Senior Technical Advisor - PCT at the Excellence Community Education Welfare Scheme (ECEWS)

Posted on: Fri 07-06-2024

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

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Technical Advisor - PCT

Location: Cross River

Job Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Provide technical leadership at the state level in the design and implementation of activities related to the clinical management of HIV/TB in line with PEPFAR strategic direction, global approaches, and emerging environmental priorities.
  • Collaborate with relevant stakeholders at the state level to facilitate the integration of HIV/TB services into the routine facility services.
  • Coordinate the design and implementation of components related to client management and monitoring including individualised care for PLHIVs, decentralized service delivery, U=U, and integrated health services.
  • Contribute to the development of operational guidelines, tools and recommendations related to the clinical management of HIV, including evaluation and monitoring of programming.
  • Oversee capacity-building activities to transfer skills, knowledge and technology to the Government of Nigeria stakeholders to lead the HIV response.
  • Work with relevant technical staff to adapt and disseminate guidelines, tools and procedures that will support the achievement of quality service delivery.
  • Contribute to the development of program strategies, subproject documents, work plans and budgets.
  • Contribute to the development of lessons learned from programs related to HIV/AIDS care and treatment and apply these lessons to modify existing programs and improve the design of new programs.
  • With guidance from the State Director, represent ECEWS in meetings, discussions, and relevant forums on issues related to HIV/TB prevention, treatment, and care.
  • Remain informed on current programs, research, and guidance in HIV/TB and related fields by reviewing current literature and staying alert to any implication of such experience and research for cluster activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Recruitment Standard

  • MB.BS, MB.BCh or MD PLUS Masters in Public Health (MPH) or PhD, DrPH or similar post-graduate degree (in epidemiology, public health or related fields).
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of large-scale HIV-related programs in resource-limited settings, with at least 1 year in a program leadership position with responsibility for PEPFAR performance objectives
  • Demonstrated technical expertise in HIV care and treatment, and excellent grasp of clinical issues and current literature in HIV treatment.
  • Prior experience in training, mentoring, and supervision of multicultural facility and community-based clinical and program teams (including institutionalization of relevant review meetings at the service delivery level).
  • Proven experience in establishing and building working relationships and collaborating with relevant stakeholders (SMOHs, HMBs, SPHCDAs, SACA, allied ministries, departments and agencies as well as non-governmental sectors) for technical success and visibility of PEPFAR programs.
  • Ability to work independently, manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • Strong computer skills with competencies in MS Office Suite required.
  • Ability to interact professionally in English and oversee the production of comprehensive program reports.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

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