State Sample Movement Consultant at Leprosy and TB Relief Initiative Nigeria (LTR)

Deadline: Dec 31, 2023

Job Reference Number: LTR (PMU)/_2023/SSMCs/001

  • Location: Adamawa/ Borno/ Gombe/ Yobe/ Plateau States.
  • Reports to: Program Officer

Job Summary

The Sample Movement Consultant will support the Public – Private Mix (PPM) implementation in the state with special focus on sample referral to ensure adequate documentation and monitoring.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure appropriate mapping of the hub and spoke model for the sample referral in the state.
  • Ensure the sample couriers apply the developed hub and spoke model in the sample referral process.
  • Review processes to ensure appropriate documentations are done in the correct documenting tools.
  • Collate and review monthly sample referrals/result retrievals and process for timely request for funding of the couriers for uninterrupted sample referral and result retrieval in the states.
  • Travel to supervise and monitor effectiveness of the sample referral process within the state.
  • Submit monthly summary of sample movement as required by the Sub Recipient (SR) in the approved template of the Principal Recipient (PR).
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the State Technical Officer.

Education and Work Experience Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree in public health, Social Sciences or any other relevant related fields.
  • A master’s degree in public health, project management or related fields will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 2 years work experience in development agencies in related fields.
  • Experience of Implementation of Global Fund (GF) grant is an added advantage.

Desired Competencies:

  • Good communication and writing skills.
  • Good team player
  • Good knowledge of the State applied for
  • Ability to use Microsoft office suite packages.
  • Result driven.
  • Strong analytical /problem solving skills.
  • Good planning/organizational skills
  • Ability to follow instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to take initiative.
  • Ability to work unsupervised.
  • High sense of confidentiality, initiative and good judgment.
  • Knowledge of health systems issues in Nigeria.
  • Demonstrable track record of achievements in public health programs.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should Submit their “Cover Letter and CV in single file, saved with your name and job title” in Word format to:

The subject of your mail should be “LTR (PMU)/_2023/SSMC/001-STATE”.

  • E.g – Applicants for the position for Gombe state should use “LTR (PMU)/_2023/SSMC/001-GOMBE STATE”.
  • Applicants for the position for Yobe state should use “LTR (PMU)/_2023/SSMC/001-YOBE STATE” and so on for other states.

Please note that candidates with the wrong subject in their email stand a chance of being disqualified.

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