AIDS Prevention Initiative Recruitment [9 Positions] - Jobs in Nigeria

AIDS Prevention Initiative Recruitment [9 Positions]

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4 Aug, 2016

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AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria 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 fill the following positions below:

Job Title: Technical Officer – Clinical Services
Location:
Lagos

Job Description

  • The job holder will provide technical and programmatic support for the delivery of quality HIV services, and attainment of program goals. S/he will also contribute to the strengthening of working relationships with other stakeholders and building of systems for program sustainability.

Job Tasks

  • Interface, in conjunction with other members of the APIN Clinical Services and State Teams, between the APIN Program Office, Program Sites, relevant government agencies and other stakeholders
  • Work with other team members towards the scale-up of HIV services by supporting the identification of areas of unmet need and expansion of services to new sites
  • Contribute to the development of program work plans
  • Provide technical and programmatic support for high quality program implementation in the areas of ART, PMTCT, HIV/TB and HIV clinical care services, in line with national guidelines and international best practices, and work towards target achievement by supported sites and program sustainability
  • Promote stakeholder engagement by working with various levels of government, their relevant bodies/agencies, US Government agencies in Nigeria and other partners
  • Work closely with other team members to prepare program reports and document best practices

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • A medical degree (MBBS or equivalent), a Master’s degree in Public Health (MPH) and a minimum of 6 years’ relevant experience in HIV prevention, treatment and care programs.

 

Job Title: Senior Technical Officer – Clinical Services
Location:
Lagos

Job Description

  • The job holder will provide technical and programmatic support for the delivery of quality HIV services, and attainment of program goals.
  • S/he will also contribute to the strengthening of working relationships with other stakeholders and building of systems for program sustainability.

Job Tasks

  • Interface, in conjunction with other members of the APIN Clinical Services and State Teams, between the APIN Program Office, Program Sites, relevant government agencies and other stakeholders
  • Work with other team members towards the scale-up of HIV services by supporting the identification of areas of unmet need and expansion of services to new sites
  • Contribute to the development of program work plans
  • Provide technical and programmatic support for high quality program implementation in the areas of ART, PMTCT, HIV/TB and HIV clinical care services, in line with national guidelines and international best practices, and work towards target achievement by supported sites and program sustainability
  • Promote stakeholder engagement by working with various levels of government, their relevant bodies/agencies, US Government agencies in Nigeria and other partners
  • Work closely with other team members to prepare program reports and document best practices

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • A medical degree (MBBS or equivalent), a Master’s degree in Public Health (MPH) and a minimum of 8 years’ relevant experience in HIV prevention, treatment and care programs.

 

Job Title: Technical Advisor – Clinical Services (PMTCT)
Location:
Lagos

Job Description

  • The job holder will provide technical and programmatic support, especially in the area of PMTCT for the scale-up and delivery of qualitative HIV services, and attainment of program goals.
  • S/he will also contribute to the strengthening of working relationships with other stakeholders and building of systems for program sustainability.

Job Tasks

  • Interface, in conjunction with other members of the APIN Clinical Services Team, between the APIN Program Office, Program Sites, relevant government agencies and other stakeholders
  • Provide support for the components related to PMTCT
  • Work with other team members towards the scale-up of HIV services by supporting the identification of areas of unmet need and expansion of services to new sites
  • Identify program-wide capacity building needs, especially related to PMTCT
  • Contribute to the development of program work plans
  • Provide technical and programmatic support for high quality HIV program implementation and service delivery, in line with national guidelines and international best practices, and work towards target achievement by supported sites and program sustainability
  • Promote stakeholder engagement by working with various levels of government, their relevant bodies/agencies, US Government agencies in Nigeria and other partners
  • Work closely with other team members to prepare program reports and document best practices

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • A medical degree (MBBS or equivalent), a postgraduate fellowship Obstetrics & Gynaecology (preferred) or any relevant qualification and a minimum of 10 years’ experience in HIV prevention, care and treatment program.
  • Experience in TB, MNCH, RH and malaria programs would be an advantage.

 

Job Title: Technical Advisor – Clinical Services (Paediatric HIV)
Location:
Lagos

Job Description

  • The job holder will provide technical and programmatic support, especially in the area of paediatric HIV for the scale-up and delivery of qualitative HIV services, and attainment of program goals.
  • S/he will also contribute to the strengthening of working relationships with other stakeholders and building of systems for program sustainability.

Job Tasks

  • Interface, in conjunction with other members of the APIN Clinical Services Team, between the APIN Program Office, Program Sites, relevant government agencies and other stakeholders
  • Provide support for all components related to the clinical management of paediatric HIV
  • Work with other team members towards the scale-up of HIV services by supporting the identification of areas of unmet need and expansion of services to new sites
  • Identify program-wide capacity building needs, especially related to Paediatric HIV
  • Contribute to the development of program work plans
  • Provide technical and programmatic support for high quality HIV program implementation and service delivery, in line with national guidelines and international best practices, and work towards target achievement by supported sites and program sustainability
  • Promote stakeholder engagement by working with various levels of government, their relevant bodies/agencies, US Government agencies in Nigeria and other partners
  • Work closely with other team members to prepare program reports and document best practices

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • A medical degree (MBBS or equivalent), a postgraduate fellowship in Paediatrics and a minimum of 12 years’ experience in HIV prevention, care and treatment program.
  • Experience in TB, MNCH, RH and malaria programs would be an advantage.

 

Job Title: Senior Technical Advisor – Clinical Services
Location:
Lagos

Job Description

  • The job holder will provide technical and programmatic support, especially for the scale-up and delivery of qualitative HIV services, and attainment of program goals.
  • S/he will also contribute to the strengthening of working relationships with other stakeholders and building of systems for program sustainability.

Job Tasks

  • Interface, in conjunction with other members of the APIN Clinical Services Team, between the APIN Program Office, Program Sites, relevant government agencies and other stakeholders
  • Provide support for managing the Lagos Office team of technical staff
  • Work with other team members towards the scale-up of HIV services by supporting the identification of areas of unmet need and expansion of services to new sites
  • Identify program-wide capacity building needs
  • Contribute to the development of program work plans
  • Provide technical and programmatic support for high quality HIV program implementation and service delivery, in line with national guidelines and international best practices, and work towards target achievement by supported sites and program sustainability
  • Promote stakeholder engagement by working with various levels of government, their relevant bodies/agencies, US Government agencies in Nigeria and other partners
  • Work closely with other team members to prepare program reports and document best practices

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • A medical degree (MBBS or equivalent), a postgraduate fellowship in Internal Medicine, Family Medicine or Paediatrics,and a minimum of 12 years’ experience in HIV prevention, care and treatment program. Experience in TB, MNCH, RH and malaria programs would be an advantage.

 

Job Title: Technical Advisor – Monitoring & Evaluation
Location:
Abuja

Job Description

  • The job holder will be a member of the Strategic Information team and will provide support for managing the program SI team

Job Tasks

  • Provide support for program/project monitoring and evaluation and for US Government and Government of Nigeria reporting requirements.
  • Provide technical assistance to program sites in the collection, analysis, reporting and use of output data for program improvement
  • Manage the program’s reporting cycle to ensure high quality and complete data are sent to the program office on a periodic basis, or when required
  • Conduct routine monitoring visits to project sites and provide supportive supervision
  • Share program output data with the program team
  • Monitor the progress of the program towards achieving targets
  • Work in collaboration with other members of the team to follow up on M & E Committees at the state offices and program sites to ensure the promotion of data utilization by relevant end users
  • Facilitate the provision of technical support to strengthen M&E
  • Contribute to the development and review of appropriate data collection tools and procedures for all monitoring and reporting needs
  • Contribute to the periodic review of the organization’s quality improvement protocol, in line with national protocol

Qualifications and Experience

  • A medical degree (MBBS or equivalent), a Master’s degree in Public Health (MPH) and a minimum of 10 years’ relevant experience supporting the implementation of M&E systems, and planning and executing program evaluation.

 

Job Title: Technical Officer – Monitoring & Evaluation
Locations:
Lagos and Jos

Job Description

  • The job holder will be a member of the State Team and will support program monitoring and evaluation (M&E), and quality assurance (QA) systems.

Job Tasks

  • Support the setting up of M&E and QA systems at new program sites in the state
  • Provide technical assistance to program sites in the collection, analysis, reporting and use of output data for program improvement
  • Share program output data with the state team and the State Government through the state team Lead
  • Monitor the progress of the program towards achieving targets in the State
  • Work in collaboration with other members of the state team to follow up on Monitoring & Evaluation Committees at the program sites to ensure the promotion of data utilization by relevant end-users
  • Provide technical support to site Quality Improvement Committees to set up and implement internal quality management in collaboration with the State Team
  • Facilitate the provision of technical support to strengthen M&E and QA systems at the state level
  • Contribute to the development and review of appropriate data collection tools and procedures for all monitoring and reporting needs
  • Contribute to the periodic review of the organization’s quality improvement protocol, in line with national protocol
  • Conduct periodic visits to program sites

Qualifications and Experience

  • A medical degree (MBBS or equivalent), a Master’s degree in Public Health (MPH) and a minimum of 6 years’ relevant experience supporting the implementation of M&E systems, and planning and executing program evaluation

 

Job Title: Senior Technical Officer – Monitoring & Evaluation
Location:
Abuja

Job Description

  • The job holder will be a member of the Strategic Information team and will contribute to program monitoring and evaluation (M&E).

Job Tasks

  • Provide support for program/project monitoring and evaluation and for US Government and Government of Nigeria reporting requirements.
  • Provide technical assistance to program sites in the collection, analysis, reporting and use of output data for program improvement
  • Manage the program’s reporting cycle to ensure high quality and complete data are sent to the program office on a periodic basis, or when required
  • Conduct routine monitoring visits to project sites and provide supportive supervision
  • Share program output data with the program team
  • Monitor the progress of the program towards achieving targets
  • Work in collaboration with other members of the team to follow up on Monitoring & Evaluation Committees at the program sites to ensure the promotion of data utilization by relevant end users
  • Facilitate the provision of technical support to strengthen M&E
  • Contribute to the development and review of appropriate data collection tools and procedures for all monitoring and reporting needs
  • Contribute to the periodic review of the organization’s quality improvement protocol, in line with national protocol

Qualifications and Experience

  • A medical degree (MBBS or equivalent), a Master’s degree in Public Health (MPH) and a minimum of 8 years’ relevant experience supporting the implementation of M&E systems, and planning and executing program evaluation

 

Job Title: Associate Director – Strategic Information
Location:
Abuja

Job Description

  • The job holder will provide leadership for the SI department and shall be accountable for all the QA/QI activities, monitoring and evaluation, learning and documentation of projects activities, results and program quality.

Job Tasks

  • Manage the SI department; defining strategies, goals, objectives and work plan, and monitoring their implementation.
  • Take overall responsibility for all SI unit functions across all projects
  • Take lead in the development, implementation and reporting formats for PEPFAR and GF indicators and targets in collaboration with the State Teams.
  • Establish system for flow of information from service delivery points to the central database and ensure timely technical support to all implementing health facilities.
  • Review, validate, share and present regular M&E reports, to be used by various stakeholders (CDC, GON, APIN management and Program Staff etc.)
  • Provide adequate data for PEPFAR, NASCP and NACA reporting; and provides inputs into other national and international reporting systems
  • Take a leadership role in all QA/QI processes
  • Build the capacity of SI staff in the design and implementation of a coordinated and effective monitoring and evaluation system.
  • Supervise and support the data management, analysis and quality management-related initiative undertaken by M&E staff
  • Analyze M&E data on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis and flag action areas to the project management.
  • Link and analyze resource inputs, outputs and outcomes and report on project effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Work with relevant units to document and publish best practices.
  • Provide clear documentation of programmatic achievements and keep senior management informed on monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
  • Coordinate writing of reports and take responsibility for compilation of joint project report to the donor and partners.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A medical degree (MBBS or equivalent), a Master’s degree in Public Health (MPH) and a minimum of 15 years’ relevant experience with at least 8 years progressive supporting the implementation of Quality Improvement, M&E systems, and planning and executing of HIV/AIDS Programs

 

Application Deadline: 19th August, 2016.

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 above for the position.

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 and location being applied for, e.g. Associate Director – Strategic Information (Abuja).
  • Late applications will not be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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