Programme Manager at Health Partners International (HPI)

 Health Partners International (HPI), anticipates the release of a programme in Nigeria which will aim to improve the planning, financing and delivery of sustainable and replicable pro-poor services for malaria in 6 supported Nigerian states and at the federal level.The project will produce the following outputs: strengthened government stewardship at national level and in supported states, increased and sustainable availability of antimalarial commodities, such as insecticide treated bed nets, malaria testing kits and malaria drugs, more efficient and equitable malaria prevention and treatment services, better engaged citizens and institutions in the country’s malaria response through awareness and social behaviour change, and an evidence based learning environment.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Programme Manager (Pending Donor Approval)Location: NigeriaContract: Full Time (expected duration of programme, 5 years with anticipated start date early 2017)Description of RoleHPI is looking to recruit a dynamic, seasoned professional to manage the   project in Nigeria. In this highly strategic role, the Programme Manager will provide leadership, direction and strategy for the project and will be responsible for delivery of all project outputs.S/he will be responsible for leading the project team through planning, implementing and managing the delivery of activities, reports, knowledge products and other results approved in the project documentation or annual work plans.The Programme Manager will lead the programmes overarching focus on strengthening governance and the health system as a whole, rather than a disease centred focus to Malaria.This will include supporting all team members to lead on strategies to improve accountability, responsiveness and transparency, promote equity, reduce exclusion and encourage social cohesion and support civil society to hold governments to account for their delivery of the right to health.S/he will work in coordination with other consortium members, Ministries of Health (Federal, State, Local Government level) and other development partners.Duties and ResponsibilitiesManage the project team (technical specialists, state teams, support staff, international consultants), ensure timely implementation, results - orientation and take accountability for project resultsLead the development of annual programme/project delivery targets and guide the team to achieve the targets;Set direction for the team including roles and responsibilities, accountability and reporting, ensuring that the work of the team is conducted in accordance with donor guidelines, ensuring quality outputs are delivered on time;Guide the project staff to perform project oversight, quality assurance, monitoring, reporting, field missions, audits, evaluations, formulations and project support services providing day-to-day guidance by enhancing team work within the project and with other implementing partners;Provide overarching strategic technical direction on governance and health system strengthening including implement strategies to improve accountability, responsiveness and transparency, promote equity, reduce exclusion and encourage social cohesion and support civil society to hold governments to account for their delivery of the right to health.Monitor progress against agreed results framework and performance indicators and take action/decisions and/or provide timely support to project staff;Ensure project meets expectations with respect to quality, budget, delivery timelines, and strategy;Manage project budgets and ensure timely and accurate reporting;Undertake and supervise financial and administrative tasks;Ensure good coordination and working relationships with other consortium partners 

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