Associate Director-Programs

Global Fund - GC7
Anambra
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.

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:

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR – PROGRAMS: The Associate Director-Programs is part of the state management team for GC7 in Anambra state. S/he reports to the STA-PCT/State Team Lead on the handling of project operations including budget, and overall program management in the State. S/he will support the State Team Lead to provide program oversight, design, planning, implementation, monitoring, and reporting of the interventions implemented by AHNi-GC7 and its partners in Anambra State. S/he is accountable for proper use of all resources entrusted to AHNi-GC7 and its partners, liaise with government stakeholders, implementing partners and other programs within the state for collaboration and synergy. Identify issues and risks related to program implementation in a timely manner and suggest appropriate program adjustments. Manage diverse teams in complex environments, and deliver results within agreed timelines, and ensure activities meet stated goals and reporting requirements. S/He is responsible for providing strong leadership, coordinate, monitor, track and report project progress and performances within the triple constraints of project implementation for enhanced output and outcome and consequent achievement of project goal and objectives in the State. Also, s/he will provide programmatic assistance to local partners in programming and integrated clinical services activities, build the capacity of Staff on national procedures and project management tools and techniques and guiding implementation in compliance with all requirements and prepare formal evaluation of assigned employees’ performance as scheduled and required.

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • MBBS/MD/PHD or similar degree with 5-7 years relevant experience with international development programs which includes 5 years’ experience with HIV/AIDS program planning and implementation at the community or state level working with public and NGO sectors.
  • MS/MA in social science, public health, Business Administration or related field, MPH preferred, and a minimum of 7-9 years relevant experience with international development programs which includes 7 years’ experience with HIV/AIDS program planning and implementation at the community or state level working with public and NGO sectors.
  • Or BS/BA in social science, public health, Business Administration or related field, with a minimum of 9 – 11 years relevant experience with international development programs which includes 7 years’ experience with HIV/AIDS program planning and implementation at the community or state level working with public and NGO sectors.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems, international donor organizations, NGOs and CBOs 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-ProgMgtJobs@ahnigeria.org

Vacancy closes: Tuesday 5th 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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