Program Officer, CFID-RISE Project at the Centre for Initiative and Development (CFID)

Centre for Initiative and Development (CFID) Taraba is a registered non-governmental, non-profit, non-political, non-religious, research focused, patient-driven organization that drive to improve healthcare service delivery in their target communities.

We are recruiting suitable candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Program Officer, CFID-RISE Project

Location: Jalingo, Taraba
Employment Type: Full-time


  • Program officer will be responsible for community-based activities to support:
    • HIV testing services and case finding – 1st 95
    • HIV Care and treatment services – 2nd 95
    • Viral load coverage and suppression – 3rd 95
    • Robust monitoring, evaluation and learning
    • Advocacy and effective stakeholder engagement
    • COVID-19 stakeholder engagement, demand creation, vaccination acceleration and reporting.
  • The program officer will be responsible to the CFID Senior program officer and CFID Senior Monitoring and evaluation officer.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health or related field and minimum of 5 years relevant experience working on community-based HIV related interventions.
  • Experience of HIV/AIDS program planning and implementation at the community in Taraba would be an added advantage.
  • Extensive knowledge of health and development programming in Taraba state, Nigeria is preferred.
  • Knowledge of major donor policies (USAID) is a must.
  • Experience in designing and implementing of public health/international development programs funded by US government is a distinct advantage.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of strategic planning, administrative and financial management systems.
  • Skilled in organizing resources, establishing priorities and ensuring successful implementation of HIV programs
  • Ability to work across various projects and provide tactful support with minimal supervision
  • Ability to coordinate and organize meetings and/or special events.
  • Excellent report writing, strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to gather and analyze statistical data and generate reports.
  • Computer literacy is a must
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver work at minimal supervision
  • Ability to travel to implementation communities.


Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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May 2024