Program Manager, Prevention And Community DR-TB in Abuja, Nigeria

NGO/Community Services & Dev
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description


The Program Manager provides technical and programmatic support to the implementation of HIV/AIDS prevention activities of the Institute of Human Virology programme, including sexual prevention (HCT, Abstinence, Be faithful [AB] and Condoms and other prevention and Key Affected Population), medical prevention ( injection safety/health care waste management, community based organizations and Community Multi-Drugs Resistant Tuberculosis activities. He/she will supervise and coordinate all relevant activities for all community prevention activities through effective supervision of staff and effective project management to meet program targets.


  • A first degree in Medicine, BSc Nursing Science, the Social Sciences or related discipline with a minimum of 10 years proven work experience, design and implementing and monitoring of HIV prevention and MDR TB Community Activities preferably in an international NGO. Possession of a post graduate degree in Public Health will be an advantage
  • Knowledge of DR- TB
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the Nigerian Health System and Social Networks
  • Strong inter-personal and public relations skills
  • Excellent English language, oral and written communication, with proficient in MS office word, excel and outlook.




  • Provide sound technical guidance and programmatic support to all IHVN sites and partners to implement high quality HIV/AIDS prevention activities including sexual prevention and bio-medical prevention
  • Contribute to the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, and reporting of prevention services
  • Build capacity and ensure delivery of high quality prevention services at all programme sites, using internationally recognized best practices
  • Identify, train, monitor and evaluate community based groups in delivery of program targets
  • Coordinate training of other health and non-health personnel in collaboration with IHVN departments.
  • Oversee and utilize best practices in program-level delivery
  • Help with development of departmental work-plan and community based groups work-plans
  • Develop strategies for the design and implementation of HIV/AIDS prevention, behavior change intervention among most at risk populations i.e. PLHIV, MARPs to reduce sexual transmission
  • Work with the SI Team to develop and update HIV prevention tools, Standard Operating Procedures, and data collection, data quality audits, reporting of indicators etc.
  • Ensure ongoing collaboration with the Government of Nigeria, US Government agencies, support groups of People Living with HIV, collaborating institutions, Non-Governmental Organizations/Community Based Organizations/Faith Based Organizations and other partners in the public and private sectors
  • Ensure the development, supply and distribution of IEC materials
  • Ensure functionality of MDR TB Treatment Supporters and the CBOs
  • Provide oversight functions to all IHVN states/Regional offices on Community DR TB activities
  • Participate actively in the planning, organizing, conducting and evaluation of training for general health care workers in the public sector/DOT Centers in collaboration with the STBLCOs
  • Ensure relevant recording and reporting documents are available and adequately utilized
  • Perform other roles as may be assigned by the HOD Community Health, Regional/States and Program Coordinator.
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