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  • Posted: Apr 18, 2024
    Deadline: Apr 26, 2024
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    Heartland Alliance Ltd-Gte is a service-based human rights organization with a global heritage that is established under the laws of Nigeria with a mission to engage as a lead and global player with a variety of stakeholders to create access to opportunities and resources for comprehensive healthcare and social and economic justice for all. Heartland Alli...
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    Program Officer (KP Care 1)

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Serves as Prevention focal point for KPCARE 1/HALG activities at the Zonal level and ensures compliance with national guidelines for basic Minimum Prevention Package Intervention (MPPI), Behaviour Change Communication (BCC), and Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP).
    • Serve as the point of Contact (POC) for Case Finding and Linkage.
    • Prepare periodic project work plans and budgets in conjunction with the Senior Program Officer/Zonal Program Manager and other section heads to ensure appropriate utilization of project resources.
    • Support the Senior Program Officer/Zonal Program Manager to assist sub-grant partners on a range of program management issues including work plan and budget development, program reporting, and sub-recipient monitoring.
    • Ensure that activities listed in grant recipients’ sub-awards are implemented where applicable. Assist in responding to HALG and donor requests and assist in preparing state-level reports including work plans.
    • Liaise and consult regularly with the relevant local authorities, community leaders, civil society/non-governmental organizations, collaborating/implementing partners, and other stakeholders where appropriate, in conjunction with the Zonal Program Manager to ensure a friendly environment for program implementation.
    • Responsible for routine advocacy and community engagement of program gatekeepers.
    • Accompany other Program and M&E staff for site visits to ensure program implementation and compliance at the State level.
    • Support the training of field-level staff and volunteers.
    •  Represent HALG as requested in a meeting with donor representatives, government, partners, sub-grantees, applicants, and the public as required in the zone, aimed Towards Excellence and impact.
    • Keep abreast of developments in the HIV/AIDS field; document methodologies and results, develop best practice papers that can inform the wider HAN community.
    • Assist with the preparation and delivery of external evaluations, visits, and audits.

    Training and Mentoring:

    • Ensure that all Program meetings and training are held as scheduled at the Zonal level and provide leadership at these meetings.
    • Serve as a resource person at Program trainings coordinated by HALG at the Zonal level.
    • Ensure all staff and partners understand program priorities.
    • Support the planning and delivery of trainings, workshops, and other capacity development interventions for HALG partners.
    • Support the implementation of capacity-building plans for the nascent CBOs and LIPs.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below represent the knowledge, skill, and/or competency required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

    Education and/or Experience:

    • First degree in social science, public health, or another relevant discipline; master’s degree in public health will be an added advantage.
    • At least 3 years experience in international development, experience working in an HIV prevention and care program will be an added advantage.
    • Demonstrated skills in training and capacity building through technical assistance and mentoring.
    • Good interpersonal skills including the ability to work with multiple stakeholders.
    • Demonstrated commitment to gender-responsive programming.
    • Ability to work effectively with government and civil society partners and communities as well as transfer knowledge to diverse audiences through workshops, training, and meetings using participatory methods and adult learning principles.
    • Perform any other tasks assigned by the supervisor from time to time.
    • Willingness to travel within Nigeria.

    Preferred Skills:

    • Experience with Building Capacity.
    • Other Competencies:
    • Time Management – Ability to prioritize tasks, manage time, and complete projects in a fast-paced, changing environment with minimal supervision.
    • Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
    • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively.
    • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
    • Cultural Sensitivity – Respect the cultural environment in which a person is working and does not act in a manner that is outwardly offensive to the local community.
    • Non-discriminatory- Do not discriminate against persons based on sexual orientation or gender identity, age, preferred jobs, behavioural habits Language.

    Language Skills:

    • Excellent oral and written English communication skills.
    • Knowledge of Local Language preferred.
    • Computer Skills:
    • Demonstrated competency in public speaking Computer Skills.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, Outlook/Exchange, Windows operating systems, and PowerPoint.
    • Other software routinely used by Heartland Alliance Work Environment.

    Work Environment:

    • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
    • The employee will be required to co-locate with local partners usually in the same office.
    • The employee is required to travel regularly to often insecure and limited-resource environments.
    • The employee will be required to work directly with populations that are vulnerable and at high risk of HIV and Human rights violations.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Heartland Alliance on to apply

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