Jhpiego Program Manager - GANC Jobs in Nigeria

Jhpiego Program Manager - GANC Jobs in Nigeria


  • The BMGF Group ANC project manager will be responsible for providing the vision, leadership and direction to ensure the strategic, programmatic, technical, and financial integrity of the project is met.

  • He/She will develop, maintain, strengthen and expand a collaborative approach with all key stakeholders whilst equally serving as the primary point of contact with the State Ministry of Health and its agencies and other stakeholders.

  • The project will operate for an approximately 2-year period.

  • Nigerian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.


    Technical Leadership Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical guidance and direction to ensure that the GANC program is technically sound, evidence-based and responsive to the needs of Nigeria and the donor.

  • Assist with coordinating the necessary technical input from partners required for key activities and work closely with external stakeholders, consultants and experts as required.

  • Contribute/coordinate with program's M&E of activities to ensure that the program meets set targets in accordance with national standards.

  • Collaborate closely with key stakeholders, including FMOH/SMOH officials, and other stakeholders for smooth implementation.

  • Work collaboratively with other program team members to ensure that necessary program planning, development, resource availability and management activities function smoothly and efficiently.

  • Coordinate with the Country Director for successful delivery of technical assistance and implementation of program activities.

  • Cultivate strategic relationships and alliances with other partners.

  • Liaise with Jhpiego’ s Nigeria Technical Leadership Office on activity design

  • Ensure compliance with the program agreement results and the oversight of program activities to achieve the stated objectives.

  • Provide technical leadership in the design, analysis, and synthesis of intervention.

  • Mentor, support, supervise and manage a team of highly qualified staff and align their efforts to ensure rapid and sustainable results.

  • Write and/or review technical components of materials and publications related to the project and its development.

  • Work closely with Jhpiego Nigeria office staff to ensure effective, timely and coordinated project implementation.

    Management Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to annual work planning, training plans and quarterly reports.

  • Provide mentoring to State/LGA stakeholders during implementation of activities based on the plan developed for transfer of responsibility.

  • Lead the development of the two-year plan for transfer of responsibility and implementation to State Stakeholders.

  • Work collaboratively with program team and headquarters staff to assure proper program and financial reporting, spending and compliance with program terms and conditions.

  • Evaluate program progress against deliverables on a quarterly basis.

  • Promote and support the dissemination of the program's best practices and lessons learned among the program team, key stakeholders, including the MOH, local partners, and other collaborators.

  • Coordinate timely, accurate and
    appropriate reporting of program activities and results to the donor, including progress and annual reports.

  • Any other duties as applicable.

    Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social/Behavioral Sciences, Public Administration, LLB or Health related courses. Masters in Public Health or any field will be an added advantage

  • Experience working in GOVERNMENT or Donor funded programs

  • Experience in RH/FP/MNCH/

  • At least seven years of experience living and working in Nigeria, including supporting implementation of state-level programs

  • Familiarity with the National Health Strategic Plan / National Community Strategy

    Knowledge base:

  • Excellent verbal, written communications and presentation skills

  • Strong programming, management and technical skills

  • Has sensitivity and understanding of the beneficiary population

  • Set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of activities

  • Dynamic personality and a team player

  • Computer literacy, particularly in the use of MS word, Excel and PowerPoint

    Required Abilities/Skills:

  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV to ng-

  • recruitment@jhpiego.org using " Job Title ” as the subject of the email.


  • CV and Cover Letter as ONE SINGLE WORD document

  • The title/subject of your email and application should be the position you are applying for.

  • Candidates that do not comply with the application instruction will be disqualified.

  • Female applicants are especially encouraged to apply

  • We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will receive an invitation for an interview

  • Any successful candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.

  • There will be travel requirements and opportunities both within Nigeria.

  • JHU is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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