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AIDS PREVENTION INITIATIVE IN NIGERIA (5 HOT POSITIONS) VACANCIES
Date Posted: 27/Oct/2015   Deadline: 09/Nov/2015


AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria (APIN) is a non-governmental donor-funded organization dedicated to the prevention. treatment. care and support of diseases of public health importance in Nigeria. including HIV/AIDS. tuberculosis and malaria. among others. Since 2001. we have worked closely with key stakeholders to reduce the burden and mitigate the impact of those diseases through cutting edge. innovative & sustainable approaches.



AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria (APIN) is currently recruiting to fill the following positions:



Position 1: Technical Advisor - Clinical Services



Locations: Abuja and Lagos State- Nigeria.



Job Description:

The job holder will provide technical and programmatic support. especially in the area of Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) for the delivery of quality HIV services and attainment of program goals. S/he will also contribute to the strengthening of working relationships with other stakeholders and building of systems for program sustainability.



Qualifications/Requirements:

A medical degree (MBBS or equivalent); a postgraduate fellowship in Internal Medicine. Family

Medicine Community Medicine or Pediatrics; and a minimum of eight (8) years relevant experience in HIV prevention treatment and care programs.

Technical and Behavioral Competencies:

Good working knowledge of current national guidelines for HIV prevention. treatment and care

Knowledge of models of working with and linking different tiers of healthcare facilities

Ability to lead and manage a team

Ability to multitask. with good knowledge of various H IV program areas

Ability to work with minimal supervision

Understanding of community systems and how they impact service utilization

Ability to provide mentorship and integrated supportive supervision to all categories of HCWs

Knowledge of national M&E tools for HCT. PMTCT and ART

Ability to organize and coordinate training programs and meetings

Report writing and oral written communication skills.



Position 2: Technical Advisor-Monitoring & Evaluation.



Location: Abuja, Nigeria.



Job Description:

The job holder will be a member of the strategic information team and will be responsible for leading program monitoring and evaluation.



Qualifications/Requirements:

A medical degree (MBBS or equivalent), a Master's degree in Public Health (MPH) and a minimum

of eight (8) years' relevant experience supporting the implementation of M&E systems, and planning

and executing program evaluation

Technical and Behavioral Competencies

Working knowledge of program monitoring and evaluation, and program management

Knowledge of HIV prevention, treatment and care, including knowledge of current HIV guidelines

and standards, especially with respect to monitoring and evaluation

Good analytical skills, knowledge of statistics & good knowledge of statistical methods and

packages

Familiarity with USG/CDC HIV program reporting requirements

Ability to organize and coordinate training programs

Ability to lead and manage a team

Report writing and oral  written communication skills

Ability and readiness to travel at least 25% of work time.



Position 3: Senior Technical Officer - Monitoring & Evaluation



Location: Lagos State - Nigeria.



Job Description:

The job holder will be a member of the Strategic Information team and will be responsible for leading program monitoring and evaluation (M&E) in Lagos state.



Qualifications/Requirements:

A medical degree (MBBS or equivalent), a Master's degree in Public Health (MPH) and a minimum of

six (6) years' relevant experience supporting the implementation of M&E systems, and planning and

executing program evaluation

Technical and Behavioural Competencies:

Working knowledge of program monitoring and evaluation, and program management

Knowledge of HIV prevention, treatment and care, including knowledge of current HIV guidelines

and standards, especially with respect to monitoring and evaluation

Good analytical skills, knowledge of statistics & good knowledge of statistical methods and

packages

Familiarity with USG/CDC HIV program reporting requirements

Ability to organize and coordinate training programs

Ability to lead and manage a team

Report writing and oral/written communication skills

Ability and readiness to travel at least 25% of work time.



Position 4: Technical Officer - Clinical Services



Locations: Abuja and Lagos State - Nigeria.



Job Description:

The job holder will provide technical and programmatic support for the delivery of quality HIV services, and attainment of program goals. S/he will also contribute to the strengthening of working relationships with other stakeholders and building of systems for program sustainability.



 Qualifications/Requirements:

A medical degree (MBBS or equivalent) and a minimum of five (5) years' relevant experience in HIV prevention, treatment and care programs. An MPH degree will be an advantage.

Technical and Behavioral Competencies:

Good working knowledge of current national guidelines for HIV prevention, treatment and care

Knowledge of models of working with and linking different tiers of healthcare facilities

Ability to multitask, with good knowledge of various program areas

Ability to work with minimal supervision

Understanding of community systems and how they impact service utilization

Ability to provide mentorship and integrated supportive supervision to all categories of HCWs

Knowledge of national M&E tools for HCT, PMTCT and ART

Ability to organize and coordinate training programs and meetings

Report writing and oral written communication skills

Ability and readiness to travel at least 25% of work time.



Position 5: Technical Officer- Monitoring & Evaluation



Locations: Abuja and Lagos State - Nigeria



Job Description:

The job holder will be a member of the State Team and will support program monitoring and evaluation (M&E), and quality assurance (QA) systems.



Qualifications/Requirements:

A medical degree (MBBS or equivalent) or a health-related degree and a minimum of five (5) years' relevant experience supporting the implementation of M&E systems, and planning and executing program evaluation. An MPH degree will be an advantage.

Technical and Behavioral Competencies:

Working knowledge of program monitoring and evaluation, and program management

Knowledge of HIV prevention, treatment and care, including knowledge of current HIV guidelines

and standards with respect to monitoring and evaluation

Good analytical skills, knowledge of statistics & good knowledge of statistical methods and

packages

Familiarity with USG/CDC HIV program reporting requirements

Ability to organize and coordinate training program

Report writing and oral written communication skills

Ability and readiness to travel at least 25% of work time.

 

Method of Application:

All potential job applicants should write to:



vacancies@apin.org.ng



Stating how their skills, knowledge and experience make them suitable, and addressing the person specifications highlighted above for each position.



NB:

The suitability statement should not exceed a page and must appear on the first page of the CV, which must be saved in Microsoft Word and as applicants full name.

The subject of the mail should be the job position being applied for.

All applications must be received on or before the application deadline. Late applications will not be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

APIN offers very competitive terms of employment and is an equal opportunity employer. Women who are qualified for the positions are therefore encouraged to apply.



Application Deadline: 9th November, 2015



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