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Employment Opportunities in Benue, Kaduna, Abuja in a Non-profit and Non-governmental Organization

An Indigenous Non-profit and Non-governmental Organization with Head Office in Abuja and field offices in several locations in Nigeria. We are in the Business of saving lives, making life more meaningful and productive for all Nigerians and especially for people living with; and affected by HIV.



We need young, highly skilled and hardworking persons to work with our highly experienced team at our Head office and state offices in the Capacity below:

Job Title: Adherence Associate

Location:
 Benue

Job Description 

  • Incumbent works with the medical and case management teams to provide clinical and case specific supervision and case management services to dients and their families with treatment adherence issues and/or unstable status related to disease management.
  • Provide individual, family, and group adherence support and education; provide technical assistance to case management staff regarding disease and medication management.
  •  Ensure that patients enrolled are provided with comprehensive health education and information about HIV(AIDS, STI, Positive Living and ARV drugs.
  • Participate in building the capacity of adherence team to perform assessment counseling with ARV candidates, identify potential strengths and weaknesses in relation to predicted drug adherence.
  • Oversee training of health care workers and PLHIV in adherence support.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability 

  • Degree in Health Education, Public Health or relevant field.
  • At least 3 years’ post NYSC Experience working with HIV/AIDS and Antiretroviral treatments.
  • Willingness to participate in HIV-related training and meetings.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate diverse activities.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and make reasoned judgments in a timely fashion.

Apply to: adherenceassociate@hotmail.com

Job Title: Laboratory Officer

Location:
 Kaduna
Job Description 

  • The Laboratory Services Officer will provide technical leadership in ensuring delivery of high quality laboratory services required for HIV/AIDS care and treatment services at supported facilities.
  • Assist with planning and coordinating laboratory activities at sites in designated states. Ensure effective biosafety management and implement an efficient sample referral mechanism.
  • Responsible for the implementation and monitoring of Laboratory logistics system across health facilities in the designated state.
  • Provide technical support in the institution and monitoring of Quality Management System and Laboratory Information System.
  • Train site laboratory staff on use of Standard Operating Procedures, job aids, log books, referral forms, etc.
  • Ensure and monitor efficient documentation of laboratory results at designated sites.
  • Monitor and report on quality management/quality assurance activities.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Laboratory Science or its equivalent.
  • Valid Certificate to practice as Medical Laboratory Scientist is mandatory.
  • At least 5 years’ post NYSC cognate experience.
  • Knowledge and experience in the design, implementation and management of laboratory services in HIV/AIDS program.
  • Experience in Laboratory Information Systems and at least medium level computer skill.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel and Access preferred.
  • Registration with the Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria.
  • Experience in epidemiological survey and/or molecular diagnosis will be an added advantage.

Apply to:  labkaduna@hotmail.com 



Job Title: Transport & Logistics Assistant

Location:
 Benue

Job Description 

  • Incumbent provides reliable and secure driving services to the project team.
  • Ensures proper use of vehicle and ensures day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehide.
  • Transports program items with due regard. to time schedules.
  • Logs official trips, daily mileage, fuel consumption, oil changes, greasing, etc.
  • Maintain assigned office vehicle, checks oils, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc., performs minor repairs, arranges for other repairs and ensures that vehicle is kept clean.
  • Takes precautions for the security of vehicle and its contents.
  • Ensures that all rules, regulations and local requirements are adhered to.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • WASC/ GCE O’Level certificate.
  • Valid Class E Driver’s license.
  • At least 5 years’ work experience as a driver. Safe driving record; knowledge of defensive driving, driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.
  • Ability to read and understand the essential meaning of a wide variety of written material including program guidelines, manuals and instructions.
  • Knowledge of security issues, vehicle safety and control Systems.
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills.
  • Must satisfactorily pass an eye test. Ability to write and communicate in English.

Apply to tlabenue@hotmail.com 


Job Title: Pharmacy & Logistics Associate

Location:
 Benue

Job Description 

  • Incumbent will establish a viable system to ensure a constant supply of high quality, affordable, safe and effective essential drugs and medical supplies to the supported sites.
  • The core functions of this position will be storage and distribution of drugs and medical supplies for the health facilities and hospitals under the CIHP program.
  • The key task of the Pharmacy Associate is to strengthen systems for warehousing and distribution as well as quality assurance and increase the capacity of the facility staff working in these departments.
  • The incumbent will assist and advise CIHP management in all pharmaceutical related matters including annual planning, budgeting and reporting.
  • The position will also assist with the development of computerization of inventory control and distribution and quality control system.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy.
  • Registration with the Pharmacy Council of Nigeria, At least 3 years’ experience working as a hospital based pharmacist.
  • Must have knowledge of and experience with HIV care and treatment medication.
  • Must have previous experience working in a multidisciplinary team in a clinical setting.

Apply to: pharmacylog@hotmail.com


Job Title: Laboratory Associate

Location:
 Benue

Job Description 

  • H/She provides technical support in the planning and implementation of high quality laboratory services required for HIVIAIDS care and treatment services, reproductive health, TB and other related and emerging chronic/contagious diseases under the supervision of the State Program Manager.
  • With technical oversight from the Laboratory Services Officer the incumbent will provide support to the design, planning and implementation of laboratory services according to national and international standards and develop guidelines, tools, SOPs and recommendations related to implementation, monitoring laboratory total quality management at CIHP supported sites and facilities

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory Science.
  • Valid Certificate to practice as Medical Laboratory Scientist mandatory.
  • At least 3 years’ post NYSC experience in Laboratory activities.
  • Knowledge and experience in design, implementation and management of laboratory services in HIV/AIDS program an asset.
  • Experience in Laboratory information Systems and Microsoft Word, Excel and Access preferred.
  • Registration with the Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria. Basic capability in maintenance and/or repairs of Laboratory equipment.

Apply to: lbassociate@hotmail.com


Job Title: Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Associate

Locations:
 Abuja, Kaduna, Gombe, Kogi and Benue
Slot: 5 

Job Descriptions 

  • Incumbent will be primarily responsible for implementation, software configurations, deployment and support of an Electronic Health Record System as part of Information System upgrade.
  • This is a technical position and requires that the individual be able to gather interoperability requirements and implement data integration projects among various Management Information Systems.
  • Analyze, design and develop new Electronic Medical Records (EMR) application modules.
  • Maintain Electronic Health Records (EHR) application and other Clinical information systems (including implementation, migration, maintenance and upgrade management).
  • Develop workflows and information management models for meaningful use of EMR.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability 

  • Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related area.
  • A strong background in health care or Healthcare Information Technology;
  • Requires 5 years of application development, at least 3 of which should be in Health Care IT, clinical database or clinical application development, Experience in EMR/EHR implementation and knowledge of healthcare data standard codes

Apply to: emrassociate@yahoo.com


Job Title: Store Associate

Location:
 Benue

Job Description 

  • Incumbent will be responsible for maintaining Stores in the state office as required.
  • Assist to maintain warehousing of pharmaceutical, laboratory and other healthcare commodities and equipment under ideal conditions and ambient temperatures.
  • Assist in the distribution of such commodities and equipment to sites. Maintenance of inventory records and the supervision of same at sites.
  • Ensure bin cards are updated at all times to document entry or exit of any items into lout of the store.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability 

  • First degree in Business Management or related area with at least two years’ experience in a similar role, preferably in an HIV/AIDS program.
  • Proficiency in MS Access and Excel use. Be capable of challenging physical activities.
  • Be attentive to details.
  • Be capable of working with minimal supervision.

Apply to: storeassociate@hotmail.com


Job Title: Strategic Information Associate

Locations:
 Abuja and Benue
Slot: 8 (Benue; 3, Abuja; 5)

Job Descriptions 

  • Incumbent will assist in providing technical support in the planning, implementation and review of Strategic Information activities at supported health facilities, Development and refinement of Strategic Information materials.
  • Provide support in the development of a systematic procedure for Monthly patient monitoring and programmatic progress.
  • Support routine data quality checks in all supported sites. Collect, collate and report all data tracked by the program.
  • Support Data Clerks to verify and edit data to ensure compatibility with data entry system and procedural requirements.
  • Mentor facility staff to ensure that the data entered into hospital database are accurate, consistent and according to prescribed format.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability 

  • Degree in Medical records, Statistics or any discipline in the social sciences.
  • At least 2 years’ working experience in the implementation and management of health Strategic Information systems (HIV/AIDS programming preferred).
  • High- level computer skills using MS Excel, MS Access, SPSS and/or SAS and Epi-Info Windows.
  • Basic data management and analysis skills.
  • Knowledge of electronic medical records systems and deployment of database systems for patient monitoring an asset.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

Apply to: strassociate@yahoo.com


Job Title: Prevention Service Manager

Location:
 Abuja

Job Description 

  • The incumbent will provide support in developing and managing health programs that maximize results and impact.
  • The successful candidate will provide leadership and assist in the implementation of HIV Sexual Transmission Prevention (HIV STP) and HIV Medical Transmission Prevention (HIV MTP) services.
  • He/she will provide leadership and strengthen capacity of staff and the supported facilities in the effective implementation of HIV STP and HIV MTP program and its integration into existing services in the health sector.
  • Incumbent will have strong competences and experience in HIV Counselling & Testing (HCT) and HIV prevention activities.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability 

  • Advanced Degree in Medicine, Public Health, Social Sciences or related field.
  • At least 7 years’ post NYSC experience working in health care system in Nigeria.
  • 5 years plus experience in developing country health care programs focusing on HIV prevention.
  • At least 3 years HIV programming skills and experience with an international NGO or agency.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead the strategic planning and development of a start-up organization.

Apply to: psmabuja@gmail.com

Job Title: Clinical Services Officer

Location:
 Benue

Job Description 

  • The incumbent will provide technical leadership at the state and work with a team of clinical and other CIHP technical staff to provide support for health facility multidisciplinary HIV/AIDS care and treatment teams, to strengthen the provision of quality HIV care, support, and treatment including Adult and PaediatricART, TB-HIV, and PMTCT services to PLHIV, including pregnant and postpartum HIV positive women and their babies.
  • The objective of this position is to strengthen the leadership and the capacity of the supported facilities in coordination with all stakeholders. to ensure access to quality HIV prevention, care and treatment services for PLHIV; support the integration of HIV services into existing services in the health sector, and strengthen the clinical management of Tuberculosis, Malaria and other diseases.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability 

  • Advanced degree in Nursing/Midwifery, Medicine, or Public health.
  • Robust clinical experience in HIV/AIDS care and antiretroviral treatment.
  • Demonstrable experience in implementing HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment programs, specifically Adult and Paediatric ART, TB-HIV and PMTCT (5 years’ experience preferable).
  • Excellent grasp of clinical issues and current literature in HIV/AIDS management, including Adult and Paediatric ART, PMTCT, TB-HIV collaboration and other emerging chronic public health diseases.
  • Ability to work independently and with strong problem-solving skills including the ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action.
  • Experience in developing country health care programs.
  • Experience in training.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

Apply to: csobenue@hotmail.com


Job Title: Senior Laboratory Services Associate

Location:
 Abuja

Job Description 

  • The Senior Laboratory Services Associate will under the supervision of the Senior Laboratory Officer provide technical support to the program in the coordination of laboratory activities.
  • Provide technical support for the implementation of the Laboratory component of the TB/HIV program with particular focus on molecular TB; across all supported facilities.
  • Assist with the provision of technical assistance regarding the implementation of the TB Proficiency Testing (PT) program and institution of corrective action.
  • Ensure laboratory capacity at designated sites through on-going mentoring and hands-on supervision.
  • Provide technical support to ensure biosafety management and infection control across supported health facilities.
  • Assist with the implementation of laboratory logistics system for efficient quantification and supply of laboratory reagents and consumables.
  • Evaluate and implement the use of new tools, technologies and procedures.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Laboratory Science or its equivalent.
  • Valid licence to practice as Medical Laboratory Scientist is mandatory.
  • At least 4 years’ experience in Laboratory activities. Knowledge and experience in the design, implementation and management of laboratory services in HIV/AIDS program.
  • Experience in Laboratory Information Systems and at least medium -level computer skills. Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel and Access preferred.
  • Registration with the Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria.
  • Experience in the use of the GeneXpertTB and/or Molecular Laboratory diagnostics is a must.

Apply to: SNRLABSA@yahoo.com


Job Title: Senior Laboratory Officer

Location:
 Abuja

Job Description 

  • The Senior Laboratory Services Officer will provide technical expertise and coordinate services needed to implement high quality clinical laboratory services.
  • He/she will provide support for the design, planning and implementation of laboratory services across diagnostic and molecular laboratories in accordance with national and international standards while ensuring compliance with all applicable local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Monitor laboratory total quality management and provide technical support for the implementation of Blood Safety, Injection Safety, Bio-safety and Infection Control across supported sites and facilities.
  • Develop guidelines, tools, SOPs and recommendations related to implementation, and monitoring of laboratory service in high technology laboratories.
  • Provide technical support and supervision to the team including capacity building and mentoring.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability 

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent in Medical Laboratory Sciences.
  • Master’s Degree preferable.
  • At least 7 years of relevant experience.
  • Ability to demonstrate thorough knowledge of the current principles and techniques surrounding the management of laboratory services.
  • Familiarity with standards and federal/state regulations affecting the laboratory and laboratory practices within a hospital environment.
  • Excellent supervisory and team management skill.
  • Experience in a clinical laboratory setting with particular focus on molecular diagnosis, viral load determination, drug resistance testing, genotyping and nucleic acid sequencing is a must.
  • Working knowledge of public sector health system, donor agencies, NGOs and CBOs is required.
  • Knowledge of regulatory agency standards.
  • Registration with the Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria.

Apply to: snrloabuja@gmail.com

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s and personal statement (not more than 250 words) on why they should be considered in Microsoft word or PDF format to the corresponding email address on each job position above .

Deadline 1st December, 2015. 

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