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The Excellence Community Education Welfare Scheme (ECEWS) is a leading indigenous non-governmental organization that promotes access to qualitative healthcare, Education and economic strengthening opportunities for all Nigerians. Based in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State with a corporate office in Abuja, ECEWS has presence in 17 States across the South-South South East, South West and North Central Nigeria with a strong client portfolio with the Global Fund to fight against AIDS, TB and Malaria, United States agency for international development (USAID), US CDC and The United Nations office of Projects. Since its founding in 2001, ECEWS has earned a solid reputation among Its funders and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike. The broadened scope of activities under Its Global Fund (GF) TB-HIV Grant has created the need for increased staff capacity around new and enlarged areas of focus.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Administrative Officer

Location: South East Zone
Job Type: Full Time

Position Summary

  • The Admin Officer shall manage all administrative human resources, procurement activities, his support will include but not limited to supervision and coordination of the provision of all administrative and personnel support required for the project, ensuring that appropriate control reporting structures are maintained in accordance with ECEWS and donor rules and regulations at the field office.
  • H/she will coordinate and act as local point for issues relating to Administrative matters (including salary payment, travel allowances, accrued annual leave etc.) at the zonal office.

Reporting & Supervision:

  • The position reports to the Administrative Manager. The position regularly interacts with facility staff and the zonal program implementation team.

Required Qualifications

  • University degree in Humanities, Numeric/Social Science
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in office administration and operations
  • Minimum of 2years experience in a GF funded project or equivalent in a similar position.

Desired Core Competencies:

  • Hands on experience in the use of computer (Word processing, Excel, and database programs).
  • Strong data management and analysis skills Strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, to be able to accept and discharge substantial responsibilities, to prioritize work assignments, to meet deadlines, and to exercise

Job Title: Finance Assistant

Location: South East Zone
Job Type: Full Time
Slot: 2 Openings

Position Summary

  • This Finance assistant support will include but not limited to supervision and coordination of the provision of all financial support required for the project, ensuring that appropriate control reporting structures are maintained in accordance with ECEWS and donor rules and regulations at the zonal office.
  • H/she will coordinate and act as focal point for issues relating to finance including payment of travel allowances, process of invoices and receipt of funds at the zonal office

Required Qualifications

  • University degree in Accounting or Numeric Sciences
  • Minimum 4 years core Accounting and financial operations experience.
  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience in managing GF project funds or equivalent
  • A professional Certification in Accounting will be an added advantage.
  • Fluency in speaking, reading, and writing English

Desired Core Competencies:

  • Hands on experience in the use of computer (Word processing, Excel, and database programs),
  • Strong data management and analysis skills
  • Strong Numeric skills.
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • Strong computer spreadsheet and word processing skills with ability to usesage and or QuickBooks
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability o work independently with minimal supervision, to be able to accept and discharge substantial responsibilities, to prioritize work assignments, to meet deadlines, and to exercise professional judgment

 

Job Title: Admin Assistant

Locations: Abuja & South East Zone
Job Type: Full Time
Slot: 3 Openings (Abuja1 & SE-2)

Position Summary

  • The Admin Assistant shall support all administrative, human resources, procurement activities, his/her support will include but not limited to the provision of all administrative support required for the project, ensuring that appropriate control reporting structures are maintained in accordance with ECEWS and donor rules and regulations at the field office.
  • H/she will coordinate and act as focal point for issues relating to Administrative matters (including salary payment, travel allowances, accrued annual leave etc.) at the zonal office.

Reporting & Supervision:

  • The position reports to the Admin Officer. The position regularly interacts with facility staff and the zonal program implementation team.

Required Qualifications

  • University degree in Humanities, Numeric/ Social Science
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in office administration and operations
  • Experience in a GF funded project in a similar position will be an advantage

Desired Core Competencies:

  • Hands on experience in the use of computer (Word processing, Excel, and database programs).
  • Strong data management and analysis skills
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, to be able to accept and discharge substantial responsibilities, to prioritize work assignments, to meet deadlines, and to exercise professional judgment

 

Job Title: Institutional Capacity Strengthening Advisor

Location: South- South Zone (Cross River)
Job Type: Full Time

Position Summary:

  • The Institutional Capacity Development Specialist will be responsible for strengthening the capacity of State actors in line with the Global Fund goal of Implementing programs with States as Sub recipients, the Advisor will carry out various system strengthening activities with the State Ministry of Health, State Agency for AIDS Control and other relevant agencies through assessing and identifying major gaps in capacity of State Government systems using the NOCAT tool and developing capacity of state systems through appropriate training and systems strengthening activities.
  • He/she shall be engaging with key relevant government institutions and stakeholders to follow up on activities and action plans.

Reporting & Supervision:

  • The position reports to the Deputy Project Director/ Technical Lead. The position has a dotted line reporting relationship to the Executive Director/ Program Management Lead. The position regularly interacts with zonal program implementation team, leads of all program management units like Finance, HR, PSM and Admin as well as government institutions, and other counterparts across the project.

Required Qualifications

  • Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Economics, or another relevant discipline from an accredited university (Master’s degree or other advanced degree preferred);
  • At least 10-12 years of experience in Nigerian institutional development
  • Minimum of 5 years in a similar position in an NGO
  • Minimum of 2year experience in a GF funded project in a similar position.

Desired Core Competencies:

  • Hands on experience in the use of computer (Word processing, Excel, and power point presentation skill).
  • Experience in the evaluation of Institutional Frameworks
  • Experience designing capacity building events and facilitating training sessions for a variety of audiences;
  • Certified Organizational Development/ QA/QC expert is an advantage.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively within tight deadlines;
  • Knowledge of the GF/USAID assistance policies, programs and related procedures is a plus.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English Proficiency with other relevant local languages
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, to be able to accept and discharge substantial responsibilities, to prioritize work assignments, to meet deadlines, and to exercise professional judgment

 

Job Title: Zonal Capacity Strengthening Officer

Location: South- South Zone
Job Type: Full Time

Position Summary

  • The Institutional Capacity Building officer will play a key role in supporting the Institutional Capacity Advisor in implementing activities including capacity assessments, identification of major gaps in capacity of systems using the NOCAT tool and to develop capacity of state systems through appropriate training and systems strengthening activities.
  • He/she shall be engaging with key relevant government institutions and stakeholders to follow up on activities and action plans.

Reporting & Supervision:

  • The position reports to the Zonal Capacity Strengthening Advisor. The position regularly interacts with zonal program implementation team, leads of all program management units like Finance, HR, PSM and Admin as well as government institutions, and other counterparts across the project.

Required Qualifications

  • Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Economics, or another relevant discipline from an accredited university.
  • At least 7 years of experience in Nigerian institutional development
  • Minimum of 3 years in a similar position in an NGO
  • Minimum of 2year experience in a GF funded project in a similar position.

Desired Core Competencies:

  • Hands on experience in the use of computer (Word processing, Excel, and power point presentation skill).
  • Experience in the evaluation of Institutional Frameworks
  • Experience designing capacity building events and facilitating training sessions for a variety of audiences;
  • Certified Organizational Development/ QA/QC expert is an advantage.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively within tight deadlines;
  • Knowledge of the GF/USAID assistance policies, programs and related procedures is a plus.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English Proficiency with other local languages (efik and other South –South dialects).
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, to be able to accept and discharge substantial responsibilities, to prioritize work assignments, to meet deadlines, and to exercise professional judgment

 

Job Title: Senior Finance Officer

Location: South East Zone (To be based in Uyo)
Job Type: Full Time

Position Summary

  • The Senior Finance Officer has the responsibility to participate in accounting, financial and other administrative policy planning and development.
  • He should take part in preparing the zones annual budget on the basis of program narratives and work plans, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, Initiating corrective actions. He designs forms for financial data capturing; installs and manages the organizations electronic accounting systems and ensures that books of account are kept in accordance with the Generally Accepted Governmental Accounting Standards (GAGAS) with particular respect to the GF regulations.
  • He is also responsible for procurement processes in the zone and ensuring that hind is available for use in accordance with program activities work plan.
  • He monitors and reviews accounting and related systems report such as monthly pipelines and progress reports for grantors, management and regulatory authorities to ensure compliance, accuracy and completeness; makes sure that stock taking is done on a monthly basis.
  • He manages and maintains the organizations banks relations through correspondences and bank reconciliation; supervises the process of project finance dose-out

Reporting & Supervision:

  • The positron reports to The Senior Technical Advisor – PCT/ Clinical Services (Zonal Team Lead), position has a dotted line reporting relationship to the Finance Manager The position regularly interacts with facility staff and the zonal program implementation team as well.

Required Qualifications

  • University degree in Accounting or Numeric Sciences
  • Minimum 8 years core Accounting and financial operations experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in managing OF project
  • A professional Certification in Accounting will bean added advantage.
  • An MBA is an Added Advantage.
  • Fluency in speaking, reading, and writing English

Desired Core Competences:

  • Hands on experience in the use of computer (Word processing, Excel, and database programs).
  • Strong data management and analysis skills Strong Numeric skills.
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • Strong computer spreadsheet and word processing skills with ability to use sage and or Quicks book
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, to be able to accept and discharge substantial responsibilities, to prioritize work assignments, to meet deadlines, and to exercise professional judgment

 

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Location: South East Zone
Job Type: Full Time
Slot: 2 Openings

Position Summary

  • Achievement in the project depend largely on periodic reporting of complete, accurate, excellent and timely program service statistics fenders, state governments and other stakeholders.
  • Therefore, he or she will guide the drive to achieve set targets through establishment of effective program Monitoring and Evaluation systems at all supported entities in the state, the incumbent will establish and strengthen mechanism for routine tracking and assessment of project outcomes at all supported entities in the state.

Reporting & Supervision:

  • The position reports to The Senior Technical Advisor – PCT/Clinical Services (Zonal Team Lead), position has a dotted line reporting relationship to the Monitoring and Evaluation Manager. The position regularly interacts with facility staff and the zonal program implementation team as well.

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of HND (Medical Records) or Bachelor Degree.
  • At least 5 years post NYSC experience in developing country health care programs or program support function 2 years of which must be within an international NGO or equivalent

Desired Core Competencies:

  • Experience working in the M&E, Research or Computer fields will be an added advantage
  • Skills using MS Excel, MS Access, SPSS and/or SAS and Epi-Info highly desirable but not necessary as trainings will be provided
  • Strong data management and analysis skills
  • Hands on experience in the use of computer (Word processing, Excel, and database programs).
  • Knowledge of and experience in spreadsheet and database management work.
  • Good communication and reporting skills including proficiency in both written and spoken English.

 

Job Title: Logistics Officer

Locations: South South & South East Zone
Job Type: Full Time
Slot: 3 Openings (SS-1 SE-2)

Position Summary

  • The Logistics Officer will plan, support and implement an efficient logistics and supply chain management system in collaboration with the PSM lead for ECEWS in accordance with donor requirements and stipulated guidelines of the Federal Government of Nigeria

Reporting & Supervision:

  • The position reports to the Senior Technical Advisor – PCT/ Clinical Services (Zonal Team Lead), position has a dotted line reporting relationship to PSM Lead. The position regularly interacts with facility staff and the zonal program implementation team and the Admin team as well.

Required Qualifications

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy or other relevant field with prior relevant field experience in supply chain management and HIV/AIDS monitoring and evaluation.
  • Experience in related programming in developing countries.
  • Experience in Pharmacy Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Experience in HIV/AIDS Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Proficiency in MS Access, SPSS, MS Excel, MS tMrd, MS Power Point and other Office packages.
  • Proficiency in the use of email and internet.
  • Fluency in English; excellent communication and report writing skills required

Desired Core Competencies:

  • Be able to use pharmaceutical tracking tools to input data into stand-alone and web-based data bases/systems for the purpose of monitoring drug use and needs across ECEWS supported sites.
  • Be familiar with and able to use monitoring and evaluation tools for the tracking of pharmaceutical products.
  • Be familiar with and have the ability to deploy the Logistics and Health Program Management Information Program for the purpose of Pharmacy logistics and Monitoring
  • Be a resource person for the training of site level staff on pharmacy logistics and monitoring
  • High degree of judgment, maturity, ingenuity and originality to interpret strategy, to analyze, develop and present work and to monitor and evaluate implementation of programs.

 

Job Title: Technical Officer, Laboratory Services

Location: South East Zone
Job Type: Full Time
Slot: 2 Openings

Position Summary

  • The incumbent provides technical support in the planning and implementation of high quality laboratory services required for HIV/AIDS care and treatment services, reproductive health TB and other related and emerging chronic/contagious diseases, 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 ECEWS supported sites and facilities.

Reporting & Supervision:

  • The position reports to Senior Technical Advisor – PCT/ Clinical Services (Zonal Team Lead), position has a dotted line reporting relationship to The Laboratory Manager The position regularly interacts with facility staff and the zonal program implementation team as well.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Medical Laboratory Science
  • Valid license to practice as Medical Laboratory Scientist and registration with MLSCN. Must possess four years of experience in a practical setting.
  • Knowledge and experience in the design implementation and management of laboratory services in HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria and other emerging chronic and contagious diseases preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office applications including database software
  • Experience in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Experience in HIV/AIDS monitoring.
  • At least 7 years’ post NYSC experience in developing country health care programs or program support function 4years of which must be within an international NGO

Desired Core Competencies:

  • General understanding and knowledge of financial, operational and quality management systems of the laboratory;
  • Familiarity with standards and federal/state regulations affecting the laboratory and laboratory practices within a hospital environment.
  • Ability to demonstrate independent judgment, knowledge of regulatory national and international agency standards
  • Experience in Laboratory Information Systems and Microsoft Word, Excel and Access preferred.
  • Experience in a clinical laboratory setting in the areas of molecular diagnosis, viral load determination, drug resistance testing, genotyping and nucleic acid sequencing is an added advantage.
  • Proficiency in MS Access SPSS, MS Excel, MS Word, MS Power Point and other Office packages.
  • Proficiency in the use ci email and internet.
  • Fluency in English; excellent communication and report writing skills required

 

Job Title: Senior Program Officer

Locations: South East Zone
Job Type: Full Time

Position Summary

  • The incumbent wiIl be responsible for overseeing the design coordination and support for Implementation of community-based HIV service delivery and the supportive supervision of the OSS for Kps (FSW, MSM, TWG, PWIDs) in line with Global Fund (GF) TB-HIV Model.
  • S/he will work as a member & the advisory team working with other staff members, Ministries of Health, and other key stakeholders on developing/updating guidelines and protocols for inclusion of community participation.
  • This effort includes overseeing activities In the OSS, supporting the implementation of referral pathways and bidirectional referral systems between the national program and the KP led community-based initiatives.
  • S/he will work in close collaboration with supported facilities to make sure animators (peer to peer outreach workers) supported by ECEWS are trained and have the requisite technical support to provide basic, but quality HIV care and treatment services to their clients.
  • S/he will maintain a strong and collaborative relationship with key partners and stakeholders to strengthen community-based HIV counseling and testing services and referrals for care, treatment, and support services at the community and health facility levels.
  • S/he will provide leadership to community- based organizations to implement an evidence- based prevention intervention inline with the national guidelines.

Reporting & Supervision:

  • The position reports to the Senior Technical Advisor – PCT/ Clinical Services (Zonal Team Lead). The position regularly interacts with facility staff and the zonal program implementation team.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Science, Social Science, Arts or Humanities
  • Minimum 7 years experience working on international health issues including HIV with at least two years working on nV/AIDS
  • Prevention, Care and Treatment programs in resource poor settings.
  • Fluency in English; excellent communication skills required
  • At least 7 years post NYSC experience in developing country health care programs or program support function 4 years of which must be within an international NGO or equivalent

Desired Core Competences:

  • Extensive experience working with KPs
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Knowledge of public health information, education, and communications methodology in an African development context.
  • Experience supervising and/or training others preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability in maintaining close counterpart relationships, both governmental and in partner sites and communities;
  • Strong interpersonal skits and ability 10 work cross-culturally with diverse teams
  • High degree of judgment, maturity, ingenuity and originality to – interpret strategy, to analyze, develop and present wort- and to monitor and evaluate implementation of programs.

 

Job Title: Senior Program Officer

Locations: South South Zone
Job Type: Full Time

Position Summary

  • The incumbent will Provide technical support and strategic guidance on ECEWS gender programing, working closely with teams to develop and oversee strategies to overcome’ gender-related barriers to accessing services, including user fees and transport limitations, design and adapt training for health providers on issues such as respectful cam, gender sensitive health service delivery, gender-based violence and engaging men in health, working with teams to strengthen gender components of training and job aids brand by community health workers.
  • The incumbent will also provide supporting supervision to OSS within the zone.

Reporting & Supervision:

  • The position reports to the Senior Technical Advisor – PCT/ Clinical Services (Zonal Team Lead). The position regularly interacts with facility staff and the zonal program implementation team.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, Social Science, Arts or Humanities
  • Minimum 7 years experience working on international health issues including HP with at least two years working on HIV/AIDS counseling and testing programs in international or resource poor settings.
  • Fluency in English; excellent communication skills required Pt least 7 years’ post NYSC experience in developing country health care programs or program support function 4 years of which must be within an international NGO or equivalent

Desired Core Competences:

  • Extensive experience working with KPs
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Knowledge of public health information, education, and communications methodology in an African development context. Experience supervising and/or training others preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability in maintaining close counterpart relationships, both governmental and in partner sites and communities;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work cross-culturally with diverse teams
  • High degree of judgment, maturity Ingenuity and originality to interpret strategy, to analyze, develop and present work and to monitor and evaluate implementation of programs.

 

Job Title: Senior Technical Officer- PCT

Locations: South East Zone
Job Type: Full Time
Slot: 2 Openings

Position Summary

  • The position provides technical support for multidisciplinary HIV/AIDS care and treatment, working with organization clinicians and health facility- based site teams to implement care and antiretroviral treatment services.
  • The objective of this position is to strengthen the leadership and the capacity of the supported facilities in the coordination with all stakeholders to ensure access to quality medical care and ARV treatment for HIV patients, to support the integration of nV services within the health sector and to strengthen the clinical components of Tuberculosis, Malaria and other diseases.

Reporting & Supervision:

  • The position reports to the Senior Technical Advisor – PCT/Clinical Services (Zonal Team Lead). The position regularly interacts with facility physicians and the zonal program implementation team.

Required Qualifications

  • Degree in Medicine, Public Health or a related field; or a Master’s degree or equivalent in Public Health or related fields will be an added advantage.
  • At least 7 years’ post NYSC experience in developing country health care programs or program support functions 4 years of which – must be within an international NGO

Desired Core Competencies:

  • Knowledge of the policies, regulations, reporting formats and cultures of principal donors, including Global Fund, USAID, EC, DFID, CDC/PEPFAR, and others
  • Extensive clinical experience in care and treatment of HIV/AIDS patients
  • Demonstrated experience in non-profit sector in ‘a program management role
  • Ability to lead teams and promote cross learning
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and make reasoned judgments in a timely fashion, Committing to a course of action without undue delay or prevarication
  • Experience of dealing with difficult and sensitive situations in a professional manner.

 

Job Title: Senior Technical Advisor – PCT/Clinical Services (Zonal Team Lead)

Locations: South East Zone and South-South Zone
Job Type: Full Time
Slot: 2 Openings

Position Summary

  • Incumbent is the zonal team lead and will be responsible for coordinating staff program activities in meeting program objectives, drawing plans and overseeing the implementation of the TB/HIV prevention, care and Treatment service delivery in line with the OF NG&SOP, NAP and M&E national plans on TB/HIV prevention care and Treatment in the 4 states of Imo Enugu, Ebonyi and Abia states across the South East zone and in the States of Cross River, Bayelsa, Edo and Delta in the South-South zone.
  • Incumbent will be responsible for providing support In developing and managing health programs that maximize development results and impact, coordinating and managing the technical services essential to the functioning and effective implementation of all programmatic activities across the 4 states in either zones, ensure that the systems (people, policies, processes and tools) that are necessary to play those roles exist and are fully operational, Providing technical assistance to supported facilities in establishing protocols for HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment arid other health services that are consistent with national guidelines.

Reporting & Supervision:

  • The position reports to the Deputy Project Director! Technical Lead, The position hans dotted line reporting relationship to the Executive Director! Program Management Lead. The position regularly interacts with leads of all program management units like Finance, HR, PSM. Laboratory and Admin as well.

Required Qualifications

  • Degree in Medicine, Public Health or a related field; or a Master’s degree or equivalent in Public Health or related fields
  • At least 10 years’ post NYSC experience in developing country health care programs or program support function 4 yearn of which must be at a senior management level within an international NGO or agency

Desired Core Competencies:

  • Knowledge of the policies, regulations, reporting formats and cultures of principal donors, including the Global Fund, USAID, EC, DFID, CDC/PEPFAR, and others
  • Extensive clinical experience in care and treatment of HIV/AIDS patients
  • Demonstrated experience in non-profit sector in a program management role especially in Global Fend programs or equivalent
  • Strong supervisory and management skills
  • Successful experience leading or authoring proposals and research papers
  • Ability to lead teams and promote cross learning
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion arid make reasoned judgments in a timely fashion. Committing toa course of action without undue delay or prevarication
  • Experience of dealing with difficult and sensitive situations in a professional manner

 

Remuneration
ECEWS has a competitive compensation package


Deadline: 30th June, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a one-page capability statement and an updated Resume as a single document with Full Names as title of the document to: careers@ecews.org with the position and location clearly stated as subject of the email.

Note: ECEWS is an equal opportunity employer and strongly advise female qualified applicant to apply for the position above. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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