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  • Posted: Nov 7, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • AMURT arrived in Nigeria in 2010. Ebonyi State was selected as the first project area because of its high rates of maternal and infant mortality. AMURT Nigeria has fifteen full time employees, in addition to around 50 health workers covering five rural health centers. AMURT’s focus is to extend primary healthcare and care for mothers and newborns to r...
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    Outreach & Development Director


    The Outreach & Development Director will engage in fundraising, partnering and all community outreach to support the growth of AMURT Nigeria.


    • Secure financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations
    • Maintain calendar of grant deadlines and write grant applications as requested.
    • Develop and track proposals and reports for all institutional and individual donors
    • Develop and maintain ongoing relationships and partnerships with institutional and individual donors, and with collaborative government and civil society partners
    • Maintain a calendar of outreach activities, including conferences, workshops, appearances and other communication opportunities.
    • Represent AMURT at meetings and other programs that support the mission of AMURT
    • Coordinate agency outreach publications, PR events and website.
    • Promote interest in and provide information about AMURT programs to community leaders, media, and the public.
    • Identify all professional networks, coalitions and associations that AMURT could join to further its mission.


    • BA (required), MA (a plus)
    • Five years’ experience in development, coalition building and outreach
    • Demonstrated excellence in public speaking and communication skills
    • Strong knowledge of social media and other basic marketing platforms.
    • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and oral; ability to influence and engage a wide range of donors and build long-term relationships.
    • Proven leadership and success in engagement and mobilization at the individual, community, and organizational levels, strong interpersonal and relationship building skills.
    • Ability to work both independently without close oversight, but also a team player who will productively engage with others at varying levels of seniority within and outside AMURT
    • Possess analytical and critical thinking abilities
    • Have an understanding of and appreciation for the values, culture, philosophy and policies of AMURT.

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    Chief Operating Officer


    The COO will report to the Country Director, and will have operational responsibility for AMURT Nigeria’s Administration, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission.


    • Review and improve AMURT’s administrative, management and program policies and procedures to upgrade its efficiency and effectiveness. Oversee the implementation of the same
    • Review and upgrade operational standards and monitoring & evaluation systems for higher quality programming
    • Oversee all administrative support activities under the program.
    • Lead the process of meeting program deliverables, according to the strategic plan, in a high quality and timely fashion.
    • Foster effective teamwork among employees from the health center level to HQ
    • Ensure compliance with all donor- related, organizational, and program-specific policies.
    • Supervise and mentor senior management staff.
    • Provide managerial oversight to all project activities and partnerships, and ensure compliance with the organization’s regulations.


    • Proven experience as Chief Operating Office or relevant role
    • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in a related field; Master’s degree is a plus
    • Knowledgeable in primary healthcare.
    • Must have 2-4 years relevant working experience, ideally in health related NGO
    • Excellence in organizational management with the ability to coach staff, manage, and develop high-performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to foster adaptable, and innovative approaches to health and community-based  programs
    • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people
    • Passion for uplifting the lives of marginalized peoples, and compassion towards all beings
    • Have an understanding of and appreciation for the values, culture, philosophy and policies of AMURT.
    • Public relations and fundraising experience is a plus.

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    Senior Accountant


    AMURT Foundation seeks an accountant for part-time or contract work in Abakaliki,  Ebonyi State to revise and strengthen accounting procedures and systems for AMURT National Office and AMURT managed health facilities, and to monitor the application of those systems.


    • Strengthening internal control systems
    • Reviewing and improving existing accounting policies and procedures
    • Review and improve existing inventory management system
    • Assist in financial review and budget analysis sessions
    • Make financial projections for future sustainability
    • Review and improve existing financial reporting systems.


    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
    • Two to four years of related work experience
    • Advanced proficiency with Quickbooks and MS Excel
    • Strong attention to detail and excellent quantitative, analytical, and organizational skills
    • Experience in the health sector and/or NGO sector is an advantage
    • Should be familiar with computerized inventory management

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply using the Apply Now button below.
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