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Vacancy Announcement


Summary Job



Senior Clinical
  Associates (2)

1 (Abuja)


The Senior
  Clinical Specialist will be responsible for regional technical leadership of
  the CCFN SUSTAIN care and treatment project in a manner that strengthens
  integrated delivery of health services in Partner Treatment Facilities. She/he
  will provide medical technical support to implement high quality HIV care and
  treatment activities with primary focus on clinical management of HIV and
  AIDS, TB, Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV/AIDS and
  integrated medical services in partner health facilities.

A degree in
  medicine plus 5 years’ experience in clinical management of HIV/AIDS or a
  postgraduate degree in medicine or public health with substantial experience
  working on HIV/AIDS treatment programs, demonstrable capacity in advanced ART
  and AIDS palliative care is a must. The candidate shall in
  addition have at least 2-years’ experience in clinical training and

Clinical Associate


The Clinical Associates
  will provide technical support for a multidisciplinary HIV/AIDS care and
  treatment teams across partner sites, working with partner site teams to
  provide quality care and treatment to PLHIV. Provide
  technical assistance to a wide range healthcare workers to ensure quality
  service delivery

A degree in
  medicine plus substantial clinical experience in HIV/AIDS care and treatment,

two years’
  experience in providing ART and PMTCT technical support to partner health facilities,
  excellent grasp of clinical issues and current literature in HIV/AIDS and
  PMTCT, experience in training and facilitation and excellent interpersonal


Senior Laboratory
  Services Specialist (1)


Provide overall
  leadership and management of the project’s laboratory systems and services,
  promote the synergy between the laboratory, clinical and supply management
  teams. Responsible for the coaching, supervision and appraisal of the
  laboratory team to provide coordinated quality technical assistance to partner
  laboratory staff support the building of effective and sustainable laboratory
  systems and services in partner facilities. Design and implement a capacity
  building plan for project staff and the health workforce at supported
  facilities in provision of quality clinical HIV/AIDS care.

A first degree in
  Medical Laboratory Sciences and a post graduate qualification in related
  sciences. Current registration with the Association of Medical Laboratory
  Sciences Council of Nigeria and a practicing license is mandatory. 5 years’
  experience in automated HIV laboratory systems and demonstrable capacity to
  operate a CD4, hematology and chemistry automated equipment.

Outcomes and

  Information Associate(Makurdi)

Incumbent will
  assist in providing technical support and supervision in the planning,
  implementation and review of Strategic Information activities at supported
  health facilities through routine technical assistance visits, development and
  refinement of Strategic Information materials and support all SI Unit data
  entry and reporting activities for CDC and other CCFN projects

Degree in medical
  records, statistics or in the social sciences plus at least 4 years post NYSC
  working experience in  HIV/AIDS Strategic
  Information Management, basic data management and analysis skills and knowledge
  of electronic medical records systems an asset

  Quality Improvement Associate (1)


Responsible for
  building the capacity of partner facility CQI teams, support sites to develop
  and implement CQI interventions, support sites to collect relevant data,
  report CQI activities and intervention on a monthly basis, and provide
  feedback and recommendations to the project, support effective documentation
  and coordination of HIV care and treatment services, support the conduct of
  patient level outcome and other operational research in partner facilities.

Degree in
  medicine, nursing, or other related field with over two years’ experience in
  HIV care and treatment in similar positions. Experience working as CQI
  Officer an added advantage. Knowledge of operations research is an added




Responsible for
  ensuring daily vehicle checks and reports, able to maintain vehicle log books
  and ensures that the minimum maintenance standard  is the vehicle’s manufacturer specification.

Also makes
  recommendations and implement measures that will safeguard CCFN vehicles to
  enhance efficiency.

Makes sure that
  routine preventative maintenance schedules for any vehicle assigned to him
  are strictly adhered to in a manner that will assure reliable transportation
  of CCFN staff

A minimum of
  Senior Secondary School Certificate or General Certificate of Education ‘O’
  level with at least three passes including English Language.

Valid Nigerian drivers’
  license and a good knowledge of Abuja and Nigerian roads.

Minimum of 5
  years professional experience in similar position.

Good knowledge of
  vehicle mechanics .Must be flexible and able to work independently and as
  part of the team.


to apply:

Please read the attached job
description, interested applicants should send a detailed CV and an application
letter attached as separate MS Word documents to

Applications should reach us on or before close of business 24th April, 2013.

CCFN is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
religion, etc. Qualified women are especially encouraged to apply”[J1] 

as required