DRC Project Team Leader Jobs in Nigeria

DRC Project Team Leader Jobs in Nigeria

The Position

  • DRC is seeking the services of a committed and competent Project Team Leader – COVID 19 Response to join the Adamawa Team. Interested persons will be reporting to the Project Manager – COVID 19.

  • The Project Team Leader primary function is to support the Project manager in planning and delivery of OFDA funded COVID19 response project; ensuring planning, quality of the implementation and follow up of IPC and COVID19 related PSS activities being implemented by DRC.

    Main Duties and Responsibilities

    General Programming & Operations:

  • Develop work plans and ensure timely and efficient delivery of all aspect of the project

  • Maintain adequate project records to facilitate timely and quality reporting

  • Coordinate with the MEAL team to conduct assessments and post monitoring activities

  • Incorporate learnings to improve project deliveries

  • Support field teams to build strong community networks that would facilitate every aspect of the project

  • Support the project manager to compile donors and other types of reports

    Coordination and Representation:

  • Collaborate with relevant Internal and External health technical experts on issues related to IPC and COVID19 related PSS.

  • Represent DRC at IPC meetings and other relevant technical coordination meetings.

  • Ensure integration of IPC activities with other DRC sectors.

  • Coordinate with WASH, Shelter and Protection counterparts in other locations in the implementation of common funded projects.

  • Ensure good representation and reputation of DRC at all levels.

  • Actively participate in an internal coordination meeting

  • Ensure and actively participate in regular sector meetings.

    Staff Management:

  • Supervise IPC and COVID19 PSS staff.

  • Provide technical and programmatic leadership for the community-based mechanisms in operational areas as needed.

  • Conduct regular field visits or as required to ensure IPC and PSS tasks are going on as planned and mentoring - through technical backstopping and training of duty bearers.

    Logistics / Finance:

  • Initiate procurements and ensure their execution.

  • Ensure distribution plans are prepared and shared with logistics in a timely manner.

  • Monitor and report health partners and DRC rational use of PPEs and other supplies

  • To be successful in this role, the candidate is expected to be honest, strongly motivated and display a high standard of
    integrity in humanitarian work, disciplined and team-oriented



  • At least 3 years’ experience in an NGO setting.

  • Ability to plan and execute in a timely and quality manner

  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel).

  • Sound judgment and the ability to work effectively with others at all levels

  • Strong assessment, evaluation, analysis and strategic planning skills

  • IT literate, MS – Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Interpersonal communication and proven written / presentation skills

  • Demonstrated ability to manage under stressful conditions

    Education: (include certificates, licenses etc.):

  • Bachelor's Degree in Environment Health Science, Biological Sciences, Public health or Nursing degrees from a recognized institution

  • Possession of a master’s degree an added advantage


  • Epidemiological experience

  • Experience working in a public health emergency (i.e. Ebola, Lassa Fever, Chorea and etc).

  • Flexible & willing to work in a remote setting & to travel to other field locations.

  • Ability to multitask and work comfortably under pressure

  • Experience from working in an (I)NGO is an asset

  • Knowledge in Hausa

  • Competent and literate in English, verbal and written, with a sound knowledge of technical expressions, any local speaking language will be an advantage

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; DRC Project Team Leader Jobs in Nigeria

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