Technical Officer at the Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact. We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. Since its founding in 1971, MSH has worked in over 150 countries with policy makers, health professionals, and health care consumers to improve the quality, availability and affordability of health services. We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Technical OfficerJob ID: 13-10401Locations: Abuja, Adamawa, Delta, Katsina, Kwara, Ogun, Osun, Taraba Grade: GSlot: 8 OpeningsGroup/Office: PDG (Program Delivery Group)Dept/Unit: PDGGEN - Program Delivery GroupProject/Program: A559 - GF MalariaReports To: Senior Technical ManagerOverviewThe Technical Officer position is designed to work in close collaboration with the Senior Technical Manager, project staff, and project partners in ensuring the delivery of quality case management interventions in public and private health facilities. S/he will provide technical support to national and state malaria programmes in all aspects of program activities for case management at national, state and LGA levels to meet up with the technical demands of the Global Fund grant. The TO will support in planning for state level training, quarterly on-site supervision visits and roll-out activities of the implementation plan to strengthen MAL-RMNCAH integration at service delivery points.S/He will be responsible for tracking of case management activities at the national and state levels.Specific ResponsibilitiesWork in close collaboration with the Senior Technical Manager and MSH state based specialists (M&E and SCMS) to support the NMEP, SMEP/SMOH in the implementation of all case management activities, in line with grant targets and deliverables by ensuring adherence to national strategies and guidelines for malaria prevention, diagnosis and treatment.Work with States, LGAs and other MSH technical staff in planning and coordinating training for health workers, OTSS and MAL-RMNCAH roll-out activities at the national, state and LGA levels.Support to implement activities for improving Intermittent Preventive Therapy for pregnant women (IPTp) and routine LLIN distribution in pregnant women and children under-5 yearsSupport capacity building of the State MoH personnel on malaria technical areasPreparation and submission of project malaria technical activity reports to Senior Technical ManagerRepresent MSH on malaria Technical Working Groups (TWGs) and other relevant health coordinating committees at the national/state levelContribute to quarterly lessons identification and learning documentation and dissemination.Preparation and submission of project service delivery activity reports to Senior Technical ManagerDocument evidence and best practices that are related to the programme 

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