Pact is an independent international non-profit organization headquartered in Washington, DC, USA with offices in Nigeria as well as other countries. Pact Nigeria is currently expanding its program portfolio and seeks highly experienced and qualified candidates to fill the open positions on a demand creation and systems strengthening for effective coordination project in Benue and Kebbi state.
Open To: All qualified candidates
Opening Date: July 25th, 2013
Closing Date: August 8th 2013
Position: Project Director (Abuja)
The Project Director will be based in Abuja. Under the supervision of the Country Director, the Project Director will be responsible for meeting the project’s technical objectives, managing financial resources, managing program staff, maintaining good working relationships with host government officials and local partners, managing donor reporting and ensuring a high-quality delivery of services.
Master’s degree or equivalent experience in Organizational Development, Public Health, Public Administration, International Development, or other relevant field preferred.
Minimum of 7 years experience in programme management at senior management level is required, 12 years in Africa and/or Nigeria preferred
Very good experience in grants management including sub-grants to local CBOs Aptitude/experience in supervising staff and the ability to mentor subordinates
Knowledge and understanding of the health and social sector in Nigeria
Fluency in English and working knowledge of Hausa required
Knowledge and experience of working in Northern region of Nigeria will be an added advantage
Position: Team Leader/Demand Creation Advisor(one based In Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi, State and the other based in Makurdi, Benue State)
The job holder will work closely with CBOs to support them to hold demand creation activities. S/he will help to CBOs to unpack BCC materials for the understanding of mothers so they seek the right treatment for their children. S/he will also support state partners to be able to do demand creation activities within their communities. The post holder will supervise and provide support to CD Officer, MERL Assistants and the rest of the state team. This position reports directly to the BCC Advisor.
. Masters Degree in Public Health, Health Policy, Health Planning, Health Systems Management & Administration, or other relevant field.
. 6 years of professional experience in managing health systems strengthening and/or health delivery programs, with a significant portion of this experience centered in Northern Nigeria.
. Experience in the clinical management of common health service areas, such as TB, Malaria, Reproductive Health, and HIV/AIDS
. Specific experience in community-based services and support programs for the poor and vulnerable segments of society, particularly women and children.
. Good knowledge and experience of Human Resources Management and Public Private Partnership concept for Health.
Applying for the Job:
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their resume/CV and cover letter on their suitability to: firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for submission is close of business on 8th August, 2013. CV/Application MUST be in either word format or PDF. Applicants MUST indicate the position applied for on the SUBJECT of the mail (i.e. Project Manager). Note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Salary attached to this position will be based on cognate experience.
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