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MSH is seeking a Senior Technical Advisor, Shock Surveillance and Response, for an anticipated USAID-funded 5-year integrated health service delivery activity in Niger and Burkina Faso. The objective of the activity will be to improve the access and quality of high impact maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health, family planning, and nutrition services at the community, primary health facility, and referral facility level.
MSH saves lives and improves health by helping public and private organizations throughout the world to effectively manage people, medicines, money, and information. Working from more than 40 country offices and our Arlington, Virginia, and Medford, Massachusetts, US headquarters, our staff from more than 70 nations is highly regarded for its technical expertise, integrity, and commitment to making a lasting difference in health. We live our mission to save lives and improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health.
Position contingent upon project award and funding.
The State Finance & Admin Associate is responsible for ensuring the smooth operations of finance and logistics provided by the Operations Unit by providing financial and admin support. S/he works with the Senior Operations and Procurement Specialist and State Specialist to coordinate and manage the operation and implementation of project activities in the state.
LOCATIONS: 7 (Adamawa, Delta, Katsina, Kwara, Ogun, Osun and Taraba) Kindly indicate your location of choice on your cover letter.
Management Sciences for Health is a global health nonprofit organization, which uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact. We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. MSH responds to priority health problems such as HIV & AIDS; tuberculosis; malaria; maternal, newborn and child health; family planning and reproductive health; and chronic non-communicable diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and lung and heart disease. Through strengthening capacity, investing in health systems innovation, building the evidence base, and advocating for sound public health policy, MSH is committed to making a lasting difference in global health.
We are often searching for consultants to work with us on short and long term assignments around the world. If you are an independent contractor, and are interested in consulting opportunities with MSH please feel free to submit your CV by applying to this announcement, and we’ll be in touch if the right opportunity fits with your skillset.
The Technical Advisor (TA) provides assistance to MTaPS GHSA Portfolio Manager and Technical Lead in technical coordination of regional and country programs focused on GHSA interventions in improving infection prevention and control (IPC), water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH), and antimicrobial stewardship (AMS). S/he supports HQ and in-country teams in the design and implementation of technical activities ensuring their adequate contribution to MTaPS results. The TA is also responsible for the implementation and evaluation of those designated field activities such as deployment of tools or implementation of facility and community based interventions. Under guidance from senior staff, s/he provides support to program quality reviews, activity reporting, and knowledge management activities. As required, other areas of work may include activities aimed at strengthening pharmaceutical systems, supply chain management or pharmaceutical services in developing countries.
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) seeks a Technical Director for an anticipated 5-year USAID-funded project that supports health systems strengthening as a means to achieve universal health coverage. The project will work in low and middle-income countries and focus on increasing reducing financial barriers to health services, ensuring equitable access, and improving the quality of patient-centered care.
The Technical Director will ensure that project activities are of high quality and adhere to global guidance, policies and best practices on health systems strengthening. S/he will also ensure the adaption and integration of emerging knowledge and innovative solutions within project activities. With guidance and support of the Project Director, the Technical Director will ensure that project activities achieve desired results, build the capacity of local institutions and organizations, and contribute to the global knowledge base on effective approaches to health systems strengthening.
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is seeking a Technical Director, Health Systems Strengthening for a potential 5-year MNCH and/or Health Systems Strengthening program in Afghanistan. This project will provide capacity building to MOPH to plan, manage, monitor and evaluate the introduction, scale-up, and sustainability of high-impact FP/MNCH interventions in Afghanistan.
The Technical Director, HSS will manage all the technical aspects of the project’s scope of work, and contribute significantly to the effective and timely implementation of the project. S/he will provide the technical leadership necessary to strengthen health systems to improve delivery of high quality priority health care services, ensuring an integrated approach to improving the different health system areas. The Technical Director, HSS will be responsible for the design and management of technical activities to strengthen health systems. S/he will support the Chief of Party in the design, roll-out, and day-to-day management and implementation of interventions.
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is seeking a Technical Director, MNCH/FP for a potential 5-year MNCH and/or Health Systems Strengthening program in Afghanistan. This project will provide capacity building to MOPH to plan, manage, monitor and evaluate the introduction, scale-up, and sustainability of high-impact FP/MNCH interventions in Afghanistan.
The Technical Director, MNCH/FP will manage the technical aspects of the project’s scope of work, and contribute significantly to the effective and timely implementation of the project. S/he will provide the technical leadership necessary to increase access to, quality of and community demand for priority health services. S/he will be responsible for providing leadership for integrated health program’s technical areas including, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH), Family Planning (FP), and Reproductive Health (RH). The Technical Director, MNCH/FP will be responsible for the design and management of technical activities to strengthen health systems. S/he will support the Chief of Party in the design, roll-out, and day-to-day management and implementation of interventions.
This position is subject to project award and funding.
The Technical Officer position is designed to work in close collaboration with the Senior Technical Manager, project staff, and project partners in ensuring the delivery of quality case management interventions in public and private health facilities. S/he will provide technical support to national and state malaria programmes in all aspects of program activities for case management at national, state and LGA levels to meet up with the technical demands of the Global Fund grant. The TO will support in planning for state level training, quarterly on-site supervision visits and roll-out activities of the implementation plan to strengthen MAL-RMNCAH integration at service delivery points. S/He will be responsible for tracking of case management activities at the national and state levels.
LOCATIONS: Abuja, Adamawa, Delta, Katsina, Kwara, Ogun, Osun, Taraba (Kindly indicate your location of choice on your cover letter)
The primary accountabilities of the Technical Strategy Lead for MSH projects are to a) support the Project Director to achieve project expected results through the use and scale up of technical best practices and innovative technical solutions as outlined in the project proposal and annual work plan, b) leverage and ensure strong technical support and best practices to projects and build technical capacity as needed, c) foster cross-fertilization of technical approaches across projects, countries and regions, d) facilitate integration of project tools and innovations into MSH global technical capacity and tools for use by other projects, e) ensure quality technical short-term technical assistance to projects and review all technical documents and f) act as liaison for the project with PLI for operations research and any other studies.
The project TSL will work closely with the Senior Manager and other members of the Home office team supporting the project. She/he will participate in the technical portion of biweekly touch base meetings with the Senior Manager and the COP and other staff. The TSL will also meet monthly with the senior manager to discuss project issues and needs and ensure that the project is on track. The TSL will also participate in quarterly project reviews. The TSL will participate with the Senior manager, the Project Director and the project staff in annual work planning and PMP periodic reviews.
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) seeks a Transport/Fleet Officer for a 5 -year USAID-funded Accessible Continuum of Care and Essential Services Sustained (ACCESS) program in Madagascar. The purpose of the program is to build the capacity of Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) actors at the district level and below in all districts in the implementation regions, to design, develop, manage, deliver, monitor and evaluate health services and programs in their catchment areas. The activity will also engage with regional health authorities with limited interventions to ensure coordination, planning and effective management of health activities in their districts. Work at the national level will focus on informing policy, guideline development, as well as advocacy on key health service delivery issues. ACCESS will work to improve the clinical skills and health governance skills of primary health care providers to deliver high quality, accessible preventive and curative health services. To expand the reach of the public health system, the activity will work to improve the skills and motivation of community health volunteers to deliver quality health services and ensure they work under the supervision of their respective CSB. Finally, ACCESS will promote positive health behaviors, including care seeking behaviors in the target communities through a comprehensive and contextualized social and behavior change (SBC) approach and improve the capacity of the MOPH and local institutions to design, implement, and monitor and evaluate SBC activities.
Under the supervision of the Operations Manager, the Transport/Fleet Officer is responsible for the overall management, organization, and planning for vehicles and repairs through a functional mechanical system on a timely manner. S/he manages the current fleet project-owned and operated vehicles and an expected project-supported fleet of vehicles, and supervises the driver-mechanics. S/he manages external relationships with vendors, garages, and technicians on behalf of MSH. The Transport/Fleet Officer demonstrates leadership skills, and proactively seeks solutions to complex logistical problems.
MSH is a nonprofit international health organization with nearly 1,400 people from over 74 nationalities working in over 40 countries. Our mission: Saving lives and improving the health of the world's poorest and most vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. Together with our partners, we are helping managers and leaders in developing countries to create stronger management systems that improve health services for the greatest health impact.
Healthy women, children, and adolescents are the foundation of universal health coverage. Working at every level of the health system, MSH partners with countries and communities to build integrated, people-centered health systems with everything it takes to deliver affordable, high-quality primary care for every woman and child. We strengthen skills, knowledge, policies, and practices that bring lasting change in the availability, quality, and life-saving impact of reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health services in even the most vulnerable communities.
The Women, Children, and Adolescent Health intern will support MSH’s integrated health portfolio, including projects focusing on maternal, newborn, child, adolescent health, and family planning. The intern will also support MSH’s WCAH team to document organizational capabilities in WCAH, including reviewing project documents and engaging with field teams to document results and successes.