3 Feb 2016

Full-Time Quality Improvement/Health System Strengthening Officers at Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH)

Toni AdewunmiKaduna, Kaduna, Nigeria

Job Description

Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) is one of the leading Nigerian Non-Governmental Organizations implementing programs for improving Reproductive Health and Family planning (RH/FP), Care and Treatment of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria etc. We offer professional opportunities for career advancement, good working environment and competitive remuneration. We seek applications from qualified persons for the following position in a Bill and Melinda Gate Foundation funded -Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI) Phase 2 project.

Quality Improvement/Health System Strengthening Officers

Specific responsibilities:

Coordinate and facilitate RH/FP service delivery (quality and systems strengthening) and other related activities in project anchor sites and respective satellite sites.
Liaise with State RH/FP team and other relevant government representatives (LGA health team) to facilitate quality improvement/health system strengthening activities
Coordinate training activities at the site level with oversight from the Quality Improvement team lead & Advisor
Establish, monitor and report on FP commodity availability and security in the project facilities
Support capacity building of service providers in the facilities and at State levels
Collaborate with local partners and facilitate review meetings, addressing gaps, etc. among FP service providers
Promote the integration of FP into RH programmes and other relevant units including HIV/AIDS in the facilities
Prepare and submit detailed progress reports on project activities on quarterly, bi-annual or annual basis to the Quality Improvement Advisor
Ensure the prudent use of funds in the implementation of project activities as set out in the project plan
Ensure adherence to project policies and guidelines on all the component parts with specific focus on Quality Improvement/Health System Strengthening
Coordinate all quality improvement activities closely with site based managers
Play complimentary roles to the project Clinic Service Manager in coordinating RH/FP activities
Participate actively in any other duties assigned by the Quality Improvement Advisor, State Team Leaders, Deputy Project Director and Project Director

Applicants must be Registered Nurse (RN), Registered Midwife (RM) with Bachelor Degree in Nursing Science, degree in medicine or related field. Possession of a master’s degree in Public Health or Social work will be added advantage, with 5-10 years’ experience on donor funded family planning project in Nigeria with good knowledge of national health programs, health system, NGOs and collaborative relationship and liaison with stakeholders at all levels. Must possess hands-on experience in Family Planning Service Delivery. Excellent writing and oral communication skills, with proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Power point.

Method of Application
Applicants should send their comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and cover letter in ONLY one attachment (MSWord document) explaining suitability for the job; to programs@arfh-ng.org on/or before February 10th ,2016. Pleaseindicate the title of post applied for in the subject line of the email. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Applicants are advised to provide their functional emails/mobile phone numbers on the application letter as well as three professional referees. Candidates must provide functional e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of the referees.

Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. ARFH has a Child Safeguarding policy in place and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

Job Categories: Health and Medical Jobs and NGO and Legal Jobs. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in Endless.

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