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[Job Vacancy] National Technical Advisor, Pediatrics and PMTCT at Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

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Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) is on a mission to create a world where no mother, child, or family is devastated by HIV and AIDS, and we are making an impact. We are a proven leader in the global fight to end HIV and AIDS, and an advocate for every child to live a full and healthy life into adulthood. For more than 30 years, EGPAF has been a leader in meeting urgent needs in pediatric HIV and AIDS in the world’s most affected regions. We carry out our values of passion, innovation, teamwork, leadership, integrity, excellence and equity every day, while maximizing our impact in the communities we serve.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title:  National Technical Advisor, Pediatrics and PMTCT

Location: Abuja, NigeriaEmployment Duration: Full-timeDepartment: External AffairsReports To: Program Manager, EGPAF and National Coordinator, NASCP 


This position will be on secondment to the National AIDS and STIs Control Program (NASCP) and will work closely with the National Coordinator and team to drive the implementation of interventions to accelerate progress in PMTCT and Pediatric HIV services.
This position will also work in close coordination with EGPAF’s Country Program Manager and State AP3 teams. Other key stakeholders the position will regularly interact with include; CDC-supported Implementing Partners, other local partners and representatives from other normative agencies.

No two Days are Alike at EGPAF, but what can you Expect in this Role?  

Support the acceleration of progress towards the attainment of NASCP goals in PMTCT and Pediatrics
Work with NASCP on the rapid implementation of DELTA II AP3 project, focused on optimizing impact of PMTCT/Pediatric Programs in Nigeria
Oversee state-level PMTCT/Pediatric AP3 activities across all assignment strategies
Scale up social network and index testing strategy for adolescents and youth in selected states.
Facilitate effective utilization of joint PMTCT and Pediatric HIV Incident Command Structures at NASCP
Strengthen the implementation of community PMTCT and Pediatric HIV case-finding in selected states
Accelerate integrated, evidence-informed, comprehensive pediatric HIV service delivery through the use of Pediatric ART Case Managers in selected states
Monitor weekly PMTCT and Pediatric HIV surge meetings with granular data review at the states and follow up remedial actions
Provision of capacity building, hands-on mentoring and coaching including technical support to ensure interventions at the state and facility and community level are implemented according to agreed approaches and work plans
Develop, maintain and routinely update a dashboard of relevant program data.
Maintain a strong working knowledge of PMTCT and Pediatric trends in selected states  
Support the documentation and dissemination of generated evidence from the project, to inform improvements in PMTCT/Pediatrics coverage cascade in Nigeria
Represent EGPAF at relevant national –level fora, scientific and technical meetings.
Generate routine program reports as required (monthly, quarterly etc.). Conduct data analyses where necessary

To be successful, you will Have

Medical Doctor with a Fellowship in Pediatrics; registered with a current practice license from the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN).
Extensive and up-to-date understanding of the HIV epidemic and response in Nigeria, including up-to-date knowledge of guidelines and key metrics.
Advanced written and verbal communication skills.
High level of responsibility and integrity.
Advanced knowledge of and experience using MS office packages including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook among others.
Strong analytical skills with good problem-solving skills & creativity, supported by good writing and data interpretation skills.
Six years minimum experience supporting HIV programs in Nigeria.
Experience in collaboration with State actors.
Knowledge of global and national HIV prevention and treatment guidance and standards
Leadership/mentoring skills and good interpersonal skills.

  Bonus points if you Have: 

Technical expertise in PMTCT and Pediatric HIV programs will be an added advantage.



How to ApplyInterested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply


As a global, multinational and multicultural organization, EGPAF believes that diversity in the workplace enriches our work and enhances our impact and effectiveness.
We believe that employees have the right to work in a climate of mutual respect and integrity that promotes dignity and respect for all, and that enables them to reach their full potential.
The Foundation is committed to advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEI&B), and we strongly encourage those with the following identities to apply: BIPOC ( black, indigenous, and other people of color), women and non-binary, LGBT+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender), individuals with disabilities, and other members of historically underrepresented groups.
EGPAF is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment regardless of race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability or genetics.
In addition to country law requirements, EGPAF complies with US laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the Foundation has facilities.
The Foundation does not charge any fees at any stage of the recruitment process. If you are asked to pay a fee at any stage of recruitment, please contact [email protected]