The NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency invites applicants who are citizens of African Union Member States for the post of Senior Programme Officer, Public Health.
Under the supervision of the Head of Health Programme (HHP), the Senior Programme Officer, Public Health will coordinate and facilitate development and implementation of policies on health and medical products and ensure their alignment with industrial development; trade; science, technology and innovation polices in advancement of the African Health Strategy and the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Plan for Africa (PMPA).
Required Skills and Competencies
Education and Experience:
The Senior Programme Officer, Public Health must hold a minimum of a Post Graduate Diploma in Public Health and a relevant Bachelor’s degree in medicine. In addition, the candidate must possess seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in the area of public health policy development and implementation in the public sector, multilateral institutions, and international non-governmental or similar organizations nationally.
.Application: To apply, please submit the following:
Remuneration: Indicative basic salary of US 39,603,00 per annum plus other
Entitlements e.g. Post Adjustment (57% of basic salary), Housing allowance
($ 21, 196.80 per annum), gratuity (15% of gross salary) in conformity with the rules and procedures applicable to internationally recruited staff of the African Union.
Applications must be received not later than Monday, April 24 2017 and should be addressed to:
Head of Human Resources
NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency
P O Box 1234
Please note, should you not hear from us within six (6) weeks after the closing date, kindly consider your application to be unsuccessful.