Malaria Consortium Latest Job Vacancies

Malaria Consortium job vacancies – we are recruiting for the following roles:

  1. Senior Malaria Specialist,
  2. Senior Health Systems Strengthening Advisor,
  3. Administrative Officer,
  4. LGA Field Officer,
  5. SBCC Gender & Equity Officer,
  6. Zonal Project Manager.

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Senior Malaria Specialist

Job Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Grade: 10
Role type: National
Department: Technical
Length of contract: Five years
Reporting to: Team Leader, SUNMAP2/ Project Director
Travel involved: Up to 40%
Dotted line manager: Country Technical Coordinator
Direct reports: Market systems development specialist, Diagnostics specialist, SBCC specialist

Country and Project Background

  • Malaria is highly endemic in Nigeria and it remains one of the leading causes of childhood and maternal morbidity and mortality in the country. Nigeria is deeply committed to making progress towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals and it recognizes the fact that, without firm efforts to control malaria, achievement of the targets related to child mortality, maternal mortality, and reducing the burden of communicable disease will not be possible. Malaria therefore constitutes a significant development challenge for Nigeria. Interventions for reducing malaria burden in the country are documented in the national malaria strategic plan with Government taking the lead in its implementation with the support of all the RBM partners.
  • The DFID funded and Malaria Consortium led malaria programme, SUNMAP, provided technical assistance and other support to the Nigeria National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) covering the period 2008 to 2016. The anticipated follow on project, SUNMAP2 has been designed to strengthen the management and technical capacity of NMEP, State Malaria Elimination Programme (SMEP) and their stakeholders to drive the implementation of the National Malaria Strategic Plan, 2014 to 2020 and achieve its ambitious targets.
  • This will include short term technical assistance and technical assistance embedded in NMEP in key areas of programme management, evidence generation and use, and capacity building across all project outputs and ultimately reducing Nigeria’s malaria burden and strengthening the Government of Nigeria’s health systems capacity to ensure long term programme and impact sustainability.

Job Purpose

  • The Senior Malaria Specialist will provide technical leadership on all aspects of malaria control to the project and working closely with the project team to implement evidence-based approaches to achieve the projects outcomes.
  • The position holder will serve as a resource for up-to-date technical information on malaria control and elimination including providing technical support to NMEP, SMEP and other key stakeholders.
  • He/She will supervise a team of three specialists and support them to implement work plans in a coherent and harmonised manner.

Scope of Work:

  • Provide technical oversight for the project and take direct a lead in implementing malaria initiatives such as severe malaria case management and seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC).
  • The position holder line manages four technical specialists.
  • He/She will support the team to adapt the project strategies to their settings and see that they are revised periodically based on learnings (both internal and external to the project).
  • He/She will provide technical assistance and capacity building to NMEP and SMEP especially within a paradigm of changing malaria epidemiology along the malaria elimination continuum.
  • He/She will represent the programme on relevant technical working groups.

Key Working Relationships:

  • The Senior Malaria Specialist will mobilise and coordinate with a broad range of stakeholders to deliver the project.
  • They will work closely with the National Malaria Elimination Programme, State Malaria Elimination Programmes in the six SUNMAP2 supported states, public and private sector actors in the malaria control landscape and Malaria Consortium’s team of global technical specialists.
  • Along with the Team Leader he/she will liaise periodically with DFID Nigeria. He/She will be a member of the Senior Management Team (SMT) of the project.

Key Accountabilities (Percentage level of effort)
Strategic contributions (10%):

  • Contribute to development of project strategy papers, in particular those directly related to malaria prevention, diagnosis and treatment.
  • Contribute to the development and improvements in the projects value-for-money approach, in particular related to effectiveness and impact optimisation.
  • Lead the development and facilitate the use of a framework for technical quality improvement for the project
  • Provide strategic technical support to the National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP), include support in the harmonisation of tools and approaches.

Technical leadership and oversight (40%):

  • Provide technical support to the project’s technical team in relation to WHO’s Global Technical Strategy for malaria, the National Malaria Strategic Plan, 2014 to 2020 and the technical approaches comprising SUNMAP2.
  • Oversee malaria interventions implementation from intervention design to quality assurance of implementation
  • Oversee data-driven adaptation of malaria intervention implementation to achieve project output and outcome targets. This will require working closely with other teams within the project and collaboration with partners and other organisations.
  • Periodically carry out statistical analysis of survey and other epidemiological data, working with the Senior MEAL Specialist in this regard.
  • Provide technical support in other aspects of the project such as Surveillance and Operational Research. This includes community-based services such as integrated community case management (iCCM) and community distribution of LLINs.
  • Work with the Team Leader and the Senior Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) Specialist to embed malaria control activities into the broader health systems to improve programme and impact sustainability.
  • Remain abreast of technical developments in malaria control and share them with the project team and with NMEP
  • Facilitate the use of data and experiential learning to inform quality improvement of project implementation and technical assistance
  • Contribute to the use of information management tools such as dashboards to support decisionmakers at national and state levels to make better use of data, include data from SUNMAP2
  • Line manage four technical specialists, and in so doing provide them with inspiring technical leadership

Learning, sharing and positioning (25%):

  • Work with the Senior MEAL Specialist to spearhead the use of a learning agenda approach including accountability within the project and amongst key stakeholders such as NMEP and SMEP.
  • Help to operationalise the learning agenda approach, results measurement and documentation
  • Develop guidance documents on how malaria interventions should be implemented and monitored using the project results measurement framework. This may require checklists, SOPs or guidance instructions.
  • Work with the Senior MEAL Specialist to lead the documentation of experiences and lessons learnt from the project including production of learning briefs, learning papers and general documentation (e.g. narrative reports, infographics)
  • Disseminate lessons learned to national and global audiences through conference presentations, peer-reviewed publications, and technical reports
  • Work with NMEP to periodically refresh the national agenda for malaria research

Technical quality and continuous improvement (10%):

  • Facilitate the regular use of project and other information for technical quality improvement
  • Contribute to the development and embedding of standards of malaria prevention, diagnosis and treatment

Capacity building and institutional strengthening (10%):

  • Lead in building project capacity in malaria prevention, diagnosis and treatment such as writing of capacity building tools and work guidance documents.
  • Organise periodic technical strategy meetings to update the project team on new developments and current trends in malaria control in Nigeria, in the region and globally.
  • Work closely with long term technical assistance (LTTA) to NMEP to strengthen its institutional capacity to use evidence for decision-making and to capture learning.
  • Lead capacity building efforts to strengthen both individual and institutional technical capacities within the National Malaria Elimination Programme, and State Malaria Elimination Programme (SMEP) and LGA levels working with State Malaria Service Delivery Specialist.
  • In liaison with the Country Technical Coordinator and Technical Director, support capacity building initiatives of the project’s technical team and contribute to Malaria Consortium’s strategic objectives

External Representation (5%):

  • Participate in national or regional technical working groups as relevant
  • Make presentations at national, regional or global conferences showcasing the malaria control approaches we are using in the project

Person Specification
Qualifications and Experience:

Essential:

  • Postgraduate degree in Epidemiology or Public Health with a focus on malaria control/elimination
  • At least 8 years working in technical role with an excellent understanding of malaria control/elimination approaches
  • Significant experience in intervention design and implementation of large-scale malaria control projects
  • Familiarity with the challenges and opportunities of malaria control Sub Saharan Africa (SSA)
  • Experience in setting up standards of technical quality as well as internal quality assurance mechanisms
  • Experience with value-for-money measurements
  • Familiarity with the Nigerian health system

Desirable:

  • Significant knowledge in communicable diseases control
  • Experience of supporting development of learning processes and structures, ideally in an NGO context
  • Experience working with private sector actors involved in malaria prevention, diagnosis and treatment

Work-based Skills:
Essential:

  • Excellent skills in public health and or disease control, and in particular related to malaria
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Management of high performing teams, including ability to delegate efficiently and technically support teams
  • Mentoring and coaching skills with respect to junior staff
  • Strong skills in negotiating with and engaging Ministry of Health Officials at all levels of the health system
  • Ability to work in a multicultural team
  • Results-oriented attitude to work
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work independently with little support
  • Expert competency level in reviewing, understanding and synthesising data for sharing with wider audiences
  • Practical organisational skills with the ability to manage a fluctuating workload, prioritise and reprioritise when necessary and meet tight deadlines
  • Able to travel to SUNMAP2 supported states for up to one week at a time to oversee implementation activities
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem solving mind-set
  • Positive work attitude; a team player

Desirable:

  • Excellent project management and planning skills
  • Excellent statistical analysis skills including familiarity with software such as STATA, R or Statgraphics
  • Demonstrable publication writing skills include peer reviewed publications
  • Advocacy skills

Core Competencies:
Delivering Results:

  • LEVEL D – Inspires wider teams to achieve outstanding results and to manage risks:
  • Proactively improves effectiveness and performance of other senior staff to increase ability to meet objectives, acquiring new skills when appropriate
  • Encourages mitigating risks amongst the teams/ groups they work with/ manage
  • Ensures the quality of all internal/ external work of own and others

Analysis and use of information:

  • LEVEL D – Analyses the external environment confidently:
  • Generates a range of policy options and appraises them based on the internal and external evidence
  • Develops ways of applying new knowledge and ensures lessonâ€�learning with self and wider team
  • Analyses the significance of external events and situations for Malaria Consortium Interpersonal and communications

LEVEL C – Adapts communications effectively:

  • Tailors communication (content, style and medium) to diverse audiences Communicates equally effectively at all organisational levels
  • Understands others’ underlying needs, concerns and motivations and communicates effectively in sensitive situations
  • Resolves intra-team and inter-team conflicts effectively

Collaboration and partnering:

  • LEVEL D – Develops external networks to increase internal thinking/ learning:
  • Actively develops partnerships with relevant organisations, think tanks and individuals
  • Takes initiative to establish a network or partnership where one does not exist
  • Ensures any external learning is effectively brought in-house

Leading and motivating people:

  • LEVEL C – Effectively leads and motivates others or direct reports:
  • Gives regular, timely and appropriate feedback
  • Acknowledges good performance and deals with issues concerning poor performance
  • Carries out staff assessment and development activities conscientiously and effectively
  • Develop the skills and competence of others through the development and application of skills
  • Coaches and supports team members when they have difficulties

Flexibility/ adaptability:

  • LEVEL D – Clarifies priorities and ensures learning from experience:
  • Clarifies priorities when leading change
  • Sees and shows others the benefits of strategic change.
  • Helps colleagues/ team members to practise stress management through prioritisation of workloads and modelling of appropriate self-management and care
  • Makes time to learn from experience and feedback, and apply the lessons to new situations

Living the values:

  • LEVEL D – Acts as a role model in promoting Malaria Consortium’s values
  • Champions and takes ownership of corporate decisions, values and standards and ensures team members implement them in a positive manner
  • Acts as role model internally and externally in promoting Malaria Consortium’s values
  • Is accountable for ensuring that cultural awareness is demonstrated across the area (s) they manage

Strategic planning and thinking and sector awareness:

  • LEVEL C – Keeps up to date with the internal and external environment:
  • Takes into account economic, political and other business factors when drawing up medium and long-term plans, covering both public and private sectors
  • Looks beyond the immediate operations to prospects for new business
  • Engages with appropriate internal and external sources to establish major influences on future plans

Salary
$72,865.

Deadline: 20th October, 2019.

Application Procedure:
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Senior Health Systems Strengthening Advisor

Job Location: Abuja
Donor title: Senior Health Systems Strengthening Expert
Department: Technical
Length of Contract: Five years
Role Type: National
Grade: 11
Travel involved: Up to 40%
Child safeguarding level: TBC
Reporting to: Line Manager: Team Leader, SUNMAP2
Direct reports: Supply Chain expert, Budgeting and Financial Management Expert

Country and Project Background
Malaria is highly endemic in Nigeria and it remains one of the leading causes of childhood and maternal morbidity and mortality in the country. Nigeria is deeply committed to making progress towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals and it recognizes the fact that, without firm efforts to control malaria, achievement of the targets related to child mortality, maternal mortality, and reducing the burden of communicable disease will not be possible. Malaria therefore constitutes a significant development challenge for Nigeria. Interventions for reducing malaria burden in the country are documented in the national malaria strategic plan with Government taking the lead in its implementation with the support of all the RBM partners.

The DFID funded and Malaria Consortium led malaria programme, SUNMAP, provided technical assistance and other support to the Nigeria National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) covering the period 2008 to 2016. The anticipated follow on project, SUNMAP2 has been designed to strengthen the management and technical capacity of NMEP, State Malaria Elimination Programme (SMEP) and their stakeholders to drive the implementation of the National Malaria Strategic Plan, 2014 to 2020 and achieve its ambitious targets.

This will include short term technical assistance and technical assistance embedded in NMEP in key areas of programme management, evidence generation and use, and capacity building across all project outputs and ultimately reducing Nigeria’s malaria burden and strengthening the Government of Nigeria’s health systems capacity to ensure long term programme and impact sustainability.

Job Purpose

  • The Health Systems Strengthening Expert will provide technical leadership on all aspects of health systems to improve the quality of service delivery in both the public and private health sectors using malaria as the entry point into the health system at Federal and State levels
  • He/she will lead the design and oversight of interventions which use the WHO Health Systems framework and Malaria Consortium’s approach to health systems strengthening to facilitate changes required to embed and institutionalise SUNMAP2 into the Nigeria Health system at Federal, State and LGA levels.
  • The position holder will work closely with the project team and Short Term Technical Assistance (STTA) to implement evidence-based approaches to achieve the projects outcomes
  • The position holder will serve as a resource for up-to-date technical information on how malaria can be used to strengthen health systems including providing technical support to NMEP, SMEP and other key stakeholders. He/She will supervise a team of two experts and support them to implement work plans in a coherent and harmonised manner.

Scope of Work:

  • The position holder will lead the development, working with the project team and STTA, of SUNMAP2’s strategy on health systems strengthening using malaria as an entry point into the health system at Federal, State and LGA levels
  • He/She will be the focal point for the DFID health systems programme to ensure coordination and harmonisation
  • He/She will harness and coordinate expert inputs from STTA into strategy development, oversight and implementation. He/she will support project team members to adapt the strategy into all streams of work and build capacity of project teams and implementing partners to deliver the projects health systems strengthening strategy
  • He/She will provide and coordinate HSS technical assistance to the National and State Ministries of Health, including their Malaria Elimination Programmes.
  • This will require them to identify gaps which can be addressed through technical assistance
  • He/She will support NMEP in its efforts in harmonisation, partner coordination and donor alignment. He/she will also look to engage with broader health issues such as the sustainable goals for development. The position holder will lead the projects efforts towards the institutionalisation of specific malaria control interventions such as seasonal malaria chemoprevention and integrated community case management
  • He/She will represent the programme on relevant technical working groups, such as the Capacity Building working group under the Programme Management subcommittee.

Key Working Relationships:

  • The Senior Health Systems Strengthening Expert will mobilise and coordinate with a broad range of stakeholders to embed the project within the Nigeria health system at Federal and State levels
  • They will work closely with the National Malaria Elimination Programme, State Malaria Elimination Programmes in the six SUNMAP2 supported states, public and private sector actors in the malaria control landscape and SUNMAP2’s STTA providers
  • Along with the Team Leader/Project Director he/she will liaise periodically with DFID Nigeria
  • He/She will be a member of the Senior Management Team (SMT) of the project.

Key Accountabilities (Percentage level of effort)
Strategic Contributions (10%):

  • Lead the development of project strategy papers on health systems strengthening in which malaria is an entry point into the health system. This should include financing for sustainable programme impact and alignment with the sustainable goals for development.
  • Contribute to the development and improvements in the projects value-for-money approach, in particular related to effectiveness and impact optimisation.
  • Contribute to the development of a framework for technical quality improvement for the project
  • Provide strategic technical support to the National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP), including support in the coordination of partners, harmonisation of tools and approaches, and donor alignment.

Technical Leadership and Oversight (40%):

  • Provide technical support to the project’s technical team in relation to WHO’s Health Systems Framework, the National Malaria Strategic Plan, 2014 to 2020 and SUNMPA2’s health systems strengthening strategy.
  • Oversee the institutionalisation of malaria interventions implementation into the health system at Federal and State levels, from intervention design to quality assurance of implementation
  • Oversee data-driven adaptation of SUNMPA2’s HSS strategy to achieve project output and outcome targets. This will require working closely with other teams within the project and collaboration with partners and other organisations.
  • Periodically carry out sustainability capacity assessments, working with the Senior MEAL Expert in this regard.
  • Provide technical support to Ministry of Health in areas such as Planning and Programme management. This includes sustainability of interventions such as SMC and iCCM.
  • Work with the Team Leader and the Senior Malaria Expert to embed malaria control activities into the broader health systems to improve programme and impact sustainability.
  • Remain abreast of relevant technical developments in HSS and share them with the project team and with NMEP and SMEP.
  • Facilitate the use of data and experiential learning to inform quality improvement of project implementation and technical assistance
  • Contribute to the use of information management tools such as dashboards to support decision-makers at national and state levels to make better use of data, include data from SUNMAP2
  • Line manage two technical experts, and in so doing provide them with inspiring technical leadership

Learning, Sharing and Positioning (25%):

  • Work with the Senior MEAL Expert to spearhead the use of a learning agenda approach including accountability within the project and amongst key stakeholders such as NMEP and SMEP.
  • Help to operationalise the learning agenda approach, results measurement and documentation
  • Develop guidance documents on how malaria interventions should be embedded within the health systems and monitored using the project results measurement framework. This may require checklists, SOPs or guidance instructions.
  • Work with the Senior MEAL Expert to lead the documentation of experiences and lessons learnt from the project including production of learning briefs, learning papers and general documentation (e.g. narrative reports, infographics)
  • Disseminate lessons learned to national and global audiences through conference presentations, peer-reviewed publications, and technical reports

Technical Quality and Continuous Improvement (10%):

  • Facilitate the regular use of project and other information for technical quality improvement
  • Facilitate the development and embedding of standards of annual operational planning and budgeting into NMEP and SMEP.

Capacity Building and Institutional Strengthening (10%):

  • Lead in building project capacity in health systems strengthening approaches through writing of capacity building tools and work guidance documents.
  • Organise periodic technical strategy meetings to update the project team on new developments and current trends in using malaria as an entry point into health systems strengthening in Nigeria, in the region and globally.
  • Work closely with long term technical assistance (LTTA) to NMEP to strengthen its institutional capacity for programme management, and health systems strengthening.
  • Lead capacity building efforts to strengthen both individual and institutional technical capacities within the National Malaria Elimination Programme, and State Malaria Elimination Programme (SMEP) and LGA levels working with State Malaria Service Delivery Experts.

External Representation (5%):

  • Participate in national or regional technical working groups as relevant
  • Make presentations at national, regional or global conferences showcasing the HSS approaches we are using in the project, including how programme and impact sustainability are achieved.

Qualifications and Experience
Essential:

  • Postgraduate Degree in Public Health or Development related fields, with a focus on health systems strengthening approaches
  • At least 8 years working in technical role with an excellent understanding of health systems
  • Significant experience in intervention design and implementation of large-scale health projects
  • Familiarity with the challenges and opportunities of strengthening health systems in Sub Saharan Africa (SSA)
  • Experience with value-for-money measurements
  • Familiarity with the Nigerian health system, including government planning and budgeting processes at Federal and State levels.

Desirable:

  • Significant knowledge in communicable diseases control
  • Experience of supporting development of learning processes and structures, ideally in an NGO context
  • Experience working with private sector actors involved in health services delivery

Work-based skills:
Essential:

  • Excellent skills in public health, and in particular related to malaria
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Management of high performing teams, including ability to delegate efficiently and technically support teams
  • Mentoring and coaching skills with respect to junior staff
  • Strong skills in negotiating with and engaging Ministry of Health Officials at all levels of the health system
  • Ability to work in a multicultural team
  • Results-oriented attitude to work
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work independently with little support
  • Practical organisational skills with the ability to manage a fluctuating workload, prioritise and re-prioritise when necessary and meet tight deadlines
  • Able to travel to SUNMAP2 supported states for up to one week at a time to oversee implementation activities
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem solving mind-set
  • Positive work attitude; a team player

Desirable:

  • Excellent project management and planning skills
  • Demonstrable publication writing skills include peer reviewed publications
  • Advocacy skills

Core Competencies

Delivering Results:
LEVEL D – Inspires wider teams to achieve outstanding results and to manage risks

  • Proactively improves effectiveness and performance of other senior staff to increase ability to meet objectives, acquiring new skills when appropriate
  • Encourages mitigating risks amongst the teams/ groups they work with/ manage
  • Ensures the quality of all internal/ external work of own and others.

Analysis and Use of Information:
LEVEL D – Analyses the external environment confidently:

  • Generates a range of policy options and appraises them based on the internal and external evidence
  • Develops ways of applying new knowledge and ensures lesson‐learning with self and wider team
  • Analyses the significance of external events and situations for Malaria Consortium.

Interpersonal and Communications:
LEVEL C – Adapts communications effectively:

  • Tailors communication (content, style and medium) to diverse audiences
  • Communicates equally effectively at all organisational levels
  • Understands other’s underlying needs, concerns and motivations and communicates effectively in sensitive situations
  • Resolves intra-team and inter-team conflicts effectively.

Collaboration and Partnering:
LEVEL C – Builds strong networks internally and participates actively in external networks and think tanks:

  • Builds strong networks internally
  • Participates actively in external networks and/or think tanks.
  • Engages with relevant experts to gather and evaluate evidence
  • Shares and implements good practice with internal and external peers.

Leading and Motivating People
LEVEL C – Effectively leads and motivates others or direct reports:

  • Gives regular, timely and appropriate feedback
  • Acknowledges good performance and deals with issues concerning poor performance
  • Carries out staff assessment and development activities conscientiously and effectively
  • Develop the skills and competence of others through the development and application of skills
  • Coaches and supports team members when they have difficulties.

Flexibility/Adaptability:
LEVEL C – Supports others to cope with pressure:

  • Responds positively to change, embracing and using new practices or values to accomplish goals and solve problems and supports others to do the same
  • Adapts team approach, goals, and methods to achieve solutions and results in dynamic situations
  • Sets realistic deadlines and goals for self or team.

Living the Values:
LEVEL D – Acts as a role model in promoting Malaria Consortium’s values:

  • Champions and takes ownership of corporate decisions, values and standards and ensures team members implement them in a positive manner
  • Acts as role model internally and externally in promoting Malaria Consortium’s values
  • Is accountable for ensuring that cultural awareness is demonstrated across the area(s) they manage.

Strategic Planning and Thinking and Sector Awareness:
LEVEL C – Keeps up to date with the internal and external environment:

  • Takes into account economic, political and other business factors when drawing up medium and long-term plans, covering both public and private sectors
  • Looks beyond the immediate operations to prospects for new business
  • Engages with appropriate internal and external sources to establish major influences on future plans.

Salary
Competitive.

Deadline: 24th July, 2019.

Application Procedure:
Do you meet the criteria listed above? Apply by clicking on the “Apply” button below:

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Administrative Officer

Job Location: Yobe
Department: Operations
Length of Contract: 5-years
Role type: National
Grade: 7
Travel involved: No
Child safeguarding level: TBA
Reporting to: Line Manager: State Team Lead
Direct Reports: Office Clerk, Driver
Dotted line manager:N/A

Country and Project Background
Malaria is highly endemic in Nigeria and it remains one of the leading causes of childhood and maternal morbidity and mortality in the country. Nigeria is deeply committed to making progress towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals and it recognizes the fact that, without firm efforts to control malaria, achievement of the targets related to child mortality, maternal mortality, and reducing the burden of communicable disease will not be possible. Malaria therefore constitutes a significant development challenge for Nigeria.

Interventions for reducing malaria burden in the country are documented in the national malaria strategic plan with Government taking the lead in its implementation with the support of all the RBM partners. The DFID funded and Malaria Consortium led malaria programme, SuNMaP, provided technical assistance and other support to the Nigeria National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) covering the period 2008 to 2016.

The anticipated follow on project, SuNMaP2 has been designed to strengthen the management and technical capacity of NMEP, State Malaria Elimination Programme (SMEP) and their stakeholders to drive the implementation of the National Malaria Strategic Plan, 2014 to 2020 and achieve its ambitious targets. This will include short term technical assistance and technical assistance embedded in NMEP in key areas of programme management, evidence generation and use, and capacity building across all project outputs and ultimately reducing Nigeria’s malaria burden and strengthening the Government of Nigeria’s health systems capacity to ensure long term programme and impact sustainability.

Job Purpose

  • The purpose of this position is to provide Administrative support to the SuNMaP 2program office in the state
  • The officer will lead the everyday administration of the office with support from the project staff.

Scope of Work

  • The State Administrative Officer will provide general Administrative and logistics support to the Program office and ensure efficient use, functioning and management of the office
  • This will include to have an updated data bank of consultants, vendors and stakeholders
  • The officer will ensure an effective maintenance system of all office equipment, including generator, photocopiers, computers and its networks, printers and other office assets.

Key Working Relationships

  • The AO will support the SuNMaP 2 state program office and will reports to the State Team Lead
  • He will work together with the state team and country office staff in planning, budget, scheduling and coordination of project activities
  • He will also liaise with relevant country office staff to ensure resources for scheduled activities are available on time and to required standard, this will include quantification of printed materials ensure logistics are put in place.

Key Accountabilities
Office Administration – 70%:

  • Lead the day to day administration of the office with support from staff
  • Oversee the management and maintenance of the office assets, utilities, office equipment, consumables and supplies
  • Responsible for recording and updating of office assets in the asset register
  • Providing monthly reports on state activities as it relates to the admin, procurement and logistics to the office manager at the country office
  • Lead in setting up a filling system for the office, ensuring ease of storage and retrieval of documents
  • Develop and maintain effective maintenance procedure for all IT equipment and computer in the office
  • Responsible for overseeing all logistic arrangements including maintaining an updated record of events, travel itineraries of staff and short term consultants (as applicable) to ensure proper delivery and satisfaction of service to the projects;
  • Responsible for procurements ofassets to the state offices in line with MC procurement policies as well as vendor management and other service providers contracting (including security and IT)
  • Will ensure updated records and valid documentation all of vendors. And other service providers and consultants are registered on NAV
  • Responsible for negotiations with hotels, travel and transport services and oversee general logistics for field/state activities
  • Liaises with Country Office onadministrativeand logistics difficultiesand other office maintenance issues
  • Line manages the officer driver, by providing supervision, coaching and mentoring support in developing vehicle movement plan, implementation and review
  • The officer will check the vehicle log sheet and driver’s time sheet and sign off on them monthly.

Programme Activities – 30%:

  • Coordinate internal and external stakeholder or technical meetings, workshops, seminars, includingall travel and accommodations arrangements
  • Lead the compilation of participants list (i.e. CHWs, health facility staff, team supervisors, ward supervisors, state, and LGA supervisors), during MDA and other project events
  • Responsible for contracting shortterm consultants in state office in close communication with the HR manager at the country office and in line with the procurement policy
  • Responsible for coordinating theadministration and logistics support for the programme office onall field relatedactivitiesin the state
  • In line with the programme budget and working closely with the finance officer, ensure value for money of all procurements for programme activities carried out in the state.

Qualifications and Experience
Essential:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Administration, Social Sciences, Project Management or similar
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in a related role
  • Previous experience within the INGO sector and in a related role.

Desirable:

  • Person resident in and working experience in the State of Assignment
  • An in-depth experience in similar positions/assignment
  • Ability to work independently in an organized manner but within an integrated team.

Work-based Skills and Competencies
Essential:

  • Highly numerate and analytical
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong Microsoft office suite skill
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Budget development, work-plan Implementation and Expense reporting.

Desirable:

  • Demonstrable passion for Malaria Consortium’s mission; a strategic manager with integrity and a desire to work in a dynamic environment
  • Strong analytical skills and experience interpreting a strategic visioninto an operational model
  • Proven writing skills in English
  • Ability to work effectively in a culturally sensitive setting
  • A collaborative and flexible style, with a strong service mentality
  • Excellent computer skills in MS Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of use of database tools will be an added advantage
  • Skill in MS Access will be an added advantage
  • Proven team-building and representational skills

Core Competencies

Delivering Results:
LEVEL B – Takes on pieces of work when required and demonstrates excellent project management skills:

  • Shows a flexible approach to taking on additional work / responsibilities when needed to achieve results
  • Demonstrates excellent project management skills to agreed timescales (timelines, targets, donor requirements)
  • Makes clear and timely decisions within remit of own role

Analysis and Use of Information:
LEVEL A – Gathers information and identifies problems effectively:

  • Interprets basic written information
  • Attentive to detail
  • Follows guidelines to identify issues
  • Recognises problems within their remit
  • Uses appropriate methods for gathering and summarising data

Interpersonal and Communications:
LEVEL B – Fosters two-way communication:

  • Recalls others’ main points and takes them into account in own communication
  • Checksown understanding of others’ communication by asking questions
  • Maintains constructive, open and consistent communication with others
  • Resolves minor misunderstandings and conflicts effectively.

Collaboration and Partnering:
LEVEL B – Collaborates effectively across teams:

  • Proactive in providing and seeking support from expert colleagues
  • Raises difficult issues with teams/partners and stakeholders with a view to positive resolution
  • Proactive in building a rapport with a diverse range of people.

Leading and Motivating People:
LEVEL C – Effectively leads and motivates others or direct reports:

  • Gives regular, timely and appropriate feedback
  • Acknowledges good performance and deals with issues concerning poor performance
  • Carries out staff assessment and development activities conscientiously and effectively
  • Develops the skills and competences of others through the development and application of skills
  • Coaches and supports team members when they have difficulties.

Flexibility/Adaptability:
LEVEL B – Remains professional under external pressure:

  • Able to adapt to changing situations effortlessly
  • Remains constructive and positive under stress and able to tolerate difficult situations and environments
  • Plans, prioritises and performs tasks well under pressure
  • Learns from own successes / mistakes.

Living the Values:
LEVEL B – Promotes Malaria Consortium values amongst peers:

  • Shows a readiness to promote Malaria Consortium’s values amongst peers
  • Promotes ethical and professional behaviour in line with Malaria Consortium’s values.

Strategic Planning and Thinking and Sector Awareness:
LEVEL A – Manages own workload effectively:

  • Plans and manages own workload effectively
  • Is familiar with Malaria Consortium’s mission and current strategic plan
  • Understands own contribution to Malaria Consortium’s objectives.

Salary
Competitive.

Deadline: 15th October, 2019.

Application Procedure:
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LGA Field Officer

Job Locations: Jigawa & Katsina
Job Type: Fixed Term
Grade: 6
Role type: National
Department: Technical
Length of contract: 2-years
Travel involved: 40% within the State
Reporting to: LGA Cluster Supervisor Direct reports: None
Dotted line manager: None Indirect reports: None

Country and Project Background

  • The Nigeria Country Office in Abuja, started operations in 2008, through the DFID/UKaid funded support to National Malaria Programme, SuNMaP (2008 – 2016). The office had presence in 23 states of the country and has managed at various times, about 15 projects. It follows the mandate of the parent organization in Nigeria and has been working specifically in the following areas:
    • Malaria control/elimination
    • Integrated community case management (iCCM) for malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea
    • Nutrition
    • Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs)
  • Malaria Consortium has recently received funding to implement SMC in three West African countries including Nigeria. In Nigeria, malaria consortium has decided to use the fund to continue SMC implementation in the 4 states it has been supporting since 2013 with UNITAID (Sokoto and Zamfara), DFID (Katsina and Jigawa) and BMSMC (Katsina) funds.
  • Under this new funding and any anticipated additional funding, all Malaria Consortium SMC activities in county will be consolidated into a single project and managed by Senior Project Manager who will report to the Country Programme Manager.

Job Purpose:

  • The LGA Field Officer oversees and implements all aspects of SMC activities at LGA, health facilities and household level.
  • He/she is responsible for planning, implementation, reporting and coordination with local government representatives and community level stakeholders.

Scope of Work:

  • The role of LGA Field Officer is to ensure quality implementation of delivery of SMC services at the community level by HFW/supervisors and CHWs through the timely delivery of SMC commodities and supplies, provision of supportive supervision, training and documentation of program activities.
  • S/he provides supportive supervision and training to the above actors and ensures respect of SMC administration protocols.
  • He/she interacts with the State Minister of Health, LGA management team, keeps them updated on the program progress and ensures high-quality SMC implementation.

Key Working Relationships:

  • Interacts with Malaria Consortium LGA cluster supervisor; Zonal project Manager, SPM, Admin Supply chain Office, Finance Officer, and monitoring and evaluation Officer.
  • The LGA Temporary Officer will relate with State Ministry of Health, LGA management team, HFW/supervisors CHWs and community leaders.

Key Accountabilities
Programme Implementation, treatment tracking and management (70%):

  • Implement all SMC activities at health LGA level, including timely implementation of work plan, planning meetings, commodity distributions and monitoring to avoid any stock out, Community mobilization activities, supervision, monitoring and reporting.
  • Ensure accountability of received commodities and supplies through tracking consumption levels and review of reconciliation reports
  • Responsible for capacity building of field partners (Supervisors, HFW, CHWs, and community mobilisers) through training, on-job support and quality supervision.
  • Track program targets and timely implement the planned activities to ensure program meets targets and review reports from LGAs and HFW for accuracy and completeness prior to submission.
  • Ensure implementation of activities is in line with the laid down protocols, by continuously monitoring and conducting supervision and on-job training of LGA, HFW and CHWs.
  • Maintain a good relationship and work jointly with – Public Health Officers and other partners to undertake home visits, meetings and to ensure health LGA’s ownership.

Reporting & data quality control (10%):

  • Review all field implementer reports, provide feedback on areas which needs correction and submit the final hard copy report to the LGA Cluster supervisor after LGA Level approval.
  • Assist ME Officer on the data quality queries and ensure identified issues are rectified in time.
  • Ensure submission of EoC Report, success stories, trip reports etc. to keep the LGA cluster and Zonal Project Manager abreast with the project implementation at LGA level.

Coordination and representation (10%):

  • Responsible for overall planning and coordination of LGA and HFW/supervisors and CHWs during training and supervision visits.
  • Liaise with key partners including LGA Administrator , State MOH, Community leaders, other stakeholders (as necessary)
  • Attend data validation meetings at LGA level and as directed by LGA cluster supervisor /Zonal project manager
  • Establish and maintain links with health and other nutrition services with special attention to referral cases

Administrative and other duties (10%):

  • Ensure the development of individual and team action plans to ensure role complementarities in achieving the set treatment target.
  • Participate in the follow-up of supplies consumption.
  • Overall planning of stock levels, making sure that they are sufficient for the operations at SMC sites
  • Ensure that all HF realized physical inventory of all SMC commodities supplied at the end of each cycle.
  • Any other duties as required by the line manager

Qualifications and Experience
Essential:

  • Clinical Officer, nurse or Public Health qualification
  • At least two years field experience in related field
  • Fluency in English, Hausa and/or other local languages is required
  • Experience working in drug/commodity supply management , ME and logistics
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences including LGA staff, HFW and community leaders
  • Experience of conducting quality supportive supervision and data use

Desirable:

  • A broad range of experience including logistics, training and capacity building ability
  • Experience of managing teams
  • Experience working at LGA level

Work-Based Skills:
Essential:

  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Basic computer skills particularly Microsoft Office
  • Flexible, ability to work both as an individual and as a team member and under stress in what can be a harsh environment Nigerian

Desirable:

  • Ability to find solutions to complex problems in a challenging environment
  • Ability to speak and understand English

Core Competencies
Delivering results:
Level A – Takes on pieces of work when required and demonstrates excellent project management skills:

  • Shows a flexible approach to taking on additional work / responsibilities when needed to achieve results
  • Demonstrates excellent project management skills to agreed timescales (timelines, targets, donor requirements)
  • Makes clear and timely decisions within remit of own role

Analysis and use of information:
Level B – Gathers information and identifies problems effectively:

  • Interprets basic written information
  • Attentive to detail
  • Follows guidelines to identify issues
  • Recognises problems within their remit
  • Uses appropriate methods for gathering and summarising data

Interpersonal and communications:
Level B – Fosters two-way communication:

  • Recalls others’ main points and takes them into account in own communication
  • Checks own understanding of others’ communication by asking questions
  • Maintains constructive, open and consistent communication with others
  • Resolves minor misunderstandings and conflicts effectively

Collaboration and partnering:
Level A – Is a good and effective team player:

  • Is as a good and effective team player
  • Knows who their customers are and their requirements.
  • Respects and listens to different views/opinions
  • Actively collaborates across teams to achieve objectives and develop own thinking
  • Proactive in providing and seeking support from team members

Leading and motivating people:
Level B – Manages own development and seeks opportunities:

  • Actively manages own development and performance positively
  • Learns lessons from successes and failures
  • Seeks and explores opportunities within Malaria Consortium which develop skills and expertise

Flexibility/ adaptability:
Level B – Remains professional under external pressure

  • Able to adapt to changing situations effortlessly
  • Remains constructive and positive under stress and able to tolerate difficult situations and environments
  • Plans, prioritises and performs tasks well under pressure
  • Learns from own successes / mistakes

Living the values:
Level B – Promotes Malaria Consortium values amongst peers:

  • Shows a readiness to promote Malaria Consortium’s values amongst peers
  • Promotes ethical and professional behaviour in line with Malaria Consortium’s values

Strategic planning and thinking and sector awareness
Level A – Manages own workload effectively:

  • Plans and manages own workload effectively
  • Is familiar with Malaria Consortium’s mission and current strategic plan
  • Understands own contribution to Malaria Consortium’s objectives

Salary
Competitive.

Deadline: 19th July, 2019.

Application Procedure:
Do you meet the criteria listed above? Apply by clicking on the “Apply” button below:

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SBCC Gender & Equity Officer

Job Locations: Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Lagos, Yobe
Grade: 7
Role type: National
Department: Technical
Length of contract: 5-years
Travel involved: In-country travel (20%)
Reporting to: State Malaria Service Delivery Expert
Dotted line: SBCC Specialist

Country and Project Background

Malaria is highly endemic in Nigeria and it remains one of the leading causes of childhood and maternal morbidity and mortality in the country. Nigeria is deeply committed to making progress towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals and it recognizes the fact that, without firm efforts to control malaria, achievement of the targets related to child mortality, maternal mortality, and reducing the burden of communicable disease will not be possible. Malaria therefore constitutes a significant development challenge for Nigeria. Interventions for reducing malaria burden in the country are documented in the national malaria strategic plan with Government taking the lead in its implementation with the support of all the RBM partners. The DFID funded and Malaria Consortium led malaria programme, SuNMaP, provided technical assistance and other support to the Nigeria National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) covering the period 2008 to 2016.

The anticipated follow on project, SuNMaP2 has been designed to strengthen the management and technical capacity of NMEP, State Malaria Elimination Programme (SMEP) and their stakeholders to drive the implementation of the National Malaria Strategic Plan, 2014 to 2020 and achieve its ambitious targets. This will include short term technical assistance and technical assistance embedded in NMEP in key areas of programme management, evidence generation and use, and capacity building across all project outputs and ultimately reducing Nigeria’s malaria burden and strengthening the Government of Nigeria’s health systems capacity to ensure long term programme and impact sustainability.

Job Purpose

  • To provide health communications, promotion, gender mainstreaming, and implementation support to all SuNMaP 2 project activities in the state.

Scope of Work:

  • This role involves implementation of communications activities which include social mobilisation and social behaviour change communication (SBCC), advocacy. It also involves mainstreaming of gender and equity related issues in programme planning, implementation and evaluation for the state. Other areas within the scope are documentation and dissemination of learnings and external communications/ public relations.
  • S/he will implement these activities according to the communications strategies of the country office, the projects’ activity planning and under the guidance of the SBCC Specialist.
  • S/he will also ensure an appropriate level of relevant visibility for the project among stakeholders through engagement with the media, regional events and other relevant forums.

Key Working Relationships:

  • The Officer directly reports to the State Malaria Service Delivery Expert and indirectly to the SBCC specialist. It also involves working closely with the project’s partners, including the media, state health teams, health workers and VHTs.

Key Accountabilities
Social and Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) – 40%:

  • Provide input to all aspects of SBCC strategy development, implementation and evaluation including communication initiatives, training and capacity building, mass media, community/social mobilization, interpersonal communication, and media/materials development.
  • Provide technical assistance to support planning, development, coordination, and implementation of BCC materials in print and electronic formats.
  • Liaise with programme and other technical staff for the development and coordination of SBCC activities especially at planning and at implementation in selected communities.
  • Review research, programme, and media reports; and share/apply relevant findings to inform programmatic reviews and decisions.
  • Seek, identify and share innovative program approaches in response to changing priority areas and other condition.
  • Provide accurate budget and activity reports in adherence to the agreed timeline or schedule
  • Contribute to the design effective monitoring mechanisms for SBCC activities and arrange for technical assistance as appropriate.
  • Collaborate and liaise with the partners and key stakeholders to exchange best BCC practices
  • Work closely with the MEAL Officer in the monitoring and evaluation of project activities
  • Support the conduct of surveys and other relevant data gathering approaches, as required

Equity and Gender Mainstreaming (EGeM) – 30%:

  • Support the planning and implementation and monitoring of the EGeM component of the malaria programme in the focal state
  • Support the collection, analysis, sharing and application of relevant and current data on EGeM; in close coordination with M&E officer.
  • Ensure gender, poverty and social development issues are incorporated and implemented in all the malaria components, including training, capacity building, and development programs both at institution and community levels.
  • Ensure implementation and monitoring of the Gender and social inclusion action plan.
  • Provide inputs regarding EGeM for all training programs, both at institution and community levels.
  • Maintain regular communication on EGeM in relation to malaria with relevant partners and stakeholders within and outside the programme, document and share the information.
  • Develop mechanism to ensure effective participation of, women’s organisations, ministries and agencies in malaria programme planning, and implementation especially community level.

Documentation – 10%:

  • Support implementation of documentation exercises including success/significant change story collection supported with relevant pictures
  • Support to the State Manager and MEAL officer in story writing and data analysis as required
  • Support the MEAL Officer to ensure that all relevant project documentation is disseminated to the State health teams

Networking (5%):

  • Provide support to the projects’ staff to maintain effective relationships with local governments and development partners when required
  • Act as the main liaison agent between cultural and religious institutions in their region of intervention
  • Develop effective and collaborative relationships with all project partners, including the state health teams, implementing partners and a network of CSOs
  • Participate in relevant meetings, presenting project results and experiences as required

External Communications – 10%:

  • Facilitate the relationship between state media representatives, partners and stakeholders’ based in the state of intervention, in accordance with project guidelines regarding media/ community engagement
  • Ensure the quality data, testimonies and pictures are collected in the field and appropriately labelled.

Other – 5%:

  • Actively participate as a member of the project Technical Team
  • Adhere to all project policies and procedures

Person Specification
Qualifications and experience:

Essential:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of professional experience in health communication/ promotion behavior change communications, community mobilization, activations, gender development, and projects documentation.
  • Master’s degree in Communications, Social Sciences, Health Promotion, Marketing or related field, with a public health bias
  • Experience in story collection and story writing to document projects’ achievements and successes.
  • Basic understanding of gender and equity related issues in malaria and public health programmes
  • Adequate knowledge of the state, local government and community structures and institutions relevant to public health programmes.
  • Basic understanding of malaria and other public health issues in Nigeria; and the associated behavior change processes. associated to them
  • Experience in working with media organisations to achieve public health programme objectives

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of the Nigerian Public health sector
  • Experience in health sector advocacy work
  • Foundational knowledge of public health approaches

Work-based Skills and Competencies:
Essential:

  • Good oral and written communications skills and ability to convey messages to diverse audiences
  • Strong interest in and desire to promote improved health policy and practice
  • Proven skills in writing, copy editing, proof reading and documentation, excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher or other design software)
  • Excellent organization, planning, communication and follow-up skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments

Desirable:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact effectively with all levels of associates, including management
  • Skills in the use of different media outlets (photography, film, TV, radio, newspapers etc.) for communications purposes
  • Experience in public health communications campaigns
  • Experience and skills in training and transfer of knowledge

Core Competencies
Delivering results:
LEVEL C – Supports others to achieve results:

  • Displays a positive and enthusiastic approach and is not deterred by setbacks, finding alternative ways to reach goals or targets.
  • Supports others to plan and deliver results
  • Supports others to manage and cope with setbacks

Analysis and use of information:
LEVEL B – Uses evidence to support work:

  • Identifies and uses various sources of evidence and feedback to support outputs
  • Uses evidence to evaluate policies, projects and programmes
  • Identifies links between events and information identifying trends, issues and risks
  • Ensures systems are in place to address organisation needs

Interpersonal and communications:
LEVEL C – Adapts communications effectively:

  • Tailors communication (content, style and medium) to diverse audiences
  • Communicates equally effectively at all organisational levels
  • Understands others’ underlying needs, concerns and motivations and communicates effectively in sensitive situations
  • Resolves intra-team and inter-team conflicts effectively

Collaboration and partnering:
LEVEL C – Builds strong networks internally and participates actively in external networks and think tanks:

  • Builds strong networks internally
  • Participates actively in external networks and/or think tanks.
  • Engages with relevant experts to gather and evaluate evidence
  • Shares and implements good practice with internal and external peers

Leading and motivating people:
LEVEL B – Manages own development and seeks opportunities:

  • Actively manages own development and performance positively
  • Learns lessons from successes and failures
  • Seeks and explores opportunities within Malaria Consortium which develop skills and expertise

Flexibility/ adaptability:
LEVEL B – Remains professional under external pressure:

  • Able to adapt to changing situations effortlessly
  • Remains constructive and positive under stress and able to tolerate difficult situations and environments
  • Plans, prioritises and performs tasks well under pressure
  • Learns from own successes / mistakes

Living the values:
LEVEL B – Promotes Malaria Consortium values amongst peers:

  • Shows a readiness to promote Malaria Consortium’s values amongst peers
  • Promotes ethical and professional behaviour in line with Malaria Consortium’s values

Strategic planning and thinking and sector awareness:
LEVEL B – Is aware of others’ activities and vice versa in planning activities:

  • Takes account of team members and others workload when planning
  • Maintains awareness of impact on other parts of the organisation, keeping abreast of other’s activities, objectives, commitments and needs
  • Has a good understanding of the sector in which Malaria Consortium works

Salary
Competitive.

Deadline
: 1st October, 2019.

Application Procedure:
Do you meet the criteria listed above? Apply by clicking on the “Apply” button below:

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Zonal Project Manager

Job Locations: Sokoto, Zamfara & Jigawa / Katsina (3 positions)
Grade: 9
Role type: National
Length of contract: 2 years
Department: Management
Reporting to: Senior Project Manager

Person Specification
Qualifications and Experience:

Essential:

  • Postgraduate or Master’s degree in Public Health, Health Policy, Epidemiology or another relevant specialty is a minimum requirement.
  • Extensive experience of working at national or state level in developing countries.
  • Excellent project planning, management and monitoring & evaluation skills.
  • Experience managing project budgets
  • Proven leadership skills and team leading
  • Experience in advocacy and policy influencing
  • Excellent written and spoken English

Desirable:

  • Experience on SMC-supported project
  • Advance knowledge of Microsoft office

Work-based Skills and Competencies:
Essential:

  • Proof of strong interpersonal and negotiating skills
  • Experience in using participatory adult learning techniques and previous experience in mass drug distribution campaign activities
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills are also needed.
  • Understanding of public health issues in Nigeria

Core Competencies
Delivering results
LEVEL C – Supports others to achieve results:

  • Displays a positive and enthusiastic approach and is not deterred by setbacks, finding alternative ways to reach goals or targets.
  • Supports others to plan and deliver results
  • Supports others to manage and cope with setbacks

Analysis and use of information
LEVEL C- Works confidently with complex data to support work:

  • Interprets complex written information
  • Works confidently with data before making decisions: for example; interpreting trends, issues and risks
  • Acquainted with the validity, relevance and limitations of different sources of evidence

Interpersonal and communications:
LEVEL C – Adapts communications effectively:

  • Tailors communication (content, style and medium) to diverse audiences
  • Communicates equally effectively at all organisational levels
  • Understands others’ underlying needs, concerns and motivations and communicates effectively in sensitive situations
  • Resolves intra-team and inter-team conflicts effectively

Collaboration and partnering:
LEVEL C – Builds strong networks internally and participates actively in external networks and think tanks:

  • Builds strong networks internally
  • Participates actively in external networks and/or think tanks.
  • Engages with relevant experts to gather and evaluate evidence
  • Shares and implements good practice with internal and external peers

Leading and motivating people:
LEVEL C – Effectively leads and motivates others or direct reports:

  • Gives regular, timely and appropriate feedback,
  • Acknowledges good performance and deals with issues concerning poor performance
  • Carries out staff assessment and development activities conscientiously and effectively
  • Develops the skills and competences of others through the development and application of skills
  • Coaches and supports team members when they have difficulties

Flexibility/ adaptability:
LEVEL C – Supports others to cope with pressure:

  • Responds positively to change, embracing and using new practices or values to accomplish goals and solve problems and supports others to do the same
  • Adapts team approach, goals, and methods to achieve solutions and results in dynamic situations
  • Sets realistic deadlines and goals for self or team

Living the values:
LEVEL C – Supports others to live Malaria Consortium’s values:

  • Demonstrates personal integrity by using role position responsibly and fairly
  • Cultivates an open culture within the wider team, promoting accountability, responsibility and respect for individual differences

Strategic planning and thinking and sector awareness:
LEVEL B – Is aware of others’ activities and vice versa in planning activities:

  • Takes account of team members and others’ workloads when planning
  • Maintains awareness of impact on other parts of the organisation, keeping abreast of other’s activities, objectives, commitments and needs
  • Has a good understanding of the sector in which Malaria Consortium works

Salary
Competitive.

Deadline: 29th September, 2019.

Application Procedure:
Do you meet the criteria listed above? Apply by clicking on the “Apply” button below:

Apply Now

About Malaria Consortium.

Malaria Consortium is one of the world’s leading non-profit organisations specialising in the comprehensive prevention, control and treatment of malaria and other communicable diseases among vulnerable and under privileged populations. We increasingly find our work on malaria can be effectively integrated with other similar public health interventions for greater impact and therefore expanded our remit to include child health and neglected tropical disease interventions.


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