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Community Services Advisor Vacancy at Jhpiego Nigeria
Date Posted: 12/Aug/2019

Jhpiego, an Affiliate of Johns Hopkins University is a global leader in improving healthcare services for women and their families. The TMEC/RISE program is a newly-awarded 5-year, USAID-funded global HIV program that supports countries to achieve and maintain HIV epidemic control through provision of strategic technical assistance and direct service delivery to improve prevention, HIV case finding and treatment programming. In Nigeria, TMEC/RISE comprising of Jhpiego, ICAP at Columbia University, a global health leader situated within the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City and others will support the Government of Nigeria to address barriers in HIV services among at-risk adult men, women and priority populations and to build capacity of local implementing partners, continuously leveraging data to successfully course correct and achieve and maintain epidemic control.

This project aims to achieve and maintain the primary prevention and 95-95-95 goals that are critical to HIV epidemic control in Nigeria. The program will also support PEPFAR’s transition of HIV service delivery to local partners, advancing progress along the journey to self-reliance. Jhpiego hereby invites applications from highly resourceful, experienced and dynamic professionals for the following positions: Nigerian nationals living in those locations are strongly encouraged to apply

Jhpiego

Position: Community Services Advisor

Position Reports To: Technical Director

Location: Abuja, Nigeria (Indicate location in your application & email title)

Job Summary

The Community Advisor HTS will actively participate in the development, modification, and/or adaptation of appropriate technical strategies and tailored approaches for improving access to HTS including rapid HIV testing, “provider-initiated” testing and testing (PITC) in medical settings, and facility- and community-based HTS, including targeted index testing.

Required Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine or BSC in Nursing.
  • MPH or Master’s degree in a health-related field is an added advantage.
  • Certified HTS supervisor and a National HTS Trainer.
  • 5 years’ experience working as a supervisor in a PEPFAR supported program
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft word, excel, outlook and power point
  • Results oriented with a demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a dynamic team in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines with competing tasks.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Method of Application:

Interested candidates should submit an Application letter and CV as ONE SINGLE WORD document indicating LOCATION to [email protected] not later than 4p.m on Thursday 15th August, 2019 candidates that do not comply with the application instruction will be disqualified. The title/subject of your email and application should be the position / Location you are applying for.

For further information about Jhpiego, please visit our website at www.jhpiego.org. Only shortlisted candidates will receive an invitation for an interview.

Please note that any successful candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.

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