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Job Status: Full Time Job,
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
The incumbent under the supervision of the prevention branch chief for CDC Nigeria Office (Abuja), provides project support to the presidentâs Emergency plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR); contributing to the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs aimed at preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV. The job holderâs responsibilities include day-to-day program and administrative management, coordination and collaboration with other PEPFAR agencies to ensure that project implementation addresses program strategic objectives and internationally recognized public Health standards and best practices. The incumbent ensures collaboration among PEPFAR partners involved in HIV/AIDS PMTCT programs and provides leadership in promoting use of internationally recognized best practices in PMTCT among PEPFAR sponsored programs in Nigeria. She/he serves as the activity manager for PMTCT components of one or more CDCsupported cooperative agreements. This position serves as a key contributor to the planning, development and review of the PMTCT components of the annual Country Operational Plan (COP) for Nigeria. She/he monitors and evaluates progress of projects, identifying technical, personnel, logistical, and financial problems and makes or recommends revisions as necessary to overcome obstacles and constraints to progress. The job holder represents CDC Nigeria on PMTCT issues at technical, policy and strategic planning meetings, including with collaborators and donor agencies. Identifies training needs and participates in the development and implementation of training courses for partner organizations.
NOTE: All applicants MUST address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each criterion or the application will not be considered. 1. A post Graduate degree in public Health, medicine, nursing or a related discipline is required. 2. Minimum of five (5) years of mid-to-senior level public Health experience in HIV/AIDS prevention, care and support programs, including program development and planning, implementation and evaluation that involve coordination with an international agency or implementing partners. This experience must include HIV counseling and testing that demonstrates the ability to consult and collaborate effectively with different levels of the health care field including clinic based ANC personnel, health care setting directors, and non- care setting personnel. 3. Level IV (fluency) Speaking/Writing/Reading in English is required. 4. Incumbent must have knowledge of latest technology in child maternal health and PMTCT of HIV, HIV/AIDS health care, in-depth specialist knowledge of PMTCT public health programs, strategies, methods, processes and techniques used to develop, implement and evaluate result of prevention of mother to child transmission program. 5. Thorough Knowledge and up-to-date knowledge of the host country public health operational environment, structure and operations of the MOH and other host Government ministries and offices, the environment for health care delivery at the national, regional, district and community level is required. 6. Intermediate computer skills with experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, database.
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