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Clinical / PMTCT Advisor Job at JHpiego Nigeria
« on: Oct 12, 2013, 01:31 AM »
Job Title: Clinical/PMTCT Advisor

Location: Enugu, Nigeria

Employer: JHpiego

The Advisor under the technical guidance of Jhpiego team will be based in Enugu and will work with other LOCATE team members to provide programmatic and technical leadership with managerial oversight to the entire project with a full responsibility to the PMTCT component of the program across the three project states. S/He will work closely with the other advisors and specialists in the project: lab systems, clinical and care, community support TB Advisors and program implementation team to ensure that necessary project planning and development, resource availability and implementation of project activities function smoothly and efficiently. Ensuring all the PMTCT activities are implemented timely as planned, results and targets achieved and report timely collated and reported to all the necessary stakeholders as directed.

Required Qualifications/Attributes:

•    Advanced medical, nursing or midwifery degree is highly desirable

•    A minimum of 5-7 years’ of working experience with progressively increasing responsibilities in HIV/AIDS programming

•    Strong decision making skills and results oriented approach

•    Significant experience in HIV/AIDS Programmes with a focus on PMTCT /HeT in resource poor settings

•    Experience managing and supervising technical/facility staff

•    Past working experience in HIV / AIDS programs supported by international agencies like USAID,CDC,WHO and World Bank particularly in the area of PMTCT projects is highly desirable

•    Willingness to travel within Nigeria (up to 40% within)

Knowledge: (functional or technical)

•    Donor funded program management experience

•    Proficient training experience with medical, nursing and midwifery institutions

•    Computer skills demonstrating competency in Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, MSWord and Power Point

•    Aware of and sensitive to working in multiple socio-economic settings and with multi-cultural groups

Abilities/Skills: (action, i.e., negotiates, manage, exercise independent judgement, act as technical advisor, network, train, etc.)

•    Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform

•    Proficiency in writing technical and programmatic reports that document program direction or results

•    Ability to interact skilfully and diplomatically with numerous counterparts, both domestically and internationally.

•    Experience working in cooperation with colleagues who represent a wide range of interests and needs.

•    Comfortable with a team approach to programming and the ability to manage several major activities simultaneously

•    Fluency in English ,ability to speak Igbo language will be an added advantage

Method of Application

Interested candidates should apply within one week from the date of publication.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Deadline: 17.10.2013

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