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Job title : Technical Director

Job Location : Abuja

Deadline : June 23, 2023

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Basic Function:

  • Under the guidance of the Project Director, provide technical leadership, develop technical strategies and oversee the technical implementation of the Global Fund PR-HIV Project.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership on all technical matters and ensure quality of the Global Fund PR-HIV Program.  
  • Provide technical expertise and leadership for the design and implementation of the technical program areas of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and support, pediatric care and treatment, PMTCT, CT, TB/HIV, OVC and support programs.
  • Ensure that high quality technical programs are implemented in a timely manner and in coordination and collaboration with partners, the GON and other stakeholders.
  • Oversee quality assurance program for all technical aspects of the Program.
  • Ensure the technical training and staff development in the Global Fund PR-HIV Program in relevant areas.
  • Ensure that appropriate technical strategies, policies and SOP’s are developed and implemented in accordance to Global Fund and Nigerian regulations.
  • Assist with the management, development and monitoring of work plans and budgets; ensure appropriate levels of technical assistance for interventions.
  • Provide technical assistance through the review and/or writing of protocols, papers, reports to ensure accuracy and appropriateness.  
  • In collaboration with the Project Director, oversee the implementation of an indicator-based performance monitoring plan.
  • Support the Project Director to ensure that all technical areas of the project are integrated and maximize the use of available resources of the project.
  • Oversee reporting and monitoring of technical performance metrics.
  • Ensure technical program quality according to set standards including quality assurance and quality improvement initiatives.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Considerable experience in designing and implementing HIV/AIDS care and support projects in developing countries.
  • Sound knowledge of ongoing and emerging issues in relation to HIV/AIDS care, treatment and support, as well as HIV prevention.
  • Proven skills in management, supervision and leadership.
  • Familiarity with the scientific literature on HIV/AIDS and with research on public health issues.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infection.
  • Ability to manage projects, consultants, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of programs.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants, and recipients of assistance.
  • Demonstrated expertise in building effective relationship with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • MB.BS/MD/PHD or similar degree with 5 years relevant experience with international development programs which includes 3 years of relevant supervisory experience.
  • or MS/MA in social science, public health or related field, MPH preferred, and a minimum of 7 years relevant experience with international development programs which includes 3 years relevant supervisory experience. 
  • Or BS/BA in social science, public health or related field, with a minimum of 9 years relevant experience with international development programs which includes 3 years of relevant supervisory experience.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems, Global Fund, international donor organizations, NGOs and CBOs is required.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required.

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