HR Manager needed at IntraHealth International

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HR Manager needed at IntraHealth International
Location: All Nigeria
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IntraHealth International has empowered health workers to better serve communities in need. IntraHealth fosters local solutions to health care challenges by improving health worker performance, strengthening health systems, harnessing technology, and leveraging partnerships.

Job Title: HRH Manager-WISN


Job Field
Medical, Health, Safety, Pharmaceutical

As a global champion for health workers, IntraHealth International advocates for the role of the health worker as critical in saving lives and helping the world to achieve the Millennium Development Goals. We partner with governments, NGOs, the private sector, and other organizations to foster policies that empower health workers to better serve communities in need.
The HRH Manager WISN will provide technical leadership and support to SMOH, LGA staff for estimating staffing needs for high- and moderate-volume facilities using the World Health Organization WHO staffing methodology called the “Workload Indicators of Staffing Need”WISN, and to translate the WISN recommendations into policies, guidelines and budget reallocations for health workers. S/he will also provide technical advice for the development and operationalization of retention strategies and oversee and support the HRH capacity building interventions supported by the Systems Strengthening Managers in each of the four target states.

Key Functions
Lead the technical approach for the WISN exercise, including using available HRIS and DHIS data, engaging with the WISN Technical Task Force, Expert Groups, project team and site-level stakeholders to collect needed data and establish workforce activity standards
Use WISN results to work with the Sr. HRH Specialist to develop recommendations for task shifting and identify health workforce training needs
Work with the state-level Systems Strengthening Managers to ensure effective coverage of all priority local governments within the state on critical project interventions, including the WISN exercise in the focus states
Coordinate the state-level Systems Strengthening Managers to facilitate continuous work with state and local partners to achieve ownership, political support, and skills transfer for overall project sustainability.
In close collaboration with the MER manager, work with stakeholders at the national and states level to create a culture of HRH data use, through developing a strategy for building capacity to analyse data and draw conclusions that will improve decision-making and planning.

Degree in medicine, nursing or pharmacy, in addition to an advanced degree in public health, epidemiology or advanced degree in economics, biostatistics, or the social sciences field related to human resources for health e.g., sociology, management, public policy
Minimum of four years’ experience implementing or managing HRH or related activities in Nigeria, including involvement in several of the following areas: National HRH assessment; workforce policy, planning and financing; HR performance management; HRH information systems; leadership development, workforce projections and costing; delivering or evaluating education for health professionals.
Experience working with the Nigeria health care system, the Ministry of Health, state and local governments, and other development organizations in Nigeria
Demonstrated interpersonal skills, work as effective team member and provide technical guidance to complex multi-site activities.
Proven ability to carry out analysis of HRH issues; and sound costing of interventions to motivate resource allocation for HRH.
Prior experience working on USAID and PEPFAR-funded projects is highly desirable
Computer literacy in MS Office applications including Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook and database management systems, such as WISN software

Competency Required
Accountability: Holds self and others accountable for all work activities, research and personal actions and decisions; follows through on commitments and focuses on those activities that have the greatest impact on meeting measurable high quality results for IntraHealth’ s success. Exercises ethical practices, respectful words and behaviour, and equitable treatment of others in all activities.
Planning and Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed upon strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; and monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary.
Interpersonal Relationships: Knowledge of and the ability to effectively interact within and across Divisions, Departments/Country Offices in a constructive and collaborative manner.
Effective Oral and Written Communication: Understands effective communication concepts, tools and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, explain complex technical concepts in simple, clear language appropriate to the audience; and receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviour

Other Requirements
Willingness and ability to work independently with all stakeholders.
Willingness to accept additional responsibilities and to work overtime as required.
Willingness to travel throughout Nigeria to work with partners and key stakeholders, and potentially internationally, as required.
IntraHealth International, Inc. is a great place to work and prides itself on its comprehensive benefits package. We offer competitive salaries and a dynamic inclusive work environment which supports health workers so they can improve the lives of people throughout the world.

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