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Job Vacancies at The Institute of Human Virology (IHVN), 9th October, 2019

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The Institute of Human Virology (IHVN) is a leading and reputable non-governmental organization addressing infectious and non-infectious diseases such as HIV, tuberculosis and cancer through the provision of prevention, diagnosis, treatment, capacity building, research, and care and support services. IHVN is in partnership with local and international organizations and the different tiers of the government of Nigeria at national, state and local levels. The Institute’s vision is to be a leader in providing quality health services, capacity building and research in West Africa and beyond.

To drive quality, comprehensive health services and to engender global best practices to reduce the burden of pediatric and adolescent HIV, tuberculosis and malaria, IHVN is seeking for qualified candidates for this position below:

Job Title: Program Officer, TB/HIV

Locations: Abuja (FCT), Nasarawa, Two for Central Office (1 Global Fund, 1 ACHIEVE)
Job Category: Technical
Department: Prevention Care and Treatment
Unit: TBHIV

Responsibilities

  • Quality of care assessment and ensuring that patients in all IHVN supported facilities receive high-quality comprehensive TB/HIV /AIDS care and treatment in line with WHO and National Guidelines in PEPFAR and Global Fund sites (TB/HIV, MDR-TB).
  • Program facilitation for effectiveness and efficiency, facilitation of communication, collaboration, task sharing and teamwork among clinic staff of all sites.
  • Provision of on-site clinical mentoring and technical assistance to clinic staff of all sites.
  • Improvement of strong linkages between the ART clinics and the TB/DOT clinics.
  • To ensure that the facility operates a functional and efficient client flow system.
  • To perform quality improvement, program evaluation, monitoring and to render administrative support.
  • Participation in meetings and other initiatives as assigned.
  • To work with Principal Recipients (NACA, FHI360NTBLCP, etc.) and Sub-partner staff (Solina, EFMC, PETR-GS,EHAI, ILEP, CARITAS, KNCV etc), government agencies at all levels, donor representatives, facility/site staff, focal persons and IHVN staff to effectively manage programmatic challenges.
  • To report all activities to the central office Senior Program Officer TB/HIV, Technical Advisor HIV/TB/MDR-TB and the Director/Head, Clinical Services Department.
  • To adhere and abide by the ethics and code of conduct of the Institute.
  • To carry out any other duties/ assignments as directed by the Director Clinical Services department.

Qualifications
Education:

  • A University degree in Medicine. An MPH or additional master’s degree will be an added advantage.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Good communication (oral and written) and facilitation skills with proficiency in the computer programming – Word processing, spreadsheet, presentation skills are required.
  • Proficiency in data analysis, good inter and intrapersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet organizational targets/goals.
  • Ability to evaluate data and prepare quality reports often under pressure and in complex situations.
  • Being goal oriented with ability to plan and organize, make decisions, manage time and practice critical thinking.

Prior Work Experience:

  • A minimum of 3 – 5 years professional level experience managing public health and health delivery with emphasis on TBHIV, care and treatment. She/he must have experience working with PEPFAR or GF funded care and treatment program. Demonstrated experience in the design, implementation, and management of TB programs.

Language Proficiency:

  • English language (high proficiency in verbal and written expression)

Job Knowledge:

  • Familiarity with the broad range of TBHIV issues, understanding of the major issues affecting TBHIV with in-depth knowledge of the implementation of TBHIV programs in Nigeria.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed Resume and a one page Cover Letter as one MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to “Assistant Director, Human Resources” through this email address: careers@ihvnigeria.org

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Job Title: Program Officer – Pediatrics Art

Location: Central Office, Abuja
Job Category: Technical
Department: Prevention Care and Treatment
Unit: Pediatric and Adolescent
Slot: 3 Openings (2 Pediatric and 1 Adolescent Program Officer)

Responsibilities

  • Support program implementation by providing onsite needs assessments, mentoring, preceptorship and technical support
  • Monitor and evaluate programs
  • Work with hospital staff and focal persons,  and colleagues to effectively address operational challenges (including lab equipment breakdowns, training needs, and commodity supply)
  • Facilitate communication, collaboration, task-sharing and teamwork among clinic staff
  • Participate in quality improvement
  • Participate in program clinical/educational activities
  • Participate in  operational research and program data analysis
  • Ensure that site and patient-level data including clinical data, laboratory data, and community data are collected and documented into appropriate registers and tools
  • Supervise site programmatic quality of care assessments
  • Provide onsite clinical mentoring and technical assistance to clinical staff and conduct training.
  • Report all activities to the Program Manager Pediatrics ART, Technical Advisor Pediatrics ART and the Director/Head, Clinical Services Department.
  • Adhere and abide by the ethics and code of conduct of the Institute.
  • Carry out any other duties/ assignments as directed by the Director Clinical Services department.

Qualifications
Education:

  • A minimum of University degree in Medicine. MPH or related Master’s degree is an added advantage.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Good communication (oral and written) and facilitation skills with proficiency in the computer programming – Word processing, spreadsheet, presentation skills are required.
  • Proficiency in data analysis, good inter and intrapersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet organizational targets/goals.
  • Ability to evaluate data and prepare quality reports often under pressure and in complex situations.
  • Being goal oriented with ability to plan and organize, make decisions, manage time and practice critical thinking.

Prior Work Experience:

  • A minimum of 3 – 5 years professional level experience managing public health and health delivery with emphasis on pediatric care and treatment.
  • She/he must have experience working with PEPFAR funded Pediatric care and treatment program.
  • Demonstrated experience in the design, implementation, and management of TB programs.

Language Proficiency:

  • English language (high proficiency in verbal and written expression)

Job Knowledge:

  • Familiarity with the broad range of pediatric care and treatment issues. Understanding of the major issues affecting pediatric care and treatment programs.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed Resume and a one page Cover Letter as one MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to “Assistant Director, Human Resources” through this email address: careers@ihvnigeria.org  Application must explicitly state the position applied for in the subject of the email.

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Job Title: Senior Program Officer, MNCH

Locations: Abuja and Rivers
Job Category: Technical
Department: Prevention Care and Treatment
Unit: Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (MNCH)

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the provision of programmatic support and oversight to the Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Unit at state offices
  • Coordinate the development of program strategies, work plans and their implementation for effective operations of the hub and spoke model of scale up.
  • Support the state team to ensure smooth operations and coordination of Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) activities at the IHVN supported facilities in the states.
  • Forecast and recommend for purchase, PMTCT commodities such as care kits and Mama Packs
  • Ensure timely submission of CRRIF data request for the state
  • Co-ordinate, track progress, review results and address PMTCT challenges and communicate with central team
  • Supervise service providers (doctors, nurses, mentor mothers etc.) to provide quality care to HIV+ pregnant women.
  • Ensure the creation of a sustainable PMTCT team to deliver overall quality health care to HIV positive pregnant & breast feeding women in the facilities
  • Ensure that the facility operates a functional and efficient client flow system through collaboration with the state PMTCT Senior Program Officer/Program Officer
  • Identify barriers to PMTCT and proffer solutions to these challenges with the state teams
  • Facilitate and coordinate relevant trainings sessions organized for site health care workers
  • Provide technical assistance to site and community staff through perception, monitoring, supportive supervision & mentoring
  • Coordinate the activities of Infant Feeding Counseling/ care of HIV Exposed Infants for health care workers in the states
  • Facilitate effective linkages within thematic program areas and overall community-based organizations.
  • Report all activities to the State Manager/Program Director/, Program Area Leads and the Director/Head, Prevention, Care and Treatment Department.
  • Work with state team on sites Quality Improvement Team lead (QIT) to ensure quality of service given to clients are in line with the national guideline
  • Review State data on weekly/monthly basis to assess level of achievement and gaps.
  • Coordinate Early Infant Diagnosis (EID) activities with the state team to determine prompt samples transport and turnaround time of all the facilities
  • Coordinate the state team as they collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the state to ensure effectiveness of PMTCT interventions in the state
  • Facilitate and coordinate the activities of Mentor Mothers / Traditional Birth attendants, Treatment Support Specialists, volunteers and other community structure to improve care, treatment protocols and mechanisms for tracking defaulters
  • Adhere and abide by the ethics and code of conduct of the Institute.
  • Any other duties assigned by State Manager/Project Director/Program Area Lead & Head of Department. .

Qualifications
Education:

  • Must have degree in Nursing Science or its equivalent, Masters in Public health is an added advantage.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Good communication (oral and written) and facilitation skills with
  • Proficiency in computer – Word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation
  • Ability to evaluate/analyze data, prepare high quality reports often under pressure and in complex situations,
  • Ability/capacity to develop and design MNCH strategic plan, good inter and intrapersonal communication skills
  • Willingness to work under pressure to meet targets/goal and goal oriented are desired. .

Prior Work Experience:

  • A minimum of 5 – 7 years progressively professional level experience managing public health and health delivery with emphasis on MNCH. She/he must have experience working with PEPFAR funded MNCH, care and treatment program.

Language Proficiency:

  • English language (high proficiency in verbal and written expression)

Job Knowledge:

  • Familiarity with the broad range of maternal, newborn and child health issues. Understanding and in-depth knowledge of the implementation of MNCH programs in Nigeria.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed Resume and a one page Cover Letter as one MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to “Assistant Director, Human Resources” through this email address: careers@ihvnigeria.org

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Job Title: Senior Program Officer, Care and Support

Locations: Abuja and Rivers
Job Category: Technical
Department: Prevention Care and Treatment
Unit: Care and Support

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical assistance to health care providers to render effective and efficient quality of care to People Living with HIV and People Affected by AIDS (PABA).
  • Mentor health care providers to improve and maintain standard of care through ongoing Care & Support assessment, nutritional assessments, prevention education, disclosure counseling, Positive health, Dignity and Prevention (PHDP), partner notification and testing.
  • Provide technical support for effective adherence counseling to achieve viral suppression.
  • Plan and coordinate all activities of support group through formation and strengthening of functional and active support group activities at the state.
  • Develop capacity of support group members and health care providers on PHDP activities in the facility and community.
  • Liaise with relevant stakeholders (Government of Nigeria, Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS in Nigeria, Association of Women Living with HIV in Nigeria, Community Based Organizations, and Non-Governmental Organizations) for wrap around services.
  • Provide technical support to State NEPWHAN to oversee activities of Treatment Support Specialist (TSS), Mentor Mothers (MM), Adherence Counselors, volunteers and support groups.
  • Provision of technical support to Treatment Support Specialist (TSS), Mentor Mothers and PLHIV (volunteers) to provide quality holistic care to PLHIV.
  • Build capacity of PLHIV peer educators to complement PHDP activities of health care providers in the community.
  • Forecast and request for Care and Support commodities.

Qualifications
Education:

  • She/he must have degree in Nursing Science or its equivalent, Masters in Public health is an added advantage.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Good communication (oral and written) and facilitation skills with proficiency in the computer programming – Word processing, spreadsheet, presentation skills are required
  • Proficiency with data analysis
  • Ability/capacity to develop and design care and support strategic plan
  • High quality narrative report writing and understanding of project management principles
  • Good inter and intrapersonal communication skills
  • Goal oriented with ability to work under pressure to meet organizational targets/goals.

Prior Work Experience:

  • A minimum of five to seven years professional level experience managing public health and health delivery with emphasis on care and support. She/he must have experience working with PEPFAR funded care and treatment program.

Language Proficiency:

  • English language (high proficiency in verbal and written expression)

Job Knowledge:

  • Familiarity with the broad range of care and support issues, understanding of the major issues affecting care support, with in-depth knowledge of the implementation of care and support programs in Nigeria.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed Resume and a one page Cover Letter as one MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to “Assistant Director, Human Resources” through this email address: careers@ihvnigeria.org

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Job Title: Program Officer, Prevention Services

Locations: FCT, Nasarawa and Rivers
Job Category: Technical
Department: Prevention Care and Treatment
Supervisor: Program Manager, Prevention Services
Unit: Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (MNCH)

Responsibilities

  • Design structural interventions to prevent HIV among key populations, including those that address gender inequalities, stigma and discrimination and the legal rights and status of key populations, and economic barriers.
  • Provide technical oversight, strategic direction and ensure appropriate support for the implementation of program activities in HIV prevention for key and vulnerable populations, including integration of TB/HIV services for co-infected patients and other wrap-around services
  • Contribute to the development of project proposals, technical reports and publications as they relate to HIV prevention for key and vulnerable populations
  • Develop new/review evidence-based clinical training materials, job aids, and curricula, supervisory systems and other training materials needed for implementation of the program to meet the needs of funding organizations and the Government of Nigeria.
  • Coordinate assessments, site strengthening, follow-up and supervision, advocacy, demand creation, policy support, capacity-building and Monitoring& Evaluation across program sites as required by program activities and
  • Participate in all Technical Consultative Group Meetings,
  • Represent the organization in professional forums by participating and making presentations in relevant meetings and conferences and technical working groups
  • Carry out any other duty assigned for the achievement of organizational goals and objectives

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Should possess at least a degree/HND in Public Health, Nursing, Social Sciences, Health Sciences or Community Health
  • At least five (5) years’ experience applying community outreach / training community health workers and/or Community-Based Organizations in HIV interventions for key and vulnerable populations.
  • Experience in building capacity at individual and organizational levels.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of gender inequalities, stigma, economic barriers, discrimination and the legal rights and status of key populations in Nigeria
  • Excellent personal communication skills in written and verbal English,
  • High impact influencing and persuasive skills, and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or Power Point applicable software related to position

Language Proficiency:

  • English language (high proficiency in verbal and written expression)


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed Resume and a one page Cover Letter as one MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to “Assistant Director, Human Resources” through this email address: careers@ihvnigeria.org  Application must explicitly state the position applied for in the subject of the email.

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Job Title: Program Officer, MNCH

Location: Nasarawa
Job Category: Technical
Supervisor: MNCH Unit Head
Department: Prevention Care and Treatment
Unit: Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (MNCH)

Responsibilities

  • Provide programmatic support and oversight to the Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Unit across supported facilities in the state
  • Assist in development of program strategies, work plans and their implementation for effective operations of the PMTCT services across facilities within the state.
  • Ensure smooth operations and coordination of PMTCT activities at the supported state and facilities.
  • Conduct needs assessment for PMTCT commodities supplies in the state
  • Co-ordinate, track progress, review results and address PMTCT challenges in the state
  • Supervise service providers (nurses, adherence counselors, Mentor Mothers, Treatment Support Specialists, volunteers etc.) as they provide quality care to HIV Positive pregnant women.
  • Ensure that the facility operates a functional and efficient client flow system
  • Identify barriers to PMTCT and proffer solutions to these challenges
  • Facilitate and coordinate all site-based trainings sessions organized for facilities health care workers
  • Facilitate and coordinate the activities of Infant Feeding Counseling and hands-on capacity building for health care workers in the state
  • Facilitate effective linkages within thematic program areas and overall community based organization linkages.
  • Report all activities to the MNCH Program Lead in the state and State Manager/Project Director, Senior Program Officer Prevention, Care and Treatment Department Central and others as may be necessary.
  • Adhere and abide by the ethics and code of conduct of the Institute.
  • Review State data on weekly/monthly basis to assess level of achievement and gaps.
  • Coordinate Early Infant Diagnosis activities in the state and ensure appropriate transportation systems of samples logging at the PCR labs, monitor its flow and ensure quickest turnaround time to the facility & caregiver.
  • Facilitate and coordinate the activities of Mentor Mothers / Traditional Birth attendants and other community volunteers to improve care, treatment protocols and mechanisms for tracking defaulters.
  • Any other duties assigned by Regional Manager/State Manager /Program Area Lead & Head of Department

Qualifications
Educational:

  • BSc Nursing

Skills and Abilities:

  • Good communication (oral and written) and facilitation skills
  • Proficiency in computer – Word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation
  • Ability to evaluate/analyze data, prepare high quality reports often under pressure and in complex situations,
  • Ability/capacity to develop and design MNCH strategic plan,
  • Good inter and intrapersonal communication skills,
  • Being goal-oriented and willing to work under pressure to meet targets/goals

Prior Work Experience:

  • A minimum of 5 – 7 years progressively professional level experience managing public health and health delivery with emphasis on MNCH. She/he must have experience working with PEPFAR funded MNCH, care and treatment program.

Language Proficiency:

  • English language (high proficiency in verbal and written expression)

Job Knowledge:

  • Familiarity with the broad range of maternal, newborn and child health issues. Understanding and in-depth knowledge of the implementation of MNCH programs in Nigeria.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed Resume and a one page Cover Letter as one MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to “Assistant Director, Human Resources” through this email address: careers@ihvnigeria.org

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Job Title: Program Manager Care and Support

Location: Central Office
Job Category: Technical
Department: Prevention Care and Treatment
Unit: Care and Support

Responsibilities

  • Program Management – manage care and support using evidence-based, high impact, cost effective interventions for the improvement of care and support services including but not limited to treatment preparation and enhanced adherence, effective appointment systems, retention and Positive Health Dignity and Prevention.
  • Carry out close coordination, collaboration, advocacy, alignment and integration to improve services
  • Provide technical assistance to health care providers to render effective and efficient quality of care to People Living with HIV (PLHIV) and People Affected by AIDS (PABA)
  • Mentor health care providers to improve and maintain standard of care through ongoing Care &Support assessment, nutritional assessments, prevention education, disclosure counseling, Positive health, Dignity and Prevention (PHDP), partner notification and testing
  • Provide technical support for effective adherence counseling to achieve viral suppression
  • Build capacity of health care providers and lay counselors to provide ongoing treatment adherence support in the facility and community
  • Coordinate Community ART (cART) services at health facilities and community level
  • Plan and coordinate all activities of support group through formation and strengthening of functional and active support groups to improve quality of life for members through peer counseling, stigma reduction activities and Income Generating Activities (IGAs)
  • Develop capacity of support group members and health care providers on PHDP activities in the facility and community.
  • Collaborate with relevant stakeholders for wrap around services (Government of Nigeria, Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS in Nigeria, Association of Women Living with HIV in Nigeria, Community Based Organizations, and Non-Governmental Organizations).
  • Provide technical support to State NEPWHAN to oversee activities of Treatment Support Specialist (TSS), Mentor Mothers (MM), Adherence Counselors, volunteers and support groups.
  • Provide technical support to Treatment Support Specialist (TSS), Mentor Mothers and PLHIV (volunteers) to provide quality holistic care to PLHIV.
  • Build capacity of PLHIV peer educators to complement PHDP activities of health care providers in the community.
  • Forecast and request for Care and Support commodities.
  • Any other duties assigned by supervisor, Head of Department or Chief Executive Officer.

Qualifications
Education:

  • B.Sc in Nursing and minimum of Master’s degree in Public Health or other health related field

Skills and Abilities:

  • Good communication (oral and written) and facilitation skills with proficiency in the computer programming – Word processing, spreadsheet, presentation skills are essential.
  • Ability/capacity to develop and design care and support strategic plan, narrative reports and proposals.
  • Must have good inter and intrapersonal communication skills.
  • Goal oriented with ability to work under pressure to meet organizational targets/goals.
  • Ability to evaluate/analyse data and prepare high quality reports under time pressure and in complex situations.
  • Excellent organizational and management skills.
  • Strong analytical skills and in-depth understanding of technical issues.
  • Ability to effectively lead, facilitate and participate in discussions and meetings.

Prior Work Experience:

  • A minimum of ten years progressively responsible, professional level experience managing public health and health delivery with emphasis on care and support in PEPFAR funded care and treatment program.

Language Proficiency:

  • English language (high proficiency in verbal and written expression)

Job Knowledge:

  • Familiarity with the broad range of care and support issues. Understanding of the major issues affecting care support with in-depth knowledge of the implementation of care and support programs in Nigeria.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed Resume and a one page Cover Letter as one MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to “Assistant Director, Human Resources” via: careers@ihvnigeria.org clearly indicating the “Job Title” as subject of your mail.

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Job Title: Program Officer – Adult Art

Locations: Katsina and Nasarawa
Job Category: Technical
Department: Prevention Care and Treatment
Unit: Adult ART
Slot: 2 each

Responsibilities

  • Performing Quality Improvement and program evaluation, monitoring and administrative support.
  • Providing quality of care assessment and ensuring that patients in health facilities receive high-quality comprehensive care and treatment according to recommended guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Bridging the “know-do gap” in program implementation across sites.
  • Working with health facility staff and focal persons and colleagues to effectively address operational challenges (including laboratory equipment breakdowns, staffing shortages, training needs and commodity supply).
  • Identifying implementation bottlenecks in the Adult ART program across sites and proffer solutions.
  • Ensuring strong linkages within the ART program at site level e.g. between HIV Counseling Testing Areas and Clinic, Laboratory and Clinic, referral between the PMTCT and the Adult Clinic.
  • Establishing measures to assess impact of our program in the community.
  • Participating in quality improvement and data analysis.
  • Reporting all activities to the Senior Program Officer Adult ART, Program Manager Adult ART, Technical Advisor Adult ART and the Director/Head, Clinical Services Department.
  • Adhering and abiding by the ethics and code of conduct of the Institute.
  • Carrying out any other duties/ assignments as directed by the Director Clinical Services Department.

Qualifications
Education:

  • A minimum of University degree in Medicine. MPH or related Master’s degree is an added advantage.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Good communication (oral and written) and facilitation skills with proficiency in the computer programming – Word processing, spreadsheet, presentation skills are required.
  • Proficiency in data analysis, good inter and intrapersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet organizational targets/goals.
  • Ability to evaluate data and prepare quality reports often under pressure and in complex situations.
  • Being goal oriented with ability to plan and organize, make decisions, manage time and practice critical thinking.

Prior Work Experience:

  • A minimum of 5 years professional level experience managing public health and health delivery with emphasis on TBHIV, care and treatment.
  • She/he must have experience working with PEPFAR funded care and treatment program.
  • Demonstrated experience in the design, implementation, and management of HIV care and treatment programs.

Language Proficiency:

  • English language (high proficiency in verbal and written expression)

Job Knowledge:

  • Familiarity with the broad range of care and treatment issues. Understanding of the major issues affecting care and treatment with knowledge of the implementation of care and treatment programs in Nigeria.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed Resume and a one page Cover Letter as one MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to the “Assistant Director, Human Resources” through this email address: careers@ihvnigeria.org Application must explicitly state the position applied for in the subject of the email.

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Job Title: Senior Progrm Officer (TB/HIV/DR-TB) (Global Fund)

Location: Jos, Plateau
Job Category: Technical
Department: Prevention Care and Treatment
Unit: TBHIV

Responsibilities

  • Providing technical support for multidisciplinary TB, HIV/AIDS and DR-TB care and treatment, working with clinicians and State/health facility-based site teams to implement care and treatment services especially in TB/HIV treatment.
  • Conducting mentoring and supervisory visits
  • Actualizing various strategies at the national to facility-level according to the program component area.
  • Executing component area strategies through mentoring, supervision and technical assistance to local partners in-country.
  • Participating in United States Government, Federal Ministry of Health, Global Fund and other external partner technical meetings, as assigned.
  • Attending technical, expanded leads, program area, departmental and regional meetings
  • Providing feedback, progress update, performance achievement, and analysis as warranted
  • Meeting project management, financial reporting, and program area performance measurement requirements.
  • Preparing work plans for the department.
  • Reporting all activities to the Technical Advisor HIV/TB/MDR-TB and the Director/Head, Clinical services Department.
  • Building capacity, mentoring and providing hands-on supervision of doctors, pharmacist, laboratory Scientists & Nurses on TB/HIV/DR-TB Care & Treatment
  • Attending and making presentations at scientific and programmatic meetings.
  • Adhering and abiding by the ethics and code of conduct of the Institute.
  • Carrying out any other duties/ assignments as directed by the Director Clinical Services department.

Qualifications
Education:

  • A University degree in Medicine with an MPH or related Master’s degree.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Good communication (oral and written) and facilitation skills
  • Proficiency in the computer programming – Word processing, spreadsheet, presentation skills are required
  • Proficiency with data analysis
  • Ability/capacity to develop and design TBHIV care and treatment strategic plan
  • High quality narrative report writing and understanding of project management principles
  • Good inter and intrapersonal communication skills
  • Goal oriented with ability to work under pressure to meet organizational targets/goals.

Prior Work Experience:

  • A minimum of 5 – 7 years professional level experience managing public health and health delivery with emphasis on TBHIV, care and treatment. She/he must have experience working with PEPFAR or GF funded care and treatment program. Demonstrated experience in the design, implementation, and management of TB programs.

Language Proficiency:

  • English language (high proficiency in verbal and written expression)

Job Knowledge:

  • Familiarity with the broad range of TBHIV issues. Understanding of the major issues affecting TBHIV with in-depth knowledge of the implementation of TBHIV programs in Nigeria.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed Resume and a one page Cover Letter as one MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to “Assistant Director, Human Resources” through this email address: careers@ihvnigeria.org

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Job Title: Program Officer – Gender-based Violence (GBV)

Location: Central Office (Abuja)
Job Category: Technical
Department: Prevention Care and Treatment
Unit: Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (MNCH)
Supervisor: Program Manager

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical assistance and oversee Gender-Based Violence programs across all the state and facilities where IHVN is present.
  • Design and implement Gender-Based Programs according to PEPFAR Gender Strategy to achieve targets.
  • Develop work plans and monthly budgets
  • Track all program data and report as necessary.
  • Build capacity of colleagues and other stakeholders in the provision of gender-based violence services
  • Represent IHVN in meetings and provide oversight functions to regional/staff officers
  • Serve as liaison between central and state offices on issues of Gender Based Violence.
  • Provide mentorship/supervision to Community-Based Organizations in the implementation of GBV program
  • Submit monthly reports to the Head of Department PCT and Gender Program Manager for effective program delivery
  • Perform other roles as may be assigned by HOD and Supervisors as necessary

Qualifications
Education:

  • B.Sc. in Social Work, Nursing or any other Social Sciences

Skills and Abilities:

  • Good communication (oral and written) and facilitation skills.
  • Proficiency in the use of computer software – Word processing, spreadsheet, presentation skills are essential.
  • Ability to evaluate/analyze data, prepare high quality reports.
  • Ability/capacity to develop and design GBV strategic plans.
  • Ability/Readiness to work with teams to achieve program goals.
  • Must have good inter and intrapersonal communication skills
  • Goal oriented with ability to work under pressure to meet organizational targets/goals.

Prior Work Experience:

  • A minimum of 5 years professional level experience managing public health and health delivery with emphasis on gender-based violence.
  • She/he must have experience working with PEPFAR funded care and treatment / Gender-based program

Language Proficiency:

  • English language (high proficiency in verbal and written expression)

Job Knowledge:

  • Familiarity with the broad range of GBV issues. Understanding of GBV issues with in-depth knowledge of the implementation of GBV services in Nigeria.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed Resume and a one page Cover Letter as one MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to “Assistant Director, Human Resources” through this email address: careers@ihvnigeria.org  Application must explicitly state the position applied for in the subject of the email.

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Job Title: Program Officer, MNCH 1

Location: Central Office, Abuja
Job Category: Technical
Department: Prevention Care and Treatment
Unit: Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (MNCH)
Supervisor: MNCH Unit Head

Responsibilities

  • Provide programmatic support and oversight to the Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Unit at state offices
  • Assist in the development, adaptation, of guidelines, tools and other relevant materials for use in the national scale up of PMTCT activities in IHVN-supported sites.
  • Assist in development of program strategies, work plans and their implementation for effective operations of the hub and spoke model of scale up.
  • Support the Program Area Lead to ensure smooth operations and coordination of PMTCT activities at the IHVN supported states and facilities.
  • Forecast and request for PMTCT commodities such as care kits and Mama Packs.
  • Co-ordinate, track progress, review results and address PMTCT challenges.
  • Supervise service providers (doctors, nurses, mentor mothers etc.) to provide quality care to HIV+ pregnant women.
  • Ensure the creation of a sustainable PMTCT team to deliver overall quality health care to HIV positive pregnant and breastfeeding women in the facilities.
  • Ensure that the facility operates a functional and efficient client flow system through collaboration with the State PMTCT Senior Program Officer/Program Officer.
  • Identify barriers to PMTCT and proffer solutions to these challenges with state teams.
  • Assist and undertake needs assessments of new sites as required.
  • Facilitate and coordinate all relevant trainings sessions organized for site health care workers.
  • Provide technical assistance to site and community staff through precepting, monitoring, supportive supervision & mentoring.
  • Facilitate and coordinate the activities of Infant Feeding Counseling/ care of HIV Exposed Infants for health care workers in the state.
  • Facilitate effective linkages within thematic groups and overall community-based organizations.
  • Report all activities to the MNCH Program Lead and the Director/Head, Prevention, Care and Treatment Department.
  • Adhere and abide by the ethics and code of conduct of the Institute.
  • Work with state team on sites Quality Improvement Team lead (QIT) to ensure quality-service given to clients is in line with the national guideline.
  • Review state data on weekly/monthly basis to assess level of achievement and gaps.
  • Coordinate Early Infant Diagnosis (EID) activities with the state team to determine prompt samples transport and turnaround time to the facilities.
  • Coordinate the state team as they collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the state to ensure effectiveness of PMTCT interventions in the state
  • Facilitate and coordinate the activities of Mentor Mothers / Traditional Birth attendants, Treatment Support Specialists, volunteers and other community structures to improve care and treatment protocols and mechanisms for tracking defaulters
  • Any other duties assigned the Regional Manager/State Manager/Program Area Lead & Head of Department

Qualifications
Educational:

  • M.B.B.S and Master’s in Public Health or other health related field

Skills and Abilities:

  • Good communication (oral and written) and facilitation skills with
  • Proficiency in computer – Word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation
  • Ability to evaluate/analyze data, prepare high quality reports often under pressure and in complex situations,
  • Ability/capacity to develop and design MNCH strategic plan, good inter and intrapersonal communication skills
  • Willingness to work under pressure to meet targets/goal and goal oriented are desired.

Prior Work Experience:

  • A minimum of 5 – 7 years progressively professional level experience managing public health and health delivery with emphasis on MNCH. She/he must have experience working with PEPFAR funded MNCH, care and treatment program.

Language Proficiency:

  • English language (high proficiency in verbal and written expression)

Job Knowledge:

  • Familiarity with the broad range of maternal, newborn and child health issues. Understanding and in-depth knowledge of the implementation of MNCH programs in Nigeria.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed Resume and a one page Cover Letter as one MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to “Assistant Director, Human Resources” via: careers@ihvnigeria.org clearly indicating the “Job Title” as subject of your mail.

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Job Title: Senior Program Officer, Pediatrics (Pediatrics ART)

Location: Abuja
Job Category: Technical
Department: Prevention Care and Treatment
Unit: Pediatrics

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support for multidisciplinary HIV/AIDS care and treatment.
  • Work with clinicians and health facility-based site teams to implement care and treatment services especially in adult antiretroviral treatment.
  • Conduct mentoring and supervisory visits.
  • Actualize various strategies at the national to facility-level according to the program component area.
  • Provide management in TB/HIV co-infection.
  • Execute component area strategies through mentoring, supervision and technical assistance to local partners in-country.
  • Participate in United State Government, Federal Ministry of Health, and other external partner technical meetings, as assigned.
  • Attend technical, expanded leads, program area, departmental and regional meetings.
  • Provide feedback, progress update, performance achievement, and analysis as required
  • Meet project management, financial reporting, and program area performance measurement requirements.
  • Prepare work plans for the department.
  • Provide capacity building, mentoring and hands-on supervision of doctors, pharmacists, laboratory scientists & nurses on HIV Counseling and Testing, Care & Treatment
  • Attend and present at scientific sessions of health facilities
  • Report all activities to the Program Manager Pediatrics ART, Technical Advisor Adult ART and the Director/Head, Clinical services department.
  • Adhere to and abide by the ethics and code of conduct of the Institute.
  • Carry out any other duties/ assignments as directed by the Director Clinical Services Department.

Qualifications
Education:

  • A University degree in Medicine with an MPH or related Master’s degree.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Good communication (oral and written) and facilitation skills.
  • Proficiency in the computer programming – Word processing, spreadsheet, presentation skills are required.
  • Proficiency with data analysis.
  • Ability/capacity to develop and design TBHIV care and treatment strategic plan
  • High quality narrative report writing and understanding of project management principles.
  • Good inter and intrapersonal communication skills.
  • Goal oriented with ability to work under pressure to meet organizational targets/goals

Prior Work Experience:

  • A minimum of 5 – 7 years professional level experience managing public health and health delivery with emphasis on pediatric HIV care and treatment. She/he must have experience working with PEPFAR funded pediatric care and treatment program. Demonstrated experience in the design, implementation, and management of care and treatment programs.

Language Proficiency:

  • English language (high proficiency in verbal and written expression)

Job Knowledge:

  • Familiarity with the broad range of pediatric care and treatment issues. Understanding the major issues affecting pediatric HIV care and treatment with in-depth knowledge of the implementation of pediatric care and treatment programs in Nigeria.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed Resume and a one page Cover Letter as one MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to “Assistant Director, Human Resources” through this email address: careers@ihvnigeria.org

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Job Title: Senior Program Officer, Adult Art

Locations: Abuja, Katsina, Rivers
Job Category: Technical
Department: Prevention Care and Treatment
Unit: Adult ART

Responsibilities

  • Providing technical support for multidisciplinary HIV/AIDS care and treatment, working clinicians and health facility-based site teams to implement care and treatment services especially in adult antiretroviral treatment.
  • Conducting mentoring and supervisory visits.
  • Actualizing various strategies at the national to facility-level according to the program component area.
  • Providing management in TB/HIV co-infection.
  • Executing component area strategies through mentoring, supervision and technical assistance to local partners in-country.
  • Participating in United State Government, Federal Ministry of Health, and other external partner technical meetings, as assigned.
  • Attending technical, expanded leads, program area, departmental and regional meetings.
  • Providing feedback, progress update, performance achievement, and analysis as required.
  • Meeting project management, financial reporting, and program area performance measurement requirements.
  • Preparing work plans for the department.
  • Providing capacity building, mentoring and hands-on supervision of doctors, pharmacist, laboratory scientists & nurses on HIV Counseling and Testing , care & treatment
  • Attending and making presentations at scientific sessions of the clinic.
  • Reporting all activities to the Program Manager Adult ART, Technical Advisor Adult ART and the Director/Head, Clinical Services Department.
  • Adhering and abiding by the ethics and code of conduct of the Institute.
  • Carrying out any other duties/ assignments as directed by the Director Clinical Services department. .

Qualifications
Education:

  • A University degree in Medicine with an MPH or related Master’s degree.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Good communication (oral and written) and facilitation skills with proficiency in the computer programming – Word processing, spreadsheet, presentation skills are required
  • Proficiency with data analysis
  • Ability/capacity to develop and design TBHIV, care and treatment strategic plan
  • High quality narrative report writing and understanding of project management principles
  • Good inter and intrapersonal communication skills
  • Goal oriented with ability to work under pressure to meet organizational targets/goals.

Prior Work Experience:

  • A minimum of 5 – 7 years professional level experience managing public health and health delivery with emphasis on HIV care and treatment. She/he must have experience working with PEPFAR funded care and treatment program. Demonstrated experience in the design, implementation, and management of care and treatment programs.

Language Proficiency:

  • English language (high proficiency in verbal and written expression)

Job Knowledge:

  • Familiarity with the broad range of TBHIV, care and treatment issues. Understanding of the major issues affecting HIV care and treatment with in-depth knowledge of the implementation of care and treatment programs in Nigeria.

Deadline: 17th October, 2019.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed Resume and a one page Cover Letter as one MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to “Assistant Director, Human Resources” through this email address: careers@ihvnigeria.org

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Note

  • Application must explicitly state the position applied for in the subject of the email. Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers.

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