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  • Posted: Mar 25, 2022
    Deadline: Apr 8, 2022
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    BM’s West Africa Regional Office through its Country Coordination Office located in Abuja, Nigeria, works with 16 partners to implement 25 programmes aimed at improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities in the country. These programmes cover a variety of areas, including eye health, orthopaedics, special education, prevention of deafness...
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    Morbidity Management & Disability Prevention (MMDP) Manager, AOLFEIN Project

    Reports To: Project Director-NTDs
    Travel Activities: Yes

    Job Description                                                                                         

    • Acts in the role of Senior Working Professional providing substantive output in a major functional area
    • Guides business/programme development across related project areas; assess project effectiveness and recommend new initiatives
    • Provide substantive advice/analysis of current products and programmes identifying opportunities and areas for improvement
    • Advise management on systems and procedures.

    Main Tasks 

    • Responsible for the management and implementation/delivery of the MMDP targets and integration of MMDP services into the primary healthcare system across CBM-supported areas in Nigeria.
    • In collaboration and consultation with the Project Director and Project Manager, participate in strategic planning processes to successfully drive the direction and delivery of cost-effective services for MMDP and ensure that the project objectives are met and contribute to the national policies and elimination goals in Nigeria.
    • Work collaboratively with partners and Federal and State Ministries of Health to develop strategies to address the large number of hydrocele and lymphedema cases in Nigeria as part of the efforts towards elimination of NTDs in Nigeria.
    • Provide leadership and guidance to the project to ensure that MMDP maps are available to help track and ensure that patients receive appropriate services.
    • Identify and contribute to project growth and development (scalability) and support state programme officers to strengthen collaboration and partnerships at the state and national level.
    • Provide effective management, coordination, technical advice and resource allocation necessary to support delivery of MMDP.
    • Support the training and targeted capacity building of project staff and partner staff on the technical and operational aspects of MMDP deliverables.
    • Support the medical supply procurement process by providing assistance in forecasting including: requesting quotes, placing orders, arranging for payment and shipment, and documenting the process.
    • Take a proactive role in establishing procurement needs and timelines.
    • Build and maintain meaningful working relationships with a variety of partners and other stakeholders at national level to strengthen opportunities for intersectoral collaboration during implementation and visibility.
    • Ensure high quality service delivery, programme documentation and reporting
    • Lead on supporting Federal and State Ministries of Health in developing a system for monitoring and evaluating programme performance.
    • Provide direction and support to assist country research teams and help them to identify operational research opportunities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of NTD elimination efforts.
    • Support project teams and the Ministries of Health in disseminating information on NTD activities, studies, research and lessons learned at national and international level.


    • Post Graduate level Degree in Social Sciences, International Development, Project Management or Public Health.
    • Minimum of 8 years’ experience at a similar level managing NTD, health, development, research or humanitarian projects in low- and/or middle-income contexts.
    • A passion to make a difference for improving the life of people with disabilities.
    • Technical knowledge on Lymphatic Filariasis and other Preventive Chemotherapy NTDs in Nigeria.
    • Experience in managing projects funded by donors such as FCDO, USAID, etc.
    • Experience working with Ministries of Health; ability to develop and maintain productive relationships with key stakeholders within the ministries.
    • Sound working knowledge of key issues surrounding NTDs in both a local and global context.
    • Commitment to international and humanitarian NGO codes, standards and practices.
    • Proficiency in computer packages, especially with MS Office and other related packages.
    • Ability to work as part of team across different cultures.
    • Ability to solve problems and take corrective action.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
    • Proven administrative skills.
    • Strong numeracy with ability to analyze and manage data.
    • Identification with the values and the mandate of CBM.

    Salary Level
    Birches Group Grade GEN-10

    Method of Application

    A letter of motivation, CV and relevant (work) references complete your application.

    We look forward to receiving your application.
    We would like to further promote diversity in our teams and therefore welcome applications from people of different ethnic and social backgrounds, religions and world views, different ages and genders, and especially from people with disabilities.

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