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Vacancy At GRM International

Date Posted: 10/Nov/2013
Deadline: 15/Nov/2013


State Team Managers (Kano, Jigawa, Kaduna, Katsina, Zamfara, Yobe) – Upcoming DFID funded MNCH programme – Nigeria

We are looking for outstanding and experienced State Team Managers for a large, potential DFID-funded Programme on Maternal, Newborn and Child Health in Nigeria. Working closely with and managing a core staff of technical and administrative programme experts, you will ensure that state level project objectives, outcomes, and deliverables are met and that financial, operational, and reporting requirements of the donor are adhered to. This is a full-time position in Nigeria contingent upon a successful award.

The key responsibilities include:

  • Providing overall state level technical leadership and representation of the project, under the direction of the State Team Director, and building a senior management team able to convey the overall purpose, activities, and achievements of the project;
  • Overall strategic, programmatic, financial, and management responsibility at the state level;
  • Working closely with and managing a large team of technical and administrative professionals to achieve programme success;
  • Effectively leveraging global technical assistance to ensure effective and high quality programme delivery;
  • Accountability for project objectives, outcomes, and milestones at the state levels and ensures that financial, operational, and reporting requirements of the donor are followed.                                            

You will demonstrate:

  • An advanced degree in public health or a relevant field;
  • At least 5 years of experience managing international health programmes, with a record of successful team leadership and achieving programme objectives;
  • At least 3 years’ experience on international health programmes for key health development partners, including, but not limited to, DFID, USAID, AusAID and the European Union;
  • Substantial experience working on reproductive health and health systems strengthening in Northern Nigeria in Kano, Kaduna, Jigawa, Katsina, Zamfara or Yobe states;
  • Deep understanding and knowledge of contemporary health system dynamics and MNCH challenges;
  • Demonstrated capabilities in management, capacity building, high-level strategic visioning, and leadership;
  • Experience working effectively with district and provincial government authorities;
  • Excellent written and spoken English is a must.

Should you require any clarification, please do not hesitate to contact [email protected].

Applications close on 15th November 2013.


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