NGO Jobs in Lagos at Options

Options provides technical and management expertise in the health and social sectors to governments and international development partners.

Options’ work focuses on providing expertise in sexual and reproductive health, maternal newborn and child health, HIV and AIDS, citizen voice and accountability, gender, social inclusion and equity, to strengthen pro-poor health systems.

Options works with a range of clients including international agencies, governments, the private sector, academic institutions, and civil society to support strengthening of health service delivery.

Job Title: Systems Strengthening Technical Advisor

Location: Lagos state
Fixed term, until 31 December 2014 with possible extension
Salary: commensurate with experience

Role description:
The Systems Strengthening Techincal Advisor (SSTA) will join Options under the Enhancing Nigeria’s Response (ENR) to HIV/AIDS Programme. The SSTA will be responsible for supporting the State Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS (SACA) in his/her State by building the capacity and providing assistance for the development and maintenance of efficient and effective coordination, planning and reporting for an effective, multi-sectoral and evidence-based HIV/AIDS response.

Qualifications and experience:

    Master's degree or equivalent experience in public health administration, Social Sciences, or other related field
    Minimum of 10 years of consulting and/or management experience in large, complex, Non-Government, public or private sector development projects
    Demonstrated program management competency and effective communication skills in working with clients, partners, and other public health professionals
    Understanding of key issues for STI/HIV programming
    Experience in institutional development, mentoring and training for different cadres of staff and partners
    Excellent technical writing, editing, presentation and interpersonal communication skills with proven ability to work as part of a team as well as being a self starter.

How to Apply

To apply, please send your CV accompanied by a short covering letter and contact details of three relevant referees before 30 April 2014 to  Please specify in the subject line the position you are applying for. Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

Location: Lagos

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