Technical Officer –Program Implementation: Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Deadline: 19 April 2022

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Technical Officer –Program Implementation: Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

Deadline: 19 April 2022

About


Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a proven leader in the global fight to end HIV and AIDS, and an advocate for every child to live a full and healthy life into adulthood. Founded through a mother’s determination, we are driven to see a world where no other mother, child or family is devastated by this disease. For more than 30 years, EGPAF has been a leader in meeting urgent needs in pediatric HIV and AIDS in the world’s most affected regions. For more information, please visit http://www.pedaids.org

Job summary


The technical Officer – Program Coordination is a member of the senior management team reporting to the Country Manager.The incumbent will provide high quality strategic technical leadership on managing the expansion and optimization of EGPAF supported PMTCT and pediatric care and treatment program implementation. The technical officer will lead strategic planning, proposal development, work plan and budget development work on EGPAF supported program coordination at all levels – national, provincial and district levels including both facility based and community based activities in support of PMTCT and Pediatric HIV Care and Treatment. The advisor will support the development and implementation of implementing partner work plans and budgets and maintain close collaboration with MOHCC and implementing partners to ensure progress and quality on agreed work plans.


Responsibilities


Guide the strategic expansion and optimization of EGPAF support to PMTCT and pediatric HIV care and treatment; Provide technical leadership in work plan development of EGPAF supported activities ensuring alignment with national and Global thrusts; Ensure alignment and harmonization of all program activities regardless of funding source; Provide technical leadership on facility and community-based activities for PMTCT and elimination of new pediatric HIV infections; Ensure implementing partner activities support EGPAF and MOHCC strategic directions; Provide firm and strategic linkages with the SIE / Operations unit to provide evidence based programming; Provide technical leadership to ensure integration of PMTCT, treatment and care within program implementation at all levels; Lead the development and review of technical guidelines, training materials and M&E tools; Support the introduction and roll-out of new approaches to the HIV response including but not limited to Advanced HIV Disease, Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, etc; Provide key liaison MOHCC, (LSU, DTTU, NMRL etc.) and EGPAF logistician ensure that logistics and commodities for PMTCT and Care and Treatment are available in EGPAF supported districts; Coordinate the implementation and monitoring of EGPAF supported Early Infant Diagnosis specimen transportation system; Play a key role in writing progress reports to donors and other key stakeholders; Lead the Documentation of experiences and lessons learnt during program implementation; Ensure availability of updated program and strategy documents; Attend relevant MOHCC and partner meetings and technical working groups.


Qualifications


A medical degree with at least 5 years’ experience in senior program management; An MPH or other similar Masters level qualification; Sound training and experience in clinical management of HIV, a certificate and or a diploma is an added advantage; Valid updated registration with the Medical and Dental Council of Zimbabwe.

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