Programme Manager (Pending Donor Approval)

Contract: Full time (expected duration of programme: 5 years with anticipated start date mid 2017)
Location: Nigeria
Deadline for Applications: 20th January 2017

HPI anticipates the release of a programme in Nigeria which will aim to improve the planning, financing and delivery of sustainable and replicable pro-poor services for malaria in 6 supported Nigerian states and at the federal level. The project will produce the following outputs: strengthened government stewardship at national level and in supported states, increased  and sustainable availability of antimalarial commodities, such as insecticide treated bed nets, malaria testing kits and malaria drugs, more efficient and equitable malaria prevention and treatment services, better engaged citizens and institutions in the country’s malaria response through awareness and social behaviour change, and an evidence based learning environment.

Description of Role

HPI is looking to recruit a dynamic, seasoned professional to manage the project in Nigeria. In this highly strategic role, the Programme Manager will provide leadership, direction and strategy for the project and will be responsible for delivery of all project outputs. S/he will be responsible for leading the project team through planning, implementing and managing the delivery of activities, reports, knowledge products and other results approved in the project documentation or annual work plans. The Programme Manager will lead the programmes overarching focus on strengthening governance and the health system as a whole, rather than a disease centred focus to Malaria. This will include supporting all team members to lead on strategies to improve accountability, responsiveness and transparency, promote equity, reduce exclusion and encourage social cohesion and support civil society to hold governments to account for their delivery of the right to health. S/he will work in coordination with other consortium members, Ministries of Health (Federal, State, Local Government level) and other development partners

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