The incumbent will be required to work closely with the STEER technical team to achieve the strategic objectives of the project focusing primarily on HIV prevention. Care & Support but also supporting cross-cutting themes and integration efforts across the project with other areas of OVC programming including Household Economic Strengthening and Nutrition. S/he will lead planning and capacity strengthening efforts while putting in place operational strategies for achieving project aims, results and performance expectations through adherence to high standards of programmatic and management quality.
- The candidate should have an MBBS/MD and/or MPH with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience in implementing HIV Prevention, Care and Support programs or BS/MA in a relevant health degree a plus a minimum of 5 years technical experience with community-level HIV prevention, Care & Support programs;
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively with government and civil society partners and communities as well as transfer knowledge to diverse audiences through workshops, training and meetings using participatory methods and adult learning principles.
- He/she must have Good knowledge of Government of Nigeria HIV Care and Treatment guidelines (Pediatric & Adult) and experience working with Ministry of Health and familiarity with OVC programming and principles are relevant.
- Experience in project design and proposal development in the HIV/Health sector for USAID/PEPFAR
funded projects and fluency in Hausa will be an added advantage.
Method of Application
Kindly send your C.V and qualifying statements on or before 9th April 2015 explaining why you are
suitable to Nigeriavacancy@savethechildren.org. State position clearly in the subject field as applications without appropriate subject will be disqualified. Also, applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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