State Team Leader 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.We are recruiting to fill the position of:Job Title: State Team LeaderJob ID: 13-10564Location: Nigeria-NigerGroup/Office: PDG (Program Delivery Group)Dept/Unit: PDGGEN - Program Delivery GroupProject/Program: A512 - Nigeria CaTSSReports To: Project DirectorGrade: JOverviewThe State Team Leader (STL) will provide overall leadership and management of the CaTSS project in Niger State in a manner that strengthens partnerships with the state government and other partners, and leads to sustainable HIV/AIDS prevention and control efforts.The STL will spearhead coordination, implementation and reporting of the CaTSS program in the State and ensure optimal resource management in the project.The STL will serve as a member of the Project Management Team and responsible for overall project performance in their states of primary responsibility.Specific ResponsibilitiesLeading the development of an integrated CaTSS project plan for the State.Operationalize CaTSS project plan in the State ensuring efficient coordination of resources to maximize integration and synergy of program areas.Lead and manage the achievement of the CaTSS overall goal in the statesTransitioning of CaTSS supported health facilities to the stateEstablish system for project monitoring, evaluation and reporting.Support the state HMIS Officer to establish a functional state M&E data system with periodic analyses and review to inform program management.Establish a system for timely relevant technical support to all implementing health facilities.Take responsibility for management of the state CaTSS project budget and all other resources under the direction of the Project DirectorAdvocate and represent MSH CaTSS project at the highest level in the state on matters of HIV/AIDS and TB.Liaise and network with relevant CaTSS partners and collaborators in the state to improve MSH’s visibility, coordination of activities and promotion of shared advocacy agenda.Supervise staff and manage staff performance and development.Provides clear documentation of programmatic achievements as well as required data and keeps MSH senior management informed of state activities on monthly, quarterly and annual basis. 

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