Regional HTSP Trainer (KANO) in Kano, Nigeria

Health, Wellness and Fitness
Health, Wellness and Fitness
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Male or Female
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Job Description

Marie Stopes International Organisation Nigeria (MSION) is implementing the Healthy Timing and Spacing of Pregnancy (HTSP) component of the newly awarded UK Dependent for International Development, (DFID) Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNGH 2) Project in partnership with the FG/GRM International limited led consortium.

The project is aimed at improving equitable access and delivery of high impact maternal. new born and child health services targeted at underserved communities in six selected northern Nigerians states (Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina. Yobe and Zamfara) with a view to dramatically increase utilization of HTSP services.MSION is recruiting the following vacant positions for the MNCH2 project:


Overall Responsibility

Working with and reportifl9 to the HTSP Technical Advisor for MNCH 2 Project, the Regional HTSP Trainer will be responsible for conducting training needs assessment selection of trainees, competency - based trainings, undertaking mentoring, coaching and supportive supervision of trainees, distribution of equipment and HTSP commodities. as well as ensuring trained providers adhere to Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) and MSION quality standards,

Specific Responsibilities

Conduct training needs assessment and facility audits and using result to recommend the minimum package of support to the HFs in each state,

Implement integrated HTSP clinical, outreach and supportive supervision trainings, using approved FMOH competency-based training manuals,

Prepare training concepts, oversee trainings: prepare both training and financial reports following completion of each training activity in the assigned states.

Ensure that job aids referral forms, service delivery guidelines, protocols and HTSP performance standards), IEC materials and documentation forms required by health facilities are in adequate quantity,

Submit monthly and quarterly training and health facility performance improvement reports including training data base for each project state.

Support development and maintenance of excellent relationships with government (SMOH), partners and other public institutions in the state with a view to strengthening DnD's impact and future funding opportunities at regional level.

Liaise with other service delivery teams including demand side thematic area and partners to ensure training activities are integrated at all levels,

Strengthen supportive supervision mechanism and ensure that trainers and trainees adherence to FMOH/MSION approved policies, procedures and guidelines

Any other duties as may be assigned by line manager,


Qualifications, Skills & Experience

MBBS (OBGYN) Degree in clinical nursing or midwifery or RN/RM with related experience

Trained in Clinical Training Skills (CTS) and technical expertise in HTSP service delivery including lARC

3-5 years' experience in HTSP service delivery: designing and managing clinical trainings in poor resource settings.

Experience of DfiD, USAID, The Bill and Melinda Gates funded projects, including working in a diverse team environment preferred,

Familiarity with the different cultural, social and religious identities in Nigeria, international health, development issues and the international donor community

Familiarity/Experience with geography of the intervention states are desired,

Experience of working with public and private healthcare sector operators is desirable:

Willingness to frequently travel within project implementation States 

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