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APIN Public Health Initiatives is a non-governmental donor-funded organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, care and support of diseases of public health importance in Nigeria, including HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, among others. APIN works in partnership with the Federal and State Governments of Nigeria, United States Center for Disease Control (CDC), as well as the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in Nigeria. We seek to recruit qualified persons to fill critical positions necessary for programme implementation. We offer professionals opportunities for career advancement, a good working environment and competitive remuneration. We are seeking qualified and suitable candidates to assume some vacant positions:


(1) Position title: Technical Officer, Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) (2 positions)
Duration of Contract: One (1) year
Project: CDC 1753
Location: Benue State
Job Task: Reporting to the M&E State Lead, the desired candidate will be a member of the Strategic Information team and will contribute to program monitoring and evaluation (M&E) support for the implementation of robust monitoring and evaluation systems in the State. S/He will provide support/guidance to state teams on program/project monitoring and evaluation and on US Government and Government of Nigeria reporting requirements. S/He will provide technical assistance to program sites including supportive supervision, interacting with state Program Managers, SI leads and M&E focal persons in the analysis, review of monthly reports and use of output data for program improvement. S/He will conduct routine monitoring visits to project sites, including data quality assessments (DQAs) exercise using official tools and ensure result utilization for site improvement activities. S/He will On a monthly basis, review, revalidate and analyse program data on APIN DHIS2, PERFAR DATIM, NHMIS, NOMIS and other reporting platforms.
Qualifications and Experience:
 Must possess a degree in Medical Sciences (MBBS/B.Pharm.), Behavioural/Social Sciences, Public Health, Demography, Biostatistics, Statistics or relevant field. Master’s degree in Public Health (MPH) will be an advantage.  Must have minimum of five (5) years’ experience in the field of HIV/AIDS care and relevant experience supporting the implementation of M&E systems, planning and executing program evaluation.
 Must have experience conducting monitoring visits, utilizing checklists and other tools, including the ability to develop M&E tools as needed.
 Must possess the ability to analyze and interpret both quantitative and qualitative data to inform programming.


(2) Position title: Senior Technical Associate, Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E)
Duration of Contract: One (1) year
Project: CDC – 1753
Location: Benue State
Job Task:
Reporting to the state Technical Advisor-SI, the desired candidates will work with the states M&E team to support the implementation of robust KP monitoring and evaluation systems in the state. S/He will be responsible for collating the program data at the LGA level and ensuring quality data report for the program in the state. 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 relevant field.
 Must have minimum of three (3) years’ experience in the field of HIV prevention for KPs.
 Must possess the ability to analyse 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, utilising checklists and other tools, including the ability to develop M&E tools as needed.


(3) Position title: Senior Program Associate, Health Information (HI)
Duration of Contract: One (1) year
Project: CDC 1753
Location: Benue State
Job Task:
This position will report to the Technical Advisor, Health Information at the Head Office. The successful candidate will support the maintenance of existing database platforms and develop new ones to meet new donor data reporting requirements. S/He will support the design of new database utilities on the platform in response to programme needs. S/He will design and implement in conjunction with other members of the strategic information team; capacity building plans for data managers of subcontractor sites.
Qualifications and Experience:
 Must possess a first degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or relevant field.
 Must have minimum of three (3) years’ experience in information technology, including data collection, entry and analysis, database designing and management.
 Must have advanced knowledge of Open MRS, DHIS, MS-Access or other compatible database software.
 Must have experience providing technical assistance, conducting monitoring visits, utilising checklists and other tools, including the ability to develop health information management tools as needed.

Mode of Application:

Qualified applicants should please click Apply now to apply online. Applicants will be required to attach a CV with a Suitability Statement that states how their skills, knowledge and experience make them suitable, and indicating the person specifications highlighted above for the position. The Suitability Statement should not exceed a page and must appear on the first page of the CV, contained in one document. CV file must be  named with applicants full name and position applied. Our platform only accepts .pdf and .doc document formats.

Closing Date: 25th October 2019

Late applications will not be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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