Share
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • Full Time
  • ABUJA
  • Applications have closed

Palladium Group

Project Overview and Role

  • Health Policy Plus (HP+) is a USAID-funded five-year $185 million project awarded to Palladium on August 28, 2015. HP+ mandate is across the global, country, and subnational levels to strengthen and advance health policy priorities in family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH), HIV, and maternal health. It aims to improve the enabling environment for equitable and sustainable health services, supplies, and delivery systems through policy development and implementation, with an emphasis on voluntary, rights-based health programs, and by strengthening in-country partners’ capacity to navigate complex environments for effective policy design, implementation, and financing aligned to their priorities. The Central elements of HP+ revolve around building in-country capacity, institutionalizing achievements of past investments and promoting country ownership of programs and initiatives.
  • In Nigeria HP+ as part of it support, is working with Abia, Ebonyi, Osun and FCT Primary Health Care Development Board (PHCB) to strengthen and advance the health policy priorities particularly in the area of achieving Primary Health Care Under One Roof (PHCUOR) compliance.
  • Human Resources for Health (HRH) is one of the nine pillars that the PHCB is being assessed for PHCUOR compliance. It is believed that human resources constitute one of the most important resources in health as it consumes about 70% of the state health budget and therefore demands effective planning and management for PHC system to achieve better health outcomes.

Objective

  • The Objective of this consultancy assignment is to provide technical assistance to HP+ 3 supported States and FCT Primary Health Care Board SPHCB to produce documents and tools that will foster PHCB ability to plan, develop and manage human resources towards improvement in quality of care at the PHC level. HP+ will hire a total of four consultants, one for each supported state.

Scope of Work:

  • The consultant will work with the Senior Governance Advisor and State PHC Advisors to support the SPHCDAs in Abia, Osun, Ebonyi states and FCT to develop staff nominal roll, Human Resource for Health policy and strategy documents aligning with the guidelines of the NPHCDA to develop a policy/strategy which contains clear mechanisms for recruitment forecasting, redistribution, production, succession planning, capacity building, performance management including rewards and recognition and consequence management.

The specific tasks of the selected consultant will include:

  • Desk review of relevant documents
  • Stakeholder engagements to obtain relevant information for developing policy documents
  • Hold a workshop/meeting for the development of human resource policy
  • Hold a workshop/meeting for the development of human resource strategic plan
  • Engage stakeholders to obtain relevant information for developing PHC staff nominal roll
  • Facilitate a validation meeting and finalize documents

Key Deliverables
Separately for FCT, Osun, Abia and Ebonyi each of the following 3 documents:

  • Human Resource for Health Policy
  • Human Resource for Health Strategy /plan
  • PHC Staff nominal roll
  • Validated HRH policy and strategy

Overall for the consultancy:

  • Final consultancy report containing a synthesis of lessons learned across the states, including but not limited to common challenges across the states, solutions found during the process, adaptations across states and lessons learned for other states in Nigeria.

Duration:

  • The expected period of performance for this assignment is 30 days per consultant per state between the period of April and May 2019. A total of four consultants will be hired with one consultant working per State including FCT.

Requirements
Required Experience:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in providing technical guidance in human resource for health planning and development in Nigeria preferred.
  • Experience in supporting PHC strengthening reforms related toon Human Resources for Health analysis, policy and plans
  • Understanding of the Nigerian Health system, national and state level policies and guidelines related to HRH, and the PHC system, including the challenges and barriers facing the country around HRH planning and implementation.
  • Understanding of the nature and functioning of public sector organizations especially the health sector
  • Knowledgeable on HR information and database management systems and processes
  • Excellent report writing skills and good computer skills.

Desired or preferred qualifications:

  • A university Degree or equivalent in Public Health Administration, HR, Medical Education, Project/Program Management or other relevant disciplines, with specialized training in areas such as HRH, health financing, data management.
Related Jobs
  • CBN
    Full Time
    South Africa

    *ABOUT CBN* CBN is dully registered with Corporate Affairs Commission with the registration number: *RC 2646971.* They are out for real business and to serve humanity. We are an organization dedicated to bringing financial freedom to the local
  • Tomi's Treats Limited
    Full Time
    LAGOS

    Tomi's Treats Limited - A Pioneer in the Afro-Caribbean Organic Baby Food Market. Tomis Treats is a 100% organic baby food company providing fruit purees to children. Our products are packaged in colorful squeezy pouches with child safety baby caps a
  • Full Time

    Purpose Statements To provide timely, accurate and up to date financial information to enhance the decision making of the organization as far as finance and accounts is concerned. Key Deliverables Reconciliation of statutory accounts (PA
  • Accion Microfinance Bank Limited
    Full Time
    LAGOS

    Job Description Work with the Value Chain Manager to achieve set targets on the banks special products Job Responsibilities Work with the Value Chain Manager to achieve set targets on the banks special products Introduce new value cha
  • Workforce Group
    Full Time
    LAGOS

    Workforce Group - Our client, a Beauty Supply outlet on the Island is currently looking for experienced and passionate candidates to fill the position below: Job Summary The Sales & Marketing Manager will be in charge of business developm
  • ABB NIGERIA LIMITED
    Full Time
    NIGERIA

    Job Description As a Sales Specialist (EPPC & EPBP) you will be a part of the Electrification Products Division and Business Unit EP Marketing and Sales based in Lagos; Nigeria. You will be responsible for sales of products/systems/services
  • 7UP BOTTLING COMPANY PLC
    Full Time
    ABUJA, ENUGU, LAGOS

    Seven-Up Bottling Company Plc, an active player in the Nigerian economy, with a strong presence in the non-alcoholic beverage sector, provides challenging, exciting and refreshing opportunities for hardworking and result-oriented individuals who c
  • Google Nigeria
    Full Time
    Nairobi, Kenya; Lagos, Nigeria; Johannesburg, South Africa.

    About the Job As a Director of Platform Partnerships for the Android and Play business for Africa, you're a leader who can see multiple steps ahead and identify market and industry trends. You’ll work to define strategic goals for the African
  • RAGP
    Full Time
    Abuja

    Inbox me privately so that we can talk better