Jobs at Pact

Pact seeks a Program Director for the Strengthening Frontline Maternal and Child Health Workers in Northeast Nigeria project. The project will provide capacity development support, including trainings, mentoring, coaching and coordination to civil society organizations
(CSOs) and Local Government Authorities (LGAs) in Adamawa and Gombe states. The project requires
extensive coordination with external partners operating in the maternal, neonata], and child health (MNCH) sector as well as results-based financing. The Program Director is responsible for meeting the project's technical objectives, managing financial resources, managing program staff, maintaining good working relationships with host government officials and local partners,
managing donor reporting and ensuring a high-quality delivery of services. The Program Director reports to a Country Director.

OPEN TO: All qualified candidates 
POSITIONS: Project Director
OPENING DATE: April 17, 2014
CLOSING DATE: May 1, 2014

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree or equivalent experience in organizational development, public health, public administration, business administration, international development, or other relevant field preferred;
Minimum 10 years' experience in program management at senior management level is required 3-5 years in Africa and/or Nigeria preferred;
Aptitude/experience in supervising staff and the ability to mentor subordinates;
Knowledge and understanding of the health and social sector in Nigeria
Fluency in English and working knowledge of Hausa required.
Knowledge and experience of working in Northern region of Nigeria will be an added advantage.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their resume/CV and cover letter on their suitability to:  The deadline for submission is close of business on Friday, 1st May 2014. All CV's/resume/applications MUST be in either word format or PDF. Applicants MUST indicate the position applied for on the SUBJECT of the mail. Note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Location: Gombe
Experience: 10 year(s)
Course of Study: public health
Required Grade: Not Specified