VACANCY - Project Manager for Coalition of Epidemics Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) Lassa Fever Epidemiologic Study in Nigeria

Thursday, September 12, 2019

This is to advertise position to work on the Coalition of Epidemics Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) Lassa Fever Epidemiologic Study in Nigeria. The positions will operate from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). Open to: All Interested Candidates

Duration of contract: Two years

Opening Date: 10th September 2019

Closing Date: 23rd September 2019

Duty station: Abuja

Work Hours: Full time

Project Manager


• Responsible for documentation of project activities, reports, analyses, achievements etc

• Leads on the implementation of the monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) function for the CEPI project including monitoring progress towards achievement of objectives.

• Provides technical input into implementation of the project across the project sites

• Provides technical assistance to project staff at sites on reporting, updates and to implement monitoring and evaluation of their programs and activities.

• Supports implementation, analysis and reporting for the CEPI project

• Supports the development of M&E data collection tools, indicators, definitions, targets and training field staff on usage.

• Enters and manages M&E data, generate findings/results and translate these into actionable recommendations.

• Provides regular updates to project team on key performance indicators

• Creates and maintains comprehensive project documentation system for all project data and reports

• Conducts internal data quality audits for quality assurance purposes.

• Performs any other assignments that may be assigned by the immediate supervisor

Qualifications Required

• A first degree in Medicine, Veterinary Medicine or any Science based field and a Masters' Degree in Public Health or relevant discipline

• Desirable: Certificate in project management and M&E.

• Desirable: Certificate in Management and or Administration

• Desirable: Experience of Post Graduate practice in project management and implementing Monitoring and Evaluation activities in Public Health related organizations and institutions.

• Knowledge of major evaluation methodologies and experience in analysis of quantitative and qualitative data.

• A Minimum of 2 years experience in project management is required

Key Competencies:

• A team player, result oriented

• Knowledge and skills in project management, monitoring and evaluation methodology, including ability to develop/interpret a logic model and an evaluation plan

• Ability to use project management tools effectively

• Skills in developing M&E indicators and data collection plans for research or applied evaluation projects.

• Skills in conducting quantitative and qualitative data analysis using statistical and/or qualitative software packages.

• Excellent written and oral communication, including presentation skills.

• Experience in report writing and PowerPoint presentations

• Ability to organize and communicate with staff from many organizations

• Performs any other assignments that may be assigned by the immediate supervisor

Core Skills

• Managing People: Provides support to less experienced members of the team and is aware of individual differences. Helps colleagues perform tasks and use systems and processes to achieve objectives. Able to lead on tasks

• Planning and Organizing Is Methodical - Able to plan own work over short timescales for required tasks and processes, able to organize a team to deliver on objectives,

• Communicating and Influencing: Communicates clearly and effectively - Listens to others and expresses self clearly, with grammatical accuracy and awareness of a diverse audience in speaking and writing. Able to write scientific reports and materials. Able to train and mentor less experienced team members.

• Professionalism, Project improvement and problem solving skills

Method of Application

Interested applicants for these positions should send in the following: a letter of intent stating

position applied for, Resume of maximum of 4-pages, full CV and copies of relevant certificates

as per the advertisement through Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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