Job

Technical Advisor, 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

Technical Advisor, HIV Service Delivery (HIV/TB Care and Treatment PMTCT & Prevention Services)

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.

PATH is seeking to recruit a Technical Advisor, HIV Service Delivery- HIV/TB Care and Treatment PMTCT & Prevention Services, for a period of twelve (12) months, to serve as a Service Delivery lead and technical expert in HIV Care and Treatment, PMTCT, Prevention and TB programming for Afya Ziwani. He/she will also provide technical support and supervision to ensure that the HIV service delivery scope of work for the Afya Ziwani project area assigned is fully carried out and to the highest possible degree of quality. S/he will be responsible for providing technical support and supervision in collaboration with Afya Ziwani project management teams to ensure the successful planning and implementation of HIV service delivery activities, including work planning, budgeting, support supervision, technical support and reporting in assigned areas;

Experience Requirements

A minimum of 7 years’ experience providing leadership in implementation of health service delivery project with specific experience in HIV/TB projects, MPH or other master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage
Hands on clinical experience in HIV service delivery and technical coordination

Job Responsibilities

Provide overall administrative and technical leadership of the service delivery core team of HIV Service Delivery Program Officers to ensure effective collaboration, teamwork and collegiality.
Provide overall technical leadership and mentorship in the implementation of the HIV Care and Treatment, PMTCT, and Prevention service delivery component of the project.
Coordinate the development, implementation and monitoring of costed project work-plans.
Supervise and coordinate the service delivery project team in the assigned project area including HIV/TB Care and Treatment, PMTCT, Prevention and Laboratory in close collaboration with M&E team.
Oversee the integration of the project’s technical approaches for the achievement of successful project implementation using evidence informed, innovative and best practices.
Provide leadership 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 across the project areas.

Education Requirements

Medical Doctor (or equivalent qualification)

Skills

Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills, capable of directing and managing change, effective delegation, inspiring teamwork and motivating staff and partners to achieve results.
Research experience, proposal and abstract writing will be a distinctive advantage.
Excellent computer skills.
Excellent facilitation, mentorship, team building and coordination skills.
Ability to lead a multi-sectoral team and support collaboration with multiple stakeholders.
Ability to work in a complex project implementation environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform.
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