Assistant Technical Officer – PMTCT/Pediatrics

Global Fund - GC7
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:

ASSISTANT TECHNICAL OFFICER – PMTCT & PEDIATRICS: will be responsible for providing technical support to all HIV-related prevention, care and treatment activities for children, adolescents, pregnant and breastfeeding women. S/he will support interventions related to integrated services for triple elimination of HIV, Hepatitis and Syphilis among pregnant women, retention and early infant diagnosis. The successful candidate will provide technical support to ensure facilities provide integrated and holistic PMTCT and Pediatrics care and treatment, provide support for quality pediatric HIV care including diagnosis and management of Opportunistic Infections, ARV Optimization, and monitoring children on ART for drug resistance. The ATO will also coordinate facility and community level strategies to ensure tracking mother baby pairs, and adherence and retention activities for children on ART and provide technical support in viral load testing, monitoring and coverage for children on ART as well as pregnant and breastfeeding women.

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • Medical Degree (MD, MBBS, Nursing, Public Health), with 2-3 years of proven experience in implementation of PMTCT programs.
  • Master of Public Health (MPH) is an added advantage.
  • Experience in providing mentorship and training.
  • Self-motivated and demonstrated success in building effective programs in resource-limited settings.
  • Extensive clinical experience in care of HIV infected adults, pregnant and breastfeeding women in resource limited settings.

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: Friday July 12, 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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