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Job Title

Research Program and Business Development Manager 


Reports to

Research  Team

Chief Innovation Officer  

Based in


Who we are

 EHA Clinics is a world-class comprehensive health care service provider located in Nigeria. We aim to bridge the gap between patients and healthcare services in any setting: the clinic, the home, or through innovative online and mobile solutions. All of our clinics are equipped with the latest healthcare technologies, and the most dedicated team of healthcare professionals, providing a unique range of patient-centric services.

Mission Statement

We are on a mission to deliver quality health care that is accessible, effective, and affordable. By leveraging technology and an exceptional team, we provide a superior experience, improved outcomes, and reduced pricing for our individual, family, and business members.

Core Values

CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE:  We deliver ever-increasing value and convenience to our customers and ensure they are treated with the utmost respect and service regardless of income or social status.

QUALITY: We strive to improve our customers' health, families, and community. We will continuously improve our quality to provide health care services according to the best available science.

SAFETY: We ensure our staff are trained to perform their duties safely and reduce the spread of infections. Our facilities and processes are designed to ensure maximum safety for our customers.

STAFF ENGAGEMENT: We invest in the well-being, training, and development of our staff.

FINANCIAL STEWARDSHIP: We work to reduce waste and maximize value to our customers, investors, and partners.

Our services:

  • Medical Services
  • Research and Informatics
  • Pharmacy
  • Laboratory & Diagnostics
  • Community Health (REACH Program)
  • Telehealth and Telemedicine


Research is a core component of EHA Clinics dedication to enhancing health care. Our Research team is on a mission is to lead the way in medical research within Nigeria, aiming to significantly improve the health of Nigerians. We are committed to conducting pioneering research and translating these findings into practical benefits that enhance the daily lives of individuals. As an integral part of EHA Clinics, our team works to uncover new insights and solutions, ensuring that our research directly contributes to the organization's overarching mission of delivering quality, accessible, and affordable health care.

The Research Program and Business Development Manager will support the chief innovation officer in growing and managing the research program by critically assessing and originating new frameworks and policies to sustain and enhance its relevance in the organization. S/he will plan and manage the execution of diverse research initiatives, grant proposals and projects at EHA Clinics while fostering partnerships with local (Nigerian) and international researchers and institutions to uncover novel research and business prospects. Leading the deployment of strategies that cater to emerging business imperatives and client demands, the Manager will distinctly position EHA Clinics as a leading center of expertise



  • Lead the critical assessment and origination of innovative policies and frameworks to sustain and enhance the relevance of our research efforts towards emerging priorities and client needs.
  • Screen grant applications and RFPs to identify research opportunities and prepare winning proposals in conjunction with the chief innovation officer and research scientists.
  • Manage a team of project managers, research staff and clinical staff to successfully execute research projects.


  • Manage collaboration and coordination with internal teams:
  • Forecast risks and implement plans to mitigate risks in collaboration with team members and other stakeholders.
  • Develop collaborative networks with a wide range of researchers and research institutions across Nigeria. Conduct outreach activities at universities and other suitable organizations to solicit new projects and staff.
  • Regularly create social media posts and stories to increase the visibility of the department's in the local and professional community.


  • Actively monitor the progress of multiple projects simultaneously to ensure they meet deliverables and deadlines.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation. And adhere to organizational policies and procedures.
  • Set and enforce stringent metrics and standards to guarantee consistent quality across all research service, program, and portfolio deliverables
  • Prepare and monitor departmental and individual KPIs. Adhere to EHA Clinics code of conduct and ethical standards of the field.
          Targeted Specialized Knowledge A

  • PhD in public health, life sciences or a similar field from an outstanding academic university is a minimum requirement for this position
  • A minimum of 3 years work experience as a project manager or 1 year as a program manager in an international organization is essential.
  • Proficiency in the English language and the ability to write science in a clear, coherent and persuasive manner.
  • Strong computer skills, including Google Suite are essential. Good documentation and analytical skills.
  • Willingness to travel up to 50% of the time as required.
NGN 11,753,352 Annual Gross.

Key Areas of Note 

Keep up to date with relevant medical research, technology, and evidence-based medical practice by attending continuing education courses and professional meetings, reading journals, etc.

Research unusual symptoms and treatment options, through consultation with physicians and other medical specialists.

Key Skills and Attributes

  • Hold Computer literacy
  • Excellent Communication and Customer Service
  • Caring, Compassionate, Dedicated and Professional
  • Working Under Pressure
  • Humane, Empathetic and Supportive Bedside Manner
  • Leadership and Teamwork
  • Problem solving and Initiative
  • Time Management and Organization
  • Attention to Detail

Work Environment 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but can become louder at times due to group discussions or activities. EHA Clinics is a tobacco-free environment.