WOMEN’S HEALTH AND ACTION RESEARCH CENTRE JOB VACANCIES Nigeria November 2012

WHARC is a non profit, non governmental organisation funded in 1994 to promote the health and social well being of women through action research, evidence based advocay, training and service delivery in reproductive health with speial emphasis on girls and women. WHARC works in 18 Nigerian states, with head quarters located in Benin, Edo state and the Benin office seeks to recruit self motivated, innovative and proactive individuals for:

1. PROGRAM OFFICERS IN RESERACH AND DOCUMENTATION

RESPONSIBILITIES –

lead and manage the research and documentation activies of the centre in aolescent reproductive an maternal mortality prevention – direct the research activities of the centre in these ares and coordinates proposal writing/resource mobilisation, project management, field work, data management/analysis, report writing and documentation – coordinate the writing of scientific papers and be a co-author in manuscripts submitted to journals for publications – ability to attend local and international conferences independently to present research papers on behalf of the centre

REQUIREMENTS –

good first degree or MSC degree in public health, sociology/anthroplogy, demography, medical demography or any of the biological sciences with deep knowledge and experience in the use of ICT, including new media is very essential – track record in research and documentation, including research field work and project manaement with evidence of previous publications of scientific papers and presentations at local and international conferences will be added advantage – public speaking, written and interpersonal communications, motivational skills and ability to work under minimal supervision plus great drive and energy

METHOD OF APPLICATION application letter and comprehensive CV that states previous experience, contact information with names and addresses of 3 referees should be submitted before 5th March 2012 to; neneviky@yahoo.com or wharc@hyperia.com