State Team Leader at the Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi)

State Team Leader at the Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi)

Job Features

Job FieldNGO / Non-profit
Job TypeFull-Time
EducationBA/BSc/HND MBA/MSc/MA
LocationLagos State
Experience5 - 7 years

Team: SHARP T02

Responsibilities

  • The State Team Leader, as a member of the strategic team, will consistently provide overall supervision for state surge activities, state implementation team, and ensure compliance with technical, programmatic, contractual and financial requirements.
  • S/He will also coordinate the development of state strategic plan of action and monitor work plan and budget optimization; ensure appropriate levels of technical assistance in program operations; coordinate partner efforts in program implementation; serve as the point of contact of SHARP TO2 with government officials and coordinate and collaborate with all public sector and NGO partners at the state level.

Minimum Recruitment Standards

  • Master’s Degree in Public Health, Policy and Governance, Health Economics, or other relevant field required with 5-7 years’ experience
  • Or Bachelor’s degree in Public Health and Governance, health Economics or other relevant field required with 7-9 years’ experience
  • At least 6 years of mid-level experience implementing, and managing or evaluating complex health programmes, with an emphasis on health systems strengthening; health financing; and/or health sector policy and strategies
  • Demonstrated technical depth and understanding of the health policy environment and governance in Nigeria or in a country of similar development context; experience in Nigeria, particularly in the Northern regions preferred
  • Demonstrated success managing large, complex international donor programmes; previous experience in managing a USAID contract strongly preferred
  • Experience building and maintaining partnerships with other development programmes, local organizations, host country governments, and international agencies
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills in English required.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Suitability Statement (Application) and Resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to: [email protected] using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

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