SuNMaP Programme Technical Director in Abuja, Nigeria

at Malaria Consortium

Healthcare / Medical
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

The Programme Technical Director will provide overall technical leadership of the SuNMaP

programme with a focus on public sector interventions.

Key Accountabilities:

To provide strategic technical directions of the programme on public sector, working with other

senior programme staff and SuNMaP Technical Advisers to develop and periodically refine programme strategies

To coordinate the development of the technical aspects of the programme implementation approaches, ensuring appropriate consultations with stakeholders at all levels

To provide technical support to relevant branches in NMCP

To support NMCP stewardship role on public private partnership in collaboration with SuNMaP Commercial Sector

Manage and provide input into SuNMaP commercial sector strategy

To coordinate the senior technical team to plan for, provide technical input in and monitor activities implementation in capacity building, prevention and treatment communication, operational research and monitoring and evaluation.

To contribute to the harmonisation output of the programme

To represent the programme in malaria technical sub committees and other meetings as agreed with the Programme Director

Line manages Communication Specialist, Clinical Specialist, Capacity Building Specialist and Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Line manages medium to long term consultants as agreed by the Programme Director In collaboration with Malaria Consortium, Country technical coordinator

 Support efforts for cross learning and institutional capacity building across its portfolio of programmes and projects.


Medical degree and postgraduate qualification in international health or related discipline

Extensive experience in malaria control in Africa, including some at international level

Experience and understanding of working with Ministries of Health in policy and strategy formulation

Experience of training health workers, preferably both public and private sector (formal and informal)

Significant experience in project management and planning

Excellent writing, reporting and presentation skills

Good communication skills with a variety of audiences inside and outside the organisation

Excellent personal and time management skills


Experience and understanding of Nigerian context

Work Based Skills and Competencies:


Proven technical skills in malaria, including malaria case management

Able to delegate efficiently and technically support teams with no direct line management responsibility over them

Ability to keep up to date with relevant scientific research and applications for local context

Excellent writing and presentation skills

Good budgeting skills.


Excellent team management skills

Comfortable participating in health advocacy activities

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