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Jhpiego Job in Nigeria. Jhpiego is recruiting an HIVST officer and Consultant Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant,Nigeria-2020

Jhpiego Job in Nigeria. Jhpiego is recruiting an HIVST officer and Consultant Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant. With financial support from Unitaid via Population Services International, Jhpiego is implementing Phase 3 of the STAR Initiative, an 18-month project to catalyze HIVST adoption, availability, and use in Nigeria.

Job Title: HIVST Officer-Jhpiego Job in Nigeria

City

  • Akwa Ibom/Cross River, Lagos and Rivers States

Organization

  • Jhpiego

Type

  • Job

Career Category

  • Program/Project Management

Years of experience

    • 5-9 years

Closing date 

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Responsibilities-Jhpiego Job in Nigeria

  • Overall implementation of HIVST at the state level
  • Lead State level advocacy and support to SMOH and IPs on HIVST
  • Coordinate and engage with the private sector (pharmacy and PPMVs) to implement the total market approach
  • Lead in the coordination of community based HIVST for the target population of interest with the district.
  • Collaborate for the successful roll out and implementation of HIVST for target populations.
  • Work to establish and strengthen effective referral linkage between community outreach services and care and treatment facilities.
  • Collaborate with district reference laboratories to implement proficiency testing and other diagnostic quality assurance.
  • Contribute to development of project strategies, work plans and budgets
  • Produce and ensure timely submission of monthly program activity reports to the Project Director.
  • S/he provides HIVST to priority populations according to the national HIV testing protocols and guidelines
  • S/he establishes and strengthens good working relationship with other implementing partners and stakeholders.
  • S/he ensures that HIVST quality assurance practices are always performed at all times according to the national requirements.
  • S/he performs any other duty as assigned by the Project Director.

Qualifications-Jhpiego Job in Nigeria

  • Bachelor degree (preferred) in health sciences, medical sciences or public health.
  • At least 5 years’ experience with HIV/AIDS program implementation, working with public and NGO sectors is required
  • Advanced computer skills in Excel, Word processing and database management

· Good strategic, analytical thinking and problem-solving skills with ability to work effectively with key stakeholders especially relevant government partners, implementing partners and CSOs.

  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Good strategic and analytical thinking and ability to interpret public health and epidemiological data
  • Familiarity with UNITAID regulations is an added advantage.

How to apply-Jhpiego Job in Nigeria

Method of Application:

Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV to ng-recruitment@jhpiego.org using Job title e.g. HIVST Officer “ (Indicate location in your application & email title)

Application Closing date:

Close of Business Tuesday 29th September 2020

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Note:

· CV and Cover Letter as ONE SINGLE WORD document

· The title/subject of your email and application should be the position you are applying for.

· Candidates that do not comply with the application instruction will be disqualified.

· Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply

· We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.

· Only shortlisted candidates will receive an invitation for an interview

· Any successful candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.

· There will be travel requirements and opportunities both within Nigeria.

· JHU is an Equal Opportunity Employer

For further information about Jhpiego, please visit our website at www.jhpiego.org

Job Title: Consultant Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant-Jhpiego Job in Nigeria
  • Nigeria
City
  • Lagos, Rivers and Akwa Ibom/Cross River States
Organization
  • Jhpiego
Type
  • Consultancy
Career Category
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
Years of experience
  • 0-2 years
Themes
  • Health
  • HIV/Aids

Closing date

Responsibilities

Successful candidate will work closely with the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Strategic Information Advisor, and other project staff. Specific roles/responsibilities include:

· Liaise with backstops/IP SI person to collate monthly summary forms

· Responsible for data entry into project specific DHIS2

· Support the provision of training, supervision and mentorship to strengthen for data quality from distribution sites

· Strengthen the use of data at state, facility, and community level for program monitoring and improvement

· Responsible for liaising with other private sector partners, including CBOs

· Responsible for liaising with the state and IPs to ensure quality data generation from the facilities/sites

· Work closely with state HIVST Officer to ensure coordination of program activities at the state.

· Represent STAR Nigeria in relevant meetings at the state level as delegated

· Ensure smooth working relationship between STAR and partner IPs at the state level

· Perform other tasks as assigned by the SI Advisor and M&E Officer

Qualifications/ Competencies

· A degree in statistics, public health, social sciences or other related discipline.

· At least, two years’ experience with HIV M&E programs

· Good computer skills, especially working knowledge of MS word and Excel

· Experience in facilitating the dissemination and use of data for decision-making

· Good data management and analysis skills

· Excellent and working knowledge of electronic medical records, DHIS2 etc.

· Excellent report writing and communication skills

· Good facilitation and training skills

· Ability to work under minimum supervision and independently

· Successful candidate must possess a functional laptop

How to apply

Method of Application:

Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV to ng-recruitment@jhpiego.org using Job title e.g. “Consultant M&E Assistant” (Indicate location in your application & email title)

Application Closing date:

Close of Business Tuesday 29th September 2020

Note:

· CV and Cover Letter as ONE SINGLE WORD document

· The title/subject of your email and application should be the position you are applying for.

· Candidates that do not comply with the application instruction will be disqualified.

· Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply

· We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.

· Only shortlisted candidates will receive an invitation for an interview

· Any successful candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.

· There will be travel requirements and opportunities both within Nigeria.

· JHU is an Equal Opportunity Employer

For further information about Jhpiego, please visit our website at www.jhpiego.org

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