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Health Initiatives for Safety and Stability in Africa (HIFASS), is a non-profit organization registered in 2007 in Nigeria with a core objective of expanding quality health care and treatment in Africa. Our vision is enhancing healthier and safer communities, while our mission is to collaborate with partners to promote comprehensive and sustainable interventions for public health, support military medicine and health diplomacy for peace, stability and development of communities. Over the years HIFASS has provided manpower and associated support to HJF Medical Research International, Ltd Gte in support of Research Protocols and Nigerian Military HIV program across 33 Military Formations.

Applications are hereby invited for the following positions:

Maintenance Electrician

Apply:Maintenance Electrician

Location:Defence Reference Laboratory (DRL), Mogadishu Cantonment, Asokoro Abuja.

Work Hours: Full-time 40 hours/week

Reports to: Senior Biomedical Engineer

Open to:All Interested Applicants

Deadline: 8th April 2024

BASIC FUNCTION

The incumbent under the supervision of the Defence Reference Laboratory (DRL) Senior Biomedical Engineer, will provide general upkeep of electrical and cooling system at the facility. S/He will offer technical support to the program in the installation, calibration, routine preventive maintenance, electrical appliance troubleshooting, replacement, repairs of all electrical systems, refrigeration, air conditioning appliances, and related equipment/instruments at the Defence Reference Laboratory (DRL), Mogadishu Cantonment, Asokoro Abuja and other program sites as directed.

 

 ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in the installation, calibration, and maintenance, of all cooling systems, electrical systems and appliances acquired with adherence to safety regulations and relevant performance standards by the program to locations including NMOD or DOD locations as directed.
  • Review blueprints to understand wiring configuration/installation and placement.
  • Perform daily checks, monitoring of electricity power supply and effects curative and preventive maintenance as deemed fit.
  • Routinely inspect electrical systems such as wring, fixture, and appliances to identify faults or hazard and address them promptly.
  • Determine the causes for any malfunctions of systems or components and implement maintenance, replacement, or repairs, and plan to solve the problems.
  • Repair electrical systems wiring, circuit breakers, equipment, and other components to keep them at full capacity.
  • Perform daily checks and monitoring of all air conditioners, refrigerators, and freezers, and fix any challenges reported at NMOD/DODWRP-N sites.
  • Perform daily checks and monitoring of generator performance, diesel delivery and consumption and other power back-up equipment.
  • Respond to electrical equipment faults call out, perform repair services, and ensure preventive maintenance is carried out as timely as scheduled.
  • Maintain records and inventory of installations, furniture infrastructure for all electrical equipment and supplies such as installation date, warranty, preventive and routine maintenance schedules, fault record, and repairs.
  • Compile and cost all necessary tools and spare parts that is required to carry out maintenance of lighting, air conditioners, refrigerators, and freezers at Defence Reference Laboratory (DRL).
  • Schedule and monitor preventive maintenance of electricity backup systems such as Generators, Inverters, Batteries, UPS, Stabilizers etc.
  • Prepare monthly electrical and maintenance technical activities report.
  • Performs other related job duties as assigned or requested.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Basic knowledge with skills in troubleshooting faults using circuit diagram and schematic is required.
  • A thorough understanding of the underlying concepts and principles of electricity, air conditioning refrigeration and medical Laboratory electrical equipment is required.
  • The incumbent must have the ability to follow technical (engineering) drawings, building plans, and other instructions in a careful and methodical approach to work.
  • Ability to troubleshoot, detect damage, and malfunction electrical equipment and appliances is required.
  • Good teamwork skills and the ability to use own initiative.
  • Knowledge of applicable electrical safety regulations, performance standards requirements, ethics, and codes.
  • Computer literacy (proficient in the use of MS-Tools), and good problem-solving skills.
  • Strong oral and verbal communication.
  • Must be able to perform moderately heavy work and make heavy lifts at times.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Education/Training Requirement: Secondary School Certificate is the minimum requirement.

Prior Work Experience: A minimum of 3 years working experience in electrical, air conditioning and refrigeration is required.  Prior experience in health care related settings is an added advantage/Plus.

 Required Licenses, Certification or Registration: TRADE test I, II and III in electrical and air conditioning/refrigeration are preferred.

 Travel Requirements:  N/A.

Work Environment: This laboratory (DRL) supports the work of investigators of diverse scientific disciplines and nationalities and requires good interpersonal skills for effective job performance.

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

 

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 [email protected]. Kindly attach your Academic and Training Certificates that support or address the requirements listed for the position in One PDF, Cover Letter and CV together in One MSWord format.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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

M&E Officer/Data Manager

Apply:M&E Officer/Data Manager

Location:44 Nigerian Army Reference Hospital Kaduna

Work Hours: Full-time 40 hours/week

Reports to: Program Admin Specialist

Open to:All Interested Applicants

Deadline: 7th February 2024

BASIC FUNCTION

Under the supervision of the Program Administrative Specialist (with technical oversight from the MODHIP/USAMRD-A/N SI Unit), the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer/Data Entry Manager will provide data management support to the Nigerian Ministry of Defence (NMOD) Health Implementation Program's HIV/AIDS service delivery efforts. The M&E Officer shall support the delivery of HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, care and support services at Military Treatment Facilities (MTF) that will benefit the military personnel, their family members, and civilians from the surrounding communities.

 

 ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Implement data collection tools and procedures aligned with program objectives and M&E plan.
  2. Develop and maintain data management systems and tools, including databases and dashboards.
  3. Analyze data to assess program progress and impact, identifying areas for improvement.
  4. Generate reports and analyses on site program performance, highlighting key trends and insights.
  5. Prepare presentations and briefings for stakeholders and funders, communicating data findings clearly and concisely.
  6. Manage data collection and ensure data quality standards are applied and procedures are followed.
  7. Provide onsite support to care providers on the use of the Electronic Medical Record system.
  8. Manage all MTF data by collecting and compiling data from various SDPs for the site monthly reports.
  9. Carry out routine data quality assessments across all program indicators/service delivery points.
  10. Work with the Site Administrator to ensure site monthly reports are sent to the MODHIP Liaison Office in a timely manner.
  11. Analyze and present data for site program monthly meetings
  12. Enter site weekly and monthly program aggregate data in the District Health Information System (DHIS2) for the program.
  13. Monitor computer systems for malfunctions; report malfunctions to appropriate personnel.
  14. Supervise/carry out annual program assessments and evaluations in line with program priorities.
  15. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

 

SOFT SKILLS:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, able to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Attention to detail and ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks effectively.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and work deadlines.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Education/Training Requirement: A first degree in one of the following is required: computer science, computer engineering, public health, statistics, biochemistry, microbiology, mathematics, and any other science-related discipline.

Prior Work Experience: A minimum of 3 years’ experience in the field of Monitoring and Evaluation, and Data Management or a combination of relevant training and experience. Experience managing database systems and understanding of basic networking functions is required.

 Evidence of completion of NYSC is required. Experience working with HIV/AIDS programs is highly desirable. Familiarity with the Nigerian health system and data reporting requirements is an asset.

 Knowledge and skills:

  • Data management skills, proficiency in the use of computers, including the ability to rapidly process and analyze data using spreadsheets and statistical analysis tools.
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Experience working with electronic medical records systems and health information systems.
  • Strong understanding of data management principles and practices.
  • Familiarity with M&E frameworks and methodologies
  • Good communication skills, level IV fluency in written and verbal English.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.

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

 

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                         [email protected]. Kindly attach your Academic and Training Certificates that support or address the requirements listed for the position in One PDF, Cover Letter and CV together in One MSWord format. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

 

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

Site Study Nurse

Apply:Site Study Nurse

Location:DHQ Medical Center Abuja.

Work Hours: Full-time 40 hours/week

Reports to: Principal Investigator/Site Study Coordinator

Open to:All Interested Applicants

Deadline: 13th November 2023

Monthly Gross Salary Range: ₦350,000.00 -  ₦380,000.00


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.

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                         [email protected]. Kindly attach your Academic and Training Certificates that support or address the requirements listed for the position in One PDF, Cover Letter and CV together in One MSWord format. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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

 

M&E Officer/Data Entry Manager

Apply:M&E Officer/Data Entry Manager

Location:68 Nigerian Army Reference Hospital Yaba, Lagos.

Work Hours: Full-time 40 hours/week

Reports to: Program Admin Specialist

Open to:All Interested Applicants

Deadline: 7th November 2023

BASIC FUNCTION

Under the supervision of the Program Administrative Specialist (with technical oversight from the MODHIP/USAMRD-A/N SI Unit), the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer/Data Entry Manager will provide data management support to the Nigerian Ministry of Defence (NMOD) Health Implementation Program's HIV/AIDS service delivery efforts. The M&E Officer shall support the delivery of HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, care and support services at Military Treatment Facilities (MTF) that will benefit the military personnel, their family members, and civilians from the surrounding communities.

 

 ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Provide data collection tools (DCTs) to all Service Delivery Points (SDPs) in the facility
  2. Provide support to care providers on the use of DCTs
  3. Ensure client enrolment procedures are properly adhered to
  4. Collaborate with Medical Records to ensure client records are kept in an orderly manner
  5. Collaborate with Medical Records to ensure the use of appointment registers at the sites
  6. Ensure completeness and documentation in the registers as well as in the electronic medical records.
  7. Manage all MTF data by collecting and compiling data from various SDPs for the site monthly reports
  8. Carry out routine data quality assessments across all program indicators/service delivery points.
  9. Work with the Site Administrator to ensure site monthly reports are sent to the MODHIP Liaison Office in a timely manner.
  10. Analyze and present data for site program monthly meetings
  11. Enter site weekly and monthly program aggregate data in the District Health Information System (DHIS2) for the program
  12. Monitor computer systems for malfunctions; report malfunctions to appropriate personnel.
  13. Supervise/carry out annual program assessments and evaluations in line with program priorities.
  14. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

 

JOB SPECIFICATION

Minimum Education/Training Requirement: A first degree in one of the following is required: public health, statistics, biochemistry, microbiology, mathematics, computer science, and any other science-related discipline.

Prior Work Experience: A minimum of 3 years’ experience in the field of Monitoring and Evaluation, and Data Management or a combination of relevant training and experience.

Knowledge and skills:

  • This position requires prior experience in Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) of health programs (preferably HIV programs).
  • Data management, proficiency in the use of computers, including the ability to rapidly process and analyze data using spreadsheets and statistical analysis tools.
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Good communication skills, level IV fluency in written and verbal English.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.

 

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 and Location on the SUBJECT of the mail to                         [email protected]. Kindly attach your Academic and Training Certificates that support or address the requirements listed for the position in One PDF, Cover Letter and CV together in One MSWord format. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

 

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

Program Admin Specialist/M&E Officer

Apply:Program Admin Specialist/M&E Officer

Location:14 Brigade Medical Center Ohafia, Abia State

Work Hours: Full-time 40 hours/week

Reports to: Program Admin Specialist

Open to:All Interested Applicants

Deadline: 7th November 2023

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.

 

  1. 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 Abia State.

 

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                         [email protected]. Kindly attach your Academic and Training Certificates that support or address the requirements listed for the position in One PDF, Cover Letter and CV together in One MSWord format. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

 

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

Program Admin Specialist/M&E Officer

Apply:Program Admin Specialist/M&E Officer

Location:Guards Brigade Medical Center, Abuja

Work Hours: Full-time 40 hours/week

Reports to: Site Team Leader

Open to:All Interested Applicants

Deadline: 25th August 2023

Monthly Gross Salary Range: ₦165,000.00 -  ₦175,000.00


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. 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.
  1. 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.
  1. 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. 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.
  1. 2. Ensures all HIV-related service delivery data are accurate, relevant, collected and reported in a timely manner.
  2. 3. Ensures that all HIV-program (aggregate and tracker) data are entered in a timely manner on the Program’s DHIS2 instance
  1. 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.
  2. 5. Provides monthly narrative overview of the HIV program site performance in all areas of care to Director, Public Health.

 

Financial Management

  1. 1. Assists the Site Team Leader in the management and accountability of site operating funds provided in support of the HIV program.
  1. 2. Ensures provided funds are utilized appropriately for the intended purposes.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 5. Works with the Site Team Leader to identify and forecast unfunded requirements that can be supported through the monthly stipend.
  5. 6. Identify and develop budgets for any unfunded requirements for the expansion/improvement that can be supported through other stakeholders.

 

Logistical Support

  1. 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.
  1. 2. Coordinates with the individuals above to identify and forecast logistical needs in support of the overall HIV care mission at the site.
  2. 3. Confirm the integrity of buffer stock of HIV program consumables.
  3. 4. Identify and alert the appropriate officer when there is need for an Emergency Order.
  4. 5. Ensure optimal store management.
  5. 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. 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. 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. 1. Works closely with key  technical unit heads to  obtain information  about clinical quality improvement issues that require program/personnel intervention.
  1. 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 Abuja.

 

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 [email protected]. Kindly attach your Academic and Training Certificates that support or address the requirements listed for the position in One PDF, Cover Letter and CV together in One MSWord format. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Program Admin Specialist/M&E Officer

Apply:Program Admin Specialist/M&E Officer

Location:Guards Brigade Medical Center, Abuja

Work Hours: Full-time 40 hours/week

Reports to: Site Team Leader

Open to:All Interested Applicants

Deadline: 25th August 2023

Monthly Gross Salary Range: ₦165,000.00 -  ₦175,000.00


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.

 

  1. 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 Abuja.

 

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                         [email protected]. Kindly attach your Academic and Training Certificates that support or address the requirements listed for the position in One PDF, Cover Letter and CV together in One MSWord format. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

 

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

Medical Officer Research/Research Study Coordinator

Apply:Medical Officer Research/Research Study Coordinator

Location:DHQMC, Abuja

Work Hours: Full-time 40 hours/week

Reports to: Site Principal Investigator

Open to:All Interested Applicants

Deadline: 11th August 2023

Monthly Gross Salary Range: ₦550,000.00 -  ₦585,000.00


BASIC FUNCTION: To provide research based medical services at the above study site.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Perform Study Physician responsibilities on RV 329 and other studies that the incumbent may be assigned to.
  2. Responsible to the Site Investigator for the day-to-day implementation of clinical research protocols at the respective study site.
  3. Provides day-to-day Clinical Management of HIV/AIDS services for patients at the facility level guided by strategies and approaches related to the implementation programs.
  4. Contributes to the development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to clinical management of HIV / AIDS, and the Prevention of Maternal to Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) and apply these lessons to modify existing programs and improve the design of new programs.
  5. Performs other research, care, prevention, and evaluation duties as assigned

 

JOB SPECIFICATION

 

Minimum Education/Training Requirement: The minimum educational requirement is an MBBS. Master’s degree in public health will be an added advantage.

 

Prior Work Experience: 5 years’ post national youth service experience in clinical care, with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in care and treatment of HIV/AIDS at the clinical level, a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS thematic areas. Experience with ARV programs, familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and clinical research experience are also required.

 

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

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of health and development programs in developing countries in general and Nigeria specifically.
  • Clinical management training and experience and 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
  • Knowledge of Nigerian Clinical Research regulations and practice.
  • Must have successfully completed the CITI Group 3 Modules with at least 80% Score in each module.
  •  Ability to work well with others.
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to travel within Nigeria 25% time.

 

 

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

 

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                         [email protected]. Kindly attach ALL your Academic and Training Certificates that support or address the requirements listed for the position in One PDF file, Cover Letter and CV together in One MsWord format. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

 

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

Site Study Coordinator

Apply:Site Study Coordinator

Location:68 Nigerian Army Reference Hospital, Yaba Lagos

Work Hours: Full-time 40 hours/week

Reports to: Site Principal Investigator

Open to:All Interested Applicants

Deadline: 11th August 2023

Monthly Gross Salary Range: ₦350,000.00 -  ₦355,000.00


BASIC FUNCTION: To participate in protocol development as may be applicable; prepare documents for submission to the IRBs and other regulatory authorities; oversee study execution in the target population including the youth cohort; and ensure adherence to protocol by all and compliance with applicable laws. Regulations, policies and procedural requirements. Perform nursing duties in the clinic.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Explain the purpose and nature of the study to new study participants.
  2. Answer participants’ questions and concerns.
  3. Enroll and consent potential study participants.
  4. Collect participants’ sample, including but not limited to phlebotomy as backup to study staff as needed.
  5. Work with the laboratory to ensure result collection is completed according to standard operating procedures.
  6. Provide safety and protection to all participants while collecting and managing data obtained from the participants from the study.
  7. Assess vital signs of the participants.
  8. Perform cervical cancer screening of female participants using the speculum, visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA), HPV specimen collection as backup to study staff as needed.
  9. Triage participants at the clinic as needed.
  10. Oversee and coordinate recruitment, care, and treatment of research subjects and liaise with other internal departments and external collaborators.
  11. Oversee study-related activities such as chart preparation, protocol trainings, SOP development, preparation of relevant study forms and labels.
  12. Audit clinical study records: compare case report forms with source documents; review other study relevant files.
  13. Oversee planning, scheduling and carrying out of procedures to provide adequate care and treatment of research subjects. Contact volunteers and schedule follow-up appointments as appropriate.
  14. Enter data for specific visit on CRF; audit records for accuracy, ensure completed CRFs in a timely manner, and support all QA/QC processes.
  15. Resolve data and record discrepancies identified during in-house reviews.
  16. Schedule monitoring visits as necessary. Coordinate staff in preparation for monitoring visits.
  17. Perform periodic review of the regulatory binder to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  18. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of human research policies (specifically, subjects of minor age), regulations, standards, and procedures according to GCP guidelines (must pass all relevant CITI modules).
  19. Prepare protocol-required reports such as Adverse Events (AEs), Continuing Review Reports (CRRs) and other reports as needed. In addition, monitor deadlines of these reports/events.
  20. Supervise personnel to include, training, work allocation, and problem resolution as may be applicable.
  21. Track enrollment and loss to follow up statistics and provide weekly summaries of items within the schedule of events (SOE).
  22. Perform other job-related duties as may be assigned.

 

JOB SPECIFICATION

 

Minimum Education/Training Requirement: Bachelor’s degree (or Diploma) in Nursing from an accredited institution. Successful completion of the CITI Group 3 Modules with at least 80% score in each module and master’s degree in public health will be an added advantage.

 

Prior Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years related work experience including 2 years in supervisory position.
  • Experience in clinical research including informed consent procedures.
  • Hands-on experience and responsibility in research study implementation.

 

Required Licenses, Certification or Registration

Registered by Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (with current practicing license).

 

Knowledge and skills

  • A good understanding of principles of research ethics and GCP
  • Working understanding of IRB and protocol implementation, monitoring, and reporting requirements.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Effective communication and counselling skills
  • 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
  • Training in research ethics, including Human Subjects Protection
  • Protocol specific trainings
  • Knowledge of scientific writing and presentation skills is desired
  • Familiarity and experience working with computer programs such as Microsoft office suite and adobe acrobat. Experience with REDCap software will be an added advantage.

 

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

 

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                         [email protected]. Kindly attach ALL your Academic and Training Certificates that support or address the requirements listed for the position in One PDF file, Cover Letter and CV together in One MsWord format. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

 

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

Program Admin Specialist/M&E Officer

Apply:Program Admin Specialist/M&E Officer

Location:Nigerian Air-Force Hospital, Port-harcourt. Rivers State.

Work Hours: Full-time 40 hours/week

Reports to: Site Team Leader

Open to:All Interested Applicants

Deadline: 4th July 2023

Monthly Gross Salary Range: ₦165,000.00 -  ₦175,000.00


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.

 

  1. 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 Rivers State.

 

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                         [email protected]. Kindly attach your Academic and Training Certificates that support or address the requirements listed for the position in One PDF, Cover Letter and CV together in One MSWord format. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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

How to Apply- Please read instructions carefully.

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 [email protected] . 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.

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

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