Gombe State Coordinator – E4A-MamaYe Vacancy at Options Consultancy Services Limited

Options Consultancy Services Limited was established in 1992 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marie Stopes International. We are a consultancy organisation providing technical and management expertise in the health and social sectors to governments and international development partners to transform the health of women and children. 

We are is recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: E4A-MamaYe – Gombe State Coordinator

Location: Gombe

Job Description

  • The State Coordinator for Gombe will strategically drive and manage the smooth implementation of activities in this State in a way that provides good value for money and ensures that expected results are achieved and uses evidence strategically to strengthen advocacy and accountability for Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH).
  • The State Coordinator for Gombe will strategically drive and manage the smooth implementation of activities in this State in a way that provides good value for money and ensures that expected results are achieved and uses evidence strategically to strengthen advocacy and accountability for Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH).

Responsibilities

  • As the State Coordinator, you will be responsible for the overall functioning of E4A-MamaYe in Gombe providing technical inputs (such as generating and packaging evidence) and supporting the use of the evidence to power advocacy and accountability on RMNCAH.
  • In addition, you will proactively identify and exploit opportunities for scaling up existing E4A-MamaYe approaches that have proven to be successful and ensure the security of the programme’s sustainability, as well as share learning and come up with new ideas, which will enable the programme to achieve results in Gombe State.
  • Working alongside the Health Finance and Advocacy Advisor, the Evidence Advisor and the Technical Support Unit in London, you will be expected to work on technical and work planning issues, contribute to the country workplan and strategies, and ensure that state level logframe indicators and targets are met.

Person Specification
Essential:

  • Demonstrated coordination experience in health programmes
  • Commitment to achieving effective and efficient delivery of RMNCAH services
  • Commitment to ensuring that all Nigerian citizens, including women, the poorest and other marginalized groups, are able to have equal voice and participate in holding government accountable in the delivery of public services.
  • Experience providing expertise in the area of accountability and/or advocacy programmes in Nigeria, with a particular focus on strengthening communities
  • Understanding of accountability and advocacy principles and approaches
  • In depth understanding of the political, social, economic, and cultural context of Northern Nigeria
  • Demonstrated management, programme planning competency and effective communication skills
  • Excellent written and spoken English and Hausa
  • Excellent leader and team player, with excellent interpersonal skills and comfortable working in a multi-disciplinary team

Desirable:

  • Master’s degree in public health or a relevant field
  • Experience in mentoring and training for different cadres of staff and partners
  • Experience of managing and coordinating a consultants

Benefits

  • Options offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance and annual leave provisions.


Deadline:13th June, 2018

How to Apply 
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s with a summary note of your skills and experience to “Phillida Mason” via: opportunities@options.co.uk Candidates should state the role in the subject header.

Note

  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.
  • Options is an equal opportunities employer
  • Candidates require the right to work in Nigeria.

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