Plans and coordinates daily activities of NigeriaQUAL.
Coordinates Trains and schedules IP, site and GoN Staff
Manages budget, including approving finances, tracking expenditures, and preparing reports for all in-country expenses.
Plans data management and evaluations.
Prepares summary briefs and monthly reports.
Creates and maintains databases for ongoing monitoring and evaluation of IP's, sites, and GoN
Bachelor's degree in a health-related field preferably Medicine. A Master's degree (preferably in Public Health, International Health, Epidemiology or Biostatistics).
Minimum of 4 years' experience in a related field with at least 2 years supervisory, program planning and/or coordination experience required. Research or health program experience desired
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
Excellent team spirit, interpersonal and communication skills
Knowledge of Quality Improvement principles, building blocks of Health Systems Strengthening, best practices in the field as well as all relevant federal, state, and local rules, regulations, and programs/policies for meeting compliance.
Ability to establish goals, structures, and processes necessary to implement a mission and strategic vision.
Leadership, coaching, and team building skills to strengthen and cultivate relationships.
Strategic and analytical thinking skills with an ability to solve problems and make decisions. Ability to understand and utilize scientific/medical terminology and research theory in both oral and written communications.
Ability to network and interact, as well as support effective partnerships with key groups and individuals. Act as a liaison with internal clients to ensure timely and accurate submission of grants and contracts.
Ability to prioritize ongoing and new projects, as well as conduct research and gather information. Ability to prioritize, plan, and execute multiple complicated and continuing contract and grant assignments in a timely manner
Oral/written communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
Ability to schedule, train, supervise, assign work to, and evaluate staff.
Ability to operate current computer systems, including relevant software packages.
Ability to prepare reports.
Ability to create and manage a budget.
Ability to perform statistical analysis and write abstracts and papers for scientific journals/ meetings
Experience working on projects with the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Health is required
Experience working with CDC and USAID is required.