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Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer

Req ID: 4394

Location: Cross River, Nigeria (State Office)

Supervisor: State Technical Officer (Clinical Services)

Employer: FHI 360 – FHI/Nigeria (MAPS)

Sector: Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO)

Basic Function: With the State Technical Officer, the Assistant Technical Officer will provide technical and programmatic support to implement high quality care and support activities with primary focus on clinical management of HIV/AIDS, Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV/AIDS, Reproductive Health/Family Planning (RH/FP), TB and integrated medical services at the state level.

Duties and responsibilities:

1.   Contribute to the development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to clinical management of HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, RH/FP, TB and integrated medical services and apply these lessons to modify existing programs and improve the design of new programs.

2.   Assist the State technical officer in strengthening a system of reporting on program progress against stated objectives and monitoring and evaluation frameworks.

3.   Work with the State Technical Officer to contribute to the development of program strategies, subproject documents, work plans and budgets.

4.   With the STO, assist in the provision of programmatic assistance to local partners in programming HIV/AIDS/STI/TB, RH/FP and integrated medical services activities.

5.   Remain informed on current programs in the field of Clinical Management of HIV/AIDS and related developments by reviewing current literature and staying alert to any implication of such experience and research to the project implementation especially the Clinical Management of HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, TB and integrated medical services at the facility level.

6.   Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

1.   Knowledge of Nigerian clinical setting, including government and non-government settings.

2.   Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infections

3.   Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants and recipients of assistance.

4.   Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.

5.   High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication.

6.   Well-developed computer skills.

7.   Ability to travel within Nigeria 25% time.

Qualifications and Requirements:

1.   MB.BS or similar degree with minimum of 1 year relevant experience in clinical care with a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS with provision of PMTCT and anti-retroviral therapy (ART) in resource constrained settings.

2.   Bsc. Nursing, Public health, Pharmacy or other closely related field with 1-3 years relevant experience.

3.   Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

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