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Job Title: Senior Associate – HCT & Prevention

Locations: Abuja, Akwa Ibom, Benue, Kaduna, Gombe and Cross River, & Kogi

Organisation: Center for Integrated Health Programs (CIHP) Nigeria

Responsibilities: – Incumbent supports HCT program objectives, drawing plans and overseeing the implementation of the care and support service delivery in line with the guidelines and national plans on care and support – Will liaise with others on the relevant care and support activities implemented at the CBOs and health facilities, provide support, build and strengthen community based structures and systems through which services are delivered- Works with MOHs and other state agencies to design and put in place a strong supervision system for HIV/AIDS Testing and counseling (HCT) sites – Strengthens quality assurance (QA) for both HIV testing and counseling for mobile, and community based rapid counseling and testing (RCT) services – Ensures that programs are adequately documented.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability:  – A degree in Public Health, Nursing or related discipline  – At least 3 years’ post NYSC experience in HIV testing and counseling, intercourseually transmitted disease prevention or treatment programs, including program planning, implementation and evaluation  – Professional training and extensive knowledge in HIV/AIDS counseling, testing, practices and procedures; particularly in care and support of People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA)  – Ability to ensure that the highest standards of quality and client care are achieved – Experience of dealing with difficult and sensitive situations in a diplomatic and professional manner.

General Requirements: – The position requires a candidate that is proficient in the use of Microsoft Office suite, computer applications and Internet/ Emails – Effective written and verbal communication and presentation skills  – Significant amount of travel may be involved for all positions – Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

Terms of Employment: – The organization offers highly competitive salary packages for all positions. – Appointments for each of these positions will be subject to a probationary period. – Local terms and conditions are applicable.

How to Apply:

Interested/qualified candidates must apply by email with CV and a suitability statement of not more than 200 words as a Microsoft Word attachment to

The subject of the email should be the POSITION title and the applicant’s full name e.g. Finance Associate – Maria John. Applications not sent in this format will NOT be processed. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 10th January 2013.

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