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Reproductive Health Advisor At TSHIP

Date Posted: 15/Sep/2013
Deadline: 25/Sep/2013
  • Specialization Admin / Finance
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location ,Abuja

Roles and responsibilities

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Provide overall leadership and strategic and technical direction for the Programme’s reproductive health activities;
• Participate in regular coordination and planning meetings with state Ministry of Health and Ministry of Local Government officials and other reproductive health partners;
• Work with state ministries of health, LGAs, and other partners to develop multi-year and annual workplans and budgets;
• Supervise and support RH staff in each state; 
• Work with state ministries of health, ministries of local government, and other partners to: 
• Develop/implement sustainable capacity building strategies for health workers and mid-level managers;
• Develop sustainable community approaches to problem solving and sustaining effective RH services;
• Build strong linkages between the health system, traditional healers, and other community groups;
• Collect and use RH data to inform decision-making.
• Identify opportunities to share lessons learned and proven approaches with other states and partners; 
• Maintain open and productive communication and working relationships with national and international immunization partners; and
• Carry out other duties as assigned.

Skill set

QUALIFICATIONS
• Post-graduate degree in public health or related field;
• Eight to ten years’ experience planning, managing, and supervising reproductive health activities, preferably in Nigeria;
• Proven training skills in reproductive health;
• Proven ability to collaborate successfully with counterparts, government organizations, and related stakeholders;
• Demonstrated ability to be a team player, to lead teams, and to organize multiple activities simultaneously;
• Demonstrated ability to work with communities, ward development committees, LGA leadership, and SMOH technical staff;
• Demonstrated understanding of public health issues and challenges in resource poor settings in northern Nigeria;
• Computer skills that include Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access;
• Ability to produce accurate data and reports;
• Excellent communication skills in local languages; ability to give clear instructions; good English writing skills; and 
• Willingness and ability to travel extensively in the field under, at times, suboptimal conditions.

 

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8 years

 

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