Senior Technical Advisor – Prevention, Research & Learning at the Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi)

Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is an indigenous non-governmental organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting a broad range of global health interventions, education and economic initiatives in Nigeria. AHNi is an allied organization to Family Health International (FHI360) with co-existing and mutually supportive interest in advancing the collective goals of the people and communities served. AHNi currently has its headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria.

To strengthen our operations and interventions in the country, we are seeking qualified candidates for the position below:

Job Title: Senior Technical Advisor – Prevention, Research & Learning

Location: Abuja
Job Category: Fixed Term

Job Description

  • Will support the grant implementation and coordination of program areas related to AGYW and PWUD by contributing to the knowledge base and profile of these intervention areas to inform program design, delivery, monitoring and quality assurance whilst also contributing to reviews of existing implementation policies, guidelines and program approaches in partnership with civil society, government, donors and other stakeholders based on learnings and emerging needs through Implementation Science and Research.
  • Under the supervision of the Technical Director, he/she will provide day-to-day implementation support and advice to implementing states on appropriate technical and programmatic approaches for harm reduction and AGYW interventions, with a focus on quality and evidence-based interventions, guide implementers, in partnership with technical agencies i.e. UNODC and UNAIDS to bring evidence-based improvements in the delivery of harm reduction and AGYW services which respond to people’s needs, use of data for decision making.
  • The STA-PRL will also work with stakeholders and staff across implementing states to adapt and disseminate guidelines, tools and procedures aligned to normative global guidance that will support the achievement of quality service delivery, including monitoring compliance.

Minimum Recruitment Standard

  • Master’s Degree in Public Health, Health Policy or a related field with 5 – 8 years’ work experience in statistical analysis and operational research methods.
  • A Degree in Statistics or Data Science and/or possession of a PhD in any relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.
  • Experience working with donor funded programs required, Global Fund/PEPFAR experience desirable.

Application Closing Date
19th August, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward a Suitability Statement (Application) and Resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to: AHNi-M& using the Job Title and Location as the subject of the mail.

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  • Only applications sent electronically (i.e., by e-mail) with the Job Title and location clearly indicated as the subject of the mail will be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • AHNi is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Disclaimer: AHNi does not charge Candidates a fee for a test or interview.

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