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Friday, November 17, 2017

Program Manager at International Medical Corps

International Medical Corps (IMC) is a global, humanitarian, non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training, relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, non-political, non-sectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations.
Position: Program Manager

Job Summary
  • Based in Abuja main office, with frequent travel to field offices where CGPP project is implemented (Kano and Borno)
Essential Responsibilities
Program Planning and Management:
    • Ensure the role of budget holder of CGPP project
  • Contribute with CGPP colleagues to develop and/or update the CGPP master workplan
  • Work closely with the CGPP project officers to determine the operational/programmatic challenges of the project, and to contribute to problem-solving
  • Collaborate with the M&E team to analyze data gathered and make appropriate decision along the program implementation
  • Collaborate with CGPP project officers and M&E team to ensure that CGPP reports are timely submitted (quarterly, annual reports)
  • Work with the PD and M&E Coordinator to design and implement a reporting system to monitor and evaluate the objectives, indicators and outcomes of the CGPP projects. Ensure all CGPP deliverables are completed and submitted in a timely and satisfactory manner
  • Regularly update country office on progress of CGPP project as needed
  • Oversee CGPP projects implementation through regular site field visits in both Kano and Borno in collaboration with the CGPP Secretariat as well as the local health authorities
  • Resolve conflicts and problems for ensuring smooth project operations.
  • Attend CGPP partner meetings which are organized by the CGPP secretariat
  • Ensure maximum visibility of the project during field visit
  • In collaboration with PD and other project officers, liaise with partner organizations and institutions (State EOC), and develop working relationships with CGPP secretariat team and local partners. Interact with officials at the CGPP Secretariat, State Emergency Operations Center, LGAs, SMoH, WHO, UNICEF and other stakeholders
  • Contribute to the creation of a positive image and overall credibility of the project, while interacting with community and external stakeholders
Human Resources Management:
  • Supervise the two CGPP project officers
  • Maintain open lines of communications with all CGPP field staffs including local partners
Training and Capacity Building:
  • In collaboration with PD and CGPP secretariat team, determine training needs and participate in capacity building of program staffs
Working Relationship:
  • Maintain frequent communication with PD to ensure program activities and objectives are met and communicated
  • Work with other project leads to ensure the coordination of programs
  • Attend coordination meetings which are relevant to CGPP project
  • Interface with national government, donors and relevant agencies as necessary
  • Other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Medical Doctor or at least Master degree in Public Health from a recognized university.
  • At least five (3) years’ experience managing EPI and related health programs, preferably with NGOs.
  • Excellent OPPT
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in training government and non-governmental agency staff in technical areas, especially immunization and EPI.
  • Project management and leadership experience including staff supervision, problem solving and technical presentation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills, and attention to details.
  • Computer skills including operating Microsoft Office Suite applications, especially MS WORD, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Must be fluent in English (and speaking Hausa is a plus) and have excellent technical writing skills.
How to apply:

Interested parties should send in their applications Correspondence:Applications and detailed CV to be addressed to HR Manager and sent by email to with email subject tittle- Application for Program Manager Job.

Applications not meeting minimum requirements will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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