~ Position Closed ~

Chief of Party


Job Description

  • Provides Overall strategic and technical leadership in the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the project in selected states.
  • Serve as the principal point of contact between the Donor and ARFH on procedural and substantive matters related to the project.
  • Lead the development of annual work plans and budget for project implementation.
  • Oversee the advocacy and collaboration with primary stakeholders and gatekeepers to provide enabling environment for the implementation of programme activities at the State and National level.
  • Review and approve submitted programme budgets to guide programme implementation at the national and state level
  • Manage the relationship between ARFH and Sub- Recipient including Sub-Contractor on the project.
  • Represent ARFH at national high-level meetings with Government of Nigeria (GoN), donor and partners
  • Submit narrative and financial reports to the donor and other relevant stakeholders as at when due.

Specific Responsibilities

We seek applications from qualified persons for the following position in an anticipated US CDC funded Immunization project “Strengthening immunization program implementation in sub-national consequential geographies in Nigeria (SIPIS-Nigeria)”.

The candidate will be based in Abuja with oversight functions in selected states and report to the Director of Programs.

Required Experience

Minimum of 10 years of experience in senior program management position.

Demonstrated experience in routine immunization

  • Proven record of accomplishment of leadership, supportive supervision, mentoring and coaching skills.
  • Ability to develop and track project work plans and budget effectively.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English Language.
  • Great Interpersonal Communication Skills.
  • Excellent computer skills in MS Office suite and working knowledge of M & E software

Minimum Qualifications

  • MB BS, Sc. degree in any medical or social sciences
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field such as Public Health, Development Studies, Social Work or other health related field.

Method of Application

Applicants should complete the online form and send their comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and cover letter in ONLY one attachment (MSWord document) explaining suitability for the job to sipisnigeria@arfh-ng.org on/or before 25th February, 2024.


Please indicate the title of post applied for in the subject line of the email. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Applicants are advised to provide their functional emails/mobile phone numbers on the application letter as well as three professional referees including their functional e-mail addresses and telephone numbers. Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. ARFH has a Child Safeguarding policy in place and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).


Full Time


14 February, 2024


25 February, 2024

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