Career Employment at Options Consultancy Services Jun 2018

 

 

 

Jobs  Vacancy : E4A-MamaYe – Gombe State Coordinator at Options Consultancy Services LimitedJune 2018

 

 

Job Description :  E4A-MamaYe – Gombe State Coordinator at Options Consultancy Services Limited June 2018


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.

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).

E4A-MAMAYE – GOMBE STATE COORDINATOR

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.

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.

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.

PERSON SPECIFICATION: 

Essential
Demonstrated coordination experience in health programmes
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
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

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.

TO APPLY

Application process:

To apply, please send your CV with a summary note of your skills and experience to Phillida Mason opportunities@options.co.uk. Candidates should state the role in the subject header
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview. Interviews will be held week commencing the 18th and 25th of June 2018
Other information:

Options is an equal opportunities employer

Candidates require a valid Nigeria work permit or Residency

DUE DATE: 13 June, 2018