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Vacancy Health Program Coordinator

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Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Organization

Executive Secretariat

Recruitment Notice

Date 25/10/2016

Job Title: Health Program Coordinator

Supervisor: ALCO Executive Secretary

Place of work:Cotonou

Term of the contract:01 year renewable

I. Context

Within the framework ofthe implementation of its program,ALCO is recruiting a Health ProgramCoordinator under the supervision of the Executive Secretary.The incumbent will be based at ALCO’s headquarters based in Cotonou, Benin.

Under the supervision of the Executive Secretary, ALCO Health Program Coordinatorwill perform the following duties:

  • Coordinate the health team activities in order to facilitate synergy and complementarity in the implementation of activities,
  • Develop suitable projects to be submit to the Donors,
  • Supervise the Team of the Health component, ensure the effective implementation of activities planned at various projects level,
  • Prepare the integration of HIV/Health and Reproductive HealthProjects;
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of annual action plans of various projects,
  • Strengthen the capacity of the Information Unit and health centers in terms of quality of HIV services provided to key populations,

II. Profile

  • The incumbent must holder a Degree in Medicine and a Degree in Public Health,
  • Have at least eight (08) years of experience in the development, planning and implementation of health project/program,
  • Have proven experience in health program management,
  • Have sound knowledge of ALCO member countries health systems, namely: Nigeria, Benin, Togo, Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire,
  • Have at least five (05) years of experience in the development of HIV and/or epidemiological surveillance services,
  • Have good organizational and managerial capacity,
  • Have relevant competence in the development of projects/proposals to be submitted to Donors,
  • Have perfect knowledge of Epi Info, SPSS, Excel, Word and PowerPoint,
  • Have excellent analytical and drafting skills,
  • Have excellent control over the official working languages of ALCO,
  • Be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines set in duties implementation,
  • Have the ability to work in a team within a multicultural environment.
  • Establish partnerships with the Ministries of Health, WHO, UNAIDS, NACC, NACP, NGOs

Application checklist

  • A duly signed letter of motivation to the Executive Secretary of the Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Organization;
  • A detailed curriculum vitae, including at least two references to confirm the candidate’s experience;
  • A certified copy of qualifications, testimonials and training certificates;
  • A copy of valid ID card / passport

Application procedure and deadline

  • The full application checklist sealed in an envelope with reference “Application for the position ofHealth Program Coordinator”, should be submitted to the Executive Secretariat of the Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Organization, located at Immeuble ALAPINI, 234 Camp Guézo Cotonou, Benin Tel: (229) 21 31 35 79/ 21 31 35 91Fax: (229) 21 31 36 52
  • Or scanned in PDF file and sent to the following address:recrutement@corridor-sida.org; latest by 14th November2016at 6pm, Cotonou local time.(The full application should not exceed 7Mb)
  • At each stage of the recruitment process, successful candidates will be contacted via the e-mail address and telephone number provided in their CV.

Detailed terms of reference of this position are available at the following websites:


For further details, please contact the Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Organization at the address below:Immeuble ALAPINI, 234 Camp Guézo Cotonou, Benin Tel: (229) 21 31 35 79/ 21 31 35 91Fax: (229) 21 31 36 52:recrutement@corridor-sida.org