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Management Partner - AMP Health Relevant Educational Qualifications Job

2022-03-17 16:42   Administrative / Management   Abuja   186 views
Job Details

Location: Abuja (FCT)

Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Overview

Interested in an entrepreneurial opportunity to partner with a diverse team of senior leaders from government (including Ministerial and deputy Ministerial levels), civil society, and the private sector to catalyze change and improve health systems?

Believe that transformative leadership & effective management are essential for lasting impact?

Eager to apply your leadership and managerial experience to drive sustainable development in the maternal and child health care sector? Join AMP Health for this exciting opportunity!

Overview of The Global Financing Facility (GFF) and the GFF Country Leadership Program

The Global Financing Facility for Women, Children and Adolescents (GFF) is a multi-stakeholder global partnership housed at the World Bank that is committed to ensuring all women, children and adolescents can survive and thrive.

Launched in July 2015, the GFF supports 36 low and lower-middle income countries with catalytic financing and technical assistance to develop and implement prioritized national health plans to scale up access to affordable, quality care for women, children and adolescents.

The GFF also works with countries to maximize the use of domestic financing and external support for better, more sustainable health results.

The GFF is squarely focused on prioritizing and scaling up evidence-driven investments to improve reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health and nutrition through targeted strengthening of primary health care systems - to save lives and as a critical first step toward accelerating progress on Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Country leadership lies at the core of the GFF's collaborative model and is crucial to driving transformational change.

Leaders from across the GFF's 36 countries who have been championing successful efforts to improve the health of women, children and adolescents have expressed a need to further enhance leadership impact.

As part of its new strategy, the GFF's Country Leadership Program will enable leaders to learn from one another and equip them with the skills and support to drive systemic change across health systems.

About the Role

The MP will work with a diverse team of senior leaders chosen by the government in collaboration with GFF Knowledge and Learning team staff to participate in the GFF Country Leadership Program and to improve their collective and individual leadership and management capabilities necessary to achieve the ambitious goals enabled by GFF funding.

The MP will serve as a resource and thought partner for the team focusing on strengthening leadership and management capabilities on a day-to-day basis with a focus on fostering a lifelong learning mindset.

They will look to connect the leaders’ action on the ground with the content of the CLP and learning resources available to them.

Specific MP work will be determined in collaboration with the team but will at a minimum focus on integrated governance; evidence-based policy making; systems thinking; behavior change; and transformative leadership.


Identifying learning needs and proposing actions

Enhancing leadership behavior in practice through coaching

Mentoring individual team members

Supporting the team to write reports

Guiding the team to build tools and processes needed to drive efficiency and effectiveness

Integrating CLP concepts and resources with the team’s everyday work

Participating in GFF Knowledge and Learning team meetings on the CLP


Candidates are expected to have the following experience and qualifications:

An experienced mid-career professional with a minimum of 8 years of professional experience, preferably a combination of private sector and public service managerial experience

Experience working in low-resource settings in Africa required; experience working outside of your home country desired, with the aim of being able to provide fresh perspectives

Experience working and living in Nigeria is required

Experience with capacity building, training, and/or skills transfer required; experience in change management preferred

Experience navigating the political economy of a system

Demonstrated success in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships in a multi-stakeholder environment with varying levels of authority including senior leaders required

Excellent analytical and conceptual problem-solving skills, including both qualitative and quantitative approaches

Relevant advanced degree (e.g., MBA, Master of Public Policy, Master of International Relations, Master of Public Health) desirable

Advanced skills in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

Fluency in English (speaking, reading, and writing)

Willingness and ability to live and work in an AMP Health partner country for up to two years, with national and international travel up to 25% of the time.

Other requirements:

This role will require motivation, flexibility, curiosity, cultural sensitivity, adaptability, patience, a business-minded attitude, and selflessness.

Successful candidates will balance their proven organizational skills and results-driven approach with creativity, savvy, humility, and a commitment to building strong trust-based relationships with the team in which they are embedded.

MPs should have an entrepreneurial spirit as well as a passionate interest in - and commitment to - improving leadership & management capabilities towards the goal of a world where governments and societies prioritize, promote, and protect people’s health and well-being.


The MP role offers a direct opportunity to develop deep, trusting relationships and apply creative thinking to meaningful work alongside structured support from AMP Health’s partner and mentorship networks.

This is an outstanding opportunity to strengthen leadership & management capacity, working in close partnership with a team of senior leaders to drive health system improvements.

A competitive salary and health insurance will be offered.

Application Closing Date

Not Specified.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letter and CV to: info@amphealth.org using their Names and the Job Title as the subject of the email.


Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Please note that for shortlisted candidates, the final round of interviews will take place either in the host country or by videoconference with staff from the host country team that is participating in the Country Leadership Program supported by staff from AMP and GFF.

The host country team will make the final selection of the MP from the shortlisted pool.

AMP Health is actively recruiting for a standing pool of candidates, to be drawn from as new program teams become AMP Health partners.

Company Description
AMP Health is a non-profit partnership run by a global team based in Johannesburg, South Africa and has a link to the Aspen Institute. AMP supports governments to build visionary and effective teams and are committed to the vision of a world where governments and societies prioritize, promote, and protect peoples health and well-being. Governments play a critical role in addressing complex problems and bringing this vision to reality, which is why we work with public sector teams to help them develop the leadership and management capabilities needed to achieve ambitious goals.