Technical Assistant- Pediatric HIV & PMTCT

Posted 11 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:

TECHNICAL ASSISTANT-PEDIATRIC HIV & PMTCT: will engage directly with GoN staff and the field teams to drive implementation of prevention, care, and treatment activities within the confines of Enhanced Site Management at the facility and community level with focus on optimizing pediatric HIV care and PMTCT services. The successful candidate will provide technical assistance visits to all supported facilities across the State providing mentorship/supervision to concerned health workers on pediatric ART and PMTCT/RH activities, thereby building their capacity for quality care delivery in the above-mentioned thematic areas. Provide technical and programmatic support to implement high-quality pediatric ART and PMTCT services in line with the national treatment guidelines and international best practices, and work towards achieving program targets for supported facilities, conduct site mentorship of Clinical Associates on PMTCT, pediatric ART, TB/HIV in comprehensive sites where their services are rendered and participate in programmatic designs of activities / projects related to clinical management of pediatric HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, RH/FP, TB-HIV, and integrated medical services with full participation in work plan development and generation of memos and budgets for these activities.

Minimum Recruitment Standards

  • MB.BS/MD/PHD or similar degree with 5 to 7 years relevant experience with at least 5 years progressive experience working in the health or development field in Nigeria.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in care and treatment for HIV/AIDS especially with ARV program.
  • Possession of an MPH or post graduate degree in a related field is required.
  • 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: Friday 11th November 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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