PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) / CECAP Officer at Jhpiego – John Hopkins University

    Akwa Ibom State
    Posted 7 months ago

    Job Summary

    • Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and Cervical cancer program officer will serve the point of contact for RISE Akwa Ibom. In close working relationship with PrEP and CECAP Advisor, H/She will design, coordinate, and implement the scale-up of oral PrEP at the state, LGA, and site levels.
    • The incumbent will provide technical assistance and support to state-level efforts led by the SMOH in coordination with other implementing partners and stakeholders.
    • S/he will promote and ensure proper integration of PrEP with other activities particularly those related to HIV Testing services, reproductive health, family planning, and tuberculosis.

    Required Qualifications/ Knowledge, Skills, and Experiences

    • Advanced (Masters minimum) degree in Public Health, International Health or an advanced clinical degree in Nursing or Medicine
    • A minimum of 4 – 6 years experience in a related role.
    • Experience managing and providing technical expertise to a large HIV prevention, testing and treatment portfolio
    • Skilled in HIV prevention, HIV testing and counseling, HIV care and treatment, quality improvement and monitoring and evaluation for HIV programs, and provision of integrated care including TB/HIV, cervical cancer screening and treatment services for women living with HIV, etc.
    • Demonstrated experience training clinical or community-based healthcare workers on CECAP, PrEP, and other HIV prevention areas
    • Proven skills in training, facilitation, team building, and coordination
    • Strong change management, results-oriented, and decision-making skills
    • Strong technical capacity to support service delivery
    • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines, and intense pressure to perform
    • Demonstrated in-depth understanding of the state healthcare system, particularly the public health system
    • Familiarity with MOH and USAID’s administrative, management and reporting procedures and systems, PEPFAR experience highly preferred
    • Advanced (Masters minimum) degree in public health, international health or an advanced clinical degree in nursing or medicine
    • At least 3-5 years’ experience implementing and/or providing technical assistance in HIV prevention
    • At least 3-5 years’ experience in implementing and/or providing technical assistance within a donor-funded project of at least $5M per year
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 suite

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV to: [email protected] using “Position & Location” as the subject of the email.


    • CV and Cover Letter as ONE SINGLE WORD document
    • The title/subject of your email and application should be the position you are applying for.
    • Candidates that do not comply with the application instruction will be disqualified.
    • Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply
    • We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.
    • Only shortlisted candidates will receive an invitation for an interview
    • Any successful candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.
    • There will be travel requirements and opportunities both within Nigeria.
    • JHU is an Equal Opportunity Employer
    • For further information about Jhpiego, please visit our website at

    Job Features


    3 - 5 years

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