Tuesday , November 20 2018

Career Opportunities at Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi), November 2018

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.

The Global Fund is a 21st-century partnership organization designed to accelerate the end of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as epidemics. Founded in 2002, the Global Fund is a partnership between governments, civil society, the private sector and people affected by the diseases. The Global Fund raises and invests nearly US$4 billion a year to support programs run by local experts in countries and communities most in need. Since 2003, the Global Fund has invested more than 1.4 billion dollars in the fight against AIDS,TB and Malaria in Nigeria.

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

 

 

Position: Assistant Technical Officers – PCR Lab
States: Anambra, Sokoto, Borno
Project: Global Fund
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Details

  • Assistant Technical Officer-PCR Lab, will be responsible for Viral Load & EID/DBS sample reception, logging, preparation and storage
  • HisTher responsibility will also include data entry from the Viral Load and EID forms in the LIMS database, Perform DNA PCR assays and RNA PCR assays (VL) for the National program, Involved in programming, troubleshooting and preventative maintenance of all PCR equipment, Involved in Documentation and storage of DBS samples and Viral Load specimen management, Involved in collating PCR data reports, Involved in putting together monthly supply requisitions for the PCR lab, filling of CRRIFF, Participates in QualityAssurance areas and is part of the accreditation team,

Requirements

  • B.Sc. in Business Administration, Accounting or related field and 7-9 years relevant experience; or M.Sc/MBA with 5-7 years relevant experience in an NGO setting.
  • Relevant software skills to include spreadsheet and data base software and Management Information Systems.
  • Working knowledge of donor (USAID, CDC, DFID, Global Fund) contract and grant agencies are required.
  • Ability to interpret funding regulations and develop implementing procedures is required
  • Knowledge of Quality Management System (QMS) implementation and accreditation process in resource constraints environment is a plus.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Suitability Statement (Application) and Resume/CV as a single MS Word Document to: AHNi-LabJobs@ahnigeria.org

 

 

 

Position: Office Orderly
State: Abuja
Project: Shared
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Details

  • Office Orderly Under the direction of the Administrative Assistant, will maintain inventory levels of applicable office and equipment supplies, assuring good condition, order, and accessibility, assist in the providing assistance to staff on routine office maintenance requests (hanging pictures, re-arrangement of furniture, setting up workstations, repair office furniture, and so forth).

Minimum Recruitment Standards

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field of study
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Suitability Statement (Application) and Resume/CV as a single MS Word Document to: AHNi-F&AJobs@ahnigeria.org

 

 

 

Position: Technical Officers (Sustainable Finance Initiative)
State:
Abuja, Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Rivers, Lagos
Project: SIDHAS
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Details

  • Technical Officer (Sustainable Finance Initiative) will provide support in the planning, implementation and monitoring of health systems strengthening and sustainability initiatives in the private sector.
  • The Technical Officer will also provide technical and programmatic support to implement high quality care and support activities with primary focus on clinical management of HIV/AIDS, Anti-retroviral therapy (ART) treatment, and Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV/AIDS, TB and integrated medical services in supported private sector facilities.
  • S/he will support capacity building to the health workers to implement quality services in these areas.

Minimum Recruitment Standards

  • MPH/MBBS/MD or MSc/MA in relevant fields with at least 2 years post national youth service experience in clinical care with a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS with provision of PMTCT and anti-retroviral therapy (ART) in the private sector.
  • Also 1-year progressive experience in supporting Health Systems Strengthening activities (such as health financing, human resource for health and or other related areas) is required.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian private sector health system and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Suitability Statement (Application) and Resume/CV as a single MS Word Document to: AHNi-LabJobs@ahnigeria.org

 

 

 

Position: Project Driver
State:
Borno
Project: Global Fund
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Details

  • Under the direction of the Senior Administrative Officer, the driver shall provide a variety of transportation support to the project, will equally ensure adequate safety, cleanliness, security and maintenance of the project vehicle assigned.

Minimum Recruitment Standards

  • Secondary school leaving certificates, apprentice certificate or any other equivalent certificates with a minimum of 1 year experience.
  • Must have a trade test certificate and a valid driving license.
  • Must have expert knowledge of driving rules and regulations.
  • Experience as a driver mechanic will be an added advantage.
  • Experience with large complex organization preferred

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Suitability Statement (Application) and Resume/CV as a single MS Word Document to: AHNi-F&AJobs@ahnigeria.org

 

 

 

Position: Finance Assistant
State:
Abuja
Project: Shared
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Slot: 2
Details

  • Finance Assistant Under the direction of the Assistant Accountant, the Finance Assistant will be responsible for varying diversified accounts payable and reporting functions.
  • He/She will support the Assistant Accountants in the review of all payment requests and determines the propriety and accuracy of all expenditures.
  • Assures completeness of supporting documentation and coding in accordance with AHNi policies and procedures.

Minimum Recruitment Standards

  • University degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
  • Experience with administrative and secretarial skills
  • Sound accounting skills
  • Experience with large complex organization is required, familiarity with international NGOs preferred

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Suitability Statement (Application) and Resume/CV as a single MS Word Document to: AHNi-F&AJobs@ahnigeria.org

 

 

 

Position: Data Assistant
State:
Anambra, Sokot0
Project: Global Fund
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Details

  • Data Assistant will be responsible for Viral Load & EID/DBS sample reception, logging, preparation and storage.
  • His/her responsibility will also include data entry from the Viral Load and EID forms in the LIMS database, ensuring that quality checks are run through the entire entry process.
  • The candidate will ensure proper result review by the scientists and result logging, management and dispatch.

Minimum Recruitment Standards

  • Minimum of First Degree in Applied Biosciences or Computer Science with at least 2 years of working experience.
  • Experience in the use of LMS database is a requirement for the Data Assistant (LIMS)

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Suitability Statement (Application) and Resume/CV as a single MS Word Document to: AHNi-M&EJobs@ahnigeria.org

 

 

 

Position: Database Officer
State:
Borno
Project: Global Fund
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Details

  • Database Officer will be responsible for the day to day operations of data processing. S/he is responsible for the planning, maintenance and development of AHNI/GF databases.
  • The database approach incorporates the following principles: (i)data remains consistent across the database; (ii)data is cleafly defined; (iii)users access data concurrently, in a form that suits their needs; (iv)there is provision for data security and recovery control (all data is retrievable in an emergency).
  • The application design includes web, desktop and mobile GIS applications.
  • Other responsibilities include the design and creation of special products, including maps, digital data, reports and statistics.

Minimum Requirement Standards

  • BS/BA degree in Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science or its recognized equivalent with 5-7 years post national youth service relevant experience.
  • Or MS/MA Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science or its recognized equivalent, and 3-5 years post nationat youth service relevant experience. Strong background in geospatial and health information systems (GIS) and/or database management is required.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public-sector health system and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Suitability Statement (Application) and Resume/CV as a single MS Word Document to: AHNi-M&EJobs@ahnigeria.org

 

 

 

Position: Accountant
State:
Abuja
Project: Global Fund
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Slot: 2 Openings
Details

  • Accountant Under the direction of the Senior Accountant, the Accountant shall assume responsibility for accounting and ensure compliance with the contractual financial requirements of the organization, work with the SeniorAccountant to lead the preparation of monthly and annual financial reports, including financial status of subprojects account activities with accompanying bank documentation and receipts.

Minimum Recruitment Standards

  • BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 3-5 years relevant experience.
  • Or MS/MA degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 1 – 3 years relevantexperience.
  • Minimum of 1-3 years experience in accounting related to international development programs.
  • Familiarity with donor-funded programs and non-governmental organizations in Nigeria is an advantage. CPA, ACA, ICAN or recognized equivalent is an advantage.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Suitability Statement (Application) and Resume/CV as a single MS Word Document to: AHNi-F&AJobs@ahnigeria.org

 

 

 

Position: Senior Technical Officer – PCT
State:
Borno
Project: Global Fund
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Details

  • Senior Technical Officer – PCT 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), coordinate the design and implementation of components related to clinical management of and home-based care for HIV/AIDS, including the use of Anti-retroviral treatment in state and field-level projects and programs.

Minimum Recruitment Standards

  • MB.BS/MD/PHD or similar degree 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 postgraduate degree in a related field is an advantage.
  • Experience in project development with proven experience in the planning and facilitation of training is required.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public-sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Suitability Statement (Application) and Resume/CV as a single MS Word Document to: AHNi-PCTJobs@ahnigeria.org

 

 

 

Position: Technical Officer -TB Programs
State:
Bauchi
Project: SIDHAS
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Details

  • Provide technical support at state level to implement high quality care, treatment and support activities with primary focus on technical areas of comprehensive TB and HI V/AIDS programs including laboratory, pharmacy, logistics, prevention, care, treatment, TB, RMNCH, mitigation, monitoring and evaluation, will also support the STO to provide technical leadership and engage with stakeholders and as approved, represent the organization to stakeholderevents

Minimum Recruitment Standards

  • MB.BS/MD/PhD or similar degree with to 3 years of progressive relevant experience in managing comprehensive TB and HIV programs in resource constrained settings.
  • Or MPH or MS/MA in relevant degree with 3 to 5 years of progressive relevant experience in managing comprehensive TB and HIV programs in resource constrained settings.
  • Or BS/BAin pharmacy, microbiology, health sciences, monitoring and evaluation, public health or in relevant degree with 5 to 7 years of progressive relevant experience in managing comprehensive TB and HIV programs in resource constrained settings.
  • Foreach band above, possession of an additional postgraduate degree in a related field is an advantage.
  • Experience in project development with proven experience in the planning and facilitation of training is required.
  • Experience in large and complex donor-funded national health focused project is an added advantage.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Suitability Statement (Application) and Resume/CV as a single MS Word Document to: AHNi-PCTJobs@ahnigeria.org

 

 

 

Position: Technical Officer – Lab. (QA/QC)
State:
Abuja
Project: Global Fund
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Details

  • Technical Officer-Lab. (QA/QC) under the supervision of Senior Technical Officer Laboratory Services, will provide technical support in implementing high quality laboratory services, including QMS implementation towards ISO 15189 accreditation and capacity building of health facility (laboratory) staff on quality assurance/quality control issues.
  • He/She will also coordinate with his/her counterparts within SACA, SASCP and SR5, to ensure sustainable transfer of knowiedge and skills towards laboratory quality standardization and accreditation.

Minimum Recru itinent Standards

  • Minimum of BMLS in Medical Laboratory Sciences with at least 4-5 years post national youth service experience and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in provision of laboratory support for HIVIAIDS.
  • Or Masters degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences with at least 3 years post national youth service experience and a minimum of 2 years’ experience in provision of laboratorysupport for HIV/AIDS.
  • Knowledge of advanced laboratory procedures, diagnosis and management related to HIV/AIDS care and treatment is required with some experience in an international development area preferred.
  • Certification of license to practice as a medical laboratory scientist is required.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public-sector health system and NGOsand CBOs highly desirable.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Suitability Statement (Application) and Resume/CV as a single MS Word Document to: AHNi-LabJobs@ahnigeria.org

 

 

 

Position: Administrative Assistant
State:
Rivers, Kaduna, Oyo, Imo, Akwa Ibom, Abuja
Project: Global Fund
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Job Description

  • Administrative Assistant will support the Admin Officer and departmental staff in the provision of administrative and logistical services to state office staff and correspondence to the HO Office, will equally assist in arranging travel logistics for staff, consultants and training participants including hotel reservations and where required, arranging airport and hotel pick-ups.

Minimum Recruitment Standards

  • University degree, recognized equivalent or HND.
  • Familiarity with administrative and secretarial skills is an advantage.
  • Familiarity with international NGOs is an advantage.
  • Experience with large complex organization preferred.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Suitability Statement (Application) and Resume/CV as a single MS Word Document to: AHNi-F&AJobs@ahnigeria.org

 

 

 

Position: Technical Officer-PCR Lab
State:
Abuja
Project: Global Fund
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Details

Technical Officer-PCR Lab, will be involved in the development of laboratory specific SOPs, PCR personnel capacity building and mentorship, mentoting of health personnel on Early Infant Diagnosis and DBS collection techniques as well as documentation, mentoring of health personnel on Viral Load sample collection, processing, documentation and shipment, Involve in monitoring and mentoring health personnel at GlobalFund supported facilities, Involved in documentation and storage of DBS samples and Viral Load specimen management, Responsible forcollating PCRdata reports, Involved in putting together monthly supply requisitions for GF supported PCR laboratories, Participates in Quality Assurance areas and is part of the accreditation team, Supports the running of DNA PCR assays for National EID and Viral Load program at the GlobalFund supported PCR laboratories.
Minimum Recruitment Standards

  • Minimum of BMLS in Medical Laboratory Science with at least 4 years of working experience in a PCR laboratory
  • Or Minimum of MSc in the applied biosciences with 5-7 years of working experience in a PCRlaboratory
  • Experience and knowledge of accreditation/QMS will be an added advantage


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Suitability Statement (Application) and Resume/CV as a single MS Word Document to: AHNi-LabJobs@ahnigeria.org

 

 

 

Position: Program Officer (Sustainable Finance Initiative)
State
: Abuja
Project: SIDHAS
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Details

  • Under the supervision of the Director of Programs or his/her representative, the Program Officer performs functions related to planning, design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting of activities under the SFI portfolio in AHNi.

Minimum Recruitment Standards

  • BS/BA in Public Health, Business Administration, Health Sciences, Behavioural Sciences or its recognized equivalent with 5 – 7 years of relevant experience with international development programs.
  • Or MS/MA degree in Public Health, business Administration, Health Sciences, behavioural sciences or its recognized equivalent with 3-5 years relevant experience with international development programs,
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Suitability Statement (Application) and Resume/CV as a single MS Word Document to: AHNi-ProgMgtJobs@ahnigeria.org

 

 

 

Position: Project Driver
States:
Abuja, Borno, Akwa-Ibom, Lagos, Cross River, Anambra, Bauchi, Adamawa & Kano
Project: SIDHAS
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Details

  • Under the direction of the Senior Administrative Officer, the driver shall provide a variety of transportation support to the project, will equally ensure adequate safety, cleanliness, security and maintenance of the project vehicle assigned.

Minimum Recruitment Standards

  • Secondary school leaving certificates, apprentice certificate or any other equivalent certificates with a minimum of 1 year experience.
  • Must have a trade test certificate and a valid driving license.
  • Must have expert knowledge of driving rules and regulations.
  • Experience as a driver mechanic will be an added advantage.
  • Experience with large complex organization preferred

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Suitability Statement (Application) and Resume/CV as a single MS Word Document to: AHNi-F&AJobs@ahnigeria.org

 

 

Note

  • Only applications sent electronically (i.e by e-mail) with the job title and location clearly indicated as the subject of the email will be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • AHNi does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview

 

Application Deadline  16th November, 2018.

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