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Capacity Building Advisor - Banyan Global HND / BA / BSc Job

2023-08-31 14:33   Other categories   Abuja   139 views
Job Details

Location: Abuja (FCT)


BG Laurel International Services Nigeria Ltd/Gte, a company of Banyan Global currently implements the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Nigeria Health Workforce Management (HWM) Activity.

The HWM Activity is a five-year task order to support the establishment of a cost-effective, well-trained, and motivated health workforce, particularly in targeted rural and remote areas of Bauchi, Ebonyi, Kebbi, and Sokoto States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Targeted interventions will contribute to (1) improved management of maternal, child, and newborn health conditions and (2) increased responsiveness to community health needs. USAID will support the Government of Nigeria’s (GON’s) commitment to plan, recruit, train, manage, and retain its primary healthcare (PHC) workforce as the country advances on its journey to self-reliance.

This activity will contribute to the achievement of Nigeria Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) Development Objective (DO) 2 A Healthier, Better Educated Population in Targeted States and Intermediate Result (IR) 2.1 Utilization of Quality Health Services in Targeted Areas and Population Groups Increased.

Location and Reporting Line:

The Capacity Building Advisor will report to the Country Director and will be based in the HWM Activity’s Country Office in the FCT.

The Capacity Building Advisor will be responsible for the institutional strengthening of the Community Health Influencers and Promoters Services (CHIPS) Program Implementation Unit (PIU), the Human Resources for Health (HRH) Unit, and the Pre-Service Health Training Institutions (PSHTIs), of and in Bauchi, Ebonyi States and the FCT.

The Capacity Building Advisor is expected to be able to develop and implement transformative and evidence-based approaches to improve the institutional capacity of the three categories of institutions that the HWM Activity supports.


Working closely with the National Program Manager and the State Support Officers of the NPHCDA CHIPS PIU, lead the HWM Activity capacity-building initiatives to improve the PIUs’ coordination of the CHIPS program in Bauchi and Ebonyi States and the FCT.

Work closely with the USAID/Nigeria Health Population and Nutrition Office’s Implementing Partners to improve the rollout of CHIPS in the states and the FCT.

Work closely with the HWM Activity Intermediate Results 1 lead to implement tailored capacity-building interventions for select PSHTIs in Bauchi and Ebonyi States and the FCT.

Support the provision of technical assistance for the strengthening of the Bauchi and Ebonyi States and the FCT HRH management and governance systems.

Support the technical assistance provided to State HRH structures including but not limited to the HRH Units and the HRH Technical Working Group (TWG), to contribute to overall health systems strengthening.

Strengthen the capacity of staff of PSHTIs resulting in attainment/maintenance of full accreditation, improvement in tutor capacity, improvement in student learning and improved functionality of the school management committees.

Strengthen the relationship between HWM and key stakeholders in the states and the FCT.


Applicants for these positions should possess the following minimum qualifications and skills:

Master's or Doctoral Degree in Public Health, Health Systems, Health Policy and Planning, or another related field.

Strong experience in capacity-building within public health

Experience implementing projects or initiatives focused on strengthening health systems, with a focus on HRH, health policy and administration, and/or health systems assessment.

Experience working productively with health system stakeholder entities including government, public- and private-sector providers, donors, and local community-based organizations (CBOs).

Excellent organizational, analytical, oral, and written communication skills in English.

Ability to work well on a team.

Application Closing Date

14th September, 2023.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online

Note: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

Company Description
Banyan Global is a development consulting firm, founded on the principle that integrating expertise and experience from the development community and private sector will achieve a broad and lasting impact. Our unique team comprises seasoned private sector and international development professionals. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., Banyan Global maintains staff around the world. Banyan Global is a women-owned small business.