Current Jobs in Abuja at The Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) Project

Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) is the largest component of 3MDG’s activities, covering maternal and newborn health, child health, immunization, nutrition, and health promotion.
The Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) has a new project and is inviting candidates for the positions below:


Job Title:
Communications Advisor
Location:
Abuja
Job Details

  • S/he will provide operational leadership of the MNCH project, making sure that all activities are implemented through sub-grantee NGOs.
  • This functionary will work with sub-grantees to ensure that SMART work-plans are designed and implemented.
  • Key activities of this post include holding performance review meetings with NGOs, attending and monitoring sub-grantee activities, and providing feedback to EDs of NGO sub-grantees.

Requirements

  • The ideal candidate should have a first degree in relevant field such as Communications, Journalism, English and/or Political Sciences
  • Proven experience in development and execution of communication strategies.
  • Knowledge of child and family health issues with 5-8 years working experience in a development environment. Postgraduate qualification in Communication will be an asset. Excellent command of English (spoken and written) is required.
  • S/he must have the ability to simplify and report on research findings and to coordinate tasks with colleagues in different time-zones.
  • Knowledge of graphic ‘design software. Integrity, professional discretion and ability of handle confidential matters.
Job Title: Program Officer / Senior Program Officer
Location:
Abuja
Slot: 2 (1 National; 1 NorthWest)
Job Details

  • S/he will provide operational leadership of the MNCH project, making sure that all activities are implemented through sub-grantee NGOs.
  • This functionary will work with sub-grantees to ensure that SMART work-plans are designed and implemented.
  • Key activities of this post include holding performance review meetings with NGOs, attending and monitoring sub-grantee activities, and providing feedback to EDs of NGO sub-grantees.

Requirements

  • S/he must be a development practitioners with 4+ years experience developing and supporting Nigerian civil society organizations in public health.
  • The ideal candidate must have post-graduate qualifications in Public Health, Health Economics or Development Studies and must have strong program management skills and report writing competences.
Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist
Location: Abuja
Job Details

  • The Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist is responsible for developing systems for monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of the project such as setting up procedures for data collection and analysis as well as creating mechanisms and formats for both internal and external M&E.
  • S/he will develop and administer tools that enable the organization to ‘measure the impact of its work.
  • S/he will also be responsible for training staff and partners and will work with documentation experts to ensure that M&E outputs are published and disseminated.
  • S/he will ensure that all reports and related deliverables including work plans and performance monitoring plans are produced and delivered on time and are of consistently high quality.
  • Oversee data collection to ensure quality and consistency and compile and disseminate information in appropriate formats as needed for project planning and progress reviews.
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Requirements

  • The ideal candidate will have a post-graduate qualification In Sociology, Demography or Public Health; a minimum 3- 5 years experience designing and implementing monitoring and evaluation systems for NGOs or international development organizations; and strong research skills, including ability to evaluate and integrate information from a variety of sources.
Job Title: Senior Accountant/Accountant
Location: North West office, Abuja
Job Details

  • The Accountant will be responsible for ensuring compliance with the contractual financial requirements of the project.
  • S/he will ensure accurate keeping of all books of account for the project, including checking accounts, equipment and supply registers and all accounting record.
  • The position holder will also be required to prepare financial reports and track obligations and conduct financial analysis.

Requirements

  • The ideal candidate will have a university degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration.
  • S/he must have 3-6 years of post National Youth Service experience, of which 2 years must be in similar role Possession of Chartered Accounting qualifications will be an added advantage.
  • The ideal candidate must also have sound understanding or experience in accounting related to NGOs programs, and excellent computer skills with experience in accounting software.
Job Title: Country Director
Location: Abuja
Job Details/Requirements

  • A new internationally funded project to improve national MNCH outcomes has a vacancy for an experienced Country Director committed to change through social mobilization and health accountability.
  • S/he must have experience programming through non-governmental organizations and must have a sound knowledge of the health system.
  • The ideal candidate must have post-graduate qualification in Medicine, Development Studies, Health Economics, Law, or Political Sciences, a minimum of 5 to 8 years experiences; and strong program and people management skills.
  • S/he must have the ability to simplify and report on research findings and to coordinate tasks with colleagues in different time-zones.
  • Integrity, professional discretion and ability of handle confidential matters. Academics on sabbatical will be considered.
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How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s with contact details of three referees, one of whom must be a current employer, a one page application letter explaining why you are the ideal candidate for the post to: mnchproject2@gmail.com

Note

  • Candidates should insert full name and post applied for in the subject of the email.
  • Do not attach copies of certificates to the email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.
  • Qualified women are specially encouraged to apply
Application Deadline  7th July, 2017.

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