10 to 10 Years
Functional Area

Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation Nigeria (MGIC) is a non-profit affiliate of UMB with a mission to administratively support international operations of UMB Principal Investigators. Our purpose is to provide the administrative infrastructure for sizable and sustained operations outside of the

We are recruiting to fill the position below: 

Job Title: Survey Zonal Technical Advisor

Location: Nationwide

Reporting line: Technical Advisor, Abuja

Duration: One year with the possibility of renewal subject to the availability of funds


  • Through a contract with US CDC, the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) implements the Nigeria AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS). The NAIIS program assists Nigeria to implement household-based assessments for HIV/AIDS and Hep B & C population-based survey.
  • The NAIIS program seeks to fill Survey Zonal Technical Advisor positions to support the survey. The position is based in zonal locations.

Scope of Work

  • Support the NAIIS zonal operation centres in planning and coordination of all survey related activities
  • Active liaising all stakeholders and implementing partners
  • Support the NAIIS zonal operation centres in documentation of survey related activities
  • Provide oversight and direction for Zonal/ state-level trainings.
  • Provide oversight and direction for report writing for the NAIIS at zonal/state level
  • Provide logistics for timely retrieval of any completed hard copy consent forms, incident forms, requisite forms etc.
  • Work with the data management team to ensure success of the data collection procedures for the NAIIS at zonal/ state level
  • Attend all technical meetings
  • Work with other survey staff to ensure the prompt day to day running of NAIIS within stipulated timelines.
  • Be prepared to work weekends and travel to enumeration areas when need be.
  • Supervises of all the data collection teams in the zone
  • Provides technical and logistic support to the teams under his/her zone
  • Ensures data quality in his/her zone
  • Provides situation reports and weekly update to the secretariat

Key Deliverables:

  • Comprehensive weekly report of survey processes and proceedings at the zonal levels
  • Zonal/ state-level training planning, implementation and reporting
  • Presentation slides for dissemination of survey reports
  • Trip reports (for trips made during the contract period)
  • Log of activities related to contract implementation
  • Documentation of lessons learnt during the survey period
  • End-of-survey report - Survey reports including fact sheets, technical briefs and full survey report.


  • A university degree in Medical related field/Social Sciences with an MPH or its equivalent, with a minimum of 10-years relevant experience in HIV/AIDS programs
  • An understanding of HIV/AIDS surveys in resource constrained settings
  • A PhD or fellowship in public health will be an added advantage
  • Demonstrated experience in the leadership, design, implementation, management and tracking/monitoring of HIV surveys.

Application Closing Date
19th March, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Use link to apply online

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