Field Manager, North West Nigeria at New Incentives

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New Incentives is an evidence-based non-profit that implements a Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) program focused on routine immunizations in North West Nigeria. New Incentives is a GiveWell incubation charity and Y Combinator alumnus. We are looking to hire a Field Manager who will be based in North West Nigeria (Katsina/Zamfara State).

FIELD MANAGER, NORTH WEST NIGERIA


The Field Manager will supervise a team of 30 staff members to ensure high-quality operations of the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) program for Routine Immunizations (RI) at 80 public clinics.
The program helps mothers cover costs such as transportation to clinics, thereby increasing immunization coverage to protect infants against deadly diseases. Key responsibilities of this position include recruitment, training, auditing, financial management and task supervision. Interacting with stakeholders such as state authorities will also be part of core responsibilities. The Field Manager will directly report to the senior management team of New Incentives, including the Chief Operations Officer.

The position is open to Nigerian nationals and expatriates that are young leaders in the fields of development, public health and/or entrepreneurship. We are looking for candidates with the following skills and characteristics:
Hard-working problem solver who thrives in a dynamic startup environment and juggles different tasks with ease
Experience in managing and training staff in remote Sub-Saharan Africa, ideally North West Nigeria
Strong communication skills and ability to share high visibility into daily work
Background in public health, preferably immunization services
BSc degree or higher
Experience with cash transfers or microfinance a plus
Fully aligned with our core values of cost-effectiveness and putting beneficiaries first
Excellent English skills, Hausa a plus
Very good project and team management skills
Very good analytical skills
Passion for the operational and logistical aspects behind a development program that saves lives cost-effectively
Flair for working with information technology like mobile data collection apps and Google Spreadsheets
Committed to primarily work in North West Nigeria (Katsina / Zamfara State) for a minimum of two years
As a Field Manager you will make an essential contribution to protecting infants against disease and building New Incentives̢۪ operational capacity on its path to becoming a charity that will reach millions of infants.
The successful candidate will be recruited on a probationary basis for up to three months. The expected time commitment is two years. A successful Field Manager will be promoted to the position of Senior Field Manager within a year of engagement with a high potential to continue to grow with demonstration of exceptional performance and alignment with the organization̢۪s values.
We look forward to hearing from passionate candidates that can get things done in a challenging environment.

TO APPLYPlease submit:

CV

Brief letter of motivation

IMPORTANT: This is currently the most senior position advertised by New Incentives. We recommend most candidates to apply for entry-level Field Volunteer or team-leader Senior Field Officers instead. Apply here: http://new-incentives.breezy.hr/ - If you apply for the wrong position, we cannot consider you!

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