Malaria Project Coordinator at Health Communication Capacity Collaborative

Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) is a USAID/PMI funded project being implemented by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs (JHU.CCP), in collaboration with Management Sciences for Health, NetHope, Population Services International, Ogilvy PR, Forum One and Internews.We are recruiting to fill the position of:Job Title: Malaria Project CoordinatorSummaryThe Project Coordinator will provide needed coordination and technical oversight for multi-faceted aspects of the program.This includes the development, implementation, monitoring & evaluation of the state based HC3 SBCC program.The Project Coordinator reports directly to the Executive Director but works closely with the National HC3 program team and state coordinators.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesIn addition to coordinating all National and state activities of the project, specific duties and responsibilities other duties may be assigned. Specific duties include the following:Represent HC3 at high level partner meetings to provide updates and insights to USAID and other RBM partners as may be requiredEstablish and maintain effective relationships with USAID, health partners, implementing partners, Federal and State MOHs and other key stakeholdersWorking with the national team, manage and provide technical assistance in the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of a capacity strengthening project in SBCC and malaria prevention at the National levelEnsure deliverables are on track and discuss with supervisors any important observations that need immediate attentionExtend same support to the implementation currently going on in the HC3 states and ensuring synergy with contextualization of activities as suits each local settingSupport programmatic aspects of the program; put strategies in place to ensure effective implementation of program activities, including development of annual work plans and facilitation of timely implementation and responsiveness to stated objectives and USAIDPMPDevelop annual program implementation budgets and monitor budget expenditures.Working with the national team and supporting the state teams to develop appropriate capacity building initiatives for the ASCM unit at the state level, as well as program partners and other malaria stakeholders as neededJoin the HC3 Project team to attend technical working group meetings where relevantModel and promote capacity building practices among all staff and partners and ensure junior staff are supported and able to fully realize and develop potential through supportive supervision and leading by exampleSupport the implementation and supervision of quality SBCC campaigns at the state level, as well as the adaptation of national malaria SBCC materials for state campaignsProvide support to work closely with the state ACSM working group and PMI implementing partners (MAPS) to harmonize work plans and ensure collaboration of malaria activities at each stateEnsure that state plans are timely and on track; undertake supervisory visits as agreedIn consultation with the national team, work with finance staff to appropriately budget for activitiesQA and ensure timely submission of all program reports and disseminate program success stories, and other reporting duties as assignedWork closely with National and state teams to ensure cost effective strategies are implemented.Others:The position will be based in Abuja.Travel to focal states is expected to be approximately 40-50% 

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