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SMC LGA Field Officer HND / BA / BSc Job

2024-06-12 08:58   NGO/Non-Profit Jobs   Niger   40 views
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Management Sciences for Health (MSH) saves lives and improves health, especially among the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people, by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health.
We live our mission to save lives and improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health.

Main Purpose of Job

The LGA Field Officers will provide technical assistance in the implementation of SMC-related activities for pre-implementation/planning phase, during and post-implementation phases In Benue and Zamfara State.

General Responsibilities

Preparation of all LGA field activity reports, following collation from the LGA administrators, providing feedback on areas which need correction and submission of the final report for assigned LGA to the State Technical Malaria Lead (STML).
Assist the MSH State M&E/HSS Officer on data quality issues/queries and ensure identified issues are rectified in time.
Assist the MSH State Finance and Admin on timely collation and submission of all documentation for payments.
Ensure submission of End of Cycle (EoC) report, success stories, trip reports etc.
Perform other official duties as may be assigned by supervisor.


Minimum of HND or equivalent qualification. Clinical Officer, Nurse, Public Health, health sciences or other relevant qualifications.
At least 2 years field experience in related field.
Fluency in English is required, and other indigenous local language is an added advantage.
Experience working in drug/commodity supply management, M&E and logistics.
Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences including LGA staff, HFW and community leaders.
Familiarity with the terrain.
Experience of conducting quality supportive supervision and data use.
A broad range of experience including logistics, training and capacity building ability.
Experience of managing teams.
Experience of working at LGA level.
Good planning and organizational skills.
Basic computer skills particularly Microsoft Office and Excel.
Flexible ability to work both as an individual and as a team member and under stress in hard-to-reach communities.
Ability to find solutions to complex problems in a challenging environment.

Company Description
MSH, a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact. We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public... read more health. Since its founding in 1971, MSH has worked in over 150 countries with policymakers, health professionals, and health care consumers to improve the quality, availability and affordability of health services. Working with governments, donors, nongovernmental organizations, the private sector, and health agencies, MSH responds to priority health problems such as HIV & AIDS; tuberculosis; malaria; maternal, newborn and child health; family planning and reproductive health; and chronic non-communicable diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and lung and heart disease. Through strengthening capacity, investing in health systems innovation, building the evidence base, and advocating for sound public health policy, MSH is committed to making a lasting difference in global health.