Technical Advisor, Epidemic Control Vacancy at the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA)

On 14/Nov/2019 / In NGO Jobs

The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (formerly National Action Committee on AIDS) was established in February 2000 to coordinate the various activities of HIV/AIDS in the country.
 
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
 
Job Title:  Technical Advisor - HIV Epidemic Control and Sustainability
 
Location: Abuja
Supervisor: NACA DG
Duration of contract: 13 months
 
Job Summary
The Technical Advisor HIV Epidemic Control and Sustainability is expected to provide technical expertise to DG NACA and his team for achieving a sustainable HIV epidemic control.
He/she will be responsible for providing technical support for coordinating the national HIV response and validating progress towards attainment of UNAIDS 90:90:90.
S/he will work with relevant units of NACA to provide guidance on HIV treatment and prevention programs, monitoring and evaluation,  and performance appraisal to inform policy decisions. 
S/he will also provide support to the Director General for the effective organizational management and collaboration of national response donors, implementing partners and civil society organizations.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Provides technical advice and recommendations to DG NACA on strengthening the national HIV/AIDS response for effective epidemic control.
  • Review available resources (such as NAIIS results, trends in program performance, successes and challenges) and provide advice in the development of strategic documents (such as NSPs) and operational.
  • Provide technical support in the conduct of period in-country program reviews -identifying key programmatic areas/interventions for analysis, review and discussion
  • Identify programmatic areas that are lagging behind on service coverage (such as PMTCT & EID) and initiate dialogue and actions
  • Provide technical support to relevant units of NACA for monitoring, evaluating strategies and validating progress and contributions of HIV treatment and prevention programs towards attainment of UNAIDS 90:90:90.
  • Support the development of sustainable models for HIV treatment and preventions in different population groups.
  • Support the conduct of IBBSS 2019 and Key Population size estimation
  • Identify opportunities for HIV/AIDs response program growth, innovation and research, and advise the Director General
  • Identify institutional capacity building and technical support opportunities for NACA
  • Support the Director General to review technical and programmatic reports and proposals and provide technical advice to support decision making
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the NACA DG
Qualifications/Experience
  • MBBS, MD or advanced degree in Public Health Social or Behavioural Sciences
  • At least 12 years’ experience with designing and implementing HIV programs
  • Experience with the monitoring and evaluation of HIV programs
  • Demonstrated experience with donor partners working in HIV/AIDS programs at national and state level respectively.
  • Have in-depth knowledge of existing country HIV/AIDS data sets and donor reporting requirements
  • Excellent analytical, written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, facilitation and team building skills.
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently.
Application Closing Date
15th Novemeber, 2019.
 
How to Apply
Interested and qualified applicants should send their Cover Letter and CV using the format below.

 

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