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    Apply: Palladium Integrated PHC Advisor

    Deadline: Ongoing

    Location: Kebbi, Nigeria

    Palladium is seeking to fill the position of Integrated Primary Health Care (PHC) Advisor for a five-year, USAID-funded Nigeria Integrated Health Programme (IHP).

    Palladium is a child-safe organisation that works with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society organisations to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.


    • Provide technical assistance for implementing integrated primary health care services as per the PHCOUR
    • Provide continuous technical assistance and capacity building to relevant state level MDAs and technical working groups
    • Contribute to building the capacity of MTOTs, TOTs, relevant SPHCDA, LGHA and relevant HRH structures to use proven and sustainable skill building and learning approaches and quality improvement methodologies
    • Provide technical support to the SPHCDA, LGHA and facilities in strengthening the relevant structures and systems required to strengthen quality improvement processes
    • In consultation with local stakeholders, help to prioritise meaningful RMNCH+N+M indicators aligned with state and federal monitoring guidance and tailored to the specific needs of SMOH, LGHA, PHC and community health workers
    • Analyse data needs and availability for provision of quality RMNCH+N+M care and for monitoring of prioritised performance indicators
    • As appropriate, collaborate with local professional associations to support clinical capacity-building and mentoring of providers
    • Support collaboration with Breakthrough Action and seamless alignment of social and behaviour change with service delivery, using the circle of care, especially at PHC and community levels
    • Support advocacy efforts related to integrated delivery of RMNC and NM with state Ministry of Health and SPHCDA for adoption of new evidence-based RMNCH and nutrition best practices at health facilities and the community
    • Contribute to IHP continuous learning and adaptation and the development of knowledge management products related to IRMNCH+N and apply lessons learnt to improve the programme design and implementation in IHP supported states
    • Contribute to IHP routine reporting, success stories and publications


    • MBBS/MD or degree in Nursing or Midwifery plus master’s degree in Public Health, Nursing, or a related field, or advanced postgraduate degree in a related field
    • Eight years, minimum, of relevant experience in handling family planning, maternal health, newborn health, and child health
    • Experience in implementing programmes at the primary health care level will be a plus
    • Familiarity with performance indicators in at least two technical areas
    • Familiarity with applying quality improvement methodologies to improve quality of primary services, including identifying and overcoming critical gaps and monitoring performance indicators to guide continuous improvement
    • Familiarity with Nigerian public and private sector health systems at the state, LGHA and community levels (highly desirable)
    • Knowledge of local culture and a deep understanding of the social, political and ethical issues
    • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication
    • Ability to speak Hausa
    • Demonstrated experience in managing stakeholders and building capacity at sub-national level
    • Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in delivering relevant IRMNCH plus NM training packages and supporting retention of health worker competencies
    • Ability to function/work independently as well as part of a team
    • Well-developed computer skills

    To apply and for more information, click here.

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