HTS Community Assistant at Jhpiego Nigeria - 2 Locations-jobsfornaija

HTS Community Assistant at Jhpiego Nigeria – 2 Locations

Jhpiego, an Affiliate of Johns Hopkins University is a global leader in improving healthcare services for women and their families.

HTS Community Assistant at Jhpiego Nigeria - 2 Locations-jobsfornaija

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: HTS Community Assistant

Locations: Cross River and Niger

Job Summary

  • The HTS & prevention assistant will actively participate in the development, modification, and/or adaptation of appropriate technical strategies and tailored approaches for improving access to HTS including rapid HIV testing, “provider-initiated” testing and testing (PITC) in medical settings, and facility- and community-based HTS, including targeted index testing.
  • The assistant will work closely with HTS & Prevention officer to supervise all HTS and prevention activities and supervise community and facility HTS adhoc teams.

Required Qualifications

  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine or B.Sc in Nursing, BSc in Science and related degrees.
  • MPH or Master’s degree in a health-related field is an added advantage.
  • Certified HTS supervisor and a National HTS Trainer.
  • 2 -3years’ experience working as a supervisor in a PEPFAR supported program
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft word, excel, outlook and powerpoint
  • Results-oriented with a demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a dynamic team in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines with competing tasks.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Application Closing Date
12th October, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV to: using the “Position & Location” as the subject of the email.


  • CV and Cover Letter as ONE SINGLE WORD document
  • The title/subject of your email and application should be the position you are applying for.
  • Candidates that do not comply with the application instruction will be disqualified.
  • Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply
  • We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will receive an invitation for an interview
  • Any successful candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.
  • There will be travel requirements and opportunities both within Nigeria.
  • JHU is an Equal Opportunity Employer
  • For further information about Jhpiego, please visit our website at