Numerous Jobs @ Support to National Malaria Programme (SuNMaP)

The Support to National Malaria Programme (SuNMaP); a UKaid Malaria Programme seeks to recruit professionals with technical expertise in Malaria control and treatment in Africa; particularly Sub-Saharan Africa. The SuNMaP focuses on strengthening the delivery of malaria efforts towards reducing malaria within the target population of women and children underfive. The approach towards achieving these objectives is to work with stakeholders in the public and private sector including civil societies,NGOs, faith- based organisations as well as the commercial sector. The following are currently vacant within the programme.
Mode of Application: Interested candidates, who meet the qualifications and requirements for each position, should submit an electronic copy of an application letter and CV through the link on our website at: www.gridconsulting.net. Applications without a subject title will NOT be processed. All applications must be received by Friday, 16th August, 2013. Interviews will commence thereafter with a view to engaging the best candidates immediately. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.


  • Technical assistant
    This senior position is based in Abuja and is embedded within the National Malaria
    Control Programme and will provide technical support to the National Coordinator,
    the Programme and its partners -largely in the following areas:
    Revise the coordination framework for the programme in light of the lessons
    on its implementation so far;
    Ensure the Nigeria Malaria Partnership Coordination continues to be
    effective;
    Work with all stakeholders (at the Federal and State Government agencies)
    to ensure harmonization of their coordination framework;
    Manage the synchronization of Malaria plans to ensure effective
    communication with stakeholders at all levels;
    Support technical coordination and work effectively with other technical
    assistance support to the NMCP
    Agree monthly work-plans and deliverables with the National Coordinator;

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    An experienced Health professional with a Master's degree in International or Public health, with at least 10-15 years post qualification experience
    in the health sector and in an African country
    Proven technical skills in malaria and malaria case management. A good understanding of the operations of the Ministries of health and the ability to operate at enhanced levels within the donor community. Excellent communication and project management skills are also essential for this position.


    Location: Not Specified
    Experience: 10 year(s)
    Course of Study: Public Health
    Required Grade: Not Specified


  • Capacity building manager
    The Capacity Building Manager will be based in Abuja and will be responsible for coordinating and providing technical support to activities related to capacity building across the entire Programme.
    Other key responsibilities will include;
    Liaise with other technical and state managers to ensure effective implementation of programme strategies relating to MNCP and programme
    capacity packages;
    In collaboration with the Programme Technical Director, provide support to
    the MNCP in the review of the National Capacity building strategies for the
    management of malaria control (Operational planning, M&E and Malaria
    Case Management);
    Ensure quality assurance processes are in place for all programme activities;
    Prepare quarterly activity plans highlighting activities 10 be carried out over
    the period;
    Develop terms of reference, participate in the consultant selection ,debriefing ,
    oversee implementation and finalize reports for activities being carried out;
    Track performance of work-plan indicators and provide quarterly progress
    reports;

    Qualifications: An experience Health professional with a Masters in Public Health,
    Health Management or other related fields with a minimum of 10- years post qualification experience in health systems and within the Nigerian context. An excellent knowledge of health systems strengthening concepts with a minimum of 5-years' experience in a coordinating role. Excellent communication skills particularly in report writing and presentation skills; are required for this position. Hands-on experience in project and stakeholder management in a similar working environment will be an added advantage.


    Location: Not Specified
    Experience: 10 year(s)
    Course of Study: Public Health
    Required Grade: Not Specified


  • Technical malaria manager
    These positions are operationally based in each of the three programme offices; namely; Kano, Lagos and Niger. The Technical Malaria Manager will be responsible for providing technical support to the State Ministry of Health and other partners engaged in malaria control effort. S/he will be involved in direct implementation of projects for the control of malaria at the State, community and grass-root levels. These positions are operationally based in each of the namely;
    Anambra, Kaduna, Kano and Lagos. The Market Support will be responsible
    for supporting market development strategies aimed to the antimalaria commodities
    (LUNs, ACTs and RDTs) market and its key players. The Market Support Officer will work with the Programme Commercial Sector Partners to the market and design interventions to address identified market constraints. will monitor all market interventions through regular field visits to ensure proper implementation of activities and work closely with the Commercial Sector Manager to document market information for lesson learning and decision making.

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    A University degree in Business, Marketing, Pharmacy or other related discipline is required. Demonstration of a good understanding of making markets work for the poor (M4P) is an added advantage. A minimum of 3-years' experience in the market development of commodities, good understanding of the private sector, as well as excellent communication skills is required for this post.


    Location: Not specified
    Experience: 3 year(s)
    Course of Study: Marketing
    Required Grade: Not Specified

  • Market support officer

    These positions are operationally based in each of the namely;
    Anambra, Kaduna, Kano and Lagos. The Market Support will be responsible
    for supporting market development strategies aimed to the antimalaria commodities
    (LUNs, ACTs and RDTs) market and its key players. The Market Support Officer will work with the Programme Commercial Sector Partners to the market and design interventions to address identified market constraints.will monitor all market interventions through regular field visits to ensure proper implementation of activities and work closely with the Commercial Sector Manager to document market information for lesson learning and decision making.

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    A University degree in Business, Marketing, Pharmacy or other related discipline is required. Demonstration of a good understanding of 'making markets work for the poor (M4P) is an added advantage. A minimum of 3-years' experience in the market development of commodities, good understanding of the
    private sector, as well as excellent communication skills is required for this post


    Location: Not specified
    Experience: 3 year(s)
    Course of Study: Accounting
    Required Grade: Not specified

  • Accounts officers
    These positions are operationally based in each of these named programme offices (Awka and Enugu). The officer will be responsible for providing general accounting services which includes; maintaining proper accounting records, processing advances, reconciliation of expenses, maintain petty cash, bank reconciliation and provide support to the Admin officer in preparing monthly financial forecasts and reports. s/he will also provide support for the maintenance of the assets register and ensure cordial relationship with the official bankers.

    Qualifications:
    A University in Accounting or Business Administration with
    a minimum of 3 years working experience is required. S/he must have a strong hands-on knowledge of the use of accounting software packages, with the ability to work with minimum supervision. An excellent communication skill is for this position. Prior experience in a donor funding environment will be an added advantage.


    Location: Not specified
    Experience: 3 year(s)
    Course of Study: Accounting
    Required Grade: Not specified