Evidence Action Senior Associate - Programs Jobs in Nigeria

Evidence Action Senior Associate - Programs Jobs in Nigeria

Job purpose

  • This position plays a key role in providing technical support and coordination of the multiple projects in Oyo state under the South-West region in Nigeria. Working with the Senior Manager, S/He will ensure effective program planning, coordination, monitoring, and scale-up of the multiple projects including pipeline opportunities in the state.

  • Reporting to the Senior Manager, South-West zone, the incumbent will be a highly motivated and flexible individual who applies initiative and is a detail-oriented problem solver. S/He will demonstrate strong interpersonal skills in engaging and managing stakeholders, work both collaboratively and effectively communicate with team members across the zone, organization and program stakeholders.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with State Government departments and agencies (Health, Education, Water Resources, SUBEB etc.) and other relevant stakeholders for a smooth implementation and coordination of program activities.

  • Represent Evidence Action in meetings and communication at the state level, and be accountable for state-level relationship management with all relevant partners.

  • Working with the Senior Manager, ensure implementation of a high-quality school-based deworming program through execution of deworming activities according to agreed timelines.

  • Working with the Senior Program Manager to ensure high-quality implementation of other public health interventions in Oyo State.

  • Ensure the timely development of all program planning and policy documents or tools including work plans, treatment strategy documents (timelines, microplan, drug forecast, data tracking tools, operational guidelines etc.);

  • Maintain close attention to detail to ensure that timelines are adhered to and all milestones such as training, meetings, and distribution of materials are completed on time.

  • Provide outcome-oriented capacity-building efforts and support to state government partners on key technical areas such as work planning, program implementation strategy, drug forecasting, training cascades and supportive supervision.

  • Oversee the timely collation, validation and submission of treatment data in each successful round of the deworming exercise as well as for other public health interventions.

  • Strong
    support and collaboration with the MLE team for program process monitoring and coverage validation activities



  • Bachelor’s Degree or Masters in Public Health, or a related field e.g., Nutrition, Community Development, International Development with 5+ years’ work experience in the management of program work with community or social enterprises/NGOs.

  • Experience coordinating mass campaigns and multiple projects is a great asset.

  • Strong stakeholder management skills with high dedication to excellence and can complete tasks with minimal supervision

  • A detail-oriented problem solver who applies initiative, communicates effectively and maintains a “BIG PICTURE” mindset.

  • Strong negotiation skills and ability to identify and act on opportunities for improvement

  • Ability to multi-task and collaborate with different teams effectively.

  • Demonstrated strong writing skills and project management skills

  • Team player who is eager to join a fast-paced, growing and diverse team with a start-up atmosphere

  • Experience working with a diverse team across multiple projects

  • Alignment with Evidence Action core values

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Evidence Action Senior Associate - Programs Jobs in Nigeria

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