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HSS Lead (Capacity Building & Integration) at Right To Care

Right To Care

Job Description

Main Purpose of the Job:

The capacity Building and Integration Lead will be responsible for overall management of capacity building activities and sub-awardees management under the following projects

Required Education & 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 be familiar with MOH policies, regulations, program priorities and key planning documents related FP interventions.
  • 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)

Technical & Behavioural Competencies:

· 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.

· 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.

Key Performance Areas:

· 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 fora.

· 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

About the Organization

Right to Care (RTC) is a non-profit organisation (NPO) that supports and delivers prevention, care and treatment services for HIV and tuberculosis (TB), sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and Hepatitis C. RTC is a registered Public Benefit Organisation (PBO).

The RTC Group includes RTC South Africa, RTC Zambia NPC, RTC Malawi NPC, RTC Lesotho NPC, RTC United States NPC and Right ePharmacy. We develop and implement innovations in health technology, data science, pharmacy delivery and clinical care. Our solutions are primarily funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), various donors and private sector partners to fast-track HIV epidemic control.

We work with USAID and CDC country missions, implementing partners, ministries of health and other in-country stakeholders to provide innovative tailor-made solutions to end the HIV pandemic. Technical assistance and direct service delivery are provided and implemented by RTC International division in Lesotho, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Haiti, Myanmar, and Ukraine. RTC International harnesses best practice solutions focused on ending the global HIV pandemic.

We embrace a strong entrepreneurial culture and focuses on innovation and the use of technology to enhance services, address skills shortages, and deliver quality healthcare outcomes. Our areas of expertise include HIV and TB care and treatment, pharmacy automation, medical male circumcision, and cervical cancer diagnosis and treatment.

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