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Latest jobs vacancies at APIN Public Health Initiatives Limited/Gte, (AIDS Prevention Initiative) in Nigeria May 2022

APIN Public Health Initiatives Limited/Gte, formerly known as AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria is a non-governmental organization registered with the Nigerian Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC). APIN has built a strong partnership with the Nigerian Government, which is memorialized through a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the National Planning Commission. APIN is a leading Nigerian organization in the provision of prevention, care and treatment services to patients with HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis; Malaria; Reproductive Health; Family Planning; Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, and other non-communicable diseases of public health significance.

Latest jobs vacancies at APIN Public Health Initiatives Limited/Gte, (AIDS Prevention Initiative)

APIN Recruitment

May 2022. Senior Technical Associate – Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E)  

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Requisition ID: api-52909
Location: Akure, Ondo
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Strategic Information | Jobs vacancies at APIN Public Health Initiatives Limited/Gte

Job Task

  • The desired candidates will work with the state M&E team to support the implementation of robust monitoring and evaluation systems for the State.
  • S/He will be responsible for collating data at the LGA level and ensuring quality data reporting for the State program.
  • S/He will conduct timely review and analysis of state-level data and provide monthly feedback to the state Technical teams and other levels.

Other Specific Tasks

  • Develop and track progress of M&E work plan
  • Develop and implement capacity building plan for the sites in collaboration with the State Government
  • Provide technical assistance to program sites in setting up and maintaining M&E systems (collection, analysis, reporting and use of output data for program improvement) in collaboration with the state GON M&E structures
  • Work with program sites to identify, integrate and strengthen existing M&E structures in collaboration with the state GoN
  • Support the collation and review monthly reports, and provide feedbacks to program sites
  • Conduct timely review and analysis of state level data and provide monthly feedback to the State Technical Team, internally.
  • Facilitate monthly data review meeting (DRM) to provide a forum for discussion on progress, gaps in program implementation and proffer solutions
  • Submit collated report to the central program office on or before the 15th of the succeeding month
  • Conduct data quality audit and supportive supervision at the program sites to ensure compliance with monitoring and evaluation plans and procedures  

Qualifications and Experience

  • Must possess a First Degree in Medicine, Pharmacy, Behavioural/Social Sciences, Public Health, Demography, Biostatistics, Statistics, or a relevant field.
  • Must have a minimum of four (4) years of experience in the field of HIV prevention, care, and treatment services.
  • Must possess the ability to analyze and interpret both quantitative and qualitative data to inform programming.
  • Must have intermediate knowledge of SPSS or STATA or knowledge of DHIS, MS-Access or other compatible database software will be of added advantage.
  • Must have experience conducting monitoring visits, utilizing checklists and other tools, including the ability to develop M&E tools as needed.
  • Familiarity with the socio-cultural contexts of the state will be an advantage.

Application Closing Date
22nd April, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Senior Technical Associate –  Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E)

Requisition ID: api-21282
Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Strategic Information

Job Task

  • The desired candidates will work with the state M&E team to support the implementation of robust monitoring and evaluation systems for the State.
  • S/He will be responsible for collating data at the LGA level and ensuring quality data reporting for the State program.
  • S/He will conduct timely review and analysis of state-level data and provide monthly feedback to the state Technical teams and other levels.

Other Specific Tasks

  • Develop and track progress of M&E work plan
  • Develop and implement capacity building plan for the sites in collaboration with the State Government
  • Provide technical assistance to program sites in setting up and maintaining M&E systems (collection, analysis, reporting and use of output data for program improvement) in collaboration with the state GON M&E structures
  • Work with program sites to identify, integrate and strengthen existing M&E structures in collaboration with the state GoN
  • Support the collation and review monthly reports, and provide feedbacks to program sites
  • Conduct timely review and analysis of state level data and provide monthly feedback to the State Technical Team, internally.
  • Facilitate monthly data review meeting (DRM) to provide a forum for discussion on progress, gaps in program implementation and proffer solutions
  • Submit collated report to the central program office on or before the 15th of the succeeding month
  • Conduct data quality audit and supportive supervision at the program sites to ensure compliance with monitoring and evaluation plans and procedures  

Qualifications and Experience

  • Must possess a first degree in Medicine, Pharmacy, Behavioural/Social Sciences, Public Health, Demography, Biostatistics, Statistics, or a relevant field.
  • Must have a minimum of four (4) years of experience in the field of HIV prevention, care, and treatment services.
  • Must possess the ability to analyze and interpret both quantitative and qualitative data to inform programming.
  • Must have intermediate knowledge of SPSS or STATA or knowledge of DHIS, MS-Access or other compatible database software will be of added advantage.
  • Must have experience conducting monitoring visits, utilizing checklists and other tools, including the ability to develop M&E tools as needed.
  • Familiarity with the socio-cultural contexts of the state will be an advantage.

Application Closing Date
22nd April, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Senior Technical Associate, Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E)

Requisition ID: api-00315
Location: Abeokuta, Ogun
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Strategic Information

Job Task

  • The desired candidates will work with the state M&E team to support the implementation of robust monitoring and evaluation systems for the State.
  • S/He will be responsible for collating data at the LGA level and ensuring quality data reporting for the State program.
  • S/He will conduct timely review and analysis of state-level data and provide monthly feedback to the state Technical teams and other levels.

Other Specific Tasks:

  • Develop and track progress of M&E work plan
  • Develop and implement capacity building plan for the sites in collaboration with the State Government
  • Provide technical assistance to program sites in setting up and maintaining M&E systems (collection, analysis, reporting and use of output data for program improvement) in collaboration with the state GON M&E structures
  • Work with program sites to identify, integrate and strengthen existing M&E structures in collaboration with the state GoN
  • Support the collation and review monthly reports, and provide feedbacks to program sites
  • Conduct timely review and analysis of state level data and provide monthly feedback to the State Technical Team, internally.
  • Facilitate monthly data review meeting (DRM) to provide a forum for discussion on progress, gaps in program implementation and proffer solutions
  • Submit collated report to the central program office on or before the 15th of the succeeding month.
  • Conduct data quality audit and supportive supervision at the program sites to ensure compliance with monitoring and evaluation plans and procedures.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Must possess a First Degree in Medicine, Pharmacy, Behavioural / Social Sciences, Public Health, Demography, Biostatistics, Statistics, or a relevant field.
  • Must have a minimum of four (4) years of experience in the field of HIV prevention, care, and treatment services.
  • Must possess the ability to analyze and interpret both quantitative and qualitative data to inform programming.
  • Must have intermediate knowledge of SPSS or STATA or knowledge of DHIS, MS-Access or other compatible database software will be of added advantage.
  • Must have experience conducting monitoring visits, utilizing checklists and other tools, including the ability to develop M&E tools as needed.
  • Familiarity with the socio-cultural contexts of the state will be an advantage.

Application Closing Date
22nd April, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Jobs vacancies at APIN Public Health Initiatives Limited/Gte

Senior Technical Associate – Monitoring, Evaluation & Research     

Requisition ID: api-93149
Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Strategic Information

Job Description

  • This position will report to the Technical Advisor, Strategic Information. The successful person will provide support to all research and evaluation activities of the Directorate. 
  • S/He will support the writing of Manuscript, literature reviews, qualitative and quantitative data analysis.
  • The candidate will also provide support to the directorate technical reports and will be responsible for running research projects from protocol development to implementation; from setting up a research project to delivering an impactful report and publication.
  • S/He will develop insightful reports based on candidate’s data analysis and on both quantitative and qualitative research techniques.
  • The candidate should have a strong background in research, be comfortable with a range of methodologies, and be able to demonstrate a track record of conducting research in the public Health and TB/HIV space.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Must possess a Degree in Sciences, Social Sciences or Health Sciences with expertise in research or public health. A postgraduate degree in the relevant position will be desirable. 
  • Skills and experience in the use of Quantitative and Qualitative research methods.
  • Experience working with District Health Information System 2 (DHIS2)
  • Must possess a minimum of eight (8) years cognate experience in HIV/AIDS care and relevant experience supporting the implementation of M&E systems, planning and executing program evaluation.
  • Must have skills and experience in the use of Quantitative and Qualitative research methods
  • Must have a high level of quantitative and qualitative skills and appropriate use of Quantitative and qualitative data analysis software (Nvivo, Atlas.ti,  STATA, or SPSS)
  • Expertise in health systems research using mixed methods
  • Expertise in research writing and good mastery of the English language
  • Good knowledge of public health research
  • Acquaintance with HIV/AIDS programming is highly desirable
  • Must be able to handle a fast-paced environment and be able to make informed split-second decisions.

Application Closing Date
22nd April, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Senior Technical Associate – Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E)

Requisition ID: api-66067
Location: Abuja

Job Description

  • The desired candidates will work with the Headquarter M&E team to support the implementation of robust monitoring and evaluation systems in the various states. S/He will be responsible for collating the program data at the State level and ensuring quality data reports for the program in the state.

Other Specific Tasks

  • Develop and track progress of M&E work plan
  • Provide technical support for institutional DHIS2 platform maintenance and issue resolutions
  • Provide technical support for quarterly reporting to DATIM
  • Run routine validation scripts to ensure compliance to logic checks and validation rules
  • Support intermittent reviews of gaps and outlier analysis and validation rules for various thematic areas
  • Provide technical guidance for regular platform updates and upgrades
  • Liaise with the IT team to improve user experience and resolve arising issues with the DHIS2 platform. 
  • Build users’ capacity to enter data, analyze and provide regular reports using DHIS2
  • Provide data analysis and management support and ensure regular maintenance of databases/information systems.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Must possess a First Degree in Medicine, Pharmacy, Behavioural/Social Sciences, Public Health, Demography, Biostatistics, Statistics, or a relevant field.
  • Must have a minimum of four (4) years’ experience in the field of HIV prevention.
  • Must have intermediate knowledge of SPSS or STATA or knowledge of DHIS, MS-Access or other compatible database software will be of added advantage.

Application Closing Date
22nd April, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Senior Technical Associate, Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E)

Requisition ID: api-72863
Location: Jos, Plateau

Job Task

  • The desired candidates will work with the state M&E team to support the implementation of robust monitoring and evaluation systems for the State. S/He will be responsible for collating data at the LGA level and ensuring quality data reporting for the State program.
  • S/He will conduct timely review and analysis of state-level data and provide monthly feedback to the state Technical teams and other levels.

Other Specific Tasks

  • Develop and track progress of M&E work plan
  • Develop and implement capacity building plan for the sites in collaboration with the State Government
  • Provide technical assistance to program sites in setting up and maintaining M&E systems (collection, analysis, reporting and use of output data for program improvement) in collaboration with the state GON M&E structures
  • Work with program sites to identify, integrate and strengthen existing M&E structures in collaboration with the state GoN
  • Support the collation and review monthly reports, and provide feedbacks to program sites
  • Conduct timely review and analysis of state level data and provide monthly feedback to the State Technical Team, internally.
  • Facilitate monthly data review meeting (DRM) to provide a forum for discussion on progress, gaps in program implementation and proffer solutions
  • Submit collated report to the central program office on or before the 15th of the succeeding month
  • Conduct data quality audit and supportive supervision at the program sites to ensure compliance with monitoring and evaluation plans and procedures  

Qualifications and Experience

  • Must possess a First Degree in Medicine, Pharmacy, Behavioural/Social Sciences, Public Health, Demography, Biostatistics, Statistics, or a relevant field.
  • Must have a minimum of four (4) years of experience in the field of HIV prevention, care, and treatment services.
  • Must possess the ability to analyze and interpret both quantitative and qualitative data to inform programming.
  • Must have intermediate knowledge of SPSS or STATA or knowledge of DHIS, MS-Access or other compatible database software will be of added advantage.
  • Must have experience conducting monitoring visits, utilizing checklists and other tools, including the ability to develop M&E tools as needed.
  • Familiarity with the socio-cultural contexts of the state will be an advantage.

Application Closing Date
22nd April, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Jobs vacancies at APIN Public Health Initiatives Limited/Gte

Virtual Support Team Advisor

Requisition ID: api-41707
Location: Abuja
Contract type: Full-time (fixed term for 10 months)

About You

  • We are looking for an advisor with experience working in HIV/sexual health service provision with excellent IT skills who is passionate about improving the sexual health and reducing HIV in the population in Nigeria. 

Clinical Duties, with support from the Virtual Support Team Lead

  • Develop an understanding of service user needs and offer information, advice, support and signposting through remote communications such as the telephone, text messaging and WhatsApp.
  • Follow agreed protocols and standard operating procedures which detail how the virtual support team interacts with service users.
  • Draw on your knowledge of sexual health and HIV including health risks and benefits, and prevention.
  • Identify and flag users at risk who need to be assessed by the virtual support team lead
  • To attend and participate in clinical training and governance meetings
  • Provide non-directive, non-judgmental counselling on issues related to sexual health and HIV.

Essential Education / Qualifications / Training

  • Minimum of a Higher National Diploma (HND) or Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Health Sciences or health related diploma. 
  • At least 2 years, experience of working in HIV/sexual health care or sexual health education and outreach

Essential Knowledge / Skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of HIV and sexually transmitted infections, including prevention interventions such as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).
  • Excellent IT skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel.
  • Excellent communication skills face-to-face, on the telephone and via WhatsApp/SMS

Experience:

  • Experience of counselling about the sexual health infections including HIV, risk and prevention

Personal Characteristics:

  • Friendly, approachable and supportive manner towards service users
  • Non-judgmental attitudes regardless of age, ethnicity, sexual behavior or reproductive choices
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Willingness to support service users with sexual health problems, by telephone/SMS/WhatApp when it is clinically safe to do so.
  • Willing to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends
  • Positive approach to service development, innovation and change
  • Willingness to participate in research and evaluation by explaining evaluation processes to users, answering questions on this and supporting their participation
  • Willingness to work collaboratively and contribute to the development of a new and evolving service
  • IT literate/competent and willing to learn how to use new systems
  • Trustworthy, discreet and highly conscious of the importance of maintaining the confidentiality and integrity of personal information
  • Acute awareness of information security issues and willing to comply with security requirements
  • A proven ability to work on your own, manage your time effectively, prioritising your own workload and client caseload under clinical supervision.

Application Closing Date
22nd April, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Assistant Technical Officer, Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E)

Requisition ID: api-95707
Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Strategic Information

Job Task

  • The desired candidates will work with the state M&E team to support the implementation of robust monitoring and evaluation systems for the State.
  • S/He will be responsible for collating data at the LGA level and ensuring quality data reporting for the State program.
  • S/He will conduct timely review and analysis of state-level data and provide monthly feedback to the state Technical teams and other levels.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Must possess a First Degree in Medicine, Pharmacy, Behavioural / Social Sciences, Public Health, Demography, Biostatistics, Statistics, or a relevant field.
  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years of experience in the field of HIV prevention, care, and treatment services.
  • Must possess the ability to analyze and interpret both quantitative and qualitative data to inform programming.
  • Must have intermediate knowledge of SPSS or STATA or knowledge of DHIS, MS-Access or other compatible database software will be of added advantage.
  • Must have experience conducting monitoring visits, utilizing checklists and other tools, including the ability to develop M&E tools as needed.
  • Familiarity with the socio-cultural contexts of Ogun state will be an advantage.

Application Closing Date
22nd April, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Jobs vacancies at APIN Public Health Initiatives Limited/Gte

Program Manager (NEST360 Project)

Requisition ID: api-16592
Location: Lagos

Project Overview

  • Reducing newborn deaths is a critical global health priority. The Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 3.2 has a target for all countries to reduce neonatal mortality rates below 12/1,000 by 2030. At current rates of progress, sub-Saharan Africa will be the last global region to achieve SDG 3.2, reaching the target over fifty years or more too late.
  • NEST360 (Newborn Essential Solutions and Technologies) catalyzes change for newborn care, enabling African countries to meet the 2025 ENAP coverage targets and the SDG 2030 newborn survival targets.
  • The NEST360 international alliance has been optimizing this multi-stakeholder, evidence-based model in Nigeria since 2019.
  • Building on demonstrated evidence of impact at seven hospitals in the southwest region of Nigeria, NEST360 in Nigeria is currently positioned to scale up interventions to more public and private Nigerian hospitals with a high volume of inborn and outborn newborn rates throughout the country.
  • NEST360 aims to end preventable newborn death in African hospitals by 2030. Our solution begins with the insight that saving newborn lives requires simultaneous delivery of a package of interventions that cut across the entire health system.
  • Together with African governments, educational institutions, and the private sector, NEST was created as a proven package of Newborn Essential Solutions and Technologies designed to ensure that all newborns receive quality care.
  • In view of this, NEST360 is now a program that delivers life-saving affordable newborn technologies; builds strong human resources to support newborn care; provides medical technology management and innovation; and shares evidence-based strategies and an investment case to scale and sustain quality newborn care.
  • The Project team in partnership with APIN Public Health Initiatives is working alongside the FMOH, the current implementing states, Oyo, Lagos and the FCT,  strengthening their capacity to effectively deliver quality Comprehensive Newborn Care services.
  • As part of our scale up strategies and as we look forward towards better coverage of the care of the small and sick newborns across the country, we will require the services of a program manager.

Role Purpose

  • The program manager will be expected to support the Rice360 Country Director in project planning, coordination and support program operations, including ensuring compliance with grant regulations and monitoring of program implementation.

Scope of Work

  • The NEST Program Manager will provide sound technical management and coordination of NEST360 implementing team, for the successful implementation and achievement of project deliverables.
  • The NEST program manager will work with the NEST360 project team to ensure that the NEST360 program is executed according to work plan and budget and in line with program policies, focusing on program quality and sustainability across the components of newborn health care programming.
  • He/She will be responsible for maintaining regular contact with the headship of health facilities and the Ministry of Health in states where NEST360 program is being implemented, ensuring quality monitoring of NEST360 implementation and progress.

Major Responsibilities
Program Management and Technical Quality:

  • Provide managerial oversight over the implementation of NEST360 program activities with high quality, meeting donor and organizational standards.
  • Provide effective operational support to the NEST360 implementing team and ensure consistent budget and financial tracking.  
  • Conduct monthly BVA reviews, and take necessary actions when needed; ensuring budgets are used appropriately and efficiently, and spending is in line with APIN financial procedures and donor requirements.
  • Coordination with the M&E/training manager, Engineering training and maintenance manager and the qualitative research lead to prepare and execute project work plans with clear targets and deliverables
  • Work with M&E to ensure timely data collection and data compilation, and ensure timely submission of both internal and donor reports.
  • Ensure constant liaison with partners, state MoH officials and facility heads as part of maintaining partnership and engagement with stakeholders in line with NEST360 program strategy for sustainability.
  • Undertake regular field visits to monitor project implementation and provide on-the-spot support to field teams accordingly.
  • Perform any other relevant task as directed by the Rice360 Country Director.

Coordination and Representation:

  • Participate in coordination meetings at state and facility level and ensure representation at field implementation meetings.
  • Participate at relevant state TWG meetings as required.
  • Facilitate field monitoring visits for internal and external stakeholders, when required.

Key Working Relationships:

  • Line Manager: Rice360 Country Director
  • Technical Collaboration: M&E/Training manager; Engineering training and maintenance manager; Qualitative research lead.
  • Position has a matrix Supervisory role: 5 data clerks.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health-related field with a Post-graduate qualification (Preferably Master’s Degree) in Public Health, Development Studies, or any other relevant field.
  • Previous Training in Project Management or Systems Strengthening.

Work Experience and technical skills required:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in coordination and implementation of health programs, specifically in management of newborn health programs at the state or national level.
  •  Experience working jointly with national or state, and/or local health actors to strengthen the quality and responsiveness of child health services, particularly newborn health services.
  • Technical expertise and working knowledge in the conduct of Health Facility Assessment.
  • Capacity to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Experience in report writing and budgeting (organization and donor reporting)
  • Ability to conduct field travel when required.

Computer / Other Tech Requirements:

  • Full professional competency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

Language Requirement:

  • English Fluency (spoken and written).

Application Closing Date
21st April, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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