• Vacancy in an International Development Organisation - Malaria Consortium

  • Posted on: 9 December, 2014 Deadline: 18 December, 2014
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  • Malaria Consortium (www.malariaconsortium.org) is one of the world's leading non-profit organisations, which is dedicated to the comprehensive control of malaria and other communicable diseases in Africa and Southeast Asia. Malaria Consortium (MC) works to improve lives in Africa and Asia through sustainable, evidence-based programmes that combat targeted
    diseases and promote child and maternal health.

    Malaria Consortium works with partners, including all levels of government, to improve the lives of all, especially the poorest and marginalised, in Africa and Asia to target key health burdens, including malaria, pneumonia, dengue and neglected tropical diseases, along with other factors that Impact child and maternal health.

    Malaria Consortium has been in operations in Nigeria since 2008 to fully establish its long term commitment. It now seeks to recruit a programme officer to support projects in its Country office located in Abuja.

    Programme Officer

     

    The Programme Officer will provide operational and financial coordination to the Programme Partnership Agreement (PPA) activities and other assiqned projects within Malaria Consortium, Nigeria. She/he will report directly to the Country
    Programme Manager and work closely with the in-C~untry Programme Management Team, Technical Coordinator and the UK PPA Coordinator.

    Other responsibilities will include:

    • Coordinate all inputs from the Country office towards completing all grant concept notes, applications and planning documents for PPAinitiatives;
    • Manage and ensure proper maintenance of project registers, development of PPA initiatives progress reports and briefings on the implementation of the PPA initiatives;
    • Work closely with the Finance team to finalise all budget requirements for PPA grants in Nigeria;
    • Contribute to business development in terms of drafting and review of proposals and conducting of field or desk based research;
    • Create and maintain consultant. database to include detailed movement, terms of reference and reports, tracking contract expiration and renewal and provide upto date information on consultants when required;
    • Provide support on filing, documentation, minutes taking and other secretarial assignments during weekly meetings and when necessary;
    • Provide support in the organization of other country office project initiatives, programme or workshops and trainings;

    Qualification:

    • Interested candidates must have a degree in either Public health, Social sciences, project management or other related fields.
    • S/he must have at-least 5 years project management experience and demonstrable, experience in planning, evaluation, budgeting and financial monitoring.
    • The ideal candidate must be analytic, highly organized, self-motivated with excellent communication skills.
    • Candidates must be proficient in the use of Microsoft office packages especially MS Excel and other relevant database tools.

     

    Method of Application

    All Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit an application letter and a copy of their recent CV through the appropriate link at www.gridconsulting.net All applications must be submitted latest Tuesday, 18th December, 2014. Please note, that Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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