Thursday, 19 November 2015

Vacancy - Management Sciences for Health Is Accepting CVs

Employer: Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

The MSH’s LMS Program is a global five-year USAID funded Cooperative Agreement designed to develop leadership and management skills at all levels of health care organizations and programs to effectively address change and improve health outcomes in the areas of family planning, reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, infectious disease and maternal and child health.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Lead Consultant - PHDP Training

Job ID: 13-8694
Location: Kwara

Grade: H - J
Group/Office: HP
Dept/Unit: GEN (General)
Project/Program: A056 PRO-ACT
Reports To: Deputy Project Director, Pro-Act

To develop the skills of select MSH ProACT supported health facility staff, Kwara and Kebbi state NEPWAN and support group coordinators to implement quality PHDP intervention in a manner that will improve PLHIV clients’ retention in ART and care
To strengthen service providers capability to support facility-community linkages and referrals
To build the skills of select service providers in documenting PHDP services to PLHIV
To build the capacity of select service providers to identify and address structural, socio-economic and other factors which hinder PLHIV from accessing ART and care services
To build the capacity of select service providers in mainstreaming gender into HIV/AIDS response - identify and address harmful gender norms and gender based violence


One lead consultant will be engaged to facilitate this training, supported by 2 MSH PHDP technical staff.
Two days pre training meeting with the lead consultant will hold in Abuja to review curriculum, draw up the schedule, etc on 26th and 27th November, 2015.
Power point presentations, didactic methods, group works, experience sharing, role plays, hands on practical sessions and other participatory learning approaches will be utilized in the conduct of the training.

Specific Responsibilities

Training report containing recommendations and approaches to improve PLHIV retention in treatment and care
Training curriculum (power point slides)
Simple indicators/ tools to track facility/ community PHDP interventions
Recommendations for mainstreaming gender into comprehensive PHDP services

Level of Effort and Timing:
The lead facilitator will be engaged for a period of nine days - 2 days pre training meeting in Abuja, 5 days training in Kwara state, 2 days report writing (between the 26th of November and 8th December, 2015).

Expertise Required:

Minimum of first Degree or its' equivalent in Health related or Social Sciences disciplines
Knowledgeable in USAID funded programming
Prior experience working with PLWHIVA
Excellent English language competency - oral and written
Computer literate
Prior experience in USAID requirements for mainstreaming gender into comprehensive HIV and AIDS response

Application Closing Date
27th November, 2015.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidate should:
Click here to apply online