Job Description: In Lagos, an indigenous non-profit and non-governmental organization is looking to hire a Health System Strengthening Officer (HSS Officer). The organization focuses on saving lives, and making life more meaningful and productive, especially for people with HIV. We are seeking innovative, creative, and self-motivated candidates with outstanding skills and proven track records in the advertised position.
Company: Indigenous Non-profit and Non-governmental Organization
Job Code: HSS 0020
Grant Duration: Subject to availability of funds and exceptional grant performance
Tags: Health Related Jobs
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
- Strengthen the integration of HIV services into broader health interventions across supported facilities in Lagos state.
- Provide technical support to increase the government’s leadership in the HIV response.
- Liaise with the SMOH to develop and implement a plan for the absorption of ad hoc human resources for health into the state health workforce.
- Collaborate with the government to increase deployment, distribution, and retention of healthcare workers.
- Ensure state-level health insurance coverage includes HIV care and treatment services.
- Coordinate program strategic review meetings of key stakeholders.
- Facilitate the development and implementation of annual state HIV work plans.
- Provide strategic policy and technical inputs to the Ministry of Health.
- Coordinate technical and logistical support for clinical mentorship programs.
- Perform other duties assigned by the supervisor.
Qualifications and Experience:
- Degree in Medicine, Public Health, Health Services Management, or related field; Master’s degree preferred.
- At least 5 years of relevant experience managing and implementing health systems strengthening programs.
- Demonstrated experience working in Global Fund or PEPFAR-funded comprehensive HIV programs.
- Strong understanding of the Nigerian and Lagos state health system.
- Experience in organizational needs assessments, program design and management, and monitoring and evaluation.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Strong interpersonal, cross-cultural, and training/mentoring skills.
- Ability to work with key stakeholders and communicate program impact.
- Advanced computer literacy.
Application Closing Date: September 21, 2023.
How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to Apply and submit their current CV and Suitability Statement (not more than 200 words indicating position and location) in Microsoft Word format to: email@example.com using the JOB TITLE, LOCATION, AND APPLICANT FULL NAME as the subject of the email (e.g., Health System Strengthening Officer (HSS Officer) – HSS 0020 – Lagos – ADESUWA NWACHUKWU).
- It is essential to apply via the link and the mail, as applications sent to ONLY the email address will be considered invalid.
- Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted to advance to the next stage of the selection process.
- Applications are reviewed in the order of arrival, and the organization reserves the right to close the offer before the initially indicated term if suitable applications are received.