- Nov 23, 2017
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation ongoing recruitment for suitable and qualified applicants to fill the position of Deputy Director, Health, Nutrition and Eradication.
The Position is based in Nigeria.
Job ID: B011165
Reports to: Director, Africa
The primary purpose of the Deputy Director, Health, Nutrition and Eradication, Nigeria is to oversee a team to conceive, develop and manage a complex portfolio of grants at federal level and in selected states involving multiple foundation global health and linked global development and global growth and opportunity strategies in collaboration with Seattle-based teams to achieve results.
The focus of the foundation’s work will involve development, testing and scale-up of high impact and cost-effective solutions in selected health and nutrition areas to drive results and influence scale across Nigeria and potentially other similar contexts within the region and Africa. This role reports to the Nigeria Country Director.
Facilitate development of annual investment plans and budgets, develop, modify and implement strategy under the leadership of the Director and in partnership with Program Strategy Teams (PSTs) and Global Policy and Advocacy (GPA). Work with foundation leadership as requested to address cross-cutting issues and improve functions and performance.
Develop strategies, programs investments, and an influencing agenda that will lead to improvements in key health and development indicators across RMNCH-N continuum and related development areas, in support to foundation PST strategies in Nigeria.