The Clinical Care Program Lead will support coordinating the targeted community-based project to promote and strengthen the delivery of malaria prevention and treatment services in Enugu State to ensure that the project is well-organized, completed on time, and within budget.
S/He will also significantly contribute to the project’s success by delivering technical assistance and providing subject matter expertise and support.
- Conceptualize, plan, and manage the support for the malaria program in the State.
- Coordinate key program strategies and results for the project.
- Overall monitoring and analysis of the program environment and advice on timely readjustments of strategies and activities.
- Identify new areas of support and facilitate the implementation of new initiatives.
- Close communication with all stakeholders and promotion of the project’s mandate; provide recommendations and program/policy advice based on results.
- Liaise with government and civil society counterparts.
- Organize and participate as a resource person in advocacy meetings, roundtables, training workshops, and other meetings related to specific malaria prevention issues.
- Review, analyze, and evaluate technical reports and other materials relating to the project.
- Represent the project in technical forums.
- Provide technical support for weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual project performance reviews.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Master’s Degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline (public health/epidemiology/medicine/nursing/parasitology/tropical medicine) with a minimum of 7 years of experience.
- Demonstrated experience in planning and management of malaria programming in developing countries including Nigeria.
- Experience in African countries will be an asset.
- Strong knowledge and experience in delivering or providing technical assistance for the diagnosis and management of uncomplicated and complicated/severe malaria and prevention including Intermittent Preventive Treatment to pregnant women (IPTp) in accordance with the most current national protocols and treatment regimens.
- Familiarity with analytical tools and ability to translate theoretical concepts into practical approaches for operational work.
- Strong communication skills (oral and written) in English. Knowledge of other Nigerian languages will be an asset.
How to apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CVs to: email@example.com with the Job Title as the subject, i.e., “Clinical Care Program Lead”
Only Nigerian nationals or people with a Nigerian work permit can apply, as sponsorship will not be offered for this position.
Note: Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.