HIV Specialist  -

The Excellence Community Education Welfare Scheme (ECEWS) is a leading and reputable indigenous non-for profit organization that promotes access to qualitative healthcare, education and economic strengthening opportunities for all Nigerians. With its headquarters in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State and a corporate office in Abuja, ECEWS has presence in 17 States across the South-South, South East, South West and North Central Nigeria with a strong client portfolio with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Global Fund to fight against AIDS, TB and Malaria, United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US CDC), The United Nations office of Projects, World Bank & Federal Government of Nigeria. Since its founding in 2001, ECEWS has built a vast network of health and allied professional staff, partners and collaborators which has earned her a solid reputation among its funders and is well regarded by competitors and partners alike

The Accelerating Control for HIV Epidemic Project (ACE) funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is a 5 Year funded project implemented in Akwa Ibom & Cross River States. Implementation is targeted at achieving epidemic control thereby reducing transmission and improving the quality of life of those living with HIV.

We seek applications from qualified persons for the below positions:

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%

Note

This vacancy will close on the 2nd of June, 2022

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed resume and a one-page cover letter as one (1) MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to Human Resources Unit through this email address: career@ecews.org

APPLICATION MUST EXPLICITLY STATE YOUR FULL NAMES, THE

POSITION OF INTEREST WITH PREFERED LOCATION as the subject of the email.

Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers.

Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. ECEWS has a competitive compensation package and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE)

ECEWS does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.