Latest Vacancies in an indigenous Non-Profit and Non-Governmental Organization


We an indigenous Non-Profit and Non-Governmental Organization with head office in Abuja and field offices in several locations in Nigeria. We are in search of highly skilled, dynamic, committed, bright individuals with good work ethics and high level of integrity to work with our highly experienced team. If your energy for our vision of saving lives, along with technical skills match our need to keep delivering a Program that continues to strengthen the health system in Nigeria then apply if the position below suits your skills and abilities.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Strategic Information Assistant – M&E and Systems

Job Code: SI 201
Location: Abuja

Specific Objectives

  • The incumbent will support routine monthly update of program aggregate SI tracking database.
  • S/he will support and assist in the monitoring and evaluation, data collection, and data delivery to the appropriate reporting platform.
  • S/he will participate in and coordinate the timely collection and analysis of all program performance data and success stories.
  • S/he will provide weekly verifiable data quality and ensure all data is input into database platform and analyzed for integrity.
  • S/he will maintain a log of database backup and filing systems.
  • Will undertake visits to the field throughout the grant, as needed to support and/ or supervise data collection or verify data quality. Will develop and prepare site reports of project data as required for entry and reporting.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • University Degree Business, Social sciences, Natural Sciences, Computer science, Public Administration or any related field.
  • A minimum 2 years’ experience in reporting position with Local or International NGOs; preferably in Care and treatment. Experience with DHIS, DATIM and RADET reporting a plus.
  • Knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Access required. Experience with data form design, collection and data entry.
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team. Ability to analyze and interpret large amount of information. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Job Title: Laboratory Service Associate

Job Code: LSU 102
Location: Lagos

Specific Objectives

  • The job holder is responsible for the implementation and monitoring of the laboratory logistics plan to support program implantation.
  • Under the supervision of the Lab Lead, provide support for the implantation of HIV medical Transmission Prevention (MTP) activities with reference to injection safety, blood safety and waste management.
  • S/he will ensure integration of HIV MTP program into existing services.
  • S/he will be responsible for the coordination of the laboratory logistics system for efficient quantification and supply of laboratory reagents and consumables.
  • S/he will coordinate the stock management and distribution of laboratory equipment and reagents at the state level.
  • Oversee the Lab.
  • Logistics Remote Tracker to support commodities availability across supported healthcare facilities at the state level.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in Medical Laboratory Science. A valid certificate to practice as Medical Laboratory Scientist mandatory.
  • At least 3 years post NYSC experience in managing laboratory supply chain management, logistics preferably in the NGO context.
  • Experience in a molecular laboratory will be an added advantage. Knowledge of supply chain data management systems an added advantage.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Ability to ensure that the highest standards of quality and client care are achieved.
  • Familiarity with standards and federal/state regulations affecting the laboratory and laboratory practices.

 

Job Title: Program Assistant Gender, Mainstreaming and Knowledge Management

Job Code: TSU107
Location: Abuja

Specific Objectives

  • The incumbent will support gender mainstreaming activities in existing HIV prevention, care and treatment program implementation. S/he will assist in the design and delivery of realistic and pragmatic gender strategies and programming interventions that will lead to positive gender equality outcomes for clients receiving services.
  • The development and review of tools, frameworks and resources to enable better gender integration in the project and highlight CIHP’s gender equality programming, successes and lessons learned.
  • The jobholder will also promote knowledge management processes by strengthening links between knowledge sharing and information systems, alongside improving integration between the various organizational information systems.
  • S/he will support the organization’s knowledge sharing program such as knowledge fairs, site visits and interviews, maintaining communications on knowledge sharing within and across the organization. Identify and share innovative, efficient and effective ways to engage audiences /facilitate sharing and collaboration.
  • Manage the successful execution of knowledge sharing events including periodic seminars/webinars, workshops, conferences, and peer learning sessions. Ensure that relevant project experiences (including success stories), outputs and lessons learned are captured, documented and disseminated, in line with best practices.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Public Health or relevant field, with at least 2 years’ experience in a training, program management or organizational development role in a similar setting.
  • Prior experience working in the field of gender related projects. Familiarity with principles of organizational learning and development, and their link to social change.
  • Demonstrated understanding of knowledge management principles and capacity to deliver knowledge management and/or organizational learning activities.
  • Ability to link content development and engagement strategies that facilitate timely, useful delivery of information through project learning platforms and activities.
  • Ability to translate technical information into practical guidance, tools and effectively communicate these using print, electronic, social media and presentation media.
  • Evidence of work portfolio. Willingness to travel to the field and work in a participatory manner with a variety of populations. Sensitivity to cultures and social systems, and genuine interest in capacity building responses to development issues.

 

Job Title: Communications Assistant

Job Code: MSS040
Location: Abuja

Specific Objectives

  • The Communications Assistant will support the development and implementation of Social, behavior and Health communication strategies and promotion of positive behavioral change.
  • Support the formulation of locally appropriate IEC/BCC strategies using a mix of effective communication channels, based on national standards.
  • Support the development, review and publication of success stories, documentaries, bulletins, fliers, posters, leaflets, and other health informational material on all media (print and electronic) Assist in organizing and generating public support for special events and campaigns.
  • Develop and archive communication materials, including digital, such as publications, press releases and clippings, photographs, audio-visual materials, web resources.
  • Provide support for the collation and review of monthly program reports for the PEARL project across all thematic area.
  • Maintain and monitor functionality of CIHP website and social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter and YouTube) such as daily monitoring, posting and content development.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Degree in Communications/ Behavioral/Social Sciences or related field,1 – 2 years’ post NYSC 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.
  • Excellent command of English and preferably have experience in drafting documents such as proposals, reports, project plans and memos (additional language skills are an asset) Demonstrated ability to work, communicate, and build rapport with a variety of audience.
  • High level computer skills. Competence in use of Microsoft Office suite.

 

Job Title: Supply Chain Associate

Job Code: MSS050
Location: Abuja

Specific Objectives

  • The incumbent will manage the inventory system required for the flow of materials to health facilities.
  • Review tender documents related to instructions, conditions, specifications and drawings and prepare contract documentation.
  • Prepare contractor and vendor evaluation criteria for materials, equipment and services’ quality, price and specification compliance and conduct vendor submission analysis and prepare evaluations.
  • Conduct site visits and meeting with contractors, subcontractors, consultants, architects and government entities.
  • The job holder will maintain and monitor procurement and supply chain management tracker (Electronic and Hard Copies) for all Approved Purchase Request Forms, Purchase Orders and provide regular update on Status to the Procurement Officer.
  • Facilitate effective communication with the Store team/Program Support Staff at State level and ensure documentation regarding timely sharing of all purchase orders, feedback on adherence as specified on the purchase order at the point of delivery of goods and services.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Minimum of  degree or equivalent qualifications in Civil/Building Engineering, Surveying, Architecture or related fields.
  • 5 years’ experience in supervising building /facilities maintenance projects. Good knowledge of donor regulations especially USG rules on renovation/repair works.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and team building abilities.
  • Ability to gather and analyze facts, draw conclusions, define problems, and suggest solutions.

 

Job Title: Pharmaceutical Service Associate (Logistics and Regimen)

Job Code: LSU109
Location: Abuja

Specific Objectives

  • The incumbent will plan and support the delivery of high-quality pharmaceutical care services and the implementation of an efficient health commodity logistics system for the organization in accordance with donor requirements and stipulated guidelines of the Federal Government of Nigeria.
  • With technical oversight, the job holder will lead the management of pharmaceutical care aspects of the HIV care and treatment program.
  • Assist in the development of work plans and activities in concordance with the Government of Nigeria’s stipulated guidelines/standards at all healthcare facilities supported by the organization.
  • Responsible for the tracking, monitoring and inventory analysis of all pharmacies stock, employing the use of monitoring tools and databases as may be applicable.
  • The job holder will also assist in periodic training of pharmacy, medical, nursing and counselling staff at sites supported by the HIV care and treatment program.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy or other relevant field with prior experience in pharmaceutical services delivery and supply chain management.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in Pharmaceutical service delivery, Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Proficiency in the use of electronic Logistic Management Information System e.g. NAVISION. Proficiency in MS Access, SPSS, MS Excel, MS Word, MS Power Point and other Office packages.

 

 

 

Job Title: Strategic Information Manager Quality Improvement IM & Survey Surveillance

Job Code: SI 206
Location: Abuja

Specific Objectives

  • The incumbent is responsible for the design and implementation of quality improvement approaches, including implementation, monitoring, science, survey and surveillance in collaboration with USG/GON.
  • Support data collection, collation, cleaning, analysis and utilization for program monitoring and implementation.
  • Responsible for following -up with relevant stakeholders on agreed upon system corrections, adjustments and actions, informing and strategizing with the QA and multidisciplinary team, as necessary.
  • Support with the implementation of the organization, USG and GON quality improvement activities including SIMS, NGQual and implementation sciences and research.
  • S/he will support the development of information sharing platforms with multiple applications to improve coordination and knowledge sharing – produce analytical summaries: graphs, charts, tables, narratives and appealing visuals, as requested, to fulfil internal and external reporting requirement.
  • Review, validate and conduct completeness, consistency and relevancy check of all data, including RADET before upload before submission and or upload to USG/CDC/PEPFAR DATIM/DHIS and SHIELD portal on a quarterly, semi-annual and annual reporting cycles for assigned supported facilities.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Bachelor’s Degree Business, Social sciences, Natural Sciences, Computer science, Public Administration or any related field.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in reporting position with Local or International NGOs; preferably in Care and treatment. Experience with DHIS and DATIM reporting/ data form design, collection and data entry; Good knowledge and understanding of the National PMM tools.
  • Good Knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Access required; Knowledge of Continuous Quality Improvement, SIMS, Cohort Analysis, and NIGQUAL. Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team; Ability to analyze and interpret large amounts of information; excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

 

 

 

Job Title: HTS and KP Assistant

Job Code: PSU103
Location: Lagos

Specific Objectives

  • The incumbent will support the prevention, risk reduction and adherence, treatment services for Key Population, managing the unit responsible for identifying and working with Key Population groups to carry out outreaches and work closely with the PSO (HTS) to ensure access to HTS.
  • Ensure behavioral maintenance activities are implemented among the KP groups with responsibility for appropriate implementation of program activities in HIV prevention for key and vulnerable populations, including integration of TB/HIV services for co-infected patients.
  • Lead the formulation of approaches for scale up of key and vulnerable population HIV prevention services. Responsible for developing 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.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Health Sciences, and Nursing required. Master’s in relevant field preferred.
  • At least 2 years’ experience, 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.
  • Experience in Key Population programming.

 

 

 

Job Title: Senior Health Informatics Officer

Job Code: SI203
Location: Abuja

Specific Objectives

  • The incumbent will lead the formulation of strategies and governance associated with databases and database management. Monitor and analyze information and data systems and evaluate their performance to discover ways of enhancing/upgrading them to new and emerging database technologies. Lead the development and management of multiple medium sized database administration and operation functions.
  • Formulate and implement security and access measures/policy to safeguard access to CIHP databases and applications according to approved security policy and procedures. Serve as the primary subject matter advisor on database related matters for CIHP.
  • Lead the design, development, deployment and implementation of CIHP database services and management.
  • Establish functional policies, standards and procedures for clinical databases and applications including system SOPs and data standardization approaches to ensure consistent delivery and data integrity.
  • Lead the development of a system to ensure accountability, confidentiality, integrity and availability of data assets and database services for CIHP program.
  • Lead development and management of framework for reporting into the National data repository.
  • Lead and manage the reporting and use of all database platforms, including NOMIS, PWIS, NGQUAL and MERAGG.
  • Ensure reporting of EMR outcome into the National Data Repository (NDR) across all supported public and private health facilities

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • MSc / BSc or B-Tech degree in Business Management, Computer Science or equivalent relevant experience.
  • At least 6 year’s post qualification development experience in database administration and data management technologies in DB2, MS SQL Server, Oracle DB Experience in the development and maintenance of large data warehouses with DBA activities including backups, data sizing and hardware requirements.
  • Strong experience in software development, system technology, middleware and backup & disaster recovery solutions will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, ability to understand complex problems and to generate appropriate technical solutions.

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Pharmacy Logistics Associate

Job Code: CSU103
Location: (Lagos-1 Gombe- 1 position)

Specific Objectives

  • The incumbent will plan and support the delivery of high-quality pharmaceutical care services and the implementation of an efficient health commodity logistics system for the organization in accordance with donor requirements and stipulated guidelines of the Federal Government of Nigeria.
  • With technical oversight, the job holder will lead the management of pharmaceutical care aspects of the HIV care and treatment program.
  • Assist in the development of work plans and activities in concordance with the Government of Nigeria’s stipulated guidelines/standards at all healthcare facilities supported by the organization.
  • Responsible for the tracking, monitoring and inventory analysis of all pharmacies stock, employing the use of monitoring tools and databases as may be applicable.
  • The job holder will also assist in periodic training of pharmacy, medical, nursing and counselling staff at sites supported by the HIV care and treatment program.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy or other relevant field with prior experience in pharmaceutical services delivery and supply chain management.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in Pharmaceutical service delivery, Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
  • Proficiency in the use of electronic Logistic Management Information System e.g. NAVISION.
  • Proficiency in MS Access, SPSS, MS Excel, MS Word, MS Power Point and other Office packages.

 

 

 

Job Title: Senior Strategic Information Associate- Quality Improvement

Job Code: SI205
Location: Abuja

Specific Objectives

  • Support data collection, collation, cleaning, analysis and utilization for program monitoring and implementation
  • Follow-up with relevant stakeholders on agreed upon system corrections, adjustments and actions, informing and strategizing with the QA and multidisciplinary team, as necessary;
  • Support the implementation of CIHP, USG and GON  quality improvement activities including SIMS, NGQual and implementation sciences and research
  • Support the development of information sharing platforms with multiple applications to improve coordination and knowledge sharing
  • Produce analytical summaries: graphs, charts, tables, narratives and appealing visuals, as requested, to fulfill internal and external reporting requirement.
  • Support implementation of project surveys, special studies, including operations research and evaluations.
  • Support implementation and monitoring of quality improvement plans including use of outcomes of change ideas
  • Assist Associate Director in developing appropriate quality improvement, research and survey reports as required
  • Assist in analyzing and compiling data to measure the progress and impact of projects’ activities
  • Review, validate and conduct completeness, consistency and relevancy check on all data including RADET before upload before submission and or upload to USG/CDC/PEPFAR DATIM/DHIS and SHIELD portal on a quarterly, semiannual and annual reporting cycles for assigned supported facilities.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • University Degree in Business, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences,  Computer Science, Public Administration or any related field
  • A minimum 3 years’ experience in reporting position with Local or International NGOs; preferably in Care and treatment.
  • Experience with DHIS and DATIM reporting.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the National PMM tools Good Knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Access required.
  • Knowledge of Continuous Quality Improvement, SIMS, Cohort Analysis, and NIGQUAL.
  • Experience with data form design, collection and data entry.
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret large amount of information. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

 

 

 

Job Title: Strategic Information Assistant, Quality Improvement

Job Code: SI207
Location: Abuja

Specific Objectives

  • The incumbent will support routine monthly update of program aggregate SI tracking database.
  • S/he will support and assist in the monitoring and evaluation, data collection, and data delivery to the appropriate reporting platform.
  • S/he will participate in and coordinate the timely collection and analysis of all program performance data and success stories.
  • S/he will provide weekly verifiable data quality and ensure all data is input into database platform and analyzed for integrity.
  • S/he will maintain a log of database backup and filing systems.
  • Will undertake visits to the field throughout the grant, as needed to support and/ or supervise data collection or verify data quality.
  • Will develop and prepare site reports of project data as required for entry and reporting.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • University Degree Business, Social sciences, Natural Sciences, Computer science, Public Administration or any related field.
  • A minimum 2 years’ experience in reporting position with Local or International NGOs; preferably in Care and treatment.
  • Experience with DHIS, DATIM and RADET reporting a plus.
  • Knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Access required. Experience with data form design, collection and data entry.
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret large amount of information.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

 

 

 

Job Title: Finance Clerk

Job Code: FIN400
Location: Abuja

Specific Objectives

  • The incumbent will ensure the scanning and archiving of all project financial documents to e-copies. Receiving, recording and distribution of Memo’s, TA’s and TBERs for review/payment.
  • Filling of all grants transaction documents into the fireproof filling cabinet. Coordination and document retrieval process for all financial documentation.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • A degree or equivalent qualification in accounting with 1 years’ relevant experience in an accounting role.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Fluency in oral and written English and must be versatile with the use of computer.

 

 

 

Job Title: Clinical Service Associate (Pediatrics and Adolescents)

Job Code: CSU900
Location: Gombe

Specific Objectives

  • The Incumbent will provide support in developing and managing health programs that maximize development results and impact.
  • The successful candidate will be a key member of the senior management group and will assist in the implementation of HIV/AIDS treatment and other health sector programs in Nigeria.
  • He/she will provide technical support to supported facilities in establishing protocols for HIV/AIDS treatment and allied health services that are consistent with national guidelines.
  • Incumbent will have strong competences and experience in adolescent and young people care, pediatrics treatment and demonstrable skills to provide technical support for multidisciplinary HIV/AIDS care and treatment, working with organization clinicians and health facility-based site teams to implement care and treatment services especially in adult.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Degree in Medicine, Public Health or a related field. Advanced medical degree (MD preferred).
  • At least 3 years’ experience with a minimum of two years’ in pediatric HIV/AIDS care.
  • Excellent grasp of clinical issues and current literature in HIV/AIDS treatment.
  • Experience in clinical management of pediatrics HIV/AIDS cases and fellowship in Pediatrics will be an added advantage.

 

 

 

Job Title: Senior HTS and KP Associate

Job Code: PSU107
Location: Lagos

Specific Objectives

  • The incumbent will implement prevention, risk reduction and adherence, treatment services for Key Population, managing the unit responsible for identifying and working with Key Population groups to carry out outreaches and work closely with the PSO (HTS) to ensure access to HTS.
  • Ensure behavioral maintenance activities are implemented among the KP groups with responsibility for appropriate implementation of program activities in HIV prevention for key and vulnerable populations, including integration of TB/HIV services for co-infected patients.
  • Lead the formulation of approaches for scale up of key and vulnerable population HIV prevention services.
  • Responsible for developing 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.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Health Sciences, and Nursing required. Master’s in relevant field preferred.
  • At least 5 years’ experience, 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.
  • Experience in Key Population programming.

 

 

 

Job Title: Strategic Information Associate – M&E and Systems

Job Code: SI 200
Location: Abuja

Specific Objectives

  • The incumbent will supervise regular data collection across implementing entities and ensure quality of the data by random verifications and validations while preserving data in a safe and accessible way.
  • Provide technical support on SI and evidence-based recommendations to the relevant program team and stakeholders.
  • Assist with the implementation of SI field activities and ensure adherence to organization, GON and USG monitoring and evaluation system.
  • The incumbent will review, validate and conduct completeness, and consistency check on all data including DHIS 2 entries before upload before submission to country office for upload to USG/CDC/PEPFAR DATIM/DHIS and SHIELD portal on a quarterly, semi-annual and annual reporting cycles for all supervised entities.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Social sciences, Natural Sciences, Computer Science, Public Administration or any related field.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in reporting position with Local or International NGOs; preferably in Care and treatment. Experience with DHIS and DATIM reporting/ data form design, collection and data entry;
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the National PMM tools. Good Knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Access required;
  • Knowledge of Continuous Quality Improvement, SIMS, Cohort Analysis, and NIGQUAL.
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team; Ability to analyze and interpret large amount of information; excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

 

 

 

Job Title: Strategic Information Officer

Job Code: SI 204
Location: Abuja

Specific Objectives

  • Provides oversight for Strategic Information processes across supported sites in the state of assignment
  • Supervises regular data collection across implementing entities and ensure the quality of the data by random verifications and validations while preserving data in a safe and accessible way.
  • Provides technical support on SI and evidence-based recommendations to the relevant program team and stakeholders
  • Manages the implementation of SI field activities and ensure adherence to CIHP, GON and USG monitoring and evaluation system.
  • Coordinates and engages supported entities and state stakeholders to collect data against agreed indicators in line with GON and USG requirements.
  • Supports the use of program Monitoring and Evaluation tools across all supported entities. Reviews, validates and conducts checks on all data including EMR extracts before upload before submission to country office or state level for upload to USG/CDC/PEPFAR DATIM/DHIS, NDR and SHIELD portal on a quarterly, semiannual and annual reporting cycles for assigned supported entities.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Social sciences, Natural Sciences, Computer science, Public Administration or any related field. Master’s degree will be an advantage.
  • A minimum 5 to 6 years’ experience in reporting position with Local or International NGOs; preferably in HIV Care and treatment
  • Experience with DHIS, DATIM, NMRS and NDR reporting required
  • Knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Access required
  • Experience with data form design, collection and data entry
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team and lead as applicable
  • Ability to analyze and interpret large amount of data using appropriate analytical tools to produce useful information;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

 

 

 

Job Title: Treatment and Support Associate

Job Code: CSU950
Location: (Gombe-1 position)

Specific Objectives

  • Provide individual and family adherence support and education including but not limited to: the importance of treatment, how and when to take medications, understanding medication side effects and helping the patient manage and report them, identifying barriers and developing strategies to overcome them, etc.
  • Support Community ART support groups to strengthen PLHIV support groups to be used as a platform for providing psychosocial support, adherence support and client education, PHDP, and economic strengthening activities.
  • Ensure health facility and community based adherence support and monitoring for PLHIV in other to optimize client retention
  • Lead the tracking of defaulters in a timely manner in order to maximize client retention
  • Ensure that key elements of PHDP services are provided in an integrated manner at the health facilities and communities
  • 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
  • Provide case specific supervision and assist case managers with monitoring adherence to prescribed medical treatment plans, including antiretroviral and other drug therapies
  • Support the use of appointment diaries and other innovative means such as sms and home care to ensure clients keep their hospital appointments and also adhere to their medication
  • 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.
  • Establish and oversee implementation of VSLA model for Community based ART groups
  • Oversee food bank activities at the comprehensive health care facilities

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Degree in Nursing, Public Health, Social Sciences or a related field. Minimum of 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.
  • Experience in coordinating HIV/AIDS program implementation; Strong supervisory and management skills; Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills and ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action.
  • Good written and oral communication skills. Excellent team player with good inter personal skills

 

 

 

Job Title: Senior Laboratory Service Associate (Service Delivery & Quality)

Job Code: LSU109
Location: Abuja

Specific Objectives

  • The incumbent will assist in the design, planning and implementation of laboratory services and any laboratory related activities. Responsible for the implementation and monitoring of the Integrated Sample Referral Network and an efficient Biosafety and infection control program across all supported health care facilities and communities.
  • The job holder will support the implementation of the Laboratory Continuous Quality Improvement and the deployment and institution of appropriate corrective and preventive action respectively.
  • Independently perform tests or analyses using a variety of complex methods and techniques, evaluates findings and determines needed for further analysis.
  • The job holder compile, analyze and monitor trends on the functionality and optimization of all Molecular and Clinical laboratory services as well as laboratory related activities.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification in Medical Laboratory Science. A valid certificate to practice as Medical Laboratory Scientist mandatory.
  • 4 years post NYSC experience in implementing public health programs, preferably in the NGO context.
  • Experience in a molecular laboratory will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge and experience of laboratory services in HIV/AIDS program an asset but not compulsory.
  • Familiarity with standards and federal/state regulations affecting the laboratory and laboratory practices

 

 

Method of Application
All qualified candidates should submit the Application Documents below in Microsoft Word format to: projectrecruitment255@gmail.com

Application Documents

  • Current CV
  • Suitability statement not more than 200 words indicating position and location.

Note

  • The subject of the email should be the “Job Code, Location And Applicant Full Name”; e.g. COM 01, Abuja, ESTHER ISA
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted to advance to the next stage of the selection process
  • Applications are reviewed in the order of arrival and we reserve the right to close the offer before the term initially indicated if suitable applications are received