Heartland Alliance International Nigeria Job for Capacity Advisor/State Program Manager

Heartland Alliance International – Nigeria, one of the world’s leading
anti-poverty organizations, works in communities in the U.S. and abroad
to serve those who are homeless, living in poverty, or seeking safety.
It provides a comprehensive array of services in the areas of health,
housing, jobs and
justice – and leads state and national policy efforts,
which target lasting change for individuals and society.
We are currently recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Capacity Advisor/State Program Manager (SPM)
Overall Job Function

  • The incumbent is part of the management team in a decentralized
    management structure and forms part of the strategic team that directs
    the operations of the organization
  • S/he will serve as State Program Manager (SPM) providing support and coordination of the work of the field offices
  • The successful candidate will lead program planning, design,
    review and the monitoring of the program implemented at the field level
  • Additionally, the incumbent is responsible for ensuring the
    timely delivery of quality technical outputs, management of sub
    contracts, ensuring strong relationships with partners and other key
  • The Capacity Advisor/State Program Manager (5PM) serves as the
    focal point for the capacity building of local partners and
    organizational development.
  • Providing support to the HAl and local partners staff through
    trainings, program coordination and management and effective
    communication in a right based environment. Nascent (greenhouse)
    organizations may be co-located with HAl programming.
  • This position is responsible for the performance of the
    technical program in accordance with donor requirements, policies,
    procedures and guidelines
  • The incumbent directs and supervises all program resources for the performance of project assignments and activities
  • The position also manages and provides overall guidance to the
    state team on HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment programs as well
    as provide day to day oversight to the finance, admin and logistics team
    in state.
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  • First Degree in Medical Science, Management, Social Science or
    related field; Advanced Degree in Public Health or Social Science
  • At least four years experience working with a NGO, must include
    Project Implementation; Supervisory and Capacity building experience in
    public health or social science program management

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience working with in collaboration with local partners, NGOs and CBOs
  • Knowledge of Local Language preferred.
  • Cultural Sensitivity – Respects cultural environment in which
    person is working and does not act in a manner that is outwardly
    offensive to the local community.
  • Candidates must meet the minimum requirements listed and should
    be committed to the promotion of human rights, regardless of age,
    ethnicity, class or gender.
  • Experience in capacity building, HIV/AIDS Advocacy, prevention, treatment and care, STI management and or care
  • Strong Management Skills
  • Candidates must be willing to work with diverse population in a supportive and accepting manner.


  • Note your full name, the position and Location for which you are applying in the email subject line.
  • Do not contact the listed email address with other enquiries
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • Females are strongly encouraged to apply

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit a one-page cover
letter, CV (not exceeding 3 pages) with 3 professional references (name,
company, email and phone number) to: Ng-Recruitment@heartlandalliance.org

Application Deadline: 31st May, 2017.

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