Maternal Mental Health Consultant 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 below:

Job Title: Maternal Mental Health Consultant

Job ID: 2022-4639
Location: Nigeria
Category: International Positions


  • Jhpiego Nigeria and the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) require the services of a consultant to lead the process of planning and implementing a maternal mental health (MMH) policy dialogue/round table event in Nigeria to strengthen national and state-level maternal mental health policy in Nigeria.


  • Conduct a situational analysis (rapid assessment, desk review research, data analysis), of MMH in Nigeria.
  • Develop a program concept notes with a detailed methodology for the implementation of the MMH policy dialogue event.
  • Work in collaboration with FMOH and key stakeholders in the Identification of potential speakers/presenters/moderators with MMH expertise in Nigeria.
  • Provide technical support during the Maternal Mental Health policy dialogue program implementation
  • Develop a detailed and comprehensive program report, reflective of approaches, frameworks, and lessons learned.

Required Qualifications

  • Post-graduate Degree or Certification in Mental Health issues
  • Master’s in Public Health or related field
  • Ph.D. is an added advantage. (Preferably not less than 8 years) / Medical Degree (MBBS, Nursing / Midwifery, Pharmacy, etc.)
  • Professional certification in the related field is an added advantage
  • At least 8 years of working experience in a related field
  • Extensive consultancy experience with local and international organizations of at least 7 years
  • Previous experience working with the Federal and State Ministry of Health stakeholder


  • Jhpiego offers Competitive Salaries and a Comprehensive Employee Benefits package, including:
    • Medical and Dental plans
    • Paid Vacation, Holidays and Sick leave
    • Personal Accident Insurance
    • 403(b) Retirement plan
    • Life and Disability Insurance
    • Travel Insurance
    • Education Assistance plan and more

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: The successful candidate selected for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.

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April 2024