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Job Title: Technical Specialist ll/Regional Manager

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Employer: Abt Associates Inc.

Job Descritption:

Specific areas of responsibility include the following but are not limited to:

•    Manage and oversee al! project activities in the region including: cevelopmg strategies to expand delivery and increase use of quality ctinic- based private sector FP/RH counseling and services, Iacrhrate regional private sector participation in policy diatogue, collaboration, and partnerships between the public and private health sectors

•    Coordinate with the Access to Finance Advisor and Senior Reproductive Health Planning Technical Director to design and implement strategies for regional interventions

•    Organize and facilitate coordrnanon meetings in the region

•    Conduct out-each with private provider associations and state government regulatory bodies to promote/development of the private health sector

•    liaise with other NGOs and donor supported activities targeting private sector providers to ensure optimal coordination.

•    Coordinate with the Program and M&E teams on the design, implementation} and monitoring of regional interventions

•    Collect and synthesize the necessary inputs and data for the reglonai component to draft Quarterly and annual progress reports

•    Coordinate with the project headquarters office in Lagos to mobilize the resources needed tor the execution of regional activities

•    Produce regular status reports on regional project activities

•    Serve as the point person and technical resource to facilitate the documentation, divsemmation, and replication of project best practices throughout the region.

Qualifications Skills/Knowledge Required:

•    Master’s Degree in Public Health, Health Administration, Business, or other relevant field.

•    At least 10 years of relevant professional experience in the health sector, preferably in the private sector or related to timely planning, reproductive health, clinical training, and behavior change communication

•    Strong orgamzational and management skills.

•    Willingness and abWr.y to travel between Kaduna, Benue and Nasarawa Advanced written/orat skills in Enghsh (writing sample may be requested)

•    Dmonstrated knowledge otthe Nigerian health system

•    Demonstrated ability to work in a diverse environment, and the capacity to create demand for health services in low demand areas.

•    Experience with donor funded mtarnauonai health programs in Nigena highly desirable; USAID experience preferable

Method of Application:

Apply online or put the name of the position in the Subject line and attach a cover letter and resume/CV and email to

Deadline: 19.11.2013

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