PATH NGO Technical Advisor - Voluntary Male Medical Circumcision Services - Jobs in Kisumu

PATH is an international organization that drives transformative innovation to save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accelerate innovation across five platforms—vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations—that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity.

By mobilizing partners around the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs. Together, we deliver measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Take the lead in planning, implementation and supervision of all planned VMMC activities within the project area, and ensure these activities are implemented to the highest degree of quality possible.
  • Ensure key VMMC strategies implementation through supportive supervision and capacity building modalities, dissemination of guidelines and standards and implementing quality improvement and quality assurance initiatives.
  • Provide overall technical leadership in the implementation of the VMMC service delivery component of the project.
  • Coordinate the development, implementation and monitoring of costed project work-plans
  • Oversee the integration of the project’s VMMC technical approaches for the achievement of successful project implementation using evidence informed, innovative and best practices
  • Provide leadership in creating and strengthening community demand creation and referral networks between facility and community ensuring there is seamless implementation of VMMC activities.
  • Take lead in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and other reports as may be required and submit these to the Senior Technical Advisor HIV Prevention in a timely manner
    Provide leadership in weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual project performance reviews, assessing progress in an objective manner in collaboration with C (SC) HMT
  • Provide leadership for the VMMC component on Quality Improvement/Quality Assurance interventions at facility level in collaboration with C (SC) HMT.
  • Participate in the donor progress report writing, continuation application and quarterly review report writing and presentation.
  • Take lead in site preparation for supportive supervision and SIMS assessments and ensure recommendations are implemented at facility level by project
    team in collaboration with C (SC) HMT.
  • Support coordination with C (SC) HMT on implementation of HTS service delivery work plans.
  • Represent the project in technical forums and male circumcision taskforce meetings at sub-county, county and national level.
  • Participate in any other duties as assigned.

    Required Experience

  • Clinical qualification (Registered Nurse, Registered Clinical Officer, Medical Doctor or equivalent qualification) with a minimum of 5 years’ experience providing leadership in implementation of VMMC services.
  • MPH or other master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • Advanced trainings in VMMC service provision will be a distinct advantage.
  • Hands on clinical experience in VMMC service delivery and technical coordination of VMMC activities.
  • Proven experience and familiarity with MOH/GOK health systems.
  • 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 lead 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.

    How to apply

    Interested candidates should apply online by 30th July, 2018

    For more information and job application details, see; PATH NGO Technical Advisor - Voluntary Male Medical Circumcision Services - Jobs in Kisumu

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