Hiring Organization: Idmibok International (360 HSDC)

Job Overview

The Program Officer will grow the program by working in collaboration with staff of the organization to develop project proposals, engage with existing and potential donors, and produce written materials for both internal and external stakeholders.
S/He will also play a significant role in directly contributing to the success of the project by delivering technical assistance and providing subject matter expertise and support.

Responsibilities

Conceptualize, plan and manage 360HSDC’s support to the HIV/AIDS testing program in the State
Coordinate key program strategies and results for the project
Overall monitoring and analysis of the program environment and advise on timely readjustments of strategies and activities
Identify new areas of support and facilitate implementation of new initiatives
Close communication with all stakeholders and promotion of 360HSDC’s mandate; provide recommendations and program/policy advice based on results
Liaise with government and civil society counterparts
Organize and participate as a resource person in advocacy meetings, round-tables, training workshops and other meetings related to specific HIV/AIDS issues
Review, analyze, and evaluate technical reports and other materials relating to the project
Represent the project in technical forums at field level
Participate in the donor progress report writing, continuation application and quarterly review report writing and presentation.
Provide technical support for weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual project performance reviews
Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Psychology, Sociology, Public Health, Development Studies, or other related Social Sciences or Medical degree; Master’s degree preferred.
3 years minimum experience, in all-inclusive HIV testing services with focus on index case testing (ICT) and targeted PITC, PMTCT, with a mix of both community and facility strategies.
Knowledge of the local communities, cultures and geography of the State.
Knowledge of Degema, Bonny, Onelga, Ahoada East, Ahoada West, Okrika, Ikwerre, Eleme, Tai, Gokana and Khana, LGAs is an added advantage.
Knowledge of new business development for health, proposal writing and budget development.
Knowledge of company’s main clients and its operations.
Good verbal and written communications skills and ability to draft and deliver timely quality evaluation reports.
Fluency in English required; Fluency in any local language in the project state will be an advantage.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: [email protected] using the “Job Title & Location (Program Officer – Rivers)” as the subject of the email.
Address your Cover Letter to:
The Recruitment Team,
Idmibok International (360HSDC),
Abuja.
Important Information / Notice

Indicate the LGA you are familiar with in the body of your email (Ikwerre, Okrika, Degema, Bonny, Onelga, Eleme, Tai, Ahoada East, Ahoada West, Khana and Gokana).
Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.