Apply For State Project Management At Solina Group

Project Summary

SCIDaR, through the Northern Nigeria States Routine Immunization Strengthening Project (NNRISP), is working to improve routine immunization (RI) and public health care (PHC) program indices across the above-named northern states of Nigeria. The NNRISP program aims to provide technical assistance, thought leadership, and day-to-day management support at the state level for the implementation of the RI MoUs between BMGF, the Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF), and state governments. SCIDaR’s interventions focus on optimizing the institutional and individual capacity of the State Primary Health Care Development Agencies (SPHCDAs) to effectively manage the RI programs.

Location: Kano, Kaduna, Zamfara, and Sokoto

Career category: Program/Project Management

Years of experience: 5-9 years

Theme: Health

Role Summary

The State Program Lead will be responsible for leading and coordinating the project’s effort aimed at optimizing the efficiency of primary healthcare systems and strengthening the management capacity of PHC managers in the state.

Technical Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to establish and implement a comprehensive PHC strategy for the state, ensuring alignment with state priorities and goals;
  • Oversee the planning and day-to-day implementation, monitoring, and documentation of ALL project activities in the state, ensuring adherence to timelines and budgets;
  • Facilitate regular meetings and discussions to gather insights, feedback, and input from stakeholders regarding PHC strategy and implementation;
  • Act as liaison between team members, partners, and stakeholders, ensuring effective collaboration and communication;
  • Build strong relationships with state officials and leadership/decision-makers;
  • Advocate for policies and funding from the state that support the strengthening of PHC systems, engaging with government officials and other relevant stakeholders;
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting to donors, partners, and relevant stakeholders;
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Manager and/ or Director.
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Requirements

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred) in the field of health management, public health or a related field;
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in healthcare management or public health, with a focus on PHC;
  • Strong knowledge of the healthcare landscape in the state;
  • Proven leadership and project management skills.

Competencies required

  • Proficient in English and Hausa languages;
  • Strong stakeholder management skills;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Proficiency in data analysis and reporting;
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse stakeholders;
  • Ability to manage people, resources, and processes to implement and monitor strategies with substantial outcomes.

How to apply

To apply for the position, please send an email with a cover letter and corresponding CV to recruitments@solinagroup.com on or before 28th February 2024. Kindly state the role and state in the subject of your email for instance ‘State Lead – Sokoto.’