AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria Job for a Technical Assistant to the CEO

AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria (APIN) is a non-governmental
donor-funded organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, care
and support of diseases of public health importance in
Nigeria,
including HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, among others, Since 2001,
we have worked closely with key stakeholders to reduce the burden and
mitigate the impact of those diseases through cutting edge, innovative
& sustainable approaches.

AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria (APIN) is seeking qualified and suitable candidates to assume the vacant position:

Job Title: Technical Assistant to the CEO
Location:
Abuja
Job Description

  • The job holder will have responsibility for providing a wide
    range of proactive technical, and administrative support to the CEO’s
    Office, including activity planning, documentation, communication and
    reporting.

Job Tasks

  • Manage the administration of the CEO’s office in order to provide an enabling environment for efficient programming
  • Proactively seek up-to-date knowledge of new developments in programming and brief the CEO adequately
  • Review documents and make summary notes to the CEO
  • Assist with the preparation of documents for presentation at stakeholder meetings
  • Review and summarize miscellaneous reports and documents, as well as prepare background documents and outgoing mail as necessary
  • Assist the CEO in prioritizing and tracking timelines and
    deliverables, as well as in following through on issues in a timely
    manner
  • Undertake specific projects initiated by the CEO in order to support the programs
  • Handle incoming and outgoing correspondences as referred by the CEO
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of projects to respond to emerging issues
  • Contribute to program design, implementation and review
  • Maintain a network of contacts relevant to the organization on
    behalf of the CEO and facilitate interaction and communication on
    relevant matters
  • Perform any other official task as may be assigned by the CEO
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Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • A medical degree (MBBS or equivalent) and a MPH degree.
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ relevant experience in public
    health programs; and experience in managing confidential matters and
    working closely with top management is essential

Technical and Behavioural Competencies:

  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision
  • Self-managed, with excellent organizational ability
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong decision-making ability and attention to detail
  • Familiarity with the public health activities, especially in an HIV/AIDS environment
  • Computer literacy/skills in usage of personal productivity tools
    (Microsoft Word, Excel PowerPoint Internet browsing, emailing, etc.)
  • Ability to interact with all cadres of staff
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Proactive, resourceful and efficient, with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their application letters and CV’s to: vacancies@apin.org.ng
stating how their skills, knowledge and experience make them suitable,
and addressing the person specifications highlighted above for each
position.

Note

  • The suitability statement should not exceed a page and must
    appear on the first page of the CV, which must be saved in Microsoft
    Word and as applicant’s full name.
  • The subject of the mail should be the job position being applied
    for. All applications must be received on or before the above closing
    date.
  • Late applications will not be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Application Deadline  4th October, 2016.

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