Healthy Hearth Africa Zonal Programme Officer At Population Services International

Your contribution

You will be responsible for the following:

· Overall oversight for implementation, supervision and reporting of Healthy Heart Africa (HHA) program activities in 3 states under your jurisdiction

· Serve as the liaison between all partners, including but not limited to the States Ministries of Health (SMOH), States Primary Health Care Development Board (SPHCDB), States Hospital Management Board (SHMB), local government health departments and partner community-based organizations (CBOs) in the respective states

· Monitor and ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of all project activities across program implementation sites (Primary Healthcare Centers and General Hospitals) and partners to ensure quality of service provision and alignment of priorities, including, financial and programmatic oversight, administration, and regular joint on-site supervision visits with ministry officials

· Serve as the focal point for engaging with the MOH and other stakeholders on key issues relevant to service delivery in the coverage states.

· Lead quarterly review meetings with LGA coordinators and health facility providers including capacity building and technical assistance

What are we looking for?

We are looking for someone with:

• Bachelor’s degree in any health-related field (medicine, public health, nursing, epidemiology, anthropology, development, demography, statistics etc) and/or

• A registered medical doctor, registered nurse, registered midwife, community health officer (CHO) with at least 3 years working experience.

• Excellent written, verbal, and inter-personal communication skills.

• Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

• Language skills: Fluency in English, working knowledge of local languages in the geopolitical zone

• Ability to travel locally up to 60%.

• References will be required.

• The successful candidate will be required to pass a background check.

· Responsible for the submission of high-quality monthly reporting to the HHA Program Manager and State focal persons. **

· Other duties as assigned **

How to apply

All interested and qualified candidates should send their comprehensive resume with a cover letter as ONE PDF/Word document to the e-mail addresses and using the position title and location as the subject of the e-mail.

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