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  • Posted: Feb 25, 2016
    Deadline: Mar 7, 2016
  • AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria, Ltd./Gte. (APIN) is a non-governmental organization registered with the Nigerian Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC). APIN has built a strong partnership with the Nigerian Government, which is memorialized through a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the National Planning Commission. APIN is a leading Nigerian orga...
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    Technical Officer - Clinical Services

    Job Description

    • The job holder will provide technical and programmatic support for the delivery of quality HIV services, and attainment of program goals.
    • S/he will also contribute to the strengthening of working relationships with other stakeholders and building of systems for program sustainability.

    Job Tasks

    • Interface, in conjunction with other members of the APIN Clinical Services and State Teams, between the APIN Program Office, Program Sites, relevant government agencies and other stakeholders
    • Work with other team members towards the scale-up of HIV services by supporting the identification of areas of unmet need and expansion of services to new sites
    • Contribute to the development of program work plans
    • Provide technical and programmatic support for high quality program implementation in the areas of ART, PMTCT, HIV/TB and HIV clinical care services, in line with national guidelines and international best practices, and work towards target achievement by supported sites and program sustainability
    • Promote stakeholder engagement by working with various levels of government, their relevant bodies/agencies, US Government agencies in Nigeria and other partners
    • Work closely with other team members to prepare program reports and document best practices

    Minimum Qualifications and Experience

    • A Medical Degree (MBBS or equivalent) and a minimum of five (5) years' relevant experience in HIV prevention, treatment and care programs. An MPH Degree will be an advantage.

    Technical and Behavioural Competencies

    • Good working knowledge of current national guidelines for H IV prevention, treatment and care
    • Knowledge of models of working with and linking different tiers of healthcare facilities
    • Ability to multitask, with good knowledge of various program areas
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision
    • Understanding of community systems and how they impact service utilization
    • Ability to provide mentorship and integrated supportive supervision to all categories of HCWs
    • Knowledge of national M&E tools for HCT, PMTCT and ART
    • Ability to organize and coordinate training programs and meetings
    • Report writing and oral/written communication skills
    • Ability and readiness to travel at least 25% of work time

    Method of Application

    Applicants should write to: stating how their skills, knowledge and experience make them suitable, and addressing the person specifications highlighted above for the position applied for. The suitability statement should not exceed a page and must appear on the first page of the CV, which must be saved in Microsoft Word and as applicant's full name. The subject of the mail should be the job position being applied for.


    • Late applications will not be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
    • APIN offers very competitive terms of employment and is an equal opportunity employer. Women who are qualified for the positions are therefore encouraged to apply.
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