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Care & Treatment Lead (m/f)

Ariel Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

Ariel Foundation is recruiting a Care & Treatment Lead (m/f), to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.
Description
  • The Ariel Foundation Against Pediatric AIDS (F. Ariel) is looking for candidates for a multi-year advance initiative, funded by PEPFAR, with the goal of “Comprehensive Approaches to Support the Health System and the Response to HIV in the Republic of Mozambique” initiative. This position will be in Maputo, with travel required within the various project sites. The five-year project aims to support key interventions for comprehensive HIV response throughout Mozambique, including VMMC, HTC, infection prevention and control, TB/HIV integration, GBV prevention, and care and support for PLHIV
  • Scope of the Position: Under the supervision of the COP, the Care & Treatment Lead (C & T) Lead will oversee the design and implementation of all technical strategies and interventions for the project to ensure high quality and increase uptake of HIV prevention, treatment, laboratory, and clinical monitoring, and adherence support and retention for all populations, including key and priority populations (KP/PP) with focus on project-supported Provinces
Duties
  • Provide technical leadership at project level to ensure technical assistance is provided to the Provincial Health Directorate (PHD) in the areas of HIV case finding, treatment, viral suppression, retention, and HIV towards achieving epidemic control
  • Lead efforts in the provision of comprehensive HIV and TB services to all populations, which may include provision of technical assistance, training and capacity building of PHD, community organizations, site staff, and other stakeholders
  • Monitor and ensure that the project meets the milestones and targets set for by donor and in the project work plan, and ensures all activities are conducted in close coordination with the PHD and are in alignment with the Mozambican standards, protocols and policies
  • Liaise with the COP and counterparts within the health system and the Government of the Republic of Mozambique (GRM) at national and regional levels to ensure quality service provision in the high burden provinces
  • Provide or oversee technical capacity strengthening of project sub recipients for quality improvement and sustainability
  • Oversee the development of all regular and ad hoc technical reports and other deliverables
  • Represent the project with external audiences and at conferences and other forum, as needed
  • Provides technical assistance to relevant stakeholders to design, develop, implement, monitor and evaluate strategies to effectively integrate various components of service delivery elements as appropriate
  • Supports functional linkages between relevant stakeholders through comprehensive referrals
  • Supports management with recommendations for process improvement to achieve strategic goals
  • Supports performance management and professional development of direct reports, including ongoing feedback, coaching, and career support
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Requisites
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree. Preference given to a medical degree with master’s degree in public health/similar masters OR PhD in Nursing, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Public Health, Epidemiology, Pharmacy or other related areas
  • Minimum of ten years of experience with progressively increasing responsibility in designing, implementing, managing, and leading HIV prevention, care and treatment activities for a large project programs involving multiple partners, stakeholders, and geographic target areas in a developing country
  • Prior experience as a Technical Director/C&T Lead or senior leadership role at a similar level of a PEPFAR or CDC-funded project is required
  • Strong conversance with cutting-edge HIV programmatic strategies, clinical expertise, ability to perform complex data analyses and make recommendations based on findings as well as ability to articulate and disseminate information via multiple channels with clear communication in English
  • Previous experience in providing technical assistance, strengthening health systems and building capacity of local organizations and stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, manage a high-volume work ow, adhere to timelines as well as to lead and work collaboratively with others and to develop and maintain sound professional relationships among project staff, partners, host government agencies, donors and other stakeholders
  • Ability to undertake extensive local travel, and some international travel as assigned
Notes
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
  • Indicate the source of this job post: emprego.co.mz
  • Please apply in English sending your CV and covering letter
How to Apply
1. Documentation
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
2. Application
  • Send your Documentation to Seijhal@hotmail.com with the Subject line “Care & Treatment Lead”
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  • Published 07.02.2020
  • Expires 14.02.2020
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