PATH Technical Advisor, Key Populations, VMMC and Fisherfolk Jobs in Kenya

PATH Technical Advisor, Key Populations, VMMC and Fisherfolk Jobs in Kenya

We seek to recruit a Technical Advisor, Key populations, fisher folk and VMMC Services who will serve as the lead and technical expert in key populations, VMMC, Fisherfolk services for the Nuru Ya Mtoto project area assigned is carried out to the fullest extent possible and to the highest possible degree of quality.

The individual will provide technical support and supervision in collaboration with Nuru Ya Mtoto project management teams to ensure the successful planning and implementation of HIV services for key population, fisher-folk and VMMC activities, including work planning, budgeting, support supervision, technical support and reporting in assigned areas.

S/he will provide technical expertise, coordination and supervision of all key population, fisher-folk and VMMC activities within the assigned project area in compliance with national and donor guidelines and policies.

S/he will report to the Deputy Chief of Party Clinical Programs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Take the lead in planning, implementation and supervision of all planned VMMC, Fisherfolk and Key Populations (KP) activities within the project area, and ensure these activities are implemented to the highest degree of quality possible.

  • Ensure key VMMC, Fisherfolk and KP 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, Fisherfolk and Key Population 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, Fisherfolk and KP 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 Deputy Chief of Party in a timely manner.

  • Provide leadership on weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual project performance reviews, assessing progress in an objective manner in collaboration with S/CHMT, and the local implementing partners for Fisherfolk and KP programming.

  • Provide leadership for the VMMC component on Quality Improvement/Quality Assurance interventions at facility level in collaboration with S/CHMT.

  • 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 S/CHMT.

  • Represent the project in technical forums including
    VMMC taskforce meetings, and KP technical working groups at sub-county, county, and national level.

  • Participate in any other duties consistent with the position as assigned.

    Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in health sciences and/or MPH or other master’s degree in a relevant field with a minimum of 5 years’ experience providing leadership in implementation of HIV treatment and/or prevention services.

  • Hands on clinical experience KP programming, HIV testing, care and treatment and VMMC service implementation, is desired.

  • Trainings in VMMC service provision will be an added advantage.

  • Proven experience and familiarity with MOH/GOK health systems.

  • Experience managing partners such as the MOH/GOK, local implementing partners is desirable

  • 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 an 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

  • 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.

    You must currently have legal authorization to work in Kenya.

    PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.

    PATH is an equal opportunity employer.

    Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment.

    PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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    Job Location
    Homabay, Homa Bay, Kenya

    Company Location
    Homabay, Kenya

    Position Type

    Deadline: 30th September 2022

    Application Link: PATH Technical Advisor, Key Populations, VMMC and Fisherfolk Jobs in Kenya

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