Senior Program Officer

Global Fund - GC7
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:

SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER: The Senior Program Officer provides support to the GF portfolio to coordinate the work of the AHNI/Nigeria field offices. S/he will support program planning, design, review and monitoring of the program implemented at the state level, support the coordination of AHNi-GF HIV/AIDS activities within donor guidelines and regulations and assist in strengthening a system of reporting strategies, subproject documents, work plans and budgets at the country office, state and SR levels. S/he will support program planning and formulation of implementation strategies to improve project implementation and burn rate at the country office, zonal and SR level, support the provision of programmatic assistance to states, SRs and partners in HIV/AIDS/KP activities in the assigned zones and support the monitoring of the GF project activities at the state level.

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • BS/BA degree in Public Health, Business Administration, Health Sciences, behavioral sciences or its equivalent.
  • 5 – 7 years’ experience working in development programs at community level with at least 3-5 years’ experience with HIV/AIDS program planning and implementation working with public and NGO sectors required.
  • Or MBBS degree or MS/MA/MPH degree or its recognized equivalent with 3-5 years’ working experience in HIV/AIDS intervention program.
  • Knowledge of major donor policies (USAID, Global Fund) as well as international not-for- profit organizations
  • Good stakeholder engagement, community mobilization and advocacy skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, especially in terms of reporting.

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: Friday 12th January 2024

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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