GRM is a leading international development management company specialising in the provision of project design, management expertise and technical assistance to development projects for bilateral and multilateral funding agencies, governments and corporations. We have nearly 50 years of development experience, managing in excess of 800 projects in more than 120 countries for private, government, bilateral and multilateral clients.
Job Title: Technical Director - Health Systems Strengthening
Medical, Health, Safety
Palladium develops and delivers solutions that create positive impact for communities, businesses, societies and economies. We transform lives and create enduring value by working with governments, corporations and non-profit organizations. We create positive impact through more than 100 current projects with more than 2000 employees operating in over 90 counties.We are currently seeking a Technical Director, for an upcoming USAID-funded reproductive health, and maternal, new born, and child health RMNCH project in Nigeria.
The Technical Director - Health Systems Strengthening will be responsible for guiding and mentoring the HSS team and other project staff in supporting health and civil society institutions in Nigeria to strengthen integrated health service delivery in reproductive health, and maternal, new born, and child health
Provide technical guidance, technical assistance and capacity building in health systems strengthening to strengthen integrated service delivery in reproductive health, and maternal, new born, and child health .
Develop and disseminate tools and training materials to strengthen the capacity of staff and local partners on health systems strengthening and activities in reproductive health, and maternal, new born, and child health
Monitor implementation of HSS and RMNCH related activities in the field and ensure timely completion of objectives.
Assemble and lead the HSS technical team to carry out assessments and capacity building exercises for local partners.
Produce and present papers at local, regional and international forums to share experiences and best practices.
Work closely with Project staff and implementing partners to identify, document, and disseminate best practices.
MA degree in public health, social sciences, international development, or other closely related field.
10+ years experience in the implementation and management of international development projects preferably within health.
Broad understanding of public health in Nigeria and knowledgeable in the area of primary health care and RMNCH..
Proven skills in managing health related projects, building organizational capacity in health service delivery program and use of host country and community level mechanisms.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work effectively with a diverse team.
Prior experience working with USAID funded projects.
Computer literacy in the following: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
Fluency in English required; fluency in Hausa preferred.