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Associate Director – Prevention, Care & Treatment at the Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi)

Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is an indigenous non-governmental organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting a broad range of global health interventions, education and economic initiatives in Nigeria. AHNi is an allied organization to Family Health International (FHI360) with co-existing and mutually supportive interest in advancing the collective goals of the people and communities served. AHNi currently has its headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria.

To strengthen our operations and interventions in the country, we are seeking qualified candidates for the position below:

Job Title: Associate Director – Prevention, Care & Treatment

Location: Cross River
Job Category: Fixed Term

Job Description

  • Will provide the required leadership to drive project implementation of prevention, care and treatment activities within the confines of Enhanced Site Management across supported facility and community settings.
  • S/He is responsible for providing technical and programmatic leadership to implement high quality comprehensive HIV/AIDS programs (ART, PMTCT, TB/HIV, RH/HIV, and HTS) in line with the current World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations and national guidelines both at the OSS and through mobile ART sites, oversee clinical HIV treatment protocols in each supported health facility to reflect the needs of the clients and ensure consistency of treatment services throughout the supported facilities and at the community level, ensure a seamless delivery of service for clients at the facility and at the community level, as well as, review and assess client treatment protocols and plans, including short and long-term goals.
  • Also, s/he will review clinical records to evaluate the necessary level of client care, develop concept papers and research papers to improve and/or extend existing studies in the management of HIV/AIDS activities, develop lessons learned from programs and projects related to clinical management of HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, RH/FP, TB and integrated medical services and apply these lessons to modify existing programs and improve the design of new programs.

Minimum Recruitment Standard

  • MB.BS / MD / PHD or similar Degree with 5 to 7 years relevant experience with at least 5 years progressive experience working in the health or development field in Nigeria.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in care and treatment for HIV/AIDS especially with ARV program.
  • Possession of an MPH or post graduate degree in a related field is required.
  • Proven experience in project development, planning and facilitating technical training.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

Deadline: 24th January, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send a suitability statement (Application) and Resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to: AHNi-PCTJobs@ahnigeria.org  using the Job Title and Location as the subject of the email.

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Note

  • Only applications sent electronically (i.e., by e-mail) with the job title and location clearly indicated as the subject of the mail will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • AHNi is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Disclaimer: AHNi does not charge Candidates a fee for a test or interview.

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