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Clinical Services Advisor - PMTCT Job at MSH Nigeria
« on: Jun 20, 2013, 09:31 AM »
Job Title: Clinical Services Advisor (PMTCT)

Employer: Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

Sector: Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO)

Grade: J

Job ID: 13-6662

Location: Nigeria NG   

Center/Office: CLM – General

Project/Program: PRO-ACT

Overall Responsibilities: The objective of the Clinical Advisor position is to provide technical leadership and management of the Pro-ACT AIDS palliative care including management of opportunistic infections and prophylaxis, ART, TB-HIV Co-infection and PMTCT programs in a manner that strengthens integrated delivery of health services in partnership with the state government and other partners, and leads to sustainable HIV/AIDS prevention and control efforts.

Management responsibility:

1. Spearheading the strategic design and implementation of Comprehensive Care and Treatment services including BPC, ART and TB/HIV services under the LMS-ACT project in Nigeria

2. Member of the Project Management Team that is responsible for overall project performance

Specific Responsibilities:

•   Provide technical input in the development of an integrated Pro-ACT project plan in collaboration with the Project Director, Director Clinical Services, Associate Directors, Advisors and State Teams.

• Take lead in the development of comprehensive HIV/AIDS and TB care and treatment services.

• Take Programmatic responsibility for the functioning of the care and treatment M&E system.

• Advocate for joint TB-HIV prevention and control

• Be part of the State capacity building and supervisory team providing inputs for quality ART and TB-HIV service delivery

• Mentor and provide technical leadership and support to the State clinical Care Specialists and related staff.

•  Liaise with the NTLP and Deputy Director Operations to establish an efficient supply chain management system for ARVs and related drugs for management of   opportunistic infections.

•  Participate in activities to build additional States and health facilities to implement project activities.

• Ensure timely relevant technical support to all implementing health facilities.

• Represent MSH LMS-ACT project at the federal level on matters of ART and CC&T.

• Liaise with other team members and ensure delivery of integrated service and one continuum of care

• Liaise and network with relevant LMS-ACT partners and collaborators to improve MSH’s visibility, coordination of activities and promotion of shared advocacy agenda.

• Provide clear documentation of programmatic achievements and keep LMS senior management informed on monthly, quarterly and annual basis.

• Work with Pro-ACT management to document and publish best practices.


•   The successful candidate shall possess a postgraduate degree in medicine or public health with extensive experience working on HIV/AIDS treatment programs.

•   Demonstrable experience in advanced ART and AIDS palliative care is a must.

•   The candidate shall in addition have at least 2-years experience in program management at a senior level. Experience in operations research and health system strengthening shall be an added advantage.

Background Information: The Prevention Organizational Systems AIDS Care and Treatment Project (Pro-ACT) is a USAID-funded project managed by Management Sciences for Health (MSH). The goal of the project is to build the capacity of Nigeria’s public/private institutions and communities to strengthen sustainable systems for HIV/AIDS and TB service delivery.

Deadline: 2013-06-27

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