Program Officer Care And Support (C&S) in Ogun, Nigeria

NGO/Community Services & Dev
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Reports to: Program Lead Care and Support

LOCATION: Ogun, Osun, Delta, Benue, Nassarawa, Kano and FCT.

Summary/Overview: The C&S Program Officer (PO) at the central, regional or state level and to be occupied by staff with a medical and or midwifery background. The C&S PO is also expected to spend 40% of his/her time in the office and 60% on supervisory and advocacy activities.



  • Assist in the development and adaptation of guidelines, tools and other relevant materials for use in the national scale up of C&S activities in IHVN-supported sites in Nigeria.
  • Assist in development of program strategies, work plans and their implementation for effective operations of the hub and spoke model of scale up.
  • Ensure smooth operations and coordination of C&S activities at the regional and or state offices.
  • Forge and maintain strong relationship with NEPWHAN, and other PLHIV networks
  • Forecast and request for C&S commodities such as care kits and ACTION meals.
  • Co-ordinate, track progress, review results and address C&S challenges
  • Mentor doctors, nurses, support groups, Linkage coordinators, Treatment supporters, mentor mothers to provide quality care to PLHIV.
  • Ensure that the facility operates a functional and efficient client flow system.
  • Identify barriers to C&S and proffer solutions to these challenges.
  • Assist and undertake needs assessments of new sites as required.
  • Facilitate trainings sessions organized for site and community providers.
  • Provide technical assistance to site and community staff through precepting, monitoring and mentoring.
  • Facilitate training of health care workers at all IHVN supported sites in C&S.
  • Facilitate effective linkages within thematic groups and overall community linkages.
  • Report all activities to the Regional and State Managers, Program Area Lead and the Director, Community Medicine
  • Adhere and abide by the ethics and code of conduct of the Institute.
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