Program Project Technical Coordinator Vacancy at Pathfinder International
Pathfinder International
Abuja, Nigeria
4d ago
source : MyJobNigeria


Program Project Technical Coordinator job opportunity is available at Pathfinder International for individuals who possess relevant qualifications.


  • The Accelerating Equitable Access, Acceptance, and Uptake of COVID-19 vaccines project is funded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
  • The project is to advance COVID-19 mitigation and recovery in Nigeria by curbing vaccine services and strengthening accountability mechanisms for vaccine delivery.
  • The project will be implemented in Kano, Kaduna, and FCT in collaboration with the Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) pillar of the COVID-19 task force, Religious groups, including the Nigeria Interfaith Action Association (NIFAA), Federation of Muslim Women’s Association of Nigeria (FOMWAN), Traditional / Community leaders’ associations, Women groups and other relevant Civil Society Organizations that are supporting similar efforts in the intervention States.
  • Objectives of the Project

  • Increased acceptance and uptake of COVID-19 vaccines services, particularly for those underserved, by shifting norms and biases, and debunking myths and misconceptions
  • Increased access to equitable quality COVID-19 vaccines services by strengthening and scaling up service delivery at the facility level
  • Enhanced enabling environment for equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines.
  • Program (Technical) Coordinator (M & E Assistant) 1.
  • Summary

  • Provides administrative, coordination and technical support to the project. Assists the staff in their work to improve the quality and timeliness of routine programmatic data.
  • Enters program or project data into the different databases, sources reference materials for staff and prepares reports, presentations and other technical and non-technical documents.
  • Supports the functional area with hiring consultants, organizing meetings and arranging travel.

    Key Job Outcomes :

  • Provide technical support for the implementation of M & E activities to ensure the project targets are met
  • Assist to implement and ensure data quality and best practices in data collection, management and reporting
  • Ensure the use of standard tools and indicators required in the program
  • Assist to ensure regular maintenance of database / information system
  • Conduct routine monitoring visits to project state including the conduct of data verification and validation and data quality assessment (DQAs)
  • Program / Project Tools, Materials Maintenance and Updates : Works with staff to prepare manuals, documents, reports, presentations and other tools, and reviews and updates the materials.
  • Helps staff source reference materials.

  • Records Retention : Manages filing, storage and tracking of hardcopy and electronic content and support templates and ensures availability of current information on related subjects.
  • Database Management, Collection and Analysis : Supports staff with developing and formatting instruments for data collection and presentation.
  • Assists staff with maintaining and updating the global database, analysis and preparing quarterly reports for research and evaluation projects.

  • Project Management and Participation : Leads, manages or participates on cross-functional project teams.

  • Bachelor’s Degree, or a combination of education and experience that yields the minimally required key competencies.
  • 2 years working experience in health development sector assisting non-government organization (NGO) or public-sector programs.
  • Knowledge of DHIS2 and Data quality Assessment (DOAs).
  • Minimally Required Job-Specific Competencies :

  • Recordkeeping : Foundational knowledge of organizing, filling and maintaining documents.
  • Database Management, Data Entry and Reporting : Foundational knowledge of data entry and creation of reports. Ability to use and maintain databases.
  • Ability to prepare reports to support projects.

  • Travel, Meetings and Events Coordination : Ability to plan and coordinate activities, events, travel and meetings.
  • Data and Materials Maintenance : Ability to review, update and finalize materials.
  • Filing and Record Keeping : Ability to file documentation and maintain records according to policy and procedures.
  • Data Collection : Ability to develop and format instruments for data collection for project or program according to prescribed procedures.
  • Minimally Required Organizational Competencies :

  • Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Services : Foundational knowledge of family planning and reproductive health principles, practices and services of assigned project and program.
  • Passion for Sexual and Reproductive Health Services : Commitment to family planning, reproductive health services, gender, maternal, child health services, and eradication of harmful traditional practices.
  • Software Applications : Foundational skills using MS Office products, including MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Languages : Ability to speak and write using the local language and English language.
  • Customer Service : Proven customer service skills.
  • Organization, Planning and Multi-tasking : Advanced organizational and planning skills. Foundational project planning and project management skills.
  • Proven ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and multi-task with minimal supervision.

  • Self-Management and Teamwork : Ability to work independently or as a member of the team, ability to be detailed-oriented, and ability to manage stress effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Matrix Management : Ability to thrive in a matrixed organization.
  • Confidentiality : Proven ability to maintain confidentiality on work-related issues
  • Other Information :

  • Travel required (less than 30%)
  • Uses cellular and desk phone, laptop or desktop computer
  • May serve as the program / project or functional area’s first point-of-contact for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Behaviors : Required :

    Required :

  • Team Player : Works well as a member of a group.
  • Motivations : Required :

    Required :

  • Peer Recognition : Inspired to perform well by the praise of coworkers.
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