Jobs In Abuja Near You With 7 Different Companies, April 24th

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Jobs In Abuja Near You With 7 Different Companies, April 24th


 

1.Current Vacancies at the Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation (MGIC),

2. Jobs for Operations Specialists at Bolt Nigeria (Formerly Taxify),


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3. Office and Marketing Assistant Job Vacancy in a Solar Power Generating Company,

4.Vacancies in Abuja at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation,

5. Recruitment For Legal Advisor at the U.S. Embassy,

6. Vacancies at Lady Helen Child Health Foundation (LHCHF),

7. Job Recruitment at the British High Commission,


1.Current Vacancies at the Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation (MGIC)

The Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation (MGIC) Nigeria, an affiliate of the University of Maryland Baltimore, is a Non-Governmental Organization funded by the U.S Government through the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Our purpose is to provide the administrative infrastructure for sizable and sustained operations outside of the U.S.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Health Informatics Officer
Locations: Abuja and Rivers
Reports to: Health Informatics and System Analysis Specialist

Job Purpose

  • Providing the delivery team with the domain knowledge support to facilitate effective disposition of all service requests
  • Works with end users to elicit high level requirements and capture business needs and dearly articulates and documents business functional requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities


Technical Expertise:

  • Providing the delivery team with the domain knowledge support to facilitate effective disposition of all service requests
  • Works with business users to elicit high-level requirements and capture business needs
  • Clearly articulates and documents business functional requirements
  • Review Customer/Clients Business Requirements/Request (CBR), Business Problems Statement and Create Business Functional Requirements (BFR)
  • Conducting reviews with all Team on Technical Deliveries
  • Performs requirements analysis in conjunction with the Technical Design Team & Technical Architects
  • Engage with client on requirements and application Review Solution & Design
  • Preparation and circulation of status report
  • Tracking of Risks and Issues
  • Create Cost case & Estimation
  • Participate in project planning & definition of project scope, goals and deliverables
  • Participate in defIning project tasks and resource requirements
  • Responsible for tracking project deliverables using appropriate tools
  • Constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders
  • Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs
  • Manages ongoing relationship with business partner to drive satisfaction with IT
  • Obtains key inputs from enterprise architecture teams and identifies solution interdependencies
  • Engages with knowledge workers to incorporate usability and user interface needs when designing systems
  • Proactively resolves customer satisfaction issues.

Communication:

  • Maintain reports and documentation that are consistent with the task at hand and available to all concerned parties via e-mails or standard archiving options
  • Connects easily with supervisors and colleagues at all levels in a professional manner

Creativity:

  • Generate solutions or approaches to the most demanding problems within the team
  • Establish workable, prioritized and highly effective problem- solving plans for each problem.

Mode of Evaluation:

  • Biannual updated SOP for team
  • Responses via e-mail to supervisors, colleagues & management on key issues
  • Documentation of innovative new ideas or problem-solving initiative
  • Employee assessment of supervisor

Qualifications


Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical, Engineering, Computer Engineering or similar technical discipline; or equivalent demonstrable experience.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years of technology experience
  • 2 years hands-on technical roles in the field and relies on experience.

Specialized Knowledge:

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and under pressure
  • Strong attention to detail and focus on task completion
  • Internal and External Stakeholder Management
  • Team leader capable of motivating staff
  • Ability to get on with all levels of people
  • Possess strong relationship building skills
  • Superb communication skills and able to articulate technical jargon to a nontechnical audience
  • Ability to gain results through others
  • Knowledge of project management methods
  • Able to continuously meet targets and surpass expectations
  • Articulate and well presented
  • Having the necessary drive and enthusiasm required for a tough competitive industry. Extensive knowledge of data processing, hardware platforms. and enterprise software applications.
  • Technical experience with systems networking, databases, Web development, and user support.
  • Good background in Data Base design in Microsoft SQL and Access
  • Background in Microsoft NET, Visual Basic, Excel, Word, Outlook and HTML
  • Good working knowledge skills with Microsoft Office Products, Microsoft Visio, and Microsoft Project.

Skills:

  • Strong project management skills with effective results focus within an information systems environment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in the development and implementation of standards, procedures and guidelines to support operational processes
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities;
  • Proven ability to be flexible and work hard, both independently and in a team environment, in high pressure on-call environment with changing priorities
  • Willingness to work occasionally outside of normal business hours
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills
  • A results oriented individual who thrives working in a fast paced environment

Abilities:

  • Ability to multi- task, Analytical skills
  • Ability to follow verbal or written instructions, Thinking analytically, Communication, Using effective verbal communication, Using effective written communication
  • Handling stress & emotions, Concentrating on tasks, Making decisions, Adjusting to change
  • Examining/observing details
  • Sitting for long periods at a time

Interpersonal/Individual Competencies:

  • Ability to work with other team members, flexibility, decisiveness and personal integrity.

Working Conditions

  • Requires a minimum of planned 2 weeks of travel per quarter to provide technical support, mentoring and supervision
  • But must be able to work with very SHORT timelines that may require unplanned travels and long work hours.

Physical Requirements

  • This job requires long hours of data review and analysis with periods of very few or non-breaks.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

Job Title: Senior Health Informatic Specialist
Locations: Abuja and Rivers
Reports to: Director of Health Projects

Job Purpose

  • Oversee all Health informatics related activities and technological resources of UMB-Nigeria for organizational growth
  • Establishes and implement the technology vision of UMB-Nigeria and leads its technological development.

Duties and Responsibilities

Leadership
Innovation:

  • Supporting best practices: This involves scouting and standardizing market research methods for novel ideas and insights; strategic innovation; promoting open innovation; and introducing group tools and processes that encourage creative thinking
  • Developing skills:This is about training company personnel on the skills they need and developing and applying measures to track improvements in innovation and the skills underpinning them
  • Supporting business units in new product and service initiatives: This means acting as methodology expert and facilitator for the most critical innovation teams across the company, supporting them in “raising the bar” of their aspirations. Training other managers to perform these roles also allows them to support innovation in business units
  • Identifying new market spaces: This includes analyzing trends and market disruptions and searching for emerging new market opportunities. In some cases, they’ll need to be developed at the corporate level when they do not fit into the current business units’ boundaries
  • Helping people generate ideas: Setting up and running ideas generation platforms and formats like jam sessions, hackathons, and internal or external crowdsourcing for the benefit of the corporation
  • Designing shelter for promising projects: Designing resource allocation processes (portfolio, stage-gate, capex, budgeting) to take potentially disruptive innovations forward from the seed stage to the market without getting killed on the way by managers who are invested in the status quo.

Technology:

  • Develop and routinely update all processes, standard operating procedures and documents for software management for the organization
  • Recommend appropriate capacity building opportunities for software management
  • Overall Responsibility of IT Delivery Budget & Plans:
  • Responsible for the provision of professional high-quality solutions including systems development, implementation, IT support services, and strategic planning of future IT requirements for the organization to enhance services
  • Responsible for Providing expert level technical, analytical advice, and skills in the strategic development of complex technology and software Health industry Services
  • Providing strategic and professional leadership on information technology projects and development. Using considerable experience to be the lead expert for web, database, data warehouse, data reporting systems, and data migration
  • Responsible for the monitoring, support, maintenance, and security of multiple management information systems and application. Using specialist knowledge of industry standard methodology for controlling support environments
  • To provide the overall senior management responsibility for the following teams:
    • Systems Development
    • Health Informatics and System Analysis
    • Infrastructure and Information Technology Management
  • Responsible for the operational and strategic planning, and provision of resource, for delivery of a program of work across the organization
  • Assesses the risks of various solutions and prioritizes competing business demands
  • Provide overall direction to the team
  • Overall responsibility for the success of the entire project from the following perspectives:
    • Contractual matters
    • Availability of requisite resources and infrastructure Execution / Delivery
    • Customer satisfaction
    • Business Objectives
  • Approve Process Document and Frameworks including changes
  • Vendor Relationship & Customer Satisfaction.

Representation:

  • Collaborate with the government and other stakeholders on e- initiatives by attending TWG meetings and Implementation of all activities designed by the government
  • Attend designated meetings in relation to cross cutting issues at different levels e.g within organization (Team lead meetings, general staff meetings), outside (GON, various Partners meetings).

Communication:

  • Maintain reports and documentation that are consistent with the task at hand and available to all concerned parties via e-mails or standard archiving options
  • Connects easily with supervisees and colleagues at all levels in a professional manner.

Creativity:

  • Generate solutions or approaches to the most demanding problems within the team
  • Establish workable, prioritized, and highly effective problem- solving plans for each problem.

Mode of Evaluation:

  • Biannual updated SOP for team
  • Reports of representation attended (meetings, TWGs)
  • Responses via e-mail to supervisees, colleagues & management on key issues
  • Documentation of innovative new ideas or problem-solving initiative
  • Employee assessment of supervisor.

Team Coordination and Supervision

  • As a Technical Advisor, you are tasked with the responsible for providing the overall senior management for the following teams:
    • Systems Development
    • Health Informatics and System Analysis
    • Infrastructure and Information Technology Management.
  • You will be held responsible for the work and the output of the teams.

Your task for this role include but not limited to:

  • Provide appropriate mentoring and support to each supervisee addressing their individual assigned task. This should include one on one physical visits, monthly meetings and documentation communication to each/all supervisees
  • Give supervisees the information, technology and reference materials necessary to perform their jobs
  • Assign task to supervisees to build their capacity and demonstrate their skills in the task in:
    • Site support: Each supervisee should have a copy of what sites have been assigned to them with a detailed SOW
    • Developments: specific roles of each staff who be documented and communicated to the staff for each development activity
    • Desk activities: Each supervisee should be made aware of the sites that they are responsible for reporting. Feedback on reporting rates and quality of data entered should be shared and discussed with supervisee routinely.
  • Conduct annual performance development plan and appraisal for each supervisee
  • Recommend performance awards and/or merit increases when appropriate
  • As merit increases and award programs are implemented, supervisors will be required to provide evaluations that demonstrate the performance of eligible supervisees
  • Sign monthly timesheets and approve requests for time off. Your signature on a time record means you concur with the hours worked as recorded by your supervisee, including time taken off that may result in the supervisees inability to complete the required task
  • Identify and support supervisees to complete at least 1 capacity building activity within the year relevant to the project
  • Help supervisees address and resolve a wide variety of concerns and complaints. These typically involve job duties and job descriptions, performance standards, and relations with coworkers. This is required for better team bonding

Mode of Evaluation:

  • Annual PDPs and appraisals
  • Quarterly documented feedback and coaching discussions (Dec, Mar, Jun & Sep)
  • Quarterly scorecard of work plan/assigned task and achievements

Qualifications


Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or similar technical discipline; or, equivalent demonstrable experience.

Experience:

  • 10 years systems development experience, 5 years at senior level
  • Successful full life-cycle implementation of a least 5 major projects

Specialized knowledge:

  • Broad IT domain experience in three or more of the following areas IT areas: Applications Development, Enterprise Architecture, Project Management, Vendor Management, Quality Assurance, Infrastructure, and Maintenance and Support
  • A comprehensive understanding of the technical, data and business Requirements of a range of sectors and organizations and the appropriateness of emerging technologies and techniques.

Skills:

  • Strong organizational, time management, computer and communication skills, leadership, coaching and team building skills to strengthen and cultivate relationship to help achieve organizational goal.
  • Ability to recognize the sensitivity to individual organizations needs and the impact on services of the introduction of IT solutions

Abilities:

  • Strategic and analytical thinking skills with ability to solve problems and make decisions and able to manage multiple task and prioritize
  • Ability to determine activities and project towards measurable goals and standard setting in collaboration with other team members.

Interpersonal/Individual Competencies:

  • Ability to work with other team members, flexibility, decisiveness and personal integrity

Professional Certification:

  • Certification in any Software management
  • Certification in Project or team management qualification

Work Conditions:

  • Requires a minimum of planned 2 weeks of travel per quarter to provide technical support, mentoring and supervision
  • But must be able to work with very SHORT timelines that may require unplanned travels and long work hours

Physical Requirements

  • This job requires long hours of data review and analysis with periods of very few or non-breaks.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline 30th April, 2019.


2. Jobs for Operations Specialists at Bolt Nigeria (Formerly Taxify)

Bolt is one of the fastest growing startups in the world with over 30M happy customers in 30+ countries, from Europe to Mexico to Africa. We’re building a ride-hailing app to connect millions of riders and drivers around the world to make travel easier, quicker and more reliable.

We are looking for an experienced candidates, who will make it easy and effortless for all Taxify users regardless of their country of location, to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Operations Specialists
Location
: Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt Nigeria
Job Description

  • We are looking for an Operations Specialist, who can manage supply in Nigeria, which means training and coaching hundreds of new drivers. This is one of the key roles in Taxify in any city.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Support all Taxify’s business operations in Nigeria
  • Create and optimise processes – scaling is our priority; you will help us find the most efficient way to transform thousands of leads into active drivers every month
  • Onboard new drivers – training sessions are our best opportunity to develop a strong relationship with our partners and we are always trying to improve the process
  • Analyse data – you will monitor our engagement, quality and utilisation metrics and ensure a great experience for our users and drivers
  • Figure out the logistics of how many drivers are needed where and when
  • Develop and execute strategies to keep the churning rate at minimum levels

Desired Skills and Experience

  • You have 2 years experience in an analytical position
  • You’re a great communicator
  • You have a data-driven analytical mindset (Excel skills)
  • You’re a hustler, not stopping after 20 obstacles a day
  • You have a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Finance or other analytical subject
  • You have excellent spoken and written English
  • You’re passionate about new technologies and ride-sharing

You’ll Get Extra Credit For

  • Experience in sharing economy, tech business, transport industry, startup or dynamic high-growth company
  • Experience in product launches or running a business.

Benefits

  • Motivating compensation – motivational base pay and company stock options

No corporate BS – we’re moving too fast for that

  • Amazing personal growth experience at one of the fastest-growing startups in Europe
  • Working with a motivated and talented international team, plus regular team events
  • Flexible working hours – as long as you get the work done
  • Impactful work – you’ll have a rare opportunity to build a product literally used by millions of people across the world


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply


3. Office and Marketing Assistant Job Vacancy in a Solar Power Generating Company.

A.O. Demarg is a solar power generating company in partnership with Phaesun, iKUBE, SHAKTI Pumps, Africa Energy, International Power Supply (IPS), Autarsys, SMA and Sunlight . She specialize in the design, supply, installation and servicing of solar energy equipment to provide uninterrupted power solutions for the comfort of humanity, while protecting the environment.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Office and Marketing Assistant
Locations
: Abuja and Rivers


Job Description/Requirement

  • We are hiring for the post of an office and marketing assistant, applicants must have at least S.S.C.E result or O.N.D in any related field.

 How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: 
matthias.vierheilig@aodemarg.com

 


4.Vacancies in Abuja at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation – Guided by the belief that every life has equal value, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation works to help all people lead healthy, productive lives. In developing countries, it focuses on improving people’s health and giving them the chance to lift themselves out of hunger and extreme poverty. In the United States, it seeks to ensure that all people- especially those with the fewest resources – have access to the opportunities they need to succeed in school and life. Based in Seattle, the foundation is led by CEO Sue Desmond-Hellmann and co-chair William H. Gates Sr., under the direction of Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

 Job Title: Senior Program Officer, RI Strengthening in Africa
Ref No: B013214
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Job Type: Full time
Reports to: Deputy Director, Nigeria Country Office


Group Summary

  • The goal of the Global Development Program (GD) is to increase opportunities for people in the developing world to lift themselves out of hunger and poverty and to help deliver targeted healthcare solutions in these regions. Our strategies focus on Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Nutrition, Family Planning, and Polio.
  • These strategies are supported by functional teams that focus on Vaccine Delivery and Integrated Delivery as well as country teams focused on India and Africa. The Vaccine Delivery team is responsible for the key foundation goals on immunization and manages one of the foundation’s largest single grants – Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance.
  • The Vaccine Delivery team is structured to focus on vaccine coverage while accelerating innovation that can significantly change how we approach reaching every child.

Position Summary

  • The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation invites applications for a Senior Program Officer position aimed at strengthening routine immunization programs in select countries in Africa. Our aim is to sustainably improve routine immunization coverage in subnational geographies at risk of poliovirus transmission, with a particular focus on francophone countries.
  • We work in close collaboration with country governments and their Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) staff, as well as immunization stakeholders such as Gavi, WHO, UNICEF, NGOs and donors. We seek field-oriented, bilingual candidates familiar with routine immunization programs on the continent to help design, implement and monitor strategies that safeguard children from vaccine-preventable diseases across some of the highest risk areas of Africa.
  • The Senior Program Officer will also work closely with the foundation’s Vaccine Delivery and Polio teams, as well as the Africa and Global Policy, Advocacy & Communications teams. The position will be based in Africa and will be expected to undertake up to 40% international travel.

Core Responsibilities


The Senior Program Officer will:

  • Engage national and sub-national immunization technical staff on an agreed strategy to strengthen government routine immunization program leading to sustainable improvements in immunization coverage
  • Support the development of annual workplans at the sub-national level that strengthen the cold chain, improve immunization planning and operations, increase oversight of immunization activities through supervision and monitoring, engage families and communities on the importance of immunization, and make use of quality data to inform overall program performance
  • Monitor field activities on a regular basis, together with government counterparts and development partners, to validate planned activities, support amendments to strategy and provide feedback to local health teams
  • Engage sub-national political leadership on the importance of routine immunization as a development priority, improve visibility for immunization activities and encourage their accountability for health outcomes
  • Coordinate with Gavi and other immunization partners, including WHO, UNICEF, CDC, and civil society organizations on activities in select sub-national geographies
  • Manage consultants and grantees in priority countries, in alignment with national government health and immunization strategy plans
  • Liaise with high level government and donor leadership as required
  • Expectation of up to 40% international travel

Leadership & Culture:

  • We believe that energized people, working well together, fueled by great leadership in an inclusive environment in which they thrive, will do phenomenal things.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in public health or community health, medicine, public policy or related field
  • At least 10 years of direct experience in routine immunization programming in Africa, preferably in a francophone country and in low-resource and/or conflict settings
  • Understanding of, and ideally direct experience with, vaccination or other health programs, including basic planning, delivery, and community engagement strategies

Core Knowledge & Skills:

  • Leadership abilities to work with multiple stakeholders, including government, other donors, grantees to create a common vision and visualize simple and effective but implementable solutions to complex problems.
  • Strong strategic thinker with experience developing evidence-based strategic or operational plans as well as shaping and managing sustainable and scalable ventures
  • Experienced coalition builder and background of creating effective partnerships and establishing cross-sectoral linkages
  • Demonstrates strong personal initiative and ability to be self-directed, but also a strong collaborator and team member
  • Comfortable in a wide range of cultural, political, geographic and operational situations, demonstrating culturally sensitive behavior with a diverse range of people
  • Works with efficiency and diplomacy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to clearly communicate with a wide range of partners and audiences, including with the foundation senior management
  • Fluent in English and French

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Job Title: Senior Program Officer – Malaria Research and Service Delivery
Ref No: B013176
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Job Type: Full time


Job Summary

  • The primary purpose of the Senior Program Officer (SPO) – Malaria Research & Service Delivery, is to conceive, develop and manage a complex portfolio of grants and technical assistance at federal level and in selected states to improve child health and broader health outcomes in Nigeria.
  • This will be done specifically through supporting interventions to accelerate the reduction of malaria burden through improved data-driven decisions to kickstart endgame systems building progress; and support the “Resiliency through Azithromycin for Children” (REACH) program. The SPO will work closely with government, private sector, and civil society partners to catalyze these efforts.
  • The focus of the foundation’s work will involve development, testing and scale-up of high impact and cost-effective solutions in selected areas to drive results and influence scale across Nigeria and potentially other similar contexts within the region and Africa.  This role reports to the Deputy Director, Health, Nutrition, and Eradication.

Duties and Responsibilities

 
The selected candidate will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Identify, negotiate, execute and monitor complex, performance-based contracts/grants to accelerate increase in child health outcomes. Specifically, this position will identify activities to support adoption of new innovations/interventions into clinical practice. This includes identifying appropriate partners, undertaking operational research, training in workflow, malaria surveillance and monitor overall execution of investments.
  • Manage partnerships and grantee relationships to ensure learning and impact, for example, by conducting site visits, convening meetings of key stakeholders, monitoring and evaluating components of grants.

For the Resiliency through Azithromycin for Children (REACH):

  • Work closely with the Nigerian federal and state governments and implementing agencies to develop operational research and implementation frameworks for new and emerging interventions for child survival, such as periodic azithromycin distribution to reduce child mortality in high mortality settings.
  • Manage grants and stakeholder relationships at the country level to support early rollout of such strategies including the development of a local evidence base for appropriate policy development and scale-up.
  • Serve as a senior technical resource on new and emerging interventions for child survival, connecting international research and scientific expertise with national child survival and mortality reduction policy and priorities.
  • Liaise with Seattle-based research and product development teams to ensure research and product development strategies within Nigeria are tailored to the local context.
  • Engage a broad range of stakeholders and decision-makers working on delivery of clinical services for child survival, either in primary health clinical care settings or through mass delivery platforms such as neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), supplementary immunization activities (SIAs), Child Health Weeks, etc. Within this coalition, work collectively to identify opportunities to optimize clinical services at the “last mile”, with an emphasis on making such services more accessible, effective, cost-effective, of higher quality, and client-centered. Support testing and evaluation of such opportunities through grants, contracts and technical collaboration.

For the support efforts to accelerate Malaria burden decline by improving systems to optimize intervention location, timing, and mix:

  • Work with National/State Malaria Programs and the RBM partners under the High Burden to High Impact initiative to translate the National and/or State Level Strategic Plans for Malaria into costed operational plans based on a rigorous assessment of the local epidemiology and an evidence-driven financial prioritization to maximize the available resources through data- driven, sub-nationally tailored implementation.
  • Work with the Nigeria country office health team to bring an integrated view and approach across primary health areas to:
    • Provide innovative solutions to malaria control in designing a strategy to support optimization of private sector engagement to expand access to affordable ACTs, or other areas where the private sector may play a catalytic/ or accelerator role.
    • Investigate potential opportunities in supply chain strengthening, performance management toward improved malaria interventions in Nigeria.
  • Any other duties aligned with the foundation malaria strategy in Nigeria

In addition:

  • Represent the foundation to key selected government health leaders, platforms, and working groups on malaria at state and federal levels – this would include delving into issues from the policy level to the facility and community (i.e. demand generation) levels. Potentially taking responsibility for coordinating all foundation health and development activities in one or more states.
  • Play a liaison and advisory role with different Seattle-based Global Health and Global Development teams (NTD, Malaria) and the Nigeria County Office on investments aimed to optimize equitable coverage, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness for specific clinical services and tools.
  • Act as the Nigeria focal point for key global mechanisms supporting global health strategies (Global Fund, END Fund, WHO, PMI, ect).
  • Collaborate with foundation colleagues in related program areas to take advantage of cross-sector grant making opportunities.
  • Implement other duties as assigned

Leadership and Culture:

  • We believe that energized people, working well together, fueled by great leadership in an inclusive environment in which they thrive, will do phenomenal things.

Education and Experience

  • The ideal candidate will hold an advanced degree in Medicine, Public Health, Epidemiology or related field (e.g. MSPH, MHA, MPH, MD, PhD).

Core Knowledge and Skills:

  • 10+ years of proven experience in public health service delivery management in African settings.
  • 5+ years of experience in a low-income country context, or equivalent experience, in managing clinical service delivery programs at scale including introduction of new treatment, use of diagnostics and other decision tools to improve quality, effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of care. Experience providing advice to government, donor, implementing agency, and other national-level stakeholders in developing countries.
  • In particular, in the implementation of child health interventions through mass-delivery platforms such as supplementary immunization activities, mass drug administration for malaria and/or neglected tropical diseases, Child Health Weeks, etc. Experience with both public and private sectors is a plus.
  • The candidate should have an in depth understanding of the Nigerian health system, as well as economic, social, and political factors that influence health outcomes.
  • In-depth experience in broader public health with a strong development orientation backed with excellent management capabilities.
  • Experience of integration across disease areas and/or integrating health and “non-health” interventions is a plus.
  • Experience in managing complex delivery of health programs, with evidence of achievement of significant results whether directly or indirectly influenced.
  • Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared/joint objectives, both internally and externally. Ability to orchestrate effective decisions across a broad range of issues and stakeholders, assess progress, analyze gaps, and make necessary changes.
  • Strategic Mindset: Seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into strategies, concrete theories of change and actions. Ability to think/act like an investor and a creative and generative thinker. Innovative and open-minded approach; ability to question and challenge colleagues including managers and partners in a constructive manner.
  • Manages complexity and ambiguity effectively: Making sense of complex, high quantity and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems – especially in managing relations. Demonstrated ability to work with flexibility, efficiency, and diplomacy in a complex, fast-paced environment both in Nigeria and in headquarter (Seattle).
  • Communicates effectively: Developing and delivering communications that convey complex situations in a clear and concise manner with a broad and diverse audience.
  • Demonstrable experience with effective interactions between country level and headquarter offices is critical.
  • Being resilient: Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations both internally and externally. Self-motivated and self-managing.
  • Comfortable in a wide range of cultural, geographic and operational situations, demonstrating culturally sensitive behavior with a diverse range of people.
  • Ability to travel up to 40% domestically and internationally.

Interested and qualified candidates should:


Click here to apply

 


5. Recruitment For Legal Advisor at the U.S. Embassy.

The U.S. Embassy in Abuja, Nigeria is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position below:

Job Title: Legal Advisor (Legal Program Assistant)
Announcement Number: Abuja-2019-018
Location: Abuja
Series/Grade: LE – 1905 9
Promotion Potential: LE-9
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja

Overview

  • Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (6 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
  • Travel Required: 50% or less – The position requires some travel within and outside the sub-Saharan Africa region.
  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency: For USEFM – FS is 5/1.  Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C., All Interested Applicants / All Sources
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
  • Marketing Statement: We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.
  • Summary: The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (40 hours per week)

Duties/Basic Function of the Position

  • The core function of this position is to assist and advise the ICHIP on policy, law enforcement and legal matters, as well as to determine, prepare and implement proposals and strategies for the ICHIP’s activities, objectives and goals in the region.
  • Her/his responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting the ICHIP increase digital piracy prosecutions and seizures of counterfeit goods regionally by mentoring and training prosecutors, police, and judges, with the assistance of rights-holders and other private industry stakeholders.
  • Basic Function of the Position – The incumbent serves as Legal Program Assistant for the Department of Justice’s Office of Overseas Proprietorial Development Assistance and Training  (DOJ/OPDAT) International Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property (ICHIP) attorney advisor based in Abuja, Nigeria, with responsibilities throughout sub-Saharan Africa.
  • The ICHIP’s role is to develop and administer technical and developmental assistance designed to enhance the capabilities of foreign justice sector institutions and law enforcement to prevent and combat cybercrime and intellectual property offenses.

Qualifications and Evaluations


Requirements:

Experience:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in legal or government work, particularly involving criminal litigation or legislation, particularly intellectual property or computer crime is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of Nigerian political and legal leaders, and key political, governmental, judicial and law enforcement institutions and hierarchies, as well as knowledge of relevant legislation, current events in politics, and legal reform, specifically in areas such as criminal law and intellectual property are required.
  • Must have a good understanding of legal and criminal justice infrastructure of Nigeria governmental institutions.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations, Economics, Finance, Criminal Justice or Law is required.

Evaluations:

  • This may be tested.

Language:

  • Level IV (Fluent) speaking/reading/writing in English is required. Level II (Limited knowledge) in French is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have strong legal research, analytical, judgement and time management skills; as well as highly developed problem solving and planning abilities.
  • Must have an initiative in managing and developing projects, interact effectively with government and non-government officials, as well as the ability to work as a team.
  • Proficiency in computer skills (Microsoft Office applications) is required. Must be able to travel within and outside the sub-Saharan Africa region and have the flexibility to work some nights and weekends.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO):

  • The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.

Qualifications:

  • All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

Benefits and Other Info


Agency Benefits:

  • Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Abuja, Nigeria may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.
  • For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.
  • The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.

Other Information:

  • Hiring Preference Selection Process: Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

Hiring Preference Order:

  • AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  • AEFM / USEFM
  • FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

Important

  • Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification.  A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant.
  • The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.
  • This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.

For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following Link

Salary

  • NGN 10,558,899 (USD $45,953) per annum

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Required Documents for Application 

Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
  • Residency and/or Work Permit
  • Degree (not transcript)
  • NYSC Certificate
  • Certificate or License
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • SF-50 (if applicable)

Notice/Next Steps

  • All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust clearance.
  • Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.
  • For further information – the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office.
  • Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Lagos, Nigeria.

 

For More Info: HR Section, Tel: 01-461-4000, email: HRNigeria@state.gov

Application Deadline 7th May, 2019.

 


6. Vacancies at Lady Helen Child Health Foundation (LHCHF).

Lady Helen Child Health Foundation (LHCHF) was established to provide suitable evidence-based healthcare and information/support to needy children and family in a timely manner. We hope to support and improve the governance tree in healthcare provision in this arena.

This Foundation is a testimony and acknowledgement of the valuable contributions to child welfare by the Late Lady Helen Odeka who devoted over 50 years of her working life to promoting the health and wellbeing of new born, infants, children and adolescents in Nigeria.

The challenge of this group and the absence of reproducible health care of quality meant that such a gap needed bridging. This is the void that Lady Helen Child Health Foundation will strive to fill. We are therefore looking for someone who shares in this Vision to join the team in moving this organization to the next phase of implementing values that will make things better.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Nurse
Location:
 Abuja
Job Type: Part Time

Job Description

  • Lady Helen seeks to recruit a female part-time nurse we are looking for an enthusiastic nurse willing to work across organizations.

Requirements
The candidate must:

  • Be a Registered Nurse with current license under the Nigerian Nursing Council.
  • Must be currently working and experienced in childcare
  • Must possess strong work ethics, desire to work in result driven environment that covers children in institutions e.g Orphanages and IDP’s.

Skills set:

  • Must possess good listening ability
  • Ability to effectively communicate with patient and caregivers
  • Ability to interface between patient and hospitals
  • Ability to work with community members
  • Have a proactive problem-solving approach

 

Job Title: Supervising Co-ordinating Administrator
Location: Abuja

Duties

Promote activities of the Foundation

  • Liaise with press, stakeholders, Donor Agencies
  • Ability to source and secure Grants and Funds to support organizational solvency
  • Ability to negotiate and empathize
  • Organize and generate public interest on the activities of the Foundation.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining close collaboration with mass media, as well as with groups and organizations whose support is essential to the achievement of the Foundation’s Goals
  • Create a usable database with computer savvy stance and maintain/ update organizational contact lists/database.
  • Creative and able to use initiative on behalf of the Organization
  • Prepare background communication and promotional materials for briefings and visits to media houses
  • Ability to work with Board Members, Committees, Internal and External Stakeholders.

Job Requirements


Essential:

  • Education: Minimum of a 1st Degree or its equivalent
  • ICT Skills: Use of IT Skills to create communication channel.
  • Event Management: Experienced in organizing and managing events around NGO activities
  • Social Media: Experience and ability to demonstrate the use of social media channels as well as digital content editing in the workplace.
  • Communication: Highly developed verbal, written, and oral skills to promote and represent the Foundation.

Desirable:

  • Degree in Communications or equivalent
  • Able to represent in person and communicate in a highly engaging way
  • Ability to demonstrate marketing skills
  • Previous experience working with a Foundation

Other Information:

  • Salary commensurate with experience and maybe negotiable
  • Training will be offered to successful candidate where gaps are noted that needs addressing in line with the Foundation’s vision (training needs to be discussed during the interview)
  • Office space and computer support will be available
  • LHCHF will expect the appointee to support in maintaining the website.

How to Apply


Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: 
jobs@ladyhelenchildfoundation.com with an attached CV showing interests.

Application Deadline 10th May, 2019.


7. Job Recruitment at the British High Commission.

The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer.  We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Office Manager – NCA Joint Border Task Force Project
Ref Id: 09/19 LOS
Location: Lagos
Grade: B3 (L)
Start Date: 1st May 2019
Duration of Post: 10 months
Type of Position: Fixed Term
Type of Post: British Deputy High Commission
Job Subcategory: NCA (National Crime Agency)
Job Category: Other British Government Departments (Partners across Government, including UK Visas)

Main Purpose of Job

  • The main purpose of this job is to act as Office Manager, providing administrative support to the National Crime Agency (NCA)-led Joint Border Task Force project team, based in the British Deputy High Commission in Lagos. This is a multi-agency team consisting of UK-based officers and staff from NCA, Home Office and Crown Prosecution Service and locally-engaged support staff.
  • The job holder will need to demonstrate a high level of integrity and discretion. All candidates should be aware that the appointment is subject to security checks and clearance prior to taking up the post. Candidates should be UK passport holders with a recent 5 year verifiable footprint within the UK.

Key Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Project Lead, maintain and update accurate financial records in support of the management of an annual budget in excess of £2 million;
  • Provide administrative support to the JBTF Project Lead and wider project team;
  • Complete other corporate records in a timely and accurate manner;
  • Manage local engaged staff – A2(L) Project Support Assistant.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop a thorough understanding of FCO and NCA financial management and procurement processes;
  • Maintain and update accurate financial records in support of FCO and NCA budget management and procurement processes;
  • Co-ordinate and deliver effective administrative support to the JBTF Project Team. This may include booking flights and accommodation and providing logistical support to training events, workshops and conferences;
  • Maintain and update the JBTF Asset Register, including the supervising the management of the vehicle fleet;
  • Timely completion of own performance records as well as of those managed;
  • Performing ad hoc duties identified and commensurate with the role.

Job Requirements


Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good working knowledge of MS Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to work under pressure and prioritise workload effectively
  • Ability to work effectively within a team
  • UK passport holder

Desirable Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Understanding of basic procurement and financial processes
  • Experience and /or qualification in Project Management (Prince2)
  • Experience in financial record keeping

Required Competencies:

  • Making Effective Decisions, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace

Remuneration

Starting monthly salary: N610,536

Other Benefits and Conditions of Employment
Learning and development opportunities (and any specific training courses to be completed):

  • Project Management (Prince2);
  • Human resource management training;
  • Advanced MS Office training (if required)
  • Develop knowledge of NCA core business areas, policies and procedures

Working patterns:

  • If the job is suitable for flexible working patterns, please provide details:
  • The role will be office-based due to the requirement to access IT systems. Some flexibility in working hours will be considered but will largely be restricted to core business hours due to access issues.
  • Job sharing could be considered if two suitable candidates were identified.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

 

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