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Palladium Group Job Recruitment – (3 Positions)

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Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value.

We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

1. Consultant – PSE in Nigeria’s National and State-level Health Insurance Schemes, HP+

Job Title: Consultant – PSE in Nigeria’s National and State-level Health Insurance Schemes, HP+

Job ID: req11707
Location: Nigeria

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • HP+ is seeking a consultant to support in-depth interviews of key stakeholders related to understanding the critical operational barriers to an increased role of private providers in the provision of FP services.
  • This is a deliverable-based contract.
  • The Consultant will report to Cindi Cisek – Senior Technical Adviser and work closely with other HP+ Nigeria and HQ-based staff to ensure accuracy and completeness of interviews the data collection exercise and documentation.

Scope of Work
The Consultant’s work will occur in two phases: (1) preparation and conduct of interviews; (2) documentation of interviews and list of recommended stakeholders to participate in expert meetings.

Phase 1: Preparation and conduct of in-depth interviews:

  • The consultant will develop the list of government and private sector stakeholders to be interviewed (approximately 10-15 interviewees) with their names and contact information based on the list provided by HP+, primarily from Nigeria’s NHIS, Kano SHIS, Bauchi SHIS, Lagos SHIS, relevant professional medical associations, and Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency (HEFAMAA). The consultant will be responsible for scheduling and conducting in-depth interviews, which are anticipated to take between 60-90 minutes to conduct. If follow-up information is required, the consultant will support by soliciting clarification or additional emails either through telephone, email, or other communications media.

Deliverable:

  • The deliverable for this phase of the study will be the list of stakeholders to be interviewed along with their full contact information and the draft questionnaire guide and excel template.

Phase 2: Interview Scheduling, Data Analysis and Reporting:

  • The consultant will be responsible for scheduling and conducting interviews with stakeholders. The interviews will be recorded and transcribed in English. Data Analysis and Reporting: The Consultant will complete the interviews and submit the interview notes (transcribed in English) within 5 days of each interview conducted. The consultant will conduct any interview follow-up required via email or direct communication as required.

Deliverables:

  • The following deliverables will lead to payment for the amount of time spent to complete the assignment. Each deliverable must be submitted by agreed upon date, and HP+ will review and approve, or send back with comments for consultant’s further refinement within five business days.
  • Preparation: List of stakeholders to be interviewed, tentative schedule, as well as any suggested modifications to the instruments.
  • Data Collection: 1) final list of interviews/points of contact, 2) completed transcripts in English, 3) Follow-up notes pending from interviews with key stakeholders.

Period of Performance: August – October 2021 for preparation and interviews

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in a Public Health, Policy, Health Financing or other related disciplines
  • Experience with national and state-level health insurance schemes and key stakeholders
  • Familiarity with Nigeria’s family planning program
  • Experience conducting in-depth interviews with senior government officials and other stakeholders
  • Fluency in English and strong writing, communication, and reporting skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and resourcefulness

Evaluation Criteria:
Experience (50%):

  • Experience in conducting in-depth interviews with senior-level government and private sector stakeholders
  • Knowledge and existing contacts with key stakeholders from national and state-level insurance schemes
  • Experience in working with USAID and other global partners

Technical (50%):

  • Strong understanding of Nigeria’s national and state-level insurance schemes, including accreditation, certification, and contracting procedures for private sector
  • Strong understanding of family planning programming
  • Fluency in English and strong writing, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Master’s Degree in Public Health, Policy, Health Financing or other related discipline.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

2. ISS QI Specialist – IHP (Bagudo)

Job Title: ISS QI Specialist – IHP

Job ID: req11599
Location: Bagudo, Kebbi

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical guidance on service and quality improvement that is sound, evidence-based and responsive to the needs of the State and USAID
  • Provide technical leadership, and build local capacity using proven training approaches and quality improvement methodologies.
  • Provide trainings (providers and training of trainers) as well as follow-up support and clinical mentoring as necessary for QI at primary health care facilities.
  • Support service/quality improvement efforts, approaches and tools at IHP – public and private primary health care State sites.
  • Advocate with State Ministry of Health for adoption of new evidence based quality improvement (QI) best practices at health facilities in project sites.
  • Advocate with other ministries, community, NGO’s, and religious leaders to support and promote service/quality improvement components.
  • Ensure quality program implementation consistent with MOH Nigerian Guidelines, global best practices and USAID Nigerian Strategic Directions.
  • Coordinate with the other members of the technical team and NGO partners to develop and implement feasible facility and community-based approaches.

Required Qualifications

  • An experienced Midwife / Nurse or any other closely related health care professional; other related courses (e.g. MPH, MSC or other relevant degree) will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 7 years relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated expertise in working directly with senior government officials and policy makers in RMNCH.
  • Experience working with partners, organizations, and institutions
  • A broad variety of programmatic, administrative, financial, and computer skills (including Word Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access), which may need to be acquired through very quick learning.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work with African experts and partners in developing technical materials and providing training to improve service delivery, advocacy and resource mobilization for expanding quality improvement of RMNCH services.
  • Experience with technical competence for programs funded by USAID and/or other donor programs in developing countries, with significant Nigeria experience.
  • Strong verbal, listening, writing, and intrapersonal skills essential for effective coordination among several institutions and staff involved in a broad range of activities.
  • Ability to communicate in the local language and good knowledge of the terrain.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

3. ISS QI Specialist – IHP (Yauri)

Job Title: ISS QI Specialist – IHP

Job ID: req11663
Location: Yauri, Kebbi State.

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical guidance on service and quality improvement that is sound, evidence-based and responsive to the needs of the State and USAID
  • Provide technical leadership, and build local capacity using proven training approaches and quality improvement methodologies.
  • Provide trainings (providers and training of trainers) as well as follow-up support and clinical mentoring as necessary for QI at primary health care facilities.
  • Support service/quality improvement efforts, approaches and tools at IHP – public and private primary health care State sites.
  • Advocate with State Ministry of Health for adoption of new evidence based quality improvement (QI) best practices at health facilities in project sites.
  • Advocate with other ministries, community, NGO’s, and religious leaders to support and promote service/quality improvement components.
  • Ensure quality program implementation consistent with MOH Nigerian Guidelines, global best practices and USAID Nigerian Strategic Directions.
  • Coordinate with the other members of the technical team and NGO partners to develop and implement feasible facility and community-based approaches.

Required Qualifications

  • An experienced Midwife / Nurse or any other closely related health care professional; other related courses (e.g. MPH, MSC or other relevant degree) will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 7 years relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated expertise in working directly with senior government officials and policy makers in RMNCH.
  • Experience working with partners, organizations, and institutions
  • A broad variety of programmatic, administrative, financial, and computer skills (including Word Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access), which may need to be acquired through very quick learning.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work with African experts and partners in developing technical materials and providing training to improve service delivery, advocacy and resource mobilization for expanding quality improvement of RMNCH services.
  • Experience with technical competence for programs funded by USAID and/or other donor programs in developing countries, with significant Nigeria experience.
  • Strong verbal, listening, writing, and intrapersonal skills essential for effective coordination among several institutions and staff involved in a broad range of activities.
  • Ability to communicate in the local language and good knowledge of the terrain.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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  1. Palladium Group Job Recruitment – (3 Positions) - Chidera Nneji - Jul 16, 2021 3:02 am

    Is not that stressful

    Palladium Group Job Recruitment – (3 Positions) - Chidera Nneji - Jul 16, 2021 3:03 am

    I will really enjoy this job

    Palladium Group Job Recruitment – (3 Positions) - Elvis ekeh - Jul 16, 2021 8:47 am

    Thanks for the info

    Palladium Group Job Recruitment – (3 Positions) - Michael Miles - Jul 16, 2021 6:39 pm

    Thank you

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