Senior Technical Officer-Prevention, Care & Treatment

Global Fund
Anambra (Onitsha)
Posted 9 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. AHNi is an allied organization to Family Health International (FHI360) with co-existing and mutually supportive interest in advancing the collective goals of the people and communities served. AHNi currently has its headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria.

To strengthen our operations and interventions in the country, we are seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:

SENIOR TECHNICAL OFFICER-PREVENTION, CARE & TREATMENT: Will provide technical support to implement integrated high-quality family focused HIV Prevention, care, support and treatment services for the General Population (GP) and Key Population (KP) [FSW, MSM, PWID] with primary focus on clinical management of HIV/AIDS and community HIV care services. The successful candidate will provide technical leadership and support related to clinical management of HIV/AIDS strategies and approaches in implementation of programs for the GP and KP, work with relevant stakeholders to coordinate the design and implementation of facility-based programs in relation to clinical management of HIV/AIDS, including the use of Anti-retroviral treatment, TB HIV services integration, PMTCT, KP services, care and support. S/he will work with relevant staff and partners to coordinate the design and implementation of community-based programs in relation to community HTS, PMTCT, and KP services including optimizing HIV case finding and linkage to care at supported health facilities and/or KP One-Stop-Shops (OSS). S/he will also liaise with partners implementing community programs for the GP and KP to optimize community-facility linkage of clients identified to be HIV positive and retention to care and treatment and provide technical leadership to build the capacity of local partners and state government counterparts to provide treatment, care and support programs for the GPs and KPs in communities and facilities including OSS and create effective community-facility linkages.

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • MB.BS/MD or similar degree with 3 to 5 years of progressive relevant experience in clinical care with a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS with provision of HTS, PMTCT, anti-retroviral therapy (ART), TB HIV collaboration, care and support in resource constrained settings.
  • Possession of an MPH or post graduate degree in a related field is an advantage.
  • Experience in project development with proven experience in the planning and facilitation of training is required.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems 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 6th September 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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