PMTCT Technical Lead Job in Kenya

PMTCT Technical Lead


Overall Job Function

Reporting to the Senior Technical Advisor (Clinical), the PMTCT Technical Lead will work closely with the Ministry of Health and other stakeholders to coordinate the implementation of interventions aimed at achieving eMTCT in Siaya County.

Key Responsibilities

Provide leadership in designing, and implementation of PMTCT work plans and budgets

Oversee the capacity building of project technical officers and health care providers at CHS-supported facilities on PMTCT national guidelines and protocols

Coordinate and innovate collaborative activities and strategies targeted to achieving elimination of Mother to Child Transmission

Oversee follow-up of HIV infected pregnant and breastfeeding women and HIV exposed infants in CHS supported facilities and ensure optimal outcomes for the mother and infant

Liaise with Ministry of Health officials and other stakeholders in the implementation of the program in line with MOH guidelines and priorities

Take part in the drafting of monthly, quarterly and annual reports and other written materials such as lessons learned, case studies and other materials as required

Assist in program monitoring and evaluation and use of data to inform program planning and continuous improvement

Participate in the county, regional and national PMTCT technical working groups

Develop job aids, tools and materials as needed including CMEs for use at the facility level to support health care workers to provide PMTCT services

Any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Person Specifications

Degree in Medicine, Nursing or Clinical Medicine from a recognised training institution. A master’s degree in a relevant field is be preferred

 Minimum of five years working experience in HIV treatment programs, preferably supporting PMTCT

Training in HIV/AIDS, PMTCT & TB comprehensive care and support

Excellent management abilities within a multi-disciplinary team, support, training and mentoring

Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain relationships with project staff, donors and other partners

Ability to identify problems, design interventions and oversee their implementation

Good use of MS Office packages and office automation solutions

Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infection

Ability to work and deliver results with minimum supervision

Demonstrated ability to work as a team player.

How To Apply

Interested applicants are invited to email their applications and detailed CV with contact details of three referees to clearly indicating the subject title ,  Closing date by 5.00 PM,  October 22, 2023.