Society for Family Health is one of Nigeria’s largest non-governmental organisations. Founded in 1985 by three eminent Nigerians: Professor Olikoye Ransome-Kuti, Justice Ifeyinwa Nzeako, Pharmacist Dahiru Wali and Phil Harvey. Society for Family Health Nigeria has a mission to empower Nigerians, particularly the poor and vulnerable to lead healthier lives. Working with the private and public sectors, SFH adopts social marketing and behaviour change communication to improve access to essential health information, services, and products to motivate the adoption of healthy behaviours.
Job Title: Director of Programmes
Job ID: sfh-83323
- The Director of Programmes (DOP) will have responsibility for the technical content of service delivery encompassing KP prevention services (social/behavior change communication, pre-exposure prophylaxis, condom/lubricant programming, STI management and other evolving prevention technology/techniques), case finding (partner notification services, risk profile-based testing, and other testing modalities applicable to key population case finding), treatment (including differentiated community ART care delivery model using the OSS strategy, TLD regimen protocol, FP integration, and TB services integration), viral load services within a community setting (including considerations for use of self-administered viral load sampling kits, optimization of viral load cascade and other efforts necessary for achieving measurable community viral suppression).
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:
- S/He will work with the programme team to develop and/or review annual work plans, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for the provision of ART services to Key Populations.
- S/He will coordinate the provision of ART services to Key Populations in line with current World Health Organisation (WHO) recommendations and national guidelines both at the One-Stop-Shop (OSS) and through mobile community ART services.
- S/He will oversee clinical HIV treatment protocols in each clinical department to reflect the needs of the target population and ensure consistency of treatment services throughout the OSS and other differentiated models of care.
- S/He will be responsible for effective management and supervision of programme advisors, clinicians, health service providers, community volunteers, and case managers at the OSS as well as mobile ART teams.