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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.

The TB-LON 3 Project is a USAID-funded Award that is a revolutionary program working with communities, facilities and relevant State and National structures to improve access to TB case finding, diagnosis, treatment and notification in Lagos, Ogun, Osun and Oyo States; as well as increase domestic financing for TB and strengthen surveillance and integrated reporting across four result areas:

  1. Improved access to high-quality, person-centered TB treatment, DR-TB, and TB/HIV services for a cumulative number of at least 106,576 persons for the life of the activity
  2. Strengthened systems and structures for TB detection, treatment and notification with TB service delivery platforms strengthened
  3. TB disease transmission and progression reduced
  4. TB research and innovations accelerated with improved impact on program implementation.

The TB-LON 3 Award is implemented by a consortium with Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) as the Prime Recipient, Society for Family Health as the Sub-Recipient and other Implementing Entities.  USAID recently approved a grant to scale up Contact Investigation activities in 4 States.


Department: Office of the CEO                     
Job Location: Lagos, Ogun, Oyo & Osun States

Reports to: CI Coordinator, TB-LON 3 Project

Opening Date:       8th November 2022
Closing Date:          22nd November 2022

Job Summary:

The CI Monitor will coordinate and lead the implementation of strategies to rapidly scale-up Contact Investigation activities in the project state.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the implementation of CI activities in the State.
  • Coordinate the engagement, involvement and linkages of key partners to support CI scale up in the state.
  • Coordinate the implementation of CI activity plan in all the engaged LGAs in the State.
  • Support the State in capacity building of healthcare workers on CI activities 
  • Represent TB LON 3 on relevant committees and technical working groups in the state.
  • Check and maintain the process of intensified TB case finding and treatment at sites and in the community through contact investigation
  • Collect weekly line list of index patients for contact investigation from contact tracers.
  • Routine visits to supported facilities to assist in ensuring smooth Contact Investigation process at the clinic when necessary.
  • Support Community/DOTS referral linkage coordination, ensuring seamless integration with complete referral of presumptives and eligible contacts for TPT between the two service points
  • Provide technical assistance to contact tracing officers and community volunteers on TB screening, presumptive identification and further evaluation for diagnosis
  • Supervise TB LON 3 Contact Tracers in the state.
  • Collate LGA reports on CI activities and produce periodic reports on CI implementation in the state.
  • Support high quality data recording and reporting with Spot checking of TB documentation tools
  • Support TB LON 3 state SI Coordinator to verify CI data; and appropriately use data for program review to improve quality and increase performance.
  • Provide support to Contact Tracers and community volunteers to ensure maximum yield from contact tracing activities
  • Collate weekly site contact investigation reports and routinely verify reports generated against source documents and report challenges to IHVN supervising officer where necessary.
  • Collate monthly stocks of available TB preventive medicines for decision making.
  • Any other duties as assigned by CI Coordinator or TB LON 3 Management

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of a degree in medical, health or social sciences. Master’s degree in Public Health (MPH) will be an added advantage.
  • Sound knowledge of TB program.
  • At least three years of professional experience working in public health or vaccination programs.
  • Experience in working with key state health stakeholders.
  • Experience with USAID or any other donor will be an advantage.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English as well as presentation skills, with proven experience in analyzing data and developing PowerPoint presentations and other reports.

Skills and Abilities

  • Strong coordination, planning, networking and supervisory skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English as well as presentation skills, with proven experience in analyzing data and developing PowerPoint presentations and other reports.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines. 
  • Innovative, proactive and self-motivated  

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed resume and a one page cover letter as one MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to Deputy Director, Human Resources through this email address: [email protected]

Application must explicitly state the position applied for in the subject of the email. Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.