PMTCT Advisor At Health Systems Consult Limited (HSCL)

Health Systems Consult Limited (HSCL) is a public health and development consulting firm established by a team with extensive experience in international development and public health programming. We provide technical assistance for health system reforms towards access to cost-effective and quality health care across Nigeria and the continent of Africa. With a network of over 50 global partners and consultants, we develop programmes and provide sustainable solutions for a broad spectrum of health and development challenges.

HSCL is registered with the Nigerian Corporate Affairs Commission (2009), the Tanzanian Registry of Companies (2014), the Office of Administration and registration in Sierra Leone (2015) and the Office of the Registration of Companies in Zambia (2016). HSCL has established offices in Nigeria, Tanzania and Sierra Leone and has also done work in several African countries including Cameroun, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Mauritius, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Uganda, and Zanzibar. In Nigeria, HSCL with it’s headquarters in Abuja, has offices in Abia, Akwa-Ibom, Borno, FCT, Kaduna, Kebbi, Lagos, Niger, Sokoto and Zamfara states.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: PMTCT Advisor

Location: Kebbi
Division/Department: Technical
Reporting: State Team Lead
Type: Full-time/Non-exempt

Job Summary

  • The PMTCT Advisor will provide leadership in counseling and testing and PMTCT by developing and testing strategies to build capacity of local implementers; integrate mobile, fixed, provider-initiated (PITC) and integrated CT/PITC within a single national system; and to improve models for referring and managing positive clients into care, ART education, nutritional and OVC programs. S/he will also be responsible for the documentation and dissemination of promising and best practices in PMTCT/CT.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee PMTCT state programming and ensure that project objectives and targets are met.
  • Assist with the design, implementation, and evaluation of PMTCT programs and projects.
  • Provide leadership and consultation on all aspects of PMTCT program implementation and scale-up, including the development of policies and training materials.
  • Independently research programmatic implementation of PMTCT activities including analyzing and summarizing the results and preparing and submitting progress reports.
  • Assists in identifying, documenting, disseminating, and scaling up best practices in PMTCT.
  • Responsible for the GBV activities in the state.
  • Any other responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.


  • Master’s in Public Health or its equivalent, MBChB, MBBS, MD or their equivalent.

Desired Competencies:

  • Experience in implementing USAID grant.
  • At least 7 years’ experience in implementing HIV programs, with at least 3 years focused on PMTCT and linkages, including implementation of Early Infant Diagnosis and Final Outcome, follow up of lactating mothers and their partner’s.
  • Experience in capacity building e.g. developing content, planning, and facilitating training and providing technical assistance.
  • Excellent personal communication skills in written and verbal English.
  • Familiarity with adult learning principles/techniques and demonstrated ability to design and facilitate learning opportunities for adults.
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or Power Point applicable software related to position.

Application Closing Date
28th February, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send a Cover Letter (no more than a page) and an updated CV in one document to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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