Public Health Project Manager Vacancy at a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)

Posted on: Mon 29-11-2021

A Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Public Health Project Manager

Location: Abuja (FCT)


  • We are recruiting for a Public Health Project Manager to manage a data collection program across eight states in Nigeria.
  • S/he will work directly under the Project Lead and will act as a general supervisor overseeing the project activities and making decisions that will sustain and yield a desirable impact on the project.

Job Description

The Project Manager will be responsible for managing the project from the point of conception to execution. S/he should be very proactive, a strategic thinker, an effective communicator and have a great understanding of Public Health Projects.


  • Engage stakeholders and prepare project requirement documents (Write up PRD for the project)
  • Prepare project planning documentation like charter, daily project report templates, glossary, assumption risk documents and mitigation plans
  • Review proposal work plan and prepare work breakdown structure and Grant chart
  • Develop logistics plan for the pretesting process of the project, including pretesting locations and contact persons
  • Secure 2 facilities for the pretesting; Deploy pretesting tools at the pretesting facilities.
  • Develop logistics and travel plans for all the technical support officers
  • Supervise the field assessors, technical support officers and monitor data collection activities
  • Organize daily stand up meetings and collection of daily reports
  • Collate reports from the field teams in the different states and prepare a comprehensive data collection report
  • Prepare project closing reports and submissions.
  • Report and accelerate risks or blockers within the projects on a daily basis
  • Make executive decisions on behalf of the Project Lead requirements.
  • Any other related tasks assigned by the Project Lead.


  • A Degree in Public Health or IT related Degree. A Masters Degree in Public health or Computer Science is an added advantage.
  • MBA / MPH is an added advantage
  • A minimum of 1+ years working in a related role.
  • At least one year of managerial experience.

Application Closing Date

20th December, 2021.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online


Candidate must include the following:

  • One-page CV.
  • A brief letter of motivation or cover letter (maximum of 300 words).