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  • Posted: Oct 15, 2021
    Deadline: Oct 21, 2021
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    Centre for Health Solutions - Kenya (CHS) is a local, not-for-profit organisation. We understand the local context, make use of local expertise and strategic partnerships to ensure we implement evidence-informed solutions and interventions to address existing and emerging public health concerns.
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    Deputy Program Director/Senior Technical Advisor

    Job Description

    Reporting to the Shinda Tena Program Director, the  Deputy Program Director/Senior Technical Advisor, Prevention, will, in collaboration with the Siaya County Government Department of Health and other stakeholders, provide technical oversight and support for HIV/AIDS prevention-related interventions for the CHS Shinda Tena project. S/he will provide evidence-based technical oversight, leadership, coordination for implementation of HIV prevention interventions; VMMC, Key/Priority Populations, DREAMS, HTS  GBV and PREP.

    Key Responsibilities

    1. Serve as the CHS Shinda Tena project, HIV prevention program focal person responsible for program planning and implementation and monitoring
    2. Provide leadership and technical oversight to the prevention technical leads and program teams  to ensure implementation of high-quality HIV prevention interventions in Siaya county
    3. Provide technical guidance and innovations for the attainment of all prevention program targets in compliance with organisation and donor rules and regulations
    4. Coordinate continuous quality improvement(CQI) initiatives to support the implementation of HIV prevention interventions; HTS, VMMC, DREAMS, GBV, PREP, Key and Priority Populations in collaboration with all stakeholders to ensure quality comprehensive HIV program implementation
    5. Contribute to the analysis and synthesis of program performance to support the delivery of high-quality HIV prevention interventions
    6. Assess progress and barriers to achievement of program implementation plans, recommend action for improvement or modifications to address problems, document and highlight results
    7. Oversee the planning and implementation of HIV Testing and Counselling strategies at CHS -supported facilities among Key populations, fisherfolk and DREAMS clients
    8. Ensure that DREAMS clients receive high quality layered services to help mitigate new HIV infections
    9. Provide technical oversight in the provision of interventions for key and priority populations
    10. Coordinate with the care and treatment team, the community and other stakeholders to prevent GBV and respond to violence
    11. Collaborate with other technical leads to develop strategies, guidelines, SOPs, patient educational materials for implementing all the prevention interventions
    12. Keep abreast of emerging data concerning referrals, community facility linkage and retention in care and provide guidance
    13. Design and contextualise high-quality client – centred services
    14. Identify best practices, document, recommend, implement and disseminate effective and innovative approaches to support HIV prevention
    15. Represent CHS Shinda Tena in various prevention technical working groups, task forces, CDC and other stakeholders
    16. Prepare relevant technical reports and recommendations to improve program performance
    17. Any other duties assigned by the Supervisor.

    Person Specification

    1. Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of surgery (MB.ChB.) or any degree in a related field.
    2. A master’s degree in public health or any other relevant field
    3. Minimum of 10 years progressive experience in HIV programming is required, 5 of which should be at a senior level
    4. Supervisory knowledge, skills and understanding of the National and Global Health HIV/AIDS Agenda and UNAIDS goals
    5. Demonstrated expertise in the substantive area of work and a good understanding of the evidence-based National and Global HIV/AIDS programming.
    6. Strong track record of HIV/AIDS programming and proven ability to produce demonstrable technical and program results
    7. Familiarity with Kenya’s health system structures, including MOH and NASCOP HIV program implementation and documentation.
    8. Familiarity with facility and community HIV prevention programs including KP, DREAMS, fisherfolk and GBV and PREP
    9. Experience in managing a large, diverse and dynamic team of professionals providing integrated HIV prevention, care and treatment services.

    Required Competencies and Skills

    1. Strong organisation, communication and program management skills
    2. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to maintain good relationships with project staff, donors, sub-contractors and other partners
    3. Demonstrated excellent computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    4. Ability to identify problems, design interventions and oversee their implementation

    Method of Application

    Interested applicants are invited to email their applications and detailed CV with contact details to, clearly quoting the position you are applying, and reference number as indicated in the subject line. Applications close on Thursday, 21 October 2021. CVs will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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