Banyan Global is a development consulting firm, founded on the principle that integrating expertise and experience from the development community and private sector will achieve a broad and lasting impact. Our unique team comprises seasoned private sector and international development professionals. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., Banyan Global maintains staff around the world. Banyan Global is a women-owned small business.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Grantee Technical Capacity Building Consultant - Pre-Service Health Training Institutions (PSHTIs)
Employment Type: Contract
Total Level of Effort (LOE): 40 days
- BG Laurel International Nigeria LTE / GTE is a fully owned subsidiary of Banyan Global, Inc, a woman-owned small business and international development consulting firm committed to improving livelihoods through market approaches for a broad and lasting impact.
- The firm is headquartered in Washington, DC and has program operations and activities in over fifteen countries around the world. Banyan Global operates within six practice areas: gender, youth, finance and investment, enterprise development, health, and evaluation and learning.
- Banyan Global is the prime recipient of the Nigeria Health Workforce Management (HWM) Activity in Nigeria. The HWM Activity is a five-year task order to support the establishment of a cost-effective, well-trained, and motivated health workforce, particularly in targeted rural and remote areas of Bauchi, Ebonyi, Kebbi, and Sokoto States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
- By its conclusion, HWM is expected to increase the production of new health workers competent to respond to current and future population health needs in these locations by 10,000; improve the distribution and skill mix of front-line workers to meet specific local demands; and strengthen the capacity of pre-service training institutions to adopt and apply innovative education approaches.
- Targeted interventions will contribute to:
- Improved management of maternal, child, and newborn health conditions and
- Increased responsiveness to community health needs.
- USAID will support the Government of Nigeria’s (GON’s) commitment to plan, recruit, train, manage, and retain its primary health care (PHC) workforce.
- This activity will contribute to the achievement of USAID/Nigeria’s Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) Development Objective 2 “a healthier, more educated population in targeted states” and Intermediate Result (IR) 2.1 “Utilization of quality health services in targeted areas and population groups increased.”
- The Grantee Technical Capacity Building - Pre-Service Training Institutions consultant will be based in Abuja and operate from the HWM Office.
- The consultant will report to the HWM HRH Training Lead and will provide technical support to two HWM grantees that implementing grants to strengthen the pre-service training learning environment and in-service training program.
- The consultant will provide technical assistance to the grantees to work with PSHTIs, review and provide quality assurance support to HWM on the grantee reports and deliverables.
Deliverables / Activities
The consultant will submit the following deliverables as and when due:
- Reviewed and edited versions of milestone deliverable reports of each grantee
- Consultancy report that includes a summary of technical assistance provided to the grantees and recommendations for the scope of work of follow-on grants
- The consultant is expected to provide the technical support by working with the relevant HWM and grantee staff to produce high-quality technical deliverables.
- The consultant will ensure that all milestone deliverables are reviewed and revised to meet HWM quality standards.
- A Bachelor's Degree in the Medical professions (Medicine, Nursing, or Midwifery) with a Master’s Degree preferable.
- Previous or current experience working to strengthen pre-service training institutions and in-service training programs for nurses, midwives, and community health workers.
- Demonstrable experience producing high-quality reports, particularly for USAID-funded programs.
- Timing and Level of Effort:
- The expected period of performance for this assignment is 40 days between June and September 31, 2022.
Application Closing Date
20th May, 2022.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send a Cover Letter and their current CV listing all work experience and qualifications to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.