CIHEB Senior Technical Advisor/Care & Treatment Lead - Jobs in Kenya

CIHEB Senior Technical Advisor/Care & Treatment Lead - Jobs in Kenya

Ciheb is an international health, education, and research center founded by the Institute of Human Virology within the University of Maryland, Baltimore's School of Medicine. The center is comprised of a network of international experts who work with local stakeholders to combat infectious and non-communicable diseases in resource-limited regions of the world. CIheb currently implements programs in seven countries.

Our expertise is in technical assistance for health service delivery (with a particularly strong history of improving service delivery for HIV/TB prevention, care, and treatment; and for associated infectious and non-communicable diseases), training and equipping human resources for health, quality improvement, health information and research, and outbreak surveillance and biosecurity. Ciheb works at all health system levels, and all our programs incorporate facility and community-based programming.

Job Summary:

S/he will lead the implementation of technical strategy, guide inputs needed to ensure fidelity/quality and effectiveness of program, including, but not limited to development of conceptual framework; leadership, coordination and management of technical assistance approaches and provision; evaluation of project effectiveness and performance and quality improvement processes.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure program fidelity through continuous monitoring of program achievements aligned to program resources outlay and work with program implementation teams to re-allocate program resources as appropriate in collaboration with the relevant technical leads within the CHMT

  • Design and lead program initiatives to increase utilization and delivery of high quality, high impact technical strategies aligned and delivered according to the norms and guidelines established

  • Provide leadership for continuous quality improvement (CQI) initiatives and technical assistance to increase utilization of and continuity in care and treatment, PMTCT and TB programs, as well as viral load suppression and monitoring

  • Support health facilities and other service delivery points to implement effective and efficient HIV case identification strategies, PrEP delivery, scale up and continuation, integrated GBV services and optimal linkage to other prevention services such as DREAMS and OVC ensuring comprehensive HIV prevention services

  • Design and lead initiatives to scale up high-impact continuity in treatment and viral load suppression strategies to ensure continuity in treatment rates of over 90% and viral load suppression rate of over 95% alongside identification and treatment of co-morbidities, such as TB

  • Develop and/or update care and treatment and TB strategies,
    in-service training approaches/curricula, standard-operating procedures and job aids as needed

  • Oversee and support the training and continuous professional development systems for the technical assistance teams, CHMT and SCHMT and the health care workers within supported healthcare facilities as required

  • Supervises Technical Leads and support to coach staff in all aspects related to HIV prevention, care and treatment

  • Use data driven approach to problem solve, strategize and focus interventions, and ensure that project performs according to the donor’s agreement.

  • Facilitate regular structured technical review meetings at county and sub county level and routinely inform PI, PD MOH and other key stakeholders of program successes, outcomes, lessons learned, and challenges

  • Provide technical prioritization to ensure integrity and to achieve project goals, objectives and targets whilst reviewing them for completeness, accuracy,

  • Participate in and provide technical assistance within relevant Technical Working Groups (TWG), particularly C&T task teams, workshops, and campaigns

  • Support efforts to ensure that state-of-the-art gender and stigma reduction programming are effectively incorporated across interventions and are linked with testing, care, treatment, and support activities

  • Coordinate and collaborate with the various HTS, prevention and care and treatment programs and partners to implement and scale-up comprehensive HIV programs. This will involve coordination across clinical and community-based mobilization, service delivery, demand creation, and commodity procurement aspects of implementation


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBChB)

  • Master’s degree Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Public Health, Epidemiology or Microbiology or other health-related discipline is an added advantage

  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience implementing complex HIV programs, with at least 3 in a senior level position.

  • Experience working under PEPFAR funded programs, and USG donor’s regulations.

  • Demonstrated computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Demonstrable written and verbal communication skills

    For more information and job application details, see; CIHEB Senior Technical Advisor/Care & Treatment Lead - Jobs in Kenya

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