Technical Writer Job in Nigeria

 Malaria Consortium (Established in 2003) is one of the world’s leading non-profit organisations specialising in the prevention, control and treatment of malaria and other communicable diseases among vulnerable populations. Our mission is to save lives and improve health in Africa and Asia, through evidence-based programmes that combat targeted diseases and promote universal health coverage.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Technical Writer (Short-term Individual Consultant)

Location: Abuja (FCT)



Employment Type: Contract
Type of Contract: Short-term individual consultancy
Travel: None
Fees: Professional fees
Insurance: Professional indemnity insurance is a pre-requisite
Equipment: Should have own computing and broadband facilities for remote collaborations

Job Purpose

  • The purpose of the consultancy is to lead the development and writing of proposal documents and complementary materials according to the requirements and templates specified in the solicitation guidelines with inputs and contributions from Malaria Consortium and its partners.
  • The successful candidate will be working closely with designated staff of Malaria Consortium and its key partners in this bid.

Specific Tasks & Responsibilities
Preparation:

  • Work with the Malaria Consortium Team to review, analyze and summarize the solicitation documents for requirements and priorities.

Technical Proposal:

  • Work with the Program Lead and the technical specialists to translate the technical strategy and program design into clearly articulated, cohesive and compliant technical proposal documents.
  • Facilitate technical design sessions and write technical documents, with the support and inputs from technical staff, as needed.
  • Work with project partners to integrate their inputs into the design and writing process as necessary.
  • Lead the writing of the proposal package documents with support and input from technical staff and other contributors.

Logical Framework:

  • Work with the bid development team to develop a logical framework, coordinate inputs and contributions from key technical specialists assigned to the bid.
  • Take the lead in preparing the program workplan in line with the technical proposal and ready for integration into the budget, ensuring cohesiveness with all proposal documents.
  • nlk. Work with the bid’s partners and integrate their inputs into the program workplan.
  • Provide inputs into the cost proposal process.

Prepare the proposal documents for submission:

  • Ensure all proposal requirements and priorities have been adequately addressed.
  • Make sure all technical proposal documents adhere to USAID requirements as stipulated in the solicitation documents
  • Assemble all documents and provide all proposal documents are high quality.

Deliverables:

  • The expected deliverable of this assignment is a complete, competitive and compliant proposal to be submitted to USAID.

Person Specification

  • Bachelor's Degree with relevant experience.
  • The successful applicant will possess strong knowledge and understanding of USAID solicitation processes, compliance requirements and templates; and a track -record of writing winning USAID awards in response to RFP and IDIQs solicited by USAID.
  • They will possess extensive knowledge, expertise and experience in community approaches, engagement with government health systems and policy development, malaria prevention and control programs, SBC interventions as well as cutting-edge skills in facilitation of a business development process.
  • Experience writing competitive proposals to USAID is essential.

Application Closing Date
29th June, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their cover letter, CV and professional fees to: tenders@malariaconsortium.org using "MC-NG-USAID-Technical Writer" as the subject of the mail.