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Date Posted: 30/Sep/2013

Mane Stopes International Organization Nigeria (MSN) is a results-orientation Social Enterprise, which uses modern management and marketing techniques to meet the needs of the underserved, and dramatically improve access to high quality family planning and other reproductive health services in Nigeria. MSN is part of Marie Stopes international's Global Partnership, which operates in over 42 countries worldwide.

The core responsibility of this post is to use your:

Initiative, Energy, Persistence, Results orientation, Drive, Integrity, Enthusiasm, Commitment to personal development

To further MSI's partnership mission of: Empowering Individuals To Have Children By Choice Not Chance

Job title:                           Medical Laboratory Scientist

LTA Assignment Title:    State Clinical Trainer (SCT) x3

Location:                            Kebbi, Lagos and Ondo

Reporting to:                    State Team Leader (STL)

Duration of contract:    6 Months (Starting October, extension possible)

Probationary period:     1 Month

Overall responsibility and objective of assignment

The SENDFUN project will be implemented over a six-month period and is aimed at building capacity of 600 (100/State) providers in the public sector to provide longacting reversible contraception (LARCs) so that women in these state have easy access to options of high quality family planning services

Working with and reporting to the STL for UNFPA funded SENDFUN activities, the state Clinical Trainer (SCT) will be responsible for conducting mapping, facility audit, selection, trainings, undertaking mentoring, coaching and supportive supervision of trainees, distribution of equipment and FP commodities, ensuring adherence to MSI quality standards in assigned state under the guidance and supervision of the State Team Leader.


Specific Responsibilities

Facility Identification, Recruitment. Provider Training and Mentoring


Implement clinical training policies, procedures, guidelines and manuals in accordance to government standards and project

Implementation guidelines.

. Participate in planning, oversee training prepares both physical and financial report following completion of the training e.t.c.

. Support preparation of monthly state plan of operation based on the SENDFUN operation plan

. Supply Referral Systems and Networking

. Distribution of supplies, commodities and manage training supplies, in line with the medical supply distribution guideline.

. Facilitate liaision of facilities with other institutions(CBOs, NGOs, INGOs, and Government) for demand generation, training practicum linking and learning.

Monitoring Supportive and Reporting

. Support facilities in clinical documentation, record keeping and ensures timely submission of reports.

. Support perparation and submission of monthly and quarterly facility performance report on quality assessment activities of SENDFUN operation in assigned state.

External Relations and liaison

. Support development and maintenance of excellent relationships with government (SMoH), partners and of the public institutions in the state.

. Liaise with service delivery (Outreach, Clinic), sales and social franchise teams and other partners to ensure projects are integrated at all levels

Expected Outputs and Deliverables

. The deliverables to be submitted by each State Team will include amongst others:

. Facility audits and assessment reports

. Monthly activity and training report include financials

. Analytical reports of cascade training

Internal Quality Audit and Quality improvement reports.

. Interim and final reports of entire training upon certification of state trainers and providers

. Post training supportive supervision tools and Action plans

. Working with the STL, will be expected to provide mentoring, supportive supervision to assigned trained providers in their facilities at least 3 times within the life of the project.

Qualifications, Capabilities/ Skills, Experience and Expertise required for SCT and STL Positions

. Qualified and certified Nurses/Midwives or Doctors

. Technical Expertise in long acting reversible contraception (LARCs) specifically IUD and implants insertion and removal

. Certified clinical skills trainer with significant experience of providing competency based traing and certification for providers in modern methods family planning

. Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages

. Experience of providing training for national, INGOs and donors in Nigeria e.g. DfiD, USAID, EU, or Gates funded projects

. Willingness to frequently travel to project implement sites

. Familiarly with the different cultural, social and religious identities in project state

. Excellent team building, interpersonal, communication, strong negotiation, planning and organizational skills

. Strong personal commitment to the mission and goals of MSI

How to Apply

Interested candidates are requested to submit a suitability statement, stating how they meet the above requirements,


confirmation of availablity fir the period and an updated CV as a single document to recruitment@mariestopes,, quoting the position & location applied for as subject of the email eg. SCT Kebbi or STL Lagos, Applications that do not follow this format will not be considered. Deadline for application is on or before close of business on Friday, 11th October, 2013

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