Center for Clinical Care and Clinical Research CCCRN Jobs Recruitment [2 new]

Latest jobs vacancies at CCCRN January 2022.

The Center for Clinical Care and Clinical Research is an indigenous, non-profit organization that promotes best practices in health care delivery, medical training and research using locally adapted models of health systems strengthening. CCCRN has established a formidable presence in Nigeria. With the headquarters in Federal Capital Territory and field offices in its operational states, CCCRN built a vast network of health and allied professional staff, partners and collaborators.

Latest jobs vacancies at CCCRN

January 2022. Community System Strengthening Specialist

Location: Akwa Ibom
Project: ICHSSA Lot 1
Department: Program Management

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About ICHSSA

  • The Integrated Child Health and Social Service Award ICHSSA 1 is a newly awarded five-year agreement by USAID, commenced on December 19, 2019. ICHSSA 1 is implemented by Center for Clinical Care and Research Nigeria.
  • The project will ensure that Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) are cared for, and protected by their households, communities, and local and state government to reduce their vulnerability to HIV.
  • The project expected results is highlighted as follows:
    • Households have increased access to basic services and care for OVC
    • Communities ensure that OVC secure their rights
    • Local and State Government deliver basic services, detect and respond to child rights violations
    • Prioritized targeted services for specific OVC subpopulations delivered.

Job Specific Responsibilities

  • Provide technical and programmatic leadership to develop an approach to sustainability plan development and implementation that increases the ability of relevant State institutions (e.g., SMWASD, SMOH) to fulfill their mandate and support an HIV-sensitive social service system.
  • Support the development of an analytical framework to support the analysis of existing organizational capacity assessments to inform sustainability planning.
  • Support CBOs to identify capacity strengthening needs using appropriate national/harmonized organizational capacity assessment tools, as necessary.
  • Support States to develop sustainability benchmarks, capacity strengthening plans that support them to meet their benchmarks and provide training and accompaniment as needed and in response to available data.
  • Provide training and accompaniment to State to strengthen their ability to support the CBOs in key areas such as leadership and governance, planning, budgeting, financing and/or coordination/networking; and if necessary, workforce strengthening, and information management/data-use for decision-making in order to strengthen and sustain the OVC response.
  • Develop and maintain relationships GON entities, USG mechanism, GFATM and networks keeping them abreast of progress being made by States and seek opportunities to enhance collaboration and leverage resources among critical stakeholders to support a HIV-sensitive child protection system.
  • Collaborate with the System Strengthening/Advocacy Technical Advisor to identify ways to strengthen, align and link formal and informal social service systems to support OVC and their household, quality service delivery and a sustained OVC response.
  • Collaborate with the project technical team to ensure alignment between GON policy and practice with regard to OVC case management and referral procedures, practices and tools.
  • Collaborate with System Strengthening/Advocacy Technical Advisor to identify ways to improve internal advocacy efforts among key GON institutions to increase support for a HIV-sensitive social service system.

Key Working Relationships:

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  • Supervisory: This position has no supervisory role
  • Internal:  System Strengthening Advocacy Technical Advisor

Qualification and Skills

  • Master’s Degree in Public Policy, Public Administration, Social Work or a closely related field.
  • Minimum of five (5) years senior-level experience in organizational development and provision of technical assistance to government entities at the Federal and/or State level(s) and international non-governmental organizations highly valued.
  • Proven experience with management and monitoring of capacity strengthening programs for government entities working in health and/or social services areas.
  • Demonstrated technical expertise in providing technical support and/or capacity building to government institutions in leadership and governance, planning, budgeting, financing and/or coordination/networking; Experience in workforce strengthening, information management/data-use for decision-making, management and accountability mechanisms highly valued.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop linkages with other organizations, including the private sector and research institutions.
  • Experience in leadership, planning, management, supervision and organizational skills including the ability to prepare and analyze work plans and budgets.
  • Excellent understanding of GON systems and procedures as it relates to planning and budgeting.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills in English.
  • Strong interpersonal, cross -cultural and training/mentoring skills.
  • Knowledge of PEPFAR programming, process and frameworks is strongly preferred.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Agency Wide Competences (for all CCCRN staff):

  • These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CCCRN and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results. CCCRN core values are; Excellence, Knowledge, Professionalism, Accountability, Diversity and Collaboration.

Required Travel:

  • To field locations in Nigeria.

Statement of Commitment to Protection:

  • CCCRN’ recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

Application Closing Date
12th January, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Work Environment: CCCRN is an equal-opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, etc.

HIV Care and Support Specialist

Location: Akwa Ibom / Cross Rivers
Project: ICHSSA Lot 1
Department: Program Management
Reports to: State Program Manager
Secondary Reporting to: HIV Care and Support Advisor

About ICHSSA

  • The Integrated Child Health and Social Service Award ICHSSA 1 is a newly awarded five-year agreement by USAID, commenced on December 19, 2019. ICHSSA 1 is implemented by Center for Clinical Care and Research Nigeria.
  • The project will ensure that Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) are cared for, and protected by their households, communities, and local and state government to reduce their vulnerability to HIV.

The project expected results is highlighted as follows:

  • Households have increased access to basic services and care for OVC
  • Communities ensure that OVC secure their rights
  • Local and State Government deliver basic services, detect and respond to child rights violations
  • Prioritized targeted services for specific OVC subpopulations delivered

Job Summary

  • Responsible for HIV care and support services for the OVC and their household
  • Coordinate with other stakeholders to ensure enrollment and provision of requisite services to all HIV subpopulations enrolled in the OVC project
  • Liaise with the treatment implementing partners to ensure all CLHIV are identified and enrolled in the OVC care
  • Ensure HIV Care service provision at the household is designed to demonstrate attribution to the  95 95 95 epidemic control goal of the treatment partners

Job Specific Responsibilities

  • S/he is to provide technical guidance to ICHSSA 1 partner CSOs in the Implementation oftechnical program activities for community-based HIV Care and Support in ICHSSA 1Program
  • Under the direction of the HIV Care and Support Advisor, collaborate closely with the ICHSSA teamto roll out and implement an integrated and holistic community-based response to HIV /AIDs towards scaling up access to HIV prevention and care services for vulnerable childrenand their caregivers
  • Provide technical input for the development of strategies, design and implementation of HIVPrevention / Care & Support activities by ICHSSA 1 project; ensure activities improve accessto HIV prevention and care services amongst project beneficiaries and their caregivers.
  • Direct CSOs towards overall technical quality – including adherence to technical standards,best practices and donor guidelines for all HIV Prevention Care & Support activities of theproject.
  • Support strategies towards ensuring that project activities are built on strong behaviorchange principles, and build the capacity of CSOs and relevant GON staff in effectiveimplementation and monitoring.
  • Work with the Treatment partners and coordinate bidirectional patient referral from facility to community and vice versa.
  • Obtains patient line list regularly and ensure data synergy with the treatment partners along all custom indicators.
  • Lead the process of monitoring of quality HIV care at the household and ensure drug adherence and viral load suppression
  • Document OVC project attribution to the care and treatment partners overall achievement along the 95 95 95 epidemic control cascade.
  • Work closely with the SMOH, SMWASD, SACA and HIV TWGs in Akwa Ibom and Cross Riverstates in identifying and capitalizing on leverage points for improved linkages and referralcoordination atthe community level and for Integration of HIV Prevention Care & Supportelements into other OVC areas project activities and vice versa
  • Other assigned roles by supervisor.

Key Working Relationships

  • Supervisory: This position has no supervisory role
  • Internal: State Program Manager, CSO Partners
  • External: Other Implementing treatment partners, SACA ministry of health.

Qualification and Skills

  • Master of Science and / or MPH with a minimum of 4 years relevant experience in implementing HIV Prevention, Care and Support programs or BS / MA in a relevant Health degree or Social Sciences plus a minimum of 4 years technical experience with community level HIV prevention, Care & Support programs
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with government and civil society partners and communities as well as transfer knowledge to diverse audiences through workshops, training and meetings using participatory methods and adult learning principles
  • Experience in supporting HIV Testing and Counselling programs in health facilities, mobile units and community outreaches
  • Good knowledge of Government of Nigeria HIV Care and Treatment guidelines (Pediatric&Adult) and experience working with Ministry of Health and other relevant entitles
  • Familiarity with PEPFAR-OVC programming and principles
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills required
  • Excellent analytic, organizational and computer skills; skilled In MS Office including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.

Agency Wide Competences (for all CCCRN staff):

  • These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CCCRN and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results. CCCRN core values are; Excellence, Knowledge, Professionalism, Accountability, Diversity and Collaboration

Statement of Commitment to Protection:

  • ‘’CCCRN’ recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

Application closing Date
12th January, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates Should
Click here to apply online

Note: CCCRN is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, etc.

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