Program Officer – Pediatrics Art at The Institute of Human Virology (IHVN)

The Institute of Human Virology (IHVN) is a leading and reputable 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.To drive quality, comprehensive health services and to engender global best practices to reduce the burden of pediatric and adolescent HIV, tuberculosis and malaria, IHVN is seeking for qualified candidates for the position below:Job Title: Program Officer - Pediatrics ArtLocation: Central Office, AbujaJob Category: TechnicalDepartment: Prevention Care and Treatment  Unit: Pediatric and Adolescent  Slot: 3 Openings (2 Pediatric and 1 Adolescent Program Officer) ResponsibilitiesSupport program implementation by providing onsite needs assessments, mentoring, preceptorship and technical supportMonitor and evaluate programsWork with hospital staff and focal persons,  and colleagues to effectively address operational challenges (including lab equipment breakdowns, training needs, and commodity supply)Facilitate communication, collaboration, task-sharing and teamwork among clinic staffParticipate in quality improvementParticipate in program clinical/educational activitiesParticipate in  operational research and program data analysisEnsure that site and patient-level data including clinical data, laboratory data, and community data are collected and documented into appropriate registers and toolsSupervise site programmatic quality of care assessmentsProvide onsite clinical mentoring and technical assistance to clinical staff and conduct training.Report all activities to the Program Manager Pediatrics ART, Technical Advisor Pediatrics ART and the Director/Head, Clinical Services Department.Adhere and abide by the ethics and code of conduct of the Institute.Carry out any other duties/ assignments as directed by the Director Clinical Services department. 

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