Technical Officer - Clinical Services [Abuja, Ibadan And Jos] in Abuja, Nigeria

Medical Practice
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

The job holders will work as members of respective APIN State Office Teams and will provide technical and programmatic support for the scale-up of HIV services, delivery of quality services, and attainment of programme goals. S/he will also contribute to the strengthening of working relationships with other stakeholders and building of systems for programme sustainability.


Job Task

  • Interface, in conjunction with other members of the APIN Clinical Services and State Teams, between the APIN Program Office, Program Sites, 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 programme work plans
  • Provide technical and programmatic support for high quality programme 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 programme 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 degree in the Medical Sciences (MBBS or MB.Bch.) (an MPH would be an advantage) and a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in HIV prevention, care and treatment program, preferably with experience in TB, MNCH, RH and malaria and programmes.


Technical and Behavioural Competencies

  • Good working knowledge of current national and WHO HIV/AIDS guidelines for prevention, treatment, care & support of adults and children
  • Knowledge of models of working with and linking different tiers of healthcare facilities
  • Ability to multitask, with knowledge of various programme areas
  • Ability to work with discretion and 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 HCT, PMTCT and ART national M/E tools
  • Ability to organize and coordinate training programmes and meetings
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Computer literacy/skills in usage of personal productivity tools (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet browsing, emailing, etc.) are essential
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