POSITION SUMMARY

ICAP is seeking an in-country Project Coordinator on a temporary consultancy basis with demonstrated skill, expertise, and experience in HIV project implementation and management. Under the supervision of the Project Lead and Project Coordinator based in ICAP in New York, and working in close collaboration with the regional ICAP office, the Project Coordinator will oversee the coordination of two GTA projects in Nigeria. Along with the New York Project Coordinator, S/he will coordinate and monitor all project activities within Nigeria. The in-country Project Coordinator will be responsible for high quality reporting and monitoring of all components of the project including adherence to the projects’ scope of work, work plans, and timelines.

This position is grant-funded.

Responsible for:  Supporting the coordination of two Global Technical Assistance (GTA) projects: 1) Fast-track Test and Treat (T&T); and 2) pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).

Please note this is a part-time position for 5-8 months.

Location: Based in Abuja, Nigeria

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Work directly with the New York team to provide in-country management and coordination for all project activities; including organizing trainings and meetings, report writing, tool development, etc.
  • Act as a liaison between in-country partners (i.e. CDC and Ministry of Health) and New York
  • Coordinate timely implementation of all project activities according to the objectives and timeline identified in the work plan
  • Responsible for regular communication and project reporting
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as may be assigned

EDUCATION

  • Master’s in public health degree preferred

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years’ experience working on public health projects either at the headquarters of an international or related-organizations, or in resource limited settings in the field of health service delivery systems, with focus on HIV preferred
  • Experience working with global partners and funding agencies
  • Experience with quality improvement and process evaluation methods
  • Experience in compliance with protocols and IRB regulations
  • Experience with good clinical practices (GCP)
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, writing and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated successful experience working independently and as part of a team
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.)
  • English language skills required

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of United States Government rules and regulations
  • Previous work experience in Nigeria preferred
  • Previous experience working with Ministries of Health and global non-governmental organizations

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Applicants may email their CV and cover letter to ho2258@cumc.columbia.edu with the subject line stating “Application for Project Coordinator-Consultant, Nigeria”.

Columbia University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, creed, national and ethnic origin, age, citizenship, status as a perceived or actual victim of domestic violence, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran, or any other legally protected status.

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