Program Assistant

Global Fund - GC7
Anambra Office (X1), Awka Cluster (X1), Nnewi Cluster (X1), Onitsha Cluster (X1)
Posted 6 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:

PROGRAM ASSISTANT: Will ensure implementation and tracking of GF approved activities in the quarterly workplan delineated for the clusters, maintain detailed ad-hoc staff/volunteer & stakeholder database which must be updated on monthly basis and maintain complete list of all onboarding documentations and acknowledged offer Letters of ad-hoc staff within the cluster. He/she will support to ensure all activities implemented are well managed and retired according to established accounting policies and procedures, assist to track the submission of monthly fund requests and monthly/quarterly project as well as program narrative report from the clusters. The Program Assistant will assist in analyzing ad-hoc human resource accountability matrixes and transmit it to the central team through a comprehensive report, support to identify evolving cluster operational needs, prepare budgets and justifications for budgetary adjustment requests.

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • B.Sc. or HND in any relevant discipline; with 2 to 5 post NYSC experience in Program/project management.
  • A minimum of 2 years post NYSC relevant experience in Program or Project Management of Public Health programs.
  • Possession of a post graduate degree in a related field is an added advantage. 
  • Good knowledge of Report Writing, activity budgeting, activity tracking with set timelines.
  • Good working knowledge and proven skill in the use of Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Internet Browsing, etc.).
  • Ability to multitask and set priorities to deliver on urgent tasks.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Work independently with initiative to manage high volume workflow.
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs is highly desirable.

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 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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