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Jhpiego, an Affiliate of Johns Hopkins University is a global leader in improving healrhcare services for women and their families. In collaboration with The Federal Ministry of Health , Nigeria and support from MCSI', seeks a Consultant to conduct a bottleneck analysis of health systems in Nigeria. MCS? will lead the recruitment process of the consultant. MCSP is a global USAlD program to introduce and support high-impact health interventions in 24 priority countries with the ultimate goal of ending preventable maternal aud child deaths (EIMCDl).
MCSP works to scale lip evidence-based, high-impact maternal newborn. child health (MNCII), and family planning interventions that address both the direct and the indirect causes of preventable death in women, infants and young children.

Jhpiego, an Affiliate of Johns Hopkins University is currently recruiting to fill the following position:

Position: Consultant

Location: Nigeria.

Duration: 20 non-consecutive days.

Job Description:
The Consultant will work with the maternal and newborn health (MNR) Technical Working Group (TWG) to conduct a health systems bottleneck analysis in relation to the following four key interventions:
Skilled care at birth with focus on the use of'a uterotonic drug.
Basic emergency obstetric and newborn care (BEmONC) with focus on management of PE/E.
Comprehensive Emergency Obstetric and Newbern Care(CEmONClwith focus oncacsarcan section.
Neonatal essential care and basic resuscitation with focus on the use of'ambu bae and Mask.

This analysis also will examine the compliance of the countries clinical guidelines- in relation to these critical interventions with the recent published WHO clinical guidelines Based on the assessment results, potential and successful strategies and solutions will be identified by priority bottlenecks under each health system building block.
The BNA consultant will be responsible tor assisting the MOH focal person with the establishment of sub-working groups. coordinating ofthe subgroups meetings and distribution and collecting the questionnaire ofthc BNA tools.
The consultant will be responsible [or collecting the documents and data sources that include the national RMNCH stratcgievplans/policies. national guidelines and standards related to the critical interventions, periodic reports. reviews. RMNCH needs assessments, and existing copntry survey data to support the technical subgroups in order to answering the questions.
Participate in and support the working groups meeting in completing the tools and summarizing the key bottlenecks for each health system building block per intervention.
Assist sub-groups in preparing presentation for a plenary discussion, facilitate the plenary meeting of the sub-groups, and provide the feedback on the bottlenecks and solutions.
Participate in writing a synthesized report summarizing key bottlenecks, strategies, and local solutions to overcome the identified bottlenecks. This could be done in close collaboration with the MOR focal point and with support from MCSP/SESRIC.
The BNA consultant will report to the MOB focal point and to MCSPiSESRIC on a weekly basis to keep them updated on the subgroups meeting and progress of the BNS process.

A Medical degree with MPH, Dr.PB or FWACI (Public Health) or MSc. Sociology Post-graduate level training in public health.
A minimum of five (5) years of good Research experience.
Experience in providing technical assistance to USG-financed programs Excellent interpersonal, writing and oral presentation skills.
Results-oriented and decision-making skills.
Ability to work with little or no supervision and ability to work under pressure
Method of Application:
All potential job applicants should send their CVs and an application letter as one single MS Word document to:


NB: The title/subject of your email and application should be the position of what you have applied for. For further information about Jhpiego, please visit: www.jhpiego.org
Only shortlisted candidates will receive an invitation for an interview.
Only successful candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.

Application Deadline: 3rd November, 2015

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