• State Support Intern at ​The Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

    work ​The Management Sciences for Health (MSH)
    Date Posted: 2020-05-08

    The Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization, is recruiting to fill the position of a State Support Intern in Yobe.


    • The State Support Intern is ideally a generalist who will work in close collaboration with the State Specialist (PSM &/ M&E), and project partners on all aspects of project management and implementation at the state level.
    • S/he assists the State specialists in providing oversight to LGA level routine activities eg. LGA data validation meeting, data entry, supply chain data collection, last mile distribution of health commodities, trainings and so on.
    • The State Support Intern, will assist the State Specialist in ensuring that the project functions efficiently, providing oversight to all project activities. s/he will assist with logistic processes in project related procurements and documentation. Additionally, s/he will assist the State Specialist in assuring that all technical activities under the project are implemented in a timely and effective manner.

    Specific Responsibilities
    In collaboration with the State Specialist and the in-country team the State Support Intern will be:

    • 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 learnt and activity reports.
    • Assist in monitoring program implementation and use of resources.
    • Support oversight of routine activities such as data validation, LMIS data review and Pharmacovigilance report collation
    • Support routine SCMS Monitoring and Supportive Visit to supported health facilities
    • Support in monthly inventory of other malaria related health products in the state medical stores.
    • 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

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Graduate degree in 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 on or before 14th May, 2020

    work ​The Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

Click here to join our Telegram community

Click here to report a suspicious job posting

Subscribe to our mailing list

Share this Internship Job