Current Job Positions in an International Public Health Organization

A new Public Health Project with international development funding to
advance child and family health in Nigeria through indigenous NGO
advocacy has vacancy for a highly motivated individual to join the
project team in the capacity below:

Job Title: Finance Officer
Job Description

  • Under the direction of the Director of Finance and Grants, the
    Accounts Assistant will be responsible for managing the petty cash of
    the project
  • S/he will assist the Director to ensure that all books are kept
    accurately and up to date, an asset and supplier’s register is
    established, and procurement is carried out in accordance with the
    organization’s policy.
  • The position holder will also be required to prepare financial reports and track obligations and conduct financial analysis.


  • The ideal candidate should have a university degree in
    Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or any other relevant field
    with 1-5 years of post National Youth Service experience, of which 1
    year 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 NGO programs as well as excellent
    computer skills with experience in accounting software.

Job Title: Communications Officer
Job Description

  • The Communication Officer will produce outputs to populate the
    project’s website; will proof-read and manage media reports, develop
    communication materials such as – press releases, brochures and annual
    program reports.
  • The ideal candidate will also oversee the editing of technical content development of all project documents for dissemination.
  • S/he will be responsible for developing the communication
    strategy for the project and will give leadership to the implementation
    of such strategy.
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  • The ideal candidate should have a first degree in relevant field such as Communications, English and/or international relations.
  • Knowledge of child and family health issues with 2-3 years working experience in a development environment 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.

Job Title: Program Officer
Job Description

  • The Program Officer is required to develop, operationalize and
    revise project work-plans to ensure that activities are carried out as
    and when scheduled; establish an effective information management
    system; review, improve and operationalize the project’s consultants
    management data base; produce activity and periodic reports; and
    establish improved mechanisms, guidelines and operating principles for
    project management.


  • S/he must have a first degree in the Social Sciences with 3-5
    years of experience in a similar position in a public health project; and
    excellent coordination and project management competences.

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Locations: Abuja and Kano
Job Description

  • The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will be responsible for developing and maintaining the M&E systems of the project.
  • S/he will develop and administer tools to determine project performance.
  • S/he will upload and archive project documents and reports.
  • The incumbent will also be responsible for reviewing and
    summarizing data from project reports, will train staff and partners and
    work with external consultants to ensure that M&E outputs are
    published and disseminated.
  • S/he will collate required data from project records track
    program performance as well as to ensure all reports and related
    deliverables including work plans and performance monitoring plans are
    produced and delivered on time and are of high quality.
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  • The ideal candidate is expected to have a post-graduate degree
    in relevant Social Sciences discipline such as Sociology or Demography.
    Post-graduate qualifications in Public Health will be an asset.
  • S/he must have a minimum 3 years experience designing and
    implementing monitoring and evaluation systems for NGOs or international
    development organizations; strong interest in research and research
    skills; strong ability to work with quantitative and qualitative data
    analysis software


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their resume with
contact details of 2 referees and a one (1) page application letter
explaining the skills you bring to the post to:


  • Insert the post applied for in the subject of the email.
  • Do not attach scanned copies of certificates
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.
  • The recruiter is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from all suitably qualified individuals.

Application Deadline  5th September, 2016.

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