Monday, September 1, 2014

FHI 360 Vacancy : Senior Technical Officer, Prevention Care and Treatment

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FHI 360 is currently recruiting for the position of a graduate Senior Technical Officer, Prevention Care and Treatment. We are a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of:

Job Title: Senior Technical Officer, Prevention Care and Treatment

Job ID: 14744
Location: Nigeria-Bauchi
Supervisor: State Program Manager

Basic Function:
Provide technical support to implement high quality care, treatment and support activities with primary focus on clinical management of HIV/AIDS including provision of Anti-retroviral therapy (ART).

The SSTO will also provide technical leadership and support to the implementing agencies in prevention and mitigation at the state level. It includes supporting the implementation of prevention activities (sexual and biomedical) and strategic behavior change interventions, testing and counseling, home based care, orphans and vulnerable children and other community mobilization activities

Duties and responsibilities:
  • Provide technical leadership and technical support related to clinical management and home-based care HIV/AIDS strategies and approaches related to implementation of programs.
  • Assist in the development of strategies for the design and implementation of HIV/AIDS mitigation interventions. This includes orphans and vulnerable children programming; home based care and other care and support activities at the community level.
  • With the Associate Director/Clinical Services and the State Program Manager, coordinate the design and implementation of components related to clinical management of, and home-based care for HIV/AIDS, including the use of Anti-retroviral treatment in field-level projects and programs.
  • Provide technical assistance in HIV/AIDS care and support capacity building at the state level.
  • Development and implementation of interventions focusing on nutrition, food security, education and skills development; psychosocial/spiritual support and shelter; household economic strengthening, legislative support and child protection.
  • With Associate Director/Clinical Services, develop guidelines, tools and recommendations related to the implementation, evaluation and monitoring of HIV/AIDS care and support programming.
  • Development of strategies for the design and implementation of HIV/AIDS prevention, behaviour change intervention among most at risk populations i.e. PLHIV, MARPs to reduce sexual transmission.
  • Support the implementation of Abstinence, Be faithful, Condom (ABC) and Other Prevention (OP) activities as well as guide the provision of technical assistance to implementing partners on SBC activities.
  • Work in close collaboration with the TB and Integrated Medical Service Unit in the implementation of integrated HIV, TB and other medical services at the facility level.
  • Provide technical assistance in non-ART clinical care including the management of opportunistic infections (OI) and Palliative care capacity building to field programs.
  • Work with relevant staff to coordinate the design and implementation of facility based programs in relation to clinical management of HIV/AIDS, including the use of Anti-retroviral treatment.
  • Provide ongoing technical assistance in HIV/AIDS clinical management for FHI Nigeria programs including management of OIs and PMTCT capacity building as well as providing
  • Work with technical relevant technical staff to adapt and disseminate guidelines, tools and procedures that will support the achievement of quality service delivery.
  • Assist in strengthening a system of reporting on program progress against stated objectives and monitoring and evaluation frameworks.
  • Assist in the provision of programmatic assistance to local partners in programming HIV/AIDS/STI activities.
  • Provide technical assistance in HIV/AIDS prevention and mitigation capacity building to field programs and develop guidelines, tools and recommendations related to the implementation, evaluation of prevention and mitigation of HIV/AIDS.
  • Contribute to development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to HIV/AIDS care and support and apply these lessons to modify existing program and improve the design of new programs.
  • Represent FHI/Nigeria to donors and government officials on issues of HIV/AIDS care and support at the state level.
  • Remain informed on current programs in HIV/AIDS care and support and related development field by reviewing current literature and stay alert to any implication of such experience and research for department activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:
  • Knowledge of health and development programs in developing countries in general and Nigeria specifically including its comprehensive impact upon those infected and affected by the disease.
  • Clinical management and training experience and ability to understand full range of issues around the clinical management of HIV/AIDS, including provision of ART.
  • Knowledge of Nigerian clinical setting, including government and non-government settings.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infections
  • Experience working with PLHA and support groups of PLHA will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants and recipients of assistance.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication.
  • Well-developed computer skills.
  • Ability to travel within Nigeria 25% time.
Job Summary / Responsibilities:
  • Provides technical support and guidance to staff and partners in the region and in country offices. Implements and monitors technical strengthening initiatives. Develops adoption and/or training strategy, designs and conducts training or adoption activities for a specific technical area. Creates scientific and technical material in area of expertise. Assists and gives guidance with development of proposals. Works with communities and partners to maximize local capacity. Evaluates programmatic effectiveness and provides technical assessment reports.
  • Provides technical support in the development and dissemination of tools, materials, reports, papers, and intervention for research projects.
  • Works closely with assigned team to ensure activities are implemented according to standard operating procedures (SOP's).
  • Writes and edits technical reports and documents. Assists with publications, web pages, and presentations.'
  • Conducts searches of published literature on evolving issues in assigned technical area.
  • Monitors and maintains protocols, instruments, data sets, manuals, training materials and reports.
  • Responds to requests and inquiries from internal and external staff.
  • Develops or writes technical briefs, reports, or other necessary materials to facilitate research, best practices, policies and procedures.
  • Assists with the implementation of research studies by monitoring and documenting processes.
  • Conducts analysis of program implementation to identify areas for improvement and propose appropriate technical strategy and guidelines.
  • Prepares reports and papers summarizing project results.
  • Delivers presentations at professional meetings and conferences.
  • Ensures project implementation adheres to company strategy and remains technically sound.
  • Provides leadership and team building at the task level.
  • Leads the design, development, planning, and implementation of global level innovative technical strategies. Oversees all aspects of the programs/projects.
  • Develops strategies and tools for the design and implementation of specific technical components.
  • Analyzes data sets and technical assessment findings. Develops and monitors work plans.
  • Provides leadership and team building at the project level.
  • Serves as company liaison to external organizations at professional meetings and conferences as assigned.
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • MB.BS/MD/PHD or similar degree with 3 to 5 years of progressive relevant experience in clinical care with a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS with provision of PMTCT and anti-retroviral therapy (ART) in resource constrained settings.
  • Possession of an MPH or post graduate degree in a related field is required.
  • Experience in project development with proven experience in the planning and facilitation of training is required.
  • Experience in large and complex SBC/BCC mobilization activities in a donor funded national health focused project is an added advantage.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.
Application Closing Date
Not Stated

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
 

Saturday, August 30, 2014

AOS Orwell (Oil & Gas) Vacancy : Graduate Field Service Engineer PMD

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AOS Orwell, currently recruit for the position of a Graduate Field Service Engineer PMD. We are an integrated indigenous oilfield services company in Nigeria offering well construction and engineering services to the oil and gas sector, has the following vacancies for suitably qualified persons to join its team as:

Job Title: Field Service Engineer PMD

Ref. PMD/FSE
Area: Engineering
Level: Entry graduate level
Location: Port Harcourt/Nigeria

Responsibilities
  • Reporting to the Assistant Services Manager, this person will have responsibility for attending to customer service calls, remotely assist in troubleshooting customer's instrumentation related issues; travel to customer site locations and work independently on their systems; provide regular communication, feedback and status updates to the Services Manager.
  • The FSE is also responsible for meeting service revenue sales targets, ensuring strong contract retention and warranty conversion rates, exercising judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
  • The FSE may develop and track field service project plans, monitor and adhere to field service policies, procedures and technical standards.
Qualification
  • This person is required to have a good first degree in Electronics / Instrumentation or equivalent with 1 to 2 years of instrumentation, site service and customer handling experience.
  • Experience in Pressure transmitters, temperature transmitters, flow meters, valves, basic instrumentation, PLC, SCADA and other automation products is a pre-requisite for this role.
Skills required
  • Must be familiar with the use of required test equipment including Field communicator (375 or 475), Digital Multimeter, Control panel associated wiring/mechanical tools.
  • Working knowledge of automation & instrumentation products.
  • Self-starter with minimal supervision requirement; able to work independently; ability to prioritize, organize work, and meet deadlines.
  • Strong Computer and Network skills with good knowledge of MS Office products.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to read and write English.
  • Oil & Gas and Power Generation industry experience.
  • Must be capable of performing job duties outdoors requiring exposure to different weather conditions.
  • Must be available and capable to travel by air, land and sea using commercial means of transportation.
  • Willing and able to work hours necessary to meet deadlines and respond to emergency demands.
  • May require extended travel on short notice.
Application Closing Date
13th September, 2014

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
 

Etisalat Nigeria Jobs : Graduate Analyst, Public Relations

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Etisalat Nigeria is currently rcruiting for the position of a Graduate Analyst, Public Relations. We have a vision for the world, where people's reach is not limited by matter or distance; a world where people will effortlessly stay in touch with family and friends; a world where businesses of all sizes can reach new markets without the limitations of distance and travel.

Etisalat Nigeria is recruiting to fill the below position of:

Job Title: Analyst, Public Relations

Location:
Lagos, NG

Job Summary
  • Communicate key messages using third party endorsements, to defined target audiences in order to establish and maintain goodwill and understanding between Etisalat and its public.
  • Monitor and conduct research to find out the concerns and expectations of Etisalat's stakeholders and report and explain the findings to the PR team.
Principal Functions
  • The main duty and the responsibility of the public relation analyst revolves around planning, developing and implementing public relation strategies by liaising with the PR specialist and Manager.
  • Answering enquiries from media, individuals and other organizations, often via telephone and email, collating and analyzing media coverage, researching, writing and distributing press releases to targeted media
  • Write and edit communication materials, speeches, articles etc maintaining and updating information on the Etisalat website.
  • Not just attending but also organizing events including press conferences, and press tours also sourcing and managing speaking and sponsorship opportunities
  • Maintain and manage the public relation aspect of a potential crisis situation
  • Gain understanding and support from all stakeholders to the business as well as influence opinion and behaviour of the target audience.
  • Use all forms of media and communication to build, maintain and manage the reputation of the business.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Manager, Public Relations
Educational Requirements
First degree in journalism, mass communications or any relevant discipline.

Experience, Skills & Competencies
  • Minimum of one year post NYSC work experience. Previous experience in public relations or marketing communications will be an advantage.
  • Industry knowledge
  • Public relations strategies
  • Communication
  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Customer Focus
  • Passion for Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Empowering people
  • Growing people
  • Team work
Application Closing Date
Not Stated

How to Apply
Interested candidates should