OVC Program Assistant

OVC Program Assistant Health Initiatives for Safety and Stability in Africa (HIFASS), is a non-profit, non-governmental organization registered in 2007 with a core objective of expanding quality health care and treatment in Africa. HIFASS is committed to enhancing the quality of lives of the vulnerable population including women, children and disabled persons in Nigeria. We provide local driven solutions to advance better development outcome in health, education and other social services. HIFASS in partnership with other development organizations implement donor-funded community Orphans & Vulnerable Children (OVC) and Pediatric ART Saturation Support programs Cross River, Akwa Ibom & Kano States. OVC Program Assistant Locations: Calabar-Cross River, Akwa Ibom & Kano Report to: M&E Director Job Type: Full Time Slot: 2 Openings Position Summary Monitor and support LOPIN-3 CBOs/FBOs sub-grantees in Ebonyi state to implement OVC program. Work closely with state technical team towards ensuring effective service delivery to OVC and their households. Participate in development, management and review of CBOs/FBOs program activities. Carry out periodic visit to program sites within the selected LGAs and wards in Ebonyi state. Write and submit monthly report to the OVC Advisor on activities carried out during the month. Engage in other duties as maybe assigned by the OVC Advisor. Minimum Requirements Bachelor's degree or its equivalent in Health related discipline or the Social Sciences with 1-2 years post- qualification experience in a non governmental organization. Experience in OVC or HIV/AIDS programming will be an added advantage. Good communication and report writing skills Ability to work with minimum supervision and exercise of sound judgment and flexibility to achieve results. Ability to use Microsoft words, excel and powerpoint packages. Method of Application Interested and qualified candidates should send their Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letter in only one attachment (PDF Format), explaining suitability for the job to: hifass_lopin3@hifass-hfi.org Please indicate the title of the position and choice of location as the subject of the mail. Note Only shortlisted applicant will be invited for interview HIFASS will not cover any cost for invited shortlisted candidates.

M&E Assistant

M&E Assistant Health Initiatives for Safety and Stability in Africa (HIFASS), is a non-profit, non-governmental organization registered in 2007 with a core objective of expanding quality health care and treatment in Africa. HIFASS is committed to enhancing the quality of lives of the vulnerable population including women, children and disabled persons in Nigeria. We provide local driven solutions to advance better development outcome in health, education and other social services. HIFASS in partnership with other development organizations implement donor-funded community Orphans & Vulnerable Children (OVC) and Pediatric ART Saturation Support programs Cross River, Akwa Ibom & Kano States. M&E Assistant Locations: Akwa Ibom & Kano Report to: M&E Director Job Type: Full Time Slot: 2 Openings Position Summary Under the supervision of the M & E Officer and performs duties to ensure timely collection, collation, analysis and reporting of quality project data. S/he will work with other members of the team as interphaae with supported CBO M & E Teams. Principal Responsibilities Assist in project data collection in accordance with the monitoring and evaluation plan; Assist the M & E Advisor in the management and update of LOPIN-3 the databases Assist in the administering the project database and ensure it is constantly updated; Assistant in the training of Sub-recipients M & E /data personnel in the NOMIS database; Ensure complete and timely reporting through the implementation of an efficient data management system from the provision of data collection tools to reporting; Undertake supervisory visits to CSO at regular intervals Assist in ensuring data quality through the establishment of a Quality Assurance system for the project data; Periodically check the consistency of monitoring and evaluation indicators as defined for each activity of the Project; Assist in strengthening the capacity of sub-recipients as well as LGA and State M & E personnel; Ensure data collection tools are available on implementation sites; Establish and maintain good working relations with important State officials, partners and CSOs; Conduct any other duties in relation with the position as may be assigned by the Director of M & E Minimum Requirements Bachelor's degree or its equivalent in Health-related discipline or the Social Sciences with 1-2 years post- qualification experience in a non-governmental organization. Experience in OVC or HIV/AIDS programming will be an added advantage. Good communication and report writing skills Ability to work with minimum supervision and exercise sound judgment and flexibility to achieve results. Ability to use Microsoft words, excel and powerpoint packages. Method of Application Interested and qualified candidates should send their Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letter in only one attachment (PDF Format), explaining suitability for the job to: hifass_lopin3@hifass-hfi.org Please indicate the title of the position and choice of location as the subject of the mail. Note Only shortlisted applicant will be invited for interview HIFASS will not cover any cost for invited shortlisted candidates.

OVC Program Advisor

OVC Program Advisor Health Initiatives for Safety and Stability in Africa (HIFASS), is a non-profit, non-governmental organization registered in 2007 with a core objective of expanding quality health care and treatment in Africa. HIFASS is committed to enhancing the quality of lives of the vulnerable population including women, children and disabled persons in Nigeria. We provide local driven solutions to advance better development outcome in health, education and other social services. HIFASS in partnership with other development organizations implement donor-funded community Orphans & Vulnerable Children (OVC) and Pediatric ART Saturation Support programs Cross River, Akwa Ibom & Kano States. OVC Program Advisor Locations: Akwa Ibom & Kano Report to: Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) & Technical Director Job Type: Full Time Slot: 2 Openings Position Summary S/he will provide technical and programmatic leadership and support to implement high quality care and support activities for orphans and vulnerable children. S/he will develop detailed annual work-plan for OVC Care and support and participate in evaluations and assessments. S/he will evolve collaborative solutions and family centered approaches. S/he is expected to strategically coordinate stakeholders' response to OVC Minimum Requirements Master's Degree in Education, Social Sciences or Social Works At least seven (7) years hand-on relevant experience Knowledge and practical skills in OVC care and support Proficiency in Excel, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint. Knowledge and understanding of pediatric home-based care, gender, stigma and discrimination. Method of Application Interested and qualified candidates should send their Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letter in only one attachment (PDF Format), explaining suitability for the job to: hifass_lopin3@hifass-hfi.org Please indicate the title of the position and choice of location as the subject of the mail. Note Only shortlisted applicant will be invited for interview HIFASS will not cover any cost for invited shortlisted candidates.

Community Case Manager

Community Case Manager Health Initiatives for Safety and Stability in Africa (HIFASS), is a non-profit, non-governmental organization registered in 2007 with a core objective of expanding quality health care and treatment in Africa. HIFASS is committed to enhancing the quality of lives of the vulnerable population including women, children and disabled persons in Nigeria. We provide local driven solutions to advance better development outcome in health, education and other social services. HIFASS in partnership with other development organizations implement donor-funded community Orphans & Vulnerable Children (OVC) and Pediatric ART Saturation Support programs Cross River, Akwa Ibom & Kano States. Community Case Manager Locations: Calabar, Akwa Ibom & Kano Report to: Technical Advisors Job Type: Local Slot: 12 Openings Position Summary Community Case Manager will provide technical and programmatic implementation of community OVC interventions and Pediatric ART Saturation Support (PASS) at households and community levels. CCM are expected to strengthen community and health facility linkages so as to optimize care, treatment and support services to vulnerable children infected or affected by HIV. In addition, support treatment adherence, retention in care and viral load monitoring. The position will build networks with other implementing partners, health facility staff CBO partners, laboratory, communities and caregivers. Ensure community demand creation for HTS and coherent delivery of high quality OVC services at LGA, community and household levels. Principal Responsibilities Engage with SMWASD, SACA, SPHCDA, and relevant partners to implement OVC case management services in line with national policy guidelines and strategies. Ensure community entry, engagement and mapping of local resources within the communities of focus LGAs. Provide assisted referral services and linkage to care and treatment services for test indicated children. Support Index case testing and contact tracing at household and community levels. Conduct regular community outreach services and door to door campaigns for demand creation, HIV prevention and referral services. Address individual community-focused HIV-related stigma and discrimination concerns limiting disclosure and access to treatment Develop and roll out mentoring, coaching and supportive supervision program for community volunteers at it relates to OVC service delivery and pediatric ease findings at community level. Minimum Requirements A first degree in Health or Social Work related field. At least three years working experience in health, HIV & AIDS, OVC, Malaria or RMNCH program in Nigeria. Previous experience working will be added advantage. Demonstrated capacity to collaborate with LGA social welfare unit, health facilities, LACA and other field- based implementing partners to achieving better results is desirable. Proven programmatic, technical and managerial expertise in working collaboratively with facility staff, CVs and other Expert case managers. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Proven computer appreciation skills and experience. Good verbal and written communication skills. Conversant with the local working environment in Akwa lbom or Kano States Demonstrated strategic agility, diplomacy, conflict management, team building, and interpersonal skills to ensure internal coherence among diverse team members and sub-partners, as well as external relations with the State Ministry of Health, civil society, private sector and other stakeholders. Method of Application Interested and qualified candidates should send their Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letter in only one attachment (PDF Format), explaining suitability for the job to: hifass_lopin3@hifass-hfi.org Please indicate the title of the position and choice of location as the subject of the mail. Note Only shortlisted applicant will be invited for interview HIFASS will not cover any cost for invited shortlisted candidates.

Pediatric Treatment & Adherence Advisor

Pediatric Treatment & Adherence Advisor Health Initiatives for Safety and Stability in Africa (HIFASS), is a non-profit, non-governmental organization registered in 2007 with a core objective of expanding quality health care and treatment in Africa. HIFASS is committed to enhancing the quality of lives of the vulnerable population including women, children and disabled persons in Nigeria. We provide local driven solutions to advance better development outcome in health, education and other social services. HIFASS in partnership with other development organizations implement donor-funded community Orphans & Vulnerable Children (OVC) and Pediatric ART Saturation Support programs Cross River, Akwa Ibom & Kano States. Pediatric Treatment & Adherence Advisor Locations: Calabar, Akwa Ibom & Kano Report to: Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) Job Type: Full Time Slot: 3 Openings Position Summary Pediatric HIV Treatment & Adherence Advisor (PTAA) will report to the Deputy Chief of Party and will be responsible for leading the design and implementation of community service delivery components of the Pediatric ART Saturation Strategy (PASS). He/she will lead the implementation of the program design to ensure quality service delivery consistent with the national and international standards and guidelines. S/he will be the technical lead in care & treatment services for HIV infected and/or affected children, 0 - 17 years enrolled on the program. S/he will lead in the use of household/community generated data for program improvement; promote shared learning and knowledge exchange of best practices and lessons learnt, S/he will support all technical program staff and will manage any pediatric clinical and community related issues in the program. Principal Responsibilities Lead technical design, oversight, and monitoring of activities for pediatric HIV prevention, care and treatment services in communities and household levels. Provide technical leadership in the area of demand creation and service uptake for children (0 - 17 years) to maximize HIV testing and counselling services, create linkages and provide assisted referral services to health facilities. Responsible for leading community engagement with Caregivers groups, households, CLHIV, support groups, religious leaders, spiritual homes, youth organizations, households and involvement of males, to expand knowledge on HIV and referral for treatment and care services in facilities. Responsible for strengthening community and health facility linkages among Children Living with HIV (CLHIV) to optimize ARl eligibility and retention in care and treatment. Regular case management review of CLHIV including viral load monitoring, to ensure viral suppression. Contribute detailed and accurate technical deliverables and reports to PASS and OVC care and support services that fulfil USAID reporting requirements. Supervise teams of community case managers and contribute to implementation of annual program work plan and expected deliverables. Minimum Requirements First degree in Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing or Public health is required. Postgraduate degree in Epidemiology, Public/Community Health, Health Management and/or a related discipline will be added advantage. At least five years working experience in the designing and implementing Public Health programs especially HIV/AIDS, TB and Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (MNCH) within the local context of Nigeria. In- depth technical knowledge and experience in all components of HIV/AIDS program including Prevention, Treatment, Care & Support, TB, TB/HI V, OVCs are desirable. Experience with the current PEPFAR goal of 95.95.95 as it relates to CLHIV and OVC programs is required. Significant experience in relevant program management or technical advisory roles in complex health projects in Nigeria. Knowledge of community-level challenges impacting care and treatment delivery. Previous experience working with community based care givers and community support groups. Demonstrated ability to design and implement strategies that employ evidence-based approaches to meet project targets, especially under rigorous timelines. Must have experience working and collaborating with diverse sets of stakeholders, such as local and international NGOs, government officials and USAID Nigeria. Proven leadership, inter-personal and cross-cultural skills, and ability to build and motivate diverse teams. Excellent English oral and written communication skills. Proficiency in donor-funded report writing skills is required. Method of Application Interested and qualified candidates should send their Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letter in only one attachment (PDF Format), explaining suitability for the job to: hifass_lopin3@hifass-hfi.org Please indicate the title of the position and choice of location as the subject of the mail. Note Only shortlisted applicant will be invited for interview HIFASS will not cover any cost for invited shortlisted candidates.

TEAM & PROJECT COORDINATOR

TEAM & PROJECT COORDINATOR
The Team & Project  Coordinator  will have responsibility for all support functions pertaining to the regional Individual Giving teams of the Resource Development department, and will work closely with their counterparts, other teams within Resource Development, other units within CARE and with CARE's external stakeholders and supporters. The position reports to the Executive Director SE and is a member of the Resource Development unit. Responsibilities: Administrative support to the Executive Director and the regional team Supporting the thoughtful stewardship of CARE's donors Externally-facing customer service Facilitating inter-unit collaboration and information sharing Coverage Qualifications: Bachelors Degree 3-5 years experience in an office enviornment and not-for-profit working with senior staff and external cosntituents; proven track record of handling multiple job responsibilities Must be able to handle confidential material with tact and discretion. Strong and collegial interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively in person, writing, and by phone. Must be comfortable talking to donors on the phone. Problem solver who can take initiative, set priorities, and work independently under general direction. Strategic thinker with ability to be able to improve processes and efficiencies. Ability to establish and maintain an effective "customer service" orientation toward all colleagues Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and preferable CRM experience Exceptional proofreading and editing skills          

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West Africa Project Director

West Africa Project Director Adam Smith International are an award-winning professional services business that delivers real impact, value and lasting change through projects supporting economic growth and government reform internationally. Our reputation as a global leader has been built on the positive results our projects have achieved in many of the world’s most challenging environments. Adam Smith International has a strong corporate presence globally, with 146 current projects across 49 countries and over 1,000 staff and associates. Headquartered in London, our regional headquarters are based in Africa (Nairobi, Abuja, and Pretoria), Asia Pacific (Sydney) and South Asia (Delhi), with numerous registered offices across Africa and Asia. West Africa Project Director Tracking Code: 214-140 Location: Abuja Position Type: Full-Time/Regular About the Role The Project Director has three sets of responsibilities within the Africa team: Project Director of several programmes in Africa. The programmes to be assigned to this role or roles will be confirmed upon appointment but will include programmes in some of the following countries: Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Liberia. The location of the position will be in proximity to the assigned programmes. Country Leadership responsibilities will be layered on top of Project Director responsibilities, principally ensuring that in the assigned country a coherent strategy is being followed across projects, that projects and operations are in compliance with all national, corporate and client regulations and laws, that all staff in the country are appropriately supported, satisfied and performing, that ASI has a healthy and mutually respectful professional network in the country. Business Development responsibilities will comprise opportunity scoping and lead generation, and sometimes bid management in collaboration with technical colleagues. This will principally be related to assigned leadership countries. Tasks Project Direct assigned programmes & overall oversight of delivery to ensure maximum level of impact, quality, client satisfaction, staff job satisfaction and performance, lowest level of risks and issues, meeting financial requirements. Coordinate resources effectively to support high-impact delivery (knowledge groups, technical teams) Manage direct reports – typically project managers, team leaders, country coordinators, operations managers – to ensure high performance, job satisfaction, high-impact project delivery, successful implementation of country strategies including business development targets. Actively manage country risks, including reporting upwards via Country Level Risk Register, and follow documented risk processes including escalation. Oversee Country Operations, Compliance & Duty of Care Develop and maintain strong relationships with executive and senior clients, potential clients, government, partners and Associates. Strong country knowledge across sectors, including up to date political economy understanding. Develop simple country strategic plan and VfM platform. Develop and implement shared strategy across projects in country and value add for clients. Build support for the strategy amongst all country staff. Coordinate resources effectively to ensure suitable operations & compliance and risk levels Understand the market, development issues/solutions and potential opportunities Understand key problems facing country, government and potential clients – in the short, medium and long term Lead on marketing initiatives in coordination with knowledge groups & comms Tracking of new opportunities (with support of BD Coordinator) & strong decision-making on selection Involvement in staffing of projects, sourcing local Associates and ensuring suitably benchmarked rates. About You We are currently seeking the following skills and qualifications for this role: A postgraduate degree in Economics, Political Science, Business Management, International Development or another relevant field. Delivery – Successful track record in managing high quality delivery of at least 5 multi-million pound projects with more than one client, including at least 2 in parallel At least 15 years of relevant and successful professional experience At least 8 years residing and operating professionally in fragile or complex environments Staff management – Proven ability to manage and motivate over 30 staff across multiple locations at the same time Business Development – Several multi-million pound contracts with more than 1 client, management of a business unit to significant growth in turnover, several large extensions Business Development – Proven drive and ability to secure significant business in new client and geographic marketsNetwork – Strong reputation in specific technical or geographic field, evidenced by a strong network of clients, partners, influencers, associates assigned leadership countries. What We Offer You We offer you a dynamic and friendly team environment and the opportunity to work on a highly successful portfolio of programmes. We have a strong commitment to our people and strive to live by our values. We’ve built a culture to reflect our values, full of likeminded professionals who are smart, passionate and great at what they do. Method of Application Note ASI is committed to continually improving the diversity of our workforce through the attraction, retention and development of a diverse range of talented people. We want people to be comfortable bringing their whole self to work and recognise that inclusion brings further opportunities for innovation and creativity. National / regional candidates are encouraged. Shortlisted applicants only will be contacted.

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