Senior Technical Advisor (Care & Treatment) at the Center for Clinical Care and Clinical Research (CCCRN)



  2022-03-07
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The Center for Clinical Care and Clinical Research is a non-profit organization that promotes best practices in health care delivery, medical training, and research using locally adapted models of health systems strengthening.

We are recruiting suitable candidates for a comprehensive HIV Care and Treatment award in the position below:

Job Title: Senior Technical Advisor (Care & Treatment)

Location: Kwara / Niger
FTE: 100%
Reports To: Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP)/Technical Director

Job Overview

  • Senior Technical Advisor will report to DCOP, will provide technical and managerial leadership (thematic lead) in the provisionof quality services that meet global and nationalstandards in HIV prevention (including PrEP), treatment, care, and reproductive/family planning services.
  • He/she will take lead in planning, implementation, monitoring, and reporting on HIV prevention activities and establish linkages betweencommunities and health services.
  • He/she will train and mentor project staff, health care providers, and consortium partners to provide high-qualityHIV, RH/FP services including screening and referral of identified clients with cancer of the cervix.
  • /he will be responsible for the development/adaptation of guidelines, standard operating procedures, anddeployment of appropriate, safe, and ethical models of care that would efficiently achieve results while maintaining program fidelity.
  • The STA willprovide direct support to government officials to design and implement activities/programs that would ensure the provision of resilient andsustainable HIV and RH programs.

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical leadership in HIV Care and Treatment (C&T)
  • Developing evidence-based strategies along the continuum of HIV care for the program with support from DCOP
  • Promoting innovative programming in C&T across USAID-ACE programs
  • Supporting clinical service delivery and mentoring teams in the design and implementation of innovative C&T interventions/ models and strengthening of HIV C&T components in current programs under the strategic direction of DCOP
  • Providing technical assistance, training, and mentoring to support USAID-ACE supported sitesin C&T
  • Developing comprehensive training materials, SOPS, and tools for HIV model clinics and systematically updating technical and other staff on HIV C&T
  • Supporting building organizational capacity for C&T
  • Support DCOP in the representation of ACE in working groups related to HIV C&T
  • Work with the DCOP to support the identification of priority research and evaluation to document the outcomes and impact of HIV C&T programs.
  • Support documentation of program experiences in HIV C&T as well as enhanced knowledge sharing to internal and external audiences around USAID-ACE program experiences including publishing in peer-review journals.

Requirements

  • Medical Degree (MBBS / MBChB / MD)
  • Possession of an MPH or post graduate clinical or public health degree is required
  • Minimum of 10 years experience working in the health or developmental field in Nigeria with at least 5 years’ progressive experience working in the PEPPAR HIV response
  • Proven experience in project development, planning, and facilitating technical training with extensive knowledge and skills for the application of differentiatedservice delivery
  • Familiarity with the Nigeria public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

Abilities:

  • Ability to analyze and use site-level granular data to identify gaps, develop remedial action plans to improve services delivery.
  • Clinical management and training experience and ability to understand the full range of issues around the clinical management of HIV/AIDS/TB, including the provision of ART
  • Proven ability in supervising staff.
  • Extensive clinical experience in the care of HIV infected adults and children in resource-poor settings.

Skills:

  • Excellent oral and report writing and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to write high quality scientific/management documents
  • Excellent collaboration and partnering skills in a teamwork environment
  • Proficient use of Microsoft office for documenting and reporting.
  • Proficient use of data management and analytic tools.

Application Closing Date
14th March, 2022 (Midnight).

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • Interested candidates are encouraged to click on the link above, complete the form and submit their CV / Resume and Cover Letter.
  • Please indicate the location from the options in the drop-down on the form.

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