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Technical Advisor (HIV) and Program Officer (HIV Integration) Jobs in Kenya

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) is an internationally recognized leader in the fight against pediatric HIV/AIDS, working to eradicate pediatric HIV infection through research, advocacy, and the delivery of comprehensive HIV services to women, children, and their families in 17 countries globally.

Since 2000, the Foundation in Kenya has expanded from a small HIV and AIDS initiative to a large prevention, care, and treatment program covering several regions in Kenya.

EGPAF in Kenya is currently looking to recruit for the following positions:

  1. Technical Advisor - HIV
  2. Program Officer – HIV Integration
Technical Advisor - HIV

The Role

Located in Kisumu and reporting to the Deputy Director you will be responsible for providing technical assistance and strategy to the APHIA plus project in integrated HIV services in addition to supporting technical staff in the implementation of comprehensive HIV programs.

The Person

To be successful in this role you will require a recognized degree in Medicine or Nursing with a minimum of 5 years proven experience in the field of HIV/AIDS at senior management level.
 

A hands-on clinical experience in HIV and proven experience and familiarity with MOH/GOK health systems is also required in addition to high level technical skills in PMTCT.
 

A Post Graduate qualification in Medicine, Pediatrics, MPH or other related field is desirable for this role. In addition demonstrated supervisory and excellent report writing skills will be required while NGO experience especially in PEPFAR funded projects will be an advantage.

Program Officer – HIV Integration

The Role

You will be responsible for providing day to day contact with ART and PMTCT sites thus providing technical support in integrated HIV services to APHIA plus supported sites in Zone.
 

You will develop and maintain close relationship between the DHMT and the health facility on APHIA plus related issues.
 

You will participate in District AOP planning, monitoring and evaluation activities including preparing District/Facility work plans, monthly and quarterly progress reports.
 

You will assist the District teams to develop and implement quality assurance programs.
 

You will ensure psychological support activities are undertaken at the project sites.

The Person

To achieve these results, you should be a Diploma holder in Clinical Medicine (RCO) or Kenya Registered Community Health Nurse or Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

You should be registered by the relevant Professional Board.
 

You will be trained in provision of comprehensive care for HIV AIDs and PMTCT with hands on experience in managing HIV AIDS patients. NGO or project implementation experience will be an added advantage.

If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please submit your application attaching current resume’ to: kenyarecruitment@pedaids.org.
 

The closing date is 5th January, 2012.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


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