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Director of Technical Services Job in Kenya


Director of Technical Services

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS. 

We’re working in 15 countries around the world to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV and give children and families who live with HIV and AIDS a chance for a healthy future - with a mission to eliminate pediatric AIDS.

EGPAF in Kenya is looking to recruit a highly innovative and motivated organisational leader to work as the Director of Technical Services based in Nairobi.

The Role
  • Reporting to the Country Director, the Director of Technical Services (DTS) has supervisory and managerial responsibility over all aspects of overall program design; management; reporting; representation, coalition development and networking; research and documentation; advocacy, and resource mobilisation.
  • This is a high level leadership position within EGPAF Kenya that will be part of the Executive Leadership Team.
  • S/he will lead a strong team of project Directors engendering a collaborative team spirit focused on achievement of program goals and objectives.
  • The DTS will oversee all EGPAF Kenya program activities and ensure EGPAF Kenya program is technically sound, well planned and accountable with measurable impact. 
  • The position will also ensure program implementation is consistent with EGPAF strategic plan, values, mission and vision.
Who we are looking for:
  • Medical Doctor with at least 10 years’ experience in HIV/AIDS/TB care, treatment and prevention, Maternal and Child Health, in a developing country context; MPH a plus
  • At least 5 years’ experience designing and implementing facility and communitybased PMTCT,  HIV/AIDS/TB programs
  • Experience in research design and monitoring and evaluation, including reviewing and interpreting HIV/AIDS/TB programs data
  • Experience in managing a large Health program
  • Experience coordinating with Government, US Government agencies, other donors and NGOs
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (English and Kiswahili)Knowledge of another international language would be an added advantage.
  • Ability to interact at policy level and facility level with ease
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Strong analytical and report writing skills
  • Willingness to travel extensively within Kenya, work extended periods in the field and interact effectively with local communities, and to learn new approaches
  • Ability to work and deliver results with minimum supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team player in a multi-disciplinary team setting
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 25th August 2012
Only short listed candidates will be contacted

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