Stakeholder Relations Officer at New Incentives – Kano and Kaduna

New Incentives is a pioneer in a growing movement of giving small incentives to caregivers whose infants get immunized, while increasing awareness of the health benefits of childhood vaccinations.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Stakeholder Relations Officer

Locations: Kano & Kaduna
Employment Type: Full-Time
Category: Stakeholder Relations

Job Summary

  • The Stakeholder Officer is responsible for supporting the initiation and coordination of strategic relationships and partnerships with communities/settlements, health professionals, local government, community service organisations and other relevant stakeholders to improve the program.
  • The role will also entail advocating and promoting the awareness of the organization.

Position Responsibilities
Advocacy to improve coverage (30%)

  • Develop opportunities to engage religious and community leaders in order to create goodwill for the study and intervention of ABAE
  • Create of avenues to engage Fathers and Mothers in settlements
  • Engage in strengthening relationships with key government, religious, NGO and INGO partners of ABAE
  • Take prompt action to resolve supply-side issues as well and provide advance warning about any other potential issues.
  • Assist in the organizing of events to raise awareness about the ABAE intervention

SERICC (20%):

  • Increase awareness of SERICC and promote NI / ABAE Initiative in SERICC
  • Promote the goals and objectives of ABAE during meetings
  • Engage partners and build networks.

CCT (20%):

  • Improve of positive perception of CCT in order to improve access
  • Create awareness and coverage of the CCT

Networks (20%):

  • Maintain good relationships with staff at the Ministry and Primary Health Care Dev Agency in the State
  • Build relationships to facilitate engagements with stakeholders even up to the Governor’s office

Security Awareness (5%):

  • Report all security incidents in areas of operations including incidents that do not directly affect staff and/or operations
  • Take responsibility for personal safety and the safety of team members as applicable on the field
  • Read and understand all Security documents on the context of operations including SOPs and Country Security Plan

Other duties/Special Projects (5%):

  • Other requests that may be assigned by Management.

Key Requirements
Education and Work Experience:

  • HND, BSc or equivalent
  • Professional qualifications in the NGO sector will be advantageous.
  • Minimum of 1 – 3 years relevant experience (preferably in an NGO).

Skills and Competencies:

  • Nigerian national already based in the states targeted for this position.
  • Minimum of Bachelor degree, preferably in the field of health or other natural sciences
  • Experience with the Nigerian health system and clinic documentation, particularly related to infant health and vaccinations
  • Passion to help others and reduce infant mortality
  • Very good communication and writing skills, English, Hausa and dialects (verbal and written)
  • Excellent responsiveness to email and phone requests
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word/Excel, internet browsers, smartphones and new communications technology in general
  • Motivation to work in a young organization that is constantly changing based on stakeholder feedback and operates with a lean structure

Language Requirement:

  • Proficiency in English Language (conversation, reading and writing) is required
  • Knowledge of Hausa Language (conversation and reading) is an advantage.

Application Closing Date
11.59 PM; 2nd November, 2022.

How to Apply
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