echnical Officer – Prevention, Care and Quality Improvement Services at Equitable Health Access Initiative (EHAI)

Equitable Health Access Initiative (EHAI), is an indigenous non-governmental organization, fully committed to positively impacting the human race through the implementation of highly innovative programs and projects that enhances positive, healthy and productive living.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Technical Officer – Prevention, Care and Quality Improvement Services

Locations: Abuja

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support related to health with a primary focus on prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) strategies, HTS, GBV, TB/HIV, Cervical Cancer screening, Prep, Enhanced Adherence Counselling and coordinate the Cascade Management team program for people living with HIV (PLHIV) and their families.
  • In collaboration with EHAI staff, provide technical assistance to the public sector (FMOH and SMOH/LG) and private organizations to design, develop, implement, monitor, and evaluate strategies to effectively integrate PMTCT with adult and pediatric programs into the HIV/AIDS service delivery elements as appropriate.
  • Undertake development of guidelines, tools, and recommendations related to the implementation, and evaluation of HTS, PMTCT, GBV, Cervical cancer screening, Enhanced Adherence counseling, and PrEp programs.
  • Contribute to the development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to HTS, PMTCT, TB/HIV, GBV, Cervical cancer screening, Enhanced Adherence counseling, PREP and coordinate the Cascade Management Teams at health facilities
  • Work with other program staff and thematic areas to map out strategies to achieve set program objectives and cover gaps identified.
  • Provide supportive technical and programmatic supervision across supported sites
  • Contribute to the development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to HTS, PMTCT,TB/HIV, GBV, PrEp, and Cervical Cancer screening programs and apply these lessons to modify existing programs and improve the design of new programs.
  • Represent EHAI/Nigeria to donors and government officials on issues of  HTS, PMTCT, TB/HIV, GBV, PREP, Adherence counseling
  • Submit regularly scheduled reports of activities he/she carried out on behalf of EHAI.
  • Prepare and submit daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports on HTS, PMTCT, TB/HIV, GBV, PREP, Cervical Cancer screening, Enhanced Adherence Counselling, and Cascade Management Team to Funders
  • Assist in strengthening a system of reporting on program progress against stated objectives and monitoring and evaluation frameworks.
  • Contribute to the development of program strategies, subproject documents, and work plans.
  • Any other delegated task that enhances your skills.

Qualifications and Experience

  • BSc Nursing / B.Pharm or Bachelor’s Degree in any of the Sciences (A Postgraduate Degree in Public Health will be an added advantage)
  • 3 to 5 years of relevant experience in HIV projects at the health facility, and state/national levels.
  • Familiarity with the PEPFAR project or other projects.
  • Experience with medical practice in the Nigerian health system.
  • Training in HTS, PMTCT, GBV, EAC and PrEP programs
  • Program planning, Research, and coordination experience is desired.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public health sector systems, NGOs, and CBOs is highly desirable. 

Knowledge, Skills, Ability, and Work Conditions:

  • Knowledge of health and development programs for developing countries, especially in Nigeria.
  • Experience in HIV program implementation at project-level, facility, and state/national levels.
  • Good clinical and programmatic understanding of HIV prevention, care, and treatment
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political, and ethical issues surrounding HIV infections.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, consultants, and end-users of service.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities.
  • Knowledge of Maternal and Child Health in HIV care
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication.
  • Appropriate computer skills.
  • Comfortable with traveling within Nigeria for 75% time.

Application Closing Date
20th May, 2024.

Method of Application
Applicants should send detailed curriculum vitae in Microsoft Word format and a typewritten cover letter to the Head of Human Resources via: using the job title as the subject of the mail.