Project /Logistics Officers at Jireh Doo Foundation (JDF)

Jireh Doo Foundation (JDF) is a non-governmental organization founded in 2003 and became operational in the same year. JDF’s uniqueness lies in her interventions including advocacy and services to single women and their children, orphans and vulnerable children with special considerations for those orphaned by HIV. JDF is located in Makurdi, Benue State.

JDF is about to start the implementation of an integrated community case management of malaria, pneumonia and diarrhea (iCCM) in partnership with Christian Aid and funding from DFID/UKAid subject to signing of contract agreement. In view of this, the organization is requesting applications from only qualified candidates for the vacant position below:

Job Title: Project /Logistics Officer

Location: Benue

Job Description

  • The post holder will be responsible for ensuring effective project implementation and management of ICCM commodities job atcommunity and LGA levels.
  • The post will manage collaborations with focal persons in the LGA (CORPs, LLHFWs etc) and State CMS. S/he will provide technical support on effective management of commodities including tracking of commodities, compliance with storage and distribution, utilization and reporting of logistics data. H/She will work with Christian Aid’s State Programme Coordinator to ensure timely distribution of commodities to health facilities.
  • The role will be responsible for effective management of commodities including tracking of commodities, compliance with storage and distribution, utilization and reporting of logistics data, ensure project activities are delivered on time, within approved budget and in compliance with standard protocols, policies and national guidelines.
  • The role will maintain strong relationships through effective communication between organization, partners (donors and funders), LGAs and Central Medical Store (CMS).
  • The role will ensure compliance with financial policies and procedures including reporting requirements and contribution made to other team members in the development and implementation of community based volunteers’ capacity development and training.

Essential criteria:

  • Degree in Basic Health or any related field. S/he must have job atleast 3 years’ experience of working with an indigenous or international NGO.
  • Experience in strengthening health commodities logistics management systems job atlocal and state level.
  • Extensive understanding of the national response to health care delivery and health policies, integrated community case management of childhood illnesses and maternal health.
  • Knowledge and competency in gender-sensitive and inclusive programming
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  • Experience of managing donor-funded projects
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate project progress reports to a wide audience
  • English fluency and ability to write clearly and concisely.
  • Local language knowledge a plus.
  • Familiarity with ICCM national guidelines desirable

Desirable Criteria:

  • Skills and experience in state and local advocacy and lobbying processes
  • Familiarity with Donor funding and reporting requirements
  • Experience working with government institutions and agencies in Nigeria
  • Remains energized and focused in the face of ambiguity, change or strenuous demands.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to coordinate and work well in a team.


Application Closing Date

10th October, 2016.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application letters and CV’s to: stating the position as subject of the mail.

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