Private Sector Engagement Officer

  • Contractor
  • Kano and Niger Nigeria
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Solina Group profile

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Solina Group

Role Summary

The Private Sector Engagement Officer will work with the Health Financing Specialist to implement strategies, tools, and approaches that will move the HIV program from reliance on donor-funded programs to private sector and/or market-driven solutions that will improve equitable access to healthcare services. S/he will utilize innovative best practices to improve HIV service delivery in private health facilities and contribute to the overall improvement of the coordination and implementation structure of the HIV program in the states.


Technical responsibilities
The Private Sector Engagement Officer will support the delivery of the following:

  • Contribute technically to health systems strengthening via private sector engagement providing mentorship and technical guidance to health personnel
  • Provide technical leadership in the design, development, planning, implementation, and capacity building regarding private sector partnerships for improved program implementation
  • Participate in business development efforts, and business case development for private sector engagement
  • Support the implementation of designed private-sector engagement interventions
  • Establish and maintain a relationship with private-sector actors implementing the program in the state
  • vi. Represent the organization at professional meetings and conferences at all levels
  • Maintain current knowledge of emerging trends in private-sector engagement
  • Participate in resource development activities
  • Carry out any other assigned tasks provided by the supervisor

Mode of Evaluation

  • Monthly activity program report
  • Supervisory visit report
  • Client engagement reports
  • Concept paper for innovation relating to private sector engagement


  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in research, business, and/or international development;
  • Strong understanding and experience of private health sector dynamics, and health systems issues;
  • Knowledge of USAID HSS within private sector engagement desirable;
  • Expert use of at least any data management and analysis tools, written and oral communications skills;
  • Astute problem-solving with strong team leadership and program management skills;
  • Stakeholder management and coordination with the ability to multi-task, strategic and analytical thinking skills;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with strong interpersonal skills;
  • Strong report writing skills with excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Excel and PowerPoint).

How to apply

To apply for the position, please send an email with an updated CV to [email protected] on or before January 31, 2024. Kindly state the role and state of choice in the subject of your email as “Private Sector Engagement Officer_*State”.

Deadline: 31 Jan 2024

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