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Job Title: PBF Team Leader
The Team Leader will have primary responsibility for planning, oversight, and coordination of all project activities and personnel supporting the verification and payment authorization for performance-based elements of the program in Nigeria. S/he will work closely with all stakeholders to ensure coordination of verification analysis and reporting with the overall roll-out of the performance-based initiative. She or he will coordinate verification activities with other initiatives and elements to ensure accurate and timely analysis, reporting, and payment authorizations across all relevant states in Nigeria. She or he will supervise the Technical Group Leader, M&E Specialist, and Director of Finance and Operations.
Oversees implementation of program activities and provides high quality technical and strategic leadership, managerial oversight, and administration of the project.
Serves as the primary project liaison from MSH to the donor and is accountable for the achievement of results, ensuring quality of services is maintained at the highest standard, and that all project objectives and deliverables are met. Assure that all research or data collection activities under the program are undertaken in collaboration and/or consultation with the appropriate Ministries.
Support the FMOF to make timely and accurate payments to (states) working under the program based on validated performance in relation to targeted indicators.
Safeguard MSH’s reputation by ensuring that financial, contractual, technical, and political integrity is maintained and strengthened.
Develop (update and adapt as needed) and execute project results framework, performance monitoring plan, technical strategy, M&E plan and annual work plans as per contract/agreement requirements, MSH technical frameworks and standards, and RMS guidelines.
Ensure appropriate and timely documentation and dissemination of key results and deliverables for maximum project impact and business development using a variety of communication strategies and media.
Ensure effective contract/agreement implementation in strict compliance with contract, agreement clauses, MSH and donor policies and Standard Operating Procedures SOPs.
Coordinate all project activities with national structures, and assure timely validation support to national implementation within national and state structures to implement performance-based approaches to expand access to and use of primary health care services on a national scale.
Ensure project staffing, structure and reporting relationships are aligned with project needs, local context and available resources. Approve and supervise all short-term personnel.
Manage and mentor the project team as per MSH policies and guidelines and implement an effective performance-management program including regular check-ins, annual appraisals, supportive supervision, rewards, training, coaching and career development support.
MBA, MSc, MA, PhD, Fellowship
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