Vacancies At Association for Reproductive and Family Health

On 06/Feb/2014 / In Government Jobs

Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) is one of the leading Nigerian Non-Governmental Organizations implementating Programs for improving Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria prevention, care and treatment,and Social Marketing, etc.We offer professional opportunities for career advancement, good working environment and competitive remuneration. We seek applications from qualified candidates for the position of State Program Officer-Prevention and Mitigation in our USAID funded grant, aimed at strenthening intergrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS). Successful candidate will be based in Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State.
Position:  State Program Officer-Prevention and Mitigation
Specific Job/Responsibilities:
Provide technical assistance in project implementation and assign responsibilities to CBO staff in the States, taking into cognizance skills and ability of such staff to perform up to expectation.
Involved in advocacy activities and work in paternaship with the States and LGA, SACA, LACA, Health Management Board, CBO, and other influential partners.
Parcipate in meetings with the State Ministry of Health, Consortium partners, and other stakeholders.
Lead the preparation of State Programmatic and M&E reports and ensure timely submission of complete and effective documentations and reports to the Deputy Director, Programs.
Review reports from project team and ensure that they correctly reflect project performance on the field.
Lead and maintain contact with government agencies, donors, partners and other stakeholders on belhalf of the organization in the States.
Plan, organize, conduct and evaluate trainings and participate in the review and development of training materials.
Ensure that project transactions are kept within the limits of the budget, and grant funds are expendede in efficient and effective manner.
Qualifications:
Preference will be given to candidates with Medical degrees, M.D, B.Sc, in health management, Social sciences, Public health or related field, Higher degrees such as MPH with 5-7 years post national youth srevice corps experience at the community levels will be an added advantage. Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems, CBOs and strong background in HIV Care and support programming for vulnerable children, HIV/Reproductive health and TB/HIV intergration are higly desriable. Preference will br given to candidates from the project selected Staes with demonstrated relevant previous experience.
General information:
The salary attached to this position is competitive. Applicants should send their comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and cover letter in ONLY one attachment (MS word document) explaining suitablity for job to:
programs@arfh.ng.org within one week of this publication. Application that fails to comply with the above instructions will be disqualified while only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
How to apply:
Applicants are advised to provide their functional emails/mobile numbers on the application letter as well asfor three professional referes (i.e from present and former employers). For every agency or organization that you have worked for please indicate the name of your supervisor, his/her functional email address and functional telephone numbers.
Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. ARFH is an equal opportunity employer(EOE).

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