2021 Massive Recruitment at the Management Sciences for Health

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Massive Recruitment at the Management Sciences for Health 

The Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a worldwide well being nonprofit organization, makes use of confirmed approaches developed over 40 years to assist leaders, well being managers, and communities in creating nations construct stronger well being techniques for better well being impression. We work to avoid wasting lives by closing the hole between information and motion in public well being.

We are recruiting to fill the place beneath:

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Job Title: Consultant to Conduct Financial Management Capacity Improvement Training for RSSH Grant Sub Recipients (SRs)

Reference No.: 13 11116
Location: Abuja

Job Overview
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is Principal Recipient (PR) for the Global Fund (GF) Nigeria Resilient and Sustainable Systems for Health (RSSH) grant. The RSSH grant commenced implementation in April 2019 and is designed to strengthen the Nigerian well being system throughout the HIV, TB and malaria areas by way of December 2020. The challenge is targeted on addressing well being system-wide constraints and pushed by the recognition that robust well being techniques are wanted to fight the public well being threats posed by HIV, TB and Malaria.

To guarantee domesticated implementation and sustainability of the RSSH grant, MSH as PR, works with three (3) authorities of Nigeria entities as Sub-recipients (SR).  They embody the Department of Health Planning, Research and Statistics (DHPRS), Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) and the National Product Supply Chain Management Program (NPSCMP). As a part of the grant making course of, the PR performed a capability evaluation to determine the capability of every of the SRs utilizing a systemic instrument. Capacity enchancment actions have been developed to deal with capability gaps recognized from the evaluation. together with a Financial Management Training. MSH is searching for the service of a certified Financial Management skilled to ship a 3-day monetary administration coaching.

Objective of Training:

  • The goal is to offer well-tailored monetary administration coaching utilizing International best finance practices to strengthen, construct a strong and resilient monetary administration and compliance techniques to handle grants and adjust to GF fiscal necessities.
  • Also guarantee the correct use of worldwide public sector accounting commonplace (IPSAS) by each Accounts and Audit workers.
  • A most of 10 members would attend the monetary administration capability enchancment coaching.

Scope of Work
The monetary administration coaching would cowl the following subjects amongst others:

  • Concept and Principles of monetary administration
  • Financial administration Roles and Responsibilities
  • Financial Planning
  • Source paperwork and books of accounts
  • Financial Monitoring and Reporting
  • Overview of IPSAS Accrual Accounting and Reporting
  • Internal Control Systems
  • Fighting Fraud, Corruption and Bribery
  • Financial Management Best Practices:
  • Procurement of products and companies
  • Safeguarding Assets
  • Accounting for Advances
  • Foreign Currency alternate
  • Indirect value restoration and allocation
  • Payroll and statutory deductions
  • Risk administration important
  • Financial Management Tools

Deliverables:

  • Submit a 3-day coaching agenda to be permitted by MSH previous to graduation of coaching.
  • Develop the coaching supplies for every subject.
  • Prior to the graduation of the coaching, submit copies of all shows and coaching aids to be made out there to the trainees.
  • Conduct pre and post-tests.
  • Submit course analysis types obtained from members to MSH.
  • Submit the ultimate report of the coaching together with pre and post-test evaluation of performance of members.

Duration of Training:

  • A 3-day coaching to be held in June 2020.

Requirements

  • A degree in finance or accounting, with skilled certification(s) in Accounting.
  • At least 10 years’ expertise in monetary administration. Global Fund challenge expertise is an added benefit.
  • Experience coaching design and implementation.
  • Demonstrated expertise and success in delivering comparable trainings. Excellent inter-personal communication abilities together with expertise of facilitation of trainings and shows.

Interested and certified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Consultant: Consultant to Conduct Capacity Improvement Training on Internal Audit Procedures and Best Practices

Reference No.: 13 11117
Location: Abuja

Job Overview
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is Principal Recipient (PR) for the Global Fund (GF) Nigeria Resilient and Sustainable Systems for Health (RSSH) grant. The RSSH grant commenced implementation in April 2019 and is designed to strengthen the Nigerian well being system throughout the HIV, TB and malaria areas by way of December 2020. The challenge is targeted on addressing well being system-wide constraints and pushed by the recognition that robust well being techniques are wanted to fight the public well being threats posed by HIV, TB and malaria. To guarantee domesticated implementation and sustainability of the RSSH grant, MSH as PR, works with three (3) authorities of Nigeria entities as Sub-recipients (SR).  They embody the Department of Health Planning, Research and Statistics (DHPRS), Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) and the National Product Supply Chain Management Program (NPSCMP). As a part of the grant making course of, the PR performed a capability evaluation to determine the capability of every of the SRs utilizing a systemic instrument. Capacity enchancment actions have been developed to deal with capability gaps recognized from the evaluation. together with Internal Audit procedures and Best practices Training. MSH is searching for the service of a certified Accountant and audit training skilled to ship a 2-day coaching on Internal Audit procedures and best practices.

Objective of Training:

  • The goal of this coaching is to offer well-tailored audit coaching to strengthening the Internal Audit System on inner management & compliance and creating consciousness on GF OIG Processes.
  • A most of 10 members would attend the inner audit capability enchancment coaching.

Scope of Work
The inner audit coaching would cowl the following subjects amongst others:

  • Definition Framework for public sector-auditing
  • Objectives of inner audit
  • Principles and procedures of inner auditing
  • Scope and features of inner audit
  • Auditor roles and duties
  • Interpersonal abilities and private behaviors of an auditor
  • The necessities of efficient inner audit
  • Audit program and implementation of the audit
  • Audit course of planning, implementation, reporting and follow-up
  • Relationship between inner audit and exterior audit Reliance of exterior auditor on the work of inner auditor
  • How to conduct efficient opening and shutting conferences
  • Preparing and distributing an audit report
  • Internal Audit guidelines
  • Follow up audit
  • Global Fund OIG Processes

Deliverables:

  • Submit a 2-day coaching agenda to be permitted by MSH previous to graduation of coaching.
  • Develop the coaching supplies for every subject
  • Prior to the graduation of the coaching, submit copy of all shows and coaching aids to be made out there to the trainees.
  • Conduct pre and post-tests.
  • Submit course analysis types obtained from members to MSH.
  • Submit the ultimate report of the coaching together with pre and post-test evaluation of performance of members.

Duration of Training:

  • A 2-day coaching to be held in June 2020.

Requirements

  • A degree in finance or accounting, with skilled certification(s) in Accounting.
  • At least 5-7 years’ expertise in auditing and/or audit practices. Global Fund challenge expertise is an added benefit.
  • Experience coaching design and implementation.
  • Demonstrated expertise and success in delivering comparable trainings.
  • Excellent inter-personal communication abilities together with expertise of facilitation of trainings/workshops and shows

Interested and certified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Finance Intern I

Ref No: 13-11010
Location: Abuja
Job Type: Full time

Details

  • The Finance Intern will help in offering Finance assist and coordinating programmatic data for the Global Fund Malaria challenge actions. She or he’ll help the Finance staff for making certain that any cash expended in the discipline is completed in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, MSH coverage, and any value rules imposed by the donor company. The Intern would concentrate on, and adheres to, MSH’s procurement integrity requirements in all actions.

Duties

  • Prepare cost vouchers
  • Process cost of bills, together with per diem and transport to members throughout actions in the discipline
  • Maintain accounting recordsdata
  • Support logistic for travels and actions
  • Track and following up on excellent advances and guarantee well timed reconciliation.
  • Daily filling of vouchers
  • Assist in gathering /photocopying of documentations for month-to-month cost of volunteers
  • Assist in offering assist throughout seminars, workshops, and many others.
  • Assist in making certain routine servicing of apparatus as and when due and preserving upkeep log
  • Assist in periodic verification of bodily stock
  • He/She additionally assist companies equivalent to spiral binding and photocopying
  • Ensure the workplace facility is correctly maintained for good work setting
  • Any different monetary duties as assigned by the supervisor

Requirements

  • University Degree/HND in Accounting or equal certification.
  • Minimum of 1 year expertise in a finance place
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office packages, particularly Excel spreadsheets, or comparable software program and primary accounting software program (i.e. QuickBooks)
  • Ability to multitask and face up to stress

Interested and certified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Malaria Diagnosis External Quality Assurance (EQA) Consultant

Ref No: R255
Locations: Akwa Ibom & Oyo
Job Type: Part Time

Background

  • The US President’s Malaria Initiative for States (PMI-S) challenge is a five-year USAID flagship malaria challenge managed by Management Sciences for Health (MSH) with consortium companions Thinkwell, Banyan Global and the Nigeria Interfaith Action Association (NIFAA). The challenge helps the Government of Nigeria by way of its businesses at the federal, state, native authorities areas (LGA) and group ranges to scale back under-five and maternal mortality by delivering high quality companies for the prevention and administration of malaria and its issues.
  • The targets of TO 03 are to: (i) Improve the high quality of and entry to complete malaria case administration companies, together with improved accuracy of malaria testing by way of a useful diagnostic high quality assurance system (ii) Improve knowledge high quality, interpretation and use; (iii) Improve drug-based prevention and therapy approaches (primarily intermittent preventive therapy of malaria in being pregnant); and (iv) Strengthen current well being techniques and enhance State Malaria Elimination Program (SMEP) administration.

Consultancy Overview:

  • One of the targets of the PMI-S challenge is to enhance the high quality of malaria case administration companies by bettering the accuracy of malaria testing by way of a useful diagnostic high quality assurance and high quality management (QA/QC) system. Malaria prognosis high quality assurance are to make sure that well being care professionals and sufferers have full confidence in the laboratory end result and the diagnostic outcomes profit the affected person and the group.
  • PMI-S, in collaboration with SMEP and Hospitals Management Board (HMB), plan to conduct malaria prognosis EQA in Oyo and Akwa Ibom states. We are searching for to interact two technical consultants to assist implementation of the EQA actions (one per state). The key results of this consultancy is institution of state EQA staff with capability to undertake QA/QC actions with minimal or no exterior assist.

Consultancy Tasks:

  • Task 1: Support the SMEP/SMOH to undertake a baseline evaluation of current state EQA capability to implement QA/QC actions. The evaluation will embody a list and compilation of a database of all beforehand skilled EQA staff members in the states, their proficiency ranges, and date of earlier coaching; capability wants for the state EQA heart to offer supplies and coaching for human assets in implementation of QA/QC actions.
  • Task 2: Orient the state EQA staff on the nationwide high quality assurance (QA) instruments and pointers for conducting malaria prognosis high quality assurance exercise for each microscopy and mRDT.
  • Task 3: Provide technical help to state QA staff on slide validation utilizing National commonplace working process (SOPs), discipline high quality management of mRDT utilizing optimistic management wells, on-site go to and assist for assessment conferences to deal with technical and operational challenges affecting supply of high quality malaria prognosis companies at main well being care amenities and hospitals.
  • Task 4: Provide TA to the SMEP/SMOH to represent a state EQA staff with clear TOR, determine skilled workers which are proficient in conducting QA exercise and advocate them as potential facilitators for QA/QC actions, together with coaching, in the state.
  • Task 5: Support states to develop schedule for laboratory supervision and mentoring of laboratory scientists to enhance proficiency in malaria microscopy.
  • Task 6: Built capability of state QA groups on preparation of complete report of QA actions.
  • Task 7: Conduct debriefing assembly with State Ministry of well being, SMEP, Hospital Management Board and different related stakeholders in every state to deal with points and challenges affecting the EQA exercise and advocate for state authorities assist.
  • Task 8: Provide TA to the SMOH/SMEP to develop and implement plan for establishing a state malaria EQA heart. The plan will embody human assets, infrastructure and area, tools, furnishings, reagents and provides, SOPs, processes and procedures.

Deliverables:

  • Baseline Capacity report.
  • Database of human assets.
  • State EQA staff, old and new, after reconstitution.
  • Plan for establishing EQA heart.
  • QA/QC reports from web site visits.
  • EQA heart established.

Desired Experience and Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree and a Postgraduate degree in related career equivalent to Medical Laboratory Science, Medical Parasitology, Medical Microbiology and Public Health.
  • The candidate should possess at least 5-6 years skilled expertise in malaria management programming associated to prognosis and case administration.
  • Must be registered with the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN); and with WHO certification in Malaria Microscopy as an added benefit.
  • Technical experience in supporting malaria prognosis high quality assurance techniques at the federal and state ranges in Nigeria, in collaboration with State Malaria Elimination Programs and implementing companions.
  • Demonstrated expertise working with states on creating and implementing capability constructing processes together with mentoring.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office packages.

Interested and certified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Case Management / MIP Officer

Ref No: 13-11088
Locations: Zamfara, Plateau, Nasarawa, Benue
Job Type: Full time

Job Details

  • PMI-S is a five-year PMI/USAID flagship malaria challenge applied by way of a consortium led by MSH.
  • The challenge is supporting the Government of Nigeria by way of its businesses at the federal, state, LGA and group ranges to scale back under-five and maternal mortality by delivering high quality companies for administration of malaria, its issues, and prevention.
  • PMI-S challenge focuses on strengthening the capability of the National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP) for the implementation of the National Malaria Strategic Plan 2014-2020.   PMI-S will goal eight states of Nigeria, particularly: Akwa Ibom, Benue, Cross-River, Ebonyi, Nassarawa, Oyo, Plateau and Zamfara.
  • The Case Management/MIP Officer might be supervised by and report back to the State Technical Malaria Lead.
  • The Case Management/MIP Officer’s duties will embody making certain the availability of up to date nationwide insurance policies and strategic paperwork to SMEPs, LGAs, and well being amenities; offering TA to SMEP to enhance malaria case administration together with diagnostic, and MIP with give attention to IPTp at well being amenities; coordinating with SMEP to make sure deliberate trainings happen as deliberate, and adopted up trainings performed; supporting the planning of and taking part in ISS, and making certain the coordination of malaria case administration and MIP/IPTp actions inside SMEP and with companions.

Responsibilities

  • Engage the State Malaria Elimination Program, SMOH, SPHCDA, and related companions to undertake/adapt the newest nationwide malaria case administration and MIP coverage (particularly for IPTp), pointers and techniques
  • In collaboration with the State Technical Malaria Lead (STML), present malaria technical experience in the improvement and monitoring of the state malaria annual work plan (AOP).
  • Work with the STML to construct capability of State Malaria Elimination Program (SMEP), well being suppliers at supported well being amenities and in the group in provision of high quality malaria case administration and MIP companies, particularly for IPTp.
  • Provide TA to the SMEP and SMOH in the implementation of a Quality of Care pointers for malaria companies at the state stage, Quality Assurance of diagnostic testing, and linkages of optimistic malaria circumstances to therapy for each uncomplicated and extreme malaria circumstances.
  • Provide TA to the SMEP and SMOH on efficient engagement of public well being service suppliers, and compliance with case administration and MIP/IPTp nationwide pointers
  • Collaborate with different PMI-S state challenge staff to assist roll out of malaria coverage pointers, SOPs and Job aids to well being employees in private and non-private well being amenities by way of steady skilled improvement (CPD) programmes.
  • Contribute to preparation of challenge reports, documentation of excellent practices, technical publications, and success tales.
  • Contribute to visibility of PMI for States Project work by way of revolutionary presentation of challenge approaches and outcomes at state, federal and worldwide ranges.
  • Work with the SME staff to watch and analyze total state knowledge, significantly malaria case administration, and IPTP knowledge.

Requirements

  • A primary Degree in a well being discipline, ideally in nursing or drugs and a Master’s degree in Public Health, Public Administration, Management associated self-discipline, or equal coaching.
  • At least 5 years’ expertise in well being program administration in creating nations, three of which should be in offering scientific companies at well being amenities; and at least 2 years’ expertise offering TA to well being amenities on malaria case administration and MIP/IPTp, based on newest nationwide/WHO therapy pointers.
  • Previous expertise working with MAPS or SuNMaP1 might be a bonus.
  • Demonstrated capability to collaborate with State Health departments, SPHCDA, companions supporting SMOH, and LGAs to attain outcomes.
  • Experience with MIP/IPTp interventions, and familiarity with MIP/IPTp nationwide pointers, and techniques.
  • Proven programmatic, technical and managerial experience in offering TA to well being employees to strengthen their technical, administration and/or management capability, techniques and processes, and sustainability potential.
  • Strong interpersonal communication and organizational abilities.
  • Computer abilities: Windows purposes for phrase processing and spreadsheet software program.
  • Good written abilities to handle challenge communications and disseminate challenge data are required.
  • Demonstrated strategic agility, diplomacy, battle administration, and staff constructing abilities, to make sure inner coherence amongst various staff members and sub-partners, in addition to exterior relations with the State Ministry of Health, civil society, non-public sector and different stakeholders.

Interested and certified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Senior Grant Specialist

Job ID: 13-11017
Location: Abuja

Job Puspose

  • The function of the Senior Grants Officer / Manager is to help the DFA to handle and coordinate MSH Nigeria’s advanced grants portfolio lending to quite a lot of Non-governmental organizations, religion based mostly organizations, and group based mostly organizations with the intention to strengthen well being techniques and enhance well being service supply all through Nigeria.
  • Work intently with the supervisor to ascertain and comply with a clear grant course of, and develop instruments to implement the course of, assuring that sound practices are utilized at each stage of the grant course of from pointers to closeout.

General Responsibilities

  • Reporting Directly to Director of finance and Operation; Responsible for administration of the grant Cycle from solicitation, analysis and choice, duty willpower, Grant settlement and award, monitoring implementation and closeout
  • Draft solicitations, doc subrecipient source choice and grant mechanism to be adopted. Issue Request for Application (RFA) Expression of curiosity (EOI) and many others
  • Evaluation- Coordinate the analysis of application, and put together an extended listing of proposed grantees for technical staff assessment in step with the grant guide, collate evaluations scores doc and put together analysis abstract memo
  • Responsibility Determination- Conduct Pre awards evaluation, survey and due diligence checks for new companions, administer numerous evaluation instruments, collate reports and develop particular circumstances for grant award as relevant
  • Grant Award and Agreement- Develop and finalize grant settlement for all grantees and perform modifications as relevant
  • Liaising with the technical staff facilitate grant begin up / inception workshop for grantees, Prepare coaching classes and conduct workshops in grants administration , monetary obligations, reporting administration for grantees as essential.
  • Capacity constructing of staff members.
  • Ensure that techniques are in place in nation to make sure that grants operations are managed and workers act in full compliance with native legal guidelines, adhere to contract / award and donor necessities, and adjust to MSH insurance policies and commonplace working procedures.
  • Ensure that acceptable workers members are conscious of and perceive legal guidelines, contract / award, donor necessities, and MSH insurance policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring funds are requested workplace as at when due, guarantee grantee request for funds are disbursed promptly in step with grant mechanism. Ensure month-to-month deadlines are met
  • Develop monitoring and mitigation plan and monitoring sheets for grantees
  • Carry out on web site supervisory visits quarterly to grantees, and develop and comply with up on assist plan
  • Ensure that every one challenge reports are developed and submitted inside the timelines laid out in the Grant Agreement
  • Documenting monitoring steps carried out, the processes reviewed, and the results of the testing and critiques, Documenting space of weak spot, advisable motion, timelines for implementation and technical assist required from the donor and get it signed off by each parties
  • Close Out: Close out all grants and problem shut out letters   Financial Report Review
  • Review grantee monetary report and course of for disbursement; perform finance refresher coaching for grantees finance workers Compliance Management
  • Provide on-going steering for technical workers on laws
  • Monitor grantee to make sure compliance with USAID regulation
  • Populate grant recordsdata and guarantee they’re up to date each in exhausting and digital copies
  • Carryout grantees monetary evaluation, monitoring and monetary assist
  • Work with the sub-recipients in assembly their Special award circumstances as relevant   Audit and Evaluation
  • Assist with the Internal and exterior audit preparations together with placing collectively related documentation on grants
  • Coordinate all grants audits and guarantee full implementation of suggestions
  • Follow up on audit points and supply acceptable response with assist from Finance and director of operation

Required Minimum Education

  • Must have at least Master’s degree in Business Administration / Finance / Accounting.

Required Minimum Experience

  • At least 7 years’ related and progressive expertise engaged on a USAID funded challenge.
  • 3 years managerial expertise.
  • Superior analytical talents end result oriented nature and staff working capabilities.
  • Demonstrate common sense and sound monetary “practices”.
  • Understands the principals of enough documentation and of audit, and performance essential to make sure audit compliance.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Advanced written and verbal proficiency in English together with enterprise terminology.
  • Self-motivated, passionate, want to be taught and contribute adequately
  • Ability to concentrate to particulars
  • Ability to complete tasks on time

Competencies:

  • Organizational Development
  • Ethical Practices
  • Post-award Grant Management
  • Relationships
  • Professionalism

Interested and certified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Clinical Monitor for 2020 Therapeutic Efficacy Study

Ref No: R10
Location: Abuja
Job Type: Full time

Job Details

  • The US President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI)in collaboration with the National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP), plans to conduct the 2020 Therapeutic Efficacy Studies (TES) in three choose websites starting July 2020. In Nigeria, TES is coordinated by the TES Core Team with membership from WHO, PMI and NMEP. The MSH-led President’s malaria Initiative for States (PMI-S) Project is main the course of on behalf of PMI.
  • We are searching for to interact a Clinical Monitor for the 2020 TES who will obtain path from the TES Technical Consultant.
  • S/he’ll lead the unbiased monitoring of implementation of the permitted protocol at the websites and improvement of site-specific commonplace working procedures (SOP). There might be one Clinical Monitor.
  • The 2020 DTES might be performed in three Sentinel websites positioned in Adamawa, Cross River and Sokoto states.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all actions associated to the implementation of the scientific monitoring of examine and guarantee work is completed based on permitted protocol.
  • Work with TES Technical Consultant  to develop and implement Clinical Monitoring Plan as required by SOP.

Team Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for assuring wants of scientific websites are met by facilitating scientific monitoring processes together with:
    • Regulatory doc assortment and assessment.
    • Develop web site/monitoring instruments and coaching supplies.
    • Review and determine traits in enrolment and knowledge entry at websites and proactively interface. with Principal Investigator and clinicians at web site to determine options.
  • Oversee monitoring go to schedule to make sure compliance with frequency.
  • Manage high quality and regulatory compliance amongst investigational websites.
  • Assist TES Technical Consultant with preparation of data for inclusion in month-to-month report back to client.

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies

  • Thorough information of scientific analysis course of.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal abilities.
  • Positive angle and skill to work together with all ranges of workers to coordinate and execute examine actions.
  • Ability to handle a number of priorities inside scientific trials.
  • Working information of present ICH GCP pointers and relevant laws in Nigeria.
  • MD (or equal) with a minimal of at least 5 years’ expertise in scientific analysis and /or as a Clinical Monitor.

Interested and certified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Consultancy to Facilitate National Malaria Case Management Document Revision

Reference No.: R339
Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Part Time

Objective of the Consultancy

  • The PMI-S challenge applied by the Management Science for Health is searching for a neighborhood consultant to facilitate a revision technique of nationwide strategic paperwork associated to malaria case administration.

Period of Performance:

  • This consultancy is for a non-consecutive interval of 35 working days beginning in October 2020.

Background
A Baseline Analysis (BA) was performed by PMI-S to evaluate the present standing of strategic documents-national insurance policies, pointers, coaching supplies, commonplace working procedures (SOPs) and job aids as they pertain to NMEP readiness to assist state implementation of malaria case administration. As a end result, the BAR discovered that the majority paperwork align with WHO pointers. However, a few of these strategic paperwork are both outdated, or incomplete. In addition, the availability of SOP and job aids as stand-alone paperwork for use at service factors isn’t confirmed. As a part of the BA desk assessment, about 26 paperwork associated to case administration have been reviewed and required completely different particular actions.

In view of the above, PMI-S has dedicated to collaborate with the National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP) to revise Seven paperwork

  • National pointers for prognosis and therapy of malaria, 2015;
  • Health facility trainee guide;
  • Health facility coach’s information;
  • PHC Trainer’s information;
  • PHC trainee guide;
  • Diagnostics SOPs/Job aids;
  • Treatment SOPs/Job aids. This might be accomplished by convening assessment workshops for stakeholders (donors, companions, regulatory businesses, suppliers and the academia) to revise, replace and unbundle the above listed; harmonize inputs from the workshops and produce drafts of revised paperwork.

An preliminary workshop, which was for the revision of the National malaria diagnostics and therapy pointers, has taken place and a revised doc produced. There continues to be an excellent process for the revision and extraction of the remaining paperwork, therefore this consultancy.

Description of Services to be Performed
The consultant will carry out the following duties:

  • Develop a technique that can information the whole revision course of together with workshops agenda,  listing of members, and shows
  • Facilitate three separate three day workshops to revise the coaching manuals and extract SOPs/job aids respectively and submit workshop reports
  • Harmonize feedbacks from workshops and use inputs to develop draft revised paperwork
  • Finalize the proposed agenda and an inventory of members and facilitate two separate one-day validation assembly for validating the manuals and SOPs/job aids
  • Finalize coaching manuals and SOP/Job aids with inputs from validation assembly
  • Write and submit revision course of report.

Deliverables:

  • Workshops’ methodology with proposed agenda, and proposed participant listing Reports of Revision and validation workshops Final, and validated copies of revised coaching guide units that displays grownup teaching methodology and information retention analysis instruments, extracted SOPs and Job aids.

Deliverables Schedule:

  • Workshop methodology together with draft agenda, listing of members and shows for workshops 1 and 2-revision of coaching manuals – (2 days)
  • Hold consultative assembly with NMEP and submit finalized agenda, listing of members and workshop methodology for workshops 1 and a pair of – (2 days)
  • Facilitate a 3 day workshop on revision of coaching manuals for secondary and tertiary amenities(Case administration coaching guide for well being facility-Tutor’s information, Case administration coaching guide for well being facility-Participants’ guide) – (3 days)
  • Facilitate a 3 day workshop on revision of coaching manuals for PHC (Case administration coaching guide for PHC-Tutor’s information, Case administration coaching guide for PHC-Participants’ guide) – (3 days)
  • Incorporates suggestions from  workshop, NMEP and MSH to supply draft revised manuals – (10 days)
  • Workshop methodology together with agenda, listing of members and shows for workshop 3- extraction/ improvement of SOPs and job aids – (2 days)
  • Facilitate a two day workshop to extract/develop case administration SOPs and job aids – (2 days)
  • Incorporates suggestions from  workshop, NMEP and MSH to supply draft SOPs/job aids – (5 days)
  • Facilitate a 3 day workshop to validate case administration coaching manuals, SOPs and job aids (3 days)
  • Submit ultimate copies of revised  coaching manuals, extracted, and developed SOP and Job aids (3 days)

Reporting:

  • The consultant will report on to PMI-S Senior Malaria Technical Advisor in addition to the National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP).

Requirements
The appropriate candidate should meet the following necessities:

  • Post-Graduate University/Fellowship degree in Medicine or a associated discipline.
  • Deep information and in-depth understanding on malaria case administration strategic paperwork and pointers, coaching manuals, SOP and job aids.
  • Proven expertise in offering in-service trainings at state stage, on malaria ideally
  • Health tutor’s qualification or confirmed expertise creating at least 4 well being coaching guides/manuals in lieu of the tutors qualification is required
  • Demonstrable expertise in creating well being coaching supplies
  • Experience and experience in facilitating coverage doc improvement and assessment
  • Previously engaged or expertise working with the NMEP on associated assignments
  • Excellent be aware taking and report writing abilities
  • High stage communication and facilitation abilities to facilitate workshop of this nature
  • Demonstrated skill to handle staff, collaboration and coordination.
  • Fluency in English language (each writing and oral)
  • Computer literacy
  • Possession of a well being tutor qualification might be an added benefit

Interested and certified candidates should:Click here to apply

Application Notice
Applicants should:

  • Submit a latest and up to date CV (with 3 skilled referees) and a proposed idea be aware to perform the above process and produce the deliverables for the whole course of in a single doc.

 

 

Job Title: Consultant – Conduct Project Management Capacity Improvement Training

Location: Abuja

Background
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is Principal Recipient (PR) for the Global Fund (GF) Nigeria Resilient and Sustainable Systems for Health (RSSH) grant. The RSSH grant commenced implementation in April 2019 and is designed to strengthen the Nigerian well being system throughout the HIV, TB and malaria areas by way of December 2020. The challenge is targeted on addressing well being systemwide constraints and pushed by the recognition that robust well being techniques are wanted to fight the public well being threats posed by HIV, TB and malaria.

To guarantee domesticated implementation and sustainability of the RSSH grant, MSH as PR, works with three (3) authorities of Nigeria entities as Subrecipients (SR). They embody the Department of Health Planning, Research and Statistics (DHPRS), National Center for Disease Control (NCDC) and the National Product Supply Chain Management Program (NPSCMP).
As a part of the grant making course of, the PR performed a capability evaluation to determine the capability of every of the SRs utilizing a systemic instrument. Capacity enchancment actions have been developed together with a Project Management Training. MSH is searching for the service of a certified Program Management skilled to ship a 5day program administration coaching.

Objective of Training:

  • The goal of this coaching is to offer welltailored challenge administration coaching and set the SR workers on the proper course to ship on the mandate of the GF RSSH challenge and future SR tasks.
  • A most of 20 members would attend the challenge administration capability enchancment coaching.

The challenge administration coaching would cowl the following subjects amongst others:

  • Project administration necessities
  • Fundamentals of Grants Management
  • Budget & work plan improvement, utilization and monitoring
  • Leadership
  • Effective communication and stakeholder administration
  • Change administration
  • People administration and battle decision
  • Team constructing & people improvement
  •  Advocacy, Communication and Report writing

Deliverables:

  • Submit a 5day coaching agenda to be permitted by MSH previous to graduation of coaching.
  • Develop the coaching supplies for every subject
  • Prior to the graduation of the coaching, submit copy of all shows and coaching aids to be made out there to the trainees.
  • Conduct pre and posttests.
  • Submit course analysis types obtained from members to MSH.
  • Submit the ultimate report of the coaching together with pre and posttest evaluation of performance of members.

Duration of Training:

  • A 5day coaching to be held in June 2020.

Qualifications

  • A Degree in any discipline, with skilled certification(s) in Project / Program Management.
  • At least 5 years’ expertise in program administration. Global Fund challenge expertise is an added benefit.
  • Experience designing, creating and auditing workplans and finances.
  • Experience in designing advocacy plans, challenge communication merchandise, and commonplace challenge reports.
  • Demonstrated expertise and success in delivering comparable trainings.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication abilities together with expertise of facilitation of trainings/workshops and shows.

Interested and certified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Consultant – Conduct PSM Capacity Improvement Training

Location: Abuja

Background
The National Product Supply Chain Management Program (NPSCMP) was established by the Federal Government in the division of Food and Drugs Services in 2012 with the mandate to collaborate with all well being packages and tasks inside and outdoors Federal Ministry of Health to make sure efficient administration of provide chain techniques and championing environment friendly provide chain system. In order to attain this mandate, NPSCMP is anticipated to own some set of abilities in her workforce.

Following an evaluation of the capability of the organization in 2019, some gaps have been recognized, which resulted in a Capacity Improvement Plan, CIP advisable to the Global Fund. The capability enchancment coaching is due to this fact an element for capability enchancment plan (CIP) to shut the gaps recognized for the of NPSCMP.
In the drive by GF-RSSH challenge, MSH is searching for the service of a certified provide chain skilled to coach the NPSCMP workers to shut the gaps and enhance the capability that’s resident inside the institution.

Objective of Training

  • The goal of this coaching is to offer well-tailored coaching to deal with the recognized capability gaps in NPSCMP and set the workers on the proper course to ship on the mandate of the organization.
  • A most of 20 members would attend the capability enchancment coaching

The CIP coaching would cowl all the subjects outlined beneath throughout the 5 days coaching:

  • Innovation, Collaboration and Private sector engagement for provide chain enchancment.
  • Risk Management in Supply Chain
  • Monitoring and Evaluation in Supply Chain
  • Supply Chain Data Analysis utilizing softwares:
    • Power BI
    • Python
  • Strategic Communication in Supply Chain:  The profitable consultant shall be certain that every subject is led by a reliable facilitator with enough sensible and theoretical information of the material

Deliverables

  • The 5-day coaching agenda to be permitted by NPSCMP and MSH previous to graduation of coaching.
  • Softcopy of all shows and assist coaching materials to made out there to the trainees on the first day of the workshop.
  • Pre and Post Test Results.
  • Course analysis types obtained from members.
  • Final report of the coaching to incorporate pre and post-test evaluation of performance of members.
  • Duration of Training
  • 5 Day Training, third week in June 2020.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a University Degree in Pharmacy or associated discipline with skilled certification in the procurement and provide chain administration (PSM) discipline;
  • Extensive arms on expertise (at least 10 years) and thorough understanding of the interaction of key parts/parts of the procurement and provide chain;
  • Ability to develop acceptable coaching contents and efficient supply strategies;
  • Demonstrated expertise and success in delivering comparable programs;
  • Excellent inter-personal communication abilities together with expertise of facilitation of trainings/workshops and shows.

Interested and certified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Consultant for the Development of the Surveillance, Monitoring and Evaluation Plan for the New National Malaria Strategic Plan

Ref Id: R283
Location: Nigeria-Abuja
Job Type: Part-time

Background

  • Malaria is endemic in Nigeria with 97% of the inhabitants at threat of an infection sparing Sahel areas and the excessive mountainous space of the plateau. Nigeria contributes 1 / 4 of the African malaria burden. It is a significant public well being downside in Nigeria; with as much as 60% of all outpatients and 30% of admission are attributable to the illness. An estimated 110 million circumstances of malaria are mentioned to happen yearly with the biggest burden in kids beneath 5 and pregnant girls.
  • Disease management, in addition to different well being and improvement programmes, has grow to be end result based mostly. An efficient Monitoring and Evaluation technique is required to measure adequacy and timeliness of inputs, progress, and monitoring of accomplishment of set targets. It supplies sound proof for decision making at programme and coverage ranges. Programmes/tasks at all ranges of implementation, whether or not they encompass a number of built-in tasks or single interventions together with private and non-private sectors, should conduct monitoring and analysis (M&E) actions.
  • The National Strategic Plan for Malaria Control in Nigeria (NMSP), 2021-2025, has outlined large scaling up of intervention mixes for impression utilizing granular subnational knowledge Owing to such large deployment of efficient interventions, it’s anticipated that the epidemiologic profile of malaria in the nation will change.

Rationale:

  • In addition to the anticipated enchancment that such optimum scale up of interventions will convey to bear on malaria epidemiologic profile and subsequent transition to pre-elimination, the enormous value implications concerned, the restricted out there assets, coupled with the monumental stress to fulfill set targets inside limited-time spans places a prerogative on sound monitoring and periodic analysis. This is essential for figuring out gaps in programme implementation or areas the place modifications in particular technical methods could also be wanted.
  • In view of the above, the National M&E plan wants to offer sturdy information for monitoring and analysis of the strategic plan and to encourage implementers to give attention to meant programme outcomes. It should additionally function a instrument for early identification of gaps and potential implementation bottlenecks. This will present a foundation for changes and reprogramming for improved outcomes.
  • In order to develop a strong M&E plan, we would require technical help from consultants with sound information, experience, and expertise. Collective work duties and coordination of all stakeholders and RBM companions can be required.

Tasks of Technical Oversight / Technical Assistant
The technical assist/oversight should assist the NMEP to:

  • Conduct desk assessment: Review the Malaria Strategic Plan 2021 – 2025 and work plans of NMEP to determine the targets, targets, targets, actions and indicators.
  • Review all out there reports/paperwork on NMEP Surveillance, M&E system together with that of the SWOT evaluation of the M&E system utilizing the GF M&E system-strengthening instrument, the National M&E framework for malaria management, Plan to Strengthen the National Malaria Reporting System and the National Strategic Health Development Plan (NSHDP) and many others.
  • Develop an M&E matrix for the NMSP 2021 – 2025 Develop an M&E work plan: Based on the above matrix, develop an in depth M&E work plan specifying the actions, technique of verification, defining duties, the timeframe, and finances to conduct consensus assembly.
  • Build consensus on the M&E plan inside the RBM partnership and elicit buy-ins/commitments of all implementers (companions, donors, different related programmes and stakeholders) to the M&E Plan as a part of the precept of the three ‘ones’.

Methodology:

  • Entry/Briefing conferences with NMEP M&E department to offer common updates  to M&E subcommittee members
  • Review strategic planning order to suggest an indicator matrix that may observe the implementation of the strategic plan and consider its set targets
  • Support and work intently with NMEP team-based groups, the sub committees and companions /stakeholders resulting in consensus

Deliverables:

  • Finalized National Malaria Programme Surveillance, M&E Plan
  • A costed Annual Operational Plan for M&E
  • A documented report of the course of

Reporting preparations:

  • In finishing up the task, the consultant is anticipated to seek the advice of with and work intently with the M&E department by way of the Head/ SME department and the different key Branches of NMEP with robust reference from the NMSP 2021-2025.
  • The consultant shall function beneath the common supervision of the National Coordinator, National Malaria Elimination Programme by way of the Head, M&E department.

Timeframe:

  • The most variety of days labored on this interval might be 30 working days.

Qualification

  • A Postgraduate degree in Public Health.

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Job Title: Driver

Ref No: R494
Locations: Zamfara, Plateau, Nasarawa & Benue
Job Type: Full Time

Details

  • President’s Malaria Initiative for States (PMI-S) is a five-year PMI/USAID flagship malaria challenge applied by way of a consortium led by Management Sciences for Health (MSH). The challenge is supporting the Government of Nigeria by way of its businesses at the federal, state, LGA and group ranges to scale back under-five and maternal mortality by delivering high quality companies for administration of malaria, its issues, and prevention.
  • PMI-S challenge focuses on strengthening the capability of the National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP) and State Malaria Elimination Programs (SMEPs) for the implementation of the National Malaria Strategic Plan 2014-2020. PMI-S will goal eight states of Nigeria, particularly: Akwa Ibom, Benue, Cross-River, Ebonyi, Nassarawa, Oyo, Plateau and Zamfara.   MSH seeks to recruit Drivers for Zamfara, Plateau, Benue and Nassarawa States.
  • Under the total supervision of the Director of Finance and Administration, the Driver’s job is to offer transport assist companies to all technical program areas. The driver can be required to drive MSH automobiles whereas transporting staffs, which embody Employees, Chief of Party, Country Directors/Leads and VIP guests. Drivers are additionally accountable for overseeing automobile upkeep.

Main Duties And Responsibilities

  • Drive challenge workers to actions and assembly inside and outdoors of the state
  • Maintain correct and updated data regarding particular person automobile use.
  • Ensure all elements of auto coverage are being adopted and enforced throughout your assignments.
  • Inspect automobile previous to journey to guarantee all fluids, tires, wipers, belts and many others. are in good working order.
  • Signal any signal of want for upkeep or different downside with the automobile to the supervisor.
  • Keep automobile well being log up to date.
  • Ensure the security of the automobile when exterior of the workplace.
  • Ensure the security of all passengers.
  • Submit all expense reports in a well timed method to accounting, correctly accomplished.
  • Ensure that acceptable workers members are conscious of and perceive legal guidelines, contract/award and donor necessities, and MSH insurance policies and procedures.
  • Monitor and guarantee compliance.
  • The duties and duties are indicative solely. They are topic to vary to fulfill the wants of the challenge, the organization and the donor.

Required Minimum Qualifications And Work Experience

  • G2 Completion of Primary Education; Secondary certificates or larger diploma/larger faculty degree is required
  • A minimal of 5 years’ associated work expertise.
  • Candidate have to be proficient with the native language and understanding of terrain is an added benefit.
  • Previous expertise on USAID funded challenge or UN Agency or Internationally acknowledged organizations in proposed state of task is very fascinating
  • Candidate who’re native indigene of the states of assignments might be extremely thought of.
  • Sound judgment, non-aggressive driving type and good communication abilities.
  • Valid Driving License.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Good information of normal driving practices.
  • Defensive driving certificates is an added benefit
  • Good driving document.
  • Ability to journey to different states if required.

Competencies:

  • Mental packages for decoding and responding to occasions robotically; and motivations which activate and direct secure behaviour and anticipate issues
  • Ability to arrange and full guide and routine duties as assigned.
  • Ability to carry out at a suitable stage of management ability.
  • Excellent cross-cultural communication and energetic listening abilities.
  • Fluency in English and Hausa is a should

Interested and certified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Therapeutic Efficacy Study (TES) Data Manager

Location: Abuja
Job kind: 13-11014

Job Description

  • PMI-S is a five-year PMI / USAID flagship malaria challenge applied by way of a consortium led by MSH. The challenge is supporting the Government of Nigeria by way of its businesses at the federal, state, LGA and group ranges to scale back under-five and maternal mortality by delivering high quality companies for administration of malaria, its issues, and prevention.
  • PMI-S challenge focuses on strengthening the capability of the National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP) and State Malaria Elimination Programs (SMEPs) for the implementation of the National Malaria Strategic Plan 2014-2020.
  • The National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP), together with a TES core staff, plans to provoke actions for the 2020 TES in March 2020. We are searching for to interact a consultant knowledge supervisor for the 2020 TES who will obtain path from the TES Core staff.
  • S / he’ll oversee knowledge administration for the 2020 TES which incorporates knowledge assortment, collation, and evaluation in addition to coordinating actions of the discipline knowledge clerks and making certain well timed and correct completion of information assortment, collation, validation, and evaluation.   The 2020 DTES might be performed in 4 Sentinel websites throughout 4 geopolitical zones of the nation. The websites recognized for the examine contains Lagos, Cross-River, Sokoto and Adamawa states.

Responsibilities

  • Provide suggestions throughout finalization of TES protocol, knowledge assortment instruments, procedures, job aids, and coaching supplies.
  • Oversee knowledge administration (collation, validation, evaluation, safe storage of source paperwork).
  • Set up and keep knowledge repository for the examine.
  • Set up and oversee the knowledge high quality assurance system.
  • Review knowledge for completeness, accuracy, and timeliness.
  • Communicate any considerations or knowledge points instantly to the TES Coordinator and Core staff.
  • Liaise with straight with the core staff on knowledge evaluation.
  • Assist in making ready the ultimate report. Desired talents
  • Previous expertise with knowledge administration (assortment, collation, validation, evaluation)
  • Experience in knowledge high quality assurance techniques
  • Experience in knowledge administration techniques
  • Excellent consideration to element, with robust organizational abilities
  • Excellent communication and skill to determine potential knowledge points and convey to the consideration of TES coordinator in a well timed method
  • Excellent report writing abilities a plus Key Deliverables
  • Data repository for the examine
  • Data high quality assurance protocol
  • Collated, cleaned, and validated knowledge set
  • Data evaluation report
  • Review of the ultimate 2020 TES report

Requirements

  • Advanced degree in Social Sciences or associated discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years’ post-graduate cognate expertise in knowledge administration (assortment, collation, validation, evaluation, and report writing)
  • Experience engaged on a TES as a knowledge supervisor with demonstrated robust knowledge administration and evaluation abilities might be an additional benefit

Interested and certified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Consultant to Provide Training for SRs on Managing and Using Program and Finance Data

Ref Id: 13-11104
Location: Nigeria-Abuja

Background / Overview

  • The overarching purpose of the GF Resilient & Sustainable Systems for Health [RSSH] challenge is to enhance the well being and well-being of the Nigerian people by figuring out and addressing systemic points affecting the optimum supply of well being companies in Nigeria. The Global Fund RSSH framework is in step with the World Health Organization’s well being system constructing blocks.
  • The RSSH grant is offering a possibility for the strengthening of the Nigerian well being system throughout the HIV, TB, and malaria and different well being interventions.
  • The crucial areas of focus in the present RSSH grant are strengthening of the following key areas of the well being sector: Health Management Information System (HMIS); Procurement and Supply Chain Management PSM) and Laboratory system strengthening. It additionally helps the revolutionary ‘State approach’ at the moment piloted in the three states of Oyo, Kaduna & Imo.
  • The state strategy covers parts like public monetary administration, Health Labour Market Assessment, assist for medical insurance and well being sector coordination, establishing Local Government Areas (LGAs) of studying (Operational Research), Demand Creation & Service Uptake, amongst others.
  • To guarantee domesticated implementation and sustainability of the RSSH grant, MSH as PR, works with three (3) authorities entities as Sub-recipients (SR) together with the Department of Health Planning, Research and Statistics (DHPRS); National Center for Disease Control (NCDC) and the National Product Supply Chain Management Program (NPSCMP).
  • In addition, to assist implementation of the States strategy actions, MSH works with two (1) Technical Services Organizations (TSO), Health Systems Consult Limited (HSCL) and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM).
  • As a part of intervention to boost the capability of the three SRs to handle tasks beneath the RSSH grant, the SRs are anticipated to attend a coaching on Managing and Using Program and Finance Data as recognized throughout the pre-award evaluation of those SRs. To this finish, RSSH will present a brief time period technical help to offer the required coaching for these SRs on this subject in the month of June, 2020.

Objectives:

  • The objective of this exercise is to offer coaching on Managing and Using Program and Finance Data to strengthen the capability of the Sub-Recipients (SRs) beneath the Global Fund Resilient & Sustainable Systems for Health [RSSH] challenge in June 2020.

Specific TOR for the Consultant

  • Hold a gathering with RSSH and representatives of the SR to finalise the coaching agenda
  • Conduct coaching to incorporate (however not restricted to the following subjects) utilizing grownup studying strategies, case research, function performs, sensible examples, as acceptable:
    • Basic ideas of M&E
    • M&E frameworks
    • M&E actions
    • Role of M&E in challenge implementation (together with RSSH indicators)
    • Establishment of M&E techniques
    • MIS and the National MIS system
    • Data sources
    • Data high quality
    • Data administration and knowledge use
    • Learning actions
    • Practical abilities in excel
    • Performance administration
    • Overview of M&E plan
  • Evaluate the coaching
  • Provide post-training plans for RSSH to implement

Number of Consultant(s):

  • M/E or HIS Expert (2)

Estimated stage of effort:

  • 10 working days (5 days coaching, 3 days preparation, 2 days report writing).

Deliverables:

  • Final coaching agenda
  • Training report
  • Training paperwork – slides and different supplies
  • Post-training comply with up plans.

Requirements
Qualification:

  • Minimum qualification of a Master’s degree or equal, in Public Health, Epidemiology or associated discipline.

Competencies:

  • Strong technical capabilities in M&E
  • Strong interpersonal communication abilities
  • Ability to resolve advanced issues with minimal supervision
  • Proficient in laptop abilities.

Technical Experience:

  • At least 5 years
  • 10 years of expertise in M&E in Nigeria and dealing on the National Health Management Information System.
  • Good information of NHMIS instruments, procedures and operational procedures of information stream.
  • Proven expertise in monitoring and analysis
  • Previous expertise in conducting trainings on M&E, performance administration, establishing challenge MIS.

Language Excellent:

  • English writing and oral abilities.

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Job Title: Integrated Community Case Management of Childhood Illness (iCCM) Consultant

Ref No: R479
Location: Abuja
Job Type: Full time

Background

  • The US President’s Malaria Initiative for States (PMI-S) challenge is a five-year USAID flagship malaria challenge managed by Management Sciences for Health (MSH) with consortium companions Thinkwell, Banyan Global and the Nigeria Interfaith Action Association (NIFAA).
  • The challenge helps the Government of Nigeria by way of its businesses at the federal, state, native authorities areas (LGAs) and group ranges to scale back under-five and maternal mortality by delivering high quality companies for the prevention and administration of malaria and its issues. PMI-S Project is an indefinite supply indefinite amount (IDIQ) contract issued by the United States Agency for International Development to MSH on June 29, 2018.
  • The challenge is being applied at the nationwide stage and in eight Nigerian states by way of Task Orders. Task Order (TO) 02 helps federal stage actions; TO 03 helps actions in Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Ebonyi and Oyo states; whereas TO 04 helps actions in Benue, Nasarawa, Plateau and Zamfara states.
  • The 4 fundamental targets of PMI-S are to: (i) Increase malaria take a look at charges from 30% (2014 HMIS) to 85%, (ii) Provide acceptable malaria therapy based on the nationwide therapy pointers in at least 85% of parasitological confirmed malaria circumstances; (iii) Increase the variety of pregnant girls receiving three or extra doses of intermittent preventive therapy in being pregnant (IPTp) by way of Directly Observed Therapy with sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine or some other World Health Organization-approved medicine at antenatal clinics or at the group stage by way of group IPTp from the 2013 NDHS stage of 5.8% to at least 80%; and (iv) Increase entry to acceptable therapy of malaria, pneumonia, and diarrhea by 50% over 2015 ranges in chosen native authorities authorities by way of the built-in group case administration strategy.

Consultancy Overview

  • Nigeria adopted the built-in group case administration (iCCM) technique in 2012, aimed at increasing entry to life-saving interventions to under-five kids. The focus is to contribute to bettering entry to high quality healthcare companies to kids under-five in the goal communities. ICCM is an equity-focused technique that gives well timed therapy for malaria, pneumonia and diarrhea at group stage for populations with restricted entry to facility-based well being care suppliers.
  • This technique is delivered by group stage well being suppliers who’re skilled, often supervised, and have entry to uninterrupted provides of commodities. However, in Nigeria, iCCM at the moment relies upon closely on donor assist, compromising its sustainability. PMI-S plans to assist Ebonyi and Benue/Zamfara states to implement iCCM utilizing a sustainable strategy as a part of efforts to enhance entry to high quality well being companies for kids at the group stage.
  • PMI-S will undertake related nationwide pointers and protocols in addition to leveraging on classes discovered from iCCM tasks applied in Nigeria. In view of the above, PMI-S seeks the companies of a consultant who will conduct a desk evaluation of iCCM interventions applied in Nigeria  to determine good /best practices, challenges, alternatives and classes discovered; and apply the findings to a deeper evaluation of iCCM wants and alternatives in Ebonyi state beneath TO 03. The consultancy could also be prolonged later to conduct deeper iCCM assessments in Benue and/or Zamfara states beneath TO 04. The deeper state iCCM assessments will embody key Informant interviews with SMOH, SPHCDA, and LGA Officials, in addition to WDCs and group leaders to determine underserved LGAs and communities that can profit from iCCM interventions.
  • This consultancy is particularly for the nationwide stage desk assessment of iCCM and an in-depth evaluation of iCCM wants in Ebonyi state.

Specific Tasks
The Consultant will perform the following duties:

  • Task 1: Develop a examine protocol and procure moral approval from the respective authorities
  • Task 2: Conduct a desk assessment of iCCM interventions applied in Nigeria, to determine strategic approaches, good/best practices, challenges, alternatives and classes discovered. The consultancy will determine key parts to sustainability of iCCM implementation in the nation. The assessment will cowl a pattern of iCCM interventions drawn from any states in Nigeria together with Ebonyi, and won’t be restricted to solely PMI-supported states.
  • Task 3: Conduct a deeper evaluation of Ebonyi state to find out which communities and populations would profit most from implementation of iCCM companies, and with what fashions of iCCM service-delivery. The consultant will collect data on the distribution of the malaria burden (by geography and age teams), gaps in entry to well being facility-based malaria companies, and classes from earlier iCCM implementation in Ebonyi to information the number of LGAs /communities the place iCCM could also be applied in the state. S/he’ll conduct key informant interviews with SMOH officers (Director of Public Health, Director of Pharmaceutical Services, SMEP Manager, and IMCI focal individual), Executive Secretary SPHCDA, LGA well being managers (PHC Coordinators, LGA malaria and IMCI focal individuals), WDC members and different group leaders to determine underserved LGAs and communities that can profit from iCCM interventions, and map potential assets to assist iCCM implementation in the state.
  • Task 4: Make suggestions on sustainable iCCM approaches in Nigeria and suggest iCCM fashions which are most acceptable for Ebonyi state.

Deliverables:

  • Submission of the examine protocol and approval by PMI-S and the moral assessment committee.
  • A complete report of the desk assessment of iCCM implementation in Nigeria together with the chosen state-specific parts.
  • An in depth iCCM evaluation report for Ebonyi that features a listing of related administration/coordination constructions or contacts/stakeholders that may assist iCCM implementation in the state.
  • A PowerLevel presentation of key actions and findings.
  • Documentation of key actions, methodology, findings and suggestions for publication in a good journal.

Duration: 30 days:

  • Timeframe: This task is anticipated to start in February 2021 and finish in March/April 2021. Detailed exercise plan for the execution of this consultancy shall be submitted to the PMI-S Senior Malaria Technical Advisor for assessment and concurrence.
  • Reporting: The Activity Manager for this task is PMI-S Senior Malaria Technical Advisor. All technical and administrative duties associated to this task should be dropped at his consideration.

Qualifications

  • A postgraduate degree (Master’s degree or PhD) in public well being or associated discipline
  • Must have at least 7 years of progressive iCCM programmatic expertise working with the Federal Ministry of Health and/or State Ministries of Health in Nigeria
  • Previous expertise in efficiently finishing up comparable assignments in Nigeria is required
  • Experience with iCCM implementation in the focus states might be an added benefit
  • Must present demonstrable capability to publish the outcomes of the examine in a good journal.

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Job Title: Regional Senior Communications Officer

Job ID: 13-11070
Location: Abuja

Descriptions

  • PMI-S is a five-year PMI / USAID flagship malaria challenge applied by way of a consortium led by MSH. The challenge is supporting the Government of Nigeria by way of its businesses at the federal, state, LGA and group ranges to scale back under-five and maternal mortality by delivering high quality companies for administration of malaria, its issues, and prevention.
  • PMI-S challenge focuses on strengthening the capability of the National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP) and State Malaria Elimination Programs (SMEPs) for the implementation of the National Malaria Strategic Plan 2014-2020.
  • The Regional Senior Communications Officers will lead PMI-S Project’s Tasks Order 3 and 4 communications program respectively in the 4 states of Cross River Region – Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Ebonyi and Oyo and 4 states of Nassarawa area – Nassarawa, Benue, Plateau and Zamfara.
  • S / he’ll collaborate with the states challenge management, the Abuja-based challenge management, technical workers, key state stakeholders and USAID to develop and implement communications methods that promote PMI/Nigeria and USAID visibility, convey challenge achievements to focus on audiences, and contribute to challenge success and organizational development.
  • The Officers will be certain that state-of-the-art communications approaches and techniques are built-in throughout a number of challenge initiatives, develop compelling content material, and promote a tradition of high quality throughout numerous challenge paperwork.
  • The Officers will contribute to donor deliverables together with Monthly, Quarterly and Annual Reports, and Annual Work Plans; and can collaborate with USAID and different USAID implementing companions on the points associated to communication.

Responsibilities

  • With steering of the challenge management staff, the MSH Nigeria Communications Lead, the USAID Communications Specialist, and the MSH headquarter Senior Lead for Strategic Communication; develop a PMI-S Project Task Order 03 communications technique and plan. The strategic plan will outline key audiences and best approaches for reaching them with the required data.
  • S / he’ll work intently with USAID and PMI / Nigeria implementing companions to outline and implement communication priorities and actions. Liaise with donor communications officers to align methods and improve visibility inside donor audiences.
  • Assemble and construct capability of a diversely expert Task Order 03 challenge workers, SMEP, SMOH and SPHCDA in the 4 states to implement audience-focused, results-driven communications methods in collaboration with challenge and nation management.
  • Establish and implement commonplace working procedures, mechanisms, and relationships for assortment and organization of data, information, and expertise from the challenge and its companions, and for its documentation and distribution by way of related channels.
  • Take duty for making certain that the program’s id, model, and strategic messaging is in accordance with donor necessities and organizational methods, and that every one communications adjust to the related USAID branding and marking necessities, and assessment and approval processes.
  • Manage the improvement of print and on-line publications, movies and picture essays, convention presence and occasions, and social media and net updates. Write and produce inventive and compelling content material that conveys technical data in clear and accessible manners to key audiences. Contribute to efficient donor reporting.
  • Manage distribution and dissemination of PMI-S supplies in hardcopy and on-line; coordinate with HO communications and information administration groups to take care of a system of data sharing and to ascertain digital and acceptable exhausting copy recordsdata for all publications and challenge communications.
  • Provide TA to SMEP, SMOH and SPHCDA in the 4 states to make high quality shows at state, federal and worldwide boards.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, Public Health, or different associated self-discipline. Preferred: Master’s Degree in a related discipline of examine.
  • At least seven years of progressively accountable, associated expertise is required.
  • Excellent English writing abilities, with skill to convey advanced technical data in clear, compelling language with out technical jargon.
  • Experience with public well being communications and related technical areas required.
  • Understanding of USAID / donor, together with traits, audiences, and necessities and expertise in the implementation of USAID-funded international tasks required.
  • Demonstrated expertise creating communications methods, annual plans, and supplies associated to related challenge technical areas.
  • Superior interpersonal abilities and a demonstrated capability to ascertain clear and concise communication with staff members, senior administration, and associate organizations throughout cultures to ship outcomes.
  • Experience in the manufacturing of print and digital communications content material and dissemination methods.
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Ability to journey domestically or internationally as essential.

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Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation/Health Systems Strengthening (M&E/HSS) Officer

Ref No: 13-11009
Location: Abuja
Job Type: Full time

Details

  • PMI-S is a five-year PMI/USAID flagship malaria challenge applied by way of a consortium led by MSH. The challenge is supporting the Government of Nigeria by way of its businesses at the federal, state, LGA and group ranges to scale back under-five and maternal mortality by delivering high quality companies for administration of malaria, its issues, and prevention. PMI-S challenge focuses on strengthening the capability of the National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP) and State Malaria Elimination Programs (SMEPs) for the implementation of the National Malaria Strategic Plan 2014-2020.
  • The M&E/HSS Officer might be supervised by and report back to the State Coordinator. S/he’ll present technical management of PMI-S HSS interventions, together with the roll-out and integration of PMI-S M&E plans in the states with different HSS actions in addition to producing strategic knowledge for program administration, reporting, and documentation of best practices.
  • The place will use analyzed and triangulated HMIS, LMIS, and surveillance knowledge at strategic coverage and administration discussions to affect state HSS. S/he’ll construct the capability of SMEP and LGA malaria focal individuals in use of proof to affect HRH, well being financing, and repair supply system choices. S/he’ll present well timed analyzed knowledge to tell AOP processes. The place will construct capability of SMEP and LGA malaria focal individuals in monitoring AOP implementation and finances performance to tell mTWG choices.

Duties

  • Provide technical steering in the planning and implementation of all state and LGA stage M&E/HSS actions.
  • Develop and implement an M&E/HSS plan for the program in the state, in collaboration with the State Coordinator.
  • Take lead in the implementation of PMI-S state stage Task Order M&E plans and state work plan and reporting on USAID indicators and targets in collaboration with the State Coordinator;
  • Establish system for stream of data from service-delivery factors to the PMI-S central database and guarantee well timed M&E/HSS technical assist to all implementing well being amenities.
  • Build capability of SMEP and LGA M&E officers in monitoring and analysis, knowledge administration and knowledge use.
  • Support the SMEP staff to research and use knowledge to tell choices and information malaria interventions.
  • Participate in knowledge high quality assessment conferences at the state and LGA ranges.
  • Work with SMEP and LGAs to coach well being employees in the use of HMIS instruments.
  • Support monitoring of high quality of service at well being amenities.
  • Take lead in implementation of chosen well being techniques interventions together with for instance evidence-based state malaria annual planning to suit into state planning and budgeting cycle.
  • Support state malaria companions to construct an proof base to watch state malaria program performance in the direction of elimination targets.
  • Provide HRH analytics to tell state HRH deployment and administration practices.
  • Engage with the State DHPRS, SPHCDA, State Health Insurance Scheme to mainstream state malaria budgets in state authorities finances.
  • Provide TA in evaluation and administration of a state Malaria Data Repository drawing from the federal MDR occasion; and promote dissemination of data to coverage and decision makers by way of bulletins and coverage briefs.

Requirements

  • Postgraduate degree in Social Sciences, Statistics, Epidemiology or associated discipline with give attention to producing and triangulating knowledge to tell State well being techniques strengthening.
  • At least 5 years of expertise strengthening chosen well being techniques at state or federal stage in Nigeria.
  • Strong analytical, advocacy and program planning abilities required.
  • Minimum of three years’ hands-on monitoring & analysis expertise, with good understanding of well being system strengthening.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ expertise in creating monitoring plans and/or administration data techniques 3 years of which spent working with NGOs in an African setting.
  • Minimum of three years’ expertise working in malaria packages in Nigeria.
  • Familiarity with USAID reporting techniques extremely fascinating, significantly for malaria management.
  • Excellent knowledge evaluation, presentation and reporting abilities.
  • Strong laptop abilities significantly in spreadsheets, database and statistical purposes, together with DHIS2 for knowledge administration.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and skill to foresee issues and provoke acceptable motion.
  • Excellent oral and written communication abilities and fluency in English.
  • Strong report writing abilities.
  • Demonstrated expertise in planning and facilitation of coaching actions.
  • Excellent organizational, inter-personal, multi-cultural and staff constructing abilities

Interested and certified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Consultant – Facilitate National Malaria Case Management Document Revision

Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Part-time

Description of Services to be Performed

The consultant will carry out the following duties:

  • Develop a technique that can information the whole revision course of together with workshops agenda,  listing of members, and shows
  • Facilitate three separate three-day workshops to revise the coaching manuals and extract SOPs/job aids respectively and submit workshop reports
  • Harmonize feedbacks from workshops and use inputs to develop draft revised paperwork
  • Finalize the proposed agenda and an inventory of members and facilitate two separate one-day validation assembly for validating the manuals and SOPs/job aids
  • Finalize coaching manuals and SOP/Job aids with inputs from validation assembly
  • Write and submit revision course of report

Deliverables:

  • Workshops’ methodology with proposed agenda, and proposed participant listing Reports of Revision and validation workshops Final, and validated copies of revised coaching guide units that displays grownup teaching methodology and information retention analysis instruments, extracted SOPs and Job aids.

Deliverables Schedule:

  • Workshop methodology together with draft agenda, listing of members and shows for workshops 1 and 2-revision of coaching manuals – (2 days)
  • Hold consultative assembly with NMEP and submit finalized agenda, listing of members and workshop methodology for workshops 1 and a pair of – (2 days)
  • Facilitate a 3 day workshop on revision of coaching manuals for secondary and tertiary amenities(Case administration coaching guide for well being facility-Tutor’s information, Case administration coaching guide for well being facility-Participants’ guide) – (3 days)
  • Facilitate a 3 day workshop on revision of coaching manuals for PHC (Case administration coaching guide for PHC-Tutor’s information, Case administration coaching guide for PHC-Participants’ guide) – (3 days)
  • Incorporates suggestions from  workshop, NMEP and MSH to supply draft revised manuals – (10 days)
  • Workshop methodology together with agenda, listing of members and shows for workshop 3- extraction/ improvement of SOPs and job aids – (2 days)
  • Facilitate a two day workshop to extract/develop case administration SOPs and job aids – (2 days)
  • Incorporates suggestions from  workshop, NMEP and MSH to supply draft SOPs/job aids – (5 days)
  • Facilitate a 3 day workshop to validate case administration coaching manuals, SOPs and job aids (3 days)
  • Submit ultimate copies of revised  coaching manuals, extracted, and developed SOP and Job aids (3 days)

Reporting:

  • The consultant will report on to PMI-S Senior Malaria Technical Advisor in addition to the National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP).

Requirements
The appropriate candidate should meet the following necessities:

  • Post-Graduate University/Fellowship degree in Medicine or a associated discipline.
  • Deep information and in-depth understanding on malaria case administration strategic paperwork and pointers, coaching manuals, SOP and job aids.
  • Proven expertise in offering in-service trainings at state stage, on malaria ideally
  • Health tutor’s qualification or confirmed expertise creating at least 4 well being coaching guides/manuals in lieu of the tutors qualification is required
  • Demonstrable expertise in creating well being coaching supplies
  • Experience and experience in facilitating coverage doc improvement and assessment
  • Previously engaged or expertise working with the NMEP on associated assignments
  • Excellent note-taking and report writing abilities
  • High-level communication and facilitation abilities to facilitate workshop of this nature
  • Demonstrated skill to handle staff, collaboration and coordination.
  • Fluency in English language (each writing and oral)
  • Computer literacy
  • Possession of a well being tutor qualification might be an added benefit.

Interested and certified candidates should:Click here to apply

Applicants should:

  • Submit a latest and up to date CV (with 3 skilled referees) and a proposed idea be aware to perform the above process and produce the deliverables for the whole course of in a single doc.

 

 

Job Title: Consultant III – Development of Level Adjusted Multi-disease Tools for Reporting by Secondary and Tertiary Health Facilities

Ref Id: 13-10950
Location: Nigeria-Abuja

Objective

  • The key goal for the short-term technical help is to facilitate the improvement of multi-disease HMIS instruments for reporting by Secondary and Tertiary well being amenities in step with the nationwide HMIS technique.

Responsibilities

  • Liaise with related workers of FMoH, Departments and different stakeholders to assessment current HMIS instruments i.e. the knowledge assortment and the reporting instruments; the SOP for the facility HMIS instruments, reporting course of and knowledge stream in these amenities to grasp the system and determine the gaps
  • Develop draft HMIS instruments for use by Secondary and Tertiary well being amenities
  • Present the draft paperwork in a workshop with the core stakeholders
  • Finalise the instruments and SOP for reporting by Secondary and Tertiary well being amenities.
  • Develop draft coaching supplies and DQA evaluation guidelines
  • Participate in the pilot of the instruments
  • Facilitate a 2 days residential workshop after the pilot with recognized stakeholders to assessment and finalize the instruments, SOP, coaching supplies, and many others as acceptable
  • Support FMOH to develop plans to roll out the instruments i.e. Training of trainers workshop, step down coaching, and many others
  • Submit ultimate HMIS instruments and SOP for reporting by Secondary and Tertiary well being amenities, Private Clinics, Faith-based Hospitals to RSSH.

Requirements
Qualification:

  • Minimum qualification of a Master’s degree or equal, in Public Health, Epidemiology or associated discipline.

Competencies:

  • Strong technical capabilities and demonstrated the skill to realize the help and company of others in a staff
  • Strong interpersonal and communication, resourcefulness, initiative, tactful, and negotiating abilities, and the skill to deal with the state of affairs which can pose a battle
  • Ability to deal with successfully a number of duties with out compromising high quality, staff spirit and optimistic working relationship.
  • Ability to resolve advanced issues with minimal supervision
  • Proficient in laptop abilities.

Technical Experience:

  • At least 5 years
  • 10 years of expertise on the National Health Management Information System.
  • Good information of the NHMIS instruments, procedures and operational procedures of information stream.
  • Proven expertise in monitoring and analysis.

Language Excellent:

  • English writing and oral abilities.

Interested and certified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Short Term Consultant – PMI-S Task Order 04 Work Plan Development

Job ID: R220
Location: Abuja
Job kind: Part-time

Background
The US President’s Malaria Initiative for States (PMI-S) challenge is a five-year USAID flagship malaria challenge managed by Management Sciences for Health (MSH) with consortium companions SupposeWell, Banyan Global, and the Nigeria Interfaith Action Association (NIFAA). The challenge objective helps the Government of Nigeria by way of its businesses at the federal, state, native authorities space (LGA), and group ranges to scale back malaria-related mortality by delivering high quality companies for administration of malaria and its issues, and prevention of malaria throughout being pregnant and in kids beneath 5.

PMI-S is an indefinite supply indefinite amount contract with a number of process orders. Task Order 04 (TO 04) helps the SMEPs in Benue, Nasarawa, Plateau and Zamfara states to guide the response to malaria by way of 4 core interventions: (1) malaria case administration, together with malaria prognosis and therapy for uncomplicated and extreme malaria, together with built-in group case administration (iCCM); (2) surveillance, monitoring, and analysis (SME); (3) drug-based prevention and therapy approaches, together with IPTp and SMC; and (4) well being techniques strengthening, together with State Malaria Elimination Programme (SMEP) planning, administration, and program monitoring.

Overview of Consultancy

  • MSH seeks the companies of a short-term consultant to guide the improvement of the TO 04 Year 1 (October 1, 2020 – September 30, 2021) workplan. The work plan is because of USAID no later than September 27, 2020. The consultant have to be based mostly in Abuja, Nigeria and can work remotely with the PMI-S workers, SMEP counterparts and different stakeholders.
  • He / she could also be requested to have in-person conferences in Abuja and journey to Benue, Nasarawa and Plateau to fulfill with stakeholders.
  • The consultant may even be required to carry digital conferences with the Zamfara SMEP / SMOH to assemble data for the work plan.
  • S / he’ll comply with all MSH guidelines relating to COVID-19 and would solely do any in-person work if / when MSH insurance policies permit it.

The Consultant will to hold out the following:

  • Contribute to the improvement, and handle an in depth timeline for all TO 04 work plan improvement actions. The timeline should embody particular duties, due dates and accountable parties.
  • Convene and chair common progress conferences (each day huddles, as wanted) relating to work plan improvement. Meetings to incorporate PMI-S Nigeria workers (Abuja and discipline) in addition to Home Office workers as wanted.
  • Contribute to improvement of templates for Detailed Implementation Plan (DIP) and narrative, utilizing current codecs.
  • Gather all inputs, compile, edit and current a DIP for every of the 4 states.
  • Prepare a well-edited and concise joint TO4 DIP and work plan narrative from the 4 particular person state DIPs and narratives.
  • Work with F&A Director to develop finances inputs for exercise finances projections.
  • Receive and incorporate suggestions from reviewers, and put together ultimate model.
  • Prepare a slide deck for PMI-S to current work plan to USAID.
  • Incorporate USAID suggestions, and work with the PMI-S Country Director to finalize all items of the work plan for submission to USAID.

Deliverables:

  • Work Plan improvement timeline.
  • DIP and narrative templates.
  • Action gadgets from conferences.
  • A DIP draft for every of Benue, Nasarawa, Plateau and Zamfara States
  • A ultimate joint TO 04 DIP and work plan narrative.
  • Slide deck for presentation to USAID.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree and postgraduate qualification in related discipline is a should; and at least 5 years put up qualification expertise engaged on well being improvement packages.
  • Proven expertise main improvement of strategic or annual program work plans for authorities and NGOs in Nigeria is required. Experience creating work plans for USAID-funded organizations is fascinating.
  • Familiarity with the Malaria Program in Central and Northern States of Nigeria.
  • Excellent writing and enhancing abilities, Microsoft Excel and Word laptop packages.

Interested and certified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Consultant for Baseline Analysis

Location: Abuja

Background
Since its founding in 1971, MSH has labored in over 150 nations with coverage makers, well being professionals, and well being care customers to enhance the high quality, availability and affordability of well being companies. Working with governments, donors, non-governmental organizations, the non-public sector, and well being businesses, MSH responds to precedence well being issues equivalent to HIV & AIDS; tuberculosis; malaria; maternal, new child and baby well being; household planning and reproductive well being; and power non-communicable illnesses equivalent to most cancers, diabetes, and lung and coronary heart illness. Through strengthening capability, investing in well being techniques innovation, constructing the proof base, and advocating for sound public well being coverage, MSH is dedicated to creating an enduring distinction in international well being.

PMI-S is a five-year, USAID-funded malaria challenge in Nigeria applied by Management Sciences for Health (MSH) with the protection of eight states: Akwa Ibom, Benue, Cross River, Ebonyi, Nasarawa, Oyo, Plateau, and Zamfara. The objective of the challenge is to contribute to the National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP) imaginative and prescient of attaining “a malaria free Nigeria” and the PMI Strategy 2015-2020 objective to additional cut back malaria deaths and considerably lower malaria morbidity towards the long-term objective of elimination.

This objective might be achieved by way of interventions aimed at enhancing each the provide of and demand for malaria-related companies inside a stronger well being system. Successful implementation of the proposed interventions is anticipated to end in improved protection of high quality malaria companies, a strengthened well being system for delivering larger high quality malaria companies; improved demand for, and use of malaria case administration companies; and enhancements in the drug-based malaria prevention.

Objectives of the Consultancy:

  • MSH is searching for an skilled and extremely expert consultant with huge expertise in the newest PMI malaria programming and analysis to conduct baseline evaluation in 4 PMI-S intervention states (Akwa Ibom, Cross Rivers, Ebonyi and Oyo).
  • The total goal of the consultancy is to guide the design, implementation, evaluation and reporting of the baseline.

The targets of the baseline evaluation are:

  • To assess the strengths and gaps of malaria programming and malaria service supply in every state.
  • To determine areas for strategic interventions to attain challenge targets and outcomes utilizing approaches tailor-made to state-specific findings.
  • MSH invitations you to submit a suggestion in accordance with the necessities of the following Solicitation.  MSH should obtain proposals no later than the Date and Time indicated in the desk beneath.

Scope of the Baseline Analysis
The baseline evaluation in Akwa Ibom, Cross rivers, Ebonyi and Oyo states might be performed at 4 ranges in every state: LGA, well being facility and group.

Local Government Area Level:

  • Malaria insurance policies and pointers: Establish availability and use of malaria coverage paperwork, pointers, SOPs, instruments, job aids, and coaching supplies in chosen LGA well being departments and chosen main well being care facilities.
  • LGA-level malaria coordination: Review the performance of malaria program coordination and administration constructions at chosen LGA well being division and malaria models, together with workers energy, duties and reporting, sub-committees, assessment conferences, amongst others. Examine the present observe, determine strengths, challenges and areas that want enchancment.
  • SME: Review current constructions, techniques and processes for assortment of well being facility month-to-month abstract types (MSF), validation, entry, evaluation, knowledge high quality assessments (DQA), knowledge interpretation, and knowledge use for decision making. Examine present practices and determine strengths, challenges, and areas that want enchancment.
  • Mechanism for planning and budgeting: Review human and monetary assets for malaria management, the availability of LGA malaria plans, the course of for creating the malaria plans and alignment with state malaria AOP, and the use of LGA malaria plans to information implementation, coordination, and useful resource mobilization. Document sources of funding and assets equivalent to malaria commodities for LGA malaria elimination actions, budgets and releases for malaria actions in final 4 years.
  • Malaria diagnostics high quality assurance: System for malaria diagnostics inner and exterior high quality assurance (for fast diagnostic take a look at – RDT – and microscopy) and linkage with state stage diagnostics high quality assurance system.
  • Referral system – Review current referral system for malaria and availability of referral listing in the LGA.
  • Health facility monitoring and supportive supervision – Availability of LGA supervisory groups, instruments, frequency of supervision, funding, logistics challenges.

Health Facility Level:

  • Facility infrastructure: Laboratory, drug retailer, area for scientific actions, tools, and commodities inventory of malaria commodities at time of go to, source of commodities, challenges with commodity provide, commodity stock-outs.
  • Services: Service bundle provided by the well being facility, particularly malaria prevention, prognosis and therapy; immunization and baby welfare; ANC/supply; and referrals.
  • Malaria paperwork: Availability of job aids/SOPs, coaching manuals, malaria insurance policies and pointers, lab register, outpatient division (OPD) register, reporting types, and many others.
  • Human useful resource: Number of workers by cadre, malaria-related trainings obtained, year of coaching and funding source for trainings. Supervision obtained from LGA, SMOH, SPHCDA, or HMB as relevant.
  • Health facility attendance: OPD attendance, inpatient document, fever circumstances, fever circumstances examined with RDT or microscopy, confirmed uncomplicated malaria circumstances, extreme malaria, therapy, antenatal care (ANC) attendance and intermittent preventive therapy in being pregnant (IPTp), and long-lasting insecticidal (LLIN) distribution for kids lower than 5 years and pregnant girls, and NHLMIS knowledge.
  • Compare choose knowledge from source registers with MSFs and knowledge from MSF with NHLMIS knowledge for consistency, completeness and doc knowledge high quality points. Compare NHLMIS knowledge with service knowledge for fever circumstances examined for RDT/RDTs used; confirmed uncomplicated malaria given artemisinin-based mixture remedy (ACT/ACT) therapy course used and pregnant girls given IPTp/sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine-SP course used inside the similar given interval and triangulate stock-out knowledge.
  • Data high quality: course of for assuring high quality of information generated in the facility.
  • Process for filling out MSF each month, knowledge verification and evaluation.
  • Data use at the well being facility stage.
  • Community knowledge assortment and evaluation.
  • Diagnostics: Availability of malaria prognosis companies, malaria prognosis high quality assurance-quality management (QA/QC), and challenges in prognosis.
  • Stock: availability of ACTs, RDTs and SPs.
  • Referral system: Referral system in place for suspected extreme malaria circumstances from decrease stage to larger stage of care, together with challenges, and gaps.
  • Exit client-interviews: These interviews might be to evaluate the high quality of companies obtained for sufferers/guardians of sufferers with fever who obtained a service, and pregnant girls solely.
  • Payment for malaria companies – companies paid for and companies provided freed from cost, and source of facility funding may even must be assessed.

Community Level:

  • Information might be collected from chosen communities inside the LGAs visited by way of interplay with group leaders, group pharmacists, group volunteers working in the communities, beneficiaries of companies (moms of youngsters beneath 5 who’ve had a toddler with fever, girls who’ve been pregnant in the final year). Information will embody:
  • Places the place majority of the people search care for fever (e.g. non-public and public well being amenities, group volunteers, conventional healers, and PPMV retailers, and many others.).
  • Places the place majority of pregnant girls search being pregnant assist and companies throughout being pregnant (not supply) and whether or not they obtained malaria-related medicines/nets.
  • Perceptions of companies supplied by well being amenities.
  • Community to well being facility referral practices and challenges.
  • Community strengths and native assets out there for bettering well being and malaria companies together with seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC).
  • Community notion on what causes malaria and the way malaria might be prevented and handled.
  • People’s views on how you can enhance malaria companies in the group.
  • Community-level interventions, particularly group case administration of malaria or iCCM, SMC, present standing, source of commodities, and key implementation challenges.

Methodology:

  • The consultant should make the most of blended strategies and triangulation of sources/knowledge to make sure the credibility of key findings and suggestions from the baseline evaluation. Data assortment strategies are listed beneath:
  • Key informant interviews and focus group discussions with related people at the LGA, well being facility and group ranges.
  • Health facility evaluation together with client exit interviews, knowledge high quality assessments and different attainable instruments.
  • Other instruments: The consultant could advocate different instruments as acceptable for the evaluation.
  • The consultant might be required to pretest baseline evaluation instruments to assist decide the relevance, readability, and substance of research questions and the period of time wanted to finish them.

Deliverables
Roles and Responsibilities of the Consultancy:

  • Develop a piece plan with indicative timelines for the task. Lead the recruitment and coaching of discipline functionaries -research assistants and knowledge collectors. Conduct all knowledge assortment together with introductory conferences at the completely different ranges of information assortment. Analyze each quantitative and qualitative knowledge. Write the draft reports, and finalize reports based mostly on comments/suggestions obtained from MSH and funder.

Expected Results from the Consultancy:

  • Comprehensive baseline evaluation report: The report should embody an government abstract, introduction/background to the challenge, methodology, key findings and outcomes, limitations to the examine, and suggestions for all 4 states. Guidance might be supplied by MSH for different specifics in the report.
  • Office location: The particular person consultant will work with the respective MSH state places of work the place the baseline evaluation is happening.
  • Reporting duties: The consultant will report back to the following:
  • The PMI-S State coordinator in the state of task: Daily
  • The Director, Monitoring and Evaluation at MSH/Abuja: Weekly
  • Travel: All journey deemed essential to finish this task have to be integrated into the monetary proposal to be submitted by the bidder.

Contract Term

  • The interval of performance for this Scope of Work shall not exceed 3 months and turns into efficient from the date the consultant enters right into a contract with MSH Nigeria.
  • It is essential to notice that as a result of the urgency of this job, the profitable consultant is anticipated to begin work not later than someday after contract signing.
  • The consultant is anticipated to implement the baseline evaluation actions concurrently in all the 4 states.

Qualifications

  • A Postgraduate Degree in Public Health or equal in a associated discipline.
  • Experience in well being sector. However, malaria analysis expertise might be most popular.
  • Evidence of comparable consultancy jobs efficiently accomplished in the final 1-3 years.
  • Demonstrated proof of excellent analytical, presentation, and reporting abilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal, multicultural, and team-building abilities.
  • Ability to answer comments and questions in a well timed, acceptable method.
  • Ability to put in writing high-quality, clear, and concise reports in English.
  • Excellent organizational abilities – detail-oriented and correct.
  • Demonstrated proof of abilities in knowledge evaluation, knowledge visualization, knowledge interpretation, and knowledge use.
  • Familiarity with, and understanding of, USAID procedures and processes.
  • Experience working with, and understanding of, authorities ministries, departments and businesses, significantly at the state stage.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the native political, financial, and social context in the baseline evaluation states.
  • Experience engaged on comparable assignments at the nationwide or state stage might be an added benefit.

Interested and certified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

Note
Consultants making use of for this consultancy should connect the following paperwork to their application. These paperwork might be required for the choice course of:

  • A 5-10 web page idea be aware on the detailed methodology s/he intends to make use of for the baseline evaluation. This idea be aware should solely give attention to the analysis questions and the methodology.
  • Detailed estimated finances for the implementation of the baseline evaluation based mostly on the methodology proposed.
  • Timeline of the baseline evaluation.
  • A complete and up to date CV which should state assessments, evaluations and researches performed in the previous.
  • At least one latest instance (report) of an analogous baseline evaluation performed.

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