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Senior Program Officer
To support establishment, expansion and implementation of a robust Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT) program in the Timiza 90, Turkana that entails provision of high quality integrated HIV prevention, HIV counselling and testing, integrated MCH model PMTCT.

Responsibilities

·         Ensure that the Timiza 90 team remains updated on the latest PMTCT best practices
·         Oversee development of integrated HIV/PMTCT facility interventions and work plans and oversee the implementation
·         Establish and Supervise the EID, CD4 and VL lab-networks with networked facilities
·         Assist the HMT to develop and implement quality assurance programs for each supported site
·         Facilitate the acquisition of Project supplies from MOH/KEMSA and other sources.
·         Ensure EID website is fully updated for all the sites they cover.
·         Oversee community PMTCT activities including pregnant women mapping.
·         Provide technical MNCH/PMTCT/SHR training for project staff and health partners
·         Mentorship and supportive supervision to PMTCT program officers.
·         Ensure that adherence and psychosocial support activities are undertaken at the Timiza 90 supported sub counties and facilities
·         Works closely with the County HMT in identifying training needs in PMTCT/RH/MNH and FP planning and delivering trainings for program officers and facility staff, according to the training plan.
·         Ensure linkage and promote the integration of PMTCT/RH/MNH and FP services in the county.
·         Develops and maintains close working relationships with the health management teams at the county, sub county and facility level.
·         Provides feedback to facilities and participates in supportive supervision and site assessments including SIMS, CQI, and RDQAs.
·         Lead/drives technical interventions towards attainment of the eMTCT targets
·         Lead/drives technical interventions towards attainment of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd 90’s in the ACT 90/90/90 strategy to ensure attainment of the 90% of eligible patients are on ART and 90% of those on ART are retained on treatment and achieve viral suppression.
·         Support health facilities in improving quality of services offered through participation in observed practise, preceptorship, and clinical review/switch meetings.
·         Work closely with program officers to ensure that the implementation of health facility and community-level activities is well coordinated.
·         Working with the SI & E project team assists the Project in working with clinic staff in data collection and data management and reporting including utilization of such data for planning and decision making.
·         Responsible for tracking and reporting on all project input, processes, outputs, outcomes and impact at supported sites to ensure that adequate progress is made towards set targets.
·         Prepares monthly, quarterly and annual progress reports for PMTCT care and treatment.
·         Participate in research and evaluate activities, including impact studies, and project reviews
·         Working closely with the QA/QI Program Officer, ensures site assessments, follow up on identified gaps and implementation of interventions including formation of Quality Improvement Teams and re-assessment of progress
·         Working with other Teams within the project, identify opportunities for integration including decentralization of PMTCT, care and treatment services, formation of and supporting Multi-Disciplinary Teams (MDTs), community-facility linkages and assist in documentation of successes, best practices and challenges associated with such linkage and integration
·         Liaise with the HMT and any other technical counterparts among other partners on paediatric ART and PMTCT/RH issues, participating in forums where such issues are being discussed and representing the Project Manager/ the project when called upon to do so.

Skills

·         Experience in establishing and sustaining working relationships with the County Government Ministry of Health
·         Significant and up to date knowledge of the current ART, PMTCT, TB/HIV, HTC guidelines, standards, tools and best practices
·         Experience in HIV/AIDS care and treatment program (MCH integrated model) implementation with demonstrated expertise in initiating care and treatment services in a public, faith based or private health facility
·         Demonstrated experience in organizing and facilitating training in HIV /AIDS prevention, care and treatment areas.
·         Knowledge of PEPFAR Program and NASCOP reporting requirements including familiarity with the data collection and reporting tools used by NASCOP
·         Proficiency in computer
·         Self- managed, self-driven, results oriented
·         Excellent communication, interpersonal, report writing and analytical skills
·         Dedicated team player with ability and experience to work in a multidisciplinary team
·         BSc Nursing Officer/Higher diploma nursing/clinical medicine (RH) with 3 years of continuous HIV program implementation or diploma in nursing/clinical medicine with 5 years of continuous HIV program implementation
How to Apply

Senior Program Officer
To support establishment, expansion and implementation of a robust Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT) program in the Timiza 90, Turkana that entails provision of high quality integrated HIV prevention, HIV counselling and testing, integrated MCH model PMTCT.

Responsibilities

·         Ensure that the Timiza 90 team remains updated on the latest PMTCT best practices
·         Oversee development of integrated HIV/PMTCT facility interventions and work plans and oversee the implementation
·         Establish and Supervise the EID, CD4 and VL lab-networks with networked facilities
·         Assist the HMT to develop and implement quality assurance programs for each supported site
·         Facilitate the acquisition of Project supplies from MOH/KEMSA and other sources.
·         Ensure EID website is fully updated for all the sites they cover.
·         Oversee community PMTCT activities including pregnant women mapping.
·         Provide technical MNCH/PMTCT/SHR training for project staff and health partners
·         Mentorship and supportive supervision to PMTCT program officers.
·         Ensure that adherence and psychosocial support activities are undertaken at the Timiza 90 supported sub counties and facilities
·         Works closely with the County HMT in identifying training needs in PMTCT/RH/MNH and FP planning and delivering trainings for program officers and facility staff, according to the training plan.
·         Ensure linkage and promote the integration of PMTCT/RH/MNH and FP services in the county.
·         Develops and maintains close working relationships with the health management teams at the county, sub county and facility level.
·         Provides feedback to facilities and participates in supportive supervision and site assessments including SIMS, CQI, and RDQAs.
·         Lead/drives technical interventions towards attainment of the eMTCT targets
·         Lead/drives technical interventions towards attainment of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd 90’s in the ACT 90/90/90 strategy to ensure attainment of the 90% of eligible patients are on ART and 90% of those on ART are retained on treatment and achieve viral suppression.
·         Support health facilities in improving quality of services offered through participation in observed practise, preceptorship, and clinical review/switch meetings.
·         Work closely with program officers to ensure that the implementation of health facility and community-level activities is well coordinated.
·         Working with the SI & E project team assists the Project in working with clinic staff in data collection and data management and reporting including utilization of such data for planning and decision making.
·         Responsible for tracking and reporting on all project input, processes, outputs, outcomes and impact at supported sites to ensure that adequate progress is made towards set targets.
·         Prepares monthly, quarterly and annual progress reports for PMTCT care and treatment.
·         Participate in research and evaluate activities, including impact studies, and project reviews
·         Working closely with the QA/QI Program Officer, ensures site assessments, follow up on identified gaps and implementation of interventions including formation of Quality Improvement Teams and re-assessment of progress
·         Working with other Teams within the project, identify opportunities for integration including decentralization of PMTCT, care and treatment services, formation of and supporting Multi-Disciplinary Teams (MDTs), community-facility linkages and assist in documentation of successes, best practices and challenges associated with such linkage and integration
·         Liaise with the HMT and any other technical counterparts among other partners on paediatric ART and PMTCT/RH issues, participating in forums where such issues are being discussed and representing the Project Manager/ the project when called upon to do so.

Skills

·         Experience in establishing and sustaining working relationships with the County Government Ministry of Health
·         Significant and up to date knowledge of the current ART, PMTCT, TB/HIV, HTC guidelines, standards, tools and best practices
·         Experience in HIV/AIDS care and treatment program (MCH integrated model) implementation with demonstrated expertise in initiating care and treatment services in a public, faith based or private health facility
·         Demonstrated experience in organizing and facilitating training in HIV /AIDS prevention, care and treatment areas.
·         Knowledge of PEPFAR Program and NASCOP reporting requirements including familiarity with the data collection and reporting tools used by NASCOP
·         Proficiency in computer
·         Self- managed, self-driven, results oriented
·         Excellent communication, interpersonal, report writing and analytical skills
·         Dedicated team player with ability and experience to work in a multidisciplinary team
·         BSc Nursing Officer/Higher diploma nursing/clinical medicine (RH) with 3 years of continuous HIV program implementation or diploma in nursing/clinical medicine with 5 years of continuous HIV program implementation
How to Apply

Senior Compliance Manager
In partnership with senior management, the Compliance & Internal Review Manager will objectively add value and improve EGPAF Kenya’s programming by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes. The successful candidate will possess a thorough knowledge of various operational procedures and a sound judgement.

Responsibilities

·         Serve as an expert on applicable policies, procedures, rules, and regulations. The position holder will possess superior presentation skills and will spearhead innovative sensitization of key policies to various levels i.e. ELT, SMT, all staff, sub-recipients, vendors, etc.
·         Works with the Country Director, Operations Director and HQ to develop a targeted, risk-based, and coherent annual compliance review plan, disseminates the plan to management and core operations teams and ensures strict adherence/implementation of the plan within the stipulated timelines.
·         Documents the compliance review process/methodologyand prepares detailed findings memorandum for management (in-country and HQ).
·         Review various areas of the EGPAF operations including grants, procurement, stock management, finance, IT, HR, legal compliance and inventory as determined by the risk assessment.
·         Maintains open and regular communications with Senior Management, International Operations and other headquarters staff in DC for compliance updates, learning of best practices from other countries, problem solving options, professional development, etc.
·         In conjunction with the Manager International Operations, conduct investigations related to suspected fraud, ensuring timely completion of investigations and proactive status updates with key stakeholders, while maintaining confidentiality.
·         Ensures that all audit/compliance findings are tracked and is responsible for monitoring implementation status by the various managers, and will report on implementation status on a regular basis.
·         Perform other duties as assigned from time to time.

Skills

·         Degree in Business related field.Masters will be an added advantage.
·         Must have completed ACCA or CPA with at least at least 5 years’ hands on experience in audit at management/supervisory level.
·         In depth knowledge of United States Government grant and financial regulations, systems and procedures for managing complex grant programs with many partners and customers.
·         Experience working with an international non-profit/non-governmental organization (NGO) will be an added advantage.
·         Ability to be self-directed and self-motivated and a team player.
·         Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and establish harmonious and effective working relationships both within and outside the organization.
·         Excellent report writing and presentation skills.
·         Ability to develop and implement training programs for multi-faceted audiences.
·         Willingness to travel up to 50% of time.
·         Emotionally intelligent individual, with ability to resolve conflicts professionally.
How to Apply

Project Officer
Reporting to the Project Director, TIMIZA 90, the Program Officer-KP serves as the Key Populations’ Specialist and organizes, implements, coordinate, and supervises HIV/AIDS activities of various programs addressing at-risk populations (Fisher folks, Female Sex workers, MSMs, and other vulnerable populations including discordant couples).
The incumbent works closely with the Care and Treatment Technical Advisor to ensure alignment of key populations activities and interventions across the project to the 90:90:90 Strategy. He /She will also coordinate closely with other TIMIZA90 staffs to ensure all project sites have the capacity to deliver evidence-based, high quality bio-behavioural interventions offer KPs friendly services and establish integrated DICs as appropriate.
As Key Populations point of contact, the incumbent will provide leadership to EGPAF-Kenya’s efforts towards reaching these populations and represent the foundation in national, regional and international forums that focus on Key Populations.

Responsibilities

·         Provide technical leadership in developing strategies and interventions to improve the quality and responsiveness of HIV prevention programming and service delivery for KPs.
·         Provide technical assistance and mentorship to other project team members and facilitate technical capacity assessments in efficacious, evidence-based HIV prevention for key populations.
·         Identify and map different categories of KPs in the targeted geographic areas in the county and work with SPOs to set-up integrated DICs as guided by annual plans and the donor.
·         Provide comprehensive community-based HIV prevention services through Peer education and outreach for behavioral HIV prevention among KPs.
·         Provide prevention package of services at facility and community level for HIV negative KPs.
·         Provide information and training on the use and promotion of male/female condoms and lubricants (demonstration, skills building in negotiating condoms with sex partners, and ensure easy access to uninterrupted supply of condoms and lubricants).
·         Provide VMMC messaging and a minimum package of VMMC services for male fisher folks and MSMs where appropriate.
·         Expand and improve testing services for Key Populations using targeted outreach strategies as per the national guidelines
·         Implement Test and Treat model as per the national KP guidelines
·         Support early enrollment into Anti-Retroviral Treatment (ART) for KPs and monitor viral load (VL) suppression in the established cohorts in collaboration with health facilities (Support initiation and retention of KPs on ART under the new National guidelines of Treatment as Prevention (TasP)).
·         Provide and facilitate access to Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) and Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) to KPs in need in all health facilities.

Skills

·         Degree in social sciences /Public health/from a recognized University (Minimum of 5 years’ experience in providing technical leadership in HIV Prevention at national or regional level or
·         MA in social studies/Community Health or MPH will be an added advantage.
·         Human Relations, Public relations and Communication skills
·         Proficiency in computer packages
·         Working knowledge of USG funded programs particularly through CDC mechanisms
·         Familiar with and experience working with Government bodies particularly NASCOP , NACC and other MOH departments
·         Must understand PEPFAR /CDC/NASCOP/NACC Technical guidance requirements for HIV Programming for Key Populations
How to Apply

Field Officers
Reporting to the Project Director, TIMIZA 90, the Program Officer-KP serves as the Key Populations’ Specialist and organizes, implements, coordinate, and supervises HIV/AIDS activities of various programs addressing at-risk populations (Fisher folks, Female Sex workers, MSMs, and other vulnerable populations including discordant couples).
The incumbent works closely with the Care and Treatment Technical Advisor to ensure alignment of key populations activities and interventions across the project to the 90:90:90 Strategy. He /She will also coordinate closely with other TIMIZA90 staffs to ensure all project sites have the capacity to deliver evidence-based, high quality bio-behavioural interventions offer KPs friendly services and establish integrated DICs as appropriate.
As Key Populations point of contact, the incumbent will provide leadership to EGPAF-Kenya’s efforts towards reaching these populations and represent the foundation in national, regional and international forums that focus on Key Populations.

Responsibilities

·         Provide technical leadership in developing strategies and interventions to improve the quality and responsiveness of HIV prevention programming and service delivery for KPs.
·         Provide technical assistance and mentorship to other project team members and facilitate technical capacity assessments in efficacious, evidence-based HIV prevention for key populations.
·         Identify and map different categories of KPs in the targeted geographic areas in the county and work with SPOs to set-up integrated DICs as guided by annual plans and the donor.
·         Provide comprehensive community-based HIV prevention services through Peer education and outreach for behavioral HIV prevention among KPs.
·         Provide prevention package of services at facility and community level for HIV negative KPs.
·         Provide information and training on the use and promotion of male/female condoms and lubricants (demonstration, skills building in negotiating condoms with sex partners, and ensure easy access to uninterrupted supply of condoms and lubricants).
·         Provide VMMC messaging and a minimum package of VMMC services for male fisher folks and MSMs where appropriate.
·         Expand and improve testing services for Key Populations using targeted outreach strategies as per the national guidelines
·         Implement Test and Treat model as per the national KP guidelines
·         Support early enrollment into Anti-Retroviral Treatment (ART) for KPs and monitor viral load (VL) suppression in the established cohorts in collaboration with health facilities (Support initiation and retention of KPs on ART under the new National guidelines of Treatment as Prevention (TasP)).
·         Provide and facilitate access to Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) and Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) to KPs in need in all health facilities.

Skills

·         Degree in social sciences /Public health/from a recognized University (Minimum of 5 years’ experience in providing technical leadership in HIV Prevention at national or regional level or
·         MA in social studies/Community Health or MPH will be an added advantage.
·         Human Relations, Public relations and Communication skills
·         Proficiency in computer packages
·         Working knowledge of USG funded programs particularly through CDC mechanisms
·         Familiar with and experience working with Government bodies particularly NASCOP , NACC and other MOH departments
·         Must understand PEPFAR /CDC/NASCOP/NACC Technical guidance requirements for HIV Programming for Key Populations
How to Apply

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