APIN Public Health Initiatives Limited/Gte New Job Opportunities

APIN Public Health Initiatives Limited/Gte New Job Opportunities

APIN Public Health Initiatives Limited/Gte, formerly known as AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria is a non-governmental organization registered with the Nigerian Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC). APIN has built a strong partnership with the Nigerian Government, which is memorialized through a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the National Planning Commission. APIN is a leading Nigerian organization in the provision of prevention, care and treatment services to patients with HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis; Malaria; Reproductive Health; Family Planning; Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, and other non-communicable diseases of public health significance.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Grants Officer

Location: Abuja
Employment type: Full Time
Department: Grants

Position Summary

  • This position will report to the Head of Grant & Compliance Management.
  • The successful candidate will support the Grants Administration / Compliance department in writing, developing, monitoring and implementing grant proposals.
  • S / He will support the Grants Manager to facilitate grant efforts, including the grant approval process and post-award compliance.
  • Ensures timelines are met in all grants activities.

Other responsibilities:

  • Monitors post-award grant compliance.
  • Researches information and data necessary for grants sourcing and reporting.
  • Researches new funding opportunities available through local private and corporate foundations.
  • Disseminates information on funding opportunities and compliance requirements to appropriate departments
  • Monitors outstanding grant proposals. Follows up with funding agency as necessary.
  • Maintains necessary records, files, reports, databases, and resource materials pertinent to Grants Office activities.
  • Edits and organizes grant documents written by other staff and departments.
  • Assist in developing outlines, timelines and budgets templates for grants according to funding guidelines.
  • Facilitates workshops for and provides technical assistance to staff and subcontractors in the area of grant writing, development, compliance and support.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience 

  • B.Sc. or HND in Accounting or any related disciple, with relevant professional qualification (ACA or ACCA).
  • Must possess a minimum of 6 years experience in finance, in which 2 must be in Grants Management and Administration in a donor-funded organization.
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must possess a high level of integrity and responsibility.
  • Must possess excellent planning and organizational skills.
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How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Application Deadline  12th November, 2021.


Job Title: 
Senior Technical Officer, Quality Improvement

Requisition ID: api-06011
Location: Jos, Plateau
Employment type: Full Time
Department: Strategic Information

Job Task

  • The job holder will be a member of the State Team and will support program monitoring and evaluation (M&E), and quality assurance (QA) systems. 
  • S/He will share program output data with the state team and the State Government through the state team Lead and monitor the progress of the program towards achieving targets in the State.

Other responsibilities:

  • Coordinate setting-up and maintenance of electronic medical records systems and other digital solutions at new and existing sites within APIN-Supported States.
  • He/she will work with the Senior Technical Advisor – SI and other program officers to identify, develop and implement relevant evaluation projects for the program  
  • He/she will identify gaps in monitoring and evaluation capacity at the sites and recommend appropriate training needs, develop and implement training of relevant QI staff at both the state office and programme sites
  • He/she will ensure comprehensive data analysis to identify areas for improvement across thematic areas, health facility systems and program units.
  • Will actively support Data Quality Assurance (DQA) and other performance measurement exercises in the states
  • He/she will review and update the programme quality improvement protocol as indicated and ensure documentation and dissemination of the quality improvement and best practices at both state office and programme sites
  • Participating in the dissemination of results to the facility management and quality teams and facilitating the facility-wide adoption of CQI practices across key service delivery interventions
  • He/she will provide technical support to program sites in developing and implementing clinical quality improvement activities and commencing projects in poor performing program areas
  • He/she will supervise the state Clinical Quality Assurance Officers and serving as subject matter expertise regarding process improvement initiatives across ART/ TB, PMTCT, care and support, prevention & community services will provide quality assurance/ improvement focused technical assistance.
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Periodic Tasks:

  • He/she will strongly support M&E capacity development activities, support project M&E activities and reporting of performance and results including M&E capacity development for facilities staff, supporting them to develop robust M&E systems to track indicators, analyse data, and report results to APIN HQ/PEPFAR/CDC.
  • He/she will support and monitor the implementation of the QI coaching strategy
  • He/she will comply with other responsibilities as designated by supervisors.
  • Develop metrics and other relevant reports on QA/QI management for all issues, plan and conduct periodic program quality compliance audit at service delivery points to identify non-compliance in adherence to SOPs and guidelines; provide capacity building to health facility teams on QA and QI methodologies.
  • He/she will provide onsite technical assistance to the facility QI teams and collate all QI activities and work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary teams to address program gap

Qualifications & Experience

  • MB.BS / MD / Ph.D, B. Pharm, or similar Degree with 6 to 8 years relevant experience with at least 4 years progressive experience working in Monitoring and Evaluation in large HIV / AIDS programs at national or international level.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or public health with 7-9 years’ work experience or Masters degree in related field with 5-7 years’ work experience or Higher Diploma in Clinical Medicine from a recognized institution and registered with the Clinical Officers Council with 9-11 years’ work experience.
  • At least 3 years of clinical current hands-on experience of providing integrated HIV/AIDS services to diverse patients in a large program-linked facility or very busy clinical practice.
  • Computer literate and competent in the use of ICT resources
  • Familiarity with CDC/USAID and PEPFAR programs is required.
  • A good understanding of PEPFAR Surge program and national HIV epidemic control implementation strategies
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Technical Competencies:

  • High data management, analysis and reporting skills
  • Completed training in Quality Improvement models and participated in quality improvement projects for clinical interventions.
  • Report writing and oral/written communication skills.
  • Computer literacy/skills in usage of personal productivity tools (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Internet browsing, emailing, etc.)

Special Requirements:

  • Ability to meet deadlines, be self-motivated and function optimally with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated creativity and innovativeness in adapting to challenging work environments.
  • Constructive and productive team player with good communication skills.
  • Ready to travel frequently to undertake field visits, accompany field teams and possess the ability to communicate well in diverse cultural settings.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Application Deadline  17th November, 2021.

Note:

we are an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a diverse workforce. While all applications will be acknowledged.
• We reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement
• We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements
• Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
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