Senior Associate, Public Health at Co-Creation Hub (CcHUB)

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Posted on: Thu 05-05-2022

CcHUB is Nigeria’s first open living lab and pre-incubation space being designed to be a multi-functional, multi-purpose space where work to catalyze creative social tech ventures take place. The HUB is a place for technologists, social entrepreneurs, government, tech companies, impact investors and hackers in and around Lagos to co-create new solutions to the many social problems in Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below

Job Title: Senior Associate, Public Health

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Job Type: Full-time

Job Summary

The senior associate will support the design and day-to-day management and implementation of public health projects and activities within the organization.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide technical expertise and ensure appropriate support for the implementation of project activities in the public health practice.
  • Analyze potential strategies and opportunities within the public health space and proffer appropriate solutions to address public health challenges toward improving health outcomes.
  • Actively research new grants and projects to ensure a robust pipeline of opportunities to advance the agenda of the public health practice.
  • Drive knowledge development and management in the practice, including representing the organization in panels and presenting at external workshops, conferences, etc; contributing to the body of knowledge by authoring abstracts and publications for journals.
  • Actively track project activities against the expected outputs and projected objectives.
  • Identify and effectively manage all key risks related to the ongoing project.
  • Ensure regular updates of all relevant project management tools, including but not limited to implementation plans, budgets, deliverables templates, issue log, stakeholder list etc.
  • Lead the process of producing regular project progress reports to both management and external stakeholders.
  • Represent the project externally with relevant partners and stakeholders.

Additional Job Responsibilities:

The duties and responsibilities listed above are not exhaustive. Additional responsibilities may be assigned to the role holder, depending on their level of expertise and experience.

Qualifications

Educational Qualifications:

  • A Degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Healthcare-related sciences or other relevant field is preferred, an advanced degree is an added advantage.
  • 3+ years of experience with designing, managing, and implementing public health projects involving multiple stakeholders and implementing partners.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Good understanding of the healthcare system in Nigeria and other regions in Africa.
  • Proficiency in grant sourcing and proposal writing  
  • Experience with digital health, health technology or related fields.
  • Organizational, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills.
  • Strong stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Strong ability to communicate complex information clearly and concisely (verbally and written) for a wide range of audiences (technical and nontechnical) with differing needs.
  • Strong technical report writing skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Collaborative work style and strong work ethic.

What We Offer

  • Paid time off
  • Healthcare coverage
  • A highly collaborative team environment that will support your professional and personal growth
  • Work alongside great talent.
  • A culture of learning and innovation.  
  • Opportunities for career growth and training.
  • Interaction with industry leaders and forward-thinking people.  
  • A chance to make a social difference.
  • Overall fun company.  

Application Closing Date

Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online