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Program Administrative Specialist/M&E Officer

Position: Program Admin Specialist/M&E Officer

Locations: 23 BMC Yola, Adamawa State

20 BN MRS Serti, Taraba State

14 BMC Ohafia, Abia State

Work Hours: Full-time 40 hours/week

Monthly Gross Salary Range: ₦150,000.00 -  ₦160,000.00

Reports to: Site Team Leader

Deadline: 13th September, 2021.

 

BASIC FUNCTION

Under the supervision of the Site Team Leader, and with technical oversight from Program Staff of the MODHIP / DODWRP-N Program, the Program Administrative Specialist will provide administrative, logistics, technical, and program management support (including financial management) to the HIV/AIDS Programs at Military HIV Care and Treatment facilities.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Program Administrative Specialist/M&e Officer will support a wide range of administrative and logistical, data quality and continuous quality improvement activities to ensure uninterrupted delivery of HIV care and treatment services at the facilities. He/she will also be responsible for ensuring proper financial management and will support the implementation of site based work plans/activities. These duties will include:

 

Administration

1.Provides direct administrative support on behalf of MODHIP to the Site Commander through the Site Team Leader in the coordination of HIV/AIDS services.

2.Informs the Site Team Leader and provides as directed reports on all administrative issues concerning the HIV program at the site to MODHIP, DODWRP-N as approved by Site Team Leader.

3.Manages and accounts to MODHIP any funds disbursed directly to the site and ensure that such funds are utilized appropriately for the intended purposes.

 

Data Quality Management

1.Works closely with NMOD Hospital Medical Records Department and Medical Records Officers for improved data management systems, improved data quality, capacity building and sustainable ownership for the entire hospital services.

2.Ensures all HIV-related service delivery data are accurate, relevant, collected and reported in a timely manner.

3.Ensures that all HIV-program (aggregate and tracker) data are entered in a timely manner on the Program’s DHIS2 instance

4.Working with the Site Team Leader, will ensure that monthly program review/M&E meetings hold at the site prior to submission of monthly program/bi-monthly commodity logistics reports to the Ministry of Defence Health Implementation Program (MODHIP) Liaison Office. The incumbent will ensure that the proper reporting templates are used and properly filled and completed.

5.Provides monthly narrative overview of the HIV program site performance in all areas of care to Director, Public Health.

 

Financial Management

1.Assists the Site Team Leader in the management and accountability of site operating funds provided in support of the HIV program.

2.Ensures provided funds are utilized appropriately for the intended purposes.

3.Retirement of funds disbursed to the site (Reconciles purchases and expenditures and provides receipts) to the MODHIP or DODWRP-N office as directed by the Site Team Leader.

4.Receipt of additional funds will be based on accurate reconciliation of the previous month expenditures, including all pertinent receipts and/or justification for the expense.

5.Works with the Site Team Leader to identify and forecast unfunded requirements that can be supported through the monthly stipend.

6.Identify and develop budgets for any unfunded requirements for the expansion/improvement that can be supported through other stakeholders.

 

Logistical Support

1.Works closely with the MODHIP and DODWRP-N Logisticians, Pharmacists, and Laboratory Officers, and other Program Managers to support logistical activities at the site.

2.Coordinates with the individuals above to identify and forecast logistical needs in support of the overall HIV care mission at the site.

3.Confirm the integrity of buffer stock of HIV program consumables.

4.Identify and alert the appropriate officer when there is need for an Emergency Order.

5.Ensure optimal store management.

6.Reports all program equipment failures including utilities, immediately to the Site Team Leader and if so directed to MODHIP Liaison Office and DOD-WRPN.

 

Policy

1.Monitor site activities across all departments and provides periodic updates to the Site Team Leader and when required to the MODHIP DG and the DODWRP-N Director. Updates would include identified problems and recommendations for resolution.

 

State Engagement

1.Assist in strengthening internal ownership and state engagement as well as representing MODHIP management on state, LGA and community issues related to the sites.

 

Continuous Quality Improvement

1.Works closely with key technical unit heads to obtain information about clinical quality improvement issues that require program/personnel intervention.

2.With approval of the Site Team Leader, provide monthly reports on Continuous Quality Improvement meeting outcomes that require action by management.

 

JOB SPECIFICATION

Minimum Education/Training Requirement: BA, BSc, RN/RM or a degree in health related disciplines.

 

Prior Work Experience: 3 years post NYSC, a minimum of 2 years’ experience in health services management position or similar experience. Experience must include planning, organizing, and directing such health services management activities as medical logistics, medical facilities management, medical records management, medical reporting and budget.

 

Knowledge and Skills

 

  • Knowledge of Health services management; hospital administration and practice; contractual and accounting fundamentals; quality management; human resource management.
  • Good computer, financial and accounting skills is necessary. Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications especially the use of spreadsheets, word-processing, and some degree of database management. Candidate would be required to demonstrate these abilities.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, consultants and recipients of assistance.
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills. Level IV fluency in written and oral communication is required.

 

Other specification: Candidates must be resident or ready to relocate to Adamawa, Taraba and Abia States.

 

How to Apply: Candidates can send a Cover letter and CV to The Human Resources Manager (HIFASS) specifying the Job Title and Location on the SUBJECT of the mail to careers@hifass-hfi.org. Kindly attach your Academic and Training Certificates that support or address the requirements listed for the position in One PDF format, Cover Letter and CV together in One Word format. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

 

NB: Applications without the attached Academic and Training Certificates will not be treated.

 

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Community Engagement Officer 2

Apply: Community Engagement Officer 2

Location: 68 NARH, Yaba Primary Health Care(PHC), Ikorodu L.G.A, Lagos State.

Work Hours: Full-time 40 hours/week

Reports to: Principal Investigator/Lead Site Investigator

Deadline: 20th August, 2021.

 

BASIC FUNCTION

The incumbent will develop, implement, and coordinate day-to-day activities designed to create community awareness, sensitization, interest, and participation in clinical research as well as support other technical/administrative functions.

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Create linkages with the networks to reach populations.
  2. Develops community-based outreach initiatives, monitors the recruitment of volunteers within the PHC and oversees efforts geared towards improving client retention.
  3. Coordinates advertising and recruitment strategies with the research team.
  4. Identifies opportunities for investigators to speak to potential collaborators, or potential participant populations and facilitate such events.
  5. Participates in the development of informational, educational and communication (IEC) materials and literature.
  6. Provides community education at different levels to potential study volunteers.
  7. Provides mitigation communication for clinical research purposes.
  8. Interfaces with clinical research staff and study volunteers/participants and provides information when needed. This includes but is not limited to assessing participants’ understanding of the study including the nature of visits and samples to be collected.
  9. Supports written informed consent process for the study.
  10. Manages the tracking of study participants as appropriate.
  11. Facilitates and coordinates the community advisory board.
  12. Develops and implements innovative and effective techniques to engage communities for clinical research.
  13. Develops, regularly reviews/updates community engagement policies, strategies, road maps, procedures and tools to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of community engagement.
  14. Performs other duties.

 

 

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Minimum Education/Training Requirements: A Bachelor’s degree in social science (e.g. sociology, social works, e.t.c), humanities, or related field.

 

Prior Work Experience: A minimum of three (3) years’ work experience in community-based activities, including health education/sensitization, social services, and health outreach in support of clinical research and/or public health programs.

 

Required Licenses, Certification or Registration: N/A

 

Knowledge and Skills

  1. Knowledge of social constructs and cultural values that motivate voluntariness in research.
  2. Knowledge of relevant strategies and best practices in community building, outreach, community relations, convening and meeting facilitation.
  3. Excellent English language written and oral communication and inter-personal skills.
  4. Ability to handle difficult situations with a positive mindset and focus on the overall goal of engagement.
  5. Ability to interact with the public, healthcare providers, community gatekeepers/stakeholders/organizations, and social service agencies.
  6. Ability to think creatively and implement innovative techniques in community engagement.
  7. Ability to use computer and office software applications (e.g. Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel, MS-Access, Outlook, and Adobe PDF).

 

Other specifications: Candidates must be resident or ready to relocate to Lagos. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.

 

How to Apply: Candidates can send a Cover letter and CV to The Human Resources Manager (HIFASS) specifying the Job Title on the SUBJECT of the mail to careers@hifass-hfi.org. Kindly attach additional certificates that support or address the requirements listed for the position in PDF format, Resume and CV together in word format. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

 

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HIFASS is seeking to fill the position of a Program Administrative Specialist/M&E Officer

 

Apply: Program Administrative Specialist/M&E Officer

Location: NAFH, Port Harcourt

Work Hours: Full-time 40 hours/week

Reports to: Site Team Leader

Deadline: 17th August, 2021.

 

 

BASIC FUNCTION

Under the supervision of the Site Team Leader, and with technical oversight from Program Staff of the MODHIP / DODWRP-N Program, the Program Administrative Specialist will provide administrative, logistics, technical, and program management support (including financial management) to the HIV/AIDS Programs at Military HIV Care and Treatment facilities.

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Program Administrative Specialist/M&e Officer will support a wide range of administrative and logistical, data quality and continuous quality improvement activities to ensure uninterrupted delivery of HIV care and treatment services at the facilities. He/she will also be responsible for ensuring proper financial management and will support the implementation of site based work plans / activities. These duties will include:

 

Administration

1.Provides direct administrative support on behalf of MODHIP to the Site Commander through the Site Team Leader in the coordination of HIV/AIDS services.

2.Informs the Site Team Leader and provides as directed reports on all administrative issues concerning the HIV program at the site to MODHIP, DODWRP-N as approved by Site Team Leader.

3.Manages and accounts to MODHIP any funds disbursed directly to the site and ensure that such funds are utilized appropriately for the intended purposes.

 

Data Quality Management

1.Works closely with NMOD Hospital Medical Records Department and Medical Records Officers for improved data management systems, improved data quality, capacity building and sustainable ownership for the entire hospital services.

2.Ensures all HIV-related service delivery data are accurate, relevant, collected and reported in a timely manner.

3.Ensures that all HIV-program (aggregate and tracker) data are entered in a timely manner on the Program’s DHIS2 instance

4.Working with the Site Team Leader, will ensure that monthly program review/M&E meetings hold at the site prior to submission of monthly program/bi-monthly commodity logistics reports to the Ministry of Defence Health Implementation Program (MODHIP) Liaison Office. The incumbent will ensure that the proper reporting templates are used and properly filled and completed.

5.Provides monthly narrative overview of the HIV program site performance in all areas of care to Director, Public Health.

 

Financial Management

1.Assists the Site Team Leader in the management and accountability of site operating funds provided in support of the HIV program.

2.Ensures provided funds are utilized appropriately for the intended purposes.

3.Retirement of funds disbursed to the site (Reconciles purchases and expenditures and provides receipts) to the MODHIP or DODWRP-N office as directed by the Site Team Leader.

4.Receipt of additional funds will be based on accurate reconciliation of the previous month expenditures, including all pertinent receipts and/or justification for the expense.

5.Works with the Site Team Leader to identify and forecast unfunded requirements that can be supported through the monthly stipend.

6.Identify and develop budgets for any unfunded requirements for the expansion/improvement that can be supported through other stakeholders.

 

Logistical Support

1.Works closely with the MODHIP and DODWRP-N Logisticians, Pharmacists, and Laboratory Officers, and other Program Managers to support logistical activities at the site.

2.Coordinates with the individuals above to identify and forecast logistical needs in support of the overall HIV care mission at the site.

3.Confirm the integrity of buffer stock of HIV program consumables.

4.Identify and alert the appropriate officer when there is need for an Emergency Order.

5.Ensure optimal store management.

6.Reports all program equipment failures including utilities, immediately to the Site Team Leader and if so directed to MODHIP Liaison Office and DOD-WRPN.

 

Policy

1.Monitor site activities across all departments and provides periodic updates to the Site Team Leader and when required to the MODHIP DG and the DODWRP-N Director. Updates would include identified problems and recommendations for resolution.

 

State Engagement

1.Assist in strengthening internal ownership and state engagement as well as representing MODHIP management on state, LGA and community issues related to the sites.

 

Continuous Quality Improvement

1.Works closely with key technical unit heads to obtain information about clinical quality improvement issues that require program/personnel intervention.

2.With approval of the Site Team Leader, provide monthly reports on Continuous Quality Improvement meeting outcomes that require action by management.

 

JOB SPECIFICATION

Minimum Education/Training Requirement: BA, BSc, RN/RM or a degree in health related disciplines.

 

Prior Work Experience: 3 years post NYSC, a minimum of 2 years’ experience in health services management position or similar experience. Experience must include planning, organizing, and directing such health services management activities as medical logistics, medical facilities management, medical records management, medical reporting and budget.

 

Knowledge and skills, person

  • Knowledge of: Health services management; hospital administration and practice; contractual and accounting fundamentals; quality management; human resource management.
  • Good computer, financial and accounting skills is necessary. Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications especially the use of spreadsheets, word-processing, and some degree of database management. Candidate would be required to demonstrate these abilities.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, consultants and recipients of assistance.
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills. Level IV fluency in written and oral communication is required.

 

Other specification: Candidates must be resident or ready to relocate to Port Harcourt- Rivers State.

 

How to Apply: Candidates can send a Cover letter and CV to the Human Resources Manager (HIFASS) specifying the Job Title on the SUBJECT of the mail to careers@hifass-hfi.org. Kindly attach additional certificates that support or address the requirements listed for the position in PDF format, Resume and CV together in word format. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

 

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Site Study Nurse

Apply: Site Study Nurse

Location: DHQ Medical Centre, Abuja

Work Hours: Full-time 40 hours/week

Reports to: Principal Investigator/Site Study Coordinator

Deadline: 17th August, 2021.

 

BASIC FUNCTION

The Study Nurse will be responsible for performing and executing general clinical evaluation of participants, informed consent administration, determining the eligibility of study volunteers, performing nursing assessments, data collection, and other relevant procedures.

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1.Explains the purpose and nature of the study to study volunteers/participants.

2.Answers participants’ questions and concerns.

3.Interacts with study volunteers and obtains written informed consent from those who are willing to participate in the study.

4.Conducts participants’ screening for eligibility to join the study.

5.Performs nursing assessments and collects relevant clinical data per protocol.

6.Assist in developing relevant SOPs for study procedures, including but not limited to recruitment, HIV counseling and testing and interviewing procedures according to the research protocol.

7.Provides safety and protection to all participants while collecting and managing data obtained from the participant for the study.

8.Ensures protection of participants’ rights and safety by providing any pertinent information to participants and the study team in a prompt manner.

9.Assists in preparing protocol-required reports such as Adverse Effects (AEs) reporting, Continuing Review Reports (CRRs), and other reports as may be necessary. Monitors deadlines.

10.Performs quality control (QC) and quality assurance (QA) activities as appropriate.

11.Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of human subject research policies and guidelines.

12.Perform other job-related duties as may be assigned.

 

 

JOB SPECIFICATION

Minimum Education/Training Requirement: Bachelor’s Degree (BSc) in Nursing from an accredited institution. Must have successfully completed the CITI Group 3 Modules with at least 80% score in each module. A Master’s degree in Public Health will be an added advantage.

 

Prior Work Experience

  • Minimum of four (4) years’ post-National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) clinical nursing experience, with at least two (2) years’ experience in clinical research or public health program experience required.

 

  • Required Licenses, Certification or Registration

Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria with an up-to-date practicing license.

 

Knowledge and skills

  • Ability to exercise leadership and work effectively with colleagues in a multicultural environment.
  • Excellent English language written and oral communication skills.
  • A good understanding of principles of research ethics and Good Clinical Practice.
  • Working understanding of IRB and protocol implementation, monitoring, and reporting requirements.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Effective counseling skills and ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to work on own initiative, to prioritize and organize competing workloads and yet retain sufficient flexibility to respond to new circumstances rapidly.
  • Attention to detail and systematic approach to the work.
  • Leadership skills and team-building abilities.
  • Knowledge of scientific writing and presentation skills is desired.
  • Ability to use computer and office software applications such as Microsoft Office suite and adobe acrobat.

 

Other specifications

Candidates must be resident or ready to relocate to Abuja. The venue of the interview will be communicated and candidates invited for interview will be responsible for their transportation and accommodation.

 

How to Apply: Candidates can send a Cover letter and CV to The Human Resources Manager (HIFASS) specifying the Job Title on the SUBJECT of the mail to careers@hifass-hfi.org. Kindly attach additional certificates that support or address the requirements listed for the position in PDF format, Resume and CV together in word format. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

 

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Programme Pharmacist

Apply: Programme Pharmacist

Location: NN FOB Ibaka, Akwa Ibom State

Work Hours: Full-time 40 hours/week

Reports to: Site Team Leader

Deadline: 17th June, 2021.

 

BASIC FUNCTION

This individual will ensure provision of Quality ARV Pharmaceutical care services in line with GON and WRP-N/NMOD guidelines, procedures and strategies.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The Pharmacist will provide technical support to implement the integration of quality care and support activities with primary focus on pharmaceutical care in HIV/AIDS, Anti-retroviral therapy (ART) treatment, Prevention of Mother to Child transmission of HIV/AIDS and TB.
  • S/he will support capacity building to the pharmacy staff to implement quality pharmaceutical services at the facility and the Provision of pharmaceutical care services.
  • S/he will manage the availability and promote rational use of ARV drugs and other essential medicines.
  • Dispensing of Antiretroviral and Opportunistic Infections medicines to patients at the facility
  • Implement and coordinate or participate in Pharmacy and Therapeutic Committees(selection of medicines).
  • Implement Patient counseling and adherence follow up monitoring.
  • Coordination of Pharmacovigilance activities (Adverse drug reaction reporting).
  • Implement the necessary measures to guarantee the quality of medicines in the facility.
  • Implement the necessary measures for appropriate regulation of waste from medicines and other essential supplies.
  • S/he will be involved in pharmacy data collection, analysis and data management activities
  • Implement provision of drug information and health education to patients and other members of the health team.
  • Train site staff on Logistic Management of HIV/AIDS Commodities (LMHC) using National Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for LMHC in Nigeria.
  • S/He will complete & analyse Combined Reports Requisition, Issue and Receipts Form (CRRIRF) for ARVs/OIs bimonthly orders.
  • Inventory management and control.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Knowledge and skills

  1. HIV/AIDS pharmaceutical management experience and ability to understand full range of issues around ART.
  2. The pharmacist should have a good knowledge of HIV/AIDS pharmaco-therapeutics.
  3. Understands, performs and demonstrates ability in ARV adherence instructions, pharmacy logistics, accountability; documentation and reporting.
  4. Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, consultants and recipients of assistance.
  5. Well-developed written and oral communication skills.

 

 

JOB SPECIFICATION

Minimum Education/Training Requirement: Bachelor of Pharmacy. Master’s in Public Health or Post Graduate qualification will be an added advantage.

 

Prior Work Experience

  • 2-3 years post NYSC experience in pharmaceuticals care.
  • A good understanding of Community & hospital Pharmacy practice.
  • A minimum of one (1) year practical experience in the delivery of comprehensive ART services, and a good understanding of the multiplicity of technical issues (eg PMTCT, Care & Treatment, TB, Referrals etc) related to comprehensive ART programming .
  • A minimum of one (1) year work experience in the use of GON pharmacy Monitoring and Evaluation tools.

 

Required Licenses, Certification or Registration: Member of the Pharmaceutical Council of Nigeria with the current annual license for practice.

 

Other specification: Candidates must be resident or ready to relocate to Akwa-Ibom.

 

How to Apply: Candidates can send a Cover letter and CV to The Human Resources Manager (HIFASS) specifying the Job Title on the SUBJECT of the mail to careers@hifass-hfi.org. Kindly attach additional certificates that support or address the requirements listed for the position in PDF format, Resume and CV together in MS Word format. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview

 

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Laboratory Information System (LIS) Server Administrator

Apply: Laboratory Information System (LIS) Server Administrator

Location: DRL, Abuja

Work Hours: Full-time 40 hours/week

Reports to: Laboratory Associate Director

Deadline: 23rd April, 2021.

 

BASIC FUNCTION

The Laboratory Information System Server Administrator is responsible for managing the LIS server and creating continuous integration and development pipelines for various medical laboratory operations and technologies on the Defence Reference Laboratory (DRL) LIS. S/he translates software requirements in line with the laboratory work-flow into workable programming code, upscale, and maintains the DRL LabWare Laboratory Information System. The incumbent will work with the program IT and report to the Laboratory Associate Director.

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop, test, and implement in conjunction with the vendor and the program IT team, new software programs required for the laboratory operation.
  • Troubleshoot, develop and produce problems across the laboratory, and occasionally, other program supported sites linked to DRL.
  • Clearly and regularly communicate with the lab management and technical support colleagues.
  • Test, maintain, and recommend software improvements to ensure reliable functionality and optimization.
  • Facilitate the root cause analysis of system failure or related technical issues.
  • Work with other laboratory technical team members to conduct the root cause analysis of issues, review new and existing code and or perform unit testing.
  • Identify ideas to improve system performance and impact productivity.
  • Relating with the vendor and the program IT lead to resolve any complex technical design issues.
  • S/he Develops any technical specifications and plans relating to upgrading the LIS.
  • Analyze user requirements and convert requirements to design documents.
  • Make the right technical decisions that provide solutions to business challenges.
  • Provide comprehensive support to internal customers; achieve a resolution to outstanding problems or issues.
  • Compile timely, detailed, and accurate documentation and or reports as requested.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally in all forms of communication with internal and external customers.
  • Multi-task and change from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.
  • Configure and handle crypto-capable routers and Virtual Private Networks.
  • Propose, plan, experiment, and implement robust authentication mechanisms – both network and host-based.
  • Gather, interpret, and analyze data in forensic security investigations.
  • Assist in identifying, recommending, and implementing new processes or amendments to current ones to improve team functionality and service provision to staff.
  • Recommend and implement Network security for staff as a service.
  • Back up, secure, and protect data.
  • Installation of OS and required service packages, both open-sourced and proprietary.
  • Updating and maintaining OS and software to the latest releases, patches, etc.
  • Ensure configurations and data backup of services and implement recovery from disaster.
  • Responsible for the daily management of the archive facilities
  • Maintain a record system and database.
  • Serve as the principal custodian for the data management.
  • Responsible for controlling access to the archive; ensuring that an index of materials is maintained to facilitate orderly storage and retrieval.
  • Ensure that the movement of material in and out of the archive is appropriately controlled and documented.
  • Support in the maintenance of quality records systems across the laboratory.
  • S/he generates dis-aggregated and aggregated data queries and reports as requested for the program’s use.
  • Support users by developing documentation and assistance tools.
  • Mentor other staff and verify that their proficiency.
  • Carry out other duties as assigned.

 

 

Knowledge and skills

  1. Proficiency with MySql, Java, JavaScript, Cristal Report, HTML.
  2. Possess up-to-date knowledge of technological developments in the industry.
  3. Possess strong problem solving and decision-making skills while using good judgment.
  4. Eager to solve challenging problems using new technologies.
  5. Computer Hardware and software troubleshooting skills.
  6. Must have extensive experience in LIS management.
  7. Must have flexibility in working hours or on-call availability and willing to do shift duty (including night shift) when required.
  8. Must be a good team player.
  9. Ability to work under pressure, especially in a military environment.
  10. Experience with Medical Laboratory Operations (Molecular, Chemistry, Hematology, CD4/CD3, and Serology work-flow)
  11. Must be proficient in Standard Operating Procedures writing.
  12. Must understand Good Clinical Laboratory Practice.
  13. Experienced Team lead.
  14. Good knowledge of Zebra and Network Printers configuration and troubleshooting.
  15. Experienced in Window Server management and maintenance.

 

 

JOB SPECIFICATION

Minimum Education/Training Requirement: HND/Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Software Technology.

 

Prior Work Experience: Minimum of 4 years of practical experience in a laboratory setting

 

How to Apply: Candidates can send a Cover letter and CV to The Human Resources Manager (HIFASS) specifying the Job Title on the SUBJECT of the mail to careers@hifass-hfi.org. Kindly attach additional certificates that support or address the requirements listed for the position in PDF format, Resume and CV together in MS Word format. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

For more news, career opportunities and information about our organisation, follow us on: Twitter @HIFASS, Instagram @hifass2007 and LinkedIn @hifass hifass

Senior Medical Officer

Apply: Senior Medical Officer

Location: Military Hospital Creek, Lagos State.

Work Hours: Full-time 40 hours/week

Reports to: Site Commander

Monthly Gross Salary Range: ₦250,000.00- ₦280,000.00

Deadline: 26th February, 2021.

 

 

BASIC FUNCTION

Under the supervision of the Site Commander and with technical oversight from Program Staff of the MODHIP/WRP-N Program, the Medical officer will provide Clinical and research based medical services, focusing on Clinical Management of HIV/AIDS, TB/HIV and HIV related research activities including in-patient services in the Medical and Emergency wards of the host hospital. The incumbent will ensure day to day running of the program at the facility.

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Provides day to day Clinical Management of HIV/ AIDS and TB patients at the facility level guided by strategies and approaches related to the implementation programs.
  2. Provides technical assistance in HIV/ AIDS and TB clinical management and the Prevention of Maternal to Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) capacity building at the facility level.
  3. Contributes to the development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to clinical management of HIV / AIDS, and the Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) and apply these lessons to modify existing programs and improve the design of new programs.
  4. Ensure regular Clinical review of site performance with the clinical staffs and data Officers.
  5. Review monthly site Adults and Pediatrics Care and treatment, TB/HIV and PMTCT targets as assigned by MODHIP/DOD-WRPN.
  6. Remains informed on current programs in the field of Clinical Management of HIV/AIDS and related development by reviewing current literature, and stay alert to any implication of such experience and research to the project implementation especially the Clinical Management of HIV/AIDS at the facility level.
  7. Will be involved in management of in-patients of the Medicine department at the host hospital.
  8. Acts as a Study Physician on relevant study protocols.
  9. Performs other prevention, care, and evaluation research duties as assigned.

 

 

JOB SPECIFICATION

Minimum Education/Training Requirement: University Degree in Medicine (MBBS), Clinical management training and other relevant trainings in HIV comprehensive Care and Treatment. Master’s degree in Public Health will be an added advantage.

 

Prior Work Experience: 5-7 years post national youth service (NYSC) experience in clinical care, with experience in HIV/AIDS, TBHIV and PMTCT care and support for HIV/AIDS at the clinical level. Experience with ARV programs, familiarity with HIV service delivery in military formation and clinical research experience are also required.

Required Licenses, Certification or Registration: Registered with Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria.

 

Knowledge and skills

  • Knowledge of health and development programs in developing countries in general and Nigeria specifically.
  • Ability to understand full range of issues around the clinical management of HIV/AIDS, including provision of ART.
  • Knowledge of Nigerian clinical setting, including government and non-government settings.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infections.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, consultants and recipients of assistance.
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills. Understanding of Military health care service delivery will be an added advantage.

 

Other specification: Candidates must be resident or ready to relocate to Lagos State.

 

How to Apply: Candidates can send a Cover letter and CV to The Human Resources Manager (HIFASS) specifying the Job Title on the SUBJECT of the mail to careers@hifass-hfi.org. You must attach additional certificates that support or address the requirements listed for the position in one PDF format, Resume and CV together in one Word format. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

 

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Medical Officer II

Apply: Medical Officer II

Location: 6BN MRS Abak, Akwa Ibom State.

Work Hours: Full-time 40 hours/week

Reports to: Site Commander

Monthly Gross Salary Range: ₦220,000.00 - ₦260,000.00

Deadline: 26th February, 2021.

 

 

BASIC FUNCTION

Under the supervision of the Site Commander and with technical oversight from Program Staff of the MODHIP/WRP-N Program, the Medical officer will provide Clinical and research based medical services, focusing on Clinical Management of HIV/AIDS, TB/HIV and HIV related research activities including in-patient services in the Medical and Emergency wards of the host hospital. The incumbent will be the Site Team Leader and ensure day to day running of the program at the facility.

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Provides day to day Clinical Management of HIV/ AIDS and TB patients at the facility level guided by strategies and approaches related to the implementation programs.
  2. Provides technical assistance in HIV/ AIDS and TB clinical management and the Prevention of Maternal to Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) capacity building at the facility level.
  3. Contributes to the development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to clinical management of HIV / AIDS, and the Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) and apply these lessons to modify existing programs and improve the design of new programs.
  4. Ensure regular Clinical review of site performance with the clinical staffs and data Officers.
  5. Review monthly site Adults and Pediatrics Care and treatment, TB/HIV and PMTCT targets as assigned by MODHIP/DOD-WRPN.
  6. Remains informed on current programs in the field of Clinical Management of HIV/AIDS and related development by reviewing current literature, and stay alert to any implication of such experience and research to the project implementation especially the Clinical Management of HIV/AIDS at the facility level.
  7. Will be involved in management of in-patients of the Medicine department at the host hospital.
  8. Acts as a Study Physician and Site Lead on relevant study protocols.
  9. Will supervise the site Administrator and other staffs supported by the program.
  10. Performs other prevention, care, and evaluation research duties as assigned.

 

 

JOB SPECIFICATION

Minimum Education/Training Requirement: University Degree in Medicine (MBBS), Clinical management training and other relevant trainings in HIV comprehensive Care and Treatment. Master’s degree in Public Health will be an added advantage.

 

Prior Work Experience: 3 years post national youth service (NYSC) experience in clinical care, with experience in HIV/AIDS, TBHIV and PMTCT care and support for HIV/AIDS at the clinical level. Experience with ARV programs, familiarity with HIV service delivery in military formation and clinical research experience are also required.

Required Licenses, Certification or Registration: Registered with Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria.

 

Knowledge and skills

  • Knowledge of health and development programs in developing countries in general and Nigeria specifically.
  • Ability to understand full range of issues around the clinical management of HIV/AIDS, including provision of ART.
  • Knowledge of Nigerian clinical setting, including government and non-government settings.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infections.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, consultants and recipients of assistance.
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills. Understanding of Military health care service delivery will be an added advantage.

 

Other specification: Candidates must be resident or ready to relocate to Akwa-Ibom State.

 

How to Apply: Candidates can send a Cover letter and CV to The Human Resources Manager (HIFASS) specifying the Job Title on the SUBJECT of the mail to careers@hifass-hfi.org. You must attach additional certificates that support or address the requirements listed for the position in one PDF format, Resume and CV together in one Word format. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

 

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Program Admin Specialist/M&E Officer

Apply: Program Admin Specialist/M&E Officer

Location: Jagi Cantonment, Kaduna State.

Work Hours: Full-time 40 hours/week

Reports to: Site Team Leader

Deadline: 10th January, 2021

 

 

BASIC FUNCTION

Under the supervision of the Site Team Leader, and with technical oversight from Program Staff of the MODHIP / DODWRP-N Program, the Program Administrative Specialist will provide administrative, logistics, technical, and program management support (including financial management) to the HIV/AIDS Programs at Military HIV Care and Treatment facilities.

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Program Administrative Specialist will support a wide range of administrative and logistical, data quality and continuous quality improvement activities to ensure uninterrupted delivery of HIV care and treatment services at the facilities. He/she will also be responsible for ensuring proper financial management and will support the implementation of site based work plans / activities. These duties will include:

 

Administration

  1. Provides direct administrative support on behalf of MODHIP to the Site Commander through the Site Team Leader in the coordination of HIV/AIDS services.
  2. Informs the Site Team Leader and provides as directed reports on all administrative issues concerning the HIV program at the site to MODHIP, DODWRP-N as approved by Site Team Leader.
  3. Manages and accounts to MODHIP any funds disbursed directly to the site and ensure that such funds are utilized appropriately for the intended purposes.

 

Data Quality Management

  1. Works closely with NMOD Hospital Medical Records Department and Medical Records Officers for improved data management systems, improved data quality, capacity building and sustainable ownership for the entire hospital services.
  2. Supervises the Monitoring and Evaluation officer and ensures all HIV-related service delivery data are accurate, relevant, collected and reported in a timely manner.
  3. In the absence of Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at the site, the PAS will assume full responsibility for all data management activities related to the HIV program at the facility.
  4. Working with the Site Team Leader, will ensure that monthly program review/M&E meetings hold at the site prior to submission of monthly program/bi-monthly commodity logistics reports to the Ministry of Defence Health Implementation Program (MODHIP) Liaison Office. The incumbent will ensure that the proper reporting templates are used and properly filled and completed.
  5. Reports all program equipment failures including utilities, immediately to the Site Team Leader and if so directed to MODHIP Liaison Office and DOD-WRPN.
  6. Provides monthly narrative overview of the HIV program site performance in all areas of care to Director, Public Health.

 

Financial Management

  1. Assists the Site Team Leader in the management and accountability of site operating funds provided in support of the HIV program.
  2. Ensures provided funds are utilized appropriately for the intended purposes.
  3. Retirement of funds disbursed to the site (Reconciles purchases and expenditures and provides receipts) to the MODHIP or DODWRP-N office as directed by the Site Team Leader.
  4. Receipt of additional funds will be based on accurate reconciliation of the previous month expenditures, including all pertinent receipts and/or justification for the expense.
  5. Works with the Site Team Leader to identify and forecast unfunded requirements that can be supported through the monthly stipend.
  6. Identify and develop budgets for any unfunded requirements for the expansion/improvement that can be supported through other stakeholders.

 

Logistical Support

  1. Works closely with the MODHIP and DODWRP-N Logisticians, Pharmacists, and Laboratory Officers, and other Program Managers to support logistical activities at the site.
  2. Ensure optimal store management. above to identify and forecast logistical needs in support of the overall HIV car e mission at the site.
  3. Confirm the integrity of buffer stock of HIV program consumables.
  4. Identify and alert the appropriate officer when there is need for an Emergency Order.

5.Ensure optimal store management.

 

Policy

  1. Monitor site activities across all departments and provides periodic updates to the Site Team Leader and when required to the MODHIP DG and the DODWRP-N Director. Updates would include identified problems and recommendations for resolution.

 

State Engagement

  1. Assist in strengthening internal ownership and state engagement as well as representing MODHIP management on state, LGA and community issues related to the sites.

 

Continuous Quality Improvement

  1. Works closely with key technical unit heads to obtain information about clinical quality improvement issues that require program/personnel intervention.
  2. With approval of the Site Team Leader, provide monthly reports on Continuous Quality Improvement meeting outcomes that require action by management.

 

 

JOB SPECIFICATION

Minimum Education/Training Requirement: BA, BSc, RN/RM or a degree in health related disciplines.

 

Prior Work Experience: 5 years post NYSC, a minimum of 3 years’ experience in health services management position or similar experience. Experience must include planning, organizing, and directing such health services management activities as medical logistics, medical facilities management, medical records management, medical reporting and budget.

 

Knowledge and skills

  • Knowledge of Health services management; hospital administration and practice; contractual and accounting fundamentals; quality management; human resource management.
  • Good computer, financial and accounting skills is necessary. Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications especially the use of spreadsheets, word-processing, and some degree of database management. Candidate would be required to demonstrate these abilities.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, consultants and recipients of assistance.
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills. Level IV fluency in written and oral communication is required.

 

Other specification: Candidates must be resident or ready to relocate to Jagi- Kaduna State.

 

How to Apply: Candidates can send a Cover letter and CV to the Human Resources Manager (HIFASS) specifying the Job Title on the SUBJECT of the mail to careers@hifass-hfi.org. Kindly attach additional certificates that support or address the requirements listed for the position in PDF format, Resume and CV together in word format. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

 

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