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State Programme Manager (Niger State) at Health Strategy and Delivery Foundation (HSDF)

Job Opportunities with the Health Strategy and Delivery Foundation (HSDF)

Company Profile

The Health Strategy and Delivery Foundation (HSDF) is a non-profit firm established in December 2013. The organisation was established to improve the quality of decision-making and execution in the health sector. HSDF supports key stakeholders at all levels of the government and private sector by providing strong analytical support and deploying innovative frameworks and tools to generate measurable and sustainable results.

HSDF focuses on evidence, rigour, continuous improvement and results at scale, through substantive engagements that cover conceptual design, long-term strategy and implementation. By doing so, HSDF seeks to address complex and fundamental health system challenges, and ultimately impact the transformation of the health and social sectors in Nigeria and Africa. We focus on improving existing processes and where necessary, deviate from the status quo to introduce transformative and sustainable processes and ideas.

HSDF is responsible for the implementation of, Shugabanci, the State Partnership to Strengthen Nigeria’s Primary Health Care (PHC) System. The aim of this project is to support states’ efforts in implementing a set of health-systems strengthening and service delivery interventions that will collectively transform health-system performance and accelerate progress towards state PHC goals. Ultimately, Shugabanci will contribute towards attaining universal coverage of basic health interventions at State level. HSDF’s work will focus on strengthening the core health system elements of primary health care in Kaduna and Niger states by 1) providing technical assistance to the States in governance, financial management, and performance management to enhance their ability to provide effective and sustained stewardship of the system, and 2) engaging with other stakeholders in PHC service delivery and support.

HSDF is seeking to recruit the following

Position: State Programme Manager (Niger State) (Job Code: HSS002)

This role will lead a full range of program planning and analytical work in Niger State. This role is directly responsible for the Shugabanci project in Niger State in the areas of Stakeholder management, Project management, and general administration. S/he will also provide technical assistance to the

State (Support the SPHCDA and State Ministry of Health (SMOH), to implement priority interventions and activities outlined in the project Memorandum of Understanding.

This role is based in Niger State.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, health systems, public administration, public finance, organisational development, the social sciences, or related field; a Masters degree or higher qualification is an added advantage
  • At least five years’ experience in program management or advisory services
  • Significant experience in stakeholder/client management, preferably with federal, state and/or local government leadership.
  • Proven cultural, social and political sensitivity of working in
  • Nigeria at different levels of government, business, or the non-­profit sector.

All applications must be submitted on or before 24th February 2017.

To apply, please take the following steps:

Visit: http://www.hsdf.org.ng/vacancies/ for more information on the roles.

Submit cover letters and updated curriculum vitae in English by email to humanresources@hsdf.org.ng.

Please state the job code and title on the subject line of your email.

Qualified candidates with a good command of English and the relevant local languages are encouraged to apply. 

All applications will be treated in confidence. However, shortlisted candidates will be contacted.




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