rogram Implementation Officer at Malaria Consortium

Malaria Consortium (1)

Malaria Consortium – Established in 2003, Malaria Consortium is one of the world’s leading non-profit organisations specialising in the prevention, control and treatment of malaria and other communicable diseases among vulnerable populations. Our mission is to save lives and improve health in Africa and Asia, through evidence-based programmes that combat targeted diseases and promote universal health coverage.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Program Implementation Officer

Location: Kano

Scope of Work

  • The scope of the technical assistance includes provision of supportive supervision and training of health facility workers, supervisors and CDDs, timely delivery of SMC & VAS commodities and supplies, on-the-job capacity building, and documentation of programme activities, ensuring adherence to SMC & VAS administration protocols.
  • It also involves interaction with the State Ministry of Health, and LGA management team and keeping them updated on the programme progress and ensuring high-quality SMC-VAS integrated implementation.

Program Implementation Officers

  • Two Implementations officers are required to provide technical assistance to the implementation of the SMC-VAS integrated campaigns in their respective implementing state

Programme Implementation, treatment tracking and management (70%):

  • Support implementation of SMC activities at health facility & LGA level, including timely implementation of route plan, planning meetings, commodity distributions and monitoring to avoid any stock out, Community mobilisation activities, supervision, monitoring and reporting.
  • Responsible for quantification and distribution of commodities for SMC-VAS by developing integrated distribution plans and delivery arrangements in conjunction with the state teams.
  • Ensure accountability of received commodities and supplies through tracking consumption levels and review of reconciliation reports.
  • Provide support to the training of HFWs, supervisors, CHWs and community mobilisers.
  • Track program targets and timely implement the planned activities to ensure programme meets targets and review reports from LGAs and HFWs for accuracy and completeness prior to submission.
  • Ensure implementation of activities are in line with the laid down protocols, by continuously monitoring and escalating issues detected to the line manager for mitigation.
  • Maintain a good relationship and work jointly with – Public Health Officers and other partners to undertake home visits, meetings and to ensure health LGA’s ownership.

Coordination and representation (10%):

  • Ensure planning and coordination meetings are conducted as planned at state, LGA and community levels.
  • Attend data validation meetings at state and LGA level and as directed by Project Technical lead.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Clinical Officer,Nurse, Social Science, Medical Science or any other Public Health-related qualification
  • At least five (5) years’ field experience in related field.
  • Fluency in English and Hausa, Fulani or any other local languages is required.
  • Experience working in drug/commodity supply management, M&E and logistics.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences including LGA staff, HFWs and community leaders.
  • Must be familiar with SurveyCTO, KoboCollect and Microsoft Office suite
  • Experience conducting quality supportive supervision and data use.


  • A broad range of experience including logistics, training, and capacity building ability.
  • Experience of managing teams.
  • Experience working at LGA level.
  • Experience with SMC implementation.

Work-based skills:

  • Good planning and organizational skills.
  • Basic computer skills particularly Microsoft Office.
  • Flexible, ability to work both as an individual and as a team member and under stress in what can be a harsh environment.
  • Must be a Nigerian.


  • Ability to find solutions to complex problems in a challenging environment.
  • Ability to speak and understand English.

Application Closing Date
4th June, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should: