Technical Advisor

  • Contractor
  • Abuja Nigeria
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Jhpiego profile

  • Job applications may no longer being accepted for this opportunity.



Jhpiego proposes to provide targeted USG technical assistance (TA) resources to specifically bolster NMEP current work through the GFATM on strengthening mitigation for malaria services specific to integration of COVID19 into Malaria program, surveillance, laboratory and data management. This TA will be on the ground support from country level experts in these fields to support the ongoing activities being Implemented by NCDC as part of their GFATM funded work.

The technical Advisor will be responsible for designing, developing, and implementing an effective system to monitor progress, impacts, and successes of project activities and performance at all levels. S/he will gather, analyze, and process complex information related to all aspects of program activity implementation.

SALARY RANGE: 7,782,811 – 13,356,359


  • Provide TA in the Implementation and scale up of National testing strategy integrated within the Malaria program across the COVID19 RM focused states – focus on implementation of bi-directional testing
  • Harmonization and update of SOP/ algorithm and guideline development for integrated/bi-directional testing and facilitate collaboration with relevant government agencies
  • Technical assistance in systems support for malaria data management to facilitate tracking and monitoring integrated testing, and provide inter-operability with the National SORMAS system for COVID-19 testing outcome reporting to the NCDC
  • Strengthen electronic data capturing, analysis, visualization and use for Malaria and COVID19 with real time availability of actionable data and high-quality surveillance data that can be used to guide decision making.
  • Technical assistance to National and sub-national teams in 12 priority states on cross cutting implementation gaps on Malaria within COVID19 context
  • Collaborate with Malaria program partners and other relevant partner organizations to adopt and implement agreed upon standards to improve MIS and ICT for LLINs campaign and other Malaria interventions
  • Support the implementation, data analysis and report writing of Malaria Indicator survey
  • Work closely with GHS technical staff and GoN partners to expand and support GHS activities and expand support to Government agencies
  • Represent the project in stakeholders’ meetings with donor and GoN team in Abuja and state level
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • MBBS, Public Health or related field, and equivalent job experience 7 – 8years’ in programmatic support of international health projects
  • Strong familiarity with Nigeria health system, Global health security, COVID19 and Malaria program
  • Ability to interact with established networks of senior level international health professionals, ministry of health officials and other partners
  • Comfortable with a team approach to programming and the ability to manage several major activities simultaneously
  • Ability to travel to states
  • Proficiency in word processing, Microsoft Office

How to apply

Jhpiego offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive employee benefits package.

Please apply using this link:

Applicants must submit a single document for upload to include: cover letter, resume, and references.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found

Only shortlisted candidates will receive an invitation for an interview

For further information about Jhpiego, visit our website at

Note: The successful candidate selected for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.

Jhpiego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Jhpiego, a Johns Hopkins University affiliate, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, other legally protected characteristics or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. Jhpiego promotes Affirmative Action for minorities, women, individuals who are disabled, and veterans.

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