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Sunday, 17 May 2020

Job Vacancy for Project Officer at Action Health Incorporated - Lagos and Abuja

Company Description:
Action Health Incorporated (AHI) is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating opportunities for young people’s successful transition to a healthy and productive adulthood. We envision a world where every young person can reach their full potential. We work with young people, community leaders, government agencies, the private sector and other stakeholders to ensure that policies and programmes are emplaced to accomplish this goal.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Project Officer
Locations: Lagos and Abuja
Responsible To: PCD Nigeria Country Director
Duration: 8(Eight) Months (Extendable)
About the Role
  • PCD in partnership with the Federal Government of Nigeria is implementing the National Home grown school feeding Programme, complete with a resource mobilization strategy. PCD will provide technical support to and collaborate with the Federal Republic of Nigeria to set up and run a national HGSF office within the Vice President’s Office.
  • This office will work towards scaling up a sustainable HGSF programme in Nigeria by coordinating all partner activity and supporting state governments in programme design and implementation.
  • Action Health Incorporated (AHI) on behalf of Partnership for Child Development (PCD), Imperial College London is short-listing applicants for the position of Project Officer to provide efficient administrative assistance service for PCD in Nigeria
Key Responsibilities
  • The post holder will provide an efficient administrative assistance service for PCD in Nigeria and cover the following functions:
Coordination and Support:
  • Support consultants work in these program states
  • Provide support to the States in the linkage to smallholder farmers and food vendors
  • Coordinate activities in the program states, overseeing day to day tasks especially in 6 program states.
  • Coordinate M&E activities in the program states, under the direction of the Nigeria Country Director.
  • Support the coordination of all the projects including the HGSF and SHN projects in program States.
  • Provide coordination support for special projects in program States (Osun, Ogun, Kaduna, Enugu and Borno)
  • Provide support to both the Program office and the State teams on communications and social media reporting.
Administration:
  • Support the Program office in arranging logistics for all meetings in Program States
  • Manage the calendar for the office for all major meetings in the program states on SHN and HGSF.
General:
  • Attend meetings (at the State and national level) to represent PCD as appropriate
  • Assist with the preparation of documents and materials in consultation with the Nigerian Programme Manager.
  • Undertake other general activities related to the work of the team.
Requirements / Qualifications
  • Must be proficient in use of Microsoft Excel, Word & PowerPoint
  • Must be self-motivated and energetic with good leadership, teamwork, analytical and communication skills
  • Must possess strong presentation and report writing skills
  • A university degree in an appropriate discipline, such as Development Studies, Finance, Business Management.
  • A minimum of two years relevant work experience
Application Closing Date
22nd May, 2020.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and a one-page statement / Cover Letter to: opportunities@actionhealthinc.org clearly stating “Project Officer - PCD" in the subject area of the e-mail

The one-page Statement / Cover Letter should describe his/her suitability, skills and experience using the five selection criteria listed below as subheadings :
  • Experience in a development program in a public service environment;
  • Demonstrated planning, organising and team skills;
  • Research, investigative and analytical skills;
  • Demonstrated communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Understanding of the Home grown school feeding programs, as well as a capacity to develop a strong understanding of PCD’s goals, programs and procedures
Note: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

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