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  • Posted: Oct 9, 2019
    Deadline: Oct 17, 2019
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  • The Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria (IHVN) was established in 2004 as an affiliate of the Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore in the United States of America. It has grown to become a leading local non-governmental organization addressing the HIV/AIDS crises in Nigeria through the development of infrastructu...
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    Senior Progrm Officer (TB/HIV/DR-TB) (Global Fund)

    Location: Jos, Plateau
    Job Category: Technical
    Department: Prevention Care and Treatment  
    Unit: TBHIV

    Responsibilities

    • Providing technical support for multidisciplinary TB, HIV/AIDS and DR-TB care and treatment, working with clinicians and State/health facility-based site teams to implement care and treatment services especially in TB/HIV treatment.
    • Conducting mentoring and supervisory visits
    • Actualizing various strategies at the national to facility-level according to the program component area.
    • Executing component area strategies through mentoring, supervision and technical assistance to local partners in-country.
    • Participating in United States Government, Federal Ministry of Health, Global Fund and other external partner technical meetings, as assigned.
    • Attending technical, expanded leads, program area, departmental and regional meetings
    • Providing feedback, progress update, performance achievement, and analysis as warranted
    • Meeting project management, financial reporting, and program area performance measurement requirements.
    • Preparing work plans for the department.
    • Reporting all activities to the Technical Advisor HIV/TB/MDR-TB and the Director/Head, Clinical services Department.
    • Building capacity, mentoring and providing hands-on supervision of doctors, pharmacist, laboratory Scientists & Nurses on TB/HIV/DR-TB Care & Treatment
    • Attending and making presentations at scientific and programmatic meetings.
    • Adhering and abiding by the ethics and code of conduct of the Institute.
    • Carrying out any other duties/ assignments as directed by the Director Clinical Services department.

    Qualifications
    Education:

    • A University degree in Medicine with an MPH or related Master’s degree.

    Skills and Abilities:

    • Good communication (oral and written) and facilitation skills
    • Proficiency in the computer programming - Word processing, spreadsheet, presentation skills are required
    • Proficiency with data analysis
    • Ability/capacity to develop and design TBHIV care and treatment strategic plan
    • High quality narrative report writing and understanding of project management principles
    • Good inter and intrapersonal communication skills
    • Goal oriented with ability to work under pressure to meet organizational targets/goals.

    Prior Work Experience:

    • A minimum of 5 - 7 years professional level experience managing public health and health delivery with emphasis on TBHIV, care and treatment. She/he must have experience working with PEPFAR or GF funded care and treatment program. Demonstrated experience in the design, implementation, and management of TB programs.

    Language Proficiency:

    • English language (high proficiency in verbal and written expression)

    Job Knowledge:

    • Familiarity with the broad range of TBHIV issues. Understanding of the major issues affecting TBHIV with in-depth knowledge of the implementation of TBHIV programs in Nigeria.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed Resume and a one page Cover Letter as one MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to the "Assistant Director, Human Resources" through this email address: careers@ihvnigeria.org Application must explicitly state the position applied for in the subject of the email.

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    Note: Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers.

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