Jobs at Marie Stopes International Organization Nigeria (5 Positions)

Marie Stopes International Organization Nigeria (MSION) is seeking the services of result orientated, competent, clinicians and service delivery focused individuals to implement a new USAID funded Family Health plus Project (FH+), which aims at building the capacity of public sector providers to provide long acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) using a competency based approach which includes didactic training, coaching, supportive supervision and mentoring. Furthermore, FH+ will strengthen the overall health system and empower users to demand quality FP and improve their access to long-acting family planning in 20 States in Nigeria.

Position: Infection Prevention Officers – 5 positions 
Location:             Edo, Kano, Benue, Ogun and Plateau 
Reporting to:       Regional Team Leader 
Duration of contract: 2 years Probationary period: 6 months
Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all clinical Instruments are washed, sterilised and stored properly.
  • Support clinical team in providing training on infection prevention and medical waste management
  • Maintain medical stock/a drug inventory and ordering registers
  • Ensure proper management and disposal of both general and medical waste.
  • Promote and maintain a welcoming, friendly, professional and efficient atmosphere towards all clients at all times
  • Keep office, its surroundings, client care areas and all used medical equipment tidy, neat and clean at all times.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Must have at least basic education to be able to read and write English.
  • Organisation, initiative, tidiness and courtesy.
  • English and local languages
  • Capacity to work as a team member
  • At least 2 years’ experience working in a similar role
  • Experience of working in a clinical environment
  • Excellent provider of client- interaction skill
  • Good written and verbal communication skill
  • Articulate and analytical with attention to detail

Position: Finance & Admin Officers- 5 positions 

Location:                   Edo, Kano, Benue, Ogun and Plateau 
Reporting to:             Regional Team Leader 
Duration of contract: 2 years Probationary period: 6 months
Key Responsibilities:

  • Field Office account management and reconciliation including expenditure management and tracking
  • Field Office financial reporting and documentation.
  • Undertake a range of administrative and logistics duties to ensure the smooth running of MSION field operations activities.
  • Timely payments to vendors and suppliers of services
  • Contribute to monthly management and periodic statutory reports

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Degree in Accounting
  • 2-5 years’ experience in a similar role with an NGO, private or public organization
  • Ability to use SUN Accounting package
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multitask, manage a workload and produce high quality, on-time work

Position: Driver/Admin Assistant x 6
Location: Edo, Kano, Benue, Ogun, Plateau and FCT
Reporting to: Regional Team Leader
Duration of contract: 2 years
Probationary period: 6 months
Key Responsibilities:

  • Have responsibility for the security and safety of MSION staff and equipment
  • Strictly adhere to MSION and Nigerian driving regulations
  • Maintain the cleanliness and smooth running of the assigned vehicle
  • Maintain a logbook and analyze fuel consumption
  • Record service delivery data on Outreach Training, Coaching and Mentoring visits
  • Manage vehicle repairs, maintenance, and fuel
  • To perform other administrative duties as may be assigned
  • Serve as programme support personnel to field based activities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Holder of a clean and valid driver’s license
  • Strictly adhere to MSION and Nigerian driving regulations
  • Maintain the cleanliness and smooth running of the assigned vehicle
  • Maintain a logbook and analyze fuel consumption
  • Record service delivery data on Outreach Training, Coaching and Mentoring visits
  • Manage vehicle repairs, maintenance, and fuel
  • To perform other administrative duties as may be assigned
  • Serve as programme support personnel to field based activities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Holder of a clean and valid driver’s license in the areas of the objective
  • Knowledge of the road network in the state
  • Well presented, organized, courteous, and able to use own initiative
  • Excellent communication skills in English and local languages
  • Basic computer application knowledge such as Microsoft Word and Excel will be an advantage

Position: Regional Team Leader (RTL) – 5 positions
Locations: Edo, Kano, Benue, Ogun, Plateau
Reporting to: Clinical Technical Director
Duration of contract:   2 years
Probationary period:    6 months
Overall responsibility
The RTL will lead a portfolio of activities aimed at building capacity of 200 (100/State) providers and be responsible for project management, reporting, financial management including facility mapping, facility audit and selection, trainings, supportive supervision, distribution of equipment and FP commodities, ensuring adherence to FMoH and MSION quality assurance standards in assigned region.
Specific Responsibilities

  • Coordination of Training Coaching Mentoring (TCM) Programme Activities including development of annual and quarterly budgets and financial performance targets
  • Lead regional level planning, implementation, reporting, learning and reflection.
  • Reporting, Monitoring and Evaluation – Collate and analyze project’s MIS and narrative reports on all projects for the region.
  • Provide clear documentation of programmatic achievements on monthly, quarterly and annual basis as well as document and publish best practices within the region.
  • Advocacy and External Relations – Lead in the collaboration with a wide range of stakeholders, including Government, other Implementing Partners, and internal stakeholders within MSION to achieve project and organisational deliverables.
  • Act as the focal person for MSION at the regional level including representing MSION at high level meetings/platforms where necessary
  • Provide guidance on the proper use, handling and maintenance of all MSION properties

Qualifications and requirements

  • A degree in Social Sciences, Medicine, Nursing or its equivalent desired. (MPH will be an added advantage)
  • Must have a minimum of 8 years cognate experience
  • Technical Expertise in providing training using competency based models on long acting reversible contraception (LARCs) specifically IUD and Implants insertion and removal
  • Must possess excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision and MUST possess a high level of integrity and responsibility
  • Must have prior practical experience in management of DfiD, USAID, Gates funded projects, including working in a diverse team environment
  • Must be attuned to and be comfortable with the culture/traditions of the people
  • Must be computer literate and be at ease with report writing.
  • Ability to drive a manual gear Toyota Hillux will be an added advantage

Position: State Clinical Trainers (SCT) – 15 Positions
Location: Edo, Ondo, Kano, Kaduna, Benue, Cross River, Ogun, Oyo, Plateau and Nasarawa
Reporting to:  Regional Team Leader (RTL)
Duration of contract:   2 years
Probationary period:    6 months
Overall responsibility
Working with and reporting to the RTL for the State Clinical Trainer (SCT) will be responsible for conducting mapping facility audit, selection, trainings, undertaking mentoring, coaching and supportive supervision of trainees, distribution of equipment and FP commodities, ensuring adherence to FMoH and MSION quality standards.
Specific Responsibilities:

  • Implement MSION Competency Based Training, Coaching and Mentoring policies, procedures, guidelines and manuals
  • Conduct mapping and facility audit of facilities recruiting them into project.
  • Oversee training; prepare both physical and financial report following completion of the trainings etc.
  • Ensure the availability of documentation, reporting, referral formats, guidelines, manuals and job aids used by facilities in adequate quantity and track referral linkages of service utilization.
  • Prepare and submit monthly and quarterly performance reports on training and quality assessment activities in assigned states.
  • Support development and maintenance of excellent relationships with government (SMoH), partners and other public institutions in the state with a view to strengthening MSION’s impact and future funding opportunities at field level.
  • Liaise with service delivery (Outreach, Clinic), sales and social franchise teams and other partners to ensure projects are integrated at all levels.
  • Ensure strong links between communication and community mobilization activities, at the systems level.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • Diploma or degree in clinical nursing or midwifery or RN/RM
  • 3-5 years’ experience in FP service delivery; designing, managing clinical trainings in resource poor settings.
  • Experience of DfiD, USAID, Gates funded projects, including working in a diverse team environment preferred
  • Technical Expertise in long acting reversible contraception (LARCs) specifically IUD and Implants insertion and removal
  • Familiarity with the different cultural, social and religious identities in Nigeria, international health, development issues and the international donor community
  • Familiarity /Experience with geography of the intervention states is desired.
  • Experience of working with private healthcare sector operators is desirable.
  • Willingness to frequently travel to project implementation sites
  • Ability to drive a manual gear Toyota Hillux will be an added advantage

Application Procedure:
Interested candidates should apply by email with CV and a suitability statement as a single attachment to: recruitment@mariestopes.org.ng  not later than 5th May, 2014.

The subject of the email should be the POSITION TITLE and LOCATION applied for (e.g. State Clinical Trainer Benue) and the CV/suitability statement should be saved with the applicant’s full name. Applications that do not meet the above specification will be rejected. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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