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Support to scale up maternal, newborn and child health outcomes in two states of Northern Nigeria

Region
Africa subsarienne
Country
Nigeria
Start date
16/11/2015
Project description
The mid-term evaluation will provide the EU and other partners with an assessment of the project’s performance in terms of relevance, efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability of the support provided to Adamawa and Kebbi States and key stakeholders and its impact on improving Maternal, new born and child health outcomes.
 

Senior Expert - Team Leader - Public Health Specialist

Skills
Public Health
duration
Short term
End recruitment
19/10/2015
Job qualification
Minimum Skills:
• Medical Doctor with at !east Master's Degree in Public Health, Social sciences  or related field.
• Experience in monitoring and evaluation of large development projects in complex socio-political  environments.
• Minimum 12 years professional experience in monitoring Public  Health  related projects and/or implementation of activities at international level! (worked in at least two countries) some of which should have been acquired in a developing country.
• Full working knowledge of English, as well as excellent field research report writing and communication  skills.

Preferred skills:
• Minimum 7 years of professional experience in leading missions for project evaluations.
• Minimum of 3 years experience with EDF programming procedures will be an asset;
• Knowledge of strategies and policies to improve Maternal, Newborn and Child health outcomes;
• Minimum 7 years' experience in at !east in three of the following areas: Reproductive 'health, Adolescent Health, Nutrition, HIV/AIDS management, Human Resources for Health, Health Sector Governance, Sector budget analysis, Health Sector Reform Contract and with specific expertise in designing technical assistance, capacity development and training programs.
• Familarity with international best/good practices for scaling up Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Outcomes
• Expertise in problem analysis, stakeholders' analysis and preparation of Log frames.
• Knowledge/Experience in Nigeria and/or West Africa or similar  countries  is  an advantage
Mission duration and start date
25 working days
 

Expert in Health or Social Sciences

Skills
Other
duration
Short term
End recruitment
19/10/2015
Job qualification
Minimum Skills:
• S/He will have at !east a University  degree in a health related field, development Studies or other related social science disciplines
• S/He must have at !east 6 years of professional experience at international level in the field of public health, some of which should have been acquired in a developing  country.
• Minimum of 3 years' experience in participatory planning  and  management  of large public health projects in complex socio-political environments, including specific working experience in  reproductive  health,  dealing  with  maternal, newborn or child health issues.
• S/He must have effective verbal and written communication skills and ability to write reports in a clear and concise manner in English.

Preferred  skills:
• Experience with working with civil society groups is an asset.
• Experience in donors-government co-ordination and strategic understanding to ensure overall coordination of the project
• Minimum  of  5 years  experience  in project  management  and  the  evaluation  of projects;
• Experience in identifying practical solutions to overcome challenges to time¬ critical projects;
• Experience in interpersonal skills to constructively interact with stakeholders at all levels
• Knowledge/Experience  in Nigeria  and/or  West  Africa  or  similar  countries  is an advantage
Mission duration and start date
20 working days
 
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