IHV Nigeria: Head of Department (CM)

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3 Jun, 2010

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Healthcare Jobs in Nigeria

Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHV Nigeria) is a leading provider of treatment, care and support for people living with HIV/AIDS with headquarters in Abuja and Regional offices in Benin, Jos, Kano and Federal Capital Territory. We require a competent and result-oriented candidate to fill the position below.

Head of Department (Community Medicine)


Medical degree – MD, MBBS, BMChB or Advanced degrees in Nursing. In addition, applicant must have: Postgraduate qualifications preferably Fellowship of the Postgraduate Medical/Nursing Colleges (Nigerian, West African) or Doctorate degree in Public Health or allied fields or MPH with more than 5-10 years experience in Program Implementation. Progressive leadership roles in implementation and management of community and/or health care programs with clinical management and coordination, supervisory and administrative duties.

Key Areas Of Responsibility

  • Provide leadership and direction for comprehensive integration of health care services; program and fiscal management; strategic vision for a sustainable quality care and support in all IHVN programs.
  • Collaborate with facilities and community-based partners and assist in development of comprehensive, integrated community care system programs to promote, improve and maintain community health.
  • Integrate patient-focused care using interdisciplinary health care teams, partnering with community agencies and organizations.
  • Oversee training, curriculum development, and implementing research and advocacy programs.
  • Assess needs; design, develop and monitor service protocols; create operational work-plans; develop and implement budgets to achieve planning targets; and participate in monitoring and evaluation activities.
  • Oversee new and ongoing initiatives including Adherence/Retention in Care, nutrition support, and Community PMTCT.
  • Staff supervision and Professional Development.
  • Representation and Communication with internal and external partners

Method of Application

Application letter and detailed curriculum vitae in Microsoft word format should be forwarded to the Senior Human Resources Officer, within two weeks of this publication, through this email address:[email protected]

Offer expires 10th June 2010

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