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 VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT 1

PROJECT: CARITAS NIGERIA – 4GATES PROGRAM.

AVAILABLE POSITIONS:  VIRAL LOAD MONITORING ASSISTANT (CHAMPION)

OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES, HEADQUARTERS – ABUJA.                      © 2019  

About Caritas Nigeria: www.caritasnigeria.org;

Organizational Background:

Catholic Caritas Foundation of Nigeria (Caritas Nigeria), is a Not-for-Profit Humanitarian and Development Agency established by the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), to coordinate at the national level, the social development interventions of the Catholic Church in Nigeria.  Caritas Nigeria works to fight hunger, disease and ignorance as well as responds to humanitarian crises and emergencies by mobilizing resources from within and outside the Church to meet the basic needs of affected persons, regardless of religion, nationality or ethnicity.

Project Background:

The Global Action Towards Epidemic control in Sub-national units in Nigeria (4GATES) program is a HIV/AIDS care, treatment and support program implemented across Faith-based and Government owned health facilities in Delta, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo States. It is a 5-year program (October, 2017 to September, 2022) implemented by Caritas Nigeria and its consortium partners; Catholic Relief Services (CRS), Pro-Health International and Palladium as the sole Implementing Partner for PEPFAR in these states.

POSITION: VIRAL LOAD ASSITANTS  

Details:

  Job Title:   VIRAL LOAD MONITORING ASSITANT (CHAMPION)
  Department:   Project:   Programs.   Caritas Nigeria, 4-GATES Program.
  Locations:   Enugu, Delta and Imo State
  Duration:   12 Months. [Renewable, based on performance & Project Lifecycle]  
Reports to:   Travel Required:   Application Deadline:   Facility Clinical Associate or Senior Care and treatment Assistant   Very minimal.   October 16, 2019

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Caritas Nigeria State Team and directly under the facility Clinical Associate/Senior Care and treatment Assistant, the Viral Load Monitoring Assistant (Champion) will primarily work with the designated Facility Based Lab Focal Person for Viral load (VL), Clinician, ART Nurse and Adherence Focal Persons to ensure all patients due to receive a viral load are identified before due date, notified, scheduled and promptly receive a viral load test. S/he will follow up on VL results received and ensure they are documented in the patient folder and for those found unsuppressed ensure Enhanced Adherence Counselling and repeat viral load after completion.

Key Areas of Accountability.

The Viral Load Monitoring Assistant (Champion) will perform the following functions:

  • Develop an effective relationship through clear communication and building trust with patients in the clinic.
  • Identify patients eligible for a viral load (VL) test via a line list of eligible patients generated monthly in collaboration with the M & E and Health Informatics unit.
  • Draw up weekly list of patients for VL test expected at the facility irrespective of appointment dates.
  • Call out to patients (phone calls) to remind them of a VL test
  • Ensure list of expected patients is domiciled on clinic days at every Point of Service within the facility to ensure patient is identified, notified and directed for sample collection.
  • Pull patient folders a day before and file a blank lab form in patient folder as a 2nd step reminder
  • Liaison with all POS within the facility to ensure all clients eligible for VL draw are identified and are linked to the lab.
  • Provide accompanied referral to ensure all patients needing VL Test are supported accordingly.
  • Complete the VL requisition form where applicable.
  • Ensure blood draw for VL test for all eligible patients who turn up at the facility
  • Follow up on patients who missed the scheduled appointment to reschedule for the VL draw.
  • Ensure prompt tracking of VL draw appointment defaulters and help patients set up appointment reminders to ensure all clients eligible have VL draws.
  • Document receipt of a VL test results from the lab
  • Review VL test results and separate: VL <1000 vs ≥1,000 copies/ml
  • Documents ALL VL test results in the patient records
  • Hand over the results of unsuppressed patients to the adherence counsellor for Enhanced Adherence Counselling (EAC)
  • Follow up on patients that will be eligible for repeat VL after EAC
  • Provides weekly and monthly updates and reports of VL activity using prescribed templates

Reporting & Supervision:

The Viral Load Assistant will report to the facility Clinical Associate/Senior Care and treatment Associate responsible for the facility and will interact with the facility physicians and other Healthcare Workers on a daily basis. S/he will also interact with all Caritas Nigeria Program Area Focal persons providing support to the facility and other units like the program and grants management.

Additional Responsibilities:

The Responsibilities (Above) are not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will also perform other related tasks as required and will be responsible for reporting and communicating progress and achievement of the specific assigned tasks.

Qualification and Experience:

Qualified applicants must have:

  • Minimum of a National Diploma or equivalent but tertiary education is an added advantage.
  • At least 2 years Clinical, Counselling experience in HIV prevention, care and treatment at a health facility level.
  • CHO/CHEW Certificate with HIV prevention, care and treatment experience acceptable.
  • A background in Nursing (Nursing or and midwifery) with at least 1-year post graduation experience will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and make reasoned judgments in a timely fashion. Committing to a course of action without undue delay or prevarication
  • Experience of dealing with difficult and sensitive situations in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work under pressure, efficiently handle multiple tasks, quickly find creative solutions to problems and challenges that arise, and manage stress and time in a fast-paced work and fluid operating environment.
  • Ability to foster and maintain a spirit of unity, teamwork, cooperation, and learning.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Sensitivity in working with multiple cultures and beliefs, and to gender equity.
  • Moderate level proficiency with Microsoft Office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team.
  • Persons living with HIV who meet the above criteria are strongly encouraged to apply.

Key Competencies

Should possess good skills in;

  • Good Knowledge of effective communication skills both inter-personal and intra-personal.
  • Team work and personal impact
  • Attention to detail.

Additional Advantage.

  • Understanding of faith-based organizations and capacity-building in local partnerships
  • Familiarity with policies, procedures, and priorities of Caritas agencies
  • Experience in staff development and partner capacity
  • Demonstrated commitment to improving gender equality in programming and operations.
  • Demonstrated capacity and experience with institutional strengthening of civil society
  • Flexibility to work both in a team and independently
  • Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally as required.

Key working relationships:

Internal:

4GATES Tier Managers, Facility Thematic Area-Teams and other state team members

External:

Partners, Civil Societies, Sister Agencies and Organizations, other Relevant Bodies.

Disclaimer.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Typical Physical Demands [For All Positions]:

  • Ability to spend long hours looking at computer screen and doing repetitive work on a keyboard.
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to lift 5-50 lbs.

Continued Professional Development CPD.

CARITAS NIGERIA is committed to providing CPD for its Employees. Employees are required to undertake available Training Courses and Research to enhance personal knowledge, skills and experience.

CARITAS NIGERIA fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a Competitive Benefits Package, Professional Development and Policies/Programs that support healthy Work/Life balance. Join our workforce to help create a society where everyone enjoys… Fullness of Life!

HOW TO APPLY

Interested Applicants with the desired requirements should send Letters of Applications, with copies of their CVs and Credentials in one single PDF file-format and an attachment to: recruitment.caritasnigeria@ccfng.org; *Single entry only.

Please note: Applications not received in the stated format and without a preferred Job Location and Title will be disqualified

Closing Date: Close of Business, Wednesday October 16, 2019.

Please Note: The above job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

CARITAS NIGERIA is an Equal Opportunity/Gender Conscious Employer and does not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristics protected under applicable laws.

MANAGEMENT.



 VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT 2

PROJECT: CARITAS NIGERIA – 4GATES PROGRAM.

AVAILABLE POSITIONS:  ASSISTANT, HIV TESTING SERVICES (HTS)

OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES, HEADQUARTERS – ABUJA.                      © 2019

About Caritas Nigeria: www.caritasnigeria.org;

Organizational Background:

Catholic Caritas Foundation of Nigeria (Caritas Nigeria), is a Not-for-Profit Humanitarian and Development Agency established by the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), to coordinate at the national level, the social development interventions of the Catholic Church in Nigeria.  Caritas Nigeria works to fight hunger, disease and ignorance as well as responds to humanitarian crises and emergencies by mobilizing resources from within and outside the Church to meet the basic needs of affected persons, regardless of religion, nationality or ethnicity.

Project Background:

The Global Action Towards Epidemic control in Sub-national units in Nigeria (4GATES) program is a HIV/AIDS care, treatment and support program implemented across Faith-based and Government owned health facilities in Delta, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo States. It is a 5-year program (October, 2017 to September, 2022) implemented by Caritas Nigeria and its consortium partners; Catholic Relief Services (CRS), Pro-Health International and Palladium as the sole Implementing Partner for PEPFAR in these states.

POSITION: ASSISTANT, HIV TESTING SERVICES   

Details:

  Job Title:   HTS ASSITANTS (IT CHAMPIONS)  
Department:   Project: Programs.   Caritas Nigeria, 4-GATES Program.
  Locations:   Enugu, Delta and Imo State
  Duration:   12 Months. [Renewable, based on performance & Project Lifecycle]  
Reports to:   Travel Required:   Application Deadline:   Facility Clinical Associate/Senior Care and treatment Associate   Possibly   October 16, 2019

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Caritas Nigeria State Team and directly under the facility Clinical Associate/Senior Care and treatment Associate, the HTS Assistant will primarily work with designated facility staff to ensure targeted testing, linkage and retention of all newly diagnosed HIV positive clients. S/he will ensure accompanied referral, Index Testing Services/ Partner Notification Services and Linkage of all newly diagnosed HIV positive clients and their social and sexual contacts, including other Tx_Curr clients who have a high risk of transmitting HIV (virally unsuppressed clients). They could also provide support in areas of defaulter tracking and retention interventions where the need arises to ensure better treatment outcome for patients and improvement of HIV case identification and prevention.

Key Areas of Accountability.

The HTS Assistant will perform the following functions:

  • Develop an effective relationship through clear communication and building trust with clients in the clinic.
  • Provide accompanied referral services by helping newly identified HIV positive clients navigate the clinic to ensure enrolment and other health services.
  • Liaison with all testing points within the facility to ensure all clients testing positive newly are linked to treatment.
  • Follows up with newly diagnosed HIV positive index clients to provide Index Case Testing and Partner Notification Services (PNS) within one week of enrolment.
  • Provide Index Case Testing and Partner Notification Services (PNS) for virally unsuppressed clients
  • Ensures ACCURATE DOCUMENTATION on all Index Testing registers and tools such as PNS register, Genealogy register and forms etc.
  • Provides weekly updates & monthly ITS activity reports using prescribed templates
  • Supports and works closely with Facility HTS officer to ensure HTS is provided for when s/he is absent
  • Support in populating the Linkage tracker and provide weekly updates for facility linkage.
  • Support tracking of appointment defaulters and help patients set up appointment reminders to ensure all clients offered ICT are accounted for.
  • Provide necessary support and counselling to enable the newly tested positive come to terms with the diagnosis.
  • Assists the facility counselor in educating patients on HIV, ART, Nutrition, Stigma and other related topics.
  • Provide adherence counselling when necessary.
  • Assist in graded disclosure where necessary.
  • And any other duty as prescribed by supervisor.
  • Provide timely feedback when needed

Reporting & Supervision:

The HTS Assistant will report to the facility Clinical Associate/Senior Care and treatment Associate and Caritas Nigeria HTS Focal person responsible for the facility. S/he will interact with the facility physicians and other Healthcare Workers on a daily basis and with all Caritas Nigeria Program Area Focal persons providing support to the facility and other units like the program and grants management.

Additional Responsibilities:

The Responsibilities (Above) are not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will also perform other related tasks as required and will be responsible for reporting and communicating progress and achievement of the specific assigned tasks.

Qualification and Experience:

Qualified applicants must have:

  • Minimum of a secondary school education but tertiary education is an added advantage.
  • CHO/CHEW Certificate with HIV prevention, care and treatment experience acceptable.
  • A background in Nursing (Nursing or and midwifery) with at least 1-year post graduation experience will be an added advantage.
  • At least 2 years Clinical, Counselling experience in HIV prevention, care and treatment at a health facility level.
  • Understanding of Index Testing Services (PNS & HTS) will be an advantage
  • Is a team player and has good interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and make reasoned judgments in a timely fashion. Committing to a course of action without undue delay or prevarication
  • Experience of dealing with difficult and sensitive situations in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work under pressure, efficiently handle multiple tasks, quickly find creative solutions to problems and challenges that arise, and manage stress and time in a fast-paced work and fluid operating environment.
  • Ability to foster and maintain a spirit of unity, teamwork, cooperation, and learning.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Sensitivity in working with multiple cultures and beliefs, and to gender equity.
  • Moderate level proficiency with Microsoft Office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team.
  • Persons living with HIV who meet the above criteria are strongly encouraged to apply.

Key Competencies

Should possess good skills in;

  • Good Knowledge of effective communication skills both inter-personal and intra-personal.
  • Team work and personal impact
  • Attention to detail.

Additional Advantage.

  • Understanding of faith-based organizations and capacity-building in local partnerships
  • Familiarity with policies, procedures, and priorities of Caritas agencies
  • Experience in staff development and partner capacity
  • Demonstrated commitment to improving gender equality in programming and operations.
  • Demonstrated capacity and experience with institutional strengthening of civil society
  • Flexibility to work both in a team and independently
  • Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility
  • Ability to travel locally and nationally as required.

Key working relationships:

Internal:

Program Leadership, All 4-Gates Thematic Area-Teams, Essential Offices (Finance, Admin, Human Resource).

External:

Partners, Civil Societies, Sister Agencies and Organizations, other Relevant Bodies.

Disclaimer.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Typical Physical Demands [For All Positions]:

  • Ability to spend long hours looking at computer screen and doing repetitive work on a keyboard.
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to lift 5-50 lbs.

Continued Professional Development CPD.

CARITAS NIGERIA is committed to providing CPD for its Employees. Employees are required to undertake available Training Courses and Research to enhance personal knowledge, skills and experience.

CARITAS NIGERIA fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a Competitive Benefits Package, Professional Development and Policies/Programs that support healthy Work/Life balance. Join our workforce to help create a society where everyone enjoys… Fullness of Life!

HOW TO APPLY

Interested Applicants with the desired requirements should send Letters of Applications, with copies of their CVs and Credentials in one single PDF file-format (attached) to: recruitment.caritasnigeria@ccfng.org;

*Single entry only.

Please note: Applications not received in the stated format will be disqualified

Closing Date: Close of Business, Friday October 18, 2019.

Please Note: The above job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

CARITAS NIGERIA is an Equal Opportunity/Gender Conscious Employer and does not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristics protected under applicable laws.

MANAGEMENT.                                                     



 VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT 3

PROJECT: CARITAS NIGERIA – 4-GATES PROGRAM.

AVAILABLE POSITIONS:  FACILITY BASED VIRAL LOAD ASSITANTS (CHAMPIONS)

OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES, HEADQUARTERS – ABUJA.                      © 2019  

About Caritas Nigeria: www.caritasnigeria.org;

Organizational Background:

Catholic Caritas Foundation of Nigeria (Caritas Nigeria), is a Not-for-Profit Humanitarian and Development Agency established by the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), to coordinate at the national level, the social development interventions of the Catholic Church in Nigeria.  Caritas Nigeria works to fight hunger, disease and ignorance as well as responds to humanitarian crises and emergencies by mobilizing resources from within and outside the Church to meet the basic needs of affected persons, regardless of religion, nationality or ethnicity.

Project Background:

The Global Action Towards Epidemic control in Sub-national units in Nigeria (4GATES) program is a HIV/AIDS care, treatment and support program implemented across Faith-based and Government owned health facilities in Delta, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo States. It is a 5-year program (October, 2017 to September, 2022) implemented by Caritas Nigeria and its consortium partners; Catholic Relief Services (CRS), Pro-Health International and Palladium as the sole Implementing Partner for PEPFAR in these states.

POSITION: VIRAL LOAD ASSITANTS  

Details:

  Job Title:   ASSISTANT, MONITORING AND EVALUATION
  Department:   Project:   Programs.   Caritas Nigeria, 4GATES Program.
  Locations:   Enugu, Delta and Imo State
  Duration:   12 Months. [Renewable, based on performance & Project Lifecycle]  
Reports to:   Travel Required:     Application Deadline:   Senior Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant and Facility Clinical Associate or Senior Care and treatment Assistant   Very minimal.   October 16, 2019

Job Summary

The successful candidate will primarily ensure that regular data collection for HIV Testing Services and Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission are transmitted into the available Electronic Medical Record System (NMRS) in their designated facilities. They will additionally ensure the availability of quality data through regular scheduled data verifications and validations activities. S/he will ensure the availability and use of Program Monitoring and Evaluation tools.  S/he will assist the Senior M&E Assistant the general implementation of M&E deliverables in the supported facilities and contribute to the overall success of Caritas Nigeria’s objectives

Description of Role:

  • Daily data entry for HTS and PMTCT into the NMRS.
  • Monitor the availability of all National Documentation Tools and ensure zero stock out. They will also monitor correctness of entries on the tools as these are data sources that feed the NMRS.
  • Ensure the proper maintenance and management of all infrastructure deployed to support the existence of an EMR system in supported facilities.
  • Ensure daily data backup on the system and weekly database backup in provided external devices to ensure safety and availability of records in the event of lost database.
  • Support ideal documentation systems that demonstrates evidence of quality service delivery by Caritas Nigeria supported SDFs
  • Ensure assigned facilities submit weekly data to the NDR, DATIM, CDR, and any other required electronic platform.
  • Participates in DQA and other data quality and validation activities.
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by the next line supervisor, and other ranking M&E staff of Caritas Nigeria.

Responsibilities:

  • Data Entry: Responsible for our HTS and PMTCT entries into the EMR.
  • Monitoring and Evaluation: Support the Senior M&E Assistant with additional entries for ART, Viral Load entries when required.
  • Reports Review: Participate in reports’ reviews with Senior M&E Assistant.
  • Reporting: Ensure all timelines for various reports are met and all submitted reports meets all expectations for quality and completeness
  • Representation of Caritas: Participate in meetings and forums as required and use such opportunities to present Caritas in positive light in quality of representation and character.

Reporting & Supervision:

The position reports to the Senior M&E Assistant and the State Office M&E backstop for that assigned facility. The State Monitoring and Evaluation Lead oversees the activities of the Senior and other level M&E Assistants.

Additional Responsibilities:

The Responsibilities (Above) are not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will also perform other related tasks as required and will be responsible for reporting and communicating progress and achievement of the specific assigned tasks.

Qualification and Experience:

Qualified applicants must have:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree or HND.
  • Completion of NYSC or an exemption certificate.
  • Experience in health related M&E is an added advantage. 
  • Hands on experience in the use of computer (Word processing, Excel, and database programs).
  • Must reside or be willing to reside in the community where supported Health Facility is located.
  • Good communication and reporting skills including proficiency in both written and spoken English.

Key Competencies

Should possess good skills in;

  • Good Knowledge of effective communication skills both inter-personal and intra-personal.
  • Team work and personal impact
  • Attention to detail.

Additional Advantage.

  • Understanding of faith-based organizations and capacity-building in local partnerships
  • Familiarity with policies, procedures, and priorities of Caritas agencies
  • Experience in staff development and partner capacity
  • Demonstrated commitment to improving gender equality in programming and operations.
  • Demonstrated capacity and experience with institutional strengthening of civil society
  • Flexibility to work both in a team and independently
  • Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally as required.

Key working relationships:

Internal:

4GATES Tier Managers, Facility Thematic Area-Teams and other state team members

External:

Partners, Civil Societies, Sister Agencies and Organizations, other Relevant Bodies.

Disclaimer.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Typical Physical Demands [For All Positions]:

  • Ability to spend long hours looking at computer screen and doing repetitive work on a keyboard.
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to lift 5-50 lbs.

Continued Professional Development CPD.

CARITAS NIGERIA is committed to providing CPD for its Employees. Employees are required to undertake available Training Courses and Research to enhance personal knowledge, skills and experience.

CARITAS NIGERIA fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a Competitive Benefits Package, Professional Development and Policies/Programs that support healthy Work/Life balance. Join our workforce to help create a society where everyone enjoys… Fullness of Life!

HOW TO APPLY

Interested Applicants with the desired requirements should send Letters of Applications, with copies of their CVs and Credentials in one single PDF file-format and an attachment to: recruitment.caritasnigeria@ccfng.org; *Single entry only.

Please note: Applications not received in the stated format and without a preferred Job Location and Title will be disqualified

Closing Date: Close of Business, Wednesday October 16, 2019.

Please Note: The above job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

CARITAS NIGERIA is an Equal Opportunity/Gender Conscious Employer and does not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristics protected under applicable laws.

MANAGEMENT.



 VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT 4

PROJECT: CARITAS NIGERIA – 4-GATES PROGRAM.

AVAILABLE POSITIONS:  ASSISTANT, PATIENT RETENTION & TRACKING

OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES, HEADQUARTERS – ABUJA.                      © 2019  

About Caritas Nigeria: www.caritasnigeria.org;

Organizational Background:

Catholic Caritas Foundation of Nigeria (Caritas Nigeria), is a Not-for-Profit Humanitarian and Development Agency established by the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), to coordinate at the national level, the social development interventions of the Catholic Church in Nigeria.  Caritas Nigeria works to fight hunger, disease and ignorance as well as responds to humanitarian crises and emergencies by mobilizing resources from within and outside the Church to meet the basic needs of affected persons, regardless of religion, nationality or ethnicity.

Project Background:

The Global Action Towards Epidemic control in Sub-national units in Nigeria (4GATES) program is a HIV/AIDS care, treatment and support program implemented across Faith-based and Government owned health facilities in Delta, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo States. It is a 5-year program (October, 2017 to September, 2022) implemented by Caritas Nigeria and its consortium partners; Catholic Relief Services (CRS), Pro-Health International and Palladium as the sole Implementing Partner for PEPFAR in these states.

POSITION: RETENTION & TRACKING ASSITANTS  

Details:

  Job Title:   RETENTION & TRACKING ASSITANTS
  Department:   Project:   Programs.   Caritas Nigeria, 4-GATES Program.
  Locations:   Enugu, Delta and Imo State
  Duration:   12 Months. [Renewable, based on performance & Project Lifecycle]  
Reports to:   Travel Required:   Application Deadline:   Facility Clinical Associate/Senior Care and treatment Associate   Possibly.   October 16, 2019

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Caritas Nigeria State Team and directly under the facility Clinical Associate/Senior Care and treatment Associate, the Retention & Tracking Assistant will primarily work with the Facility Adherence team, Records department, Clinician, ART Nurse and other facility personnel to ensure no patient misses a scheduled appointment and lost to follow up does not occur in his/designated facility. S/he will ensure all patients scheduled for a clinic appointment receive appointment reminders 2 -3 days before their scheduled appointment and are followed up within 24 hours of any missed appointment. S/he will ensure effective deployment and use of the appointment register to facilitate identification of patients scheduled for appointments and follow up of patients who miss scheduled appointments.

Key Areas of Accountability.

The Retention & Tracking Assistant will perform the following functions:

  • Develop an effective relationship through clear communication and building trust with patients in the clinic.
  • Identify and draw up weekly list of patients scheduled for each clinic appointment a week before the scheduled appointment by working with the facility records department using the appointment dairy.
  • Notify the patients expected for each clinic appointment through reminder phone calls 2-3 days before each appointment.
  • Identify patients who missed scheduled appointments at the end of each clinic day.
  • Reach out through phone calls (home visits when necessary), to all patients who missed a scheduled appointment (Drug refill, Lab, Counselling e.t.c appointments)
  • Use the missed appointment protocol as a guide in ensuring no patient becomes lost to follow up.
  • Document activities using the missed appointment tracking register and other prescribed tools.
  • Work closely with the facility M & E team to ensure all activities are adequately captured on the facility EMR in a timely manner.
  • Be able to provide updated outcomes for all patients in designated facility.
  • Provide weekly and monthly updates and reports of tracking activity using prescribed templates

Reporting & Supervision:

The Retention and Tracking Assistant will report directly to the facility Clinical Associate/Senior Care and treatment Associate responsible for the facility and will interact with the facility physicians and other Healthcare Workers on a daily basis. S/he will also interact with all Caritas Nigeria Program Area Focal persons providing support to the facility and other units like the program and grants management.

Additional Responsibilities:

The Responsibilities (Above) are not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will also perform other related tasks as required and will be responsible for reporting and communicating progress and achievement of the specific assigned tasks.

Qualification and Experience:

Qualified applicants must have:

  • Minimum of a secondary school education but tertiary education is an added advantage.
  • At least 2 years Clinical, Counselling experience in HIV prevention, care and treatment at a health facility level.
  • CHO/CHEW Certificate with HIV prevention, care and treatment experience acceptable.
  • A background in Nursing (Nursing or and midwifery) with at least 1-year post graduation experience will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and make reasoned judgments in a timely fashion. Committing to a course of action without undue delay or prevarication
  • Experience of dealing with difficult and sensitive situations in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work under pressure, efficiently handle multiple tasks, quickly find creative solutions to problems and challenges that arise, and manage stress and time in a fast-paced work and fluid operating environment.
  • Ability to foster and maintain a spirit of unity, teamwork, cooperation, and learning.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Sensitivity in working with multiple cultures and beliefs, and to gender equity.
  • Moderate level proficiency with Microsoft Office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team.
  • Persons living with HIV who meet the above criteria are strongly encouraged to apply.

Key Competencies

Should possess good skills in;

  • Good Knowledge of effective communication skills both inter-personal and intra-personal.
  • Team work and personal impact
  • Attention to detail.

Additional Advantage.

  • Understanding of faith-based organizations and capacity-building in local partnerships
  • Familiarity with policies, procedures, and priorities of Caritas agencies
  • Experience in staff development and partner capacity
  • Demonstrated commitment to improving gender equality in programming and operations.
  • Demonstrated capacity and experience with institutional strengthening of civil society
  • Flexibility to work both in a team and independently
  • Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility
  • Ability to travel locally and nationally as required.

Key working relationships:

Internal:

Program Leadership, All 4-Gates Thematic Area-Teams, Essential Offices (Finance, Admin, Human Resource).

External:

Partners, Civil Societies, Sister Agencies and Organizations, other Relevant Bodies.

Disclaimer.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Typical Physical Demands [For All Positions]:

  • Ability to spend long hours looking at computer screen and doing repetitive work on a keyboard.
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to lift 5-50 lbs.

Continued Professional Development CPD.

CARITAS NIGERIA is committed to providing CPD for its Employees. Employees are required to undertake available Training Courses and Research to enhance personal knowledge, skills and experience.

CARITAS NIGERIA fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a Competitive Benefits Package, Professional Development and Policies/Programs that support healthy Work/Life balance. Join our workforce to help create a society where everyone enjoys… Fullness of Life!

HOW TO APPLY

Interested Applicants with the desired requirements should send Letters of Applications, with copies of their CVs and Credentials in one single PDF file-format (attached) to: recruitment.caritasnigeria@ccfng.org;

*Single entry only.

Please note: Applications not received in the stated format will be disqualified

Closing Date: Close of Business, Wednesday October 16, 2019.

Please Note: The above job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

CARITAS NIGERIA is an Equal Opportunity/Gender Conscious Employer and does not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristics protected under applicable laws.

MANAGEMENT.                                                     



 VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT 5

PROJECT: CARITAS NIGERIA – 4GATES PROGRAM.

AVAILABLE POSITIONS:  ASSOCIATE, CARE AND TREATMENT

OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES, HEADQUARTERS – ABUJA.                      © 2019  

About Caritas Nigeria: www.caritasnigeria.org;

Organizational Background:

Catholic Caritas Foundation of Nigeria (Caritas Nigeria), is a Not-for-Profit Humanitarian and Development Agency established by the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), to coordinate at the national level, the social development interventions of the Catholic Church in Nigeria.  Caritas Nigeria works to fight hunger, disease and ignorance as well as responds to humanitarian crises and emergencies by mobilizing resources from within and outside the Church to meet the basic needs of affected persons, regardless of religion, nationality or ethnicity.

Project Background:

The Global Action Towards Epidemic control in Sub-national units in Nigeria (4GATES) program is a HIV/AIDS care, treatment and support program implemented across Faith-based and Government owned health facilities in Delta, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo States. It is a 5-year program (October, 2017 to September, 2022) implemented by Caritas Nigeria and its consortium partners; Catholic Relief Services (CRS), Pro-Health International and Palladium as the sole Implementing Partner for PEPFAR in these states.

POSITION: VIRAL LOAD ASSITANTS  

Details:

  Job Title:   Associate, Care and Treatment
  Department:   Project:   Programs.   Caritas Nigeria/4GATES Program.
  Locations:   Enugu, Delta and Imo State
  Duration:   12 Months. [Renewable, based on performance & Project Lifecycle]  
Reports to:   Travel Required:   Application Deadline:   Facility Clinical Associate or Senior Care and treatment Assistant   Very minimal.   October 16, 2019

Job Summary

Responsible for coordinating HIV care and treatment activities in target Service Delivery Facilities with a multidisciplinary team. In collaboration with Caritas Nigeria Technical Teams and facility based teams, the incumbent will provide HIV prevention, care and treatment services directly to patients. The objective of this position is to enhance service delivery and to strengthen the leadership and the capacity of the supported facilities in the coordination and delivery of quality HIV prevention, care and treatment services.

Key Areas of Accountability.

  • Ensure daily achievement of Treatment New target for assigned facilities
  • Ensure the use of risk stratification tool for optimum yield of positives in assigned facilities
  • Ensure every index positive patient receive Partner Notification Services (PNS) with a view to achieving average minimum elicitation ratio of 1:3
  • Follow-up of all newly identified positives with a view to ensuring 100% linkage to treatment
  • Daily onsite presence to coordinate and oversee all ART clinic related activities 
  • Daily clinical assessment and monitoring of patients on ARV therapy based on standard guidelines with emphasis on initial clinical evaluation. Treatment preparation, Same day ART initiation, in addition to prompt diagnosis of therapeutic failure using virological, immunological and/or clinical parameters as may be applicable 
  • Monitoring adherence to therapy and prompt identification and management of therapeutic toxicities.
  • Ensure all patients on ART receive timely viral load test and documented evidence results used for clinical decision.
  • Ensure all virally unsuppressed patients receive Quality and Complete Enhanced Adherence Counselling, timely repeat viral load, functional switch committee and appropriate and timely switch for confirmed cases of treatment failure 
  • Identification, diagnosis and management of opportunistic infection.
  • Regular nutritional assessment of positive patient (adult & pediatric) with a view to intervening either by therapeutic or supplementary nutritional support.
  • Ensure prompt tracking of patients that missed scheduled appointment and Lost to Follow Up.
  • Involvement in support group activities including orphan and vulnerable children activities and designing strategy that enhance social integration in conjunction with community based treatment support specialist.
  • Diagnosis and management of pediatric HIV/AIDS using laboratory, clinical and nutritional parameters to ensure early and prompt ART initiation.
  • Monitoring and follow up of retro exposed infants by ensuring post exposure prophylaxis, early infant diagnosis with DBS and Cotrimoxazole prophylaxis.
  •  Ensure prompt initiation of Positive Pregnant women on ART, all current pregnant positive women receive timely documented viral load and result used for clinical decision for such women.
  • Management of PTB/HIV co infection with strict adherence to ISTC guideline and ensuring CPT for life.
  •  Use of Continuous Quality Improvement Processes for Improved Program Performance using scientifically proven method such as small test of change to increase quality of service deliveries.
  • Strengthen TB /HIV clinic integration
  • Co-ordination of activities around TB infection control and prevention
  • Monitoring of implementation of TB infection control plan
  • Ensure functional and coordinated Differentiated Model of Care
  • Achieve 100% regimen optimization with the use of DTG and age & gender appropriate regimen
  • Weekly reporting of all activities undertaken to immediate supervisor
  • Prompt flagging of all issues and impediment to target achievement in assigned facility
  • Involvement in data quality assurance and ensuring complete and consistent EMR update
  • Overall oversight of all ART related activities in the assigned facility
  • Carry other activities as assigned from time to time.  

Reporting & Supervision:

The Care & Treatment Associate will report to the Clinical Officer or Specialist in charge of the target Service Delivery Facility and the Facility Tier Manager. S/he will interact with the facility physicians and other Healthcare Workers on a daily basis and with all Caritas Nigeria Program Area Foal Officer responsible for the SDF and other units like the program and grants management.

Additional Responsibilities:

The Responsibilities (Above) are not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will also perform other related tasks as required and will be responsible for reporting and communicating progress and achievement of the specific assigned tasks.

Qualification and Experience:

  • Degree in Medicine is required.
  • At least 2 years’ post NYSC experience
  • At least 1-year clinical experience in HIV prevention, care and treatment
  • Ability to lead teams and promote cross learning
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and make reasoned judgments in a timely fashion. Committing to a course of action without undue delay or prevarication
  • Experience of dealing with difficult and sensitive situations in a professional manner.
  • Ability and willingness to travel when and if required.
  • Experience of dealing with difficult and sensitive situations in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work under pressure, efficiently handle multiple tasks, quickly find creative solutions to problems and challenges that arise, and manage stress and time in a fast-paced work and fluid operating environment.
  • Ability to foster and maintain a spirit of unity, teamwork, cooperation, and learning.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Sensitivity in working with multiple cultures and beliefs, and to gender equity.
  • Moderate level proficiency with Microsoft Office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team.
  • Persons living with HIV who meet the above criteria are strongly encouraged to apply.

Key Competencies

Should possess good skills in;

  • Good Knowledge of effective communication skills both inter-personal and intra-personal.
  • Team work and personal impact
  • Attention to detail.

Additional Advantage.

  • Understanding of faith-based organizations and capacity-building in local partnerships
  • Familiarity with policies, procedures, and priorities of Caritas agencies
  • Experience in staff development and partner capacity
  • Demonstrated commitment to improving gender equality in programming and operations.
  • Demonstrated capacity and experience with institutional strengthening of civil society
  • Flexibility to work both in a team and independently
  • Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally as required.

Key working relationships:

Internal:

4GATES Tier Managers, Facility Thematic Area-Teams and other state team members

External:

Partners, Civil Societies, Sister Agencies and Organizations, other Relevant Bodies.

Disclaimer.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Typical Physical Demands [For All Positions]:

  • Ability to spend long hours looking at computer screen and doing repetitive work on a keyboard.
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to lift 5-50 lbs.

Continued Professional Development CPD.

CARITAS NIGERIA is committed to providing CPD for its Employees. Employees are required to undertake available Training Courses and Research to enhance personal knowledge, skills and experience.

CARITAS NIGERIA fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a Competitive Benefits Package, Professional Development and Policies/Programs that support healthy Work/Life balance. Join our workforce to help create a society where everyone enjoys… Fullness of Life!

HOW TO APPLY

Interested Applicants with the desired requirements should send Letters of Applications, with copies of their CVs and Credentials in one single PDF file-format and an attachment to: recruitment.caritasnigeria@ccfng.org; *Single entry only.

Please note: Applications not received in the stated format and without a preferred Job Location and Title will be disqualified

Closing Date: Close of Business, Wednesday October 16, 2019.

Please Note: The above job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

CARITAS NIGERIA is an Equal Opportunity/Gender Conscious Employer and does not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristics protected under applicable laws.

MANAGEMENT.



 VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT 6

PROJECT: CARITAS NIGERIA – 4GATES PROGRAM.

AVAILABLE POSITIONS:  SENIOR ASSISTANT, CARE AND TREATMENT

OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES, HEADQUARTERS – ABUJA.                      © 2019

About Caritas Nigeria: www.caritasnigeria.org;

Organizational Background:

Catholic Caritas Foundation of Nigeria (Caritas Nigeria), is a Not-for-Profit Humanitarian and Development Agency established by the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), to coordinate at the national level, the social development interventions of the Catholic Church in Nigeria.  Caritas Nigeria works to fight hunger, disease and ignorance as well as responds to humanitarian crises and emergencies by mobilizing resources from within and outside the Church to meet the basic needs of affected persons, regardless of religion, nationality or ethnicity.

Project Background:

The Global Action Towards Epidemic control in Sub-national units in Nigeria (4GATES) program is a HIV/AIDS care, treatment and support program implemented across Faith-based and Government owned health facilities in Delta, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo States. It is a 5-year program (October, 2017 to September, 2022) implemented by Caritas Nigeria and its consortium partners; Catholic Relief Services (CRS), Pro-Health International and Palladium as the sole Implementing Partner for PEPFAR in these states.

POSITION: VIRAL LOAD ASSITANTS  

Details:

  Job Title:   Senior Assistant, Care and Treatment
  Department:   Project:   Programs.   Caritas Nigeria, 4GATES Program.
  Locations:   Enugu, Delta and Imo State
  Duration:   12 Months. [Renewable, based on performance & Project Lifecycle]  
Reports to:   Travel Required:   Application Deadline:   Facility Clinical Associate and Facility Tier Manager   Very minimal.   October 16, 2019

Job Summary

Responsible for supporting the delivery of HIV prevention, care and treatment services in target Service Delivery Facilities with a multidisciplinary team. In collaboration with Caritas Nigeria Technical Teams and facility based teams, the incumbent will provide HIV prevention, care and treatment services directly to patients. The objective of this position is to enhance service delivery and to support the leadership and the capacity of the supported facilities in the coordination and delivery of quality HIV prevention, care and treatment services.

Key Areas of Accountability.

  • Support the daily achievement of Treatment New target for assigned facilities
  • Ensure the use of risk stratification tool for optimum yield of positives in assigned facilities
  • Ensure every index positive patient receive Partner Notification Services (PNS) with a view to achieving average minimum elicitation ratio of 1:3
  • Follow-up of all newly identified positives with a view to ensuring 100% linkage to treatment
  • Daily onsite presence to coordinate and oversee all ART clinic related activities 
  • Support the daily clinical assessment and monitoring of patients on ART based on standard guidelines with emphasis on initial clinical evaluation, treatment preparation, and same day ART initiation.
  • Monitoring adherence to therapy and prompt identification and management of therapeutic toxicities.
  • Ensure all patients on ART receive timely viral load test and documented evidence results used for clinical decision.
  • Ensure all virally unsuppressed patients receive Quality and Complete Enhanced Adherence Counselling, timely repeat viral load, functional switch committee and appropriate and timely switch for confirmed cases of treatment failure 
  • Support the identification, diagnosis and management of opportunistic infection.
  • Regular nutritional assessment of positive patient (adult & pediatric) with a view to intervening either by therapeutic or supplementary nutritional support.
  • Ensure prompt tracking of patients that missed scheduled appointment and Lost to Follow Up.
  • Involvement in support group activities including orphan and vulnerable children activities and designing strategy that enhance social integration in conjunction with community based treatment support specialist.
  • Support the diagnosis and management of pediatric HIV/AIDS using laboratory, clinical and nutritional parameters to ensure early and prompt ART initiation.
  • Monitoring and follow up of retro exposed infants by ensuring post exposure prophylaxis, early infant diagnosis with DBS and Cotrimoxazole prophylaxis.
  • Ensure prompt initiation of Positive Pregnant women on ART, all current pregnant positive women receive timely documented viral load and result used for clinical decision for such women.
  • Use of Continuous Quality Improvement Processes for Improved Program Performance using scientifically proven method such as small test of change to increase quality of service deliveries.
  • Strengthen TB /HIV clinic integration
  • Support the co-ordination of activities around TB infection control and prevention and monitoring of implementation of TB infection control plan
  • Support functional and coordinated Differentiated Model of Care
  • Achieve 100% regimen optimization with the use of DTG and age & gender appropriate regimen
  • Weekly reporting of all activities undertaken to immediate supervisor
  • Prompt flagging of all issues and impediment to target achievement in assigned facility
  • Support data quality assurance and complete and consistent EMR update
  • Overall oversight of all ART related activities in the assigned facility
  • Carry other activities as assigned from time to time.

Reporting & Supervision:

The Senior Assistant, Care & Treatment will report to the Care and Treatment Associate and the Tier Manager in charge of the target Service Delivery Facility and will interact with the facility physicians and other Healthcare Workers on a daily basis and with all Caritas Nigeria Program Area Foal Officer responsible for the SDF and other units like the program and grants management.

Additional Responsibilities:

The Responsibilities (Above) are not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will also perform other related tasks as required and will be responsible for reporting and communicating progress and achievement of the specific assigned tasks.

Qualification and Experience:

  • Registered Nurse and Midwife with at least three years post qualification
  • A degree in Nursing with at least 1-year post NYSC experience
  • At least 1-year clinical experience in HIV prevention, care and treatment
  • Ability to lead teams and promote cross learning
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and make reasoned judgments in a timely fashion. Committing to a course of action without undue delay or prevarication
  • Experience of dealing with difficult and sensitive situations in a professional manner.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Ability to foster and maintain a spirit of unity, teamwork, cooperation, and learning.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Sensitivity in working with multiple cultures and beliefs, and to gender equity.
  • Moderate level proficiency with Microsoft Office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team.
  • Persons living with HIV who meet the above criteria are strongly encouraged to apply.

Key Competencies

Should possess good skills in;

  • Good Knowledge of effective communication skills both inter-personal and intra-personal.
  • Team work and personal impact
  • Attention to detail.

Additional Advantage.

  • Understanding of faith-based organizations and capacity-building in local partnerships
  • Familiarity with policies, procedures, and priorities of Caritas agencies
  • Experience in staff development and partner capacity
  • Demonstrated commitment to improving gender equality in programming and operations.
  • Demonstrated capacity and experience with institutional strengthening of civil society
  • Flexibility to work both in a team and independently
  • Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally as required.

Key working relationships:

Internal:

4GATES Tier Managers, Facility Thematic Area-Teams and other state team members

External:

Partners, Civil Societies, Sister Agencies and Organizations, other Relevant Bodies.

Disclaimer.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Typical Physical Demands [For All Positions]:

  • Ability to spend long hours looking at computer screen and doing repetitive work on a keyboard.
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to lift 5-50 lbs.

Continued Professional Development CPD.

CARITAS NIGERIA is committed to providing CPD for its Employees. Employees are required to undertake available Training Courses and Research to enhance personal knowledge, skills and experience.

CARITAS NIGERIA fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a Competitive Benefits Package, Professional Development and Policies/Programs that support healthy Work/Life balance. Join our workforce to help create a society where everyone enjoys… Fullness of Life!

HOW TO APPLY

Interested Applicants with the desired requirements should send Letters of Applications, with copies of their CVs and Credentials in one single PDF file-format and an attachment to: recruitment.caritasnigeria@ccfng.org; *Single entry only.

Please note: Applications not received in the stated format and without a preferred Job Location and Title will be disqualified

Closing Date: Close of Business, Wednesday October 16, 2019.

Please Note: The above job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

CARITAS NIGERIA is an Equal Opportunity/Gender Conscious Employer and does not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristics protected under applicable laws.

MANAGEMENT.



VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT 7

PROJECT: CARITAS NIGERIA – 4-GATES PROGRAM.

OPEN POSITIONS WITH LOCATIONS:

  1. Program Officer, Care & Treatment [Enugu & Imo States].
  2. Program Officer, Grants & Compliance [Delta, Enugu & Imo States]
  3. Program Officer, Health Informatics [Delta & Enugu States]
  4. Program Officer, Laboratory Services [Delta, Enugu & Imo States]
  5. Program Officer, Monitoring & Evaluation [Delta & Enugu States]
  6. Program Officer, Pharmacy & Supply Chain Management [Delta, Enugu & Imo States]
  7. Program Officer, Prevention Services: [Delta & Imo States]
  8. Program Officer, Quality Improvement & Disease Surveillance: [Enugu & Imo States]
  9. Program Manager: 4-GATES Program [Warri, Delta State]
  10. Senior Advisor, Care & Treatment: [Abuja, F.C.T]
  11. Senior Advisor, PMTCT & Pediatric A.R.T: [Abuja, F.C.T]
  12. Senior Manager, 4-GATES Program: [Asaba, Delta State]
  13. Program Specialist, Care & Treatment: [Enugu State]
  14. Program Specialist, Gender Services: [Abuja, F.C.T]
  15. Program Specialist, Health Informatics: [Abuja; Delta & Imo States]
  16. Program Specialist, Monitoring & Evaluation: [Abuja, F.C.T]
  17. Program Specialist, Prevention Services: [Warri, Delta State]
  18. Program Specialist, Quality Improvement & Disease Surveillance: [Delta & Enugu States]
  19. Program Associate: 4-GATES Program (Owerri, Imo State)                       

About Caritas Nigeria: www.caritasnigeria.org;

Organizational Background:

Catholic Caritas Foundation of Nigeria (Caritas Nigeria), is a Not-for-Profit Humanitarian and Development Agency established by the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), to coordinate at the national level, the social development interventions of the Catholic Church in Nigeria.  Caritas Nigeria works to fight hunger, disease and ignorance as well as responds to humanitarian crises and emergencies by mobilizing resources from within and outside the Church to meet the basic needs of affected persons, regardless of religion, nationality or ethnicity.

Project Background:

The Global Action Towards Epidemic control in Sub-national units in Nigeria (4GATES) program is a HIV/AIDS care, treatment and support program implemented across Faith-based and Government owned health facilities in Delta, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo States. It is a 5-year program (October, 2017 to September, 2022) implemented by Caritas Nigeria and its consortium partners; Catholic Relief Services (CRS), Pro-Health International and Palladium as the sole Implementing Partner for PEPFAR in these states.

VACANCIES FOR TECHNICAL POSITIONS ON THE 4-GATES PROGRAM.

1. Program Officer, Care & Treatment: (Enugu & Imo States) CODE: PO, C&T-1019.

Summary of Role: The Program Officer, Care & Treatment will be responsible for coordinating HIV care and treatment activities in target Service Delivery Facilities with a multidisciplinary team. In collaboration with Caritas Nigeria Technical Teams and facility based teams, the incumbent will provide HIV prevention, care and treatment services directly to patients. The objective of this position is to enhance service delivery and to strengthen the leadership and the capacity of the supported facilities in the coordination and delivery of quality HIV prevention, care and treatment services.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Build capacity of facility based clinicians through hands on coaching, supportive supervision and mentorship across program areas in HIV care and treatment.
  • Provide technical input in the development of an integrated program work plan and contribute quota towards ensuring the achievement of program deliverables
  • Ensure achievement of Treatment New target for assigned facilities
  • Ensure the use of risk stratification tool for optimum yield of positives in assigned facilities
  • Ensure every index positive patient receive Partner Notification Services (PNS) with a view to achieving average minimum elicitation ratio of 1:3
  • Follow-up of all newly identified positives with a view to ensuring 100% linkage to treatment
  • Support Clinical Associate in the coordination of all ART clinic related activities in assigned facilities.  
  • Support Clinical Associate and Facility Level Physician in the provision of   clinical assessment and monitoring of patients on ARV therapy based on standard guidelines with emphasis on initial clinical evaluation. Treatment preparation, Same day ART initiation, in addition to prompt diagnosis of therapeutic failure using virological, immunological and/or clinical parameters as may be applicable 
  • Provide guidance to facility level focal persons in monitoring adherence to therapy and prompt identification and management of therapeutic toxicities.
  • Ensure all patients on ART receive timely viral load test and documented evidence results used for clinical decision.
  • Ensure all virally unsuppressed patients receive Quality and Complete Enhanced Adherence Counselling, timely repeat viral load, functional switch committee and appropriate and timely switch for confirmed cases of treatment failure 
  •  Support Clinical Associate and facility Level Physician in the Identification, diagnosis and management of opportunistic infection.
  •  Ensure regular nutritional assessment of positive patient (adult & pediatric) with a view to intervening either by therapeutic or supplementary nutritional support.
  • Ensure prompt tracking of patients that missed scheduled appointment and Lost to Follow Up.
  • Involvement in support group activities including orphan and vulnerable children activities and designing strategy that enhance social integration in conjunction with community based treatment support specialist.
  • Provide guidance to Facility Level Physician and Clinical Associate in the diagnosis and management of pediatric HIV/AIDS using laboratory, clinical and nutritional parameters to ensure early and prompt ART initiation.
  • Monitoring and follow up of retro exposed infants by ensuring post exposure prophylaxis, early infant diagnosis with DBS and Cotrimoxazole prophylaxis.
  •  Ensure prompt initiation of Positive Pregnant women on ART, all current pregnant positive women receive timely documented viral load and result used for clinical decision for such women.
  • Management of TB/HIV co infection with strict adherence to ISTC guideline and ensuring CPT for life.
  •  Use of Continuous Quality Improvement Processes for Improved Program Performance using scientifically proven method such as small test of change to increase quality of service deliveries.
  • Strengthen TB /HIV clinic integration
  • Co-ordination of activities around TB infection control and prevention
  • Monitoring of implementation of TB infection control plan
  • Ensure functional and coordinated Differentiated Model of Care
  • Achieve 100% regimen optimization with the use of DTG and age & gender appropriate regimen
  • Weekly reporting of all activities undertaken to immediate supervisor
  • Prompt flagging of all issues and impediment to target achievement in assigned facility
  • Involvement in data quality assurance and ensuring complete and consistent EMR update
  • Overall oversight of all ART related activities in the assigned facility
  • Carry other activities as assigned from time to time.  

Additional Responsibilities:

The Responsibilities (Above) are not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will also perform other related tasks as required and will be responsible for reporting and communicating progress and achievement of the specific assigned tasks.

Qualification and Experience:

Qualified applicants must have:

  • Degree in Medicine is required.
  • At least 4 years’ post NYSC experience
  • At least 2 years’ clinical experience in HIV prevention, care and treatment at an Implementing Partner’s level
  • Ability to lead teams and promote cross learning.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and make reasoned judgments in a timely fashion. Committing to a course of action without undue delay or prevarication
  • Experience of dealing with difficult and sensitive situations in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work under pressure, efficiently handle multiple tasks, quickly find creative solutions to problems and challenges that arise, and manage stress and time in a fast-paced work and fluid operating environment.
  • Ability to foster and maintain a spirit of unity, teamwork, cooperation, and learning.
  • Willingness and ability to travel.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Sensitivity in working with multiple cultures and beliefs, and to gender equity.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team.

Key Competencies

Should possess good skills in;

  • Good Knowledge of effective communication skills both inter-personal and intra-personal.
  • Team work and personal impact
  • Attention to detail.

Additional Advantage.

  • Understanding of faith-based organizations and capacity-building in local partnerships
  • Familiarity with policies, procedures, and priorities of Caritas agencies
  • Experience in staff development and partner capacity
  • Demonstrated commitment to improving gender equality in programming and operations.
  • Demonstrated capacity and experience with institutional strengthening of civil society
  • Flexibility to work both in a team and independently
  • Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally as required.

2.  Program Officer, Grants & Compliance: (Delta, Enugu & Imo States) CODE: PO, G&C-1019.

Summary of Role: This position will work with the G&CS/SG&CS in coordination, identification and conduct of pre-award assessment of potential sub recipients for the States in collaboration with the Program Units and Clinical units. H/She serves as principal point of contact on compliance issues with allocated partner health facilities, implements approved financial management capacity building trainings at the sites, reports on partner’s capacity to meet grant reporting and compliance regulations.  Facilitate training and orientation of sub recipients on all applicable USG laws and regulations, funding agencies rules and regulations, terms and conditions of the subcontract. Ensure consistent application of organizational financial and administrative policies/standards, as well as USG rules and regulations across Caritas Nigeria transactions and partners. Conduct financial monitoring including site visits and review of financial reports and their supporting documents.

Roles & Responsibilities:

1. Compliance with grants management processes and procedures

  • Supports Program and Finance Departments on grants budgeting to ensure that all categories of project costs are taken into account at the conceptualization and submission stage of grant preparation.
  • Support the contract review process and ensure that key internal stakeholders provide necessary input before management approval
  • Ensures that all reports go through the necessary review and approval process and are submitted on time and to the expected quality standard
  • Maintains grant document filing
  • Provides training to facility Staff on Grant Managements policies, procedures and practices

2. Management of sub-grant/partnership agreements/contracts to comply with USG regulations, policies and procedure.

  • Supports Program team to provide support to sub-grantees/partners with finalization of project descriptions and budgets before signing partnership agreements; draft partnership agreements with grants recipients.
  • Reviews partner agreements ensuring the financial and contractual terms and conditions are compatible with donor requirement and procedures
  • Coordinates pre-award assessment, review and negotiate budgets with sub-grantees/partners together with program team and determine relevant capacity building needs
  • Monitors sub-grantee/partner compliance with terms of agreement and work plan and prepares regular updates and reports to management
  • Coordinates the issuance, modification, and handling closure of sub-grant partners 

3. Management of grants in compliance with terms and conditions of donor agreements and policies during project implementation.

  • Ensures that grant funded projects are implemented in compliance with the donor regulations and Policies.
  • Ensures program team fully understand donor rules and regulations and provide a list of all the compliance requirement as necessary.
  • Provides procedures and policy guidance and interpretation to all team members to ensure adherence to grant management procedures; provide the Compliance Checklist and share with all team members contributing to meeting compliance requirements as necessary.
  • Provides training on donor compliance matters and regulations
  • Supports program team and finance in monitoring all compliance requirements related to donor contracts. 
  • Capable of building constructive working relationships across the whole organization
  • Understanding of programmatic and compliance requirements from a variety of donors.
  • Prepare and/or review information and reports for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Develop and modify policies/procedures/systems in accordance with government regulations and organizational needs and objectives.
  • Assist in preparations for external monitoring visits, reviews, and audits, and cross-site evaluations and participate as appropriate.
  • Establish and maintain electronic and hard copy files for each grant-funded project to be used for tracking and reporting purposes.
  • Conduct routine compliance reviews of grant programs.

4.   Internal Control Assessments and implementation

  • Conduct Internal Control and Monitoring/pre-award assessments as required.
  • Regularly visit the partners for capacity building and assessments.
  • Prepare Site Visit Reports on internal controls, procurement, human resource management, asset management, and budget utilization. Site findings, explanation of findings, criteria and recommendation as well as the follow-up requirements.
  • Prepare working papers to document work carried out during site visits. Ensure that files are organized, legible, and logically developed to document the management, accounting and logistics systems, the assessment of those systems, the tests developed and conducted to evaluate those systems, and the tests of reporting accuracy.
  • Give opinion on adequacy of internal controls, compliance with applicable laws and regulations, compliance with partner’s policies and procedures.
  • Perform bi-annual stock/commodity audits/reviews using an approved questionnaire. Such commodities will include but not limited to drugs, supplies, technical equipment, and office furniture.
  • Write commodity review reports on weaknesses for approval and for the relevant program managers/technical specialists to take corrective actions.

Additional Responsibilities:

The Responsibilities (Above) are not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will also perform other related tasks as required and will be responsible for reporting and communicating progress and achievement of the specific assigned tasks.

Qualification and Experience:

Qualified applicants must have:

  • B.Sc. in Accounting or Finance required; Professional Accounting qualification or MBA is a plus.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ Experience working in an NGO or 4 years’ experience in relevant field.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and make reasoned judgments in a timely fashion. Committing to a course of action without undue delay or prevarication
  • Experience of dealing with difficult and sensitive situations in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work under pressure, efficiently handle multiple tasks, quickly find creative solutions to problems and challenges that arise, and manage stress and time in a fast-paced work and fluid operating environment.
  • Ability to foster and maintain a spirit of unity, teamwork, cooperation, and learning.
  • Willingness and ability to travel.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Sensitivity in working with multiple cultures and beliefs, and to gender equity.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team.

Key Competencies

Should possess good skills in;

  • Good Knowledge of effective communication skills both inter-personal and intra-personal.
  • Team work and personal impact
  • Attention to detail.

Additional Advantage.

  • Understanding of faith-based organizations and capacity-building in local partnerships
  • Familiarity with policies, procedures, and priorities of Caritas agencies
  • Experience in staff development and partner capacity
  • Demonstrated commitment to improving gender equality in programming and operations.
  • Demonstrated capacity and experience with institutional strengthening of civil society
  • Flexibility to work both in a team and independently
  • Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally as required

3.  Program Officer, Health Informatics: (Delta & Enugu States) CODE: PO, HI-1019.

Summary of Role: The Health Informatics Officer, under the supervision of the Health Informatics Specialist, will directly participate and/or lead in the development, implementation, supervision and functioning as well data use of all Caritas Nigeria’s electronic and other health information and related systems at facility, state and/or country office levels as required.

Roles & Responsibilities:

The Health Informatics Officer will be directly responsible for and, in the absence of the Specialist, provide overall state and regional level health informatics leadership in the following regards;

  • Maintenance and upgrade of electronic health information systems (HIS) hardware and software used for program Monitoring, Quality Improvement, and Evaluation. This function will include direct participation in the software programming and/or development of the actual logic statements for the coding of HIS/Program indicators and software business rules where necessary and checking that all software development is done according to already established standards and procedures.
  • Development/adaption of software, database and other tools for reporting and data output requirements for both internal use and donors/GoN reporting requirements.
  • Deployment of relevant hardware, software and database tools to new sites as identified by Caritas Nigeria program management.
  • User support including training, direct technical assistance on building and maintaining a strong facility, LGA, state and national level HIS.
  • Assessments of health informatics environments, synthesize pertinent information, identify implications for planning and development, and provide recommendations to Caritas Nigeria program management.
  • Development of standard operating procedures, user manuals and data management procedure documents for all of Caritas Nigeria’s electronic information systems.
  • Preparing timely progress and periodic reports on information systems tool development and implementation and submit to senior specialist or technical advisor.
  • Support to Caritas Nigeria program management team, M&E and other staff in collating, analyzing and reporting all data especially those collected in all Caritas Nigeria’s electronic HIS for program review meetings, reporting and support for science activities.
  • Development and /or adaption of HIS tools (standard operating procedures, flow charts, data collection forms) and ensure collected data is entered or transcribed into the electronic systems.
  • Backstop the facilities M&E officers and/or data entrants in the implementation of Caritas Nigeria HIS structures and systems.
  • Document lessons learnt and best practices in the HIS portfolio according to donor and GoN guidelines.
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by the next line supervisor, S.A HI, Caritas O&E Lead, Principal Investigator, or the Executive Secretary of Caritas Nigeria
  • Health Informatics: Ensure the maintenance and functioning of health information systems across partner facility, LGA, state and national levels
  • Leadership: Effectively coordinate and manage the activities of supervisees (at SDFs) to enhance their outputs and contribute to team productivity
  • Training and Mentoring: Ensure that capacities required to deliver on health informatics and related activities are built in SDF level staff contributing to general Caritas Nigeria implementation efforts.
  • Gap Analysis: Analyze health information system and data for assigned SDFs to improve data quality and appropriate performance feedback to SDFs, other program staff and stakeholders
  • Reporting: Ensure all timelines for various reports to internal reporting platforms, NDR, and DHIS are met and all submitted reports meets all expectations for quality and completeness
  • Representation of Caritas: Participate in meetings and forums as required and use such opportunities to present Caritas in positive light in quality of representation and character.

Additional Responsibilities:

The Responsibilities (Above) are not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will also perform other related tasks as required and will be responsible for reporting and communicating progress and achievement of the specific assigned tasks.

Qualification and Experience:

Qualified applicants must have:

  • BA/BSc/BPharm, or similar degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Health Sciences and the Physical sciences (very high preference for strong background experience in computer programming in Java, and database management in MySQL, and Linux (obuntu) operating system) with at least 4 years’ cumulative experience (2 years must be at Officer level) years relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation. Or
  • Very high preference for strong background experience in computer programming in Java, and database management in MySQL, and Linux (obuntu) operating system. with at least 2 years’ relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level health information systems implementation.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and make reasoned judgments in a timely fashion. Committing to a course of action without undue delay or prevarication
  • Experience of dealing with difficult and sensitive situations in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work under pressure, efficiently handle multiple tasks, quickly find creative solutions to problems and challenges that arise, and manage stress and time in a fast-paced work and fluid operating environment.
  • Ability to foster and maintain a spirit of unity, teamwork, cooperation, and learning.
  • Willingness and ability to travel.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Sensitivity in working with multiple cultures and beliefs, and to gender equity.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team.

Key Competencies

Should possess good skills in;

  • Good Knowledge of effective communication skills both inter-personal and intra-personal.
  • Team work and personal impact
  • Attention to detail.

Additional Advantage.

  • Understanding of faith-based organizations and capacity-building in local partnerships
  • Familiarity with policies, procedures, and priorities of Caritas agencies
  • Experience in staff development and partner capacity
  • Demonstrated commitment to improving gender equality in programming and operations.
  • Demonstrated capacity and experience with institutional strengthening of civil society
  • Flexibility to work both in a team and independently
  • Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally as required

4.  Program Officer, Laboratory Services: (Delta, Enugu & Imo States) CODE: PO, LS-1019.

Summary of Role: The Laboratory Services Officer will report to the Senior Laboratory Services Specialist and provide technical support in the design, planning and implementation of laboratory services and laboratory related activities. Maintaining oversight on the functionality and optimization of all Molecular and Clinical laboratory services as well as laboratory related activities across healthcare facilities and communities; she/he will evaluate laboratory methods and procedures; and conduct periodic laboratory system assessment and review of activities.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the design, planning and implementation of laboratory services and laboratory related activities. S/he will Compile, analyze and monitor trends on the functionality and optimization of all Clinical laboratory services as well as laboratory related activities.
  • Plan and monitor Rapid test quality improvement initiative across all the states.
  •  Support the implementation of Laboratory Continuous Quality Improvement and the deployment and institution of appropriate corrective and preventive action respectively.
  • Assist in the evaluation of laboratory methods and procedures; and conduct of periodic laboratory system assessment and review of activities.
  • Responsible for the implementation and monitoring of the Integrated Sample Referral Network and an efficient biosafety and infection control program across all supported healthcare facilities and communities.
  • Assist in the development and adaptation of required guidelines/standards for related laboratory services.
  • Be responsible for the functionality of all laboratory information systems and linkage to EMR. Responsible for the design, implementation and monitoring system to ensure an efficient documentation of laboratory information.
  • Prepare progress reports of laboratory activities, lab program implementation and lab quality issues.
  • Develop, implement and monitor the laboratory logistics plan to support program implementation.
  • Be responsible for Dry Tube Specimen (DTS) production, distribution and monitoring of HIV Quality Improvement Program
  • Keep inventory of necessary laboratory reagents and supplies needed for DTS production and distribution
  • Oversee the development and implementation of quality control measures that will monitor specimen quality and storage conditions, including temperature and time.
  • Oversee Viral load activities in the state and reference laboratories.

Additional Responsibilities:

The Responsibilities (Above) are not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will also perform other related tasks as required and will be responsible for reporting and communicating progress and achievement of the specific assigned tasks.

Qualification and Experience:

Qualified applicants must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in Medical Laboratory Science. A valid certificate to practice as Medical Laboratory Scientist. Mandatory Knowledge and experience in the design, implementation and management of laboratory services in HIV/AIDS program or any other public health intervention program. Experience in a laboratory setting in the areas of molecular diagnosis (viral load determination, drug resistance testing, genotyping and nucleic acid sequencing) is a must. Familiarity with standards and federal/state regulations affecting the laboratory and laboratory practices. Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and make reasoned judgments in a timely fashion. Committing to a course of action without undue delay or prevarication
  • Experience of dealing with difficult and sensitive situations in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work under pressure, efficiently handle multiple tasks, quickly find creative solutions to problems and challenges that arise, and manage stress and time in a fast-paced work and fluid operating environment.
  • Ability to foster and maintain a spirit of unity, teamwork, cooperation, and learning.
  • Willingness and ability to travel.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Sensitivity in working with multiple cultures and beliefs, and to gender equity.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team.

Key Competencies

Should possess good skills in;

  • Good Knowledge of effective communication skills both inter-personal and intra-personal.
  • Team work and personal impact
  • Attention to detail.

Additional Advantage.

  • Understanding of faith-based organizations and capacity-building in local partnerships
  • Familiarity with policies, procedures, and priorities of Caritas agencies
  • Experience in staff development and partner capacity
  • Demonstrated commitment to improving gender equality in programming and operations.
  • Demonstrated capacity and experience with institutional strengthening of civil society
  • Flexibility to work both in a team and independently
  • Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally as required

5.  Program Officer, Monitoring & Evaluation: (Delta, Enugu & Imo States) CODE: PO, M&E-1019.

Summary of Role: The successful Officer will supervise regular data collection across implementing entities and ensure quality of the data by scheduled verifications and validations. S/he will participate in the implementation of M&E field activities and mentoring to SDFs assigned while ensuring that Caritas Nigeria M&E processes are adhered to in a consistent manner.  The person will be responsible for generating and providing the inputs, information and statistics for monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, annual and other reports. S/he will assist and support the use and deployment of program Monitoring and Evaluation tools across all SDFs. Constant performance and gap analysis will be carried out weekly and monthly by the Officer who will promptly provide feedback on observations to SDFs and other stakeholders.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Support the implementation of all monitoring and evaluation activities for Caritas Nigeria supported SDFs
  • Supervise and coordinate the collection of accurate HIV program’s related monitoring reports from partners (monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annually) on all required indicators
  • Support the development and refinement of M&E materials
  • Build the data culture at partner level to increase demand for quality information, systems, and utilization of available data for decision making
  • Manage and provide training for data analysis at the service delivery outlets and coordinate the technical assistance to sites in the analysis of data to address gaps in program and services
  • Support information technology infrastructure and management for data management tools
  • Ensure all partner databases are properly secured and routinely backed up.
  • Incumbent will assist in providing technical support and supervision in the planning, implementation and review of M&E activities to supported partners.
  • Support ideal documentation systems that demonstrates evidence of quality service delivery by Caritas Nigeria supported partners
  • Ensure assigned facilities submit weekly data to the NDR, DATIM, CDR, and any other required electronic platform.
  • Participates in DQA and other data quality and validation activities.
  • Monitoring and Evaluation: Regularly monitor stated project milestones and evaluate outcomes of support strategies at appropriate intervals
  • Leadership: Effectively coordinate and manage the activities of supervisees (at SDFs) which enhances their outputs and contributes to team productivity
  • Training and Mentoring: Ensure capacities required to deliver on M&E related activities are built in SDF level staff contributing to general Caritas Nigeria implementation efforts.
  • Gap Analysis: Analyze data from assigned SDFs to improve data quality and appropriate feedback to SDFs and stakeholders
  • Reporting: Ensure all timelines for various reports are met and all submitted reports meets all expectations for quality and completeness
  • Representation of Caritas: Participate in meetings and forums as required and use such opportunities to present Caritas in positive light in quality of representation and character.

Additional Responsibilities:

The Responsibilities (Above) are not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will also perform other related tasks as required and will be responsible for reporting and communicating progress and achievement of the specific assigned tasks.

Qualification and Experience:

Qualified applicants must have:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics or other Social Sciences.
  • At least 5 years’ post NYSC experience, 4 these years must be in HIV prevention, care and treatment monitoring and evaluation.
  • A Post Graduate degree in Public Health/Health Science is an added advantage.
  • Skills using MS Excel, MS Access, SPSS and/or SAS and Epi-Info highly desirable
  • Appropriate familiarity with electronic medical record systems
  • Strong data management and analysis skills
  • Knowledge of and experience in spreadsheet and database management work.
  • Good communication and reporting skills including proficiency in both written and spoken English.
  • Experience of dealing with difficult and sensitive situations in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work under pressure, efficiently handle multiple tasks, quickly find creative solutions to problems and challenges that arise, and manage stress and time in a fast-paced work and fluid operating environment.
  • Ability to foster and maintain a spirit of unity, teamwork, cooperation, and learning.
  • Willingness and ability to travel.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Sensitivity in working with multiple cultures and beliefs, and to gender equity.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team.

Key Competencies

Should possess good skills in;

  • Good Knowledge of effective communication skills both inter-personal and intra-personal.
  • Team work and personal impact
  • Attention to detail.

Additional Advantage.

  • Understanding of faith-based organizations and capacity-building in local partnerships
  • Familiarity with policies, procedures, and priorities of Caritas agencies
  • Experience in staff development and partner capacity
  • Demonstrated commitment to improving gender equality in programming and operations.
  • Demonstrated capacity and experience with institutional strengthening of civil society
  • Flexibility to work both in a team and independently
  • Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally as required

6.  Program Officer, Pharmacy & Supply Chain Management: (Delta, Enugu & Imo States) CODE: PO, P&SCM-1019.

Summary of Role: The incumbent will report to the Pharmacy and Supply Chain Management Specialist. S/he will participate in training Pharmacy focal persons, technical assistance visits, attend TWG and cluster review meetings, review last mile distribution schedules, validate and synthesize CRRIRF and PPR reports, ensure all documents such as invoices, delivery notes and other Supply Chain related documents are filed appropriately.  The job holder will organize and manage the regional stores and organize the distribution of commodities to facilities within the region. S/he will ensure compliance with Pharmacy & Supply Chain activities standards and regulations.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Will collect, synthesize and transmit data & information related to ARVs, OIs and other drugs utilization from assigned facilities.
  • Participate in the management of ARVs, and other commodities for the project.
  • Strengthen Pharmaceutical care practices in assigned facilities
  • Will institute or re-establish Therapeutic Drug Committees in facilities             
  • Monitor adverse drug reactions reporting in assigned facilities.
  • Review last mile distribution schedule for assigned facilities
  • Participate in technical assistance visits to facilities
  • Conduct SIMS assessment during TA visits
  • Mentor facility focal staff on Pharmacy and Supply Chain activities.
  • Submit monthly indicator reports and bimonthly CRRF reports for assigned facilities
  • Collate biweekly and monthly TLD transition reports for assigned facilities
  • Collate monthly reports on Pediatric ART regimen optimization
  • Collate adverse drug reactions reports from supported facilities.
  • Collate reporting rates and timeliness of reporting from assigned facilities.
  • Collate emergency order rates for assigned facilities.
  • Other duties as assigned

Additional Responsibilities:

The Responsibilities (Above) are not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will also perform other related tasks as required and will be responsible for reporting and communicating progress and achievement of the specific assigned tasks.

Qualification and Experience:

Qualified applicants must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy. Postgraduate degree in Public Health/Health Science is an added advantage
  • At least 3 years’ experience in HIV Care and Treatment and Supply Chain Management
  • Strong data management and analysis skills
  • Knowledge of and experience in spreadsheet and database management work.
  • Good communication and reporting skills including proficiency in both written and spoken English.
  • Experience of dealing with difficult and sensitive situations in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work under pressure, efficiently handle multiple tasks, quickly find creative solutions to problems and challenges that arise, and manage stress and time in a fast-paced work and fluid operating environment.
  • Ability to foster and maintain a spirit of unity, teamwork, cooperation, and learning.
  • Willingness and ability to travel.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Sensitivity in working with multiple cultures and beliefs, and to gender equity.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team.

Key Competencies

Should possess good skills in;

  • Good Knowledge of effective communication skills both inter-personal and intra-personal.
  • Team work and personal impact
  • Attention to detail.

Additional Advantage.

  • Understanding of faith-based organizations and capacity-building in local partnerships
  • Familiarity with policies, procedures, and priorities of Caritas agencies
  • Experience in staff development and partner capacity
  • Demonstrated commitment to improving gender equality in programming and operations.
  • Demonstrated capacity and experience with institutional strengthening of civil society
  • Flexibility to work both in a team and independently
  • Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally as required

7.  Program Officer, Prevention Services: (Delta & Imo States) CODE: PO, PS-1019.

Summary of Role: The Prevention Officer will work with stakeholders, facilities, Civil society organizations, Subnational government units, State Technical working groups in the planning, implementation, coordination and evaluation of Prevention, Care & Support of HIV services including but not limited to general prevention, HIV Testing Services, Linkage, Adherence, Retention, Prevention of Mother to child Transmission, Differentiated Models of Care and Nutrition services programming within 4GATES supported state of operations, communities and facilities.

The incumbent under the supervision of the Senior Specialist will provide direct programmatic implementation support at facility, team and program level in the attainment of project activities.

Roles & Responsibilities:

Support the design and implementation of the Prevention, Care & Support Services activities in supported states in accordance with 4GATES objectives in the following regards;

  • Support the design and implementation of the HIV prevention services (including HTS among the general population, KP, adolescents and young people) in supported states.
  • Provide technical support and oversight to ensure excellent HIV Testing Services delivery in supported facilities with particular focus on Index Case Testing in line with program directives.
  • Support the process of development, review and deployment of HIV prevention documents, guidelines and training curricula, including HIV Testing Services, Index Testing and KP testing, tailored training curriculum and service delivery guidelines.
  • Contribute to capacity building efforts of partners and ensure delivery of high quality services at all program sites using internationally recognized best practices and in line with national guidelines.
  • Work to strengthen quality assured counseling and testing services across all the HTS models – facility based, mobile and strategic community outreaches targeting key and vulnerable populations.
  • Implement effective linkage of all identified positive clients through innovative strategies e.g. accompanied referrals and use of the linkage tracker for all identified positives across all supported facilities.
  • Work with the ART Health care team to establish and strengthen adherence systems at the facility and community levels for improved quality of patient care. Support facility adherence interventions to ensure long term adherence to ART.
  • Put in place effective retention interventions to attain 95% retention of patients on ART on the 4GATES program.
  • Ensure integration of prevention of MTCT services into all ante natal care services and effective mentoring and supervision of health care workers at PMTCT sites.
  • Build capacity of facility nurses to take on new roles in the implementation of differentiated model of ART delivery (DMOAD) such as Fast track refill services and organized specialized clinics for stable patients.
  • Strengthen facility based patient health education curriculum.
  • Work with the state MOH for qualitative HIV Testing, Care and Support Service delivery in line with the program and national guidelines.
  • Provision of technical assistance and capacity building to facilities.
  • Assess quality of community support activities relating to HIV services in and around treatment facilities and assist treatment facilities and communities in developing their ART support programs.
  • Identify training needs, plan and facilitate on-site training sessions on HTS, Linkage, Adherence, Retention, Care & Support services.
  • Distribute appropriate job aides and education materials for treatment support staff and volunteers.
  • Provide an account of program related achievements through site visit, monthly and quarterly reports to supervisor.
  • Participate in other miscellaneous activities including representing CCFN, making presentations, professional development, relevant organizational research and abstract writing.
  • Represent the organization in meetings and other forums related to the job.

Additional Responsibilities:

The Responsibilities (Above) are not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will also perform other related tasks as required and will be responsible for reporting and communicating progress and achievement of the specific assigned tasks.

Qualification and Experience:

Qualified applicants must have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or other medical related field is required, with at least 4 years’ post NYSC clinical experience, at least 3 years’ clinical experience in HIV prevention, care and treatment at an Implementing Partner’s level, or
  • A Bachelor’s degree in the Social Sciences with at least 4 years’ post NYSC experience in HIV prevention, care and treatment at an Implementing Partner’s level.
  • Experience as HTS, Adherence Counselor or PMTCT counselor supporting a USG implementing partner.
  • Capable of managing multiple tasks and priorities and can work effectively under pressure.
  • Will be required to have regular interaction with a broad base of stakeholders including facility staff and management, community, patients, donors and other implementing partners
  • Good communication and reporting skills including proficiency in both written and spoken English.
  • Experience of dealing with difficult and sensitive situations in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work under pressure, efficiently handle multiple tasks, quickly find creative solutions to problems and challenges that arise, and manage stress and time in a fast-paced work and fluid operating environment.
  • Ability to foster and maintain a spirit of unity, teamwork, cooperation, and learning.
  • Willingness and ability to travel.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Sensitivity in working with multiple cultures and beliefs, and to gender equity.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team.

Key Competencies

Should possess good skills in;

  • Good Knowledge of effective communication skills both inter-personal and intra-personal.
  • Team work and personal impact
  • Attention to detail.

Additional Advantage.

  • Understanding of faith-based organizations and capacity-building in local partnerships
  • Familiarity with policies, procedures, and priorities of Caritas agencies
  • Experience in staff development and partner capacity
  • Demonstrated commitment to improving gender equality in programming and operations.
  • Demonstrated capacity and experience with institutional strengthening of civil society
  • Flexibility to work both in a team and independently
  • Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally as required.

8.  Program Officer, Quality Improvement & Disease Surveillance: (Enugu & Imo States) CODE: PO, QIS-1019.

Summary of Role: The Quality Improvement & Disease Surveillance (QIS) Officer, under the supervision of the Quality Improvement Implementation Science & Disease Surveillance Specialist, will support State-level tracking, collection and analysis of routine and intermittent Quality Improvement processes and indicators (including ART Surge indicators) according to PEPFAR Nigeria and the Nigerian Government’s QI plan for HIV/AIDS services

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • S/He will oversee a moderate number of high volume Service Delivery Facilities (SDFs)
  • Assess and identify service delivery interruptions and areas that require improvement in their assigned States
  • Monitor implementation progress across the three 90s for all tier 1 & Tier 2 SDFs and immediately flag gaps for resolution
  • Produce analytical summaries (graphs, charts, tables, narratives and appealing visuals) as requested for internal and external reporting requirements (including Site Improvement through Monitoring Systems [SIMS] and Nigeria Quality Assessment [NigeriaQual] activities)
  • Participate in Implementation Science research within their assigned State and ensure that program data guides program implementation in the State offices, health facilities and partner State and LGA institutions
  • Support and provide ongoing training for performance measurement to the site staff
  • Ensure that bi-annual Performance Measures are conducted at each eligible SDF with results shared at site and STOCs (Small Test Of Change) initiated and completed for low scoring indicators
  • Mentor 100% of QI focal persons in all allocated SDFs on all QI tools and processes
  • Ensure that 100% of SDFs receive quarterly visits for Quality Improvement (QI)
  • Ensure each SDF has a QI focal person/team that is functional with updated annual QM (Quality Management) Plans.
  • Complete an SDF checklist for each facility at least once every quarter
  • Ensure 100% of all supported SDFs have a Quality Management Plan
  • Carry out documentation audit on folders and registers for 100% of allocated SDFs at least once every quarter
  • Follow up on all QoC issues from site visits or data validation exercises
  • Ensure that 100% of allocated SDF QI teams submit monthly facility report and are supported remotely through monthly telecoms
  • Administer Patient Satisfaction Monitoring (PSM) and Health Care Workers Satisfaction Monitoring (HCWSM) forms; analyze the results and forward findings to appropriate channels
  • Conduct evaluation of Quality Improvement (QI) and Strategic Information (SI) activities in each SDF and provide feedback to key management staff
  • Carry out other additional duties as required. 

Additional Responsibilities:

The Responsibilities (Above) are not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will also perform other related tasks as required and will be responsible for reporting and communicating progress and achievement of the specific assigned tasks.

Qualification and Experience:

Qualified applicants must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Medicine, Public Health, Social Sciences, or related field
  • Post graduate qualifications (Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Research Methods or similar) will be an advantage.
  • Candidates are expected to have at least 4 years’ relevant experience in quality Improvement practices and research, as well as experience working with a HIV Implementing Partner
  • Experience working with M&E tools, and activities for donor-funded HIV programs as well as familiarity with Quality Improvement Methodologies (PDSA, STOC, etc.) and PEPFAR indicators, reporting requirements and QI processes like SIMS and NigeriaQual is desired
  • Candidates with Implementation Science or Research competencies, including research methods, statistical analysis, scientific writing and dissemination; as well as proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word and SPSS and/or other data analysis software are highly desirable.
  • Capable of managing multiple tasks and priorities and can work effectively under pressure.
  • Will be required to have regular interaction with a broad base of stakeholders including facility staff and management, community, patients, donors and other implementing partners
  • Good communication and reporting skills including proficiency in both written and spoken English.
  • Experience of dealing with difficult and sensitive situations in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work under pressure, efficiently handle multiple tasks, quickly find creative solutions to problems and challenges that arise, and manage stress and time in a fast-paced work and fluid operating environment.
  • Ability to foster and maintain a spirit of unity, teamwork, cooperation, and learning.
  • Willingness and ability to travel.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Sensitivity in working with multiple cultures and beliefs, and to gender equity.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team.

Key Competencies

Should possess good skills in;

  • Good Knowledge of effective communication skills both inter-personal and intra-personal.
  • Team work and personal impact
  • Attention to detail.

Additional Advantage.

  • Understanding of faith-based organizations and capacity-building in local partnerships
  • Familiarity with policies, procedures, and priorities of Caritas agencies
  • Experience in staff development and partner capacity
  • Demonstrated commitment to improving gender equality in programming and operations.
  • Demonstrated capacity and experience with institutional strengthening of civil society
  • Flexibility to work both in a team and independently
  • Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally as required.

9.  Program Manager: 4-GATES Program (Warri, Delta State) CODE: PM-1019.

Summary of Role: Ensures close monitoring of patient target in all program areas and work with SDFs to achieve set targets. Monitor all aspects or patient management and hospital administration to ensure efficient management of resources. Coordinate annual budget development, agreements; ensures Sites expenditure is in line with DIP and budgets; liaises with leads of key program thematic areas to provide technical support to sites when needed; ensures all sites submit monthly program and financial reports; foster sites relations with relevant GON representatives in states.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Give program support to SDFs
  • Work with site on annual budget and signing of agreements.
  • Ensure that sites expenditure is in line with DIP and in line with budgets.
  • Ensure that sites meet their target in all program areas.
  • Responsible for making sure that all sites submit monthly program and financial reports.
  • Foster Sites relations with relevant GON representative in state
  • Give support to the Principal Investigator in managing the 4GATES Project
  • With support from the Finance and Compliance team, work with 4GATES Service Delivery Facilities (SDFs) in budget management, including monthly liquidation and request for advance.      
  • Actively participate in activities to ensure appropriate budget planning and financial reporting by partners.
  • Actively participate in activities to ensure partners remain in compliance with CCFN and USG donor rules and regulations for management of resources.
  • Carry out regular technical assistance visits to the SDFs with on-going on-the-job training to partners
  • Work with technical team members to ensure provider driven technical assistance is available to the partners when requested.
  • Compile and respond promptly to program monthly reports submitted by partners and also respond to all partner issues promptly and ensure issues are closed promptly.
  • Provide input at CTCT meetings by ensuring the PI has adequate information from all SDFs managed by the PM prior to the CTCT meeting
  • Carry out mini dashboard reviews for assigned SDFs and monthly analysis of the monthly M&E reports and follow up with appropriate actions.
  • Serve as primary contact for integration of other CCFN programs with 4GATES Project.
  • Provide local perspective on determining the mapping out of services for 4GATES Project especially with respect to referral services in and around states where 4GATES Project works.
  • Act as primary contact/support for designated partners, including sharing new information and taking the lead on ensuring healthy relationships are maintained between partners and CCFN/4GATES.
  • Provide support to partners as requested, including project development and facilitation of workshops and supporting partners to build linkages with other implementing partners and state governments.
  • Build relationships with other stakeholders in the state which will include other implementing partners, state governments and state agencies for AIDS control.
  • Participate in review of project proposals
  • Participate in Program Department meetings and contribute to development of Program Department priorities
  • Research, stay up to date on, and disseminate HIV/AIDS methodologies, best practices, M&E tools, reports, findings, etc., including those from other country programs, that can be useful for CCFN HIV/AIDS and other programming
  • Participate in and share information from relevant trainings and workshops, as requested
  • Participate in CCFN strategic planning and implementation of strategic priorities

Additional Responsibilities:

The Responsibilities (Above) are not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will also perform other related tasks as required and will be responsible for reporting and communicating progress and achievement of the specific assigned tasks.

Qualification and Experience:

Qualified applicants must have:

  • Master’s degree in Public Health, Social Sciences, or related field Degree in Medicine is required.
  • 5 years’ relevant experience in Program Management focused on HIV and AIDS in a relief/development context.
  • At least 6 years’ post NYSC experience
  • Hands on clinical experience in HIV service delivery and technical coordination, proven experience and familiarity with SMOH/GON health systems,
  • Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills, capable of directing and managing change, effective delegation, inspiring teamwork and motivating staff and partners to achieve results,
  • Capable of managing multiple tasks and priorities and can work effectively under pressure.
  • Will be required to have regular interaction with a broad base of stakeholders including facility staff and management, community, patients, donors and other implementing partners
  • Good communication and reporting skills including proficiency in both written and spoken English.
  • Experience of dealing with difficult and sensitive situations in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work under pressure, efficiently handle multiple tasks, quickly find creative solutions to problems and challenges that arise, and manage stress and time in a fast-paced work and fluid operating environment.
  • Ability to foster and maintain a spirit of unity, teamwork, cooperation, and learning.
  • Willingness and ability to travel.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Sensitivity in working with multiple cultures and beliefs, and to gender equity.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team.

Key Competencies

Should possess good skills in;

  • Good Knowledge of effective communication skills both inter-personal and intra-personal.
  • Team work and personal impact
  • Attention to detail.

Additional Advantage.

  • Understanding of faith-based organizations and capacity-building in local partnerships
  • Familiarity with policies, procedures, and priorities of Caritas agencies
  • Experience in staff development and partner capacity
  • Demonstrated commitment to improving gender equality in programming and operations.
  • Demonstrated capacity and experience with institutional strengthening of civil society
  • Flexibility to work both in a team and independently
  • Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally as required.

10.  Senior Advisor, Care & Treatment: (Abuja, F.C.T) CODE: SA, C&T-1019.

Summary of Role: Responsible for coordinating ART related care and treatment activities in supported States of Delta, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo State with a multidisciplinary team. In collaboration with Caritas Nigeria Technical Teams and facility based teams, the incumbent will provide technical support in HIV prevention, care and treatment services directly to Program and Facility Level Staff. The objective of this position is to ensure quality service delivery and achievement of program target and deliverable. 

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Build capacity of facility based clinicians through hands on coaching, supportive supervision and mentorship across program areas in HIV care and treatment.
  • Organize and implement training interventions for enhanced capacity of site level service providers.
  • Provide technical input in the development of an integrated program work plan and contribute quota towards ensuring the achievement of program deliverables
  • Ensure achievement of all assigned target relating to ART indicators.
  • Conceptualize, develop and implement strategies directed towards quality site level program implementation across all related thematic areas. 
  • Collate, analyze and use data generated from program implementation to inform strategy direction from time to time.
  • Write monthly, quarterly, semi- annual and annual indicator narrative
  • Contribute to the development of annual interim progress report and continuation application
  •  Monitor and supervise complete and correct completion of all ART reporting tools,
  • Support and supervise other Technical team in the coordination of all ART related activities.  
  • Interface between CCFN, Funding organization, Government of Nigeria and other stakeholders as need arises.
  • Represent CCFN at meetings and fora whenever required.
  • Provide guidance and supportive supervision to facility lev persons in the holistic delivery of quality ART services
  • Overall oversight of all ART related activities.
  • Carry other activities as assigned from time to time.  

Additional Responsibilities:

The Responsibilities (Above) are not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will also perform other related tasks as required and will be responsible for reporting and communicating progress and achievement of the specific assigned tasks.

Qualification and Experience:

Qualified applicants must have:

  • Degree in Medicine and a Master’s of Public Health or related qualification is required. A fellowship is an added advantage.
  • At least 10 years’ post NYSC experience
  • At least 8 years’ experience in HIV prevention, care and treatment at an Implementing Partner’s level
  • Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills, capable of directing and managing change, effective delegation, inspiring teamwork and motivating staff and partners to achieve results,
  • Capable of managing multiple tasks and priorities and can work effectively under pressure.
  • Will be required to have regular interaction with a broad base of stakeholders including facility staff and management, community, patients, donors and other implementing partners
  • Good communication and reporting skills including proficiency in both written and spoken English.
  • Experience of dealing with difficult and sensitive situations in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work under pressure, efficiently handle multiple tasks, quickly find creative solutions to problems and challenges that arise, and manage stress and time in a fast-paced work and fluid operating environment.
  • Ability to foster and maintain a spirit of unity, teamwork, cooperation, and learning.
  • Willingness and ability to travel.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Sensitivity in working with multiple cultures and beliefs, and to gender equity.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team.

Key Competencies

Should possess good skills in;

  • Good Knowledge of effective communication skills both inter-personal and intra-personal.
  • Team work and personal impact
  • Attention to detail.

Additional Advantage.

  • Understanding of faith-based organizations and capacity-building in local partnerships
  • Familiarity with policies, procedures, and priorities of Caritas agencies
  • Experience in staff development and partner capacity
  • Demonstrated commitment to improving gender equality in programming and operations.
  • Demonstrated capacity and experience with institutional strengthening of civil society
  • Flexibility to work both in a team and independently
  • Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally as required.

11.  Senior Advisor, PMTCT & Pediatric A.R.T: (Abuja, F.C.T) CODE: SA, P&P-1019.

Summary of Role: Responsible for coordinating ART related care and treatment activities in supported States of Delta, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo State with a multidisciplinary team. In collaboration with Caritas Nigeria Technical Teams and facility based teams, the incumbent will provide technical support in HIV prevention, care and treatment services directly to Program and Facility Level Staff. The objective of this position is to ensure quality service delivery and achievement of program target and deliverable. 

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Build capacity of facility based clinicians through hands on coaching, supportive supervision and mentorship across program areas in HIV care and treatment.
  • Organize and implement training interventions for enhanced capacity of site level service providers.
  • Provide technical input in the development of an integrated program work plan and contribute quota towards ensuring the achievement of program deliverables
  • Ensure achievement of all assigned target relating to ART indicators.
  • Conceptualize, develop and implement strategies directed towards quality site level program implementation across all related thematic areas. 
  • Collate, analyze and use data generated from program implementation to inform strategy direction from time to time.
  • Write monthly, quarterly, semi- annual and annual indicator narrative
  • Contribute to the development of annual interim progress report and continuation application
  •  Monitor and supervise complete and correct completion of all ART reporting tools,
  • Support and supervise other Technical team in the coordination of all ART related activities.  
  • Interface between CCFN, Funding organization, Government of Nigeria and other stakeholders as need arises.
  • Represent CCFN at meetings and fora whenever required.
  • Provide guidance and supportive supervision to facility lev persons in the holistic delivery of quality ART services
  • Overall oversight of all ART related activities.
  • Carry other activities as assigned from time to time.  

Additional Responsibilities:

The Responsibilities (Above) are not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will also perform other related tasks as required and will be responsible for reporting and communicating progress and achievement of the specific assigned tasks.

Qualification and Experience:

Qualified applicants must have:

  • Degree in Medicine and a Master’s of Public Health or related qualification is required. A fellowship is an added advantage.
  • At least 10 years’ post NYSC experience
  • At least 8 years’ experience in HIV prevention, care and treatment at an Implementing Partner’s level
  • Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills, capable of directing and managing change, effective delegation, inspiring teamwork and motivating staff and partners to achieve results,
  • Capable of managing multiple tasks and priorities and can work effectively under pressure.
  • Will be required to have regular interaction with a broad base of stakeholders including facility staff and management, community, patients, donors and other implementing partners
  • Good communication and reporting skills including proficiency in both written and spoken English.
  • Experience of dealing with difficult and sensitive situations in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work under pressure, efficiently handle multiple tasks, quickly find creative solutions to problems and challenges that arise, and manage stress and time in a fast-paced work and fluid operating environment.
  • Ability to foster and maintain a spirit of unity, teamwork, cooperation, and learning.
  • Willingness and ability to travel.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Sensitivity in working with multiple cultures and beliefs, and to gender equity.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team.

Key Competencies

Should possess good skills in;

  • Good Knowledge of effective communication skills both inter-personal and intra-personal.
  • Team work and personal impact
  • Attention to detail.

Additional Advantage.

  • Understanding of faith-based organizations and capacity-building in local partnerships
  • Familiarity with policies, procedures, and priorities of Caritas agencies
  • Experience in staff development and partner capacity
  • Demonstrated commitment to improving gender equality in programming and operations.
  • Demonstrated capacity and experience with institutional strengthening of civil society
  • Flexibility to work both in a team and independently
  • Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally as required.

12.  Senior Manager, 4-GATES Program: (Asaba, Delta State) CODE: SPM-1019.

Summary of Role: Ensures close monitoring of patient target in all program areas and work with SDFs to achieve set targets. Monitor all aspects of patient management and hospital administration to ensure efficient management of resources. Coordinate annual budget development in the state and signing of agreements with partner sites, ensures sites expenditure is in line with the DIP and budgets; liaises with leads of key program thematic areas to provide technical support to sites when needed; ensures all sites submit monthly program and financial reports; foster sites relations with relevant GON representatives in the state.

The Senior Program Manager will act as the line manager for all Program Managers who will be responsible for delivering the programs assigned to them.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Represents the organization in a professional manner at all times, acting with the highest levels of integrity and personal accountability.
  • Provides ongoing, strategic, technical and supportive guidance to the program
  • management team.
  • Provide support and guidance to program planning activities, effectively delegating tasks and responsibilities, and managing program development up to the implementation stages.
  • Contributes to ongoing strategic communication; solicits support and feedback from State Team Lead as needed.
  • Provides clear performance expectations with appropriate levels of follow up and support to program managers.
  • Provides guidance and technical support to Program Managers to ensure programs are efficiently and successfully implemented and completed according to established timelines and budget requirements.
  • Define initial scope and planning activities in preparation for the assigned program manager.
  • Provides guidance and technical support to the STL and Program Managers to ensure accountability and accuracy in the monitoring, evaluating and donor reporting for all programming activities.
  • In alignment with strategic direction advises the STL and Program Managers on ways to improve programmatic efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Provides regularly scheduled progress reports on program development initiatives.
  • Recommend upon program staffing in line with specific requirements, organizational objectives, and HR policies.
  • Proactively seeks and outsources skilled volunteers and staff members to join at the project level and future deployments roster.
  • Participate in the performance review process, in conjunction with the STL, and other Management Team Members.
  • Maintains regular communication with all field staff.
  • Support in an advisory role the effective and fiscally responsible management of program finances, specifically in budget setting and tracking.
  • Responsible for establishing initial program oversight, administration, logistics, and supply chain access for program ramp up and sustainability.
  • Coordinates with Program Managers and STL in producing weekly program reports and updates to be submitted to the PI.
  • Responsible for providing appropriate technical support to the Engagement team toward external stakeholders and other players in the Cluster Coordination Meetings to augment the organization’s knowledge base of the humanitarian sector.
  • Attends necessary Cluster Coordination Meetings and provide scheduled reports, documenting main points, challenges, lessons learned, best practices and other relevant humanitarian specific information to the STL.
  • Originate and develop potential leads with potential program partners and external stakeholders.

Additional Responsibilities:

The Responsibilities (Above) are not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will also perform other related tasks as required and will be responsible for reporting and communicating progress and achievement of the specific assigned tasks.

Qualification and Experience:

Qualified applicants must have:

  • Master’s degree in social sciences, health, MBBS, MBA, MPH or related field
  • Minimum 7 years of Program management experience focused on HIV and AIDS in a relief/development context.
  • Demonstrated strong ability with project grants management, including project design, budget preparation, expenditure tracking, monitoring and evaluation, reporting, etc)
  • Proven experience in all aspects of project management, including project design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, budget management and report writing
  • Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills, capable of directing and managing change, effective delegation, inspiring teamwork and motivating staff and partners to achieve results,
  • Capable of managing multiple tasks and priorities and can work effectively under pressure.
  • Will be required to have regular interaction with a broad base of stakeholders including facility staff and management, community, patients, donors and other implementing partners
  • Good communication and reporting skills including proficiency in both written and spoken English.
  • Experience of dealing with difficult and sensitive situations in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work under pressure, efficiently handle multiple tasks, quickly find creative solutions to problems and challenges that arise, and manage stress and time in a fast-paced work and fluid operating environment.
  • Ability to foster and maintain a spirit of unity, teamwork, cooperation, and learning.
  • Willingness and ability to travel.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Sensitivity in working with multiple cultures and beliefs, and to gender equity.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team.

Key Competencies

Should possess good skills in;

  • Good Knowledge of effective communication skills both inter-personal and intra-personal.
  • Team work and personal impact
  • Attention to detail.

Additional Advantage.

  • Understanding of faith-based organizations and capacity-building in local partnerships
  • Familiarity with policies, procedures, and priorities of Caritas agencies
  • Experience in staff development and partner capacity
  • Demonstrated commitment to improving gender equality in programming and operations.
  • Demonstrated capacity and experience with institutional strengthening of civil society
  • Flexibility to work both in a team and independently
  • Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally as required.

13.  Program Specialist, Care & Treatment: (Enugu State) CODE: PS, C&T-1019.

Summary of Role: Responsible for coordinating HIV care and treatment activities in assigned State with a multidisciplinary team. In collaboration with Caritas Nigeria Technical Teams and facility based teams, the incumbent will provide HIV prevention, care and treatment services to patients through technical support to facility based service providers. The objective of this position is to enhance service delivery and to strengthen the leadership and the capacity of the supported facilities in the coordination and delivery of quality HIV prevention, care and treatment services.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Build capacity of facility based clinicians through hands on coaching, supportive supervision and mentorship across program areas in HIV care and treatment.
  • Provide technical input in the development of an integrated program work plan and contribute quota towards ensuring the achievement of program deliverables
  • Scale up and monitor continuous quality improvement efforts for maintaining the quality and standards of care for HIV positive patients
  • Ensure facility level conformance to the various National guidelines for HIV management by ensuring on-site availability of hard copy national guidelines, SOP’s and job aides and familiarizing service providers with the contents
  • Carry out facility based needs assessments and proffer technical advice in line with organizational goals and objectives especially pertaining to service scale up
  • Maintain current knowledge of HIV/AIDS patient’s standard of care at facility level through organization of regular didactic sessions, mortality reviews, case reviews/presentations etc.
  • Follow up on implementation, monitoring and evaluation of quality improvement strategies identified by program area leads, training needs and participation in facility based multidisciplinary meetings such as patient care team meetings
  • Direct management of complicated HIV cases (such as 2nd line and salvage therapy patients, TBHIV and other OI’s and pediatric cases) at site level
  • Provide supervision to satellite facilities (spokes) as well as TB and PMTCT sites in catchment areas
  • Monthly reporting of all activities carried out within catchment area, representation of CCFN at state/national/USG TWG meetings and related activities as designated.
  • Participate in all desk time related activities including making presentations, organizational research, abstract writing and other professional developmental endeavors
  • Ensure achievement of Treatment New target for assigned facilities
  • Ensure the use of risk stratification tool for optimum yield of positives in assigned facilities
  • Ensure every index positive patient receive Partner Notification Services (PNS) with a view to achieving average minimum elicitation ratio of 1:3
  • Follow-up of all newly identified positives with a view to ensuring 100% linkage to treatment
  • Support Clinical officers/Associate in the coordination of all ART clinic related activities in assigned facilities.  
  • Support Clinical officer/Associate and Facility Level Physician in the provision of   clinical assessment and monitoring of patients on ARV therapy based on standard guidelines with emphasis on initial clinical evaluation. Treatment preparation, Same day ART initiation, in addition to prompt diagnosis of therapeutic failure using virological, immunological and/or clinical parameters as may be applicable 
  • Provide guidance to facility level focal persons in monitoring adherence to therapy and prompt identification and management of therapeutic toxicities.
  • Ensure all patients on ART receive timely viral load test and documented evidence results used for clinical decision.
  • Ensure all virally unsuppressed patients receive Quality and Complete Enhanced Adherence Counselling, timely repeat viral load, functional switch committee and appropriate and timely switch for confirmed cases of treatment failure 
  •  Support Clinical officer/Associate and facility Level Physician in the Identification, diagnosis and management of opportunistic infection.
  •  Ensure regular nutritional assessment of positive patient (adult & pediatric) with a view to intervening either by therapeutic or supplementary nutritional support.
  • Ensure prompt tracking of patients that missed scheduled appointment and Lost to Follow Up.
  • Involvement in support group activities including orphan and vulnerable children activities and designing strategy that enhance social integration in conjunction with community based treatment support specialist.
  • Provide guidance to Facility Level Physician and Clinical Associate in the diagnosis and management of pediatric HIV/AIDS using laboratory, clinical and nutritional parameters to ensure early and prompt ART initiation.
  • Monitoring and follow up of retro exposed infants by ensuring post exposure prophylaxis, early infant diagnosis with DBS and Cotrimoxazole prophylaxis.
  •  Ensure prompt initiation of Positive Pregnant women on ART, all current pregnant positive women receive timely documented viral load and result used for clinical decision for such women.
  • Management of TB/HIV co infection with strict adherence to ISTC guideline and ensuring CPT for life.
  • Use of Continuous Quality Improvement Processes for Improved Program Performance using scientifically proven method such as small test of change to increase quality of service deliveries.
  • Strengthen TB /HIV clinic integration; Co-ordination of activities around TB infection control and prevention; Monitoring of implementation of TB infection control plan
  • Ensure functional and coordinated Differentiated Model of Care
  • Achieve 100% regimen optimization with the use of DTG and age & gender appropriate regimen
  • Weekly reporting of all activities undertaken to immediate supervisor
  • Prompt flagging of all issues and impediment to target achievement in assigned facility
  • Involvement in data quality assurance and ensuring complete and consistent EMR update
  • Overall oversight of all ART related activities in the assigned facility
  • Carry other activities as assigned from time to time.  

Additional Responsibilities:

The Responsibilities (Above) are not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will also perform other related tasks as required and will be responsible for reporting and communicating progress and achievement of the specific assigned tasks.

Qualification and Experience:

Qualified applicants must have:

  • Degree in Medicine plus a postgraduate degree in public health is required.
  • At least 7 years’ post NYSC experience
  • At least 5-years’ clinical experience in HIV prevention, care and treatment
  • Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills, capable of directing and managing change, effective delegation, inspiring teamwork and motivating staff and partners to achieve results,
  • Capable of managing multiple tasks and priorities and can work effectively under pressure.
  • Will be required to have regular interaction with a broad base of stakeholders including facility staff and management, community, patients, donors and other implementing partners
  • Good communication and reporting skills including proficiency in both written and spoken English.
  • Experience of dealing with difficult and sensitive situations in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work under pressure, efficiently handle multiple tasks, quickly find creative solutions to problems and challenges that arise, and manage stress and time in a fast-paced work and fluid operating environment.
  • Ability to foster and maintain a spirit of unity, teamwork, cooperation, and learning.
  • Willingness and ability to travel.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Sensitivity in working with multiple cultures and beliefs, and to gender equity.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team.

Key Competencies

Should possess good skills in;

  • Good Knowledge of effective communication skills both inter-personal and intra-personal.
  • Team work and personal impact
  • Attention to detail.

Additional Advantage.

  • Understanding of faith-based organizations and capacity-building in local partnerships
  • Familiarity with policies, procedures, and priorities of Caritas agencies
  • Experience in staff development and partner capacity
  • Demonstrated commitment to improving gender equality in programming and operations.
  • Demonstrated capacity and experience with institutional strengthening of civil society
  • Flexibility to work both in a team and independently
  • Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally as required.

14.  Program Specialist, Gender Services: (Abuja, F.C.T) CODE: PS, GS-1019.

Summary of Role: The 4GATES Gender Specialist will provide support to the Prevention Technical Advisor, Project Director and the rest of the 4GATES team in the implementation of the 4GATES Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) project with focus on mainstreaming gender into programming based on the 90-90-90 strategy. S/he will help ensure that program quality standards and donor requirements are met in a sustainable faith-based approach that provides comprehensive care and support to PLHIV and GBV survivors. Gender Specialist will work closely with the Project Director, Senior Technical Advisor, State Team Leads, and other CARITAS NIGERIA staff members in fulfilling this role. This position will require travels.

Roles & Responsibilities:

The Gender Specialist will coordinate process to integrate gender into all organizational and project programming. S/he will also provide technical assistance and training as appropriate to implementing partners to ensure high standards of program quality are established and maintained as per the 4GATES program quality of care standards.

  • Responsible for technical oversight of the gender mainstreaming/integration components of 4GATES project including planning, reporting and also supervising a team working directly with implementing partners and state ministries.
  • Work directly with Prevention Technical Advisor in providing direction to project gender mainstreaming into the 4GATES implementation ensuring the program meets its stated goal, expected results and reporting requirements.
  • Ensure there are policies, procedures, systems, structures and resources in place to promote gender equity in all programming areas.
  • Liaise with thematic leads to support strategic development, share good practice and plan collaborative activities.
  • To raise awareness of the Gender services to beneficiaries of 4GATES project
  • Attend and participate in Gender technical working groups, planning and review meetings whilst working closely with other implementing partners, agencies, LGAs and GON
  • Take the lead responsibility to facilitate community and Facility-based approach to prevent and address gender issues within target communities. 
  • To maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Lead in facilitating the development of gender integration/mainstreaming policies, training procedures and guidance in the 4GATES program.
  • To liaise and co-ordinate with other organizations regarding gender issues and conclusively monitor all referrals of Gender Cases and recommendations made in the 4GATES program.
  • Ensure strong linkages at intra-facility levels and with the community.
  • Responsible for overall management of CBOs in OVC Program
  • Ensure standards systems and tools are applied to 4GATES Gender mainstreaming activities.
  • Manage the relationship with the MOH, Women’s affair, SACAs, and LACA at various CBOs and PTF residing states
  •  Assist in reviewing and redesigning intervention in consultation with the Project manager, Technical leads and partners in response to evolving needs of target groups
  • Compile /document lessons learnt and intervention model.
  • Participate in designing research/study, collecting analyzing data, translating document research findings together with other project team members, partners and consultants.
  • Coordinate and facilitate together with project team, consultant and local partner to plan, design and conduct workshops and trainings.
  • Facilitating and supporting project partners, consultant and project team to develop training manual, SOPs and other IEC materials…

Program Management   Responsibilities

  • Ensure a smooth process of the execution of systems for initiation, implementation, monitoring, amendment and close out of Project with focus on gender activities.
  • Conduct training needs assessment and support capacity building/development of CBOs, care givers and Facilities to increase knowledge and skills to provide comprehensive, quality and gender-sensitive/equitable care and support services.
  • Provide support to partners as requested, including project development and facilitation of workshops
  • Represent Caritas Nigeria at GON Meeting with State Action Committee on AIDS (SACA), the State Components of NASCP, other implementing partners and the State Government in states which H/She manages.
  • Participate in writing and review of project proposals
  • Participate in and share information from relevant trainings and workshops, as requested
  • Participate in Caritas Nigeria strategic planning and implementation of strategic priorities

Finance

  • Participate in the controlling of the appropriateness and compliance of the program operations, narrative work plan, and budgets for gender mainstreaming activities.

Internal Communications

  • Prepare and participate in periodical meetings.
  • Ensure mapping of structures in 4GATES states and provide the Communications unit with contacts for database (CBOs, Facility, Ministries, GoN and networks).
  • Coordinate documentation of the project’s gender achievements.

Additional Responsibilities:

The Responsibilities (Above) are not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will also perform other related tasks as required and will be responsible for reporting and communicating progress and achievement of the specific assigned tasks.

Qualification and Experience:

Qualified applicants must have:

  • A graduate degree in either social sciences, public health or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in not-for-profit development activities.
  • Preferred area of expertise in gender mainstreaming programming in HIV/AIDs projects.
  • Experience working with and/or managing PEPFAR HIV/AIDs projects.
  • Understanding of PEPFAR Gender Mainstreaming priorities, strategies; along with its monitoring and evaluation tools and systems.
  • Technical expertise in principals, theories, concepts and techniques in the area of Gender mainstreaming, including knowledge of and ability to integrate across related disciplines.
  • Capable of managing multiple tasks and priorities and can work effectively under pressure.
  • Will be required to have regular interaction with a broad base of stakeholders including facility staff and management, community, patients, donors and other implementing partners
  • Good communication and reporting skills including proficiency in both written and spoken English.
  • Experience of dealing with difficult and sensitive situations in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work under pressure, efficiently handle multiple tasks, quickly find creative solutions to problems and challenges that arise, and manage stress and time in a fast-paced work and fluid operating environment.
  • Ability to foster and maintain a spirit of unity, teamwork, cooperation, and learning.
  • Willingness and ability to travel.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Sensitivity in working with multiple cultures and beliefs, and to gender equity.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team.

Key Competencies

Should possess good skills in;

  • Good Knowledge of effective communication skills both inter-personal and intra-personal.
  • Team work and personal impact
  • Attention to detail.

Additional Advantage.

  • Understanding of faith-based organizations and capacity-building in local partnerships
  • Familiarity with policies, procedures, and priorities of Caritas agencies
  • Experience in staff development and partner capacity
  • Demonstrated commitment to improving gender equality in programming and operations.
  • Demonstrated capacity and experience with institutional strengthening of civil society
  • Flexibility to work both in a team and independently
  • Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally as required.

15.  Program Specialist, Health Informatics: (Abuja; Delta & Imo States) CODE: PS, HI-1019.

Summary of Role: The Health Informatics Specialist, under the supervision of the Technical Advisor, will directly participate and/or lead in the development, implementation, supervision and functioning as well data use of all Caritas Nigeria’s electronic and other health information and related systems at facility, state and/or country office levels as required.

Roles & Responsibilities:

The Health Informatics Specialist will be directly responsible for and, in the absence of a senior specialist, provide overall state and regional level health informatics leadership in the following regards;

  • Maintenance and upgrade of electronic health information systems (HIS) hardware and software used for program Monitoring, Quality Improvement, and Evaluation. This function will include direct participation in the software programming and/or development of the actual logic statements for the coding of HIS/Program indicators and software business rules where necessary and checking that all software development is done according to already established standards and procedures.
  • Development/adaption of software, database and other tools for reporting and data output requirements for both internal use and donors/GoN reporting requirements.
  • Deployment of relevant hardware, software and database tools to new sites as identified by Caritas Nigeria program management.
  • User support including training, direct technical assistance on building and maintaining a strong facility, LGA, state and national level HIS.
  • Assessments of health informatics environments, synthesize pertinent information, identify implications for planning and development, and provide recommendations to Caritas Nigeria program management.
  • Development of standard operating procedures, user manuals and data management procedure documents for all of Caritas Nigeria’s electronic information systems.
  • Preparing timely progress and periodic reports on information systems tool development and implementation and submit to senior specialist or technical advisor.
  • Support to Caritas Nigeria program management team, M&E and other staff in collating, analyzing and reporting all data especially those collected in all Caritas Nigeria’s electronic HIS for program review meetings, reporting and support for science activities.
  • Development and /or adaption of HIS tools (standard operating procedures, flow charts, data collection forms) and ensure collected data is entered or transcribed into the electronic systems.
  • Backstop the facilities M&E officers and/or data entrants in the implementation of Caritas Nigeria HIS structures and systems.
  • Document lessons learnt and best practices in the HIS portfolio according to donor and GoN guidelines.
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by the next line supervisor, S.A HI, Caritas O&E Lead, Principal Investigator, or the Executive Secretary of Caritas Nigeria
  • Health Informatics: Ensure the maintenance and functioning of health information systems across partner facility, LGA, state and national levels
  • Leadership: Effectively coordinate and manage the activities of supervisees (at SDFs) which enhances their outputs and contributes to team productivity
  • Training and Mentoring: Ensure capacities required to deliver on health informatics and related activities are built in SDF level staff contributing to general Caritas Nigeria implementation efforts.
  • Gap Analysis: Analyze health information system and data from assigned SDFs to improve data quality and appropriate performance feedback to SDFs, other program staff and stakeholders
  • Reporting: Ensure all timelines for various reports to internal reporting platforms, NDR, and DHIS are met and all submitted reports meets all expectations for quality and completeness
  • Representation of Caritas: Participate in meetings and forums as required and use such opportunities to present Caritas in positive light in quality of representation and character.

Additional Responsibilities:

The Responsibilities (Above) are not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will also perform other related tasks as required and will be responsible for reporting and communicating progress and achievement of the specific assigned tasks.

Qualification and Experience:

Qualified applicants must have:

  • BA/BSc/BPharm or similar degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Health Sciences and the Physical sciences (very high preference for strong background experience in computer programming in Java, and database management in MySQL, and Linux (obuntu) operating system) with at least 4 years’ cumulative experience (2 years must be at Officer level) years relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation. Or
  • MPH/MA/MSc/MB.BS or similar degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Health Informatics, Computer Science and Health (very high preference for strong background experience in computer programming in Java, and database management in MySQL, and Linux (obuntu) operating system) with at least 2 (with 1 years at Officer level) years relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level health information systems implementation.
  • Experience working at the national level on health programs with knowledge and experience with data collection, analysis and reporting.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs is highly desirable.
  • Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills, capable of directing and managing change, effective delegation, inspiring teamwork and motivating staff and partners to achieve results,
  • Capable of managing multiple tasks and priorities and can work effectively under pressure.
  • Will be required to have regular interaction with a broad base of stakeholders including facility staff and management, community, patients, donors and other implementing partners
  • Good communication and reporting skills including proficiency in both written and spoken English.
  • Experience of dealing with difficult and sensitive situations in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work under pressure, efficiently handle multiple tasks, quickly find creative solutions to problems and challenges that arise, and manage stress and time in a fast-paced work and fluid operating environment.
  • Ability to foster and maintain a spirit of unity, teamwork, cooperation, and learning.
  • Willingness and ability to travel.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Sensitivity in working with multiple cultures and beliefs, and to gender equity.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team.

Key Competencies

Should possess good skills in;

  • Good Knowledge of effective communication skills both inter-personal and intra-personal.
  • Team work and personal impact
  • Attention to detail.

Additional Advantage.

  • Understanding of faith-based organizations and capacity-building in local partnerships
  • Familiarity with policies, procedures, and priorities of Caritas agencies
  • Experience in staff development and partner capacity
  • Demonstrated commitment to improving gender equality in programming and operations.
  • Demonstrated capacity and experience with institutional strengthening of civil society
  • Flexibility to work both in a team and independently
  • Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally as required.

16.  Program Specialist, Monitoring & Evaluation: (Abuja, F.C.T) CODE: PS, M&E-1019.

Summary of Role: The incumbent will supervise regular data collection across implementing entities and ensure quality of the data by scheduled verifications and validations. S/he will participate in the implementation of M&E field activities and mentoring to SDFs assigned while ensuring that Caritas Nigeria M&E processes are adhered to in a consistent manner.  The person will be responsible for generating and providing the inputs, information and statistics for monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, annual and other reports. S/he will assist and support the use and deployment of program Monitoring and Evaluation tools across all SDFs. Constant performance and gap analysis will be carried out weekly and monthly by the Officer who will promptly provide feedback on observations to SDFs and other stakeholders.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Support the implementation of all monitoring and evaluation activities for Caritas Nigeria supported SDFs
  • Supervise and coordinate the collection of accurate HIV program’s related monitoring reports from partners (monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annually) on all required indicators
  • Support the development and refinement of M&E materials
  • Build the data culture at partner level to increase demand for quality information, systems, and utilization of available data for decision making
  • Manage and provide training for data analysis at the service delivery outlets and coordinate the technical assistance to sites in the analysis of data to address gaps in program and services
  • Support information technology infrastructure and management for data management tools
  • Ensure all partner databases are properly secured and routinely backed up.
  • Incumbent will assist in providing technical support and supervision in the planning, implementation and review of M&E activities to supported partners.
  • Support ideal documentation systems that demonstrates evidence of quality service delivery by Caritas Nigeria supported partners
  • Ensure assigned facilities submit weekly data to the NDR, DATIM, CDR, and any other required electronic platform.
  • Participates in DQA and other data quality and validation activities.
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by the next line supervisor, S.A M&E, Caritas O&E Lead, Principal Investigator, or the Executive Secretary of Caritas Nigeria
  • Monitoring and Evaluation: Regularly monitor stated project milestones and evaluate outcomes of support strategies at appropriate intervals
  • Leadership: Effectively coordinate and manage the activities of supervisees (at SDFs) which enhances their outputs and contributes to team productivity
  • Training and Mentoring: Ensure capacities required to deliver on M&E related activities are built in SDF level staff contributing to general Caritas Nigeria implementation efforts.
  • Gap Analysis: Analyze data from assigned SDFs to improve data quality and appropriate feedback to SDFs and stakeholders
  • Reporting: Ensure all timelines for various reports are met and all submitted reports meets all expectations for quality and completeness
  • Representation of Caritas: Participate in meetings and forums as required and use such opportunities to present Caritas in positive light in quality of representation and character.

Additional Responsibilities:

The Responsibilities (Above) are not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will also perform other related tasks as required and will be responsible for reporting and communicating progress and achievement of the specific assigned tasks.

Qualification and Experience:

Qualified applicants must have:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics or other Social Sciences.
  • At least 6 years’ post NYSC experience, 5 these years must be in HIV prevention, care and treatment monitoring and evaluation.
  • A Post Graduate degree in Public Health/Health Science is required.
  • Skills using MS Excel, MS Access, SPSS and/or SAS and Epi-Info highly desirable
  • Appropriate familiarity with electronic medical record systems
  • Strong data management and analysis skills.
  • Hands on experience in the use of computer (Word processing, Excel, and database programs).
  • Knowledge of and experience in spreadsheet and database management work.
  • Good communication and reporting skills including proficiency in both written and spoken English language.
  • Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills, capable of directing and managing change, effective delegation, inspiring teamwork and motivating staff and partners to achieve results,
  • Capable of managing multiple tasks and priorities and can work effectively under pressure.
  • Will be required to have regular interaction with a broad base of stakeholders including facility staff and management, community, patients, donors and other implementing partners
  • Good communication and reporting skills including proficiency in both written and spoken English.
  • Experience of dealing with difficult and sensitive situations in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work under pressure, efficiently handle multiple tasks, quickly find creative solutions to problems and challenges that arise, and manage stress and time in a fast-paced work and fluid operating environment.
  • Ability to foster and maintain a spirit of unity, teamwork, cooperation, and learning.
  • Willingness and ability to travel.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Sensitivity in working with multiple cultures and beliefs, and to gender equity.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team.

Key Competencies

Should possess good skills in;

  • Good Knowledge of effective communication skills both inter-personal and intra-personal.
  • Team work and personal impact
  • Attention to detail.

Additional Advantage.

  • Understanding of faith-based organizations and capacity-building in local partnerships
  • Familiarity with policies, procedures, and priorities of Caritas agencies
  • Experience in staff development and partner capacity
  • Demonstrated commitment to improving gender equality in programming and operations.
  • Demonstrated capacity and experience with institutional strengthening of civil society
  • Flexibility to work both in a team and independently
  • Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally as required.

17.  Program Specialist, Prevention Services: (Warri, Delta State) CODE: PS, PS-1019.

Summary of Role: The Prevention Specialist will work with stakeholders, facilities, Civil society organizations, Subnational government units, State Technical working groups in the planning, implementation, coordination and evaluation of Prevention, Care & Support of HIV services including but not limited to general prevention, HIV Testing Services, Linkage, Adherence, Retention, Prevention of Mother to child Transmission, Differentiated Models of Care and Nutrition services programming within 4GATES supported state of operations, communities and facilities.

The incumbent under the supervision of the Senior Specialist will provide direct programmatic implementation support at facility, team and program level in the attainment of project activities.

Roles & Responsibilities:

Support the design and implementation of the Prevention, Care & Support Services activities in supported states in accordance with 4GATES objectives in the following regards;

  • Support the design and implementation of the HIV prevention services (including HTS among the general population, KP, adolescents and young people) in supported states.
  • Provide technical support and oversight to ensure excellent HIV Testing Services delivery in supported facilities with particular focus on Index Case Testing in line with program directives.
  • Support the process of development, review and deployment of HIV prevention documents, guidelines and training curricula, including HIV Testing Services, Index Testing and KP testing, tailored training curriculum and service delivery guidelines.
  • Contribute to capacity building efforts of partners and ensure delivery of high quality services at all program sites using internationally recognized best practices and in line with national guidelines.
  • Work to strengthen quality assured counseling and testing services across all the HTS models – facility based, mobile and strategic community outreaches targeting key and vulnerable populations.
  • Implement effective linkage of all identified positive clients through innovative strategies e.g. accompanied referrals and use of the linkage tracker for all identified positives across all supported facilities.
  • Work with the ART Health care team to establish and strengthen adherence systems at the facility and community levels for improved quality of patient care. Support facility adherence interventions to ensure long term adherence to ART.
  • Put in place effective retention interventions to attain 95% retention of patients on ART on the 4GATES program.
  • Ensure integration of prevention of MTCT services into all ante natal care services and effective mentoring and supervision of health care workers at PMTCT sites.
  • Build capacity of facility nurses to take on new roles in the implementation of differentiated model of ART delivery (DMOAD) such as Fast track refill services and organized specialized clinics for stable patients.
  • Strengthen facility based patient health education curriculum.
  • Work with the state MOH for qualitative HIV Testing, Care and Support Service delivery in line with the program and national guidelines.
  • Provision of technical assistance and capacity building to facilities.
  • Assess quality of community support activities relating to HIV services in and around treatment facilities and assist treatment facilities and communities in developing their ART support programs.
  • Identify training needs, plan and facilitate on-site training sessions on HTS, Linkage, Adherence, Retention, Care & Support services.
  • Distribute appropriate job aides and education materials for treatment support staff and volunteers.
  • Provide an account of program related achievements through site visit, monthly and quarterly reports to supervisor.
  • Manage a facility in the capacity of a facility manager which entails coordinating activities across key program indicators for assigned facility.
  • Participate in other miscellaneous activities including representing CCFN, making presentations, professional development, relevant organizational research and abstract writing.
  • Represent the organization in meetings and other forums related to the job.

Additional Responsibilities:

The Responsibilities (Above) are not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will also perform other related tasks as required and will be responsible for reporting and communicating progress and achievement of the specific assigned tasks.

Qualification and Experience:

Qualified applicants must have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or other medical related field is required, with at least 6 years’ post NYSC clinical experience, at least 4 years’ clinical experience in HIV prevention, care and treatment at an Implementing Partner’s level, or
  • A Bachelor’s degree in the Social Sciences with at least 6 years’ post NYSC experience in HIV prevention, care and treatment at an Implementing Partner’s level.
  • Experience as HTS, Adherence Counselor or PMTCT counselor supporting a USG implementing partner.
  • A Master’s degree in Public Health or related fields will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills, capable of directing and managing change, effective delegation, inspiring teamwork and motivating staff and partners to achieve results,
  • Capable of managing multiple tasks and priorities and can work effectively under pressure.
  • Will be required to have regular interaction with a broad base of stakeholders including facility staff and management, community, patients, donors and other implementing partners
  • Good communication and reporting skills including proficiency in both written and spoken English.
  • Experience of dealing with difficult and sensitive situations in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work under pressure, efficiently handle multiple tasks, quickly find creative solutions to problems and challenges that arise, and manage stress and time in a fast-paced work and fluid operating environment.
  • Ability to foster and maintain a spirit of unity, teamwork, cooperation, and learning.
  • Willingness and ability to travel.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Sensitivity in working with multiple cultures and beliefs, and to gender equity.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team.

Key Competencies

Should possess good skills in;

  • Good Knowledge of effective communication skills both inter-personal and intra-personal.
  • Team work and personal impact
  • Attention to detail.

Additional Advantage.

  • Understanding of faith-based organizations and capacity-building in local partnerships
  • Familiarity with policies, procedures, and priorities of Caritas agencies
  • Experience in staff development and partner capacity
  • Demonstrated commitment to improving gender equality in programming and operations.
  • Demonstrated capacity and experience with institutional strengthening of civil society
  • Flexibility to work both in a team and independently
  • Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally as required.

18.  Program Specialist, Quality Improvement & Disease Surveillance: (Delta & Enugu States) CODE: PS, QIS-1019.

Summary of Role: The Quality Improvement Implementation Science & Disease Surveillance (QIS) Specialist, under the supervision of the Quality Improvement Implementation Science & Disease Surveillance Advisor, will provide State-level leadership in the tracking, collection and analysis of routine and intermittent Quality Improvement processes and indicators (including ART Surge indicators) according to PEPFAR Nigeria and the Nigerian Government’s QI plan for HIV/AIDS services.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • S/He will oversee a large number of high volume Service Delivery Facilities (SDFs)
  • Lead the processes for assessing and identifying service delivery interruptions and areas that require improvement in the assigned States
  • Monitor implementation progress across the three 90s for all tier 1 & Tier 2 SDFs and immediately flag gaps for resolution
  • Produce analytical summaries (graphs, charts, tables, narratives and appealing visuals) as requested for internal and external reporting requirements (including Site Improvement through Monitoring Systems [SIMS] and Nigeria Quality Assessment [NigeriaQual] activities)
  • Promote the culture of Implementation Science research within their assigned State and ensure Data Driven Information Use (DDIU) is used to direct program implementation in the State offices, health facilities and partner State and LGA institutions
  • Provide training and support to both the Technical Assessment (TA) teams and the Facilities
  • Support and provide ongoing training for performance measurement to the site staff
  • Ensure that bi-annual Performance Measures are conducted at each eligible SDF with results shared at site and STOCs (Small Test Of Change) initiated and completed for low scoring indicators
  • Mentor 100% of QI focal persons in all allocated SDFs on all QI tools and processes
  • Ensure that 100% of SDFs receive quarterly visits for Quality Improvement (QI)
  • Ensure each SDF has a QI focal person/team that is functional with updated annual QM (Quality Management) Plans.
  • Complete an SDF checklist for each facility at least once every quarter
  • Ensure 100% of all supported SDFs have a Quality Management Plan
  • Carry out documentation audit on folders and registers for 100% of allocated SDFs at least once every quarter
  • Follow up on all QoC issues from site visits or data validation exercises
  • Ensure that 100% of allocated SDF QI teams submit monthly facility report and are supported remotely through monthly telecoms
  • Administer Patient Satisfaction Monitoring (PSM) and Health Care Workers Satisfaction Monitoring (HCWSM) forms; analyze the results and forward findings to appropriate channels
  • Conduct evaluation of Quality Improvement (QI) and Strategic Information (SI) activities in each SDF and provide feedback to key management staff
  • Carry out other additional duties as required.  

Additional Responsibilities:

The Responsibilities (Above) are not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will also perform other related tasks as required and will be responsible for reporting and communicating progress and achievement of the specific assigned tasks.

Qualification and Experience:

Qualified applicants must have:

  • Master’s degree in Public Health, Social Sciences, or related field or Bachelor’s degree in Medicine. Post graduate qualifications (Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Research Methods or similar) will be an advantage
  • Candidates are expected to have at least 6 years’ relevant experience in Quality Improvement practices and research, as well as experience working with a HIV Implementing Partner
  • Experience designing and managing M&E plans, tools, and activities for donor-funded HIV programs is required
  • Familiarity with Quality Improvement Methodologies (PDSA, STOC, etc.) and PEPFAR indicators, reporting requirements and QI processes like SIMS and NigeriaQual is required
  • Candidates with Implementation Science or Research competencies, including research methods, statistical analysis, scientific writing and dissemination; as well as proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word and SPSS and/or other data analysis software are highly desirable
  • Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills, capable of directing and managing change, effective delegation, inspiring teamwork and motivating staff and partners to achieve results,
  • Capable of managing multiple tasks and priorities and can work effectively under pressure.
  • Will be required to have regular interaction with a broad base of stakeholders including facility staff and management, community, patients, donors and other implementing partners
  • Good communication and reporting skills including proficiency in both written and spoken English.
  • Experience of dealing with difficult and sensitive situations in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work under pressure, efficiently handle multiple tasks, quickly find creative solutions to problems and challenges that arise, and manage stress and time in a fast-paced work and fluid operating environment.
  • Ability to foster and maintain a spirit of unity, teamwork, cooperation, and learning.
  • Willingness and ability to travel.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Sensitivity in working with multiple cultures and beliefs, and to gender equity.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team.

Key Competencies

Should possess good skills in;

  • Good Knowledge of effective communication skills both inter-personal and intra-personal.
  • Team work and personal impact
  • Attention to detail.

Additional Advantage.

  • Understanding of faith-based organizations and capacity-building in local partnerships
  • Familiarity with policies, procedures, and priorities of Caritas agencies
  • Experience in staff development and partner capacity
  • Demonstrated commitment to improving gender equality in programming and operations.
  • Demonstrated capacity and experience with institutional strengthening of civil society
  • Flexibility to work both in a team and independently
  • Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally as required.

19.  Program Associate: 4-GATES Program (Owerri, Imo State) CODE: PA-1019.

Summary of Role: Supports the PM in close monitoring of patient target in all program areas and work with SDFs to achieve set targets. Supports all aspects or patient management and hospital administration to ensure efficient management of resources. Supports annual budget development, agreements; tracks Sites expenditure is in line with DIP and budgets; liaises with leads of key program thematic areas to provide technical support to sites when needed; ensures all sites submit monthly program and financial reports; foster sites relations with relevant GON representatives in states.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Work with site on annual budget and signing of agreements.
  • Ensure that sites expenditure is in line with DIP and in line with budgets.
  • Ensure that sites meet their target in all program areas.
  • Responsible for making sure that all sites submit monthly program and financial reports.
  • Give support to the Program Manager in managing the 4GATES Project
  • With support from the Finance and Compliance team, work with 4GATES Service Delivery Facilities (SDFs) in budget management, including monthly liquidation and request for advance.      
  • Actively participate in activities to ensure appropriate budget planning and financial reporting by partners.
  • Actively participate in activities to ensure partners remain in compliance with CCFN and USG donor rules and regulations for management of resources.
  • Carry out regular technical assistance visits to the SDFs with on-going on-the-job training to partners
  • Work with technical team members to ensure provider driven technical assistance is available to the partners when requested.
  • Compile and respond promptly to program monthly reports submitted by partners and also respond to all partner issues promptly and ensure issues are closed promptly.
  • Provide input at CTCT meetings by ensuring the PI has adequate information from all SDFs managed by the PM prior to the CTCT meeting
  • Carry out mini dashboard reviews for assigned SDFs and monthly analysis of the monthly M&E reports and follow up with appropriate actions.
  • Serve as primary contact for integration of other CCFN programs with 4GATES Project.
  • Act as primary contact/support for designated partners, including sharing new information and taking the lead on ensuring healthy relationships are maintained between partners and CCFN/4GATES.
  • Support review of project proposals
  • Participate in Program Department meetings and contribute to development of Program Department priorities
  • Research, stay up to date on, and disseminate HIV/AIDS methodologies, best practices, M&E tools, reports, findings, etc., including those from other country programs, that can be useful for CCFN HIV/AIDS and other programming
  • Participate in and share information from relevant trainings and workshops, as requested
  • Participate in CCFN strategic planning and implementation of strategic priorities

Additional Responsibilities:

The Responsibilities (Above) are not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will also perform other related tasks as required and will be responsible for reporting and communicating progress and achievement of the specific assigned tasks.

Qualification and Experience:

Qualified applicants must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, or related field.
  • 2 years’ work experience post NYSC experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills, capable of directing and managing change, effective delegation, inspiring teamwork and motivating staff and partners to achieve results,
  • Capable of managing multiple tasks and priorities and can work effectively under pressure.
  • Will be required to have regular interaction with a broad base of stakeholders including facility staff and management, community, patients, donors and other implementing partners
  • Good communication and reporting skills including proficiency in both written and spoken English.
  • Experience of dealing with difficult and sensitive situations in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work under pressure, efficiently handle multiple tasks, quickly find creative solutions to problems and challenges that arise, and manage stress and time in a fast-paced work and fluid operating environment.
  • Ability to foster and maintain a spirit of unity, teamwork, cooperation, and learning.
  • Willingness and ability to travel.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Sensitivity in working with multiple cultures and beliefs, and to gender equity.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team.

Key Competencies

Should possess good skills in;

  • Good Knowledge of effective communication skills both inter-personal and intra-personal.
  • Team work and personal impact
  • Attention to detail.

Additional Advantage.

  • Understanding of faith-based organizations and capacity-building in local partnerships
  • Familiarity with policies, procedures, and priorities of Caritas agencies
  • Experience in staff development and partner capacity
  • Demonstrated commitment to improving gender equality in programming and operations.
  • Demonstrated capacity and experience with institutional strengthening of civil society
  • Flexibility to work both in a team and independently
  • Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally as required.

KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

Internal:

Program Leadership, All 4-Gates Thematic Area-Teams, Essential Offices (Finance, Admin, Human Resources).

External:

Partners, Civil Societies, Sister Agencies and Organizations, other Relevant Bodies.

Disclaimer.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Typical Physical Demands [For All Positions]:

  • Ability to spend long hours looking at computer screen and doing repetitive work on a keyboard.
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to lift 5-50 lbs.

Continued Professional Development CPD.

CARITAS NIGERIA is committed to providing CPD for its Employees. Employees are required to undertake available Training Courses and Research to enhance personal knowledge, skills and experience.

CARITAS NIGERIA fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a Competitive Benefits Package, Professional Development and Policies/Programs that support healthy Work/Life balance. Join our workforce to help create a society where everyone enjoys… Fullness of Life!

HOW TO APPLY

Interested Applicants with the desired requirements should;

  1. Kindly fill out the attached EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION FORM as appropriate; and send to recruitment.caritasnigeria@ccfng.org; with
  2. A Letter of Application, a recently updated CV and Credentials in one single PDF file-format (as attachment).

*Strictly, Single entry only.

Subject of the Application must be written as given on the Vacancy Announcement.

e.g.; Program Specialist, Quality Improvement & Disease Surveillance: (insert choice location) CODE: PS, QIS-1019.

Please note: Applications not received in the stated format will be DISQUALIFIED

Closing Date: Close of Business, Friday October 18, 2019.

Please Note: The above job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

CARITAS NIGERIA is an Equal Opportunity/Gender Conscious Employer and does not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristics protected under applicable laws.

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