LGA Coordinator at Heartland Alliance

Position: LGA Coordinator

Employment Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Experience: 2 – 3 years

Location: Bayelsa

Job Category: Administration / Secretarial, NGO/Non-Profit

Job Description:

We are seeking a dedicated individual for the role of Local Government Area (LGA) Coordinator. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing technical support at the local government level, focusing on optimizing HIV testing services, retention rates, and viral load coverage. Additionally, the LGA Coordinator will monitor ART service delivery across ACE-supported facilities in their respective LGAs, minimizing missed opportunities through regular technical assistance visits.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Provide mentorship/supervision to case managers, data entry clerks, counselor testers, adherence counselors, and other project staff supporting ACE-6 activities in the LGAs.
  2. Ensure performance across PEPFAR indicators in supported LGAs, both at the facility and community levels, and submit program data daily, weekly, and monthly.
  3. Support monthly LGA cluster meetings to review project performances with focal persons and develop continuous quality improvement plans.
  4. Promote safe and ethical models of care at both the facility and community levels, maintaining program fidelity.
  5. Perform other assigned responsibilities as required by supervisors.


  • Bachelor’s degree with 2-3 years of experience in HIV/AIDS/TB coordination activities and a proven knowledge of the health sector and development.
  • Clinical/medical degree will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to analyze and use site-level granular data to identify gaps and develop remedial action plans for service delivery improvement.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs/CBOs is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of Nigerian clinical settings, including government and non-government settings.
  • Proven ability to supervise staff.

Other Competencies:

  • Time Management: Ability to prioritize tasks, manage time, and complete projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Quality Management: Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Written Communication: Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Presents numerical data effectively.
  • Adaptability: Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach to best fit the situation.
  • Cultural Sensitivity: Respects the cultural environment and avoids offensive behavior.
  • Non-discriminatory: Does not discriminate based on sexual orientation, gender identity, age, preferred jobs, or behavioral habits.

Language Skills:

  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills.
  • Knowledge of the local language preferred.
  • Demonstrated competency in public speaking.

Computer Skills:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, Outlook/Exchange, Windows operating systems, PowerPoint.
  • Familiarity with other software routinely used by HALG.

Work Environment:

  • Moderate noise level in the work environment.
  • Co-location with local partners in the same office.
  • Regular travel to often insecure and limited-resource environments may be required.

Application Process:

Interested and qualified candidates should apply using the “Apply Now” button below.