Employment Type : Full Time
Location : Abuja, Nigeria
Deadline for submission : October 19, 2021
At Nutrition International, we make a difference, because nutrition is the difference.
Woven into the very fabric of our approach is the passion and drive of our global team of over 400 people, working in 13 offices across 11 countries with one common goal : transforming the lives of people who need it most through improved nutrition.
If you are a motivated and passionate individual who shares our conviction that a better world is possible through improved nutrition, wants to leave the world a little better than they found it, and is looking to be part of a global team with a clear vision, we want to hear from you.
Please consider applying for the position below.
Know our team
Nutrition International’s Operations Unit is responsible for ensuring the efficient and effective delivery of Nutrition International’s core program interventions including program development, design, planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting, and grant management, including setting annual operational planning, budgeting, and review processes.
The unit comprises a global team of professionals located in our 10 core countries across Asia, Africa and our headquarters in Ottawa.
The country director position will be responsible for the overall management of the Nigeria country programs within Africa Region.
You will have a master’s degree in management, International development, Public Health, Nutrition, or related field. At least 10 years’ experience in management of programs in public health, nutrition, international development and or related field.
Significant experience managing complex budgets and large diverse teams in progressively more senior leadership roles. At least 5 years’ experience in networking at a high level with international partners and country government is desirable.
Previous experience as a Country Manager or Director or equivalent role in scope and responsibility for an international NGO is desirable.
Effective leadership and management skills, strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills, strong consultative and negotiation skills, and ability to build positive working relationships with government officials, partners, multi-lateral bodies, and donor representatives.
Fluent in written and spoken English.
About the role
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What we offer
A competitive market pay, health and dental benefits and pension plan, flexible work hours, work from home, four weeks of vacation (plus public holidays) and support for learning and development opportunities.
We offer a collaborative and engaging work environment. Read more to know more about us Top Employers of National Capital Region 2020.
We thank you for your interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted
Nutrition International is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible work environment.
Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process
Please note that all our offers are conditional subject to appropriate screening checks and satisfactory reference checks
For more detailed information about the role, please click on the attached Job Description. Please click on the Apply button below to submit your application.