Senior Associate, Public Health
Co-creation Hub
Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
1d ago

JOB SUMMARY

The senior associate will support the design and day-to-day management and implementation of public health projects and activities within the organization.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide technical expertise and ensure appropriate support for the implementation of project activities in the public health practice.
  • Analyze potential strategies and opportunities within the public health space and proffer appropriate solutions to address public health challenges toward improving health outcomes.
  • Actively research new grants and projects to ensure a robust pipeline of opportunities to advance the agenda of the public health practice.
  • Drive knowledge development and management in the practice, including representing the organization in panels and presenting at external workshops, conferences, etc;
  • contributing to the body of knowledge by authoring abstracts and publications for journals.

  • Actively track project activities against the expected outputs and projected objectives.
  • Identify and effectively manage all key risks related to the ongoing project.
  • Ensure regular updates of all relevant project management tools, including but not limited to implementation plans, budgets, deliverables templates, issue log, stakeholder list etc.
  • Lead the process of producing regular project progress reports to both management and external stakeholders.
  • Represent the project externally with relevant partners and stakeholders.
  • Additional Job Responsibilities :

    The duties and responsibilities listed above are not exhaustive. Additional responsibilities may be assigned to the role holder, depending on their level of expertise and experience.

    Qualifications

    Educational Qualifications

  • A degree in Public Health, epidemiology, healthcare-related sciences or other relevant field is preferred, an advanced degree is an added advantage.
  • 3+ years of experience with designing, managing, and implementing public health projects involving multiple stakeholders and implementing partners.
  • Skills and Knowledge

  • Good understanding of the healthcare system in Nigeria and other regions in Africa.
  • Proficiency in grant sourcing and proposal writing
  • Experience with digital health, health technology or related fields.
  • Organizational, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills.
  • Strong stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Strong ability to communicate complex information clearly and concisely (verbally and written) for a wide range of audiences (technical and nontechnical) with differing needs.
  • Strong technical report writing skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Collaborative work style and strong work ethic.
  • Additional Information

    What we offer

  • Paid time off
  • Healthcare coverage
  • A highly collaborative team environment that will support your professional and personal growth
  • Work alongside great talent.
  • A culture of learning and innovation.
  • Opportunities for career growth and training.
  • Interaction with industry leaders and forward-thinking people.
  • A chance to make a social difference.
  • Overall fun company.
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