Technical Officer – AGYW & Prevention Services 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: Technical Officer – AGYW & Prevention Services

Location: Abuja
Job Category: Fixed Term

Job Description

  • Will provide technical and programmatic oversight to the AGYW component of the NAHI grant.
  • This will include coordinating and driving the implementation and monitoring of interventions targeted at adolescent girls and young women across implementing States.
  • He/she will coordinate the delivery of prevention services to vulnerable groups especially to AGYW, provide day to day guidance to implementing states on appropriate technical and programmatic approaches for HIV prevention services including reproductive health (SRH) services, and gender-based violence (GBV) mitigation and post-violence care for AGYW. Also, the TO-AGYW & PS will ensure layering of services for HIV prevention in AGYW, work closely with monitoring and evaluation staff to define data needs related to Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for AGYW and prevention programming.
  • He/she will recommend evidence-based improvements in the delivery of AGYW and prevention services and work with sub-recipients and staff across implementing states to adapt and disseminate guidelines, tools and procedures that will support the achievement of quality service delivery.

Minimum Recruitment Standard

  • MB.BS / MD / PHD / BPharm / BSc-Nursing or similar Degree with 1 to 3 years relevant experience in HIV/AIDS and Adolescents & Young People programming with sound understanding in provision of HIV prevention and treatment services in resource constrained settings.
  • Or MPH or MS / MA in relevant Degree with 3 to 5 years relevant experience in HIV/AIDS and Adolescents & Young People programming with sound understanding in provision of HIV prevention and treatment services in resource constrained settings.
  • Possession of an MPH or post graduate degree in a related field will be an added advantage.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly 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-PCTJobs@ahnigeria.org using the Job Title and Location as the subject of the mail.

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Note

  • 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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