Project Director

TITLE: Project Director


REPORTS TO: Alain Joyal, Country Programs Team Leader, LMS

LOCATION: Abuja, Nigeria

DURATION: October - March, with a possible extension to mission request and available funding


1. Graduate degree in international public health, international development, public administration, management, social sciences or a related discipline. 2. Demonstrated leadership and management capacity to oversee complex USAID funded health programs in developing countries;

3. Nigeria-specific experience preferred; Africa experience required.

4. Proven ability to effectively monitor and evaluate programs and provide outstanding internal and external reporting on an ongoing basis.

5. Strong management, administrative, supervisory, and financial management skills.

6. Knowledge of PEPFAR-funded programs and experience managing relationships with USAID missions preferred.

7. Demonstrated ability to work independently, and to develop a new project in a dynamic environment.

8. Experience in grants administration preferred.

9. Demonstrated expertise in providing technical support to strengthen organizations' management and leadership capacity, institutional systems and processes, and ability to effectively apply for and manage grants.

10. Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communications, teamwork and partnering abilities. 11. Skills leading teams and supervising staff

12. Demonstrated computer skills in MS Office Suite applications, including Word, Excel, and Access.

13. Fluency in oral and written English required.

14. Willingness to travel within Nigeria regularly, and to MSH headquarters as required.

Allowances are available for this position.

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