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Sisters Against HIV and Cancer Initiative (SACHI) is a community based organization that promotes and create an enabling environment, which supports Health and well-being of communities we serve. We have worked consistently with Key affected Populations, Women, Orphans and Vulnerable Children, adolescent young girls, Youths, stakeholders and General Populations in Delta State with evidence of successes through community health and awareness education, referrals, linkages for uptake of health care and support services and entrenchment of peaceful value.

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Program Manager at Sisters Against HIV and Cancer Initiative (SACHI)

December 30, 2022 N

Sisters Against HIV and Cancer Initiative (SACHI)Job Title: Program Manager Location: Ughelli North, DeltaEmployment Type: Full-timeReports to: The position reports to the Project Coordinator Job Summary Coordinate all activities of the organization… Read more here


Care and Treatment Officer



Location: Ughelli North, Delta
Employment Type: Full-time
Reports to: The position reports to the Project Coordinator

Job Purpose

  • The incumbent will work with and support project team to enrol all newly identified KP HIV positive clients (their children, adolescents, mothers and family members) in care and on ART, and provide high quality HIV Care and treatment services along the care continuum as per the revised national guidelines for HIV prevention, care and treatment through ongoing patient clinical assessments and management, data reviews and reporting, and applying quality improvement approaches to close existing service quality gaps.
  • The incumbent will also be the project’s program liaison person in the organization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate in day-to-day running of the HIV/AIDS clinics at SACHI ECEWS OSS including daily enrolment of all newly identified KP HIV positive adults, their children, adolescents and infants.
  • Provide technical support in creating and strengthening linkages and networks between SACHI ECEWS OSS and hotspot activities ensuring there is seamless implementation of activities leading to improved health outcomes at the OSS.
  • Work with project staffs or volunteers to strengthen targeted HIV eligibility screening at all OSS entry points and testing KPs eligible for the HIV test.
  • Daily review of all HTS services data tools both at the organization and from outreaches to track all new HIV positive clients in collaboration with hotspot linkages structures and ensure their enrolment into care and on ART to completion.
  • Support implementation of the Differentiated Service delivery models for HIV Care and treatment
  • Lead in routine assessment and identification of capacity building and service delivery needs for ensuring quality services across the continuum of the HIV response
  • Participate in capacity enhancement activities including organizing tailored site mentorships to address performance and quality gaps, in accordance with project weekly, monthly and quarterly implementation plans
  • Participate in support supervision, mentoring and coaching activities using the Quality Improvement approach in line with the national quality improvement framework
  • Closely work with the OSS and SACHI project M&E teams to ensure that daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly results are reported as per project and donor reporting guidelines, including ensuring quality of HIV data
  • Ensure the Organization HIV/AIDS support for activities is well coordinated and demonstrate results towards set targets.
  • Providing technical support for multidisciplinary HIV/AIDS care and treatment, working clinicians and SACHI ECEWS OSS-based site teams to implement care and treatment services especially in adult antiretroviral treatment.
  • Work with other project staffs to plan and implement quality improvement activities to improve HIV testing outputs, enrolment into care and on ART, clinical and laboratory services monitoring aimed at improved delivery of high quality HIV continuum of services for adult KPs, their children, adolescents and infants.
  • Support other project staffs in forecasting, quantifying and requisitioning adequate commodities to support the HIV care and treatment continuum including ARVs, HIV test kits, viral load kits and opportunistic infections (O. Is) management medicines.
  • Participate in activities under other program areas as will be assigned by the Project coordinator
  • Work with Strategic Information department to address identified challenges.
  • Submit timely accurate and professional program reports that meet donor requirements.
  • Adhering and abiding by the ethics and code of conduct of the Organization.
  • Carrying out any other duties/ assignments as directed by the Project Coordinator.

Qualifications, Experience and Desired Attributes

  • BSc / HND in related Field with experience in clinical services delivery
  • At least 2 years of experience in HIV prevention, care and treatment services
  • Must be an FSW
  • Having training on HIV prevention, care and treatment services
  • Additional training in HIV/AIDS clinical management
  • Knowledge in HIV/AIDS clinical management, including the current national guidelines for HIV prevention, care and treatment.
  • Willingness to work in rural settings.
  • Familiarity with PEPFAR electronic reporting platforms like NMRS and NDR.
  • Ability/capacity to develop and design TBHIV, care and treatment strategic plan.
  • High quality narrative report writing and understanding of project management principles.
  • KP Experience will be an added advantage.
  • Must be highly organized and capable of effective multi-tasking.
  • Good inter and intrapersonal communication skills.
  • Goal oriented with ability to work under pressure to meet organizational targets/goals.

Application Closing Date
9th January, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their detailed Resume and a one-page cover letter as one (1) MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to Human Resources Unit through: [email protected] indicating the position and the location applied for as the subject of the email.

Note

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Eligible female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. SACHI is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Gender Based Violence (GBV) Officer



Location: Ughelli North, Delta
Employment Type: Full-time
Reports to: The position reports to the Project Coordinator

Job Summary

  • The GBV Officer will be responsible for the timely and quality delivery of field level activities with technical support from the Project Coordinator.
  • She/he will manage the team there and ensure the smooth running of program in close coordination with other GBV/Protection actors.
  • She/he will ensure that survivor centered approach is adhered to and GBV survivors and other vulnerable FSWs, women and girls receive prompt and comprehensive services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee case management including follow up on referrals and action plans, and support services provided to GBV survivors, ensuring that the survivors receive the minimum package
  • Work closely with the project coordinator to Initiate planning for longer-term GBV prevention and response activities, including referral pathway and standard operating procedures
  • Maintain, monitor and measure GBV project implementation and contribute to effective information management on GBV survivors, adhering to the national guidance on case management of survivors and the SOPs
  • Closely work with case managers, outreach workers, CTs, CMs etc to ensure that best practices are respected and international standards are met in responding and preventing GBV
  • Participate in capacity building initiatives for staff, partners and other stakeholders to ensure quality and comprehensive delivery of project activities
  • Develop plans and activities in line with project.
  • Facilitate the setting up and functional safe spaces for FSWs, women and girls and supervise all safe space activities and community outreaches.
  • Conduct monitoring of program activities and ensure standards are followed.
  • Oversee the case management of the program and supervise case managers to implement effectively
  • Support staff to identify and link vulnerable FSWs to protection actors and other service providers based on need to access support and care
  • Overall management of field based activities.
  • Lead in implementation of the GBV service provision package of care and across the continuum of GBV case management to ensure that SACHI gender equality targets are being achieved across the states where projects are being implemented.
  • Work with monitoring and evaluation teams to analyse and report on indicators, measuring the outcomes and impact of interventions.
  • Document processes and outcomes for integrating gender into programs
  • Prepare and submit regular progress reports, field visit reports, training reports and contribute to the preparation of quality monthly reports
  • Submit quality reports as scheduled including but not limited to daily, weekly, monthly etc.
  • Carryout any other duties as outlined by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Experience and Desired Attributes

  • BSc / HND in related Field with Proven experience in similar function desirable.
  • Experience in Gender Based Violence Information Management System (GBVIMS) and case management
  • Two years and above experience in similar position or related
  • Flexible and willing to work in rural communities especially field based
  • Attended trainings on GBV and is aware of protection issues.
  • Strong knowledge of gender and global development issues, preferably with understanding of USAID approach to gender quality and gender-based violence.
  • A personal commitment to gender equality
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Good interpersonal skills to establish effective working relationships with all staff and key stakeholders externally.
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels within the organisation, including relevant staff working SACHI.
  • Computer literate especially micro soft work, excel database and power point. Knowledge of other software an advantage.
  • Willingness and ability to take initiative not only in identifying problems but also in suggesting and implementing solutions
  • Prior experience working in the field of gender related projects with strong technical capacity and practical experience in designing and implementing gender sensitive development programs
  • Strong understanding of inclusion and mainstreaming issues and approaches
  • Familiarity with local context
  • Experience in working with high level counterparts and engaging with Government officials and other development partners.
  • Previous work experience working in CBO / USAID funded projects is considered as advantage.
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to deal with project implementation; Sound and proven management skills and ability to work inclusively and collaboratively.
  • Strong writing skills, both for technical and program reports.

Application Closing Date
9th January, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their detailed Resume and a one-page cover letter as one (1) MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to Human Resources Unit through: [email protected] indicating the position and the location applied for as the subject of the email.

Note

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Eligible female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. SACHI is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Program Officer HTS Case Finding / Index Testing



Location: Ughelli North, Delta
Employment Type: Full-time
Reports to: The position reports to the Program Manager

Job Summary

  • The Program Officer will coordinate case finding/ Index testing activities in the assigned SACHI Hotspots.
  • The position involves working with project team members and relevant stakeholders to ensure quality HIV testing and linkage services under the guidance of the Program Manager.
  • Technical duties include implementing efforts to ensure HIV testing is based on the most recent, relevant, and science-based approaches.
  • The officer will also ensure that the services meet the required service quality standards. S/he will facilitate integration of case finding interventions into other service delivery platforms. General responsibilities of the position are to ensure that all activities contribute to the achievement of SACHI ECEWS SPEED program HTS objectives and targets for HIV prevention program.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for the overall technical guidance and coordination of Index testing/PNS/related activities
  • Ensure that HTS strategies are implemented, and performance tracked for high yields; including effective referrals and linkages from SACHI Hotspots to care and treatment and other services.
  • Provide technical assistance to project team members on all aspects of case finding programming.
  • Coordinate implementation, monitoring and evaluation of case finding program activities, to facilitate achievements of high-quality results and timelines of all the program deliverables.
  • Facilitate integration of HTS activities to promote achievement of the 95-95-95 cascade.
  • Assist the Program Manager in developing and reviewing annual work plans and budgets.
  • Work closely with the Program manager, CTs and CMs for community testing to support community related testing in the assigned Hotspots.
  • Provides a continuous TA to field level to scale up HIV case identification
  • Ensures the delivery of standard comprehensive HIV services targeting FSWs in Delta State
  • Actively engage in the implementation and monitoring of site level acceleration plan
  • Engages in rolling out innovative Index Testing /PNS strategies and standards
  • Prepares periodic reports and updates regarding the Index Testing /PNS scale up
  • Provide ongoing support to improve achievement through the full Index Testing /PNS cascade
  • Closely monitor Index Testing /PNS related activities and operational plans
  • Ensures proper Index Testing /PNS related documentation and data quality.
  • Work in project team members to ensure that national and PEPFAR case finding guidelines are implemented with fidelity.
  • Closely monitor and report on the availability of commodities needed for case finding.
  • Conduct annual assessment of SACHI hotspots in which index testing services are offered to ensure compliance with the safe and ethical index testing standards.
  • Liaise closely with other program team members to prepare analyses and reports as required including those for presentations at organizational levels and at other forums.
  • The Officer shall generate periodic program reports as required as well as perform any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Experience and Desired Attributes

  • BSc / HND in related Field with Proven experience in similar function desirable.
  • At least 2 years of successful experience in implementing complex, integrated HIV Testing Services
  • Understand the policies and guidelines in HIV Testing Services
  • Having training on HIV prevention, care and treatment services
  • Basic understanding of HIV prevention programming targeting KP, preferably hands on Index testing/PNS coaching and mentoring experience.
  • Must have strong technical knowledge of HTS technical procedures and all testing modalities, with particular focus on targeted testing (optimized PITC, index testing, social network testing)
  • Must be able to plan, coordinate, integrate and prioritize complex interventions in HIV testing and linkage to prevention or care and treatment
  • Demonstrate ability to build collaborative relationships and facilitate coordination with diverse partners and stakeholders
  • Knowledge of experience with PEPFAR funded programs
  • Basic knowledge and experience in research
  • S/he should be result-oriented, self-driven, and able to work under minimum supervision
  • Must have strong communication skills and cultural competency to address the needs of various KPs.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other applications,
  • Willingness to work on any assigned task

Application Closing Date
9th January, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their detailed Resume and a one-page cover letter as one (1) MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to Human Resources Unit through: [email protected] indicating the position and the location applied for as the subject of the email.

Note

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Eligible female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. SACHI is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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