Vacancy for a Technical Officer – Community Programs at AiDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria

AiDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria Public Health Initiatives 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 position:

Job Title: Technical Officer – Community Programs
Location:
Abuja
Job Summary

  • To provide technical, and programmatic support for the implementation of the Community-based services including HIV Testing Service, care and support gender and QVC programs within the organization and externally in close working relationship with stakeholders which includes but not limited to CSOs, supported health facilities, relevant government agencies, Community ups and network of PLHIVs.

Job Tasks

  • Provide programmatic and technical support to all community-based activities in Lagos, Oyo & Plateau states
  • Contribute to the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of directorate work plans with quarterly progress report writing of all programmatic activities
  • Contribute to the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation as well as reporting of Community based programs
  • Contribute to capacity building efforts of partners and ensure delivery of high quality services at all program sites using internationally recognized best practices and in line with national guidelines
  • Provide oversight and support on bi-directional referrals between communities and health facilities, and gender mainstreaming across program areas within the directorate.
  • To provide technical support in the management of CSOs activities spanning contractual documentations and management, program and service delivery implementation guidelines, performance measurement and quality improvement across APIN states of operations.

Qualification and Experience

  • A degree in Medicine, Nursing, Sciences or Social Sciences. A Master’s degree in Public Health (MPH) will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of six (6) years cognate experience in an NGO or donor-funded environment with expertise in the design, implementation and monitoring of Community programs and Care & Support (including QVC).

Note

  • 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. Late applications will not be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should write to: [email protected] stating how their skills, knowledge and experience make them suitable and addressing the person specifications highlighted.

Application Deadline: 23rd February, 2017.

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