Centre for Health Education, Economic Rehabilitation and Social Security-CHEERS is one of the leading indigenous Implementing Partners in Nigeria focussing on mitigating the impact of HIV/AIDs, Malaria and Tuberculosis in Nigeria. CHEERS mission is to improve the quality of lives of vulnerable population groups in rural communities across Nigeria by increasing access to healthcare services, education and economic empowerment opportunities.
Job Title: Program Coordinator
Ensure that the Executive Director is given up date on the progress of the project and understands what is happening in the programme and what advice and assistance is required from the Executive Director.
Observe and monitor activities of each line/state Manager, through attending Project Team meetings, workshops and reviewing staff reports. Monitor the outputs of each project. Take action to ensure that projects remain “on course” to achieve their required outputs.
Provide technical support to each line/state Manager in order to help achieve the intended outputs. Assist especially activities that are more sensitive or difficult in nature or which require additional staff resources and more specialised technical input.
Coordinate information collection, analysis, and recording/storage of information within the programme unit. Develop the advocacy strategies of the programme using this information and analysis. Coordinate preparation of information materials in the programme and submission as at when due to donors.
Government and donor liaison: Liaise with technical-level officials from the government and from donor organizations, assisting the government with regard to the project’s advocacy agenda, in close consultation with the relevant line/state Manager. Assist the Executive Director in liaising with high-level officials from Government and donor/development partners organizations.
Examine and make appropriate recommendations for approval of requests for advancing or disbursing programme funds in a timely manner, in accordance with donor specific financial regulations and with proper regard for the efficient and responsible use of donor funds.
Draft terms of reference and contracts for consulting services needed by the programme, for the Executive Director’s signature.
BA, BSc, HND, MBA, MSc, MA
Method of Application
Please submit your one page application and CV with contact details of 3 referees to firstname.lastname@example.org please indicate clearly that you are applying for the above mentioned position by mentioning the position in the subject line of your mail and in your application letter.
15 April 2016
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