Technical Director, USAID/Nigeria Health Workforce Management Activity

  • Posted on 10 February 2020
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Job Description

Overview

Banyan Global is an international development consulting firm committed to improving livelihoods through market approaches for a broad and lasting impact. The firm is headquartered in Washington, DC with staff working in a number of developing countries. Banyan Global operates seamlessly within six practice areas: health, finance and investment, enterprise development, gender, youth, and evaluation and learning.

Banyan Global is recruiting for a Technical Director for an upcoming, five-year USAID-funded health workforce management project in Nigeria. The position is full-time and based in Abuja with travel to Bauchi, Sokoto, Kebbi, and Ebonyi States and the Federal Capital Territory.

Responsibilities
  • Provide technical leadership and strategy for the strengthening of human resources for health (HRH) management systems, including: improving the development and implementation of state/local government area HRH plans; improving health workforce management; effectively utilizing HRH; strengthening academic health institutions; and advocating for an enabling HRH policy environment.
  • Identify best practices in workforce performance management systems that improve productivity and retention of health staff.
  • Support the integration and scaling up of best practices in workforce management.
  • Oversee improvements to in-service training system and performance by supporting the Government of Nigeria in its stewardship role.
  • Maintain strong results focus with partners, and provide regular technical input into, and support for, the implementation of work-plans.
  • Ensure project activities are in compliance with all award conditions, and state-specific special provisions.
Qualifications
  • Post-graduate degree or higher in public health, health systems, health policy and planning, or other related field.
  • Direct relevant experience in designing and implementing HRH programs in the areas of pre-service training, in-service training, human resource information systems, HRH policy research and implementation, HRH leadership strengthening, HRH monitoring and evaluation, and HRH retention.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, oral and written communications skills in English; demonstrated supervisory skills; and ability to work well on a team.

Banyan Global is an equal opportunity employer. Please apply to the position through our website, https://banyanglobal.com/careers/

About the Organization

Banyan Global is an international development consulting firm headquartered in Washington, DC with staff working in a number of developing countries. Banyan Global operates seamlessly within six practice areas: finance and investment, health, gender, youth, enterprise development, and monitoring and evaluation (M&E).

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