Advisor, HSS / HRH / Sustainability and Program Coordination at the Center for Clinical Care and Clinical Research (CCCRN)

The Center for Clinical Care and Clinical Research is a non-profit organization that promotes best practices in health care delivery, medical training, and research using locally adapted models of health systems strengthening.

We are recruiting suitable candidates for a comprehensive HIV Care and Treatment award in the position below :

Job Title: Advisor, HSS / HRH / Sustainability and Program Coordination

Location: Niger / Kwara
FTE: 100%
Senior Technical Advisor (Health System Strengthening)

Job Overview

  • The HSS / HRH / SPC Advisor will provide technical assistance to facilities and host government agencies for the HIV response.
  • S / he will work with the Senior Technical Advisor in the development and implementation of Health Governance and Strategic Plans, Health Products and Technology, Human Resource for Health (HRH) plans, and Sustainability plans.
  • S / he will support addressing issues around devolution and community participation for program sustainability.
  • S / he will advise the project team on HSS matters related to the program and manage staff in this respect.


  • Support health systems strengthening interventions including leadership and management capacity building, policy development, health information systems, enhanced efficiency of laboratory practices, supply chains and skills-building among health providers.
  • Work closely with the STA HSS in the development and deployment of ACE program sustainability initiatives
  • Coordinate and actively participate in a health workforce coordination committee to determine health workforce gaps, remedies, and evaluation needs
  • Provide strategic oversight and supervision support to the state management in budgeting for essential services
  • Provide technical assistance in establishing and strengthening facility – community referral linkage by developing devolution approaches with community participation
  • Collaborate and support HRH activities at LG level, including needs identification, coordination of interventions, and supervision of HRH management, HRH development, and HRH leadership, management, and governance capacity development.
  • Lead capacity building and training programs related to addressing HSS issues at the state and LG level
  • Support LG and relevant stakeholders in strengthening the management of the health system through evidence-based decision-making, needs-based planning, information systems that track health workers and service delivery practices, and quality assurance mechanisms.
  • Support health system leadership and management to develop management practices and HRH support systems that standardize recruitment, promote retention, and enable the top performance of health workers.
  • Provide guidance and support in the development of HRH competencies and systems processes for monitoring workforce performance as related to service quality.
  • Participate in state-level strategic planning and M&E activities; and monitor the progress of the project in improving workforce rationalization, optimization, and leadership/management.
  • Support the sharing of lessons learned, promising practices, and effective strategies to enable the state government to advance toward the desired HRH/HSS results

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in a relevant field, such as Medicine, Public Health, Health System Management, Social Administration, or Social Sciences
  • Minimum five (5) years of relevant, senior-level professional experience managing and implementing health systems strengthening programs in the areas listed
  • At least three years of demonstrated experience in managing and/or implementing integrated HIV/AIDS/TB prevention, care, and treatment with HSS programming on PEPFAR funded programs
  • Knowledgeable about facility- or community-based HIV/AIDS models; health governance; HRH; supply chain strengthening; QI; AMEL; health care financing; public-private partnerships capacity strengthening of local organizations


  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with government representatives, for-profit private sector entities, local community organizations, donors, and other stakeholders
  • Good interpersonal relationships
  • Fluency in English and local language


  • Demonstrable problem-solving skillsas well as an effective liaison with senior-level policymakers.
  • Proficient use of Microsoft office for documenting and reporting
  • Proficient use of data management and analytic tools

Deadline: 14th March, 2022 (Midnight).

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

Important Information and Notice

  • Candidates are encouraged to click on the link above, complete the form and submit their CV / Resume and cover letter.