State Program Manager PMTCT Project in Akwa Ibom, Nigeria

at Pathfinder International

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

Job Description

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide technical, operational, management and financial oversight of the state project office and its activities.
  • Responsible for coordination of project activities, development and implementation of project activities, in liaison with state and other stakeholders especially the lead implementation partner.
  • Develop and maintain effective project implementation relationships with key personnel at state private sector partners as well as with lead IP in the assigned state.
  • Provide technical assistance and supportive supervision to the state and local government offices, local partners and to project staff.
  • Monitor achievement of program objectives on a monthly basis through technical reviews; and provides updates including key indicator analysis of data to the Project Director and Senior Advisor (MERL).
  • Facilitate and coordinates systems for processing and monitoring fixed obligation grants to provincial, district and health zone bureaus on a monthly and quarterly basis in liaison with the Senior Finance and Operations Manager and the PD.
  • Review and monitor alignment of state project budget with programmatic objectives and outcome and ensure provincial level activities and results contribute to the achievement of the project goals and objectives.
  • Collaborate with local partner organizations to form, expand, and/or strengthen state/community planning and action groups, build and sustain alliances or coalitions, and promote dialogue to assess and prioritize needs; design, implement and monitor project specific activities.
  • Provide guidance and quality oversight to facility on collection and utilization of performance data to improve programming.
  • Monitor the continuous availability of essential supplies for effective project implementation and take action required to ensure uninterrupted supply.
  • Coordinate and support the central office in procurement process of both short-term technical assistance to the province and other procurement processes. This may include: assistance in the identification, recruitment, and administration of independent contractors to meet technical assistance needs preparation of agreements, monitoring of payments, and facilitation of travel arrangements; reviews distribution and follow-up of technical reports.
  • Represents E2A/Pathfinder field program activities to state and local government officials, other implementing partners and other stakeholders as assigned .‚Äč
  • Perform any other duties as required by the Project Director.

This Job position is also available in Abuja and Cross River state.

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