Jobs at Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH)

Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) is one of the leading Nigerian Non-Governmental Organizations implementing programs for improving Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH), Care and Treatment of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria, etc. We offer professionals, opportunities for career advancement, good working environment and competitive remuneration.


Method of Application:
Applicants should send their comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and cover letter in ONLY one attachment (MSWord document) explaining suitability for the job; to programs@arfh-ng.org  on/or before November 19th, 2013. Please indicate the title of post applied for in the subject line of the email .Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Applicants are advised to provide their functional emails/mobile phone numbers on the application letter as well as for three professional referees. Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. ARFH is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

Project Coordinator, HIV Programmes 
Project Coordinator, HIV Programmes - reporting to the Director of Programs
Location: Abuja

Specific Job/Responsibilities
Lead the implementation of Global Fund and other HIV/AIDs, OVC and HBC programmes of the organization.
Provide technical support to the National Aids Control agency and sub recipients in the HIV, OVC and HBC project in policy formulation, workplan development communication development, advocacy, project management,and routine collation of programme data.
Provide technical assistance in project implementation and assign responsibilities to staff, taking into cognizance skills and ability of such staff to perform up to expectation.
Analyze field reports to determine weaknesses in programme delivery and suggest recommendations for improvements.
Lead the production of programmatic and M and E reports and ensure timely submission of complete and effective documentations and reports to the Executives, donors and other stakeholders.
Lead and maintain contact with HIV/AIDS, OVC and Home Based Care programme partners, donors, other influencing partners and stakeholders on behalf of the organization.
Plan, organize, conduct and evaluate trainings and participate in the review and development of training materials.
Perform advocacy responsibilities, and coordinate fund raising activities in the organization.
Support other activities; such as development of fundable proposals and provide technical assistance on proposal and project development.
The project coordinator will have generic programme management and reporting experience that cuts across OVC, Community System Strengthening (CSS) and Palliative/Adherence Support components of HIV and AIDS care. In addition, s/he will be extensively involved in different elements of business/proposal development and negotiations with national and international development agencies. The coordinator will also be responsible for partnership management, capacity building and donor reporting. The preferred candidate should have good experience in M&E, community mobilization processes and very good reporting and facilitations skills.

Qualifications:
Applicants must have a University degree in any of the following related field: Medicine and Public Health, Social Science, Health Sciences, with Master's degree in Public Health or related field. Minimum of 12 years working experience on donor funded HIV/AIDs, OVC and home based care projects in Nigeria with good knowledge of epidemiology and significant understanding of operations research techniques. Ability to relate effectively with development partners, Civil Society Organizations and MoH at national and state levels. Strong skills in leadership, organizational, analytical, institutional capacity strengthening. Interpersonal and excellent written and oral communication skills with proficiency in computer packages such as MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Epi-info and SPSS are necessary. Experience and good understanding of Global Fund principles and procedures is desirable.


Location: Abuja
Experience: 12 year(s)
Course of Study: Public Health
Required Grade: Not Specified