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Job Title: Clinical HIV/AIDS Advisor, ART  

Job ID: 13-7236

Location(s): Abuja, Nigeria

Grade: J

Center/Office: CLM – General

Project/Program: PRO-ACT  

Employer: Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

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 Pro-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 PRO-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 PRO-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 PRO 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.

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