LGA Program Assistant at APIN Public Health Initiatives Limited / Gte – 7 Openings – TDPel Jobs
APIN Public Health Initiatives Limited/Gte, formerly known as AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria is a non-governmental organization registered with the Nigerian Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC). APIN has built a strong partnership with the Nigerian Government, which is memorialized through a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the National Planning Commission. APIN is a leading Nigerian organization in the provision of prevention, care and treatment services to patients with HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis; Malaria; Reproductive Health; Family Planning; Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, and other non-communicable diseases of public health significance.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: LGA Program Assistant
Job ID: api-63297Location: Akwanga / Doma / Karu / Keffi / Kokona / Nasarawa / Toto, Nassarawa
Employment Type: Full Time
Accelerating Nutrition Results in Nigeria (ANRiN) is a World Bank-funded project that aims to increase the utilization of quality, cost-effective nutrition services for pregnant and lactating women, adolescent girls, and children under five years of age, in twelve geographically representative, high-malnutrition burden states in Nigeria. The Project has two components which are: delivery of Basic Package of Nutrition Services (BPNS) and strengthening stewardship in nutrition programming through performance-based financing of public health facilities and disbursement-linked indicators
The Local Government Area (LGA) Program Assistant – Nutrition reports directly to the Nutrition Specialist and M&E Manager to ensure implementation of high impact, quality programming and proven interventions that meet stated goals and reporting requirements.
S/He will provide strategic support, set priorities, and manage the implementation of the project’s activities within designated LGAs in Nasarawa State in collaboration with the nutrition specialists.
S/He will actively monitor and ensure equitable distribution of nutrition commodities by the community service providers in designated LGA(s) to avoid stock-out or wastage in collaboration with the Logistics and Procurement Specialist.
S/He will oversee all LGA activities to ensure qualitative service delivery and appropriate documentation.
S/He will coordinate all Community Volunteers responsible for the day-to-day reporting of the project within the allocated LGAs and ensure proper delineation of nutrition services provided at the facilities and communities to avoid double-counting.
Qualifications and Experience
Must possess a Degree in Sciences or Social Sciences. A Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition or public health is an added advantage.
Must possess at least two to three (2–3) years of experience supporting nutrition or public health programming, preferably in Northern Nigeria.
Good interpersonal skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Knowledge of and experience using MS Office packages including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook among others.
High level of integrity.
Must possess good relationship skills with stakeholders.
Application Closing Date
18th July, 2021.
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