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Program Manager (Technical) Adult /Pediatric HIV | Central Office/HQ

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 Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria (IHVN), through funding from The Global Fund (GF), will be implementing the Grant Cycle 7 (GC7) grant, a combined TB &HIV effort pivotal to transforming TB & HIV programs. Under the leadership and coordination of the National AIDS and STDs Control Programme (NASCP), the National TB and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP), and the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), this project will increase the identification of all forms of TB cases in the community and ensure prompt access to high-quality, patient-centred prevention and treatment through a Nationwide coverage of TB Public-Private Mix active TB case finding effort, and Community TB testing. The HIV component of the grant will focus on four states (Ebonyi, Anambra, Kwara, and Gombe) for end-to-end HIV comprehensive services, community PMTCT scale-up in all states,  PrEP in the four GF-supported states and in other states where PEPFAR IPs will be operating, and support harm reduction program (specifically needles and syringes) in 12 states. Other focus areas include Health Systems Strengthening/Resilient and Sustainable Systems for Health (RSSH) and National level support activities.

To further uphold our commitment to providing excellent services in the sector, we are recruiting to fill the below-listed position:

PositionProgram Manager (Technical) Adult /Pediatric HIV
Employment TypeFull Time
LocationCentral Office/HQ
Scheduled Work TimeMonday – Friday (Flexibility, willing to travel and work weekends)
Reports ToHIV Lead
Operational ContactsHIV Lead, Program Management Team, Project Director

Opening Date: 1st December 2023

Closing Date: 14th  December 2023

Position Overview

The PROGRAM MANAGER (TECHNICAL) ADULT /PEDIATRIC HIV) will ensure high-quality Pediatric/Adolescent and Adult HIV Prevention, Care, and Treatment Services in the program.

Description and objectives:

Under the supervision of the Project Director, GF-GC7 Grant, the PM will collaborate closely with Sub-Recipients, NASCP, and other relevant stakeholders to provide technical oversight of the Sub-Recipients’ day-to-day implementation of all HIV prevention, care, and treatment strategies toward achieving the UNAIDS (95-95-95) targets and providing guidance for program implementation according to the National Treatment Guidelines and policies.


Required competencies

Core requirements:

       Education and Experience:

             Academic training

Master’s level/Postgraduate qualification in Public Health, Epidemiology, with a medical degree.

  • At least six years of experience working with HIV programs at various levels, planning and managing projects.
  • Experience in building capacity at individual and organizational levels.
  • Excellent personal communication skills in written and verbal English,
  • Fundamental skills in project planning, design, implementation, and monitoring.
  • Ability to work independently and deliver quality work on time.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Ability to deliver under pressure without guidance.
  • Ability to meet deadlines according to laid-down rules.
  • Stakeholder management skills and ability to appropriately represent the organization by engaging with donors and other stakeholders.
  • Good experience using Ms. Word, Excel, or PowerPoint applicable software related to the position.

Equal employment opportunity statement:

IHVN is an equal employment employer. We do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on religion, gender, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable laws.

Mode of Application:

Please submit your application letter and detailed curriculum vitae as one Microsoft Word document with the position applied for and location well captured as the subject of the email to the Assistant Director, Human Resources, through this email address: [email protected].