Project Director at Jhpiego Nigeria

Jhpiego, an Affiliate of Johns Hopkins College is a world chief in bettering healthcare providers for ladies and their households.

We’re recruiting to fill the place under:

Job Title: Venture Director

Location: Abuja


  • Venture Director wants to supply imaginative and prescient, management and path to make sure the strategic, programmatic, technical, and monetary integrity of an upcoming MOMENTUM subject assist – MOMENTUM Nation and International Management (MCGL) to assist tackle the next main contributors to maternal mortality and morbidity in Nigeria specifically: and prevention and mitigation of the results of violence in opposition to girls and women (VAW/G) with a specific deal with intimate companion violence, discount in baby early and compelled marriage, delayed acceptance of household planning and entry to antenatal providers.
  • USAID Nigeria can be very all in favour of constructing and enhancing the native capability of latest and underutilized companions by this mechanism. This it’s anticipated that MCGL will assist legal guidelines, insurance policies, pointers, and techniques to forestall obstetric problems and can contribute to the Company’s New Partnership Initiative (NPI) by offering focused technical and capability improvement help to federal, state and native authorities entities and native organizations in-country (to be decided by the preliminary evaluation) for sustained enhancements in MNCH/FP/RH outcomes, thus advancing Nigeria’s nation progress alongside the journey to self-reliance.
  • Venture Director can have the general accountability for management and administration of and reporting on MCGL-Nigeria program actions, making key choices and fixing issues briefly timeframes whereas making certain operational and program high quality and integrity and serving as this system’s first level of interface with USAID on routine and strategic issues in Nigeria.
  • This consists of making certain efficient organizational administration and communication interacting with different tasks, Authorities of Nigeria stakeholders on the nationwide, state, and LGA ranges, group and native stakeholder teams, different worldwide implementing companions, and USG and different businesses.


  • Present management and strategic path to make sure programmatic and monetary integrity of MCGL -Nigeria, together with achievement of challenge objectives, targets and outcomes
  • Present general oversight of the challenge and preserve efficient and common communication with the worldwide MCGL nation assist crew, the Jhpiego administration and technical crew, implementing companions, and authorities entities at federal, state, and LGA ranges
  • Make sure that program is technically sound, evidence-based and attentive to the wants of the Nigerian authorities, its individuals and donors
  • Develop and preserve robust working relationships and alliances with USAID, UN businesses, DFID, EU, the Nigerian Ministry of Girls’s Affairs/Gender, Nigerian Ministry of Well being in addition to different USG implementing companions, non-public sector companions and different key stakeholders in Nigeria to maximise assets and keep away from duplication of effort
  • Set up useful routine administration and oversight processes among the many MCGL-Nigeria management crew to make sure efficient, well timed and coordinated challenge implementation, together with shut oversight and path for technical help and native capability constructing
  • Guarantee compliance with Jhpiego and donor operational insurance policies and laws
  • Guarantee well timed reporting of any challenge challenges, opposed occasions, or different administration points requiring engagement with the MCGL international administration and technical crew
  • In collaboration with the challenge program and finance crew, develop the MCGL-Nigeria workplan, price range, and different deliverables; and guarantee efficiency indicators and targets are met, in addition to well timed completion of actions in opposition to workplan deadlines
  • Work carefully with monitoring, analysis, analysis and studying (MERL) employees to develop monitoring and analysis frameworks and to make sure well timed reporting and use of program information to enhance efficiency and doc greatest practices and classes realized
  • Guarantee the standard and sustainability of interventions
  • Lead the annual work planning course of in shut collaboration with USAID, Nigerian Ministry of Well being on the federal and respective state ranges, the Nigerian Ministry of Girls’s Affairs/Gender, challenge crew and challenge companions
  • Take part in related technical advisory teams with counterparts and companion establishments
  • Mentor, assist, supervise and handle a crew of extremely certified employees and align their efforts to make sure fast and sustainable outcomes.

Required {Qualifications}

  • Superior diploma in Improvement Research, Public Well being, Well being Administration, Worldwide Well being or a associated subject
  • A minimal of 10 years’ expertise; with atleast a minimal of 8 years of challenge administration expertise (of which no less than half is in a senior administration place) in massive, multi-year worldwide well being sector improvement applications which have carried out profitable actions in areas such MNCH/FP.
  • 5+ years’ expertise managing massive, multi-year worldwide sector improvement tasks (roughly $2 mil per yr) which have carried out profitable actions in areas of gender, human rights, social habits change research – emphasis on gender, fairness and inclusion.
  • Sturdy understanding of social and habits change, empowerment and gender-based violence prevention frameworks.
  • Earlier expertise serving as DCOP or at director degree is an added benefit.
  • Understanding of the Nigerian (or related) social and political context and developments within the well being sector
  • Expertise hiring and supervising personnel and making certain they purchase the mandatory coaching and abilities to fulfill evolving program wants
  • Glorious diplomacy abilities and a confirmed means to determine and maintain interpersonal {and professional} relationships with host-country counterparts and representatives from different key stakeholders resembling NGOs, the non-public sector and different donors.

Required Talents / Abilities:

  • Capability to work in a fancy surroundings with a number of duties, brief deadlines and intense stress to carry out
  • Capability and willingness to journey domestically as much as 40% time
  • Capability and willingness to study and empower others
  • Glorious communication, public talking, presentation abilities
  • End result-oriented and comfy with a crew strategy to programming
  • Sturdy abilities and expertise in all facets of program cycle administration – design and improvement, implementation, and monitoring and analysis.

Utility Closing Date

Shut of Enterprise; third November, 2020.


and certified candidates ought to ship their up to date Cowl Letter and CV as One Single Phrase doc to: [email protected] utilizing “Venture Director- Abuja” as the topic of the e-mail and utility.

Be aware

  • The title / topic of your e-mail and utility must be the place you might be making use of for.
  • Candidates that don’t adjust to the applying instruction shall be disqualified.
  • Feminine candidates and certified candidates from creating international locations are particularly inspired to use
  • We reserve the fitting to shut this emptiness early if an appropriate candidate is discovered.
  • Solely shortlisted candidates will obtain an invite for an interview
  • Any profitable candidate shall be topic to a pre-employment background investigation.
  • There shall be journey necessities and alternatives each inside Nigeria.
  • JHU is an Equal Alternative Employer
  • Nigerian nationals are strongly inspired to use.

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