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Date Posted

Jun 10, 2015


Save The Children

Job Title

Maternal Newborn And Child Health Advisor At Save The Children - (3 Positions)

Job Type



The overall aim of the position is to support State Ministries of Health and partner organizations to roll out the new National Integrated Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (IMNCH) strategy, providing technical inputs with respect to newborn and child health and technical leadership on this work for Save the Children in Nigeria.

Essential Qualifications

· Medical qualification (MD or M.B.B.S.) with a post graduate qualification in paediatrics, Public health or related field.

· Substantial experience in a clinical, managerial and advisory capacity.

· Experience in providing technical support to partners and in particular government at senior levels.

· Superior interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and negotiate clearly and effectively at all levels. Presentation and training skills, along with tact and diplomacy are essential.

· Proven capacity to deliver results against objectives, reporting schedules and work plans.

· Excellent analytical and conceptual skills and the proven ability to translate these into concise high quality reports and lessons learnt documents,

· Confidence in using word processing and spreadsheet computer packages

· Fluency in written and spoken English and ability to make compelling technical presentations.

· Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s values and mission.

· Intimate knowledge of the policy and program context of Nigeria. Demonstrated capacity to develop a network of contacts with key players from amongst government, donors, international agencies and NGOs, to maintain these relationships over time and to support mobilization of significant funding from donors.


· Experience in health systems development and primary health care management.

· Proven capacity in strategic planning and long term positioning.

How to apply:

Kindly send your C.V and qualifying statements  explaining why you are suitable for the position you are applying for. 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.

Please note that applications will be treated as they are received and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Closing Date

June 23, 2015
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