Country Director for the USAID-funded U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative for States (PMI-S) project


Job title: Country Director for the USAID-subsidized U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative for States (PMI-S) project

Company: MSH

Job description: MSH looks for contender for the situation of Country Director for the USAID-financed U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative for States (PMI-S) project. The objective of the task is to help the Government of Nigeria to convey excellent jungle fever benefits out in the open and private wellbeing offices and assemble limit of partners at the LGA, state, and public level to create and execute successful arrangement that will prompt intestinal sickness control and disposal. The PMI-S Project is going about as an asset and an impetus to the Federal Ministry of Health and state groups to assist with accomplishing the objectives and objectives settled upon inside the National Strategic Plan for Malaria. At both the government and state levels, the undertaking is zeroing in on further developing intestinal sickness case the executives; reconnaissance, checking and assessment; drug-based counteraction of jungle fever; and reinforcing limit of NMEP and SMEPs in eight states to design, oversee and screen intestinal sickness administration conveyance. Likewise, the venture will reinforce wellbeing frameworks and the administration of NMEP and SMEP to adequately organize the jungle fever reaction at their separate levels.


The PMI-S Project is an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract with 4 undertaking orders: Task Order 1 was for foundation of the task office in Abuja; Task Order 2 is a five-year agreement to offer help at the NMEP and the government service of wellbeing; Task Order 3 is a five-year agreement to help conveyance of intestinal sickness benefits in Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Ebonyi and Oyo states; and Task Order 4 is additionally a five-year agreement to help conveyance of jungle fever administrations in Benue, Nasarawa, Plateau and Zamfara States. The Country Director leads and deals with the IDIQ and the four assignment request contracts. S/he is responsible for the task expectations and results, with full responsibility and authority for the turn of events, execution, and checking of the undertaking, including (1) vision and specialized system; (2) project the executives; (3) documentation and correspondence; (4) client(s) and stakeholder(s) connections; and (5) coordination and cooperative energy with other MSH activities and joint effort with the MSH Portfolio Director. In the job of Country Director, s/he guarantees that the Program has an essential vision of achievement, and sends all assets – monetary, specialized, and human – on the side of these techniques and plans. S/he knows about and holds fast to MSH’s Procurement Integrity principles and strategies in all venture the board responsibilities.


The Country Director takes lead in setting up the general essential way, the executives frameworks and checking frameworks for the undertaking to guarantee that the four errand orders line up with the IDIQ objectives and objectives.

The CD leads the enrollment and the executives of Task Order 2 work force who give specialized and monetary/functional bearing and backing to Task Order 3 and Task Order 4 task staff. Moreover, the CD selects and deals with the Directors who straightforwardly deal with the Task Order 3 and 4 program arranging, execution and reporting.

The CD regulates and assesses the accompanying eight situations on the undertaking: the SMTA/DCOP, the Senior M&E Advisor, the Director Finance and Administration, the chiefs for TO3 and TO4, 2 consistence officials, and the territorial interchanges officer.

S/he drives the foundation and execution of a venture the board structure that empowers all the 126 undertaking staff on the three assignment orders to adequately draw in with each other and trade the learning.

S/he fills in as the essential undertaking contact from MSH to the giver and is responsible for the accomplishment of results, guaranteeing nature of administrations is kept up with at the best quality, and that all venture targets and expectations are met.

The Country Director regulates execution of program exercises and gives great key authority, administrative oversight, and organization of the project.

S/he adjusts and carries out administration frameworks with standard working strategies to control movements of every kind subsidized by the understanding, guaranteeing adequate monetary staff for dispensing all neighborhood costs under this task, checking and following consumptions, and getting ready monetary reports of venture uses for accommodation to USAID.

S/he readies the venture for inner and outside project assessments: Provides key heading to the SME group on advancement of the AMELPS, project information base, aggregation and capacity of proof of undertaking work/expectations accomplished.

Links with contributor and DEVTECH to guarantee opportune SME writing about the MONITOR.

Leads foundation and execution of a framework for convenient conveyance of value project expectations, especially the yearly work plans, and quarterly and yearly reports for each errand request and the IDIQ.

The Country Director works together with accomplices, benefactor, and partner agents, especially the PMI/Nigeria accomplices – GHSC-PSM, BA-N, VectorLink, and WRAIR constructing and keeping up with useful relationships.

Manage the PMI-S consortium association – NIFAA, ThinkWell and Banyan Global to adjust their SOW to project expectations, ideal execution and reporting.

S/he imparts, carries out, and guarantees adherence to MSH and task approaches, rules and qualities; creates staff abilities and information; and works with supervisee achievement and expert advancement at whatever point possible.

The Country Director fills in as the essential contact for correspondence with USAID/Nigeria, US Government delegates, accomplices, common society associations, fitting authorities from the Government of Nigeria and agents from other contributor and advancement agencies.

Together with other MSH projects in Nigeria, the CD is an individual from the MSH Nigeria Accountable Leadership Team and is needed to effectively take part in MSH exercises that advance a decent picture of the organization.

A Master’s certification in Public Health, worldwide turn of events, or one more related field;

Demonstrated moderate involvement with general wellbeing and working with advancement offices and associations, government authorities, common society pioneers, local area pioneers, project recipients and task staff;

Strong specialized, wellbeing program and monetary administration foundation, capacity to arrange, team up and facilitate with a scope of partners in setting of complicated and moving priorities;

Excellent hierarchical, authority, insightful, administrative and group structures skills;

Experience building authoritative limit and administration delivery.


at least 10 years of venture the executives experience (of which to some extent half is in a senior administration position) in huge, multi-year worldwide wellbeing area improvement programs.

Demonstrated topic aptitude in intestinal sickness and at least two of the accompanying regions: wellbeing administration conveyance, administration quality improvement, jungle fever anticipation, intestinal sickness therapy and finding, conduct change correspondences, limit building, and observing and evaluation.

Experience in general wellbeing in creating and additionally temporary nations dealing with the functional and authoritative parts of comparable wellbeing projects including staff oversight and oversight of functional techniques and strategies; inclination given to those with experience in Nigeria.

Experience overseeing enormous complex activities, best overseeing contracts or potentially huge jungle fever or coordinated wellbeing programs.

Demonstrated capacity to create and convey a typical vision among different accomplices and the capacity to lead multidisciplinary teams.

Track record of solid obligation to sharing information, archiving encounters, supporting imaginative drives, and sharing credit. Remarkable relational, correspondence, multifaceted, cooperation and arrangement abilities are essential.

Ability to designate adequately with showed capacity to make opportune powerful decisions.

Willingness to go inside project regions as needed.

Excellent composed correspondence in English is required

Expected salary: Remuneration is Attractive

Location: FCT-Abuja

Job date: Tue, 26 Oct 2021 22:27:45 GMT

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