eHealth Africa designs and implements data-driven solutions and technologies to improve health systems for and with local communities. eHA’s technology works in low connectivity settings and uses data to drive decision-making by local governments and partner agencies to get optimum results.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Senior Coordinator, Program Delivery
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the following activities satisfactorily:
Support the Project Manager in the day-to-day implementation of routine project activities.
Work with the Federal and state MDA (FMoH, NPHCDA, SMoH, SPHCDA etc.) to strengthen coordination platforms for COVID-19/RI Interventions in the state.
Utilize relevant assessment tools to assess health systems and monitor the implementation of performance optimization plans across supported states.
Advocate and ensure sustainable health systems strengthening program implementation consistent with Nigerian Guidelines, global best practices and NPHCDA Strategic Directions including advice on relevant latest health developments & publications.
Coordinate the monitoring of HSS and sustainability program progress against deliverables on a quarterly basis.
Coordinate with the Zonal Coordinators and partners to develop and implement feasible health systems strengthening approaches for routinizing the COVID-19 Vaccine Delivery in the Country.
Represent eHA at and provide expert technical assistance on primary healthcare delivery systems strengthening to FMOH, SMOH and NPHCDA/SPHCDA and through Federal or State Technical Working Groups
Support routine work planning, training plans and quarterly reports and other required technical reports.
Gathering relevant information on the project and enhancing informed accurate decision-making.
Contributing to the development of training curricula, tools, and related resources for workshops, and seminars.
Engage and follow-up with other thematic units on roles & responsibilities in line with the project deliverables/milestones. Also, Support in identifying constraints to the success of the project.
Providing general administration and follow through with documentation for the project.
Support in the monitoring of project performance by ensuring that activities are delivered within scope, time and budget
Support regular monitoring and analysis of program results in coordination with MERL team
Documentation of learning and sharing minutes with project staff and government staff for continuous improvement of project as well as relationship building
Assist to identify, assess, and communicate risks associated with the implementation of project, and develop mitigation measures
Maintain strong coordination with all Stakeholders (staff, partners and, government)
Work closely with the Project Manager & Program Manager to achieve program objectives and targets effectively and efficiently.
Assist the Project Manager to develop the project team’s weekly and monthly work plans.
Any other assigned task by the Project Manager and/or Program Manager.
Design and Implementation of RMNCAH+N Programs:
Provide technical guidance and input into the design and implementation of high impact RMNCAH+N programs that are sound, evidence-based and responsive to the needs of project states and at the National level as identified.
Provide advice on the integration of these services into established service delivery systems at different levels of care.
Provide technical input in the proposal development for Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child, Adolescent and Elderly Health Plus Nutrition (RMNCAH+N) Opportunities.
Collaborate with other stakeholders at the National and State level to apply lessons learned, innovations and quality methods to ensure evidence-based practices are translated to improved implementation of quality of care interventions.
Provide technical support to the building of national and local capacity using proven training approaches and quality improvement methodologies.
Provide technical support to key stakeholders at the national and State level including review of technical documents and providing input to relevant policies and strategies.
Coordinate closely with other development partner programs at the national and state level.
Contribute to and coordinate with the program’s monitoring and evaluation (M&E) team on activities to ensure that the program meets set targets in accordance with national and donor standards.
Represent eHA at national and state-level stakeholder meetings and technical working groups in relation to RMNCAEH+N and related technical areas.
Who you are:
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to successfully perform this job.
B.Sc / Master’s Degree in Public Health, Nutrition, Epidemiology or Statistics or another related field.
5 – 7 years on-the-job experience working on primary healthcare systems strengthening and RMNCAH. Experience working with donor-funded (USAID, FCDO, BMGF etc.) projects is highly desirable.
Project Management experience (with known application of the project management methodologies – PRINCE2, DPRO, PMD Pro 1&2) including experience preparing high-quality reports, scopes, schedules, and budgets.
Experience working in close collaboration with government (National and Sub-national) in the design and implementation of immunization and/or nutrition-related programs.
Strong stakeholder engagement and management experience.
Quick result delivery, adaptability and open mind to learning and development.
Excellent interpersonal, communication skills, organizational skills and great attention to detail. Must be able to work as a leader and member of a team and possess good problem-solving skills.
Strong research and analysis skills including knowledge of the major evaluation methodologies and experience in designing tools and strategies for data collection, and analysis; an added advantage
Must possess the ability to organize, and coordinate with team members f while promoting group effort and achievement.
Must have the ability to manage conflicts and resolve problems effectively.
Advanced computer skills, including Google Drive, Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office Suite.
English is the spoken and written language.
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, employees and the general public.