Economic Community of West African States Principal Programme Officer, Healthcare Delivery Jobs in Nigeria

Economic Community of West African States Principal Programme Officer, Healthcare Delivery 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.


Responsibilities


  • Coordinate the development of strategic work-plan;
  • Monitor the implementation of strategic work-plan;
  • Coordinate the Traditional Medicine, Maternal and Child Health, Health Care Standards and Quality, as well as the Primary Healthcare and Non-Communicable Diseases programmes;
  • Support the Member States to promote rational Traditional Medicine practices and programs;
  • Document and publicise the gains made in promoting Traditional Medicine in West Africa;
  • Champion the development of Essential Primary Health Care Package in Member States;
  • Provide technical assistance in the implementation of the essential primary health care package in Member States;
  • Supervise the development of healthcare service delivery policies and standards;
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of policy changes and plans to meet health service needs in the region;
  • Coordinate and manage relationships with partner organizations, Ministries of Health and other relevant stakeholders to ensure sustainable partnerships;
  • Supervise the implementation of innovative strategies to improve maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health;
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of high impact interventions to address the increasing challenge of non-communicable diseases in West Africa;
  • Perform other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.


    Requirements


  • Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Medicine, Public Health, Health Sciences or any related relevant field
    from a recognized university;
  • 10 years of professional experience in health sector, and 5 years at a supervisory level;
  • Ability to manage multi-disciplinary healthcare teams.
  • Knowledge of intra, inter-regional and international healthcare systems;
  • Knowledge of healthcare delivery, theories, principles and methods in West-Africa;
  • Knowledge of policy analysis and development and strategic program planning.
  • Age Limit: Be below 50 years old. This provision does not apply to internal candidates.


    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 28th June, 2019.


    For more information and job application details, see; Economic Community of West African States Principal Programme Officer, Healthcare Delivery Jobs in Nigeria


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