State Team Leader in Yobe, Nigeria

at GRM International

Health, Wellness and Fitness
Health, Wellness and Fitness
Minimum Qualification
Post Graduate Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Male or Female

Job Description

  • Provides overall state level technical leadership and representation of the project, under the direction of the State Team Director, and builds a senior management team able to convey the overall purpose, activities, and achievements of the project.
  • Has overall strategic, programmatic, financial, and management responsibility at the state level.
  • Works closely with and manages a large team of technical and administrative professionals to achieve programme success.
  • Effectively leverages global technical assistance to ensure effective and high quality programme delivery.
  • Accountable for project objectives, outcomes, and milestones at the state levels and ensures that financial, operational, and reporting requirements of the donor are followed.



  • An advanced degree in public health or a relevant field.
  • At least 5 years of experience managing international health programmes, with a record of successful team leadership and achieving programme objectives.
  • At least 3 years’ experience on international health programmes for key health development partners, including, but not limited to, DFID, USAID, AusAID and the European Union.
  • Substantial experience working on reproductive health and health systems strengthening in Northern Nigeria. Deep understanding and knowledge of contemporary health system dynamics and MNCH challenges.
  • Demonstrated capabilities in management, capacity building, high-level strategic visioning, and leadership. 
  • Experience working effectively with district and provincial government authorities.  Familiarity with the political, social, economic, and cultural context of Northern Nigeria required.
  • Excellent written and spoken English is essential.
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