Massive Recruitment at APIN Public Health Initiatives

 Employment Nigeria 18-Nov-2017 NIGERIA , Health   NGO  


APIN Public Health Initiatives a non-governmental not for profit donor-funded human development organization. APIN Public Health Initiatives has been awarded a 5 year Grant by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to implement “Improving Comprehensive AIDS Response Enhanced for Sustainability” (iCARES) project, - a hybrid of facility and community based interventions, that will expand access to comprehensive HIV prevention, care and treatment services in 8 states of Benue, Ekiti, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun, Oyo and Plateau

POSITION : Program Officer - Community Services

Description

Provide technical and programmatic support as well as work closely with the Technical Advisor, to drive Community services in the Prevention & Community directorate of the organization in close working relationship with stakeholders; CSOs, supported health facilities, relevant government agencies and network of PLHIVs, in the implementation of community-based programs, care and support, Orphans & Vulnerable Children (OVC) services with gender mainstreaming, and working closely with the State Teams to ensure achievement of programmatic goals and objectives.

Responsibilities

  • Provide oversight and technical support to all community services in assigned state(s) with guidance from the supervisor and the Technical Lead
  • Contribute to the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of directorate work plans with quarterly progress report writing of all programmatic activities
  • Contribute to the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation as well as reporting of Orphans & Vulnerable Children (OVC), and Care & Support services at the program sites
  • To provide oversight in the management of CSOs activities (inclusive of target achievements and reimbursements) in assigned state(s)
  • Contribute to capacity building efforts of partners and ensure delivery of high quality services at all program sites using internationally recognized best practices and in line with national guidelines
  • Provide oversight and support on bi-directional referrals between communities and health facilities, and gender mainstreaming across program areas within the directorate.

Qualifications  

  • A First degree in Sciences or Social Sciences. A Master’s degree in relevant field, would be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of 6 years cognate experience in an NGO or donor-funded environment with expertise in the design, implementation and monitoring of HIV Care & Support program (including OVC)



POSITION : Senior Program Officer - Community Services   

Description

Provide technical and programmatic support as well as work closely with the Technical Advisor, to drive Community services in the Prevention & Community directorate of the organization in close working relationship with stakeholders; CSOs, supported health facilities, relevant government agencies and network of PLHIVs, in the implementation of community-based programs, care and support, Orphans & Vulnerable Children (OVC) services with gender mainstreaming, and working closely with the State Teams to ensure achievement of programmatic goals and objective

Responsibilities

  • Provide oversight and technical support to all community services in assigned state(s) with guidance from the supervisor and the Technical Lead
  • Contribute to the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of directorate work plans with quarterly progress report writing of all programmatic activities
  • Contribute to the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation as well as reporting of Orphans & Vulnerable Children (OVC), and Care & Support services at the program sites
  • To provide oversight in the management of CSOs activities (inclusive of target achievements and reimbursements) in assigned state(s)
  • Contribute to capacity building efforts of partners and ensure delivery of high quality services at all program sites using internationally recognized best practices and in line with national guidelines
  • Provide oversight and support on bi-directional referrals between communities and health facilities, and gender mainstreaming across program areas within the directorate.

Qualifications

  • A first degree in Sciences or Social Sciences and a Master’s degree in relevant field.
  • A minimum of 8 years cognate experience in an NGO or donor-funded environment with expertise in the design, implementation and monitoring of HIV Care & Support program (including OVC)

 

POSITION : Senior Program Officer - Community Services   

Description

To provide technical and programmatic support as well as work closely with the Technical Advisor, to drive Community services in the Prevention & Community directorate of the organization in close working relationship with stakeholders; CSOs, supported health facilities, relevant government agencies and network of PLHIVs, in the implementation of community-based programs, care and support, Orphans & Vulnerable Children (OVC) services with gender mainstreaming, and working closely with the State Teams to ensure achievement of programmatic goals and objective

Responsibilities

  • Provide oversight and technical support to all community services in assigned state(s) with guidance from the supervisor and the Technical Lead
  • Contribute to the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of directorate work plans with quarterly progress report writing of all programmatic activities
  • Contribute to the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation as well as reporting of Orphans & Vulnerable Children (OVC), and Care & Support services at the program sites
  • To provide oversight in the management of CSOs activities (inclusive of target achievements and reimbursements) in assigned state(s)
  • Contribute to capacity building efforts of partners and ensure delivery of high quality services at all program sites using internationally recognized best practices and in line with national guidelines
  • Provide oversight and support on bi-directional referrals between communities and health facilities, and gender mainstreaming across program areas within the directorate.

Qualifications  

  • A first degree in Sciences or Social Sciences and a Master’s degree in relevant field.
  • A minimum of 8 years cognate experience in an NGO or donor-funded environment with expertise in the design, implementation and monitoring of HIV Care & Support program (including OVC)

 

POSITION : Technical Advisor - PMTCT

 Description

The Technical Advisor – (Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission) will provide technical support in PMTCT and EID program implementation at the programme sites within the context of integration of PMTCT services and scale up of interventions for both mother and HEI exposed infants, as well as to strengthen working relationship with stakeholders and build systems for programme sustainability at the state level.

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical and programmatic support for the design, implementation and evaluation of the PMTCT and EID programs and work towards APIN target achievement at supported sites.
  • Implement the PMTCT aspect of Prevention and Community directorate activities and contribute to the development and monitoring the implementation of state level annual and quarterly work plans.
  • Work with other members of the Clinical team and Prevention and Community services team to build the capacity of State program officers, site clinicians and other providers of the PMTCT services.
  • Ensure PMTCT and ART related technical assistance provided by State Regional Offices align with the overall Prevention and Community Services directorate work plan and strategies.
  • Work with the Quality Assurance and M&E Teams design and conduct PMTCT quality Improvement Initiatives at the state level.
  • Supervise the day to day collation of relevant data sets in liaison with the SI unit in the construction and analysis of the PMTCT cascade to ensure that the desired coverage of pregnant women for HTS services in ANC, ARV in pregnancy, Viral Load services, and EID interventions for HIV exposed Infants is achieved.
  • Support the conduct of relevant program evaluations to ensure that program objectives are being met, quality of PMTCT services is comparable to world standards and organizational objectives are being met.
  • Serve as state level liaison between relevant agencies of government at the sub national level including the Primary Health Care Board, the Hospital Management Board, SACA, State Ministry of health, Heads of public and private institutions and other state level actors in PMTCT program implementation

Qualifications  

  • A MBBS (or its equivalent) and a Master's degree in Public Health (MPH). A post graduate’s Medical fellowship in Public Health or Obstetrics and Gynecology would be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of 10 years’ work experience in HIV/AIDS program management, including experience in the clinical management of HIV/AIDS.

 

POSITION : Program Officer - Prevention  

 Description

The Program Officer, Prevention Services will work with stakeholders, facilities, Civil society organizations, Subnational government units, Technical working groups in the planning, implementation, coordination and evaluation of Prevention of HIV services including general prevention, HTS services, Blood and Injection safety program within APIN supported state of operations, communities and facilities.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the design and implementation of the HIV prevention services (including HTS among KP, adolescents and young people, and partner services) in supported states.
  • Provide technical support and oversight to ensure excellent KP and HIV Testing Services delivery in supported states in line with program directives
  • Ensure that the implementation of HIV Prevention activities are in line with the project’s implementation plan and meets the donor needs.
  • Support the process of development, review and deployment of HIV prevention documents, guidelines and training curricula, including HIV Testing Services/Partner notification Services and KP testing service tailored training curriculum and service delivery guidelines
  • Responsible for the implementation of minimum prevention package intervention (MPPI) for Key Population
  • Work to strengthen quality assured counseling and testing services across all the HTS models – facility based, mobile and strategic community outreaches targeting key and vulnerable
  • Work with the state MOH for qualitative HIV prevention service delivery in line with the national and program guidelines populations including adolescents and young people
  • Represent and make appropriate presentations to management team, stakeholders at various fora on prevention program achievements and deliverables
  • Support advocacy, demand creation, and mobilize policy/guidelines support across facilities as required by program activities and actively participate in technical working group meetings at different level

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor's degree in Basic Medical Sciences, Humanities or Arts and a Master degree in Health (MPH, M.Sc.) or equivalent degree in Humanities and a minimum of 6 years’ experience progressive work in the implementation of comprehensive prevention projects in donor funded programs.
  • Skills in management of blood safety, injection safety and key population programs and service delivery.

 

POSITION : Technical Associate - Pharmacy & SCM  

Description

Support to all clinical pharmacy and supply chain management activities of the program

Responsibilities

  • Provide Technical Assistance to supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Promote excellent HIV Clinical Pharmacy practices and documentation at supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Promote ADR surveillance and reporting at the designated facilities and collate all Pharmacovigilance reports in the state
  • Work with Government officials and facility staff to achieve program goals
  • In conjunction with the State LMCU, ensure consistent availability of required HIV commodities at supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Ensure adherence to pharmacy related guidelines, SOPs, job aids and protocols at supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Ensure the availability and proper use of the ART LMIS tools at supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Facilitate timely submission of all LMIS report by supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Ensure proper monitoring and retention of devolved patients in Care in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Track the movement of patients between from Hub facilities to different models of Care and between models in designated Local Government Areas of the state

Qualifications  

  • Pharm or Pharm. D degree, Registered Pharmacists with minimum of 2 years progressive experience in Managing HIV, TB or Malaria programs



POSITION : Technical Officer - Laboratory Services

Description

Assist in the design, planning and implementation of laboratory services and laboratory related activities at the LGA level.

Responsibilities

  • S/he will Compile, analyze and monitor trends on the functionality and optimization of all Molecular and Clinical laboratory services as well as laboratory related activities
  • Support the implementation of Laboratory Continuous Quality Improvement and the deployment and institution of appropriate corrective and preventive action respectively.
  • S/he will assist in the evaluation of laboratory methods and procedures; and conduct of periodic laboratory system assessment and review of activities.
  • Responsible for the implementation and monitoring of the Integrated Sample Referral Network and an efficient biosafety and infection control program across all supported healthcare facilities and communities.
  • Assist in the development and adaptation of required guidelines/standards for related laboratory services. The job holder is also responsible for the functionality of all laboratory information systems and linkage to EMR.
  • Responsible for the design, implementation and monitoring system to assure an efficient documentation of lab documents and records.
  • Prepare progress reports of laboratory activities, lab program implementation and lab quality issues.

Qualifications 

  • A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent qualification in Medical Laboratory Science. A valid certificate to practice as Medical Laboratory Scientist mandatory.
  • 6 years’ experience in implementing Public Health programs preferably in the NGO context. Experience in a molecular laboratory would be an added advantage.




POSITION : Technical Officer - Laboratory Services

 Description

  • Assist in the design, planning and implementation of laboratory services and laboratory related activities at the LGA level.

Responsibilities

  • S/he will Compile, analyze and monitor trends on the functionality and optimization of all Molecular and Clinical laboratory services as well as laboratory related activities
  • Support the implementation of Laboratory Continuous Quality Improvement and the deployment and institution of appropriate corrective and preventive action respectively.
  • S/he will assist in the evaluation of laboratory methods and procedures; and conduct of periodic laboratory system assessment and review of activities.
  • Responsible for the implementation and monitoring of the Integrated Sample Referral Network and an efficient biosafety and infection control program across all supported healthcare facilities and communities.
  • Assist in the development and adaptation of required guidelines/standards for related laboratory services. The job holder is also responsible for the functionality of all laboratory information systems and linkage to EMR.
  • Responsible for the design, implementation and monitoring system to assure an efficient documentation of lab documents and records.
  • Prepare progress reports of laboratory activities, lab program implementation and lab quality issues.

Qualifications  

  • A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent qualification in Medical Laboratory Science. A valid certificate to practice as Medical Laboratory Scientist mandatory.
  • 6 years’ experience in implementing Public Health programs preferably in the NGO context. Experience in a molecular laboratory would be an added advantage.



POSITION : Technical Advisor - Laboratory Services

Description

Assist in the design, planning and implementation of laboratory services and laboratory related activities at the state level

Responsibilities

  • S/he will Compile, analyze and monitor trends on the functionality and optimization of all Molecular and Clinical laboratory services as well as laboratory related activities
  • Support the implementation of Laboratory Continuous Quality Improvement and the deployment and institution of appropriate corrective and preventive action respectively.
  • S/he will assist in the evaluation of laboratory methods and procedures; and conduct of periodic laboratory system assessment and review of activities.
  • Responsible for the implementation and monitoring of the Integrated Sample Referral Network and an efficient biosafety and infection control program across all supported healthcare facilities and communities.
  • Assist in the development and adaptation of required guidelines/standards for related laboratory services. The job holder is also responsible for the functionality of all laboratory information systems and linkage to EMR.
  • Responsible for the design, implementation and monitoring system to assure an efficient documentation of lab documents and records.
  • Prepare progress reports of laboratory activities, lab program implementation and lab quality issues.

Qualifications  

  • A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent qualification in Medical Laboratory Science.
  • A valid certificate to practice as Medical Laboratory Scientist mandatory.
  • 10 years’ experience in implementing Public Health programs preferably in the NGO context.
  • Experience in a molecular laboratory would be an added advantage.



POSITION : Technical Advisor - Laboratory Services

Description

  • Assist in the design, planning and implementation of laboratory services and laboratory related activities at the state level

Responsibilities

  • S/he will Compile, analyze and monitor trends on the functionality and optimization of all Molecular and Clinical laboratory services as well as laboratory related activities
  • Support the implementation of Laboratory Continuous Quality Improvement and the deployment and institution of appropriate corrective and preventive action respectively.
  • S/he will assist in the evaluation of laboratory methods and procedures; and conduct of periodic laboratory system assessment and review of activities.
  • Responsible for the implementation and monitoring of the Integrated Sample Referral Network and an efficient biosafety and infection control program across all supported healthcare facilities and communities.
  • Assist in the development and adaptation of required guidelines/standards for related laboratory services. The job holder is also responsible for the functionality of all laboratory information systems and linkage to EMR.
  • Responsible for the design, implementation and monitoring system to assure an efficient documentation of lab documents and records.
  • Prepare progress reports of laboratory activities, lab program implementation and lab quality issues.

Qualifications  

  • A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent qualification in Medical Laboratory Science.
  • A valid certificate to practice as Medical Laboratory Scientist mandatory.
  • 10 years’ experience in implementing Public Health programs preferably in the NGO context.
  • Experience in a molecular laboratory would be an added advantage.




POSITION : Technical Associate - Laboratory Logistics 

Description

  • To support the development, implementation and monitoring of the laboratory logistics plan in program implementation.
  • He/she will coordinate the stock management and distribution of laboratory equipment and reagents

Responsibilities

  • With technical guidance from the Director – Lab Services, coordinate the integration of laboratory logistics system for efficient quantification and supply of laboratory reagents and consumables.
  • Oversee the Lab Logistics Remote tracker to support commodities availability across supported healthcare facilities.
  • Receive delivery of materials in the warehouse.
  • Verify quantities of goods delivered, inspect for damage and sign delivery tags.
  • Prepare and maintain records concerning the receipt and issuance of materials.
  • Update computer inventory control records.
  • Perform periodic physical inventory and reconciles with inventory records.
  • Assist in determining proper inventory levels, ordering points, and ordering quantities.
  • Confer with user departments and provide cost information for budgeting purposes.
  • Advise on methods to improve receiving, storing, and distributing materials and supplies and maintain stock control records.
  • Track usage of supplies and report on any incidence of abuse.
  • Responsible for the preparation of technical reports as regards Laboratory Logistics.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification in Medical Laboratory Science. A valid certificate to practice as Medical Laboratory Scientist mandatory.
  • 3 years’ experience in managing laboratory supply chain management logistics preferably in the NGO context.
  • Familiarity with standards and federal/state regulations affecting the laboratory and laboratory practices




POSITION : Technical Associate - Laboratory Program Support

Description

Provide general program assistance and conduct activities to support laboratory program implementation

Responsibilities

  • S/he will be responsible for communicating all program related matters and/or specific policy information related to the unit.
  • Assist in updating and/or developing policies and procedures and support the system for document control.
  • The job holder is responsible for planning and coordinating all laboratory related trainings in collaboration with the CQ/IM unit.
  • S/he will design, coordinate and implement a system for the real time follow up on all outstanding unit tasks and action plan in line with approved timelines.
  • S/he will assist in the preparation of the laboratory administrative reports and collation of success stories.
  • Provide daily administrative & logistical support to the lab team & other staff as requested.

Qualifications 

  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification in Laboratory Sciences, Biology, Chemistry or related science from an accredited University.
  • 2 years’ experience preferably in the NGO setting.
  • A knowledge of laboratory data management would be an added advantage.




POSITION : Technical Associate - Laboratory Logistics 

Description

  • To support the development, implementation and monitoring of the laboratory logistics plan in program implementation.
  • He/she will coordinate the stock management and distribution of laboratory equipment and reagents

Responsibilities

  • With technical guidance from the Director – Lab Services, coordinate the integration of laboratory logistics system for efficient quantification and supply of laboratory reagents and consumables.
  • Oversee the Lab Logistics Remote tracker to support commodities availability across supported healthcare facilities.
  • Receive delivery of materials in the warehouse.
  • Verify quantities of goods delivered, inspect for damage and sign delivery tags.
  • Prepare and maintain records concerning the receipt and issuance of materials.
  • Update computer inventory control records.
  • Perform periodic physical inventory and reconciles with inventory records.
  • Assist in determining proper inventory levels, ordering points, and ordering quantities.
  • Confer with user departments and provide cost information for budgeting purposes.
  • Advise on methods to improve receiving, storing, and distributing materials and supplies and maintain stock control records.
  • Track usage of supplies and report on any incidence of abuse.
  • Responsible for the preparation of technical reports as regards Laboratory Logistics.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification in Medical Laboratory Science. A valid certificate to practice as Medical Laboratory Scientist mandatory.
  • 3 years’ experience in managing laboratory supply chain management logistics preferably in the NGO context.
  • Familiarity with standards and federal/state regulations affecting the laboratory and laboratory practices





POSITION : Senior Technical Officer - Pharmacy & SCM 

Description

Support to all clinical pharmacy and supply chain management activities of the program

Responsibilities

  • Promote excellent HIV Clinical Pharmacy practices and documentation at supported facilities
  • Provide regional leadership of clinical pharmacy, pharmacovigilance and ART Differentiated Care activities
  • Maintain effective relationship and interaction with Government officials and other stakeholders with other members of the team to achieve program goals
  • Engage with the Regional PSM TWG and other key stakeholders for strategic decision making on supply chain related issues
  • Provide Technical Assistance/ onsite mentorship to supported facilities
  • Supervise drug logistics in the region
  • Support Pharmacovigilance activities and drug information services in the states
  • Provide Monthly reports for Pharmacy related activities for the region
  • Ensure quality assurance of HIV Pharmaceutical services at the facility level
  • Identify trainings and conduct approved trainings in the region
  • Ensure adherence to pharmacy related guidelines, SOPs, job aids and protocols at supported facilities in the region
  • Ensure the availability and proper use of the ART LMIS tools at supported facilities in the region
  • Ensure the timely submission of all LMIS report by supported facilities in the region
  • Provide Technical oversight on ART Differentiated Care activities in the region
  • Ensure proper monitoring, tracking and retention of devolved patients in Care in in the region
  • Support Operational research

Qualifications 

  • Pharm or Pharm. D degree with Masters in Clinical Pharmacy, Public Health, Epidemiology or Pharmacology.
  • Registered Pharmacists with minimum of 8 years progressive experience in Managing HIV, TB or Malaria programs




POSITION : Technical Associate - Pharmacy & SCM  

Description

Support to all clinical pharmacy and supply chain management activities of the program

Responsibilities

  • Provide Technical Assistance to supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Promote excellent HIV Clinical Pharmacy practices and documentation at supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Promote ADR surveillance and reporting at the designated facilities and collate all Pharmacovigilance reports in the state
  • Work with Government officials and facility staff to achieve program goals
  • In conjunction with the State LMCU, ensure consistent availability of required HIV commodities at supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Ensure adherence to pharmacy related guidelines, SOPs, job aids and protocols at supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Ensure the availability and proper use of the ART LMIS tools at supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Facilitate timely submission of all LMIS report by supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Ensure proper monitoring and retention of devolved patients in Care in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Track the movement of patients between from Hub facilities to different models of Care and between models in designated Local Government Areas of the state

Qualifications  

  • Pharm or Pharm. D degree, Registered Pharmacists with minimum of 2 years progressive experience in Managing HIV, TB or Malaria programs




POSITION : Technical Associate - Pharmacy & SCM  

Description

Support to all clinical pharmacy and supply chain management activities of the program

Responsibilities

  • Provide Technical Assistance to supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Promote excellent HIV Clinical Pharmacy practices and documentation at supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Promote ADR surveillance and reporting at the designated facilities and collate all Pharmacovigilance reports in the state
  • Work with Government officials and facility staff to achieve program goals
  • In conjunction with the State LMCU, ensure consistent availability of required HIV commodities at supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Ensure adherence to pharmacy related guidelines, SOPs, job aids and protocols at supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Ensure the availability and proper use of the ART LMIS tools at supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Facilitate timely submission of all LMIS report by supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Ensure proper monitoring and retention of devolved patients in Care in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Track the movement of patients between from Hub facilities to different models of Care and between models in designated Local Government Areas of the state

Qualifications  

  • Pharm or Pharm. D degree, Registered Pharmacists with minimum of 2 years progressive experience in Managing HIV, TB or Malaria programs




POSITION : Technical Associate - Pharmacy & SCM  

Description

Support to all clinical pharmacy and supply chain management activities of the program

Responsibilities

  • Provide Technical Assistance to supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Promote excellent HIV Clinical Pharmacy practices and documentation at supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Promote ADR surveillance and reporting at the designated facilities and collate all Pharmacovigilance reports in the state
  • Work with Government officials and facility staff to achieve program goals
  • In conjunction with the State LMCU, ensure consistent availability of required HIV commodities at supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Ensure adherence to pharmacy related guidelines, SOPs, job aids and protocols at supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Ensure the availability and proper use of the ART LMIS tools at supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Facilitate timely submission of all LMIS report by supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Ensure proper monitoring and retention of devolved patients in Care in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Track the movement of patients between from Hub facilities to different models of Care and between models in designated Local Government Areas of the state

Qualifications 

  • Pharm or Pharm. D degree, Registered Pharmacists with minimum of 2 years progressive experience in Managing HIV, TB or Malaria programs




POSITION : Technical Associate - Pharmacy & SCM  

 Description

Support to all clinical pharmacy and supply chain management activities of the program

Responsibilities

  • Provide Technical Assistance to supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Promote excellent HIV Clinical Pharmacy practices and documentation at supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Promote ADR surveillance and reporting at the designated facilities and collate all Pharmacovigilance reports in the state
  • Work with Government officials and facility staff to achieve program goals
  • In conjunction with the State LMCU, ensure consistent availability of required HIV commodities at supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Ensure adherence to pharmacy related guidelines, SOPs, job aids and protocols at supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Ensure the availability and proper use of the ART LMIS tools at supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Facilitate timely submission of all LMIS report by supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Ensure proper monitoring and retention of devolved patients in Care in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Track the movement of patients between from Hub facilities to different models of Care and between models in designated Local Government Areas of the state

Qualifications 

  • Pharm or Pharm. D degree, Registered Pharmacists with minimum of 2 years progressive experience in Managing HIV, TB or Malaria programs




POSITION : Technical Associate - Pharmacy & SCM  

Description

Support to all clinical pharmacy and supply chain management activities of the program

Responsibilities

  • Provide Technical Assistance to supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Promote excellent HIV Clinical Pharmacy practices and documentation at supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Promote ADR surveillance and reporting at the designated facilities and collate all Pharmacovigilance reports in the state
  • Work with Government officials and facility staff to achieve program goals
  • In conjunction with the State LMCU, ensure consistent availability of required HIV commodities at supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Ensure adherence to pharmacy related guidelines, SOPs, job aids and protocols at supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Ensure the availability and proper use of the ART LMIS tools at supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Facilitate timely submission of all LMIS report by supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Ensure proper monitoring and retention of devolved patients in Care in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Track the movement of patients between from Hub facilities to different models of Care and between models in designated Local Government Areas of the state

Qualifications  

  • Pharm or Pharm. D degree, Registered Pharmacists with minimum of 2 years progressive experience in Managing HIV, TB or Malaria programs




POSITION : Technical Associate - Pharmacy & SCM  

Description

Support to all clinical pharmacy and supply chain management activities of the program

Responsibilities

  • Provide Technical Assistance to supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Promote excellent HIV Clinical Pharmacy practices and documentation at supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Promote ADR surveillance and reporting at the designated facilities and collate all Pharmacovigilance reports in the state
  • Work with Government officials and facility staff to achieve program goals
  • In conjunction with the State LMCU, ensure consistent availability of required HIV commodities at supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Ensure adherence to pharmacy related guidelines, SOPs, job aids and protocols at supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Ensure the availability and proper use of the ART LMIS tools at supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Facilitate timely submission of all LMIS report by supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Ensure proper monitoring and retention of devolved patients in Care in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Track the movement of patients between from Hub facilities to different models of Care and between models in designated Local Government Areas of the state

Qualifications  

  • Pharm or Pharm. D degree, Registered Pharmacists with minimum of 2 years progressive experience in Managing HIV, TB or Malaria programs




POSITION : Technical Associate - Pharmacy & SCM  

Description

Support to all clinical pharmacy and supply chain management activities of the program

Responsibilities

  • Provide Technical Assistance to supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Promote excellent HIV Clinical Pharmacy practices and documentation at supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Promote ADR surveillance and reporting at the designated facilities and collate all Pharmacovigilance reports in the state
  • Work with Government officials and facility staff to achieve program goals
  • In conjunction with the State LMCU, ensure consistent availability of required HIV commodities at supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Ensure adherence to pharmacy related guidelines, SOPs, job aids and protocols at supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Ensure the availability and proper use of the ART LMIS tools at supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Facilitate timely submission of all LMIS report by supported facilities in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Ensure proper monitoring and retention of devolved patients in Care in designated Local Government Areas of the state
  • Track the movement of patients between from Hub facilities to different models of Care and between models in designated Local Government Areas of the state

Qualifications  

  • Pharm or Pharm. D degree, Registered Pharmacists with minimum of 2 years progressive experience in Managing HIV, TB or Malaria programs




POSITION : Technical Officer - Pharmacy & SCM

 Description

Support to all clinical pharmacy and supply chain management activities of the program

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all State Pharmacy related activities at supported facilities
  • Provide Technical Assistance/Onsite mentorship to all supported facilities (ART and PMTCT) in the state
  • Responsible for ensuring Good Clinical Pharmacy practice and documentation at all supported facilities in the State.
  • Provide mentorship to all state supported facility Pharmacists and Clinicians on Pharmacotherapeutics in HIV patients.
  • Promote Pharmacovigilance, and Adverse Drug reaction reporting at all supported facilities
  • Provide mentorship on Isoniazid prevention therapy, completion and its documentation of eligible patients at all supported treatment sites in the state.
  • Provide Drug Information Services to Facility Pharmacists, Community Pharmacists and Clinicians as required.
  • Promote good relationship with GON officials and facility staff to achieve program goals
  • Engage with State PSM TWG , LMCU and other key stakeholders for seamless and strategic decision making on supply chain related issues
  • Ensure efficient logistic flow within the system
  • Ensure adherence to pharmacy related guidelines, SOPs, job aids and protocols at supported facilities in State.
  • Coordinate the availability and proper use of the ART LMIS tools at supported facilities in State
  • Coordinate timely submission of all LMIS report by supported facilities in State
  • Represent the program at all LMCU and State procurement and Supply Chain Management meetings
  • Coordinate the devolvement of stable patients from the ART sites to the various models of ART service delivery at supported hub facilities in the state
  • Ensure proper tracking, monitoring, and retention of devolved patients in all differentiated care models at supported hub facilities
  • Responsible for planning and organizing relevant Pharmacy related trainings and meetings at the Program State Office
  • Responsible for preparing and submitting State monthly report

Qualifications  

  • Pharm or Pharm. D degree, Registered Pharmacists with minimum of 6 years progressive experience in Managing HIV, TB or Malaria programs




POSITION : Technical Officer - Laboratory Services

Description

Assist in the design, planning and implementation of laboratory services and laboratory related activities at the LGA level.

Responsibilities

  • S/he will Compile, analyze and monitor trends on the functionality and optimization of all Molecular and Clinical laboratory services as well as laboratory related activities
  • Support the implementation of Laboratory Continuous Quality Improvement and the deployment and institution of appropriate corrective and preventive action respectively.
  • S/he will assist in the evaluation of laboratory methods and procedures; and conduct of periodic laboratory system assessment and review of activities.
  • Responsible for the implementation and monitoring of the Integrated Sample Referral Network and an efficient biosafety and infection control program across all supported healthcare facilities and communities.
  • Assist in the development and adaptation of required guidelines/standards for related laboratory services. The job holder is also responsible for the functionality of all laboratory information systems and linkage to EMR.
  • Responsible for the design, implementation and monitoring system to assure an efficient documentation of lab documents and records.
  • Prepare progress reports of laboratory activities, lab program implementation and lab quality issues.

Qualifications 

  • A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent qualification in Medical Laboratory Science. A valid certificate to practice as Medical Laboratory Scientist mandatory.
  • 6 years’ experience in implementing Public Health programs preferably in the NGO context. Experience in a molecular laboratory would be an added advantage.



POSITION : Technical Officer - Laboratory Services

Description

  • Assist in the design, planning and implementation of laboratory services and laboratory related activities at the LGA level.

Responsibilities

  • S/he will Compile, analyze and monitor trends on the functionality and optimization of all Molecular and Clinical laboratory services as well as laboratory related activities
  • Support the implementation of Laboratory Continuous Quality Improvement and the deployment and institution of appropriate corrective and preventive action respectively.
  • S/he will assist in the evaluation of laboratory methods and procedures; and conduct of periodic laboratory system assessment and review of activities.
  • Responsible for the implementation and monitoring of the Integrated Sample Referral Network and an efficient biosafety and infection control program across all supported healthcare facilities and communities.
  • Assist in the development and adaptation of required guidelines/standards for related laboratory services. The job holder is also responsible for the functionality of all laboratory information systems and linkage to EMR.
  • Responsible for the design, implementation and monitoring system to assure an efficient documentation of lab documents and records.
  • Prepare progress reports of laboratory activities, lab program implementation and lab quality issues.

Qualifications  

  • A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent qualification in Medical Laboratory Science. A valid certificate to practice as Medical Laboratory Scientist mandatory.
  • 6 years’ experience in implementing Public Health programs preferably in the NGO context. Experience in a molecular laboratory would be an added advantage.




POSITION : Technical Officer - Laboratory Services

Description

Assist in the design, planning and implementation of laboratory services and laboratory related activities at the LGA level.

Responsibilities

  • S/he will Compile, analyze and monitor trends on the functionality and optimization of all Molecular and Clinical laboratory services as well as laboratory related activities
  • Support the implementation of Laboratory Continuous Quality Improvement and the deployment and institution of appropriate corrective and preventive action respectively.
  • S/he will assist in the evaluation of laboratory methods and procedures; and conduct of periodic laboratory system assessment and review of activities.
  • Responsible for the implementation and monitoring of the Integrated Sample Referral Network and an efficient biosafety and infection control program across all supported healthcare facilities and communities.
  • Assist in the development and adaptation of required guidelines/standards for related laboratory services. The job holder is also responsible for the functionality of all laboratory information systems and linkage to EMR.
  • Responsible for the design, implementation and monitoring system to assure an efficient documentation of lab documents and records.
  • Prepare progress reports of laboratory activities, lab program implementation and lab quality issues.

Qualifications 

  • A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent qualification in Medical Laboratory Science. A valid certificate to practice as Medical Laboratory Scientist mandatory.
  • 6 years’ experience in implementing Public Health programs preferably in the NGO context. Experience in a molecular laboratory would be an added advantage.



POSITION : Technical Officer - Clinical Services

Description

  • Work to accelerate progress toward the attainment of PEPFAR Nigeria program goals.
  • In Benue State, this includes providing support to HIV treatment facilities to achieve epidemic control in 7 high-burden “scale-up” local government areas (LGAs) by reaching the UNAIDS’ 90-90-90 goal.
  • In the remaining 16 LGAs in Benue State and the ones in all the other states (all known as “sustained support LGAs” and “sustained support plus LGAs”), the facilities will be supported to maintain PLHIV currently on ART.

Responsibilities

  • Work with other team members to promote age-specific, gender-sensitive approaches to antiretroviral therapy (ART) as part of national “test and start” strategy to improve linkage to treatment in all LGAs.
  • Ensure that newly identified PLHIV (adults and children) as well as those currently on treatment continue to receive uninterrupted ART services in all LGAs.
  • Support ART services for stable PLHIV through differentiated models of care and treatment in order to improve treatment outcomes and create efficiencies, including multi-month drug refills, use of community structures etc.
  • Ensure that PLHIV on ART receive adequate medication adherence support and scheduled monitoring in order to retain them on treatment and ensure treatment success
  • Promote the implementation of TB/HIV activities to address TB disease among PLHIV: HIV testing for all TB cases, timely TB diagnosis and treatment completion, and TB Preventive Therapy (TPT) for PLHIV, as well TB infection control in supported facilities
  • Interface, in conjunction with other members of the APIN Clinical Services and State Teams, between the APIN Program Office, Program Sites, relevant government agencies and other stakeholders
  • Contribute to the development of program work plans
  • Provide technical and programmatic support for high quality HIV program implementation in line with national guidelines and international best practices, and work towards target achievement by supported sites and program sustainability
  • Promote stakeholder engagement by working with various levels of government, their relevant bodies/agencies, US Government agencies in Nigeria and other partners
  • Work closely with other team members to prepare program reports and document best practice

Minimum Qualifications 

  • A Medical degree (MBBS or equivalent) and a minimum of 6 years’ relevant experience in HIV clinical/program management. A Master's degree in Public Health (MPH) degree would be an added advantage.



POSITION : Technical Advisor - Quality Management Systems
 

Description

  • The incumbent will report to Director, Laboratory Services and will support in the design, planning and implementation of Quality Management System (QMS) across Clinical and Molecular laboratories supported by APIN.

Responsibilities

  • S/he will oversee the implementation and monitoring of all Quality Assurance mechanism including but not limited to the WHO/AFRO SLIPTA/ SLMTA program, HIV Rapid Test Quality Improvement Initiative (RTQII) and the Laboratory Process Review (LPR) program;
  • S/he will design systems for the continual monitoring of the impact of QMS in the quality of patient care and reliability of the laboratory.
  • The job holder will provide supervision, mentoring and technical assistance to the sites for the development and review of quality documents; and institution and implementation of LQMS.
  • Coordinate the conduct of internal audits, investigation of non-conformities and monitoring of the implementation of appropriate corrective and preventive action.
  • The jobholder will prepare technical reports for all Laboratory Quality Assurance mechanisms.

Qualifications  

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in Medical Laboratory Science.  A valid certificate to practice as Medical Laboratory Scientist is mandatory.
  • 10 years’ experience of running/implementing public health programs preferably in the NGO context.
  • Experience in a molecular laboratory is an added advantage. Knowledge and experience in the design, implementation and management of Laboratory Quality Management System (LQMS) and relevant Laboratory Quality Assurance mechanisms including WHO/AFRO SLIPTA and HIV RTQII.
  • Knowledge of regulatory agency standards including ISO 15189:2015, 17025:2005.




POSITION : Technical Officer - Clinical Services

Description

  • Work to accelerate progress toward the attainment of PEPFAR Nigeria program goals.
  • In Benue State, this includes providing support to HIV treatment facilities to achieve epidemic control in 7 high-burden “scale-up” local government areas (LGAs) by reaching the UNAIDS’ 90-90-90 goal.
  • In the remaining 16 LGAs in Benue State and the ones in all the other states (all known as “sustained support LGAs” and “sustained support plus LGAs”), the facilities will be supported to maintain PLHIV currently on ART.

Responsibilities

  • Work with other team members to promote age-specific, gender-sensitive approaches to antiretroviral therapy (ART) as part of national “test and start” strategy to improve linkage to treatment in all LGAs.
  • Ensure that newly identified PLHIV (adults and children) as well as those currently on treatment continue to receive uninterrupted ART services in all LGAs.
  • Support ART services for stable PLHIV through differentiated models of care and treatment in order to improve treatment outcomes and create efficiencies, including multi-month drug refills, use of community structures etc.
  • Ensure that PLHIV on ART receive adequate medication adherence support and scheduled monitoring in order to retain them on treatment and ensure treatment success
  • Promote the implementation of TB/HIV activities to address TB disease among PLHIV: HIV testing for all TB cases, timely TB diagnosis and treatment completion, and TB Preventive Therapy (TPT) for PLHIV, as well TB infection control in supported facilities
  • Interface, in conjunction with other members of the APIN Clinical Services and State Teams, between the APIN Program Office, Program Sites, relevant government agencies and other stakeholders
  • Contribute to the development of program work plans
  • Provide technical and programmatic support for high quality HIV program implementation in line with national guidelines and international best practices, and work towards target achievement by supported sites and program sustainability
  • Promote stakeholder engagement by working with various levels of government, their relevant bodies/agencies, US Government agencies in Nigeria and other partners
  • Work closely with other team members to prepare program reports and document best practice

Minimum Qualifications  

  • A Medical degree (MBBS or equivalent) and a minimum of 6 years’ relevant experience in HIV clinical/program management. A Master's degree in Public Health (MPH) degree would be an added advantage.



POSITION : Technical Officer - Clinical Services

Description

  • Work to accelerate progress toward the attainment of PEPFAR Nigeria program goals.
  • In Benue State, this includes providing support to HIV treatment facilities to achieve epidemic control in 7 high-burden “scale-up” local government areas (LGAs) by reaching the UNAIDS’ 90-90-90 goal.
  • In the remaining 16 LGAs in Benue State and the ones in all the other states (all known as “sustained support LGAs” and “sustained support plus LGAs”), the facilities will be supported to maintain PLHIV currently on ART.

Responsibilities

  • Work with other team members to promote age-specific, gender-sensitive approaches to antiretroviral therapy (ART) as part of national “test and start” strategy to improve linkage to treatment in all LGAs.
  • Ensure that newly identified PLHIV (adults and children) as well as those currently on treatment continue to receive uninterrupted ART services in all LGAs.
  • Support ART services for stable PLHIV through differentiated models of care and treatment in order to improve treatment outcomes and create efficiencies, including multi-month drug refills, use of community structures etc.
  • Ensure that PLHIV on ART receive adequate medication adherence support and scheduled monitoring in order to retain them on treatment and ensure treatment success
  • Promote the implementation of TB/HIV activities to address TB disease among PLHIV: HIV testing for all TB cases, timely TB diagnosis and treatment completion, and TB Preventive Therapy (TPT) for PLHIV, as well TB infection control in supported facilities
  • Interface, in conjunction with other members of the APIN Clinical Services and State Teams, between the APIN Program Office, Program Sites, relevant government agencies and other stakeholders
  • Contribute to the development of program work plans
  • Provide technical and programmatic support for high quality HIV program implementation in line with national guidelines and international best practices, and work towards target achievement by supported sites and program sustainability
  • Promote stakeholder engagement by working with various levels of government, their relevant bodies/agencies, US Government agencies in Nigeria and other partners
  • Work closely with other team members to prepare program reports and document best practice

Minimum Qualifications 

  • A Medical degree (MBBS or equivalent) and a minimum of 6 years’ relevant experience in HIV clinical/program management. A Master's degree in Public Health (MPH) degree would be an added advantage.




POSITION : Technical Officer - Clinical Services

Description

  • Work to accelerate progress toward the attainment of PEPFAR Nigeria program goals.
  • In Benue State, this includes providing support to HIV treatment facilities to achieve epidemic control in 7 high-burden “scale-up” local government areas (LGAs) by reaching the UNAIDS’ 90-90-90 goal.
  • In the remaining 16 LGAs in Benue State and the ones in all the other states (all known as “sustained support LGAs” and “sustained support plus LGAs”), the facilities will be supported to maintain PLHIV currently on ART.

Responsibilities

  • Work with other team members to promote age-specific, gender-sensitive approaches to antiretroviral therapy (ART) as part of national “test and start” strategy to improve linkage to treatment in all LGAs.
  • Ensure that newly identified PLHIV (adults and children) as well as those currently on treatment continue to receive uninterrupted ART services in all LGAs.
  • Support ART services for stable PLHIV through differentiated models of care and treatment in order to improve treatment outcomes and create efficiencies, including multi-month drug refills, use of community structures etc.
  • Ensure that PLHIV on ART receive adequate medication adherence support and scheduled monitoring in order to retain them on treatment and ensure treatment success
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