Assistant Technical Officer – Prevention, Care & Treatment at the Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi)



Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is a non-profit organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting global health and economic initiatives in Nigeria. AHNi currently has its headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria.

To strengthen our operations and interventions in the country, we are seeking qualified candidates for the position below:

Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer – Prevention, Care & Treatment

Location: Adamawa
Job Category: Fixed Term

Job Description

  • Will provide technical support at state level to implement high quality care, treatment and support activities with primary focus on HIV/AIDS programs.
  • Support the optimization of ART service delivery at the various LGAs and track ART coverage of service provided in the various LGAs of service delivery at ACE supported facilities to minimize missed opportunities.
  • Provide technical assistance visits to all supported facilities across the project states, providing mentorship/supervision to concerned health workers on HIV/PMTCT/ART/RH activities, thereby building their capacity for quality care delivery in the above-mentioned thematic areas.
  • Conduct hands-on and on-site mentoring of State / Local Government Implementing Team members on HIV/AIDS programming and service delivery.

Minimum Recruitment Standard

  • MB.BS or Similar Degree with 3 to 5 years 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.
  • Or B.Sc in Nursing, Public Health, Pharmacy or other closely related fields with 3-5 years relevant experience.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of Nigerian clinical setting and project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation, including government and non-government settings.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infections.

Application Closing Date
30th May, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Suitability Statement (Application) and Resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to: [email protected] using the Job Title and Location as the subject of the email.

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Note

  • Only Applications submitted electronically, with the JOB TITLE and LOCATION clearly indicated as the subject of the mail will be considered
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Applicants must be resident in the state.
  • Disclaimer:  AHNi does not charge Candidates a fee for a test or interview

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