Senior Officer, HIV (MARPS/Mobile HCT) ,Gombe,Society for Family Health (SFH)

Senior Officer, HIV (MARPS/Mobile HCT) ,Gombe,Society for Family Health (SFH)
Email: gombehivso@sfhnigeria.org

Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading public health non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Nigeria, implementing programmes in reproductive health, HIV & AIDS prevention, and maternal and child health. SFH works in partnership with the Federal and State Governments of Nigeria, the British Department for International Development (DFID) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) among other international donors. We seek to recruit highly qualified persons as a result of growth in our organisation. We offer professionals opportunities for career advancement, a good working environment and competitive remuneration.

Purpose

This is a Senior Officer position reporting to the Territorial Manager. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for providing technical, logistic, administrative support, and will assist in coordinating the implementation of HIV prevention interventions among MARPs and mobile counselling and testing (mHCT) activities in the territory. The successful candidate will work with the HIV Programme Manager to implement GF-HIV programme strategies on MARPs and mobile counselling and testing services in all
selected communities within the territory. Furthermore, s/he will work with the state governments and other partners to ensure compliance to National Guidelines and international standards in the provision of quality MARPs and mobile HCT services. The candidate will provide support to ensure the availability of National MARPs and HCT tools for data collection and retrieval at the various communities. S/He will be responsible for the management of health commodities supplied to SFH offices through the project. In addition, s/he will provide support in ensuring timely submission of quality reports on MARPs and mobile HIV counselling and testing services on monthly and quarterly bases respectively. The successful candidate will also be required to work with the GF-HIV Programme Manager to provide support in the development of budgets and work plans for all GF-HIV activities

Qualification

Must possess a first degree in any of the Social Sciences/ Biological Sciences or Humanities. A Masters degree will be of added advantage
Must possess a minimum of three (3) years post NYSC experience, preferably in implementing BCC MARPs related activities in specific communities.
Must possess the ability to analyse and interpret both quantitative and qualitative programme data. Some knowledge of national and state M&E systems will be of added advantage.
Must possess excellent planning and organisational skills.
Must be able to work with minimal supervision.
Must have cognate skills in computer appreciation.
Must possess a high level of integrity.
Good interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, training and report writing skills are very important to this position.

Compensation & Benefits

The compensation package for this position is very attractive and designed to attract, motivate and retain talented candidates.

Method of Application

A one page application letter (using the position reference as subject), should be addressed to the Assistant Director-HR, clearly providing evidence of competences required for the job, current remuneration, as well as a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae
indicating clearly your valid telephone numbers, e-mail address and current contact address should be sent latest by the 30th of April 2013 to the email address beside the job you are applying for based on your desired location. Candidates without the
minimum requirements need not apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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