VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT & CALL FOR CSO EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
GLOBAL FUND-SUPPORTED PROJECT ON COVID-19 RESPONSE MECHANISM (C19RM) & COMMUNITY SYSTEMS STRENGTHENING TOWARDS RESILIENT AND SUSTAINABLE SYSTEMS FOR HEALTH (CSS-RSSH)
[AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria (ATM) network]
Global Fund is presently implementing a COVID-19 Response Mechanism (C19RM) grant in 12 states and Community Systems Strengthening towards Resilient & Sustainable System for Health (CSS-RSSH) grant in 6 states in Nigeria for the period January 2022 – December 2023. The Grant is being implemented through a Principal Recipient, National Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS (NACA). ATM CSO Networks are to implement the community component of the grant. Pursuant to the above, the ATM networks seek the services of member organizations; and experienced and committed officers with experience in programme management, monitoring and evaluation and administration to work as a team supporting the networks’ activities in the states.
- COMMUNITY-BASED ORGANIZATIONS
Each of the ATM Networks is requesting for Expressions of Interest (EOIs) from eligible member organizations interested in implementing strategic interventions in the following states; Plateau, Ondo, Rivers, Edo, Lagos, Ogun, Delta, FCT, Kano, Kaduna, Oyo and Kwara States for the C-19RM grant and Nassarawa, Cross Rivers, Jigawa and 3 other states for CSS-RSSH Grant. Eligible organizations include; Non-Governmental Organizations, Community-Based Organizations and Faith-Based Organizations.
Work with stakeholders within the communities and PHC facility, Develop a Work Plan for carrying out activities within the Communities and selected PHC facilities within their LGAs; identify the Communities in which the implementation will hold using objective and predetermined criteria; work in collaboration with other members of Community-led Monitoring Teams and other implementing agents to carry out other activities around the communities and PHC facilities with a view to improve service delivery; and all other activities geared towards the actualization of the objectives of the C19RM project.
Guidelines for Submission
An organization is expected to apply to work within the preferred state, with the understanding that they will be working in selected LGAs in the State. An organization is expected to apply as a member of only one of the ATM Constituencies per state. The subject of the email should read C19/GF/STATE applied for e.g. C19/GF/DELTA. Only shortlisted organizations will be contacted.Interested organizations should submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) with relevant supporting documents attached (Organizational profile, CAC or State Certificates of registration, Evidence of payment of annual dues as applicable and Track record of activities implemented by CBO).
For Malaria CBOs, EOIs should be submitted to: firstname.lastname@example.org; For HIV/AIDS CBOs, EOIs should be submitted to: email@example.com; For TB CBOs, EOIs should be submitted to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- PROGRAMME OFFICERS
The ATM networks are working together to implement the above project with each one providing coordination and oversight to specific number of states as stated below, and as such require the services of a Programme Officer in each of the States/locations mentioned below for two years renewable. The Programme Officers will principally be responsible for, and focus on, providing technical and professional assistance and support to the CBOs/FBOs working on the C19RM project within their states, provide effective programme management and administration, as well as the monitoring, supervising and reporting on the activities of CBOs/FBOs and CLMTs in their respective states.
Specific State to be coordinated by each Programme Officer:
- Programme Officers – Kano, Kaduna, Plateau, Nasarawa and Kwara States. Coordinated by NEPWHAN.
- Programme Officers – Jigawa, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo and Oyo States, Coordinated by ACOMIN (on behalf of the TB Constituency).
- Programme Officers – Rivers, Edo, Cross River, Delta States and the FCT. Coordinated by ACOMIN.
Applicant must have Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in a health-related discipline, or social sciences with 2 – 3 years post-qualification experience in an organization working on TB, HIV/AIDS or Malaria. An applicant with working experience in more than one of these disease areas has an added advantage; Have good communication and community mobilization skills; Be resident in the state he/she is applying to work in; Be ready to work independently and as part of a team; Have the ability to work with minimum supervision and exercise sound judgment and flexibility to achieve agreed outcomes; Have well-developed writing and analytical skills as well as the ability to express ideas clearly and concisely; Have effective presentation and interpersonal communication skills as well as the ability to develop and maintain effective stakeholders’ relationships; Possess the ability to contribute to the effectiveness of a team, including supporting others and managing priorities; and be able to communicate fluently in English and the local dialect(s) of the states and localities they would be working in.
Mode of application
Candidates interested in working as Programme Officers on this project should send their Cover Letters and CVs in ONE (1) Document to the network coordinating the state they wish to work in. The addresses and emails of the respective networks are as follows:
- NEPWHAN: The National Coordinator/ Head of Human Resources,
Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS in Nigeria (NEPWHAN)
Address: No 35, Justice Sowemimo Street, Off T.Y Danjuma Street, Asokoro-Abuja.
Email: email@example.com and copy firstname.lastname@example.org
- ACOMIN: The National Coordinator,
Civil Society in Malaria Control, Immunization and Nutrition (ACOMIN)
Address: N0. 6, Egbedi Close, Off LadokeAkintola Boulevard Crescent, Garki 2, Abuja
All Applicants should title their applications according to their preferred States, desired positions and their full names, e.g. Kano – Program Officer – Usman Bola Obi.
All applications must be received within seven days of the advertisement. All applications must be sent via e-mail to the contacts of the respective networks as shown above. No surface mails or telephone calls will be entertained.
Do note that any candidate with submissions for multiple positions and who do not abide by the method of application will be disqualified. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.