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  • Posted on: 13 September, 2017 Deadline: 15 September, 2017
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  • We are an indigenous non-profit and non-governmental organization with Head Office in Abuja and field offices in several locations in Nigeria.  We are in the business of saving lives, making life more meaningful and productive for all Nigerians and especially for people living with; and affected by HIV.

    We need dynamic, highly skilled and passionate persons to work with our highly experienced team at our Head and state offices in the following capacities:

    Senior Associate (QA/Adolescents/Community)

     

    CODE: CQIM-11 

    • The incumbent will serve as subject matter expertise regarding process improvement initiatives in adolescents, OVC, prevention & community services.
    • S/he will provide quality assurance/ improvement focused technical assistance and support in the development of appropriate sampling procedures and methodologies for reviewing and reporting quality assessments in adolescent and community programs. S/he will support in the planning and conduct of periodic program quality compliance audit of supported Youth Wellness Centers and the Prevention/ Community programs to identify non-compliance in adherence to SOPs and guidelines.
    • The job holder will develop metrics and other related to the outcome of QA audits and ensure comprehensive data analysis to identify areas for improvement across adolescents and community programs

    Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability:

    • Advanced degree in Nursing/ Midwifery, Medicine, Public Health or related field.
    • At least 5 years’ post NYSC experience in HIV/AIDS care and treatment settings; at least 2 years’ experience working in adolescents and Youth friendly programs. Significant clinical experience in HIV/AIDS care and treatment as relates to adolescents, OVC and community programs.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of clinical issues and current literature in Adolescents, OVC, Prevention and community services. Knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of QA and QI.
    • Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills including the ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action. Must be willingness to travel to project sites

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    Senior Prevention Service Officer

     

    CODE: PCS-02  

    • The incumbent will provide technical leadership related to HTC/Prevention services and approaches related to implementation of programs.
    • S/he will coordinate the design and implementation of components related HTC and prevention services in the organization’s supported sites.
    • Ensure quality HCT/Prevention services design and implementation, achievement of results, and collaborates with other technical units to ensure effective teamwork.
    • S/he will provide technical assistance for capacity building of health care workers and other partners and establishes strong linkages and referral systems for people living with HIV/AIDS.
    • Lead the process of developing/reviewing and adapting HIV/AIDS Testing and Counseling and Prevention training curricula and other documents to meet appropriate international standards, regional protocols, and local realities.
    • The job holder will strengthen/initiate quality assurance (QA) for both HIV testing and counseling for facility-based, mobile, and community based rapid counseling and testing (RCT) services working with the MOH and other institutions.

    Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability: 

    • Advanced degree in Nursing/Midwifery, Medical Laboratory, or Public health. Knowledge of public health information, education, and communications methodology in an African development context.
    • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working on international health issues including HIV, with at least two years working on HIV/AIDS counseling and testing programs in international or resource poor settings.
    • Ability to interpret strategies, analyze, develop and present work and to monitor and evaluate implementation of programs. Demonstrated ability in maintaining close counterpart relationships, both governmental and in partner sites and communities.

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    Prevention Services Officer -HTS

     

    CODE: PCS-03

    • The incumbent coordinates the design and implementation of components related HTC and prevention services in supported sites. S/he will support the HCT/Prevention services design and implementation, achievement of results, and collaborates with other technical units to ensure effective teamwork.
    • Maintaining regular contact with the management team and other staff to provide updates on HTC and Prevention activities and to discuss strategies, challenges, and communicate activity progress through both formal and informal meetings and disseminate required quarterly and annual progress reports.
    • S/he will ensure that Quality Assurance mechanisms are in place and functional at all service points. Leads development of annual HTT work plans and ensures integration of other activities in larger project work plan.
    • The job holder supports the process of developing/reviewing and adapting HIV/AIDS Testing and Counseling and Prevention training curricula and other documents to meet appropriate international standards, regional protocols, and local realities; strengthens/initiates quality assurance (QA) for both HIV testing and counseling for facility-based, mobile, and community based rapid counseling and testing (RCT) services working with the MOH and other institutions.

    Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability: 

    • Advanced degree in Nursing/Midwifery, Medical Laboratory, or Public health.
    • Knowledge of public health information, education, and communications methodology in an African development context.
    • Minimum of five years’ experience working on international health issues including HIV, with at least three years’ experience working on international health issues including HIV, with at least two years working on HIV/AIDS counseling and testing programs in international or resource poor settings.
    • Ability to interpret strategies, analyze, develop and present work and to monitor and evaluate implementation of programs. Experience with laboratory or rapid test kits desirable.

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    Prevention Services Officer (Key Population)

     

    CODE: PCS-04   

    • The incumbent will lead the design of structural interventions to prevent HIV among key populations, including those that address gender inequalities, stigma and discrimination and the legal rights and status of key populations, and economic barriers.
    • S/he will provide technical oversight, strategic direction and ensure appropriate support for the implementation of program activities in HIV prevention for key and vulnerable populations, including integration of TB/HIV services for co-infected patients.
    • Contribute to the development of business proposals, technical reports and publications as they relate to HIV prevention for key and vulnerable populations
    • Develop new/Review evidence-based clinical training materials, job aids, and curricula, supervisory systems and other training materials needed for implementation of the program to meet the needs of USAID and the Government of Nigeria.
    • The job holder will coordinate assessments, site strengthening, follow-up and supervision, advocacy, demand creation, policy support, capacity-building and M&E across program sites as required by program activities and actively participate in all Technical Advisory Group Meetings, and represent the organization in professional forums by participating and presenting in pertinent meetings and conferences, as well as technical working groups

    Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability: 

    • Degree in Social Sciences, Health Sciences, and Nursing required. Master’s Degree in relevant field preferred.
    • At least five (5) years’ experience applying community outreach / training community health workers and/or CBOs in HIV interventions for key and vulnerable populations. Experience building capacity at individual and organizational levels.
    • Skilled in at least two or more of the following technical areas: strengthening service delivery programs, performance and quality improvement, psychosocial support, monitoring and evaluation
    • Demonstrated knowledge of gender inequalities, stigma, economic barriers, discrimination and the legal rights and status of key populations in Nigeria

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    Senior Associate, HIV Prevention (Partner Services)

     

    CODE: PCS-05   

    • The incumbent will contribute to the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs aimed at HIV Prevention (including Testing and Counseling and Partner services);
    • S/he will contribute to the design and implementation of approaches in sexual transmission prevention, HIV Testing and Counseling, PHDP and partner notification services.
    • Supports collaboration among partners involved in HIV programs and promotes use of internationally recognized best practices and evidence-informed HIV prevention interventions/services among sponsored programs in Nigeria.
    • Supporting the design and implementation of prevention programs for special populations (such as female sex workers, men who have sex with men, people who inject drugs, etc.). 
    • The job holder will support the process of developing/reviewing and adapting HIV Testing and Counseling, Partner notification services, index partner services training curricula and other documents to meet appropriate international standards, regional protocols, and local realities.

    Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability: 

    • Degree in Social Sciences, Health Sciences, and Nursing required.
    • Master’s Degree in relevant field preferred.
    • At least five (3) years’ experience applying community outreach / training community health workers and/or CBOs in HIV interventions for key and vulnerable populations.
    • Experience building capacity at individual and organizational levels.
    • Skilled in at least two or more of the following technical areas: strengthening service delivery programs, performance and quality improvement, psychosocial support, monitoring and evaluation
    • Demonstrated knowledge of gender inequalities, stigma, economic barriers, discrimination and the legal rights and status of key populations in Nigeria

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    Senior OVC Program Officer

     

    CODE: PCS-06

    • The incumbent will design and coordinate the implementation of OVC program activities in line with national guidelines.
    • Interfacing with GON, USG, and CBO programs to facilitate synergies and initiatives to improve the package of care and support services.
    • S/he will strengthen linkages between CBOs and state and LGA structures for improved coordination of OVC service delivery planning and implementation at the community level. 
    • S/he ensure established OVC program goals and objectives and planned outputs and outcomes, and that these results are documented. 
    • The incumbent will develop work plans for the program and coordinate the implementation and reporting on all activities; receive and review monthly programmatic performance reports from CBOs and health facilities.
    • S/he will establish and maintain working relationships with the other OVC technical departments in Nigeria as a base for building/maintaining/expanding a sustainable country program and ensure that the most updated information regarding OVC programming is shared via the designated mechanisms; databases, the central server, monthly quarterly reports.

    Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability:

    • Degree in Medicine, Nursing, Public Health or a related field;
    • Solid working knowledge (practical skills) in OVC care and support will be an added advantage.
    • Minimum of five years’ experience in health program management in sub-Saharan Africa/ international health issues including HIV, with at least two years’ experience working on HIV/AIDS counseling and testing programs in international or resource poor settings at supervisory level.
    • Experience in coordinating HIV/AIDS program implementation. Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills.

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    OVC Program Officer

     

    CODE: PCS-07

    • The incumbent will coordinate the implementation of OVC 6+1 services and other complementary programs Violence Against children, Adolescent girls and Young Women programs, graduation and transitioning of OVC.
    • Ensure that CBOs at scale up LGAs enroll new children following target streams outline by CDC.
    • S/he will ensure that OVC and Households graduate responsible from the program following OVC National guidelines of Nigerian on OVC and PEPFAR guidance.
    • Ensure that the referral and linkage system for OVC and households is effective and that the CBOs follow the national OVC directorate to maintain linkages for OVC services. S/he will ensure that CBOs provide services in accordance to the Household and child care plans and documented real time;
    • Track VSLA and block grant activities implemented at the CBOs.
    • The job holder will facilitate a strong linkage between CBOs and Health facilities and strengthen the bi-directional referral system and Receive and review OVC monthly programmatic performance reports from the CBOs and ensure that the reports reflect actual implemented activities ensuring timely submission.

    Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability:

    • A degree/HND in Social Work, social sciences and Community Development, HIV&AIDS care and management, or Nursing with at least two (3) years hand-on experience in HIV&AIDS programming, care and management, preferably in an NGO setting.
    • Solid working knowledge (practical skills) in OVC care and support will be an added advantage.

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    Senior Program Associate, Adolescents & Young Girls

     

    CODE: PCS-08  

    • The incumbent support CBOs to work closely with key community members to strengthen knowledge and awareness on adolescent Sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR); and establish youth-owned space for a resource Centers.
    • Supporting the CBOs to provide referral services for adolescents and others) who request help to FP, RH and GBV services at the organization’s supported Health facilities and youth friendly centers, will conduct a range of community events, including meetings with parents, teachers, religious leaders and elders to teach and advocate on adolescent SRHR and gender; parent and child dialogues; and community radio events.
    • S/he will coordinate and oversee the implementation of activities for AYG at the organization’s supported safe places-DICs including provision of accessible and confidential environment for adolescents; integrate AYG activities at the CBOs for adolescent vulnerable children enrolled in the program to access information about FP, HIV and STI testing and counselling, and other relevant services at the organization’s supported DICs, Health facilities and Youth friendly centers.
    • S/he will develop and design activities that will be implemented by CBOs, ensuring the active participation of community stakeholders, (community leaders, adolescents, and community action groups, and teachers, health workers) to ensure community ownership.
    • The job holder will conduct intensive community mobilization through both in-school and out-of-school activities to engage adolescent girls, informing them of their sexual and RH rights, and encourage them to access services

    Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability:

    • Degree in development studies/ social science/ Behavioral/Social Sciences.
    • Experience of working with young people and must have implemented an HIV Intervention among Adolescents and Young persons.
    • Technical knowledge on demand creation, with experience driving demand for SRHR services among young people.
    • Demonstrated ability to support community based organizations and volunteers.
    • A strong personal commitment to the values of young people.

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    Social and Behavioral Change Communication (SBCC) Officer

     

    CODE: PCS-09

    • The incumbent will provide technical assistance in the development and implementation of Social and Behavioral Change Communication (SBCC) strategies and public relations campaigns supporting efforts to promote positive behavioral change in a wide variety of health settings.
    • Formulating locally appropriate IEC/BCC strategies using a mix of effective communication channels, based on national models, templates, and standards based on local analyses;
    • S/he will Guiding local implementation of IEC/BCC activities in both public and private sectors based on demonstrated good practices; and draft and edit reports, press releases, communication products (flyers, posters, leaflets, booklets, health worker Job aids, etc.) and other documents as required.
    • Must show demonstrated ability to convert technically complex concepts into plain language.
    • The job holder will respond to the specified deliverables and goals of contracts and grant agreements, ensuring achievements in full support and compliance with contractual agreements.
    • S/he will assist in the design and development of qualitative and formative research including the establishment of performance indicators and measures to monitor and record outcome and Impact data

    Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability:

    • Degree in development studies/ social science/ Behavioral/Social Sciences.
    • 5 years of experience in implementing and managing public relations, branding/marketing communication or advocacy projects or campaigns in developing countries.
    • Knowledge of state-of-the-art public relations, marketing, social and behavior change communication models and strategies and their practical application. Technical knowledge of one or more of the health topic areas (MNCH, FP, malaria, WASH, nutrition, HIV/AIDS) is desirable.
    • Demonstrable experience m developing and implementing social and behavior change communication, advocacy and public relations projects and programs in Africa and/or that have demonstrated impact, at scale.
    • Demonstrated ability to work, communicate, and build rapport with a variety of audience, professionals in academia.
    • Industry, government, non-governmental organizations and leading multi-media communications teams for effective SBCC Interventions.

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    Compliance Manager

     

    COM-01   

    • This job incumbent will ensure that the organization maintain the integrity of all operations/ transactions and activities through the development, implementation and monitoring of risk management and internal control framework (systems, structures, policies and procedures)
    • S/he will lead the formulation and articulation of the organization’s Risk Management philosophy, emphasizing the risk tolerance levels/stance/donor regulations/requirements and threshold points for various elements of risk.
    • The job holder has responsibility for overseeing the day-to-day activities of the Compliance unit, to achieve objectives consistent with corporate strategy and goals.
    • This is achieved by providing periodic independent assessments of the integrity of business processes as well as levels of compliance with laid down procedures and controls.
    • Finally, using initial and interim assessments of compliance and audit status, prepare what is required to achieve a satisfactory level of compliance and coordinate periodic field visits to ensure timely implementation.

    Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

    • University degree in Accounting, Finance or its equivalent. CPA. ACA, ICAN or recognized equivalent is a requirement.
    • At least six   years’ post NYSC experience and professional qualification experience in budgeting, financial management and finance, preferably with at least 3 years of NGO experience in a similar position in a CDC/USAID funded project.
    • Working knowledge of GAAPS. USG rules and regulation including HSS grant policy ,45 CFR 75, A122 other donor regulations with strong financial accounting, modeling and analytic skills to ensure accurate and timely reporting and analysis of information to management.
    • Strong sense of natural curiosity to study a problem and identify root causes, make logical connections/conclusions from scattered data.
    • High level of attention to details in all aspects of work responsibilities and Independent judgment and discretion in completing assignments.
    • Excellent experience with financial systems and Tally 9 ERP software.

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    Compliance Officer

     

    CODE: COM-02   

    • The incumbent will provide support for the formulation and articulation of Risk Management philosophy, emphasizing risk tolerance levels/stance and threshold points for various elements of risk; review standard operating manuals, policies and procedures and ensure that they are in line with the rules and regulations of institutional donors, advising updates where required.
    • S/he will identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; develop/implement corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and provide general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future.
    • The job holder will use initial and interim assessments of their compliance status, prepare what is required to achieve a satisfactory level of compliance and coordinate periodic field visits to ensure timely implementation.

    Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

    • University degree in Accounting, Finance or its equivalent.
    • ICAN, ACCA or recognized equivalent is a requirement.
    • At least five years’ post NYSC financial Management experience with at least 2 years of NGO experience in a similar position in a CDC/USAID funded project.
    • Experience and professional qualification experience in budgeting, financial management and finance.
    • Working knowledge of USG rules and regulation including HSS grant policy, 45 CFR 75, A122 other donor regulations and GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles).
    • Ability to work collaboratively with program staff and stakeholders across organizational boundaries; Possess mentoring, leadership and soft skills including confidentially, integrity etc

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    Grant Officer

     

    GTS-01

    • Incumbent will act as the primary contact for all contracts, grants, and agreements.
    • Review program/project proposals to ensure technical compliance and consistency with organizational program principles and donor funding criteria.
    • Develop grant narratives working in close coordination with the Programs units.
    • Provide guidance for problem solving in relation to a wide variety of implementation, programmatic and regulatory difficulties that may arise in large programs.
    • Ensure maintenance full compliance with legal and documentation requirements for all procurement activities in accordance with the requirements of CDC/USG and other donors.
    • Coordinate institutional responses to project bids and ensure narrative addresses all elements of Request for Proposals (RFPs) or Request for Applications (RFAs).
    • Ensure ongoing monitoring of grant program goals and monthly performance reports as required.

    Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

    •  Degree in Social Sciences or Management and a Master’s degree desired.
    • At least 5 years’ of progressive management and supervisory experience managing donor-funded projects, grants and/or cooperative agreements.
    • Proven track record in grant writing including but not limited to international donor grants, capacity building proposals and funding requests to private and public foundations.
    • Knowledge of grants and grant administration systems, processes and budgeting Demonstrated experience and success managing technical and administrative teams in the implementation of development and health programs in developing country settings.
    • Must have in-depth knowledge of USG rules and regulations as they pertain to technical, financial and administrative project function. Candidate must have working knowledge of USG/CDC funding agency procedures and compliance requirements and regulations of sponsored research; contracting and subcontracting practices; legal distinctions between gifts, grants, knowledge of federal agency practices, regulations and policies; conflicts of interest and intellectual property.
    • Sound working knowledge of funding source (e.g. USG, DfID, World Bank, Global Fund) rules and regulations.

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    Grants Support Associate

     

    CODE  GTS-02

    • The incumbent will work with the Grants Officer to plan capital campaign strategies, including the establishment of goals, campaign strategies, etc. and provide high-level program administrative support in the office of Chief Executive Officer.
    • Support process of research, prepares statistical reports, handles information requests and performs clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings.
    • Carry out administrative duties required including receiving correspondences and keeping records of documents.
    • Perform duties using independent judgment and initiative to determine approaches or actions to take in non-routine situations and interprets guidelines using policies and precedents.

    Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability.

    • Degree in Sciences, Social Sciences or Management. 
    • At least 2 years’ of progressive experience working on donor-funded projects, grants and/or cooperative agreements.
    • Proven track record in grant writing including but not limited to international donor grants, capacity building proposals and funding requests to private and public foundations.
    • Knowledge of grants and grant administration systems, processes and budgeting.
    • Highly developed communication skills (written & verbal) with demonstrated ability to tailor communication to relevant audiences and ability to develop high performing working relationships.
    • Excellent organizational and project management skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, manage competing priorities and advance multiple projects at once.

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    State Program Manager

     

    CODE SO-15

    • This job incumbent responsibility will be to manage and coordinate the organization’s activities in the states and LGA.
    • Providing programmatic oversight and coordinating the multidisciplinary quality improvement teams in the states.
    • S/he will lead the implementation of QI and continuous process improvement initiatives across supported health facilities and community based organizations.
    • S/he will serve as focal point and maintain excellent working relationships with counterparts at State and Local levels, USG implementing partners, and local groups/organization.
    • In Collaboration with central office staff, the job holder will monitor all intervention strategies to ensure that they meet administrative, financial and programmatic goals.
    • The job holder will coordinate the effective implementation of services under the sub-contract agreements with the supported facilities and community-based organizations.
    • S/he will undertake regular monitoring visits to project partners like community based organization; review reports (programmatic and financial) submitted and prepare monthly status reports on programmatic and fiscal progress of all projects and other relevant activities within the states.

    Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

    • Master degree in public health, management, sciences or behavioral sciences, with at least 7-9 years working experience in managing programs at the community level.
    • At least 5 years’ experience with HIV/AIDS program planning and implementation at the community level working with public and NGO sectors required.
    • Supervisory experience in health program management with at least five years of experience working in health care system in Nigeria preferably HIV/AIDS care and antiretroviral treatment.
    • Experience working in collaboration with local Governmental partners, U.S. Government or bilateral donors preferred with demonstrated experience implementing quality assurance and improvement initiatives using QI methodologies and tools.
    • Ability to speak local languages is an added advantage.

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    State Senior Clinical Quality Assurance Officer

     

    CODE SO-17

    • The incumbent will supervise the state Clinical Quality Assurance Officers and serving as subject matter expertise regarding process improvement initiatives across ART/ TB, PMTCT, care and support, prevention & community services will provide quality assurance/ improvement focused technical assistance.
    • S/he will facilitate the integration of HIV interventions with other services like RH/ MNCH, Family Planning, Malaria, Tuberculosis.
    • S/he ensures comprehensive data analysis to identify areas for improvement across thematic areas, health facility systems and program units.
    • S/he will develop metrics and other relevant reports on QA management for all QA issues, plan and conduct periodic program quality compliance audit at service delivery points to identify non-compliance in adherence to SOPs and guidelines; provide capacity building to health facility teams on QA and QI methodologies.
    • The job holder will provide onsite technical assistance to the facility QI teams and collate all QA activities and work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary teams to address program gaps

    Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

    • Advanced degree in Nursing/ Midwifery, Medicine, Public Health or related field.
    • At least 5 years’ robust post NYSC clinical experience in HIV/AIDS care and antiretroviral treatment.
    • Excellent grasp of clinical issues and current literature in Adult/ Pediatric HIV management, TB, OVC, Prevention and PMTCT services. Demonstrated leadership and managerial skills;
    • Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills including the ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action.
    • Knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of QA and QI

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    State Clinical Quality Assurance Officer

     

    CODE SO-18

    • The incumbent will provide quality assurance/ improvement focused technical assistance and serve as subject matter expertise regarding process improvement initiatives across ART/ TB, PMTCT, care and support, prevention & community services.
    • Providing onsite technical assistance and orientation to health facility teams on QA and QI methodologies.
    • S/he will develop appropriate sampling procedures and methodologies for reviewing and reporting quality assessments; plan and conduct periodic program quality compliance audit of service delivery points to identify non-compliance in adherence to SOPs and guidelines.
    • S/he will document outcomes of all QA audits and communicate the multidisciplinary team/ DSPM/ QA lead/ CO QA teams.
    • The job holder will work closely with the multidisciplinary teams to highlight and collectively address program gaps and ensure comprehensive data analysis to identify areas for improvement across thematic areas, and health facilities.

    Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

    • Advanced degree in Nursing/ Midwifery, Medicine, Public Health or related field.
    • At least 5 years’ robust post NYSC clinical experience in HIV/AIDS care and antiretroviral treatment.
    • Excellent grasp of clinical issues and current literature in Adult/ Pediatric HIV management, TB, OVC, Prevention and PMTCT services. Demonstrated leadership and managerial skills;
    • Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills including the ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action.
    • Knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of QA and QI

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    State Treatment Support Officer

     

    CODE SO-21

    • The incumbent will support the provision of psychosocial support for special populations- KP, Adolescent, peer navigation and linkages & community ART and care and support.
    • S/he will develop and implement strategies to improve ART Adherence and retention in care including differentiated care models (both facility and community based) and adolescent care. 
    • S/he will develop work plans for the program and coordinate the implementation and reporting on care and support activities.
    • The job holder will ensure that the health facility and community based care team (nurses/Peer Health Educators) provide quality, comprehensive health education and information on Adherence and Psychosocial support services through the state based Care and Support Associate.
    • S/he will coordinate the activities of the Peer Health Educators such as (escort services to patients within the facilities, conduct home visits to track care and treatment defaulters; coordinates and facilitate support group meetings) in collaboration with facility focal person.
    • Building the capacity of facility level care team to perform adherence assessment and provide counseling for client initiating ART will ensure ongoing support and technical assistance to facility based multidisciplinary teams on issues regarding medical/treatment adherence through the state based Care team.
    • S/he will participate in the organizational, Donor and other partner Technical Working Group (TWG) meetings as appropriate and continually review operational research findings to provide quality service to persons living with HIV in line with international best practices.

    Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability: 

    • Degree in Nursing, Public Health, Social Sciences or a related field.
    • At least 5 years’ experience working on international health issues including HIV, with at least five years’ experience working on HIV/AIDS counseling and testing programs in international or resource poor settings.
    • Supervisory level experience in coordinating HIV/AIDS program implementation;
    • Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills and ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action. Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and make reasoned judgments in a timely fashion.
    • Committing to a course of action without undue delay or prevarication and willingness to work under challenging environments and difficult terrains.

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    State Senior Treatment Support Associate - 14 positions

     

    CODE SO-22

    • The incumbent will support Community ART support groups to strengthen PLHIV support groups as a platform for providing psychosocial support, adherence support and client education, PHDP, and economic strengthening activities.
    • S/he will ensure health facility and community based adherence support and monitoring for PLHIV in other to optimize client retention. The job holder will work with the team to identify unmet needs that may impact adherence (homelessness, substance abuse, psychiatric illness, acute medical problems, lack of or inadequate health care benefits, etc.) and assist team with prioritizing those needs.
    • S/he will provide case specific supervision and assist case managers with monitoring adherence to prescribed medical treatment plans, including antiretroviral and other drug therapies.
    • S/he will support the role out of community adherence support including development of SOP in consultation with the central thematic lead, mentoring supervision of community volunteers, and service documentation.

    Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability: 

    • Degree in Nursing, Public Health, Social Sciences or a related field.
    • At least 4 years’ experience working on international health issues including HIV, with at least 2 years’ experience working on HIV/AIDS counselling and testing programs in international or resource poor settings.
    • Supervisory level experience coordinating HIV/AIDS program implementation.
    • Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills and ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action.
    • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and make reasoned judgments in a timely fashion.
    • Committing to a course of action without undue delay or prevarication.
    • Willingness to work under challenging environments and difficult terrains.

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    OVC Program Officer - 6 positions

     

    CODE SO-24

    • The incumbent will coordinate the implementation of OVC 6+1 services and other complementary programs Violence Against children, Adolescent girls and Young Women programs, graduation and transitioning of OVC.
    • Ensure that CBOs at scale up LGAs enroll new children following target streams outline by CDC.
    • S/he will ensure that OVC and Households graduate responsible from the program following OVC National guidelines of Nigerian on OVC and PEPFAR guidance. Ensure that the referral and linkage system for OVC and households is effective and that the CBOs follow the national OVC directorate to maintain linkages for OVC services.
    • S/he will ensure that CBOs provide services in accordance to the Household and child care plans and documented real time; Track VSLA and block grant activities implemented at the CBOs.
    • The job holder will facilitate a strong linkage between CBOs and Health facilities and strengthen the bi-directional referral system and Receive and review OVC monthly programmatic performance reports from the CBOs and ensure that the reports reflect actual implemented activities ensuring timely submission.

    Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability:

    • A degree/HND in Social Work, social sciences and Community Development, HIV&AIDS care and management, or Nursing with at least two (3) years hand-on experience in HIV&AIDS programming, care and management, preferably in an NGO setting.
    • Solid working knowledge (practical skills) in OVC care and support will be an added advantage.

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    Graduate Internship

     

    Discipline (All locations) (Knowledge Management, Health System Strengthening, Clinical Services,  Laboratory Services, Strategic Information, Finance, Support Services, Programs)

    CODE INT-01

    Benefits: Successful candidates will be offered development activities through a variety of learning strategies. Interns will also qualify for a monthly stipend to cover the cost of transportation and meals.

    Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability:

    • Successfully completed a degree or equivalent leading to a minimum of 2.2 or credit for HND graduates within the last two years.
    • Smart and highly motivated graduates willing to up-hold our values and contribute towards the achievement of organizational strategic and operational objectives/goals.
    • Good attention to detail with ability to follow, apply, interpret, and explain instructions and/or guidelines.
    • Ability to multi tasks and remain calmer under pressure.
    • Be willing to work in any of the states. 
    • Able to commit for minimum of 1year subject to successful performance following probation. The Organization cannot guarantee a permanent job on completion of internship

    Method of Application

    All candidates are expected to possess:

    • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
    • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position

    Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

    Interested and Qualified candidates should apply by email with CV and a suitability statement of not more than 200 words as a Microsoft Word attachment to 2017projectrecruitment@gmail.com not later than ONE WEEKfrom the date of this publication. The subject of the email should be the JOB CODE and the applicant’s FULL NAME e.g.  MSS-01 – John Bull. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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