MSH Current Job Vacancies in Nigeria -NGO Jobs
dec 7, 2011 – MSH Current Job Vacancies in Nigeria -NGO Jobs
DEPUTY PROJECT DIRECTOR, PLAN-HEALTH VACANCIES
Job Id: 11-4079
Job Location: Country: Nigeria
No of Positions: 1
Center/Office: CLM – General
Application Due Date: 2011-12-16
Under the general direction of the Project Director, the Deputy Project Director (DPD) facilitates, oversees and coordinates overall PLAN-Health planning and implementation. Working with the Project Director and the Associate Director for Civil Society Organizations and the Associate Director for Public Sector Institutions. S/he will support the Project Director, and in his/her absence, serve as the official representative of the capacity building project and maintain communication between all relevant stakeholders. S/he and will interact productively and proactively with other MSH team members, USAID and other donor organizations, government agencies, NGOs, and private sector groups.
Under the general direction of the Project Director, the Deputy Project Director will:
Adapt, implement, and oversee an annual project planning cycle that formulates comprehensive annual PLAN-Health project work plans and budgets in accordance with the project’s annual planning cycle.
Assure integration of technical strategies and the overall operational strategy of the project.
Direct/coordinate all technical and administrative operations under the PLAN-Health project in close collaboration with the Ads for Civil Society Organizations and for Public Sector Institutions.
Provide leadership for coordinating the various components of the PLAN-Health project in order to achieve smooth functioning and programmatic cohesiveness of the project.
Provide support to the Project Director for all liaisons between USAID and other collaborating agencies on all technical matters related to the capacity building project.
Work closely with the Project Director, Associate Director for M&E and the rest of the PLAN-Health Leadership team in developing and applying approaches and tools for effective project monitoring and evaluation.
Supervisory responsibilities include, but are not limited to, meeting with PLAN-Health staff on a regular basis to discuss issues, track work progress, provide guidance and support, and ensure consistent quality of work; conducting performance reviews; communicating, implementing and assuring adherence to MSH policies, guidelines and values; developing staff skills and knowledge; approving time sheets; and facilitating staff success whenever possible.
Other duties as required.
Minimum of a Master’s degree in education/ training in public health, international development, public administration, management, social sciences or a related field. Minimum of 12 years working experience with health programs in developing and transitioning countries (preferably with an excellent understanding of the Nigeria Health sector).
Proven track of a senior-level work experience in institutional capacity building across the areas of financial management, human resources and strengthening leadership, proposal and grants development, and organizational development and strategic planning.
Experience in implementing and managing programs of similar magnitude and complexity.
Excellent communication skills, demonstrated leadership, and the ability to work collaboratively across technical disciplines.
Familiarity with, and understanding of, USAID administrative procedures.
Proven ability to manage experienced staff with differing opinions and to harmonize their efforts.
Willingness to travel within Nigeria regularly and potentially outside Nigeria, as required
HOW TO APPLY: Click the link below to apply