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Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Program Officer Career- AIDSFree at John Snow Incorporated (JSI)

John Snow Incorporated (JSI), is a public health research and technical assistant firm dedicated to improving the health of individuals and communities throughout the world. It manages the USAID/DELIVER PROJECT and the Supply Chain Management System (SCMS) project in the Nigeria office.

Program Summary
  • AIDSFree is a global program managed by John Snow Inc. and funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
  • In Nigeria, AIDSFree is implementing a new initiative to strengthen the sustainability of condom programming using a Total Market Approach (TMA).
  • The Project is recruiting a Program Officer (PO) to provide project management support.
  • The Program Officer will provide day-to-day support to project implementation, ongoing communication, and routine monitoring of the project workplan.
  • The Program Officer will work closely with all technical and administrative teams and report to the Chief of Party (COP) or his designate.
Main Responsibilities
  • Manages routine communications with project stakeholders
  • In collaboration with the COP and Technical advisors, coordinates and provides input to workplan development and monitoring.
  • Appropriately consults with COP and the home-office Country Team to help make informed decisions
  • Facilitates and participates in the development of, and/or the timely completion/review of project reports
  • Attends project-related and task team technical meetings, and debriefings.
  • Supports country team in facilitating collaborative relationships with partner organizations, donors and clients
  • Supports the teams to identify issues or potential risks and provides support to make informed decisions to address identified issues
  • Participate in teams and technical meetings, prepare and circulate meeting agendas; prepare and circulate draft minutes of meetings; and following review by supervisory staff, revise and circulate finalized minutes including follow-up on outstanding tasks identified during the meeting
  • Supports research and data collection activities of the project
  • Assists COP with dissemination of information on project innovations, program results, lessons learned, and provides information for the project website
  • Assists with administration and logistical arrangements for project workshops and meetings and maintains project technical files
  • Assist Project leadership and other project staff with administrative tasks as assigned
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the COP or his designate
Job Qualifications
  • A Bachelor's Degree or higher Degree in the field of Pharmacy, Public Health, Public Administration or Project Management
  • Minimum 5 years of project management experience or other relevant work experience providing program support/implementation on health-related project
  • Good understanding of Nigeria's Health system and experience working on USAID's funded project
  • Excellent written and verbal English language skills
  • Ability to work comfortably with the MS Office package
  • Ability to work independently and to manage projects in a team setting, with minimal supervision
  • Strong organizational, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and to meet demanding timelines

Applicants should send their CV's to: using "Program Officer" as the subject of the mail.

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