eHealth Africa (eHA) Senior Program Manager Jobs in Nigeria

eHealth Africa (eHA) Senior Program Manager Jobs in Nigeria

eHealth Africa (eHA) designs and implements data-driven solutions and technologies to improve health systems for and with local communities. eHA’s technology works in low connectivity settings, and smartly uses data to drive decision-making by local governments and partner agencies to get optimum results.

The Senior Program Manager is responsible for the overall quality and effectiveness of eHA’s Emergency Preparedness and Response program.

Overseeing the development and implementation of the Emergency Response Plan as well as project supervision and implementation of emergency response projects with different institutional donors and agencies. S/he will be responsible for day to day management of the emergency program as well as support for new business development.


  • S/he will adopt adequate emergency preparedness measures through the development and updating of country contingency plans and establishment of early warning mechanisms, to ensure effective preparedness and response to specific emergencies.
  • S/he participates in the formulation and development of plans of action in preparation and response to emergencies. S/he monitors compliance of all sectors with emergency plans of action, including financial resources and ensures coordination of the management of emergency preparedness and response.
  • Provides technical advice related to emergency preparedness and response, including program management related issues. Provides advice in the implementation of emergency preparedness measures in the field to strengthen preparedness and response mechanisms in the region faced with impending emergencies.
  • Develops and maintains databases on country/regional information, and ensure the flow of information and communication crucial for the planning and implementation of emergency preparedness and response management.
  • Identifies the availability of resources in emergency prone areas and establish logistics plans to be implemented during an emergency operation, to ensure a timely and effective emergency response.
  • Plans, organizes and conducts training for eHA stakeholders capacity building in emergency preparedness and response. Assists in developing and conducting emergency training courses. Provides training and/or briefing, as required.


  • Bachelor's degree from a college or university in Project Management or a related field. Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of Eight (8) years working experience in Project and Program Management, including a minimum of Five (5) years of donor management experience preferably in an NGO or an equivalent combination of
    education and experience.
  • Strong leadership skills that include the ability to build effective project teams, motivate others, delegate, and make timely/quality decisions.
  • Exemplary skills with leading and managing multidisciplinary teams, as well as mentoring other team members in a clinical research setting.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, organizational skills and great attention to detail.
  • Presents a professional demeanor at all times. Approaches others in a tactful manner.
  • Reacts well under pressure. Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position. Accepts responsibility for own actions. Follows through on commitments..
  • Must be able to work as a leader and member of a team and possess initiative and good problem-solving skills.
  • May frequently travel within the country to project sites.
  • Must have the ability to manage conflicts and resolve problems effectively.
  • Must possess strong organization and prioritization skills.
  • Training and presentation experience is preferred.
  • Must be able to work as a member of a team and possess good problem-solving skills.
  • Must have flexibility in working hours, including on-call availability and the willingness to work holidays. Excellent customer service skills.
  • Advanced computer skills, including Google Drive, Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office Suite.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 30th September, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; eHealth Africa (eHA) Senior Program Manager Jobs in Nigeria

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