Program Manager
4d ago
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  • Health Initiatives for Safety and Stability in Africa ( HIFASS ), is a non-profit organization registered in 2007 in Nigeria with a core objective of expanding quality health care and treatment in Africa.

    Our vision is enhancing healthier and safer communities, while our mission is to collaborate with partners to promote comprehensive and sustainable interventions for public health, support military medicine and health diplomacy for peace, stability and development of communities.

    Reports To : Program Director

    Work Hours : full-time 40 hours / week

    About the Project

    Society for Family Health (SFH) has been appointed as Principal Recipient (PR) for the HIV grant for the public and private sector components of the New Funding Model (NFM) extension from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund).

    SFH as the PR is responsible for the following component / programmes :

    Prevention and treatment among Female Sex Workers (FSW)Prevention and treatment among Men who Have Sex with Men (MSM)Prevention and treatment among General PopulationPrevention and treatment among Adolescent and Young Persons

    HIFASS, has applied to serve as Sub - Recipients (SRs) for the Global Fund (GF) HIV New Funding Model (NFM) Extension Grant and therefore seeks to appoint a Program Manager, based in Abuja to drive the KP activities in respect to FSW in the FCT.

    Basic Function

    Reporting to the Programme Director, the successful candidate will primarily coordinate and be responsible in managing the following components of the Key Populations components / Programme of Prevention and Treatment among Female Sex Workers (FSW).

    The incumbent will be expected to engage all relevant Key-players, Stakeholders and target beneficiaries in the process of program implementation in order to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the services.

    The Key Populations Program Manager will be responsible for providing leadership and coordination of each program to ensure that staff is supported in offering services that are responsive to the unique needs of people living with HIV.

    The Key Populations Program Manager will maintain day-to-day operations and administrative duties of theprograms, in addition to providing direct supervision of program staff.


    Provide leadership in strategic directions of all KPs project operations.Ensures provision of top quality advisory services and facilitation of capacity building.

    Efficient support to activities related to advocacy, programming, monitoring and evaluation, and representation of the programme.

    Provide overall supervision and guidance to the other members of the project management team including : the M&E Officer, Logistics Coordinator and l HIV Coordinators and Community Based Officers.

    Monitor the progress of the project objectives and targets and work with partners including LACA, FMOH, FACA, ACACA, FCT Health and Human Services Secretariat, FCT Chapter of National Sex Workers Association (NSWA) and other State actors to accomplish project goals and objectivesEstablish and maintain effective project reporting, evaluation, and communication systems.

    Submit timely accurate and professional program reports that meet donor requirements.Manage grant / project budget within approved spending levels and ensure accurate and timely financial reports to donor and support office staff.

    Provide regular clear communications and reports to Management team with regards to progress of the project.Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications (Required)

    Bachelor’s degree / HND in Public Health, Health Science or related field; Post graduate or other additional qualification is an added advantageMinimum of five (5) years’ similar experience in project management with emphasis to KPsProficiency in Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Internet fluency a plus.Willingness to support KP activitiesExperience in supporting and working in Nigerian health programs;
  • Proven experience in the performance monitoring of grants;Knowledge of the National Key Populations Guidelines;Highly-motivated, self-

  • managed and strategically-orientated;High level of commitment to achieving program goals and objectives;Flexibility to travel extensively;
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision;Ability to make appropriate and timely decisions

    Method of Application

    Applicants should send a Cover Letter and CV to "The Human Resources Manager (HIFASS)" specifying the Job Title on the "Subject" of the mail to :


    Kindly attach additional certificates that support or address the requirements listed for the position in PDF format, Resume and CV together in word format.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. on

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