Thursday 31 January 2013


Vacancies at Women For Health Programme

The Women for Health Programme (W4H) is a five year DFID- funded health programme with the main objective of addressing the severe shortage of female health workers in five selected states in the Nothern Nigeria. W4H is in full support of the MDG goals on reduction of child and maternal mortality especially in the selected states in Nigeria and aims to address this through provision of female health workers in order to encourage improved access for health for women. The programme will address the critical health sector human resource challenges by using an approach which empowers women as service providers.

The Clinical Tutors will be based in Kano and will report to the Midwifery and Education Adviser. S/he will provide on-the-job training and a variety of training courses; including accreditation of Training Institutions. Other key responsibilities include;

  • Capacity strengthening of training institutions
  • Providing on the job training for health personnel in hospitals and training centers;
  • Providing support for curriculum improvement and development;
  • Contributing to Knowledge Management activities; such as supporting and facilitating stakeholder documentation and dissemination activities;.
  • Providing support to the Midwifery and Education Adviser on planning activities for allocated initiatives;
  • Assisting with drafting Terms of Reference and other written outputs of National, regional and international Consultants;
  • Candidates must be a Nurse or Midwife with a minimum of 5-years’ experience in Health programme or service delivery in a developing country.
  • S/he must have a post graduate qualification in Public or reproductive health or other related discipline. A good understanding of the Nigerian clinical training systems as well as knowledge of the National strategies relating to midwifery and education is required for this position.
  • S/he must have an extensive knowledge and understanding of operations in the Nigerian Healthcare delivery system. A good knowledge of capacity building tools and approaches, good communication and organizational skills are essential for this position.
Please email a covering letter addressing your suitability for the post and a CV to Please quote the job title in the subject line.
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Interviews will commence thereafter.
DUE DATE: Thursday, 7th February 2013.

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