BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION:
Under the supervision of the CDC Nigeria Prevention Branch Chief, the incumbent serves as the key public health specialist advising the CDC/PEPFAR Nigeria Program on addressing gender related disparities in HIV prevention, care and treatment and/or gender inequities that contribute to the HIV epidemic. S/he also serves as gender health advisor to Nigeria ministries and partners, including those funded by the host government or the Global Fund and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the implementation of Gender activities and studies. S/he is responsible for supporting the design, implementation, coordination, and evaluation of a broad range of CDC-funded programs and studies required to implement the president’s emergency plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) in Nigeria. The incumbent represents CDC Nigeria on Gender Equity and Equality matters at technical, policy and strategic planning meetings, including meetings with collaborators and donor agencies. The job holder serves as the activity manager for CDC Nigeria grants, contracts and cooperative agreements and coordinates funding, reporting, and administration with the extramural team to assure projects are conducted and USG funds are appropriately utilized.