Routine Immunisation Adviser in Kano, Nigeria

at GRM International

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

  • Full responsibility for technical leadership for the crucial activities focused on child health services.
  • To bring technical expertise in child health, paediatric care and immunisation.
  • To manage a key part of this programme, including all stakeholders, both internal and external.
  • To drive ‘change management’ within the community.
  • To engage and build external relationships, specifically within the local government organisations.

Key competencies and professional expertise required:

  • Knowledge of child health, primary health care, immunisation services, and health systems strengthening.
  • Understanding of the social, structural, and geographic barriers to child immunisation.
  • Strong managerial skills with the ability to plan, organise and coordinate activities and inputs from several sources and partners.
  • Understanding of ‘change management’ at service delivery level, including the sensitisation of service staff to client satisfaction and community engagement inputs
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with staff and partner organisations.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with government officials, clinical health workers, and other stakeholders.



  •  Master’s in Public Health, health management or medical degree.
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience improving child health service delivery in Africa, preferably Nigeria. 
  • Demonstrated experience applying routine monitoring information and human resources management to the improvement (quality, scale)  of health services
  • Experience working with DFID funded programmes is a priority.
  • Excellent written and spoken English is essential.
  • The salary is supported with a competitive benefits package.


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