The Senior Technical Manager, Malaria position is designed to provide technical assistance, specifically to the NMEP and State-levels MEPs, in meeting the technical demands of the Global Fund malaria grant. The Senior Technical Manager, Malaria is expected to support the NMEP to ensure quality malaria case management delivery in public and private facilities and to assist in the monitoring of activities as they relate to the M&E plan. Also, the incumbent will plan and coordinate with other Global Fund Malaria Grant partners assisting the NMEP to improve quality of malaria case management in other States and among different technical support areas such as Supply Chain, Supervision (OTSS) and M&E. The work involves complex and interrelated processes. The political environment requires a high degree of sensitivity and diplomacy in supporting the NMEP, State MEPs and LGAs, establishing dialogue, and developing activities to support improved quality of malaria case management practices in public and private facilities. The incumbent will require a depth of expertise that will allow her/him to provide leadership and management in malaria-related issues and programs, including the capability to identify and systematize otherwise diffuse issues.
The Senior Technical Manager, Malaria provides professional leadership support to the NMEP, State MEPs and LGAs for the achievement of objectives set forth in the Global Fund Malaria Grant, which support the National Malaria Control Strategy. The principal task of the incumbent is to provide overall management, technical guidance and leadership to the NMEP and State MEPs around implementation of the Global Fund Malaria Grant.