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Latest Vacancy At The Johns Hopkins University (Jhpiego)

Date Posted: 14/Nov/2013
Deadline: Not Specified
  • Specialization Admin / Finance
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Nigeria

Institutional Development and HRH Advisor



Jhpiego seeks an Institutional Development and HRH Advisor to support an upcoming 5-year Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health project in Northern Nigeria.  The advisor will provide strategic direction and oversight for the strengthening of structures, policies, and mechanisms required for effective management of HRH systems. This will include: leadership and governance development; evidence-based human resource planning, development and management including recruitment, deployment and retention; and health worker training, supervision, and coaching. 


  • Design and implement long- and short-term retention schemes that are relevant to the Nigerian health delivery system, including strategies specifically focused on training and retention of health workers in rural areas and in the area of their expertise.
  • Work closely with the FMOH, LGAs, other government entities, the private sector and professional associations to strengthen the health system.
  • With RMNH technical staff, contribute to training plans, design supportive supervision and coaching support.
  • Build on and expand existing for a for HRH planning.
  • Strengthen the staff training needs assessment system, enhancing staff management and leadership development.
  • Maintain good working relationships with partners and consortium members.

Required Qualifications:

  • Nigerian with advanced degree in public health; clinical degree preferred
  • At least ten years of progressively responsible experience in each of the following areas:
    • Designing and implementing HRH quality improvement programs.
    • Providing technical leadership to training institutions, regional, zonal, and district health offices on HRH quality improvement activities.
    • Guiding and providing technical assistance to Project/host country government staff working on HRH.
    • Interacting with other donors, implementing partners, and host country government in HRH quality improvement issues.
  • Excellent communication, supervisory and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated leadership.
  • Ability to build synergies across technical disciplines, leverage private sector resources, and nurture innovative alliances.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English required.
  • Technical expertise and prior experience in HRH program implementation
  • Skilled in working in collaboration with host country governments and partner organizations, managing the administrative and financial aspects of a complex program, leading teams, communicating and networking, completing deliverables on time, and achieving results. 


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