Program Optimizer at Jhpiego Nigeria

Program Optimizer at Jhpiego Nigeria

Jhpiego, an Affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, is a global leader in improving healthcare services for women and their families.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Program Optimizer

Job ID: 2024-6186
Locations: Abuja and Jalingo, Taraba
Category: International Positions
Employment Status: Temporary


  • The optimizer will support RISE team to ensure sustainable, high quality and efficient program management and contribute to program support provided to RISE state and Country office program.
  • With supervision and guidance from the RISE senior program officer/program officer, the optimizer staff will monitor daily and weekly achievements, collate, analyze and write report of daily achievement and contribute to program efficiencies.
  • The Optimizer will support adhoc management documentation, maintain directory trackers, support GSR trackers, activity budget development, minutes of meetings and documentations.


  • Provide support to RISE program with focus on program management
  • Support the implementation of activities, preplanning logistics, participants logistics, documentation and overall support
  • Collect and manage relevant national and sub-national data including drafting data collection tools, leading data collection, managing and analyzing data sets, synthesizing analyses from data to support decision making;
  • Maintain excellent working relationships with relevant national, provincial, district and facility staff;
  • Manage RISE adhoc accountability matrix and volunteer database
  • Manage RISE program trackers (GSRs, activities schedules and Issue/Incidence log)
  • Manage stakeholder’s directory, update regularly and document
  • Prepare and process relevant program documents as necessary
  • Conduct operational assessments and gap analyses to inform program implementation design and decision making
  • Support logistics and management of subawards documents and trackers
  • Support weekly project progress reports collations, including preparing periodic reports and/or presentations on areas of focus while closely maintaining deadlines;
  • Support country office level program meetings, logistics and reporting
  • Manage program inventory and documentation
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by leadership

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Communications, or related discipline
  • Experience working on knowledge sharing and transfer processes and activities
  • Ability to communicate and engage confidently; manage competing priorities
  • 1-2 years’ experience in Program Management and development of communications documents including success stories, reports etc.

Jhpiego offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive employee benefits package.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply


  • Applicants must submit a single document for upload to include: cover letter, resume, and references.
  • The successful candidate selected for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.
  • Jhpiego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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