Aids Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Vacancy for a HIV Prevention Coordinator

Aids Healthcare Foundation (AHF), is a legally registered NGO operating in Nigeria, AHF-Nigeria collaborates with the Federal Government of Nigeria and other partner institutions, to provide technical assistance to these key. To meet the above needs, the program wishes to recruit a dynamic, skilled, committed, self-driven and results oriented individuals to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: HIV Prevention Coordinator

Req No: 2016-4562
Location: Benue, Nigeria
Cateory: Healthcare

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contributes to the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs aimed at Biomedical Prevention of HIV (including Testing and Counseling).
  • Ensures effective and strategic leadership for HCWs at heath facilities and partners within the continuum of care.
  • Support the design and implementation of prevention programs for MARP5 and other key populations (i.e. as female sex workers, Adolescent and young persons as well as PWID).
  • Contribute to the capacity building of HCWs and staff of CBO partners with respect to HIV prevention programs.
  • Ensure effective data entry, manage and supervise the process of appropriate data collection at the facility and community using appropriate data tools for all HIV prevention programs.
  • Assist to ensure coordinated inventory management, performs a monthly stock count; and reports appropriately.
  • Represents AHF in strategic and technical partnerships-at the National, State and Local Government levels.
  • Provides technical assistance to health facilities, CBOs sub-partners on strategic program implementation.
  • Support and strengthen collaboration among CBO partners involved in HIV programs and promotes use of national and internationally recognized best practices and evidence-informed HIV biomedical interventions/services among AHF sponsored or supported programs in Nigeria.
  • Coordinates the provision of community HCT outreaches according to acceptable protocols and in line with the national guidelines.
  • Scale up and strengthen the provision of HCT through provider initiated testing and counseling approaches (PITC).
  • Contributes to the design and implementation of approaches in other prevention strategies-including but not limited to Blood and Injection safety, Post exposure prophylaxis, HIV Testing and Counseling, and PHDP.
  • Supports the process of developing/reviewing and adapting HIV Testing and Counseling, Blood and Injection safety, USP, PEP training curricula and other documents to meet appropriate audience.
  • Perform other duties as maybe assigned as needed.

Qualifications

  • B.Sc, BA or any relevant qualifications.
  • MPH would be an added advantage
  • 2-3 years experience in providing HIV prevention activities.
  • Experience with managing CBO partners a plus.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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