Program Manager Saving Newborn Lives Job in Save the Children

Location: Abuja

To oversee the programme management for the SNL3 Nigeria project and Quality of Care project in Lagos and Jigawa states and other MNH projects. The incumbent is expected to manage all operation aspects of all MNH projects including, but not limited to budget, procurement and put in place risk and mitigation strategy. S/he will work with and report to all functional operational units. The incumbent will also report to the Head of Health and Child Survival, working closely with the Senior MNH Advisor ensuring that technical decisions are signed off by the Head of Health on donor reports. S/he will work to ensure operational management of all MNH projects particularly SNL3 and the QoC projects as platform for increasing the reach of women & newborns at state level with quality MNH services.


  • The candidate should have a minimum of a Bachelors’ degree in health with 7-8 years’ experience in related field or a Postgraduate qualification in Public Health with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in field.
  • S/he must possess basic experience in MNH programming with public health qualifications and at least 5 years health programme management experience with I/NGO in Nigeria.
  • The incumbent must have a good understanding of national health policies and’ strategies, programmes on MNH in Nigeria and MNH issues in Nigeria.
  • Experience in project management for Maternal and Newborn Health is desirable.

Method of Application

Kindly send your C.V and qualifying statements on or before 9th April 2015 explaining why you are
suitable to State position clearly in the subject field as applications without appropriate subject will be disqualified. Also, applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Closing Date: 09/04/2015