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Fresh Job Recruitment At Pathfinder International (12 Positions)

Date Posted: 19/Apr/2017
Deadline: 25/Apr/2017

Pathfinder International is a sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) organization dedicated to creating access to and improving the quality of family planning, reproductive health, abortion, and community- and facility-based HIV and AIDS care and services. In partnership with host country governments and nongovernmental organizations, we train facility-based health care providers to improve both the quality and range of their technical and counseling skills.

 

Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant 

Job Description

Ref: 2017-49
Category: Country Management

About the Project

  • Global Fund project will support comprehensive HIV services in areas, namely Anti-Retroval Treatment (ART), Preventive ofMother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) programming, HIV Counseling and Testing (HCT) and Integration of HIV and TB with Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services.

Program Overview

  • Pathfinder International, as Sub-Recipient (SR) has signed a grant for the period ending December 2017 with the Principal Recipient (PR), Family Health International (FHI360) funded by the Global Fund.
  • Pathfinder will support comprehensive HIV services in areas, namely Anti-Retroviral Treatment (ART), Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) programming, HIV Counseling and Testing (HCT), and Integration of HIV and TB with Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services in Sokoto, Zamfara, Kebbi, Jigawa, Katsina and Gombe States.

Position Purpose

  • The State Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant (SMEA), based in the project State, will be responsible for assisting the SMEO in capturing, accurate and timely monitoring and reporting of all project activities in the State. The SMEA will work closely with his/her SMEO in the monitoring of project activities and knowledge management in his/her State.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct data collection and perform data entry.
  • Provide support for the M&E training of staff and partners as necessary.

Basic Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree / HND in Demography, Statistics, Social Sciences, Public Health, Health Information Management or related field.
  • Competency in MS Word and Excel.
  • Good oral and / or written communication skills
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English in addition to Hausa language required.

 

Clinical Services Manager

Job Description

Ref: 2017-53
Location: Abuja
Job Type: Full-time
Category: Country Management

About the Project

  • Global Fund project will support comprehensive HIV services in areas, namely Anti-Retroval Treatment (ART), Preventive ofMother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) programming, HIV Counseling and Testing (HCT) and Integration of HIV and TB with Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services.

Program Overview

  • Pathfinder International, as Sub-Recipient (SR) has signed a grant for the period ending December 2017 with the Principal Recipient (PR), Family Health International (FHI360) funded by the Global Fund.
  • Pathfinder will support comprehensive HIV services in areas, namely Anti-Retroviral Treatment (ART), Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) programming, HIV Counseling and Testing (HCT), and Integration of HIV and TB with Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services in Sokoto, Zamfara, Kebbi, Jigawa, Katsina and Gombe States.

Position Purpose

  • The Job holder will be responsible for providing technical support and managerial oversight and coordination  for multidisciplinary HIV/AIDS care and treatment, TB and SRH working clinicians and health facility based site terms to implement care and treatment services.
  • H/She will allso serves as resource for the evaluation of ongoing Adult and Pediatric treatment programs, and subsequent development of new and/or expanded programs for the care and treatment of HIV/AIDS in infants, children, and teenagers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Participate in the development and review of training curricula for site staff on clinical management of HIV/AIDS
  • Assist to develop work plans and activities in concordance with the Government of Nigeria’s stipulated guidelines/standards at all healthcare facilities supported by the organization and ensure effective implementation of the work plan
  • Provide mentoring and hands-on supervision to state staff, serve as a resource for service delivery evaluation and assure compliance to all regulatory and funding agencies.
  • Provide technical support for development of Quality Improvement and Assurance evaluations.
  • Develop and refine program materials such as clinical guidelines, protocols, algorithms, drug formularies and training materials
  • Coordinate with other relevant ATM activities implemented at national and state levels
  • Review reports from the states, collate, compile and document for timely submission of reports as required
  • He/she will serve as a PI representative in attending official functions and meetings associated with clinical HIV/AIDS events.
  • Responsible for leading the formulation and articulation of Risk Management philosophy, emphasizing risk tolerance levels/stance and threshold points for various elements of risk

Basic Requirements

  • Fellowship or Advanced Degree in Medicine
  • At least 7years of cognate experience, 4 years of which must be at senior-level
  • Ability to demonstrate thorough knowledge of the current principles and techniques surrounding the management of ATM services
  • Thorough understanding and knowledge of financial and operational systems of HIV clinical programming
  • Familiarity with standards and federal/state regulations affecting HIV programming
  • Working knowledge of Global Fund policies, public sector health care system, donor agencies, NGOs and CBOs is required
  • Registration with the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English Language
  • Ability to speak Hausa language an advantage

 

Laboratory Officer

Job Description

Ref: 2017-48
Locations: Sokoto, Kebbi, Jigawa, Katsina & Gombe
Job Type: Full-time
Category: Country Management

About the Project

  • Global Fund project will support comprehensive HIV services in areas, namely Anti-Retroval Treatment (ART), Preventive of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) programming, HIV Counseling and Testing (HCT) and Integration of HIV and TB with Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services.

Program Overview

  • Pathfinder International, as Sub-Recipient (SR) has signed a grant for the period ending December 2017 with the Principal Recipient (PR), Family Health International (FHI360) funded by the Global Fund.
  • Pathfinder will support comprehensive HIV services in areas, namely Anti-Retroviral Treatment (ART), Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) programming, HIV Counseling and Testing (HCT), and Integration of HIV and TB with Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services in Sokoto, Zamfara, Kebbi, Jigawa, Katsina and Gombe States.

Position Purpose

  • The State Laboratory Officer will report to the State Program Manager will be responsible for the delivery of high quality laboratory services required for HIV/AIDS care and treatment services in States.

Key Responsibilities

  • Incumbent provides support in ensuring delivery of high quality laboratory services required for HIV/AIDS care and treatment services at supported facilities
  • Assist with planning and coordinating laboratory activities at sites in designated states
  • Provide technical expertise and coordinate services needed to implement high quality clinical laboratory services
  • Train site laboratory staff on use of Standard Operating Procedures, job aids, log books, referral forms, etc.
  • Ensure and monitor efficient documentation of laboratory results at designated sites
  • Prepare periodic progress reports on laboratory services at designated sites
  • Maintain inventory of Lab store
  • Monitor and report on quality management/quality assurance activities

Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory Science
  • Valid Certificate to practice as Medical Laboratory Scientist mandatory
  • At least 4 years post NYSC experience in Laboratory activities
  • Knowledge and experience in design, implementation and management of laboratory services in HIV/AIDS program an asset
  • Experience in Laboratory Information Systems and Microsoft Word, Excel and Access preferred
  • Registration with the Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria
  • Experience of dealing with difficult and sensitive situations in a diplomatic and professional manner.
  • Good oral and /written communication skills.
  • Mature, responsible and able to meet deadlines under pressure and work with minimal supervision
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English in addition to Hausa language required.

 

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Job Description

Ref: 2017-50
Location: Abuja
Job Type: Full-time
Category: Country Management

About the Project

  • Global Fund project will support comprehensive HIV services in areas, namely Anti-Retroval Treatment (ART), Preventive ofMother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) programming, HIV Counseling and Testing (HCT) and Integration of HIV and TB with Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services.

Program Overview

  • Pathfinder International, as Sub-Recipient (SR) has signed a grant for the period ending December 2017 with the Principal Recipient (PR), Family Health International (FHI360) funded by the Global Fund.
  • Pathfinder will support comprehensive HIV services in areas, namely Anti-Retroviral Treatment (ART), Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) programming, HIV Counseling and Testing (HCT), and Integration of HIV and TB with Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services in Sokoto, Zamfara, Kebbi, Jigawa, Katsina and Gombe States.

Position Purpose

  • The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (MEO), based in the Nigeria Country Office (NCO) in Abuja, will be responsible for capturing project performance results and provide effective, accurate and timely monitoring, evaluation and reporting of all project activities.
  • The MEO will assist in the implementation of monitoring and evaluation of project activities and knowledge management across the States.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinating and assisting project team in the development, management and implementing of the monitoring and evaluation plan
  • Develop and maintain MIS system to capture analyze and report on the project indicators;
  • Train team members, health staff and partners at all levels in completion, analysis, reporting and utilization of information collected for operational and strategic needs of the project;
  • Monitor the implementation of project specific M&E activities ensuring compliance with set standards, checking and correcting the quality of systems and data, and providing on-the- job problem-solving and training to correct the quality performance gaps;
  • Train and monitor field staff in the use of data for management decision-making; enable result based management;
  • Summarize, analyze and interpret data collected from partners, project and field offices for monitoring project activities;
  • Promotes information and knowledge sharing across project sites and partners;
  • Travels extensively across all project States to fulfil responsibilities.
  • Supports the project team in developing monthly programmatic reports
  • Perform other duties as required

Basic Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree / HND in Demography, Statistics, Social Sciences, Public Health, Health Information Management or related field.
  • Minimum of 4-5 years of progressively responsible experience designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluation tasks for health and/or development projects.
  • Familiarity with indicators and standard measurement tools in the areas of HIV/AIDS and other relevant technical areas.
  • Competency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and a statistical software package (SPSS, EPI-INFO, STATA, SAS or similar).
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills and ability to work with various constituencies’ especially relevant government partners, and other implementing partners.
  • Good oral and / or written communication skills and ability to effectively communicate technical material to both expert and lay audiences.
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English and ability to speak Hausa language an advantage.

 

Senior Logistics Officer

Job Description

Ref: 2017-46
Location: Abuja
Job Type: Full-time
Category: Country Management

About the Project

  • Global Fund project will support comprehensive HIV services in areas, namely Anti-Retroval Treatment (ART), Preventive ofMother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) programming, HIV Counseling and Testing (HCT) and Integration of HIV and TB with Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services.

Program Overview

  • Pathfinder International, as Sub-Recipient (SR) has signed a grant for the period ending December 2017 with the Principal Recipient (PR), Family Health International (FHI360) funded by the Global Fund.
  • Pathfinder will support comprehensive HIV services in areas, namely Anti-Retroviral Treatment (ART), Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) programming, HIV Counseling and Testing (HCT), and Integration of HIV and TB with Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services in Sokoto, Zamfara, Kebbi, Jigawa, Katsina and Gombe States.

Position Purpose

  • The Snr. Logistics Officer will report to the Clinical Program Manager and be responsible for the designing and implementing the Logistics Supply Chain Management for the project.
  • She will also ensure timely reporting of quality logistics data and supervise the state logistics officers to ensure smooth management of commodities at state warehouses. In detail, she will

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain an effective Logistics Supply Chain Management system in the central and state offices on thematic area
  • Provide technical support and coordination for the implementation of Logistics activities in the sites and state office to ensure efficiency of the supply chain system.
  • Implement and ensure logistics data quality and best practices in data collection, data management, and data reporting at site and state level
  • Ensure the use of standard tools and indicators required in the system according to national guidelines.
  • Develop distribution plan for commodities and make necessary arrangements to ensure their distribution to states and key stakeholders. Document distribution quantities to each state
  • Collect, verify and collate reports every two months from the state and submit to the PR/SCMS- Food and Drugs before stipulated deadlines.
  • Coordinate the Logistics capacity building of the site staff and program team through mentorship
  • Provide periodic capacity building of health facility staffs and State Ministry of Health on proper inventory management and LMIS data collection.
  • Support collection, collation and transmission of adverse drug reaction reports from the health facilities to Pathfinder Country Office and State LMCU.
  • Support achievement of the overall project goals as required to ensure project performance.
  • Perform other tasks as directed by the Director of Project.
  • Maintain a good knowledge and understanding of all office rules and procedures as set forth in the HR policy manual.

Basic Requirements

  • Degree in Pharmacy, Public Health or a related field. A Master’s degree or equivalent in Public Health or related fields is an added advantage.
  • At least 6- 7years’ post NYSC experience and 5 years for Masters degree holder in logistic supply chain management preferably in the NGO context in developing countries
  • Knowledge of the policies, regulations, reporting formats, and cultures of principal donors, including GF,CDC/PEPFAR
  • Strong supervisory and management skills
  • Ability to lead teams and promote cross learning
  • Committing to a course of action without undue delay or prevarication
  • Experience of dealing with difficult and sensitive situations in a diplomatic and professional manner.
  • Good oral and /written communication skills.
  • Mature, responsible and able to meet deadlines under pressure and work with minimal supervision
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English in addition to Hausa language required.

 

 

Senior Laboratory Officer

Job Description

Ref: 2017-47
Location: Abuja
Job Type: Full-time
Category: Country Management

About the Project

  • Global Fund project will support comprehensive HIV services in areas, namely Anti-Retroval Treatment (ART), Preventive ofMother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) programming, HIV Counseling and Testing (HCT) and Integration of HIV and TB with Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services.

Program Overview

  • Pathfinder International, as Sub-Recipient (SR) has signed a grant for the period ending December 2017 with the Principal Recipient (PR), Family Health International (FHI360) funded by the Global Fund.
  • Pathfinder will support comprehensive HIV services in areas, namely Anti-Retroviral Treatment (ART), Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) programming, HIV Counseling and Testing (HCT), and Integration of HIV and TB with Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services in Sokoto, Zamfara, Kebbi, Jigawa, Katsina and Gombe States.

Position Purpose

  • The Snr. Laboratory Officer will report to the Ass. Director, GF-HIV and coordinates the delivery of high quality laboratory services required for HIV/AIDS care and treatment services at PI supported States. Incumbent will provide leadership in all laboratories supported by PI focusing on HIV-TB.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide technical expertise and coordinate services needed to implement high quality clinical laboratory services.
  • Develop long range business plans and implement growth strategies, analyze and manage financial performance and coordination of all laboratory services to ensure optimal synergies of service and quality
  • Coordinate the design, planning and implementation of laboratory services according to national and international standards ensuring compliance with all applicable local, state and federal regulations
  • Develop guidelines, tools, SOPs and recommendations related to implementation, monitoring laboratory total quality management in high technology laboratories
  • Plan, direct and evaluate work of laboratory personnel; ensuring that test results are recorded and accurately reported
  • Control physical inventory of supplies and reagents, decisions on the purchase of analytical equipment, correlation of new procedures and assays, policy and procedures review and supporting documentation
  • Collaborate with other managers and health care workers to establish and maintain laboratory services to support public health programs and disease control in the community

Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science/Health Science Degree in Medical Lab Science from an accredited school. Master’s Degree an advantage
  • At least 6-7 years of cognate experience and 5 years for Masters degree holders
  • Ability to demonstrate thorough knowledge of the current principles and techniques surrounding the management of laboratory services
  • Thorough understanding and knowledge of financial and operational systems of the lab
  • Familiarity with standards and federal/state regulations affecting the laboratory and laboratory practices within a hospital environment
  • Ability to demonstrate independent judgment, knowledge of regulatory agency standards
  • Experience in laboratory information systems
  • Experience in a clinical lab setting in the areas of molecular diagnosis, viral load determination, drug resistance testing, genotyping and nucleic acid sequencing will be an advantage
  • Working knowledge of public sector health system, donor agencies, NGOs and CBOs is required
  • Knowledge of regulatory agency standards
  • Registration with the Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria
  • Ability to travel (50%) in core Northern states
  • Good oral and /written communication skills.
  • Mature, responsible and able to meet deadlines under pressure and work with minimal supervision
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English in addition to Hausa language required.

 

 

Program Officer

Ref: 2017-45
Location: Abuja
Job Type: Full-time
Category: Country Management

About the Project

  • Global Fund project will support comprehensive HIV services in areas, namely Anti-Retroval Treatment (ART), Preventive ofMother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) programming, HIV Counseling and Testing (HCT) and Integration of HIV and TB with Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services.

Program Overview

  • Pathfinder International, as Sub-Recipient (SR) has signed a grant for the period ending December 2017 with the Principal Recipient (PR), Family Health International (FHI360) funded by the Global Fund.
  • Pathfinder will support comprehensive HIV services in areas, namely Anti-Retroviral Treatment (ART), Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) programming, HIV Counseling and Testing (HCT), and Integration of HIV and TB with Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services in Sokoto, Zamfara, Kebbi, Jigawa, Katsina and Gombe States.

Position Purpose

  • The Program Officer provides programmatic support to the Ass. Director, GF_HIV

Key Responsibilities

  • Assisting the Ass. Director, GF-HIV in monitoring and liaising with state teams in planning, designing and implementing interventions
  • Assist to create a timeline or schedules to ensure that the timeline is met
  • Liaise with procurement committee on commodities for approval ensuring material needs for procurement. Subsequently follow up with vendors on all supplies awarded, ensuring adherence to specifications, quality and delivery timelines
  • Collate reports coming in from states’ managers and processing them appropriately before onward submission to Project Coordinator.
  • Maintain proper filing system for program documents
  • Document unit’s meetings and circulate to all relevant persons
  • Maintain the daily operations of the office
  • Assist in project contractual agreements
  • Maintain contacts and liaise with other partners and government agencies as directed by the Project Coordinator
  • Collate timesheets of project staff from the field

Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science or related field. Post graduate degree is an added advantage.
  • At least 3-4 years knowledge of experience working on a multidisciplinary HIV project team
  • Ability to travel (50%) to core Northern states.
  • Good oral and /written communication skills and ability to effectively communicate to listening audience.
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English in addition to Hausa language required.

 

 

Senior Clinical Services Officer

Job Description

Ref: 2017-43
Locations: Abuja, Sokoto, Zamfara, Kebbi, Jigawa, Katsina & Gombe
Job Type: Full-time
Category: Country Management

About the Project

  • Global Fund project will support comprehensive HIV services in areas, namely Anti-Retroval Treatment (ART), Preventive ofMother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) programming, HIV Counseling and Testing (HCT) and Integration of HIV and TB with Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services.

Program Overview

  • Pathfinder International, as Sub-Recipient (SR) has signed a grant for the period ending December 2017 with the Principal Recipient (PR), Family Health International (FHI360) funded by the Global Fund.
  • Pathfinder will support comprehensive HIV services in areas, namely Anti-Retroviral Treatment (ART), Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) programming, HIV Counseling and Testing (HCT), and Integration of HIV and TB with Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services in Sokoto, Zamfara, Kebbi, Jigawa, Katsina and Gombe States.

Position Purpose

  • The Senior Clinical Services Officer reports to the State Manager/Team Lead or the Ass. Director depending on state location.
  • The Job Holder will provide linkages between community and health facilities and ensure that quality HIV/AIDs services are provided and give technical lead for comprehensive HIV service provision including ART (adult and pediatric)

Key Responsibilities

  • Incumbent works with the case management teams to provide clinical and case specific supervision and case management services to clients and their families with treatment adherences issues and/or unstable stable status related to disease management.
  • Liaise with medical and case management teams; provide individual, family, and group adherence support and education; provide technical assistance to case management staff regarding disease and medication management.
  • Ensure that patients enrolled are provided with comprehensive health education and information about HIV/AIDS, STI, positive Living and ARV drugs.
  • Participate in building the capacity of adherence team to perform assessment counseling with ARV candidates, identify potential strengths and weaknesses in relation to predicted drug adherence.
  • Incumbent coordinates formal agreements and sub contracts with state owned health care facilities and community/faith based partners to implement program activities
  • Ensure strong community linkages to enhance HIV care and treatment services
  • Work in close collaboration with Faith-based and community based organizations to provide comprehensive package of care for HIV care and treatment program beneficiaries including clinical and psychological services
  • Submission of activity reports relating to community program activities
  • Ensures that items purchased for use by sub contract recipients are delivered to beneficiaries in a timely manner and used for program
  • Mentor facility staff to ensure that the quality of services is in line with best practices and standards of care

Basic Requirements

  • A Public Health Professional or qualified registered with the Nigerian Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria and 5-6 years’ relevant experience working on a comprehensive HIV/AIDS project (HIV care and treatment)
  • Must have previous work experience working in a multidisciplinary team
  • Good advocacy and people skills and experience in community mobilization and service delivery.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills and ability to work with various constituencies’ especially relevant government partners and other implementing partners.
  • Good oral and /written communication skills and ability to effectively communicate technical materials to both expert and lay audiences.
  • Mature, responsible and able to meet deadlines under pressure and work with minimal supervision
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English in addition to Hausa language required.

 

State Finance Officer

Job Description

Ref: 2017-52
Locations: Sokoto, Zamfara, Kebbi, Jigawa, Katsina & Gombe
Job Type: Full-time
Category: Country Management

About the Project

  • Global Fund project will support comprehensive HIV services in areas, namely Anti-Retroval Treatment (ART), Preventive ofMother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) programming, HIV Counseling and Testing (HCT) and Integration of HIV and TB with Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services.

Program Overview

  • Pathfinder International, as Sub-Recipient (SR) has signed a grant for the period ending December 2017 with the Principal Recipient (PR), Family Health International (FHI360) funded by the Global Fund.
  • Pathfinder will support comprehensive HIV services in areas, namely Anti-Retroviral Treatment (ART), Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) programming, HIV Counseling and Testing (HCT), and Integration of HIV and TB with Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services in Sokoto, Zamfara, Kebbi, Jigawa, Katsina and Gombe States.

Position Purpose

  • The State Finance Officer will be responsible for the accounting function in the State office.
  • S/he will ensure the integrated and efficient day-to-day administrative operations of the project office, ensures adherence to PI/Donor policies and procedure in all transactions.
  • Ensure that the project site functions efficiently in all administrative and financial matters.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the accounting function in the state office.
  • Ensure the integrated and efficient day-to-day administrative operations of the project office.
  • Ensures adherence to PI and GF policies and procedure in all transactions.
  • Maintains proper books and records of accounting by overseeing the monthly preparation of the monthly office financial report.
  • Reviews TPVs, Procurements and project payments and ensures it complies with PI policies.
  • Keeps custody of financial documents i.e cheque books, lease agreements.
  • Liaise with banks on confirmations, transfers and reconciliations.
  • Provide support to program staff in budget preparation and assist in implementation of w/shops and trainings.
  • Prepare monthly summary of receipts and disbursements of the field office with accompanying schedules for the state office.
  • Prepare the monthly Field office budget in consultation with the State Manager for Country office approval.
  • Ensures the safety of Company assets.
  • Oversees the maintenance of the register of non-expendable properties in the office.

Basic Requirements

  • Degree or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or related experience.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in a non- profit environment dealing with finance, grants. Audit experience is an added advantage.
  • Excellent organizational skills, detailed oriented and high degree of accuracy, strong analytical skills and sound judgment.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Good computer skills including proficiency in word processing and spreadsheets.
  • Strong communication skills: both verbal and written.
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English in addition to Hausa language required.

 

 

State Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Job Description

Ref: 2017-51
Locations: Abuja, Sokoto, Zamfara, Kebbi, Jigawa, Katsina & Gombe
Job Type: Full-time
Category: Country Management

About the Project

  • Global Fund project will support comprehensive HIV services in areas, namely Anti-Retroval Treatment (ART), Preventive ofMother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) programming, HIV Counseling and Testing (HCT) and Integration of HIV and TB with Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services.

Program Overview

  • Pathfinder International, as Sub-Recipient (SR) has signed a grant for the period ending December 2017 with the Principal Recipient (PR), Family Health International (FHI360) funded by the Global Fund.
  • Pathfinder will support comprehensive HIV services in areas, namely Anti-Retroviral Treatment (ART), Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) programming, HIV Counseling and Testing (HCT), and Integration of HIV and TB with Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services in Sokoto, Zamfara, Kebbi, Jigawa, Katsina and Gombe States.

Position Purpose

  • The State Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (SMEO), based in the project State, will be responsible for capturing, accurate and timely monitoring and reporting of all project activities in the State.
  • The SMEO will work closely with the MEO based in NCO assist in the monitoring of project activities and knowledge management in his/her State.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct data collection and perform data entry.
  • Assist in providing M&E training to staff and partners as necessary.
  • Assist in analysis of indicator results, and in providing feedback indicating where project activities and interventions are falling short, meeting or exceeding the expected outputs, outcomes and impact.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly programmatic and data reports.
  • Contribute to other written presentations in MS Word, Excel and/or Power Point formats

Basic Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree / HND in Demography, Statistics, Social Sciences, Public Health, Health Information Management or related field.
  • Minimum of 4 years of progressively responsible experience implementing and monitoring tasks for health and/or development projects.
  • Familiarity with indicators and standard measurement tools in the areas of HIV/AIDS and other relevant technical areas.
  • Competency in MS Word and Excel.
  • Good oral and / or written communication skills
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English in addition to Hausa language required.

 

State Logistics Officer

Job Description

Ref: 2017-42
Location: Nigeria
Job Type: Full-time
Category: Country Management

About the Project

  • Global Fund project will support comprehensive HIV services in areas, namely Anti-Retroval Treatment (ART), Preventive of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) programming, HIV Counseling and Testing (HCT) and Integration of HIV and TB with Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services.

Program Overview

  • Pathfinder International, as Sub-Recipient (SR) has signed a grant for the period ending December 2017 with the Principal Recipient (PR), Family Health International (FHI360) funded by the Global Fund.
  • Pathfinder will support comprehensive HIV services in areas, namely Anti-Retroviral Treatment (ART), Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) programming, HIV Counseling and Testing (HCT), and Integration of HIV and TB with Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services in Sokoto, Zamfara, Kebbi, Jigawa, Katsina and Gombe States.

Position Purpose

  • The State Logistics Officer, will provide technical and programmatic support for the strengthening of the Logistics management coordination and improve supply chain systems within supported health facilities and the State in collaboration with the Field team and State logistics management coordination unit.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in periodic capacity building of health facility staffs and State Ministry of Health on proper inventory management and LMIS data collection.
  • Support collection, collation and transmission of adverse drug reaction reports from the health facilities to Pathfinder Country Office and State LMCU.
  • Improve the effective management of facility and state level LMIS data to promote commodity availability and ensure commodity security at health facilities.
  • Assist in managing the pharmaceutical care aspect of HIV care and treatment program at facilities.
  • Tracking, monitoring and inventory analysis of all pharmacy and lab stock employing the use of monitoring tools, spread sheets and data bases.
  • Prepare and submit bimonthly LMIS report, stock status report and periodic progress reports from the health facilities supported to implement the HIV care and treatment program.
  • Provide support to strengthen state level supply chain coordination mechanism and effective collaboration among other partners.
  • Support assessment activities such as MSVs, tracking storage conditions under which commodities are stored, conduct regular commodity inspection.
  • Provide support in the PSM TWG meetings at State and Regional levels.
  • Conduct MSVs to health facilities to monitor storage and SCM of commodities, documentation of records and reports; provide feedback to health facilities and supervisors and support performance improvement strategies for facilities with commodity management challenges.
  • Support achievement of the overall project goals as required to ensure project performance.
  • Support effective collaboration among other supporting partners within the State.
  • Perform other tasks as directed by the Director of Project, Manager and State Team Lead.
  • Maintain a good knowledge and understanding of all office rules and procedures as set forth in the HR policy manual.

Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in Pharmacy, Public Health, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Logistics management or other related Sciences.
  • Specific experience in HIV/AIDS, TB, FP, MNCH or Malaria programs strongly desired.
  • At least 4 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience working on a USAID or GF donor-funded project required
  • Substantial experience in logistics & staff management, project support and follow up.
  • Well organized and rigorous, able to multitask, Team spirit, good communication skills
  • Good general knowledge of MS office suite
  • High sense of diplomacy with government officials or authorities especially when handling commodities.
  • Working experience in complex context (remote management)
  • Willing to travel to field including insecure sites if security clearance given
  • Flexible and open to learn and reflect in actions.
  • Sound Knowledge of Hausa is an added advantage.
  • Mature, responsible and able to meet deadlines under pressure and work with minimal supervision
  • Strong interest in community/health care provider capability building
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English in addition to Hausa language required.

 

State Manager

Job Description

Ref: 2017-44
Locations: Sokoto, Zamfara & Jigawa
Job Type: Full-time
Category: Country Management

About the Project

  • Global Fund project will support comprehensive HIV services in areas, namely Anti-Retroval Treatment (ART), Preventive ofMother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) programming, HIV Counseling and Testing (HCT) and Integration of HIV and TB with Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services.

Program Overview

  • Pathfinder International, as Sub-Recipient (SR) has signed a grant for the period ending December 2017 with the Principal Recipient (PR), Family Health International (FHI360) funded by the Global Fund.
  • Pathfinder will support comprehensive HIV services in areas, namely Anti-Retroviral Treatment (ART), Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) programming, HIV Counseling and Testing (HCT), and Integration of HIV and TB with Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services in Sokoto, Zamfara, Kebbi, Jigawa, Katsina and Gombe States.

Position Purpose

  • The State Manager/Team Leader reports to the Assistant Director GF-HIV and takes overall responsibility at the  State for implementing and evaluating project services with government departments, NGOs and community level counterparts providing supervision and leading the team in the state.
  • S/he focuses on developing local projects and initiatives for participation in planning and implementation processes.
  • S/he will provide linkages between community and health facilities and ensure that quality HIV/AIDs services are provided.
  • S/he will take the technical lead for comprehensive HIV service provision including ART (adult and pediatric) and will be assisted by the Snr. Clinical Services officer.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in periodic capacity building of health facility staffs and State Ministry of Health on proper inventory management and LMIS data collection.
  • Support collection, collation and transmission of adverse drug reaction reports from the health facilities to Pathfinder Country Office and State LMCU.
  • Improve the effective management of facility and state level LMIS data to promote commodity availability and ensure commodity security at health facilities.
  • Assist in managing the pharmaceutical care aspect of HIV care and treatment program at facilities.
  • Tracking, monitoring and inventory analysis of all pharmacy and lab stock employing the use of monitoring tools, spread sheets and data bases.
  • Prepare and submit bimonthly LMIS report, stock status report and periodic progress reports from the health facilities supported to implement the HIV care and treatment program.
  • Provide support to strengthen state level supply chain coordination mechanism and effective collaboration among other partners.
  • Support assessment activities such as MSVs, tracking storage conditions under which commodities are stored, conduct regular commodity inspection.
  • Provide support in the PSM TWG meetings at State and Regional levels.
  • Conduct MSVs to health facilities to monitor storage and SCM of commodities, documentation of records and reports; provide feedback to health facilities and supervisors and support performance improvement strategies for facilities with commodity management challenges.
  • Support achievement of the overall project goals as required to ensure project performance.
  • Support effective collaboration among other supporting partners within the State.
  • Perform other tasks as directed by the Director of Project, Manager and State Team Lead.
  • Maintain a good knowledge and understanding of all office rules and procedures as set forth in the HR policy manual.

Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field - Sociology, Behavioral Science etc. A Master’s Degree is an added advantage
  • Registration with the Nigerian Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria or a registered professional association
  • At least knowledge of and 7-10 years’ experience working on a comprehensive HIV/AIDS project (HIV care and treatment). Previous working experience on a Global Fund project is an advantage
  • Must have previous work experience working in a multidisciplinary
  • Good advocacy and people skills and experience in community mobilization and service delivery
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills and ability to work with various constituencies’ especially relevant government partners and other implementing partners.
  • Good oral and /written communication skills and ability to effectively communicate technical materials to both expert and lay audiences.
  • Mature, responsible and able to meet deadlines under pressure and work with minimal supervision
  • Strong interest in community/health care provider capability building
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English in addition to Hausa language required.

 

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