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Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) – 1 Position

Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) is one of the leading Nigerian Non-Governmental Organizations implementing programs for improving Reproductive Health and Family planning (RH/FP), Care and Treatment of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria etc.

We seek applications from qualified persons for the following position in a USAID funded OVC project: Integrated Child Health and Social Services Award in Lagos State. We offer professional opportunities for career advancement, good working environment and competitive remuneration. The vacancy is in the Lagos Office.


The DCOP will report to the Chief of Party (CoP) and support implementation of project activities. The DCOP will be responsible for managing day-to-day technical activities and act on behalf of the CoP, in his absence, including oversight activities across project States.

Specific Responsibilities

Technical leadership responsibilities include, but not limited to the following areas:

  • Programming for priority OVC sub-population, including CLHIV, HIV-exposed infants, children of PLHIV, adolescent girls, CKP and SVAC.
  • OVC Preventive interventions and Parenting skills development
  • Organization and workforce development
  • Excellent Report Writing and Documents Review Skills
  • Gender transformative programming
  • Programming to support HIV prevention and epidemic control
  • MCH and nutrition

Required Experience

Seven (7) years of experience, including senior program management position on a USAID funded OVC Program. Knowledge of grant management will be added advantage. Excellent computer skills, including basic knowledge of Strategic Information.

Minimum Qualifications

The DCOP should have excellent oral, written and analytical skills; including demonstrated experience in the strategic design and implementation of OVC programs.


  • MBBS or B.Sc. degree in any medical or social sciences
  • PhD or Master’s degree in a relevant field such as Public Health, Development Studies, Social Work or other related fields of study.

Method of Application

Applicants should complete the online form at https://bit.ly/ICHSSA2DCOP  and send their comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and cover letter in ONLY one attachment (MSWord document) explaining suitability for the job; to programs@arfh-ng.org on/or before Tuesday July 12, 2022. Details of specific job responsibilities can be found on www.arfh-ng.org.


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, Long Term


24 June, 2022


12 July, 2022

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