HIV Prevention Coordinator in Benue, Nigeria

Medical Practice
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Job description

BSc, BA or any relevant qualifications.

MPH would be an added advantage

2-3 years experience in providing HIV prevention activities.

Experience with managing CBO partners a plus.

Contributes to the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs aimed at Biomedical Prevention of HIV (including Testing and Counseling).

Coordinates the provision of community HCT outreaches according to acceptable protocols and in line with the national guidelines.

Scale up and strengthen the provision of HCT through provider initiated testing and counseling approaches (PITC).

Contributes to the design and implementation of approaches in other prevention strategies-including but not limited to Blood and Injection safety, Post exposure prophylaxis, HIV Testing and Counseling, and PHDP.

Ensures effective and strategic leadership for HCWs at heath facilities and partners within the continuum of care.

Support the design and implementation of prevention programs for MARPs and other key populations (i.e. as female sex workers, Adolescent and young persons as well as PWID). 

Contribute to the capacity building of HCWs and staff of CBO partners with respect to HIV prevention programs.

Provides technical assistance to health facilities, CBOs sub-partners on strategic program implementation.

Support and strengthen collaboration among CBO partners involved in HIV programs and promotes use of national and internationally recognized best practices and evidence-informed HIV biomedical interventions / services among AHF sponsored or supported programs in Nigeria.

Supports the process of developing/reviewing and adapting HIV Testing and Counseling, Blood and Injection safety, USP, PEP training curricula and other documents to meet appropriate audience.

Ensure effective data entry, manage and supervise the process of appropriate data collection at the facility and community using appropriate data tools for all HIV prevention programs.

Assist to ensure coordinated inventory management, performs a monthly stock count; and reports appropriately.

Represents AHF in strategic and technical partnerships-at the National, State and Local Government levels.

Perform other duties as may be assigned as needed.




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