STL/MH Advisor Job in Jhpiego

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The STL/MH Advisor will provide programmatic, technical and financial, guidance to the state implementation team in the project state (Ebonyi or Kogi). The successful candidate will supervise a team of multi-disciplinary professionals providing technical assistance and support to MCSP-supported project facilities, S/he will assist with individual and site work planning and harmonize with the State strategic plan as it relates to MNH program. The STL will foster a productive working relationship between MCSP and partner organizations including local professional associations while maintaining an excellent working relationship with counterparts at State and Local Government levels, USG implementing partners, and local institutions. The STL will also oversee quality of care interventions at project-supported health facilities, monitor and maintain technical quality of activities in all aspects of the project’s deliverables. The STL will work with M&E staff to implement existing M&E plans that will feed data into the national comprehensive HMIS grid and DHIS2 and help document programmatic results, achievements, success stories and challenges in a timely manner, as required by the project, The STL will perform all other duties relating to the project as assigned by his/her supervisor

Required Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • A medical doctor or any other closely related health care professional, specialization in obstetrics and
    gynecology and other health related courses (e.g. MPH, MPA or other relevant degree) will be highly desirable;
  • Minimum of 4-5 years working experience in the areas of maternal health, family planning, HIV/AIDS with previous working experience on USAID or CDC funded projects will be an added advantage;
  • Clinical experience in maternal and newborn health including comprehensive emergency obstetric and newborn care (CEmONC), malaria in pregnancy and HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment is highly desirable;
  • Familiarity with the FMOH, SMOH, State Health Management Board, SPHCDA structures and functions especially as it relates to MNH is highly desirable;
  • Experience in managing and supervising technical/facility staff;
  • Ability to multi-task and proven knowledge and skills in use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word processing, Excel and PowerPoint) is mandatory;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, presentation skills and fluency in English language; ability to speak a local language in the respective project state will be an added advantage

 

Method of Application

Interested candidates should submit an Application letter and a CV to: jhunigeriaproject@yahoo.com not later than two weeks from the date of this advert. The title of your email and application should be the position and preferred location of what you have applied for. For further information about Jhpiego,
please visit our website at www.jhpiego.org. Only shortlisted candidates will receive an invitation for an
oral interview, Please note that any successful candidate will be subject to a pre-employment
background investigation.

JHU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Closing Date: 07/04/2015

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