Job Opportunity – State Technical Officer at Malaria Consortium in Kaduna, Kaduna State

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Malaria Consortium

Position: State Technical Officer

Industry: Company Non-profit Organization, Public Health

Employment Type: Full-Time

Placement: Kaduna, Kaduna State

Job Description

Malaria Consortium is seeking candidates for a position in State Technical Officer based in Kaduna, Kaduna State. If you are interested in this opportunity, please review the details below.

Malaria Consortium is a globally recognized non-profit organization dedicated to the prevention, control, and treatment of malaria and other communicable diseases among vulnerable populations. Since its inception in 2003, the organization has made significant strides in integrating its malaria interventions with broader public health initiatives, including child health and neglected tropical diseases. We are seeking a dedicated and experienced State Technical Officer (STO) to join our team in Kaduna, Nigeria.

The STO will play a crucial role in supporting the implementation of our programmes at the state level. This position demands a highly motivated individual with a solid background in public health, exceptional project management skills, and a commitment to improving health outcomes in developing countries. The STO will work closely with the State Project Manager (SPM) and a team of professionals to provide technical support, build capacity, and ensure the efficient delivery of health services across all Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Kaduna State.

The successful candidate will be instrumental in coordinating state-based activities related to malaria prevention, including the distribution and monitoring of Long-Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLINs), Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC) for children, and improving case management for malaria. The STO will also support the State Ministry of Health (MoH) in implementing and managing malaria and other communicable disease control programmes, ensuring that all activities meet international quality standards. This role involves extensive collaboration with public sector, private sector, and civil society organizations to train health workers and community caregivers on malaria prevention and case management.

Job Detail


  • Coordinate the implementation of state-based activities on malaria prevention.
  • Work closely with sub-recipients to deliver mass distribution of LLINs.
  • Support the State MoH in delivering SMC services to eligible children.
  • Coordinate programme activities to support malaria case management.
  • Support the State MoH in implementing Intermittent Preventive Therapy for pregnant women (IPTp).
  • Provide technical support for the planning and management of malaria and other communicable disease control programmes.
  • Coordinate training for health workers, community caregivers, and PMVs on malaria prevention and case management.
  • Build the capacity of State MoH personnel on malaria technical areas.
  • Prepare and submit project malaria technical activity reports.
  • Coordinate procurement, supply chain, and logistics activities for the project.
  • Contribute to the finalization and operationalization of the project performance and M&E frameworks.
  • Represent Malaria Consortium in malaria Technical Working Groups (TWGs) and other relevant health coordinating committees.
  • Contribute to project start-up and planning tools, project exit strategy, and lessons identification and dissemination.
  • Ensure the roll-out of project service delivery activities meets international quality standards.
  • Document evidence and best practices related to the programme.

Job Requirements

Before applying, please take the time to thoroughly review and comprehend the job requirements outlined below. Ensuring that you meet all the specified criteria will significantly enhance your candidacy for the State Technical Officer position at Malaria Consortium:


  • Degree in Medical, Public Health, Health Policy, Epidemiology, or another relevant specialty.
  • Significant experience working in developing countries.
  • Excellent project planning, management, and monitoring & evaluation skills.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • Knowledge of medical supplies procurement and supply chain management.
  • Technical knowledge and skills in the control of malaria, pneumonia, and diarrhoea.
  • Familiarity with public health principles.
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation of community-based health programmes.
  • Strong report writing and presentation skills.

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field such as Medical, Public Health, Health Policy, or Epidemiology.

Experience Requirements

  • Significant experience in project management within the public health sector, particularly in developing countries.


  • Nursing
  • Public health
  • Communication
  • Social sciences

Salary, Benefits and incentive

Provided below are the offerings in terms of salary, benefits, and incentives awaiting you in the role of State Technical Officer at Malaria Consortium:


NGN 3,000,000 - 5,000,000 per-Year.

Job Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Paid time off
  • Relocation assistance

Incentive Compensation

  • Performance-based bonuses
  • Annual incentives

Date posted: July 10, 2024

Posted on: Kaduna


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This position requires a proactive and dedicated individual capable of working in challenging environments and managing multiple stakeholders. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to improving public health outcomes and the ability to work collaboratively with diverse teams.