Recruitment at Management Science for Health(MSH).

Management Sciences for Health (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.
We are recruiting to fill the following positions

Job Title: Director, Monitoring, Evaluation
and Learning – HIV/AIDS Nigeria
Job ID: 13-9161
Location: Nigeria
Project/Program: P000 – Proposal
Reports To: Chief of Party

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is
seeking a Director of Monitoring, Evaluation
and Learning for a potential 5-year USAID-
funded contract designed to build local
capacity for the delivery of sustainable, high-
quality, and comprehensive HIV/AIDS
prevention, treatment, care, and support
services. Using a data-driven approach, this
project will impact Nigeria’s capacity to
effectively control, treat and prevent HIV/
AIDS and tuberculosis co-infections in the
general and key populations across all
regions of Nigeria.
The Director for Monitoring, Evaluation and
Learning will oversee the monitoring and
evaluation (M&E) system for reporting
progress, and maintain reporting procedures
and guidelines in compliance with USAID
The Director of M&EL will be expected to
develop a strong monitoring and evaluation
plan consistent with USAID and PEPFAR
results frameworks, coordinate the collection
of data including conducting field visits for
data validation, monitor the quality and
completeness of data sets, contribute to the
development of the program and document
project performance against established
outputs and indicators.
S/he will also be responsible for building the
capacity of the local, state, and federal
Government of Nigeria, Ministry of Health
(MOH), and other stakeholders in the
collection, utilization, and dissemination of
data as well as ensuring that all monitoring
and data collection activities are harmonized
and information is shared.
S/he will also assist the MOH to monitor
programs and assess the robustness of
implementing organizations’ data collection
and M&E mechanisms. The Director will also
oversee junior M&E staff and will work with
partners to implement the project’s
implementation research agenda.
Specific Responsibilities
Design and implement the Project’s M&E
system in close coordination with the
technical team, including the development of
performance indicators, setting annual
targets, monitoring project progress against
annual targets, ensuring timely data
collection, writing quarterly and annual
reports, and liaising with the project financial
team to track the budget in relation to all
project results and outcomes.
Provide technical inputs to the technical
team in order to assist in developing program
goals and objectives as well as M&E tools
and strategies and provide monitoring data to
strategically inform the decisions on project
performance and future direction to the
Lead the conduction of a baseline study for
all performance indicators that require a
baseline value.
Develop and implement a quality
improvement system for the project focusing
on the systematic strengthening of data
quality for all program data.
Support the MOH to enhance a health sector
M&E framework and monitor health system
strengthening interventions.
Provide regularly updated reports on the
status of implementation, according to
project goals, objectives and indicators, to
the Chief of Party, USAID, PEPFAR and other
program managers as required.
Collaborate with the project technical team in
identifying project activities, processes and/
or outcomes that are worthy of
documentation, and design a system for
capturing lessons learned and best practices.
Support the production of technical briefs and
other technical documents on the project
Support preparations for external and internal
assessments, reviews, and/or evaluations
commissioned by the donor agency and MSH
throughout the implementation of the project.
Work with consultants and partners to
implement the project’s implementation
research agenda.
Adhere to MSH procurement integrity and
institutional standards and procedures in all
project management responsibilities.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience:
A master’s degree in epidemiology,
biostatistics, public health or a related discipline.
At least 7 years of demonstrated experience
designing, and implementing monitoring and
evaluation activities for complex public health
programs in developing countries.
Experience in designing and implementing
special studies in developing countries.
Excellent command of monitoring and
evaluation methodologies.
Knowledge of M&E issues related to
improvements in quality integrated health
services and support programs, particularly
programs focusing on HIV and TB..
Previous experience implementing and
managing a rigorous M&E system including
developing and monitoring performance
monitoring plans that track performance as
sub-results/results and by funding stream.
Knowledge of data collection protocols to
ensure accurate data collection and
verification is essential, as well as an ability
to identify data trends and communicate this
information to allow for changes in program
M&E experience in the health sector desired,
particularly in health systems strengthening.
Ability to write quality reports for donors.
Knowledge of and experience in operational
and/or implementation research experience
highly desired.
Past experience leading and building the
capacity of M&E officers, including remote,
field-based staff, to meet program needs and
deliverables is desired.
Extraordinary organizational, verbal and
written communication skills to manage
project communications and disseminate
project information.
Excellent skills in MS Excel, Word,
PowerPoint, and DHIS2. Experience working
with a statistical analysis software (STATA,
SPSS or alike) highly desired.
Experience with USG/USAID/PEPFAR
programs/projects and reporting requirements
Strong written and oral presentation skills
and professional proficiency in English
Demonstrated ability to build consensus and
navigate complex political contexts. Ability to
develop effective working relationships with
USAID, state and local governments and
other program partners and counterparts.
Previous supervisory experience highly
Willingness to travel frequently within Nigeria.
Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply:
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Job Title: Chief of Party – HIV/AIDS –
Job ID: 13-9159
Location: Abuja
Group/Office: HPG
Dept/Unit: GEN (General)
Reports to: Project Senior Manager

Job Descriptions:
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is
seeking a Chief of Party to join a dynamic team for a potential 5-year USAID-funded contract

In close harmonization with key stakeholders,
this project aims to build local capacity for the delivery of sustainable, high-quality, and
comprehensive HIV/AIDS prevention,
treatment, care, and support services.
In scaling up effective and high impact
interventions and improving efficiency, this
project will foster Nigeria’s capacity to
effectively control, treat, and prevent HIV/
AIDS and tuberculosis co-infections in the
general and key populations across all
regions of Nigeria.
The Chief of Party leads and manages the
project with full accountability and authority
for the development, execution, and
monitoring of the project, including vision and
technical strategy, project management,
documentation and communication, client(s)
stakeholder(s) relationships, and coordination
and synergy with other MSH projects.
Specific Responsibilities
Project Results:
Provides high quality technical and strategic
leadership, managerial oversight, and
administration of the project.
Serves as the primary project liaison from
MSH to the donor and is accountable for the
achievement of results, ensuring quality of
services is maintained at the highest
standard, and that all project objectives and
deliverables are met.
Technical Strategy and Vision:
Develop (update and adapt as needed) and
execute annual work plans per contract/
agreement requirements.
Ensure appropriate and timely documentation
and dissemination of key results and
deliverables for maximum project impact
using a variety of communication strategies
and media.
Project and People Management:
Ensure effective contract/agreement
implementation in strict compliance with
USAID contract/agreement clauses, policies,
and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
Ensure project staffing, structure and
reporting relationships are aligned with
project needs, local context and available
Manage and mentor the project team through
regular check-ins, annual appraisals,
supportive supervision, rewards, training,
coaching and career development support.
Client and other Stakeholder Relationships:
Build and maintain strong working relations
with key internal and external stakeholders,
beneficiaries, prime and subcontractors,
suppliers and partners.
Internal Coordination and Synergy:
Collaborate with the MSH Country
Representative and participate as required in
activities organized in the context of MSH
Representation in country.
Ensure harmonious collaboration with and
cost-effective use of the Country Operations
Management Unit.

Qualifications and Experience
A minimum of a MPH, MBA, Master’s level
degree in a related field, or Medicine.
At least 10 years of progressively
responsible, related experience is required.
Demonstrated subject-matter expertise in
HIV/AIDS, infectious diseases (malaria and
TB), MNCH, health system strengthening, and
quality improvement/quality assurance.
Demonstrated leadership and management
Prior experience and success directing
similar or larger international donor-funded
projects in Nigeria.
Demonstrated strategic planning and
visioning skills.
Familiarity with USAID regulations and
administrative procedures in the
implementation of donor assisted projects
Proven record of aligning diverse, multi-level
teams with the project mission and vision.
Track record of strong commitment to
sharing knowledge, documenting experiences,
supporting creative initiatives, and sharing
Demonstrated ability to build and maintain
relationships with senior-level colleagues,
particularly interacting productively,
proactively, and comfortably with national and
sub-national government officials and
institutions, NGOs, private sector groups,
USAID, CSOs, and donor organizations.
Demonstrated strategic agility, diplomacy,
conflict management, team building, written
and oral communication, and negotiation
Professional level of oral and written fluency
in English required.
Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Job Title: Contract Driver
Job ID: 13-9509
Location: Zamfara
Grade: A
Reports To: State Finance and Admin Manager
The Driver is provides transport support

services to all technical program areas.
Specific Responsibilities
Maintain accurate and up to date records
relating to individual vehicle use.
Purchase fuel from commercial gas stations,
reviews and verifies the accuracy of cash
memos and submits them to the Finance for
Submit time and attendance of transportation
staff to HR and recommend disciplinary or
other actions being taken against drivers.
Ensure all aspects of vehicle policy are being
followed and enforced.
Qualifications and Experience
High School/ University degree preferred.
Long professional work experiences with
International organizations in Nigeria.
Good driving record.
Ability to travel, if required.

How to Apply:
Click here to apply

Application Closing Date
7th April, 2017.


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