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Ongoing Massive Recruitment At Centre for Integrated Health Programs (CIHP)

The Centre for Integrated Health Programs (CIHP) is a leading indigenous non-governmental organization established to promote better health outcomes for all Nigerians through creation of strong and sustainable health systems. The organization evolved from Columbia University’s International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs (ICAP) in 2011 and has continued to support family-focused, comprehensive high-quality, HIV/AIDS care and treatment activities in Nigeria.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Strategic Information Manager
Code: SI-04
Location: Abuja
Unit: Strategic Information Management 
Job Description

  • The incumbent will supervise the development of appropriate monitoring, tracking and reporting systems, tools and templates that enhance monitoring of project outputs and quality.
  • S/he will supervise the generation of quality evidence on project outcome and promote the use of data for decision-making processes.
  • S/he will supervise development and promote the use of standard indicators, tools and forms (as appropriate) and SI practices across the organization’s grant while coordinating the collection of information required for reporting and measuring progress.
  • The job holder will ensure that monitoring plans are developed for projects and ensure that regular monitoring visits and implementation of the plans.
  • The job holder will supervise and support field SI team in writing success stories from the field.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Bachelor’s degree in the following discipline Statistics or related disciplines with cognate experience.
  • At least 6 years of professional experience in the field of Monitoring and Evaluation.
  • Knowledge of major quantitative & qualitative monitoring methodologies and proven ability to design monitoring instrumentation tools.
  • High level of proficiency in Windows Excel and/ or Statistical Software (SPSS, STATA). Advanced skills in data analysis presentation and report writing.
  • Excellent analytical skills combined with a proactive, energetic approach to problem solving.
  • Knowledge and skills in the use of mobile technology for documentation and reporting

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

Job Title: Deputy Director, Database Management
Code: SI-01
Location: Abuja
Unit: Strategic Information Management
Job Description

  • The incumbent will lead the formulation of strategies and governance associated with databases and database management.
  • S/he will monitor and analyze information and data systems and evaluate their performance to discover ways of enhancing/upgrading them to new and emerging database technologies.
  • S/he will lead the development and management of multiple medium sized database administration and operation functions.
  • Will formulate and implement security and access measures/policy to safeguard access to databases and applications according to approved security policy and procedures.
  • Will serve as the primary subject matter advisor on database related matters.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • M.Sc/B.Sc or B.Tech Degree, in Business Management, Computer Science or equivalent relevant experience.
  • At least 8 years of experience in database administration and data management technologies in DB2, MS SQL Server, Oracle DB.
  • Strong practical experience in Database design, development, maintenance and security.
  • Strong experience in software development, system technology, middleware and backup & disaster recovery solutions will be an added advantage.
  • Good judgment and leadership qualities with a good mix of tactical and operational expertise across all major aspects of database management.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

Job Title: Associate Director, System & Quality Improvement
Code: SI-02
Location: Abuja
Unit: Strategic Information Management
Job Description

  • The incumbent will lead a broader team to design, facilitate and support data collection and analysis systems including baseline, annual, and end line appraisals/Surveys, regular monitoring, feedback and reporting according to the data management plan and USG/GON.
  • The job holder will conduct regular field visits to ensure all elements of the data system is being utilized effectively, assessing and identifying breakdowns and areas that require clarifications and improvements and produce analytical summaries: graphs, charts, tables, narratives and appealing visuals, as requested, to fulfill internal and external reporting requirement.
  • S/he will follow-up with relevant stakeholders on agreed upon system corrections, adjustments and actions, informing and strategizing with the QA and multidisciplinary team, as necessary.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in relevant field with at least 7 years post qualification experience designing and managing M&E plans, tools, and activities for donor-funded programs.
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in deployment of systems using best data quality tools and techniques.
  • Knowledge management skills, including analysis, documentation and dissemination of results.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word and SPSS and/or other data analysis software.
  • Facilitation, training and mentoring skills.
  • Familiarity with PEPFAR indicators and USAID/PEPFAR reporting requirements.
  • Ability to manage high volume work flow with minimal supervision.
  • Good managerial and strong negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and after hours when required.
  • Positive, respectful attitude at work

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Pharmaceutical Care and Logistics Officer
Code: CSU-14
Location: Abuja
Unit: Clinical Services
Job Description

  • The incumbent will support the Senior Pharmaceutical Care Officer in differentiated care model, patient monitoring-ADR, Treatment failure management and regime sequencing;
  • Assist in planning, monitoring and tracking the timely and correct quantification, purchase requests, storage and distribution of pharmaceuticals and other commodities.
  • The job holder will also be responsible for tracking, monitoring and inventory analysis of all pharmacy stock employing the use of monitoring tools, spread sheets and data bases.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • A Registered Pharmacist, preferably with Advanced Degree in Pharmacy Sciences.
  • At least five years’ experience working as a hospital based pharmacist with working knowledge of and experience with HIV care and treatment medication.
  • Must have a broad-based knowledge of and experience with computerized systems in pharmaceutical warehousing and QA.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Jo Title: Senior Clinical Services Officer-PMTCT
Code: CSU-09
Location: Abuja
Unit: Clinical Services
Job Description

  • The incumbent will be responsible for providing technical support in the development, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of activities, strategies and policies around HIV prevention with particular focus on integrating PMTCT into maternal and child health.
  • The jobholder will provide medical and technical expertise and training for HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment efforts including antiretroviral prophylaxis implementation in PMTCT.
  • This will include scale up of the provision of combination ARV regimens and antiretroviral treatment (as appropriate) as prophylaxis.
  • The role will include strengthening linkages and integration between sexual and reproductive health (SRH), Maternal Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) services and HIV/AIDS programs;

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Advanced degree in Nursing/Midwifery, Medicine, or Public Health.
  • At least 6 years’ clinical experience in HIV/AIDS care and antiretroviral treatment Experience in providing PMTCT services.
  • Robust clinical experience in HIV/AIDS care and antiretroviral treatment; knowledge of clinical issues and current literature in HIV/AIDS and PMTCT

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Program Support Associate-Clinical Services
Code: CSU-15
Location: Abuja
Unit: Clinical Services
Job Description

  • The incumbent will review/collate periodic programmatic reports (monthly, quarterly, and annually) for completeness and comprehensiveness and share initial review comments with the Acting Head, Clinical Services Unit; review/collate program narratives for Continuation Applications from different thematic areas/ departments and send reminders to team members as required to meet report deadlines.
  • The job holder will provide program support for technical meetings, maintaining a central database for minutes and follow up on action points/next steps.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Bachelor degree in General Science, Medical Sciences or related field with at least 2 years work experience in a health organization; demonstrable project management and organizational skills appropriate for a highly multi-tasked environment with excellent command of English and preferably have experience of using MS Office to draft documents such as proposals, reports, project plans and memos (additional language skills will be an asset)

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Clinical Services Officer (PMTCT)
Code: CSU-010
Location: Abuja
Unit: Clinical Services
Slot: 2
Job Description

  • The incumbent provides technical support in developing, planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating activities, strategies and policies around HIV prevention with particular focus on integrating PMTCT into maternal and child health.
  • A key responsibility will be developing key guidelines and standards to support the country teams and programs as they work with national ministries of health, local departments of health, NGOs and other implementing partners in the adaptation of local guidelines and policies for the implementation and scale up of services for the prevention of HIV.
  • The job holder will also work with facility staff to ensure a continuum of care from prevention of transmission of infection to the provision of care and treatment for HIV-positive pregnant mothers and their HIV-exposed or infected infants and families.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Advanced Degree in Nursing/Midwifery, Medicine, or Public Health.
  • At least 5 years’ clinical experience in HIV/AIDS care and antiretroviral treatment Experience in providing PMTCT services.
  • Robust clinical experience in HIV/AIDS care and antiretroviral treatment; knowledge of clinical issues and current literature in HIV/AIDS and PMTCT.
  • Excellent knowledge of clinical issues and current literature in HIV/AIDS and PMTCT.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Senior Treatment Support Associate
Code: CSU-12
Location: Abuja
Unit: Clinical Services
Job Description

  • The incumbent will support Community ART support groups to strengthen PLHIV support groups to be used as a platform for providing psychosocial support, adherence support and client education, PHDP, and economic strengthening activities.
  • Working with the team to ensure health facility and community based adherence support and monitor PLHIV in other to optimize client retention, the job holder will also identify unmet needs that may impact adherence (homelessness, substance abuse, psychiatric illness, acute medical problems, lack of or inadequate health care benefits, etc.) and assisting team with prioritizing those needs

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Degree in Nursing, Public Health, Social Sciences or a related field.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience working on international health issues including HIV, with at least 2 years’ experience working on HIV/AIDS counselling and testing programs in international or resource poor settings.
  • Experience in coordinating HIV/AIDS program implementation with strong supervisory and management skills.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

Job Title: Treatment Support Officer
Code: CSU-11
Location: Abuja
Unit: Clinical Services
Job Description

  • The incumbent will support the provision of Psychosocial support for special populations- KP, Adolescent, peer navigation and linkages & community ART and care and support; ensures that the health facility and community based care team (nurses/Peer Health Educators) provide quality, comprehensive health education and information on Adherence and Psychosocial support services through the state based Care and Support Associate.
  • The job holder will also develop and implement strategies to improve ART Adherence and retention in care including differentiated care models (both facility and community based) including adolescent care.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Degree in Nursing, Public Health, Social Sciences or a related field.
  • At least 5 years’ experience working on international health issues including HIV/AIDS counseling and testing programs in international or resource poor settings.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

Job Title: Senior Clinical Services Associate -TB/HIV
Code: CSU-05
Location: Abuja
Job Description

  • The incumbent will provide technical support for multidisciplinary HIV/AIDS care and treatment, working with organization clinicians and health facility- based site teams to implement TB/HIV integration, and work in close collaboration with the Central TB-HIV Clinical Officer.
  • The job holder will Initiate and enhance TB/HIV integration services at sites and maintain and enhance links between organization and Government of Nigeria officials, donors and partner organizations.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Degree in Medicine, Public Health or a related field; or a Master’s degree or equivalent in Public Health or related field.
  • At least 4 years’ experience in providing HIV/TB acre and treatment services and skilled in providing ongoing mentoring and hands on supervision to site clinicians.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Senior Clinical Services Associate – Pediatrics
Code: CSU-09
Location: Abuja
Unit: Clinical Services
Job Description

  • The incumbent will work with state teams to ensure that all of HIV exposed infants are enrolled in exposed infant care program and followed up to 18 months to determine MTCT status; develop linkages systems with PMTCT to ensure all live births of HIV infected mothers are enrolled into exposed infant care and follow up.
  • The job holder will Implements same day enrollment of all HIV exposed infants into child follow up clinics before maternal discharge from maternity care and ensure all HIV exposed infants receive qualitative EID care via prompt enrolment of HIV exposed infants, tracking of defaulting mother-baby pairs, support for EID logistics and prompt enrollment of DBS positive infants into ART clinics.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • First Degree in Medicine (MBBS).
  • At least 6 years’ experience with a minimum of two years’ experience in pediatrics HIV/AIDS care.
  • Experience in clinical management of Pediatrics HIV/AIDS cases would be a distinct advantage.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

Job Title: Clinical Services Officer, Pediatrics
Code: CSU-07
Location: Abuja
Unit: Clinical Services
Job Description

  • The incumbent will provide direct technical assistance to health care facilities in focal states.
  • Facilitate the Treatment for special populations- Children of KP, OVC, PMTCT Linkages & adolescent care and Pediatrics friendly clinics, transitioning and community ART, Pediatrics quality improvement-cascade management in supported states; provide staff training in the clinical management of infants and children with HIV/AIDS, initiating and supervising pediatric ART clinics at the hospital level, providing ongoing mentoring and supportive supervision to pediatric clinicians, assist facility-based teams to develop/improve pediatric care systems, referral systems, adherence support systems, patient flow, medical records, etc.
  • The job holder will also serve as a resource for the evaluation of ongoing pediatric care and treatment programs, and in the subsequent development of new and/or expanded programs for the care and treatment of HIV/AIDS in infants, children, and teenagers.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Degree in Medicine, Public Health or a related field. Advanced medical degree (MD preferred).
  • At least 5 years’ experience with a minimum of two years’ in pediatric HIV/AIDS care.
  • Excellent grasp of clinical issues and current and current literature in HIV/AIDS treatment.
  • Experience in clinical management of pediatrics HIV/AIDS cases and fellowship in Pediatrics will be an added advantage

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

Job Title: Clinical Services Officer ART
Code: CSU-06
Location: Abuja
Unit: Clinical Services
Slot:
 2
Job Description

  • The incumbent will be responsible for providing direct technical assistance to supported health care facilities; such assistance might include training of staff, information system development/improvement, and facilitation of community linkages, patient flow analysis, and improvement of adherence support systems, development or improvement of referral systems.
  • The job holder will provide technical support to supported facilities in establishing protocols for HIV/AIDS treatment and treatment for special populations-KPs, Standalone DOTS sites, YWC, linkages & community ART and back stop for in supported states’ differentiated care model.
  • Provide direct supervision to service delivery specialists in supported states. 

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Degree in Medicine, Public Health or a related field; or a Master’s degree or equivalent in public health or related fields.
  • At least 5 years’ extensive clinical experience in care and treatment of HIV/AIDS patients; knowledge of the policies, regulations, reporting formats, and cultures of principal donors, including USAID, EC, DFID, CDC/PEPFAR etc.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

Job Title: Clinical Services Officer TB/HIV
Code: CSU-04
Location: Abuja
Unit: Clinical Services
Job Description

  • The incumbent will provide support in developing and managing health programs that maximize development results and impact.
  • The successful candidate will assist in the implementation of HIV/AIDS treatment and other health sector programs in Nigeria.
  • He/she will provide technical support to supported facilities in establishing protocols for implement TB/HIV integration, and work in close collaboration with the Senior Clinical Services Officer TB-ART in supporting state clinical teams to implement TB/HIV treatment and allied health services that are consistent with national guidelines.
  • Incumbent will have strong competences and experience in TB/HIV collaborative activities; intensify case find, TB prevention and TB in special cases- pediatrics, pregnant women and key populations.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Degree in Medicine, Public Health or a related field; or a Master’s Degree or equivalent in Public Health or related field.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in developing country health care programs or program support function preferably in the NGO context.
  • Good working knowledge of the health and HIV program priorities; knowledge of effective financial and budgetary control and securing and managing grants (e.g., USAID, CDC/PEPFAR and other grant funders).

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Associate Director, Clinical Services
Code: CSU-02
Location: Abuja
Unit: Clinical Services
Job Description

  • The incumbent will provide strategic direction for the implementation of various health interventions including comprehensive HIV care and treatment services.
  • S/he will be report to the Director, Clinical Services and will be responsible for technical/clinical care and management aspects of current and future program activities.
  • Supervise sector managers (MCH, HIV/AIDS, RH, etc.) and provide assistance to successfully implement current programs, ensure consistency with strategic and annual plans, and further develop and integrate these sectors where appropriate.
  • Review program/project narrative and related financial reports submitted by program managers.
  • Serve as a resource in the evaluation of ongoing programs and in subsequent development of new and/or expanded programs for the care and treatment of HIV/AIDS; specifically leads development and/or updating of departmental standard operating procedures (SOPs).

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • A Degree in Medicine and Post-graduate Degree in Public Health.
  • In addition, the post holder must possess 8 years’ experience of running/implementing public health programs preferably in the NGO context.
  • A very good understanding and working knowledge of the health and HIV program priorities; Substantial experience and knowledge of effective financial and budgetary control and securing and managing grants (e.g., USAID, CDC/PEPFAR and other grant funders).
  • Previous experience of managing and developing a team and the ability to lead, motivate and develop others; excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

Job Title: Director, Clinical Services
Code: CSU-01
Location: Abuja
Unit: Clinical Services
Job Description

  • The incumbent will provide the organizational oversight for collaborative health systems intervention design to strengthen the various stratum of health governance & technical support platforms.
  • Reporting to the reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the job holder will provide leadership to the clinical services team in the design and implementation of culturally competent and sustainable service delivery model through strategic program integration and home-grown solutions to identified challenges.
  • The DCS will also oversee the direct reports to ensure appropriate, thorough implementation plans and implementation of activities (communication, training & development, systems upgrade or modifications, new or enhanced reporting tools and mechanisms, job aids, updates to existing project guidelines, etc.)

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Degree in Medicine and post-graduate Master’s degree in Public Health.
  • In addition, the post holder must possess 10 years’ experience of running/implementing public health programs in relation to reproductive health and HIV/AIDS preferably in the NGO context.
  • Good understanding of at least three of the organization’s sectorial programs and a working knowledge of the health and HIV program priorities.
  • Substantial managerial experience with knowledge of financial /budgetary control and securing and managing grants (e.g., USAID, CDC/PEPFAR and other grant funders)

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Strategic Information Officer
Code: SI-06
Location: Abuja
Slot: 3
Job Description

  • The incumbent will supervise regular data collection across implementing entities and ensure quality of the data by random verifications and validations while preserving data in a safe and accessible way.
  • S/he will lead the analyses of program information, discuss findings and provide feedback to stakeholders and program teams on project performance.
  • S/he will provide technical support on SI and evidence-based recommendations to the relevant program team and stakeholders.
  • Will ensure that implementation of SI field activities adheres to the organizational and partner monitoring and evaluation system.
  • The jobholder will be responsible for generating and providing the inputs, information and statistics for monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, annual and other reports.
  • S/he will assist and support the use and deployment of program Monitoring and Evaluation tools across all supported entities.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Bachelor’s degree in Natural, Social Sciences or Computer Sciences or equivalent with minimum of 5 years of relevant/ supervisory experience.
  • Extensive experience with monitoring program implementation using qualitative and quantitative approaches.
  • Experience in developing and coordinating data collection, processing and analysis systems.
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluating education and/or community development programs strongly preferred.
  • Experience with DHIS, DATIM and RADET reporting a plus.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

Job Title: Senior Clinical Services Officer – ART/TB
Code: CSU-03
Location: Abuja
Unit: Clinical Services
Job Description

  • The incumbent will be responsible for coordinating and managing the technical services essential to the functioning and effective implementation of the Adult, Pediatrics and TB/HIV Treatment program.
  • The job holder will provide technical support to facilities in establishing protocols for HIV/AIDS treatment, Community TB & linkages, TB in special cases, Case management, intensified case finding and IPT and TB Quality improvement-cascade management that are consistent with national guidelines.
  • The SCSO will build the capacity of facility personnel to better implement their role

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Degree in Medicine, Public Health or a related field; or a Master’s degree or equivalent in Public Health or related field.
  • At least 6 years’ experience in developing country health care programs or program support function 3 years of which must be at a senior management level within an international NGO or agency.
  • Extensive clinical experience in care and treatment of HIV/AIDS patients and knowledge of the policies, regulations, reporting formats, and cultures of principal donors, including USAID, EC, DFID, CDC/PEPFAR, and others.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Senior Strategic Information Associate
Code: SI-07
Location: Abuja
Slot: 3
Unit: Strategic Information Management
Job Description

  • The incumbent will assist with supervising regular data collection across implementing entities and ensure quality of the data by random verifications and validations while preserving data in a safe and accessible way.
  • Will assist with analyzing program information, discuss findings and provide feedback to stakeholders and program teams on project performance.
  • S/he will assist in providing technical support on SI and evidence-based recommendations to the relevant program team and stakeholders.
  • S/he will assist with the implementation of SI field activities and ensure they adhere to the organizational and partner monitoring and evaluation system.
  • Will assist with coordinating and engaging supported entities and state stakeholders to collect data against agreed indicators in line with GON and USG requirements.
  • Will assist with the support and use of program Monitoring and Evaluation tools across all supported entities.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • University Degree in Business, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Computer Science, Public Administration or any related field.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in reporting position with Local or International NGOs; preferably in Care and treatment. Experience with DHIS, DATIM and RADET reporting a plus.
  • Knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Access required.
  • Experience with data form design, collection and data entry.
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret large amount of information.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Electronic Medical Records Associate
Code: SI-10
Location: Abuja
Unit: Strategic Information Management
Job Description

  • The incumbent will assist in the design, adaptation and maintenance of databases in conjunction with the SI and program team to match strategic program or implementation changes.
  • S/he will assist in ensuring all relevant program staff are able to utilize the database to analyze program information and results.
  • S/he will assist with training in use of data management and analysis tools, including, ODK Collect, and MS Office products to team members.
  • Will assist in review data being collected to locate and fix problems with data entry or integrity.
  • Will assist with the deployment, implementation and use of updated or new databases

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • HND or University Degree in Computer Science, Information System or related field.
  • At least 2 years’ experience Local or International NGOs; preferably in Care and treatment.
  • Experience with use, deployment and EMR management. Knowledge of Access or other programming language a plus. Ability to troubleshoot and run database queries.
  • Ability to work under pressure cooperatively as a member of a team.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret large amount of information. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

Job Title: Senior Electronic Medical Records Associate
Code: SI-09
Location: Abuja
Unit: Strategic Information Management
Job Description

  • The incumbent will support the deployment and implementation of database systems and new database design decisions and initiatives.
  • S/he will maintain database in conjunction with the SI and program staff to match strategic program or implementation changes.
  • S/he will maintain and innovate a system database that improves the organization’s ability to inform program implementation, analyze data, and present impact to key stakeholders.
  • S/he will ensure all relevant program staff are able to utilize the database to analyze program information and results.
  • Will provide training in the use of data management and analysis tools, including advising the program teams, SI unit and management team on how the database systems need to be maintained and managed to ensure maximum use and flexibility.
  • The jobholder will review data being collected to locate and fix problems with data entry or integrity.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • HND or University Degree in Computer science, Information System or related field.
  • At least 4 years’ experience Local or International NGOs; preferably in Care and treatment.
  • Experience with use, deployment and EMR management.
  • Knowledge of Access or other programming language a plus.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and run database queries.
  • Ability to work under pressure cooperatively as a member of a team.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret large amount of information.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Strategic Information Associate
Code: SI-08
Location: Abuja
Unit: Strategic Information Management
Slot: 6
Job Description

  • The incumbent will support routine monthly update of program aggregate SI tracking database.
  • S/he will support and assist in the monitoring and evaluation, data collection, and data delivery to the appropriate reporting platform.
  • S/he will participate in and coordinate the timely collection and analysis of all program performance data and success stories.
  • S/he will provide weekly verifiable data quality and ensure all data is input into database platform and analyzed for integrity.
  • S/he will maintain a log of database backup and filing systems. Will undertake visits to the field throughout the grant, as needed to support and/ or supervise data collection or verify data quality. Will develop and prepare site reports of project data as required for entry and reporting.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability 

  • University Degree Business, Social sciences, Natural Sciences, Computer science, Public Administration or any related field.
  • A minimum 2 years’ experience in reporting position with Local or International NGOs; preferably in Care and treatment.
  • Experience with DHIS, DATIM and RADET reporting a plus.
  • Knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Access required.
  • Experience with data form design, collection and data entry.
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret large amount of information.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Associate Director, Data Quality Assurance
Code: SI-03
Location: Abuja
Unit: Strategic Information Management
Job Description

  • The incumbent will lead cross functional effort to establish, improve, monitor and train on the data management, data quality and utilization for the organization. S/he will lead the fostering of improved data quality and reporting across all indicators.
  • S/he will establish and manage the approval process for data releases to ensure accuracy and security. S/he will serve as the contact regarding data quality.
  • Will lead the management of the organization, and partner data quality or audit related program including RADET, SIMS, Data quality assessment, NGQual and key Evaluation.
  • The jobholder will lead the building of data management and analysis skills among the organization’s staff including data entry, verification, and report generation

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in the following discipline Social Science, Economics, natural science, Statistics or related field with cognate experience.
  • At least 7 years of professional experience in the field of Data Quality Assurance and Monitoring and Evaluation.
  • Knowledge management skills, including analysis, documentation and dissemination of results and proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word and SPSS and/or other data analysis software.
  • Familiarity with USG/GON data quality or audit tools such as RADET, SIMS, NGQual and with PEPFAR indicators and USAID/PEPFAR reporting requirements is essential.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Database Development Officer
Code: 
SI-05
Location: 
Abuja
Unit: 
Strategic Information Management
Job Description

  • The incumbent will design and implementation of robust, scalable and efficient database systems.
  • S/he will implement a Database development cycle, including systems analysis, functional scoping, technical specifications and design and testing.
  • S/he will support full Enterprise Resource and Planning Implementation (ERP) and SharePoint for data collaboration across all organizational grants and lead the augmentation of existing database resources.
  • The job holder will work with IT team for configuration of hardware/software to perform installations, testing, upgrades, as well as work with IT team in optimization of data storage, capacity planning and database growth; provide support to Human Resource and Finance Units, in selecting and developing database systems to support the overall operations of the organization.
  • S/he will develop frameworks for database and source codes management version controls and procedures testing.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • HND or University Degree in Computer Science, Computer Tech, Computer Engineering, Information System or related field.
  • At least 5 year’s post qualification development experience with SQL Server with proven.
  • Experience of all aspects of the development life cycle on enterprise scale systems or similar jobs.
  • Excellent knowledge of SQL Server 2005, 2008 and SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS).
  • Experience in the development and maintenance of large data warehouses with DBA activities including backups, data sizing and hardware requirements.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, ability to understand complex problems and to generate appropriate technical solutions.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

Job itle: Associate Director, Human Resources
Code: MSS-02
Location: Abuja
Unit: Management Support Services
Job Description

  • The Associate Director, Human Resources will be responsible for creating and maintaining a conducive and enabling environment for the smooth execution of the organization’s mandates through the strategic provision of the required human resource support services.
  • He/she has responsibility for effective management and leadership of key aspects of department operations including human resources management; staff supervision; professional development; strategic planning; procedure development, implementation, interpretation, communication and oversight of administrative and management issues.
  • The position will provide operational requirements and other necessary support for program and project implementation including strategic management of human capital towards the realization of the organization’s goals and objectives.
  • This position will provide leadership in the development, implementation, refinement, and coordination of enterprise-wide human resources processes and systems to ensure program effectiveness and services delivery.
  • This is a collaborative role that will work cross-functionally with human resources, administration, finance, IT, and program support to understand issues and then translate them to create real solutions that address current needs and future vision.
  • The Associate Director, HR will be a strategic thought-partner, hands-on and participative manager and report to the Director, Management Support Services.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, and/or Human Resources Management; (MBA preferred). Minimum of eight years’ work experience and success managing and leading administrative teams in the implementation of development and health programs in developing country settings.
  • Must have in-depth knowledge of USG rules and regulations as they pertain to technical, financial and administrative project functions: Excellent planning and organization, project management, and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated success leading complex, evolving, large-scale operations, tasks, and teams and working with multiple sectors and stakeholders and achieving programmatic and financial results.
  • Proven strategic planner and team leader with strong technical knowledge, conceptual and analytical ability

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Director, Management Support Services
Code: MSS-01
Location: Abuja
Job Description

  • The incumbent will be responsible for creating and maintaining a conducive and enabling environment for the smooth execution of the organization’s mandates through the strategic provision of the required Administrative, Human Resources and ICT support services.
  • The position will provide operational requirements and other necessary support for program and project implementation including strategic management of human capital and optimal deployment & leverage of information and communication technology services towards the realization of the organization’s goals and objectives.
  • The job holder will provide leadership in the development, implementation, refinement, and coordination of enterprise-wide human resources processes and systems to ensure program effectiveness and services delivery.
  • This is a collaborative role that will work cross-functionally with human resources, administration, finance, payroll, IT and customer support to understand issues and then translate them to create real solutions that address current needs and future vision.
  • The Director of Management Support will be a strategic thought-partner, hands-on and participative manager and report to the Chief Executive Officer.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification; An MBA will be an added advantage.
  • At least 10 years post-qualification experience of program management/development in social work, public health, community development, or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of senior management experience in a nonprofit organization.
  • Demonstrated experience and success managing and leading technical and administrative teams in the implementation of large, multi-country, development and health programs in developing country settings.
  • Must have in-depth knowledge of USG rules and regulations as they pertain to technical, financial and administrative project functions.
  • Superior verbal, written, and presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of nonprofit accounting standards and employment law.
  • Demonstrated success leading complex, evolving, large-scale operations, tasks, and teams and working with multiple sectors and stakeholders and achieving programmatic and financial results.
  • Proven strategic planner and team leader with strong technical knowledge, conceptual and analytical ability.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Procurement Officer
Code: SCM-02
Location: Abuja
Unit: Supply Chain Management
Job Description

  • Under the direct supervision of the Director, SCM, the incumbent will be responsible for the activities of the Procurement and supply chain management.
  • The jobholder will Independently develop, negotiate, execute and administer, all types of unique, complex, high risk, legally binding contracts for goods, trade services, personal and professional services.
  • S/he will coordinate contract amendment process, ensuring that amendments are in compliance with original solicitations and contract statements of work.
  • S/he will be responsible for procuring, commodities, equipment, furniture, supplies and miscellaneous services in support of the operational requirements of the organization.
  • S/he will coordinate all phases of contractor selection process.
  • Understand, recommend and apply the appropriate method of solicitation, evaluating the risk associated with the contract, advertising format, insurance requirements, methods of compensation and other matters concerning procurement.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Minimum of Master Degree or equivalent qualifications.
  • At least five years relevant professional work experience in similar job functions especially in NGO or international organization.
  • Ability to work with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors and recipients of assistance.
  • Significant working experience in large scale HIV/AIDS, TB or Malaria program and health commodity logistics, and/or supply chain strengthening essential.
  • Experience in HIV/AIDS programming. Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
  • Strong PC application skills, including complement of MS Office software, with strong capabilities in Project & Access.
  • Strong influencing skills at senior levels to influence acceptance of a new way of working.
  • Ability to negotiate at the highest levels with suppliers.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Program Support Associate-Supply Chain Management
Code: SCM-05
Location: Abuja
Unit: Supply Chain Management
Job Description

  • The incumbent will support the effective communication and documentation of all supply chain management activities including procurement and facility maintenance.
  • S/he will maintain and monitor procurement and supply chain management tracker (Electronic and Hard Copies) for all Approved Purchase Request Forms, Purchase Orders and provide regular update on Status to the Procurement Officer.
  • The jobholder will facilitate effective communication with the Store team/Program Support Staff at State level and ensure documentation regarding timely sharing of all purchase orders, feedback on adherence as specified on the Purchase order at the point of delivery of goods and services, and follow up with the store team/Program Staff at various state offices on delivery/job completion documents required for the timely closure of all transactions.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Bachelors Degree in Science or Social Sciences.
  • 2 years’ experience. 1 year working experience in donor funded agencies.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

Job Title: Facilities Maintenance Officer
Code: SCM-03
Location: Abuja
Unit: Supply Chain Management
Job Description

  • Under the supervision of the Director of Supply Chain Management, the incumbent will be responsible for the provision of technical guidance on repair/renovation of facilities supported by the organization.
  • The jobholder will review tender documents related to instructions, conditions, specifications and drawings and prepare contract documentation.
  • S/he will conduct site visits and meeting with contractors, subcontractors, consultants, architects and government entities.
  • S/he will prepare contractor and vendor evaluation criteria for materials, equipment and services’ quality, price and specification compliance and conduct vendor submission analysis and prepare evaluations.
  • The jobholder will prepare project specifications and cost estimates and planning, cost analysis, cash flow charts and BOQ for pre-contract concept and valuation reports.
  • Will monitor the price changes in the materials prices database and provide forecast of future rates for items of works.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Minimum of Master’s Degree or equivalent qualifications in Civil/Building Engineering, Surveying, Architecture or related fields.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in supervising building /facilities maintenance projects.
  • Good knowledge of donor regulations especially USG rules on renovation/repair works.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and team building abilities.
  • Ability to gather and analyze facts, draw conclusions, define problems, and suggest solutions.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Biomedical Engineering Officer
Code: LAB-07
Location: Abuja
Unit: Laboratory Services
Job Description

  • The incumbent will report to Director, Laboratory Services and provide oversight for the Equipment Management System across all molecular and clinical laboratories as well as Point of Care Testing points.
  • Supervise state based biomedical equipment maintenance technicians, investigates medical equipment failure and conduct corrective and preventive maintenances.
  • The jobholder will provide technical advice/recommendation on purchase, installation, functionality, optimization, retirement and disposal of equipment.
  • Oversee the periodic scheduled maintenance of all lab equipment across all supported sites.
  • Supervising all lab equipment installation and training facility scientists/technicians in use of new equipment, s/he will liaise with technicians and manufacturers to ensure the feasibility of a product in terms of design and economic viability and establish system for calibration of equipment and ancillary equipment in consonance with ISO 17025:2005.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Bachelor Degree or HND in Biomedical Engineering or Electrical electronic engineering.
  • 5 years’ experience of running/implementing an equipment management system preferably in the NGO context.
  • Experience in maintenance of molecular laboratory equipment is an added advantage. Knowledge of regulatory agency standard in particular ISO 17025:2005.
  • Experience in ancillary equipment calibration including but not limited to pipettes, centrifuges, fridges & freezer and vortex mixer.
  • Experience in the maintenance BD and Partec Cyflow CD4 analyzers, Biosafety Cabinets, COBAS chemistry analyzers, V250 and Sysmex Hematology.
  • Familiarity with standards and federal/state regulations affecting the laboratory and laboratory practices.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Senior Facilities Maintenance Associate
Code: SCM-04
Location: Abuja
Unit: Supply Chain Management
Job Description

  • The incumbent will report to the Facilities Maintenance Officer and coordinate/collate request for repairs/ renovation work from state offices.
  • The jobholder will conduct site assessment and generate Bill of Quantities for required repairs/ renovation work.
  • S/he will follow up and ensure completion of contracted repair works according to specification/timelines in the contract.
  • S/he will coordination and supervision of all repair/ renovation work across facilities.
  • S/he will support the Facilities Final certification of all completed work.
  • Will maintain and review building materials prices database periodically.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Bachelor’s degree in Building, Civil Engineering, Architecture or related discipline.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in related role within a reputable organization.
  • Be capable of challenging physical activities.
  • Can work with minimal supervision.
  • Good knowledge of donor regulations especially USG rules on renovation/repair works.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and team building abilities.
  • Ability to gather and analyze facts, draw conclusions, define problems, and suggest solutions

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Senior Procurement Officer
Code: SCM-01
Location: Abuja
Job Description

  • Under the direct supervision of the Director, SCM, the incumbent will be responsible for the activities of the Procurement and supply chain management.
  • The job holder will Independently develop, negotiate, execute and administer, all types of unique, complex, high risk, legally binding contracts for goods, trade services, personal and professional services.
  • S/he will coordinate contract amendment process, ensuring that amendments are in compliance with original solicitations and contract statements of work.
  • S/he will be responsible for procuring, commodities, equipment, furniture, supplies and miscellaneous services in support of the operational requirements of the organization.
  • S/he will coordinate all phases of contractor selection process. Understand, recommend and apply the appropriate method of solicitation, evaluating the risk associated with the contract, advertising format, insurance requirements, methods of compensation and other matters concerning procurement.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Minimum of Master degree or equivalent qualifications. At least six years relevant professional work experience in similar job functions especially in NGO or international organization.
  • Ability to work with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors and recipients of assistance.
  • Significant working experience in large scale HIV/AIDS, TB or Malaria program and health commodity logistics, and/or supply chain strengthening essential.
  • Experience in HIV/AIDS programming. Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
  • Strong PC application skills, including complement of MS Office software, with strong capabilities in Project & Access.
  • Strong influencing skills at senior levels to influence acceptance of a new way of working.
  • Ability to negotiate at the highest levels with suppliers.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Program Support Associate- Laboratory Services
Code: LAB-09
Location: Abuja
Unit: Laboratory Services
Job Description

  • The incumbent will provide general program information and assistance and conduct activities to support laboratory program implementation.
  • S/he will be responsible for communicating all program related matters and/or specific policy information related to the unit.
  • Assist in up‑dating and/or developing policies and procedures and support the system for document control.
  • The job holder is responsible for planning and coordinating all laboratory related trainings in collaboration with the CQIM unit.
  • S/he will design, coordinate and implement a system for the real time follow up on all outstanding unit tasks and action plan in line with approved timelines.
  • S/he will assist in the preparation of the laboratory administrative reports and collation of success stories.
  • Provide daily administrative & logistical support to the lab team & other staff as requested.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in Laboratory Sciences, Biology, Chemistry or related science from an accredited university.
  • 2 years’ experience in preferably in the NGO context.
  • Previous experience in the same position and knowledge of laboratory data management will be an added advantage.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Biomedical Engineering Associate
Code: LAB-08
Location: Abuja
Unit: Laboratory Services
Job Description

  • The incumbent will develop a maintenance plan for all medical/ laboratory equipment across supported sites to assure optimal functionality.
  • S/he will assist in the implementation of the Equipment Management System across all molecular and clinical laboratories as well as Point of Care Testing points and install/perform periodic scheduled maintenance and repairs of medical/laboratory equipment.
  • The job holder will supervise state based biomedical equipment maintenance technicians, investigates medical equipment failure and conduct corrective and preventive maintenances.
  • S/he will support the calibration of equipment and ancillary equipment in consonance with ISO 17025:2005.
  • Train and supervise state level engineers to perform central repairs.
  • Provide regular TA on the use of equipment.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Bachelor Degree or HND in Biomedical Engineering or Electrical Electronic Engineering. 2 years’ experience of running/implementing an equipment management system preferably in the NGO context.
  • Experience in maintenance of molecular laboratory equipment is an added advantage. Knowledge of regulatory agency standard in particular ISO 17025:2005.
  • Experience in ancillary equipment calibration including but not limited to pipettes, centrifuges, fridges & freezer and vortex mixer.
  • Experience in the maintenance BD and Partec Cyflow CD4 analyzers, Biosafety Cabinets, COBAS chemistry analyzers, V250 and Sysmex Hematology.
  • Familiarity with standards and federal/state regulations affecting the laboratory and laboratory practices.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Senior Laboratory Services Associate
Code: LAB-03
Location: Abuja
Unit: Laboratory Services
Job Description

  • The jobholder will assist in the design, planning and implementation of laboratory services and laboratory related activities.
  • S/he will Compile, analyze and monitor trends on the functionality and optimization of all Molecular and Clinical laboratory services as well as laboratory related activities
  • Will support the implementation of Laboratory Continuous Quality Improvement and the deployment and institution of appropriate corrective and preventive action respectively.
  • S/he will assist in the evaluation of laboratory methods and procedures; and conduct of periodic laboratory system assessment and review of activities.
  • Responsible for the implementation and monitoring of the Integrated Sample Referral Network and an efficient biosafety and infection control program across all supported healthcare facilities and communities.
  • Assist in the development and adaptation of required guidelines/standards for related laboratory services. The job holder is also responsible for the functionality of all laboratory information systems and linkage to EMR.
  • Responsible for the design, implementation and monitoring system to assure an efficient documentation of lab documents and records.
  • Prepare progress reports of laboratory activities, lab program implementation and lab quality issues.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification in Medical Laboratory Science. A valid certificate to practice as Medical Laboratory Scientist mandatory.
  • 3 years’ experience in implementing Public Health programs preferably in the NGO context. Experience in a molecular laboratory will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge and experience of laboratory services in HIV/AIDS program an asset but not compulsory.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the demonstrated ability to develop written reports for decision making. Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to ensure that the highest standards of quality and client care are achieved. Must be proficient in computer skills including in MS Excel, Access and Office.
  • Familiarity with standards and federal/state regulations affecting the laboratory and laboratory practices.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Senior Quality Assurance Associate
Code: LAB-05
Location: Abuja
Job Description

  • The incumbent will assist with the planning and implementation of the Laboratory Quality Management System (LQMS) across Clinical and Molecular laboratories.
  • S/he will be responsible for the implementation and monitoring of HIV Rapid Test Quality Improvement Initiative (RTQII) across all Point of Service.
  • Assist in the maintenance of the Central Document Master list and document control of all Laboratory related documents, records and tools.
  • Compile and trend quality data to evaluate the quality of laboratory related services. Compile analyze and monitor laboratory performances in approved Proficiency Testing (PT) program to assure quality.
  • S/he will assist in the design and monitoring of the impact of LQMS in the quality of patient care and reliability of the laboratory.
  • Assist in the conduct of internal audits, investigation of non-conformities and monitoring of the implementation of appropriate corrective and preventive action.
  • The jobholder is responsible for the preparation of technical reports as regards all Laboratory Quality Assurance mechanisms.
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Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in Medical Laboratory Science.
  • A valid certificate to practice as Medical Laboratory Scientist mandatory.
  • 3 years’ experience in implementing public health programs preferably in the NGO context. Experience in a molecular laboratory will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge and experience in the implementation of Laboratory Quality Assurance mechanisms.
  • Experience with HIV RTQII implementation is an added advantage.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the demonstrated ability to develop written reports for decision making
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to ensure that the highest standards of quality and client care are achieved.
  • Must be proficient in computer skills including in MS Excel, Access and Office.
  • Familiarity with standards and federal/state regulations affecting the laboratory and laboratory practices.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Laboratory Logistics/MTP Associate
Code: LAB-06
Location: Abuja
Unit: Laboratory Services
Job Description

  • The incumbent is responsible for the development, implementation and monitoring of a laboratory logistics plan to support program implementation.
  • Under the supervision of the Director lab Services, provide support for the coordination and implementation of HIV Medical Transmission Prevention (MTP) activities with particular reference to Injection Safety, Blood Safety and Waste management.
  • With technical guidance from the Director lab Services, coordinate the integration laboratory logistics system for efficient quantification and supply of laboratory reagents and consumables.
  • The job holder will coordinate the stock management and distribution of laboratory equipment and reagents.
  • Oversee the Lab Logistics Remote tracker to support commodities availability across supported healthcare facilities.
  • Responsible for the preparation of technical reports as regards Laboratory Logistics and Medical Transmission Prevention (MTP) activities.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in Medical Laboratory Science.
  • A valid certificate to practice as Medical Laboratory Scientist mandatory.
  • 2 years’ experience in managing laboratory supply chain management logistics preferably in the NGO context.
  • Experience in a molecular laboratory will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of supply chain data management systems an added advantage.
  • Familiarity with standards and federal/state regulations affecting the laboratory and laboratory practices.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

Job Title: Laboratory Services Officer
Code: LAB-02
Location: Abuja
Unit: Laboratory Services
Slot: 2
Job Description

  • The incumbent will report to the Director, Laboratory Services and provide technical support in the design, planning and implementation of laboratory services and laboratory related activities.
  • Maintaining oversight on the functionality and optimization of all Molecular and Clinical laboratory services as well as laboratory related activities across healthcare facilities and communities;
  • She/he will evaluate laboratory methods and procedures; and conduct periodic laboratory system assessment and review of activities.
  • The job holder will oversee the implementation of Laboratory Continuous Quality Improvement and the deployment and institution of appropriate corrective and preventive action respectively.
  • In collaboration with relevant stakeholders, ensure laboratory service delivery and laboratory related activities are in line with national and international standards and comply with all applicable local, state, and federal regulations.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification in Medical Laboratory Science.
  • A valid certificate to practice as Medical Laboratory Scientist mandatory.
  • 6 years’ experience of running/implementing public health programs preferably in the NGO context.
  • Knowledge and experience in the design, implementation and management of laboratory services in HIV/AIDS program or any other public health intervention program.
  • Experience in a laboratory setting in the areas of molecular diagnosis (viral load determination, drug resistance testing, genotyping and nucleic acid sequencing) is a must.
  • Familiarity with standards and federal/state regulations affecting the laboratory and laboratory practices.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

Job Title: Laboratory Quality Assurance Officer 
Code: LAB-04
Location: Abuja
Unit: Laboratory Services
Job Description

  • The incumbent will report to Director, Laboratory Services and design, plan and implement the Laboratory Quality Management System (LQMS) across Clinical and Molecular laboratories.
  • S/he will oversee the implementation and monitoring of all Laboratory Quality Assurance mechanism including but not limited to the WHO/AFRO SLIPTA/ SLMTA program, HIV Rapid Test Quality Improvement Initiative (RTQII) and the Laboratory Process Review (LPR) program;
  • Maintain the Central Document Master list in line with the Standard and ensure document control for all Laboratory related documents, records and tools.
  • S/he will design systems for the continual monitoring of the impact of LQMS in the quality of patient care and reliability of the laboratory.
  • The job holder will provide supervision, mentoring and technical assistance to the program for the development and review of quality documents; and institution and implementation of LQMS.
  • Coordinate the conduct of internal audits, investigation of non-conformities and monitoring of the implementation of appropriate corrective and preventive action.
  • The jobholder will prepare technical reports for all Laboratory Quality Assurance mechanisms.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in Medical Laboratory Science.  A valid certificate to practice as Medical Laboratory Scientist is mandatory.
  • 5 years’ experience of running/implementing public health programs preferably in the NGO context.
  • Experience in a molecular laboratory is an added advantage. Knowledge and experience in the design, implementation and management of Laboratory Quality Management System (LQMS) and relevant Laboratory Quality Assurance mechanisms including WHO/AFRO SLIPTA and HIV RTQII. Knowledge of regulatory agency standards including ISO 15189:2015, 17025:2005.
  • Familiarity with standards and federal/state regulations affecting the laboratory and laboratory practices.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Manager, Laboratory Diagnostics
Code: LAB-01
Location: Abuja
Unit: Laboratory Services
Job Description

  • The incumbent will report to the Director, Laboratory Services and provide support in the planning, coordination and implementation of laboratory services delivery and laboratory related activities across health facilities and communities.
  • Coordinate the design, planning and implementation of laboratory services delivery according to national and international standards ensuring compliance with all applicable local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Develop guidelines, tools, SOPs and recommendations related to implementation and monitoring laboratory total quality management in high technology laboratories.
  • S/he will be responsible for the design, coordination and monitoring of the Laboratory Continuous Quality Improvement mechanism and Sample Referral Network across varying levels of healthcare and geographical locations.
  • S/he will ensure optimal functionality and linkage of the Laboratory Information System.
  • S/he will design and coordinate a system for the real time monitoring of laboratory functionality and equipment capacity utilization; and trending to inform evidence based decisions.
  • S/he will support for the correlation of new procedures and assays, policy and procedures review and supporting documentation.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in Medical Laboratory Science. Master’s degree preferred.
  • A valid certificate to practice as Medical Laboratory Scientist is mandatory.
  • 6 years’ experience of running/implementing public health programs preferably in the NGO context including 2 years at senior-level.
  • Demonstrate thorough knowledge of the current principles and techniques surrounding the management of laboratory services with experience in the coordination and implementation of evidence based Laboratory Quality Assurance mechanisms.
  • Familiarity with standards and federal/state regulations affecting the laboratory and laboratory practices.
  • Experience in a laboratory setting in the areas of molecular diagnosis (viral load determination, drug resistance testing, genotyping and nucleic acid sequencing) is a must.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

Job Title: Senior Pharmaceutical Care and Logistics Officer
Code: CSU-13
Location: Abuja
Job Description

  • The incumbent will support pharmaceutical care for differentiated care model, patient monitoring-ADR, Treatment failure management and regime sequencing; Assist in planning, monitoring and tracking the timely and correct quantification, purchase requests, storage and distribution of pharmaceuticals and other commodities.
  • The job holder will also be responsible for tracking, monitoring and inventory analysis of all pharmacy stock employing the use of monitoring tools, spread sheets and data bases.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Registered Pharmacist, preferably with Advanced degree in Pharmacy Sciences.
  • At least five years’ experience working as a hospital based pharmacist with working knowledge of and experience with HIV care and treatment medication.
  • Must have a broad-based knowledge of and experience with computerized systems in pharmaceutical warehousing and QA.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Senior Associate, Capacity Building
Code: CQIM-06
Location: Abuja
Unit: Quality & Innovations Management/Health Systems
Job Description

  • The jobholder will contribute to the design and dissemination of capacity building tools, methodologies and curricula for implementation.
  • S/he will provide technical support to project and country offices in the areas of work planning, needs assessment, training plan development, and training evaluation reports.
  • S/he will stay abreast of new developments and innovations in capacity building, and seek opportunities and funding mechanisms for action research to develop and field test new and improved technical services.
  • S/he will prepare budget estimates for training activities.
  • S/he will coordinate skills training, and other human resource development initiatives for staff.
  • S/he will support the development of documentation and written materials relating to the program, including reports and workshop materials.
  • S/he will identify learning methodologies and tools that most effectively build the capacity of project staff.
  • S/he will develop and implement trainings, workshops, participatory design processes and consultancies in organizational development, network strengthening and capacity building for both public and private entities.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • University degree in Social sciences, Public Health or other relevant field; preferably a post-graduate degree in management or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years work experience in an international/community development context.
  • Extensive experience in technical and organizational capacity-building activities, especially conducting trainings; in-depth knowledge of program design, including assessments, proposal writing, and program implementation.
  • Significant experience in and strong aptitude for designing and facilitating multi-stakeholder events, both face-to-face and virtual.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team; well organized, and able to prioritize multiple tasks.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

Job Title: Training Associate
Code: CQIM-07
Location: Abuja
Unit: Quality & Innovations Management/Health Systems
Job Description

  • The incumbent will support in the design and dissemination of capacity building tools, methodologies. S/he will provide logistical and administrative support to ensure the conduct of all approved trainings.
  • S/he will conduct basic assignments to support all areas of training development, including needs assessment, design, development, delivery, and assessment.
  • S/he will develop training guidelines and procedures

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Minimum two years of administrative or technically relevant work experience preferred.
  • Ability to handle routine tasks and operational issues.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Clinical Quality Assurance Officer
Code: CQIM-03
Location: Abuja
Unit: Quality & Innovations Management/Health Systems
Job Description

  • The incumbent will provide quality assurance/ improvement focused technical assistance and serve as subject matter expertise regarding process improvement initiatives across ART/ TB, PMTCT, care and support, prevention & community services.
  • S/he will provide training and orientation to the organization’s state teams and health facility teams on QA and QI methodologies.
  • S/he will develop appropriate sampling procedures and methodologies for reviewing and reporting quality assessments.
  • S/he will plan and conduct periodic program quality compliance audit of Central office units, state offices and services delivery points to identify non-compliance in adherence to SOPs and guidelines.
  • In collaboration with other thematic areas, the job holder will ensure comprehensive data analysis to identify areas for improvement across thematic areas, health facility systems and program units.
  • S/he will develop metrics and other relevant reports on QA management for all issues related to the outcome of QA audits.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Advanced Degree in Nursing/ Midwifery, Medicine, Public Health or related field.
  • At least 5 years’ clinical experience in HIV/AIDS care and antiretroviral treatment.
  • Robust clinical experience in HIV/AIDS care and antiretroviral treatment.
  • Excellent grasp of clinical issues and current literature in Adult/ Pediatric HIV management, TB, OVC, Prevention and PMTCT services.
  • Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills including the ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action.
  • Knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of QA and QI.
  • Willingness to travel to project sites.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

Job Title: Human Resources Officer
Code: MSS-03
Location: Abuja
Unit: Management Support Services
Job Description

  • The Human Resources officer coordinates human resources practices and objectives in the organization that will provide an employee-oriented, high performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity and standards, goal attainment, and the recruitment and ongoing development of a superior workforce.
  • The position holder will oversee employee relations and issues; provide advice regarding compensation and benefits; manage recruitment activities; update and monitor policies and procedures; manage various people-related projects (staff surveys, productivity improvements, etc.); and ensure compliance with employment laws and company policies and procedures.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Degree in Social Sciences or Management with a minimum of 5 years’ experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Knowledge of USAID rules and regulations as they pertain to technical, financial and administrative project functions.
  • Knowledge of human resource principles, techniques and procedures as well as strategies to assess and resolve human resource issues.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and make reasoned judgments in a timely fashion.
  • Committing to a course of action without undue delay or prevarication.
  • Skills in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
  • Comprehensive understanding of human resource principles, techniques and procedures as well as strategies to assess and resolve human resource issues.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

Job Title: Administrative Officer
Code: MSS-06
Location: Abuja
Unit: Management Support Services
Job Description

  • The Admin officer provides professional, business focused admin support ensuring the delivery of a proactive and solutions based approach for resolving issues.
  • H/She oversees the back-office team, including clerks, assistants and support staff. She/he manages the office budget and reviews the office expenditure.
  • H/she manages the work product and deadlines of admin staff and schedules meetings, responds to interoffice inquiries and communicates all operational data to management: will support departments within the organization and provides support for any and all projects.
  • The position will plan, direct, or coordinate all supportive services of the organization.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • University degree in a relevant field.
  • An MBA will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of five years progressive experience in project administration.
  • Proven administrative, leadership and management ability in the areas of strategic planning and organizational development.
  • Ability to devise and implement strategic development and resource plans, particularly in the areas of service development, staff development and the management of change.
  • Ability to work on own initiative, prioritize work, handle pressure and take day-to-day decisions on the running of the organization.
  • Ability to develop, monitor and maintain management information systems and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in person, in writing and over the telephone with individuals and with a wide variety of organizations and audiences and to research, analyze and interpret complex information and produce clear verbal and written reports.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Director, Central Quality & Innovations Management/Health Systems
Code: CQIM-01
Location: Abuja
Unit: Quality & Innovations Management/Health Systems
Job Description

  • The incumbent will provide technical and programmatic oversight, strategic direction and ensure appropriate support for the implementation of program activities in the areas of health systems strengthening and quality improvement.
  • The incumbent will provide leadership in development of HSS & QA framework for ART, TB/ HIV, PMTCT, Care and Support services, adolescents and young persons’ interventions, Prevention and community services. S/he will supervise and provide technical guidance to the central and state quality assurance teams.
  • S/he will reinforce the peer review process, including sharing lessons learned and best practices adopted, to continually bridge performance gaps.
  • Will design, implement and document procedures for process improvement, testing and change management.
  • Will lead and participate in quality audit visits to supported health facilities and community based organizations.
  • S/he will be responsible for ensuring smooth running of multiple continuous quality improvement efforts through capacity building and coordinated implementation of modern quality improvement initiatives for better health outcomes.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Degree in Medicine and Master’s in Public Health, MA or MS in Social Sciences or related advanced degree with 10 years’ relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of technical supervision with skill in applying practices to motivate people and to direct and evaluate the work of employees.
  • Demonstrated ability of collaborative learning models or other proven QA/QI approaches and point of service delivery mentoring.
  • Experience of quality improvement process and the ability to manage projects, set priorities and plan for the successful implementation of programs.
  • Experience in managing budgets, project planning, monitoring and evaluation.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

Job Title: Senior Officer, Health Systems Strengthening & State Coordination
Code: CQIM-02
Location: Abuja
Unit: Quality & Innovations Management/Health Systems
Job Description

  • The incumbent will strengthen integration of the HIV program into other health programs within the health system in line with donor requirements.
  • The jobholder will provide technical support on all key health systems issues including governance, health financing, service delivery, health sector coordination and inputs to sector wide working groups.
  • S/he will provide strategic policy and technical inputs to the Ministry of Health in the development and implementation of the State Strategic Health Plans.
  • S/he will liaise and collaborate with state colleagues, technical units in the Ministry of Health (MoH), Women Affairs and other related MDAs and donors/ partners on all matters relating to the collection, compilation and dissemination of evidence, information and data on health issues and challenges, interventions and systems performance.
  • S/he will coordinate assessments, site strengthening, follow-up and supervision, including developing supportive supervision guidelines.
  • S/he will identify clinical training needs and assist in the design and implementation of measures to address those needs.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Degree in Medicine, Public Health, Health Services Management or related field.
  • At least 6 years’ relevant experience managing and implementing health systems strengthening programs.
  • Demonstrated in-depth understanding of the Nigerian healthcare system, particularly the public health system.
  • Demonstrated previous experience working in PEPFAR funded HIV/ AIDS program. Ability to liaise with senior MOH officials and dignitaries, executives of NGOs, FBOs, CBOs, the for-profit business community, and senior members of the donor community.
  • Skills in strengthening service delivery programs, training, performance and quality improvement and monitoring and evaluation.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

Job Title: Associate Director, Admin
Code: MSS-05
Location: Abuja
Unit: Management Support Services
Job Description

  • The incumbent will be responsible for creating and maintaining a conducive and enabling environment for the smooth execution of the organization’s mandates through the strategic provision of the required administrative support services.
  • He/she has responsibility for effective management and leadership of key aspects of department operations including staff supervision; professional development; strategic planning; procedure development, implementation, interpretation, communication and oversight of administrative and management issues.
  • Provide operational requirements and other necessary support for program and project implementation including strategic operational support towards the realization of the organization’s goals and objectives.
  • This is a collaborative role that will work cross-functionally with human resources, administration, finance, IT, and program support to understand issues and then translate them to create real solutions that address current needs and future vision.
  • The Associate Director, Admin will be a strategic thought-partner, hands-on and participative manager and report to the Director, Management Support Services.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, and/or Human Resources management; (MBA preferred).
  • Minimum of eight years’ work experience and success managing and leading administrative teams in the implementation of development and health programs in developing country settings.
  • Must have in-depth knowledge of USG rules and regulations as they pertain to technical, financial and administrative project functions: Excellent planning and organization, project management, and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated success leading complex, evolving, large-scale operations, tasks, and teams and working with multiple sectors and stakeholders and achieving programmatic and financial results.
  • Proven strategic planner and team leader with strong technical knowledge, conceptual and analytical ability.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Human Resources Associate
Code: MSS-04
Location: Abuja
Unit: Management Support Services
Slot: 2
Job Description

  • The Human Resources Associate will support the day to day operational management of Human Resources related tasks and activities ranging from coordinating recruitment processes, collation and timely update of employee leave records and ensuring all staff prepare and submit timesheets which informs monthly payroll input for each pay period.
  • Ensures timely download of all responses to vacancy adverts.
  • S/he will supervise temporary hires engaged to support with collating all vacancy applications received.
  • S/he will invite shortlisted candidates to attend interviews; prepare interview materials, reminders to interview panelist etc.
  • S/he will track all leave request received and approved for each staff and ensure timely update of the leave tracker.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • A Degree in Social Sciences or Management with a minimum of 2 years’ experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Must have basic knowledge and familiarity with USG rules and regulations as they pertain to human resources and administration.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • A team player with ability to manage multiple task and demands.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

Job Title: State Senior Clinical Quality Assurance Officer
Code: SO-17
Location: Kaduna
Unit: State Office
Job Description

  • The incumbent will supervise the state Clinical Quality Assurance Officers and serving as subject matter expertise regarding process improvement initiatives across ART/ TB, PMTCT, care and support, prevention & community services will provide quality assurance/ improvement focused technical assistance.
  • S/he will facilitate the integration of HIV interventions with other services like RH/ MNCH, Family Planning, Malaria, Tuberculosis.
  • S/he ensures comprehensive data analysis to identify areas for improvement across thematic areas, health facility systems and program units.
  • S/he will develop metrics and other relevant reports on QA management for all QA issues, plan and conduct periodic program quality compliance audit at service delivery points to identify non-compliance in adherence to SOPs and guidelines; provide capacity building to health facility teams on QA and QI methodologies.
  • The job holder will provide onsite technical assistance to the facility QI teams and collate all QA activities and work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary teams to address program gaps

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Advanced degree in Nursing/ Midwifery, Medicine, Public Health or related field.
  • At least 5 years’ robust post NYSC clinical experience in HIV/AIDS care and antiretroviral treatment.
  • Excellent grasp of clinical issues and current literature in Adult/ Pediatric HIV management, TB, OVC, Prevention and PMTCT services.
  • Demonstrated leadership and managerial skills; Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills including the ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action.
  • Knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of QA and QI

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

Job Title: State Clinical Quality Assurance Officer
Code: SO-18
Location: Kaduna
Unit: State Office
Job Description

  • The incumbent will provide quality assurance/ improvement focused technical assistance and serve as subject matter expertise regarding process improvement initiatives across ART/ TB, PMTCT, care and support, prevention & community services.
  • Providing onsite technical assistance and orientation to health facility teams on QA and QI methodologies.
  • S/he will develop appropriate sampling procedures and methodologies for reviewing and reporting quality assessments; plan and conduct periodic program quality compliance audit of service delivery points to identify non-compliance in adherence to SOPs and guidelines.
  • S/he will document outcomes of all QA audits and communicate the multidisciplinary team/ DSPM/ QA lead/ CO QA teams.
  • The job holder will work closely with the multidisciplinary teams to highlight and collectively address program gaps and ensure comprehensive data analysis to identify areas for improvement across thematic areas, and health facilities.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Advanced degree in Nursing/ Midwifery, Medicine, Public Health or related field.
  • At least 5 years’ robust post NYSC clinical experience in HIV/AIDS care and antiretroviral treatment. Excellent grasp of clinical issues and current literature in Adult/ Pediatric HIV management, TB, OVC, Prevention and PMTCT services.
  • Demonstrated leadership and managerial skills; Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills including the ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action.
  • Knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of QA and QI

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Grant Officer
Code: GTS-01
Location: Abuja
Unit: Grant
Job Description

  • Incumbent will act as the primary contact for all contracts, grants, and agreements.
  • Review program/project proposals to ensure technical compliance and consistency with organizational program principles and donor funding criteria.
  • Develop grant narratives working in close coordination with the Programs units.
  • Provide guidance for problem solving in relation to a wide variety of implementation, programmatic and regulatory difficulties that may arise in large programs.
  • Ensure maintenance full compliance with legal and documentation requirements for all procurement activities in accordance with the requirements of CDC/USG and other donors.
  • Coordinate institutional responses to project bids and ensure narrative addresses all elements of Request for Proposals (RFPs) or Request for Applications (RFAs).
  • Ensure ongoing monitoring of grant program goals and monthly performance reports as required.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Degree in Social Sciences or Management and a Master’s degree desired.
  • At least 5 years’ of progressive management and supervisory experience managing donor-funded projects, grants and/or cooperative agreements.
  • Proven track record in grant writing including but not limited to international donor grants, capacity building proposals and funding requests to private and public foundations.
  • Knowledge of grants and grant administration systems, processes and budgeting Demonstrated experience and success managing technical and administrative teams in the implementation of development and health programs in developing country settings.
  • Must have in-depth knowledge of USG rules and regulations as they pertain to technical, financial and administrative project function.
  • Candidate must have working knowledge of USG/CDC funding agency procedures and compliance requirements and regulations of sponsored research; contracting and subcontracting practices; legal distinctions between gifts, grants, knowledge of federal agency practices, regulations and policies; conflicts of interest and intellectual property.
  • Sound working knowledge of funding source (e.g. USG, DfID, World Bank, Global Fund) rules and regulations.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

Job Title: State Senior Clinical Quality Assurance Officer
Code: SO-17
Location: Benue
Unit: State Office
Job Description

  • The incumbent will supervise the state Clinical Quality Assurance Officers and serving as subject matter expertise regarding process improvement initiatives across ART/ TB, PMTCT, care and support, prevention & community services will provide quality assurance/ improvement focused technical assistance.
  • S/he will facilitate the integration of HIV interventions with other services like RH/ MNCH, Family Planning, Malaria, Tuberculosis.
  • S/he ensures comprehensive data analysis to identify areas for improvement across thematic areas, health facility systems and program units.
  • S/he will develop metrics and other relevant reports on QA management for all QA issues, plan and conduct periodic program quality compliance audit at service delivery points to identify non-compliance in adherence to SOPs and guidelines; provide capacity building to health facility teams on QA and QI methodologies.
  • The job holder will provide onsite technical assistance to the facility QI teams and collate all QA activities and work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary teams to address program gaps

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Advanced degree in Nursing/ Midwifery, Medicine, Public Health or related field.
  • At least 5 years’ robust post NYSC clinical experience in HIV/AIDS care and antiretroviral treatment.
  • Excellent grasp of clinical issues and current literature in Adult/ Pediatric HIV management, TB, OVC, Prevention and PMTCT services.
  • Demonstrated leadership and managerial skills; Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills including the ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action.
  • Knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of QA and QI

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: State Clinical Quality Assurance Office
Code: SO-18
Location: Benue
Unit: State Office
Job Description

  • The incumbent will provide quality assurance/ improvement focused technical assistance and serve as subject matter expertise regarding process improvement initiatives across ART/ TB, PMTCT, care and support, prevention & community services.
  • Providing onsite technical assistance and orientation to health facility teams on QA and QI methodologies.
  • S/he will develop appropriate sampling procedures and methodologies for reviewing and reporting quality assessments; plan and conduct periodic program quality compliance audit of service delivery points to identify non-compliance in adherence to SOPs and guidelines.
  • S/he will document outcomes of all QA audits and communicate the multidisciplinary team/ DSPM/ QA lead/ CO QA teams.
  • The job holder will work closely with the multidisciplinary teams to highlight and collectively address program gaps and ensure comprehensive data analysis to identify areas for improvement across thematic areas, and health facilities.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Advanced degree in Nursing/ Midwifery, Medicine, Public Health or related field.
  • At least 5 years’ robust post NYSC clinical experience in HIV/AIDS care and antiretroviral treatment. Excellent grasp of clinical issues and current literature in Adult/ Pediatric HIV management, TB, OVC, Prevention and PMTCT services.
  • Demonstrated leadership and managerial skills; Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills including the ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action.
  • Knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of QA and QI

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

Job Ttle: Compliance Officer
Code: COM-02
Location: Abuja
Unit: Compliance
Job Description

  • The incumbent will provide support for the formulation and articulation of Risk Management philosophy, emphasizing risk tolerance levels/stance and threshold points for various elements of risk; review standard operating manuals, policies and procedures and ensure that they are in line with the rules and regulations of institutional donors, advising updates where required.
  • S/he will identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; develop/implement corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and provide general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future.
  • The job holder will use initial and interim assessments of their compliance status, prepare what is required to achieve a satisfactory level of compliance and coordinate periodic field visits to ensure timely implementation.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • University Degree in Accounting, Finance or its equivalent. ICAN, ACCA or recognized equivalent is a requirement.
  • At least five years’ post NYSC financial Management experience with at least 2 years of NGO experience in a similar position in a CDC/USAID funded project.
  • Experience and professional qualification experience in budgeting, financial management and finance.
  • Working knowledge of USG rules and regulation including HSS grant policy, 45 CFR 75, A122 other donor regulations and GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles).
  • Ability to work collaboratively with program staff and stakeholders across organizational boundaries;
  • Possess mentoring, leadership and soft skills including confidentially, integrity etc.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Grants Support Associate
Code: GTS-02
Location: Abuja
Unit: Grants
Job Description

  • The incumbent will work with the Grants Officer to plan capital campaign strategies, including the establishment of goals, campaign strategies, etc. and provide high-level program administrative support in the office of Chief Executive Officer.
  • Support process of research, prepares statistical reports, handles information requests and performs clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings.
  • Carry out administrative duties required including receiving correspondences and keeping records of documents.
  • Perform duties using independent judgment and initiative to determine approaches or actions to take in non-routine situations and interprets guidelines using policies and precedents.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Degree in Sciences, Social Sciences or Management.
  • At least 2 years’ of progressive experience working on donor-funded projects, grants and/or cooperative agreements.
  • Proven track record in grant writing including but not limited to international donor grants, capacity building proposals and funding requests to private and public foundations.
  • Knowledge of grants and grant administration systems, processes and budgeting.
  • Highly developed communication skills (written & verbal) with demonstrated ability to tailor communication to relevant audiences and ability to develop high performing working relationships.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, manage competing priorities and advance multiple projects at once.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

Job Title: Compliance Manager
Code: COM-01
Location: Abuja
Unit: Compliance
Job Description

  • This job incumbent will ensure that the organization maintain the integrity of all operations/ transactions and activities through the development, implementation and monitoring of risk management and internal control framework (systems, structures, policies and procedures)
  • S/he will lead the formulation and articulation of the organization’s Risk Management philosophy, emphasizing the risk tolerance levels/stance/donor regulations/requirements and threshold points for various elements of risk.
  • The job holder has responsibility for overseeing the day-to-day activities of the Compliance unit, to achieve objectives consistent with corporate strategy and goals.
  • This is achieved by providing periodic independent assessments of the integrity of business processes as well as levels of compliance with laid down procedures and controls.
  • Finally, using initial and interim assessments of compliance and audit status, prepare what is required to achieve a satisfactory level of compliance and coordinate periodic field visits to ensure timely implementation.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • University degree in Accounting, Finance or its equivalent. CPA. ACA, ICAN or recognized equivalent is a requirement. At least six  years’ post NYSC experience and professional qualification experience in budgeting, financial management and finance, preferably with at least 3 years of NGO experience in a similar position in a CDC/USAID funded project.
  • Working knowledge of GAAPS. USG rules and regulation including HSS grant policy ,45 CFR 75, A122 other donor regulations with strong financial accounting, modeling and analytic skills to ensure accurate and timely reporting and analysis of information to management.
  • Strong sense of natural curiosity to study a problem and identify root causes, make logical connections/conclusions from scattered data. High level of attention to details in all aspects of work responsibilities and Independent judgment and discretion in completing assignments.
  • Excellent experience with financial systems and Tally 9 ERP software.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Prevention Services Officer

Code: PCS-04
Location: Abuja
Unit: Prevention and Community Services
Job Description

  • The incumbent will lead the design of structural interventions to prevent HIV among key populations, including those that address gender inequalities, stigma and discrimination and the legal rights and status of key populations, and economic barriers.
  • S/he will provide technical oversight, strategic direction and ensure appropriate support for the implementation of program activities in HIV prevention for key and vulnerable populations, including integration of TB/HIV services for co-infected patients. Contribute to the development of business proposals, technical reports and publications as they relate to HIV prevention for key and vulnerable populations Develop new/Review evidence-based clinical training materials, job aids, and curricula, supervisory systems and other training materials needed for implementation of the program to meet the needs of USAID and the Government of Nigeria.
  • The job holder will coordinate assessments, site strengthening, follow-up and supervision, advocacy, demand creation, policy support, capacity-building and M&E across program sites as required by program activities and actively participate in all Technical Advisory Group Meetings, and represent the organization in professional forums by participating and presenting in pertinent meetings and conferences, as well as technical working groups

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Degree in Social Sciences, Health Sciences, and Nursing required.
  • Master’s Degree in relevant field preferred.
  • At least five (5) years’ experience applying community outreach / training community health workers and/or CBOs in HIV interventions for key and vulnerable populations.
  • Experience building capacity at individual and organizational levels.
  • Skilled in at least two or more of the following technical areas: strengthening service delivery programs, performance and quality improvement, psychosocial support, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of gender inequalities, stigma, economic barriers, discrimination and the legal rights and status of key populations in Nigeria.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Social and Behavioral Change Communication (SBCC) Officer
Code: PCS-09
Location: Abuja
Unit: Prevention and Community Services
Job Description

  • The incumbent will provide technical assistance in the development and implementation of Social and Behavioral Change Communication (SBCC) strategies and public relations campaigns supporting efforts to promote positive behavioral change in a wide variety of health settings.
  • Formulating locally appropriate IEC/BCC strategies using a mix of effective communication channels, based on national models, templates, and standards based on local analyses;
  • S/he will Guiding local implementation of IEC/BCC activities in both public and private sectors based on demonstrated good practices; and draft and edit reports, press releases, communication products (flyers, posters, leaflets, booklets, health worker Job aids, etc.) and other documents as required. Must show demonstrated ability to convert technically complex concepts into plain language.
  • The job holder will respond to the specified deliverables and goals of contracts and grant agreements, ensuring achievements in full support and compliance with contractual agreements.
  • S/he will assist in the design and development of qualitative and formative research including the establishment of performance indicators and measures to monitor and record outcome and Impact data

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Degree in Development Studies/ Social Science/ Behavioral/Social Sciences.
  • 5 years of experience in implementing and managing public relations, branding/marketing communication or advocacy projects or campaigns in developing countries.
  • Knowledge of state-of-the-art public relations, marketing, social and behavior change communication models and strategies and their practical application.
  • Technical knowledge of one or more of the health topic areas (MNCH, FP, malaria, WASH, nutrition, HIV/AIDS) is desirable.
  • Demonstrable experience m developing and implementing social and behavior change communication, advocacy and public relations projects and programs in Africa and/or that have demonstrated impact, at scale.
  • Demonstrated ability to work, communicate, and build rapport with a variety of audience, professionals in academia. Industry, government, non-governmental organizations and leading multi-media communications teams for effective SBCC Interventions

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

Job Title: Prevention Services Officer -HTS
Code: PCS-03
Location: Abuja
Unit: Prevention and Community Services
Job Description

  • The incumbent coordinates the design and implementation of components related HTC and prevention services in supported sites.
  • S/he will support the HCT/Prevention services design and implementation, achievement of results, and collaborates with other technical units to ensure effective teamwork.
  • Maintaining regular contact with the management team and other staff to provide updates on HTC and Prevention activities and to discuss strategies, challenges, and communicate activity progress through both formal and informal meetings and disseminate required quarterly and annual progress reports.
  • S/he will ensure that Quality Assurance mechanisms are in place and functional at all service points.
  • Leads development of annual HTT work plans and ensures integration of other activities in larger project work plan.
  • The job holder supports the process of developing/reviewing and adapting HIV/AIDS Testing and Counseling and Prevention training curricula and other documents to meet appropriate international standards, regional protocols, and local realities; strengthens/initiates quality assurance (QA) for both HIV testing and counseling for facility-based, mobile, and community based rapid counseling and testing (RCT) services working with the MOH and other institutions.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Advanced degree in Nursing/Midwifery, Medical Laboratory, or Public Health.
  • Knowledge of public health information, education, and communications methodology in an African development context.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience working on international health issues including HIV, with at least three years’ experience working on international health issues including HIV, with at least two years working on HIV/AIDS counseling and testing programs in international or resource poor settings.
  • Ability to interpret strategies, analyze, develop and present work and to monitor and evaluate implementation of programs. Experience with laboratory or rapid test kits desirable.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

Job Title: Senior Program Associate, Adolescents & Young
Code: PCS-08
Location: Abuja
Unit: Prevention and Community Services
Job Description

  • The incumbent support CBOs to work closely with key community members to strengthen knowledge and awareness on adolescent Sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR); and establish youth-owned space for a resource Centers.
  • Supporting the CBOs to provide referral services for adolescents and others) who request help to FP, RH and GBV services at the organization’s supported Health facilities and youth friendly centers, will conduct a range of community events, including meetings with parents, teachers, religious leaders and elders to teach and advocate on adolescent SRHR and gender; parent and child dialogues; and community radio events.
  • S/he will coordinate and oversee the implementation of activities for AYG at the organization’s supported safe places-DICs including provision of accessible and confidential environment for adolescents; integrate AYG activities at the CBOs for adolescent vulnerable children enrolled in the program to access information about FP, HIV and STI testing and counselling, and other relevant services at the organization’s supported DICs, Health facilities and Youth friendly centers.
  • S/he will develop and design activities that will be implemented by CBOs, ensuring the active participation of community stakeholders, (community leaders, adolescents, and community action groups, and teachers, health workers) to ensure community ownership.
  • The job holder will conduct intensive community mobilization through both in-school and out-of-school activities to engage adolescent girls, informing them of their sexual and RH rights, and encourage them to access services

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Degree in Development Studies/ Social Science/ Behavioral/Social Sciences.
  • Experience of working with young people and must have implemented an HIV Intervention among Adolescents and Young persons.
  • Technical knowledge on demand creation, with experience driving demand for SRHR services among young people. Demonstrated ability to support community based organizations and volunteers.
  • A strong personal commitment to the values of young people.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

Job Title: OVC Program Officer
Code: PCS-07
Location: Abuja
Unit: Prevention and Community Services
Job Description

  • The incumbent will coordinate the implementation of OVC 6+1 services and other complementary programs Violence Against children, Adolescent girls and Young Women programs, graduation and transitioning of OVC.
  • Ensure that CBOs at scale up LGAs enroll new children following target streams outline by CDC.
  • S/he will ensure that OVC and Households graduate responsible from the program following OVC National guidelines of Nigerian on OVC and PEPFAR guidance.
  • Ensure that the referral and linkage system for OVC and households is effective and that the CBOs follow the national OVC directorate to maintain linkages for OVC services.
  • S/he will ensure that CBOs provide services in accordance to the Household and child care plans and documented real time; Track VSLA and block grant activities implemented at the CBOs.
  • The job holder will facilitate a strong linkage between CBOs and Health facilities and strengthen the bi-directional referral system and Receive and review OVC monthly programmatic performance reports from the CBOs and ensure that the reports reflect actual implemented activities ensuring timely submission.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • A Degree/HND in Social Work, Social Sciences and Community Development, HIV&AIDS Care and Management, or Nursing with at least two (3) years hand-on experience in HIV&AIDS programming, care and management, preferably in an NGO setting.
  • Solid working knowledge (practical skills) in OVC care and support will be an added advantage.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Senior Associate, HIV Prevention (Partner Services)
Code: PCS-05
Location: Abuja
Unit: Prevntion & Community Services
Job Description

  • The incumbent will contribute to the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs aimed at HIV Prevention (including Testing and Counseling and Partner services);
  • S/he will contribute to the design and implementation of approaches in sexual transmission prevention, HIV Testing and Counseling, PHDP and partner notification services.
  • Supports collaboration among partners involved in HIV programs and promotes use of internationally recognized best practices and evidence-informed HIV prevention interventions/services among sponsored programs in Nigeria.
  • Supporting the design and implementation of prevention programs for special populations (such as female sex workers, men who have sex with men, people who inject drugs, etc.).
  • The job holder will support the process of developing/reviewing and adapting HIV Testing and Counseling, Partner notification services, index partner services training curricula and other documents to meet appropriate international standards, regional protocols, and local realities.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Degree in Social Sciences, Health Sciences, and Nursing required. Master’s Degree in relevant field preferred.
  • At least five (3) years’ experience applying community outreach / training community health workers and/or CBOs in HIV interventions for key and vulnerable populations.
  • Experience building capacity at individual and organizational levels.
  • Skilled in at least two or more of the following technical areas: strengthening service delivery programs, performance and quality improvement, psychosocial support, monitoring and evaluation Demonstrated knowledge of gender inequalities, stigma, economic barriers, discrimination and the legal rights and status of key populations in Nigeria.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Senior OVC Program Officer
Code: PCS-06
Location: Abuja
Unit: Prevention and Community Services 
Job Description

  • The incumbent will design and coordinate the implementation of OVC program activities in line with national guidelines. Interfacing with GON, USG, and CBO programs to facilitate synergies and initiatives to improve the package of care and support services.
  • S/he will strengthen linkages between CBOs and state and LGA structures for improved coordination of OVC service delivery planning and implementation at the community level.
  • S/he ensure established OVC program goals and objectives and planned outputs and outcomes, and that these results are documented.
  • The incumbent will develop work plans for the program and coordinate the implementation and reporting on all activities; receive and review monthly programmatic performance reports from CBOs and health facilities.
  • S/he will establish and maintain working relationships with the other OVC technical departments in Nigeria as a base for building/maintaining/expanding a sustainable country program and ensure that the most updated information regarding OVC programming is shared via the designated mechanisms; databases, the central server, monthly quarterly reports.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Degree in Medicine, Nursing, Public Health or a related field; Solid working knowledge (practical skills) in OVC care and support will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in health program management in sub-Saharan Africa/ international health issues including HIV, with at least two years’ experience working on HIV/AIDS counseling and testing programs in international or resource poor settings at supervisory level.
  • Experience in coordinating HIV/AIDS program implementation. Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

Job Title: Senior Prevention Service Officer
Code: PCS-02
Location: Abuja
Unit: Prevention and Community Services

Job Description

  • The incumbent will provide technical leadership related to HTC/Prevention services and approaches related to implementation of programs.
  • S/he will coordinate the design and implementation of components related HTC and prevention services in theorganization’s supported sites.
  • Ensure quality HCT/Prevention services design and implementation, achievement of results, and collaborates with other technical units to ensure effective teamwork.
  • S/he will provide technical assistance for capacity building of health care workers and other partners and establishes strong linkages and referral systems for people living with HIV/AIDS.
  • Lead the process of developing/reviewing and adapting HIV/AIDS Testing and Counseling and Prevention training curricula and other documents to meet appropriate international standards, regional protocols, and local realities.
  • The job holder will strengthen/initiate quality assurance (QA) for both HIV testing and counseling for facility-based, mobile, and community based rapid counseling and testing (RCT) services working with the MOH and other institutions.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Advanced degree in Nursing/Midwifery, Medical Laboratory, or Public health.
  • Knowledge of public health information, education, and communications methodology in an African development context.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working on international health issues including HIV, with at least two years working on HIV/AIDS counseling and testing programs in international or resource poor settings.
  • Ability to interpret strategies, analyze, develop and present work and to monitor and evaluate implementation of programs.
  • Demonstrated ability in maintaining close counterpart relationships, both governmental and in partner sites and communities

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Database Development Officer 
Code: SI-05
Location: Abuja
Unit: Strategic Information Management Unit

Job Description

  • The incumbent will design and implementation of robust, scalable and efficient database systems.
  • S/he will implement a Database development cycle, including systems analysis, functional scoping, technical specifications and design and testing.
  • S/he will support full Enterprise Resource and Planning Implementation (ERP) and SharePoint for data collaboration across all organizational grants and lead the augmentation of existing database resources.
  • The job holder will work with IT team for configuration of hardware/software to perform installations, testing, upgrades, as well as work with IT team in optimization of data storage, capacity planning and database growth; provide support to Human Resource and Finance Units, in selecting and developing database systems to support the overall operations of the organization.
  • S/he will develop frameworks for database and source codes management version controls and procedures testing.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • HND or University Degree in Computer science, Computer Tech, Computer engineering, Information System or related field.
  • At least 5 year’s post qualification development experience with SQL Server with proven.
  • Experience of all aspects of the development life cycle on enterprise scale systems or similar jobs.
  • Excellent knowledge of SQL Server 2005, 2008 and SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS).
  • Experience in the development and maintenance of large data warehouses with DBA activities including backups, data sizing and hardware requirements.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, ability to understand complex problems and to generate appropriate technical solutions.
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Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Program Manager-Quality Assurance
Code: SCM-02
Location: Abuja
Unit: Management Support Services
Job Description

  • Work closely with the unit Director to help ensure excellent overall clinical quality assurance across thematic areas.
  • Provide direct supervision to the central and state quality assurance teams.
  • Support the unit director in the development of QA framework for ART, TB/ HIV, PMTCT, Care and Support services, adolescents and young persons’ interventions, Prevention and community services. Provide a platform for peer review process, including sharing lessons learned and best practices adopted, to continually bridge performance gaps.
  • Support in the design, implement and document procedures for process improvement, testing and change management.
  • Lead and participate in quality audit visits to supported health facilities and community based organizations.
  • Provide guidance and monitoring for the quality assurance team, ensuring clarity over program priorities and encouraging effective team work.
  • Provide technical support to the state and facility QI in development and testing of change ideas.
  • Facilitate collaborative learning sessions and enhance sharing of service delivery best practices across supported states and health facilities.
  • Lead the development, review and refining of quality assurance and improvement tools

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Advanced degree in Nursing/ Midwifery, Medicine, Public Health or related field.
  •  At least 7years’ post NYSC clinical experience in HIV/AIDS care and antiretroviral treatment.
  • Robust clinical experience in HIV/AIDS care and antiretroviral treatment.
  • Excellent grasp of clinical issues and current literature in Adult/ Pediatric HIV management, TB, OVC, Prevention and PMTCT services. Demonstrated leadership and managerial skills.
  • Demonstrated project and personnel management skills.
  • Ability to influence, motivate, and collaborate with others..
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with minimal supervision..
  • Knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of QA and QI.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Senior Clinical Services Officer (QA)
Code: CQIM-10
Location: Abuja
Unit: Quality & Innovations Management/Health Systems
Job Description

  • Provide quality assurance/ improvement focused technical assistance and serve as subject matter expertise with regard to process improvement initiatives across ART/ TB, PMTCT, care and support, prevention & community services.
  • Provide training and orientation to health facility teams on QA and QI methodologies.
  • Provide onsite technical assistance to the state and facility QI teams.
  • Develop appropriate sampling procedures and methodologies for reviewing and reporting quality assessments.
  • Plan and conduct periodic program quality compliance audit at service delivery points to identify non-compliance in adherence to SOPs and guidelines.
  • Collate all QA activities and work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary teams to address program gaps.
  • Provide periodic updates to the Program Manager QA.
  • Ensure comprehensive data analysis to identify areas for improvement across thematic areas, health facility systems and program units.
  • Facilitate the integration of HIV interventions with other services like RH/ MNCH, Family Planning, Malaria, Tuberculosis.
  • Supervise the central Clinical Quality Assurance Officers.
  • Develop metrics and other relevant reports on QA management for all issues related to the outcome of QA audits.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Advanced Degree in Nursing/ Midwifery, Medicine, Public Health or related field.
  • At least 5 years’ clinical experience in HIV/AIDS care and antiretroviral treatment.
  • Robust clinical experience in HIV/AIDS care and antiretroviral treatment.
  • Excellent grasp of clinical issues and current literature in Adult/ Pediatric HIV management, TB, OVC, Prevention and PMTCT services.
  • Demonstrated leadership and managerial skills.
  • Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills including the ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action.
  • Knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of QA and QI.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Senior Associate (QA/Adolescents/Community)
Code: CQIM-11
Location: Abuja
Unit: Quality & Innovations Management/Health Systems
Job Description

  • The incumbent will serve as subject matter expertise regarding process improvement initiatives in adolescents, OVC, prevention & community services.
  • S/he will provide quality assurance/ improvement focused technical assistance and support in the development of appropriate sampling procedures and methodologies for reviewing and reporting quality assessments in adolescent and community programs.
  • S/he will support in the planning and conduct of periodic program quality compliance audit of supported Youth Wellness Centers and the Prevention/ Community programs to identify non-compliance in adherence to SOPs and guidelines.
  • The job holder will develop metrics and other related to the outcome of QA audits and ensure comprehensive data analysis to identify areas for improvement across adolescents and community programs

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Advanced degree in Nursing/ Midwifery, Medicine, Public Health or related field. At least 5 years’ post NYSC experience in HIV/AIDS care and treatment settings; at least 2 years’ experience working in adolescents and Youth friendly programs.
  • Significant clinical experience in HIV/AIDS care and treatment as relates to adolescents, OVC and community programs. Demonstrated knowledge of clinical issues and current literature in Adolescents, OVC, Prevention and community services.
  • Knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of QA and QI. Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills including the ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action.
  • Must be willingness to travel to project sites

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Knowledge Management/Communications Officer   
Code: CQIM-04
Location: Abuja
Unit: Quality & Innovations Management/Health Systems
Job Description

  • The jobholder will promote knowledge sharing by strengthening links between knowledge sharing and the information systems, and improving integration among information systems in the organization.
  • S/he will disseminate information about the organization’s knowledge sharing program including organizing knowledge sharing events (such as knowledge fairs, site visits, interviews), maintaining communications on knowledge sharing across the organization, participation in orientation and training sessions, and preparation of brochures/ presentations.
  • S/he will identify and share more creative, efficient and effective ways to engage audiences and facilitate sharing and collaboration.
  • S/he will manage the successful execution of knowledge sharing events including periodic seminars/webinars, workshops, conferences, and peer learning sessions.
  • S/he will ensure that relevant project experiences (including success stories), outputs and lessons learned are captured, documented and disseminated, in line with best practices.
  • The job holder will develop effective corporate communication strategies including managing newsletters, drafting content for the organization’s website and managing social media outlets like Facebook, Twitter

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Public Health or relevant field.
  • At least of 5 years’ experience in a training, program management or organizational development role in a similar setting. Familiarity with principles of organizational learning and development, and their link to social change.
  • Demonstrated understanding of knowledge management principles and capacity to deliver knowledge management and/or organizational learning activities.
  • Ability to link content development and engagement strategies that facilitate timely, useful delivery of information through project learning platforms and activities.
  • Ability to translate technical information into practical guidance and tools and effectively communicate these using print, electronic, social media and presentation media.
  • Evidence of work portfolio. Willingness to travel to Field and work in a participatory manner with a variety of populations. Sensitivity to cultures and social systems, and genuine interest in capacity building responses to development issues.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: State Treatment Support Officer
Code: SO-21
Location: Gombe
Unit: States Office
Job Description

  • The incumbent will support the provision of psychosocial support for special populations- KP, Adolescent, peer navigation and linkages & community ART and care and support.
  • S/he will develop and implement strategies to improve ART Adherence and retention in care including differentiated care models (both facility and community based) and adolescent care.
  • S/he will develop work plans for the program and coordinate the implementation and reporting on care and support activities. The job holder will ensure that the health facility and community based care team (nurses/Peer Health Educators) provide quality, comprehensive health education and information on Adherence and Psychosocial support services through the state based Care and Support Associate.
  • S/he will coordinate the activities of the Peer Health Educators such as (escort services to patients within the facilities, conduct home visits to track care and treatment defaulters; coordinates and facilitate support group meetings) in collaboration with facility focal person.
  • Building the capacity of facility level care team to perform adherence assessment and provide counseling for client initiating ART will ensure ongoing support and technical assistance to facility based multidisciplinary teams on issues regarding medical/treatment adherence through the state based Care team.
  • S/he will participate in the organizational, Donor and other partner Technical Working Group (TWG) meetings as appropriate and continually review operational research findings to provide quality service to persons living with HIV in line with international best practices.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Degree in Nursing, Public Health, Social Sciences or a related field.
  • At least 5 years’ experience working on international health issues including HIV, with at least five years’ experience working on HIV/AIDS counseling and testing programs in international or resource poor settings.
  • Supervisory level experience in coordinating HIV/AIDS program implementation; Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills and ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and make reasoned judgments in a timely fashion.
  • Committing to a course of action without undue delay or prevarication and willingness to work under challenging environments and difficult terrains.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: State Treatment Support Officer
Code: SO-21
Location: Kogi
Unit: States Office
Job Description

  • The incumbent will support the provision of psychosocial support for special populations- KP, Adolescent, peer navigation and linkages & community ART and care and support.
  • S/he will develop and implement strategies to improve ART Adherence and retention in care including differentiated care models (both facility and community based) and adolescent care.
  • S/he will develop work plans for the program and coordinate the implementation and reporting on care and support activities. The job holder will ensure that the health facility and community based care team (nurses/Peer Health Educators) provide quality, comprehensive health education and information on Adherence and Psychosocial support services through the state based Care and Support Associate.
  • S/he will coordinate the activities of the Peer Health Educators such as (escort services to patients within the facilities, conduct home visits to track care and treatment defaulters; coordinates and facilitate support group meetings) in collaboration with facility focal person.
  • Building the capacity of facility level care team to perform adherence assessment and provide counseling for client initiating ART will ensure ongoing support and technical assistance to facility based multidisciplinary teams on issues regarding medical/treatment adherence through the state based Care team.
  • S/he will participate in the organizational, Donor and other partner Technical Working Group (TWG) meetings as appropriate and continually review operational research findings to provide quality service to persons living with HIV in line with international best practices.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Degree in Nursing, Public Health, Social Sciences or a related field.
  • At least 5 years’ experience working on international health issues including HIV, with at least five years’ experience working on HIV/AIDS counseling and testing programs in international or resource poor settings.
  • Supervisory level experience in coordinating HIV/AIDS program implementation; Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills and ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and make reasoned judgments in a timely fashion.
  • Committing to a course of action without undue delay or prevarication and willingness to work under challenging environments and difficult terrains.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

Job Title: State Treatment Support Officer
Code: SO-21
Location: Kaduna
Unit: States Office
Job Description

  • The incumbent will support the provision of psychosocial support for special populations- KP, Adolescent, peer navigation and linkages & community ART and care and support.
  • S/he will develop and implement strategies to improve ART Adherence and retention in care including differentiated care models (both facility and community based) and adolescent care.
  • S/he will develop work plans for the program and coordinate the implementation and reporting on care and support activities. The job holder will ensure that the health facility and community based care team (nurses/Peer Health Educators) provide quality, comprehensive health education and information on Adherence and Psychosocial support services through the state based Care and Support Associate.
  • S/he will coordinate the activities of the Peer Health Educators such as (escort services to patients within the facilities, conduct home visits to track care and treatment defaulters; coordinates and facilitate support group meetings) in collaboration with facility focal person.
  • Building the capacity of facility level care team to perform adherence assessment and provide counseling for client initiating ART will ensure ongoing support and technical assistance to facility based multidisciplinary teams on issues regarding medical/treatment adherence through the state based Care team.
  • S/he will participate in the organizational, Donor and other partner Technical Working Group (TWG) meetings as appropriate and continually review operational research findings to provide quality service to persons living with HIV in line with international best practices.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Degree in Nursing, Public Health, Social Sciences or a related field.
  • At least 5 years’ experience working on international health issues including HIV, with at least five years’ experience working on HIV/AIDS counseling and testing programs in international or resource poor settings.
  • Supervisory level experience in coordinating HIV/AIDS program implementation; Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills and ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and make reasoned judgments in a timely fashion.
  • Committing to a course of action without undue delay or prevarication and willingness to work under challenging environments and difficult terrains.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

Job Title: State Senior Treatment Support Associate
Code: SO-22
Location: Gombe
Unit: State Office
Slot: 3
Job Description

  • The incumbent will support Community ART support groups to strengthen PLHIV support groups as a platform for providing psychosocial support, adherence support and client education, PHDP, and economic strengthening activities.
  • S/he will ensure health facility and community based adherence support and monitoring for PLHIV in other to optimize client retention.
  • The job holder will work with the team to identify unmet needs that may impact adherence (homelessness, substance abuse, psychiatric illness, acute medical problems, lack of or inadequate health care benefits, etc.) and assist team with prioritizing those needs.
  • S/he will provide case specific supervision and assist case managers with monitoring adherence to prescribed medical treatment plans, including antiretroviral and other drug therapies.
  • S/he will support the role out of community adherence support including development of SOP in consultation with the central thematic lead, mentoring supervision of community volunteers, and service documentation.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Degree in Nursing, Public Health, Social Sciences or a related field.
  • At least 4 years’ experience working on international health issues including HIV, with at least 2 years’ experience working on HIV/AIDS counselling and testing programs in international or resource poor settings.
  • Supervisory level experience coordinating HIV/AIDS program implementation.
  • Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills and ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and make reasoned judgments in a timely fashion.
  • Committing to a course of action without undue delay or prevarication.
  • Willingness to work under challenging environments and difficult terrains.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: State Senior Treatment Support Associate
Code: SO-22
Location: Kogi
Unit: State Office
Slot: 3
Job Description

  • The incumbent will support Community ART support groups to strengthen PLHIV support groups as a platform for providing psychosocial support, adherence support and client education, PHDP, and economic strengthening activities.
  • S/he will ensure health facility and community based adherence support and monitoring for PLHIV in other to optimize client retention.
  • The job holder will work with the team to identify unmet needs that may impact adherence (homelessness, substance abuse, psychiatric illness, acute medical problems, lack of or inadequate health care benefits, etc.) and assist team with prioritizing those needs.
  • S/he will provide case specific supervision and assist case managers with monitoring adherence to prescribed medical treatment plans, including antiretroviral and other drug therapies.
  • S/he will support the role out of community adherence support including development of SOP in consultation with the central thematic lead, mentoring supervision of community volunteers, and service documentation.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Degree in Nursing, Public Health, Social Sciences or a related field.
  • At least 4 years’ experience working on international health issues including HIV, with at least 2 years’ experience working on HIV/AIDS counselling and testing programs in international or resource poor settings.
  • Supervisory level experience coordinating HIV/AIDS program implementation.
  • Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills and ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and make reasoned judgments in a timely fashion.
  • Committing to a course of action without undue delay or prevarication.
  • Willingness to work under challenging environments and difficult terrains.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

Job Title: State Senior Treatment Support Associate
Code: SO-22
Location: Kaduna
Slot: 4
Unit: State Office
Job Description

  • The incumbent will support Community ART support groups to strengthen PLHIV support groups as a platform for providing psychosocial support, adherence support and client education, PHDP, and economic strengthening activities.
  • S/he will ensure health facility and community based adherence support and monitoring for PLHIV in other to optimize client retention.
  • The job holder will work with the team to identify unmet needs that may impact adherence (homelessness, substance abuse, psychiatric illness, acute medical problems, lack of or inadequate health care benefits, etc.) and assist team with prioritizing those needs.
  • S/he will provide case specific supervision and assist case managers with monitoring adherence to prescribed medical treatment plans, including antiretroviral and other drug therapies.
  • S/he will support the role out of community adherence support including development of SOP in consultation with the central thematic lead, mentoring supervision of community volunteers, and service documentation.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Degree in Nursing, Public Health, Social Sciences or a related field.
  • At least 4 years’ experience working on international health issues including HIV, with at least 2 years’ experience working on HIV/AIDS counselling and testing programs in international or resource poor settings.
  • Supervisory level experience coordinating HIV/AIDS program implementation.
  • Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills and ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and make reasoned judgments in a timely fashion.
  • Committing to a course of action without undue delay or prevarication.
  • Willingness to work under challenging environments and difficult terrains.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: OVC Program Officer
Code: SO-24
Location: Gombe
Unit: State Office
Job escription

  • The incumbent will coordinate the implementation of OVC 6+1 services and other complementary programs Violence Against children, Adolescent girls and Young Women programs, graduation and transitioning of OVC.
  • Ensure that CBOs at scale up LGAs enroll new children following target streams outline by CDC.
  • S/he will ensure that OVC and Households graduate responsible from the program following OVC National guidelines of Nigerian on OVC and PEPFAR guidance.
  • Ensure that the referral and linkage system for OVC and households is effective and that the CBOs follow the national OVC directorate to maintain linkages for OVC services.
  • S/he will ensure that CBOs provide services in accordance to the Household and child care plans and documented real time; Track VSLA and block grant activities implemented at the CBOs.
  • The job holder will facilitate a strong linkage between CBOs and Health facilities and strengthen the bi-directional referral system and Receive and review OVC monthly programmatic performance reports from the CBOs and ensure that the reports reflect actual implemented activities ensuring timely submission.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • A Degree/HND in Social Work, Social Sciences and Community Development, HIV&AIDS Care and Management, or Nursing with at least two (2) years hand-on experience in HIV&AIDS programming, care and management, preferably in an NGO setting.
  • Solid working knowledge (practical skills) in OVC care and support will be an added advantage.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: State Senior Treatment Support Associate
Code: SO-22
Location: Benue
Unit: State Office
Slot: 4
Job Description

  • The incumbent will support Community ART support groups to strengthen PLHIV support groups as a platform for providing psychosocial support, adherence support and client education, PHDP, and economic strengthening activities.
  • S/he will ensure health facility and community based adherence support and monitoring for PLHIV in other to optimize client retention.
  • The job holder will work with the team to identify unmet needs that may impact adherence (homelessness, substance abuse, psychiatric illness, acute medical problems, lack of or inadequate health care benefits, etc.) and assist team with prioritizing those needs.
  • S/he will provide case specific supervision and assist case managers with monitoring adherence to prescribed medical treatment plans, including antiretroviral and other drug therapies.
  • S/he will support the role out of community adherence support including development of SOP in consultation with the central thematic lead, mentoring supervision of community volunteers, and service documentation.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Degree in Nursing, Public Health, Social Sciences or a related field.
  • At least 4 years’ experience working on international health issues including HIV, with at least 2 years’ experience working on HIV/AIDS counselling and testing programs in international or resource poor settings.
  • Supervisory level experience coordinating HIV/AIDS program implementation.
  • Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills and ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and make reasoned judgments in a timely fashion.
  • Committing to a course of action without undue delay or prevarication.
  • Willingness to work under challenging environments and difficult terrains.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: State Treatment Support Officer
Code: SO-21
Location: Benue
Unit: States Office
Job Description

  • The incumbent will support the provision of psychosocial support for special populations- KP, Adolescent, peer navigation and linkages & community ART and care and support.
  • S/he will develop and implement strategies to improve ART Adherence and retention in care including differentiated care models (both facility and community based) and adolescent care.
  • S/he will develop work plans for the program and coordinate the implementation and reporting on care and support activities. The job holder will ensure that the health facility and community based care team (nurses/Peer Health Educators) provide quality, comprehensive health education and information on Adherence and Psychosocial support services through the state based Care and Support Associate.
  • S/he will coordinate the activities of the Peer Health Educators such as (escort services to patients within the facilities, conduct home visits to track care and treatment defaulters; coordinates and facilitate support group meetings) in collaboration with facility focal person.
  • Building the capacity of facility level care team to perform adherence assessment and provide counseling for client initiating ART will ensure ongoing support and technical assistance to facility based multidisciplinary teams on issues regarding medical/treatment adherence through the state based Care team.
  • S/he will participate in the organizational, Donor and other partner Technical Working Group (TWG) meetings as appropriate and continually review operational research findings to provide quality service to persons living with HIV in line with international best practices.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Degree in Nursing, Public Health, Social Sciences or a related field.
  • At least 5 years’ experience working on international health issues including HIV, with at least five years’ experience working on HIV/AIDS counseling and testing programs in international or resource poor settings.
  • Supervisory level experience in coordinating HIV/AIDS program implementation; Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills and ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and make reasoned judgments in a timely fashion.
  • Committing to a course of action without undue delay or prevarication and willingness to work under challenging environments and difficult terrains.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected

 

 

 

Job Title: OVC Program Officer
Code: SO-24
Location: Kogi
Unit: State Office
Job Description

  • The incumbent will coordinate the implementation of OVC 6+1 services and other complementary programs Violence Against children, Adolescent girls and Young Women programs, graduation and transitioning of OVC.
  • Ensure that CBOs at scale up LGAs enroll new children following target streams outline by CDC.
  • S/he will ensure that OVC and Households graduate responsible from the program following OVC National guidelines of Nigerian on OVC and PEPFAR guidance.
  • Ensure that the referral and linkage system for OVC and households is effective and that the CBOs follow the national OVC directorate to maintain linkages for OVC services.
  • S/he will ensure that CBOs provide services in accordance to the Household and child care plans and documented real time; Track VSLA and block grant activities implemented at the CBOs.
  • The job holder will facilitate a strong linkage between CBOs and Health facilities and strengthen the bi-directional referral system and Receive and review OVC monthly programmatic performance reports from the CBOs and ensure that the reports reflect actual implemented activities ensuring timely submission.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • A Degree/HND in Social Work, Social Sciences and Community Development, HIV&AIDS Care and Management, or Nursing with at least two (2) years hand-on experience in HIV&AIDS programming, care and management, preferably in an NGO setting.
  • Solid working knowledge (practical skills) in OVC care and support will be an added advantage.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: OVC Program Officer
Code: SO-24
Location: Kaduna
Unit: State Office
Slot: 2
Job Description

  • The incumbent will coordinate the implementation of OVC 6+1 services and other complementary programs Violence Against children, Adolescent girls and Young Women programs, graduation and transitioning of OVC.
  • Ensure that CBOs at scale up LGAs enroll new children following target streams outline by CDC.
  • S/he will ensure that OVC and Households graduate responsible from the program following OVC National guidelines of Nigerian on OVC and PEPFAR guidance.
  • Ensure that the referral and linkage system for OVC and households is effective and that the CBOs follow the national OVC directorate to maintain linkages for OVC services.
  • S/he will ensure that CBOs provide services in accordance to the Household and child care plans and documented real time; Track VSLA and block grant activities implemented at the CBOs.
  • The job holder will facilitate a strong linkage between CBOs and Health facilities and strengthen the bi-directional referral system and Receive and review OVC monthly programmatic performance reports from the CBOs and ensure that the reports reflect actual implemented activities ensuring timely submission.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • A Degree/HND in Social Work, Social Sciences and Community Development, HIV&AIDS Care and Management, or Nursing with at least two (2) years hand-on experience in HIV&AIDS programming, care and management, preferably in an NGO setting.
  • Solid working knowledge (practical skills) in OVC care and support will be an added advantage.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: OVC Program Officer
Code: SO-24
Location: Benue
Unit: State Office
Slot: 2
Job Description

  • The incumbent will coordinate the implementation of OVC 6+1 services and other complementary programs Violence Against children, Adolescent girls and Young Women programs, graduation and transitioning of OVC.
  • Ensure that CBOs at scale up LGAs enroll new children following target streams outline by CDC.
  • S/he will ensure that OVC and Households graduate responsible from the program following OVC National guidelines of Nigerian on OVC and PEPFAR guidance.
  • Ensure that the referral and linkage system for OVC and households is effective and that the CBOs follow the national OVC directorate to maintain linkages for OVC services.
  • S/he will ensure that CBOs provide services in accordance to the Household and child care plans and documented real time; Track VSLA and block grant activities implemented at the CBOs.
  • The job holder will facilitate a strong linkage between CBOs and Health facilities and strengthen the bi-directional referral system and Receive and review OVC monthly programmatic performance reports from the CBOs and ensure that the reports reflect actual implemented activities ensuring timely submission.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • A Degree/HND in Social Work, Social Sciences and Community Development, HIV&AIDS Care and Management, or Nursing with at least two (2) years hand-on experience in HIV&AIDS programming, care and management, preferably in an NGO setting.
  • Solid working knowledge (practical skills) in OVC care and support will be an added advantage.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

Job Title: State Program Manager   
Code: SO-15
Location: Gombe
Unit: State Offices
Job Description

  • This job incumbent responsibility will be to manage and coordinate the organization’s activities in the states and LGA.
  • Providing programmatic oversight and coordinating the multidisciplinary quality improvement teams in the states.
  • S/he will lead the implementation of QI and continuous process improvement initiatives across supported health facilities and community based organizations.
  • S/he will serve as focal point and maintain excellent working relationships with counterparts at State and Local levels, USG implementing partners, and local groups/organization.
  • In Collaboration with central office staff, the job holder will monitor all intervention strategies to ensure that they meet administrative, financial and programmatic goals.
  • The job holder will coordinate the effective implementation of services under the sub-contract agreements with the supported facilities and community-based organizations.
  • S/he will undertake regular monitoring visits to project partners like community based organization; review reports (programmatic and financial) submitted and prepare monthly status reports on programmatic and fiscal progress of all projects and other relevant activities within the states.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Master’s Degree in Public Health, Management, Sciences or Behavioral Sciences, with at least 7-9 years working experience in managing programs at the community level.
  • At least 5 years’ experience with HIV/AIDS program planning and implementation at the community level working with public and NGO sectors required.
  • Supervisory experience in health program management with at least five years of experience working in health care system in Nigeria preferably HIV/AIDS care and antiretroviral treatment.
  • Experience working in collaboration with local Governmental partners, U.S. Government or bilateral donors preferred with demonstrated experience implementing quality assurance and improvement initiatives using QI methodologies and tools.
  • Ability to speak local languages is an added advantage.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: State Program Manager
Code: SO-15
Location: Kogi
Unit: State Offices
Job Description

  • This job incumbent responsibility will be to manage and coordinate the organization’s activities in the states and LGA.
  • Providing programmatic oversight and coordinating the multidisciplinary quality improvement teams in the states.
  • S/he will lead the implementation of QI and continuous process improvement initiatives across supported health facilities and community based organizations.
  • S/he will serve as focal point and maintain excellent working relationships with counterparts at State and Local levels, USG implementing partners, and local groups/organization.
  • In Collaboration with central office staff, the job holder will monitor all intervention strategies to ensure that they meet administrative, financial and programmatic goals.
  • The job holder will coordinate the effective implementation of services under the sub-contract agreements with the supported facilities and community-based organizations.
  • S/he will undertake regular monitoring visits to project partners like community based organization; review reports (programmatic and financial) submitted and prepare monthly status reports on programmatic and fiscal progress of all projects and other relevant activities within the states.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Master’s Degree in Public Health, Management, Sciences or Behavioral Sciences, with at least 7-9 years working experience in managing programs at the community level.
  • At least 5 years’ experience with HIV/AIDS program planning and implementation at the community level working with public and NGO sectors required.
  • Supervisory experience in health program management with at least five years of experience working in health care system in Nigeria preferably HIV/AIDS care and antiretroviral treatment.
  • Experience working in collaboration with local Governmental partners, U.S. Government or bilateral donors preferred with demonstrated experience implementing quality assurance and improvement initiatives using QI methodologies and tools.
  • Ability to speak local languages is an added advantage.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

Job Title: State Program Manager
Code: SO-15
Location: Kaduna
Unit: State Offices
Job Description

  • This job incumbent responsibility will be to manage and coordinate the organization’s activities in the states and LGA.
  • Providing programmatic oversight and coordinating the multidisciplinary quality improvement teams in the states.
  • S/he will lead the implementation of QI and continuous process improvement initiatives across supported health facilities and community based organizations.
  • S/he will serve as focal point and maintain excellent working relationships with counterparts at State and Local levels, USG implementing partners, and local groups/organization.
  • In Collaboration with central office staff, the job holder will monitor all intervention strategies to ensure that they meet administrative, financial and programmatic goals.
  • The job holder will coordinate the effective implementation of services under the sub-contract agreements with the supported facilities and community-based organizations.
  • S/he will undertake regular monitoring visits to project partners like community based organization; review reports (programmatic and financial) submitted and prepare monthly status reports on programmatic and fiscal progress of all projects and other relevant activities within the states.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Master’s Degree in Public Health, Management, Sciences or Behavioral Sciences, with at least 7-9 years working experience in managing programs at the community level.
  • At least 5 years’ experience with HIV/AIDS program planning and implementation at the community level working with public and NGO sectors required.
  • Supervisory experience in health program management with at least five years of experience working in health care system in Nigeria preferably HIV/AIDS care and antiretroviral treatment.
  • Experience working in collaboration with local Governmental partners, U.S. Government or bilateral donors preferred with demonstrated experience implementing quality assurance and improvement initiatives using QI methodologies and tools.
  • Ability to speak local languages is an added advantage.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: State Senior Clinical Quality Assurance Officer
Code: SO-17
Location: Gombe
Unit: State Office
Job Description

  • The incumbent will supervise the state Clinical Quality Assurance Officers and serving as subject matter expertise regarding process improvement initiatives across ART/ TB, PMTCT, care and support, prevention & community services will provide quality assurance/ improvement focused technical assistance.
  • S/he will facilitate the integration of HIV interventions with other services like RH/ MNCH, Family Planning, Malaria, Tuberculosis.
  • S/he ensures comprehensive data analysis to identify areas for improvement across thematic areas, health facility systems and program units.
  • S/he will develop metrics and other relevant reports on QA management for all QA issues, plan and conduct periodic program quality compliance audit at service delivery points to identify non-compliance in adherence to SOPs and guidelines; provide capacity building to health facility teams on QA and QI methodologies.
  • The job holder will provide onsite technical assistance to the facility QI teams and collate all QA activities and work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary teams to address program gaps

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Advanced degree in Nursing/ Midwifery, Medicine, Public Health or related field.
  • At least 5 years’ robust post NYSC clinical experience in HIV/AIDS care and antiretroviral treatment.
  • Excellent grasp of clinical issues and current literature in Adult/ Pediatric HIV management, TB, OVC, Prevention and PMTCT services.
  • Demonstrated leadership and managerial skills; Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills including the ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action.
  • Knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of QA and QI

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: State Clinical Quality Assurance Office
Code: SO-18
Location: Gombe
Unit: State Office
Job Description

  • The incumbent will provide quality assurance/ improvement focused technical assistance and serve as subject matter expertise regarding process improvement initiatives across ART/ TB, PMTCT, care and support, prevention & community services.
  • Providing onsite technical assistance and orientation to health facility teams on QA and QI methodologies.
  • S/he will develop appropriate sampling procedures and methodologies for reviewing and reporting quality assessments; plan and conduct periodic program quality compliance audit of service delivery points to identify non-compliance in adherence to SOPs and guidelines.
  • S/he will document outcomes of all QA audits and communicate the multidisciplinary team/ DSPM/ QA lead/ CO QA teams.
  • The job holder will work closely with the multidisciplinary teams to highlight and collectively address program gaps and ensure comprehensive data analysis to identify areas for improvement across thematic areas, and health facilities.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Advanced degree in Nursing/ Midwifery, Medicine, Public Health or related field.
  • At least 5 years’ robust post NYSC clinical experience in HIV/AIDS care and antiretroviral treatment. Excellent grasp of clinical issues and current literature in Adult/ Pediatric HIV management, TB, OVC, Prevention and PMTCT services.
  • Demonstrated leadership and managerial skills; Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills including the ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action.
  • Knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of QA and QI

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: State Senior Clinical Quality Assurance Officer
Code: SO-17
Location: Kogi
Unit: State Office
Job Description

  • The incumbent will supervise the state Clinical Quality Assurance Officers and serving as subject matter expertise regarding process improvement initiatives across ART/ TB, PMTCT, care and support, prevention & community services will provide quality assurance/ improvement focused technical assistance.
  • S/he will facilitate the integration of HIV interventions with other services like RH/ MNCH, Family Planning, Malaria, Tuberculosis.
  • S/he ensures comprehensive data analysis to identify areas for improvement across thematic areas, health facility systems and program units.
  • S/he will develop metrics and other relevant reports on QA management for all QA issues, plan and conduct periodic program quality compliance audit at service delivery points to identify non-compliance in adherence to SOPs and guidelines; provide capacity building to health facility teams on QA and QI methodologies.
  • The job holder will provide onsite technical assistance to the facility QI teams and collate all QA activities and work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary teams to address program gaps

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Advanced degree in Nursing/ Midwifery, Medicine, Public Health or related field.
  • At least 5 years’ robust post NYSC clinical experience in HIV/AIDS care and antiretroviral treatment.
  • Excellent grasp of clinical issues and current literature in Adult/ Pediatric HIV management, TB, OVC, Prevention and PMTCT services.
  • Demonstrated leadership and managerial skills; Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills including the ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action.
  • Knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of QA and QI

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: State Program Manager
Code: SO-15
Location: Benue
Unit: State Offices
Job Description

  • This job incumbent responsibility will be to manage and coordinate the organization’s activities in the states and LGA.
  • Providing programmatic oversight and coordinating the multidisciplinary quality improvement teams in the states.
  • S/he will lead the implementation of QI and continuous process improvement initiatives across supported health facilities and community based organizations.
  • S/he will serve as focal point and maintain excellent working relationships with counterparts at State and Local levels, USG implementing partners, and local groups/organization.
  • In Collaboration with central office staff, the job holder will monitor all intervention strategies to ensure that they meet administrative, financial and programmatic goals.
  • The job holder will coordinate the effective implementation of services under the sub-contract agreements with the supported facilities and community-based organizations.
  • S/he will undertake regular monitoring visits to project partners like community based organization; review reports (programmatic and financial) submitted and prepare monthly status reports on programmatic and fiscal progress of all projects and other relevant activities within the states.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Master’s Degree in Public Health, Management, Sciences or Behavioral Sciences, with at least 7-9 years working experience in managing programs at the community level.
  • At least 5 years’ experience with HIV/AIDS program planning and implementation at the community level working with public and NGO sectors required.
  • Supervisory experience in health program management with at least five years of experience working in health care system in Nigeria preferably HIV/AIDS care and antiretroviral treatment.
  • Experience working in collaboration with local Governmental partners, U.S. Government or bilateral donors preferred with demonstrated experience implementing quality assurance and improvement initiatives using QI methodologies and tools.
  • Ability to speak local languages is an added advantage.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: State Clinical Quality Assurance Officer
Code: SO-18
Location: Kogi
Unit: State Office
Job Description

  • The incumbent will provide quality assurance/ improvement focused technical assistance and serve as subject matter expertise regarding process improvement initiatives across ART/ TB, PMTCT, care and support, prevention & community services.
  • Providing onsite technical assistance and orientation to health facility teams on QA and QI methodologies.
  • S/he will develop appropriate sampling procedures and methodologies for reviewing and reporting quality assessments; plan and conduct periodic program quality compliance audit of service delivery points to identify non-compliance in adherence to SOPs and guidelines.
  • S/he will document outcomes of all QA audits and communicate the multidisciplinary team/ DSPM/ QA lead/ CO QA teams.
  • The job holder will work closely with the multidisciplinary teams to highlight and collectively address program gaps and ensure comprehensive data analysis to identify areas for improvement across thematic areas, and health facilities.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Advanced degree in Nursing/ Midwifery, Medicine, Public Health or related field.
  • At least 5 years’ robust post NYSC clinical experience in HIV/AIDS care and antiretroviral treatment. Excellent grasp of clinical issues and current literature in Adult/ Pediatric HIV management, TB, OVC, Prevention and PMTCT services.
  • Demonstrated leadership and managerial skills; Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills including the ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action.
  • Knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of QA and QI

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

 

 

 

Job Title: Graduate Intern (Clinical Services)
Code: INT-01
Location: Abuja
Unit: State Office
Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Successfully completed a degree or equivalent leading to a minimum of 2.2 or credit for HND graduates within the last two years.
  • Smart and highly motivated graduates willing to up-hold our values and contribute towards the achievement of organizational strategic and operational objectives/goals.
  • Good attention to detail with ability to follow, apply, interpret, and explain instructions and/or guidelines.
  • Ability to multi tasks and remain calmer under pressure.
  • Be willing to work in any of the states.
  • Able to commit for minimum of 1year subject to successful performance following probation.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

Benefits

  • Successful candidates will be offered development activities through a variety of learning strategies.
  • Interns will also qualify for a monthly stipend to cover the cost of transportation and meals.

 

 

 

Job Title: Graduate Intern (Laboratory Services)
Code: INT-01
Location: Abuja
Unit: State Office
Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Successfully completed a degree or equivalent leading to a minimum of 2.2 or credit for HND graduates within the last two years.
  • Smart and highly motivated graduates willing to up-hold our values and contribute towards the achievement of organizational strategic and operational objectives/goals.
  • Good attention to detail with ability to follow, apply, interpret, and explain instructions and/or guidelines.
  • Ability to multi tasks and remain calmer under pressure.
  • Be willing to work in any of the states.
  • Able to commit for minimum of 1year subject to successful performance following probation.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

Benefits

  • Successful candidates will be offered development activities through a variety of learning strategies.
  • Interns will also qualify for a monthly stipend to cover the cost of transportation and meals.

 

 

 

Job Title: Graduate Intern (Health System Strengthening)
Code: INT-01
Location: Abuja
Unit: State Office
Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Successfully completed a degree or equivalent leading to a minimum of 2.2 or credit for HND graduates within the last two years.
  • Smart and highly motivated graduates willing to up-hold our values and contribute towards the achievement of organizational strategic and operational objectives/goals.
  • Good attention to detail with ability to follow, apply, interpret, and explain instructions and/or guidelines.
  • Ability to multi tasks and remain calmer under pressure.
  • Be willing to work in any of the states.
  • Able to commit for minimum of 1year subject to successful performance following probation.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

Benefits

  • Successful candidates will be offered development activities through a variety of learning strategies.
  • Interns will also qualify for a monthly stipend to cover the cost of transportation and meals.

 

 

 

Job Title: Graduate Intern (Knowledge Management)
Code: INT-01
Location: Abuja
Unit: State Office
Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Successfully completed a degree or equivalent leading to a minimum of 2.2 or credit for HND graduates within the last two years.
  • Smart and highly motivated graduates willing to up-hold our values and contribute towards the achievement of organizational strategic and operational objectives/goals.
  • Good attention to detail with ability to follow, apply, interpret, and explain instructions and/or guidelines.
  • Ability to multi tasks and remain calmer under pressure.
  • Be willing to work in any of the states.
  • Able to commit for minimum of 1year subject to successful performance following probation.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

Benefits

  • Successful candidates will be offered development activities through a variety of learning strategies.
  • Interns will also qualify for a monthly stipend to cover the cost of transportation and meals.

 

 

 

Job Title: Graduate Intern (Finance)
Code: INT-01
Location: Abuja
Unit: State Office
Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Successfully completed a degree or equivalent leading to a minimum of 2.2 or credit for HND graduates within the last two years.
  • Smart and highly motivated graduates willing to up-hold our values and contribute towards the achievement of organizational strategic and operational objectives/goals.
  • Good attention to detail with ability to follow, apply, interpret, and explain instructions and/or guidelines.
  • Ability to multi tasks and remain calmer under pressure.
  • Be willing to work in any of the states.
  • Able to commit for minimum of 1year subject to successful performance following probation.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

Benefits

  • Successful candidates will be offered development activities through a variety of learning strategies.
  • Interns will also qualify for a monthly stipend to cover the cost of transportation and meals.

 

 

 

Job Title: Graduate Intern (Support Services)
Code: INT-01
Location: Abuja
Unit: State Office
Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Successfully completed a degree or equivalent leading to a minimum of 2.2 or credit for HND graduates within the last two years.
  • Smart and highly motivated graduates willing to up-hold our values and contribute towards the achievement of organizational strategic and operational objectives/goals.
  • Good attention to detail with ability to follow, apply, interpret, and explain instructions and/or guidelines.
  • Ability to multi tasks and remain calmer under pressure.
  • Be willing to work in any of the states.
  • Able to commit for minimum of 1year subject to successful performance following probation.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

Benefits

  • Successful candidates will be offered development activities through a variety of learning strategies.
  • Interns will also qualify for a monthly stipend to cover the cost of transportation and meals.

 

 

 

Job Title: Graduate Intern (Strategic Information)
Code: INT-01
Location: Abuja
Unit: State Office
Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Successfully completed a degree or equivalent leading to a minimum of 2.2 or credit for HND graduates within the last two years.
  • Smart and highly motivated graduates willing to up-hold our values and contribute towards the achievement of organizational strategic and operational objectives/goals.
  • Good attention to detail with ability to follow, apply, interpret, and explain instructions and/or guidelines.
  • Ability to multi tasks and remain calmer under pressure.
  • Be willing to work in any of the states.
  • Able to commit for minimum of 1year subject to successful performance following probation.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

Benefits

  • Successful candidates will be offered development activities through a variety of learning strategies.
  • Interns will also qualify for a monthly stipend to cover the cost of transportation and meals.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s and a suitability statement of not more than 200 words as a Microsoft Word attachment to: 2017projectrecruitment@gmail.com The subject of the email should be the JOB CODE and the applicant’s FULL NAME e.g.  MSS-02 – John Bull.

Note: Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

 

Application Deadline: 20th September, 2017.

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