Latest Job Openings at Jhpiego

Jhpiego, an Affiliate of Johns Hopkins University is a global leader in improving healthcare services for women and their families. In collaboration with some its partners: Jhpiego, mDoc and the Health Strategy and Delivery Foundation (HSDF), will be implementing a MSD for Mothers funded cooperative agreement called MSD for Mothers (MFM) Quality of Care (QoC) Project. This project offer a unique and synergistic approach to co-design and implement an innovative QoC model to achieve the projects expected outputs, focusing on indirect causes of maternal morbidity and mortality. The project will be implemented in 2 states – Abuja and Lagos for a minimum period of 15 months.

We are currently recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chief of Party
Job ID: 2019-3650
Location: Nigeria
Category: International Positions

Overview

  • Chief of Party (COP) needed to provide vision, leadership and direction to ensure the strategic, programmatic, technical, and financial integrity of an upcoming USAID–funded HIV prevention, care and treatment program in Nigeria.
  • The TMEC/RISE program is a newly-awarded 5-year, USAID-funded global HIV program that supports countries to achieve and maintain HIV epidemic control through provision of strategic technical assistance and direct service delivery to improve prevention, HIV case finding and treatment programming.
  • In Nigeria, TMEC/RISE will support the Government of Nigeria to address barriers in HIV services among at-risk adult men, women and priority populations and to build capacity of local implementing partners, continuously leveraging data to successfully course correct and achieve and maintain epidemic control.
  • This project aims to achieve and maintain the primary prevention and 95-95-95 goals that are critical to HIV epidemic control in Nigeria. The program will also support PEPFAR’s transition of HIV service delivery to local partners, advancing progress along the journey to self-reliance.
  • COP will have the overall responsibility for leadership and management of and reporting on TMEC/RISE-Nigeria program activities, making key decisions and solving problems in short timeframes while ensuring operational and program quality and integrity and serving as the program’s first point of interface with USAID on routine and strategic matters.  This includes ensuring effective organizational management and communication interacting with other projects, Government of Nigeria stakeholders at the National, State, and LGA levels, community and local stakeholder groups, other international implementing partners, and USG and other agencies.

Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and strategic direction to ensure programmatic and financial integrity of TMEC/RISE-Nigeria, including achievement of  project goals, objectives and targets
  • Provide overall oversight of the project and maintain effective and regular communication with the TMEC/RISE-Nigeria leadership team, the TMEC/RISE Core (global) management team, implementing partners, and government entities at Federal, State, and LGA levels
  • Ensure that program is technically sound, evidence-based and responsive to the needs of the Nigerian government, its people and donors
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships and alliances with USAID, the Nigerian Ministry of Health, National Agenda for the Control of AIDS (NACA), as well as other USG implementing partners, private sector partners and other key stakeholders in Nigeria to maximize resources and avoid duplication of effort
  • Establish functional routine management and oversight processes among the  TMEC/RISE-Nigeria leadership team to ensure effective, timely and coordinated project implementation, including close oversight and direction for site-level technical assistance and service delivery
  • Ensure compliance with USAID and PEPFAR operational policies and regulations
  • Ensure timely reporting of any project challenges, adverse events, or other management issues requiring engagement with the TMEC/RISE Core (global) management team
  • In collaboration with the project program and finance team, develop the TMEC/RISE-Nigeria workplan, budget, and other deliverables; and ensure performance indicators and targets are met, as well as timely completion of activities against workplan deadlines
  • Work closely with monitoring and evaluation (M&E) staff to develop M&E frameworks and to ensure timely reporting and use of program  data to improve performance
  • Ensure the quality and sustainability of interventions particularly in the areas of HIV prevention, care and treatment, including eMTCT, care and treatment and HTS
  • Lead the annual work planning process in close collaboration with USAID, Nigerian Ministry of Health, project team and project partners
  • Participate in relevant technical advisory groups with counterparts and partner institutions
  • Mentor, support, supervise and manage a team of highly qualified staff and align their efforts to ensure rapid and sustainable results

Required Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in Public Health, Health Administration, International Health or a related field; MD preferred.
  • Previous experience serving as COP or DCOP
  • 10+ years’ experience managing large, multi-year international health sector development projects (approximately $10M per year) that have implemented successful activities in areas of HIV prevention, care and/or treatment working with PEPFAR funding
  • Understanding of the Nigerian (or similar) social and political context and developments in the health sector
  • Experience hiring and supervising personnel and ensuring they acquire the necessary training and skills to meet evolving program needs
  • Excellent diplomacy skills and a proven ability to establish and sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with USAID missions, host-country counterparts and representatives from other key stakeholders such as NGOs, the private sector and other donors.
  • In-depth knowledge of USAID and PEPFAR-funded projects, regulations, compliance and reporting
  • Demonstrated outstanding leadership, strategic thinking, organizational and team-building skills.

Required Abilities/Skills:

  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform
  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically up to 40% time
  • Ability and willingness to learn and empower others
  • Excellent communication, public speaking, presentation skills
  • Result-oriented and comfortable with a team approach to programming
  • Strong skills and experience in all aspects of program cycle management – design and development, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation.
  • References will be required.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

Job Title: Sr. Director, Strategic Information
Job ID: 2019-3650
Location:
Nigeria
Category: International Position

Overview

  • The Senior Strategic Information (SI) Director / Advisor for TMEC/RISE will provide high-level technical leadership and guidance in planning and implementing appropriate SI/M&E systems, activities and technical assistance for RISE/Nigeria.
  • The TMEC/RISE program is a newly-awarded 5-year, USAID-funded global HIV program that supports countries to achieve and maintain HIV epidemic control through provision of strategic technical assistance and direct service delivery to improve prevention, HIV case finding and treatment programming.
  • In Nigeria, TMEC/RISE will support the Government of Nigeria to address barriers in HIV services among at-risk adult men, women and priority populations and to build capacity of local implementing partners, continuously leveraging data to successfully course correct and achieve and maintain epidemic control.
  • This project aims to achieve and maintain the primary prevention and 95-95-95 goals that are critical to HIV epidemic control in Nigeria.
  • The program will also support PEPFAR’s transition of HIV service delivery to local partners, advancing progress along the journey to self-reliance.
  • The director will also provide additional supports to other Jhpiego projects as necessary

Responsibilities
Leadership:

  • Provide leadership and direction on SI/M&E activities to ensure technical and financial integrity to achieve TMEC/RISE-Nigeria’s goals, objectives and targets and other Jhpiego projects as necessary
  • Serve as a member of the senior leadership team to ensure success in meeting TMEC/RISE-Nigeria’s goals, objectives and targets
  • Lead development of project PMP and standard operating procedures (SOPs) related to data management, collection, aggregation and data quality assessment and QA/QI to guide state level activities
  • Lead the process of establishing an instance of DHIS2 that will warehouse facility-level data for all TMEC/RISE-Nigeria’s States and facilities
  • Oversee real-time data use including weekly, monthly and quarterly data review meetings; implement remediation efforts that address identified gaps and challenges for project overall and at state level
  • Oversee the development of data analytics to monitor cascades of care, programmatic pivoting, and key and priority populations.  Analyze progress to target continuously to ensure activities are on track
  • Strengthen the use of data at state and facility level for program monitoring and improvement
  • Support the provision of training, supervision and mentorship to strengthen for M&E/SI and data quality improvement
  • Support the process of validation and triangulation of data between multiple data sources

Management:

  • Supervise a team of and M&E/SI and informatics advisors, data managers and clerks to produce high-quality data and monitor program quality and progress to target
  • Oversee timely, accurate and appropriate reporting of project activities and results to USAID, including narrative progress reports and weekly, monthly quarterly, semi-annual and annual quantitative results.
  • Support and guide capacity building through trainings, mentorship and supervision on M&E/SI activities
  • Promote and support knowledge management and sharing efforts
  • Trouble shoot issues that arise and provide immediate solutions
  • Ensure compliance to donor reporting requirements into DATIM and other formats for high frequency reporting

Required Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in Epidemiology, Demography, Public Health, or related Health, Medical, or Social Science discipline; doctoral-level degree preferred.
  • 10+ years of experience in monitoring and evaluation of large-scale international HIV PEPFAR-funded projects, with proven capacity in building and managing a diverse team of technical and support staff
  • Demonstrated experience working with USAID/PEPFAR programs and strong familiarity with USAID reporting requirements.
  • Strong data management and analysis skills and advanced knowledge of PowerBI, DHIS2, and electronic medical records
  • Strong technical skills, including ability to process and analyze data using one or more statistical software packages, including at least two of the following: SPSS, Epi-Info, Stata

Required Abilities/Skills:

  • Experience in HIV care and treatment and prevention programs
  • Familiarity with Nigeria’s health management information system and other national M&E systems
  • Demonstrated experience in facilitating the dissemination and use of data for decision-making.
  • Demonstrated experience in data quality assurance and implementation plans to improve data quality
  • Excellent skills in facilitation, team building and coordination
  • Excellent writing and communications skills, including demonstrated technical writing skills for publication
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse international teams and willingness to learn and empower others
  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform
  • Ability to travel frequently to Akwa-Ibom, Cross River, Niger, and Adamawa
  • References will be required.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

Job Title: Deputy Chief of Party
Job ID: 2019-3651
Locations: Nigeria

Overview
Jhpiego is seeking a Deputy Chief of Party – Program Operations to provide direction and oversight for State level implementation of a new USAID–funded HIV prevention, care and treatment program in Nigeria. The TMEC/RISE program is a newly-awarded 5-year, USAID-funded global HIV program that supports countries to achieve and maintain HIV epidemic control through provision of strategic technical assistance and direct service delivery to improve prevention, HIV case finding and treatment programming.

In Nigeria, TMEC/RISE will support the Government of Nigeria to address barriers in HIV services among at-risk adult men, women and priority populations and to build capacity of local implementing partners, continuously leveraging data to successfully course correct and achieve and maintain epidemic control.

This project aims to achieve and maintain the primary prevention and 95-95-95 goals that are critical to HIV epidemic control in Nigeria. The program will also support PEPFAR’s transition of HIV service delivery to local partners, advancing progress along the journey to self-reliance.

The Deputy Chief of Party – Program Operations is responsible for the direction and oversight of state and LGA level program operations for the USAID TMEC/RISE-Nigeria project in four states in Nigeria. The DCOP will work closely with the Chief of Party for the Project, other key personnel, and representatives of partner organizations to ensure programmatic implementation success and integrity.

The DCOP will also provide programmatic and technical expertise to ensure maximum integration of project activities across and within technical areas. The DCOP will supervise the Jhpiego technical team, and keep local implementing partners engaged.

Responsibilities

  • With the COP and other TMEC/RISE-Nigeria leadership, contribute to overall program management and oversight including program strategic planning, technical and programmatic priority setting, start-up, implementation, and closeout
  • Serve as a member of the senior leadership team to ensure success in meeting TME/RISE-Nigeria’s goals, objectives and targets
  • Ensure timely development of program deliverables including workplans, budgets, reports, and other deliverables in coordination with the COP and other TMEC/RISE-Nigeria leadership including technical, SI/M&E, and finance units
  • Manage the project’s field operations, ensuring maximum integration of all activities and intra-team communication and coordination, and troubleshooting management and operational issues as they arise
  • Working closely with the SI/M&E Director, regularly review program performance data to ensure that activities are on track, and ensure the use of program performance data to inform  project management decisions
  • Ensure that the TMEC/RISE-Nigeria project is technically sound, evidence-based and responsive to the needs of the Nigerian government and its people
  • Develop and manage the project’s change control process, documenting major changes that affect scope, schedule or budget
  • With the TMEC/RISE-Nigeria leadership team, lead the development of timely, accurate and appropriate reporting of project activities and results to USAID, including narrative progress reports and weekly, monthly quarterly, semi-annual and annual quantitative results
  • Write and/or review management and technical components of project materials and publications
  • Represent the TMEC/RISE-Nigeria project with USAID, the Nigerian Ministry of Health (MOH), National Agenda for Control of AIDS (NACA) as well as other USG implementing partners, private sector partners and other key stakeholders in Nigeria (at the central, state, and LGA levels)
  • Provide leadership and guidance on health systems strengthening, local implementing partner capacity building, community services, HTS/prevention, gender and digital health in achieving the goals and strategic objectives of TMEC/RISE-Nigeria
  • Ensure compliance with USAID, PEPFAR, and Jhpiego rules and regulations
  • Conduct regular supportive supervision visits to the states to take stock of project achievements and to resolve programmatic challenges
  • Perform other duties as necessary and as assigned by the Chief of Party

Required Qualifications

  • Advanced Degree in Public Health Degree, or related Health or Social Science discipline.
  • Seven years’ experience in donor-funded program management (either as DCOP, COP, or other program management roles) ensuring project deliverables are met on time, on budget, and of high quality
  • Experience working with USG funding (preferably USAID and PEPFAR funded programs)
  • Knowledge of USG rules and regulations (preferably USAID and PEPFAR regulations)
  • Acknowledged skills in one of or more of the following areas: reproductive health services, health systems strengthening, HIV care and treatment, service delivery and program planning.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to foster a productive team environment
  • Ability to lead team with diverse but complementary skill set to achieve project goals and objectives.
  • Strong skills and experience in all aspects of program cycle management – design and development, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation.
  • Strong time management skills.

Required Abilities/Skills:

  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform
  • Ability and willingness to learn and empower others
  • Excellent communication, presentation and writing skills
  • Excellent skills in facilitation, team building and coordination
  • Experience in public speaking and professional presentations
  • Field oriented and comfortable with a team approach to programming
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse international teams
  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform
  • Willingness to travel to states approximately 40% ( Akwa-Ibom, Cross River, Niger, and Adamawa)
  • References will be required.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

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