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Family AIDS Care and Education Services (FACES: is a collaboration between the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).

FACES is a dynamic comprehensive HIV prevention, care and treatment program in Kenya. Due to its continued growth, FACES seeks a motivated, pro-active individual to fill the role of Deputy Country Director-Clinical.

 Deputy Country Director - Clinical 

Vacancy No FN: 018-11

 To be based in Kisumu and responsible for all the districts of operation, namely, Kisumu East, Rongo, Migori, Nyatike, Nairobi and Suba Districts

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and registration with the Kenya Medical and Dentists Practitioners Board
  • Minimum 3 years experience managing a multi-site health program
  • Minimum 4 years experience in HIV service provision
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • Masters in Public Health or a minimum of 2 years public health experience, or MMed Internal Medicine or Pediatrics
  • Additional postgraduate training in infectious diseases, public health or any medicine discipline
  • Formal training in management is an added advantage
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Serve as Deputy Country Director for a large HIV prevention, care and treatment program serving 5 districts in Nyanza Province and 2 sites in Nairobi
  • Lead strategic planning, program implementation, supervision of technical teams, and budget development
  • Oversee all clinical related programs including: PMTCT, PITC, Adult and Paediatric HIV care and treatment, VMMC, and TB services
  • Work closely with Ministry of Health, partners and donors to foster collaboration, sustainability and capacity building for HIV services
  • Provide clinical consultations, training, and mentorship to technical teams
Applications should include the following:
  • A cover letter and a current CV with names, telephone and email contacts of at least 3 referees
  • Your e-mail address and telephone numbers
  • At least two letters of recommendation from previous supervisors of relevant work experience (HIV care and/or management)
  • Copies of official certificates, testimonials and latest pay slip
All applications should be delivered or posted so as to reach the following address by 28th January 2012.

Human Resources Manager
P.O. Box 614-40100

Those who had applied earlier need not to re-apply.

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