Consultant – State Coordinator at Jhpiego Nigeria

Jhpiego, an Affiliate of Johns Hopkins University is a global leader in improving healthcare services for women and their families.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Consultant – State Coordinator

Location: Oyo
Reports to: Project Director
Duration: 30 working days (Between October 2020-January 2021)
Type: Consultancy
Career Category: Program / Project Management
Theme: Gender

Position Overview

  • The State Coordinator will serve as liaison contacts between Jhpiego study team and IUFMP team in Ibadan to oversee all activities pertaining to the GBV mapping exercise.
  • Also, the Coordinator will provide key support for the day to day management of all data collectors in the State during the period of assignment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead advocacy planning and visits to stakeholders within Oyo State,
  • Organize required logistics for sensitization meeting
  • Organize required logistics for field data collection,
  • Oversee activities of data collectors during data collection, support adherence to standard operating procedures during data collection, verification and quality improvement.
  • Provide supportive supervision during data collection,
  • Participate in data analysis and report writing workshops.
  • Provide on-going updates and reports to the Project Director on status of data collection, successes and challenges, and recommendations for overcoming them.
  • Organize required logistics for stakeholders’ validation meeting
  • Any other duty in relation to the assignment as assigned.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Minimum of BSc in Social Sciences or its equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in managing research activities involving qualitative/quantitative data collection.
  • Strong leadership, management and administrative skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills, initiative, patience and problem-solving abilities, diplomacy and good judgment.
  • Good time management skills and ability to work under pressure with little or no supervision.
  • Excellent report writing skills in English.
  • Familiarity with gender and gender-based violence programming is desirable and will be an added advantage
  • Must have good working knowledge of the State and LGAs.

Application Closing Date
10th October, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Application letter and a CV as One Single Word document to: [email protected] using the “Position and Location” as the subject of the email.

Before you apply, it is very important you learn the following;


  • Candidates that do not comply with the application instruction will be disqualified.
  • The title / subject of your email and application should be the position / Location you are applying for.
  • For further information about Jhpiego, please visit our website at
  • Only shortlisted candidates will receive an invitation for an interview. Please note that any successful candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.
  • JHU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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