Jobs at The AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria, Ltd./Gte (APIN))

 The AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria, Ltd./Gte (APIN) is a Nigerian based international non-governmental organization (INGO), which was registered with the Nigerian Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Registration number RC718848, on November 19, 2007.
APIN is a leading Nigerian organization in the provision of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment services.

To apply for any of the positions listed below log on the our website through the link given below:

http://apin.org.ng/main.php?vacancies
Deadline: 12th November, 2012

    Senior Admin Associate (Jos & Ibadan)
    The job holder will provide administrative, secretarial and logistical support to the APIN programmes, create a conducive work environment and ensure smooth day-to-day running of the office
    
    
    Job Responsibilities
    o             Provide administrative and logistic support to travelling staff members as may be requested, including making hotel reservations and flight bookings
    o             Oversee the cleaning of the office and ensure the work environment is clean and tidy
    o             Coordinate the use and maintenance of office equipment, supplies and consumables to ensure optimal performance and all round functionality and availability
    o             Devise and maintain effective office systems, including creating and maintaining an effective filing system
    o             Manage the petty cash of the office, keep records of expenses and render accounts accordingly
    o             Work closely with the office head to ensure the smooth running and effective functioning of the Office
    o             Manage the official vehicle and supervise the driver(s)
    
    
    Qualifications and Experience
    A minimum of five years cognate experience, with a first degree or HND in any discipline in the Social Sciences or Humanities; membership of such professional bodies as Chartered Institute of Administration, Nigerian Institute of Management, etc. would be added advantage
    
    
    Technical and Behavioural Competencies
    o             Ability to organize work and prioritize tasks appropriately
    o             Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
    o             Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
    o             Ability to work with little or no supervision
    o             Working knowledge of secretarial/clerical duties
    o             Ability to improve office systems and ways of working


    Location: Oyo
    Experience: 0 year(s)
    Course of Study: Not Specified
    Required Grade:  Not Specified



    Database Associate (Jos)
     The job holder will be expected to provide hands-on support to the management of the programme’s database at both the office and sites level, in conjunction with other members of the Data Management Team
    
    o             Clean and audit uploaded sites’ databases in compliance with the APIN standard operating procedures, research ethics and GON guidelines
    o             Query sites’ uploaded and reported data for inconsistencies and accuracy following sites’ data upload and submission of M&E reports
    o             Generate sites’ database upload status report on a monthly basis to measure compliance, timeliness and availability of sites’ programme data on the APIN server
    o             Analyze and summarize sites’ error logs on a monthly basis, highlighting emergent technical assistance needs as well as track sites’ usage and response to database error logs
    o             Support sites’ data managers to prepare and submit monthly, quarterly and annual M&E reports in line with APIN and GON M&E requirements in a timely manner
    o             Provide remote and onsite technical assistance to data management teams at the programme sites
    o             Organize data management trainings for new and existing sites’ data personnel, in line with agreed schedule
    o             Participate in APIN- and GON-organized data quality assessment projects, in line with agreed schedule
    o             Contribute to the regular review of data management standard operating procedures (SOP) and the site assessment tools
    o             Support the development and maintenance of programme utilities
    
    
    
    Qualifications and Experience
    A B.Sc. or HND in Computer Science or Information Technology, with a minimum of 3 years cognate experience in database management
    
    
    
    Technical and Behavioural Competencies
    
    o             High proficiency in the use of computer as well as in the development and manipulation of databases
    o             Ability to use own initiative
    o             Knowledge of the nature of HIV/AIDS data as well as data management policies and procedures of APIN and programme sites
    o             High level of data security consciousness


    Location: Plateau
    Experience: 3 year(s)
    Course of Study: Computer Science
    Required Grade:  Not Specified




    Programme Associate - Care & Support (Abuja)
    The job holder will provide programmatic support to the Care & Support program of the organization, and work closely with the Clinical Service Team to ensure the achievement of programme goals and objectives
    
    Job Responsibilities
    o             Contribute to the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of HIV/AIDS Care & Support programme for people living with HIV (PLHIV) and their families, including orphans and vulnerable children (OVC)
    o             Support ongoing collaboration with the government of Nigeria (GON), partner sites, NGOs/CBOs and other partners to implement both facility- and community-based HIV/AIDS Care & Support programme
    o             Support partner sites, collaborating NGOs/CBOs and other partners to provide Care & Support services, in accordance with GON policies and guidelines and internationally recognized best practices
    
    
    
    Qualifications and Experience
    A first degree in any health related field or in the Social Sciences, with a minimum of three (3) years cognate experience in an NGO or donor-funded environment
    
    
    
    
    Technical and Behavioural Competencies
    
    
    o             Report writing skill
    o             Oral and written communication skills
    o             Ability to work under pressure and use own initiative
    o             Working knowledge of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment


    Location: Abuja
    Experience: 3 year(s)
    Course of Study: Not Specified
    Required Grade:  Not Specified




    Logistics Assistant (Jos)
    The Logistics Assistant will provide support and assistance in the management of the general logistics of HIV/AIDS pharmaceuticals, clinical, laboratory and other related materials as well as the in-country supply chain
    
    
    Job Tasks
    
    o             Collate all records of shipments to sites, opening and closing stock as well as usage into a monthly Logistic Report
    o             Track usage of drugs and commodities at the program sites
    o             Assist the Logistics Officer in the delivery of goods into, and movement out of, the warehouse
    o             Work in conjunction with the Logistics Officer and Inventory Specialist to ensure that all packages delivered by the distribution partners are accounted for and are in good condition before taking possession
    o             Make necessary input into the monthly allocation of stock to the program sites
    o             Participate in the quarterly stock review of drugs and other consumables in the Store
    
    
    Qualification and Experience
    A first degree in Purchasing & Supply/Logistics, Pharmacy or any other relevant qualification; five years’ experience in Logistics/Supply Chain Management of HIV/AIDS commodities or in any other relevant function
    
    Technical & Behavioural Competencies
    o             Report writing skill
    o             Ability to work with minimal supervision
    o             Basic logistic and operational understanding of the supply chain
    o             Familiarity with the program policies and procedures of APIN and program sites
    o             Experience with government systems and dynamics of working with NGOs and private parties


    Location: Plateau
    Experience: 3 year(s)
    Course of Study: Purchasing
    Required Grade:  Not Specified



   

    HR Officer (Abuja)
    The job holder will have responsibility for providing a wide range of support in the human resource and organizational development functions
    
    Job Responsibilities
    o             Drive the recruitment & selection process and manage staff retention and exit
    o             Support and monitor the implementation of organizational effectiveness initiatives and render report on progress being made
    o             Actively support change management programmes and activities
    o             Work closely with other members of the HR Team to monitor and benchmark HR systems and practices in peer organizations and report new practices for possible adoption
    o             Monitor adherence to personnel policies and code of conduct and render periodic reports on the level of compliance
    o             Drive the implementation of the performance management system and support its alignment to the organizational goals
    o             Provide necessary assistance and make contributions to the planning and implementation of HR improvement and other related projects
    
    
    Qualifications and Experience
    A first degree in the Social Sciences, the Humanities or any other relevant field and membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM); at least eight (8) years cognate experience, preferably in an international NGO
    
    
    Technical and Behavioural Competencies
    
    
    o             Ability to use own initiative
    o             Report writing skill
    o             Excellent oral and written communication skills
    o             Knowledge of HR best practices
    o             Basic knowledge of the Nigerian Labour Law
    o             Good oral and written communication skills


    Location: Abuja
    Experience: 8 year(s)
    Course of Study: Not Specified
    Required Grade:  Not Specified




    Internal Audit Officer (Abuja)
    Reporting to the Internal Auditor, the Internal Audit Officer will be responsible for monitoring compliance with APIN policies, donor requirements and general best practice at the programme office and sub-contractor sites
    
    Job Responsibilities
    
    o             Support the Internal Auditor to review financial records and other reports, systems and controls maintained in all programme offices and partner sites
    o             Carry out value adding and risk based audit in all units and sites
    o             Collate and document internal audit findings as well as follow up on responses from audited units/sites as well as on implementation of audit action plan
    o             Carry out physical verification of assets and reconciles with records maintained at the offices and sites
    o             Assist the Internal Auditor in the preparation of annual plan and periodic risk assessment exercises
    o             Research and document emerging issues in internal audit practice
    
    
    
    Qualification and Experience
    A B.Sc. or HND in Accounting or any related disciple, with relevant professional qualification (ACA or ACCA) and a minimum of seven years’ experience, including at least four in the audit function of a best-practice organisation, preferably in an international NGO
    
    
    
    Technical and Behavioural Competencies
    o             Nose for details
    o             Report writing skill
    o             Ability to use Quickbooks Accounting software


    Location: Abuja
    Experience: 3 year(s)
    Course of Study: Accounting
    Required Grade:  Not Specified




    Finance Manager (Abuja)
    The job holder will have responsibility for coordinating the Finance & Accounting function of the head office, as well as for preparing and rendering donor reports
    
    
    Job Responsibilities
    
    o             Coordinate the Finance & Accounting functions of the organization
    o             Prepare all monthly, quarterly and annual donor reports
    o             Coordinate all the treasury functions
    o             Effect statutory deductions and ensure remittance
    o             Manage donor and corporate budgets
    o             Supervise the preparation of payroll
    o             Monitor staff advances and ensure adherence to policies/procedures
    o             Ensure strict adherence to financial & accounting policies & procedures
    o             Manage the fixed asset
    
    
    
    Qualification and Experience
    A B.Sc. or HND in Accounting or any related disciple, with a relevant professional qualification (ACA or ACCA) and a minimum of ten years’ experience in the Finance function of a best-practice organisation (preferably in an NGO), including at least five years in a managerial role
    
    
    
    Technical and Behavioural Competencies
    o             Good knowledge of use the QuickBooks Accounting software
    o             Strong leadership and supervisory skills
    o             Nose for details
    o             Ability to work under pressure
    o             Ability to consistently demonstrate a high level of integrity and responsibility
    o             Excellent oral and written communication skill
    o             Report writing skill


    Location: Abuja
    Experience: 5 year(s)
    Course of Study: Accounting
    Required Grade:  Not Specified




    Monitoring & Evaluation Officers (Ibadan & Jos
     The Officers will be responsible for developing and implementing systems for monitoring and evaluating the implementation of programmes, reporting on achievements and progress made, as well as recommending appropriate improvement options.
    
    Job Responsibilities
    
    o             Provide technical assistance to programme sites in the collection, analysis, reporting and use of output data for programme improvement
    o             Collate monthly reports, provide feedbacks to the sites and maintain a functional database of programme reports
    o             Disseminate programme output data to programme officers, donors and the state governments, on demand
    o             Lead programme level data quality audits at the programme sites to ensure compliance with monitoring and evaluation procedures and participate in external stakeholder DQAs
    o             Monitor the progress of the programme towards targets and provide feedback to the field office and sites
    o             Work with programme officers and site monitoring and evaluation committees to ensure that programme reports and data meet acceptable quality standards and promote their utilization by relevant end users
    o             Provide technical support to site quality improvement committees to implement internal quality management programme, in collaboration with the Quality Assurance Officer
    o             Provide technical support to strengthen host state government’s M&E systems
    o             Contribute to the development of appropriate data collection tools and procedures for all monitoring and reporting needs
    
    
    Qualifications and Experience
    An MBBS and a minimum of seven years’ experience, including at least four (4) years supporting the implementation of M&E systems, and planning and executing programme evaluation; an MPH will be an advantage.
    
    
    Technical and Behavioural Competencies
    o             Report writing and oral/written communication skills
    o             Working knowledge of programme monitoring and evaluation and programme management
    o             Knowledge of HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment
    o             Knowledge of statistics & good knowledge of statistical methods
    o             Working knowledge of current HIV/AIDS guidelines and standards with respect to monitoring and evaluation
    o             Ability to organize and coordinate training programme


    Location: Plateau
    Experience: 4 year(s)
    Course of Study: Not Specified
    Required Grade:  Not Specified




    Quality Assurance Officer (Lagos)
    The job holder will have responsibility for driving quality improvement programmes, with a view to achieving best practice performance levels and implementation of evidence-based practices in the treatment, care and support for People Living with HIV/AIDS under the APIN programmes
    
    
    Job Responsibilities
    
    o             Contribute to the periodic review of the organization’s quality improvement protocol in line with national guidelines and emerging programme management guidelines
    o             Ensure compliance with project performance measurement timelines at sub-contractor sites, including dissemination to internal and external stakeholders
    o             Maintain a dossier of quality improvement profile of each sub-contractor organization and develop strategies to optimize individual sites’ quality management programme.
    o             Contribute to the development and/or improvement of electronic and paper-based quality management tools and work with the database management team to deploy such
    o             Provide technical support for outcome evaluations both in the programme office and sub-contractor sites
    o             Provide technical support to programme sites in developing and implementing clinical quality improvement activities in all programme areas
    o             Promote sharing of experiences and documentation of quality improvement best practices
    
    
    
    Qualifications and Experience
    An MBBS or B.Sc. Nursing and a minimum of seven years’ experience, including three years in health care management and/or HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment programming and at least one year in healthcare quality improvement, patient safety and outcome reporting
    
    
    Technical and Behavioural Competencies
    o             Report writing and oral/written communication skills
    o             Ability to work under pressure and use own initiative
    o             Working knowledge of programme monitoring and evaluation
    o             Good knowledge of HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment
    o             Basic knowledge of statistics


    Location: Lagos
    Experience: 7 year(s)
    Course of Study: Nursing
    Required Grade:  Not Specified



    Senior Finance Officer (Ibadan)
    The Senior Finance Officer will have responsibility for monitoring financial transactions to ensure adherence to financial regulations and achieve efficient utilization of financial resources as well as to track, analyze and report on financial transactions and budget implementation.
    
    Job Responsibilities
    
    
    o             Monitor financial transactions at the sites, including reviewing financial transactions for compliance with the programme’s financial and administrative policies, and rendering report on findings
    o             Implement APIN’s financial and administrative policies, including coordination and control of the office budget
    o             Track budget implementation for the office and programme sites
    o             Review monthly financial summary reports and quarterly financial statements of the programme sites
    o             Prepare monthly financial report of the programme office
    o             Manage PAYE tax remittance and liaise with tax authorities on tax matters
    o             Manage the payment of insurance premium and liaise with APIN’s insurers on insurance matters
    o             Maintain records of fixed asset by updating the fixed asset register
    o             Review staff travel and other advances, carry out age-long analysis and prepare bi-weekly report
    
    
    Qualification and Experience
    A B.Sc. or HND in Accounting or any related disciple, with a relevant professional qualification (ACA or ACCA) and a minimum of seven years’ experience in the Finance function of a best-practice organisation, preferably in an NGO
    
    
    
    Technical and Behavioural Competencies
    o             Ability to use the QuickBooks Accounting software
    o             Nose for details
    o             Ability to work under pressure
    o             Ability to consistently demonstrate a high level of integrity and responsibility
    o             Good oral and written communication skill
    o             Report writing skill


    Location: Oyo
    Experience: 6 year(s)
    Course of Study: Accounting
    Required Grade:  Not Specified