Netherlands Leprosy Relief (NLR) is a Dutch NGO that is committed to creating a world free of the suffering caused by leprosy and disability. Since forty years NLR has a branch in Nigeria. NLR plays an important role in the execution of the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Program.
The office is located in Jos Plateau State.
Netherlands Leprosy Relief is currently recruiting to fill the following position:
Position: Medical Advisors
Duty Station: Jos in Plateau State - Nigeria.
Number of Slots: X2 Required.
Medical Advisor 1, will:
Provide technical support to and participate in the preparation of annual plans of action and budgets ofTB and Leprosy control programmes;
Participate in the formulation of policies, regulations and technical guidelines related to TB and Leprosy control programme in close coordination with relevant authorities;
Provide technical support: design and implement trainings for relevant stakeholders, participate in (NLR) research; .
Ensure that Leprosy control activities including prevention of disability (POD) are properly carried out at State, LGAand projects levels in the country according to the set objectives;
Visit the NLR supported control programmes or supportive supervision, on-the-job training and practical advice;
To supervise the imptementation of the planned activities. to evaluate and reportfindings to the Medical Advisor-Coordinator.
Medical Advisor 2, will:
Coordinate - in close cooperation with the Country Director - an interdisciplinary team that will work on major trajectories in the elaboration of core thematic areas in Leprosy control and rehabilitation, disability inclusive development, lobbying and advocacy, (institutional) fundraising, NLR involvement in neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) programmes, etc.
Participate in and perform duties as Medical Advisor 1.
University Degree in Medical Sciences
Postgraduate degree in Public Health and/or Management Sciences
At least five years' relevant experience
Team player. Analytical, Good Communication skills, Good reporting skills. Organisational sensitivity, Good leadership skills. Cooperation, Hands on mentality, Planning and organizing, Computer skills
Method of Application:
All potential job applicants should submit their CVs and application letters;
clearly stating their motivation to work for NLR Nigeria and providing details on her/his suitability to fill this position
clearly indicating for which position you apply
All Applications and CVs should be sent to email address stated below:
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. A detailed job description can be requested using this email address.
NB: In case of equal suitability of candidates, preference will be given to female candidates. Persons with disabilities are particularly invited to apply.
Application Deadline: 1st February, 2016
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