Program Officer, TB at the Institute of Human Virology IHVN

Program Officer, TB at the Institute of Human Virology IHVN

Institute of Human Virology IHVN

Job Title: Program Officer, TB

Locations: Kano and Lagos
Job Family: Technical
Unit: Global Fund TB


  • Quality of care assessment and ensuring that patients in all IHVN supported facilities receive high-quality comprehensive TB, TB/HIV and MDR TB care and treatment in line with WHO and National Guidelines in PEPFAR and Global Fund sites (TB/HIV, MDR-TB).
  • Program facilitation for effectiveness and efficiency, facilitation of communication, collaboration, task sharing and teamwork among clinic staff of all sites.
  • Provision of on-site clinical mentoring and technical assistance to clinic staff of all sites.
  • Improvement of strong linkages between the PPM facilities and the TB Control program at the State and LGA level.
  • To ensure that the facility operates a functional and efficient client flow system.
  • To support the project monitoring and evaluation team to ensure that high high-quality project data were collected and analyzed for informed decision making
  • To perform quality improvement, program evaluation, monitoring and to render administrative support.
  • Participation in meetings and other initiatives as assigned.
  • To work with Sub-partner staff, government agencies at all levels, donor representatives, facility/site staff, focal persons and IHVN staff to effectively manage programmatic challenges.
  • Act as liaison for community resources for patients, community and network within the hub and spoke model of the PPM implementation structure.
  • To report all activities to the central office Senior Program Officer TB/HIV, Technical Advisor HIV/TB/MDR-TB and the Director/Head, Clinical Services Department.
  • To adhere and abide by the ethics and code of conduct of the Institute.
  • To carry out any other duties/ assignments as directed by the Director Clinical Services department.

Skills and Abilities: 

  • Education: A University Degree in Medicine. An MPH or additional master’s degree will be an added advantage.
  • Prior Work Experience: 3 – 5 years of professional level experience managing public health and health delivery with emphasis on TBHIV, care and treatment. She/he must have experience working with PEPFAR or GF funded care and treatment program. Demonstrated experience in the design, implementation, and management of TB and TB/HIV program and private sector engagement is desirable.
  • Good communication (oral and written) and facilitation skills with proficiency in the computer programming – Word processing, spreadsheet, presentation skills are required.
  • Proficiency in data analysis, good inter and intrapersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet organizational targets/goals.
  • Ability to evaluate data and prepare quality reports often under pressure and in complex situations.
  • Being goal oriented with ability to plan and organize, make decisions, manage time and practice critical thinking.
  • Language Proficiency: English language (high proficiency in verbal and written expression)
  • Job Knowledge: Familiarity with the broad range of TB and TBHIV issues, understanding of the major issues affecting TBHIV with in-depth knowledge of the implementation of TBHIV programs in Nigeria.

Application Closing Date
28th December, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed Resume and a one page Cover Letter as one MS Word Document explaining suitability for the position to “The Manager, Human Resources” through: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.


  • Applications must explicitly state the position applied for in the subject of the email.
  • Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.