LGA Consultant Coordinator (Private Facilities) at the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA)

The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) (formerly National Action Committee on AIDS) was established in February 2000 to coordinate the various activities of HIV/AIDS in the country.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: LGA Consultant Coordinator (Private Facilities) Across Five Selected LGAs of Odukpani, Abi, Boki, Yala and Obudu in Cross River State

Locations: Odukpani, Abi, Boki, Yala and Obudu – Cross River
Employment Type: Full-time
Reports to: PCU Coordinator
Duration of Consultancy: Six months
Number of Consultants Required: Five (One LGA Consultant Coordinator per LGA) in Odukpani, Abi, Boki, Yala and Obudu LGAs in Cross River State


  • NACA the PR of the Global RSSH grant 2021-2023 has engaged some selected states to strengthen its health system through implementation of targeted intervention at the states for improved heath outcome. The engagement is aimed at empowering the states and building the states’ capacity to plan, coordinate, manage and monitor ATM-related services and health systems strengthening efforts.
  • In view of the above, the Government of Cross River State has received financing from the Global Fund/NACA for the Resilient and Sustainable Systems for Health (RSSH) Project in the State. The State has prioritized the RSSH investment and shall use the funding to support strengthening the integration of private health facilities in HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria (ATM) services in Cross River State.
  • Private health facilities are poorly funded, under-supervised and poorly coordinated for any meaningful intervention in ATM service delivery. In this particular RSSH project that requires close collaboration between primary healthcare facilities with the private sector facilities, the LGA/PHC departments will require adequate capacity and strengthening for monitoring, coordination and supervision of private facilities if the objectives of the RSSH project are to be met. The Cross River State Resilient and Sustainable Systems for Health Programme Coordination Unit (PCU) intends accordingly to engage the Consultancy Services for 5 LGA Coordinators (One per LGA) for Abi, Boki, Obudu, Odukpani and Yala LGAs. The LGA Coordinators will be engaged in accordance with the Procurement process of the Global Fund/NACA.
  • The LGA Coordinators will work with facilities/ LGA/PHC team to support referral coordination in each selected LGA. The LGA Coordinators are expected to build the capacity of Community and facility structures to improve referral coordination and Capacity Building Plan implementation as well as entrench quality service delivery and general project coordination in the LGA.


  • To support referral activities at facilities, establishing and standardizing systems and procedures for ATM services.
  • To maintain ongoing tracking and appropriate documentation on referrals to promote team awareness and ensure patient safety
  • To ensure complete and accurate registration of patient referral at the facilities
  • To build capacity of LGA and facility staff on referral coordination

Scope of work

  • The LGA Consultant Coordinators (Private Facilities) (one per LGA) will support the Programme Coordination Unit (PCU) for timely implementation of referral activities as detailed below:
  • Maintain ongoing tracking and appropriate documentation on referrals to promote team awareness and ensure patient safety
  • Organize patient information, ensuring complete and accurate registration, and providing appropriate clinical data in the facilities
  • Support supervision and referral operations at facilities, establish and standardize systems and procedures for the use of ATM services
  • Provide technical assistance to private facilities on referral coordination.
  • Build the capacity of Community and facility structures to improve referral coordination and CBP implementation.
  • Provide hands-on technical support to facility/LGA/PHC team to ensure quality service delivery and general project coordination in the LGA.
  • Support strengthening of the private facility/LGA/PHC team and relevant stakeholders in each LGA.
  • Submission of timely project reporting
  • Participate in any other activities related to the above functions.

Reports to:

  • PCU Coordinator

Expected Deliverables

  • Tracking of referrals in the selected LGAs of Abi, Boki, Obudu, Odukpani and Yala LGAs
  • Establishment of standardized structures for referral coordination and CBP implementation.
  • Strengthening and coordination of Private facilities to provide quality service in the selected LGAs
  • Development and submission of monthly quality and timely project reports

Duration of Consultancy:

  • Six months

Number of Consultants Required:

  • Five (One LGA Consultant Coordinator per LGA) in Odukpani, Abi, Boki, Yala and Obudu LGAs in Cross River State

Required Qualification / Experience

  • Degree or Diploma in Public Health, or Social Sciences or other related fields.
  • At least 2 years of experience working in the LGA/state health system
  • Experience working on international donor-funded programs (Global Fund preferred) is added advantage.
  • Experience implementing health systems strengthening interventions
  • Experience with HIV, TB & Malaria programs
  • Experience at organizing and facilitating systems strengthening, capacity development and mentoring processes
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English.
  • Strong skills in using word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software (Microsoft Office applications preferred).

Application Closing Date
26th April, 2023 (12 Noon).

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their detailed Proposals with requested documents to the address below:
Attention: Head Procurement,
National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA),
Ground Floor Room 1.08,
No. 3 Zinguinchor Street, Beside AEDC Office,
Wuse Zone 4,
Abuja, Nigeria.

Send soft copies to: procurement@naca.gov.ng using the Title as the subject of the mail.

Click here to download the RFP

Details for Submission and Opening of Documents

  • The detailed Proposal must be in English Language and submitted in two (2) hard copies each (one original & One copy) of the requested documents and proposal. The documents shall then be enclosed and sealed in one (1) single outer envelope, and clearly marked at the topmost right corner “Engagement of Consultant for CSS (State the position of application)” and the Name, Address, Email and Phone Number of the Consultant boldly written at the back of the envelopewith acknowledgement to NACA office at the address above.
  • The submission(s) received will be opened immediately after closing at NACA Conference Room in the presence of consultants that choose to attend.

Global Fund Code of Conduct

Notes / Disclaimer

  • Late submissions will not be accepted.
  • NACA shall verify any or all documents and claims made by applicants and will disqualify consultants with falsified documents and claims.
  • If it is determined that submitted documents and claims have been falsified, the consultant may face prosecution in a court of Law.
  • NACA shall not be held responsible for any disqualified proposal as a result of any omission or deletion relating to the submission guidelines.
  • This advertisement shall not be construe a contract to any Consultant, nor shall it entitle any Consultant submitting documents to claim any indemnity from NACA.
  • NACA is not bound to shortlist any Consultant, and reserves the right to annul the bidding process at any time without incurring any liabilities or providing reason.
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