Technical Officer-TB/HIV in Rivers, Nigeria

at Fhi360

Industry
NGO
Specialization
Health, Wellness and Fitness
Minimum Qualification
MBBS
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Gender
Male or Female

Job Description

Job Description

  • The Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is a five-year PEPFAR program to provide high quality HIV/AIDS services, and to build the capacity of the public and private sectors in Nigeria in order to provide these services in a sustainable manner.
  • The SIDHAS project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • To provide technical support to implement high quality care and support activities with primary focus on tuberculosis control and TBHIV collaboration

Essential Job Functions, Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides technical support related to TB/HIV program strategies and approaches related to implementation of programs.
  • With the Senior Technical officer (TB/HIV) and the state senior technical officers (PCT), coordinates the design and implementation of components related to TB and TB/HIV programs.
  • Provides technical assistance in TB and TB/HIV management capacity building to field programs.
  • Contributes to development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to TB/HIV and apply these lessons to modify existing program and improve the design of new programs.
  • Assists in the provision of programmatic assistance to partners on issues of management and control of tuberculosis TBHIV and HIV.
  • Remains informed on current programs in the field of TB and TB/HIV and related development field by reviewing current literature and stay alert to any implication of such experience and research for department activities.
  • Performs other care, prevention and evaluation duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • MBBS degree
  • At least 1-3 years experience in relevant areas of health, including TB/HIV
  • Experience in project development, proven experience in the planning and facilitation of training, and excellent communication and computer skills required. Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system, NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.
  • Experience developing collaborative relationships and liaising with senior level government officials, community leaders, and donors.
  • A post graduate degree in related fields will be an advantage
  • 50% domestic travel.Job Description
  • The Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is a five-year PEPFAR program to provide high quality HIV/AIDS services, and to build the capacity of the public and private sectors in Nigeria in order to provide these services in a sustainable manner.
  • The SIDHAS project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

 

 

 

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