application Deadline 25th January, 2019.

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