Job

Program Officer, HIV Service Delivery

at PATH
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted September 10, 2019
Category Healthcare
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency KSH
Work Hours Day

Description

Program Officer, HIV Service Delivery, Afya Ziwani

Job Description

Please note: This posting is open to current PATH employees only*

PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, finance, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales innovative solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide.

Afya Ziwani is a USAID funded project covering Homa Bay, Kisumu, Migori, and Nyamira counties. The purpose of this project is to provide key clinical support to the Government of Kenya national HIV response with the overall goal of increasing access and coverage for HIV prevention, care and treatment services towards achieving the “90-90-90” targets.

Experience Requirements

Hands on clinical experience in HIV service delivery and technical coordination.
Clinical Officer (or equivalent qualification) with an advanced diploma with a minimum of 5 years’ experience providing direct technical support in implementation of health service delivery project with specific experience in HIV/TB projects.
Proven experience and familiarity with MOH/GOK health systems including EMR systems.

Job Responsibilities

Provide technical support and mentorship in the implementation of the HIV TB service delivery component of the project at facility, sub-county and county level.
In consultation with Technical Advisor/s, monitor implementation of costed project work-plans at facility, sub-county and county levels.
Provide technical support for integration of the project’s technical approaches for the achievement of successful project implementation at facility level using evidence informed, innovative and best practices.
Provide technical support in creating and strengthening linkages and referral networks between facility and community activities ensuring there is seamless implementation of activities leading to improved health outcomes at facility, sub-county and county levels.
In consultation with the Technical Advisor/s support preparation of monthly, quarterly and other reports as may be required and submit these to the Technical Advisor/s in a timely manner
Provide technical support for weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual facility performance reviews, assessing progress in an objective manner in collaboration with C (SC) HMT

Education Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in health sciences and/or MPH or other master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.

Skills

Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills, capable of directing and managing change, effective delegation, inspiring teamwork and motivating staff and partners to achieve results. Computer literacy
Research experience, proposal and abstract writing will be a distinctive advantage.
Ability to work in a complex project implementation environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform.
Ability to work with a multi-sectoral team and support collaboration with multiple stakeholders
Ability and willingness to learn.
Excellent facilitation, mentorship, team building and coordination skills.
Experience in public speaking and professional presentations.
Field oriented and comfortable with a team approach to programming
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