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  • MSH, a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact. We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. Since its founding in 1971, MSH has worked in over …

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    • Open Jobs
      1. SMC Health Product Consultant
      2. SMC State Finance Support
    • Method of Application

    SMC Health Product Consultant

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification MBA/MSc/MA
    • Experience 3 years
    • Location Katsina , Taraba
    • Job Field Medical / Healthcare&nbsp , NGO/Non-Profit&nbsp

    Reference ID: R739
    Locations: Taraba and Katsina
    Employment Type: Part time

    Overview

    • Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is an international non-governmental organization working with countries and communities to save lives and improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by building strong, resilient, and sustainable health systems in 150 countries around the world. MSH partners with governments, civil society organizations, the private sector, and thousands of health workers to implement locally-led solutions that expand access to medicines and services, improve quality of care, help prevent and control epidemics, support inspiring leadership and transparent governance, and foster informed, empowered, and healthier communities.
    • MSH is currently a sub recipient to Catholic Relief Services for the implementation of the Global Fund Malaria Grant (2021 to 2023) in Nigeria, which aims to implement and support malaria control activities in 11 states, including implementation of Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC) in 2 states, Taraba and Katsina States.
    • The Malaria Health Products Management Consultant (2 persons, 1 for each state) will be responsible for micro planning, daily efficient review & reconciliation of administered SPAQ in 2 supported states (Katsina and Taraba). She/he will collect & enter data (Logistics versus service data) in the database and maintain accurate records of valuable Health facility level information. The Consultant shall validate information from all inventory management tools used during SMC implementation and ensure accountability of all SMC products and tools. S/he shall have essential data entry skills and an eye for details and familiarity with spreadsheets. Previous experience on data entry, analysis or similar position shall be an added advantage.

    Responsibilities
    The malaria Health Product Management consultant will support the senior technical manager to carry out the following:

    • She/he shall support health facility and store assessment and ensure they meet minimum required standard and document all information accordingly.
    • S/he will work closely with states to ensure all criteria for personnel selection are adhered to
    • S/he shall support states with micro planning and quantification of SMC products and ensure a robust distribution plan.
    • S/he shall support documentation review and payment processing for SMC adhoc staff
    • S/he shall track all transactions from state medical stores to health facilities and ensure all SMC products are delivered to the last mile with all documents duly completed and signed.
    • S/he shall be responsible for collation of daily logistics and services data from the implementing states and entering such in the reconciliation database
    • Shall work closely with the central team to analyze the daily reconciliation reports from the database to inform stock status of the implementing facilities to inform resupply decisions that improve management of SMC products.
    • S/he shall work with the operations unit to ensure the quality printed training materials and daily reconciliation tools.
    • S/he shall support the conduct of SMC training in the supported states.
    • Provide support to the implementing states on inventory management of SMC commodities at the LGA level.
    • Shall work closely with state SMC supervisors to collate and report all Pharmacovigilance reports from the states
    • Support implementing states on the conduct of SMC products monthly close out and warehouse location reports for insurance updates
    • Support implementing states to write end of cycle reports
    • Work closely with implementing states to support the of end of cycle data review meeting at LGA and state levels
    • Carry out other duties as may be assigned by the Senior Technical Manager, PSM.

    Qualifications
    Essential:

    • S/he must be a Pharmacist
    • A Master’s Degree is an added advantage
    • Previous experience in SMC or malaria implementation
    • Experience managing a medical supply chain; 3 years project management experience with proven experience as Operation Office or relevant role;
    • Basic computer appreciation Knowledge: MS word, spreadsheets, other record management and statistical software such as SPSS as added Advantage.
    • Willingness to travel at about 25% of the time

    Desirable Skills:

    • Strong analytical skills and excellent negotiation, facilitation and coordination skills;
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Communicating in local language would be an added advantage.

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    SMC State Finance Support

    • Job Type Part Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience
    • Location Katsina , Taraba
    • Job Field Finance / Accounting / Audit&nbsp

    Reference ID: R758

    Overview / Job Description

    • Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is an international non-governmental organization working with countries and communities to save lives and improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by building strong, resilient, and sustainable health systems in 150 countries around the world.
    • MSH partners with governments, civil society organizations, the private sector, and thousands of health workers to implement locally-led solutions that expand access to medicines and services, improve quality of care, help prevent and control epidemics, support inspiring leadership and transparent governance, and foster informed, empowered, and healthier communities.
    • MSH is currently a sub recipient to Catholic Relief Services for the implementation of the Global Fund Malaria Grant (2021 to 2023) in Nigeria, which aims to implement and support malaria control activities in 11 states, including implementation of Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC) in 2 states, Taraba and Katsina States. Due to the high volume of stakeholders/participants involved in the campaign, high volume of transactions, payments and documentations will result.
    • Finance and Admin short-term personnel are needed to support the campaign responsibilities. The Candidate shall have essential Finance and Admin skills. Candidate will work closely with the Finance Team. Previous experience in a similar position especially with Campaign shall be an added advantage. 5 individuals are needed in Katsina, 2 individuals in Taraba.

    Duration:

    • 15 days per month from April – November, 2021 (If you have been blacklisted by the Global Fund, please, do not apply).

    Responsibilities

    • Ensure efficient collation and review of payment supporting documents
    • Guide participants on correcting errors
    • Prepare payment schedules
    • Resolve failed payments attributable to irregular documentation
    • Printing, photocopying, scanning and filing of payment documents.

    Requirements

    • Good analytical skill: ability to collect and analyze information, problem-solve, and make decisions
    • Good typing skills.
    • Good memo composition and editing skills.
    • Good computer skills with sound knowledge of commonly used application software
    • Familiar with internet search engines and able to undertake background search on well-defined tasks.
    • Able to work independently by managing priorities and workload within general schedule of work, instructions and standardized practices
    • Excellent command of written and verbal English
    • Takes initiative and can start/complete tasks with basic direction
    • Excellent Computer knowledge. Proficient in Word, Excel, Email, and Power Point. Learn and become proficient in the firm’s management system (Applied) and other carrier software or websites, as needed
    • Ability to Multi task and organize ongoing projects activities, looking for ways to become more efficient in completing tasks
    • Consistently looks for ways to help support
    • Good interpersonal skills to relate with stakeholder and colleagues.

    Method of Application

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    Note: Please indicate your state of choice on your CV.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.



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