Adherence Officer at Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an International non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 100 countries around the world. CRS programs assist persons on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs, therefore, strengthening and building the capacity of these partner organizations is fundamental to programs in every country in which CRS operates. CRS re-established presence in Nigeria in 2000 and currently focuses on vulnerable children, agriculture, health and HIV, extractives and governance, and peace building programming.We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:Job Title: Adherence Officer                       Job Ref Code: ADHOEDO071817Location: EdoDepartment: GF / HSSBand: C-1Reports To: State Team LeadProject: HSS / Investing for Impact Against HIV/AIDS and TuberculosisJob ContextCRS is a Sub-Recipient to Family Health International (FHI 360) on the Global Fund New Funding Model HIV Program in Nigeria.The Program seeks to scale up gender sensitive HIV prevention services among children and adults in Nigeria.Primary FunctionCommunity mobilization for HCT and PMTCTAdvocacy and networkingPartnership and representationData generationJob ResponsibilitiesWork closely with NEPHWAN and other GF-funded CBOs to ensure a coherence of approach in demand generation for HCT and PMTCT, and also establish positive working relationships with these CBOs, other implementing partners, and relevant government agencies.Independently develop and implement strategies to increase project HCT and PMTCT coverage and ensure that project targets are achieved.Carry out mapping exercises relating to PMTCT service delivery in order to identify potential clients and ensure the provision of HCT services to these identified clients. Ensure that an effective and documented referral system is in place at community level to link all positive clients to the GF-supported facilities.Organize and carry out targeted advocacy visits to designated community stakeholders such as TBAs, women groups, traditional and religious leaders, and establish or sustain linkages between the project and these stakeholders.Properly document all implemented activities and data gathered, and report same (both narrative and numbers) timely with given templates.Develop a well-established, coherent and integrated referral system to CRS-managed facilities in the given communities.Participate actively in the monthly cluster meetings, CBO coordination meetings and other meetings as required.Other duties as may be assigned periodically. 

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