Senior Program Officer

Expired on: Jul 1, 2022

Job Title
Senior Program Officer
Level of Effort
Full Time (8.00am to 5.00pm Mondays – Friday) 100%
Job Location
Cross River
Number of Persons Required
One (1)
 This position reports to the Associate Director Programmes
Job Summary
 Under the supervision of the Associate Director Programmes, the SPO provides
oversight, coordination, monitoring and reporting of all ACE activities in Cross
River State.
 S/he will provide management support to the state office and IAs focusing on work
plans, sub agreement management, periodic fund requests, review of MFRs/SFRs,
and reporting.
 Develop and oversee execution of systems for initiation, implementation,
monitoring, amendment and close out of all ACE IAs’ sub agreements.
 Ensure that ECEWS delivers on all its promises to donors and other stakeholders
(achieve set targets, deliver quality services).
 Monitor and enforce compliance with donor and ECEWS policies by the state office
and IAs.
 Liaise with multiple stakeholders and collaborators to share information, coordinate
activities and avoid duplication in the implementation of the programs.
Job Requirements
 M.Sc / M.A Degree in Public Health, Business Administration, Health Sciences,
Behavioral Sciences or its recognized equivalent
 B.Sc / B.A in Public Health, Business Administration, Health Sciences, Behavioral
Sciences or its recognized equivalent
 5 – 9 years relevant experience in development programs.
 Knowledge and skills on conducting budget analysis and tracking (Burn rate,
Pipeline analysis) is essential
 Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required.
 At least 4 years’ experience in clinical HIV/AIDS care and antiretroviral treatment.
 Excellent and proven knowledge of clinical issues and current literature in
HIV/AIDS treatment.
 Experience in training and excellent interpersonal skills.
 Basic knowledge in Monitoring and Evaluation including Data Quality Assessment.
 Ability to prioritize tasks, manage time and complete projects in a fast-paced,
changing environment with minimal supervision.
 Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrates accuracy and
 Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies
writing style to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively.
 Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes
approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change,
delays, or unexpected events.
 Respects cultural environment in which person is working and does not act in a
manner that is outwardly offensive to the local community.
 Does not discriminate persons based on sexual orientation or gender identity, age,
preferred jobs or behavioral habits.
 Excellent oral and written English communication skills.
 Knowledge of Local Language preferred.
 Demonstrated competency in public speaking.
Typical Physical Demands:
 Typical office environment and will be required to co-locate with other team usually
in the same office space.
 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), office
telephone, calculator, cell phone and printer/copier.
Travel Requirements:
 50%

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