Grid Consulting Nig.: State Management, M& E Capacity Building Officer (MAPS – USAID)

The USAID supported Malaria Action Programme for States (MAPS), is a 5 year project which is expected to take on the USAID mandate of improving malaria control at scale in seven  states. Activities on the MAPS project has commenced in the three Nigerian States namely; Cross-River, Nasarawa and Zamfara

Following the recent expansion of the project to three additional states; Benue, Ebonyi and Oyo; one of the implementing partners of the MAPS programme: Health Partners International (HPI), now seeks to employ professionals to coordinate the Management of Capacity Building and Monitoring and Evaluatio outputs at the State level in the Program
State Management, M& E Capacity Building Officer: X3
This position will be based in each of the MAPS sates (Benue, Ebonyi and Oyo). The Management M&E Cpacity Building Officer will work with stakeholders at the State and LG levels to strengthen capacity in Management, Monitoring & Evalutation for addressing malaria prevention and control inNigeria effectively. S/he will work with the State level MAPS team and the federal level capacity building MAPS team to ensure achievement of key program outputs
Qualifications:
A post graduate qualification in Public Health or other related disciplines inhealth and medical sciences. S/he must have extensive experience and knowledge of Public Health, policy development and health systems reforms in Nigeria. S/he  must also have a minimum of 5 years experience in Capacity Building, Management and M&E in Public Health. Previous experience in management of Health service delivery and Primary Health care in Nigeria is essential. Good knowledge of Capacity Building tools and malaria prevention and control in Nigeria or other African countries. A strong knowledge and use of project  data management / analysis soft wares such as; HMIS, DHIS, EPiInfo, Epiidata, Microsoft Excel, Access, Stat or SPSS is very essential. An excellent communication skills is required for this position.
Terms And Conditions Of Employment:
The appointment term will be period of 4years  for the position, with an Initial 6 months probationary period. The programme offers very competitive salary packages. Local terms and conditions will apply.
Method Of Application:
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit an application letter and a copy of their recent CV through the appropriate link at www.gridconsulting.net. All applications must be submitted latestTuesday, 20th September, 2011. Please note, that only shortlisted candidateswill be contacted for an interview.
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