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Health Experts With Immunization Experience At Futures Group

Date Posted: 20/Nov/2013
Deadline: 28/Nov/2013
  • Specialization Admin / Finance
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Kaduna,Kano,Katsina,Yobe,Zamfara

About Us

Futures Group develops and delivers innovative, locally relevant, evidence-based solutions to improve the health and well being of people around the world. Since 1971, we have assisted governmental and non-governmental agencies, foundations, and the private sector by designing, implementing and evaluating programs in HIV/AIDS, sexual and reproductive health, population and family planning, maternal and child health, infectious diseases, and gender. Futures Group has deep expertise in policy and advocacy, research and strategic information, health markets and private sector engagement, modeling and economic analysis, patient monitoring and management/HMIS, strategic consulting, and program management.

Position Summary

We are looking for an outstanding health experts with experience in immunization for a large, potential DFID-funded Programme on Maternal, Newborn and Child Health in Nigeria. This is a full time position in Nigeria.

Key Responsibilities

The health experts provide leadership for activities that focus on routine immunisation services in Northern Nigeria, and support other MNCH activities.

Qualifications

  • Master’s in Public Health, health management or medical/nursing degree.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience improving child health service delivery in Africa, preferably Nigeria.
  • Demonstrated experience in immunization in Northern Nigeria.
  • Knowledge of primary health care, immunisation services, health systems strengthening, and/or child health.
  • Understanding of the social, structural, and geographic barriers to immunisation in Northern Nigeria.
  • Strong managerial skills with the ability to plan, organise and coordinate activities and inputs from several sources and partners.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with government officials, clinical health workers, and other stakeholders.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with staff and partner organisations.
  • Experience working with DFID funded programs is preferred.
  • Excellent written and spoken English is a must.

 

Applications close:  28th November 2013

 

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