HIV Specialist

Job Title
HIV Specialist
Level of Effort
Full Time (8.00am to 5.00pm Mondays – Friday) 100%
Job Location
Akwa Ibom
Number of Persons Required
Thirteen (13)
Reporting/Supervision
This position reports to the Senior Technical Officer – Cluster Operations
Job Summary
 HIV Specialist will provide technical support at state level to implement high
quality care, treatment and support activities with primary focus on technical areas
of comprehensive TB and HIV/AIDS programs including laboratory, pharmacy,
logistics, prevention, care, treatment, TB, RMNCH, mitigation, monitoring and
evaluation.
Job Requirements
Education
 MB.BS / MD / PhD or similar degree
 MPH or MS/MA in relevant degree
 BS/BA in pharmacy, microbiology, health sciences, monitoring and evaluation,
public health or in relevant degree
Attributes:
 3 to 7 Years’ progressive relevant experience managing comprehensive HIV and
TB programs in resource constrained settings.
 Experience in project development with proven experience in the planning ad
facilitation of training is required.
 Experience in large and complex donor-funded national health focused project is an
added advantage.
 Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is
highly desirable.
 Excellent command of written and spoken English
 Strong interpersonal and communication skills
 Willingness to extend working hours to meet deadlines and at short notice
 Ability to function effectively in multi-disciplinary teams to produce excellent
results under pressure
 Ability to use key computing applications e g MS Office Suite etc and knowledge
of different database (DHIS or LAMIS) is a plus.
Typical Physical Demands:
 Typical office environment
 Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time
Technology to be used:
 Computer, Microsoft Office 365 (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail), database
(DHIS, LAMIS), office telephone, cell phone and printer/copier.
Travel Requirements:
20% to 30%

Job Category: Operations
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Akwa Ibom Nigeria
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