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In Eswatini FHI 360 supports programming that is designed to strengthen national responses to KP including the Government of the Kingdom of Eswatini, key population leaders, organizations working with key populations, and private-sector providers to plan and implement services that support national and global goals in mitigating the HIV/AIDS epidemic, with a focus on key populations. The project supports implementation of activities that demonstrate marked improvements in access to and uptake of HIV testing, care, support and treatment services. The key elements of the FHI 360-led team’s strategic and technical approach are:
Identifying key populations and locales and comprehensively assessing risk,
Diagnosing “leaks” and revealing access barriers within the HIV services cascade,
Scaling up “what works” while innovating to ensure the most strategic use of resources and access to newly emerging technologies,
Addressing structural barriers and transforming local KP organizations,
Ensuring interventions are sustainable over the long term, and
Supporting the mainstreaming of human rights, gender and competency and capacity development.
Clinical Services Lead is responsible for the overall coordination and management of the project’s community-based HIV and TB biomedical interventions from design, implementation and ensuring activities meet MoH good clinical practices.
S/he will direct technical and operational implementation efforts, including providing supportive supervisory visits and mentoring clinical staff to ensure successful completion clinical activities. S/he will manage complex clinical response relationships with a diverse group of collaborators including Ministry of Health, PEPFAR, community-based organizations, faith-based organizations/churches, and health clinic facilities, and the private sector.
The Clinical Services Lead works with other team members and partners to collaborate and create effective operational project plans tailored to meet multiple projects clinical services needs including CBOs, FBOs and other implementing partners. S/he will identify clinical services gaps and propose solutions to sustain QA for testing, quality of services, and comprehensive case management and ensure smooth implementation.
The Clinical Services Lead will work with the MOH through routine meetings to ensure project progress and deliverables are met and completed to PEPFAR’s satisfaction and in accordance with MoH Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), policies and practices.
Masters’ Degree in Clinical Medicine or Nursing or its International Equivalent with at least 6+ years of progressive experience in public health project management, working in HIV care programs, possessing the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform this job.
Or Clinical Bachelor’s Degree with 8 years relevant experience clinical experience and programmatic
NARTIS qualification and trainer
Familiarity with Eswatini health systems and policies and procedures.
Proven skills in the implementation of HIV prevention, care, treatment, retention; and TB programs for Key populations in Eswatini or other countries in the region.
Knowledge of processes for developing and implementing HIV prevention, care, and treatment programs.
Understands the HIV-related needs of Key Populations such as, Men Who Have Sex with Men, Female Sex Workers, Transgender people and People Who Inject Drugs and support and implement activities to reduce stigma and discrimination.
Proven skills in mentoring, leadership and networking.
Experience working with civil society organizations and faith-based organizations to plan and implement community-based clinical HIV programs.
Ability to manage and complete numerous tasks with a high degree of organization and limited resources.
Experience of proactively identifying risk, addressing issues and appropriately communicating these to the project staff and USAID.
Ability to meet deadlines with strong attention to consistency, detail, and quality.
TA support to the Community Centre staff including work planning and report writing
Experience in conducting trainings to both clinical and non-clinical staff
This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
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