We are an indigenous non-profit and non-governmental organization with Head Office in Abuja and field offices in several locations across Nigeria. We are in the business of saving lives, making life more meaningful and productive for all Nigerians and especially for people living with; and affected by HIV. It is an organization built on strong core values, we believe strongly in commitment, innovation, inspiring leadership, and partnerships.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Senior HTS / KP Associate
Job Code: CSUKD0033 Location: Kaduna (Main Office)
Grant duration: Subject to availability of funds and exceptional grant performance.
Do You Have What it Takes to Join Us?
We are in search of innovative, creative, and self-motivated talents with outstanding skills and proven track records in the advertised position.
A reliable individual who is committed, audacious, accountable, and passionate (females and HIV community members are strongly encouraged to apply) with strong core values to work with our highly experienced team at our Head and state offices.
A reliable executor who is flexible and can hit the ground running in aiding the organization achieve its goals as it aligns with saving lives, making life more meaningful and productive for all Nigerians and especially for the most vulnerable. If this typifies you, kindly read on.
The incumbent will Ensures appropriate support for the implementation of program activities in HIV prevention for key and vulnerable populations, including integration of TB/HIV services for co-infected patients.
Supports the design of structural interventions to prevent HIV among key populations, including those that address gender inequalities, stigma and discrimination and the legal rights and status of key populations, and economic barriers
Provides mentoring and capacity building at the individual and organizational level for community-based organizations and KP groups.
Expands community based HTS, task shifting and demand creation, especially aimed at key and vulnerable populations;
Increases knowledge and positive attitudes of patients toward HIV services to expect counseling, testing and referrals for key population, Increases the number of HIV-infected adults with key and vulnerable populations who access CT services.
Supervises/supports local NGOs in promoting community participation in HIV prevention for key and vulnerable populations as part of integrated community interventions.
Analyzes potential key and vulnerable population HIV prevention strategies within the context of the program and explain these, as necessary, to policymakers, funding agencies, and/or program staff.
Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor's Degree in Social Sciences, Health Sciences, and Nursing required. Master’s in relevant field preferred
At least 4 years’ experience training community health workers and/or CBOs in HIV interventions for key and vulnerable populations
Experience building capacity at individual and organizational levels
Skilled in at least two or more of the following technical areas: strengthening service delivery programs, performance and quality improvement, psychosocial support, monitoring and evaluation
Experience in Key Population programming
Application Closing Date
2nd November, 2022.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online
Submit their current CV and Suitability Statement not more than 200 words indicating Position and Location in Microsoft Word format by email to: [email protected] The subject of the email should be the JOB TITLE, LOCATION AND APPLICANT FULL NAME (e.g. Senior HTS / KP Associate, Kaduna (Main Office) ADESUWA NWACHUKWU).
It is important to apply via the link and the mail, as application sent to ONLY the email address will be considered invalid.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted to advance to the nextstage of the selection process
Qualified Locals and residents of this location are encouraged to apply
Applications are reviewed in the order of arrival and we reserve the right to close the offer before the term initially indicated if suitable applications are received.