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TB /HIV Advisor

Ilorin, Kwara State

Job Description

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer of ARFH but with direct responsibility to the Chief of Party of the ACE project the TB/HIV Advisor will;

  • Provide technical leadership in the delivery of TB, TB-HIV and other integrated medical services across all the ACE C4 supported sites in Niger and Kwara States.
  • Develop tools, SOPs and provide recommendations related to the implementation, clinical management and monitoring of TB/HIV activities across all the ACE supported facilities
  • Provide strategies and approaches, related to TB/HIV co-infection case finding and effective referrals
  • Support implementation of TB/HIV including clinical mentoring of healthcare workers geared towards identification of TB/HIV co-infection cases and appropriate management.
  • Coordinate the design and implementation of components related to tuberculosis programs and TB/HIV collaborative activities in all ACE supported states
  • Implement innovative strategies to increase awareness of TB/HIV co-infection among people Living with HIV and prevent transmission of TB among PLHIV
  • S/he will collaborate with HIV/AIDS & TB colleagues and other teams within International Programs to support implementation of high-quality TB or HIV/AIDS at the community and facility levels

Specific Responsibilities

  • Provide high-level technical expertise and oversight to ensure that the ACE TB & HIV programs are of high quality and impactful
  • Provide technical leadership and technical support related to TB/HIV collaboration strategies and approaches related to implementation of collaborative activities
  • Assist in the rollout and scale-up of suitable models for TB & HIV/AIDS service delivery, in collaboration with Ministries of Health, donors and other stakeholders;
  • Support start-up of new TB & HIV/AIDS programs, work planning, and provide technical input throughout project implementation to ensure programs meet set objectives
  • Provide strategic guidance for program interventions in the following areas: KPs at higher risk of TB and HIV infection, paediatric TB and HIV counselling and testing, prevention among PLHIV, HIV care and treatment, PMTCT, and integrated services.
  • Represent ARFH in HIV & TB Technical Working Groups (TWG), task teams, workshops and campaigns.

Required Experience

  • Minimum of 7-9 years progressive experience in TB/HIV Care and treatment
  • Demonstrated experience and track record in dealing with public and private donors, including knowledge of and experience with donor funded mechanisms.
  • Expertise and experience with health systems strengthening and/or community-based approaches
  • Expertise and experience in infectious diseases such as Tuberculosis, and HIV/AIDS
  • Experience applying a gender perspective to disease specific programming desirable
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated analytical, leadership and organizational skills
  • Proven ability to work and collaborate with individuals and teams in different cultural settings, and at all levels
  • Professional proficiency in spoken and written English

Minimum Qualifications

  • MBBS or degree in Behavioural or social sciences. Possession of Master’s degree in public health, behavioural sciences or other relevant discipline is desirable

Method of Application

Interested Applicants should complete the online form at:


All applicants are enjoined to send their comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and cover letter in ONLY one attachment (MSWord document) explaining suitability for the job to tbhivadvisor@arfh-ng.org on/or before 29th March, 2022. Please indicate the title of post applied for in the subject line of the email.  Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Applicants are advised to provide their functional emails/mobile phone numbers on the application letter as well as three professional referees.  Candidates must provide functional e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of their referees.

Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. ARFH has a Child Safeguarding policy in place and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).


Full Time


15 March, 2022


29 March, 2022

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