PARTNERSHIP FOR TRANSFORMING HEALTH SYSTEMS 2 (PATH 2): VACANCIES

The Partnership for Transforming Health Systems 2 (PATHS 2), a DFID funded programme in Nigeria, aims to improve the planning, financing and delivery of sustainable and replicable pro-poor health services for common health problems, focusing on six states and the federal government. PATHS2 is recruiting qualified professional staff to fill position based in Abuja, Lagos and Enugu. To be considered for the listed position, an applicant must submit his/her CV and an application letter that provide details of the applicant’s qualifications for the desired position to: · hrjobs@paths2.org

In the subject line of the email, write the specific job title and location of the position you wish to apply for. Deadline for submission will be 20th June 2011. Only qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Current openings:

State Team Leader (Enugu) – The State Team Leader will be responsible for managing the State Team in Enugu and contributing to the overall performance of the Programme in reaching its objectives. S/he will oversee implementation, monitoring and review/reporting of PATHS2 programme outputs by drawing on the advice of the National Programme Technical Advisers, ensuring the implementation of the work of the State Team by drawing up, reviewing, and approving internal programme workplans and action plans and; setting out the funding framework for programme activities. S/he will establish and maintain an effective working relationship with officials in the State Ministry of Health and other key individuals in the government and with representatives of other aid agencies, the private sector and civil society groups in their respective state. S/he will provide technical support in the area of health service delivery and also be responsible for overall financial management of the project within the State.

Qualification Requirements – Master’s Degree (minimum), or a PhD or MD (desirable), in Public Health, Management, or other relevant field. Six (6) years of relevant professional experience with a Masters Degree, or 4 years with a PHD or MD.· Two or more years of international project management experience, preferably in Nigeria. Experience with DFID a plus.

Media Producer (Abuja) – Provide support to the Public Health Communication Specialist on the design and production of media products (Radio and Television) aimed at achieving the strategic public health communication objectives of PATHS2. Specifically the candidate will demonstrate the capacity to manage a post-production studio for radio and Television production. Lead media production of PSA’s, documentaries, interactive magazine programs and other program formats for a variety of media platforms including the web and all social media.· Design and implement media production and post-production training for radio and television.· S/he must have excellent editing and post production skills, using a wide range of software’s. S/he will also take responsibility for archiving all PATHS 2 media products.

Qualification requirements – Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent (minimum) or Master’s Degree (desirable), in Journalism, Communications, or other relevant field. Four years of experience as a media producer for a development organization relevant to the target area.

Contracts Manager (Abuja) – S/he will manage the grant making, subcontracting, contracting and procurement process including performing a past performance review, conducting elements of pre-award survey. S/he will be responsible for sorting, filing, tracking, logging the applications received in response to Expression of Interest and grant solicitations. S/he will process all necessary documentations required under the regulation to awarding a grant or subcontracting to a selected applicant. S/he will monitor the status of Subcontract/Contracts procurement and track the status of obligations against each subcontract/Contracts/Procurement.

Qualification Requirements – Bachelors Degree in Business, Management, Finance or other related field, plus at least 4 years of professional experience in Grants/Subcontracts/Procurement Management.

Project Driver (Abuja) – Performs the operations, maintenance and management of project vehicles, including routine maintenance, registration, tagging, as well as providing transportation for project activities for National/Federal headquarter team. Performs project routine business in the specific state office, such as receiving and delivering official project documentation.

Qualification Requirements – Includes valid Nigerian driver’s license, plus at least six months prior experience in commercial driving, completion of Secondary School is highly desirable. Excellent driving record and experience in traveling through Abuja, Enugu, Kaduna, Kano, Lagos , Jigawa and other key cities. Ability to pass the· DFID’s standard Driving test is desirable.

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