Senior Technical Advisor Job in Kenya

Job Summary

This position will lead
the implementation of care and treatment and the development of centers of
excellence for advanced care and treatment within the National Teaching and
Referral Hospitals (NTRH). He/ She will guide the technical strategy, and ensure
fidelity/quality and effectiveness of program implementation, including, but
not limited to development of conceptual framework; leadership, coordination,
and management of technical assistance approaches and provision; evaluation of
project effectiveness and performance and quality improvement processes

Roles and Responsibilities:

Design and lead program initiatives to increase utilization
and delivery of high-quality, high-impact comprehensive HIV and TB
services across the continuum of care, including effective and efficient
HIV and TB case identification strategies to treatment cascades.

Strengthen the role of NTRH as a clinical reference for the
management of advanced HIV and complex cases alongside capacity building
of health care workers through training, mentorship, and advanced
rotations.

Strengthen the collaboration and integration of specialists
to provide advanced HIV management expertise alongside the implementation
of efficient bi-directional referral systems.

Structure integration of AHD and NCDs including mental health
services by capacity-building healthcare workers to screen, scale-up, and
manage clients in integrated SDPs for advanced HIV disease, Tuberculosis,
hypertension; diabetes; mental illness, and cancer.

Support for Pumwani Hospital to serve as a COE for Maternal
Child Health and Pediatrics HIV Care and Treatment and realize virtual
elimination of MTCT of HIV

Work with Mathari NTRH to develop it as a center of
excellence (CoE) in the provision of psychosocial support and management
of mental health complications for PLHIV including comprehensive care of
PWIDs

Work with the Laboratory team to optimize laboratory
diagnostic capacity and VL/EID/TB networks to implement and sustain
accessible and quality-assured services in laboratory and point of care
testing (POCT) including implementation of IPC

Work with the supply chain team to ensure commodity security
and support for enhanced medical therapy management.

Provide leadership for continuous quality improvement (CQI)
initiatives for efficient operations management and technical assistance
to increase utilization of and continuity in program strategies.

Strengthen program data management systems to ensure timely
and efficient data collection and reporting, primarily ensuring sustained
enhanced EMR systems, including point of care systems and mobile health
(mHealth) applications in place alongside enhanced, data demand and
information use through structured technical review meetings and
implementation of evidence-based public health approaches to service
delivery.

Ensure program fidelity through continuous monitoring of
program achievements aligned to program resources outlay.

Supervises Technical Leads and supports coaching staff in all
aspects related to HIV prevention, care, and treatment and provides
technical assistance within relevant Technical Working Groups (TWG),
particularly C&T task teams, workshops, and campaigns.

Provide support for sustainable capacity and enhanced
organizational management systems to ensure supported facilities assume
increasing responsibility in delivery through prioritized transition of
human resources, capacity building and supervision, and increasing its
health financing responsibility and management processes.

Qualifications

Education

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery
Master’s degree or higher in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics or
Public Health, or health-related discipline

Experience, Knowledge, and
Skills

Minimum of 10 years experience designing, implementing, and
providing technical assistance for complex HIV prevention, care, and
treatment programs in the public health sector with at least 5 years at
senior level

Proven experience in the successful implementation of health
system-strengthening projects.

Experience in health program design, work planning,
reporting, monitoring, and evaluation

Solid understanding of relevant Kenya national HIV technical
policies and guidelines

Experience and familiarity with donor-funded programs
including the US government PEPFAR programs.

Demonstrated strong presentation, written, and verbal
communication skills, and strong team/capacity-building experience.

How To Apply

Kindly send your
application which includes a cover letter and an updated CV including names of
three professional referees to CIHEBKENYA_Recruitment@cihebkenya.org on
or before 30th January 2024.
Applicants are advised to include the title “SENIOR
TECHNICAL ADVISOR -CARE AND TREATMENT AND ADVANCED HIV DISEASE MANAGEMENT”
 in
the subject line.

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