State Team Lead at Centre for Health, Education, Economic, Rehabilitation and Social Security (CHEERS)

Centre for Health, Education, Economic, Rehabilitation and Social Security (CHEERS) is one of the leading indigenous Implementing Partners in Nigeria focussing on mitigating the impact of HIV/AIDs, Malaria and Tuberculosis in Nigeria. CHEERS mission is to improve the quality of lives of vulnerable population groups in rural communities across Nigeria by increasing access to healthcare services, education and economic empowerment.CHEERS is currently scaling up TB/HIV program coordination and implementation within the 6 geopolitical zones of Nigeria and is in need of competent/qualified persons to fill up the vacant position listed below:Job Title: State Team Lead Location:  AnambraDesired Start Date:  January 2018Summary of PositionThe state team lead will provide overall leadership and management of CHEERS TB/HIV program in the state in a manner that strengthens partnerships and coordination with the state government and other partners, and leads to sustainable HIV/AIDS Treatment, Care and Support response efforts in the state.ResponsibilitiesManagement Responsibilities:Serves as CHEERS representative in all matters related to TB/HIV activities in the state and with all other concerned parties.Spearheading coordination, implementation and reporting of TB/HIV program in the stateEnsure optimal resource management of the program in the state.Specific Responsibilities:Lead the development of an integrated TB/HIV plan for state in collaboration with the Head Office Program Management UnitOperationalize TB/HIV program plan in the state ensuring efficient coordination of resources to maximize integration and synergy of activities towards achievement of set targets and performance expectationEstablish system in the state for project monitoring, evaluation, reporting using national tools and instance.Support the state HMIS team to strengthen state M&E data system with periodic analysis and review to inform and enhance program management at the state level.Establish a system for timely relevant technical support to all focal/supported health facilities in the stateTake responsibility for management of the state TB/HIV program budget and all other resources under the direction of the head office Program Management UnitAdvocate and represent CHEERS at the highest level in the state on matters related to TB/HIV.Liaise and network with relevant CHEERS partners and co-implementers in the state to improve CHEERS visibility, coordination of activities and promotions of shared advocacy agenda.Supervise staff and manage staff performance and developmentProvide clear documentation of programmatic achievements as well as required data and keep the Head Office management informed of state activities on monthly, quarterly and annual basis.

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