Request for Expression of Interest in Short Term Professional Services Contract
The Centre for Integrated Health Programs (CIHP) is a leading indigenous non-governmental organization that promotes better health outcomes through partnerships. CIHP has evolved from Columbia University’s International Centre for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs (ICAP) which has supported comprehensive high-quality, HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment activities in Nigeria over the last five years in partnership with Akwa Ibom, Benue, Cross River, Gombe, Kaduna and Kogi states.
CIHP currently implements a large and highly dynamic program and aims to continue to utilize and strengthen local capacity to adequately provide quality technical assistance for healthcare and development in Nigeria.
To achieve this, we are building a database of suitably qualified, competent and experienced professionals (individuals) with expertise in the following program areas for short term engagement (one six months) as we may require in meeting emerging program priorities in the under listed areas:
a) Community mobilization (b) HIV Counseling and Testing (HCT) (c) HIV Treatment for Adults (d) Paediatric ART (e) Prevention of Mother-Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) (f) TB/HIV (g) Palliative care (h) Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC ) programming (i) Adherence support for PLWHA (j) Pharmacy care for PLWHA (k) Laboratory support for HIV (I) Project financial and grants management (m) fixed assets and inventory management (n) strategic information management (or monitoring and evaluation)
Interested candidates would be expected to possess the following requisite qualifications for consideration:
I. Education: A minimum of a university degree in a field relevant to the area of expertise. Holders of advanced degrees in relevant fields (Masters and PhD) would be preferred.
II. Experience: Minimum of five (5) demonstrable years of relevant experience in specified subject area /field. Professionals with strong experiences in the development /non- profit context especially and with application of participatory methodologies in facilitating trainings will be at a distinct advantage
III. Registration with relevant professional bodies (MDCN, PCN, AMLSN, CHPRB etc) and or possession of professional certifications e.g. ACA for accountants are mandatory for professionals applying to be on this database.
Interested individuals are encouraged to send an expression of interest letter highlighting why they would want to work with us and their availability (specific dates and for what duration/ length of time). In addition, a recent copy of curriculum vitae must be sent as an email attachment which should be sent to: email@example.com on or before 2nd September 2011.