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  • Latest Administrative Vacancy at AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria (APIN)

  • Posted on: 28 September, 2016 Deadline: 4 October, 2016
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  • AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria (APIN) is a non-governmental donor-funded organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, care and support of diseases of public health importance in Nigeria, including HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, among others, Since 2001, we have worked closely with key stakeholders to reduce the burden and mitigate the impact of those diseases through cutting edge, innovative & sustainable approaches.

    We are seeking qualified and suitable candidates to assume the vacant position:

    Technical Assistant to the CEO


    Job Description

    • The job holder will have responsibility for providing a wide range of proactive technical, and administrative support to the CEO’s Office, including activity planning, documentation, communication and reporting.

    Job Tasks

    • Manage the administration of the CEO’s office in order to provide an enabling environment for efficient programming
    • Proactively seek up-to-date knowledge of new developments in programming and brief the CEO adequately
    • Contribute to the development and implementation of projects to respond to emerging issues
    • Contribute to program design, implementation and review
    • Maintain a network of contacts relevant to the organization on behalf of the CEO and facilitate interaction and communication on relevant matters
    • Review documents and make summary notes to the CEO
    • Assist with the preparation of documents for presentation at stakeholder meetings
    • Review and summarize miscellaneous reports and documents, as well as prepare background documents and outgoing mail as necessary
    • Assist the CEO in prioritizing and tracking timelines and deliverables, as well as in following through on issues in a timely manner
    • Undertake specific projects initiated by the CEO in order to support the programs
    • Handle incoming and outgoing correspondences as referred by the CEO
    • Perform any other official task as may be assigned by the CEO

    Minimum Qualifications and Experience

    • A medical degree (MBBS or equivalent) and a MPH degree.
    • A minimum of three (3) years’ relevant experience in public health programs; and experience in managing confidential matters and working closely with top management is essential

    Technical and Behavioural Competencies:

    • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision
    • Self-managed, with excellent organizational ability
    • Ability to interact with all cadres of staff
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Proactive, resourceful and efficient, with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong decision-making ability and attention to detail
    • Familiarity with the public health activities, especially in an HIV/AIDS environment
    • Computer literacy/skills in usage of personal productivity tools (Microsoft Word, Excel PowerPoint Internet browsing, emailing, etc.)

    Method of Application

    Applicants should send their application letters and CV's to: stating how their skills, knowledge and experience make them suitable, and addressing the person specifications highlighted above for each position.


    • The suitability statement should not exceed a page and must appear on the first page of the CV, which must be saved in Microsoft Word and as applicant’s full name.
    • The subject of the mail should be the job position being applied for. All applications must be received on or before the above closing date.
    • Late applications will not be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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