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Clinical Training Officer - Katsina
Job Type: Full-Time
Department: Programme Operations
Job Category: Programme Operations
Posted: 17-01-2023
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Travel Required: 
Minimum Education: Bachelors Degree / HND
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Minimum Experience: 3 Year
Age: -
Job Status
Job Status: Interviewing
Start Publishing: 17-01-2023
No of Jobs: 0
Stop Publishing: 31-01-2023

About the Organisation

Marie Stopes International Organisation Nigeria (MSION) is a result-oriented Social enterprise, which uses modern management and marketing techniques to provide reproductive health care and allied services. MSION’s goal is to meet the needs of underserved Nigerians and dramatically improve access and use of a range of reproductive health services.

MSION is part of Marie Stopes International’s Global Partnership which is in over 37 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 MSION’s partnership mission of empowering individuals to have children by choice not chance

Overall Responsibility

The holder of this position will train and support select number of public sector providers across assigned state/location to provide family planning services especially long acting reversible contraception (LARCs) so that women in Nigeria have easy access to options of high quality family planning services. S/he will support in facility management assurance of client safety and satisfaction, demand creation, data reporting as well as stakeholder engagement within his/her location of operations.

Core Responsibilities

  1. Ensure effective and impactful training and supportive supervision of assigned providers addressing MSI Quality Assurance thematic areas
  2. Ensure competency of the providers in areas of counselling, infection prevention medical emergency preparedness and services provision are maintained at high level, documented and properly conveyed in monthly reports

3.    Support/Lead in Advocacy Client Mobilization and External Relations

  1. Ensure adequate supply of commodities as well as relevant procedural equipment including overall support and management of these 5. Ensure MSION’s data reporting and management procedures and guidelines/protocols are strictly followed


  1. Ensure Service delivery points are fully compliant with MSI Clinical Governance frameworks
  2. Facilitates timely identification and reporting of incidents, ensures action plans are in place and lessons from resolved incidents are shared at
  3. In collaboration with the Regional Quality Assurance Advisor, plan and implement state level Quality audit, independent of the channel wide internal audit, and data from same for

Training and Supportive Supervision

  • Ensure all assigned providers are on competency level one all year round
  • Conducts monthly or bi-monthly supportive supervision, coaching and mentoring of all trained providers based on needs
  • Keeps the Continuous Supportive Supervision checklists and records, follows up on action plans and ensures updates are tracked and
  • Must collate and maintain up to date training and competency data base for all team members supervised; use same to develop the Training Needs Assessment;
  • Support the preparation and submission of monthly and quarterly facility performance reports on training and quality assessment activities in assigned state;
  • Ensure facilities maintain and comply with quality across all areas of PSS Operations in line with established standards set by government of Nigeria and
  • In collaboration with RM and Quality Advisor lead review meetings aimed at performance improvement, based on outcome of supportive supervision, mentoring and quality assessments findings using best practise at state level
  • Documents best practices and /lessons learned from MSION’s PSS
  • Supports in logistic planning and delivery of clinical trainings with the most effective and efficient manners, ensuring maximum knowledge

Supply, and facility management

  • Ensure zero stock of commodities in all assigned facilities including consummables during SSVs
  • Manage training supplies, in line with the medical supply distribution
  • Ensure the availability of clinical governance guidelines, manuals and job aids used by facilities in adequate quantity and track referral linkages of service utilization;
  • Facilitate, follow up and support facility referral and reporting of incidents related to FP and SA/PSC
  • Ensure all infection prevention materials are in place and in use
  • Facilitates availability of clinical supplies at SDPs and ensures expired stocks are not present at SDPs


Advocacy Client Mobilization and External Relations

  1. In collaboration with the RM and Clinical Training and Quality Advisors, work with stakeholders, including Government, other Implementing Partners, and internal stakeholders within MSION to achieve project and organisational
  2. Act as the focal person for MSION at the state level including representing MSION at some level meeting/platforms where necessary
  3. Ensure the visibility and credibility of MSION brand in the state
  1. Support development and maintenance of excellent relationships with government (SMoH), partners and other public institutions in the state with a view to strengthening MSN's impact and future funding opportunities at field
  2. Ensure strong links between communication and community mobilization activities, at the systems
  3. Work with providers and FP coordinator to identify viable creation options in line with MSION’s Demand Creation strategy


Data Reporting and Management 

  • Ensure all service data from assigned facilities are collected and reported into ORION by 3rdof the new month
  • Ensure all service data entered into ORION are correct, complete, consistent, within the reporting dates, and up to date
  • Validate the data reported by the facilities and sign off before entry into ORION
  • Comply with data validation rules, and timeline in ORION
  • Ensure that all reported data are archived chronologically in the state offices for data audit
  • Be available throughout data entry review period and be prepared to make corrections in the entries between 2nd and 5th of the new month
  • Must achieve model sites
  • Conduct provider review meetings to mob-up data on need arises basis and report same for documentation according to the stipulated SOP for mop-up data archiving
  • Working with RME unit, ensure assigned facilities/providers are trained on data reporting tools and ensure compliance as part of all SSVs
  • Review all MIS data for accuracy before entry
  • Ensure data reporting tools are available and in use in all assigned facilities all year round
  • Develops integrated monthly reports capturing performance on team’s operations and clinical quality deliverables
  • Where applicable, conduct monthly collation of Client Record Audits and completed client feedback forms and transfer to RMEA for analysis and records
  • Conduct monthly facility level performance management including report rate analysis for each facility on within his/her supervision.



  1. As a member of the operations team, demonstrate a strong commitment to MSION mission and goals working with other team members and
  2. Ensure that a high level of communication is maintained with state team members including other MSION
  3. Encourage a positive culture, work environment and attitude among team members in assigned state of



  • Any other duty as assigned by line manager and Regional Clinical Quality Advisor
MSION Behaviours / Core Values / Statement

Qualifications, Capabilities/Skills and Experience

  • A Medical Doctor, Registered nurse or Midwife or other related areas in Medical sciences
  • Familiarity with the different cultural, social and religious identities in Nigeria, international health, development issues and the international donor community
  • Excellent communications, presentation, negotiation skills, Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Technical Expertise in long acting reversible contraception (LARCs) specifically IUD and Implants insertion and removal
  • Significant experience providing competency-based training and certification for providers (Nurses/Midwives and Doctors) in modern methods of family planning
  • Experience of providing trainings for national and International NGOs in Nigeria (Experience of DFID, USAID, Gates funded projects, including working in a diverse team environment preferred)
  • Experience managing facilities, clients and teams
  • Willingness to frequently travel to project implementation sites
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages
  • Familiarity /Experience with geography of the intervention states is
Prefered Skills
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