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ICAP (Columbia University) is a global leader situated at Columbia University, ICAP has worked since 2003 with one central goal: to improve the health of families and communities.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Clinical Officer (HIV Care and Treatment)

Job No.: 495200
Locations: Niger, Adamawa, Cross River,
Work type: Temporary Full-time
Categories: Program Management / Implementation / Support
Reports To (Title): Clinical Officer (HIV Care and Treatment)
Incumbent: N/A
Date: ASAP

Position Summary

  • Working under the supervision of the State Epidemic Control Advisor for the RISE project in Nigeria (with additional technical guidance and direction of the Leads for Care and Treatment, and Pediatrics and PMTCT), the Clinical Officer will oversee the implementation of HIV care and treatment activities in communities, health facilities Government of Nigeria ministries, departments and agencies in Akwa Ibom State in Nigeria.
  • The incumbent will be responsible for the provision of direct technical assistance at the service delivery level with the goal of achieving and maintaining HIV epidemic control, improve prevention, HIV case finding and treatment programming.

Major Accountabilities
The Clinical Officer will:

  • Be responsible for the implementation and monitoring and evaluation of HIV care and treatment services at RISE-supported facilities including but not limited to same day ART initiation; OI screening, diagnosis and management; ARV optimization; differentiated service delivery design and implementation (including Multi-Month Dispensing); retention strategies; institutionalizing specialized clinics such as viremic clinics among others.
  • Provide technical leadership in communicating HIV Surge urgencies and evidence-based performance optimization strategies in assigned RISE facility(ies) and/or Local Government Area.
  • Provide , mentorship and supervision to strengthen performance and quality of care through clinical optimizers, facility and community case management teams for achieving linkage to optimized ART, client education and retention, and management of virologically unsuppressed clients.  
  • Support program monitoring, evaluation and reporting through the collation, analysis and reporting of process, output and outcome level data to help determine the project’s impact on patients’ clinical outcomes and quality of life.
  • Identify gaps in equipment and consumables in assigned facility(ies) with prompt communication for appropriate for remediation.
  • Support implementation of program Quality Improvement projects (including but not limited to patient satisfaction surveys, waiting time assessments, mortality reviews and SIMS assessments) from problem diagnosis, implementing remediation plans, tracking outputs of interventions and reporting.
  • Liaise with State of Health officials and other stakeholders in coordinating HIV care and treatment programming through technical working groups, review meetings and conferences as requested by the State Epidemic Control Advisor.
  • Work closely with the State Epidemic Control Advisor and the Program Leads for Care and Treatment, and Pediatrics and PMTCT to develop project work plans, monitor progress towards program objectives and timelines, including regular reporting to and communication with RISE leadership, USAID, and ICAP in New York.
  • Document project training and technical assistance activities and contribute to the production and dissemination of technical reports, guides, manuals, success stories, and other printed resources and toolkits.
  • Stay up-to-date and serve as a repository on new information and knowledge in ART clinical management and programming.
  • Routinely attend and provide appropriate technical leadership in program meetings, executing resolutions within her / his purview as appropriate.
  • Carry out any other tasks that may be assigned.

Education

  • An advanced degree – MB,BSMph or international equivalent.

Experience, Skills and Minimum Requred Qualifications:

  • Minimum three (3) years post NYSC experience; experience in the management of HIV care and treatment projects in resource limited setting preferred.
  • Demonstrated technical expertise in HIV care and treatment
  • Experience in supporting ART facilities within context and urgencies of the Nigerian HIV Surge preferred.
  • Prior experience in training, mentoring, and supervision of multi-cultural facility and community based clinical and program teams (including institutionalization of relevant review meetings at service delivery level).
  • Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills
  • Computer literacy with competencies in MS Suite required.
  • Fluent English oral and written communication skills; ability to interact professionally in English and oversee the production of comprehensive program reports

Requirement:

  • Travel within assigned state in Nigeria conducting site visits for capacity building and program monitoring activitieswith occasional travel outside of assigned state.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

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Job Title: Quality Improvement Associate

Job Number: 495196
Locations: Adamawa, Akwa-Ibom, Cross-River and Niger
Employment type: Temporary Full-Time
Categories: Program Management/Implementation/Support

Overview

  • ICAP at Columbia University, a global health leader situated within the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City, seeks highly qualified candidates to serve as the Quality Improvement Associates in Adamawa, Akwa Ibom, Cross River and Niger States, Nigeria.
  • The incumbent will drive the implementation of collaborative Quality Improvement interventions under the supervision of the State Epidemic Control Advisor (with technical guidance and direction of the Senior Quality Improvement and Innovation Advisor) for the RISE Project in Nigeria.
  • This is a locally employed position contingent upon availability of grant funding and will be deployed in a temporary capacity for an initial period of six months.
  • ICAP seeks highly qualified and experienced candidates to fill the Quality Improvement Associate position by April, 2021.The successful candidate will hold at least an advanced degree in Medicine, Nursing, Public Health or other relevant field, and a minimum of 1 years’ experience within development and/or public health programs.
  • The position is contingent upon availability of grant funding. Columbia University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, creed, national and ethnic origin, age, citizenship, status as a perceived or actual victim of domestic violence, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran, or any other legally protected status.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Job Title: Clinical Officer (HIV Care and Treatment), Country Office

Job No.: 495194
Location: Abuja
Work type: Regular Full Time
Categories: Program Management / Implementation / Support
Reports To (Title): Technical Director
Incumbent: N / A

Position Summary

  • Working under the supervision of the Technical Director for the RISE project in Nigeria (with additional technical guidance and direction from the Leads for Care and Treatment, and Pediatrics and PMTCT), the Clinical Officer will support in the provision of oversight in the implementation of HIV care and treatment activities in the4 RISE states supported in Nigeria.
  • The incumbent taking direction from the thematic leads will be responsible for day to day updates on service delivery from across the 4 states at the Country Office with the goal of achieving and maintaining HIV epidemic control, improve prevention, HIV case finding and treatment programming.

Major Accountabilities
The Clinical Officer will:

  • Provide support to state clinical officers/associates in the implementation and monitoring and evaluation of HIV care and treatment services at RISE-supported facilities including but not limited to same day ART initiation; OI screening, diagnosis and management; ARV optimization; differentiated service delivery design and implementation (including Multi-Month Dispensing); retention strategies; institutionalizing specialized clinics such as viremic clinics among others.
  • Provide technical support in communicating HIV Surge urgencies and evidence-based performance optimization strategies to the state teams as well as facility clinical teams in assigned RISE facility(ies) and/or Local Government Area.
  • Participate in training, mentorship and supervision to strengthen performance and quality of care to clinical optimizers, facility and community case management teams for achieving linkage to optimized ART, client education and retention, and management of virologically unsuppressed clients.  
  • Support program monitoring, evaluation and reporting through the collation, analysis and reporting of process, output and outcome level data to help determine the project’s impact on patients’ clinical outcomes and quality of life.
  • Support implementation of program Quality Improvement projects including but not limited to mortality reviews and SIMS assessments, conduct root cause analysis, implement remediation plans, track outputs of interventions and strengthen reporting of outcomes.
  • At the discretion of the Technical Director, attend stakeholders’ meetings in coordinating HIV and TB care and treatment programming, review meetings and conferences.
  • Work closely with the Technical Director, Program Leads for Care & Treatment, and Pediatrics-PMTCT to develop project work plans, monitor progress towards program objectives and timelines, including regular reporting to and communication with RISE leadership, USAID, and ICAP in New York.
  • Document project training and technical assistance activities and contribute to the production and dissemination of technical reports, guides, manuals, success stories, and other printed resources and toolkits.
  • Stay current and up to date on HIV clinical services guidelines, strategies and protocols, including Government of Nigeria and relevant international (i.e., WHO) protocols and guidelines.
  • At the discretion of the Technical Director may attend technical leadership meetings.
  • Carry out any other tasks that may be assigned by the Technical Director.

Qualifications
Educations:

  • MB, B.Sc or equivalent.
  • Advanced qualification such as MPH or MSc Public Health is an added advantage.

Experience, Skills & Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in the management of HIV care and treatment projects in resource limited setting, at least 2 of which will be in PEFAR funded NGO
  • Demonstrated technical expertise in HIV care and treatment
  • Experience in supporting ART facilities within context and urgencies of the Nigerian HIV Surge preferred.
  • Prior experience in training, mentoring, and supervision of multi-cultural facility and community based clinical and program teams (including institutionalization of relevant review meetings at service delivery level).
  • Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills
  • Computer literacy with competencies in MS Office Suite required.
  • Fluent English oral and written communication skills; ability to interact professionally in English and oversee the production of comprehensive program reports

Travel Requirements:

  • Travel to RISE supported States in Nigeriaconducting site visits for capacity building and program monitoring activities.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

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Job Title: Program Management Officer (Differentiated Service Delivery)

Job No.: 495195
Location: Abuja
Work type: Regular Full-Time
Categories: Program Management/Implementation/Support
Reports To (Title): Head, HIV Care and Treatment, NASCP
Incumbent: N / A

Position Summary

  • The Differentiated Service Delivery (DSD) Project Management Officer will work under the Head of HIV Care and Treatment at the National AIDS and Sexually transmitted Infection Control Program (NASCP) to support the scale-up of differentiated service delivery (DSD) for HIV in Nigeria.
  • Project management responsibilities include coordinating and documenting DSD activities, supporting development and review of DSD policies, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of DSD activities, and ensuring the completion of DSD-related projects on time within budget and within scope.
  • The DSD Project Management Officer will assist the Head of HIV Care and Treatment to oversee all aspects of the national DSD program activities and will coordinate and engage stakeholders,set deadlines, assign responsibilities, monitor and summarize project progress and prepare reports for NASCP care and treatment head and coordinator regarding status of DSD.
  • The successful candidate will work directly with the NASCP care and treatment team and relevant stakeholders to ensure deliverables fall within the applicable scope and budget.
  • He or she will coordinate with other departments, especially M&E and TB, to ensure all aspects of the national DSD program are harmonized.The successful candidate will also support the country’s engagement with the ICAP-led HIV Coverage, Quality and Impact (CQUIN), ensuring timely response to requests and participation in CQUIN related activities.

Major Accountabilities

  • The DSD Project Management Officer will be responsible for coordinating, supporting and documenting DSD activities within NASCP.  Major accountabilities will include:
  • Coordinate internal resources, stakeholder management, meetings, and schedules, for the flawless execution of projects
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to management as needed.
  • Manage the relationship with MoHS partners and all stakeholders
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Spearhead DSD-related Knowledge Management for NASCP, including:
    • Maintain electronic files/resources related to DSD, including national DSD-related policies, guidelines, M&E indicators, training curricula and case studies
    • Regularly review published and “grey” literature on DSD
    • Liaise with countries in the CQUIN network (and elsewhere) to stay abreast of policies, training resources, case studies, and best practices
    • Document case studies, best practices and lessons learned in Nigeria
  • Participate in the CQUIN DSD Coordinators Community of Practice
  • As needed, support CQUIN’s south-to-south knowledge exchange
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
  • Develop spreadsheets, diagrams and process maps to document needs.

Experience, Skills & Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in appropriate field of study or 3-5 years of experience
  • Master’s Degree in Project Management, Management or MBA
  • Proven working experience in project management
  • Project Management (PMP) / PRINCE II certification
  • Project Manager top skills & proficiencies:
  • Developing and Tracking Budgets
  • Coaching
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Travel Requirements:

  • TBD

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

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Job Title: Senior Quality Improvement and Innovation Advisor

Job No.: 495193
Location: Abuja
Work type: Regular Full-Time
Categories: Program Management / Implementation / Support, Technical / Clinical / Quality Improvement / Training
Reports To (Title): Technical Director
Incumbent: N / A

Position Summary

  • Working under the guidance and direction of the Technical Director for the RISE project in Nigeria, the Quality Improvement and Innovation Advisor will design, lead and manage Quality Improvement interventions in Akwa Ibom, Adamawa, Niger and Cross River States in Nigeria.
  • S/he will lead the project training and workshops, coaching, implementation and supportive supervision of QI projects, and evaluation of QI initiatives at state, local government and site level, liaising with partners and local organizations.
  • The incumbent will function as driver and curator of innovation and initiatives, scaling internal and external best practices for program optimization and visibility.

Major Accountabilities
The Senior Quality Improvement and Innovation Advisor will:

  • Set the strategic vision for all quality improvement and innovative endeavors on the RISE program.
  • Provide strategic direction and supervision for the cadre of Quality Improvement Officers and Associates on the RISE program.
  • Support and contribute to the design, implementation and evaluation of the QI initiatives in RISE-supported sites in Nigeria.
  • Curate best practices emanating from RISE and other public health programs for adaptation and adoption within RISE, applying PDSA methodology to eventually implement thriving innovations at scale to meet program objectives.
  • Provide on-going technical direction, in collaboration with other RISE Technical Leads in Country Office, to the Epidemic Control Advisors and frontline teams in RISE supported states; with a goal of meeting assigned program targets and optimizing Quality Improvement systems.
  • Work closely with Technical Director to develop project work plans, monitor progress towards program objectives and timelines, including regular reporting to and communication with USAID, and ICAP in New York.
  • Provide hands-on leadership and support for face-to-face training and workshops sessions, on site QI coaching and evaluating training sessions, workshops, webinars, and other training projects.
  • Design and establish (by working with State teams) uniquely RISE structures for delivering QI activities at facility and state level; including QI management systems, QI teams, QI meetings, QI champions and QI dashboards or bulletins for relevant audiences.
  • Support the establishment of paper and digital dashboards to visualize outputs and outcomes of QI projects initiated to optimize program performance.
  • Lead and facilitate monthly facility site supportive supervisory activities; QI coaching, mentoring and implementation; support for site level QIprojectsand collaboratives (aligned with donor or government initiatives like SIMS) including Mortality Reviews, Waiting time analyses and patient satisfaction surveys.
  • Partner with QI M&E staff for development of QI M&E systems including indicator development, data collection tools and SOPs, data management systems, data quality assurance policies and procedures, data review and analysis.
  • Examine program performance across technical areas and identify intersections between performance gaps and opportunities for Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI), subsequently coordinate QI initiatives from root cause analysis to documentation of remedial outcomes
  • Collate, analyze and report on outcome level data to help determine the project’s impact on patients’ clinical outcomes and quality of life.
  • Support the preparation of QI related datasets for presentation for a diverse range of audiences.
  • Document project training and technical assistance activities and contribute to the production and dissemination of technical reports, guides, manuals, success stories, and other printed resources and toolkits.
  • Liaise with Federal and State Ministry of Health officials and other stakeholders in coordinating QI programming through technical working groups, review meetings and conferences as requested by the Technical Director and/or in line with RISE work plans.
  • Stay up-to-date and serve as a repository on new information and knowledge in QI and HIV programming in general, collating and sharing best practices for adaptation and adoption.
  • Routinely attend and provide appropriate technical leadership in program meetings, executing resolutions within her/his purview.
  • Carry out any other tasks relating to Quality Improvement and Innovation initiatives as assigned by the RISE Technical Director.

Qualifications
Educations:

  • An advanced Degree (MBBS, RN, MPH) in Medicine, Nursing, Public Health or related field
  • Membership of relevant accreditation agencies for Quality Improvement desirable

Experience, Skills & Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience and demonstrated expertise in the implementation of relevant HIV and QI program activities
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience training and mentoring teams on QI initiatives including building a cadre of improvement coaches in facilities and agencies of the Government of Nigeria.
  • Demonstrated success in leading formal quality improvement projects using the Model for Improvement or similar methods is strongly preferred
  • Familiarity with PEPFAR and Government of Nigeria standards for QI in HIV programs.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in public health data analysis and communicating that data through presentations.
  • Demonstrated computer skills, including proficiency with Word and PowerPoint and the ability to rapidly process and analysis data using MS Excel are required.
  • Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills
  • Fluent English oral and written communication skills; ability to interact professionally in English and oversee development of comprehensive program reports.

Travel Requirements:

  • Travel within Nigeria supporting capacity building, building facility QI systems, stakeholder relationship management and implementing QI activities.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

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Application Deadline 21st May, 2021.

Job Title: Clinical Associate (HIV Care and Treatment)

Job No.: 495208
Locations: Adamawa, Akwa Ibom, Cross River and Niger
Work Type: Temporary Full-Time
Categories: Program Management / Implementation / Support
Reports To (Title): State Epidemic Control Advisor
Incumbent: N / A

Position Summary

  • Working under the supervision of the State Epidemic Control Advisor (with additional technical guidance and direction of the Leads for Care and Treatment, and Pediatrics and PMTCT) for the RISE project in Nigeria, the State Clinical Associate will oversee the implementation of HIV care and treatment activities in communities, health facilities Government of Nigeria ministries, departments and agencies in Adamawa and Niger States in Nigeria.
  • The incumbent will be responsible for the provision of direct technical assistance at the service delivery level with the goal of achieving and maintaining HIV epidemic control, improve prevention, HIV case finding and treatment programming.

Major Accountabilities
The Clinical Associate will:

  • Be responsible for the implementation and monitoring and evaluation of HIV care and treatment services at RISE-supported facilities including but not limited to same day ART initiation; OI screening, diagnosis and management; ARV optimization; differentiated service delivery design and implementation (including Multi-Month Dispensing); retention strategies; institutionalizing specialized clinics such as viremic clinics among others.
  • Provide technical leadership in communicating HIV Surge urgencies and evidence-based performance optimization strategies in assigned RISE facility(ies) and/or Local Government Area.
  • Provide training, mentorship and supervision to strengthen performance and quality of care through clinical optimizers, facility and community case management teams for achieving linkage to optimized ART, client education and retention, and management of virologically unsuppressed clients.  
  • Support program monitoring, evaluation and reporting through the collation, analysis and reporting of process, output and outcome level data to help determine the project’s impact on patients’ clinical outcomes and quality of life.
  • Identify gaps in equipment and consumables in assigned facility(ies) with prompt communication for appropriate for remediation.
  • Support implementation of program Quality Improvement projects (including but not limited to patient satisfaction surveys, waiting time assessments, mortality reviews and SIMS assessments) from problem diagnosis, implementing remediation plans, tracking outputs of interventions and reporting.
  • Liaise with State Ministry of Health officials and other stakeholders in coordinating HIV care and treatment programming through technical working groups, review meetings and conferences as requested by the State Epidemic Control Advisor.
  • Document project training and technical assistance activities and contribute to the production and dissemination of technical reports, guides, manuals, success stories, and other printed resources and toolkits.
  • Stay up-to-date and serve as a repository on new information and knowledge in ART clinical management and programming.
  • Routinely attend and provide appropriate technical leadership in program meetings, executing resolutions within her/his purview as appropriate.
  • Carry out any other tasks that may be assigned.

Qualifications
Education:

  • An advanced degree (MBBS or international equivalent) required.

Experience, Skills & Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum one (1) year post NYSC experience; experience in the management of HIV care and treatment projects in resource limited setting preferred.
  • Cultural adaptability and language skills relevant to work locations is strongly preferred.
  • Prior experience in training, mentoring, and coordinating clinical teams in primary and secondary level facilities in work locations is preferred.
  • Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills
  • Computer literacy with competencies in MS Office Suite required.
  • Fluent English oral and written communication skills; ability to interact professionally in English and oversee the production of comprehensive program reports

Travel Requirements:

  • Travel within assigned state in Nigeria conducting site visits for capacity building and program monitoring activitieswith occasional travel outside of assigned state.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

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Job Title: Laboratory Officer

Job No.: 495206
Locations: Adamawa, Akwa Ibom, Cross River and Niger
Work type: Regular Full-Time
Categories: Program Management / Implementation / Support
Reports To (Title): State Epidemic Control Advisor
Incumbent: N / A

Job Summary

  • Working under the supervision of the Epidemic Control Advisor for the RISE project in Adamawa, Akwa Ibom, Cross River and Niger States in Nigeria (with specific technical guidance and direction of the Senior Laboratory Advisor), the Laboratory Officer will oversee the laboratory component of the RISE project working closely with the State Ministries of Health, laboratory departments in supported facilities and ad hoc laboratory personnel in their assigned states.
  • The incumbent will be responsible for overseeing laboratory systems, strengthening laboratory activities, capacity building as well as laboratory quality management support to the State program team, the State Ministry of Health and other implementing partners.  
  • The incumbent will also support performance management in the laboratory program area at the State level.

Major Accountabilities
The Laboratory Officer will:

  • Support the implementation of state level laboratory strategic objectives of the RISE project with specific emphasis on optimizing laboratory monitoring of Recipients of Care (ROCs) through Viral Load eligibility monitoring, timely sample collection and management as well as availability, documentation and use of Viral Load Results. Collaborate with the Senior Laboratory Advisor and existing State lab teams to facilitate the development, review and implementation of laboratory QA/QC programs, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and manuals for all laboratory-related aspects of the RISE project.
  • To provide technical leadership in communicating HIV Surge urgencies and evidence-based performance optimization strategies in assigned RISE facility(ies) and/or Local Government Area.
  • To provide mentorship and supervision to strengthen performance and quality of Laboratory Services through laboratory optimizers (or champions), facility and community case management teams and EID focal persons for achieving linkage to optimized ART, client education and retention, and management of virologically unsuppressed clients.  
  • Facilitate technical assistance for diagnosis of co-infections (particularly TB and OIs in advanced HIV disease or AHD spectrum), recency testing, early infant diagnosis (EID) and HIV rapid testing continuous quality improvement program at supported service points. 
  • Provide technical assistance for Laboratorians in RISE supported facilities to ensure maintenance and efficient use of instrumentation for Flow cytometry for CD4 phenotyping and GeneXpert for MTB/RIF diagnosis.
  • Facilitate accurate laboratory specimen data reporting, routine laboratory data analysis and interpretation of laboratory results from the RISE project and provide feedback on ways to improve/streamline laboratory procedures and systems.
  • Work closely with NiSRN Logistic Officers, 3PLs and health facilities to ensure that client samples for HIV VL, EID, CD4 and TB (from community and facility service delivery points) are correctly collected, processed and transported and that results are returned in a timely manner. 
  • Coordinate Laboratory commodity supply, management and reporting for laboratory consumables, reagents, and RTKs to prevent stock-outs and eliminate wastages.  
  • Provide technical assistance to strengthen laboratory systems through the implementation of ISO 15189 requirements and the SLMTA/SLIPTA accreditation processes
  • Craft and share new initiatives and innovations that will efficiently drive the TMEC-RISE laboratory program area to success
  • Review and provide regular updates on implementation of strategies for Laboratory Services to SO and CO Teams including laboratory specific reports, weekly and monthly presentations to State teams; contributions to monthly and quarterly State and Program reports as well as other updates based on request. 
  • Work closely with the State Epidemic Control Advisor and the Senior Laboratory Lead to develop project work plans, monitor progress towards program objectives and timelines, including regular reporting to and communication with RISE leadership, USAID, and ICAP in New York 
  • Represent RISE in Laboratory related State Level Meetings with State stakeholders and make presentations as it may be required.
  • Document project training and technical assistance activities and contribute to the production and dissemination of technical reports, guides, manuals, success stories, and other printed resources and toolkits.
  • Stay up-to-date and serve as a repository on new information and knowledge in ART clinical management and programming.
  • Routinely attend and provide appropriate technical leadership in RISE program meetings, executing resolutions within her/his purview as appropriate.
  • Participate in the recruitment process, training and supervision of teams of ad hoc laboratory personnel when required.
  • Carry out any other tasks that may be assigned.

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences or its equivalent. 

Experience, Skills & Minimum Required Qualifications

  • At least five (5) years experience in laboratory systems optimization and service delivery management within the context of PEPFAR HIV programs.
  • Experience in PEPFAR laboratory commodity procurement procedures and equipment as well as stock tracking and inventory management required.
  • Experience with lab-related data management systems including but not limited to Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) preferred.
  • High level of proficiency in relevant computer applications, particularly Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal, management, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills. 
  • Fluent English oral and written communication skills; ability to interact professionally in English and oversee the development of comprehensive program reports

Travel Requirements

  • Travel within an assigned state in Nigeria conducting site visits with occasional travel outside of the assigned state.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

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Application Deadline 23rd May, 2021.

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