University Research Co., LLC (URC) is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education worldwide. With our non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects in over 40 countries, including the United States.
We are recruiting to fill the below position:
Job Title: Quality Improvement Officers for a Vulnerable Children (VC)
Locations: Abuja, Enugu
URC is currently soliciting applications for Two (2) Quality Improvement Officers for a Vulnerable Children (VC) program funded by United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The program is designed to improve the well-being of vulnerable children and caregivers through a sustainable, comprehensive and coordinated response.
Provide technical direction and management for all project tasks and implementation team.
Work closely with the Regional Quality Improvement Advisors to organize quality improvement activities
Ensure implementation of activities to improve well-being and care for Vulnerable Children, and their households.
Synthesize, document and disseminate the process of institutionalizing quality of care into existing systems and social service structures.
Ensure technical support for quality improvement activities is provided to the state Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development and partners.
Provide financial management and accountability of all project tasks in compliance with USAID regulations and URC policies.
Assume responsibility for the achievement and documentation of project results and ensure timely completion of all project deliverables for USAID and other stakeholders.
Ensure excellent relationships with United States Government (USG) partners, the state Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development and other stakeholders
Perform any other responsibilities as required.
Qualifications and skills:
Minimum of university degree in any discipline.
At least a minimum of five (5) years experience in Vulnerable children programming on USAID President Emergency Plan for AlDs Relief (PEPFAR) funded project
A minimum of three (3) years significant time in management and leadership capacity.
Experience with United State (US) government systems, specifically USAID - reporting processes and program indicators
Relevant experience in capacity building for diverse targets, particularly in indigenous organizations and community settings
Good communication & writing skills
Computer skills with good working knowledge of Microsoft office and internet application are essential.
Fluency in both written and oral English required and ability to speak local languages is desirable. Willingness to travel within Nigeria.
Fluency in the local language of the state where one is applying.
Application Closing Date
25th October, 2012
How To Apply
Interested candidates should send a copy of their Curriculum Vitae (CV) and suitability letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Indicating on the subject line of the email the position and location i.e. which state you want to work.
Note: Please note that URC will no provide relocation allowance, candidates are expected to be resident in the state. CV should include daytime telephone number, email address, names and addresses of three referees, and salary expectations. Due to the large number of applications we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.