Grassroots Lifesaving Outreach (LESGO) is an impartial, neutral and independent Non-Governmental Organization whose mission exclusively established to promote life in underserved communities through empowering communities to know and protect lives including their environment towards ensuring safe habitation through participatory methodology. Established in Grassroots Lifesaving Outreach was established in 2010 but was incorporated in the year 2011 with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC). LESGO exists to partner with government and relevant agencies to promote and strengthen humanitarian law and a universal principle that seeks to honor the dignity of mankind with support and believe that Life is worth living and living well.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Health Coordinator

Location: Madagali / Yola South, Adamawa

Employment Type: Full-time

Contract Duration: 6 Months

Expected Resumption Date: As Soon As Possible

Job Summary

  • The Health Coordinator will coordinate all health activities on the project to ensure effective, efficient and timely delivery of planned activities on the project.
  • This project employs a health system strengthening approach to provide a high-quality primary health care service to assist affected populations while using antimicrobials rationally for LESGO Adamawa State project intervention.
  • He/she will be responsible for supervising health staff on the project and will carry out implementation, monitoring, support with the overall capacity building of health program staff, and progress reporting of projects.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Shall report to the Project/Program Manager
  • Coordinates activity of LGA Team Leads and ensure high quality and timely delivery of all health related objectives
  • Support consultation on need basis, especially when on the field.
  • Ensure that the activities are implemented and are responsive to communities, partners, and in line with humanitarian principles, values and strategic plan and procedures
  • Approves clearance of field staff for monthly stipends
  • In collaboration with the MEAL officer, monitor program objectives, outputs, indicators, and activities – ensuring team remains on track as per donor requirement
  • Work with MEAL team to ensure appropriate, timely and accurate data collection against agreed indicators to enable both internal and external reporting
  • Represent and participate in relevant Health working groups, sector meetings and any other relevant forums
  • Provide technical support to subordinates and provide the necessary mentoring and trainings as needed to strengthen their capacity so as to enable them perform their tasks optimally
  • Prepare project and donor reports in a timely manner and in compliance with internal and external requirements with approval of the project/Program Manager.
  • Ensure that program interventions continue to be informed by and integrated with other core sectors (Protection & WASH)
  • In collaboration with MEAL unit develop tools for the effective data gathering and reporting
  • Oversees all technical activities of field staff, working closely with Clinical Supervisors and Team Leads
  • Coordinates with Clinical Supervisors and Team Leads in gathering field reports.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Nursing, Community Health or any other health-related field
  • Experience working with NGO
  • At least 3-4 years’ experience in coordinating, implementing and managing primary and secondary health programs
  • Availability to Travel as the need arise
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent leadership and coordination skills
  • Fluent in English and local language (Hausa)
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time by supervisors.

Compliance & Ethics:

  • Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout LESGO
  • As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of LESGO and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards.
  • Conducts work with the highest level of integrity.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply

Application Deadline  9th June 2024.


  • LESGO is an Equal Opportunity Employer LESGO considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.
  • Women are strongly encouraged to Apply.
  • The LESGO and LESGO workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in LESGO- Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Transparency, Accountability, Partnership, Integrity, Team work.
  • In accordance with these values, the LESGO operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse PSEA, Child Safeguarding, Anti Monetary Laundering Policy, Anti-Fraud, Core Humanitarian Sphere Principles, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.
  • Only qualified candidates will be contacted


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