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Director of Medical and Community Services

Chemonics

Nigeria

Chemonics seeks a director of medical and community services for USAID's anticipated multi-year health program, called Strategic HIV and AIDS Response Program (SHARP) Nigeria. This program will focus on improving the quality and effectiveness of high-impact, evidence-based HIV/AIDS interventions to meet states' and local government areas’ goals and objectives. Specific objectives include targeted and efficient HIV case identification and linkage to care and treatment; enrollment of patients on HIV/AIDS therapy with adequate adherence and minimal loss to follow-up; suppression of HIV viral loads; specialized services that attract key populations; and increased capacity of the government of Nigeria to expand, oversee, and finance HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis services. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead the design and implementation of SHARP's service delivery components at the clinical and community levels;
  • Lead the implementation of SHARP's program design to ensure quality service delivery that is consistent with national and international standards and guidelines;
  • Serve as the technical lead in program implementation;
  • Oversee use of data for program improvement and promote learning and knowledge sharing of best practices and lessons learned;
  • Support all technical program staff and manage any clinical- and community-related issues.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or higher in epidemiology, public health, or a related discipline;
  • Minimum eight years of experience designing and implementing public health programs;
  • Experience with HIV/AIDS; tuberculosis; and maternal, newborn, and child health in developing countries preferred;
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge and experience in all components of HIV/AIDS programming, as well as cross-cutting areas like health systems strengthening;
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity;
  • Professional level of oral and written fluency in English required.

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