Vacancy for Project Assistant / Capacity Building Officer at Abt Associates


Abt Associates - The International Development Division focuses on improving the lives and economic well-being of people in lower and middle-income countries. We 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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Project Assistant / Capacity Building Officer
Req Id: 59905
Location: Oyo State

Summary
Abt Associates seeks a Capacity Building Officer to support a family planning project under SHOPS Plus. SHOPS Plus is USAID’s flagship initiative in private sector health.
The project seeks to harness the full potential of the private sector and catalyze public-private engagement to improve health outcomes in TB, family planning, HIV/AIDS, maternal and child health, and other health areas. In Nigeria, SHOPS Plus willbuild the capacity of public and private providers to scale up family planning, including Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARCs) in Oyo and Akwa Ibom.
The Capacity Building Officer will ensure effective coordination of competency-based FP, including LARC trainings at state level. This position reports directly to the Oyo State coordinator with a dotted line to the Capacity Building Specialist (CBS).

Preferred Skills / Prerequisites
RN/RM, degree in Clinical Nursing/Midwifery, relevant paramedical degree or M.B.B.S degree. (Master’s Degree in Public Health is an advantage)
3-5 years demonstrated knowledge and experience in designing and managing clinical trainings and workshops (specific experience with FP/LARC training is desirable)
Extensive knowledge of the Nigerian public and private health sectors
Familiarity with different sociocultural and developmental issues related to RH/FP in Nigeria and the international community
Demonstrated experience in developing, organising and delivering training and capacity building activities
Demonstrated ability to engage with a range of stakeholders
Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
Excellent computer, management and organizational skills
Ability to run basic statistical analysis and generate good report is needed
A proven team player
Ability to anticipate and solve problems
Ability to independently plan and execute complex tasks while addressing daily management details and remaining organized and focused on long-term deadlines and strategy
Ability to travel within the state approximately 50% of the time

Minimum Qualifications:
( 2+ ) years of experience OR the equivalent combination of education and experience

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should

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