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State Capacity Building Officer At USAID-funded MALARIA PROJECT

Date Posted: 14/Sep/2013
Deadline: 19/Sep/2013

Main Duties:

•          The Capacity Building Officer will be responsible for working with stakeholders at the State and LGA levels to strengthen capacity in Malaria program management for effectively addressing malaria prevention and control in Nigeria;

•          S/he will work with the state level MAPS team and the federal level capacity building MAPS team to ensure the achievement of key program outputs;

Additional key responsibilities include;

•          Oversee all Malaria program management capacity building activities carried out in each state and relating to malaria prevention and control;;

•          Ensure the State and LGA stakeholders and organizations play leading roles in planning, conducting and supervising malaria prevention and control activities;

•          Provide technical expertise at the state level to the program as it relates to all issues on capacity building for the management of malaria control;

•          Provide strategic leadership at State levels to the project as it regards all issues relating to capacity building of Management for malaria prevention and control;

•          Assist the State Malaria Control program to develop effective harmonization of all malaria control activities at State and LGA levels;


•          A Health professional with a minimum of 8-years’ post-qualification experience in the Public health sector within Nigeria or any Africa country. 

•          An extensive knowledge of management in Public health, policy development and health systems in Nigeria; as well as capacity building tools is required.

•          A significant track record in program and people management at state level is required for this position.

•          S/he must have a minimum of 4-years’ experience in Capacity Building.

•          Previous experience in management of Health service delivery and Primary Health care in Nigeria is essential.

•          An excellent hands-on knowledge and use of Microsoft office tools is desirable.

nterested candidates, who meet the qualifications and requirements for each position, should submit an electronic copy of an application letter and CV through to  [email protected] .

Interviews will commence thereafter with a view to engaging the best candidates immediately. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Closing date: Thursday, 19th September, 2013

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