Senior Technical Officer-KP/Harm Reduction

Global Fund - GC7
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:

SENIOR TECHNICAL OFFICER – KP/HARM REDUCTION: will provide technical support to implement high quality care, treatment, and support activities with primary focus on clinical management of HIV/AIDS including provision of Anti-retroviral therapy (ART), coordinate the design and implementation of components related to screening, diagnosis and management of viral hepatitis and harm reduction interventions, for Key and priority population. S/he will provide technical leadership in developing strategies and interventions to improve the quality of HIV programming and service delivery for Key and Priority Populations, provide technical assistance in the delivery of comprehensive community-based HIV prevention services, expand and improve testing services for Key Populations working with community-based organizations in the state and provide technical assistance in the delivery of community and facility-based Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) and Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) to KPs. S/he will also lead harm reduction interventions for persons who use drugs, including needle-syringe program in the state.

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • MB.BS/MD/PharmD/PHD/MPH or similar degree with 5 to 7 years progressive experience working in the health or development field in Nigeria.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in care and treatment for HIV/AIDS especially with key population programs.
  • Possession of an MPH or post graduate degree in a related field is an advantage.
  • Proven experience in project development, planning and facilitating technical training.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs 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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