Ongoing Recruitment at Jhpiego Nigeria

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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 positions below:

Job Title: Infographics Officer

Location: Abuja
Position Reports to: Project Lead MCGL
Career Category: Information and Communications Technology

Position Overview

  • The Infographics officer will provide high level procedural expertise and guidance to Jhpiego Nigeria – MOMENTUM COUNTRY AND GLOBAL LEADERSHIP (MCGL) programs graphical works, manage graphical content and ensure excellent displays in line with USAID branding protocols.
  • Key areas for graphical support include reproductive health, family planning, maternal, newborn & child health, Intimate Partner Violence and Child Early Forced Marriage and other Gender Based Violence Issues.

Responsibilities

  • Increase visibility and outreach for Jhpiego programs – MCGL projects through design works.
  • Develop and implement strategy for better internal communications of programs and MCGL programs as well a Jhpiego programs
  • Share graphics and informatics communication tools and capacity building to MCGL team
  • Designing of office tools e.g. forms, templates, documents, reports, finance & administration forms
  • Design and material development of events branding e.g. banners, posters, brochures, car stickers, fliers, donor reports, presentations and newsletters
  • Layout and formatting of operational guidelines and training packages
  • Designing of certificate template, program reports and PowerPoint presentations
  • Graphic design and layout finalization of edited material and preparation for final print; liaising with printers and other service providers
  • Branding of promotional items
  • Design of website as per requirements
  • Development of OPs, job aids and manuals for Jhpiego’s programs.
  • Working with the printers, programmers, developers and other technicians to complete the final product

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree, Sciences or Social Science
  • Minimum of 6 years experience with an international development organization
  • Strong knowledge and experience in design software such as illustrator, Photoshop, Flash, Dream weaver, Corel draw and Acrobat painting

Functional / Technical Qualifications:

  • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to handle a variety of assignments under pressure of deadlines
  • Initiative and ability to identify needs, especially in a busy environment
  • Be of high integrity and have a sense of confidentiality.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with pleasant and outgoing personality,
  • Artistic ability and creativity are a must in addition to excellent verbal, written communications and presentation skills.
  • Attention to detail, consistency and accuracy
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team environment

Competencies:

  • Computer skills – working knowledge of design software applications and word processing
  • Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented and high degree of accuracy;
  • Strong analytical skills and sound judgment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively interact with all levels of staff and partners.
  • Good oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate findings and analyses
  • Be cooperative, hardworking, flexible & dependable.
  • Pleasant, warm and outgoing personality.
  • Be of high integrity and have a sense of confidentiality
  • Be willing to take on extra responsibilities in order to achieve the goals/objectives set by the organization
  • Capability to develop and implement effective strategies and tactics for accomplishing assigned duties
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Be self-motivated, proactive and have a positive attitude to work requiring minimum supervision.

Job Title: Strategic Information Advisor, Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL)

Location: Abuja
Position Reports to: Project Lead
Career Category: Monitoring & Evaluation

Position Overview

  • The Strategic Information Advisor (MERL) will lead the Momentum Country and Global Leadership (MCGL), Quality of Care (QoC) project on all SI related implementation, research and data management.
  • S/he will provide technical assistance and capacity building to the PRS department of the FMoH and counterparts at the State level and its stakeholders in the development of and implementation of RMNCAEH+N data analysis, use, and dissemination strategy.
  • S/he will additionally design strategy and activities to improve capacity on triangulating data from multiple data sources to inform policy and decision-making.
  • S/he will contribute to the design of robust, user-friendly, high-quality interfaces for data visualization and data dissemination to enhance state-led and nationally supported evidence-based programming for improved understanding of RMNCH quality of care interventions in relation to the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) Plan developed by the national RMNCH QoC Technical Working Group (TWG).
  • S/he will additionally provide technical assistance to design of implementation research and implement strategy to build capacity of M&E systems to oversee data quality and data use for decision making (including capacity building of M&E staff).

Responsibilities

  • Provides technical support for the collection, analysis, triangulation and interpretation of RMNCH and MPDSR data and the calculation of programmatic, surveillance, demographic and epidemiological indicators;
  • Oversee real-time data use including weekly, monthly and quarterly data review meetings; implement remediation efforts that address identified gaps and challenges for project overall and at national and state level.
  • Oversee the development of learning questions for research implementation in partnership with consortium partners and the National QoC TWG.
  • Oversee the engagement of six academic institutions from the six geopolitical zones that will conduct the agreed learning questions including coordinating the design of the research protocols, tools, IRB process, recruitment of data collectors, data collection and analysis and final reports working in partnership with the academic institutions and the QoC technical working group.
  • Strengthen the use of data at the national and state level for program monitoring and improvement.
  • Support the process of validation and triangulation of data between multiple data sources.
  • Participates in the organization and facilitation of national M&E subcommittee, MPDSR committee performance meetings of the QoC TWG.
  • Support the provision of training, supervision and mentorship to strengthen for M&E/SI and data quality improvement at national and State level in partnership with the FMoH, PRS department.
  • Participate in the organization and facilitation of seminars, brainstorming workshops and workshops within their field of competence, whenever this is required;
  • Prepares periodic reports of activities, donor reports, QoC TWG reports; and
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Public Health, Statistics, Epidemiology and other related fields with a minimum of 8 years of experience in monitoring and evaluation in international development.
  • Familiarity with USAID/RMNCH programs, Nigerian public sector health system and RMNCH response programs.
  • Core Strategic Information experience, conversant with MER indicators, data collection, analysis and data visualization using DHIS, NDR, LAMIS, PowerBI etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to be the technical specialist and as the lead subject matter expert in monitoring and evaluation.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform complex data analytics utilizing Microsoft Excel, SPSS, STATA, Epi Info and/or other analytic software and to provide evidence-based recommendations accordingly.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the use of GIS and other tools to support geo-spatial display of data to target program interventions and resources.

Competencies:

  • Demonstrated ability to perform robust data extraction from internal and external information systems and involvement in research implementation.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public health sector, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) is highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability to portray complex data sets in easy to understand formats including visualizations.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of Nigerian health and social service information systems and monitoring and evaluation processes as it relates to data collection for performance-based reporting and use of data.
  • Previous experience in building capacity for generation and use of SI.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage meetings with International partners (NGOs), consultants and Government partners etc.
  • Demonstrated written, presentation, communication and organizational skills in English
  • Ability and willingness to travel within Nigeria.

Job Title: Knowledge Management / Training Advisor

Location: Abuja
Career Category: Program/Project Management
Position Reports To: Project Lead MCGL

Position Overview

  • The KM/Training Advisor will be responsible for leading knowledge management, general communications, training and learning functions for Jhpiego Nigeria.
  • The Advisor will bridge the relevant work done by the MCGL projects and Jhpiego in-country, and work closely with colleagues to identify KM needs as well as harness and package knowledge for dissemination through different means to Jhpiego staff, national and State partners and the national Quality of Care (QoC) Technical Working Group (TWG).
  • The KM/Communications Advisor will be responsible for leading the development of well written information and knowledge products and other communication pieces with high quality photos, videos, infographics or stories for Jhpiego Nigeria and MCGL project stakeholders and the National QoC TWG.
  • The KM/Training Advisor will support the MCGL projects in planning, coordinating and delivering training activities at the national and state level as required.

Responsibilities

  • Identify creative and effective ways to generate and share knowledge with a view to leveraging good practices and improving programs.
  • Works closely with members of the National RMNCH QoC TWG, FMoH, MCGL QoC consortium partners and other MCGL project staff to develop information products and learning material;
  • Define and produce diverse knowledge; evidence- based articles, resource guide.
  • Lead and ensure cohesion of knowledge and learning activities in-country.
  • Strictly ensure that Jhpiego standards for quality assurance for communication materials are always maintained.
  • Actively participate in the development of annual work plans and any specialized technical planning or reporting for the MCGL projects
  • Undertake duties as specified by the Project leads for the MCGL projects and other assigned authorities.
  • Develops capacity building activities for staff to enhance their ability to communicate about MCGL projects achievements and provide editorial services for documents and presentations, including formatting, style and accuracy of a text, grammar and punctuation and copy editing

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Communications, Knowledge Management, Public Health, International Development, or related field,
  • Minimum of 8 years’ working experience in knowledge management and communications; i) public health; and ii) Infographics iii) USAID development projects;
  • In addition, s/he should demonstrate competencies in communicating to a wide range of stakeholders and audiences as well as excellent report writing, facilitation and inter-personal skills.
  • Demonstrate good judgment, possesses sensitivity and understanding of how messaging impacts diverse audiences
  • Excellent computer skills in a full range of software, including: MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), Adobe Creative Suite, Infographic Programs and/or other graphics programs.
  • Proven ability to organize, summarize, and rewrite technical information for non-expert audiences.
  • Experience facilitating workshops and trainings in communication skills.
  • Proven organizational and management skills, ability to work independently and in teams in a multi-cultural context.
  • Knowledge of infographic software is a plus.
  • The ideal candidate should be an excellent writer with strong command of both spoken and written English
  • Proven ability to meet tight deadlines and juggle numerous projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.

Job Title: Program Officer

Location: Abuja
Position Reports to: Program Manager
Career Category: Program / Project Management

Position Overview

  • The Program Officer will support the implementation, management, monitoring and evaluation of the Momentum Country and Global Leadership (MCGL) Quality of Care (QoC) project being implemented at the national and state level.
  • This includes assisting with development of work plans, liaising with FMOH, NPHCDA and SMoH/SPHCDA staff, other partners and donors regarding implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs.

Responsibilities

  • Lead program coordination and monitor implementation at the national and state level
  • Development, implementation and monitoring of work plan and budgets.
  • Coordinate technical assistance for program implementation
  • Assist the technical staff in the design implementation, monitoring and assessment of activities.
  • Write reports, annual work plans, project monitoring tracking matrices, target implementation plan and relevant reports as required.
  • Work closely with technical and program staff to ensure quality implementation of programs and monitor overall project level spending.
  • Assist in the development of new program approaches that are linked to related services
  • Work with MCGL QoC project consultants to implement trainings, services and programs
  • Maintain partnerships on behalf of MCGL QoC project with FMOH, NPHCDA, WHO, UNICEF, CHAI, UNFPA, USAID IPs, members of the QoC TWG, MCGL QoC consortium partners (Save the Children & IHI), donors, and other partners.
  • Other duties as necessary or as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Advanced Degree or equivalent experience in Public Health, Sociology, or related Health, Medical, or Social Science discipline.
  • Demonstrated experience working with USAID/RMNCH programs and strong familiarity with USAID reporting requirements.
  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience in management, operational and technical expertise with a preference in RMNCH and Quality of Care program implementation

Competencies:

  • Experience in RMNCH and quality of care programs
  • Familiarity with Nigeria’s health systems and reporting structure and demonstrated ability to collaborate with government level officials to strengthen program implementation
  • Demonstrated ability in working and collaborating with a wide range of local and international partner organizations
  • Demonstrated experience in maintaining donor relations
  • Excellent skills in facilitation, team building and coordination
  • Excellent writing and communications skills, including demonstrated technical writing skills for publication and development of PowerPoint presentations.
  • 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 intense pressure to perform
  • Ability to travel frequently across the states in Nigeria.
  • References will be required.

Job Title: RMNCH Senior Technical Advisor

Location: Abuja
Position Reports To: Project Lead, MCGL QoC Project

Position Overview

  • The Senior Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH) Technical Adviser will be responsible for providing technical leadership in strengthening the RMNCH quality service delivery for upcoming Momentum Country and Global Leadership (MCGL) Quality of Care (QoC) project in Nigeria.
  • He/She will provide technical leadership and support to the National and State/LGA RMNCAEH+N Quality of Care Technical Working Groups across Nigeria including USAID Implementing Partners on quality of care activities and initiatives.
  • This quality of care RMNCH health project aims to contribute to reductions in maternal and child morbidity and mortality in Nigeria, and to increase the capacity of health systems to sustainably support quality health care services. The project will operate for an approximately 3-year period.

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical lead and expertise on high impact reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCAEH+N) services that is sound, evidence-based and responsive to the needs of project states and at the National level as identified.
  • Provide advice on the integration of these services into established service delivery systems at different levels of care in the State.
  • Collaborate with other stakeholders at the National and State level to apply lessons learned, innovations and quality methods to ensure evidence-based practices are translated to improved implementation of quality of care interventions..
  • Provide technical leadership to the building of national and local capacity using proven training approaches and quality improvement methodologies.
  • Provide trainings (providers and training of trainers) as well as follow-up support and clinical mentoring as necessary for RMNCH.
  • Lead the provision of technical support to States on basic maternal health (MH) continuum of care (including antenatal through postpartum care, FP integration, birth planning and birth preparedness) for their – public and private health facilities State sites.
  • Provide technical support to key stakeholders at the national and State level including review of technical documents and provide input to relevant policies and strategies.
  • Provide technical leadership to the FMoH and members of the National QoC TWG in the development of QoC strategies that reduce maternal morbidity and moratlity.
  • Supervise all other technical advisors, program managers and officers and other officers as appropriate under the MCGL QoC project.
  • Coordinate closely with other development partner programs at the national and state level.
  • Contribute to and coordinate with the program’s monitoring and evaluation (M&E) team on activities to ensure that the program meets set targets in accordance with national and donor standards.
  • Represent program at national and state level stakeholder meetings and technical working groups in relation to RMNCAEH+N and related technical areas.

Management:

  • Contribute to annual work planning, training plans and quarterly reports and other required technical reports.
  • Provide technical leadership on the timely, accurate and appropriate reporting of program activities and results.
  • Advocate and eensure quality program implementation consistent with FMOH RMNCH and WHOGuidelines and strategic directions, global best practices including advice on relevant latest health developments & publications.
  • Coordinate the evaluation of program progress against deliverables on a quarterly basis.
  • With the consortium partners, Project lead, SIOs and other program staff, oversee program design, implementation, quality assurance and monitoring of work plan.
  • Coordinate with the other members of the technical team and partners to develop and implement feasible national and state-based approaches.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Project lead which contribute to the achievement of program goals.

Required Qualifications

  • A Medical doctor or Experienced Nurse or Midwife or any other closely related health care professional; specialization in obstetrics and gynecology or Public Health and other health related courses (e.g. PhD, MPH, and MSc in international health, Social sciences or other relevant degree) will be an advantage.
  • Minimum of 10 years working experience in the areas of RMNCH, Nutrition, and family planning.
  • The Senior RMNCH Technical Advisor must be a proven technical leader in the field of international RMNCH with some management experience in public health programs.
  • S/he must be familiar with the reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH) community in Nigeria.
  • The Senior RMNCH Technical Advisor must be intimately familiar with the context in Nigeria and have in-country experience with donor programs. Additional qualifications include:
  • Previous experience working on an international donor funded project will be an added advantage.
  • Familiarity with the FMOH, SMOH structures and functions especially as it relates to MNCH is highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated expertise in working directly with host-country government officials and policy makers in maternal health.
  • Experience working with host-country partners, organizations, and institutions.
  • Strong skills in technical issues, design, implementation and monitoring of program components; e.g. services, training, quality improvement, advocacy and coordination.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work with African experts and partners in developing technical materials and providing training to improve service delivery, advocacy and resource mobilization for expanding RMNCH.
  • Strong verbal, listening, writing, and intrapersonal skills essential for effective coordination among several institutions and staff involved in a broad range of activities
  • Strong ability to multi-task will be highly desirable.
  • Fluent in English, (written and oral communication) and any local language.
  • Willingness to travel throughout Nigeria as necessary.

Job Title: RMNCH Technical Advisor

Location: Abuja
Position Reports To: RMNCH SNR. Technical Advisor, MCGL QoC Project

Position Overview

  • The Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH) Technical Adviser will be responsible for providing technical knowledge and input in strengthening the RMNCH quality service delivery for upcoming Momentum Country and Global Leadership (MCGL) Quality of Care (QoC) project in Nigeria.
  • He/She will provide technical support to the National and State/LGA RMNCAEH+N Quality of Care Technical Working Groups across Nigeria including USAID Implementing Partners on quality of care activities and initiatives.
  • This quality of care RMNCH health project aims to contribute to reductions in maternal and child morbidity and mortality in Nigeria, and to increase the capacity of health systems to sustainably support quality health care services. The project will operate for an approximately 3-year period.

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical expertise on high impact reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCAEH+N) services that is sound, evidence-based and responsive to the needs of project states and at the National level as identified.
  • Provide advice on the integration of these services into established service delivery systems at different levels of care in the State.
  • Collaborate with other stakeholders at the National and State level to apply lessons learned, innovations and quality methods to ensure evidence-based practices are translated to improved implementation of quality of care interventions.
  • Provide technical expertise to the building of national and local capacity using proven training approaches and quality improvement methodologies.
  • Provide trainings (providers and training of trainers) as well as follow-up support and clinical mentoring as necessary for RMNCH.
  • Provide technical support to States on basic maternal health (MH) continuum of care (including antenatal through postpartum care, FP integration, birth planning and birth preparedness) for their – public and private health facilities State sites.
  • Provide technical support to key stakeholders at the national and State level including review of technical documents and provide input to relevant policies and strategies.
  • Provide technical support to the FMoH and members of the National QoC TWG in the development of QoC strategies that reduce maternal morbidity and mortality.
  • Supervise other officers as appropriate under the MCGL QoC project.
  • Coordinate closely with other development partner programs at the national and state level.
  • Contribute to and coordinate with the program’s monitoring and evaluation (M&E) team on activities to ensure that the program meets set targets in accordance with national and donor standards.
  • Represent program at national and state level stakeholder meetings and technical working groups in relation to RMNCAEH+N and related technical areas.

Management:

  • Contribute to annual work planning, training plans and quarterly reports and other required technical reports.
  • Provide technical input and support on the timely, accurate and appropriate reporting of program activities and results.
  • Advocate and eensure quality program implementation consistent with FMOH RMNCH and WHO Guidelines and strategic directions, global best practices including advice on relevant latest health developments & publications.
  • Support the evaluation of program progress against deliverables on a quarterly basis.
  • With the consortium partners, Project lead, SIOs and other program staff, oversee program design, implementation, quality assurance and monitoring of work plan.
  • Support with the other members of the technical team and partners to develop and implement feasible national and state-based approaches.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Snr RMNCH Technical Adviser and Project lead which contribute to the achievement of program goals.

Required Qualifications

  • A Medical doctor or Experienced Nurse or Midwife or any other closely related health care professional; specialization in obstetrics and gynecology or Public Health and other health related courses (e.g. PhD, MPH, and MSc in international health, Social sciences or other relevant degree) will be an advantage.
  • Minimum of 8 years working experience in the areas of RMNCH, Nutrition, and family planning.
  • The RMNCH Technical Advisor must be a proven expert in the field of international RMNCH with some management experience in public health programs.
  • S/he must be familiar with the reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH) community in Nigeria.
  • The RMNCH Technical Advisor must be intimately familiar with the context in Nigeria and have in-country experience with donor programs. Additional qualifications include:
  • Previous experience working on an international donor funded project will be an added advantage.
  • Familiarity with the FMOH, SMOH structures and functions especially as it relates to MNCH is highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated expertise in working directly with host-country government officials and policy makers in maternal health.
  • Experience working with host-country partners, organizations, and institutions.
  • Strong skills in technical issues, design, implementation and monitoring of program components; e.g. services, training, quality improvement, advocacy and coordination.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work with partners in developing technical materials and providing training to improve service delivery, advocacy and resource mobilization for expanding RMNCH.
  • Strong verbal, listening, writing, and intrapersonal skills essential for effective coordination among several institutions and staff involved in a broad range of activities
  • Strong ability to multi-task will be highly desirable.
  • Fluent in English, (written and oral communication) and any local language.
  • Willingness to travel throughout Nigeria as necessary.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV to: ng-recruitment@jhpiego.org using “Infographics Officer” as the subject of the email.

Note

  • CV and Cover Letter as ONE SINGLE WORD document
  • Candidates that do not comply with the application instruction will be disqualified.
  • We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will receive an invitation for an interview
  • Any successful candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.
  • There will be travel requirements and opportunities both within Nigeria.
  • JHU is an Equal Opportunity Employer
  • For further information about Jhpiego, please visit our website at www.jhpiego.org

Application Deadline 1st November 2021.

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