Monday, January 14, 2019

Vacancy for Integrated PHC Advisor - Nigeria IHP at Palladium Group


Project Overview and Role  
The IHP Integrated Primary Health Care Advisors provide technical guidance on and oversight of integrated primary health service activities, including capacity building at state, local government health authority (LGHA), facility, and community levels; providing expert technical assistance in integrated service delivery  in the areas of reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health plus nutrition and malaria (RMNCH + N and malaria), with a focus on enhancing service delivery within a stronger, more sustainable health system.

Location: Benin Kebbi

Requirements  
MBBS/MD or Nursing or Midwifery degree plus a Masters' degree in Public Health, Nursing or a related field or an advanced post graduate degree in a related field is essential;
At least eight (8) years relevant experience in one or more of technical areas: Family planning, maternal health, newborn health, child health, nutrition and malaria;
Experience in integrated PHC service delivery at health facilities and community;
Experience implementing programmes at the primary health care level is an advantage;
Familiarity with performance indicators in at least 2 technical areas
Familiarity with applying quality improvement methodologies to improve quality of primary services, including identifying and overcoming critical gaps and monitoring performance indicators to guide continuous improvement
Familiarity with Nigerian public and private sector health systems at the state, LGHA and community levels is highly desirable;
Knowledge of local culture and a deep understanding of the social, political and ethical issues surrounding the delivery of RMNCH +NM services;
High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication. Ability to speak Hausa;
Demonstrated experience managing stakeholders and building capacity at sub-national levels;
Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency delivering relevant IRMNCH +NM training packages and supporting retention of health worker competencies (e.g. through mentoring, supervision);
Ability to function/work independently as well as part of a team;
Well-developed computer skills;
Ability to travel within IHP focal state at least 50% time.

Applications Closing Date
15th January, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should

Click Here To Apply Online
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