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Clinical HIV/AIDS Specialist Job at MSH Nigeria
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Job Title: Clinical HIV/AIDS Specialist

Job ID: 13-5335

Location: Kebbi, Nigeria

Center/Office: CLM – General

Project/Program: PRO-ACT

Organisation: Management Sciences for Health – MSH Nigeria

Sector: NGO

Overall Responsibilities:

The objective of the Clinical HIV/AIDS Specialist position is to manage the Pro-ACT-ACT State continuum of Clinical care Program (Basic palliative care [BPC] including the management of opportunistic infections and prophylaxis for adults and children; pediatric ART; adult ART; Management of TB/HIV Co-infection; and PMTCT programs in a manner that strengthens state and local government systems and technical capacity for sustainable HIV/AIDS prevention and control efforts.

Specific Responsibilities

•   Provide technical input in the development of an integrated State PRO-ACT project plan in collaboration with the Directors, Advisors and State Teams.

•   Take lead in the establishment of comprehensive HIV/AIDS and TB care and treatment services in the state

•   Take lead in building the capacity of health workers (didactic, mentoring etc.) in all the technical areas so they are able to provide the said clinical HIV/AIDS services.

•   Liaise with the State Logistics Specialist to monitor ARV and OI drug stocks in the State and ensure timely procurement and distribution.

•   Liaise with the M&E Specialist to ensure programmatic components of the M&E system are functionalized. (clarity of indicators, PMM and other tools to HF staff, data quality audits, reporting etc.)

•   Identify and flag human resource needs including technical assistance/consultants

•   Manage the roll-out of the project clinical quality assurance program in the state ensuring SOPs and job aids are available at points of use and quality audits are conducted periodically

•   Assist the STL to coordinate the establishment of a state technical and administrative supervisory system for all implementing partners.

•   Participate in activities to extend/expand the PRO-ACT project to other health facilities, communities and States.

•   Represent MSH PRO-ACT project at the state level on matters of CC&T.

•   Network with other State Government, CSO and community partners in the State to establish a functional referral system for clients between clinical and community-based HIV/AIDS services.

•   Document programmatic achievements and keep the State Team Leader informed on monthly, quarterly and annual basis.


•   Post graduate degree in Medicine or Public Health.

•   Significant program experience in Reproductive and Child Health, HIV/AIDS Programs, IMCI, and health systems strengthening in resource poor settings in Nigeria

•   Clinical experience in managing HIV/AIDS clients in Nigeria.

•   Experience managing, supervising and teaching medical and nursing staff.

•   Experience with HIV/AIDS programs supported by bilateral agencies such as USAID and international agencies such as WHO and World Bank preferred, particularly those related to Voluntary Counseling and Testing, prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission, and care and treatment desirable

•   Excellent oral and written communication skills and  fluency in English

Application Due Date: 2012-08-24.

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