Economic Community of West African States Director of Planning and Health Information Jobs in Nigeria

Economic Community of West African States Director of Planning and Health Information Jobs in Nigeria

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional group of fifteen West African countries. Founded on 28 May 1975, with the signing of the Treaty of Lagos, its mission is to promote economic integration across the region.


  • Coordinate the development of the Organisation’s Strategic, Thematic and Annual Plans;
  • Coordinate the implementation of the Organisation’s Strategic Plan;
  • Communicate clearly the Institution’s vision to staff;
  • Plan annual goals, objectives, activities and budget tied to the Institution’s overall plans; measure and monitor goal achievement; negotiate suitable adjustments to goals and budgets;
  • Implement performance-based budgeting within the Directorate;
  • Oversee the system of setting individual performance planning and standards through available Performance Planning and Evaluation systems;
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of health financing strategies (Health Accounts, Universal Health Coverage, etc.);
  • Support member countries in their health sector planning and reform exercises;
  • Coordinate the development of the Organisation’s projects and programmes;
  • Coordinate the preparation of the Organisation’s periodic activity reports;
  • Coordinate health cooperation with member states, other Community Institutions, Partners and regional and international organisations;
  • Coordinate the Organisation’s health research and information activities;
  • Perform any other duty as assigned by the supervisor.


  • Master's degree (or equivalent) in Health Economics, Health Information/Statistics or other field (s) of equal relevance to international development assistance from a recognized university;
  • 12 years professional experience in planning and health information including at least 6 years relevant international work
    and 5 years at a supervisory level;
  • Be acquainted with ECOWAS health policies and issues;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of public information approaches and tools, including social media and computer literacy and experience working with partner institutions ;
  • Proven ability to provide sound editorial judgment, including on politically sensitive issues on health and to make decisions with an eye on the impact to stakeholders and intended results.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 17th June, 2019.

    For more information and job application details, see; Economic Community of West African States Director of Planning and Health Information Jobs in Nigeria

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