State Program Officers in Kebbi, Nigeria

Program Development
Minimum Qualification
Master's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Male or Female

Job Description

  • Support State and LGA in developing plans and work plans that communicate tasks. deadlines, and track milestones and deliverables on Malaria Programme implementation.
  • Support SMEP in the planning, organizing. conducting and evaluating trainings for health care providers in the public sector
  • Advocate for support for Malaria activities with Key State and LGA policy makers that ensure sustainability of malaria activities
  • Work closely with other partners and build capacity to address Malaria-related issues.
  • Ensure timely and accurate data entry and analysis on the national DHIS2 database.
  • Participate in the monitoring and smooth implementation of Nigerian Malaria Commodity logistic system
  • Participate in Assessments and Surveys related to Malaria activities
  • Implement systems that enhance project performance (quality, timeliness and cost)
  • Support and guide States in developing operational work plans on Malaria activities.
  • Meet regularly with State and Local Government Area (LGA) focal person to discuss Malaria activities in the State.
  • Provide oversight functions on monitoring of aU Malaria commodities (ACTs/LLlN) distributions in the
  • State as well as participate in DQA and surveys related to Malaria activities.
  • Represent ARFH in all meetings with State Ministry of Health. development partners and other stakeholders at the State level without compromising ARFH core values and principles,
  • Manage funds disbursed for ARFH-supported malaria-related activities in the state.
  • Perform other roles as may be assigned by Program Manager.



  • An MBBS or a Degree in Medical Sciences with a master's in public health/ Masters in development studies.
  • 3 years post national youth service experience on working on donor funded malaria projects in Nigeria, which must include at least 2 years in Malaria program.

Requisite Skills

  • Strong Analytical, conceptualization and interpersonal skills
  • Significant organizational management experience
  • High level of proficiency in computer packages and statistical& datasoftware such as MS word, Excel,
  • PowerPoint, DHIS2. Epi-info and SPSS. .
  • Financial Management Skills
  • Government Relations
  • Also preferred are sound knowledge of health programs within the Nigeria public sector. health system.
  • NGOs and CBOs and collaborative relationship and liaison with community leaders and donors. Familiarity
  • with local tradition and language is highly desirable.


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