27 September, 2018

Senior technical officer - PCT vacancy at achieving health Nigeria initiative

Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is a non-profit organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting global health and economic initiatives in Nigeria. AHNi currently has its headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria.

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

Job Title: Senior Technical Officer - PCT

Location: Abuja

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Project: Global Fund

Project Summary

The Reading and Numeracy Activity (RANA) is a UNICEF-funded early primary grades reading pilot project implemented in partnership with FHI 360 in collaboration with the governments of Katsina and Zamfara states. RANA aims to improve literacy and numeracy for girls and boys in primary grades 1-3 in the supported states. It will assist approximately 100 formal Schools and Integrated Qur’anic Schools (IQS in each of the states.

The Global Fund is a 21st-century partnership organization designed to accelerate the end of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as epidemics. Founded in 2002, the Global Fund is a partnership between governments, civil society, the private sector and people affected by the diseases. The Global Fundraises and invests nearly US$4 billion a year to support programs run by local experts in countries and communities most in need. Since 2003, the Global Fund has invested more than 1.4billion dollars in the fight against AiDS, TB and Malaria in Nigeria.

Job Description

Senior Technical Officer-PCT will coordinate the design and implementation of components related to clinical management of and home-based care for HIV/AIDS, including the use of Antiretroviral treatment in state and field-level projects and programs Provide technical support to implement high quality care, treatment and support activities with primary focus on clinical management of HIV/AiDS including provision of Anti-retroviral therapy (ART).

Minimum Recruitment Standards
MB.BS/MD/PHD or similar degree with 3 to 5 years of progressive relevant experience in clinical care with a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS with provision of PMTCT and anti-retroviral therapy (ART) in resource constrained settings.

Possession of an MPH or post graduate degree in a related field is an advantage.

Experience in project development with proven experience in the planning and facilitation of training is required.

Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

Application Closing Date
10th October, 2018.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Suitability Statement (Application) and Resume (CV) as a single MS Word Document to: AHNi-PCTJobs@ahnigeria.org

Note: Only applications sent electronically (i.e by email) with the Job Title and Location clearly indicated as the subject of the email will be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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