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Jobs at Malaria Consortium, Friday 9, March 2018

Malaria Consortium is one of the world’s leading non-profit organisations spe…ing in the comprehensive prevention, control and treatment of malaria and other communicable diseases among vulnerable and under privileged populations. We increasingly find our work on malaria can be effectively integrated with other similar public health interventions for greater impact and therefore expanded our remit to include child health and neglected tropical disease interventions.

SENIOR M&E OFFICER

Locations: Gombe, Jigawa, Kaduna, Kebbi and Yobe
Department: Technical
Length of Contract: 3 years
Hours: 40
Reporting to: Line manager: Zonal Project Manager/State Technical Officer
Grade: 8

JOB PURPOSE
The Senior M&E Officer will serve as the main focal person for all Research, MEAL (Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning) activity which includes data validation, DQA, coordination meetings, capacity building in data quality and supportive supervisory visit to strengthen health management information system in Global Fund project in the state
S/he will assist and report to the state project manager / State technical officer regarding the monitoring and evaluation of project activities.

SCOPE OF WORK
The incumbent will work as part of the project team under the direct supervision and guidance of the state Project Manager (Kano, Niger and Yobe states) / state technical officer 3 Last updated 20/02/2018
(Gombe, Kaduna and Jigawa) and indirectly through the Country Technical Coordinator (CTC) for the attainment of the project goal.
Key Working Relationships

The officer working under the line-management of the State Coordinator and in close collaboration with the state, LGA, community actors, stakeholders and partners would deliver aspects of the project as per the specified job tasks and expected deliverables.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
Technical Contributions (50%):
Plan and implement M&E activities in the approved work plan under the guidance of the Zone Project Manager/ state coordinator
Based on the MEAL plan for the project, develop, review, and ensured correct implementation of the Global Fund Malaria MEAL state MEAL Implementation Plan and procedures
Lead the set up and maintenance of a project database and linkages with the national DHIS version 2 platform for reporting
Ensure availability of high quality routine data for all malaria indicators / parameters (both case management and prevention) and other project related data from all levels of health facilities (3o, 2o, 1o)
In Niger and Kebbi, to also ensure high quality data are available in useable format on a regular and timely basis for programmatic decision making by facilitating data collection and entry from:
CORP’s service utilization register
CORP’s status update form to capture changes to the CORP’s status in relation to the project (e.g. withdrawal, change of supervisor, lost to follow ups, etc.)
Supervision checklist to capture the details of the supervision visits
Demand creation activity recording form to capture activities carried out by the demand creation team
A logistics form that captures the logistic component of the project, including drug distributions, and other related equipment and tools
Plan regular data quality assessments, and ensure the completeness, consistency and validity of routine data
Work with the M&E Manager on timely submission of high quality programmatic Progress Update and Disbursement Request (PUDR) and the validation of such on a quarterly basis according to the approved project performance framework
Work with project team to facilitate the documentation of activities in form of reports and ensure proper archiving of such for easy access and reference
Plan and coordinate quarterly routine monitoring visits to project supported sites and provide supportive supervision
Provide direct technical assistance and capacity building for state and LGA level implementers in the design and implementation of GF- supported monitoring and evaluation activities
Participate in project assessments, evaluations and design including development of survey protocols with support from country office and advisors
Perform other duties as assigned.
Program Management (10%):

Support SMoH staff with coordinating program management activities, by ensuring that the recommended coordination meetings hold at the LGA and state levels
Work with the state and LGA Ministry of Health staff to ensure that reports are obtained from all health facilities within the state through appropriate state-specific mechanisms
Participate in regular monitoring and supervisory visits to the GF-supported health facilities, and ensure that action plans are developed for identified gaps
Support health facilities with ensuring that all items in the action plans are addressed and all outstanding gaps are closed
Accountability (10%):

Support programming staff to engage key populations in monitoring and evaluating program’s performance and to incorporate participatory methods into M&E systems in Nigeria
Orient program staff and partners on the basic principles and practices of beneficiary accountability in Nigeria
Support the development and implementation of feedback and response channels to reflect the preferences of community members and beneficiaries
Ensure that beneficiary feedback is adequately documented, addressed, analysed, and utilized by program teams
Knowledge Management and Learning (20%):

Ensure that state M&E and program teams regularly review and accordingly adjust M&E plans and tools in the light of changes and needs in the field context based on monitoring data and reflection sessions
Support learning-to-action events and reflection sessions to systematically analyze data for programmatic use for the state, and to document and incorporate lessons learned into program design and implementation
Conduct regular data review and analysis for feedback to states for program improvement, and for updates to national level (MC and government)
Support program staff in key activities including development of a learning agenda, organizing regular learning events, supporting operations research, and reflecting, documentation, and communication of learning initiatives
Support knowledge management systems and practices to gather, document and share best practices with project team, MC country office, government and technical partners. Collaborate with M&E and program staff to develop learning briefs, project bulletins and other materials for dissemination.
Promote adoption of the best practices in knowledge management by other project staff and government partners
Representation (10%):

Liaise with technical counterparts in the State Ministry of Health, PRs, SRs, and other local stakeholders engaged in malaria activities in Nigeria
Participate in events/ meetingsrelated to Monitoring, Evaluation and research, including quarterly Principal Recipient and Sub-recipients quarterly review meetings
Actively participate in the M&E Community of Practice with other PR, SRs and government M&E staff

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
Essential:
Degree in Statistics, Demography, Mathematics or any other relevant quantitative discipline
Demonstrable contextual knowledge of local issues, community priorities, social and cultural constraints and realities related to community assessment, project design, evaluation and implementation
Cognate experience in monitoring and evaluation of community-based interventions is highly desirable
Experience in managing HMIS and CLMS as well as familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and Global Fund programme implementation will be added advantages.
Experience in survey design and implementation, development of data bases and analysis and write up of survey results
Demonstrated skills in data management and quantitative data analysis

Desirable:
At least 3 years’ experience attending quarterly Principal Recipient and Sub-recipients quarterly review meetings
Fluency in written and spoken English
Work-based Skills and Competencies

ESSENTIAL:
A solid understanding of health systems strengthening
Proficiency in database management especially DHIS; Excel, Word, PowerPoint and demonstrable experience with statistical software packages (Stata, SPSS, Epi Info)
Strong analytical skills and experience interpreting a strategic vision into an operational model
Proven writing, communication and presentation skills in English
A collaborative and flexible style, with a strong service mentality
Facilitation and coordination skills
The ideal candidate must be attentive to detail, highly organised, flexible and self-motivated with excellent communication skills in written and oral communication
He/she must clearly display the ability to effectively prioritise and perform tasks to meet tight deadlines
Desirable:

Skills in qualitative research
Core Competencies
Delivering Results:

Level C – Supports others to achieve results:
Displays a positive and enthusiastic approach and is not deterred by setbacks, finding alternative ways to reach goals or targets
Supports others to plan and deliver results
Supports others to manage and cope with setbacks
Analysis and Use of Information:

Level C – Works confidently with complex data to support work:
Interprets complex written information
Works confidently with data before making decisions, for example; interpreting trends, issues and risks
Acquainted with the validity, relevance and limitations of different sources of evidence
Interpersonal and Communications:

Level C – Adapts communications effectively
Tailors communication (content, style and medium) to diverse audiences
Communicates equally effectively at all organisational levels
Understands others’ underlying needs, concerns and motivations and communicates effectively in sensitive situations
Resolves intra-team and inter-team conflicts effectively
Collaboration and Partnering:

Level B – Collaborates effectively across teams:
Proactive in providing and seeking support from expert colleagues
Raises difficult issues with teams/ partners and stakeholders with a view to positive resolution
Proactive in building a rapport with a diverse range of people
Leading and Motivating People:

Level B – Manages own development and seeks opportunities:
Manages own development and performance positively
Learns lessons from successes and failures
Seeks and explores opportunities within Malaria Consortium which develop skills and expertise.
Salary/Benefits: 4,189,500

SENIOR PROCUREMENT OFFICER

Level: Operations – Logistics
Length of contract: Fixed term
Hours: 40
Role type: National
Travel involved: In-country travel on occasion
Reporting to: Office Manager
Grade: 8

COUNTRY BACKGROUND
Malaria Consortium has been operational in Nigeria since 2008 first as a lead of the large DFID funded Support to National Malaria Programme (SuNMaP) and now as lead or partner on several programmes. In 2012, Malaria Consortium fully established itself in Nigeria with a long-term commitment and opened a country office.

JOB PURPOSE
The Procurement Officer will be responsible for all Abuja based procurement planning and procurement for Malaria Consortium activities in Nigeria.

SCOPE OF WORK
The Procurement Officer will support project procurement plan design and regular updating.
They will setup and manage all Abuja strategic supplier agreements, and will conduct all Abuja based procurement in accordance with the Malaria Consortium Procurement Policy.

Key Working Relationships
The Procurement Officer will report to the Abuja Office Manager, and will work closely with all Abuja based staff to provide them procurement support.
They will also work with state staff for all state procurement conducted or supported in Abuja

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
Procurement planning (15%):
Support project managers with the design of procurement plans for all new projects to allow all project procurement’s to be delivered on-time at value for money following compliant processes
Work with project managers to review all project procurement plans on a regular basis (at least quarterly) to ensure that all procurement is being planned to allow for on-time delivery at value for money following compliant processes
Conduct regular price list surveys in Abuja for all regularly sourced supplies and services
Conduct an annual market survey for regularly sourced supplies to ensure Malaria Consortium is considering all qualified suppliers in the market for regularly required items
Strategic supplier agreements (25%):

Support the Abuja Office Manager with defining they Nigeria Country Procurement Plan
Setup all Abuja based Framework Agreements and Preferred Suppliers based on the Country Procurement Plan, following the processes defined in the Malaria Consortium Procurement Policy, including for fuel, security, IT support, generator maintenance, vehicle maintenance, stationery, hotels, taxi firms, rental vehicles, event locations for conferences/workshops/seminars, printing material, etc.
Track all procurement’s against all strategic supplier agreements and provide quarterly reports to the Abuja Office Manager on total expenditure to date per agreement, supplier performance and issues and recommendations for the coming year
Procurement (60%):

Conduct all Abuja based procurement in accordance with the Malaria Consortium Procurement Policy, ensuring that all documentation is completed, correctly approved and filed appropriately for future reference
Maintain a record of the status of all procurement’s, which will be shared weekly with all relevant staff so that they can plan for their arrival
Chair the Country Procurement Review Committee (PRC), taking the minutes of all PRC meetings, and ensuring that the PRC follows the process as defined in the Malaria consortium Procurement Policy

PERSON SPECIFICATION, QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Essential:
Degree or similar qualification in Procurement or related field
At least 3-5 years’ experience working in an operations related role specifically in procurement
Proven writing skills in English
Ability to work effectively and sensitively with staff in other locations
A collaborative and flexible style, with a strong service mentality
Facilitation and coordination skills
Sector awareness related to procurement

Desirable:
Attentive to detail
Highly organised
Flexible and self- motivated
Excellent written and oral communication skills
He/she must clearly display the ability to effectively prioritise and perform to tight deadlines
Work-based Skills and Competencies

Essential:
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Analytical skills

DESIRABLE:
Good coordination skills
Core Competencies
Delivering results (Level B – Takes on pieces of work when required and demonstrates excellent project management skills):

Shows a flexible approach to taking on additional work/ responsibilities when needed to
achieve results
Demonstrates excellent project management skills to agreed timescales (timelines, targets, donor requirements)
Makes clear and timely decisions within remit of own role
Analysis and use of information (Level B – Uses evidence to support work):

Identifies and uses various sources of evidence and feedback to support outputs
Uses evidence to evaluate policies, projects and programmes
Identifies links between events and information identifying trends, issues and risks
Ensures systems are in place to address organisation needs
Interpersonal and communications (Level B – Adapts communications effectively):

Tailors communication (content, style and medium) to diverse audiences
Communicates equally effectively at all organisational levels
Understands others’ underlying needs, concerns and motivations and communicates effectively in sensitive situations
Resolves intra-team and inter-team conflicts effectively
Collaboration and partnering (Level B – Collaborates effectively across teams):

Proactive in providing and seeking support from expert colleagues
Raises difficult issues with teams/ partners and stakeholders with a view to positive resolution
Proactive in building a rapport with a diverse range of people
Leading and motivating people (Level B – Manages own development and seeks opportunities):

Actively manages own development and performance positively
Learns lessons from successes and failures
Seeks and explores opportunities within Malaria Consortium which develop skills and expertise
Flexibility/ adaptability (Level B – Clarifies priorities and ensures learning from experience)

Clarifies priorities when leading change
Sees and shows others the benefits of strategic change
Helps colleagues/team members to practice stress management through prioritization of
workloads and modelling of appropriate self-management and care
Makes time to learn from experience and feedback, and apply the lessons to a new situation
Living the values (Level C – Supports others to live Malaria Consortium’s values):

Demonstrates personal integrity by using role position responsibly and fairly
Cultivates an open culture within the wider team, promoting accountability, responsibility and respect for individual differences
Strategic planning and thinking and sector awareness (Level B – Is aware of others’ activities and vice versa in planning activities):

Takes account of team members and others workload when planning
Maintains awareness of impact on other parts of the organisation, keeping a— of other’s activities, objectives, commitments and needs
Has a good understanding of the sector in which Malaria Consortium works
Salary/Benefits

4,189,500 gross per annum
National Benefits.

ADMINISTRATION OFFICER

Department: Operations
Role type: National
Grade: 6
Hours: 40
Travel involved: In-country travel on occasion
Reporting to: Line manager: Office Manager
Direct reports: Cleaner, Front Desk Assistant
Job Type: Fixed Term

Country Background
Malaria Consortium has been operational in Nigeria since 2008 first as a lead of the large DFID funded Support to National Malaria Programme (SuNMaP) and now as lead or partner on several programmes. In 2012, Malaria Consortium fully established itself in Nigeria with a long-term commitment and opened a country office.

JOB PURPOSE
The Administration Officer will be responsible for providing Abuja based administrative support to all Malaria Consortium projects in Nigeria and maintaining health and safety.

SCOPE OF WORK
The Administration Officer will manage the Abuja office including maintenance, landlord liaison, cleaners, generator management, security and IT.

Key Working Relationships
The Administration Officer will report to the Abuja Office Manager, and will work closely with all Abuja based staff to provide them with the required administrative support.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Abuja Office Management (50%):

Ensure the Abuja office is maintained, with all regular maintenance and required repairs done in a timely manner, liaising with the landlord for all works
Manage the Abuja Front Desk Assistant, to ensure all visitors are supported accordingly, delegating relevant administrative support tasks to the Front Desk Assistant as agreed with the Abuja Office Manager.
Manage the Abuja Office cleaning staff to ensure the office is maintained in a safe and hygienic manner at all times
Manage the Abuja generator to ensure it is serviced based on a preventative servicing schedule, that fuel is managed appropriately with relevant stock management document and the logbook is completed by the security guards, with logbook data analysed to ensure efficient running of the generator
Manage the Abuja office security provider to ensure that the office has effective security 24/7
Manage the Abuja office ICT support provider to ensure all Abuja ICT assets are maintained in good working order, and any Abuja based ICT support required by state offices is provided, to support Malaria Consortium staff in completing their daily activities, acting as ICT focal point
Organise, monitor and manage all Abuja staff mobile phone credit
Act as a fire warden and first aider
Asset and Stock Management (40%):

Support the Abuja Front Desk Assistant in managing all Abuja based assets to ensure that they are registered, tracked, maintained and disposed of according to the Malaria Consortium Asset management Policy
Maintaining the Property Inventory Register for all office equipment (as per the Malaria Consortium Fixed Asset Policy) in Abuja
Support the Abuja Front Desk Assistant in managing any stock, as defined by, and in accordance with the Malaria Consortium Inventory Management Policy
Other Administrative tasks (10%):

Complete other administration tasks as required by the Abuja Office Manager

PERSON SPECIFICATION, QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Essential:
Degree or similar qualification in Administration or related field
At least 3-5 years’ experience working in an operations related role specifically in administration
Proven written and oral skills in English
Ability to work effectively and sensitively with staff in other locations
A collaborative and flexible style, with a strong service mentality
Facilitation and coordination skills

Desirable:
Attentive to detail
Highly organised
Flexible and self- motivated
Excellent written and oral communication skills
He/she must clearly display the ability to effectively prioritise and perform to tight deadlines
Fire warden experience
First aid competence
Work-based Skills and Competencies

ESSENTIAL:
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Ability to troubleshoot basic ICT issues

Desirable:
Excellent analytical skills
Core Competencies
Delivering results (Level A – Focuses on delivering contribution to Malaria Consortium and achieving own objectives):

Puts in effort required to ensure the delivery of own work and objectives to meet (and exceed) expectations
Strong self-management of time and effort
Checks own work to ensure quality
Analysis and use of information (LEVEL A – Gathers information and identifies problems effectively):

Interprets basic written information
Attentive to detail
Follows guidelines to identify issues
Recognises problems within their remit
Uses appropriate methods for gathering and summarising data
Interpersonal and communications (LEVEL B – Fosters two-way communication):

Recalls others’ main points and takes them into account in own communication
Checks own understanding of others’ communication by asking questions
Maintains constructive, open and consistent communication with others
Resolves minor misunderstandings and conflicts effectively
Collaboration and partnering (LEVEL B – Collaborates effectively across teams):

Proactive in providing and seeking support from expert colleagues
Raises difficult issues with teams/ partners and stakeholders with a view to positive resolution
Proactive in building a rapport with a diverse range of people
Leading and motivating people (LEVEL C – Effectively leads and motivates others or direct reports):

Gives regular, timely and appropriate feedback
Acknowledges good performance and deals with issues concerning poor performance
Carries out staff assessment and development activities conscientiously and effectively
Develop the skills and competence of others through the development and application of skills
Coaches and supports team members when they have difficulties
Flexibility/ adaptability (Level B – Remains professional under external pressure):

Able to adapt to changing situations effortlessly
Remains constructive and positive under stress and able to tolerate difficult situations and environments
Plans, prioritises and performs tasks well under pressure
Learns from own successes/ mistakes
Living the values (Level B – Promotes Malaria Consortium values amongst peers):

Shows a readiness to promote Malaria Consortium’s values amongst peers
Promotes ethical and professional behaviour in line with Malaria Consortium’s values
Strategic planning and thinking and sector awareness(LEVEL B – Is aware of others’ activities and vice versa in planning activities):

Takes account of team members and others workload when planning
Maintains awareness of impact on other parts of the organisation, keeping a— of other’s activities, objectives, commitments and needs
Has a good understanding of the sector in which Malaria Consortium works
Salary/Benefits

3,052,350 gross per annum
National Benefits.

LOGISTICS OFFICER

Department: Operations
Length of contract: TBC
Role type: National
Grade: 6
Travel involved: In-country travel on occasion
Reporting to: Office Manager

COUNTRY BACKGROUND 
Malaria Consortium has been operational in Nigeria since 2008 first as a lead of the large DFID funded Support to National Malaria Programme (SuNMaP) and now as lead or partner on several programmes. In 2012, Malaria Consortium fully established itself in Nigeria with a long-term commitment and opened a country office. 2 Last updated 22/02/2018

JOB PURPOSE
The Logistics Officer will be responsible for all Abuja based logistics planning for Malaria Consortium activities in Nigeria.

SCOPE OF WORK
The Logistics Officer will support project logistics planning, implementation and regular updating.
They will conduct all Abuja based logistics in accordance with the Malaria Consortium policies.

Key Working Relationships
The Logistics Officer will report to the Abuja Office Manager, and will work closely with all Abuja based staff to provide them Logistics support

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES 
Travel management (30%):
Organise and book all national and international flights based on approved Travel Authorisation Forms (TAFs)
Organise all airport pickup and drop offs with Malaria Consortium or hired vehicles
Provide international travelers with letters of invitation as required
Ensure the ‘Country Visitor Information Guide’ is up to date and accurate and available to visitors on the Malaria Consortium Intranet page
Organise and book Abuja accommodation required by visitors or staff for work purposes
Event management (40%):

Organising Abuja based seminars/workshops/conferences including
Provide advice to project managers in designing and organising Abuja based workshops/conferences
Procuring suitable facilities for the workshop/conference following Malaria Consortiums standard procurement processes
Organising and tracking all associated people movements using taxis, rental cars and/or Malaria Consortium vehicles as required
Booking and managing all accommodation requirements for the event
Organising and tracking all per diems for event participants, based on Malaria Consortiums per diem policy and budget holder approvals
Fleet management (30%):

Manage the Abuja based drivers, including planning the driver roster, driver training as required and performance reviews
Conduct driving assessments for all new Malaria Consortium drivers in Abuja
Ensuring that all drivers have valid driver’s licenses and have completed a valid eye test
Ensure all Malaria Consortium vehicles in Nigeria are registered and have required vehicle insurance
Ensure logbooks are completed for all trips, with all logbook data collated into the Fleet monthly report
Provide monthly analysis of the fleet report to the Abuja Office Manager, including fleet costs analysis, issues and recommended actions for fleet improvements
Manage all fuel usage and costs for Abuja based vehicle used by Malaria Consortium
Source and book rental vehicles, following the Malaria Consortium Procurement Policy, as required to supplement Malaria Consortiums fleet needs

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Essential
Degree or similar qualification in Administration or related field
At least 3-5 years’ experience working in an operations related role specifically in administration or event management
Proven writing skills in English
Ability to work effectively and sensitively with staff in other locations
A collaborative and flexible style, with a strong service mentality
Facilitation and coordination skills
Excellent Microsoft skills

Desirable:
Attentive to detail
Highly organised
Flexible and self- motivated
Excellent written and oral communication skills
He/she must clearly display the ability to effectively prioritise and perform to tight deadlines
Work-based Skills and Competencies

ESSENTIAL:
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
Demonstrable driving skills and a valid driving license

DESIRABLE:
Good coordination skills
Excellent analytical skills
Core Competencies
Delivering results (Level A – Focuses on delivering contribution to Malaria Consortium and achieving own objectives):

Puts in effort required to ensure the delivery of own work and objectives to meet (and exceed) expectations
Strong self-management of time and effort
Checks own work to ensure quality
Analysis and use of information (Level A – Gathers information and identifies problems effectivel):

Interprets basic written information
Attentive to detail
Follows guidelines to identify issues
Recognises problems within their remit
Uses appropriate methods for gathering and summarising data
Interpersonal and communications (Level B – Adapts communications effectivel):

Tailors communication (content, style and medium) to diverse audiences
Communicates equally effectively at all organisational levels
Understands others’ underlying needs, concerns and motivations and communicates effectively in sensitive situations
Resolves intra-team and inter-team conflicts effectively
Collaboration and partnering (Level A – Is a good and effective team playe):

Knows who their customers are and their requirements
Respects and listens to different views/opinions
Actively collaborates across teams to achieve objectives and develop own thinking.
Proactive in providing and seeking support from team members
Leading and motivating people (Level A – Open to learning and responds positively to feedbac):

Willingness to manage own development and performance
Builds capacity of colleagues by sharing knowledge (induction) and acting as induction ‘buddy’ when asked
Open to learning new things
Responds positively to feedback from others
Identifies mistakes and takes positive steps to improve
Flexibility/ adaptability (Level B – Clarifies priorities and ensures learning from experience):

Clarifies priorities when leading change
Sees and shows others the benefits of strategic change
Helps colleagues/team members to practice stress management through prioritization of workloads and modelling of appropriate self-management and care
Makes time to learn from experience and feedback, and apply the lessons to a new situation
Salary
N3,052,350

STATE TECHNICAL OFFICER

Department: Technical
Grade: 7
Hours: 40
Travel involved: In-country
Reporting to: Zonal Programme Manager
Direct reports: M&E spe…t

JOB PURPOSE
To work with the project manager and team in providing technical support and direct implementation of projects for iCCM activities with a focus on the identification, training, logistic system for iCCM commodities and supervision of health facility and community health workers in the state.

SCOPE OF WORK

The State Technical Officer (STO) would support the programme activities at state level, in all service delivery points in all the Local Government Areas (LGAs) of operation to ensure timely programme delivery to achieve given targets and objectives.

Key working relationships:
The officer working under the line-management of the Zonal Programme Manager (ZPM) and in close collaboration with the state, LGA, community actors, stakeholders and partners would deliver aspects of the programme as per the specified job tasks and expected deliverables.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Technical contributions (70%):
Coordinate the implementation of state-based activities on malaria prevention (including routine LLIN distributions, use and monitoring)
Work closely with the SR that would deliver mass distribution of LLINs in state of operation
Coordinate programme activities to support malaria case management (diagnosis and treatment) within the state including support for LMIS
Support the State MoH to implement activities for improving Intermittent Preventive Therapy for pregnant women (IPTp)
Technical support for the planning and management of malaria and other communicable disease control programmes at state level
Coordinate public sector, private sector and civil society on-site training of health workers, Community Care Givers and PMVs on malaria prevention and case management
Support capacity building of the State MoH personnel on malaria technical areas
Preparation and submission of project malaria technical activity reports to ZPM
Coordinate the project specific and support to State MoH on procurement, supply chain and logistics activities
Contribute to the finalisation of the project performance and M&E frameworks and take the lead in the operationalization of the frameworks
Support state M&E activities
Represent MC on malaria Technical Working Groups (TWGs) and other relevant health coordinating committees at state level with approval of the ZPM
Project Management (20%):

Contribute and work with the relevant personnel to prepare all relevant project start up and planning tools on time.
Contribute to project exit strategy as part of project design and ensure inclusion of relevant activities to promote sustainability within the workplan and smooth transition of the project to government.
Contribute to quarterly lessons identification and learning documentation and dissemination.
Preparation and submission of project service delivery activity reports to Project Manager
Technical performance management and Quality Assurance (10%):

Take the lead in ensuring roll-out of project service delivery activities meet international standard of quality
Document evidence and best practices that are related to the programme

PERSON SPECIFICATION
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

Essential:
Degree in Medical, Public Health, Health Policy, Epidemiology or another relevant specialty is a minimum requirement
Significant experience of working in developing countries
Excellent project planning, management and monitoring & evaluation skills
Excellent written and spoken English
Work-based skills and competencies:

ESSENTIAL:
Knowledge of medical supplies procurement and supply chain management
Technical knowledge and skills in control of malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea
Familiar with public health principles
Familiar with monitoring and evaluation of community based health programmes
Excellent report writing and presentation skills are also needed
Core competencies
Delivering results
LEVEL C – Supports others to achieve results:

Displays a positive and enthusiastic approach and is not deterred by setbacks, finding alternative ways to reach goals or targets
Supports others to plan and deliver results
Supports others to manage and cope with setbacks
Analysis and use of information LEVEL C – Works confidently with complex data to support work

Interprets complex written information
Works confidently with data before making decisions, for example; interpreting trends, issues and risks
Acquainted with the validity, relevance and limitations of different sources of evidence
Interpersonal and communications LEVEL C – Adapts communications effectively

Tailors communication (content, style and medium) to diverse audiences
Communicates equally effectively at all organisational levels
Understands others’ underlying needs, concerns and motivations and communicates effectively in sensitive situations
Resolves intra-team and inter-team conflicts effectively
Collaboration and partnering LEVEL C – Builds strong networks internally and participates actively in external networks and think tanks

Builds strong networks internally
Participates actively in external networks and/or think tanks
Engages with relevant experts to gather and evaluate evidence
Shares and implements good practice with internal and external peers
Leading and motivating people LEVEL C – Effectively leads and motivates others or direct reports

Gives regular, timely and appropriate feedback
Acknowledges good performance and deals with issues concerning poor performance
Carries out staff assessment and development activities conscientiously and effectively
Develops the skills and competences of others through the development and application of skills
Coaches and supports team members when they have difficulties
Flexibility/ adaptability LEVEL D – Clarifies priorities and ensures learning from experience

Clarifies priorities when leading change
Sees and shows others the benefits of strategic change
Helps colleagues/team members to practice stress management through prioritization of workloads and modelling of appropriate self-management and care
Makes time to learn from experience and feedback, and apply the lessons to a new situation
Living the values LEVEL C – Supports others to live Malaria Consortium’s values

Demonstrates personal integrity by using role position responsibly and fairly
Cultivates an open culture within the wider team, promoting accountability, responsibility and respect for individual differences
Strategic planning and thinking and sector awareness LEVEL C – Keeps up to date with the internal and external environment

Takes into account economic, political and other business factors when drawing up medium and long-term plans, covering both public and private sectors
Looks beyond the immediate operations to prospects for new business
Engages with appropriate internal and external sources to establish major influences on future plans

Salary/Benefits: 3,830,400 gross per annum
National Benefits.

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SENIOR PROCUREMENT OFFICER
ADMINISTRATION OFFICER
LOGISTICS OFFICER
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DUE DATE: 21 March, 2018

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