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Nigeria: Nigeria Program Consultant, Deworm the World

Organization: Evidence Action Country: Nigeria Closing date: 29 Jan 2016 Terms of Reference, Nigeria Program Consultant Reports to: Director, Deworm the World Initiative Location: Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria; occasional trips to Abuja and other domestic travel Deadline to apply: Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis Desired start date: Immediately Length of commitment: 12 months, full time About Evidence Action and the Nigeria Program Consultant position Evidence Action's mission is to fill the gap between what is effective in global health and development and what is implemented at scale. One of our flagship programs is the Deworm the World Initiative, which envisions a world where all at-risk children have improved health, increased access to education and better livelihoods potential as a result of being free of intestinal worms. Worm infections interfere with nutrient uptake; can lead to anemia, malnourishment and impaired mental and physical development; and pose a serious threat to children’s health, education, and productivity later in life.

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Nigeria: 15-1094: Ebola Assessment Officer

Organization: International Medical Corps Country: Nigeria Closing date: 18 Jan 2016 15-1094: Ebola Assessment Officer BACKGROUND International Medical Corps, a global humanitarian nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs, seeks candidates for the position of Ebola Assessment Officer in Nigeria.

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Career Opportunities at UNICEF Nigeria

UNICEF is supporting the Government of Nigeria to strengthen prevention of and response all forms of violence against children. In particular, assistance will be provided to strengthen the child protection system, including through modelling the system in four States, in order to demonstrate the impact of a well-functioning child protection system, to develop a common model for operationalizing the Child Rights Act at State level and to develop standardized tools, including regulations, working protocols and training manuals to govern the system. all locations is Abuja.

The emergency in the northeast of Nigeria has led to large scale displacement of civilians with the Presidential Initiative for the North East (PINE) estimating 1.5 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the six states of the Northeast. The increasing number of unaccompanied and separated children (UASC), including children orphaned in the ongoing hostilities, is a growing issue of concern. There is a pressing need for the Child Protection Programme to scale up its interventions in North East to meet the needs of UASC, and in particular to support alternative care for UASC and the establishment and implementation of family tracing and reunification mechanisms.

If you are a Nigerian National who is passionate and a committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you.

Consultant (ICCM) Task Force

Job ID: VN-NGR-12-2015
Location: Abuja
Type of Appointment: Special Service Agreement (SSA) for 11 months

Purpose of the Post
Under the supervision of the Chair, National ICCM taskforce/Health Specialist to provide Technical Assistance to Nigeria’s National Integrated Community Case Management (ICCM).Task Force to support on-going efforts for implementation of ICCM in Nigeria.Qualifications and Competencies Experience RequiredAdvance Degree in Health or related field of studies and more than ten (10) years of Child survival experience.knowledge of community based delivery, ICCM, and malaria Control/Elimination ProgramPrevious in-depth experience in a country that has scaled-up the implementation of ICCMExperience in designing, implementing and monitoring child health programsStrong writing and analytic skills. The candidate is required to provide samples of previous writings.Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well in complex team settings

U-Report National Coordinator

Purpose of the PostUnder the supervision of the Maternal New-born Child Health Specialist to lead, advice, develop and oversee implementation anti activation of all significant activities of the U-Report system as specified in the U-Report Implementation Plan.Qualifications and Competencies experience RequiredAn advance Degree in International Affairs, International Relations, International Development, or a related field.At least 5 years of relevant experience. A combination of an advanced Degree and relevant practical experience may be substituted for the particular fields mentioned.Experience working across multiple communication medium (TV, prints, radio and online)Experience leading advertising campaign strategy, media planning and implementation. Work experience with U-Report ore related platforms an advantage.Experience of project management in digital specific programs with a successful track record.A good understanding of UNICEF programmes and policy, including knowledge of communication, technology, youth participation and partnership goals.Good understanding of development issues, world affairs and current eventsProven ability to interact diplomatically with high-level decision makers as well as working directly with community level partners.Proven ability to manage relationships with national and international organisationsProven skills in negotiation, networking, strategic thinking and advocacy.Proven ability to conceptualize, plan and execute ideas as well as to transfer knowledge and skills.Experience managing and leading teamsStrong writing and communication skills and the aptitude to handle competing message and priorities with multiple audiences.Ability to travel and work in remote and sometimes insecure locationsFluency in writing and verbal English is essential.Method of ApplicationInterested and qualified candidates should submit their application, accompanied by an updated CV in English and a completed United National Personal History Form, which can be download below and sent to: nrecruit@unicef.org
Click Here to Download the United Nations Personal History Form

Note:
Please put the position title you are applying for on the subject line of your email.UNICEF, a smoke-free environment, is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff. Well qualified candidates, particularly women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Job Vacancy at Planned Parenthood Federation Of Nigeria (PPFN)

The Planned Parenthood Federation of Nigeria (PPFN) is a national non-governmental organization promoting Reproductive Health (RH) in Nigeria. PPFN seeks qualified candidates for the below position under the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) funded Project for a one-year contract employment.

Research Associate

Job Code: RA 2015
Dutse, Jigawa

RoleThe purpose of this position is to support the J-PAL Project in the evaluation of community-based interventions designed to decrease maternal mortality in the rural communities in northern Nigeria (Jigawa) titled strengthening the Midwives Service Scheme with Community Focused Interventions: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Field Trial in Nigeria.The Research Associate will work closely with academic researchers and other field staff to perform a variety of tasks including the following:

  1. Communication activities
  2. Data Management
  3. Training
  4. Financial management.

RequirementsDegree in Economics, Social Sciences, Public Policy, Public Health or related fields.Experience in the management of programme implementation or field research in health or development economics in a developing country for at least a year.Fluency arid excellent communication skills in English and HausaFlexible, self-motivating, able to manage multiple tasks efficiently, and team playerDemonstrable ability to manage high-level relationships with partner organizationsKnowledge of State (strongly preferred) or other data analysis software is preferred.Familiarity with randomized controlled trials preferred.Good understanding of finances and budgeting is essential.Capability to coordinate and supervise other staff.Method of Application
Qualified candidate should send a letter of application indicating the position applied and justification for their applications and comprehensive resume (as one PDF document) to: ppfnra2015@gmail.com

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Latest Job Recruitment At Peninsula Health Systems Limited

Peninsula Health Systems Limited – The P.H.S. Critical Care Services operates full-service intensive care programs in some hospital locations in Nigeria, delivering exceptional quality, improved outcomes and significant cost savings for its hospital partners and patients. We strive to help hospitals chart a path to improved ICU patient care and efficiency through true collaboration. Our […]

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Peninsula Health Systems Limited Hiring An Administrative and Finance Officer

Peninsula Health Systems Limited – The P.H.S. Critical Care Services operates full-service intensive care programs in some hospital locations in Nigeria, delivering exceptional quality, improved outcomes and significant cost savings for its hospital partners and patients. We strive to help hospitals chart a path to improved ICU patient care and efficiency through true collaboration. Our […]

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Job Opportunity at The Partnership for Supply Chain Management (PFSCM), January 2015

The Partnership for Supply Chain Management (PFSCM) is implementing the Supply Chain Management System (SCMSI project for the U.S. Agencyfor International Development (USAID) as part of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). SCMS will strengthen or
establish secure, reliable, cost-effectlve, and sustainable supply chains capable of meeting the care and treatment needs of people livlngwith and affected by HIV/AIDS.

Job Title:  Supply Chain HealthCare Waste Management Consultant The Supply Chain HealthCare Waste Management Consultant will perform the following key duties:
    Develop minimum package requirement for Healthcare Waste Management (HCWM) at health fadlity level for use by USG PEPFAR partnersand Government of Nigeria (GON) focal sites to strengthen HCWM systems     Provide technical assistance to USG PEPFAR partners in the management of expired and unusable ARVs, test kits and laboratory reagnts (transportation, storage, treatment and disposal)     Ensure compliance of waste drive exercise with USG standards     Monitor and collate relevant data needed to generate atechnical report on wastedrive exercises     Generate a draft and final technical report on waste drlve exercises for submission to USAID Nigeria     Work with STTA to develop policy and procedural documents governing futurewastedrlve exercises by SCMS Field Office (NG)     Other operations activities as may bedeemed necessary by department and FO MINIMUM SKILLS AND QUALIFICATION
    A university degree/relevant cognate years of experience in healthcare waste management; national/country-wide experience is preferable familiarity with USG’s rules and regulations with respect to healthcare waste management     Ability to deal with confidential information properly     Must be a confident team player and able to work in a fast·paced environment     Excellent attention to detail, ability to prioritize and strong organizational skills     Experience/abilityto develop technical report on waste management exercise     Demonstrated profidency in Microsoft Powerpoint, Word, Excel     Highlydevelopedanalytical, organizational, time management and interpersonal capabilities required     Proven ability to deliver accurate work within given timelines How to Apply

Interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter; stating why they consider themselves suitable for
the position, within one week from the date of publication ofthlsadvert by email to: wastemgt-consultant@ng.jsi.com

Applicants should indude the title of the position they are applying for as the subject line of their email. Applications without a cover letter stating suitability will be rejected and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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GRM-Futures Group Vacancies for Monitoring and Evaluation Specialists in Nigeria

As a leading global development management firm, we cater to varied sectors of international development and create challenging job opportunities in development.

GRM Jobs enable us to constantly update our database with talented technical advisors, monitoring and evaluation experts, capacity building experts, business development specialists, project managers, team leaders, project coordinators, who build a career with us in the varied sectors of our work area, inter alia:
Health; Governance and Accountability; Education; Economic Growth, Trade and Livelihoods; and Agriculture and Food Security.
Job Title:  Seeking M&E Specialists GRM-Futures Group are looking to build a talent pool of Monitor and Evaluation specialists. Candidates who are selected to join the talent pool will be contacted as and when required by individual programmes.

Applicants should be able to:

    Lead programme monitoring and evaluation methodology, evidenced-based decision making, qualitative and quantitative research, management, analysis, and translating results;     Support routine reporting in line with donor requirements; and     Demonstrated experience in developing log frames, indicators, and M&E tools.     Monitor data collection, collation, storage, analysis, and reporting;     Ensure collected data is utilised in programme implementation;     Assess project progress, identify problems, and bring issues to the attention of relevant parties;
Essential Qualifications    Minimum 7 years’ experience leading M&E for donor-funded programmes;     Experience building capacity of staff and partners in M&E; ability to work in multidisciplinary teams;     Previous data analysis experience using Microsoft Excel or any other data analysis tool;     Experience managing teams in difficult settings ;     Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships across teams and organisations;     Experience in the development of surveys and data collection instruments for monitoring programmes;     Experience in research design and ability to apply methodologies flexibly to different scenarios;       Experience of working in the African region, particularly Nigeria is essential; and     Candidates should have experience in one of the following:

  1. Maternal, Newborn, and child health, primary health care, and health systems strengthening
  2. Making market work for the poor (M4P) approach
  3. Advocacy and accountability

Applicants who do not meet criteria will not be considered.

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APM Terminals Recruits HSE Supervisor

At APM Terminals, the results you deliver matter. We will give you lots of responsibility right from the start and plenty of opportunities to achieve your full potential. For all of our employees, we offer fair, competitive compensation and rewards which include continuous development opportunities. Since our talented employees are the foundation of our company culture and our success, we reward performance in a way that promotes continued achievement.

We Offer
Value and team-based leadership.
•An open and engaging working environment.
•A wide range of international career opportunities.
•Opportunities for personal and professional growth in a dynamic environment.
•Competitive compensation packages

Key Responsibilities
•Assists in the development and delivery of the company’s HSE functions, implementing policies, procedures and systems to provide for a HSE business operation
•Maintains up-to-date information and knowledge on new developments in the area of Health, Safety and Environmental standards and Loss Prevention measures
•Represents the HSE department within the port related to HSE in order to ensure a mutual understanding of the Company’s goals and requirements, and to work in a co-operative partnership with local resources
•Inspects organisation facilities and audits records to detect existing or potential accident and health hazards, determines corrective or preventative measures where indicated, and follows up to ensure measures have been implemented
•Reports all HSE incidents and assists the HSE Supervisor incident root cause analysis and assess risks to health for use by company personnel and outside agencies
•Assists in the investigation of accidents and injuries and cooperates in the preparation of material and evidence for organisation in hearings, lawsuits and insurance investigations. Compiles and submits accident reports required by the HSE department. Maintains safety files and records.
•Assists in the development and delivery of training to terminal staff and third party members.
•Observe the provisions of the relevant APMT Apapa policies and procedures
•Ensure that APMT Apapa HSE policy and procedures are observed as well as all relevant safety legislation and the provisions of the relevant Government of Nigeria HSE Acts
•Contribute to the continuous improvement process and to the meeting of business objectives. This includes providing suggestions and input to changes and improvements in all policies and procedures (mentioned in this section or otherwise)
•Inform superior as soon as possible if any general or specific task cannot be performed adequately or timely due to influences beyond your control

Who we are looking for
•Requires minimum B.sc/ HND/Certificate qualification
•Requires a proven record of HSE related experience preferably from port operations and/or heavy equipment industry.
•Effective negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
•Effective interpersonal and leadership skills.
•Requires good verbal and written communication skills in English
•Knowledge and experience in handling dangerous goods and emergency situations.

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APM Terminals (HSE Officers)

At APM Terminals, we are a team of over 20,000 employees spread across more than 60 countries united by a passion to provide our expertise in port operations and container management services. By providing the expertise and port infrastructure essential to world trade, we actively support the advancement of the societies around us, enabling local economies to unlock their potential and build an even stronger global community. Working with a team of talented professionals you will get a chance to experience different cultures and make friends all over the world. You’ll find a culturally diverse, stimulating environment at any of our offices, terminals or depots. When you join APM Terminals, the world is your workplace.

Job description
At APM Terminals, the results you deliver matter. We will give you lots of responsibility right from the start and plenty of opportunities to achieve your full potential. For all of our employees, we offer fair, competitive compensation and rewards which include continuous development opportunities. Since our talented employees are the foundation of our company culture and our success, we reward performance in a way that promotes continued achievement.

We Offer
Value and team-based leadership.
•An open and engaging working environment.
•A wide range of international career opportunities.
•Opportunities for personal and professional growth in a dynamic environment.
•Competitive compensation packages

Key Responsibilities
•Observe the provisions of the relevant APMT Apapa policies and procedures
•Ensure that APMT Apapa Health, Safety & Environment policy and procedures are observed as well as all relevant safety legislation and the provisions of the relevant Government of Nigeria Health and Safety & Environmental Acts
•Contribute to the continuous improvement process and to the meeting of business objectives. This includes providing suggestions and input to changes and improvements in all policies and procedures (mentioned in this section or otherwise)
•Inform superior as soon as possible if any general or specific task cannot be performed adequately or timely due to influences beyond your control
•Ensure this Position Description is updated when specific responsibility areas are changed, and otherwise provide suggestions for changes when relevant
•To undertake all duties and responsibilities in accordance with APMT Apapa Code of Conduct
•Receive and execute instructions and decisions from the HSE Manager/Senior HSE Supervisor
•Maintain a safe working environment
•Assist with all disaster contingency plans
•Perform other related functions required from time to time such as assistance with safety related issues
•Responsible for inputting data into the safety tools websitem

Who we are looking for
•Requires minimum B.sc/ HND/Certificate qualification
Requires a minimum of 1-2years prior experience in safety/security or related discipline.
Must have an awareness of safety practices and procedures, including such things as accident investigation and reporting
Effective communication skills
Valid Driver’s License
Trained first aider

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Career Opportunity at Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with leadership in diabetes care. The company has leading positions within haemophilia care, growth hormone therapy and hormone replacement therapy. Novo Nordisk employs more than 40,000 employees in 75 countries who strive to make a difference every day.

Job Title: Project Manager

The Job
The BoP Project aims to increase patients’ access to diabetes care and Novo Nordisk products in a sustainable and scalable manner. As BoP Project Manager, you will drive the execution of the BoP project in Nigeria by executing distribution optimisation, education and awareness campaigns, and other relevant activities. Through successful external management, you will establish and lead partnerships with national and local authorities, healthcare institutions, and project partners. Awareness holds a very important weight; hence you will ensure awareness of diabetes and BoP initiatives in the regions where the BoP project is present to ensure high level of attendance of people with diabetes at facilities included in project scope. You will be responsible for the project budget and KPIs.
The position requires travelling 4-8 weeks in a year within sub-Saharan Africa and extensive field work in Nigeria.

Qualifications
You hold a relevant BSc degree (e.g. in Business Administration, Marketing, Life Sciences, Public Health, Public Affairs, etc.).
You have minimum 5 years of experience particularly in project management.
English proficiency is mandatory.
You have excellent stakeholder management and communication skills.
You demonstrate ability to see the big picture and provide useful advice and input.
You are a problem-solving, result-oriented, and multi-tasking individual, who can perform under pressure.
You are flexible to work with different origins and cultures in difficult and changing environments.

At Novo Nordisk, you will have the opportunity to build a life-changing career in a global business environment. From research and development, to manufacturing, marketing and sales, we strive to improve quality of life of people living with diabetes.

Contact
If you are interested in the challenging and rewarding position posted above, please apply via www.novonordisk.com/jobs . CVs sent to e-mail account will not be taken into consideration; the applications received at the jobs site are reviewed.

For further questions, you can contact Ece Ozsan via eozs@novonordisk.com.

Deadline
14 January 2015.

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Job at The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Friday 12, December 2014

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) was established by Decree 29 of 1992 in order to sustain the federal assistance to states and local governments in provision of primary health care (PHC) services.  The agency is to support the states and local governments in developing a sustainable system of PHC services that are […]

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