Technical Officer – PMTCT and EID

February 2, 2022

Job Description

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) is on a mission to create a world where no mother, child, or family is devastated by HIV and AIDS, and we are making an impact. We are a proven leader in the global fight to end HIV and AIDS, and an advocate for every child to live a full and healthy life into adulthood. For more than 30 years, EGPAF has been a leader in meeting urgent needs in pediatric HIV and AIDS in the world’s most affected regions. We carry out our values of passion, innovation, teamwork, leadership, integrity, excellence and equity every day, while maximizing our impact in the communities we serve.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Technical Officer – PMTCT and EID
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Employment Duration: Full-time
Department: TSI
Reports To: Program Manager, Nigeria
Job Description
How will you fight for an AIDS-free generation?

EGPAF currently supports a suite of pediatric and adolescent-focused HIV programs in Nigeria, primarily through technical assistance modalities. In early 2022, EGPAF will be launching a new program to optimize early infant diagnosis in two states.
EGPAF is seeking a qualified, highly resourceful and dynamic Technical Officer to accelerate progress toward the attainment of program goals in the country.
The primary function of this role is to provide technical support in PMTCT and EID to EGPAF’s Nigeria program in Rivers and Taraba state.
This position will be responsible for substantially driving the implementation of PMTCT and EID activities, and ensuring high-quality technical programming in these areas.
The Technical Officer -PMTCT and EID will also provide support to the EGPAF Nigeria Program Manager to disseminate results and support new business generation.

Responsibilities
No two days are alike at EGPAF, but what can you expect in this role?

This position will work very closely with facility-based health workers, State Ministries of Health, State Agencies for the control of AIDS, State Primary Health Care Development Board, Community based organizations, national and international partners and representatives from other normative agencies.

Requirements
To be successful, you will have:

A Medical Degree (MBBS, MBChB) from a recognized institution; registered medical practitioner with a current practice license from the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN),  a Degree in Nursing, or other related fields with relevant national registration.
Three (3) to four (4) years’ experience supporting HIV programs in Nigeria including technical expertise in PMTCT and EID programs especially at State level and collaboration with State actors.
Work in tandem with the EGPAF Nigeria Program Manager and Technical Officer, Program Optimization to regularly and rigorously review program performance, and rapidly put into place strategies to address gaps, including supporting QI projects at site level
Using the EGPAF-developed EID toolkit, design and implement proven strategies to optimize the performance and reach of EID services in the two states.
Support the acceleration of progress toward the attainment of EGPAF/Nigeria program goals in PMTCT and EID
Support the introduction and rapid implementation of a donor-supported project, focused on optimizing EID in Rivers and Taraba states

Skills
Bonus points if you have:

Extensive and up to date understanding of the HIV epidemic and response in Nigeria, including up-to-date knowledge of guidelines and key metrics
Knowledge of global and national HIV prevention and treatment guidance and standards.
Advanced knowledge of and experience using MS Office packages including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook among others.
Strong analytical skills with good problem-solving skills & creativity, supported by good writing and data interpretation skills
Leadership / mentoring skills and good interpersonal skills.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Note

As a global, multinational and multicultural organization, EGPAF believes that diversity in the workplace enriches our work and enhances our impact and effectiveness.
We believe that employees have the right to work in a climate of mutual respect and integrity that promotes dignity and respect for all, and that enables them to reach their full potential.
The Foundation is committed to advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEI&B), and we strongly encourage those with the following identities to apply: BIPOC ( black, indigenous, and other people of color), women and non-binary, LGBT+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender), individuals with disabilities, and other members of historically underrepresented groups.
EGPAF is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment regardless of race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability or genetics.
In addition to country law requirements, EGPAF complies with US laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the Foundation has facilities.
The Foundation does not charge any fees at any stage of the recruitment process. If you are asked to pay a fee at any stage of recruitment, please contact [email protected] .

To apply for this job please visit phe.tbe.taleo.net.

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