Senior Technical Officer-Prevention, Care & Treatment (x1)

Cross River (Ikom)
Posted 3 weeks ago

Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is an indigenous non-governmental organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting a broad range of global health interventions, education and economic initiatives in Nigeria. AHNi is an allied organization to Family Health International (FHI360) with co-existing and mutually supportive interest in advancing the collective goals of the people and communities served. AHNi currently has its headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria.
To strengthen our operations and interventions in the country, we are seeking qualified candidates for the position of Senior Technical Officer-Prevention, Care & Treatment.

SENIOR TECHNICAL OFFICER-PREVENTION, CARE & TREATMENT: Will drive project implementation of prevention, care and treatment activities within the confines of Enhanced Site Management across supported facility and community settings in Central Cluster; Ikom. Provide technical and programmatic support to implement high quality comprehensive HIV/AIDS programs (ART, PMTCT, TB/HIV, RH/HIV, and HTS) and other services including direct service provision support at facility level based on the ongoing HIV and TB surge in the State. Also, s/he will support strengthening mechanism for routine tracking and assessment of project outcomes at all supported Sites in the Central Cluster, coordinate and facilitate rapid scale-up of PMTCT and HIV Comprehensive Services to facilities across Cross River State, coordinate the implementation of components related to clinical management of HIV/AIDS, prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT), RH/FP, TB and integrated medical services at the facility level, coordinate harmonized weekly/monthly working itinerary for the entire AHNi Cross River PCT team, coordinate, harmonize and share weekly/monthly/quarterly Reports of activities carried out by the AHNi Cross River PCT team. Also, the successful Candidate will provide technical assistance in HIV/AIDS clinical management capacity building, PMTCT, RH/FP, TB and integrated medical services at the facility level and contribute to the development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to clinical management of HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, RH/FP, TB and integrated medical services and apply these lessons to modify existing programs and improve the design of new programs.

Minimum Recruitment Standard

  • MB.BS/MD/PHD or similar degree with 5 to 6 years relevant experience with at least 5 years progressive experience working in the health or development field in Nigeria
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in care and treatment for HIV/AIDS especially with ARV program
  • Possession of an MPH or post graduate degree in a related field is an advantage
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

Method of application: Interested and qualified Candidates should forward a suitability statement (application) and resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to:

Vacancy closes: Monday 24th January 2022

Only applications sent electronically (i.e., by e-mail) with the job title and location clearly indicated as the subject of the mail will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

AHNi is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Disclaimer: AHNi does not charge Candidates a fee for a test or interview

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