Management Sciences for Health (MSH) Recruitment

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) job vacancies – we are recruiting for the following roles:

  1. Senior Technical Advisor,
  2. State Senior Malaria Technical Advisor,
  3. State Team Leader,
  4. Finance & Admin Officer,
  5. Finance & Admin Intern I.

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) Recruitment

Apply for Management Sciences for Health (MSH) Jobs.

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is on the look out for suitably qualified candidates for immediate employment. Below are the requirements and how to apply for Management Sciences for Health (MSH) jobs online.

Senior Technical Advisor

Job Locations: Akwa Ibom, Ebonyi, Cross River and Oyo
Grade: J
Group/Office: PDG (Program Delivery Group)
Dept/Unit: PDGGEN – Program Delivery Group
Project/Program: A576 – PMI – S
Reports to: State Coordinator
Slots: 4 Openings

Overview

  • The Presidents Malaria Initiative for States (PMI-S) is a five-year PMI/USAID flagship malaria project implemented through a consortium led by the Management Sciences for Health (MSH)
  • The project is supporting the Government of Nigeria through its agencies at the federal, state, Local Government (LGA) and community levels to reduce under-five and maternal mortality by delivering quality services for management of malaria, its complications, and prevention.
  • PMI-S project focuses on strengthening the capacity of the National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP) for the implementation of the National Malaria Strategic Plan 2014-2020.
  • PMI-S will target eight states of Nigeria, namely: Akwa Ibom, Benue, Cross-River, Ebonyi, Nassarawa, Oyo, Plateau and Zamfara.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Postgraduate Degree in Social Sciences, Statistics, Epidemiology or related field with focus on generating and triangulating data to inform State health systems strengthening
  • At least 5 years of experience strengthening selected health systems at state or federal level in Nigeria
  • Strong analytical, advocacy and program planning skills required
  • Minimum of 3 years’ hands-on monitoring & evaluation experience, with good understanding of health system strengthening
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in developing monitoring plans and/or management information systems 3 years of which spent working with NGOs in an African setting
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in malaria programs in Nigeria
  • Familiarity with USAID reporting systems highly desirable, particularly for malaria control
  • Excellent data analysis, presentation and reporting skills
  • Strong computer skills particularly in spreadsheets, database and statistical applications, including DHIS2 for data management
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and fluency in English
  • Strong report writing skills
  • Demonstrated experience in planning and facilitation of training activities
  • Excellent organizational, inter-personal, multi-cultural and team building skills

Deadline: 3rd July, 2019.

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

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State Senior Malaria Technical Advisor

Job Location: Nigeria
Group/Office: PDG (Program Delivery Group)
Dept/Unit: PDGGEN – Program Delivery Group
Project/Program: A576 – PMI – S
Reports To: State Team Director.
Slot: 4 Openings
Grade: J

Overview

  • PMI-S is a five-year PMI/USAID flagship malaria project implemented through a consortium led by MSH. The project is supporting the Government of Nigeria through its agencies at the federal, state, LGA and community levels to reduce under-five and maternal mortality by delivering quality services for management of malaria, its complications, and prevention. PMI-S project focuses on strengthening the capacity of the National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP) for the implementation of the National Malaria Strategic Plan 2014-2020.
  • PMI-S will target eight states of Nigeria, namely: Akwa Ibom, Benue, Cross-River, Ebonyi, Nassarawa, Oyo, Plateau and Zamfara.
  • The SSMTA will deputize the State Team Leader and provide overall technical leadership and implementation of PMI-S state malaria program. This position will coordinate with the Senior Malaria Technical Advisor/Deputy Project Director and other relevant technical officers at the PMI-S central office to draw down federal malaria TA to the state; and will coordinate with other positions at the state level to ensure coherent design, management, monitoring and reporting of PMI-S state malaria program.
  • S/he will spearhead strengthening of a state partnership for malaria elimination using elements of the High Burden High Impact (HBHI) initiative to funnel public and private sector resources to common state malaria elimination plans.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A first degree in a related health field and a Master’s degree in Public Health, Public Administration, Management or related discipline, or equivalent experience.
  • At least 8 years’ senior level work experience in health program management in developing countries, five of which implementing malaria elimination programs under PMI or other donor agency at state or federal level.
  • Demonstrated capacity to collaborate with State Health departments, SPHCDA, partners supporting SMOH, and LGAs to achieve results.
  • Proven programmatic, technical and managerial expertise in providing support to institutions to strengthen their management and/or leadership capacity, systems and processes, and sustainability potential.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Computer skills: Windows applications for word processing and spreadsheet software.
  • Extraordinary verbal and written communication skills to manage project communications and disseminate project information are required.
  • Demonstrated strategic agility, diplomacy, conflict management, team building, and interpersonal skills to ensure internal coherence among diverse team members and sub-partners, as well as external relations with the State Ministry of Health, civil society, private sector and other stakeholders.

Deadline: 3rd July, 2019.

Application Procedure:

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

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State Team Leader

Job Location: Nigeria
Group/Office: PDG (Program Delivery Group)
Dept/Unit: PDGGEN – Program Delivery Group
Project/Program: A576 – PMI – S
Reports To: State Team Director.
Slot: 4 Openings
Grade: J

Overview

  • PMI-S is a five-year PMI/USAID flagship malaria project implemented through a consortium led by MSH.
  • The project is supporting the Government of Nigeria through its agencies at the federal, state, LGA and community levels to reduce under-five and maternal mortality by delivering quality services for management of malaria, its complications, and prevention.
  • PMI-S project focuses on strengthening the capacity of the National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP) for the implementation of the National Malaria Strategic Plan 2014-2020.
  • PMI-S will target eight states of Nigeria, namely: Akwa Ibom, Benue, Cross-River, Ebonyi, Nassarawa, Oyo, Plateau and Zamfara.
  • The State Team Leader (STL) will provide overall leadership and management of the PMI-S project in the State in a manner that strengthens partnerships with the state government and other partners, and leads to sustainable Malaria elimination efforts.
  • The STL will spearhead coordination, implementation and reporting of the PMI-S project in the State and ensure optimal resource management of the project. The STL will serve as a member of the Project Management Team and will be responsible for overall project performance in the state of primary responsibility.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Graduate degree in Public Health, Public Administration, Management or related discipline or equivalent experience, and a postgraduate degree in related field preferred.
  • At least 8 years’ senior level work experience in health program management in developing countries, five of which should be at state level.
  • Experience implementing malaria elimination programs under PMI or other donor agency.
  • Demonstrated capacity to collaborate with State Health departments, SPHCDA, partners supporting SMOH, and LGAs to achieve results.
  • Demonstrated leadership and capacity to oversee USAID-funded projects.
  • Proven programmatic, technical and managerial expertise in providing support to institutions to strengthen their management and/or leadership capacity, systems and processes, and sustainability potential.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Computer skills: Windows applications for word processing and spreadsheet software.
  • Extraordinary verbal and written communication skills to manage project communications and disseminate project information are required.

Deadline: 3rd July, 2019.

Application Procedure:

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

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Finance & Admin Officer

Job Location: Nigeria-Kwara
Group/Office: PDG (Program Delivery Group)
Dept/Unit: PDGGEN – Program Delivery Group
Project/Program: A512 – Nigeria CaTSS
Reports To: State Team Leader
Grade: G

Overview

  • The Finance and Admin Officer’s (FAO) job is to ensure smooth and accurate flow of financial and operational information and also work on designing and implementing financial reports.
  • The FAO ensures effective implementation of project activities in the field location within the context of financial, contractual and operating systems.
  • He/ she also manages the budget for the state field office, develops and implements MSH financial policies and procedures, ensure compliance and works collaboratively with MSH offices, projects technical centers to facilitate projects.

Specific Responsibilities

  • The Finance and Admin Officer will oversee the operations and finances of the state office.
  • Ensure the proper use, maintenance and repair of facilities and equipment, such as generators, vehicles, communication, computer units and peripherals, video and audio equipment, other office equipment, and air conditioners.
  • Provide logistics support and coordination to all field activities and staff travel.
  • Ensure implementation of regulations and procedures for local purchase, procurement and logistics management.
  • Maintain rigorous operations in the field office, communicating regularly with the Abuja office to assure smooth operations.
  • Assist technical staff to develop and manage monthly and quarterly activity budgets.
  • Supervise administrative and finance staff.
  • To liaise with all office contractors and service providers and ensure the efficient running of the office including IT systems and other equipment
  • To maintain, monitor and order all office and stationery supplies within agreed budgets
  • Implement financial and internal control policies and procedures
  • Prepare monthly bank Reconciliation statements
  • Process supplier invoices
  • Ensure transactions are properly recorded and entered into MSH Quick books
  • Maintain financial files and records
  • Maintain the assets register
  • Submit staff time sheets for payroll processing.

Qualifications and Experience

  • University Degree in Business Management or accounting. Postgraduate degree in related field preferred.
  • Strong numeric skills and attention to detail and quality
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience management experience
  • Experience with USAID funded project
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Programs, especially Excel spreadsheets
  • Ability to use accounting software (i.e. QuickBooks)
  • Demonstrate good judgment and sound financial “common sense”
  • Ability to create and monitor budgets
  • Understand the principals of adequate documentation and of audit and performance necessary to ensure audit compliance.
  • Advanced written and verbal proficiency in English including business terminology.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment while maintaining an individual workload
  • Logical and flexible approach to solving problems, especially when working under pressure
  • Monitoring/assessing performance to make improvements or take corrective action.

Deadline: 8th July, 2019.

Application Procedure:

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

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Finance & Admin Intern I

Job Locations: Sokoto, Kebbi & Zamfara
Group/Office: PDG (Program Delivery Group)
Dept/Unit: PDGGEN – Program Delivery Group
Project/Program: A512 – Nigeria CaTSS
Reports To: Finance Manager
Grade: Intern

Overview

  • The Finance Intern will assist in providing Finance & logistical support and coordinating programmatic information for the State project activities.
  • She or he will assist technical specialists and senior managers to coordinate project activities and will assist State Finance & Admin Manager for ensuring that any money expended in the field is done in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, MSH policy, and any cost principles imposed by the donor agency.
  • The Intern is aware of, and adheres to, MSH’s procurement integrity standards in all activities.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Prepare payment vouchers
  • Properly code all transactions
  • Process payment of expenses, including per diem and transport to participants during activities in the field
  • Prepare deposit slips for cash to be deposited into the bank account.
  • Reconcile advances, including review of receipts, coding of expenses on the general voucher and entering into QuickBooks
  • Maintain accounting files
  • Manage the inventory data base in the field office
  • Track and following up on outstanding advances and assure timely reconciliation.
  • Other tasks as requested by supervisor.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of 1 experience in finance position with a Non-Governmental Organization
  • University Degree in Accounting or Higher National Degree (HND) in Finance/Accounting
  • Experience as an Accountant or understanding of key aspects of accounting
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel spreadsheets, or comparable software and basic accounting software (i.e. QuickBooks)
  • Specific qualification in management of a large and busy office.

Deadline: 8th July, 2019.

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

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About Management Sciences for Health (MSH).

Management Sciences for Health (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 health.


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