AHNI means Achieving Health Nigeria initiative, it is a charitable trust organization registered in Nigeria in 2009 with the aims to provide technical assistance to the government and people of Nigeria. In this post we will be discussing about the internship and ongoing job recruitment by AHNI in 2022. AHNI has really helped a lot in the implementation of public health and development programs.

It is an organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting global health and economic initiatives in Nigeria, it provides support to and for the people and government of Nigeria for sustainable health and development. AHNI currently has its headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria. Below we’ll be listing 5 positions currently undergoing recruitment.

below are 5 positions currently undergoing recruitment 

1.  Senior program advisor

Location: Adamawa

Department: ACEBAY

Deadline: 4th March, 2022

Job Description

  • Under the supervision of the Chief of Party, the senior program advisor will provide support to and coordination in program planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of assigned project activities.


  • Lead and support the Project’s technical leads and program management team to develop annual project level costed work plans
  • Work with technical leads, consortium partners and Program Support to review, collate, synthesize and edit periodic donor reports for assigned projects and ensure timely submission.
  • Ensure timely submission of periodic donor reports that meet donor standards (timeliness, accuracy and quality
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of systems that effectively respond to USAID / Nigeria requirements regarding implementation procedures, reporting and evaluation
  • Ensure close monitoring of workplans and budgets during the course of implementation; Ensures appropriate program monitoring and accurate financial and programmatic reporting to the State and Head Office
  • Ensure appropriate monitoring of sub grants to achieve financial, administrative, and programmatic goals by monitoring and enforcing compliance with donor and AHNi’s policies by both SOs and Partners.
  • Review SFRs and program reports from partners to monitor compliance with donor/prime award programmatic, contractual and financial regulations, requirements and restrictions
  • Work with Finance and Administration department and AHNi HO to process and ensure timely development and execution of annual amendments for consortium partners’ sub agreements.
  • Maintain an effective system for collecting, organizing and storage of essential project documentation for compliance, effective project management and dissemination of best practices.
  • Work with other departments to ensure documentation and easy retrieval of all training and trip reports related to assigned projects.
  • Work with Program Support to periodically evaluate implementation of approved annual work plans and budgets at Project level.
  • Assist in strengthening systems of reporting on program progress against stated objectives and monitoring and evaluation frameworks.
  • Assist in identifying, analyzing and disseminating best practices in the project through the identification of project learning sites and technical support to the state government.
  • Remain informed on the current programs in the HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria fields by review of current literature and is alert to any implication of such strategic information for project activities
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • BSc / BA in Public Health, Business Administration, Health Sciences, Behavioral Sciences or its recognized equivalent with 9 – 11 years of relevant experience with international development programs.
  • Or MSC / MA Degree in public health, business administration, health sciences, behavioral sciences or its recognized equivalent with 7 – 9 years relevant experience with international development programs.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of health and development programming in a developing country.
  • Considerable experience in designing and implementing of public health/international development programs funded by US government or other international donors
  • Demonstrated knowledge of strategic planning, administrative, and financial management systems.
  • Working knowledge of major donor policies (USAID, Global Fund) as well as international not-for- profit organizations.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infection.
  • Proven ability to coordinate a multisector development project.
  • Excellent community mobilization, advocacy and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to organize systems to monitor administrative and implementation results.
  • Work independently with initiative to manage high volume workflow.
  • Perform detail-oriented work with a high level of accuracy.
  • Interact with diplomacy and tact and follow-up on requests in timely and efficient manner.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills with ability to work as a team member.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize own work under tight deadlines, as well as to work on own initiative and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to travel a minimum of 25%.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward a Suitability Statement (Application) and Resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to: AHNi-ProgMgtJobs@ahnigeria.org using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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2.) Communications Specialist

Location: Adamawa

Deadline: 1st March, 2022.

Location: Adamawa

Department: ACEBAY


Job Description

  • The Communications Specialist will support the ‘Accelerating Control of the HIV Epidemic in Nigeria project (ACE – 1) Chief of Party, by managing all internal and external communications of the project and representing the project to external audiences.
  • He or She should possess exceptional public speaking and writing skills.
  • He or She is expected to be a strategic thinker with meticulous attention to detail, working well under pressure, and meeting deadlines.
  • He or She should be able to write, compile publications, plan events and prepare advocacy briefs.
  • He or She will be responsible for developing quality and visually appealing presentations, content management for the AHNI website and Social Media channels, communication materials through graphic design and web optimization solutions.
  • The successful candidate must possess excellent organizational skills and the ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds and experiences.


  • Support the development and implementation of internal and external communications strategies for the organization.
  • Support maintenance of social media platforms, databases, and knowledge management systems
  • Provide support towards content development for AHNi ACE – 1. Assist in the production of day-to-day content across all AHNi’s communications platforms, focusing on the newsletter and digital content, website articles, blogs, press releases and updates and content for social media.
  • In coordination with all AHNi projects, develop regular communication material highlighting ACE – 1 activities and achievements and/or engagements.
  • Assist in rolling out media events such as press conferences/media briefings, external interviews with media houses, campaigns, etc.
  • Draft, translate and disseminate media products (media advisories, press releases, brief notes, etc.).
  • Development of communication materials for marketing and awareness-raising campaigns, including briefing materials and press releases in coordination with the ACE – 1 project management team and AHNi Senior leadership.
  • Review of reference materials, identification of reference materials for retention. Maintenance of information database and photo library.
  • Take part in communication activities including information campaigns where applicable (World AIDS Day, etc.)
  • In collaboration with other Program teams, assist in identifying and drafting success stories and compiling lessons learnt.
  • Assist in implementing social media strategy and campaign, including content development, dialogue monitoring as well as feedback collection
  • Updating and maintaining online platforms, support design of content including graphic designs for digital distribution.
  • Content development and design of high-quality Information Education and Communication (IEC) materials, factsheets, and other publications.
  • Deliver creative infographics and technical solutions for print, electronic and animated presentations.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of a BA / MA / MSc in Communications, or Business Computing, with Public Health Bias
  • Minimum of 4 years experience working in a similar role with a local or International Organization.
  • Industry’s certification and membership.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of and experience with strategic communication on HIV prevention, care and treatment
  • Brand management and ability to create new ideas, products, including creative contributions
  • Exceptional creative and adaptive writing skills that cut across writing and review of program reports, success stories, advocacy briefs and preparation of scene setters
  • Design and graphics skill and ability to represent program results with graphics, messaging to diverse audiences, identification of the best-suited communication channels based on the target audience, and dissemination techniques and methods.
  • Ability to work in a team under tight deadlines in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment
  • Very good mastery of English. The ability to understand and communicate in Hausa, Kanuri and Fulfulde will be an added advantage.
  • Proficient in the use of computer applications related to the tasks.
  • Highly proficient in Adobe Illustrator.
  • Experience working with local NGOs, INGOs and government bodies would be an advantage.
  • Ability to pay meticulous attention to detail.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward a Suitability Statement (Application) and Resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to: AHNiHRJobs@ahnigeria.org using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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3.) Project Director

Location: Yobe

Deadline: 23rd February, 2022.

Job Title: Project Director

Location: Yobe

Department: TA-Connect


Basic Function

  • The Project Director is responsible for overall program leadership, direction, management of stakeholders and staff engaged for the purposes of program implementation and coordination.
  • He or She will be expected to interact regularly with a diverse range of actors such as key government stakeholders, Donor community, other Implementing Partners, BMGF / TAConnect staff, local implementing partner organizations, private sector actors, and other program stakeholders.
  • He or She is responsible for results tied to targets on the award and reporting same to TAConnect.
  • He or She is responsible for financial accountability on the award and reporting same.
  • He or She is also responsible for ensuring compliance to Donor and organizational guidelines and policies and reporting on same routinely.
  • The Project Director will also have demonstrated technical expertise on mainstreaming of Group Antenatal Care policies and practices in the state of focus.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and oversee the quality of all technical activities, providing direction, feedback and support to ensure success and achieve project goals.
  • Ensure program adherence to internationally accepted technical norms and standards of practice.
  • Provide input into and assure that all donor reporting requirements on program impact are met, including assisting implementing partners in setting up reporting and tracking systems to provide such information in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Facilitate continuous quality assessment and improvement and ensure that program best practices are documented and disseminated throughout the program cycle.
  • Ensure effective coordination, communication and standards of practice among the project partners;
  • Ensure high quality program delivery and the cost-effective use of AHNi and Donor resources.
  • Ensure staff and partners receive required management support and technical assistance on program design, budget / work plan development, and M&E planning.
  • Provide regular written / oral program progress updates, as requested.

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements

  • A Master’s Degree or higher in Public Health, Epidemiology or a related field is required
  • At least eight years’ experience working as a senior level manager in a public health program in a developing country.
  • In-depth technical knowledge and experience in all components of the Maternal Neonatal Programming as well as cross-cutting areas like HSS etc.
  • Progressive experience with HIV prevention, treatment and/or care and support programming including design, implementation, monitoring and reporting of activities of similar size and complexity in Nigeria or a similar setting.
  • Demonstrated supervisory skills and ability to work well in a team.
  • Demonstrated experience implementing and managing program in resource constrained countries.
  • Demonstrated experience producing quality English-language communications products, such as progress reports, case studies, and research protocols.
  • Experience interacting with developing country government, international organization, other bilateral donor and civil society representatives, and senior level government officials.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and sustain professional relationships with civil society organizations and host country government counterparts.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems, international donor organizations, NGOs and CBOs is required.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Ability to sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with internal colleagues and contacts in donor and peer organizations
  • Deep understanding of AHNi’s strategy and how efforts contribute to the greater good
  • Consistently works within internal process and procedures
  • Strong interpersonal and team building skills
  • Proactive engagement in corporate initiatives

Project Management:

  • Strong planning and time management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to effectively present complex ideas to diverse audiences
  • Ability to problem-solve difficult issues
  • Ability to multitask with ease, adapting to frequently changing priorities
  • Strong negotiating and conflict resolution skills
  • Proficiency in developing and managing a budget

Technical Skills:

  • Strong experience in Maternal Neonatal Health Program.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of donor policies and regulations

People Management:

  • Demonstrated proficiency in supervising staff, including providing honest feedback
  • Ability to mentor others.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward a Suitability Statement (Application) and Resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to: AHNi-PCTJobs@ahnigeria.org using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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4.) Technical Officer – Health Informatics

Location: Anambra

Deadline: 23rd February, 2022.

Job Title: Technical Officer – Health Informatics

Location: Anambra


  • Will be support the development, implementation and supervision of all AHNi’s Electronic Information Systems at the State and facility levels.
  • S/He will provide technical assistance for the design and content development for electronic information systems (LAMIS, DHIS, GIS and any other AHNi package or database tools) used for M&E operations. This function will include assisting the software programming team in developing actual logic statements for the coding of M&E indicators and software business rules where necessary and checking that all software development is done according to already established standards and procedures.
  • Assist the software programming team in developing actual logic statements for the coding of M&E indicators and software business rules where necessary and checking that all software development is done according to already established standards and procedures.
  • Also, the position will support on-site implementation of solutions and capacity building of users on the packages, assist in the developing of software and database tools and ensure that developed tools meet the intended reporting and data output requirements for both internal use, donors, GoN and other stakeholders.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science or other relevant field with 2-5 years’ experience in software development, DHIS 2 configuration. Deployment skills will be an added advantage
  • MB.BS/MPH/MSc or similar Degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, General Statistics or Biostatistics, Health Informatics and/or Management with 1 to 2 years’ relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation.
  • Experience working at the national level on health programs with knowledge and experience in data collection and analysis.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems such as NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.


Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward a suitability statement (Application) and Resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to: AHNi-M&EJobs@ahnigeria.org using the Job Title and Location as the subject of the email.

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5.) Laboratory Intern

Locations: Akwa Ibom & Anambra

Deadline: 23rd February, 2022.

Employment Type: Internship


Job Description

  • The Laboratory Intern liaises with the State Laboratory Team and designated Facility Laboratory to provide technical support and implement high quality laboratory services for the uptake of VL / EID services to meet 3rd 90 goals.
  • She / he will provide direct bench support to strengthen the uptake of VL /  EID testing in the PCR lab, to ensure up to date reporting on testing and, equipment functionality and Commodity availability and usage.
  • She  / he will be responsible for updating the PCR laboratory’s operations trackers and collate data for plasma VL, DBS VL and EID samples received and tested at the laboratory, support preparation of daily report of samples received, results dispatched, and assay performed, support inventory management of laboratory consumables and reagents and updating the PCR bin cards.


  • B.Sc in Laboratory sciences or related field
  • 1 – 3 years post NYSC experience in provision of laboratory support for HIV / AIDS.
  • Knowledge of advanced Laboratory Procedures, Diagnosis and Management related to PCR Lab.
  • Certification of License to practice as a Medical Laboratory Scientist is an added advantage.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system such as Teaching Hospitals and NGOs is highly desirable.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward a Suitability Statement (Application) and Resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to: AHNi-PCRJobs@ahnigeria.org using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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  • Only applications sent electronically (i.e., by e-mail) with the job title and location clearly indicated as the subject of the mail will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • AHNi is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Disclaimer: AHNi does not charge Candidates a fee for a test or interview

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By Hawley Clinton

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