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Job Title: Gender and HIV Specialist

Company: Health Initiatives for Safety and Stability in Africa (HIFASS)

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND  

Experience: 10 year

Location: Cross River,  Nigeria

Job Field: Medical / Health / Safety


Health Initiatives for Safety and Stability in Africa (HIFASS) is a Non-Government Organization (NGO) with its head office in Abuja. HIFASS has a mission of enhancing population health in Africa by collaborating with partners to promote public health. HIFASS does not discriminate on the basis of physical handicap, religion or state of origin. HIFASS, People to People Health Foundation Nigeria (PPHFN), Calabar Arch-Diocesan Action Committee on AIDS (CAACA) and Catholic Diocese of Abakaliki Succor and Development Services Initiative (SUCCDEV) are interested in hiring qualified and experienced individual to fill the position for her project, Local OVC Partners in Nigeria Region 3 (LOPIN 3) in Ebonyi States.


Job Description: – The Advisor serves as technical resource on gender and intercourseual diversity for HIV/AIDS activities including but not limited to policy development and advisory services, research and content development, practice advocacy, management and coordination.


Specific Duties:

Program Development and Advisory Service: – Provide direct advisory and technical support to program in areas of HIV and gender and intercourseual diversity – Provide advice and technical support in development of programmatic focus to address stigma and discrimination against people living with HIV – Provide technical support to ensure the involvement of people living with and affected by HIV in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of program.


Research and Content Development: – Lead program content development of normative standards and approaches on HIV, gender and intercourseual diversity. – Research and understand concepts to foster improved adherence to human rights treaties and obligations under international agreements.


Practice Advocacy: – Contribute experience and expertise to the formulation of new programmatic activities, documenting practice and cross-practice experience and lesson learned in the country. – Promote regional and local partnering and exchange, through HIV information learning network. – Support networking among partners, including the identification of external support providers


Management and Coordination: – Contribute to team strategy development, work planning and M&E plan from gender and intercourseual diversity perspective – Promote knowledge management to enrich the content base for AIDS response strategies by documenting practice experience, lesson learned and replicable tools from applied initiatives.


Minimum Requirements: – An advance University Degree in a Development area – Social Science, Political Science, Public Administration, Public Health or Epidemiology.


Desired Skills and Experience: – Minimum of 10 years of overall relevant professional experience as well as a proven professional record in the practice area. – Proven professional credibility, as well as senior – level working experience in governmental, multilateral or civil society. – Organisation, n both developed and developing countries is highly desirable. – Experience in leading/managing knowledge product development and dissemination.

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