Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading non-governmental public health organisations in Nigeria, implementing programmes in Reproductive Health/Family Planning, HIV & AIDS prevention and treatment, malaria prevention and treatment, primary health care system strengthening and maternal, newborn and child health care. We work in partnership with the Federal and State Governments of Nigeria, the Global Fund, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Department for International Development (DFID), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, MSD for Mothers and Children Investment Fund Foundation among other international donors.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Director of Programs (DOP)- KP HIV Project
Uyo, Akwa Ibom
- The DOP will have responsibility for the technical content of service delivery encompassing KP prevention services (social/behaviour change communication, pre-exposure prophylaxis, condom/lubricant programming, STI management and other evolving prevention technology/techniques), case finding (partner notification services, risk profile based testing, and other testing modalities applicable to key population case finding), treatment (including differentiated community ART care delivery model using the OSS strategy, TLD regimen protocol, FP integration, and TB services integration), viral load services within a community setting (including considerations for use of self-administered viral load sampling kits, optimization of viral load cascade and other efforts necessary for achieving measurable community viral suppression).
- A minimum of Bachelor's Degree in Public Health, Health Administration, or Management Social Work with a focus on public health, social sciences, or related field. A Master's Degree will be an added advantage;
- A minimum of 8 (eight) years of professional work experience in the field of Public Health and HIV.
- This should be inclusive of a minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in technically designing and managing programs related to key populations and HIV.
- Experience should include a minimum of 3 years of experience in the management of a USG-funded activity, including program planning, implementation, data use, monitoring, and reporting;
- Strong technical and programmatic knowledge and experience in the following areas: HIV testing and linkage to care, HIV treatment, TB, PMTCT, clinical laboratory support, routine viral load testing, HIV clinical monitoring systems, and health system strengthening.
- Demonstrated understanding, experience, and competency in working with HIV KP community-led organizations and KP community leaders
- In-depth knowledge of PEPFAR projects, regulations, compliance and reporting requirements and expert ability to identify and adopt best practices to specific project contexts.
Skills and competencies:
Application Closing Date
- The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with excellent analytical, interpersonal, decision making and communication, skills.
- Mature health programming professional with good experience in community health programmes and demonstrated knowledge and capacity to foster the development of a common vision.
- Should display strong leadership in integrating planning efforts across work units.
- Ability to coach, mentor and develop technical capacity in technical staff. Should be proficient in Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
3rd May, 2019.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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