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  • Posted on: 19 April, 2016 Deadline: 2 May, 2016
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  • The U.S. Embassy in Abuja is seeking to employ suitable and qualified candidate for the position below in the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Nigeria:

    Senior Program Specialist, HIV Care & Treatment - CDC

     

    No.  2016-042    Date:   April 18, 2016    Ref: A96119, A96120
    Subject:    SENIOR PROGRAM SPECIALIST, HIV CARE & TREATMENT (2 POSITIONS)
    Location:    ABUJA – CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)
    Applicability:    ALL INTERESTED CANDIDATES
    OPEN TO:    All Interested Candidates
    POSITION TITLE: Senior Program Specialist, HIV Care & Treatment, FSN-11/FP-4
    OPENING DATE:    April 18, 2016
    CLOSING DATE:    May 2, 2016
    WORK HOURS:      Full-time; 40 hours/week
    SALARY:    OR – Ordinarily Resident–N10, 948,692 p.a

    (Starting basic salary) Position Grade: FSN-11
    In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.

    NOR - Not Ordinarily Resident –AEFM/EFM–US$54,610 (Starting Salary) p.a. Position Grade: FP-04

    NOTE: ALL NOT ORDINARILY RESIDENT APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION. A U.S. CITIZEN EFM DOES NOT HAVE  TO  BE RESIDING IN COUNTRY TO BE CONSIDERED, BUT THE SPONSORING OFFICER UNDER CHIEF OF MISSION (COM) AUTHORITY DOES HAVE TO BE ASSIGNED OFFICIALLY TO POST.

    The U.S. Embassy in Abuja is seeking to employ suitable and qualified candidates for Senior Program Specialist, HIV Care & Treatment positions (2 positions) in the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Nigeria.

    NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications received, we will only contact applicants who are being considered.  Thank you for your understanding.

    BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION:
    Under the supervision of the Branch Chief, Continuum of Care & Treatment, the incumbent provides project support to the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR); contributing leadership to the planning of a national program of care and treatment for People Living with HIV (PLHIV). S/he assists in the development and coordination of assessment activities, and establishing the program’s guidelines, procedures and strategies. This position provides the CDC office with the necessary public health leadership and medical expertise to manage CDC sponsored care and treatment activities. S/he ensures collaboration among PEPFAR Nigeria partners involved in HIV/AIDS care and treatment programs and takes the lead in promoting use of internationally recognized best practices in care and treatment among PEPFAR sponsored program in Nigeria.

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

    NOTE: All applicants MUST address each required qualification listed below with specific information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

    • University degree in Medicine (MBBS or MD) and a post – graduate degree in Public Health, Medical Fellowship in Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Pediatrics, Public Health, or related field is required.
    • Minimum of five (5) years of mid-to-Program level public health experience in developing, implementing and evaluating HIV/AIDS care and treatment programs that involve coordination with an international agency or implementing partner is required. Additional two (2) years of supervisory experience is required.
    • Level IV (fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing in English is required. Language Proficiency will be tested.
    • Thorough knowledge of HIV/AIDS treatment and care as well as thorough public health knowledge of current HIV/AIDS issues. Thorough knowledge of Nigeria health care system and structures including familiarity with Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) policies, program priorities and regulations is required.

    Method of Application

    Applicants for this position MUST submit the following, or the application will not be considered:

    • Application for US Federal Employment (DS-174); or a current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information as a DS-174; plus,
    • Candidates who claim U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.
    • Any other documentation such as degrees or diplomas earned and NYSC Certificates/exemptions or awards.
    • A type-written and signed application letter specifically applying for this position, and addressing the minimum requirements as advertised. Please reference the job title and announcement number on the application letter.
    • Limit all electronic (e-mail) submissions to one entry/e-mail not larger than 5MB.
    • Please submit attachments in PDF and Word formats, not pictures.
    • E-mails received without the appropriate subject line and incomplete applications will not be considered.

    Submit Application to: HRNigeria@state.gov

    Point of Contact: Tel: 09-461-400009-461-4000 Ext 4261

    Click here to download the Position Decriptions (PDF)

    Click here to download Application Form for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174) (PDF 1.78 MB)

    Click here to download the Instructions for Completing DS-174 (PDF 2.40 MB)


    Note:

    • Mailed (paper/hard copies) applications will NOT be accepted.
    • All not ordinarily resident applicants must have the required work and residency permits to be eligible for Consideration. A U.S. Citizen EFM does not have to be residing in country to be considered, but the sponsoring officer under chief of mission (com) authority does have to Be assigned officially to post.
    • Due to the high volume of applications received, we will only contact applicants who are being considered.

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