• Careers at The Institute of Human Virology (IHVN)

  • Posted on: 1 September, 2015 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • The Institute of Human Virology (IHVN) is a leading and reputable indigenous non-governmental organization implementing comprehensive HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment, Multi-Drug Resistant TB, Malaria and Research Programs, in partnership with the different tiers of the Government of Nigeria, health facilities and community-based organizations. As a Principal Recipient (PR) in the Round 9 Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis Grant, we require the services of resourceful and experienced candidates for the following positions:

    Program Officer, Community DR-TB

     

    BASIC FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:

    Overall Responsibilities: She/he has responsibility for coordinating all IHVN Global Fund supported MDR TB activities in the State, ensuring that program targets are achieved within defined timelines and as outlined in the workplan. S/he must demonstrate capacity to provide technical support to the State Ministry of Health (State Tuberculosis &Leprosy Control Team), Local Government Tuberculosis and Leprosy Supervisor (LGTBLS), and Community based organizations and treatment centers in implementing the program deliverables.

    KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:
    Internal: HOD Community Medicine, State Manager, Associate Director, GF Program Coordinator and Other members of the MDR -TB team External: National TB and Leprosy Control Program Team, Treatment Centers, Community Based Organizations and other Tuberculosis Implementing Partners.

    QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

    • Degree in Health Sciences or Basic General Nursing and Midwifery Certificate or HND Community Health is required. A Postgraduate Degree in Public Health or other health related disciplines will be an added advantage.
    • The Candidate should have at least 5 years of relevant experience in public health or related field
    • Knowledge of TB/HIV
    • Demonstrable knowledge of the Nigerian health system and social networks,
    • Strong inter-personal and public relations skills,
    • Excellent English language, oral and written communication, with proficiency in MS Office suite, including Word, Excel and Outlook.

    SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Collaborate with the State, LGAs and treatment Centers/health facility / community on MDR- TB teams in implementation, monitoring and evaluation of program deliverables
    • Ensure that program activities are implemented according to the work plans, approved deadlines, and within the budget limitations in the assigned State
    • Coordinate the activities of other team members within the State to ensure smooth and efficient program planning and implementation of activities.
    • Advocate support for community MDR TB activities on behalf of IHVN to key stakeholders at State and LGA levels for sustainability.
    • Participate actively in the planning, organizing, conducting and evaluation of training for general health care workers in the public sector/DOT Centers in collaboration with the STBLCOs
    • Ensure relevant recording and reporting documents are available and adequately utilized
    • Represent IHVN in all meetings with State Ministry of Health, development partners and other stakeholders at the State/LGA level
    • Actively participate in integrated supportive supervision and hands on organized by STBLCOs and TBLS on key activities on follow up investigations for ambulatory phase of treatment.
    • Provide oversight functions to Lead CBOs in the activities of the Treatment Supporters.
    • Support the STBLCOs in developing operational work plans for State TBLeprosy Control activities
    • Work with the STBLCOs to mitigate challenges and proffer solutions.
    • Perform other roles as may be assigned by the HOD Community Health, Regional/States and Program Coordinator.

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    Program Officer, Malaria

     

    BASIC FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:

    Overall Responsibilities: S/he has responsibility for coordinating all IHVN Global Fund supported malaria activities in the State, ensuring that program targets are achieved within defined timelines and as outlined in the workplan. S/he must demonstrate capacity to provide technical support to the State Ministry of Health (State Malaria Elimination Program team), Local Government Authorities (LGA), Community based organizations and health facilities in implementing the program deliverables

    Key working relationships:
    Internal: HOD Community Medicine, State Manager, GFAssociate Director, GF Malaria Program Coordinator, Other members of the Malaria Implementation Team.

    External: National Malaria Elimination Program, Country Coordinating Mechanism, Local Fund Agents, State Ministry of Health, State Malaria Elimination Program, Community Based Organizations and other Malaria Implementing Partners.

    Qualifications and Skills:

    • Degree in Health Sciences or BSc Nursing or Basic General Nursing and/or Midwifery Certificate or HND Community Health is required.
    • A Postgraduate Degree in Public Health or other health related disciplines will be an added advantage.
    • The candidate should have at least 3 years of relevant experience in public health or health management, with a strong preference for candidates with experience in malaria programming and demonstrable knowledge of the Nigerian health system and social networks
    • Strong inter-personal and public relations skills
    • Excellent English language oral and written communication. Ability to speak Hausa is an added advantage
    • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel and Outlook

    SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Collaborate with the State, LGA and health facility malaria teams in implementation, monitoring and evaluation of program deliverables.
    • Ensure that program activities are implemented according to the work plans, approved deadlines, and within the budget limitations in assigned State.
    • Ensure that all required reports (Program, M&E, Finance, logistics, etc.) are prepared and submitted within the expected time frame.
    • Coordinate the activities of other team members within the State to ensure smooth and efficient program planning and implementation of activities.
    • Advocate support for malaria activities on behalf of IHVN to key stakeholders at State and LGA levels for sustainability.
    • Participate actively in the planning, organizing, conducting and evaluation of training for public sector healthcare providers in collaboration with the SMEP.
    • Represent IHVN in all meetings with State Ministry of Health, development partners and other stakeholders at the State level.
    • Work with social mobilization partners (SHI) to accelerate demand for services at the health facilities and community levels.
    • Organize and participate actively in integrated supportive supervision and hands on mentoring of LGA and health facility staff on key deliverables and monitor performance of supported facilities in the State.
    • Coordinate the network of Role Model Caregivers (RMCs) to ensure smooth implementation of community case management of malaria.
    • Liaise with NMEP State Malaria logistics Officer to ensure seamless supply of necessary commodities to health facilities to prevent stock-outs.
    • Support the SMEP in developing operational work plans for State Malaria activities.
    • Work with the SMEP to mitigate challenges and proffer solutions.
    • Oversight of fund disbursement for malaria supported activities, as well as reviewing budgets against actual expenditure and providing explanations for variances that occur.
    • Perform other roles as may be assigned by the HOD Community Health and Program Coordinator.

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    Legal Officer

     

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    Education/Experience:

    • Candidates should have an LLB, BL with a minimum of second class lower division
    • At least 3 years post call experience
    • Candidates with LLM may have an added advantage.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Excellent analytical, planning and organizational skills
    • Ability to be use initiative (be proactive)
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality
    • Excellent communication skills in English, written/verbal and diplomacy
    • Have good interpersonal, relationship management skills and possess the ability to work as part of a team.
    • Excellent computer skills

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    The Legal Officer shall be responsible for:

    • Provide legal advice/opinion on various issues relating to the Institute and its subsidiaries
    • Undertake legal research and legal interpretation of all relevant laws including the Institute's staff, financial and other internal regulations
    • Prepare agreements and other legal instruments as well as memoranda and correspondences
    • Review all agreements and legal documents, which may create legal obligation for the Institute
    • Oversee the registration and verification of contractors and consultants for the institute
    • Work with external solicitors on cases involving the Institute
    • Update the Institute's details with relevant regulatory authorities when necessary
    • Handle matters related to the board of directors and secretariat.
    • Handle matters related to the reflection of structural changes of the Institute.
    • Provide Legal guidance/advice on various issues such as corporate regulatory compliance, privacy, anti-trust and competition laws, advertising/promotional matters, corporate governance, fiduciary duty, ethics and strategic transactions within the Department of Administration/Institute, including the preparation of memoranda and correspondences.
    • Provide corporate policy guidance by providing advice on labor relations, employment law and benefits matters.
    • Update the details of the Institute and its subsidiaries at the Corporate Affairs Commission when necessary.
    • Coordinate other legal and related matters with external solicitors as may be needed/directed.
    • Perform such other administrative duties as may be assigned from time to time by the CEO, COO and or the Director of Administration.

    Method of Application

    Application letter and detailed curriculum vitae in Microsoft word format should be forwarded to the. Associate Director, Human Resources through this email address: careers@ihvnigeria.org

    Application must explicitly state the position and location applied for in the subject of the email e.g. Program Officer, Community MDR- TB – Kano. Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with functional email addresses and telephone numbers. Note: Only applications sent in the required format will be considered and only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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