Senior Technical Officer,Prevention Care and Treatment,Rivers,FHI 360 Nigeria

Senior Technical Officer,Prevention Care and Treatment,Rivers,FHI 360 Nigeria

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender equality, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

Purpose

The Senior Technical Officer, Prevention Care and Treatment will provide technical support to implement high quality care, treatment and support activities with primary focus on clinical management of HIV/AIDS including provision of Anti-retroviral therapy (ART). S/He will also provide technical leadership and support to the implementing agencies in prevention and mitigation at the state level. It includes supporting the implementation of prevention activities (sexual and biomedical) and strategic behavior change interventions, testing and counseling, home based care, orphans and vulnerable children and other community mobilization activities

Qualification

MBBS with 3 to 5 years of progressive relevant experience in clinical care with a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS with provision of PMTCT and anti-retroviral therapy (ART) in resource constrained settings.
Possession of an MPH or post graduate degree in a related field is required.
Experience in project development with proven experience in the planning and facilitation of trainings is required.
Experience in large and complex SBC/BCC mobilization activities in a donor funded national health focused project is an added advantage.
Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

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