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Task Order Director (Task Order 3) MBA / MSc / MA Job

2024-07-01 08:59   NGO/Non-Profit Jobs   Abuja   28 views
Job Details

Specific Responsibilities
The Task Order 03 Director will manage and supervise 4 State Coordinators and ensure activities within the targeted states are meeting PMI-S task order goals and objectives which must alignment with USAID/PMI strategic objectives and NMEP Strategic Plan. These States are Oyo, Ebonyi, Akwa Ibom and Cross River State.
In collaboration with the Senior Malaria Technical Advisor (SMTA)/Deputy Chief of Party(DCoP), take lead in coordinating development of PMI-S state-specific plans by ensuring adequate participation of relevant state and federal level stakeholders. While the SMTA)/DCoP will provide malaria technical direction and assurance of quality of malaria services, the Task Order 03 Director will lead overall state-level coordination and alignment between technical program – Surveillance Monitoring and Evaluation (SME) – Financing/Administration – and Learning Communication and Reporting.
As a member of the senior project management team, the Task Order 03 Director will participate in federal level activities to identify and leverage strategic involvement of NMEP and other federal level actors in state malaria programming.
He/she will define specific, quantifiable performance indicators and targets for programs and reporting results, work with the Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor to assess activity progress and ensure that the project maintains close adherence to work plans, meets designated milestones, deliverables, and benchmarks.
Qualifications and Experience

Post-graduate degree in public health, public administration or management, or a combination of equivalent relevant experience and education.
Minimum of 8 years of progressively responsible experience managing donor projects, five of which in Malaria Projects or integrated health projects in a developing country. Direct experience managing professional and financial resources on a similar scale amid the constraints of developing country health systems will be an advantage.
Familiarity with and understanding of US Government regulations and administrative procedures including, an in-depth understanding of The US President’s’ Malaria Initiative (PMI) goals and objectives globally and within Nigeria to help the projects reach targets is preferred.
Substantial experience working at the federal and state level in more than 3 geographic zones of Nigeria is an advantage.
Demonstrated competence in assessing priorities and in managing a variety of activities in a time-sensitive environment, and in meeting deadlines with attention to detail and quality.
Demonstrated ability to lead a technical and managerial team to meet project objectives in multiple country sites and across multiple technical areas.
Direct senior staff supervision experience is required, with proven ability to communicate well, motivate, guide, and direct all staff.
Proven record of aligning diverse, multi-states teams with project mission and vision.
Demonstrated strategic agility, diplomacy, conflict management, team building, written and oral communication, and negotiation skills. Sensitivity to local cultures and traditions.
Fluency in English, including reading, understanding, and speaking, with the ability to conduct business in English; excellent skills in drafting business correspondence.
Willingness and ability to travel within Nigeria at least 50% time.
Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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.