Thursday, May 17, 2012

Health Adviser Job needed @ Canadian International Development Agency

Company Profile
CIDA’s bilateral programming objective is to enhance Nigeria’s capacity to use its own resources to achieve equitable, sustainable poverty reduction, particularly among women and other marginalized groups.

To achieve this objective, the Nigeria program is currently implementing a programming strategy, with Children and Youth and Sustainable Economic Growth as priority programming sectors, and gender equality and environment as crosscutting themes. This year, CIDA’s indicative annual bilateral budget is $16.4 million, mostly with health and environment projects. Efforts are concentrated in two states: Cross River and Bauchi. CIDA’s bilateral programme in Nigeria is under the leadership of CIDA’s Cooperation Section, supported by CIDA HQ staff.
CIDA seeks the services of a Consultant Health Adviser who will assist the present Health Adviser in providing technical advice to new and on-going CIDA projects in the health sector, especially in Maternal and Child health.

Location: Abuja
Duration: Until 30th of March 2013

Job Title: Health Adviser 2

Reports to: Director, CIDA Program Support Unit; working under the direction of
Head of Cooperation, CIDA


  • Postgraduate qualification in public health, Community health, reproductive health or related discipline
  • Understanding and experience of health care delivery systems in Nigeria at all levels
  • Knowledge of best practices and the international strategies to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Significant experience in report writing


Work as part of a small team to provide effective high quality health policy and technical advice to the health sector components of the CIDA program.

Method of Application:

Email your application and CV including 3 references to  or deliver it to Canadian International Development Agency, Program Support Unit, Nigeria, 2nd floor Yakubu Gowon Centre, 493 Abogo Largema St Central Business District Abuja

Application Deadline: 28th May, 2012

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