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job title: job vacancy at abt associates

job field: Medical/Health

posted date: 2019-01-24

Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title:  Health Expert
Location: Nigeria

Organization synopsis

Abt Associates command technical expertise in health, agriculture, climate change, food security and governance - as well as in international evaluation
Our multi-layered health portfolio includes policy, health promotion and disease prevention, health finance, and health systems management. In partnership with government clients and local experts, our high-quality programs in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East are known for impact and innovation.
The International Development Division focuses on improving the lives and economic well-being of people in lower and middle-income countries


Abt Associates is seeking long-term International Health Experts for a health systems strengthening programme in Nigeria, funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID)
The individuals should also be value driven, in alignment with Abt Associates: being committed to excellence, mission-driven, global in their outlook, collaborative and holding themselves accountable through the work they do.
We are looking for a range of expertise with proven experience in the following technical areas in Nigeria at the institutional level:
Health systems strengthening
Health financing
Public financial management
Health governance
Institutional and individual capacity building
Advocacy and accountability
Health information systems and data
Private sector health
Family planning
Gender, equity and social inclusion
Monitoring, evaluation, research and learning
Abt Associates is looking for Experts with proven experience delivering health impacts in complex and challenging operational environments. Candidates will need to convey this impact through their applications and have clear examples to illustrate this impact

General Professional Experience

Experience with donor-funded programmes, specifically DFID, is preferred.
Degree qualified in a related field, preferably Masters
Excellent written and spoken communication skills are required
We are looking for candidates who ideally are Nigerian, have the right to reside, or do reside in Nigeria.
Experience working within the Nigerian health sector, with demonstrable impact.
Experience liaising with and supporting the Federal Ministry of Health, state ministries of health and/or Local Government Authorities in Borno, Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Lagos and Yobe
Experience working with the private sector, non-governmental organisations and/or civil society organisations to strengthen health outcomes in Nigeria


Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Qualified candidates should forward their CV and Covering Letters to:  In your email please tell us about your technical and subject matter expertise so we can align capabilities to further our mission – to improve the quality of life and economic well-being of people worldwide. This is an Abt Britain opening; you must submit your cover letter to the email address above to be considered for employment.


Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Local candidates strongly encouraged to apply.

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