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  • Posted: Jul 29, 2021
    Deadline: Aug 12, 2021
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  • 360 Health Systems Diagnostics and Correction (360HSDC) is a sister organization to Idmibok International. It is a holistic health development organization bringing expertise and innovative technology to address health-related challenges in the development sector.
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    Technical Officer (HIV Program)

    360 HSDC is a health community-based organization registered in Nigeria, that works in a targeted yet comprehensive manner to address critical health, institutional and development related issues. 360 HSDC achieves this by collaborating with global and local development and private entities, such as governments, bilateral and multilateral donors, nongovernmental organizations and the private sector. The organization has a multifaceted team of experts with proficiency and experience in emergency environments, humanitarian activities and development in diverse environments and ecosystems, globally and across Africa, including in South Sudan, and extensively in Nigeria.

    Job Overview

    This is a consultancy for a proposal the organization is working on. The Technical Officer will be an HIV/AIDS expert with experience in designing and implementation of clinical Adult Care and Treatment. The will also provides high level technical assistance to field projects as needed, including optimizing system and staff strength in partner-facilities and ensuring quality and accurate data management on the program. This consultancy may evolve into a long-term contractual employment.

    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for development and implementation of the HIV testing services and ensuring linkage to treatment at the facilities.
    • Strengthen the capacity of health workers on correct and appropriate documentation of adult care and treatment service delivery data for improved services and decision making.
    • Provide technical support for the implementation of opportunistic infection screening, diagnosis and management.
    • Provide technical assistance for health facility to streamline HIV testing in order to increase testing rate, case finding and standardize clinical skills to provide quality HIV care service delivery.
    • Provide or assist clinical mentoring session that can be in face to face, webinar or other innovative media to increase health facility technical and program capacity.
    • Develop strategy to achieve viral suppression target in consultation with Management and other stakeholders.
    • In collaboration with stakeholders and health facilities develop a technical assistance strategy to reduce ART lost to follow up.
    • Provide technical assistance for clients’ monitoring adherence to treatment to reduce the risk of drug resistance and HIV treatment failure.
    • Ensure the achievement of high-quality results/deliverables in accordance with the targets identified in the work plan and performance monitoring plan.
    • Facilitate the development and utilization of appropriate quality control and quality assurance systems for all aspects of HIV/AIDS clinical services, including integrated services like TB.
    • Monitor clinical service activities and identify significant issues, provide recommendations, and support the follow-up implementation to improve the program.
    • Conduct frequent technical reviews of performance of HIV/AIDS activities in collaboration with the Program Director to ensure up-to-date high-quality implementation
    • Report regularly to the Senior Management on progress and status of adult care and treatment services on the program.
    • Perform other relevant duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Advanced degree in Public Health, Health Sciences or a related field
    • At least 3 years of HIV technical expertise with focus in adult care and treatment in and an understanding of their HIV-related needs.
    • Experience in HIV testing services using Differentiated Service Delivery models.
    • Evaluation, implementation research, quantitative analysis capability related to HIV/AIDS and TB
    • Demonstrated capacity building, management and partnership experience.
    • Strong data analytical capability to identify performance issues and direct necessary technical interventions
    • Ability to meet deadlines with strong attention to consistency, detail, and quality.
    • Ability to travel to implementation states within the country as needed, with the possibility of extended stay.
    • Excellent communication skills in English and a native language.

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    Health Systems Strengthening Advisor: M & E / CQI

    Job Overview

    • This is a consultancy for a proposal the organization is working on. The HSS Advisor: M & E / CQI will lead the optimization of data use for quality planning, improvement, and assurance, and generate activities using continuous quality improvement (QI) approaches that entail problem root cause analysis, rapid-cycle testing, evaluation of the impact of solutions, best practice institutionalization, and spread through learning collaboratives.
    • S/He will facilitate capacity building of state structures to institute feedback systems across facilities, conduct routine surveys and evaluations, and utilize findings for reviews, policy advocacy, and adaptive programming. This consultancy may evolve into a long-term contractual employment.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide technical guidance in the planning and implementation of all national, state and LGA level M&E / HSS activities.
    • Prepare regular QI data feedback reports (monthly and quarterly) including communication and following up with country program team on data submission, validation and utilization of feedback.
    • Ensure program data quality standard are met through coordinating data quality audits & assessments.
    • Build capacity in monitoring and evaluation, data management and data use.
    • Provide expert input into the design and analysis phases of the HSS research portfolio.
    • Support the state team to analyze and use data to inform decisions and guide HIV testing and linkage service delivery.
    • Participate in data quality review meetings at the state and LGA levels.
    • Work with the Technical experts to train health workers in the use of HMIS tools.
    • Advise on and strengthen M&E methodologies and deliverables within the program’s scope of work.
    • Support monitoring of quality of service at health facilities.
    • Provide clear documentation of programmatic achievements and keep senior management informed on monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
    • Perform other relevant duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • An Advanced Degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Bioinformatics or other related fields.
    • At least 3 years of experience strengthening health systems with focus in HIV programs at state or federal level in Nigeria.
    • Previous experience in developing and implementing quality improvement systems.
    • Strong analytical, advocacy and program planning skills required.
    • Excellent data analysis, presentation and reporting skills.
    • Strong computer skills particularly in spreadsheets, database and statistical applications, including DHIS2 for data management.
    • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action.
    • Strong report writing skills.
    • Demonstrated experience in planning and facilitation of training activities.
    • Ability to travel to implementation states within the country as needed, with the possibility of extended stay.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and a native language

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    Health Systems Strengthening Advisor: Governance and Financing

    Job Overview

    • This is a consultancy for a proposal the organization is working on. The HSS Advisor will provide support to program, including governance, financing and strategic planning, and other areas as desired.
    • S/He will lead the organization’s domestic resource mobilization strategy.
    • S/He will facilitate capacity building of state structures to institute feedback systems across facilities, conduct routine surveys and evaluations, and utilize findings for reviews, policy advocacy, and adaptive programming.
    • This consultancy may evolve into a long-term contractual employment.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide overall guidance, technical assistance and leadership support for Health System Strengthening at the country and state level.
    • Lead the domestic resource mobilization strategy of the organization
    • Support health systems strengthening interventions including leadership and management capacity building, policy development, health information systems, enhanced efficiency of supply chains and skills building among health providers.
    • Ensures the technical excellence of all aspects of health financing, financial management, economics, resource mobilization and strategic planning across all the technical domains of the project.
    • Support government and relevant stakeholders in strengthening the management of the health system through evidence-based decision-making, needs-based planning, information systems that track health workers and service delivery practices, and quality assurance mechanisms.
    • Ensures the technical excellence of all aspects of health financing, financial management, economics, resource mobilization and strategic planning across all the technical domains of the project;
    • Ensure program is designed towards sustainably achieving national 95-95-95 goals, consistent with global technical guidance for health systems strengthening and sustainability. For this position the emphasis will be on governance, policy and planning, financing and multisectoral coordination mechanisms.
    • Ensure activities to support the sustainability of 95-95-95 interventions are included in assigned country workplans and adequately budgeted. Prepare or contribute to project reports and define budgets for health system strengthening activities.
    • Lead or contribute to development of technical and policy briefs, technical reports, abstracts for conferences, peer-reviewed journal articles, etc.
    • Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with the donor/client organizations, relevant government agencies, bilateral projects and others.
    • Support client-required reporting and ensure knowledge management and documentation of effective application of HSS tools and resources to HIV/AIDS programs.
    • Perform other relevant duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of Master’s Degree in Health Policy and Administration, Health Sector Development, Public Health or related field.
    • At least 3 years of experience strengthening health systems with focus in HIV programs at state or federal level in Nigeria.
    • Experience with domestic resource mobilization and healthcare financing
    • Experience with private sector engagement in the health sector
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with government representatives, for-profit private sector entities, local community organizations, donors and other stakeholders, particularly at the sub-national level.
    • Proven knowledge of HSS issues and trends, and the ability to integrate HSS with HIV services improvement and delivery.
    • Strong analytical, advocacy and program planning skills required.
    • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action
    • Ability to travel to implementation states within the country as needed, with the possibility of extended stay.
    • Strong report writing skills
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and a native language

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