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Recruitment at Redeemer’s University for Project Manager

Redeemer’s University is an award-winning teaching and research
institution with well-equipped and functional facilities across
disciplines, particularly, in Humanities, Social and Management Sciences
and Natural Sciences. The hosting of the World Bank sponsored African
Centre of Excellence for
Genomics of Infectious Diseases (ACEGID)
attests to the overall standard of the university. Recently, the
University relocated to its permanent site at Ede, Osun State.

Job Title: Project Manager

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationMBA/MSc/MA   PhD/Fellowship  
  • Location

  • Job Field
    Project Management  

Recruiting Firm: Africa Centre of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases (ACEGID)

Job Location: Redeemer’s University

Position Description

 ACEGID is seeking a motivated individual with outstanding
management skills and passion for global health to facilitate and
advance a teaching and applied research program.

To this end, we are seekinga highly skilled, mature, and
energetic individual to oversee and undertake day-to-day tasks. The
Project Managerwill work at the Redeemer’s university campus. She/he
will be critical to the success of the overall World Bank ACE and NIH H3
Africa projects.

The individual will supervise ACEGID staff; work closely with
staff and laboratory personnel of the Redeemer’s university, as well as
students and faculty members from West African partners, researchers at
Harvard University, and the Broad Institute in Cambridge, MA. She /he
will work with all project site Principal Investigators (PIs). The
Project Manager will serve as lead in the World Bank ACE project
including Monitoring and Evaluation. The project Manager will report to
the ACEGID Director. 


  • The ideal candidate will have a MBA, MPH, or similar degree,
    project management skills,and ample experience working on research
    projects in resource-poor settings.
  • The candidate mustbe able to commit to a minimum of one year abroad.

Desired Degree: 

  • Doctoral Degree, Master of Public Health, Master of Science

Desired Major/Concentration: 

  • Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Global Health, HealthManagement Program, Health Policy and Administration



  • Responsible for cash management and tracking on-site in Nigeria, including payments of contractors, staff, and supply procurement
  • Monthly reporting and reconciliation of expenses

Specimen collection and registration:

  • Work in tandem with hospital staff to identify study subjects according to protocols
  • Oversee collection of Informed Consent and processes
  • Process samples in a laboratory setting
  • Ensure cold-chain maintenance
  • Oversee or perform daily clinical data collection
  • Perform assays and laboratory procedures as needed

Site and laboratory infrastructure:

  • Work in conjunction with US-based project managers to identify
    and implement critical infrastructure upgrades to the laboratory and
    project organization
  • Handle logistics, including housing and transportation for visiting collaborators and researchers to the site

Will perform other duties as assigned.

How to Apply

Click here to Apply Online
and also submit your résumé and cover letter to Nathan Yozwiak ( or Kenneth Onye (

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