July 19

Country Representative

Country: Nigeria
Organization: Options Consultancy Services
Closing date: 7 Aug 2022

Company Description

We are a global team of experts and innovators tackling some of the world’s most pressing health challenges. We work with leaders and change makers around the globe to bring health strategies to life. We provide ideas, advice and technical know-how that enable our partners to build a path to lasting change.

With 30 years’ experience in global health, we collaborate with our partners to explore existing evidence, combine expertise, scale up ideas and co-create solutions that accelerate change. This includes collaborating on policy design, managing initiatives, building powerful coalitions and galvanising social movements. Our impact is felt across whole communities, with a focus on women, girls and those who have been marginalised.

As part of MSI Reproductive Choices, all our profits go back into supporting MSI’s own mission of children by choice, not chance.

We believe in a world where everyone can access the high-quality health services they need, without financial burden.

Position

Options is seeking an exceptional individual to lead our team in Nigeria. This exciting role offers the successful person the opportunity to help shape and grow Options in Nigeria and regionally, ensuring we maintain and strengthen our reputation for delivering high quality programmes in the health sector.

Responsibilities:

  • The Options’ Country Representative has two core responsibilities: Drive strategic growth for Options in Nigeria and to a small extent, regionally, and ensuring Options’ effective operation in Nigeria. The post holder will be a senior member of Options globally, responsible for the successful execution of Options’ strategy at country level in Nigeria.
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for establishing and building strategic relationships, identifying, developing and delivering new business opportunities in Nigeria (and regionally) and externally representing Options, increasing brand awareness and recognition. They will oversee Options’ operations within Nigeria and have oversight of some of our national programmes.

Requirements

  • You will be an entrepreneurial self-starter with a track record of leading and building organisations. You will bring strong knowledge of the health sector (and/or closely related sectors) in Nigeria and an established reputation within the sector. You will have experience of working at a senior level in a global business and the passion and drive to make a difference to the health and well-being of the most vulnerable, particularly women and children.

Other information

  • Options is an equal opportunities employer
  • Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment.
  • We seek people who are pro-choice, energetic and enthusiastic about Options’ vision
  • It is desirable for overseas candidates to hold a valid Nigerian work permit

Application process:

  • To apply, please complete the form
  • Closing date for applications is: Sunday 7th August 2022, Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, candidates are encouraged to apply early.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.

How to apply

  • To apply, please fill in the form HERE
  • Closing date for applications is: Sunday 7th August 2022, Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, candidates are encouraged to apply early.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.
  • Please note that this role will be subject to full pre-employment background checks including criminal record check, identification check, employment references and right to work verification (where appropriate).

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