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OVC manager 310 000
Job Type: Full-Time , open to relocation


From 0 to 2004
Benue State University (Masters in Health Management (MHM) 2004
From 0 to 2002
Benue State University (Advanced Diploma in Health Management (ADHM) 2002
From 0 to 1997
Benue School of Health Technology Makurdi
From 0 to 2001
University of Lagos Computer Centre
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OVC Manager
Civil Society for HIV & AIDS in Nigeria (CiSHAN)
November 2012 - Present Day (4 years 8 months)

My Specific Responsibilities:

Project Management:

1. Member of Management Team that monitor the progress of the GF project.

2. Work with project coordinator to prepare timely project reports to GF and ensure data quality.

3. Provide oversight on CBOs’ OVC services to ensure quality of services, accurate data documentation and capturing for reporting. Coordinate mentoring support and capacity building effort to member organizations as well as to team members.

4. To ensure the visibility of CiSHAN OVC program to the donors and government of Nigeria through report writing, success story and abstract.

5. Ensure that all CBOs working on OVC know how to use all OVC reporting tools.

6. To conduct periodic Continuous quality improvement exercise on OVC program funded by GF and other donor projects.

Agency Planning:

1. Participate in the development of CiSHAN Strategic Plan and support the development of the Annual Program Plan

2. Work with Program Team of the projects to ensure timely preparation of annual plans for their partners

3. Work with the CBOs to ensure timely preparation of annual work plan.

Sectoral Coordination and Relations:

1. Develop and maintain effective working relations at the appropriate levels of governments departments, particularly with NASCP, NACA, Ministry of women affair and gender, NGOs and UN agencies, partners implementing health interventions and other structures of the civil society.

2. Make linkages with other organizations, especially those funded by USAID to identify opportunities for collaboration on health and related sectors.

Program Quality:

1. Support the existing CBOs to identify operational constraints (in area of OVC) and recommend corrective measures to meet program performance targets.

2. Ensure adherence to CiSHAN's program quality standards

Community Care Specialist
Management Sciences for Health (MSH)
December 2010 - November 2012 (2 years 1 month)
  • Coordinating HIV activities within Kebbi and Niger States in nine facilities and other communities.
  • Health Systems Strengthening within states
  • Working with SACA and other line ministries towards HIV response
  • Leads in Advocacy to Traditional/religious leaders, Government agencies and other partners
  • Capacity Building for partners, staff /Volunteers and other agencies in states
  • Contributed to creating enabling environment for Behaviour Change through advocacy and collaboration with various stakeholders and policy makers to get them buy into our programs.
  • Worked very closely with high risk groups and support groups of People Living with HIV (PLHIV).
  • Coordinating OVC activities in MSH sites within the states.
  • Coordinating all integrated HIV/TB/Malaria activities in MSH sites
  • Coordinating HBC activities of the Pro-Act project in Kebbi state
  • Coordinating all PITC Volunteers activities in the sites
  • Coordinating/Training of all adherence counselors in the state
  • Coordinating/Training of all clients trackers in the state.
  • Working with Prevention specialist to reach OSY, MSM, FSWs, IDUs and ISY through CSO
  • Liaison with Kebbi and Niger SACAs, IPs and other stakeholders for MSH in Kebbi and Niger States.
  • Coordination of MSH facility based activities at the intervention sites
Senior Program Officer
CiSHAN North Central
November 2007 - (более 50 лет)


  • Partnership Assessment, selection, support and management to implement the NECAIN USAID funded project in the said zones of Nigeria using the PADEF tool.
  • Coordinating all Malaria mainstreaming activities within CiSHAN implementing states.
  • Institutional capacity building and mentoring of NGO/CBO partners to establish collaborative partnerships with project communities as part of succession plan towards program sustainability.
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of program activities jointly with both NGOs and CBOs to get feedback into program.
  • Grant managing of all CBOs to comply with USAID funding guidelines
  • IEC development committee member
  • Coordinate advocacy and community mobilization activities using traditional structures and institutions towards program ownership.
  • Program redesigning and management to enhance/improve performance after M&E.
  • Advocacy and policy influencing/external engagements using LACAs/SACAs/Networks (HIV/AIDS action committees) of the various intervention states.
  • Facilitating TOT workshops
  • Personnel Management functions of the zone.
Program office
Society for Women and AIDS in Africa Nigeria (SWAAN) Benue State
January 2003 - November 2007 (4 years 10 months)


  • Program redesigning and management to enhance/improve performance after PM&E.
  • Implementing all PSRHH activities (OSY, ISY, FSWs and assisting at USM).
  • Team Leader OVC programs
  • Leading on partnership with other partners.
  • Personnel and financial Management function of the Organisation.
  • Establish collaborative linkages with government institutions especially, health and Education department to develop strategies to work with OVCs in Gwer West and K/Ala Local Governments.
Program Assistant
Global Resources International Health Program
February 2000 - December 2002 (2 years 11 months)


1. Assist in program design, plan and manage the implementation of an in-school/out-school youth Reproductive Health/HIV/AIDS education in 2 communities of Logo LGA of Benue State

2. Mobilize and organize host communities to actively take part in the project.

3. Critically analyze stakeholder involvement, highlighting lessons learnt and documenting good practices as a means of improving processes and strategies to be adopted in project implementation