Desk Officer at University of Benin

University of Benin - The Centre of Excellence in Reproductive Health Innovation (CERHI) is a World Bank supported program at the University of Benin aimed at building capacity within West and Central Africa’s tertiary educational system for implementing high quality training and applied research for Reproductive Health professions to tackle policies and programs for reducing the region’s high burden of fertility, unsafe abortion, maternal mortality and HIV/AIDS. This program is being implemented by the University of Benin in collaboration with partner institutions - the University of Ibadan, the Nigerian Institute for Medical Research (NIMR), the University of Ghana, the University of Cotonou (Republic of Benin), the University of Medical Sciences, Ondo State, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, the University of Niger, Harvard School of Public Health, Queen’s University, Belfast, the University of Alabama, the University of Maryland and the University of Toronto.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Desk Officer Job SummaryThe Centre requires the services of a professional, skilled and dynamic Desk Officer to manage its day-to-day activities, to build multi-sectorial stakeholders and partners for the Centre, and to mobilise additional resources needed to sustain its achievements over time.Duties of the OfficeThe Desk Officer will manage the Centre on a daily basis under the supervision of the Centre Leader and Co-Centre Leader.S/he will be responsible for liaising with the University on the project and will coordinate the activities of all Faculties, Departments and Units of the University working on the project.S/he will manage the project office and prepare periodic project reports to be submitted to various stakeholders under the supervision of the Centre Leader and Co-Centre Leader. 

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