Program Assistant

Posted 1 year 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:

PROGRAM ASSISTANT: will provide programmatic and administrative support to the project Offices. Contribute to the design, planning, budgeting, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting of facility and community-based target driven activities focused on demand creation for uptake of HIV/AIDS services and quality service provision/delivery within the state or LGAs. Ensure adequate and timely activity implementation through periodic work plan review, processing memos, fund requests, monitoring of expenditure and initiating corrective actions to mitigate financial risk to the organization and adherence to donor and organizational policies and guidelines. Maintain program monitoring checklists and budget tracking tools to effectively supervise deliverables and burn rate of community-based target driven activities in the implementation of high-quality HIV/AIDS services at state, cluster and LGA levels; based on approved workplan. Facilitate filing of accurate documentation and maintain a database of all ad-hoc staff and program implementation resources. Support in the review, collation and submission of routine (weekly, bi-weekly, monthly and quarterly) progress reports from the field teams including capturing of success stories in line with project and donor guidelines. Support the review of financial and programmatic reports on project deliverables to ensure compliance with donor and organizational policies and reporting timelines. Develop and maintain an efficient filing and tracking system for the project including minutes of meetings.

Minimum Recruitment Standards

  • BS/BA in Public Health, Business Administration or Health Sciences with 2-3 years relevant experience with development programs
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.

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: Thursday 30th 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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