NGO jobs MArch 2013 at Marie Stopes

NGO jobs MArch 2013 at Marie Stopes :MARIE STOPES NIGERIA

Marie Stopes Nigeria (MSN) is a results-orientated non-profit Social Enterprise, which uses modern management and marketing techniques to meet the needs of the underserved and dramatically improve access to high quality family planning and other reproductive health services in Nigeria MSN is part of Marie Stopes International’s Global Partnership, which operates in over 42 countries worldwide.



Duration of contract: 1 year and Probationary period: 3 months



–          In consultation with the appropriate manager, recruit, interview and select staff and/or volunteers with appropriate skills for the project activities.

–          Measure and evaluate project outputs and deliverables as established during the planning phase and through-cut life of project Prepare and submit high quality programmatic progress reports according to donor’s / MSN’s schedules and guideline

–          Assist the preparation of financial reports and MSN’s M&E function in measuring project outputs and evaluating project impact

–          Preparing, reviewing and implementing work plans in consultation and co-ordination with other departments

–          Executing project activities according to plan and donor guidelines

–          Supervise project progress and making adjustments as necessary to ensure targets are met and the project is successfully completed

–          Ensuring that all project Information is captured, documented and appropriately shared

–          Ensure all project activities are implemented on time and within budget and at the required level of quality

–          Ensure robust relationships and networks with relevant private and public sector, civil society, and government stakeholders are created and maintained with a view to strengthening MSN’s impact and future funding opportunities

–          Ensure compliance with all relevant MSN and donor rules and requirements



–          BSC/Diploma in Development or a related field

–          At least 5 years experience in a project management role for a non-governmental development organizations

–          Experience managing DFID, USAIO, EU, or Gates funded projects

–          Highly proficient in the English language, particularly in written work

–          Ability to work to deadlines and motivate other to do the same

–          Strong team building and leadership skills, interpersonal and communication skills

–          Familiarity with the different cultural, social and religious identities in Nigeria, international hearth, development issues and the international donor community

–          Knowledge of logical frameworks, behavior change models, marketing planning and program management tools preferred

–          Sensitive to issues of participation and preferably knowledge of participatory approaches.

–          Agreement with the MSI Global Partnership’s Mission, Vision and Goals (please see



Duration of contract: 2 year and Probationary period: 6 months



–          Create, document and revise systems design procedure and test procedures against quality standard

–          Design, Install and test new software releases and system upgrades

–          Attend to/resolve helpdesk requests.

–          Provide professional guidance during selection and procurement of IT related systems

–          Coach and coordinate information, technology support, and related activities

–          Identifies and evaluate different options and choose the right course of resolving hitches

–          Support and manage the IT infrastructure in MSN offices across Nigeria

–          Give network configuration and resolve problems with infrastructure support software both at Server and User level

–          Maintain functionality of office LAN, Internet access rights and Printer sharing

–          Support on-site and remotely on both server (Windows server 2008) and user levels (Windows XP, Windows 7 and Macintosh)

–          Evaluate and install new technologies such as patches, version upgrade, integrated new system etc.

–          Administer server room to make sure that all systems and all business processes are running effectively

–          Advise and solve effective day to day office processes.

–          Issue software, hardware and network requirements to ensured IT standards are met

–          Back up and recover data against disaster to ensure sustainability



–          BSC in Information Technology or a combination of relevant education and experience; A+ or Network + certification preferred

–          Excellent  experience with network technologies, including total-area network (LAN) protocols, wide-area network (WAN) protocols, IP routing and DM

–          Strong Excel and database skills (Access, MySQL, SQL Server)

–          Vast experience with network hardware, including routers, switches and hubs

–          Excellent level of computer literacy, proficiency in IT infrastructure configuration, and demonstrated advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite applications required.

–          Understanding of other commercial database applications, Including SQL and experience supporting accounting packages helpful.

–          Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities, and work independently

–          Solid communication and inter-personal skids

–          Fluency in English, including speaking, reading, and writing,




Duration of contract: 2 years and Probationary period: 6 months



–          Pay regular visits and make calls to existing and prospective customers with a view to maintaining / establishing good relationships with them

–          Respond to and follow up sales enquiries using appropriate methods.

–          Communicate, liaise, and negotiate internally and externally using appropriate methods to facilitate the development of profitable business and sustainable relationships.

–          Identify customer needs and proactively seek to address them.

–          Help with developing and implementing efficient and effective customer service strategies

–          Supervise and report on market and competitor activities and provide relevant reports and information on them

–          Report to the sales and marketing manager

–          Accountable for generating consumer demand for MSN’s products and services and for ensuring that those services are as widely available as possible in his assigned territory with in Nigeria

–          Prospect and market Marie Stopes’s products and services by training Healthcare professionals such as Pharmacists, Nurses / Midwives on the ways and manner the products are used

–          Attend trainings to develop relevant knowledge, techniques and skills

–          Adhere to health and safety policies, and other requirements relating to care of equipment.



–          B.Pharm. or a closely related Medical Science degree

–          3 years relevant experience

–          Track record of achieving sales, financial and non-financial targets

–          Excellent team building, communication and inter-personal, Planning, organizational, negotiation and selling skills

–          Transaction processing, relationship management, problem solving and driving skills

–          Highly self-sufficient, entrepreneurial, innovative, inspirational and persuasive

–          Must be pro-choice and ready to travel

–          Computer literate

–          Agreement with the MSI Global Partnership’s Mission, Vision and Goals (please see



Send your application and CV (as a single document) to, quoting the position & location applied for as the subject of the email. Applications that do not follow this format will not be considered. Deadline for application is on or before close of business on Friday 15th March, 2013

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