Deputy Director / Head State Coordination at an Indigenous Non-profit and Non-governmental Organization


Deputy Director / Head State Coordination is needed at an Indigenous Non-profit and Non-governmental Organization

JOB TITLE: Deputy Director / Head State Coordination

Job Code: SCU001

Job Description

  • We are in search of highly skilled, dynamic, committed, bright individuals with good work ethics and high level of integrity to work with our highly experienced team.
  • If your energy for our vision of saving lives, along with technical skills match our need to keep delivering a Program that continues to strengthen the health system in Nigeria then apply if the position suits your skills and abilities.

Specific Objectives

  • The Deputy Director / Head State Coordination is a key member of the senior management team and will oversee the implementation of various health interventions including comprehensive HIV care and treatment services in all the supported states.
  • The position is responsible for coordination and execution of all program activities in the states and brings professional credibility to organizational capability and reputation in program implementation.
  • The post holder shares in the overall responsibility for the management of the program including direction, supervision, and evaluation of State program managers and field office staff.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills& Ability

  • Requires Post graduate master’s degree on Development or other Social Sciences and 8 to 10 years’ senior management experience of running country programs, exposure to different countries would be an advantage;
  • A very good understanding of at least three of the sectoral programs and a working knowledge of the program priorities;
  • Substantial experience and knowledge of effective financial and budgetary control and securing and managing grants (e.g., USAID, CDC/PEPFAR and other donor grants);
  • Ability to analyze information, evaluate options and to think and plan strategically;
  • An in depth understanding of national and international development issues in particular in relation to reproductive health and HIV/AIDS;
  • Previous experience of managing and developing a team and the ability to lead, motivate and develop others; Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills; Fluency in written and spoken English;
  • Commitment to and understanding of CIHP’s aims, values and principles including rights-based approaches

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their current CV in Microsoft Word format, alongside their suitability statement in not more than 200 words to: [email protected] indicating the “Job Title, Location and Applicant Full Name” as the subject of the mail; e.g. COM01 Abuja, ESTHER ISA.


  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted to advance to the next stage of the selection process
  • Applications are reviewed in the order of arrival and we reserve the right to close the offer before the term initially indicated if suitable applications are received.

Job Features

Job CategoryNGO / Community Services
Deadline8th April, 2020.
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