Mentor Site- Regional Support for Key Populations

Job
from ICAP
Closing date: 15 Nov 2019

POSITION SUMMARY

Strengthen staff capacity in designated health facilities for HIV care in key populations according to national guidelines. Oversee the implementation of activities in the area of ​​HIV care and treatment in key populations. Analyze progress in meeting objectives and support the development of interventions to address identified gaps in the program, work collaboratively with other regional program “mentors” sites, including monitoring and evaluation staff evaluation of the site. Work closely with the regional public health delegation for program implementation and technical assistance to national counterparts.

Grant funded position.

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Supervise health care providers involved in HIV care in key populations in health facilities supported by ICAP in the region
  • Be the first responsible for support and progress for approximately 5 to 7 ICAP-supported health facilities in the region
  • Provide supervision and monitoring of field staff in relation to HIV care among key populations in ICAP-supported FOSAs in the region
  • Ensure the functioning of HIV support groups in key populations
  • Ensure the availability of all standard HIV care guides within health facilities
  • Participate in data quality assurance / quality improvement activities to develop interventions to address identified gaps in the program.
  • Oversee the collection, documentation and validation of care-related indicators in key populations throughout the HIV care cascade
  • Prepare the weekly report and submit to the Regional Manager and Technical Advisor for HIV Management in key populations
  • Participate actively in the weekly “Situation Room” and monthly meeting on the status of progress towards objectives and review of site data
  • Ensure availability of HIV inputs and consumables in key populations at site sites
  • Liaise with headquarters and receive technical assistance, advice and input from ICAP experts from regional headquarters and New York teams
  • Other assigned tasks

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing
  • Master’s degree in public health will be an asset

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in the overall management of HIV / TB (Minimum 2 years)
  • Training in Global HIV Management
  • Experience in training adult staff
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • IT capabilities (Word 2016, Excel, power point)
  • Excellent oral and written French ability with a common expression of local languages
  • Good ability in spoken and written English will be an asset

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

  • Availability to travel to ICAP-supported health facilities in the region
How to apply:

Please send a cover letter and your CV by email with the title of the post in “Site Mentor” Regional HIV Management in Key Populations to ICAP-Jobs@cumc.columbia.edu. Specify the region (s) in the cover letter.

The deadline for receipt of applications is November 15, 2019. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.