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Health Systems Associate Job at IPAS - Nigeria
« on: Feb 06, 2013, 10:30 PM »
Job Title: Health Systems Associate

Job ID: 2012-1329

Location: Kano, Nigeria

Company: IPAS – Nigeria

Category: Health Systems – Clinical Affairs

Education Requirement: Bachelor’s   

Relocation Eligible: No


Under supervision of Senior Health Systems (HS) Associate, the successful candidate will coordinate the implementation of and provide technical support to program activities in the area of provider training and service delivery efforts. This is a full-time position based in Kano, Nigeria, and is available immediately.


•   Provide technical and programmatic support to the HS Unit activities

•   Plan, prepare and lead a process of facilitative supervision and data collection at program sites

•   Coordinate trainings and other program-related events, write and edit program-related documentation, prepare presentations for national and international meetings

•   Oversee the process of developing proposals, agreements and grants for HS- related activities

•   Track unit deadlines and coordinate their achievement, prepare and monitor expense reports and budgets related to the unit activities  

•   Participate in planning meetings and trainings in collaboration with government and partner organizations

•   Coordinate reporting and sharing of program results

•   Develop and support partnerships with the government and private sector facilities and organizations, with the civil society groups and reproductive health advocates.


•   Master’s degree with 2-5 years of relevant work experience or Bachelor’s degree with 5-8 years of work experience

•   Must be fluent in both  Hausa and English (spoken and written)

•   Originally from the North and a long-term resident of Kano

•   Candidates familiar with the Northern parts of Nigeria preferred.

•   Must be a current resident of Kano and originally from Kano

•   Strong technical background in reproductive health and demonstrated experience in health programming

•   Knowledge of the Nigerian health system and practical experience in service delivery

•   Proficiency in MS Office

•   Well-organized, with ability to track multiple projects and deadlines

•   Experience in providing administrative support to work teams

•   Ability to work in a cross-cultural, team-based, global environment

•   Ability and willingness to travel domestically and regionally up to 35% of working days per year

•   A limited amount of international travel required.

Founded in 1973, Ipas is a global nongovernmental organization dedicated to ending preventable deaths and disabilities from unsafe abortion.

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