Right To Care
Reporting to the Country Director, the Capacity Building and Integration Lead will be responsible for overall management of capacity building activities and sub-awardees management.
· Liaise with the National, Zonal Health Officers, DHOs and members of the DHMT in all project districts to identify capacity building gaps/needs – Landscape mapping
· Develop a detailed capacity building plan for Right to Care staff, public sector workers and sub-recipients under Right to Care Malawi.
· Execute the capacity building plan according to project needs and timelines
· Leading in proposal writing in relation to Organizational strategic plan
· Development and facilitating implementation of project work plans at Organizational and project levels.
· Development and maintenance of strong relationship with key stakeholders like DHOs, Health Education Unit and HIV Unit, Reproductive Health Directorate, and District Council Executive members.
· Lead in project documentation activities including report writing, review and consolidation of work-plans, monitoring project progress and documenting lessons.
· Spearheading support to Ministry of Health on the 95:95:95 strategy under HIV and AIDS projects.
· Leads in proposal development using an Organizational approach to ensure innovative approaches and clear theories of change.
· Actively involved in TWGs at Ministry level and represents Right to Care in those foras.
· Development of program budget and ensuring coordinated implementation of project activities within available budgets.
· Providing technical and clinical leadership for all projects on best approaches to achieve satisfying program goals.
· Responsible for the planning, coordination, logistics management for all training activities planned for health care workers at the health facility and community levels
· Facilitates trainings, supervision and mentorship of CHWs to ensure adequate quality HIV and AIDS services in hard-to-reach areas.
· Supports facilities in provision of HIV care and Treatment, including supportive supervision and mentorship of trained personnel as well as tracking and monitoring results from facilities
· Support assessment of facilities to ensure they meet the minimum QA standards as required by each program.
· Facilitate Provider Behavioural Change activities in project districts including use of VCAT techniques during health workers ethics trainings and development of supervision and mentoring tools to improve service provision.
· Liaise with other development partners at national level to ensure that district level staffs have received training on LMIS for improved FP commodities management
· Ensure that program guidelines including job aids, protocols, IEC materials etc have reached the beneficiaries.
· Facilitate the consultative process for the development of integrated supervision and mentoring checklists, tools and work plans
· Coordinate smooth operations of district offices to ensure program deliverables achievement
· Plans and conducts periodic joint supervision to project service delivery points including those for partners.
· Participate in project quarterly and annual review meetings as well as report writing
· Assists in sharing of program knowledge, best practices and impact of the intervention through various media/ communication channels.
· Drafts and reviews Sub-recipient sub-agreements and has in-depth knowledge on special conditions of each sub-agreement.
· Identifies conditions requiring amendments in Sub-agreement and facilitates the modification process for Sub-recipients to ensure that all changes have been formally accepted and signed against by both parties
· Coordinates Project progress; challenges encountered; proposed recommendations under sub-awardees.
· Reviews and provides technical advice and where necessary capacity building initiatives on Sub-recipients’ work-plans and reviews activities budget against expected outputs.
· Reviews Sub recipient’s narrative reports and identifies areas requiring support.
· Responsible in determination of reasonability of Sub-recipients’ expenditure for each reporting period against program activities implementation through a rigorous review of narrative and financial reports and reports to Finance staff team.
· Plans and participates in site visits for Sub-recipients and follows-up on identified issues.
· Reviews and updates monitoring plans for sub-recipients
Qualifications and Experience
· At least a Master’s degree in Nursing or Clinical Medicine and Public Health. Those with master’s in international development may be considered
· At least five years of experience in implementation of HIV/AIDS, SRHR/family planning at both facility and community levels in Malawi with demonstrated success in establishing and maintaining strong relationships with zonal and district level MOH representatives, donors, and NGO/UN partners.
· Advanced knowledge on implementation of HIV/AIDS SRHR/family planning program is a must
· Must demonstrate good managerial, administrative, and decision-making abilities.
· Able to work long hours and travel outside duty station
· Good planning, organizing, and management skills to ensure projects are completed timeously, efficiently and aligned to quality specifications.
· Ability to promote teamwork, collaborating to achieve organizational goals and objectives.
· Must be familiar with MOH policies, regulations, program priorities and key planning documents related FP interventions.
Personal Specifications and Other Attributes
· Knowledge of policy and implementation of HIV and AIDS frameworks policies and strategies in Malawi.
· Ability and desire to work effectively in a team as well as independently demonstrated verifiable result-oriented track record.
· Experienced in sub-award management
· Experienced in program planning, budgeting, implementation and monitoring of projects
· Experience in training, facilitation and in providing technical assistance
· Experience in supervising and mentoring staff
· Good interpersonal and communication skills in English
· Working literacy in Word, Excel, and email (Outlook)