Numerous Jobs at United States Agency for International Development (USAID/Nigeria)

United States Agency for International Development (USAID/Nigeria) seeks the services of experienced and competent candidates to fill the following existing vacant positions:
Opening Date:  July 18,2013
Closing Date:   Aug.01, 2013
 To obtain a complete copy of this vacancy announcement with
detailed information on minimum position requirements, additional position criteria and how to apply, please visit our Mission website at:
http://nigeria.usembassy.gov/


Logistics and Commodities Manager
Logistics and Commodities Manager, FSN-11 (Full-time;40 hours/week)
Salary: FSN: N5,959,341 p.a  (Starting basic salary on FSN-11 Position Grade)



A.    Job Specification:
The Logistics and Commodities Manager provides technical and program expertise to the Health/Population/Nutrition (HPN) Office and partners.  The primary responsibility of the manager is to work within the HIV/AIDS Office Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) Team with the Development Assistance Specialist (Commodities Logistics Advisor) in providing technical leadership for the procurement, importation, storage, and distribution of drugs, contraceptives and other health commodities in support of HPN Office and Implementing Partner’s (IP) pharmaceutical, commodity, and logistics-related program/project activities.  The work involves specialized handling of contraceptives, immunizations, malaria, and maternal and child health (MCH) commodities and other critical supplies that are used in HPN programs/projects across the country, to ensure implementation and scale-up of pharmaceutical management and oversight program and project interventions, interacting with IPs managing pharmaceutical, commodity, and logistics-related activities, and monitoring and evaluating the progress of IP activities affecting commodities programs/projects.

a. Education: Completion of a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Pharmacy and preferably licensed as a professional Pharmacist, is required.  An advanced degree in Pharmacological management, Public Health, or other professional training geared toward Pharmacological management in a hospital or community setting is desired.



b. Experience: Five to seven years progressively responsible, professional-level experience in pharmacology, commodities, and logistics – with substantial experience in logistical management, is required.


Location: Abuja
Experience: 5 year(s)
Course of Study: Pharmacy
Required Grade:  Not specified


  • Senior Integrated Health Program Manager – Supervisory
    Senior Integrated Health Program Manager – Supervisory, FSN 12 (Full-time;40 hours/week)
    Salary: FSN: N6,608,675.00 p.a  (Starting basic salary on FSN-12 Position Grade)

    In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.



    Job Specification:

    The Senior Integrated Health Program Manager – Supervisory is responsible for the overall management of the technical and administrative aspects of all USAID/Nigeria’s activities in family planning/reproductive health (FP/RH) and maternal and child health (MCH). The incumbent will supervise a team of two professional MCH Program Managers, two professional FP/RH Program Managers, and a Nutrition Program Manager. The incumbent provides guidance on new program initiatives, drafts program documents to secure funding and implement activities, and manages the relationships between USAID and implementing partners that implement FP/RH and MCH activities.  The incumbent applies clinical knowledge to improving the effectiveness of USAID health activities, with particular sensitivity to the Nigerian context in which health and medical services are being provided.
    a. Education: An MD or MPH in Public Health or a closely related field is required.  In addition, a PhD in one of these areas or a related field is desired.

    b. Experience: A minimum of 7 years progressively responsible, professional-level experience managing public health and health delivery with emphasis on RH/FP/MCH; clinical skills and experience is required.  Experience working in Nigeria’s northern states on health–related activities strongly desired.


    Location: Abuja
    Experience: 7 year(s)
    Course of Study: Public Health
    Required Grade:  Not Specified
  • Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist FSN
    Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist FSN 11 (Full-time;40 hours/week)
    Salary:            FSN: N5,959,341 p.a  (Starting basic salary on FSN-11 Position Grade).



    Job Specification:

    The Project Management Specialist (M&E) provides technical and program expertise to the Health/Population/Nutrition (HPN) Office.. The primary responsibility of the Specialist is to support the Senior Health Advisor in providing technical leadership to the Government of Nigeria (GoN) and others in working to monitor the implementation and evaluate the impact of the HPN portfolio of activities. S/he will work within the HPN Office Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) Team and the Program Office to ensure that HPN programs/projects across the country are efficient and effective in improving the health of Nigeria’s population.

    a. Education: Completion of a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in M&E or administration is required.  An advanced degree in M&E management, Public Health, or other professional training geared toward M&E management in a hospital or community setting is desired.

    b. Experience: A minimum of five years of progressively responsible professional experience working in M&E, particularly in US Government (USG) operations and/or the health field in Nigeria.


    Location: Abuja
    Experience: 5 year(s)
    Course of Study: Public Health
    Required Grade:  Not Specified
  • Budget and Operations Manager, FSN 10,
    Budget and Operations Manager, FSN 10, (Full-time; 40 hours/week)
    SALARY:       FSN N4,802,338 p.a  p.a  (Starting basic salary on FSN-10 Position Grade).



    Job Specification:

    The Project Management Specialist for Budget and Operations provides support to for Health/Population/Nutrition (HPN) Office and is under the supervision of the Office Director. S/he will be primarily responsible for budget, project management support functions, and human resources of the Office.

    a. Education: A Bachelor’s Degree or the local equivalent education in accounting, finance, or business administration, is required.  An advanced degree or completion of a CPA is desirable.

    b. Experience: A minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience in office management, or financially-orientated business management.  At least three years of this experience should have been with a US Government (USG) Agency, other donor agencies, host-government organizations, or private sector institutions – preferably in an English-language work environment.


    Location: Abuja
    Experience: 3 year(s)
    Course of Study: accounting
    Required Grade:  Not Specified

    Program Assistant
    Program Assistant, (2 positions), FSN-8, Full-time; 40 hours/week)
    Salary: FSN: N3,810,106 p.a  (Starting basic salary on FSN 8 Position Grade).
    Job Specification:

    The Program Assistant supports the professional staff of the Health/Population/Nutrition (HPN)  Office of USAID/Nigeria in handling a variety of administrative and process-oriented tasks involved in the management of the HPN program and activities.  This includes, but is not limited to, managing data gathering processes, managing the quarterly accrual process, assuring key project records are maintained, and assisting in monitoring activity budgets.  The Assistant will not directly manage USAID-funded activities or projects; however, the Assistant may provide temporary administrative/process-only backstopping in the absence of an Agreement Officer’s Representative (AOR) or Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR), Activity Manager or alternate. The work will include a variety of research, reporting, monitoring and analytical duties and coordinating the work with the project AOR or COR, the HPN Office Director and Deputy, sub-Team Leaders, senior Mission management, Government of Nigeria (GoN) officials and Implementing Partner (IP) counterparts.

    a. Education: At least two years of College or University studies in public administration, organizational or office management, finance, business or the social sciences is required.

    b. Experience: Three years of substantive and progressively responsible experience in office management, program assistance or related work with an international or donor organization, or equivalent work with a private or host-government entity is required. Experience must include a variety of data collection and analysis in an office environment.


    Location: Abuja
    Experience: 3 year(s)
    Course of Study: public administration
    Required Grade:  Not Specified