Wed. Sep 28th, 2022

The Private Sector Health Alliance of Nigeria (PSHAN) mobilizes resources to improve Nigeria’s healthcare system. PSHAN creates a compelling opportunity to pool private sector capabilities, resources, assets and expertise across a coordinated platform,to complement the efforts of government, partners, and implementors to accelerate improvement in health outcomes in Nigeria.

The private sector health alliance has evolved from a Private Sector Round Table for Health to a country owned private sector led multisectoral coalition commited to improving health outcomes. Private Sector Health Alliance of Nigeria operations are guided by a well-developed governing structure with a determined board of directors, an advisory council and efficient management team whose vision is to have a Nigeria where everyone has equitable access to quality and affordable healthcare and wellness.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Team Lead, Corporate Communications

Location: Lagos
Employment type: Full Time

About the Job

  • If you are a dynamic, experienced and highly collaborative leader, let’s change the world together.
  • PSHAN seeks visionary, inspirational and strategic leaders to drive impact and growth. Successful candidates will be outstanding communicators and coalition-builders, knowledgeable about business, finance and health, with the standing, respect and authenticity to influence and partner with corporations, influencers and donors.  
  • They must be eager to contribute to positive societal changes in Nigeria. Project management capabilities are essential, along with the ability to inspire trust, confidence and collaboration across a diverse community of stakeholders.  They will be passionate advocates, catalysts and change agents, building and driving a small, high-performing team, towards quality execution and financial sustainability.
  • Candidates must have at least 7 years of leadership and project management experience, knowledge of the Nigerian health sector and high-level IT skills especially MS Word, PowerPoint & MS Excel. An international perspective and strong networks are essential; good knowledge of the Nigerian political economy is ideal. Outstanding interpersonal, public speaking and communications skills are also key. The position is based in Lagos, requiring domestic and international travel.
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Major responsibilities include

  • Supervise advertisements, value propositions and other forms of marketing to maintain consistency in branding. Track the media coverage of PSHAN. Ensure that PSHAN’s branding is up to date with industry trends. Analyze the success of marketing campaigns and create reports for these campaigns.

Public Relations:

  • Address inquiries from the media and general public (e-mails, telephone calls, etc.). Manage social media accounts. Edit and update promotional material and publications (articles and thought leadership in healthcare research and advocacy, etc.). Prepare and distribute presentations and other material for press releases. Speak publicly at interviews, press conferences and presentations. Actively seek out partnership and sponsorship opportunities to pass onto the Membership and Partnerships department. Organize PR events (conferences, etc.) and serve as the organization’s spokesperson.

Digital Assets:

  • Publish promotional material and publications. Design and maintain a corporate website that reflects the current strategic direction of PSHAN. Handle internal communications. Maintain the organization’s digital library (files, records, templates, etc.). Control access to, and use of, company digital assets. Manage and maintain the company digital assets and tools. Identify improvements opportunities in automation and digitization. Ensure adherence to organizational policies regarding digital assets.
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Qualifications & Attributes required

  • An awareness of different media agendas.
  • An awareness of the world of graphic design and content creation, and some of the players therein.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • An ability to effectively manage budgets.
  • Crisis management and communications skills
  • Tech-savvy and familiarity with digital devices
  • Prior experience in designing and executing ad campaigns.
  • Social media presence
  • Displays charisma and a high level of personal comportment.
  • Brand awareness: a clear understanding of brands and the marketing mix
  • First degree in any relevant discipline. However, NGO experience is a prerequisite. A postgraduate qualification will be added advantage.
  • A high degree of business acumen.
  • Research and analytical skills.
  • Accreditation in the field of Branding/Media & Communications/Public relations, ICT
  • Creativity and problem-solving aptitude.
  • Proven experience as a public relations officer.
  • Experience managing media relations (online, broadcast and print)
  • Background in researching, writing and editing publications.
  • An ability to network effectively and manage relationships.

The salary for each position is commensurate with experience and industry standard.

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How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should apply by sending an application which should include a cover letter indicating why they are applying and their fit for the role, and a resume or CV to: using the Job Title and the reference ID for the job you are applying for as the subject of the mail.


we are an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a diverse workforce. While all applications will be acknowledged.
• We reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement
• We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements
• Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
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