Nigerian Doctors Web Advocacy Toolkit Consultant

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  • Posted By : HealthFolk Editor
  • Posted On : Sep 24, 2014
  • Views : 1123
  • Category : Short Consultancy
  • Description :

    Advocacy Toolkit Consultant

    Position Summary

    Futures Group is recruiting for an experienced Advocacy Toolkit Consultant to work on a new programme to support the Nigerian Ministry of Health (MOH) for the successful launch and implementation of the costed implementation plan for family planning. The Advocacy Toolkit Consultant will work with the FMoH Technical Support Unit (TSU) to develop advocacy material for the implementation of the National FP Blueprint and outreach to the four priority states to advocate for state level plans. This position is based in Abuja, Nigeria and may require travel to up to four states (TBC).

    Key Responsibilities

    • Work with staff and consultants, and conduct stakeholder analysis (interviews, desk review, etc.) to develop relevant advocacy materials for the implementation of the National FP Blueprint and outreach to the four priority states to advocate for state level plans
    • Materials will include:
    • National FP Blueprint Toolkit
    • 1 PowerPoint presentation for the FP Blueprint launch (approx.. 20-30 slides)
    • 1 PowerPoint presentation for advocacy with donors (approx.. 20-30 slides)
    • 1 graphically designed 2-4 page brochure for stakeholders (donors, implementing partners) about the FP Blueprint
    • 1 graphically designed 2-4 page brochure for health care workers about the FP Blueprint
    • 4 State Toolkits
    • 1 PowerPoint presentation per state (approx.. 20-30 slides)
    • 1 graphically designed 2-4 page brochure per state
    • Other related technical and advisory tasks as required to complete the deliverables


    • Graduate level degree (MA, MPH) in International Health, Public Health, Development or related program (coursework in Family Planning/ Reproductive Health/ Population Studies is preferred)
    • At least 5 years of relevant experience
    • Excellent judgment, conceptual and analytical thinking ability
    • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
    • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office, ability to prepare professional PowerPoints and briefs, and work with editors, graphic designers, and local printers with a rapid turn-around time
    • Project management skills
    • Background in family planning policy and services and the broader health system in Nigeria preferred
    • Good diplomatic skills and experience interacting with Government of Nigeria agencies at federal and regional levels, development partners, and civil society organizations
    • Excellent written and spoken English is required
    • Local language capabilities are an advantage
    • Based in Abuja
    • Nigerian nationals strongly encouraged to apply

    Deliverables (to be produced in conjunction with lead consultant)

    • Finalization of advocacy material for the implementation of the National FP Blueprint and outreach to the four priority states to advocate for state level plans—first drafts by October 15, final versions for printing by October 29


    • Start date: 1 October 2014
    • End date: 31 March 2015

    Total Number of Work Days

    • 20 days total maximum (to be charged per actual days worked)

    Company Profile

    About Futures Group

    Futures Group, the global consulting firm, helps to protect and promote people’s well-being around the world. For 40 years, Futures Group has created lasting solutions to some of the most pressing public health challenges facing nations. We predict future health and development trends, uncover barriers to well-being, and forge on-the-ground partnerships to ensure lasting change.

    About GRM International

    GRM International is a leading international development management company specializing in the provision of project design, management expertise and technical assistance to development projects for bilateral and multilateral funding agencies, governments and corporations. For more than 45 years, GRM has been bringing expertise in managing large-scale projects, and sourcing and managing high quality experts covering all disciplinary skills required to implement development projects.

    About our Group of Companies

    GRM International, Futures Group, and the Effective Development Group are a group of companies with a joint focus on reaching people in need and creating better futures for our clients, communities and colleagues around the world. With more than 90 current projects operating in more than 85 countries, and $225 million in revenue, our combined group has a multisectoral focus, diverse technical offerings and a wide geographic reach. For more information, please visit,, and

    How to apply:

    This is a time sensitive search and all the interested candidates are requested to apply at their earliest convenience.

    All applications for this position should be submitted online at via the Careers page. Futures Group provides equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.

  • Location : Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria

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