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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 (FHI 360) 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 following position:

ASSISTANT TECHNICAL OFFICER- PEDIATRIC HIV & PMTCT: will provide technical and programmatic support to implement high quality facility-level pediatric ART, PMTCT, RH/FP, OVC support and other services at the state level. In addition, will work with others in the state office, local implementing partners and facility staff to ensure all services provided are appropriately documented using the national tools/organizational reporting platforms. Provide technical assistance to health facilities to ensure the provision of an integrated and holistic pediatric ART and PMTCT services, provide support for quality pediatric HIV care including diagnosis and management of opportunistic infections, ARV regimen optimization and monitoring for improved viral suppression, adverse drug reactions and drug resistance, coordinate facility and community-level interventions to ensure mother-baby-pair tracking, adherence support and retention of children on ART. The Technical Officer will work with the OVC partners in the state to ensure bi-directional linkages of children living with HIV/AIDS, provide technical and programmatic support to implement high quality care and support activities in PMTCT/EID sites in collaboration with appropriate GoN stakeholders, ensuring timely and adequate documentation. He/she will also contribute to the development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to clinical management of pediatric HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, RH/FP and integrated medical services and apply these lessons to improve the design of new and existing programs.

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • MB.BS/MD/PHD or similar degree with 3 to 5 years relevant experience in clinical care with a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS with provision of PMTCT, TB and anti-retroviral therapy (ART) in resource constrained settings.
  • BSc. Nursing, Public health, Pharmacy, or other closely related field with 3-5 years relevant experience.
  • BS/BA in statistics, microbiology, or other relevant degree with 5 – 7 years relevant experience.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems 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:  AHNi-PCTJobs@ahnigeria.org

Vacancy closes: Thursday, 29th February 2024.

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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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...

Global Fund - GC7
Anambra
Posted 2 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 (FHI 360) 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 following position:

SENIOR TECHNICAL OFFICER - LABORATORY SERVICES: Will provide technical expertise and assistance in implementing high quality laboratory services within the AHNi-led GF NAHI HIV care and treatment project including laboratory capacity development at project health facility sites. The STO-Lab services will provide technical support and develop quality policies, quality tools, SOPs and recommendations related to the implementation, monitoring and quality assurance of laboratory services for HIV/AIDS and other opportunistic infections (OI) in collaboration with technical staff within AHNi and at national, state and local agencies in Nigeria. He/she will carry out quality control functions/activities in collaboration with the local and state teams of the labs, including quality control inspections schedules and the collection of quality control records, ensuring the availability of quality records and providing technical assistance in capacity building for laboratory services personnel at health facilities and other settings as appropriate. Also, the STO-Lab will review and monitor QA and QC activities of the Laboratory in order to determine conformance with established policies, national regulations, or accreditation requirements, provide technical leadership and technical support related to high technology (TB culture, PCR) laboratory services, coordinate Proficiency Testing (PT) activities and ensure PT is being done for each specialty; explore other ways of testing evaluation in the absence of PT and ensure collection and collation of laboratory data and reporting into the DHIS ensuring its use in making program decisions.

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • BMLS/AMLSCN in medical laboratory sciences or related field
  • 7-9 years post national youth service experience and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in provision of laboratory support for HIV/AIDS
  • Or master’s degree in laboratory sciences or related field with 5-7 years post national youth service experience and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in provision of laboratory support for HIV/AIDS
  • Experience in the management of laboratory services, particularly health facility-based services, including quality assurance systems, laboratory analysis, and interpretation and reporting techniques based on best practices, quality management practices and safe work practices.
  • Knowledge of advanced laboratory procedures, diagnosis and management related to HIV/AIDS care and treatment is required with some experience in an international development organization preferred.
  • Certification/ license to practice as a medical laboratory scientist is required.

Method of application: Interested and Qualified candidates should forward a suitability statement (application) and resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to:  AHNi-LabJobs@ahnigeria.org

Thursday, 29th February 2024.

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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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...

Global Fund - GC7
Anambra
Posted 2 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 (FHI 360) 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 following position:

SENIOR TECHNICAL ADVISOR-MONITORING & EVALUATION: is responsible for the design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation for the GF N-THRIP project.  S/he will work with other senior staff at the State and HQ office to provide oversight role over sub-recipients to ensure that monitoring and evaluation activities are appropriate and meet the donor and project’s M&E needs and requirements. The STA-M&E will provide leadership to the assigned state offices and field level M&E program, provide overall guidance on program/project monitoring and evaluation and on project and Government of Nigeria reporting requirements. S/he will provide oversight technical support to the designated states including interacting with state M&E lead, Program Managers, Implementing Agencies, and local research groups on needs and ensuring that locally employed Monitoring and Evaluation staff, consultants and AHNI partners understand and can support these requirements. S/he will manage the Global Fund M&E reporting cycle to ensure high quality and complete datasets are sent on a periodic basis, or when required, work with local partners to develop their project monitoring and evaluation plans and support the correct implementation and use of routine data collection tools. The STA-M&E will conduct monthly routine monitoring visits to project sites and provide supportive supervision.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Knowledge of health and development programs in developing countries in general and Nigeria specifically.
  • Knowledge and experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for Global Health Initiatives. Knowledge of health, reproductive health or HIV/AIDS/STI/TB programming in developing countries.
  • Knowledge of Nigerian clinical setting, including government and non-government settings.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infections.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants and recipients of assistance.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication.
  • Well-developed computer skills.
  • Ability to travel within Nigeria 25% time.

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • MB.BS/MD/PHD or similar degree with 4 to 6 years relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for Global Health Initiatives.
  • Or MPH or MS/MA in relevant degree with 3 to 5 years relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for Global Health Initiatives.
  • BS/BA in statistics, pharmacy, microbiology, monitoring and evaluation or in relevant degree with 7 to 9 years relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for Global Health Initiatives.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems 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:  AHNi-M&EJobs@ahnigeria.org

Vacancy closes: Thursday, 29th February 2024.

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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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...

Global Fund - GC7
Abuja
Posted 2 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.

The Global Fund Grant Cycle (GC7) is to ensure a coordinated and intensive effort to scale up the prevention, identification, and treatment of HIV in both general and key populations in Anambra state. The focus will be on facility and community-based approaches to reach epidemic control, and in addition, ensure improvement in the coverage of pregnant women on ART as well as target KP and AGYW programs.

To strengthen our operations and interventions in the country, we are seeking qualified candidates for the following position:

PROGRAM OFFICER: will provide support in program planning, design, review and the monitoring of AHNI/GF project implementation at the field level. H/She will provide programmatic, technical and financial support to implement high quality intervention and related activities with primary focus on clinical care and public health management at the state levels. The PO will support and coordinate AHNI activities within donor guidelines and regulations, assist in strengthening a system of reporting strategies, subproject documents, work plans and budgets, support the development of program strategies, subproject documents, work plans and budgets, support the provision of programmatic assistance to local AHNI partners in programming HIV/AIDS activities in the state and support the desk review of key SOs documents (state MOUs, organizational chart, budget, workplan, M&E, administrative and financials). Also, s/he will work with their supervisor to oversee capacity building activities for local implementing Agencies (IAs) in the focus states.

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, Business Administration, Sciences, Health Sciences or behavioral sciences.
  • 5-7 years working experience in development & humanitarian programs at the community level with at least 3-5 years’ experience with HIV/AIDS program planning and implementation working with public and NGO sectors required.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain good working report with staff and other AHNI partners is required.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, especially in terms of reporting is required.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs, CBOs and IDP intervention is an added advantage.

Method of application: Interested and Qualified candidates should forward a suitability statement (application) and resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to:  AHNi-ProgMgtJobs@ahnigeria.org

Vacancy closes: Thursday 29th February 2024

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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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...

ACEBAY
Adamawa
Posted 2 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 (FHI 360) 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 following position:

DIRECTOR - MONITORING, EVALUATION & LEARNING: The Director - Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning will be responsible for leading the design and implementation of the program monitoring and evaluation framework and information system to track delivery against targets, outcomes and impacts. S/he will lead analysis of data collected for assessment of progress and areas of improvement. S/he will guide reporting processes amongst technical staff and consolidate program reports, promote learning and knowledge sharing of best practices and lessons learnt. S/he will support all the technical staff in M&E functions and will manage any M&E related staff in the program.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Supervise the design and development of program specific Performance Monitoring Plans.
  • In collaboration with the DCOP/Technical Director, oversee the programs collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) process, ensuring the CLA approach is applied with consistency and rigor.
  • In collaboration with program leadership, apply program learnings in pursuit of adaptive management.
  • Ensure that monitoring systems meet the requirements of the donor and that performance results can be used for continuous improvement.
  • Adapt existing AHNi monitoring tools, as well as propose new ways of measuring change using both quantitative and qualitative data collection tools, analysis of secondary data, and, where appropriate, remote monitoring techniques.
  • Design the overall measurement system for the project to include outcome measures at the end of the project.
  • Support partners to develop strong M&E systems to track programming to share with AHNi and the donor.
  • Providing training and mentoring to partners, to ensure the implementation of strong M&E systems.
  • Development of the M&E Plan for the project, including decision on and definition of key indicators, targets, and systems for measurements.
  • Collect, aggregate, analyze and present data about the project for learning and reporting to the donor.
  • Coordinate internal and external reviews and lead the analysis of findings, with a strong emphasis on learning.
  • Strengthen staff capacity in qualitative and qualitative monitoring and evaluation tools through comprehensive staff training and coaching.
  • Take the lead in aligning, collecting, and reporting on relevant program indicators to the organizational wide M&E system.
  • Establish and manage a database to track progress towards meeting project goals and objectives.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

Leadership

  1. Ability to sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with internal colleagues and contacts in donor and peer organizations.
  2. Deep understanding of AHNi’s strategy and how efforts contribute to the greater good.
  3. Consistently works within internal process and procedures.
  4. Strong interpersonal and team building skills.
  5. Proactive engagement in corporate initiatives.

Project Management

  • Strong planning and time management skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to effectively present complex ideas to diverse audiences.
  • Ability to problem-solve difficult issues.
  • Ability to multitask with ease, adapting to frequently changing priorities.
  • Strong negotiating and conflict resolution skills.
  • Proficiency in developing and managing a budget.

Technical Skills

  • Strong experience in HIV/AIDS program including Prevention, Treatment, Care & Support, PMTCT HIV/TB, OVCs programming with proven results.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of donor policies and regulations.
  • High competence using DHIS, LAMIS, LIMS, EMR, NDR And other related applications.

People Management

  • Demonstrated proficiency in supervising staff, including providing honest feedback.
  • Ability to mentor others

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • A master’s degree in a relevant discipline, such as MPH (Epidemiology), Statistics, Informatics, or any advanced degree in a related discipline.
  • Knowledge of major evaluation methodologies (e.g., qualitative, quantitative, mixed methos and impact) and data collection and analysis methodologies.
  • At least seven years of experience designing and implementing monitoring and evaluation activities for complex programs in developing countries, preferably in Nigeria.
  • Demonstrated experience in the design and implementation of rigorous qualitative and quantitative research and evaluation studies to IRB standards.
  • A firm command of the M&E issues with respect to improvements in quality integrated service and support programs
  • Demonstrated experience in setting up and managing M&E systems that track performance as per the objectives of this project (e.g., service integration and performance against each result area)
  • Demonstrated analytical skills to measure the outcomes of the project’s activities and support project supervision.
  • Strong writing and organizational skills for monitoring and reporting on activities and study results.
  • Experience of managing and evaluations of USAID or PEPFAR funded programs.
  • Professional level of oral and written fluency in English language.

Method of application: Interested and Qualified candidates should forward a suitability statement (application) and resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to:  AHNi-M&EJobs@ahnigeria.org

Vacancy closes: Friday February 02, 2024

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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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...

ACEBAY
Adamawa
Posted 2 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 (FHI 360) 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 following position:

SENIOR TECHNICAL OFFICER-TB/HIV:will providetechnical support to implement high quality care and support activities with primary focus on tuberculosis control and treatment as well as all issues surrounding TBHIV co-infection. S/He will also provide support related to TB/HIV collaboration strategies and approaches, related to implementation of collaborative activities at the State Level, coordinate the design and implementation of components related to tuberculosis programs and TB/HIV collaborative activities in all SIDHAS states, provide technical assistance in tuberculosis and TBHIV management capacity building to field programs and work in close collaboration with the Care and Treatment Unit in the implementation of integrated HIV, TB and other medical services at the facility level.

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • MB.BS/MD or similar degree with 5 to 7 years with a minimum of 5 years progressive experience in care and support for HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis in resource constrained settings.
  • Experience with ART/TB programs is required.
  • Possession of an MPH or post graduate degree in a related field is required.

Method of application: Interested and Qualified candidates should forward a suitability statement (application) and resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to:  AHNi-PCTJobs@ahnigeria.org

Vacancy closes: Wednesday February 21, 2024

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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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...

Global Fund - GC7
Abuja
Posted 2 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 (FHI 360) 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 following position:

CONTRACTS & GRANTS OFFICER: Will work with the Senior Contracts and Grants Officer, Finance and Procurement units, to provide support in the administration and management of awards and sub-awards to include contracts, grants and cooperative agreements, monitor workflows and help develop and implement systems to provide sound management control over AHNi’s compliance with award terms and conditions and AHNi policies. S/He will support the review of sub-agreement and subcontracting implementation activities and contractual arrangements to ensure they meet with donor and organizational regulations, review monthly sub-recipients’ financial reports and advance requests of implementing agencies, provide support in the preparation of grant agreements and modifications for AHNI sub-recipients in line with award terms and AHNI’s policies and procedures and contracting requirements. S/he will implement procedures to ensure compliance with award terms and AHNi policy and provide support to C&G and other AHNi staff to ensure that C&G tools align with program needs. S/He will also support the preparation and review of Procurement Contract and Service Level Agreement for vendors in line with AHNi contracting requirements, develop templates, provide guidance and identify training needs to ensure AHNi C&G functions are consistently applied across the program.

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 5 – 7 years relevant experience with donor contract, cooperative agreements, and grant regulations.
  • Master’s degree in finance and business administration or its recognized equivalent, and 3 – 5 years relevant experience with donor contract, cooperative agreements, and grant regulations.
  • Ability to interpret funding contracts and grants regulations and develop implementing procedures is a most.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.

Method of application: Interested and Qualified candidates should forward a suitability statement (application) and resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to:  AHNi-F&AJobs@ahnigeria.org

Vacancy closes: Wednesday February 21, 2024

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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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...

Global Fund - GC7
Anambra
Posted 3 weeks ago

Grant to Implement HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment Activities for Female Sex Workers (FSW) in Anambra State of Nigeria

NOTICE: Bidder’s Questions

• AHNi will accept requests for clarification submitted by email at the following address: gf_advert@ahnigeria.org

• Questions must be received by 5:00 pm West African Time (WAT) on Monday, February 12, 2024.

• Responses to questions will be shared by February 15, 2024

  1. Background

The Global Fund Nigeria TB/HIV Reach Impact project (N-THRIP) is a 3-year grant funded by the Global Fund with IHVN being the Principal Recipient and AHNI implementing end-to-end services in Anambra State. The GF N-THRIP is designed to ensure a coordinated and intensive effort to scale up the prevention, identification, and treatment of HIV and TB in both general and key populations in Anambra state.

AHNI’s focus will be on facility and community-based approaches to reach epidemic control, and in addition, ensure improvement in the coverage of pregnant women on ART as well as target KP and AGYW programs. The Project intends to work with local, trusted, and competent community-based organizations (CBOs) to contribute to the scale-up of differentiated HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment services for sex workers.

This announcement is a call for expressions of interest (EOI) for Nigerian KP-Led Community based organizations (CBOs) to join the N-THRIP project in providing tailored HIV prevention services and programming for FSW for up to a 31-month period beginning April 2024. Through this competitive process, AHNI intends to select and provide funding and technical assistance to Organizations which meets the required qualifications.

  1. Scope

Goal and Objectives

The objectives of engaging the Community based Organizations are:

  1. To provide comprehensive community-based HIV testing & prevention Service Packages for Female Sex Workers in Anambra State in line with national guidelines.
  2. To provide enabling environment for sex workers’ programming through promotion of human right, access to justice, legal aid services and reduction of stigma and discrimination
  1. Roles and Responsibilities / Scope of Work
  2. Human Resource
  3. Identify and recruit competent key staff for the implementation of the program deliverables (Program Officer, Finance Officer, and M&E officer).
  4. Work with Key adhoc Staff: Case Managers, Community Facilitators, Outreach Workers, mental health facilitators, Peer Educators, social media advocates for provision of HIV Testing and prevention Services for brothel & non-brothel-based sex workers.
  • FSW CBO Activity Summary:
  • Conduct periodic micro size estimation to map and identify FSW hotspots and Implement evidence based comprehensive programs to increase HIV prevention, testing and case finding.
  • Conduct outreaches to FSW hotspots
  • Stakeholder engagement process: to identify and collaborate with community stakeholders, influencers, and opinion leaders to advocate for support and ownership of the community intervention.
  • Promote, provide educational resources on safe sex practices, and distribute male and female condoms and lubricants.
  • Mobilize and conduct targeted Mobile HIV Testing Services focusing on female sex workers.
  • Carry out immediate accompanied linkage and referral to prevention as well as treatment for HIV, STI, TB and other services to the one-stop shop, KP friendly health facilities and CART.
  • Conduct Adherence Counselling and Partner Notification Services for FSW.
  • Liaise with State Gender and Human Rights Response Team, to tackle cases of Human Rights Violations against FSW.
  • Collaborate and engage with SACA, SMOH, ministry of Education, ministry of women affairs, ministry of youths, LACA, and other State actors periodically towards serving the overall interest of the FSW in the state of implementation.
  • Provide referral for PMTCT services and other services as may be required.

Community Systems strengthening and Monitoring.

  • Provide support to community teams and case Managers to ensure quality of data and participate in quarterly data quality assurance meetings.
  • Provide regular feedback to FSW community members and participate in engagement with relevant stakeholders.
  • Provide community-based HIV services and referrals for FSW and their male partners.

Anticipated Period of Performance

The anticipated period of performance for NTHRIP grant is from April 1, 2024, to October 31, 2026. 

IV. Eligibility Criteria & Selection

To respond to this EOI, an FSW organization must meet all the following minimum eligibility criteria:

  • Must be locally registered as an NGO in Nigeria, whether faith-based, community-based or a national NGO.
  • Must have demonstrated experience in implementing services (biomedical, behavioral, and/or structural interventions related to HIV) for FSW group.
  • Must have current presence including and an office of operation in Anambra State.
  • Must disclose any conflict of interest: The applicant’s relationships, associations, activities, and interests should not create a conflict of interest that could prevent full impartiality in implementation of the grant activities.

Any organization that does not meet these minimum eligibility criteria will not be considered.

Applications will undergo a preliminary review for completeness and responsiveness. Incomplete applications, applications judged to be unresponsive to the EOI, and applications submitted after the due date and time will be considered ineligible and will NOT be considered for an award.

Note: Interested FSW NGOs may express their interest as a single NGO or as a “consortium.” Consortiums should select partners to complement the organizational strengths in providing a comprehensive cascade of HIV services to FSW in Anambra. Consortiums are when NGOs and/or community-based organizations (CBOs) team up with other organizations based on their areas of collective strength. If other NGOs are being brought into the consortium, then the strengths of each consortium member need to be detailed in the application. The lead for the consortium should be the lead applicant and as such will assume the overall financial and technical responsibility for any funds received as well as all risk for the funds that are sub-granted to other NGOs in the consortium.

V. Application Instructions

Applications should be no longer than 7 pages, excluding the budget and appendices, and include the following information:

 A. Organizational Background (2 pages maximum)

The applicant should briefly detail the following information in the organizational background section. This information can be presented in a table format if needed.

  • Name of the organization.
  • Contact person and full address (physical, postal, telephone and email).
  • Type of organization (NGO, CBO, or faith-based organization). Indicate if it is a membership organization.
  • Current geographical coverage (states, local government areas, wards, communities/hotspots).
  • Organizational vision, mission, goal, and objectives.
  • A list of current and recently completed HIV/AIDS projects. Please include for each project the technical and geographic areas of focus, the groups served, and numbers reached. Please emphasize any work that you have done related to FSW; HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment activities; human rights; stigma and discrimination; increasing health service access; gender; and gender-based violence.
  • Sources and funding levels for the last three years. Indicate if the sources are private/foundation or government (Global Fund, US, Nigeria, other).
  • Organizational structure and staffing/membership level.

If applying as a consortium, this information should be provided for the lead applicant/lead consortium member (clearly indicated) as well as each additional member organization in the consortium.

Technical Proposal (5 pages maximum)

Applicants should detail the following in the technical proposal:

  •  Technical Approach and Key Activities:

In this section applicants should describe in further detail the specific activities which they will conduct and the proposed approaches to ensure their success for the period of April 1, 2024 to October 31, 2026. Please take note of the following when developing this section:

  • While all approaches and activities proposed should fall within the parameters of the AHNI project objectives, applicants are encouraged to propose additional activities and innovative strategies not specifically mentioned in this Call for EOIs which may also address the objectives.
  • Applicants are not expected to address every activity under each objective in the SOW. Rather, applicants should focus on those activities and approaches which are most appropriate or applicable considering their current reach, mission, and capacity.
  • Applicants are expected to implement in Anambra states.
  • Applicants are to reach FSW and their male partners by this program.
  • Applicants should organize this section as follows:
  • Describe the overall technical approach to conducting activities, including what strategies the Applicant will utilize to ensure success. Where applicable, clearly indicate how strategies will differ based on the population or geographic region.
  •  List and describe activities according to the objectives. (Keep in mind applicants are not required to address both objectives and all activities within a specific objective. Applicants are free to target focus on a sub-set of activities.)
  •  List key stakeholders and service providers that the Applicant might collaborate with when conducting the activities (e.g., SACAs, clinics etc.).
  •  Provide the timeline for when each activity will be implemented.
  • Applicants are free to present the information above in narrative or table format.
  • Management Approach and Institutional Capabilities

Applicants should include the following in this section:

  • A description of the management structure that will ensure the successful implementation of the project.
  • Detail on how the applicant can rapidly start-up and launch their proposed activities.
  • A description of the staffing structure that will support these activities, including the specific duties for each staff.
  • Please include the CVs for senior technical staff who will work on this project as annex.
  • Monitoring and Evaluation Plan

Applicants should include the following in this section:

  • A description of how the applicant’s monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system will respond to the technical approach.
  • A description of how the applicant will use M&E data for continual project improvement.
  • Information on the applicant’s current capacity to collect and analyze data; and monitor and evaluate project performance.
  • A list of tools that are currently used for M&E.
  • Illustrative Budget (no page limit)

Applicants should prepare and submit a proposed budget in accordance with their proposed interventions for the period of April 1, 2024 to October 31, 2026.

 Annexes (no page limit)

The following annexes should be submitted with the application:

1. CVs for senior staff who will work on the project.

2. Certificate of Registration or Incorporation Papers

3. Audited Financial Statements, if available (if no recent audit has been conducted, a revenue and expense statement and balance sheet for previous financial year must be attached)

VII. Application Submission Process and Timeline

Questions on this Call for EOIs may be submitted to gf_advert@ahnigeria.org by 5 pm West African Time (WAT) by February 12, 2024. AHNI will respond by January February 15, 2024.

Completed application packages are due to AHNi by 5:00 pm WAT on February 21 , 2024. Applications must be submitted by email to gf_advert@ahnigeria.org  to be considered. Microsoft Word, Excel (for the budget) and Adobe Acrobat (PDF) files are all acceptable. Please do not include attachments over 15 MB.

In the subject line of the email, please indicate AHNi EOI – [insert name of your organization or consortium]”. Only one application may be submitted per organization or consortium.

Following the EOI review process AHNi may contact applicants with questions to clarify aspects of their applications.

DISCLAIMERS

  1. Applicants will not be reimbursed for the cost incurred in preparation and submission of an application. All preparation and submission costs are at the applicant’s expense.
    1. AHNi may cancel EOI and not award.
    1. AHNi may reject any or all responses received.
    1. Issuance of EOI does not constitute award commitment by AHNi.
    1. AHNi reserves the right to disqualify any offer based on applicant’s failure to follow EOI instructions
    1. AHNi reserves the right to independently negotiate with any applicant, or to issue award based on initial evaluation of offers without further discussion.
    1. AHNi may choose to award only part of the activities in the EOI, or issue multiple awards based on the solicitation activities.
    1. AHNi reserves the right to check an applicant’s donor references; and
    1. AHNi reserves the right to waive minor application deficiencies that can be corrected prior to award determination to promote competition.

CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST NOT AN OFFER

This call for EOI represents only a definition of requirements. It is merely an invitation for submission of applications and does not legally obligate AHNi to accept any of the submitted applications in whole or in part, nor is AHNi obligated to select the lowest priced application. AHNi has no contractual obligations with any applicants based upon issuance of this call for EOI. It is not an offer to contract. Only the execution of a written award shall obligate AHNi, in accordance with the terms and conditions contained in such award.

DISCUSSIONS AND AWARD

AHNi reserves the right to seek clarifications, enter discussions or negotiations, or to make award on initial submissions without discussions or negotiations of any kind. AHNi reserves the right to exclude any applicant from further consideration at any time, including after discussions or negotiations have been entered.

FALSE STATEMENTS IN OFFER

Applicants must provide full, accurate and complete information as required by this call for EOI. At any time that AHNi determines that an applicant has provided false statements in the EOI, AHNi may reject the EOI without further consideration. The language version of this call for EOI and any resulting award shall govern, and all notices pursuant to the provisions of this call for EOI and any resulting award shall be in English.

RESERVED RIGHTS

• All call for EOI responses become the property of AHNi, AHNi reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any offer based on applicant failure to follow solicitation instructions

• AHNi reserves the right to waive any deviations by applicants from the requirements of this call for EOI that in AHNi opinion are considered not to be material defects requiring rejection or disqualification; or where such a waiver will promote increased competition

• Extend the time for submission of all call for EOI responses after notification to all applicants

• Terminate or modify the call for EOI process at any time and re-issue the call for EOI

• AHNi reserves the right to issue an award based on the initial evaluation of offers without discussion

• Award only part of the activities in the call for EOI or issue multiple awards based on call for EOI activities.

• At the conclusion of the evaluation process, any selected organization will be required to complete a Financial Pre-Award Assessment in order for AHNi to ascertain that the organization has the capacity to perform successfully under the terms and conditions of the proposed grant. As part of the Pre-Award Assessment process the firm will also be requested to submit their incorporated papers, certificate of registration and/or Tax ID number (TIN), audit reports and/or financial statements. Applicants may be asked to submit additional documentation to illustrate that the organization has the financial capacity to implement the grant. Site visits may be conducted by AHNi staff to evaluate the organization in these areas.

CERTIFICATION OF INDEPENDENT PRICE DETERMINATION

(a) The applicant certifies that--

1) The prices in this EOI have been arrived at independently, without, for the purpose of restricting competition, any consultation, communication, or agreement with any other applicant, including but not limited to subsidiaries or other entities in which applicant has any ownership or other interests, or any competitor relating to (i) those prices, (ii) the intention to submit an offer, or (iii) the methods or factors used to calculate the prices offered; 2) The prices in this application have not been and will not be knowingly disclosed by the applicant, directly or indirectly, to any other applicant, including but not limited to subsidiaries or other entities in which applicant has any ownership or other interests, or any competitor before bid opening (in the case of a sealed bid solicitation) or contract award (in the case of a negotiated or competitive call for EOI) unless otherwise required by law; and

3) No attempt has been made or will be made by the applicant to induce any other concern or individual to submit or not to apply for the purpose of restricting competition or influencing the competitive environment.

(b) Each signature on the application (if any) is a certification by the signatory that the signatory--

1)   Is the person in the applicant's organization responsible for determining the prices being offered in this application, and that the signatory has not participated and will not participate in any action contrary to subparagraphs (a)(1) through (a)(3) above; or

2)      Has been authorized, in writing, to act as agent for the principals of the applicant in certifying that those principals have not participated and will not participate in any action contrary to subparagraphs (a)(1) through (a)(3) above.

3)     As an authorized agent, does certify that the principals of the applicant have not participated, and will not participate, in any action contrary to subparagraphs (a)(1) through (a)(3) above.

4)   As an agent, has not personally participated, and will not participate, in any action contrary to subparagraphs (a)(1) through (a)(3) above.

(c)   Applicant understands and agrees that:

1) violation of this certification will result in immediate disqualification from this call for EOI without recourse and may result in disqualification from future solicitations; and

2) discovery of any violation after award to the applicant will result in the termination of the award for default.

WITHDRAWALS OF EXPRESSIONS OF INTERESTS

Applicants may withdraw EOIs by written notice via email received at any time before award. EOIs may be withdrawn in person by an applicant or his/her authorized representative if the representative’s identity is made known and the representative signs a receipt for the proposal before award.

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Grant to Implement HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment Activities for Female Sex Workers (FSW) in Anambra State of Nigeria NOTICE: Bidder’s Questions • AHNi will accept requests for clarification s...

ACE -5
Akwa Ibom
Posted 1 month 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 (FHI 360) 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 following position:

TECHNICAL ASSISTANT-M&E: will be engaged to support planning, review and implementation of core M&E activities with the view of ensuring highest data quality for evidence-based decision making and program improvement across ACE supported facilities. S/He will support coordination and oversight functions on strengthening health information systems through strategic information processes and innovations at the state level and across AHNi supported facilities and in line with PEPFAR and USAID guidelines. Provide support to sites in the state, including interacting with site Program Managers, M&E focal points, M&E officers of SACA/SASCP, other Implementing Agencies and local research groups on needs and ensuring that these parties understand and can support these requirements. Also, s/he will work with program and technical staff to support the correct implementation and use of monitoring and evaluation tools, and adherence to complete, correct and timely reporting, ensuring that the quality of program/project activities adheres to SOPs by supporting the development and implementation of appropriate mechanisms to ensure quality.

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • MBBS/MD, BSc/BA in Statistics, Pharmacy, Microbiology, Physiology or other health-related degrees with 1-year post-NYSC work experience.
  • Master’s degree in public health, Health Informatics, Epidemiology, or other relevant disciplines will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for Global Health Initiatives.

Method of application: Interested and Qualified candidates should forward a suitability statement (application) and resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to:  AHNi-M&EJobs@ahnigeria.org

Vacancy closes: Friday February 02, 2024

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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Job CategoryFixed Term

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...

ACE -5
Akwa Ibom
Posted 1 month 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 (FHI 360) 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 following position:

TECHNICAL OFFICER – COMPREHENSIVE HIV/TB PROGRAM: The Technical Officer-CHTB will provide technical support at the state level to implement high quality care, treatment and support activities with primary focus on technical areas of comprehensive TB and HIV/AIDS programs including laboratory, pharmacy, logistics, prevention, care, treatment, TB, RMNCH, mitigation, monitoring and evaluation. S/He will also provide support with technical leadership and engage with stakeholders and as approved, represent the organization at stakeholder events.

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • MB.BS/MD/PhD or similar degree with 2 to 4 years of progressive relevant experience in managing comprehensive TB and HIV programs in resource-constrained settings.
  • Or MPH or MS/MA in relevant degree with 1 to 2 years of progressive relevant experience in managing comprehensive TB and HIV programs in resource constrained settings.
  • Or BS/BA in pharmacy, microbiology, health sciences, monitoring and evaluation, public health or in relevant degree with 2 to 5 years of progressive relevant experience in managing comprehensive TB and HIV programs in resource constrained settings.

Method of application: Interested and Qualified candidates should forward a suitability statement (application) and resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to:  AHNi-PCTJobs@ahnigeria.org

Vacancy closes: Friday February 02, 2024

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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Job CategoryFixed Term

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...

Global Fund - GC7
Abuja
Posted 1 month 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 (FHI 360) 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 following position:

SENIOR TECHNICAL ADVISOR-MONITORING & EVALUATION: The STA-M&E is responsible for the design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation for the AHNi GC7 project.  S/he will work with other senior staff at the HQ office to provide oversight role over sub-recipients to ensure that monitoring and evaluation activities are appropriate and meet the donor and project’s M&E needs and requirements. 

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership to the assigned zonal offices and field level M&E program, vide overall guidance on program/project monitoring and evaluation and on Global Fund and Government of Nigeria reporting requirements.
  • Provide oversight technical support to the designated zones including interacting with zonal M&E lead, Program Managers, Implementing Agencies and local research groups on needs and ensuring that locally employed Monitoring and Evaluation staff, consultants and AHNI partners understand and can support these requirements.
  • Manage the Global Fund M&E reporting cycle to ensure high quality and complete datasets are sent on a periodic basis, or when required.
  • Work with local partners to develop their project monitoring and evaluation plans and support the correct implementation and use of routine data collection tools.
  • Conduct monthly routine monitoring visits to project sites and provide supportive supervision.
  • On a monthly basis, ensure that high quality analyzed facility-level data is disseminated to relevant staff at facilities and decision-makers. Ensure that data is used to highlight important programmatic gaps and coordinate with facility management and other departments in addressing these gaps.
  • Coordinate regular data quality assessments, undertaken in a participatory manner, with facility staff and ensure the completeness, consistency and validity of routine data.
  • Provide the strategic guidance, vision, and management for successful monitoring and evaluation of project.
  • Work closely with subsequent key personnel and supervises M&E staff and ensures the strategic and functional integration of all M&E activities as well as active collaboration with donors, other implementers, and local counterparts.
  • S/he oversees M&E activities, provides technical direction and support and ensures results for project activities.
  • Develops and directly contributes to the development and implementation of M&E tools and systems to improve ability to collect, interpret and aggregate data that demonstrate impact and program accountability and progress.
  • Develops and supports the design and implementation of baseline, mid-term and end of project evaluations, surveys and other components of the program’s M&E system.
  • Provides M&E technical advice to programs, projects, including staffing and resource allocation to M&E.
  • Develops high quality quantitative and qualitative methods and participatory methodologies to monitor program quality for performance and results.
  • Provide technical support in evaluation research (including sampling strategies, analysis and presentation of data) to the local research groups
  • Participate in project assessments, evaluations and design teams.
  • Document lessons learned and best practices in monitoring and evaluation, according to donors’ guidelines.
  • Represent AHNI and makes presentations at professional meetings and conferences related to Monitoring and Evaluation research.
  • Remain informed of current issues regarding Monitoring and Evaluation of programs in the HIV/AIDS/STI fields by review of current literature; is alert to any implication of such research for project and program activities.
  • Help ensure that the quality of program/project activities adheres to SOPs by supporting the development and implementation of appropriate mechanisms to ensure quality of all Global Health program interventions.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of the computerized data capture of program activities and provides technical assistance and training to the staff at the AHNi office responsible for data entry and management.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Knowledge of health and development programs in developing countries in general and Nigeria specifically
  • Knowledge and experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for Global Health Initiatives
  • Knowledge of health, reproductive health or HIV/AIDS/STI/TB programming in developing countries
  • Knowledge of Nigerian clinical setting, including government and non-government settings
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infections.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants and recipients of assistance.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication
  • Well-developed computer skills
  • Ability to travel within Nigeria 25% time.

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • MB.BS/MD/PHD or similar degree with 3 to 5 years relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for Global Health Initiatives
  • Or MPH or MS/MA in relevant degree with 5 to 7 years relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for Global Health Initiatives
  • BS/BA in statistics, pharmacy, microbiology, monitoring and evaluation or in relevant degree with 7 to 9 years relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for Global Health Initiatives
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems 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:  AHNi-M&EJobs@ahnigeria.org

Vacancy closes: Friday February 02, 2024

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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Job CategoryFixed Term

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...

ACE -5
Akwa Ibom
Posted 1 month 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 (FHI 360) 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 following position:

TECHNICAL OFFICER – COMPREHENSIVE HIV/TB PROGRAM: The Technical Officer-CHTB will provide technical support at the state level to implement high quality care, treatment and support activities with primary focus on technical areas of comprehensive TB and HIV/AIDS programs including laboratory, pharmacy, logistics, prevention, care, treatment, TB, RMNCH, mitigation, monitoring and evaluation. S/He will also provide support with technical leadership and engage with stakeholders and as approved, represent the organization at stakeholder events.

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • MB.BS/MD/PhD or similar degree with 2 to 4 years of progressive relevant experience in managing comprehensive TB and HIV programs in resource-constrained settings.
  • Or MPH or MS/MA in relevant degree with 1 to 2 years of progressive relevant experience in managing comprehensive TB and HIV programs in resource constrained settings.
  • Or BS/BA in pharmacy, microbiology, health sciences, monitoring and evaluation, public health or in relevant degree with 2 to 5 years of progressive relevant experience in managing comprehensive TB and HIV programs in resource constrained settings.

Method of application: Interested and Qualified candidates should forward a suitability statement (application) and resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to:  AHNi-PCTJobs@ahnigeria.org

Vacancy closes: Wednesday January 31, 2024

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

Job Features

Job CategoryFixed Term

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...

ACE -5
Akwa Ibom
Posted 1 month 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 (FHI 360) 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 following position:

TECHNICAL ASSISTANT-M&E: will be engaged to support planning, review and implementation of core M&E activities with the view of ensuring highest data quality for evidence-based decision making and program improvement across ACE supported facilities. S/He will support coordination and oversight functions on strengthening health information systems through strategic information processes and innovations at the state level and across AHNi supported facilities and in line with PEPFAR and USAID guidelines. Provide support to sites in the state, including interacting with site Program Managers, M&E focal points, M&E officers of SACA/SASCP, other Implementing Agencies and local research groups on needs and ensuring that these parties understand and can support these requirements. Also, s/he will work with program and technical staff to support the correct implementation and use of monitoring and evaluation tools, and adherence to complete, correct and timely reporting, ensuring that the quality of program/project activities adheres to SOPs by supporting the development and implementation of appropriate mechanisms to ensure quality.

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • MBBS/MD, BSc/BA in Statistics, Pharmacy, Microbiology, Physiology or other health-related degrees with 1-year post-NYSC work experience.
  • Master’s degree in public health, Health Informatics, Epidemiology, or other relevant disciplines will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for Global Health Initiatives.

Method of application: Interested and Qualified candidates should forward a suitability statement (application) and resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to:  AHNi-M&EJobs@ahnigeria.org

Vacancy closes: Wednesday January 31, 2024

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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Job CategoryFixed Term

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...

ACEBAY
Adamawa
Posted 1 month 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 (FHI 360) 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 following position:

COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST: The Communications Specialist will support the ‘Accelerating Control of the HIV Epidemic in Nigeria project (ACE – 1) project by managing all internal and external communications of the project and representing the project to external audiences. H/She should possess exceptional public speaking and writing skills. H/She is expected to be a strategic thinker with meticulous attention to detail, working well under pressure, and meeting deadlines. H/She should be able to write, compile publications, plan events and prepare advocacy briefs. H/She will be responsible for developing quality and visually appealing presentations, content management for AHNi website and Social Media channels, communication materials through graphic design and web optimization solutions. The successful candidate must possess excellent organizational skills and ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds and experiences.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the development and implementation of internal and external communications strategies for the organization.
  • Support maintenance of social media platforms, databases, and knowledge management systems
  • Provide support towards content development for AHNi ACE – 1. Assist in the production of day-to-day content across all AHNi’s communications platforms, focusing on newsletter and digital content, website articles, blogs, press releases and updates and content for social media.
  • In coordination with all AHNi projects, develop regular communication material highlighting ACE - 1 activities and achievements and/or engagements.
  • Assist in rolling out media events such as press conferences/media briefings, external interviews with media houses, campaigns, etc.
  • Draft, translate and disseminate media products (media advisories, press releases, brief notes, etc.).
  • Development of communication materials for marketing and awareness-raising campaigns, including briefing materials and press releases in coordination with the ACE – 1 project management team and AHNi Senior leadership.
  • Review of reference materials, identification of reference materials for retention. Maintenance of information database and photo library.
  • Take part in communication activities including information campaigns where applicable (World AIDS Day, etc.)
  • In collaboration with other Program team, assist in identifying and drafting success stories and compiling lessons learnt.
  • Assist in implementing social media strategy and campaign, including content development, dialogue monitoring as well as feedback collection.
  • Updating and maintaining online platforms, support design of content including graphic designs for digital distribution.
  • Content development and design of high-quality Information Education and Communication (IEC) materials, factsheets, and other publications.
  • Deliver creative infographics and technical solutions for print, electronic and animated presentations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of and experience with strategic communication on HIV prevention, care and treatment.
  • Brand management and ability to create new ideas, products, including creative contributions.
  • Exceptional creative and adaptive writing skills that cuts across writing and review of program reports, success stories, advocacy briefs and preparation of scene setters.
  • Design and graphics skill and ability to represent program results with graphics, messaging to diverse audiences, identification of the best suited communication channels based on target audience, and dissemination techniques and methods.
  • Ability to work in a team under tight deadlines in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment.
  • Very good mastery of English. Ability to understand and communicate in Hausa, Kanuri and Fulfulde will be an added advantage.
  • Proficient in the use of computer applications related to the tasks.
  • Highly proficient in Adobe Illustrator.
  • Experience working with local NGOs, INGOs and government bodies would be an advantage.
  • Ability to pay meticulous attention to detail.

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • Minimum of BA/MA/MSc in Communications, or Business Computing, with Public Health Bias.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience working in a similar role with a local or International Organization.
  • Industry’s certification and membership.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Method of application: Interested and Qualified candidates should forward a suitability statement (application) and resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to:  AHNi-HRJobs@ahnigeria.org

Vacancy closes: Wednesday January 31, 2024

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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Job CategoryFixed Term

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...

Global Fund - GC7
Anambra
Posted 2 months ago

Grade Level: Consultancy

Location: Anambra

Duration: 9 months with possibility of extension (based on performance)

No of Consultants: 1

Commencement Date: 22nd January 2024

Supervisor: Clinical Specialist - OSS

Background

Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is a non-profit organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting global health and economic initiatives in Nigeria. It was established as indigenous organizational, registered in 2009 with its headquarter in Abuja, and presence in the four geopolitical regions of Nigeria.  It aims to provide technical assistance to the government and people of Nigeria in the implementation of public health and development programs.

The Global Fund Grant Cycle (GC7) is to ensure a coordinated and intensive effort to scale up the prevention, identification, and treatment of HIV in both general and key populations in Anambra state. The focus will be on facility and community-based approaches to reach epidemic control, and in addition, ensure improvement in the coverage of pregnant women on ART as well as target KP and AGYW programs.

Hence, the consultant will support the implementation of the GC7 grant at the one-stop shop.

Key roles:

The services of the consultant will include but not limited to the following:

  • Dispense Antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) and other medication in line with approved regimens and standards.
  • Providing medication-related counselling, including reinforcing adherence and advising on potential   side effects and drug interactions
  • Working with providers and clients to identify, manage, and report adverse drug reactions and drug interactions.
  • Contributing to decision making on treatment and care for individual clients
  • Ensure Good Pharmaceutical Practice (GPP) and standards in the OSS.
  • Monitor ARV and other drug (STIs, OIs, etc.) stock levels at the community level and communicate with the project team for re-stocking.
  • Contribute to forecasting /quantification of health commodities and monitoring of drug distributions in the OSS.
  • Oversee drug logistics i.e., stock-taking, proper drug storage, drug stock out in health facilities and monitor the effectiveness of the pull system.
  • Oversee quality assurance systems at the facility level by close monitoring of prescription patterns, ensuring proper documentation, side effects monitoring (pharmacovigilance) and reducing dispensing errors.

Recruitments:

  • University Degree in Bachelors of Pharmacy (B.Pharm) or Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D) with 2 - 3 years post qualification experience in HIV/AID programs
  • Experience in supporting Supply Chain processes and information flows.
  • Experience working with Key populations is essential.
  • Work experience in logistics, preferably in an NGO setting.
  • Fluency in English; excellent communication and report writing skills required.
  • Ability to use key computing applications e g MS Office Suite etc and knowledge of different databases (DHIS or NMRS) is a plus.

Method of Application:

Interested and qualified candidates should send their detailed Resume and a one-page Cover Letter as one (1) MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to the “Pharmacy Unit” via: GC7Advert@ahnigeria.org using their Full Name, the Job Title and Location as the subject of the mail. (e.g., “OKEY MUSA ADEOYE, Logistics Technician - Lagos”).

Deadline for submission of application is 16th January 2024.

Note:

  • Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers.
  • Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. AHNI is an equal-opportunity employer (EOE)
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job Features

Job CategoryConsultant

Grade Level: Consultancy Location: Anambra Duration: 9 months with possibility of extension (based on performance) No of Consultants: 1 Commencement Date: 22nd January 2024 Supervisor: Clinical Specia...