Post Date: 2012-06-14
Desired Course(s): Not Specified
Application Deadline: Several Weeks Ago
Experience: 1-3 yrs
Job Status: contract
Location:Jigawa, Kano, Katsina, Yobe, Zamfara
The Maternal Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) initiative is a 5-year aid programme which operates alongside the PRRINN programme that focuses on strengthening routine immunization in four Northern Nigerian States. The MNCH programme aims to address the unacceptable high rates of maternal and newborn morbidity and mortality in the selected Northern Nigerian States. The programme is funded by the Norwegian government in partnership with the UK Department for International Development (DFID). It is operated by a consortium of three organizations, namely: Health Partners International UK, Save the Children, UK and GRID Consulting Nigeria.
The joint programme collaborates with stakeholders in the health sector as well as civil societies to provide quantifiable improvements to PHC systems in Northern Nigeria. PRRINN~MNCH is managed by a team of internationally recruited professionals. Its programme activities are carried out in Jigawa, Katsina, Yobe and Zamfara with coordination from the programme head office in Kano. The programme has been in operation, but seeks to recruit qualified professionals to fill the vacant positions as identified below:
Job Title: Front Desk Officer
The ideal candidate will carry out a full range secretarial and reception duties in the state office. S/he will actively be responsible for all hospitality arrangement and upkeep of the office at all times in order to promote a conducive and effective office environment. Occasionally, s/he will be required to provide support to the logistician in coordinating workshops and meetings that may arise.
Qualified candidates should possess the following:
Candidate must possess a minimum of HND or related qualification with a least two (2) years’ experience in a similar role. S/he must be proficient in computer and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate in Hausa is essential.
Terms of Employment:
These appointments will be for a contract term of up to twelve (12) months, with an initial 3 months probationary period. The programme offers highly competitive salary packages. However, local terms and conditions are applicable.