Public Health

Public Health Specialist

Work Type: Full Time

Helium Health is a full-service healthtech company that provides a suite of solutions for healthcare providers, payers, patients, and partners in emerging markets — at the core of which is our SaaS-based electronic medical records/hospital management information system (EMR/HMIS).

We are on a mission to accelerate Africa’s transition to a technology and data-driven healthcare sector. We are continually increasing our product offerings in order to multiply the value we deliver to our customers and healthcare stakeholders at large (patients, providers, and payers).

We are looking to hire a Public Health Senior Analyst who will contribute to the execution of strategic partnerships with a range of key global health and public health partners across to fund the development and deployment of Helium Health’s solutions in markets we operate, particularly in West Africa and East Africa.


Strategy & Donor Sourcing Operations

  • Implement partnership strategies to deliver on Helium Health’s public health-focused goals. Identify and cultivate opportunities for alternative potential funding streams for the organization, locally and globally.

  • Prospect new relationships and partnerships with public health-focused funders, foundation donors, trusts, and others.

  • Develop grant management tools and methodology to ensure accurate tracking of opportunities, reporting, and adjustments through the project life cycle.

  • Support in the identification and submission of proposals and bids toward public health funding partnerships for Helium Health. Act as a lead writer when necessary.

  • Work with the Management Team to develop and expand programs that donor partners can fund.

  • Work with the rest of the Strategy & Partnerships Team to develop and maintain an extensive data bank of all partners and funders; liaising and expanding networks with current & potential donors and stakeholders.

  • Contribute to the Company’s overall Corporate Strategy through the delivery of high-quality services to key stakeholders and partners.

  • Work with the Marketing & Communications team in implementing public health campaigns, community outreach events, and & other PR activities.

Partner Management

  • Ensure programs and services are delivered in a manner which is responsive to partner needs, putting in place mechanisms for gathering and acting upon customer feedback and insight. 

  • Liaise with partners to finalize project descriptions, budgets, work plans, and monitoring and evaluation plans.

  • Respond to requests from donors for compliance information and respond to donor compliance questions as needed.

  • Manage engagement by constantly showcasing the impact of the organization’s work. 

  • Ensure the design of interventions is sound and reflective of established needs.

  • Collate performance information and produce performance reports.

Programme Design

  • Collaborate with the relevant teams (Product, Service Management, Project Management, Growth), on the development and implementation of Public Health programmes.

  • Contribute to the implementation of joint business plans with relevant strategic partners, organizations, and community groups.

  • Maintain sound and up-to-date knowledge of the public health sector and draw on good practices for the benefit of the Company and its clients.

  • Develop strategies for advancing the public health outlook and competencies of health facilities within the Helium Health Network

  • Devise a policy framework to guide Helium Health’s push for the inclusion of private health facilities in national health policies, plans and budgets

Business Research and Analysis

  • Collaborate with the relevant teams to gather the company’s impact data and manage its analysis and dissemination 

  • Interpret trends and data to gain actionable insight that aid the development of public health partnership strategies.

  • Work with R&D and other departments to conceptualize and create new programmes and solutions for Helium Health.

  • Work with the Marketing Team to provide public health and global health thought leadership and expertise that raises the company’s profile on these topics

  • Conceptualize and manage the creation of reports that showcase the company’s public health/global health competencies, achievements and leadership


  • 5+ years’ partnership management experience with an extensive network across public health funding and donor agencies locally and globally.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to engage a diverse range of stakeholders.

  • Exceptional fundraising and grant/proposal writing skills. Successful track record of identifying and successfully applying for relevant grants and funds from local, national, and international organizations.

  • Experience working with agencies aimed at improving health opportunities in Africa.

  • Programme development and implementation skills, budgeting and resource planning skills.

  • Excellent programme design skills working across a range of disciplines and strategic agendas.

  • Extensive knowledge and experience of policy and legislation affecting public health service delivery.

  • Experience in working cooperatively with communities.

  • Willingness to work remotely in neighborhood venues and to travel to other locations as required for the role.

  • First degree or equivalent experience from a reputable institution.

Working Environment: 

Nigeria region, with opportunity for remote work



Competitive based on experience, includes guaranteed take home and performance bonus



Health cover: Opportunity to choose from a range of home service options; Paid time off (20 days Annual Leave, 60 days paid Maternity Leave and 20 days paid Paternity Leave, Adoption Leave, paid Sick Leave, 7 days Volunteer Leave); Pension Scheme; Life Insurance; and other company benefits and perks.  

Robust Learning and Development Opportunities; Team-building activities and social events; Remote first orientation; Amazing team culture!

Equal Opportunity Employer

“Helium Health is an equal opportunity employer, thus it is not biased in its employment to any race, colour, creed, religion, sex or physical disability.”

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