Centre for Health Solutions Adult Technical Advisor Job in Siaya County, Kenya

Sep 12, 2016

Centre for Health Solutions – Kenya (CHS) is an indigenous, not-for-profit organisation that utilises local expertise and strategic partnerships to ensure the implementation of evidence informed solutions and interventions to existing and emerging public health concerns.

CHS is currently sourcing for a high calibre, self-motivated and dynamic individual to fill the position of Technical Advisor – Adult 

Ref: 003/41/2016
Location: Siaya County

Overall Job Function: Reporting to the Program Director, the Adult HIV/AIDS Advisor is a key member of the technical team in the region. 

S/he will be responsible for providing technical support in the implementation of clinical care in Adult HIV prevention, care and treatment activities. 

This will be in coordination with the Ministry of Health and CHS county staff specifically in Adult HIV care, under the SHINDA project.

Key Responsibilities
  • Providing technical support in development and implementation of work plans
  • Providing technical support in design and implementation of Adult HIV programs
  • Providing technical support to a team of implementing officers in the region and to MoH staff including training and mentorship
  • Development of job aids, tools and materials as needed including CMEs for use at facility level to support health care workers to provide paediatric HIV services
  • Build capacity of county teams to prioritise and provide Adult HIV/AIDS services
  • Provides technical support in the plans, budgets and report for the Adult health activities in the program
  • Take part in drafting CHS quarterly and annual reports and other written materials such as lessons learned, case studies and other materials as require
  • Assisting in program monitoring and evaluation and use of data to inform program planning and continuous improvement as well as research as required
  • Participate in TWGs and relevant meeting to strengthen and report on Adult HIV/AIDS related activities and targets.
  • Liaising with Ministry of Health officials and other stakeholders in the implementation of the program in line with Ministry of Health guidelines and priorities
  • Represent CHS in various forums including Adult HIV/AIDS technical working groups and report on the same
Person specifications
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBChB) with Masters in Medicine or Public Health
  • Minimum of five years working experience in development programs with significant technical assistance experience in public health programs; HIV/AIDS program experience preferred
  • Working experience in donor funded public health program is an added advantage
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infection
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain relationships with project staff, donors, sub-contractors and other partners
  • Ability to identify problems, design interventions and oversee their implementation
  • Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills in both English and Kiswahili.
How to Apply

Interested applicants are invited to email their applications and detailed CV with contact details of three referees to vacancies2016@chskenya.org clearly indicating the job title and reference number on the subject line, on or before 5:00PM on Wednesday, September 14, 2016.

CHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Shortlisting will be done on a rolling basis and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification


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