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Health Information Systems Technical Consultant & Lead Writer PhD / Fellowship Job

2024-07-10 08:25   NGO/Non-Profit Jobs   Nigeria   18 views
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Project HOPE is exploring business opportunities in Nigeria to grow our presence and our activities in the country. In line with our global strategy, we are developing a proposal application for USAID/Nigeria’s Health Information Systems and Digitization Activity notice of funding opportunity.

Specific Activities:

The consultant will represent Project HOPE as the proposal’s technical lead and lead writer and work closely with the proposal manager to identify needed input from consortium partners.
Work collaboratively with the Business Development team and regional program team to provide technical input and writing services.
Provide the main technical write up of Project HOPE’s proposal submission.
Produce annotated outline for review and approval according to proposal calendar.
Coordinate inputs from subject matter experts and consortium partners to prepare material for the proposal, including interviewing technical experts and/or reviewing and revising text prepared by technical experts.
Deliver and finalize draft technical components according to the agreed schedule. The proposal components that the consultant will be responsible for completing include the following:

I: Executive Summary (2 page maximum)
II: Technical Approach and Plan to Achieve Intended Results (20-25 pages)

The consultant will also provide input on the management and staffing plans.
Submit first draft to review team.
Compile input from review team on the first draft in a two to three-day time period.
Submit second draft to review team.
Compile input from review team on the second draft in a two to three-day time period.
Submit third draft to review team.
Compile input from review team on third draft and send to Business Development Manager as well as regional team for final review and editing.
Attend proposal development meetings/workshops and partner meetings as requested.
Work with proposal development team on deliverables.
Other duties as assigned.


Knowledge of the international development industry and donors, specifically USAID required
Experience writing winning technical proposals in the field of international development, with preference given to one or more of the following in Health information systems, digital health, etc.
Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills
Knowledgeable in using/adhering to GPO, APA, and/or Chicago style manuals
Ability to work autonomously and in team environment under critical deadline pressures
High level of proficiency in MS Office applications
Strong organizational skills that demonstrate a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
Writing and/or editing sample will be required
Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field + 15 years of relevant experience, or master's degree in relevant field + 10 years of relevant experience, or PhD in relevant field + 7 years of relevant experience

Company Description
Project HOPE delivers essential medicines and supplies, health expertise and medical training to respond to disaster, prevent disease, promote wellness and save lives around the globe.Founded in 1958, Project HOPE (Health Opportunities for People Everywhere) is dedicated to providing lasting solutio... read morens to health problems with the mission of helping people to help themselves. Identifiable to many by the SS HOPE, the world’s first peacetime hospital ship, Project HOPE now provides medical training and health education, as well as conducts humanitarian assistance programs in more than 35 countries.
Over the past five decades, Project HOPE has demonstrated its ability to develop and permanently institute long-term solutions to pressing health problems, the true essence of helping people help themselves.
Project HOPE remains as committed as ever to addressing the world’s new health threats by playing a leadership role forging new alliances among those on the frontlines of health and together seeking new solutions.