Senior Technical Officer - Clinical Service in Lagos, Nigeria

Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Job Descriptions

  • The job holder will provide technical and programmatic support for the delivery of quality HIV services, and attainment of program goals.
  • S/he will also contribute to the strengthening of working relationships with other stakeholders and building of systems for program sustainability.

Job Tasks

  • Interface, in conjunction with other members of the APIN Clinical Services and State Teams, between the APIN
  • Program Office, Program Sitos, relevant government agencies and other stakeholders
  • Work with other team members towards the scale-up of HIV services by supporting the identification of areas of unmet need and expansion of services to new sites
  • Contribute to the development of program work plans
  • Provide technical and programmatic support for high quality program implementation in the areas of ART,
  • PMTCT, HIV/TB and HIV clinical care services, in line with national guidelines and international best practices, and work towards target achievement by supported sites and program sustainability
  • Promote stakeholder engagement by working with various levels of government, their relevant bodies/agencies, US Government agencies in Nigeria and other partners
  • Work closely with other team members to prepare program reports and document best practices

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • A medical degree (MBBS or equivalent) and a minimum of six (6) years’ relevant experience in HIV prevention, treatment and care programs. An MPH degree will be an advantage.

Technical and Behavioural Competencies

  • Good working knowledge of current national guidelines for HIV prevention, treatment and care
  • Knowledge of models of working with and linking differentials of healthcare facilities
  • Ability to multitask, with good knowledge of various program areas
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Understanding of community systems and how they impact service utilization
  • Ability to provide mentorship and integrated supportive supervision to all categories of HCWs
  • Knowledge of national M&E tools for HCT, PMTCT and ART
  • Ability to organize and coordinate training programs and meetings
  • Report writing and oral/written communication skills
  • Ability and readiness to travel at least 25% of work time.



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