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  • Posted on: 13 December, 2012 Deadline: 25 December, 2012
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  • The Population Council is an international, non-profit, non-governmental institution that seeks to improve the well-being and reproductive health of current and future generations around the world and help achieve a humane, equitable and sustainable balance between people and resources. The Councils major program areas are HIV&AIDS, reproductive health and poverty, gender, and youth. The Council conducts biomedical, social science and public health research and helps build research capacities in developing countries. The Population Council works in collaboration with a broad range of Nigerian institutions. Due to expansion of its activities.
     
    The Council is seeking qualified individuals to fill the below positions:

    Program Coordinator

     

    Location: Kaduna, Lagos

    Job Description
    The successful candidate will set up and manage the running of a community-based outpatient clinic for men who engage in high behaviors that predispose them to increased risks of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections and perform other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications
    The ideal candidate must possess:

        Level of Education - MBBS, MD, Masters of Public Health, PhD in a related field
        General Communication Supervisory & Interpersonal Skill Level - Excellent
        Language Requirements - English - Excellent
        Level of IT Expertise Required - Good
        Ability to travel within and outside Nigeria
        Desired Number of Years Prior Experience in a Similar Role - 3-5 years
        Effective organizational, planning and administrative skills
        Ability to work well individually and in a team

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    Nurse/ Counselor

     

    Location: Kaduna, Lagos

    Job Description
    The successful candidate will provide HIV counseling and testing, HIV/STI prevention education and STI syndromic management and other primary health care services at a newly established the community-based outpatient clinic for men and sex partners who engage in high behaviors that predispose them to increased risks of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections and perform other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications
    The ideal candidates must have:

        Minimum of Bachelors of Nursing degree
        Minimum of 3 years relevant working experience in public or private, non-profit management. or related field.
        Basiccomputerskills and knowledge of MS Excel, Word, and PowerPointrequired.
        Ability and willingnessto travel within the country and across the region on a regularbasis
        Trained and certified counselor
        Strong analytic and communication skills, ability to write cleady and succinctly undortime pressure and to make well organized verbal presentations.

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    Laboratory Officer

     

    Location: Kaduna, Lagos

    Job Description
    The successful candidate will operate and maintain a standard medical laboratory at a newly established community- based outpatient clinic for men and sex partners who engage in high behaviors that predispose them to increased risks of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections and perform other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications
    The ideal candidates must have:

        Minimum of Bachelors of Medical Laboratory Science degree
        Minimum of 3 years relevant working experience in public or private, non-profit management. or related field.
        Licensed by the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria
        Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Excel. Word, and PowerPoint required.
        Ability and willingness to travel within the country and across the region on a regular basis
        Strong analytic and communication skills, ability to write clearly and succinctly undertime pressure and to make well organized verbal presentations.

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    Mobilization Officer

     

    Location: Kaduna, Lagos

    Job Description

        The successful candidate will provide assistance in the full implementation and the day to day running of a community based clinics target at male most-at-risk sub-population at the state level,
        S/he will provide technical support to the project partners in mobilizing members of the community for HIV prevention services.

    Qualifications
    The ideal candidate must have:

        Minimum of Bachelor's degree
        Minimum of 5 years relevant working experience in public policy, non-profit management, or related field.
        Basiccomputerskills and knowledge of MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint required.
        Ability and willingness totravel within the country and across the region on a regularbasis
        High degree of independence, creativity and commitment
        Strong analytic and communication skills, ability to write cleady and succinctly under time pressure and to make well organized verbal presentations.

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    Clinical Assistant

     

    Location: Kaduna, Lagos

    Job Description

        The successful candidate will provide administrative and clerical support to the community-based clinic in an effective and efficient manner that will ensure that the clinic operations are maintained to high standards.
        This position will also provide full support administrative to the Medical Officer.

    Qualifications
    The ideal candidate must have:

        Bachelor’s degree in English language/Secretarial studies, Administration or closely related field with at least 2 to 4 years of relevant experience (with 1 + year of administration) or a satisfactory combination of education and relevant experience. NGO experience desirable.
        Proficiency with office systems including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint); a Knowledge of graphics is useful
        Proficiency in written and oral English.
        Excellent communications skills (e.g interpersonal, writing, presentation, negotiation)
        Organized and results-orientated.
        Ability to work in complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform.
        Ability to work both independently and effectively with all levels of employees with minimal supervision, in addition to also functioning well as part of a team.
        Problem solving and decision-making skills. Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
        Bright, confident, personable personality
        Flexible and mature approach with ability to work independently.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send an application letter ( stating your current salary and salary expectations and resume to: nigeria@popcouncil.org , Stating clearly the position title for which you are applying and your full names.- starting with the surname first, then othernames (e.g. Program Coordinator(DoD) - BEN, Joshua Ekong) - in the subject area of the email. All attachments must be in PDF format.

    Note
    Candidates who do not follow the above instructions will be automatically disqualified.
    Population Council reserves the right to cancel the recruitment process at anytime.
    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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