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. MC targets key health burdens, including malaria, pneumonia and other
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 Marketing Technical Officer for its recently awarded UNITAIO project to create a private sector market for WHO approved Malaria ROTs.
The Technical officer will be located in Cross River State. The Job holder will be responsible for overseeing the implementation of all project activities in the state. Some of which include; sensitizing private sector consumers and manufacturers to increase the use of the WHO approved malaria RDT's.
Other key responsibilities include:
Interested candidates must have a minimum degree in Marketing, Market research or other related fields. A Masters' degree in Business Administration will be an added advantage. S/he must have at least 3-5years' experience in managing large scale marketing programmes as well as a good knowledge of the operations of the Nigerian private health sector and Ministry of Health. The ideal candidate must demonstrate strong interpersonal and negotiation skills and must be proficient in the use of Microsoft office packages especially MS Excel and other relevant database tools.
Terms and Conditions of Employment
The appointment term will be for a renewable period of up to 24 months, with an initial 6 months probationary period.
All Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit an application letter and a copy of their recent CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. All applications must be submitted latest Monday, 16th February, 2015.
Please note, that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.