Pact is an independent international non-profit organization headquartered in Washington, DC, USA with offices in Nigeria as well as other countries. Pact Nigeria is currently expanding its program portfolio and seeks highly experienced and qualified candidate to fill the open position below.
Pact seeks a Project Manager to oversee a 3 month In-depth assessment for planning of Social Accountability and Quality Improvement Project for MNCH services in NE, Nigeria from September 2013 November 2013. The Project Manager will work in coordination with Pact staff to establish working relationships with state MOH, Local government as well as Primary Health care development agencies, select LGAs and local health organizations; conduct organizational capacity assessments (OCAs); facilitate focus group discussions; in-depth interviews; lead results debriefs; and contribute to donor reports. The job holder will conduct desk review of existing assessments reports, identify and fill information gaps through organizational capacity assessments, develop results packets and facilitate results briefings for up-to 16 organizations in the selected States. Although this is a short-term posting, there is potential for this position to evolve into a longer-term role
Master's degree or equivalent experience in organizational development, public administration, business administration, international development, or other relevant field preferred;
Minimum 3 years' experience in program management required, 1 - 2 years in Africa and/or Nigeria preferred;
Aptitude/experience in supervising staff and the ability to mentor subordinates;
Knowledge and understanding ofthe health sector in Nigeria; and
Experience conducting organizational capacity assessments, Value Network
Analysis and facilitating focus group discussions and in-depth interviews;
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their resume/CV and cover letter on their suitability to: firstname.lastname@example.org . The deadline for submission is close of business on 15th August 2013. CV/application MUST be in either word format or PDF. Applicants MUST indicate the position applied for on the SUBJECT of the mail (Le Project Manager). Note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Salary attached to this position will be based on cognate experience.