VMMC Advisor Job in Kenya

Oct 17, 2016

University of Maryland

Job Title: VMMC Advisor

Department:
Technical

Report To: Program Director

Overall Job Function: The VMMC Technical Advisor will provide technical leadership, management and supervision of all VMMC activities in UMB -supported facilities under the PACT-TIMIZA project.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Oversee the planning and implementation of VMMC program in Migori County
  • Provide programmatic and technical oversight for the implementation of VMMC activities
  • Supervise staff involved in implementation of the VMMC program
  • Coordinate procurement of VMMC equipment and consumables
  • Provide relevant VMMC training to health care providers along with supportive supervision, and/or mentoring as necessary to ensure high quality service provision
  • Lead annual work planning and prepare quarterly reports for the program
  • Coordinate closely with the demand creation team to put together weekly, monthly, and quarterly plans for day-to-day and campaign activities that ensure a balance of supply and demand to meet targets.
  • Ensure sufficient post-training supervision to ensure providers are competent in the VMMC procedure
  • Represent UMB in meetings organized by the donor or MoH, technical working groups, and in professional circles through meetings, conferences and presentations.
  • Document best practices on VMMC for lay and technical audiences
  • To perform any other duties as assigned by the Program Director
Professional Education, Experience and Qualifications
  • Medical (MBCHB ) or Master’s degree in a clinical discipline (Nursing, Clinical Medicine, Public Health)
  • At least five years’ experience in HIV and AIDS prevention, care and treatment programs, with a particular focus on VMMC preferred
  • Experience conducting or supervising VMMC procedures
  • Experience designing and/or implementing training programs for VMMC
  • Knowledge of key VMMC quality-assured, evidenced-based best practices, trends and new devices
  • Experience with donor-funded health projects
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills
How to Apply:

Kindly send your application, cover letter and current CV with the names of three professional referees tohr@mgickenya.org on or before 25th October, 2016 with subject: “VMMC ADVISOR”

Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted




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