Program Lead (Community-Based Activities) at Famkris Healthcare Initiative

Website Famkris Healthcare Initiative

FamKris Healthcare Initiative, is a registered Not- for-profit organization that promotes access to qualitative healthcare for all Nigerians with head office in Trow Plaza, Jabi, Abuja, and a corporate office in Lokoja. Famkris has presence in 11 states and service delivery across the Northwest, Southeast, Southwest and North Central Nigeria. We have positioned ourselves as organizational advocates for universal health care, particularly regarding infectious diseases affecting poor rural communities in emerging countries. Famkris health care initiatives have built a vast network of health and allied professional staff, partners, and collaborators which has earned her a solid reputation among its funders and is well regarded by competitors and partners alike.

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We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Program Lead (Community-Based Activities)

Location: Lokoja, Kogi
Employment Type: Full-time



Program Lead (Community-Based Activities) at Famkris Healthcare Initiative



Job Description

  • Work with the relevant personnel to prepare all necessary project start up and planning tools on time.
  • Participate in the state and LGA level microplanning meetings for the distribution activities.
  • Be responsible for timely financial accountability for any disbursed funds for project activities in the state.
  • Work directly with the state Malaria control Team and be responsible for coordinating overall project implementation in the Kogi state and see that activities are carried out on time and within budget.
  • Provide technical assistance for delivering community-based malaria interventions and social and behavioral change communication strategies to strengthen malaria prevention and control activities.
  • Provide technical support, including capacity building to State and National Malaria Elimination Program staff and existing Project staff in improving malaria prevention and control services.
  • Facilitate the provision of community-based activities to accelerate the elimination of malaria in the state.
  • Ensure effective supervision of all project activities geared towards community-level management of malaria.
  • Support Community Service Organizations (CSOs) to establish and strengthen referral mechanisms and linkages between the communities and health facilities.
  • Coordinate with other donors and implementers to ensure complementarity of implementation of the SMC malaria project in Kogi state by leveraging resources and harmonizing efforts where possible.
  • Coordinate with the NMEP, SMEP, and other stakeholders to assess capacity-building needs for implementing community-based malaria prevention and control interventions and identify suitable opportunities to deploy appropriate resources to meet these needs.
  • Work in close collaboration with the FMOH, SMOH, LMCU, NMEP, SMEP, and other stakeholders on the identification of technical assistance required to achieve the expected outcomes for the Malaria Grant Project
  • Performance/progress reports and updates to the Project Leadership
  • Represent Famkris Health Care Initiative and present reports to relevant stakeholders through meetings and conferences.
  • Develop monthly activity plans for community-based malaria interventions.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Postgraduate or Master’s Degree in Public Health, Health Policy, Epidemiology, or another relevant specialty is a minimum requirement with a minimum of 6 years of experience
  • Demonstrated experience in planning and management of malaria programming in developing countries including Nigeria. Experience in African countries will be an added advantage.
  • Deep experience with community-based approaches for malaria prevention and control including behavior change communication in accordance with the most current national protocols.
  • Familiarity with analytical tools and ability to translate theoretical concepts into practical approaches for operational work; and
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written) in English. Knowledge of other Nigerian languages will be an asset.
  • Extensive experience of working at national or state level in Nigeria.
  • Excellent project planning, management, and monitoring & evaluation skills.
  • Experience managing project budgets.
  • Proven leadership skills and team leading.
  • Experience in advocacy and policy influencing.
  • Experience working in Kogi State will be an added advantage.

N400,000 Monthly.

Application Closing Date
20th March, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed Resume and a one-page Cover Letter as one (1) MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to the “Human Resources Unit” through: Famkrishealthcare@gmail.com using the Job Title, their Full Name and Location as the subject of the email. (e.g. “JOHN DOE, Program Associate (Community Based Activities) Kogi”).

Note: Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers.

To apply for this job email your details to Famkrishealthcare@gmail.com

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