United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Project Manager (Oxygen System Strengthening and the Establishment of a 3-Hub Model for Vaccines Logistic Management)
Job No: 553565
Contract type: Fixed Term Appointment
How Can you Make a Difference?
Under the direct supervision and general guidance of the Chief, Health Section, the Project manager is The Programme manager (Health) will provide support to UNICEF Nigeria CO, Health Section, to manage projects that require working with various stakeholders, tight deadlines, and multiple funding sources.
He/she will be the leading project manager of the following initiatives: Support the establishment of the 3-hubs in Abuja, Kano and Lagos for the expansion of the national cold storage space; and to manage the expansion of UNIEF oxygen portfolio, which includes the installation of 9 oxygen plants and ensuring sustainable powering.
He/she will be working directly under the supervision of the Chief of the Section, and in close collaboration with the cluster leads (PHC, immunization, and MNCH).
The programme manager (Health) will manage specific, multi-stakeholders’ projects of the Nigeria country office focusing on designing, planning, implementing, and monitoring corresponding activities in the workplans to deliver measurable results.
Specifically, the project manager will manage end-to-end two flagship projects which are cross-cutting to the health section:
Scale-up Oxygen support with dual-purpose in Primary and Secondary Health Centres in Nigeria; and
The design, implementation and roll-out of the 3-Hubs model to improve vaccine logistics management countrywide.
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