Post Date: 2012-08-03/Desired Course(s): Health Policy, Public Administration, Public Health/Application/Deadline: August 31, 2012/Experience: 5-7 yrs /Job Status: fulltime /Location:Abuja, Edo, Kano, Kwara
The Population Council is an International, non-profit, non-governmental institution that seeks to improve the well-being and reproductive health of current and future generationsaround the world and help achieve a humane, equitable and sustainable balance between people and resources. The Council's major program areas are HIV &AIDS, reproductive health and poverty, gender, and youth. The Council conducts biomedical, social science and public health research and helps build research capacities in developing countries. The Population Council works in collaboration with a broad range of Nigerian institutions. Due to expansion of its activities. the Council is seeking qualified individuals to fill the following positions:
Job Title: Program Officers
Locations: Kogi (1), Kwara (1), Kano(1) and Abuja. (1)
The successful candidates will coordinate and manage the USAID funded HIV and AIDS MARPs project and Held activities.
The ideal candidates must have:
A minimum of Bachelor's degree
A Masters degree in Health Policy, Public Administration, or Public Health is preferred.
A minimum of 5 years relevant working experience in public policy, non-profit management, or related field.
Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Excel, Word, and Power Point required.
Ability and willingness to travel within the country and across the region on a regular basis
High degree of independence. creativity and commitment
Strong analytic and communication skills, ability to write clearly and succinctly under
Method of Application:
Qualified candidates should follow the instructions below:
1. Submit an application letter (stating your current salary and salary expectations) and resume below or to firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Clearly state the position title for which you are applying and your full names- starting with the surname first, then other names (e.g. Technical Advisor (MARPs) - BEN, Joshua Ekong) - in the subject area of the application.
3. All attachments must be in PDF format.
Population Council reserves the right to cancel the recruitment process at any time. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. No phone calls, please.