Assistant Technical Officer

Posted 7 months 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 following positions:

ASSISTANT TECHNICAL OFFICER: Under the Supervision of the Technical Officer, the Assistant Technical Officer will work with the state-level staff & government counterparts in assigned facilities to provide support and guidance on implementation of high-quality HIV/AIDS, PMTCT and TB/HIV intervention, monitoring and evaluation activities and on donor and Government of Nigeria reporting requirements. The ATO will assist the Technical Officer in providing technical support at the facility level to implement high quality care, treatment, and support activities with primary focus on HIV/AIDS programs, including correct implementation, monitoring and evaluation of ACEBAY’s activities through adherence to timely documentation and reporting of activities. S/He will support the optimization of ART service delivery at the various LGAs and track ART coverage of service provided in the various LGAs of service delivery at ACE-supported facilities to minimize missed opportunities, provide technical assistance to ad hoc staff, clinical mentors and facility focal persons on HIV/TB, PrEP, HIVST, Viral load sample collection, GBV and cervical cancer screening and monitor progress towards USAID targets through routine monitoring, monthly data validation and quarterly DQA in assigned facility. The ATO will also support the STO-PCT/TBHIV to share progress report during daily SRMs, weekly DRM and during quarterly TWGs with GoN and other stakeholders.

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • MB.BS or similar degree with 3 to 5 years relevant experience in clinical care with a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS with provision of PMTCT and anti-retroviral therapy (ART) in resource constrained settings including familiarity with northern Nigeria M&E context and locations.
  • Or BSc. Nursing, Public health, Pharmacy, or other closely related field with 3-5 years relevant experience.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of Nigerian clinical setting and project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation, including government and non-government settings.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political, and ethical issues surrounding HIV infections.

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: Tuesday, 4th December 2023

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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