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Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is recruiting in Abuja, Nigeria for the position of Clinical Advisor - Pediatric HIV.

Job ID: 13-6600

POSITION DESCRIPTION
The successful candidate will provide technical leadership and support  in the planning and implementation of pediatric HIV services under the MSH ProACT project  in collaboration with the Ministry of Health. Candidate will supervise field based clinical teams and will report to the Deputy Project Director. In addition you will be responsible for the planning, coordination and providing overall strategic direction for the Pediatric HIV Care and Treatment programming as well as providing strong leadership to a multidisciplinary team of clinicians working in supported health facilities.

Management responsibility
  • Spearheading the strategic design and implementation of Pediatric HIV services under the ProACT project in Nigeria and this will also include integrating pediatric HIV services within existing MNCH services in supported health facilities
  • Member of the Project Management Team that is responsible for overall project performance
REQUIREMENT
  1. Candidate must have Medical Degree (MD) and appropriate licenses and registration with the Nigerian Medical and Dental Council
  2. Candidate must have Specialist degree in Pediatrics with a graduate degree in public health preferred.
  3. The role holder should have at least 5 years experience in clinical management of pediatrics HIV cases would be a distinct advantage.
  4. The role holder should have at least 5 years experience with PMTCT, HIV/AIDS care and treatment programs supported by bilateral agencies such as USAID, CDC and international agencies such as WHO and World Bank preferred.
  5. Excellent grasp of clinical issues and current literature in PMTCT/pediatric HIV/AIDS treatment.
  6. The position holder should have aExperience in developing country health care programs.
  7. Excellent oral and written communication skills and fluency in English.
  8. Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills and ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action;
  9. Strong working competency in computer applications to carry out management and statistical analysis required;
The application will close on 11th June, 2013. Interested candidate should click here to apply online.

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