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Job Title: Program Specialist, HIV intercourseual Transmission Prevention, FSN-10/FP-05

Ref: A96045

Location: Abuja – Centers For Disease Control And Prevention (CDC)

Open To: All Interested Candidates

Organisation: United States Mission, Abuja

WORK HOURS: Full-time; 40 hours/week

SALARY: OR-Ordinarily Resident: N4,069,778 per annum (Starting basic Salary)

Position Grade: FSN-10

In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the U.S. Mission Local Compensation Plan (LCP).

NOR-Not Ordinarily Resident: (AEFM) – US$56,323;

EFM/MOH – US$48,338 (Starting Salary) per annum.

Position Grade: FP-05/5


•   The incumbent will provide project support to the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).

•   He/she is expected to contribute to the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs aimed at HIV intercourseual Transmission Prevention  (HIV STP) such as abstinence, mutual fidelity for couples, partner reduction, reduction of alcohol/substance abuse, condom usage, the prevention of and treatment of intercourseually transmitted diseases, and prevention programs for special populations (such as female intercourse workers, men who have intercourse with men, people who inject drugs, etc).

•   The incumbent will also play a major role in the training of counselors, health care professionals and social workers with respect to HIV STP programs.

•   The incumbent insures collaboration among PEPFAR partners involved in HIV STP programs and provides leadership in promoting  use of internationally recognized best practices and evidence-informed HIV STP interventions/services among PEPFAR sponsored programs in Nigeria.


NOTE: All applicants are instructed to address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each criterion.

1. A Master’s degree in Medicine (MBBS or MD), Public Health, Nursing or a strongly

related discipline is required.

2. Minimum of five (5) years experience, including two (2) years of supervisory experience in intercourseually transmitted disease prevention or treatment programs, including  program planning, implementation and evaluation is required.

3. Professional training and extensive knowledge in HIV/AIDS counseling, testing, practices and procedures; particularly in care and support of People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) is required.

4. Level IV (fluency) Speaking/Writing in English is required.

5. Must have basic computer skills with proficiency in word processing and spreadsheets.


Interested applicants for this position MUST submit the following, or the application will not be considered:

1. Application for U.S. Federal Employment (DS-174) ; plus.

2. Candidates who claim U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.

3. Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.

4. A type-written and signed application letter specifically applying for this position, and addressing the minimum requirements as advertised. Please reference the job title and announcement number on the application letter.

Instructions for Completing DS-174


Human Resources Office Abuja

Plot 1075 Dip. Drive Central District, Abuja

Attention: Recruitment.

Email Address:


Telephone: 09-461-4000 ext 4261

Fax: 09-461-4036

Deadline: 05 July 2012.

Source: United States Mission Nigeria Job Vacancy Announcement

Program Specialist, HIV intercourseual Transmission Prevention Job