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  • Posted: Dec 2, 2023
    Deadline: Dec 14, 2023
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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 Program Officer, Pharmacy

    Position Overview

    • The SENIOR PROGRAM  OFFICER will work closely with the Program Manager Pharmacy to ensure the effective coordination and implementation of all Pharmacy and Supply Chain activities in the GF-GC7 grant.
    • S/He will collaborate closely with the National PSM stakeholders to ensure the implementation of all pharmacy and supply chain strategies in the supported states and provide technical guidance for program implementation according to the national guidelines and policies.

    Description and objectives:

    • Under the supervision of the program manager, the senior program officer of pharmacy (Central) will support the implementation of all pharmacy and supply chain activities under the grant.


    • Supports the Program manager-Pharmacy in overseeing procurement, warehousing, distribution, logistics, and supply management activities of the GF-GC7 grant.
    • Works with the SRs to ensure the availability of Anti-retroviral and anti-TB medicines and medicines used to treat Opportunistic Infections, STIs, and Harm reduction at the supported facilities.
    • Supports the SRs to ensure timely submission of LMIS reports across the supported facilities.
    • Ensures rational use of all medicines according to the National HIV treatment guidelines.
    • Provides technical assistance to SRs to implement Pharmacovigilance and Pharmaceutical care activities according to the grant.
    • Works closely with the National and State PSM stakeholders to identify technical assistance required to achieve the expected outcomes for the GF GC7 grant.
    • Represents IHVN at relevant stakeholder engagement through meetings and conferences.
    • Prepares weekly and monthly project updates, reports and monthly activity plans.

    Required competencies:

    Core requirements:

    • Demonstrated coaching and mentoring ability.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with people of different backgrounds.
    • Good communication (oral and written) and facilitation skills.
    • Proficiency in the use of MS Office – (Word, Spreadsheet, and PowerPoint), other applicable software, and video conferencing are required.
    • Ability to evaluate and interpret data and prepare quality program reports.

    Education and Experience:

    Academic training:

    • Must possess a degree in a B.Pharm/Pharm D
    • A Postgraduate qualification/Masters level training in Public Health will be an advantage.
    • Must be registered with the Pharmacist Council of Nigeria and have evidence of current practising license.
    • S/He must have at least 3-5 years’ experience in supply chain management of HIV/AIDS medicines and commodities.
    • Must be familiar with the NHLMIS platform and monitoring and interpreting supply chain indicators.
    • Knowledgeable on Pharmacovigilance and the available reporting channels.
    • Experience in the provision of LMIS and Pharmaceutical care training.
    • Must have at least three years’ experience with program planning, assessment, and implementation of HIV programs.
    • Previous experience in HIV-related operational research is an advantage.
    • Good knowledge of current trends and normative guidance (national and international) in HIV clinical care and service delivery.
    • Willingness to travel to the States within Nigeria.

    Method of Application

    Please submit your application letter and detailed curriculum vitae as one Microsoft Word document with the position applied for and location well captured as the subject of the email to the Assistant Director, Human Resources, through this email address:

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