1) JOB TITLE: STATE TEAM LEADER
JOB ID: 13-5591
The objective of the State Team Leader position is to provide overall leadership and management of the LMS-ACT project in the state and related states/areas in a
manner that strengthens partnerships with the state government and other partners, and leads to sustainable HIV/AIDS prevention and control efforts.
Spearheading coordination, implementation and reporting of the LMS-ACT program in State and related states
Ensure optimal resource management in the project
Member of the Project Management Team that is responsible for overall project performance
Lead the development of an integrated LMS-ACT project plan for State in collaboration with the Project Director, Deputy Project Director, Director Health Systems Strenghtening, Advisors and State Specialists.
Operationalize LMS-ACT project plan in the State ensuring efficient coordination of resources to maximize integration and synergy of program areas.
Establish system for project monitoring, evaluation and reporting. copied from: nigerianbestforum.com-
Support the state HMIS Officer to establish a functional state M&E data system with periodic analyses and review to inform program management.
Establish a system for timely relevant technical support to all implementing health facilities.
Take responsibility for management of the state LMS-ACT project budget and all other resources under the direction of Deputy Director Finance/Operations.
Advocate and represent MSH LMS-ACT project at the highest level in the state on matters of HIV/AIDS and TB
Liaise and network with relevant LMS-ACT partners and collaborators in the state to improve MSH’s visibility, coordination of activities and promotion of shared advocacy agenda.
Supervise staff and manage staff performance and development.
Provides clear documentation of programmatic achievements as well as required data and keeps LMS senior management informed of state activities on monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
Graduate degree in public health, public administration, management or related discipline, or equivalent experience.
At least 5 years senior level work experience in health program management in developing countries, or equivalent.
Previous supervision or team leader experience.
Proven track record in managing international projects or in senior management of a large and complex project overseas.
Demonstrated leadership and capacity to oversee USAID-funded (sub) projects.
Understanding of USAID and field Missions; USG audiences, trends and requirements.
Proven programmatic, technical and managerial expertise in providing support to institutions to strengthen their management and/or leadership capacity, systems and processes, and sustainability potential.
Demonstrated capacity to collaborate with colleagues, teams and partner organizations to achieve results.
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills. copied from: nigerianbestforum.com-
Excellent writing and oral communication skills.
Computer skills: Windows applications for word processing and spreadsheet software.
MSH is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, age, veteran’s status, or disability unrelated to job requirements.
DUE DATE: October 26, 2012
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