Hottest Vacancy at AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria

AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria (APIN) is a non-governmental donor-funded organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, care and support of diseases of public health importance in Nigeria, including HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, among others, Since 2001, we have worked closely with key stakeholders to reduce the burden and mitigate the impact of those diseases through cutting edge, innovative & sustainable approaches.

POSITION : Technical Assistant to the CEO

Job Description

  • The job holder will have responsibility for providing a wide range of proactive technical, and administrative support to the CEO’s Office, including activity planning, documentation, communication and reporting.

Job Tasks

  • Manage the administration of the CEO’s office in order to provide an enabling environment for efficient programming
  • Proactively seek up-to-date knowledge of new developments in programming and brief the CEO adequately
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of projects to respond to emerging issues
  • Contribute to program design, implementation and review
  • Maintain a network of contacts relevant to the organization on behalf of the CEO and facilitate interaction and communication on relevant matters
  • Review documents and make summary notes to the CEO
  • Assist with the preparation of documents for presentation at stakeholder meetings
  • Review and summarize miscellaneous reports and documents, as well as prepare background documents and outgoing mail as necessary
  • Assist the CEO in prioritizing and tracking timelines and deliverables, as well as in following through on issues in a timely manner
  • Undertake specific projects initiated by the CEO in order to support the programs
  • Handle incoming and outgoing correspondences as referred by the CEO
  • Perform any other official task as may be assigned by the CEO

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • A medical degree (MBBS or equivalent) and a MPH degree.
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ relevant experience in public health programs; and experience in managing confidential matters and working closely with top management is essential

Technical and Behavioural Competencies:

  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision
  • Self-managed, with excellent organizational ability
  • Ability to interact with all cadres of staff
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Proactive, resourceful and efficient, with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong decision-making ability and attention to detail
  • Familiarity with the public health activities, especially in an HIV/AIDS environment
  • Computer literacy/skills in usage of personal productivity tools (Microsoft Word, Excel PowerPoint Internet browsing, emailing, etc.)

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their application letters and CV’s to: vacancies@apin.org.ngstating how their skills, knowledge and experience make them suitable, and addressing the person specifications highlighted above for each position.

Note

  • The suitability statement should not exceed a page and must appear on the first page of the CV, which must be saved in Microsoft Word and as applicant’s full name.
  • The subject of the mail should be the job position being applied for. All applications must be received on or before the above closing date.
  • Late applications will not be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.