TMEC RISE State Team Lead

Country: Nigeria
Organization: Jhpiego
Closing date: 3 Jul 2020

Job Summary

The State Team Lead will provide programmatic, technical and financial responsibility for state level leadership and management of and reporting on TMEC/RISE-Nigeria program activities, making decisions and solving problems in short timeframes while ensuring operational and program quality and integrity and serving as the program’s first point of interface with USAID on routine and strategic matters. This includes ensuring effective organizational management and communication interacting with other projects, Government of Nigeria stakeholders at the National, State, and LGA levels, community and local stakeholder groups, other international implementing partners, and USG and other agencies.


· The STL will assist with individual and site work planning and harmonize with the State strategic plan as it relates to HIV programming.

· The STL will foster a productive working relationship between TMEC RISE Team 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:

· Advanced degree in public health, health administration, international health or a related field; MD preferred with 7 – 9years in related field / a minimum of 5 -6 years working experience in the areas of HIV/AIDS.

· Understanding of the Nigerian (or similar) social and political context and developments in the health sector

· Experience hiring and supervising personnel and ensuring they acquire the necessary training and skills to meet evolving program needs

· Excellent diplomacy skills and a proven ability to establish and sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with USAID missions, host-country counterparts and representatives from other key stakeholders such as NGOs, the private sector and other donors.

· In-depth knowledge of USAID and PEPFAR-funded projects, regulations, compliance and reporting

· Demonstrated outstanding leadership, strategic thinking, organizational and team-building skills.

· Clinical experience 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

How to apply:

Interested candidates should submit an Application letter and CV as ONE SINGLE WORD document indicating LOCATION to [email protected] not later than 4p.m on Friday 3rd July, 2020 candidates that do not comply with the application instruction will be disqualified. The title/subject of your email and application should be the position / Location you are applying for. For further information about Jhpiego, please visit our website at Only shortlisted candidates will receive an invitation for an interview. Please note that any successful candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.

JHU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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