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eHealth Nigeria is currently seeking six (6) highly motivated people to fill the position of State Manager for 6 Northern States.

Emergency Operation Centres (EOCs) are currently being developed for the management for the polio epidemic. Governmental agencies and NGOs are uniting to fight polio together through the shared use of the EOCs. Representatives from the NPHCDA, WHO, UNICEF, CDC, FMOH, McKinsey, and Rotary will be stationed at the EOCs hosted in key states.

eHealth Nigeria is currently seeking a State Manager to manage each EOC. This person will need to be highly organised, proficient in the use of computers and technology, motivated, and communicative. The diverse needs of the EOC will require that the State Manager be an innovative thinker and problem solver.

Job Title: State Manager
Employment Period: 1 year with the possibility of extension
Locations: 6 Northern States
# of Positions: 6
Salary: N230,000 - N310,000 + benefits

This is a unique opportunity to assist in eradicating polio from Nigeria.

Responsibilities:
General oversight of the EOC
Maintain organisational procedures
Maintain electric and hard copy filing system
Resolve administrative problems and inquires
Organising meetings and setting up the meeting room and technology
Managing other staff members (Administrative Coordinator, Cleaning staff, Guards, etc)
Keeping track of who is using and how they are using the EOC
Fixing any facility issues such as plumbing, roofing, etc
Maintain office supply inventories
Managing all technical equipment (printers, computers, projectors, etc)
Manage daily task managers and email reminders

State Manager will need:
Strong business administration knowledge
Basic accounting skills with a high degree of accuracy
Advanced use in computers and technology
Ability to produce business correspondence, proofread for grammar, spelling and punctuation with a high degree of accuracy
Experience scheduling meetings
Excellent writing and reading skills
Ability to resolve conflicts
Excellent communication skills – written and verbal

The last date for submission of application is December 1, 2012

How to apply?
Please send an email to info@ehealthnigeria.org with the following information:
  1. Resume
  2. Answer the following questions
  3. What qualities do you have that will make you a good State Administrator
  4. Give an example of a problem that you faced on the job and how you resolved it
  5. What are your strengths and weaknesses? And why?
Before the interview, read “A Report of the CSIS Global Health Policy Center: Polio in Nigeria, The Race to Eradication” at http://csis.org/files/publication/120210_Cooke_PolioNigeria_Web.pdf

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