Senior Technical Manager, Public Health Job in Nigeria

 Idmibok International is an organization that specializes in developing and sustaining systems within the health and development sectors. We offer holistic, pragmatic, and robust systems appraisals, to intervene in a targeted yet comprehensive manner to address critical organizational, business and development-related issues. By collaborating with global and local development and private entities - such as governments, bilateral and multilateral donors, non-governmental organizations and the private sector, we draw on breadth and wealth of experience in diverse environments or ecosystems, globally and across Africa, including in South Sudan, and extensively in Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Technical Manager, Public Health

Location: Abuja (FCT)

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Overview

  • The Senior Technical Manager - Public Health is to lead our public health initiatives and programs.
  • S/he will possess a deep understanding of public health principles, extensive experience managing complex health projects, and a proven track record of delivering impactful health outcomes.
  • This role will require strategic thinking, strong leadership abilities, research and report writing, and excellent communication skills.


  • Oversee program planning, and resource allocation to ensure efficient and effective delivery of public health programs and initiatives.
  • Ensure programs align with organizational goals, donor requirements, and regulatory standards.
  • Provide technical guidance and support to project teams, stakeholders, and partners on public health issues.
  • Conduct needs assessments, data analysis, and evidence synthesis to guide program strategies and interventions.
  • Support the New Business team with graphic design on the technical proposals and other relevant materials.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including government agencies, donors, partners, and community organizations.
  • Represent Idmibok and its subsidiaries at national and international forums, conferences, and meetings to advocate for public health initiatives.
  • Provide technical assistance to enhance the capabilities of program teams and stakeholders.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of monitoring and evaluation frameworks to measure program performance and impact.
  • Collaborate with the IT and M&E teams to ensure data quality, integrity, and timely reporting to donors, stakeholders, and senior management.
  • Utilize M&E findings to inform program improvements, scale-up, and replication of successful models.
  • Contribute to the development and execution of the organization’s strategic plans and priorities.
  • Identify emerging public health challenges and opportunities for innovation and growth.
  • Lead proposal development and resource mobilization efforts to secure funding for public health programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Master’s degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Health Management, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 7 years of progressive experience in public health program management, preferably in an international or cross-cultural context.
  • Strong technical knowledge in areas such as infectious diseases, maternal and child health, health systems strengthening, and health policy.
  • Proven experience managing large-scale health projects, including budget management, team leadership, and stakeholder coordination.
  • Proficiency in data analysis software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Proficiency in report writing and proposal development.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present complex information clearly and effectively.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment.

Application Closing Date
14th June, 2024.

How to apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: using “Senior Technical Manager, Public Health” as the subject of the email.

Note: Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.