Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is a non-profit organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting global health and economic initiatives in Nigeria. AHNi currently has its headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria.
To strengthen our operations and interventions in the country, we are seeking a qualified candidate for the position below:
The Spotlight Initiative is a global partnership between the United Nations (UN) and the European Union (EU), launched in 2017, as part of the global response b eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls in support of the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development. Nigeria is one of eight African countries selected to implement the Spotlight Initiative, which will focus strongly on preventing early marriage and female genital mutilation. The Spotlight Initiative is implemented in Nigeria by five principal agencies (UNFPA, UNDP, UN Women, UNICEF and UNESCO) under the coordination of the Resident Coordinator’s Office.
Gender-based violence (GBV) remains pervasive in Nigeria exacerbated by negative social norms, the culture of silence and misconceptions around violence against women and girls (VAWG). As much as 30 percent of Nigerian women aged 15-49 years reported experiencing sexual abuse. AHNJ in collaboration FH1360 is implementing the spotlight initiative in FCT and Adamawa, UNHCR, National Commission for Refugees Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) and the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) are leading the refugee response effort in Nigeria to ensure that Cameroonian refugees receive protection and assistance. Response efforts are delivered under the overall leadership of the host government and alongside the Refugee Coordination Model.
The Project Coordinator will be responsible for overall program implementation in the intervention states, ensure delivery of project deliverables, provision of timely interventions to survivors of SGBV and/or vulnerable populations.
S/He Will be responsible for supporting the implementation of strategic, impactful, and high-quality programming.
S/he will work extensively with other sectors to ensure that all program activities are implemented successfully and timely.
Minimum Recruitment Standards
MD / PHD or similar degree with 5-7 years’ relevant experience with international development programs which includes 5 years’ experience in health management programs, planning and implementation at the community or state level, administration and compliance of a field-based international development or humanitarian program; general program management experience required.
Or MS /MA in Social Science, Public Health or related field, MPH preferred, and a minimum of 7-9 years’ relevant experience with international development programs which includes 5 years’ experience in health management, program planning and implementation at the community or state level working with public and NGO sectors. General program management experience required.
Or BS / BA in Social Science, Public Health or related field, with a minimum of 9-11 years’ relevant experience with international development programs which includes 5 years’ experience with Health program planning and implementation at the community or state level working with public and NGO sectors,
Experience with providing health and non-health interventions strongly preferred.
Experience working with multiple stakeholders to identify beneficiaries according to criteria required.
Experience with running assessments, monitoring and evaluation and other learning efforts required.
Experience representing the organization and its interests to a diverse range of local and international government officials, local civil society organizations, other international organizations, the media and the public.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Resume (CV) and Cover Letter as a single document to: AHNI-Progmgtjobs@ahnigeria.org
AHNi is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Only applications sent electronically (I.e. by e-mail) with the job title and location clearly indicated as the subject of the mail will be considered.
AHNI does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview.