EUCOOKIELAW_BANNER_TITLE

Sep 212016
 

Organization: International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs
Country: Zambia
Closing date: 24 Nov 2016

Position Summary:

Working closely with ICAP in Sub-Saharan African country TBD, including the Chief of Party, the Key Populations Advisor will support the CDC–funded project Behavioral and Biological Surveillance of HIV among Key Populations to Improve HIV-related Services and Utilization in Zambia under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) – CDC-RFA-GH17-1736. Key responsibilities include liaising and providing technical assistance to local associations of key populations (KP), supporting the mapping of current HIV-services and their gaps, identifying barriers to access services by KP, developing strategies to overcome them and supporting trainings to improve HIV-related services for KP

Major Responsibilities:

· Support the Government of Zambia and the National HIV/AIDS/STI/TB Council (NAC) in strategic planning to meet HIV-related needs for KPs, including mapping HIV service delivery sites

· Coordinate technical support to local associations of KP in Zambia

· Support the development of training of healthcare workers to improve provision of KP services

· Develop strategies to improve HIV services access and utilization among KP

· Support the IBBSS among KP program and ensure quality service at 100% of the delivery points

· Develop and/or update appropriate SOPs and training manuals for the IBBSS

· Liaise with sub-grant organizations to coordinate supportive supervision and joint activities as outlined in the SOW

· Conduct supervision and monitoring visits to program areas

· Review data reports to share with MOH and donors

· Review and monitor work plans, indicators and progress against targets

· Collaborate with national authorities and participate in national Working Group and forum

· Facilitate quarterly stakeholders meetings and any other KP related regional meeting

· Coordinate with regional and central M&E team efforts to ensure data quality

· Perform any other related assignment as may be assigned by supervisor and the ICAP management

Education: Doctorate in public health, MD, or MPH with field research experience

Minimum Experience, Skills, and Qualifications:

· Experience working with KP in Africa

· Knowledge and experience in the field of HIV epidemiology

· Excellent oral/written communication, interpersonal, organizational, and computer skills;

· Knowledge of Bemba and Nyanza an advantage

· Experience living and working in Africa preferred

· 5 years public health experience implementing donor funded projects

· Experience in the logistics and implementation of large-scale HIV program activities.

· Ability to provide high quality technical assistance to regional offices.

· Excellent interpersonal and team building skills.

· Ability to work independently with strong problem skills

How to apply:

icap-hr@columbia.edu

click here for more details and apply to position

SIMILAR JOBS ( NEWEST )

JOB INTERVIEW
Tipical Questions
Describe A Time When Your Team Did Not Agree Questions pertaining to difficulties in the past are a way for employers to anticipate your future behavior by understanding how you behaved in the past and what you learned. Clarify the situation succinctly and explain what specific action you took to come to a consensus with the group. Then describe the result of that action.
Questions to ask
What have you enjoyed most about working here? This question allows the interviewer to connect with you on a more personal level, sharing his or her feelings. The answer will also give you unique insight into how satisfied people are with their jobs there. If the interviewer is pained to come up with an answer to your question, it’s a big red flag.