Key Populations Senior Technical Advisor (STA) at the Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria (IHVN)

The Institute of Human Virology (IHVN) is a leading and reputable indigenous non-governmental organization addressing infectious and non-infectious diseases such as HIV, tuberculosis and cancer through the provision of prevention, diagnosis, treatment, capacity building, research and care and support services. IHVN is in partnership with local and international organizations and the different tiers of the government of Nigeria at national, state and local levels. The Institute’s vision is to be a leader in providing quality health services, capacity building and research in West Africa and beyond. We are seeking qualified candidates to fill the vacant position below:Job Title: Key Populations Senior Technical Advisor (STA)Location: NigeriaIntroductionThe STA, Key Populations will provide technical leadership, monitoring and capacity building for the IHVN Key population program which is aimed at delivering quality HIV prevention, care, and treatment services to men who have sex with men, female sex workers, transgender persons and people who inject drugs.The STA will be responsible for the strategic and technical inputs to the annual work planning at all levels.S/he will provide technical leadership, communication and relationship management to key partners/stakeholders and facilitate global knowledge sharing on critical aspects of key population program service delivery and implementation science with an emphasis on community interventions for key population groups.ResponsibilitiesProvide technical leadership, strategic direction and ensure appropriate support for the implementation of program activities in HIV prevention, care & treatment for key and vulnerable populations, including integration of TB/HIV services for co-infected patientsLead the design of structural interventions to prevent HIV among key populations, including those that address gender inequalities, stigma and discrimination and the legal rights and status of key populations, and economic barriersDevelop evidence-based clinical and community-based training materials, job aids/SOPs, and other IEC materials required for implementation of a good KP programProvides leadership on key population community interventions that can strengthen HIV prevention, care and treatment across the cascadeEstablish/support quality One-Stop-Shop services for key populationsProvides technical leadership and capacity building for the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of key population servicesDevelop and roll-out innovative, evidence-based programming for Key PopulationsDevelop peer education, outreach approaches and other community-based interventions for key populationsDevelop and initiate strategies for the implementation of PrEP among Key populations 

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