Call for Application: Technical Associates (15 positions)

Global Fund - GC7
Anambra
Posted 5 months ago

Grade Level: Consultancy

Location: Anambra

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

No of Consultants: 15

Commencement Date: 22nd January 2024

Supervisor: Clusters Leads

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:

  • Lead the LGA teams, to efficiently implement program strategies relating to HIV prevention, care, and treatment in communities & non-ESM sites.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with relevant community structures to facilitate the implementation of HIV epidemic response activities.
  • Ensure optimization of service delivery at supported health facilities within designated LGAs
  • Support the provision of integrated HIV, TB, and other medical services at the community level.
  • Ensure HIV testing services are provided at community service delivery points and high yield hotspots.
  • Facilitate the transition of clients identified in the community to the facility.
  • Facilitate diagnosis of advanced HIV disease and linkage to the appropriate treatment services
  • Strengthen effective referrals and linkages between facility and community structures.
  • Perform routine monitoring and data review with team members and improve the overall usage of data for decision-making.
  • Ensure appropriate documentation in service registers.
  • Carry out other tasks as assigned.

Recruitments:

  • Bachelor’s degree in health sciences or related fields
  • 2-3 years post-NYSC experience in implementation of HIV/TB programs
  • Knowledge of Global Fund process is an added advantage.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system is highly desirable.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to function effectively in multi-disciplinary teams to produce excellent results under pressure.
  • 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 “PCT Unit” via: gf_advert@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.

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