Friday, April 8, 2011

Health Systems 20/20 Project (USAID) Recruits Senior Organizational Development Specialist

Health Systems 20/20, funded by USAID, is the Bureau of Global Health’s principal project for health system strengthening. We builds upon three of USAID’s global flagship projects - Partners for Health Reformplus (2000-2006), Partnerships for Health Reform (1995-2000); and Health Financing and Sustainability (1989-1994) – but with additional focus areas in governance and operations, and on approaches that emphasize building local capacity and partnering with other USAID projects and other donors.
We are recruiting for the position below:

Job Title: Senior Organizational Development Specialist

Job Location: Abuja

  • Serve as a strategic thinking partner to the NHMIS Branch in the implementation of the strategy and suggest mid-course adjustments.
  • Design and assist in implementation of consensus-building approaches among stakeholders.
  • Assist in strengthening the effectiveness of various coordination mechanisms at the federal level.
  • Develop and assist in implementation of strategic and operational planning processes that involve multiple stakeholders.
  • Assist the NHMIS Branch in developing processes to monitor implementation of HIS strengthening activities.
  • Design participatory workshops and meetings and, when appropriate, facilitate them as well.
  • Provide support to the NHMIS Branch in management and coordination of the various activities in the Action Plan. This will include the development and use of streamlined reporting procedures.
  • Assist in establishing effective coordination mechanisms at the state levels.
  • Identify NHMIS Branch management strengthening needs that will support the implementation of Action Plan and design and implement interventions to address the needs.
  • 10 years of practical experience in using organizational development approaches
  • Excellent organizational and management skills
  • Commitment to and understanding of the concept of country ownership
  • Strategic thinking skills
  • Skills in designing and facilitating consensus-building, participatory events
  • Ability to work effectively with HMIS technical specialists and with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work effectively at very senior levels of government and donors
  • University degree although experience and skills areas more important the academic qualifications

Application Deadline:
Friday, April 22nd 2011

Method of Application

Applications should be submitted along with resumes (CV) and sent in soft and hard copies to the email contact and office address respectively.

Office Address
35, Justice Sowemimo Street,
Off T.Y. Danjuma Street, Asokoro, Abuja