Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child, Adolescent, and Elderly Health(RMNCAEH) Technical Lead needed at Management Sciences For Health

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Job title : Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child, Adolescent, and Elderly Health(RMNCAEH) Technical Lead

Job Location : Adamawa

Deadline : August 08, 2024

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Objectives of the Program

To provide advice and technical support to the government in the development and implementation of evidence based RMNCAEH policies and strategies with the aim of increasing access and reducing existing inequities in health service delivery for women, children and adolescents. Guide the uptake and institutionalization of national and international efforts for improved RMNCAEH programming in states, LGAs, PHC facilities and communities that will contribute to improved integration of service delivery and reduced maternal and child morbidity and mortality

The principal duties are to:

  • Provide technical and managerial leadership in RMNCAEH ensuring that the activities in this area are established and carried out efficiently and effectively.
  • Provide technical leadership and policy advice to the Federal and sub-national levels to advocate for and strengthen the national and state health systems from development, implementation, and monitoring of RMNCAEH health interventions in partnership with other collaborating partners.
  • Support state level implementation of approved work plan and monitor the implementation of the work plan with regards to achievements of expected outcomes, identify drivers and bottlenecks affecting program achievements, and with support from country office and other team members, develop strategies to accelerate program achievements and address identified challenges.
  • Support the documentation of PMI-S led Primary Impact PHC activities such as successes, identification of bottlenecks, and key challenges.
  • Establish and coordinate effective partnership with key stakeholders and donor agencies involved in RMNCAEH including Family Planning to foster collaborations that will promote effective and efficient use of resources and accelerate towards improved health outcomes.
  • Oversee and coordinate work plans and budgets for RMNCAEH team activities including resource mobilization for the work program and ensure the implementation of planned activities. Support the review and analyze national Reproductive, Maternal, New-born, Child, Adolescent and Elderly Health policies, strategies, plans and guidelines. Contribute to the conduct of research on reproductive health.
  • Coordinate programs for capacity building in the area of RMNCAEH and other related areas. Serve as a technical advisor concerning sustainable health systems that contribute to improved Reproductive, Maternal, New-born, Child, Adolescent and Elderly Health and related programs and services.
  • Respond to inquiries and provide detailed and technical information concerning related principles, practices, issues, measures, techniques, and procedures.
  • Promote and establish a variety of new community outreach activities to facilitate the expansion of current and new health-care networks for improved Reproductive, Maternal, New-born, Child, Adolescent and Elderly Health systems.
  • Perform all other related duties as may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A first degree MBBS/Nursing and a postgraduate degree in Public Health with at least 5 years of progressive field experience in Reproductive, Maternal, New-born, Child, Adolescent and Elderly Health is required.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience working of supporting PHC delivery including community service delivery systems at State, LGA and Ward level in malaria and RMNCAEH programs in Nigeria. 
  • Experience of implementing quality of care systems and strengthening referral systems will be advantageous.
  • Experience in developing monitoring plans and/or management information systems, generating, triangulating and using health data to inform State health systems strengthening is required.
  • NGO experience is an added advantage
  • Familiarity with USAID or any donor M&E and reporting systems is highly desirable
  • Excellent data quality assurance, analysis, presentation and reporting skills.
  • Strong computer skills particularly in spreadsheets, database and statistical applications, including DHIS 2 for data management.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and fluency in English
  • Strong report writing skills.
  • Excellent organizational, inter-personal, multi-cultural and team building skills

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