Graduate Internship & EXP. Job Recruitment at Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

The Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact. We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Case Management Intern

Job ID: R1671
Location: Katsina
Job Type: Full-time


  • The Case Management Intern is ideally a generalist (with experience or familiarity with health, particularly RMNCAH programs) who will work in close collaboration with the Case Management Team as well as the State Technical Officer (TO) and project partners on all aspects of project management and implementation of the Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC) activities at the state and LGA level.
  • S/he ensures timely and effective implementation of SMC activities in the state as well as assists the State team in providing oversight to LGA level routine activities e.g. Monthly and quarterly supervisory visits, LGA data validation meetings, data entry, supply chain data collection, training, and so on.
  • S/he will assist the State TO in ensuring that the project functions efficiently, providing support to all project activities.
  • S/he will assist with operational processes in project-related procurements and documentation related to project activities.
  • Additionally, s/he will assist the TO in assuring that all technical activities under the project are implemented in a timely and effective manner.

Project management, partner and donor relations:

  • Support the Technical Officer in direct implementation of all case management activities in line with grant targets and deliverables by ensuring adherence to national strategies and guidelines for malaria prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.
  • Responsible for filing of all activity reports in both soft and hard copies
  • Assist in the project’s quality assurance processes
  • Participate in accessing activity progress to ensure that the partners and local contractors maintain close adherence to work plans, meet designated milestones, deliverables, benchmarks, and provide technical assistance when needed.
  • Support in knowledge management activities, including documentation of success stories, lessons learned, and activity reports.
  • Assist in monitoring program implementation and use of resources.

Project Technical Support:

  • Work in close collaboration with the Technical Officer to support the State MoH to implement all aspects of the seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) intervention. A mass drug campaign for children under-5years
  • Support the training for SMC, personnel selection according to set criteria, coordinate monthly mass drug distribution in selected LGAs for SMC implementation
  • Support oversight of routine activities such as monthly and quarterly iMSV, data validation, LMIS data collection, and collation
  • Support data entry routinely at the state level
  • Keep inventory of project equipment at the state level
  • Ability to travel domestically as required to support program activities.
  • Any other task assigned by the supervisor


  • MBBS (preferred) or Graduate Degree in Pharmacy, Nursing, Public Health, Health Economics, or a health-related field required.
  • One year or less of experience in public health and health systems strengthening required;
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with senior-level colleagues, stakeholders, and donors.
  • Demonstrated competence to assess priorities and manage a variety of activities in a time-sensitive environment and meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills in English are essential.
  • Training development and facilitation skills.
  • Programme Management skills.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online



Job Title: Technical Officer

Job ID: R1668
Location: Adamawa
Job Type: Full-time


  • The Technical Officer (TO) position is designed to work in close collaboration with the Senior Technical Manager, project staff, and project partners in ensuring the delivery of quality case management interventions in public and private health facilities.
  • S/he will provide technical support to state malaria programmes in all aspects of direct implementation of program activities as various service delivery points at the state and LGA levels to meet up with the technical demands of the grant.
  • S/He will provide technical support to state agencies/programmes in all aspects of direct implementation of case management activities at the state and LGA levels.
  • S/He with support from state colleagues will ensure the delivery of quality malaria interventions in communities and LGAs in assigned state while working in close collaboration with project partners and MSH colleagues.
  • The TO will support planning for state-level training and quarterly on-site supervision visits at service delivery points.
  • S/He will be responsible for tracking case management activities at the state level and any other duties assigned by the supervisor.
  • The Technical Officer, Malaria provides technical support to the State Malaria Elimination Programs and LGAs for the achievement of objectives set forth in the Global Fund Malaria Grant, which supports the National Malaria Control Strategy.


  • Work in close collaboration with the MSH state-based specialists (M&E and SCMS) to support the SMEP/SMOH in the implementation of all case management activities, in line with grant targets and deliverables by ensuring adherence to national strategies and guidelines for malaria prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.
  • Work with States and LGAs in planning and coordinating training for health workers, Integrated Monitoring and Supportive Supervision (iMSV).
  • Support the State MoH to implement all aspects of the seasonal malaria chemoprevention intervention. A mass drug campaign for children under-5years
  • Support the State MoH to implement activities for improving Intermittent Preventive Therapy for pregnant women (IPTp) and routine LLIN distribution in pregnant women and children under-5 years
  • Support capacity building of the State MoH personnel on malaria technical areas
  • Preparation and submission of project malaria technical activity reports to Senior Technical Manager
  • Represent MSH on malaria Technical Working Groups (TWGs) and other relevant health coordinating committees at the state level
  • Contribute to quarterly lessons identification and learning documentation and dissemination.
  • Preparation and submission of project service delivery activity reports to Senior Technical Manager
  • Document evidence and best practices that are related to the programme
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  • M.D / MBBS required with some field experience in clinical and/or community-based malaria prevention, diagnosis, and treatment or a graduate Degree in Health Management or Public Health. Specialized experience in malaria is highly preferred.
  • At least 3 years of post-NYSC relevant experience in public health. Any experience in malaria programming will be an added advantage. Some health-related community development experience is required.
  • Experience in malaria programming at the field level and providing technical assistance to partner organizations; knowledge and experience of programmatic and technical service delivery challenges is highly desired.
  • Ability to work both in a team and independently and ability to transfer knowledge through formal and informal training.
  • Experience with, and a demonstrated commitment to, community-based approach to development.
  • Experience with GF donor funding requirement a plus.
  • Capacity to prepare evidence-based reports and documents.
  • Strong professional oral and writing skills, including the development of reports, oral presentations, and technical documents.
  • Ability to interface with multiple stakeholders, representatives, and partners in a professional manner on an ongoing basis.
  • Previous experience with or good knowledge of Global Fund operating procedures
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and communicate information to both health and non-health audiences, and achieve consensus on policy, project, research, and administrative matters.
  • Good verbal communication skills, tact, and diplomacy are required to establish and develop sustainable working relationships at the highest level and a high level of trust with public/private organizations. Verbal communication skills are also used to negotiate activity plans and resolve activity implementation issues with counterparts, partners, and team members. Excellent written communication skills are required to prepare regular and ad hoc reports, activity documentation, and briefing papers.
  • Excellent computer skills (MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) are required for effectively operating in this position. Good computer skills are required to implement, analyze, monitor, and manage activity goals, inputs, outcomes, and achievements.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online



Job Title: IT Associate 

Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Full – Time
Job ID: R1665

Job Deccription

  • The IT Associate role is to ensure proper computer operation so that end users can accomplish business tasks.
  • This includes receiving, prioritizing, documenting, and actively resolving end user help requests.


  • Setup and install new devices (Computers, Printers, Scanners e.t.c) according to MSH’s standard.
  • Assist in the office network administration.
  • Attend to incoming help requests from end users via both telephone and email in a courteous manner.
  • Document all pertinent end user identification information, including name, department, contact information, and nature of problem or issue.
  • Build rapport and elicit problem details from users.
  • Prioritize and schedule problems. Escalate problems (when required) to the appropriately experienced Manager.
  • Record, track, and document the help desk request problem-solving process, including all successful and unsuccessful decisions made, and actions taken, through to final resolution.
  • Apply diagnostic utilities to aid in troubleshooting.
  • Access software updates, drivers, knowledge bases, and frequently asked questions resources on the Internet to aid in problem resolution.
  • Identify and learn appropriate software and hardware used and supported by the organization.
  • Perform hands-on fixes at the desktop level, including installing and upgrading software, installing hardware, implementing file backups, and configuring systems and applications.
  • Install anti-virus software.
  • Performing preventative maintenance, including checking and cleaning of workstations, printers, and peripherals on a monthly basis (monthly report of the work done submitted to the supervisor)
  • Prepare the Projector and other presentation materials for quality presentations.
  • Test fixes to ensure problem has been adequately resolved.
  • Perform post-resolution follow-ups to help requests.
  • Develop help sheets and frequently asked questions lists for end users.
  • Send weekly status report and timesheet to supervisor.
  • Carryout additional tasks issued out by the supervisor in line with the company business.


  • University degree in Information Technology or Computer Science
  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures
  • Knowledge of computers and relevant software application
  • Knowledge of customer service principles and practices
  • Logical and flexible approach to solving problems, especially when working under pressure
  • Verbal and written language skills in English required.
  • MCSE, N+ or A+ , CCNA (industry standard professional qualifications)
  • Ability to work a switchboard
  • Should be able to maintain confidential and private information
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Must possess a user first mentality
  • Experience with Google Apps
  • Exceptional motivation to learn on the job
  • Extensive Windows, Mac and iOS or Android experience
  • Experience with Python, Dart or GO is a plus
  • Familiarity with computer networking, TCP/IP is a plus
  • Familiarity with Symatec Altiris is a plus

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online




Job Title: State Coordinator

Job ID: R1661
Location: Taraba
Job type: Full-time


  • The State Coordinator will provide overall leadership and management of the Global Fund (GF) Malaria project in the state in a manner that strengthens partnerships with the state government and other partners and leads to sustainable Malaria elimination efforts.
  • S/he will spearhead coordination, implementation, and reporting of the GF Malaria project in the state and ensure optimal resource management of the project.
  • S/he will serve as a member of the Project Management Team and will be responsible for overall project performance in the state of primary responsibility.
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Program Management:

  • Take responsibility for all project requirements for planning, implementation, and reporting on state-level activities.
  • Provide overall leadership and management of the project supported state’s malaria program including leading the development of state-specific work plan for the project.
  • Take responsibility for the management of the state-specific budget, work plan, and all other resources, ensuring that the budget is implemented in strict compliance with MSH policy and the GF’s policy and procedures.
  • Lead and provide oversight to quality assurance of state-level project implementation
  • Contribute to the establishment of a system for project monitoring, evaluation, and reporting in collaboration with the M&E Specialist in the state that includes periodic analysis and reviews for evidence-based decision-making and program management.
  • Provide clear documentation of programmatic achievements as well as required data and keep the Project Senior Management Team informed of state activities on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis and as needed

Team Leadership and Coordination:

  • Supervise project staff in the assigned state and manage their performance and development.
  • Build a cohesive state team to implement the project with demonstrable team spirit
  • Manage the state team to ensure that all project staff has the right orientation, enabling environment, and tools to deliver in their respective roles.
  • Ensure cross-functional networking and learning amongst the project team and other partners/stakeholders in the state towards effective implementation of the project in the assigned state.
  • Ensure that project staff complies with MSH policies and procedures relevant for the effective operations of the state office. For example, orientation training for new state-office staff should address relevant internal controls.

Stakeholder Management:

  • Liaise and network with relevant malaria partners and stakeholders in the state to strengthen coordination, integration, and resourcing of activities and promotion of a shared vision for malaria elimination in the state.
  • Act as the primary liaison between MSH and the State Government (GoN) officials – SMEP, HMB, DPRS, LMCU, SMoH, LGA, Wards, etc. to facilitate information sharing and networking.
  • Interact and communicate on behalf of MSH project leadership to key stakeholders in the malaria partnership and government counterparts at the state level.
  • Ensure the visibility and reputation of MSH among malaria program partners and the state government in assigned state
  • In consultation with the Project Director, represent MSH at state-level meetings, relevant technical working committees as well as other partners ’/stakeholders’ forums in the state.


  • Master’s Degree in Public Health, International Development, Business Administration, or any other related field.
  • A minimum of five years progressive experience in public health program management, working with development agencies and organizations, government officials, civil society leaders, community leaders, project beneficiaries, and project staff.
  • Strong technical leadership, with a health program and financial management background.
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate, collaborate and coordinate with a range of stakeholders in the context of complex and shifting priorities.
  • Demonstrated management capacity in malaria programs with proven ability to oversee multiple projects simultaneously in multiple locations.
  • Excellent organizational, leadership, analytical, supervisory in-service delivery and team-buildings skills; and,
  • Excellent writing, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Experience managing GF-funded projects is strongly desirable.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online



Job Title: Human Resources Specialist I

Job ID: R1654
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Reports directly To: HR Specialist II
Job type: Full-time


  • PMI-S is a five-year PMI/USAID flagship malaria project implemented through a consortium led by MSH. The project is supporting the Government of Nigeria through its agencies at the federal, state, LGA and community levels to reduce under-five and maternal mortality by delivering quality services for management of malaria, its complications, and prevention.
  • PMI-S project focuses on strengthening the capacity of the National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP) and State Malaria Elimination Programs (SMEPs) for the implementation of the National Malaria Strategic Plan 2014-2020.

Position Summary

  • The Human Resources Specialist I will perform a variety of HR functions, including Talent acquisition and management employee relations, benefits management, policies and regulations, and administration of personnel systems.
  • The HR Specialist I, in collaboration with the HR Lead and project staff, is responsible for Talent management activities covering both technical and Operation staff.
  • S/he is aware of, adheres to MSH’s Procurement Integrity (PI) standards in all activities, and is responsible for raising the awareness of staff regarding PI regulations.  ​
  • Works Directly With: HR Specialist II, Director Finance and Administration. All Hiring Managers, MSH operation and finance team, technical/program team.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with the HR Specialist II and Project team, be actively involved in Talent acquisition process.
  • Perform all required reference, background checks, CSI Verification and documentation for new hires
  • In collaboration with HR Specialist II, negotiate salary with the selected candidate.  Secure necessary USAID concurrences and approvals for selected candidates.  Prepare employment letters.
  • Maintain employee database both hardcopies and on the MDrive system. Administer paperwork for all local employee changes in status.
  • Ensure the efficient administration of staff insurance coverage with the insurer for new employees and for the removal of terminated employees.
  • In collaboration with the HR team, provide required policy trainings to all project team members, hiring managers to ensure that MSH standards and USAID regulations are adhered.
  • Provide PPRD information to supervisors and staff on how to complete related forms. Ensure plans and reviews are complete in a timely manner.
  • Coordinate orientation process for new employees and exit process.
  • Support the development and implementation of HR initiatives to improve employee team cohesion.
  • Proactively update HR Specialist II on staff issues and feedback.
  • Ensure that strong internal control systems are in place, MSH Code of Conduct and MSH’s Zero Tolerance practice are well understood by all staff in country and staff act in full compliance with local laws, adhere to contract/award requirements in compliance with MSH policies and standard operating procedures.
  • Ensure that systems are in place in country to ensure that operations are managed and staff act in full compliance with local laws, adhere to contract/award and donor requirements, and comply with MSH policies and standard operating procedures.
  • Participates within the larger Global HR team to share ideas, develop standard best people practices, and implement best practices across MSH Programs.
  • The responsibilities and duties are indicative only. The responsibilities and duties are subject to change to meet the needs of the project, the organization and the donor.
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Required Minimum Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 5 years post degree experience in human resources management or related discipline.
  • A Master’s Degree in HR / management or related field is an added advantage. HR Credentials (e.g. CIPM or from the HR Certification Institute)

Required Minimum Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ related and progressive experience in HR functions as HR generalist.
  • Experience working with USAID funded organizations will be an added advantage
  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential matters discreetly and gain the trust and confidence of stakeholders; Internal and external
  • Competences to assess priorities, manage a variety of complex activities simultaneously in a time-sensitive environment, and meet competing deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to interact professionally with diverse staff, clients, and consultants
  • Team working skills and the ability to collaborate well with others
  • Excellent computer skills, knowledge of Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS), Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel, and demonstrated skills in record keeping.
  • Proven ability to successfully participate on teams in a fast-paced environment
  • Indepth knowledge of local employment regulations.

Required Competencies and Skills:

  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong ethics and reliability
  • Strong team work orientation.
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft office suites.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Adaptability and Flexible
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Strong written and oral presentation skills
  • Good oral and written communications skills.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • Qualified female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply
  • Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and we reserve the right to close vacancy once a qualified candidate is identified.


Important Notes

  • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed by people assigned to it.
  • They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
  • All personnel may be required to perform other responsibilities in addition to those specified from time to time, as needed.
  • We do not charge any application, processing, training, interviewing, testing or other fee in connection with the application or recruitment process. Should you receive a solicitation for the payment of a fee, please disregard it.
  • Furthermore, please note that emblems, logos, names and addresses are easily copied and reproduced. Therefore, you are advised to apply particular care when submitting personal information on the web.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity inclusion. We do not discriminate on grounds of colour, race, nationality, religion, age, ethnic origin, disability, gender, marital status, or sexual orientation in our employment practices
  • Our people are all equally gifted in unique ways: we come from diverse traditions, personal experiences and points of view. And we want to include yours, Are you ready to inspire us with your ideas?
  • We encourage all applicants to apply and does not practice any discrimination in any recruitment process.
  • Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
  • Due to the urgency of the position, we have the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline
  • Only qualified candidates will be invited for interview

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