Program Officer

Global Fund - GC7
Abuja, 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:

PROGRAM OFFICER: will provide support in program planning, design, review and the monitoring of AHNI/GF project implementation at the field level. H/She will provide programmatic, technical and financial support to implement high quality intervention and related activities with primary focus on clinical care and public health management at the state levels. The PO will support and coordinate AHNI activities within donor guidelines and regulations, assist in strengthening a system of reporting strategies, subproject documents, work plans and budgets, support the development of program strategies, subproject documents, work plans and budgets, support the provision of programmatic assistance to local AHNI partners in programming HIV/AIDS activities in the state and support the desk review of key SOs documents (state MOUs, organizational chart, budget, workplan, M&E, administrative and financials). Also, s/he will work with their supervisor to oversee capacity building activities for local implementing Agencies (IAs) in the focus states.

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, Business Administration, Sciences, Health Sciences or behavioral sciences.
  • 5-7 years working experience in development & humanitarian programs at the community level with at least 3-5 years’ experience with HIV/AIDS program planning and implementation working with public and NGO sectors required.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain good working report with staff and other AHNI partners is required.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, especially in terms of reporting is required.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs, CBOs and IDP intervention is an added advantage.

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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