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Monday, December 6, 2010

NACA Vacancies in Nigeria- Programme officers, Statisticians,Business Administrators,Economist,Public health.

The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (formerly National Action Committee on AIDS) was established in February 2000 to coordinate the various activities of HIV/AIDS in the country.
Nigeria is Africa's most populous nation with over 120 million people. It currently has reported HIV prevalence of 5.0%, next only to South Africa in the Sub-Saharan Africa. The Nigerian government's response to the epidemic is based on a national strategic workplan known as the HIV/AIDS Emergency Action Plan, which originally was a four-year plan with a US $190million cost for programmes execution.

The plan was designed to be jointly executed by the Government of Nigeria, bilateral donors, and a World Bank IDA credit. The HEAP document identified over 200 activities which the government is to pursue over a four-year period. Designed to promote a multi-sectoral, participatory response to HIV/AIDS prevention and impact mitigation, the HEAP guided the implementation of activities and appropriate allocation of available resources.

In 2004-05 at the expiration of the life of the HEAP a new framework, the National Strategic Framework NSF was developed with wide participation from Civil Society, the Private sector, Government entities and implementing bodies and the international donor community in Nigeria. The NSF designed with a life span of 5 years would guide the National Response and all implementing and coordinating entities to contain the spreading epidemic.

NACA serves to ensure that entities and groups responsible for implementation of the NSF objectives and activities receive the financial, organizational and human resources support required to undertake and complete assigned activities in a multi-sectoral environment; NACA also serves to ensure that all partners in the war against HIV/AIDS s We require the services of qualified experienced and dynamic candidates with proven track record for the following positions:-

DEPT: Partnership Coordinator And Support
1. JOB TITLE: Chief Programmes Officer CONTISS 12 (code no. 3-01)
DIVISION: State Affairs
Master degree in Social Sciences, Public Health, Business Admin, Health Sociology, Health Economics or Medical/Clinical Psychology.
Not less than 15 yrs post NYSC experience,
Not less than 6 yrs cognate experience in Public health/ HIV/AIDS work

2. JOB TITLE: Principal Programmes Officer CONTISS 10 (code no. 3-02)
DIVISION: Civil Society Affairs
Master degree in Social Sciences, Public Health, Business Admin, Health Sociology, Health Economics or Medical/Clinical Psychology.
Not less than 9 yrs post NYSC experience,
Not less than 4 yrs cognate experience in Public health/ HIV/AIDS work

3. JOB TITLE: Senior Programmes officer CONTISS 09 (code no. 3-03)
DIVISION: Private Sector
Master degree in Social Sciences, Public Health, Business Admin, Health Sociology, Health Economics or Medical/Clinical Psychology.
Not less than 6 yrs post NYSC experience,
Not less than 3 yrs cognate experience in Public health/ HIV/AIDS work

DEPT: Programmes Coordination
1. JOB TITLE: Deputy Director (TCS)CONTISS 14 (code no. 4-01)
DIVISION: Treatment Care & Support
MBBS Medicine & Surgery
Masters degree in Public Health
Not less than 21 yrs post NYSC experience,
Not less than 5 yrs cognate experience in Public health/ HIV/AIDS work

2. JOB TITLE: Chief Programmes Officer CONTISS 12 (code no. 4-02)
DIVISION: Treatment Care & Support
MBBS Medicine & Surgery
Masters degree in Public Health
Not less than 15 yrs post NYSC experience,
Not less than 3 yrs cognate experience in Public health/ HIV/AIDS work

3. JOB TITLE: Assistant Director Programmes CONTISS 13 (code no. 4-03)
DIVISION: Prevention and Behavior Change
Master Degree in Biomedical Sciences, Public Health, Health Sociology, Health Economics or Medical/ Clinical Psychology, or Social Sciences
Not less than 18 yrs post NYSC experience.
Not less than 7 yrs cognate experiences in Public Health/HIV/AIDS work

4. JOB TITLE: Chief Programmes Officer CONTISS 12 (code no. 4-04)
DIVISION: Prevention and Behavior Change
Master Degree in Biomedical Sciences, Public Health, Health Sociology, Health Economics or Medical/ Clinical Psychology, or Social Sciences
Not less than 15 yrs post NYSC experience.
Not less than 6 yrs cognate experiences in Public Health/HIV/AIDS work

5. JOB TITLE: Principal Programmes Officer 1 CONTISS 08 (code no. 4-05)
DIVISION: Prevention and Behavior Change
First degree in Biomedical Sciences, Public Health, Health Sociology, Health Economics or Medical/ Clinical Psychology, or Social Sciences.
Masters degree is an added advantage.
Not less than 3 yrs post NYSC experience.
Cognate experiences in Public Health/AIDS work in the area of prevention and behavior change is an added advantage.

6. JOB TITLE: Assistant Director Programmes CONTISS 13 (code no. 4-06)
DIVISION: Gender and OVC
Master Degree in Biomedical Sciences, Public Health, Health Sociology, Health Economics or Medical/ Clinical Psychology, or Social Sciences
Not less than 18 yrs post NYSC experience.
Not less than 7 yrs cognate experiences in Public Health/HIV/AIDS work in area of Gender and OVC

7. JOB TITLE: Programmes Officer1 CONTISS 08 (Code no. 4-07)
DIVISION: Gender and OVC
First degree in Biomedical Sciences, Public Health, Health Sociology, Health Economics or Medical/ Clinical Psychology, or Social Sciences.
Masters degree is an added advantage.
Not less than 3 yrs post NYSC experience.
Cognate experiences in Public Health/AIDS work in the area of prevention and behavior change is an added advantage.

Method of Application:
1. All applications should be addressed to:
The Director General,
National Agency For The Control Of AIDS (NACA)
No.823, Ralph Shodeinde Street,
Central Business Area,
Abuja.
2. All application should carry the Code Number indicated against the post being applied for. The position and code number should be indicated on the right hand side of the envelop containing the application and should be indicated in the application itself.
3. Only short listed candidate will be invited for the test.
4. Closing date; 16th January 2011
5. All application should be accompanied with a recent CV, stating clearly age, state and local Govt of origin, Functional email address and phone numbers

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