Program Officer - Health And Nutrition in Abuja, Nigeria

at Dangote Group

Manufacturing / Production
Health, Wellness and Fitness
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

  • Establish and maintain partnerships to implement the health and nutrition components of Dangote Foundation’s strategy.
  • Provide oversight technical support to implementing partners on health and nutrition, and ensure they adhere to technical standards in program implementation.
  • Support the Foundation’s efforts to manufacture and distribute ready-to-use therapeutic food (RUTF) in Nigeria.
  • Ensure the CMAM, BCC, livelihoods and empowerment, and advocacy components of the Foundation’s nutrition strategy are implemented to globally-accepted standards.
  • Develop and maintain strong linkages with government and other development partners, and ensure that the Foundation is represented at relevant meetings, seminars and workshops.
  • Provide financial oversight and grants compliance to health and nutrition-related grants given to partners, and promote the principles of value-for-money in all Dangote Foundation-funded activities.
  • Promote an integrated approach to health and nutrition interventions by ensuring multi-sector representation, consensus building, and participatory engagement.
  • Carry out regular monitoring visits to project sites, and provide supervisory support to activity implementation at the community level.
  • Support the development of strategy documents, proposals, agreements, training curriculums, briefing documents and other technical and non-technical documents as may be required.
  • Support data collection and analysis as well as preparation of high quality program reports.
  • Receive, process and follow up requests for medical assistance (RMA) sent to Dangote Foundation. Document such processes and prepare case studies and success stories as needed.
  • Analyze program data and accomplishments and contribute to the Dangote Foundation’s learning agenda and thought leadership efforts.
  • Maintain strong partnership with partners, government, community/religious leaders and private sector players and other relevant stakeholders in a manner that reflects professionalism and mutual respect in order to ensure ownership and sustainability.
  • Ensure constant self-learning and capacity development to keep up with knowledge and trends in the health and nutrition sector
  • Perform any other functions as assigned by supervisor.



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