Assistant Program Officer at Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH)

Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) is one of the leading Nigerian Non-Governmental Organizations implementing programs for improving Reproductive Health and Family planning (RH/FP), Care and Treatment of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria etc. We seek applications from qualified persons for the below position under the USAID (ARFH LOPIN-Region 1) OVC Project:Job Title: Assistant Program OfficerLocations: Lagos, Rivers & Akwa IbomReports to: State Program Advisor/CoordinatorSlot: 3Job ProfileSuccessful candidate will provide support to the ARFH-LOPIN 1 State Program Advisor/Coordinator in the State Offices in the provision of quality services to Caregivers and Vulnerable Children.Job ResponsibilitiesAssist in direct management and coordination of all project activities in the state, in line with the project implementation plan.Assist in ensuring that all project activities in project states meet effective programming standards and best practices established by ARFH, USAID PEPFAR and the Nigerian Government especially the Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.Assist in strengthening technical capacity of CBOs, LGAs and SMWASD in OVC programming, service provision and governance.Assist the State Program Advisor/Coordinator on project activities to ensure successful implementation of family centered and community based approachAssist in providing supportive supervision, mentoring and coaching for CBO program officers and M & E officers.Represent the organization at meetings with government agencies, other implementing partners, service providers, LGA OVC Technical Working group and State OVC Steering Committee meetings etc. as may be directed by the State Program Advisor/CoordinatorWork to Support community level child protection activities.Ensure adherence to all donor requirements in program, activities and reportsParticipate in the preparation of CBOs for Site Improvement Monitoring Systems (SIMS) exercise.Provide guidance on referrals for the uptake of services and participate actively in referral coordination meetingsFacilitate the tracking and achievement of OVC IndicatorsTrack Care Plan Achievement within the context of Graduation BenchmarksProvide oversights on HES, VSLA, CCT, CBHIS and Communal Business activities.Participate in the drafting and implementation of approved workplansAssist in providing timely update on grant work plan progress.Assist in project monitoring, reporting and documentationAny other duties that may be assigned by the line Manager/Management 

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