PRO-HEALTH INTERNATIONAL JOB RECRUITMENT (15 POSITIONS)

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Pro-Health International is a faith-based, non- profit organization that has provided free health care services to under-served populations in Nigeria and Africa for over 27 years.
We are inviting suitable candidates for the under-listed position for our newly awarded USAID funded OVC project ICHSSA 4: Integrated Child Health and Social Services to be implemented in Nigeria. The ICHSSA 4 project seeks to improve the wellbeing of OVCS and their caregivers:
1) Job Title: Database Officer
Location: Adamawa
Job Summary / Responsibilities
  • The Database manager will be responsible for the setup, organization, maintenance and updating of databases and management information systems (MIS) at National, PEPFAR and CSO levels; such as the National OVC Management Information System (NOMIS), PEPFAR’s Data for Accountability, Transparency & Impact (DATIM),
  • She / he will develop computer programs and troubleshoot databases to generate data, data tables and reports in order to respond to program and donor reporting requirements, on schedule and as the need arises.
  • Serve as a liaison between the Project and USAID or her agent(s) on MIS related activities and in turn provide overall technical support on database organization, maintenance, development and update, to the SMILE, project M&E and CSOs teams in the delivery of project mandates in line with all USG accepted policies and procedures
  • Support the planning and delivery of trainings, workshops and other capacity development interventions for CSOs and M&E team. Support the DSI to ensure CSOs understand the Information needs of project stakeholders and donors and adhere to system requirements
  • Provided oversight support for the implementation and updates of the existing MIS systems used by PHI and CSOs comprising National OVC management Information system (NOMIS), Program management information system (PMIS) and DATIM and this will include but not limited to onsite installation, setup, data entry procedures, and data transmission.
Minimum Qualification / Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and / or Information Communication Technology (ICT) with emphasis in biostatstics, system analysis and software development using a variety of software applications.
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in the field of ICT and database management in an international non-governmental organization.
  • Demonstrable skill in configuring and troubleshooting a wide range of databases, management information systems (MIS) and Windows servers.
  • Programming in Java, SQL Server 2005 and MySQL, and Php will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to carry data management activities of quantitative and qualitative nature using any of the software applications: CSPro, SPSS, Iform Builder; or STATA will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to work effectively with government and civil society partners and communities as well as transfer knowledge to diverse audiences through workshops, training and meetings using participatory methods and adult learning principles.
  • Ability to support partners working at a distance to achieve results against program objectives / targets.
2) Job Title: Nutrition Advisor
Location: Bauchi
Job Summary / Responsibilities
  • Focus on strengthening existing case management system of the project to ensure quality services its conformity with GON and PEPFAR guidelines for nutrition services with focus on Children living with HIV (CLHIV) and their households.
  • Linkage to treatment facilities and effective bi-directional referral systems including coordination of escort services and follow up at facility and community levels with focus on management of malnutrition.
  • Provision of technical guidance on IYCF and Food demonstration to CSO partners, OVCA’s Community primary referral facility providers and care givers, particularly of reactive OVC on treatment.
  • Work closely with the Household Economic Strengthening (HES) Advisor to implement program strategies to improve household food security
  • Co-ordinates the documentation and reporting to DME of results and lessons learned In the subject areas, particularly the bi-directional referral system for Nutrition services using the principles of data driven programming
  • Coordinate and document community to facility and facility to community nutrition and related activities
  • Coordinate related quality improvement efforts at State, LGA, CSO and community levels
  • Provide hands on and institutional level capacity building to CSOs, Case managers, Community volunteers and CIT members on nutrition services and referral linkages
Minimum Qualification / Skills:
  • Advanced degree in Health Sciences.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working with reputable organizations on Infant and child nutrition and referral services
  • Advanced knowledge of current Nigeria’s HIV Response, HIV prevention and treatment adherence principles, particularly for children
  • Knowledge of GON and PEPEAR current OVC guidelines and ability to address the guidelines using the project’s strategy.
  • Must understand the principles of 90-90-90 towards zero HIV transmission and contribution of Community OVC programs to this goal.
  • Experience working closely with other IPs and government personnel at several levels.
  • Practical experience in IYCF and Food Demonstration.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong Interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness to travel to rural communities in difficult terrains with challenging roads.
3) Job Title: HIV Integrated Care and Support Specialist
Location: Adamawa
Job Summary / Responsibilities
  • S / he is to provide technical guidance to PHI/ICHSSA 4 partner CSOs in the Implementation of technical program activities for community-based HIV Care and Support in ICHSSA 4 Program
  • Under the direction of the Technical Advisor, s / he will collaborate closely with the ICHSSA team to roll out and implement an integrated and holistic community-based response to HIV / AIDs towards scaling up access to HIV prevention and care services for vulnerable children and their caregivers
  • Provide technical input for the development of strategies, design and implementation of HIV Prevention / Care & Support activities by ICHSSA 4 project; ensure activities improve access to HIV prevention and care services amongst project beneficiaries and their caregivers.
  • Direct CSOs towards overall technical quality – including adherence to technical standards, best practices and donor guidelines for all HIV Prevention Care & Support activities of the project.
  • Support strategies towards ensuring that project activities are built on strong behavior change principles, and build the capacity of CSOs and relevant GON staff in effective implementation and monitoring.
  • Work closely with the SMOH, SMWASD, SACA and HIV TWGs in Bauchi state in identifying and capitalizing on leverage points for improved linkages and referral coordination at the community level and for Integration of HIV Prevention Care & Support elements into other OVC areas project activities and vice versa
Qualifications and Skills
  • Master’s of Science and / or MPH with a minimum of 4 years relevant experience in implementing HIV Prevention, Care and Support programs or BS / MA in a relevant Health degree or Social Sciences plus a minimum of 4 years technical experience with community-level HIV prevention, Care & Support programs
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with government and civil society partners and communities as well as transfer knowledge to diverse audiences through workshops, training and meetings using participatory methods and adult learning principles.
  • Experience in supporting HIV Testing and Counselling programs in health facilities, mobile units and community outreaches
  • Good knowledge of Government of Nigeria HIV Care and Treatment guidelines (Paediatric & Adult) and experience working with Ministry of Health and other relevant entitles
  • Familiarity with PEPFAR-OVC programming and principles
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills required.
  • Excellent analytic, organizational and computer skills; skilled In MS Office including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
4) Job Title: HIV Integrated Care and Support Advisor
Location: Bauchi
Job Summary / Responsibilities
  • S / he coordinates the development and implementation of technical program activities for community-based HIV Prevention, Care and Support through the provision of technical guidance to ICHSSA 4 technical teams, partner CSOs, Case managers and Community volunteers.
  • S / he will collaborate closely with the ICHSSA 4 team to roll out and implement an integrated and holistic community-based response to HIV / AIDS and TB towards scaling up access to HIV prevention, care and treatment support.
  • The HIV Care and Support Advisor will be responsible for working closely with the ICHSSA 4 technical team to achieve the strategic objectives of the program – focusing primarily on HIV Prevention, Care and Support, but also supporting cross-cutting themes and integration efforts across the project with other areas of OVC programming including Household Economic Strengthening and Nutrition.
  • S / he will lead the planning and capacity strengthening efforts while putting in place operational strategies for achieving project aims, results and performance expectations through adherence to high standards of programmatic and management quality.
  • S/he will provide technical and programmatic leadership primarily in the areas of HIV prevention, care and support for project community members including ICHSSA 4 beneficiaries.
  • S/he will be responsible for implementing strategies designed to strengthen the linkages between the community-based activities and health facilities providing HIV diagnosis, care and treatment towards ensuring a continuum of care.
  • S / he will also support the strengthening of the capacity of implementing CSOs, CTBC case managers and community volunteers in the area of community HIV prevention awareness creation; community mobilization for HIV counseling and testing, PMTCT Early Infant Diagnosis (EID) and improving referral and counter-referral systems between communities and facilities.
Qualifications and Skills
  • M.Sc or MPH with a minimum of 6 years relevant experience in implementing community HIV Prevention, Care and Support programs
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with government and civil society partners and communities as well as transfer knowledge to diverse audiences through workshops, training and meetings using participatory methods and adult learning principles.
  • Experience in supporting community HIV Prevention, Care and Support prevention, case detection and treatment support programs in health facilities and community outreaches
  • Experience in contributing to project design and proposal development in the HIV / TB / Health sector for USAID / PEPFAR programs.
  • Experience with monitoring and evaluation and reporting HIV Prevention, Care and Support activities
  • Good knowledge of Government of Nigeria HIV Prevention, Care and Support guidelines and experience working with the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA)
  • Familiarity with OVC and community HIV Prevention, Care and Support programming and principles.
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills required.
  • Excellent analytic, organizational and computer skills; skilled in MS Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
5) Job Title: Project Driver
Locations: Abuja, Bauchi and Adamawa
Slot: 7 Openings
Job Summary / Responsibilities
  • The driver will be responsible for ensuring minimum maintenance standard of the PHI fleet is up to the manufacturer’s standard.
  • Will ensure routine maintenance of PHI vehicle and ensure reliable and safe transportation of Staff, assets and other goods.
Minimum Qualifications / Skills
  • Senior Secondary School Certificate.
  • Must have a minimum class B license
  • Knowledge of the terrain and familiarity with the language is an added advantage
  • Have at least 5 years driving experience.
6) Job Title: Administrative Assistant
Locations: Abuja, Bauchi and Adamawa
Slot: 3 Openings
Job Summary / Responsibilities
  • The Administrative Assistant will support the program in the provision of administrative and logistical services to the ICHSSA 4 SURE IMPACF PROJECT.
  • Serve as point of contact for logistical and administrative needs of the location
  • Coordinate all administrative and secretarial support services
  • Will be responsible for day to day running of the office.
Qualifications / Skills
  • University degree or recognized equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience
  • Familiarity with administrative and secretarial skills is an advantage
  • Familiarity with international NGOs is an advantage
  • Good Communication skills.
7) Job Title: Program Assistant
Locations: Adamawa and Bauchi
Job Summary
  • The Program Assistant (OVC) will provide support to the state SPM / SPO in the management and coordination of the ICHSSA project sub-grants with CSOs in Adamawa and Bauchi States
  • S / he will work closely with the system strengthening and sustainability Advisors (SSSA), Monitoring / Evaluation Officers (MEOs) and other key ICHSSA program staff to ensure project targets are met and documented appropriately.
  • S / he will liaise closely with finance and Compliance Officers (FCOs) to ensure proper accountability for project funds.
  • She / he will also provide technical assistance and training as appropriate to partners to ensure that high standards of program Implementation are provided.
Qualifications and Skills
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or Health related field is required
  • Minimum of (2) years of work experience on an OVC program in Nigeria is required
  • Ability to use all Microsoft packages including excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong technical knowledge and skills in OVC programming is required
  • Candidate should have strong interpersonal skill
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Ability to work in a culturally sensitive environment
  • Demonstrated willingness to work in a team.
  • Demonstrated initiative and problem-solving skills.
8) Job Title: Procurement Officer
Location: Abuja
Job Summary / Responsibilities
  • The Procurement Officer will carry out effective, honest management of procurement functions
  • Acquiring goods and services of quality standards at competitive and best possible cost.
  • Adhere to organization and donor Procurement Policies and Procedures.
  • Will invite, access and / award recommend supplier tenders, bids, quotations and proposals.
  • Coordinate the receipt of and documentation of delivery of goods ordered
  • Maintain approved vendor lists, monitor and maintain contracts with vendors for purchases
Minimum Qualifications / Skills
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a Business-related field
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience with a USG funded project with a good grasp of USG procurement guidelines
  • Knowledge of Microsoft word and excel
  • Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to manage details
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize to meet deliverables
  • Strong organizational and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with a wide range of personalities
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Must be able to work under extreme pressure and still be efficient and detailed.
9) Job Title: State Program Officer
Locations: Adamawa and Bauchi
Job Summary
  • The State Program officer primary responsibility is to support the co-ordination of the project activities, support granting to CSOs, provide mentorship and support to the CSOs within the LGAs of coverage.
  • The role will entail capacity to organize and manage volunteers, High level of advocacy, participatory leadership, engagement and documenting reports consistent with ICHSSA 4 project standards.
Job Responsibilities
  • The incumbent will supervise the activities of sub grant recipients and ensure compliance with PHI financial standards and policy
  • Performs programmatic and financial monitoring and reviews of program
  • Provides assistance to sub-grant partners on a range of program management issues including work plan and budget development;
  • Provide guidance and training to grantees on compliance with USAID policies and regulations, financial management, audit and closeout;
  • Ensure that activities listed in grant recipients’ sub-award are Implemented
  • Support in preparation of reports including, monthly, quarterly and annual reports;
  • Perform administrative functions (maintain filling system, scheduling of meetings / venues) as needed.
  • Provides support in the implementation of parenting, adolescent girls and HIV related programming in the state
  • Manage a sub-grants and subcontract; functions include review and overseeing program Implementation and budgets, financial and programmatic reports, program deliverables, through regular contact by phone, email, and site visits;
  • Record, produce and circulate minutes of proceedings at workshops, meetings
Qualifications and Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or Health related field is required
  • A Master’s in Social Sciences or MPH will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of four (4) years of work experience on an OVC program in Nigeria is required
  • Ability to use all Microsoft packages including excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong technical knowledge and skills In OVC programming is required
  • Candidate should have strong interpersonal skill
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Ability to work in a culturally sensitive environment
  • Demonstrated willingness to work in a team.
  • Demonstrated initiative and problem-solving skills.
10) Job Title: Security Officer
Location: Bauchi
Job Summary / Responsibilities
  • Secures premises and personnel; monitoring surveillance equipment; inspecting buildings, equipment, and access points.
  • Obtains help by sounding alarms.
  • Prevents losses and damage by reporting irregularities; informing violators of policy and procedures; restraining trespassers.
  • Completes reports by recording observations, information, occurrences, and surveillance activities’, interviewing witnesses; obtaining signatures.
  • Maintains environment by monitoring and setting building and equipment controls,
  • Maintains organization’s stability and reputation by complying with legal requirements.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Assists the Security Manager in implementing security policies and procedures
Minimum Qualifications / Skills
  • HND. Security related courses are an added advantage.
  • Surveillance Skills,
  • Must have good Judgment and Objectivity.
  • Must be dependable and have emotional control and Integrity,
  • Must Understand Safety Management
  • Exhibit Professionalism,
  • Good Reporting Skills.
11) Job Title: Security Manager
Location: Adamawa
Job Summary / Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement security policies, protocols and procedures
  • Control budgets for security operations and monitor expenses
  • Recruit, train and supervise security officers and guards
  • Attend meetings with other managers to determine operational needs
  • Plan and coordinate security operations for specific events
  • Coordinate staff when responding to emergencies and alarms
  • Review reports on incidents and breaches
  • Investigate and resolve issues
  • Create reports for management on security status
  • Analyze data to form proposals for improvements (e.g. implementation of new technology)
  • The Security Officer is responsible for supporting the Northeast Nigeria Security director of programs, and Bauchi State program officer to ensure that safety and security is mainstreamed into all field operations across Northeast Nigeria and that the high-quality information is available for decision making.
  • In collaboration with the Travel Team, monitor movement and provide security guidance to national staff on the current situation in operational areas.
Minimum Qualifications / Skills
  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience in the field of community engagement, risk management, safety and security management or other related fields
  • Degree in Criminal Justice, Peace and Security Studies, Political Science or a related-field
  • Minimum of two years working in a security-sensitive environment
  • BSc or HND, further education in security administration or similar field will be an asset
  • Proven experience as security manager or similar position
  • Experience using relevant technology and equipment (e.g. CCTV)
  • Experience in reporting end emergency response planning
  • Excellent knowledge of security protocols and procedures
  • Solid understanding of budgeting and statistical data analysis
  • Working knowledge of MS Office
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership skills
  • Committed and reliable.
12) Job Title: Finance Officer
Locations: Adamawa and Bauchi
Job Summary / Responsibilities
  • The Finance Officer will be responsible for supervising bank transactions, preparation of payment Vouchers and writing of cheques, posting of payment Vouchers and preparation of financial reports.
  • Will be responsible for budget tracking, reviewing posted transactions in the Tally, bank reconciliation and ensuring timely remittances of statutory deductions.
  • The Finance Officer will also be in charge of making requisition for funds, reimbursements and involvement in the capacity building of community-based organizations and hands-supports in financial management.
  • Will keep proper financial records for donor and external audits view.
  • Will be responsible for coordination of administrative activities at the state office.
Minimum Qualifications / Skills
  • Applicants must have first degree / HND in Accounting or other related Social Sciences.
  • Also required is minimum of 3 years working experience
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Word Excel and Tally, sound analytical, interpersonal and communication skills. Experience in managing USAID grants, rules and regulations.
  • Familiarity with Nigeria NGOs contractual procedures and a relevant higher degree will an added advantage.
13) Job Title: Senior Program Manager
Location: Adamawa
Job Summary / Responsibilities
Primary Functions:
  • The Senior program manager will be responsible for the management and coordination of the ICHSSA project sub-grants with CSOs in Adamawa States
  • S / he will work closely with the System strengthening and sustainability Advisors (SSSA)
  • Monitoring / Evaluation Advisors (MEAs) and other key ICHSSA program staff to ensure project targets are met and documented appropriately.
  • S / he will liaise closely with Finance and Compliance Specialist (FCSs) to ensure proper accountability for project funds.
  • She / he will also provide technical assistance and training as appropriate to partners to ensure that high standards of program implementation are provided.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Works closely with SMWASD and System strengthening and sustainability advisors to conduct the sub grant process in assigned states each of the first three years.
  • Conducts assessments of CSO sub grantees provides mentorship in proposal design and implementation of service delivery.
  • Identify potential business development plans and sustainability.
  • With TO and TAs, organizes and supports technical trainings and community of practice meetings.
  • Monitors progress on various capacity building related indicators CSOs with MEOs.
  • Ensures CSO participation in coordination meetings.
  • Serves as the focal ICHSSA 4 project contact for CSO sub grants.
  • Ensures on-going support and monitoring to CSOs after their grant closure to track sustainability outcomes
  • Needs to have technical OVC skills / knowledge and strong program management skills.
  • The SPM will manage a large team comprising program unit and provide support in office administration.
Qualifications and Skills
  • A Bachelor degree in Social Sciences or Health related field is required
  • A Master’s in Social Sciences or MPH will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 5 to 7 years of work experience on an OVC program in Nigeria is required
  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience in developmental field with MSc/ MPH or related field
  • Ability to use all Microsoft packages including excel and PowerPoint
  • Candidate must have up to five years PEPFAR program implementation; experience is supervising and providing MEAL technical assistance for PEPFAR HIV OVC and Adolescent programs
  • Candidate should have strong interpersonal skill
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Ability to work in a culturally sensitive environment
  • Demonstrated willingness to work in a team.
  • Demonstrated initiative and problem-solving skills.
14) Job Title: Senior Finance Specialist
Location: Adamawa
Job Summary / Responsibilities
  • The Finance Specialist will work closely with the finance team lead-DFO to improve and maintain financial and grants management policies, systems, structures and procedures.
  • Will plan and supervise work of the Finance staff including tracking and monitoring of expenditures and procurement
  • The FS will also review program / project proposals to ensure technical compliance and consistency with organizational program principles and donor funding criteria.
Minimum Qualifications / Skills
  • Degree in Accounting, Finance or other related courses.
  • Any of the following professional qualifications or progress in ACA or ACCA or CPA will be an advantage.
  • 5 years NGO work experience with clear demonstration of ability to manage CBOs.
  • Knowledge of USAID grants management, excellent accounting and budgetary skills.
  • Good computer skills in Microsoft Office and competence in the use of the Tally accounting package.
15) Job Title: M&E Officer
Locations: Adamawa and Bauchi
Job Summary / Responsibilities
  • The M&E officer is responsible for providing support to the M&E team in the delivery of its mandates for the project in line with all USG accepted policies and procedures.
  • She / he will also support in providing technical assistance and training as appropriate to partners to ensure that high standards of program implementation are provided as guided by each of the technical persons.
  • S / he will assist providing technical M&E support to SMWASD, LGAs and Civil Society Organizations (CSO) implementing the program Performance Monitoring Plan and documentation of such activities.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Science with emphasis in Rural Development, Public Health, Statistics or a Development related field.
  • Demonstrated skills in M&E, data management and quantitative and qualitative research methodologies.
  • At least one year of professional experience in implementing M&E for programs related to Health, HIV and OVC, agriculture or food and nutrition security programming, of which at least one year with a NGOs.
  • Experience in managing M&E databases including DHIS and NOMIS
  • Demonstrable computer literacy in MS Office- Excel, Power Point and Word.
  • Experience in data analysis in Access and at least one of the followingCSPro, SPSS, Epilnfo or STATA is an added advantage.
  • Ability to work effectively with government and civil society partners and communities as well as transfer knowledge to diverse audiences through workshops, training and meetings using participatory methods and adult learning principles.
Application Closing Date
21st January, 2020.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send a Cover Letter along with their Resume / CV to: prohealthcareers1@gmail.com using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.
Important Information / Notice
  • The above job description is not an exhaustive list, rather it is intended to be indicative of the skills, efforts, duties and responsibilities associated with the position.
  • Pro-Health International is an equal -opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, etc. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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