Subject Matter Expert - Human Resource for Health at Natview Foundation for Technology Innovation (NFTI)

Posted on: Thu 16-03-2023

Natview Foundation for Technology Innovation (NFTI) is a non-profit organization inspired by the potential to use technology to contribute to the evolution of policy tracking, monitoring, and evaluation (M&E) across the social sectors of Health, Education, and Agriculture in Nigeria and across the West African sub-region for social good.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Subject Matter Expert - Human Resource for Health

Location: Kaduna

Position Type: Full-Time

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • The HRH Consultant will be responsible for technical and project management responsibilities in the full implementation of a Human Resource Management Information System for the Kaduna State Primary Health Care Board.
  • He/She will also be responsible for ensuring standards in implementation and periodic reporting/ knowledge management.

Review Existing Body of Knowledge:

  • Conduct a comprehensive desk review of the existing body of work and other efforts in the state toward improving human resource management and health workforce planning
  • Submit desk review report with reference documentation, including mapping key areas of alignment, and lessons learned from past work

Support in the documentation of Human Resource Operational Processes and Procedures:

  • Work with key teams especially the Business Development SME to understand and document HRH operational processes across the following domain areas;
  • Nominal Roll Generation and Update
  • Document Management and Archiving of Staff Records
  • Leave Application and Approval
  • Retirement and Attrition Management
  • In-service and other Programme Training
  • Hiring and Firing
  • Payroll Generation and Salary Payment

Attendance Management

  • Support in organizing and implementing validation exercises with key stakeholders to sign off the documented operational procedures and processes
  • Work with the Business Development Manager to translate and codify agreed and validated processes for implementation

Support in Defining Minimum Data Requirements for the HRMIS Platform:

  • Working with the state and also aligning with international best practices, develop a minimum data requirement for the HRMIS platform in the state.
  • Work with relevant teams to identify data gaps and develop a roadmap for addressing the identified gaps
  • Work with the state to validate the cleaned nominal roll for the pipeline
  • Work with the State to Define Strategic Objectives for HRH Reporting:
  • Engage with High and Mid-level officers in the state to understand some of the HRH policy objectives and goals of the state to define key reporting elements and matrix for the HRMIS platform
  • Work with relevant teams to implement reporting frame of the tool based on defined strategic questions

Project Management:

  • Support in planning for and ensuring the implementation of activities based on agreed timelines
  • Engage with key stakeholders across all levels to understand processes and document challenges at each stage of implementation
  • Submit periodic reports on the progress of implementation, possible opportunities for alignment, challenges, and recommendations
  • Support in training and hand-holding key persons on the use of the platform and in documenting use cases



  • A Bachelor's Degree in Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Medical Science and a Master’s Degree in Public Health, Health Policy, Health Economics, Development Studies, Health informatics, or any other related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years progressive experience in health system strengthening and human resourcing planning & policy formulation, and health administration.
  • Working knowledge of health informatics and health data processes in Nigeria
  • A good understanding of the health indices in Northern Nigeria especially Kaduna
  • Demonstrated ability to work with government staff at multiple levels, including the state, local and facility levels
  • Knowledge and experience working with both public and private health sectors
  • Have working knowledge and understanding of the health sector in Kaduna


Initially 20 Days, subject to review to additional consulting periods.

Application Closing Date

25th March, 2023.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: [email protected] using the job title as the subject of the mail.