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Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value.  We work with governments, businesses, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing challenges. With a team of more than 3,000 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of over 35,000 experts, we help improve economies, societies and, most importantly, people’s lives.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Data Analyst – IHP Nigeria 

Ref No: req10789
Location: Sokoto

Project Overview and Role

  • Palladium seeks a Data Analyst for the five-year, USAID-funded Nigeria Integrated Health Program (IHP) – Task Order 5 – Sokoto State. The goal of IHP is to contribute to state-level reductions in child and maternal morbidity and mortality and to increase the capacity of health systems (public and private) to sustainably support quality PHC services.
  • The purpose of Task Order 5 is to implement priority primary health interventions in Sokoto state to strengthen the state government area (LGA), and ward level health systems. The objectives of the program are a) strengthen systems supporting primary health care (PHC) services b) improve access to PHC services; and c) increase quality of PHC services. Strong engagement and collaboration with state government is expected throughout the program.
  • Task Order 5 will coordinate closely with other USAID activities and other development partner programs in the state. USAID will intentionally overlay this activity with other Mission programming to increase Government of Nigeria (GON) resources for PHC services, increase demand for PHC services, and improve access to essential commodities. The activity is expected to collaborate closely with those other implementing partners and will not undertake any activities already implemented by other USAID programs

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for monitoring, analyzing, and reporting HMIS data;
  • Analyzes and troubleshoots HMIS user issues to implement a resolution or escalate the case to Pathways staff;
  • Provides ongoing training and technical assistance to HMIS users via email, phone, and webcast, and on-site as appropriate;
  • Leads the development and implementation of data quality, management, and analysis plans;
  • Provides on-site data quality assessment of LGA, health facilities, and others by assisting with implementation planning, including data entry process improvement;
  • Prepares regular and ad-hoc reports, analyss, presentations, charts, graphs, and other documents as assigned;
  • Performs data quality checks and monitors for gaps.
  • Reports to HMIS Specialist

Required Qualifications

  • The Data Analyst will have some experience and up-to-date knowledge and skills in MIS and M&E for health systems and healthcare provision.
  • S/he must be familiar with the HMIS data context at the State level and working with health facilities and LGA for data collection, reporting and use.
  • S/he should have experience with USAID / International donor programs.

Additional Qualifications include:

  • A Bachelor’s degree / HND in demography, statistics, information technology, public health information management or related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of working with HMIS for public health
  • Experience in using NHMIS Tools and DHIS2
  • Competency in MS Word and Excel. Experience using statistical software a plus
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Experience in facilitation of training workshops and onsite mentoring of health workers
  • Fluent in English (written and oral communication) and Hausa

Job Title: HSS Coordinator – Nigeria IHP

Job ID: req11570
Location: Toro, Bauchi
Employment Type: Full-time
Operation Basement: The ISS / QI Specialist shall be based at Bauchi Local Government Authority.

Safeguarding

  • We define Safeguarding as “the preventative action taken by Palladium to protect our people, clients and the communities we work with from harm”. We are committed to ensuring that all children and adults who come into contact with Palladium are treated with respect and are free from abuse.  All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced selection process including safeguarding-focused interviews and a rigorous due diligence process.

Project Overview and Role

  • Palladium seeks an HSS Coordinator for the five-year, USAID-funded Nigeria Integrated Health Program (IHP) – Task Order 3 – Toro. The goal of IHP is to contribute to state-level reductions in child and maternal morbidity and mortality and to increase the capacity of health systems (public and private) to sustainably support quality PHC services.
  • The purpose of Task Order 3 is to implement priority primary health interventions in Bauchi state to strengthen the state government area (LGA), and ward level health systems. The objectives of the program are a) strengthen systems supporting primary health care (PHC) services b) improve access to PHC services; and c) increase quality of PHC services. Strong engagement and collaboration with state government is expected throughout the program.
  • Task Order 3 will coordinate closely with other USAID activities and other development partner programs in the state. USAID will intentionally overlay this activity with other Mission programming to increase Government of Nigeria (GON) resources for PHC services, increase demand for PHC services, and improve access to essential commodities. The activity is expected to collaborate closely with those other implementing partners and will not undertake any activities already implemented by other USAID programs.
  • The Health System Coordinators shall be based at strategically located Toro Local Government Health Authority (LGHAs).
  • The IHP Health System Strengthening (HSS) coordinators will be responsible for providing technical assistance and capacity building across the building blocks of the health system and enhance the utilization of data for decision-making and apply adaptive management at the LGHA, PHC and community to continually strengthen accountability, systems and services for reduced child and maternal morbidity and mortality.

 Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Facilitate and support LGHA officials to adopt and effectively implement state-wide policies including, but not limited to, Primary Health Care Under One Roof (PHCUOR), PHC revitalization, Integrated Supportive Supervision, and integrated RMNCH+N and malaria
  • Build capacity of LGHAs to strengthen Facility Management Committees (FMC), Quality Improvement Teams and Ward Development Committees (WDCs) to fulfill their functions and work with health providers to improve integrated primary health care
  • Provide guidance to LGHA’s to enhance HRH availability and performance of integrated primary health care through appropriate training, mentoring and integrated supportive supervision to facility (PHC) and community-based structures (WDCs/VDCs and community-based health workers/volunteers)
  • Support the implementation of strategic plans for Human Resources for Health at the LGHA and PHC levels that are based on evidence and are designed to support improvements in RMNCH+N and malaria
  • Provide technical leadership to and build capacity of LGHA officials to use available data and information to make strategic decisions for planning, budgeting and supervising systems for health financing, health workforce, service delivery, supply chain, governance and accountability
  • Works with LGHAs to strengthen institutional and financial capacity for quality PHC service delivery, incorporating new and innovative approaches as appropriate for FMCs and WDCs
  • Participate in catchment LGHAs’ planning meetings, to provide guidance and adapt/target IHP technical assistance plans, as necessary to address needs
  • Conduct regular internal review and analysis of program and quality improvement data for catchment LGHAs to determine progress towards goals and gaps and develop plans for technical assistance to address gaps.
  • Provide support to LGHA and facility officials to explore opportunities to collaborate with the private sector to improve RMNCH health outcomes
  • Coordinate scheduling of program-wide technical assistance activities for catchment LGHAs
  • Provide clear documentation of programmatic achievements and keep the state management team informed on monthly, quarterly and annual basis
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor which contributes to the achievement of program goals
  • Reports to the State IHP Governance and Leadership advisor

Required Qualifications

  • A graduate degree in Public Health, Health planning, Health policy or related courses (e.g. MBBS, RN etc.) with extensive field experience in managing health programs in Nigeria. A postgraduate degree in health systems or public health will be an added advantage
  • At least 3-5 years of experience working on Health Systems Strengthening in developing countries, preferably in Nigeria
  • The HSS Coordinator must be an experienced professional in the field of health systems strengthening, primary health care, and have capacity building and project management experience in public health programs
  • The HSS Coordinator must be intimately familiar with the context in Nigeria and have in-country experience with USAID programs
  • Demonstratable capacity to network and negotiate with key stakeholders across different sectors in support of health
  • Strong skills in design, implementation and monitoring of program components; e.g. health systems strengthening, qual training, supportive supervision, advocacy and coordination
  • Excellent facilitation and mentoring skills’ supporting decentralized entities to translate policies into strategic plans for implementation; and computer literacy in spreadsheets is a must
  • Experience with technical assistance for programs funded by USAID and/or other donor programs in developing countries, with significant Nigeria experience
  • Strong verbal, listening, writing, and interpersonal skills essential for effective coordination among several institutions and staff involved in a broad range of activities
  • Fluent in English, (written and oral communication) and Hausa and/or Fulfulde
  • Willingness to travel throughout State as necessary

 

Job Title: Data Analyst – Nigeria IHP – Sobon Birni

Ref No: req11560
Location: Sokoto

Project Overview and Role

  • Palladium seeks a Data Analyst for the five-year, USAID-funded Nigeria Integrated Health Program (IHP) – Task Order 5 – Sobon Birni. The goal of IHP is to contribute to state-level reductions in child and maternal morbidity and mortality and to increase the capacity of health systems (public and private) to sustainably support quality PHC services.
  • The purpose of Task Order 5 is to implement priority primary health interventions in Sokoto state to strengthen the state government area (LGA), and ward level health systems. The objectives of the program are a) strengthen systems supporting primary health care (PHC) services b) improve access to PHC services; and c) increase quality of PHC services. Strong engagement and collaboration with state government is expected throughout the program.
  • Task Order 5 will coordinate closely with other USAID activities and other development partner programs in the state. USAID will intentionally overlay this activity with other Mission programming to increase Government of Nigeria (GON) resources for PHC services, increase demand for PHC services, and improve access to essential commodities. The activity is expected to collaborate closely with those other implementing partners and will not undertake any activities already implemented by other USAID programs.
  • The Data Analyst shall be based at Sobon Birni Local Government Authority.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for monitoring, analysing, and reporting HMIS data.
  • Analysis and troubleshoots HMIS user issues to implement a resolution or escalate the case to Pathways staff.
  • Provides ongoing training and technical assistance to HMIS users via email, phone, and webcast, and on site as appropriate.
  • Leads the development and implementation of data quality, management, and analysis plans.
  • Provides on-site data quality assessment of LGA, health facilities, and others by assisting with implementation planning, including data entry process improvement.
  • Prepares regular and ad-hoc reports, analysis, presentations, charts, graphs, and other documents as assigned.
  • Performs data quality checks and monitors for gaps.
  • Data Analyst reports to the MEL/HMIS Specialist, Sokoto State.

Required Qualifications

  • The Data Analyst will have some experience and up-to-date knowledge and skills in M&E and MIS for health systems and healthcare provision.
  • S/he must be familiar with the HMIS data context at the State level and working with health facilities and LGA for data collection, reporting and use.
  • S/he should have experience with USAID / International donor programs.

Additional qualifications include:

  • A Bachelor’s degree / HND in demography, statistics, social sciences, public health, health information management or related field.
  • Minimum of 2 year of working in M&E / HMIS for public health.
  • Experience in using NHMIS Tools and DHIS2
  • Competency in MS Word and Excel.
  • Good oral and / or written communication skills
  • Experience in facilitation of training workshops and onsite mentoring of health workers
  • Fluent in English (written and oral communication) and Hausa.

Job Title: Data Analyst –  Nigeria IHP – Misau

Ref No: req11568
Location: Bauchi

Project Overview and Role

  • Palladium seeks a Data Analyst for the five-year, USAID-funded Nigeria Integrated Health Program (IHP) – Task Order 3 – Misau. The goal of IHP is to contribute to state-level reductions in child and maternal morbidity and mortality and to increase the capacity of health systems (public and private) to sustainably support quality PHC services.
  • The purpose of Task Order 3 is to implement priority primary health interventions in Bauchi state to strengthen the state government area (LGA), and ward level health systems.
  • The objectives of the program are a) strengthen systems supporting primary health care (PHC) services b) improve access to PHC services; and c) increase quality of PHC services. Strong engagement and collaboration with state government is expected throughout the program.
  • Task Order 3 will coordinate closely with other USAID activities and other development partner programs in the state. USAID will intentionally overlay this activity with other Mission programming to increase Government of Nigeria (GON) resources for PHC services, increase demand for PHC services, and improve access to essential commodities. The activity is expected to collaborate closely with those other implementing partners and will not undertake any activities already implemented by other USAID programs.
  • The Data Analyst shall be based at Misau Local Government Authority.

Required Qualifications

  • The Data Analyst will have some experience and up-to-date knowledge and skills in M&E and MIS for health systems and healthcare provision.
  • S/he must be familiar with the HMIS data context at the State level and working with health facilities and LGA for data collection, reporting and use.
  • S/he should have experience with USAID / International donor programs.

Additional Qualifications include:

  • A Bachelor’s degree / HND in demography, statistics, social sciences, public health, health information management or related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years of working in M&E / HMIS for public health.
  • Experience in using NHMIS Tools and DHIS2
  • Competency in MS Word and Excel.
  • Good oral and / or written communication skills
  • Experience in facilitation of training workshops and onsite mentoring of health workers
  • Fluent in English (written and oral communication) and Hausa.

 

Job Title: Data Analyst – Nigeria IHP – Toro

Ref No: req11572
Location: Bauchi

Project Overview and Role

  • Palladium seeks a Data Analyst for the five-year, USAID-funded Nigeria Integrated Health Program (IHP) – Task Order 3 – Toro. The goal of IHP is to contribute to state-level reductions in child and maternal morbidity and mortality and to increase the capacity of health systems (public and private) to sustainably support quality PHC services.
  • The purpose of Task Order 3 is to implement priority primary health interventions in Bauchi state to strengthen the state government area (LGA), and ward level health systems.
  • The objectives of the program are a) strengthen systems supporting primary health care (PHC) services b) improve access to PHC services; and c) increase quality of PHC services. Strong engagement and collaboration with state government is expected throughout the program.
  • Task Order 3 will coordinate closely with other USAID activities and other development partner programs in the state. USAID will intentionally overlay this activity with other Mission programming to increase Government of Nigeria (GON) resources for PHC services, increase demand for PHC services, and improve access to essential commodities. The activity is expected to collaborate closely with those other implementing partners and will not undertake any activities already implemented by other USAID programs.
  • The Data Analyst shall be based at Toro Local Government Authority.

Required Qualifications

  • The Data Analyst will have some experience and up-to-date knowledge and skills in M&E and MIS for health systems and healthcare provision.
  • S/he must be familiar with the HMIS data context at the State level and working with health facilities and LGA for data collection, reporting and use.
  • S/he should have experience with USAID / International donor programs.

Additional qualifications include:

  • A Bachelor’s degree / HND in demography, statistics, social sciences, public health, health information management or related field.
  • Minimum of 2 year of working in M&E / HMIS for public health.
  • Experience in using NHMIS Tools and DHIS2
  • Competency in MS Word and Excel.
  • Good oral and / or written communication skills
  • Experience in facilitation of training workshops and onsite mentoring of health workers
  • Fluent in English (written and oral communication) and Hausa.

 

Job Title: ISS / QI Specialist – IHP Nigeria

Job Ref.: req11564
Location: Sobon Birni, Sokoto

Project Overview and Role

  • Palladium seeks an Integrative Supportive Supervision/Quality Improvement (ISS/QI) Specialist for the five-year, USAID-funded Nigeria Integrated Health Program (IHP) – Task Order 5 – Sobon Birni.
  • The goal of IHP is to contribute to state-level reductions in child and maternal morbidity and mortality and to increase the capacity of health systems (public and private) to sustainably support quality PHC services.
  • The purpose of Task Order 5 is to implement priority primary health interventions in Sokoto state to strengthen the state government area (LGA), and ward level health systems.
  • The objectives of the program are: a) strengthen systems supporting primary health care (PHC) services b) improve access to PHC services; and c) increase quality of PHC services. Strong engagement and collaboration with state government is expected throughout the program.
  • Task Order 5 will coordinate closely with other USAID activities and other development partner programs in the state. USAID will intentionally overlay this activity with other Mission programming to increase Government of Nigeria (GON) resources for PHC services, increase demand for PHC services, and improve access to essential commodities.
  • The activity is expected to collaborate closely with those other implementing partners and will not undertake any activities already implemented by other USAID programs.
  •  The ISS/QI Specialist shall be based at Sokoto Local Government Authority.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide technical guidance on service and quality improvement that is sound, evidence-based and responsive to the needs of the State and USAID.
  • Provide technical leadership, and build local capacity using proven training approaches and quality improvement methodologies.
  • Provide trainings (providers and training of trainers) as well as follow-up support and clinical mentoring as necessary for QI at primary health care facilities.
  • Support service/quality improvement efforts, approaches and tools at IHP – public and private primary health care State sites.
  • Advocate with State Ministry of Health for adoption of new evidence based quality improvement (QI) best practices at health facilities in project sites.
  • Advocate with other ministries, community, NGO’s, and religious leaders to support and promote service/quality improvement components.
  • Ensure quality program implementation consistent with MOH Nigerian Guidelines, global best practices and USAID Nigerian Strategic Directions.
  • Coordinate with the other members of the technical team and NGO partners to develop and implement feasible facility and community-based approaches.

Required Qualifications

  • An experienced Midwife / Nurse or any other closely related health care professional; other related courses (e.g. MPH, M.Sc or other relevant Degree) will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 7 years relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated expertise in working directly with senior government officials and policy makers in RMNCH.
  • Experience working with partners, organizations, and institutions.
  • A broad variety of programmatic, administrative, financial, and computer skills (including Word Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access), which may need to be acquired through very quick learning.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work with African experts and partners in developing technical materials and providing training to improve service delivery, advocacy and resource mobilization for expanding quality improvement of RMNCH services.
  • Experience with technical competence for programs funded by USAID and/or other donor programs in developing countries, with significant Nigeria experience.
  • Strong verbal, listening, writing, and intrapersonal skills essential for effective coordination among several institutions and staff involved in a broad range of activities.
  • Ability to communicate in the local language and good knowledge of the terrain.

How to Apply
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Job Title: ISS / QI Specialist – IHP Nigeria

Job Ref.: req11567
Location: Misau, Bauchi

Project Overview and Role

  • Palladium seeks an Integrative Supportive Supervision/Quality Improvement (ISS/QI) Specialist for the five-year, USAID-funded Nigeria Integrated Health Program (IHP) – Task Order 3 – Misau.
  • The goal of IHP is to contribute to state-level reductions in child and maternal morbidity and mortality and to increase the capacity of health systems (public and private) to sustainably support quality PHC services.
  • The purpose of Task Order 3 is to implement priority primary health interventions in Bauchi state to strengthen the state government area (LGA), and ward level health systems.
  • The objectives of the program are: a) strengthen systems supporting primary health care (PHC) services b) improve access to PHC services; and c) increase quality of PHC services. Strong engagement and collaboration with state government is expected throughout the program.
  • Task Order 3 will coordinate closely with other USAID activities and other development partner programs in the state. USAID will intentionally overlay this activity with other Mission programming to increase Government of Nigeria (GON) resources for PHC services, increase demand for PHC services, and improve access to essential commodities.
  • The activity is expected to collaborate closely with those other implementing partners and will not undertake any activities already implemented by other USAID programs.
  • The ISS/QI Specialist shall be based at Bauchi Local Government Authority.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide technical guidance on service and quality improvement that is sound, evidence-based and responsive to the needs of the State and USAID
  • Provide technical leadership, and build local capacity using proven training approaches and quality improvement methodologies.
  • Provide trainings (providers and training of trainers) as well as follow-up support and clinical mentoring as necessary for QI at primary health care facilities.
  • Support service/quality improvement efforts, approaches and tools at IHP – public and private primary health care State sites.
  • Advocate with State Ministry of Health for adoption of new evidence based quality improvement (QI) best practices at health facilities in project sites.
  • Advocate with other ministries, community, NGO’s, and religious leaders to support and promote service/quality improvement components.
  • Ensure quality program implementation consistent with MOH Nigerian Guidelines, global best practices and USAID Nigerian Strategic Directions.
  • Coordinate with the other members of the technical team and NGO partners to develop and implement feasible facility and community-based approaches.

Required Qualifications

  • An experienced Midwife/Nurse or any other closely related health care professional; other related courses (e.g. MPH, M.Sc or other relevant Degree) will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 7 years’ relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated expertise in working directly with senior government officials and policy makers in RMNCH.
  • Experience working with partners, organizations, and institutions
  • A broad variety of programmatic, administrative, financial, and computer skills (including Word Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access), which may need to be acquired through very quick learning.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work with African experts and partners in developing technical materials and providing training to improve service delivery, advocacy and resource mobilization for expanding quality improvement of RMNCH services.
  • Experience with technical competence for programs funded by USAID and/or other donor programs in developing countries, with significant Nigeria experience.
  • Strong verbal, listening, writing, and intrapersonal skills essential for effective coordination among several institutions and staff involved in a broad range of activities.
  • Ability to communicate in the local language and good knowledge of the terrain.

 

Job Title: Driver – Nigeria IHP – Sobon Birni

Ref No: req11562
Location: Sokoto

Project Overview and Role

  • Palladium seeks a Driver for the five-year, USAID-funded Nigeria Integrated Health Program (IHP) – Task Order 5 – Sobon Birni. The goal of IHP is to contribute to state-level reductions in child and maternal morbidity and mortality and to increase the capacity of health systems (public and private) to sustainably support quality PHC services.
  • The purpose of Task Order 5 is to implement priority primary health interventions in Sokoto state to strengthen the state government area (LGA), and ward level health systems. The objectives of the program are a) strengthen systems supporting primary health care (PHC) services b) improve access to PHC services; and c) increase quality of PHC services. Strong engagement and collaboration with state government is expected throughout the program.
  • Task Order 5 will coordinate closely with other USAID activities and other development partner programs in the state. USAID will intentionally overlay this activity with other Mission programming to increase Government of Nigeria (GON) resources for PHC services, increase demand for PHC services, and improve access to essential commodities. The activity is expected to collaborate closely with those other implementing partners and will not undertake any activities already implemented by other USAID programs.
  • The Driver is a full-time position to support the Nigeria Integrated Health Program staff in the safe transport of team members and deliveries. Under immediate supervision of the Operations Manager.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Drive vehicles as directed, including transporting staff to the field, performing pickups and delivery tasks; responsible for routine vehicle maintenance, including inspecting the vehicle; noting damage, scratches, malfunctions, or problems and reporting any faults to senior driver; and ensuring vehicles are clean, well maintained, and road worthy at all times.
  • Compile trip reports for drivers and weekly log sheets and enter into the fuel consumption report; process monthly fuel requests and consolidate fuel liquidations for office vehicles.
  • Ensure that self and all passengers are wearing seatbelts prior to departure, including those in the back seat.
  • Report any accidents involved while driving project vehicle to the police and appropriate authorities; ensure vehicle has all the required forms before starting a trip.
  • Act as administrative assistant, when not driving.
  • Performs any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor
  • The driver will report to the Operations Officer, Sokoto State.

Required Qualifications
The Driver should:

  • Have an Ordinary National Diploma (OND).
  • Be able to communicate in English language.
  • Have a minimum of 5 years work experience in a similar position within any reputable organization or within an international development project will be an added advantage.
  • Understand the mechanics of vehicles as this will be advantageous.
  • Have demonstrable knowledge of Nigerian road networks (with emphasis on Northern Nigeria).
  • Have demonstrable knowledge of Nigerian driving codes and regulations.
  • Ability to drive and work long hours.
  • Familiar with the culture of the area.
  • Familiar with the local terrain and routes and respond appropriately, in case of emergency.
  • Knowledge and fluent understanding of Hausa language will be an added advantage.

Job Title: Driver – Nigeria IHP – Misau

Ref No: req11569
Location: Bauchi

Project Overview and Role

  • Palladium seeks a Driver for the five-year, USAID-funded Nigeria Integrated Health Program (IHP) – Task Order 3 – Misau. The goal of IHP is to contribute to state-level reductions in child and maternal morbidity and mortality and to increase the capacity of health systems (public and private) to sustainably support quality PHC services.
  • The purpose of Task Order 3 is to implement priority primary health interventions in Bauchi state to strengthen the state government area (LGA), and ward level health systems. The objectives of the program are a) strengthen systems supporting primary health care (PHC) services b) improve access to PHC services; and c) increase quality of PHC services. Strong engagement and collaboration with state government is expected throughout the program.
  • Task Order 3 will coordinate closely with other USAID activities and other development partner programs in the state. USAID will intentionally overlay this activity with other Mission programming to increase Government of Nigeria (GON) resources for PHC services, increase demand for PHC services, and improve access to essential commodities. The activity is expected to collaborate closely with those other implementing partners and will not undertake any activities already implemented by other USAID programs.
  • The Driver is a full-time position to support the Nigeria Integrated Health Program staff in the safe transport of team members and deliveries. Under immediate supervision of the Operations Manager.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Drive vehicles as directed, including transporting staff to the field, performing pickups and delivery tasks; responsible for routine vehicle maintenance, including inspecting the vehicle; noting damage, scratches, malfunctions, or problems and reporting any faults to senior driver; and ensuring vehicles are clean, well maintained, and road worthy at all times
  • Compile trip reports for drivers and weekly log sheets and enter into the fuel consumption report; process monthly fuel requests and consolidate fuel liquidations for office vehicles
  • Ensure that self and all passengers are wearing seatbelts prior to departure, including those in the back seat
  • Report any accidents involved while driving project vehicle to the police and appropriate authorities; ensure vehicle has all the required forms before starting a trip.
  • Act as administrative assistant, when not driving.
  • Performs any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor

Required Qualifications
The Driver should:

  • Have an Ordinary National Diploma (OND);
  • Be able to communicate in English language;
  • Have a minimum of 5 years work experience in a similar position within any reputable organization or within an international development project will be an added advantage;
  • Understand the mechanics of vehicles as this will be advantageous;
  • Have demonstrable knowledge of Nigerian road networks (with emphasis on Northern Nigeria)
  • Have demonstrable knowledge of Nigerian driving codes and regulations
  • Ability to drive and work long hours
  • Familiar with the culture of the area.
  • Familiar with the local terrain and routes and respond appropriately, in case of emergency.
  • Knowledge and fluent understanding of Hausa language will be an added advantage

Job Title: Driver – Nigeria IHP – Toro

Ref No: req11573
Location: Bauchi

Project Overview and Role

  • Palladium seeks a Driver for the five-year, USAID-funded Nigeria Integrated Health Program (IHP) – Task Order 3 – Toro. The goal of IHP is to contribute to state-level reductions in child and maternal morbidity and mortality and to increase the capacity of health systems (public and private) to sustainably support quality PHC services.
  • The purpose of Task Order 3 is to implement priority primary health interventions in Bauchi state to strengthen the state government area (LGA), and ward level health systems. The objectives of the program are a) strengthen systems supporting primary health care (PHC) services b) improve access to PHC services; and c) increase quality of PHC services. Strong engagement and collaboration with state government is expected throughout the program.
  • Task Order 3 will coordinate closely with other USAID activities and other development partner programs in the state. USAID will intentionally overlay this activity with other Mission programming to increase Government of Nigeria (GON) resources for PHC services, increase demand for PHC services, and improve access to essential commodities. The activity is expected to collaborate closely with those other implementing partners and will not undertake any activities already implemented by other USAID programs.
  • The Driver is a full-time position to support the Nigeria Integrated Health Program staff in the safe transport of team members and deliveries. Under immediate supervision of the Operations Manager.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Drive vehicles as directed, including transporting staff to the field, performing pickups and delivery tasks; responsible for routine vehicle maintenance, including inspecting the vehicle; noting damage, scratches, malfunctions, or problems and reporting any faults to senior driver; and ensuring vehicles are clean, well maintained, and road worthy at all times
  • Compile trip reports for drivers and weekly log sheets and enter into the fuel consumption report; process monthly fuel requests and consolidate fuel liquidations for office vehicles
  • Ensure that self and all passengers are wearing seatbelts prior to departure, including those in the back seat
  • Report any accidents involved while driving project vehicle to the police and appropriate authorities; ensure vehicle has all the required forms before starting a trip.
  • Act as administrative assistant, when not driving.
  • Performs any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor

Required Qualifications
The Driver should:

  • Have an Ordinary National Diploma (OND);
  • Be able to communicate in English language;
  • Have a minimum of 5 years work experience in a similar position within any reputable organization or within an international development project will be an added advantage;
  • Understand the mechanics of vehicles as this will be advantageous;
  • Have demonstrable knowledge of Nigerian road networks (with emphasis on Northern Nigeria)
  • Have demonstrable knowledge of Nigerian driving codes and regulations
  • Ability to drive and work long hours
  • Familiar with the culture of the area.
  • Familiar with the local terrain and routes and respond appropriately, in case of emergency.
  • Knowledge and fluent understanding of Hausa language will be an added advantage

Job Title: Driver – Nigeria IHP – Azare

Ref No: req11574
Location: Bauchi

Project Overview and Role

  • Palladium seeks a Driver for the five-year, USAID-funded Nigeria Integrated Health Program (IHP) – Task Order 3. The goal of IHP is to contribute to state-level reductions in child and maternal morbidity and mortality and to increase the capacity of health systems (public and private) to sustainably support quality PHC services.
  • The purpose of Task Order 3 is to implement priority primary health interventions in Bauchi state to strengthen the state government area (LGA), and ward level health systems. The objectives of the program are a) strengthen systems supporting primary health care (PHC) services b) improve access to PHC services; and c) increase quality of PHC services. Strong engagement and collaboration with state government is expected throughout the program.
  • Task Order 3 will coordinate closely with other USAID activities and other development partner programs in the state. USAID will intentionally overlay this activity with other Mission programming to increase Government of Nigeria (GON) resources for PHC services, increase demand for PHC services, and improve access to essential commodities. The activity is expected to collaborate closely with those other implementing partners and will not undertake any activities already implemented by other USAID programs.
  • The Driver is a full-time position to support the Nigeria Integrated Health Program staff in the safe transport of team members and deliveries. Under immediate supervision of the Operations Manager.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Drive vehicles as directed, including transporting staff to the field, performing pickups and delivery tasks; responsible for routine vehicle maintenance, including inspecting the vehicle; noting damage, scratches, malfunctions, or problems and reporting any faults to senior driver; and ensuring vehicles are clean, well maintained, and road worthy at all times
  • Compile trip reports for drivers and weekly log sheets and enter into the fuel consumption report; process monthly fuel requests and consolidate fuel liquidations for office vehicles
  • Ensure that self and all passengers are wearing seatbelts prior to departure, including those in the back seat
  • Report any accidents involved while driving project vehicle to the police and appropriate authorities; ensure vehicle has all the required forms before starting a trip.
  • Act as administrative assistant, when not driving.
  • Performs any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor

Required Qualifications
The Driver should:

  • Have an Ordinary National Diploma (OND);
  • Be able to communicate in English language;
  • Have a minimum of 5 years work experience in a similar position within any reputable organization or within an international development project will be an added advantage;
  • Understand the mechanics of vehicles as this will be advantageous;
  • Have demonstrable knowledge of Nigerian road networks (with emphasis on Northern Nigeria)
  • Have demonstrable knowledge of Nigerian driving codes and regulations
  • Ability to drive and work long hours
  • Familiar with the culture of the area.
  • Familiar with the local terrain and routes and respond appropriately, in case of emergency.
  • Knowledge and fluent understanding of Hausa language will be an added advantage

Job Title: Driver – Nigeria IHP – Ningi

Ref No: req11575
Location: Bauchi

Project Overview and Role

  • Palladium seeks a Driver for the five-year, USAID-funded Nigeria Integrated Health Program (IHP) – Task Order 3. The goal of IHP is to contribute to state-level reductions in child and maternal morbidity and mortality and to increase the capacity of health systems (public and private) to sustainably support quality PHC services.
  • The purpose of Task Order 3 is to implement priority primary health interventions in Bauchi state to strengthen the state government area (LGA), and ward level health systems. The objectives of the program are a) strengthen systems supporting primary health care (PHC) services b) improve access to PHC services; and c) increase quality of PHC services. Strong engagement and collaboration with state government is expected throughout the program.
  • Task Order 3 will coordinate closely with other USAID activities and other development partner programs in the state. USAID will intentionally overlay this activity with other Mission programming to increase Government of Nigeria (GON) resources for PHC services, increase demand for PHC services, and improve access to essential commodities. The activity is expected to collaborate closely with those other implementing partners and will not undertake any activities already implemented by other USAID programs.
  • The Driver is a full-time position to support the Nigeria Integrated Health Program staff in the safe transport of team members and deliveries. Under immediate supervision of the Operations Manager.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Drive vehicles as directed, including transporting staff to the field, performing pickups and delivery tasks; responsible for routine vehicle maintenance, including inspecting the vehicle; noting damage, scratches, malfunctions, or problems and reporting any faults to senior driver; and ensuring vehicles are clean, well maintained, and road worthy at all times
  • Compile trip reports for drivers and weekly log sheets and enter into the fuel consumption report; process monthly fuel requests and consolidate fuel liquidations for office vehicles
  • Ensure that self and all passengers are wearing seatbelts prior to departure, including those in the back seat
  • Report any accidents involved while driving project vehicle to the police and appropriate authorities; ensure vehicle has all the required forms before starting a trip.
  • Act as administrative assistant, when not driving.
  • Performs any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor

Required Qualifications
The Driver should:

  • Have an Ordinary National Diploma (OND);
  • Be able to communicate in English language;
  • Have a minimum of 5 years work experience in a similar position within any reputable organization or within an international development project will be an added advantage;
  • Understand the mechanics of vehicles as this will be advantageous;
  • Have demonstrable knowledge of Nigerian road networks (with emphasis on Northern Nigeria)
  • Have demonstrable knowledge of Nigerian driving codes and regulations
  • Ability to drive and work long hours
  • Familiar with the culture of the area.
  • Familiar with the local terrain and routes and respond appropriately, in case of emergency.
  • Knowledge and fluent understanding of Hausa language will be an added advantage

Job Title: Driver – Nigeria IHP – Katagum

Ref No: req11576
Location: Bauchi

Project Overview and Role

  • Palladium seeks a Driver for the five-year, USAID-funded Nigeria Integrated Health Program (IHP) – Task Order 3. The goal of IHP is to contribute to state-level reductions in child and maternal morbidity and mortality and to increase the capacity of health systems (public and private) to sustainably support quality PHC services.
  • The purpose of Task Order 3 is to implement priority primary health interventions in Bauchi state to strengthen the state government area (LGA), and ward level health systems. The objectives of the program are a) strengthen systems supporting primary health care (PHC) services b) improve access to PHC services; and c) increase quality of PHC services. Strong engagement and collaboration with state government is expected throughout the program.
  • Task Order 3 will coordinate closely with other USAID activities and other development partner programs in the state. USAID will intentionally overlay this activity with other Mission programming to increase Government of Nigeria (GON) resources for PHC services, increase demand for PHC services, and improve access to essential commodities. The activity is expected to collaborate closely with those other implementing partners and will not undertake any activities already implemented by other USAID programs.
  • The Driver is a full-time position to support the Nigeria Integrated Health Program staff in the safe transport of team members and deliveries. Under immediate supervision of the Operations Manager.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Drive vehicles as directed, including transporting staff to the field, performing pickups and delivery tasks; responsible for routine vehicle maintenance, including inspecting the vehicle; noting damage, scratches, malfunctions, or problems and reporting any faults to senior driver; and ensuring vehicles are clean, well maintained, and road worthy at all times
  • Compile trip reports for drivers and weekly log sheets and enter into the fuel consumption report; process monthly fuel requests and consolidate fuel liquidations for office vehicles
  • Ensure that self and all passengers are wearing seatbelts prior to departure, including those in the back seat
  • Report any accidents involved while driving project vehicle to the police and appropriate authorities; ensure vehicle has all the required forms before starting a trip.
  • Act as administrative assistant, when not driving.
  • Performs any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor

 Required Qualifications
The Driver should:

  • Have an Ordinary National Diploma (OND);
  • Be able to communicate in English language;
  • Have a minimum of 5 years work experience in a similar position within any reputable organization or within an international development project will be an added advantage;
  • Understand the mechanics of vehicles as this will be advantageous;
  • Have demonstrable knowledge of Nigerian road networks (with emphasis on Northern Nigeria)
  • Have demonstrable knowledge of Nigerian driving codes and regulations
  • Ability to drive and work long hours
  • Familiar with the culture of the area.
  • Familiar with the local terrain and routes and respond appropriately, in case of emergency.
  • Knowledge and fluent understanding of Hausa language will be an added advantage

 

Job Title: ISS / QI Specialist – IHP Nigeria

Job Ref.: req11571
Location: Toro, Bauchi

Project Overview and Role

  • Palladium seeks an Integrative Supportive Supervision/Quality Improvement (ISS/QI) Specialist for the five-year, USAID-funded Nigeria Integrated Health Program (IHP) – Task Order 3 – Toro. The goal of IHP is to contribute to state-level reductions in child and maternal morbidity and mortality and to increase the capacity of health systems (public and private) to sustainably support quality PHC services.
  • The purpose of Task Order 3 is to implement priority primary health interventions in Bauchi state to strengthen the state government area (LGA), and ward level health systems. The objectives of the program are a) strengthen systems supporting primary health care (PHC) services b) improve access to PHC services; and c) increase quality of PHC services. Strong engagement and collaboration with state government is expected throughout the program.
  • Task Order 3 will coordinate closely with other USAID activities and other development partner programs in the state. USAID will intentionally overlay this activity with other Mission programming to increase Government of Nigeria (GON) resources for PHC services, increase demand for PHC services, and improve access to essential commodities.
  • The activity is expected to collaborate closely with those other implementing partners and will not undertake any activities already implemented by other USAID programs.
  • The ISS/QI Specialist shall be based at Bauchi Local Government Authority.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide technical guidance on service and quality improvement that is sound, evidence-based and responsive to the needs of the State and USAID
  • Provide technical leadership, and build local capacity using proven training approaches and quality improvement methodologies.
  • Provide trainings (providers and training of trainers) as well as follow-up support and clinical mentoring as necessary for QI at primary health care facilities.
  • Support service/quality improvement efforts, approaches and tools at IHP – public and private primary health care State sites.
  • Advocate with State Ministry of Health for adoption of new evidence based quality improvement (QI) best practices at health facilities in project sites.
  • Advocate with other ministries, community, NGO’s, and religious leaders to support and promote service/quality improvement components.
  • Ensure quality program implementation consistent with MOH Nigerian Guidelines, global best practices and USAID Nigerian Strategic Directions.
  • Coordinate with the other members of the technical team and NGO partners to develop and implement feasible facility and community-based approaches.

Required Qualifications

  • An experienced Midwife / Nurse or any other closely related health care professional; other related courses (e.g. MPH, M.Sc or other relevant Degree) will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 7 years relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated expertise in working directly with senior government officials and policy makers in RMNCH.
  • Experience working with partners, organizations, and institutions
  • A broad variety of programmatic, administrative, financial, and computer skills (including Word Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access), which may need to be acquired through very quick learning.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work with African experts and partners in developing technical materials and providing training to improve service delivery, advocacy and resource mobilization for expanding quality improvement of RMNCH services.
  • Experience with technical competence for programs funded by USAID and/or other donor programs in developing countries, with significant Nigeria experience.
  • Strong verbal, listening, writing, and intrapersonal skills essential for effective coordination among several institutions and staff involved in a broad range of activities.
  • Ability to communicate in the local language and good knowledge of the terrain.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Note

  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion – We welcome applications from all sections of society and actively encourage diversity to drive innovation, creativity, success and good practice.
  • We positively welcome and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce; and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment regardless of their background or personal characteristics.
  • These include: (but are not limited to) socio-economic background, age, race, gender identity, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, veteran, marital or Indigenous status.
  • Safeguarding – We define Safeguarding as “the preventative action taken by Palladium to protect our people, clients and the communities we work with from harm”.
  • We are committed to ensuring that all children and adults who come into contact with Palladium are treated with respect and are free from abuse.
  • All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced selection process including safeguarding-focused interviews and a rigorous due diligence process.
  • Should you require any adjustments or accommodations to be made due to a disability or you are a neurodivergent individual or any other circumstance, please email our team at [email protected]

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