Ongoing recruitment at Howard University Global Initiative Nigeria (HUGIN), July 2016

Howard University Global Initiative Nigeria (HUGIN) – Under the auspices of the Strengthening integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services project whose objective is to reduce the burden of HIV/AIDS in targeted areas of Nigeria through strengthened delivery of high quality comprehensive HIV/AIDS services that are sustainable for long-term, Howard University provides technical leadership in strengthening pharmacy systems and pharmacists’ capacity to provide high quality HIV/AIDS, STI, and TB pharmacy services both at the health facility and the community.

We hereby invite applications from competent and qualified individuals for the below position:

Job Title: Human Resource/Admin Officer
Location:
 Abuja
Job Description

  • The Human Resource/Admin Officer will provide operational support to implement effective functional Human Resources (HP) processes in team functional areas including recruitment, employee relations, benefits administration, compensation.
  • HRIS and training for Howard University Global Initiative Nigeria the will also support other administrative functions of the organization.

Minimum Recruitment Standards

  • BA/B.Sc Degree in Business Administration, Social Sciences or its recognized equivalent with 3-5 years of relevant experience; Or M.Sc/MA Degree in Business Administration Social Sciences or its recognized equivalent and 1 – 3 years relevant experience in Human Resource Management System (HRMS) in an international development organization and familiarity with USAID-funded programs is in advantage.

Job Circumstances

  • The job involves at least 30% local travel at short notice.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willingness to extend working hours to meet deadlines and at short notice
  • Ability to function effectively in multi-disciplinary teams to produce excellent results under pressure
  • Ability to use key computing applications e g MS Office Suite etc and knowledge of different database (DHIS or LAMIS) is a plus.

Job Title: Associate Pharmacy Officer
Locations:
 Rivers and Akwa Ibom
Job Description

  • The Associate Pharmacy Officer will provide technical and programmatic support to strengthen pharmacy systems and build pharmacists’ capacity on Pharmacy Best Practices including inventory management and pharmaceutical care within the health facilities and community under the direction of the Senior Pharmacy Specialist and Pharmacy Specialists and in collaboration with other partners an the project.

Minimum Recruitment Standards

  • B. Pharm/Pharm D and at least 1 year relevant post NYSC experience in HIV/AIDS with international pharmacy development programs AND registration-as a Pharmacist with the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria.

Job Circumstances

  • The job involves at least 30% local travel at short notice.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willingness to extend working hours to meet deadlines and at short notice
  • Ability to function effectively in multi-disciplinary teams to produce excellent results under pressure
  • Ability to use key computing applications e g MS Office Suite etc and knowledge of different database (DHIS or LAMIS) is a plus.

Job Title: Pharmacy Specialist
Location:
 Cross River
Job Description

  • The Pharmacy Specialist will provide technical and programmatic support in strengthening pharmacy systems and building pharmacists’ capacity on Pharmacy Best Practices including inventory management and pharmaceutical care in Anti-retroviral therapy (ART), Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV/AIDS (PMTCT). Tuberculosis (TB) and related services.
  • S/he will support capacity building of the pharmacy to provide high quality services in these areas within supported health facilities and the community.

Minimum Recruitment Standards

  • B. Pharm/Pharm D and at least 5 years relevant experience in HIV/AIDS With international pharmacy development programs: or B. Pharm plus M.Sc/MPH in Public Health or related field, and at least 2 years relevant experience in HIV/AIDS with international development programs AND registration as a Pharmacist with the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria.

Job Circumstances

  • The job involves at least 30% local travel at short notice.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willingness to extend working hours to meet deadlines and at short notice
  • Ability to function effectively in multi-disciplinary teams to produce excellent results under pressure
  • Ability to use key computing applications e g MS Office Suite etc and knowledge of different database (DHIS or LAMIS) is a plus.

Remuneration
Howard University Global Initiative Nigeria, has a competitive compensation package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward electronically a suitability statement and resume/curriculum vitae as a single MS word document to: [email protected]

Note: 

  • Only applications sent electronically to the designated email address with the job title clearly indicated ad the subject of the mail will be considered.
  • Only short listed candidates will he contacted.
  • Howard University Global Initiative Nigeria does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview

Application Deadline  7th August, 2016.

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