Deputy States Partnerships Manager

March 2, 2023

Job Description

  • Lagos

New Incentives

New Incentives is a pioneer in a growing movement of giving small incentives to caregivers whose infants get immunized, while increasing awareness of the health benefits of childhood vaccinations.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Deputy States Partnerships Manager
Location: North Eastern part of Nigeria (Remote)
Job Type: Full-time
Department: Stakeholder Relations
Job Summary

The Deputy States Partnerships Manager is responsible for ensuring consistent vaccine supply and prompt action for supply-side issue resolutions and close adherence to the Supply-Side Action Protocol.
This position supervises 3-7 Supply-Side Officers (SSOs) and further manages relationships with Supply-Side stakeholders such as CCOs, SIOs and others.

Position Responsibilities
Supply-side and Stakeholder Relationships (50%):

Regularly review the Supply-Side Dashboard
Conduct daily quality checks of the Vaccine Supply Case Log Attend SERICC meetings as necessary
Resolve escalated supply-side issues at facility, LGA, State, or Zonal levels
Participate in SERICC routine immunisation supervision and other activities
Provide proper representation of NI and regular interaction with supply-side stakeholders
Conduct field visit to resolve supply-side and stakeholder relations issues
Periodic engagement with the religious and traditional leaders
Provide direct and remote support to Stakeholder Relations Officers (SROs) where needed
Support LCCOs or Apex Clinic Officers with transportation fare for collection of vaccines top up when necessary
Follow up with SCCO/ASCCO, LCCOs, Apex HFs and NI health facility on supply issues
Visit health facility and LGA PHC management to enhance relationships and improve vaccines supply
Resolve misunderstanding between the Health Facility/Apex Clinic Officers/LCCO
Log feedback of activities on MyDay app

Supply-Side Team Management (40%):

Line managing Supply-Side Officers (SSOs).
Assist the Deputy SRD in team management.
Regular feedback to Deputy SRD on all plans and executed activities.
Daily checks on all reportees’ ERB status, including Unified Status List, tasks, work day review and others.
Resolving any pending issues in the Unified Status List.
Checking the Master Expansion Gantt to make sure that activities are conducted on time.
Ensuring all meeting notes are updated.
Assist in planning of activities and ensure that all team members are passing Work Week Reviews and a majority are Passing assessments such as ABAE Employee Recognition Bonus.

Security Awareness (5%):

Report all security incidents in areas of operations including incidents that do not directly affect staff and/or operations.
Take responsibility for personal safety and the safety of team members as applicable on the field.
Read and understand all Security documents on the context of operations including SOPs and Country Security Plan.

Other duties / Special Projects (5%):

Other duties that may be assigned by Management.

Key Requirements
Education and Work Experience:

Minimum of Bachelor's Degree, preferably in the field of Health or other Natural Sciences.
Professional qualifications in the NGO sector will be advantageous.
Minimum of 5 years relevant experience (preferably in an NGO).

Skills and Competencies:

Fluency in local languages/dialects, especially Hausa.
Nigerian nationals already based in NE Zone.
Willingness to work at remote public clinics a few days per week and take public transport to reach them.
Experience with the Nigerian health system and clinic documentation, particularly related to infant health and vaccinations.
Experience in collecting, synthesising and drawing conclusions from (health) data desirable.
Careful attention to financial matters and management of funds.
Detail-oriented, diligent professional.
Passion to help others and reduce infant mortality.
Very good communication and writing skills, English, Hausa and dialects (verbal and written).
Excellent responsiveness to email and phone requests
Proficiency in Microsoft Word/Excel, internet browsers, smartphones and new communications technology in general.
Hard-working, result-oriented and loyal.
Motivation to work in a young organisation that is constantly changing based on stakeholder feedback and operates with a lean structure.

Application Closing Date
20th March, 2023.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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All submissions should be through by filling out the form above.
Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis and are encouraged to not wait until the deadline as decisions for this position could be taken sooner.

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