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The Women for Health (W4H) programme is a 5 year DFID-funded health programme with the main objective of addressing the severe shortage of female health workers in five selected states in the Northern Nigeria. Women for Health is in full support of the MDG goals on reduction of child and maternal mortality especially in the selected Northern states in Nigeria and aims to address this through provision of female health workers in order to encourage improved access to health for women. The programme will address the critical health sector human resource challenges by using an approach which empowers women as service providers. Women for Health (W4H) are operated by a consortium of three organizations, namely: Health Partners International UK, Save the Children, UK and GRID Consulting Nigeria. As the programme commences its activities in Jigawa, Katsina, Zamfara and Yobe with coordination from the programme head office in Kano.

VACANCY
There has a vacancy for the post of Logistics and Admin Officer (LAO). The successful candidate will be based in all the programme operating states carrying out Logistics and Admin duties at the state level and provide support to the National Logistics and Admin Officer in the National office.

Responsibilities:
S/he will plan and coordinate workshops and ensure an effective and efficient workflow in the office.  
Candidate will maintain cordial relationship with service providers and suppliers as well coordinate their activities.
The LAO is responsible for making prompt hotel bookings for visitors e.g. Consultants and Partners and overseeing the maintenance and effective utilization of programme vehicles and assets. S/he will also coordinate the itinerary for programme drivers.

Qualified candidates should possess the following:
Candidates must have a graduate degree in any discipline of arts, humanities or the social sciences.
The job holder must have a minimum of three years’ experience in a similar role.
The position must have a good knowledge of MS office tools especially MS Word and Excel.
The ideal candidate must have excellent communication (oral & written) and interpersonal skills. Previous experience in a similar environment is desirable.

How to apply?
To apply for this post, please email a covering letter addressing your suitability for the post and a CV to W4H@gridconsulting.net. Please quote the job title in the subject line.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Please send your application CV's before 20th November, 2012.

Interviews will commence thereafter.

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