Deputy Director – Technical

ACE
Akwa Ibom
Posted 4 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 programs, education, research, and livelihoods initiatives in Nigeria. USAID funded Accelerating Control of the HIV Epidemic in Nigeria (ACE) is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:

DEPUTY DIRECTOR – TECHNICAL: will be responsible for technical leadership of the program, ensuring the implementation of high-quality, evidence-based interventions, and managing a team of senior technical staff and sub-partners to ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all activities and products generated under the project. S/He will be responsible for coordinating and overseeing the quality of all technical activities, providing direction, feedback, and support to ensure success. Ensure program adherence to internationally accepted technical norms and standards of practices. Provide input into and assure that all donor reporting requirements on program impact are met and assist implementing partners/grantees in setting up reporting and tracking systems to provide such information in an efficient and timely manner.

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • A Master’s degree or higher in Public Health, Epidemiology or a related field is required (PEPFAR experience preferred).
  • At least eight years’ experience working as a senior level manager in a public health program in a developing country.
  • In-depth technical knowledge and experience in all components of the HIV/AIDS program including Prevention, Treatment, Care & Support, PMTCT, HIV/TB, OVCs as well as cross-cutting areas like HSS, M&E, Gender etc.
  • Progressive experience with HIV prevention, treatment and/or care and support programming including design, implementation, monitoring and reporting of activities of similar size and complexity in Nigeria or a similar setting.
  • Demonstrated supervisory skills and ability to work well in a team.
  • Demonstrated experience implementing and managing programs in resource constrained countries.
  • Demonstrated experience producing quality English-language communications products, such as progress reports, case studies, and research protocols.
  • Experience interacting with developing country government, international organization, other bilateral donor and civil society representatives, and senior level government officials.
  • At least three years of experience working with USG cooperative agreements or contracts in senior program management capacity.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and sustain professional relationships with civil society organizations and host country government counterparts.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems, international donor organizations, NGOs and CBOs is required.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments 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: Friday 20th June 2022

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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