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Technical Advisor Job Vacancy in Nairobi Kenya

Position Title: Technical Advisor

Ref: TA-001


Reports to: Country Director

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Job Summary:

The Technical Advisor for Kenya will work closely with the Country Director in Kenya. The incumbent will provide program technical assistance to clinical sites , provide leadership to the technical team, conduct relevant trainings and conduct systematic monitoring and evaluation activities.

Key Responsibilities:
  • To provide technical assistance to the medical team in the development and roll-out of various HIV treatment protocols.
  • Provide technical support to HIV/AIDS program managers.
  • Together with the the programme Team, participate in monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and prepare reports to the Clinical Team, Ministry of Health (MOH), National AIDS and STI Control Program (NASCOP), and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure the maintenance of high quality and technical soundness of actual HIV/AIDS care and treatment at the treatment site.
  • Provide technical guidance to the medical doctors especially for unique and difficult clinical cases.
  • Support program managers in the development of HIV/AIDS programs in line with organisation policies.
  • Participate in the process of updating policies, strategies and guidelines for HIV/AIDS.
  • Give technical advice on setting up and the development of community-based networks to enhance patient medical education and social support.
Essential Qualifications and Experience:
  • MD holder with 5 or more years of experience in HIV/AIDS.
  • MMED/MPH or equivalent.
  • Must be registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners’ and Dentists’ Board.
  • Demonstrated clinical experience in PMTCT, TB/HIV, HIV/AIDS patients care and treatment, including ART.
If you are interested in the position and meet the criteria given above, please submit an application letter (Quoting the reference No:) with detailed CV, copies of your degrees/diplomas/certificates, and recommendations with names and contacts of three referees to the addresses below to be received not later than 8th April 2011 5pm Nairobi time.

Applications can be in electronic copy Applications received after the closing date/time shall not be accepted.

The Human Resource Director

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