Thursday, November 24, 2011

Health Reform Foundation of Nigeria (HERFON) Recruits Zonal Coordinator

Health Reform Foundation of Nigeria (HERFON), a Non-Governmental Organization established in Nigeria Recruits for Zonal Coordinator. We are in response to the deplorable condition of the health systems. The foundation aims to promote, support, sustain and monitor the health sector reform in Nigeria. It does this through advocacy and capacity building for health reform, mobilizing and coordinating the resources needed for health reform and collaborating with other partners. The Foundation receives its funds from members’ contribution, development partners and Nigeria governments. It has its head office in Abuja, six Zonal offices and thirty seven State offices within Nigeria.
HERFON wishes to recruit self-motivated professionals to fill the position of Zonal Program Officers for the six zonal offices.
Job Title: Zonal Program Officers
The six zonal offices are situated as follow:-
  1. South East – Enugu
  2. South South – Portharcourt
  3. South  West – Ibadan
  4. North Central – Lafia
  5. North East – Damaturu
  6. North West – Kaduna
Responsibilities / Qualification
  • The candidate for the Zonal Program Officer’s position will report to the National Program Manager and will be responsible for all Advocacy for the strengthening of Health Sector especially PHC financing, HRH, Policy Reform, Governance and Projects of HERFON.
  • This position requires a graduate in Medical Sciences or Health related field.
  • The candidate is required to have good understanding of major Health Systems Development areas, Maternal and Child Health, Malaria e.t.c
  • A good understanding of Nigeria Health Sector Reform programme would be an advantage.
  • Good IT skills and previous experience in donor programmes is preferred.
  • He/She should have good analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • This is a senior position in the organization hence the candidate is required to have previous Programmes experience with demonstrable competency and skills in project execution.
  • He/She should have at least 5 years post graduation experience, 2 of which should be in the Health Sector.
  • Experience in International programme would be an advantage.
  • Our ideal person should have drive, energy and good personal appearance.
  • Regional travel will be required.
  • Salary attractive.
Application Deadline
29th November, 2011

Method of Application
Applications should be submitted in the form of:
(1) an application letter for the desired position, and
(2) a comprehensive CV stating, among others,

  • candidate’s full names,
  • date of birth,
  • state of origin,
  • schools attended,
  • qualifications obtained with dates,
  • previous working experience with detailed job description,
  • contact and location addresses,
  • email address,
  • names and addresses of two referees.
These should be sent to us by email at
The ‘subject’ line of the email must be the title of the position being applied for. Applications not sent in this format will not be processed. All applications must be received on or before 29th November, 2011.