Latest Job Vacancies at Malaria Consortium

Malaria Consortium is one of the world’s leading non-profit organisations specialising in the comprehensive prevention, control and treatment of malaria and other communicable diseases among vulnerable and under privileged populations. We increasingly find our work on malaria can be effectively integrated with other similar public health interventions for greater impact and therefore expanded our remit to include child health and neglected tropical disease interventions.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Nig BFMS - Budgeting and Financial Management Specialist

Location: 
Abuja

Job Details
  • The Budgeting and Financial Management Specialist will provide technical direction on all aspects of budgeting and financial management through a health systems strengthening framework to improve the quality of service delivery in both the public and private health sectors using malaria as the entry point into the health system at Federal, State and LGA levels.
  • He/she will lead the development of an approach for supporting the budgeting process at Federal, State and Local government including expenditure tracking on malaria which is embedded into the health systems strengthening strategy.
  • He/she will support the SUNMAP2 team to implement the strategy at State and Local government level while the position holder will work closely with stakeholders at Federal government level to implement the strategy. He/she will support NMEP to review and revise its Financial Management System (FMS) by addressing critical weaknesses.
  • The position holder will work closely with the project team and Short Term Technical Assistance (STTA) to implement evidence-based approaches to achieve the projects outcomes.
Requirements
The successful candidate will have:
  • Postgraduate degree in Health Economics, Health Financing or Development related fields, with a focus on health budgeting and financial management.
  • At least 5 years working in technical role with an excellent understanding of health financing including budgeting and financial management.
  • Significant experience in intervention design and implementation of large-scale health projects specifically related to health policy, planning and financing.
  • Familiarity with the challenges and opportunities of strengthening health systems in Sub Saharan Africa (SSA)
  • Experience with value-for-money measurements
  • Familiarity with the Nigerian health system, including government planning and budgeting processes at Federal, State and Local government levels.
  • Experience in private sector accounting to provide support to SUNMAP’s commercial sector partners.



Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Social and Behavioural Change Communication Specialist

Location: 
Abuja
Level: Technical
Hours: 40
Benefits: National
Job Type: Fixed Term

Job Details.
  • The position holder will lead the design and implementation of demand creation work, identify innovative approaches including results measurements, to show achievement of programme targets.
  • An important aspect of the role is to build the SUNMAP2 programme capacity in social mobilisation and behaviour change; work with the commercial market partners on the generic and branded marketing and ensure synergy with the overall NMEP ACSM strategy.
Requirements
The successful candidate will have:
  • Postgraduate degree or equivalent in Communication, Marketing, Public health or related field
  • Significant experience in applying a range of behaviour change theories in the development sector or private sector
  • Experience measuring results of demand generation activities, for example value for money
  • Demonstrable experience working in demand generation programmes in the health sector
Salary
Competitive.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


Job Title: Surveillance and Operational Research Specialist

Location: 
Abuja
Level: Technical
Hours: 40
Benefits: National
Job Type: Fixed Term

Job Details
  • The Surveillance and Operational Research Specialist will provide technical inputs (M&E design, statistical and analytical support), as well as other M&E support such as strengthening of M&E standards and quality in all project output areas.
  • In addition, he/she will contribute to the learning agenda, particularly in surveillance and operational research, working closely with the other technical experts in the project.
  • The position holder will directly contribute to performance monitoring against the project logframe and provide technical assistance on key results measurement work including surveys.
  • The position holder will contribute to evidence base and support (and lead as appropriate) peer-reviewed publications, technical reports, conferences and presentations.
Requirements
The successful candidate will have:
  • Postgraduate degree in epidemiology, statistics or public health
  • At least 8 years working in M&E role with an excellent understanding of surveillance and operational research approaches
  • Good qualitative and quantitative data analysis skills
  • Demonstrated experience in survey design, implementation, analysis, and report-writing
  • Demonstrated experience of working in a team of experts delivering specialized TA services
  • Experience with establishing, monitoring and assessing infectious disease surveillance systems
  • Previous public health sector experience in sub-Saharan Africa countries.
  • Significant experience in evaluation design and implementation of large-scale project M&E systems
  • Familiarity with Health Management Information Systems (HMIS) in Low and Middle Income countries e.g. DHIS2
  • Experience in setting up standards of quality as well as internal quality assurance mechanisms.
Salary
Competitive.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Market Systems Development Specialist

Location: 
Abuja
Job Type: Fixed Term
Level: Technical
Hours: 40

Job Description
  • Malaria Consortium is recruiting for a Market Systems Development Specialist to join our team in Abuja Nigeria.
  • The Market Systems Development Specialist will be responsible for applying a market systems approach in facilitating development of functional and sustainable systems for the delivery of malaria commodities and services, which a sizable proportion of the population can access at affordable prices and agreed quality standards.
Requirements
The successful candidate will have:
  • Postgraduate degree in Economics, Health Financing or related field
  • At least 8 years’ experience in working for projects applying market systems approach (M4P) in Nigeria
  • Proven experience in ability to identify and engage private and public sector on innovative market driven solutions for scalable and sustainable results
  • Experience in managing partnerships with government and private agencies
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation of market systems development projects
  • Knowledge about health care or health related market systems / context
  • Proven skills in managing partnerships and agreements, including contract development, market and business (partnership) development and monitoring
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Experience and understanding of working with commercial sector manufacturers and distributors of health or similar commodities
  • Significant experience in project management
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Proven experience in business and market development
Salary
Competitive



Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


Job Title: Senior Programme Management Specialist

Location
: Abuja
Level: Management
Hours: 40
Benefits: National
Job Type: Fixed Term

Job Description
  • The Senior Programme Management Specialist will be seconded to the National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) to strengthen programme management systems and stewardship.
  • S/he will work closely with counterparts in NMEP to build capacity in the area of programme management and governance.
Requirements
The successful candidate will have:
  • Postgraduate degree or Internationally recognised qualification in Project Management or relevant discipline, or equivalent professional experience
  • At least 10 years working in programme management/governance role with an excellent understanding of health systems
  • Familiarity with the Nigerian health system, including government planning processes at Federal and State levels
  • Experience in project and financial management with a proven track record of timely submission of high quality project deliverables
  • Strong experience in capacity building for effective outputs, ideally learning related
Salary
Competitive.



Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online



Note: This role is dependent on Malaria Consortium securing a forthcoming grant. CVs will be reviewing on an ongoing basis therefore early application is encouraged.

Deadline: 1st June, 2018.

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