Senior Technical Officer HIV Prevention job at FHI 360

Vacancy title: Senior Technical Officer HIV Prevention

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Healthcare ]

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FHI 360

Deadline of this Job:
11 October 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Chipata , South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Monday, October 10, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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About FHI 360:
FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

Job Summary/Responsibilities:
Senior Technical Officer, HIV Prevention will work directly under the Care and Treatment Lead to enhance systems for client retention for the PEPFAR/Centre for Disease Control (CDC) funded, FHI 360-led Technical Assistance (TA) Project to the Eastern Province Health Office (EPHO). S/he will assist in providing technical support in all HIV Prevention services including VMMC, PNS/Index testing, PrEP, CaCx, eMTCT and GBV/IPV. S/he will support EPHO to expand anti-retroviral therapy (ART) access and retention services in the province. S/he will use statistical analysis systems, such as other data analytics as appropriate to support the facility-based Client Experience Associate (CEA) to ensure respectful, responsible client experience. S/he will provide technical support and oversee the provision of treatment literacy, attendance to clients’ inquiries/queries/complaints and facilitation of feedback from the healthcare team.

Duties and responsibilities:
Provides technical leadership for all HIV prevention interventions Supports design, monitoring and evaluation of activities regarding HIV prevention orientation, and mentorship of teams who lead these activities. Designs and oversees the implementation of integration of HIV and other services including TB, VMMC, PNS/Index testing, PrEP, CaCx, eMTCT and GBV/IPV. Supports strengthening of bidirectional referrals and linkages within facilities, and between facilities and community partners. Based on data, creates, or revises concepts based needed to facilitate strategic HIV prevention goals for client experience. Supports verification systems for maintaining, updating, and managing client referral records and feedback. Supports capacity building and contributes to the overall strategic goals of any assigned programs. Strengthen the implementation of recency testing and HIV case surveillance Oversee the supervision of Client Experience Associates based in Chipata. Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications and requirements:
Degree in Public health or its International Equivalent, Masters degree will be added advantage Knowledge/Information Services, Communications, Education, Environment, Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related Field. Nurse, Clinical Officer, Medical Doctor, or related qualification Advanced training in HIV Prevention (including CxCa, GBV, PrEP), Clinical Care/ART, and training in program management. Typically requires 8+ years of project management experience within a research environment. Articulate, professional, and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff. Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English, also local languages. Related prior work experience preferred. Experience must reflect the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above.

Note: Relocation is not available for this position. Individuals currently residing in advertised locations are encouraged to apply.

This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.
FHI 360 will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws.
FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support a healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.
This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 96

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Health/ Medicine jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 11 October 2022
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 10-10-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 10-10-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 10-10-2066
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