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  • Posted on: 3 January, 2012 Deadline: 20 January, 2012
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  • Evidence for Action (E4A) is a five year programme (2011--2016) managed by Options Consultancy Services and funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) to improve maternal and newborn survival through a combined focus on evidence, advocacy and accountability across six sub-Saharan African countries:  Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Tanzania.
    We are recruiting for two positions based in Kano or Abuja (TBC):

    Country Director
    Location: Kano or Abuja (TBC), Nigeria
    Salary: commensurate with experience
     
    We are looking for a Country Director to lead Evidence for Action efforts in Nigeria
    • You will be passionate about and have expertise in working towards reducing maternal and newborn death in Nigeria.
    • You will be a ‘change agent’, someone with the insights, skills and hands on experience of making things happen in health.
    • You will be well respected in your field and have strong relevant networks.
    • You will understand on-the-ground realities about maternal and newborn survival in Nigeria.
    • You will be a communicator and a connector between various evidence, advocacy and accountability stakeholders working on MNH.
    • You will be a strong leader and manager who will engage at all levels of the E4A project in Nigeria.
    Evidence Advisor
    Location: Kano or Abuja (TBC), Nigeria
    Salary: commensurate with experience
     
    We are looking for an Evidence Advisor to Lead the Technical Inputs for Evidence for Action efforts in Nigeria
    • You will be passionate about and have expertise in working towards reducing maternal and newborn death in Nigeria.
    • You will be a well respected researcher on maternal and neonatal health and have strong relevant academic networks.
    • You will be skilled in using both quantitative and qualitative research methods.
    • You will understand health management information systems.
    • You will understand the on the ground realities about maternal and newborn survival in Nigeria and be competent in methods for political economy analysis.
    • You will be a strong writer, communicator and connector.
    Application Process
    Click here for a copy of the job responsibilities. To apply, email your CV and covering letter to info@options.co.uk. Please state the position you are applying for as the subject. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview. Closing date for receipt of applications: 20 January 2012.
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