Deputy Regional Director at Project Hope

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  • Job ID 27643
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Job Description

Project HOPE Nigeria (otherwise referred to People-to-People Health Foundation Nigeria) is a registered non-profit, non-governmental organization working in Nigeria in areas of HIV & AIDS, Tuberculosis, OVC, RMNCAH & Malaria intervention services.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Deputy Regional Director 

Ref No: req1078
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Employment Type: Full-time
Division: Global Health
Reports to: Regional Director for Africa
Reporting to this Position: TBD
FLSA Status:  Exempt

Position Summary

  • In collaboration with the Regional Director, coordinate and oversee administrative and technical implementation of programs in Africa as well as lead program development efforts.
  • Facilitate communication between regional program and US staff to efficiently support program development, operations, headquarters requirements and donor needs.
  • Provide day-to-day administration of assigned programs. Act as designee for the Regional Director, in his/her absence.


  • Overall, takes on specific projects, beginning to end, with decision-making responsibility to achieve project goals. May provide day-to-day administration of assigned programs within region. Travels to program sites as designated by Regional Director, as necessary to support project staff and business development needs. Implements specific programmatic and/or regional action plans in collaboration with the Regional Director.
  • Business Development – program/proposal/budget development
  • Assess business development opportunities, coordinate and lead aspects of our preparations and response from start to finish.
  • Program Implementation – Provide leadership for oversight of program management and monitoring including problem identification and resolution.
  • Leads aspects of Financial Management/oversight and Human Resource management/team building
  • Organizational Representation and Communication
  • Maintains, initiates and generally Represents Project HOPE and its work in Africa with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Medical Degree as well as a Master’s Degree in Public Health, or Business Administration, such as MBA or MHA, is required.
  • 8+ years of experience, with USAID/Global Fund/PEPFAR.
  • Demonstrated experience as a resource person for:
  • Development – program/proposal/budget development
  • Program Implementation – Program/project monitoring, problem identification and resolution
  • Organizational Representation and Communication
  • Financial Management and Human Resource management/team building
  • 5+ years of direct managerial or supervisory experience, including experience in staff interviewing and selection, staff development and related education requirements, orientation for new hires, and debriefing of separating staff.
  • 10+ years of experience living and working in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Fluency in English is required as well as other language(s) from the continent preferred.

Characteristics / Traits:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with field and home office staff to ensure quality and productivity.
  • Demonstrated communication skills, verbal and written. Writing skills should include a memorandum of understanding, proposal/grant writing, and routine program status and activity reports.
  • Strong financial management skills and capabilities, and strong analytical skills.
  • Proficiency with computers, both in word processing and spreadsheet programs, with presentation and report writing capability.
  • Able to manage multiple priorities, function as team/project leader, and work with a minimum of supervision and direction.
  • Think creatively and critically about programs and activities, in order to challenge the status quo and promote continuous improvement.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • Physical demands: Must be mobile in an office environment and able to use standard office equipment, must be able to communicate in verbal and written form, and must be able to travel internationally.
  • Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. Typical office environment with exposure to a minimal noise level.
  • Travel up to 40% time

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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