The American University of Nigeria (AUN)

Public Health Advisor

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The American University of Nigeria (AUN) is recruiting for Contract Public Health Advisor

Job Description

In collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), the American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking prospective candidates for the anticipated Prevention of Spread of COVID-19 Pandemic through Awareness Raising and Livelihoods Support for Adolescent Girls and Boys in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states.

The positions are local positions and are open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.

Note: The positions are contingent on the award of the project to the American University of Nigeria.

All positions are for one year, renewable based on performance and continued donor funding.

 

Position: Public Health Advisor

Department: Atiku Center

Nature of Employment: Project Assignment

Location: Maiduguri or Yola

Supervisor: Report to the Project Director

 

Position Background:

The Public Health Advisor will be responsible for monitoring outbreak and spread of the "Coronavirus Disease 2019" (COVID-19), which has caused a public health emergency and promote public health program in project communities.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for carrying out and promoting public health program activities in the project communities.
  • Provide trainings and creative COVID19 preventive awareness programs to project beneficiaries.
  • Provide advice, assistance, and/or consultation on public health programs in target states and communities
  • Identify public health problems and issues as they relate to unsafe or ineffective use by beneficiaries or health professionals.
  • Advise public health personnel and program staff on program policies, procedures, and activities
  • Any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

 

Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience

5

Qualifications
B.Sc
Other Requirements

Position Requirements:

  • BSc in Public Health, Science, Social Science, Management or related field
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of professional experience in implementing, managing or monitoring public health and livelihood programs
  • Demonstrated ability to monitor, supervise, and train in health service and livelihood programs
  • Excellent technical writing and oral presentation skills highly desired
  • INGO work experience preferred.

Description of Benefits:

Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the Project.

 

How to Apply:

Suitably qualified candidates should CLICK HERE to apply, and submit their resumes, cover letters and references on a single file to recruitment@aun.edu.ng in a word document or PDF format before the closing date of this publication. The position being applied for should be the subject of the email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

AUN is an equal opportunity employer and strives to provide a culturally diverse workforce; we do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race creed, colour, nationality, origin, age, sex, religion and marital status. For information on AUN, visit our Web site at www.aun.edu.ng

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About The American University of Nigeria (AUN)
The American University of Nigeria was founded in response to the need for a world-class university in sub-Saharan Africa.The goal of AUN is to train the future leaders of Africa and to serve as both a stimulus and agent of economic development throughout the region. To that end, all students, regardless of academic specialization, will receive high-level training in information technology, entrepreneurship and in arts and sciences, all of which are the key to future sustainable development...
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Job Summary
Published
May 22, 2020
Offer Type
Contract
Experience
Minimum of 5years
Location
Adamawa /Borno
Cities
Yola /Maiduguri
Deadline
May 26, 2020
Specialization
Medical/ Health
Industries
NGO / Non-Profit / International Agencies /Education Services/ Research
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