• New Job at Aids Healthcare Foundation (AHF)

  • Posted on: 14 April, 2016 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Aids Healthcare Foundation (AHF), is a legally registered NGO operating in Nigeria, AHF-Nigeria collaborates with the Federal Government of Nigeria and other partner institutions, to provide technical assistance to these key. To meet the above needs, the program wishes to recruit a dynamic, skilled, committed, self-driven and results oriented individuals to fill the vacant position below:

    HIV Prevention Coordinator

     

    Job Summary

    • The prevention coordinator will ensure implementation HIV prevention programs in AHF supported health facilities, ensure adherence to SOPs, national guidelines and protocols.
    • He/she would facilitate the expansion and coverage of prevention program in line with approved program objectives.
    • Strengthen collaboration & partnership with CBO/ CSOs and other NGOs to enhance synergy

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Contributes to the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs aimed at Biomedical Prevention of HIV (including Testing and Counseling).
    • Coordinates the provision of community HCT outreaches according to acceptable protocols and in line with the national guidelines.
    • Scale up and strengthen the provision of HCT through provider initiated testing and counseling approaches (PITC).
    • Contributes to the design and implementation of approaches in other prevention strategies-including but not limited to Blood and Injection safety, Post exposure prophylaxis, HIV Testing and Counseling, and PHDP.
    • Ensures effective and strategic leadership for HCWs at heath facilities and partners within the continuum of care.
    • Support the design and implementation of prevention programs for MARP5 and other key populations (i.e. as female sex workers, Adolescent and young persons as well as PWID).
    • Contribute to the capacity building of HCWs and staff of CBO partners with respect to HIV prevention programs.
    • Provides technical assistance to health facilities, CBOs sub-partners on strategic program implementation.
    • Support and strengthen collaboration among CBO partners involved in HIV programs and promotes use of national and internationally recognized best practices and evidence-informed HIV biomedical interventions/services among AHF sponsored or supported programs in Nigeria.
    • Supports the process of developing/reviewing and adapting HIV Testing and Counseling, Blood and Injection safety, USP, PEP training curricula and other documents to meet appropriate audience.
    • Ensure effective data entry, manage and supervise the process of appropriate data collection at the facility and community using appropriate data tools for all HIV prevention programs.
    • Assist to ensure coordinated inventory management, performs a monthly stock count; and reports appropriately.
    • Represents AHF in strategic and technical partnerships-at the National, State and Local Government levels.
    • Perform other duties as maybe assigned as needed.

    Key Result Areas:

    • HIV prevention program indicators.

    Education and Experience

    • A Degree in Public Health, Nursing or Health related discipline.
    • At least 2-3 years post NYSC experience in HIV testing and counseling, sexually transmitted disease prevention or treatment programs, including program planning, prevention program management.
    • Experience with managing CBO partners a plus.
    • Knowledge of minimum prevention package for Nigeria is highly essential.
    • Must be highly organized, committed and capable of effective multi-tasking.
    • Computer proficiency an added advantage

    Method of Application

    To apply, visit AHF Career Page

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