Coordinating Administrator at Lady Helen Child Health Foundation
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LHCHF was incorporated in October 2017 from private financing in memory of Lady Helen Odeka, a devoted healthcare and social worker who dedicated over 50 years of her working life to the care of mothers and children in the western part of Nigeria. She trained as a teacher initially and was engaged in Christian charity work which exposed her to the plight of …
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- Job Type Full Time
- Qualification BA/BSc/HND
- Experience None
- Location Lagos
- Job Field NGO/Non-Profit
Lady Helen Child Health Foundation (LHCHF) was established to provide suitable evidence based healthcare and information/support to needy children and family in a timely manner. We hope to support and improve the governance tree in healthcare provision in this arena. This Foundation is a testimony and acknowledgement of the valuable contributions to child welfare by the Late Lady Helen Odeka who devoted over 50 years of her working life to promoting the health and wellbeing of new born, infants, children and adolescents in Nigeria. The challenge of this group and the absence of reproducible health care of quality meant that such a gap needed bridging. This is the void that Lady Helen Child Health Foundation will strive to fill.
We are receruiting for immidiate employment, the role of a Coordinating Administrator for LHCHF Lagos Office.
Duties of the Post
- Promote activities of the Foundation
- Liaise with press, stakeholders, Donor Agencies
- Ability to negotiate and empathize
- Organize and generate public interest on the activities of the Foundation.
- Assist in developing and maintaining close collaboration with mass media, as well as with groups and organizations whose support is essential to the achievement of the Foundation’s Goals
- Create a usable database with computer savvy stance and maintain / update organizational contact lists / database.
- Creative and able to use initiative on behalf of the Organization
- Prepare background communication and promotional materials for briefings and visits to media houses
- Ability to organize Seminars.
- Education: Minimum of a first Degree or its equivalent
- ICT Skills: Use of IT Skills to create communication channel.
- Social Media: Experience and ability to demonstrate the use of social media channels as well as digital content editing in the workplace.
- Communication: Highly developed verbal, written, and oral skills to promote and represent the Foundation.
- Knowledge of common WHO definition of relevant statistics in Child Health matters (e.g Immunization, Child / Infant Mortality, Poverty Alleviation).
- Degree in Communications or equivalent
- Experienced with proven record of working with NGOs with verifiable portfolio of successfully running one
- Ability to raise funds, write proposals and manage projects.
- Able to represent in person and communicate in a highly engaging way
- Ability to demonstrate marketing skills
- Knowledge of website development and management.
Salary and Benefits
- Salary commensurate with experience and maybe negotiable
- Training will be offered to successful candidate where gaps are noted that needs addressing in line with the Foundation’s vision (training needs to be discussed during the interview)
- Office space and computer support will be available
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: [email protected] using the position as subject of email.
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