NG SHSS Advisor SuNMaP 2 - Senior Health Systems Strengthening Advisor

Posted: 02/02/2021 14:08
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: Competitive
Location: Nigeria
Level: Technical
Deadline: 16/02/2021 23:59
Hours: 40.00
Benefits: National
Job Type: Fixed Term

Malaria Consortium is recruiting for a Senior Health Systems Advisor to join our SuNMaP 2 team in Abuja.

The Health Systems Strenghtening Expert will provide technical leadership on all aspects of health systems to improve the quality of service delivery in both the public and private health sectors using malaria as the entry point into the health system at Federal and State levels. He/She will lead the design and oversight of interventions which use the WHO health systems framework and Malaria Consortium's approach to health systems strengthening to facilitate changes required to embed and institutionalize SuNMaP 2 into the Nigeria Health systems at the Federal, State and LGA levels. The position holder will work closely with the project team and Short Term Technical Assistance (STTA) to impement evidence-based approaches to achieve the project outcomes. The position holder will serve as a resource for up-to-date technical information on how malaria can be used to strengthen health systems including providing technical support to NMEP,SMEP and other key stakeholders. Hd/She will supervise a team of two experts and support them to implement work plans in a coherent and harmonised manner.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A Postgraduate degree in public health or development related fields with a focus on health systems strengthening approaches.
  • At least 8years working in a technical role with an excellent understanding of health systems
  • Significant experience in intervention design and implementation of large-scale health projects
  • Familiarity with the challenges and opportunities of strenghtening health systems in Sub Saharan Africa (SSA)
  • Experience with Value-for-Money measurements
  • Familiarity with the Nigerian health systems, including government planning and budgeting processes at the Federal and State levels

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Early applications are encouraged as we will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis