Project Director PMTCT in Abuja, Nigeria

at Pathfinder International

Healthcare / Medical
Health, Wellness and Fitness
Minimum Qualification
Master's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Job Responsibilities

  • Provides programmatic and technical oversight for the project;
  • Represents the project on high-level meetings and other events with government, donors and other partners;
  • Provides technical input in the development or refinement of assessment tools, service delivery, demand generation and capacity building tools and other materials required for the implementation of E2A NPSP+P;
  • Prepare quarterly and annual work-plans and budgets, monitor performance of the project;
  • Prepare quarterly reports and plans for submission to the Donor, Nigeria Country Office (NCO), E2A/Pathfinder headquarters;
  • Forecast the need for technical and programmatic assistance from external sources including from E2A/headquarters in close liaison with the Country Representative (CR);
  • Identify Nigerian sources of technical assistance (TA) / other support and manage the timely procurement and delivery thereof;
  • Liaise with E2A/headquarters and the CR to ensure timely and coordinated technical assistance inputs from the staff;
  • Manage and motivate the project team to deliver timely and high quality results;
  • Provides TA working with the Senior Advisors , State Program Managers and consultants as may be required to plan and conduct the state level trainings related to the PMTCT project Provides continuous technical assistance and supportive supervision to the PMTCT team including the state program managers in the areas of service delivery, MERL and other project activities;
  • Coordinates with the Country Representative to ensure appropriate technical inputs and support are provided from within and where necessary outside the shores of the country;
  • Provides oversight and monitors all planned activities to assure progress, identify obstacles and expedite solutions;
  • Identifies and coordinates/supervises all short term consultants needed for specific activities;
  • Provides expertise to the project to ensure the achievement of the project’s goals and objectives and ensure the exchange of lessons learned, best practices between E2A/HQ and NCO;
  • Provides assistance to the State Program Managers to prepare annual and quarterly work-plans and reports;
  • Plan and conduct in liaison with other stakeholders and Country Representative, International, National and state level advocacy and stakeholder mobilization as required by the project;
  • Provides technical assistance and support to the Program Managers and state field staff to plan and conduct advocacy and community mobilization activities;
  • Develops and maintains relationships with a broad range of constituencies including the mission, relevant national and state government officials, civil society and donor groups and other relevant implementing partners especially the lead USAID Implementing partner in the assigned states;
  • Liaise with the Country Representative to ensure that the advocacy goals of the project are attained;
  • Perform any other duties as required by the Country Representative.
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