Institute of Human Virology Nigeria Recruitment 2020 & How to Apply

Institute of Human Virology Nigeria Recruitment 2020 & How to Apply: This is to inform you that the Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions listed below.

The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) is a leading and reputable non-governmental organization addressing infectious and non-infectious diseases such as HIV, tuberculosis (TB), and cancer through the provision of prevention, diagnosis, treatment, capacity building, research, and care and support services.

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Institute of Human Virology Nigeria Recruitment 2020.

To support the Institute’s drive to detect and treat tuberculosis in the country, IHVN is sourcing for a suitably qualified dynamic candidate to fill the following positions for the USAID Tuberculosis Local Organization Network (TB-LON) Project:

Director of Strategic Information (DSI) at the Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN)

Job Title: Director of Strategic Information (DSI)

Location: Lagos

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Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee all SI activities for the grant across supported states.
  • Support community organizations to monitor, document and analyze the performance of their tuberculosis services and activities and ensure data quality.
  • S/he will liaise with relevant technical advisers and counterparts responsible for state and IGA level SI functions.
  • Ensure monitoring and evaluation coordination with national data systems.
  • Provide technical guidance to the state team on monitoring and evaluation processes including the development of performance indicators, setting annual targets, monitoring project progress against annual targets, ensuring timely data collection, generating quarterly and annual reports.
  • Participate in health system strengthening activities.
  • Oversee the development and periodic review of program reporting protocols.
  • Develop indicator matrices in line with indicator requirements for the project.
  • Oversee the generation of all program reports including USAID quarterly semi-annual and annual progress reports.
  • Oversee the development of Performance Monitoring Plans and M&E plans for the project.
  • Ensure data demand and use are institutionalized within the state program through the use of gap analyses, run charts, and site fact sheets.
  • Represent IHVN at meetings with funders, Government of Nigeria, and other stakeholders on Monitoring &Evaluation related matters.
  • Provide strategic technical assistance to government agencies, and wider state response on theories, strategies, and approaches for monitoring and evaluation at the state level.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Chief of party

Minimum Qualifications
Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Monitoring & Evaluation, Demography, Biostatistics, Statistics, Analytics, or a related field is required. A Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Eight (8) years of experience in programs designing, establishing, and managing M&E systems, ensuring data quality, and managing data-intensive, performance-based programs.
  • Experience with the USAID and Global Funds Strategic Information system highly desirable.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • The DSI is to have a working knowledge of Nigeria’s health service information systems and monitoring and evaluation processes in data collection for performance-based reporting. S/he is to have understanding, experience, and competency in working with community-led organizations.
  • The DSI is to be skilled in the development and use of data/data analytics to aid program decision making, have demonstrated the ability to perform robust data extraction from internal and external information systems.
  • S/he is to have the ability to perform complex data analytics utilizing Microsoft Excel, STATA, and/or Business Intelligence tools, making recommendations based on findings.
  • S/he should be able to portray complex data sets easy-to-understand formats/visualizations.
  • S/he is to have knowledge and working experience in the use of mapping and other similar tools (including computer software programs) to target program interventions and resources.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Good understanding of the local and international tuberculosis environment.
  • Knowledge of United States Government-funded monitoring and evaluation programs.
  • Flexibility, willingness to travel, and work during weekends.

Application Closing Date
8th May 2020.

 

Senior Program Officer – (PCT) at the Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) – Lagos and Oyo

Job Title: Senior Program Officer, Prevention Care and Treatment (PCT)

Locations: Lagos and Oyo

Key Responsibilities

  • The Senior Program Officer, Prevention Care, and Treatment will collaborate closely with the state TB program team and will be responsible for ensuring the implementation of all USAID TB-ION activities in the State. S/He is expected to lead the TB-LON state team and coordinate all partner activities within the state. S/he would perform the following:
  • Support facility and community assessments for the strategic expansion of TB services.
  • Support the State TB program and the sub-awardee to create awareness and demand for TB services.
  • Lead and participate in capacity building activities for public and private (formal and informal) TB service providers.
  • Support the State TB program to accelerate case finding initiatives, coordinate prompt enrolment, treatment initiation, and monitoring of all diagnosed Drug Susceptible and Drug-Resistant TB patients in the State.
  • Organize & conduct regular health facility and community supervision for delivery of high-quality TB services to beneficiaries, as outlined in the National guidelines, Coordinate timely data collection, collation and reporting, and support state TB program in routine data review, analysis, presentation, and utilization.
  • Support and facilitate Public Private Mix supervision and TB-HIV collaboration within the State.
  • Regularly track the timely implementation of State work plan and budget.
  • Periodically prepare reprogramming plans to ensure the alignment of new strategies to the project objectives.
  • Deploy appropriate project management tools to plan, review, and track progress in program implementation and utilization of resources and guide staff and Sub-awardees as appropriate.
  • Assist the Project Headquarters in coordinating the project to meet Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and for the ION impact in line with defined strategies.
  • Ensure the submission of quality project programmatic, Monitoring &Evaluation, financial, and Procurement Supply Chain Management reports within the set timelines.
  • Develop technical briefs, reports, presentations, and provide strategic information to IHVN management, the Ministry of Health, relevant Ministries, Departments and Agencies, USAID, and other key stakeholders.
  • Ensure staff and sub-grantees comply with all institutional, administrative, and operational policies, procedures, and donor regulations as applicable.
  • Perform other additional duties as assigned by the Director of Technical Programs and Chief of Party.

Minimum Requirements

  • MBBS or the relevant Medical degree.
  • Masters degree or its equivalent or higher degree in public health, health program planning and management, or other relevant field preferred.
  • At least five years of professional experience in TB and other public health program implementation, developing and managing partnerships, including brokering public-private partnerships.
  • Proven experience in leadership, capacity building, planning, and management.
  • Demonstrable experience in the successful implementation of USAID or other donor-funded programs designed to strengthen the health sector at national and/or subnational government levels.
  • Experience in working with key stakeholders in Nigeria, particularly in Lagos or the other southwest States.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong coordination, planning, and supervisory skills.
  • Strong networking and representational skills;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English as well as presentation skills, with proven experience in analyzing data and developing PowerPoint presentations and other reports.
  • Competent in operational plan development, implementation, and evaluation of results.
  • Comfortable planning and delivering multiple activities under pressure to strict deadlines with high levels of precision.
  • Self-motivated with a strong ability to identify and develop relevant areas of work
  • Able to communicate complex issues in a concise, accessible, and engaging manner.

 

Private Sector Specialist at the Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN)

Job Title: Private Sector Specialist

Location: Lagos

Key Responsibilities
S/He will:

  • Design and execute the overall private sector strategy for the project and track the contribution of the private sector to TB service delivery
  • Develop strategic alliances with Federal, State, and Local government Ministries of Health and Agencies, and represent IHVN on relevant committees and Technical Working Groups to drive the agenda of the private sector in TB service delivery.
  • Build strong and effective working relationships with government, civil society, and other implementing partners working in the private sector.
  • Support the National and State TB Programs in assessing, reviewing, and updating relevant strategies, regulations, policies, and guidelines related to the private sector. Collaborate with National and State TB programs to strengthen public-private partnerships, create linkages within private provider networks, improve private sector regulation, and support the institutionalization of quality standards for TB treatment in the private sector.
  • Provide technical assistance to the National and State TB programs in integrating private sector activities in their objectives for improved healthcare outcomes and service delivery.
  • Participate in capacity development activities for effective TB service delivery in the private sector
  • Support the development of metrics for private-sector TB service providers and provide technical support in the integration of appropriate monitoring, evaluation, and learning systems at all levels.
  • Support research and generate interest in knowledge acquisition about private sector engagement for TB services in Nigeria.
  • Produce periodic reports on the achievements in engaging the private sector for TB service delivery.
  • Manage and coordinate implementation learning related to TB service delivery in the private sector.

Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s degree, or its equivalent or higher degree in Public Health, Health Program Planning and Management, or other relevant field preferred.
  • At least five years of professional experience in private sector engagement, or experience in developing and managing partnerships, including brokering public-private partnerships. Proven experience in capacity building, leadership, planning, and management.
  • Demonstrable experience in the successful implementation of USAID or other donor-funded programs designed to strengthen the health sector at national and sub-national government levels.
  • Experience in working with key stakeholders in Nigeria, particularly in Lagos or the other South-West States;
  • Strong networking and representational skills;
  • Presentation skills, excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Proven experience in analyzing data and developing PowerPoint presentations and other

Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong coordination, planning, and supervisory skills.
  • Competent in operational plan development, implementation, and evaluation of results.
  • Comfortable planning and delivering multiple activities under pressure to Strict deadlines and with high levels of precision.
  • Self-motivated with a strong ability to identify and develop relevant areas of work
  • Able to communicate complex issues in a concise, accessible, and engaging manner.

Application Closing Date
8th May 2020.

How to Apply the Institute of Human Virology Nigeria Recruitment 2020.

Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed Resume and a one page Cover Letter as one MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to “Deputy- Director, Human Resources” via [email protected]

Note: The application must explicitly state the position applied for in the subject of the email. Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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