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Senior Program officer, Health Management and Information Systems (SPO HMIS), TB-LON 3 Project

The Institute of Human Virology (IHVN) is a leading and reputable non-governmental organization addressing infectious and non-infectious diseases such as HIV, tuberculosis and cancer through the provision of prevention, diagnosis, treatment, capacity building, research, and care and support services. IHVN is in partnership with local and international organizations and the different tiers of the government of Nigeria at national, state and local levels. The Institute’s vision is to be a leader in providing quality health services, capacity building and research in West Africa and beyond.

The TB-LON 3 Project is a USAID-funded Award that is a revolutionary program working with communities, facilities and relevant State and National structures to improve access to TB case finding, diagnosis, treatment and notification in Lagos, Ogun, Osun and Oyo States; as well as increase domestic financing for TB and strengthen surveillance and integrated reporting across four Result areas:

  1. Improved access to high-quality, person-centred TB treatment, DR-TB, and TB/HIV services for a cumulative number of at least 106,576 persons for the life of the activity
  2. Strengthened systems and structures for TB detection, treatment and notification with TB service delivery platforms strengthened
  3. TB disease transmission and progression reduced
  4. TB research and innovations accelerated with improved impact on program implementation.

To support the Institute’s drive to detect and treat Tuberculosis (TB) in the country, IHVN is sourcing for a suitably qualified dynamic candidate to fill the position of a Senior Program officer, Health Management and Information Systems (SPO HMIS), TB-LON 3 Project

Job Title: Senior Program officer, Health Management and Information Systems (SPO HMIS), TB-LON 3 Project

Department: Strategic Information

Job Location: Lagos

Reports to: Director of Strategic Information, TB-LON 3 Project

Opening Date:       16th August 2022

Closing Date:         29th August 2022

Job Summary:

SPO HMIS will be a highly skilled full-stack software developer with experience in building web applications using Java/PHP who will be responsible for analyzing program requirements and business objectives, determining application features, functionalities, recommending and implementing changes to existing Java/PHP-based applications, among other duties.

Responsibilities:

  • Creating DHIS 2 technical design documents for complex projects as needed;
  • Identifying opportunities to leverage DHIS 2 and other custom development technologies;
  • Preparation of DHIS 2 user documentation and training documentation;
  • Support DHIS2 project implementation;
  • Installation and management of softwares for patient and program level data management;
  • Providing technical support for the deployment and maintenance of softwares related to tuberculosis Program;
  • Ensuring all electronic data collection and reporting platforms are functional at all TB LON3 facilities and locations;
  • Testing new releases of softwares and provide feedback to developers;
  • Running updates on all electronic data collection and reporting platforms when necessary, document and report issues/ challenges identified;
  • Ensuring the National Electronic Tuberculosis Information Management Systems (NETIMS) are functional across all TB LON3 states and facilities;
  • Making recommendations on new features on electronic platforms based on interaction with healthcare team;
  • Reviewing results and address challenges with information systems;
  • Maintaining database performance by troubleshooting problems identified;
  • Supporting the quality control systems and mechanisms needed to guarantee proper management of information and data quality assurance;
  • Assisting with user training and system documentation and developing SOPs as it relates to health information processes;
  • Providing guidance to state and facility staff on health information and data quality issues;
  • Ensuring the utilization of standardized monitoring and evaluation indicators and tools for consistency in measurement;
  • Participating in health system strengthening activities;
  • Performing other duties as assigned by the Director of Strategic Information, TB-LON

Minimum Requirements:

  • A University Degree in any of the following or related fields: Computer Science, Information systems or engineering required. A master’s degree will be an added advantage;
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience in technical project management, software and health information development;
  • DHIS 2 (and other Health Information System) implementation experience highly desired;
  • Experience with responsive user interface design, database structures and statistical analyses;
  • Proficiency with fundamental front end languages such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript;
  • Familiarity with JavaScript frameworks such as Angular JS and React;
  • Proficiency with server side languages such as Java, PHP, Python and R programming;
  • Working knowledge of Java, JSP, EJB, XML, web services;
  • Proficiency with database technology such as MySQL and PostgreSQL;
  • Experience in webservers administration such as Apache, Tomcat and IIS;
  • Agile methodology experience is also a plus;
  • Experience with tuberculosis program or related health service programs; experience working with HIV/AIDS prevention and/or impact mitigation programs in the West African context is desirable;
  • Experience with the USAID SI system highly desirable;
  • A good understanding of the National Electronic Tuberculosis Information Management Systems (NETIMS).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation practices, methods, tools and guidelines;
  • Data management and analysis skills;
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills, verbal skills and ability to communicate technical information clearly and effectively to both technical and non-technical colleagues;
  • Knowledge of web and application servers and their configuration;
  • Strong organizational and project management skills;
  • Ability to work independently and resolve complex technical issues and identify root cause and recommend solutions to help resolve incidents quickly;
  • Ability to multi-task and complete multiple parallel assignments while working in an ever changing environment;
  • Analytical mindset and good problem-solving skills;
  • Report writing and presentation skills;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office especially Access and Excel;
  • Team player with ability to work with minimal supervision;
  • Have a clear understanding of the health system structure and HIV/AIDS and TB environment of the country;
  • Have a supportive attitude towards processes of strengthening local partners and building local capacities for self-management;
  • Be willing to undertake regular field visits and interact with different stakeholders;
  • Knowledge of key National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP) program indicators;
  • Flexibility, willing to travel and work weekends.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed resume and a one page cover letter as one MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to Deputy Director, Human Resources through this email address: [email protected]
Application must explicitly state the position applied for in the subject of the email. Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Invitation To Bid For The Supply of Laboratory Items under GF PPM grant

  1. Introduction

The Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria (IHVN) is a leading local non-governmental organization implementing HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria, Research and non-communicable disease projects in Nigeria through the development of infrastructure for treatment, care, prevention, and support for people living with and those affected by these diseases.

  • Background        

The Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria (IHVN) was established in 2004 as a local organization to address the HIV/AIDS crisis in Nigeria through the development of infrastructure for treatment, care, prevention, and support for people living with and that affected by HIV/AIDS but has now expanded its services to other infectious diseases of TB and malaria, including cancers.  IHVN is structured to develop and maintain linkages with local and international organizations in collaborative ways that support the Government of Nigeria’s health sector strategic plans. IHVN key technical and funding partners are the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

  • Scope of Bid

Bidders are invited to submit a Bid for the goods and/or services specified above: Schedule of Requirements, in accordance with this bid.

  • Invitations to Bidding

IHVN is soliciting for interests from reputable bidders and organizations with relevant experience in carrying out services listed on our ITB during the project implementation period.

To be eligible to participate in the bidding process, interested organization are required to provide the following information:

  • Bids must be properly sealed;
  • Availability of a Company profile;
  • All Bidders must include copies of tax clearance certificates for the past three years i.e. 2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021 if readily available;
  • Availability of audited financial statements for the last 3 years i.e. 2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021 if readily available;
  • All bidders must provide evidence of at least two similar Jobs made in the past for IHVN or any other organizations;
  • All bidders must provide proof of registration with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC);
  • Bank Reference Letter;
  • All bidders must indicate their bid validity period. The bid validity period will be 90 days, starting from the date of deadline for submission of the bids.
  • Submission Requirements
  • All bids must be in ink or type written; submission in pencil will not be accepted;
  • Copies of the complete hard copies of technical and financial bids are to be submitted and marked separately in sealed envelopes must be sent via courier or hand delivered, in a sealed envelope or parcel to the following address: INSTITUTE OF HUMAN VIROLOGY, NIGERIA     IHVN Campus, 6th Floor, Cadastral Zone COO Plot 62, after BAZE University, Off CITEC Road, Abuja-NIGERIA. Attn: Procurement Unit;
  • Apart from hard copies, all quotations must also be submitted in Excel Format (Tables) and Word format (proposals) on a separate flash drives. Any quotation without soft copies (for technical and financial proposals) will not be evaluated. The flash drive should be passworded and the password shall be contained in the sealed financial bid envelope;
  • All quotations are inclusive of all associated cost for deliveries (loading and offloading, payment of levies etc);
  • Financial evaluation will be based on least cost selection;
  • Bidders must indicate their bids in the bid register before dropping it in our bid box;
  • All bidders must tender to the detail specification as these are sensitive commodities;
  • The corrected price is what will be considered as the bid price;
  • As time is of the essence, delivery of goods shall be within 6 to 8 weeks from the date of receipt of L.P.O by contractor.
  • Bidders must attach a copy of the products catalogue of the bided items or get a sample ready for verification at the time of bid evaluation;
  • Bid must be in Company’s Letterhead, duly signed and stamped by an authorized company representative;
  • All enquiries regarding the proposed application for the above should be addressed to the Deputy Director Procurement/HOD SCM of IHV-Nigeria;
  • All Bids are to be submitted in the bid box at our head office on or before 16/09/2022 @10:00 am..

Notice:

  • Bids which must reach us within thirty (30) working days from the date of this publication should have the title of the BID written on the “Top Left Hand Corner” of the envelope.
  • We can only achieve our aims of long term success if you provide an outstanding service and quality products. To this end, IHVN shall reserve the right to terminate any contract midway or after delivery of services/goods either for non-performance or non-compliance with specification, delivery time and any other terms of the contract.
  • All interested bidders can download the BID document below:

7. The Bid and Bid Deadline:

  • Funding Agency                                   :GF PPM Grant
  • Bid Start Date/Time                             :8th August, 2022
  • Bid Deadline Date/Time                     :16th September, 2022

8. Communications during the BID Period

  • A prospective bidder requiring any clarification on technical, contractual or commercial matters may notify IHVN via email at the following address no later than 8 working days prior to the closing date for the submission of offers:

Email for submissions of all queries:  [email protected] 

(Use subject: RE-SUPPLY OF LABORATORY ITEMS UNDER GF PPM GRANT).

  • The Procurement Team at IHVN will respond in writing (via email only) to any request for clarification of the BID that it receives by the deadline indicated above. A consolidated document of IHVN’s response to all questions (including an explanation of the query but without identifying the source of enquiry) will be sent to all prospective bidders who have acknowledged the BID.

There shall be no individual presentation by or meeting with bidders until after the closing date. From the date of issue of this bid to the final selection, contact with IHVN officials concerning the bidding process shall not be permitted, other than through the submission of queries and/or through a possible presentation or meeting called for by IHVN, in accordance with the terms of this bid.

Download Bid Document Here

Program Manager, Public-Private Mix (PM PPM), TB-LON 3 Project

The Institute of Human Virology (IHVN) is a leading and reputable non-governmental organization addressing infectious and non-infectious diseases such as HIV, tuberculosis and cancer through the provision of prevention, diagnosis, treatment, capacity building, research, and care and support services. IHVN is in partnership with local and international organizations and the different tiers of the government of Nigeria at national, state and local levels. The Institute’s vision is to be a leader in providing quality health services, capacity building and research in West Africa and beyond.

The TB-LON 3 Project is a USAID-funded Award that is a revolutionary program working with communities, facilities and relevant State and National structures to improve access to TB case finding, diagnosis, treatment and notification in Lagos, Ogun, Osun and Oyo States; as well as increase domestic financing for TB and strengthen surveillance and integrated reporting across four Result areas:

  1. Improved access to high-quality, person-centered TB treatment, DR-TB, and TB/HIV services for a cumulative number of at least 106,576 persons for the life of the activity
  2. Strengthened systems and structures for TB detection, treatment and notification with TB service delivery platforms strengthened
  3. TB disease transmission and progression reduced
  4. TB research and innovations accelerated with improved impact on program implementation.
Position (Designation): Program Manager, Public-Private Mix (PM PPM), TB-LON 3 Project
Job Location:Lagos
Department:Office of the Chief Executive Officer

Opening Date: 02/08/2022

Closing Date: 16/08/2022

Summary/Overview:

The PM PPM, TB-LON 3 will be responsible for private sector service delivery on the TB-LON 3 project, encompassing TB services across the continuum of clinical and community care among various cadres of private sector providers. She/He will lead the implementation and reporting of the private sector component of the project, provide technical expertise in high-impact interventions and their integration into established service delivery systems within facility and community TB PPM Providers, while ensuring the provision of high quality TB care to the beneficiaries and the achievement of both qualitative and quantitative targets.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with other team members to develop TB-LON 3 TB PPM strategic and operational plans, ensure activity implementation as well as monitoring and evaluation of performance;
  • Develop/adapt the technical content of TB PPM service delivery, as well as capacity building tools, guidelines, SOPs and other policy documents;
  • Coordinate TB-LON 3 PPM cascade of care including demand generation, prevention services, case finding interventions, quality diagnostic services, case holding, referrals and linkages;
  • Develop innovative strategies and interventions for improving the impact of TB-LON 3 TB PPM activities and appropriately reflect these in weekly, monthly and annual activity plans;
  • Coordinate with the NTBLCP, STBLCPs, and other internal and external stakeholders to determine TB PPM capacity building needs and identify suitable opportunities to deploy appropriate resources to meet these needs;
  • Work in close collaboration with the FMOH, SMOH, NTBLCP, STBLCP, USAID and other stakeholders to provide the technical assistance required to achieve the expected outcomes of TB PPM as a whole, and TB-LON 3 Project targets in particular;
  • Strengthen the existing structure and support mechanism for Intermediary Organizations to implement sustainable mechanisms of service delivery across all TB PPM providers;
  • Analyze the TB PPM cascade of care on a weekly basis and develop solutions for improving the quality of care and achievement of targets and objectives
  • Ensure that technical and field staff prepare various internal and external data and programmatic reports as required;
  • Represent IHVN in presenting periodic updates to Federal, State, Local Government and Facility stakeholders, as well as USAID, IHVN and other key stakeholders during meetings, conferences, etc.;
  • Establish and maintain good working relationship with the Government, Private Sector and other Partner officials at National, State, Local Government, facility and community levels;
  • Any other function that may be assigned by the COP and IHVN Executive Management.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Demonstrable leadership skills, including building and managing high-level relationships with donors, government, private sector entities, NGOs, research institutions, etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to lead and work effectively in team situations.
  • Strong networking and representational skills;
  • Strong coordination, planning, and supervisory skills.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree, or its equivalent or higher degree in public health, health program planning and management, or other relevant field preferred;
  • At least five years of professional experience in private sector engagement or experience in developing and managing partnerships, including brokering public-private partnerships. Proven experience in capacity building, leadership, planning and management;
  • Demonstrable experience in successful implementation of USAID or other donor-funded programs designed to strengthen the health sector at national and sub-national government levels;
  • Experience in working with key stakeholders in Nigeria, particularly in Lagos or other South West States;
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Comfortable planning and delivering multiple activities under pressure to strict deadlines and high levels of precision. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication in English as well as presentation skills, with proven experience in analysing data and developing PowerPoint presentations and other reports.

Method of Application

  • Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed resume and a one-page cover letter as one MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to Deputy Director, Human Resources through this email address: [email protected]
  • All Applications must explicitly state the position applied for in the subject of the email. Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Finance Assistant (TB-LON 3 3 Project)

The Institute of Human Virology (IHVN) is a leading and reputable non-governmental organization addressing infectious and non-infectious diseases such as HIV, tuberculosis and cancer through the provision of prevention, diagnosis, treatment, capacity building, research, and care and support services. IHVN is in partnership with local and international organizations and the different tiers of the government of Nigeria at national, state and local levels. The Institute’s vision is to be a leader in providing quality health services, capacity building and research in West Africa and beyond.

The TB-LON 3 Project is a USAID-funded Award that is a revolutionary program working with communities, facilities and relevant State and National structures to improve access to TB case finding, diagnosis, treatment and notification in Lagos, Ogun, Osun and Oyo States.

Position ;Finance Assistant (TB-LON 3 3 Project)
Unit ;Finance
Location ;Oyo State TB LON 3 office, Ibadan, Oyo State
Department ;Finance

Opening Date: 2/08/2022

Closing Date: 16/08/2022

Responsibilities

  • Administration of payments (Preparation of payment vouchers, transfer instructions, etc.) and Preparation of monthly bank reconciliation statements.
  • Timely Capturing of state office Vouchers into the state financial reporting templates.
  • Preparation of Monthly bank reconciliation of the state office cashbooks.
  •  Perform Collation and filling of financial documents, vouchers, support evidences in line with cashbook print outs on a periodic basis.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor and Project’s Director of Finance & Operations.

Requirements

  • Possession of a B.Sc. in Accountancy or Higher National Diploma in Accountancy or related discipline.
  • Minimum of 1-year post qualification hands-on experience in a Finance related environment is required.
  • Must be self-starter with the ability to work in a team, dynamic and open.
  • Proficiency in the use of computer application (Microsoft office etc.)
  • Analytical mind and fluency in written and oral communication.
  • Ability to relate with subordinate’s colleagues and superiors.
  • Innovative with sound mind.

Method of Application

  • Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed resume and a one page cover letter as one MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to Deputy Director, Human Resources through this email address: [email protected]
  • Application must explicitly state the position applied for in the subject of the email. Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.