West African Health Organisation Project Coordinator Jobs in Nigeria

West African Health Organisation Project Coordinator Jobs in Nigeria

The West African Health Organisation (WAHO) is the health institution of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), with mandate to ensure the attainment of the highest possible standard and protection of health for the people in the ECOWAS region.

Communicable and non-communicable diseases are the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in the region. Disease control and the prevention of epidemics are, therefore, among the priorities of the 15 countries in the ECOWAS region and a central tenet of WAHO activities.


  • Manage projects in accordance with the Project Implementation Manual (PIM) and all other agreements with the donor,
  • Prepare and monitor the implementation of the annual Work Plan and budget,
  • Prepare a project organization and communication chart,
  • Ensure compliance with donor procurement requirements and budget policy,
  • Assist in the drafting and issuance of RPF’s, tenders and bidding documents,
    Follow up on donor’s no objection and other validation processes to ease budget execution;
  • Review reports from Consultants before final submission for approval,
  • Issue contracts, letters of Intent, Purchase Orders in compliance with donor’s policy guidelines,
  • Define roles and responsibilities of implementing partners,
  • Ensure quality and timeliness of project work,
  • Prepare timely and high quality reports in accordance with the reporting framework of the project to be submitted to the World Bank-funded Project Management Unit’s General Coordinator,
  • Organize meetings in line with the annual
  • Work Plan of the project and ensure that minutes, decisions and recommendations are recorded, distributed and necessary follow-up actions taken,
  • Ensure effective liaison and maintain good communication with the donor, implementing partners and other stakeholders in accordance with WAHO rules and regulations,
  • Work in close collaboration with Directors, professionals involved in the implementation of the project as well as other Coordinators whose projects are in synergy with the SM/NTD project,
  • Work in liaison and close collaboration with the WAHO Professional Officials responsible for malaria and NTD,
  • Document lessons learned, develop presentations and articles, for dissemination or publication in accordance with WAHO rules and regulations,
  • Develop terms of references and memoranda for activities,
  • Organize field supervision and monitor missions,
  • Prepare the Technical Committees and Project Regional Steering Committee meetings,
  • Monitor implementation of the recommendations of all meetings,
  • Prepare the project’s account audit in collaboration with the Financial Management Specialist,
  • Enhance visibility of the project using ECOWAS and WAHO Communication Strategy,
  • Provide relevant information and briefing materials to consultants, implementing partners, donors and others, in accordance with WAHO rules and regulations, and
  • Undertake other duties that may be assigned from time to


  • Master’s Degree in Public Health, Epidemiology or related fields,
  • Project management certification is an advantage,
  • At least 10 years professional experience with 5 years or more acquired at the international level,
  • Previous work experience in developing or transition economies, capacity building experience and World Bank project management experience will be an added advantages,
  • Successful track record in coordinating and managing complex health projects at the international level with a strong focus on results,
  • Team player with excellent team building and leadership skills,
  • Good computer skills (key MS office application, including project management tools) and ability to use information technology as tool and resource,
  • Highly organized with a sense of initiative and a positive interpersonal attitude,
  • Demonstrated experience working in a multicultural environment and with senior level professionals, variety of partners and diverse stakeholder groups,
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English is essential.A good working knowledge of French and/or Portuguese would be an added advantage.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified individual Consultants should express their interest by submitting their Applications (in person, by post or email) to the address below:

  • Prof. Stanley Okolo,
  • Director General,
  • West African Health Organisation,
    01 BP 153 Bobo-Dioulasso 01 ,
    Burkina Faso.

    Email: offres@wahooas.org cc wahooas@wahooas.org

    Application Closing Date:
    12:00 hours GMT; 30th April, 2019.


  • The top right corner of the envelope or the subject of the email must indicate the position applied for.
  • WAHO or the World Bank will not be held responsible for any costs or expenses incurred by the individual Consultant in connection with the preparation or submission of the EOI.

    For more information and job application details, see; West African Health Organisation Project Coordinator Jobs in Nigeria

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