Apply For Technical Officer, HIV Care & Treatment at Heartland Alliance

Apply For Technical Officer, HIV Care & Treatment at Heartland Alliance
Apply For Technical Officer, HIV Care & Treatment at Heartland Alliance

Technical Officer, HIV Care & Treatment

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience” 3 – 4 years
  • Location: Edo
  • Job Field: Medical / Healthcare  , NGO/Non-Profit 

Job Summary

With technical support from the Associate Director PCT, the incumbent will provide day to day technical and programmatic support related to Clinical Management of HIV/ AIDS and PMTCT at the state level.

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Essential Duties, Deliverables and Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support to implement high quality care, treatment and support activities with primary focus on clinical management of HIV/AIDS including provision of Anti-retroviral therapy (ART).
  • Assist in the development of strategies for the design and implementation of HIV/AIDS mitigation interventions. This includes orphans and vulnerable children programming, home-based care and other care and support activities at the community level.
  • Coordinate the design and implementation of components related to clinical management of HIV/AIDS, including the use of Anti-retroviral treatment in field-level projects and programs.
  • Provide technical assistance in HIV/AIDS care and support capacity building at the state level.
  • Work with relevant technical staff to adapt and disseminate guidelines, tools and procedures that will support the achievement of quality service delivery.
  • Provide technical assistance in HIV/AIDS prevention and mitigation capacity building to field programs and develop guidelines, tools and recommendations related to the implementation, evaluation of prevention and mitigation.
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Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or competency required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • A degree in Medicine.
  • At least 4 years’ experience in clinical HIV/AIDS care and antiretroviral treatment.
  • Excellent and proven knowledge of clinical issues and current literature in HIV/AIDS treatment.
  • Experience in training and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Basic knowledge in Monitoring and Evaluation including Data Quality Assessment.

Other Competencies:

  • Time Management – Ability to prioritize tasks, manage time and complete projects in a fast-paced, changing environment with minimal supervision.
  • Quality Management – Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively.
  • Adaptability – adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Cultural Sensitivity – Respects cultural environment in which person is working and does not act in a manner that is outwardly offensive to the local community.
  • Non-discriminatory- Does not discriminate persons based on sexual orientation or gender identity, age, preferred jobs or behavioral habits.

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Language Skills:

  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Local Language preferred.
  • Demonstrated competency in public speaking.
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Computer Skills:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, Outlook/Exchange, Windows operating systems, Power Point.
  • Other software routinely used by Heartland Alliance.

Work Environment:

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • The employee will be required to co-locate with local partners usually in the same office.
  • The employee is required to travel regularly to often insecure and limited resource environments.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should apply using the Apply Now button below.
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