Clear Solutions, a non-profit working in Nigeria, focuses on reducing the tragically-high number of children dying from diarrhoea (>400,000 under-5-year-olds globally per year), working with the primary healthcare system to improve access to, and awareness of, highly cost-effective treatments. Oral Rehydration Solution (ORS) and Zinc could prevent >90% of deaths if all diarrhoea cases were treated.  Our collaboration with Community Health Workers provides parents of young children with free ORS & Zinc at their home, ready to use whenever a child suffers diarrhoea.

Clear Solutions is a small organisation with a BIG mission. We provide the trust, opportunity and support for you to have a huge social impact, and grow professionally as a key contributor to the organisation’s culture and future.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Program Officer

Location: Kano

Job type: Full time

Job Description

How this role has a social impact:

  • As the scale and complexity of our programs grows rapidly, from 4 local government areas served today, to state-wide and beyond, the positive impact upon the lives of 100s-of-thousands of children will simply not be possible without a strong Program Officer.
  • Trusted NGO and Healthcare System partners are fundamental in this program. The Program Officer provides the insights and structure to ensure that high-level program design can be implemented successfully with these partners.

Role Responsibilities

  • As a small and agile organisation, the role will vary over time, but typical responsibilities will include:
  • Building and applying detailed program plans, including program preparation, implementation and M&E. Tracking progress against these plans and communicating status and risks.
  • Performing M&E activities during key operational phases, observing and problem-solving during implementation, always with a view to serving communities more effectively.
  • Representing Clear Solutions in local stakeholder discussions.
  • Inputting to organisational decision-making with local and program insights.
  • Collaborating with partners to shape implementation plans, provide structure and clarity, and problem-solve with local context.

Required Capabilities, Experience or Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience in written and verbal communications with colleagues and external partners at various levels of seniority.
  • Ability to adapt to changing circumstances and thrive in a small and dynamic team.
  • Computer skills sufficient to create and work with shared spreadsheets (including formulae and advanced formatting) and quickly create documents and presentations for internal and external communication.
  • Strong English communication skills, with working proficiency in Hausa (verbal required; written preferred)
  • Experience in bringing structure and clarity to situations with many considerations.
  • Based in Kano state.

Preferred experience or qualifications:

  • Experience in working with primary healthcare provision in Nigeria.
  • Experience as a program officer or manager, or similar role, in complex programs with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Experience in working at an NGO, or volunteering in community and non-profit projects.


N270,000 – N350,000 NGN salary per month, according to capability and experience level.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply

Application Deadline  30th June, 2024.


  • This role has a 6-month test period for you to get to know us and for us to get to know you better.
  • We respect your time and have designed our application process to reflect this. The first step of the application process takes 15-20 minutes, and we only ask for more time from applicants we think would be an excellent fit.
  • Clear Solutions is an equal-opportunity employer. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply without discrimination on grounds of ethnicity, race, marital status, gender, age, religion, disability status or political persuasion.
  • We will appoint any outstanding candidate immediately, so early applications are encouraged


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