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Job Title: Technical Officer, Prevention and Mitigation

Req ID: 3066

Location: Niger, Nigeria

Type: Nigerian National Only

Organisation: FHI 360 – Nigeria

Sector: Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO)

Basic Function:

•   The TO, Prevention and Mitigation will assist in the provision of technical support to the implementing agencies in prevention and mitigation activities at the state level. This includes supporting the implementation of prevention activities (intercourseual and biomedical) and strategic behaviour change interventions, testing and counseling, home based care, orphans and vulnerable children and other community mobilization activities.

•   Assist in the development of strategies for the design and implementation of HIV/AIDS mitigation interventions. This includes orphans and vulnerable children programming; home based care and other care and support activities at the community level.

•   Support the development and implementation of interventions focusing on nutrition, food security, education and skills development; psychosocial/spiritual support and shelter; household economic strengthening, legislative support and child protection.

•   Assist in the provision of technical support to build the capacity of local implementing agencies and state counterparts to carry out orphans and vulnerable children and other mitigation activities and create effective linkages with facility based services.

•   Support HIV testing and counseling (HTC) services at multiple entry points at the facility and community level and ensuring access to most at risk populations and couples.

•   Assist in the development of strategies for the design and implementation of HIV/AIDS prevention and behaviour change intervention among most at risk populations i.e. PLHIV, MARPs to reduce intercourseual transmission. etc..

•   Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

•   Knowledgeable about health and development programs in developing countries, including its comprehensive impact upon those infected and affected by the disease.

•   Has knowledge about and experience working with health and community services within the geographical area.

•   Has experience working with PLHA and support groups of PLHA

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

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

•   Well-developed computer skills.

•   Ability to travel within Nigeria 25% time.

Technical Officer, Prevention and Mitigation Job




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