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We are a global team of experts and innovators tackling some of the world’s most pressing health challenges. We work with leaders and change makers around the globe to bring health strategies to life. We provide ideas, advice and technical know-how that enable our partners to build a path to lasting change.

With 30 years’ experience in global health, we collaborate with our partners to explore existing evidence, combine expertise, scale up ideas and co-create solutions that accelerate change. This includes collaborating on policy design, managing initiatives, building powerful coalitions and galvanising social movements. Our impact is felt across whole communities, with a focus on women, girls and those who have been marginalised.

As part of MSI Reproductive Choices, all our profits go back into supporting MSI’s own mission of children by choice, not chance.

We believe in a world where everyone can access the high-quality health services they need, without financial burden.

Position

The Health Systems Strengthening Advisor will be expected to collaborate with other colleagues within Options, with Marie Stopes International Organization Nigeria (MSION) and with key stakeholders including government officials, civil society organisations and service delivery providers.

Part of the role will include supporting stakeholders to develop sustainability plans and capacity building/training manuals, with a view to ensuring key activities provided by implementing partners are fully transitioned to government and / or civil society. This will include working with stakeholders to review and build on previously conducted readiness assessments, identify and monitor progress markers for transition and provide on-demand technical assistance on key areas as required

Requirements

  • Strong administration and organisational skills, good time management
  • At least six (6) years of relevant work experience in managing health-related projects at national level in Africa.
  • Proven ability to develop relationships with state government and health MDAs.
  • Experience working with Bauchi State government is an added advantage.
  • Familiarity with Nigeria’s health financing system.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Health or related field.

Benefits

Options offers a comprehensive benefits package including generous annual leave allowance, medical insurance and 13th-month pay.

Other information

  • As an equal opportunity employer, Options Consultancy Services is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage or civil partnership. We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified candidates from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Options Consultancy Services.
  • Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and postholders to share this commitment.
  • We seek people who are pro-choice, promote diversity and inclusion, are energetic and enthusiastic about Options’ vision
  • Applicants must have the right to live and work in Nigeria

  • To apply, please fill in the form
  • The closing date for applications is 18th December 2022
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview. Interviews will be held the week commencing 19th December 2022
  • Please note that this role will be subject to full pre-employment background checks including criminal record checks, identification checks, employment references and right to work verification (where appropriate).

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Options Consultancy Services was established in 1992 as a wholly owned subsidiary of the international social business, Marie Stopes International. Our initial work centred around providing technical expertise, programme design monitoring and evaluation support to DFID as the Resource Centre in Population and Reproductive Health. Improving access to reproductive and maternal health services remains a core area of our work.

The Millennium Development Goals placed a strong emphasis on maternal and child health, and improving the health of women and girls has remained central to Options’ mission. Our work has grown to encompass expertise across the health sector in order to build effective and equitable health systems.Since 1992, Options has worked in more than 50 countries, and has been responsible for launching a number of high profile programmes, most recently the Girl Generation and MamaYe! programmes. We lead and manage  numerous health sector programmes on behalf of international donors, in particular UK Aid (DFID), KfW, the World Bank and foundations.StructureOur programmes operate through programme offices including in India, Tanzania, Sierra Leone, Nepal, Malawi, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Mozambique and Kenya. Our head office is in St Katharine Docks in central London.Options UK was launched in 2006, conducting high quality public health research, insight and analysis for health and social care organisations across the UK.In 2015 we set up a non-profit subsidiary, Options for International Health, to pursue new avenues for our work to transform the health of women and children.GovernanceOptions is a private limited company, wholly owned by Marie Stopes International (MSI). Our surpluses are given as Gift Aid to MSI and make a significant contribution to MSI’s mission of children by choice, not chance.Options' Board of Directors sets the objectives and strategic direction of the company. Simon Cooke, CEO of MSI is chair of the Board. Other Board members are Phillip D Harvey, Timothy W Rutter and Jo Elms.
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0 USD Bauchi CF 3201 Abc road Fixed Term , 40 hours per week Options Consultancy Services

We are a global team of experts and innovators tackling some of the world’s most pressing health challenges. We work with leaders and change makers around the globe to bring health strategies to life. We provide ideas, advice and technical know-how that enable our partners to build a path to lasting change.

With 30 years’ experience in global health, we collaborate with our partners to explore existing evidence, combine expertise, scale up ideas and co-create solutions that accelerate change. This includes collaborating on policy design, managing initiatives, building powerful coalitions and galvanising social movements. Our impact is felt across whole communities, with a focus on women, girls and those who have been marginalised.

As part of MSI Reproductive Choices, all our profits go back into supporting MSI’s own mission of children by choice, not chance.

We believe in a world where everyone can access the high-quality health services they need, without financial burden.

Position

The Health Systems Strengthening Advisor will be expected to collaborate with other colleagues within Options, with Marie Stopes International Organization Nigeria (MSION) and with key stakeholders including government officials, civil society organisations and service delivery providers.

Part of the role will include supporting stakeholders to develop sustainability plans and capacity building/training manuals, with a view to ensuring key activities provided by implementing partners are fully transitioned to government and / or civil society. This will include working with stakeholders to review and build on previously conducted readiness assessments, identify and monitor progress markers for transition and provide on-demand technical assistance on key areas as required

Requirements

  • Strong administration and organisational skills, good time management
  • At least six (6) years of relevant work experience in managing health-related projects at national level in Africa.
  • Proven ability to develop relationships with state government and health MDAs.
  • Experience working with Bauchi State government is an added advantage.
  • Familiarity with Nigeria’s health financing system.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Health or related field.

Benefits

Options offers a comprehensive benefits package including generous annual leave allowance, medical insurance and 13th-month pay.

Other information

  • As an equal opportunity employer, Options Consultancy Services is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage or civil partnership. We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified candidates from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Options Consultancy Services.
  • Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and postholders to share this commitment.
  • We seek people who are pro-choice, promote diversity and inclusion, are energetic and enthusiastic about Options’ vision
  • Applicants must have the right to live and work in Nigeria

  • To apply, please fill in the form
  • The closing date for applications is 18th December 2022
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview. Interviews will be held the week commencing 19th December 2022
  • Please note that this role will be subject to full pre-employment background checks including criminal record checks, identification checks, employment references and right to work verification (where appropriate).
2022-12-19

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