Chief Health Insurance And Social Protection Officer in Abuja, Nigeria

Health, Wellness and Fitness
Minimum Qualification
Master's Degree
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Duties and responsibilities:

Reporting to the head of the organizational unit and working closely with internal and external stakeholders. The incumbent's role includes but not limited to: 

  1. Initiate and conduct missions to identify, prepare, appraise and launch Health insurance and social protection Projects/programs for Bank-financing and provide recommendations regarding the amounts, terms and conditions of the loan;
  1. Review project documents prepared in the human Development Department and provide advice regarding the social safety net analysis.
  1. Conduct technical supervision of on-going health insurance and social protection projects/programs and contribute to the achievements of the overall departmental and Vice President's Complex level KPis by:
  • Monitoring procurement of goods and services and advising Borrowers on related Bank Procedures;
  • Reviewing design and tender documents;
  • Supervising the work of consultants and contractors;
  • Providing assistance to the loan administration department on disbursement related issues;
  • Ensuring that Borrowers submit Quarterly Project Progress Reports, Audit Reports, Procurement plans and annual implementation plans on a regular basis;
  • Preparing Project Completion Reports and drawing lessons for future Bank Group interventions;
  • Preparing and monitoring portfolio performance reports for Health Insurance and Social Protection projects including submitting inputs for briefing notes and speeches.
  1. Contribute to the formulation and propose the Bank's Country Assistance Strategy with respect to Health Insurance and social protection/poverty reduction:
  • Analysing health financing/health insurance policies and strategies of member countries;
  • Recommending health insurance and social protection studies/projects/programs to be included in the lending program for each country;
  • Preparing Terms of reference for health insurance and social protection studies/reports and assist Borrower in recruiting consultants, reviewing and approving reports;
  • Initiating and maintaining a high level dialogue with borrowers and other agencies involved in health insurance and social protection interventions.
  1. Coordinate loan administration activities related to health insurance and social protection projects/programs by:
  • Organizing loan negotiations and signing of loan agreements, and
  • Ensuring that loan conditions are fully complied with.
  1. Identify and coordinate the needs for co-financing health insurance and social protection projects/programs and initiate proposals for funding by:
  • Operationalizing an integrated approach to health insurance and social protection investments ;
  • Monitoring and reviewing health insurance and social protection aid programs of other donor agencies in each specific regional member country and determining financing gaps; and,
  • Representing the Bank/Department at national and international Health insurance and social protection related meetings.
  1. Perform other related administrative or technical duties by:
  • Drafting responses for the Manager's or Director's signature on Human Development sectors related issues;
  • Attending Working Groups, OPSCOM, Loan Negotiations and Board meetings; and
  1. Liaise with other multilateral and bilateral institutions in the context of the Bank's operations.
  1. Represent the Bank at seminars and conferences related to human development activities.
  1. Provide technical leadership in at least one project supervision per year. Lead social sectors dialogue in aid coordination meetings and with the relevant government institutions. Lead social sector identification and development of the pipeline and lending program for the country in the respective sector.
  1. Leading People: Serves as a role model, leading by example, builds alignment and commitment. Is courageous in challenging others to move the Bank forward.



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