Senior Technical Advisor – Cluster Operations

Expired on: Jul 1, 2022

Job Title
Senior Technical Advisor – Cluster Operations
Level of Effort
Full Time (8.00am to 5.00pm Mondays – Friday) 100%
Job Location
Akwa Ibom
Number of Persons Required
Three (3)
Reporting/Supervision
This position reports to the State Director and has a dotted reporting line to the Associate
Director Cluster Operations.
Job Summary
 Provide technical and managerial leadership in the provision of quality HIV prevention
(including PrEP), treatment, care and reproductive/family planning services in
different clusters.
 Take the lead in planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting on HIV
prevention activities and establish linkages between communities and health services.
 Train and mentor project staff, health care providers and consortium partners to
provide high quality HIV, RH/FP services including screening and referral of
identified clients with cancer of cervix.
Job Requirements
Education
 MB.BS / MD / PHD or similar degree
 MPH or post graduate clinical or public health degree is required
Attributes:
 7 to 9 years’ experience working in health or development field in Nigeria with at
least 5 years progressive experience working in the PEPFAR HIV response
 Proven experience in project development, planning and facilitating technical
training; with extensive knowledge and skills for application of Differentiated
Models of Care appropriate for situations and the ability to constitute and deploy
competent surge teams to implement catchups.
 Ability to analyze and use site level granular data to identify gaps, develop and
deploy remedial actions plans to improve services delivery
 Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs is highly
desirable.
 Clinical management and training 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
 Proven ability in supervising staff.
 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, calculator, cell phone and printer/copier.
Travel Requirements:
30% local travel

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