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  • Posted on: 13 July, 2011 Deadline: 26 July, 2011
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  • The Population Council is an international, non-profit, non-governmental institution that seeks to improve the well-being and reproductive health of current and future generations around the world and help achieve a humane, equitable and sustainable balance between people and resources. The Council’s major program areas are HIV&AIDS, reproductive health and poverty, gender, and youth. The Council conducts biomedical, social science and public health research and helps build research capacities in developing countries. The Population Council has works in collaboration with a broad range if Nigerian institutions. Due to expansion of its activities, the Council is seeking qualified individuals to fill the following positions:

     Program Manager(HIV)- Abuja

    The successful candidates will provide technical program management assistance to the Project Director and be the project manager in the projects of the Men’s Health Network Nigeria (MHNN).
    He/She will undertake project design, implementation and evaluation of program/project activities, data analysis and progress report.
    He/She will provide technical guidance on bio-medical aspects of the MHN program.

    Qualifications:The ideal candidate must have
    * MPH, MBBS
    * Minimum of 5 years related working experience in health and development programs
    * Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    * Good IT skills
    * Ability to travel within and outside Nigeria
    * Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

    Clinical Services and Quality Assurance Manager- Abuja

    The successful candidate will coordinate MHNN service delivery’s Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) program to ensure compliance with national and state protocol requirements.
    Conduct assessments and recommend enhancements to QA/QC policies and protocols
    Train laboratory and clinical staff on QA/QC standards and reporting requirement
    Ensure that data integrity requirements are met
    Prepare and disseminate QA/QC plans and reports and perform other related duties as assigned

    Qualifications:

    * MBBS, Masters of Public Health, PhD in a related field is preferred

    * Desired number of years prior experience in a similar role-3-5 years

    * Excellent communication, supervisory and interpersonal skills

    * Language requirements-English-Excellent

    * Level of IT expertise required-Good

    * Ability to travel within and outside Nigeria

    Program Coordinator(BCC and Advocacy)- Abuja

    The successful candidate will coordinate the implementation of a communication strategy to effectively influence behavior change at the individual, community and policy levels

    Qualification(s)
    * Minimum of Bachelor’s degree
    * Master’s in Health Policy, Public Administration, or Public Health is preferred
    * Minimum of 5 years relevant working experience in public policy, non-profit management, or related field
    * Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint required
    * Ability and willingness to travel within the country and across the region on a regular basis
    * High degree of independence, creativity and commitment
    * Strong analytic and communication skills, ability to write clearly and succinctly under time pressure and to make well organized verbal presentations

    Program Officer(South)-Lagos

    The successful candidate will assist in coordinate and managing the Men's Health Network, Nigeria (MHNN) program and field activities in southern regions.

    Qualifications: The ideal candidate must have
    • Minimum of BSC
    • Masters in health policy, public administration, or public health is preferred
    • Minimum of 5 years relevant working experience in public policy, non profit management, or related field
    • Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Excel, Word and
    Powerpoint required, ability and willingness to travel within the country and across the region on a regular basis
    • Strong analytic and communication skills, ability to write clearly and succinctly under time pressure and to make well organized verbal presentations.

    Program Officer(North)- Kaduna

    The successful candidate will assist in coordinating and managing the Men’s Health Network, Nigeria (MHNN) program and field activities in Northern regions.

    Qualifications: The ideal candidate must have:

    *Minimum of Bachelor’s degree
    * Master’s in Health Policy, Public Administration, or Public Health is preferred.
    * Minimum of 5 years relevant working experience in public policy, non-profit management, or related field.
    * Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint required
    * Ability and willingness to travel within the country and across the region on a regular basis
    * High degree of independence, creativity and commitment
    * Strong analytic and communication skills, ability to write clearly and succinctly under time pressure and to make well organized verbal presentations.

    Driver-Lagos
    The successful candidate will provide a reliable and courteous transportation service to staff and maintain vehicle documentations support the Men’s Health Network Project and the Lagos office.

    Qualifications: The ideal candidate must have:

    * Completed Secondary School Education
    * Specialist Training/Qualification – Certificate of driver of driver mechanic trade test
    * General Communication and Interpersonal Skill Level – Excellent
    * Language Requirements – English- Good
    * Two years work experience in driving with NGO
    * Ability to interact in cross-cultural setting with ease

    Mode of application: Qualified candidates should follow the instructions below:

    1.    Send an application letter (stating your current salary and salary expectations) and resume to nigeria@popcouncil.org on or before 26th July 2011.
    2.       Clearly state the position title for which you are applying and your full names surname first, then other names (e.g. Program Manager (HIV) – BEN, Joshua Ekong) – in the subject area of the email.
    3.       All attachments must be in pdf files.

    Candidates who do not follow the above instructions will be automatically disqualified Population Council reserves the right to cancel the recruitment process at any time.
    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted, No phone calls, please.
    The Population Council is an equal opportunity employer.   
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