An Indigenous Non-profit and Non-governmental Organization Recruiting State Technical Lead, Gombe State

We are a Nigerian non-profit and non-governmental organization with our Head Office in Abuja and field offices across the country. Our mission is to save lives and improve the quality of life for all Nigerians, particularly those living with and affected by HIV. We operate based on strong core values, including commitment, innovation, inspiring leadership, and partnerships.


We are currently seeking qualified candidates to fill the following position:

Job Title: State Technical Lead

Job Code: CSU066

Job Location: Gombe State

Grant Duration: Subject to availability of funds and exceptional grant performance


Do You Have What it Takes to Join Us?

We are looking for innovative, creative, and self-motivated individuals with exceptional skills and a proven track record in the advertised position. We seek reliable, audacious, accountable, and passionate individuals (females and members of the HIV community are strongly encouraged to apply) who share our strong core values. If you are ready to work with our highly experienced team at our Head and state offices, and if you are a reliable executor who can hit the ground running to help us achieve our mission of saving lives and improving the lives of vulnerable Nigerians, then please continue reading.


Job Purpose:

The State Technical Lead will manage and provide guidance to the state implementation team on HIV/AIDS care and treatment programs. As part of the senior management team, the incumbent will play a strategic role in directing the organization’s operations. Responsibilities include program planning, design, review, and monitoring of field-level implementation. The State Technical Lead will directly manage the state technical team and work with central office managers to develop program management capacity and ensure progress monitoring.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide supervision and guidance to all technical staff at field offices.
  • Serve as the point of contact with government officials and coordinate collaboration with public sector and NGO partners in the focal states.
  • Monitor intervention strategies to ensure they meet administrative, financial, and programmatic goals, with support from central office staff.
  • Coordinate capacity building activities for partners at the field level.
  • Review programmatic and financial reports submitted by collaborating partners at the field office level and forward them to the central office.
  • Oversee financial and administrative activities at the field office, including supervision of finance/admin staff.
  • Conduct regular monitoring visits to project sites as necessary.
  • Coordinate the implementation of services under subcontract agreements with supported facilities and community-based organizations.
  • Manage communications with stakeholders, including development partners, civil society, and other relevant groups.
  • Develop performance plans and evaluations for employees, including subordinate supervisors, and review evaluations for equity.
  • Assist in the coordination of IEC materials development and production for implementing agencies in the focal states.
  • Assist with individual and site work planning, as well as state strategic planning.
  • Foster a productive working relationship between the organization and partner facilities.
  • Maintain excellent working relationships with counterparts at state and local levels, USG implementing partners, and local groups/organizations.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the Interim Executive Director or designee.


Qualifications & Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Public Health, Management, Sciences, or Behavioral Sciences, with 7-9 years of experience in managing community-level programs. A Bachelor’s degree with additional experience will also be considered.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in HIV/AIDS program planning and implementation at the community level, working with public and NGO sectors.
  • Supervisory experience in health program management, with at least five years of experience working in the Nigerian healthcare system.
  • Experience collaborating with local governmental partners, U.S. Government or bilateral donors preferred.
  • Clinical experience in HIV/AIDS care and antiretroviral treatment is an added advantage.
  • Strong leadership and management skills.
  • Exhibits a positive and professional demeanor both in and outside of the workplace, representing and furthering the mission, vision, and values of the program while maintaining ethics, integrity, and legal compliance.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with program staff and stakeholders across organizational boundaries.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, accept and discharge substantial responsibilities, prioritize work assignments, meet deadlines, and exercise professional judgment.


How to Apply:

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply


Submit their current CV and Suitability Statement not more than 200 words indicating Position and Location in Microsoft Word format by email to: [email protected] The subject of the email should be the JOB TITLE, LOCATION AND APPLICANT FULL NAME e.g. State Technical Lead –  CSU066 – Gombe – ADESUWA NWACHUKWU.


Note: It is important to apply via both the link and email address, as applications sent to ONLY the email address will be considered invalid. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the next stage of the selection process. Qualified locals and residents of the mentioned locations are encouraged to apply. Applications will be reviewed in the order of arrival, and we reserve the right to close the offer before the initially indicated deadline if suitable applications are received.

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