Associate Director, Continuum of HIV Care & Treatment

Associate Director, Continuum of HIV Care & Treatment

FHI 360

Eswatini, Swaziland

JOB SUMMARY:

The Associate Director, Continuum of HIV Care & Treatment provides technical leadership for the project and support to the Technical Director in the management of project interventions for linkage to care, PMTCT, clinical management of HIV/AIDS and reproductive health towards the achievement of UNAIDS 95-95-95. The Associate Director will ensure the appropriate application of sound technical strategies and best practices to the design and implementation of these high-quality HIV care and treatment and reproductive health/family planning intervention.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • With the support of the Technical Director, oversee the development of strategies for the design and implementation of HIV/AIDS Care & Treatment and Reproductive Health/Family Planning strategies and approaches at the facility and community level.
  • Coordinate with community service providers to ensure uninterrupted continuum of care and treatment services.
  • Provide technical assistance in HIV/AIDS clinical management and PMTCT capacity building to field programs.
  • Develop guidelines, tools and recommendations related to the implementation, evaluation of clinical management of HIV/AIDS, PMTCT and RH/FP.
  • Contribute to development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to clinical management of HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, RH/FP and apply these lessons to modify existing and improve the design of new programs.
  • Represent FHI/Eswatini to donors and government officials on issues of clinical management of HIV/AIDS, PMTCT and RH/FP.
  • Remain informed on current programs in the field of clinical management of HIV/AIDS and related development field by reviewing current literature and stay alert to any implication of such experience and research for department activities.
  • Provide technical assistance in non-ART clinical care including the management of opportunistic infections (OI) and Palliative care capacity building to field programs.
  • Develop concept papers and research papers to improve and or extend existing studies in the management of HIV/AIDS activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • MB.BS/MD/PhD or similar degree with a minimum of 7 years relevant experience with at least 5 years progressive experience working in the health or development field in Eswatini.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in care and treatment for HIV/AIDS especially with ARV program.
  • Possession of an MPH or post graduate degree in a related field is highly desirable.
  • Proven experience in project development, planning and facilitating technical training.
  • Familiarity with Eswatini health system and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of health and development programs in developing countries in general and Eswatini specifically.
  • Experience in designing and implementing HIV/AIDS care and treatment programs in developing countries.
  • Clinical management and training experience and ability to understand full range of issues around the clinical management of HIV/AIDS, including provision of ART.
  • Familiarity with the scientific literature on HIV/AIDS and with research on care and treatment issues.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infection.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants, and recipients of assistance.
  • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication, including presentation and training skills.

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