FHI360: Various Vacancies

FHI360
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 4 March, 2016
Opportunity type: 
Employment

FHI 360 is a non- profit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.
 

TECHNICAL ADVISOR: KEY POPULATIONS JOB ID: 16677 (PRETORIA)

Key Responsibilities: Provides leadership on key population community interventions that can strengthen HIV prevention, care and treatment across the cascade; Provides technical assistance and capacity building including support for the design, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation of key population group HIV , HCT prevention, care, and treatment programs supported by FHI; Provides technical assistance on one or more key population group HIV care, treatment and support by ensuring innovative, evidence-informed programming; Provides HIV care and treatment related technical and management support Development of approaches to address the positive health dignity and prevention of key populations living with HIV (including for young key populations); Develops peer education and outreach approaches and other community-based interventions for key populations; Remains informed on current state-of-the-art programs in the HIV care and treatment field with focus on key populations, through the review of literature and articles, and maintains links with other international bodies which specialize in key population focused HIV treatment and care; Represents FHI 360 and the project in professional and public settings, and makes presentations at professional meetings and conferences; Develops scopes of work, project deliverables and monitoring and evaluation indicators and targets together with the SI team for grant and contract resource and service delivery partners as required; Develops guidance, tools and materials related to key population programming.

Requirements: Master’s Degree or its International Equivalent / Masters or other advanced degree in public health or related field desired; Experience in designing and implementing key population focused HIV prevention, care and treatment projects, including ART in developing countries (Asia, Africa and Latin America and Caribbean preferred); Experience working with key populations including one or more of the following sex workers, men who have sex with men, transgender persons and people who inject drugs; Knowledge of latest community led and outreach approaches and interventions for key populations; Knowledge of approaches for linking key populations to care and treatment, including peer navigation approaches and referral systems; Experience designing, implementing and/or evaluating interventions to reduce key population stigma and discrimination and mitigate violence against key populations; Familiarity with the scientific literature and evidence based HIV programming focused on key populations; Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infection, especially as they pertain to key populations; Ability to manage projects, consultants, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of programs; Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project partners, staff, subcontractors, consultants, and recipients of assistance; Knowledge of PEPFAR programming and reporting preferred.
 

KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT JOB ID: 16674 (PRETORIA)

Key Responsibilities: Coordinates, develops, reviews, tracks and revises assigned study- related documents including protocols, SOPs, monitoring plans, analysis plans, reports, and publications: Conducts data reviews to ensure quality and compliance standards; Performs administrative duties of purchasing supplies: Assists with meetings training materials and prepares minutes and presentations: Develops and maintains central files working with the M&E advisor and project data captures in both districts (UGu and eThekwini); Communicates with site staff to ensure updates and the successful completion of study goals; Performs other related duties as assigned

Requirements: Degree or its international equivalent in health, behavioural, life/social sciences, international development, human development or a related field. MPH or equivalent strongly preferred; A minimum of 1 year of clinical trial or public health research experience; Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and other staff; Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language as appropriate; Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private organization.
 

OFFICER MANAGER JOB ID: 16673 (DURBAN)

Key Responsibilities: Assign and monitor clerical, administrative and secretarial responsibilities and tasks among office staff; Allocate available resources to enable successful task performance; Manage office staff  and Co-ordinate office staff activities to ensure maximum efficiency; Design and implement filing systems and ensure filing systems are maintained and current; Establish and monitor procedures for record keeping Ensure security, integrity and confidentiality of  project data; Design and implement office policies and procedures and oversee adherence to office policies and procedures; Analyse and monitor internal processes and where necessary implement procedural and policy changes to improve operational efficiency; Prepare operational reports and schedules to ensure efficiency; Monitor and maintain office supplies inventory as well as Review and approve office supply acquisitions as well as project acquisitions in consultation with project managers; Handle customer inquiries and complaints as well as manage internal staff relations; Maintain a safe and secure working environment

Requirements: A business administration  degree or equivalent, a Master’s degree will be an advantage; Knowledge of accounting, data and administrative management practices and procedures; knowledge of administrative  practices and procedures as well as knowledge of human resources management practices and procedures; knowledge of business and management principles and previous experience in NGO setting is essential , knowledge of PEPFAR funded projects will be an advantage; Computer skills and knowledge of office software packages
 

MONITORING AND EVALUATION COORDINATOR JOB ID: 16678 (DURBAN)

Key Responsibilities: Coordinate data management for all modalities; Coordinate Referral reporting for all modalities; Do data analysis for all the MSUs; Monthly feedback MSU teams; Mentor and coach data collection at field level; Monthly reporting to all clinics according to catchment area; Collate DOH District monthly data report; Support Data Audits for both districts to improve data quality; Work closely with Referrals coordinator to monitor linkages per district/modality and determine data recording gaps to strengthen referrals during counselling; Daily/Weekly tracking of HBHCT/Index Trailing and monitor the reach per community (to monitor saturation) – update maps etc.
 
Requirements: National Diploma or relevant qualification; Training in data management will be an added advantage; above average numeric skills; Ability to speak at least two local languages is essential. Level 4 Proficiency in  English is required; Computer literacy in Microsoft Office, especially  Intermediate MS Excel, MS Word; 1 to 2 years’ experience in data collection and capturing in a health systems bases and other data; Research environment or within the public health sector will be advantageous; Excellent administrative and organisational skills.
 

CLINICAL NURSE MENTOR JOB ID: 16680 (DURBAN)

Key Responsibility: Technical- Assist KZN DoH and other local partners in developing/implementing  Key population and HCTQA services in South Africa; Assist health facility staff in integrating key populations services with ANC, TB, STI and other priority health services; Conduct and/or coordinate onsite training programs in expanding access to key populations and HCTQA; Assist healthcare workers and service outlets in complying with national key populations standards and HCTQA; Provide ongoing mentoring to service outlet staff in improving acceptance of key populations through better integration of services, increased compliance with standards, among others; Work with service outlet and regional health staff to prioritize problem areas affecting key populations’ services uptake, develop and implement solutions; Assist district and provincial staff in improving supervision and information management of HIV programmes; Assist HCTQA and Key population services in South service outlets in preparing reports and track performance against district and provincial targets.
 
Coordination and Collaboration: Work with national and local-level Provincial and District managers and facility staff and other stakeholders to develop implementation strategies and work plans for increasing access to and quality of HIV program services; Work with Provincial and District staff in scaling-up successful HIV program interventions; Liaise with Provincial and District and other partners.
 
Requirements: A Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and /or Public health, biological or health sciences or related discipline; Diploma in Primary Healthcare will be an added advantage; Clinical mentorship experience is required; 5 years’ experience in a  Primary health care setting; HCT/PITC  experience is essential; Quality Assurance/ Quality improvement (QA/QI) experience is required; Experience in working with Key Populations will be an added advantage; A valid driver’s license (code 8 and/or PDP); Willing to travel between EThekwini and Ugu districts

 
ENROLLED NURSE X2 JOB ID: 16675 (UGU DISTRICT: PORT SHEPSTONE)

Key Responsibilities: Provide Community HIV Counselling and Testing within the framework of Provider Initiated Counselling & Testing (PITC), assuring the quality of HIV testing; Ensure quality control measures including record keeping for all activities undertaken for the running of the MSU and other testing modalities; Supervise and mange Mobile and community based teams; Ensure Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting on activities carried out in the Mobile Service Unit; Carry out all other duties as may be designated by the supervisor

Requirements: Nursing certificate, Registered with the SANC as an Enrolled Nurse, Knowledge of the Nursing Council’ regulations & Knowledge of the National Health Act, Communication skills, PICT training, Experience in a clinic / primary health care setting. HIV experience is essential; Experience in working with Key Populations will be an added advantage; A valid driver’s license (code 8 and/or PDP).
 

PROFESSIONAL NURSE JOB ID: 16676 (UGU DISTRICT: PORT SHEPSTONE)

Key Responsibilities: Provide Community HIV Counselling and Testing within the framework of Provider Initiated Counselling & Testing (PITC), assuring the quality of HIV testing; Ensure quality control measures including record keeping for all activities undertaken for the running of the MSU and other testing modalities; Supervise and mange Mobile and community based teams; Ensure Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting on activities carried out in the Mobile Service Unit; Carry out all other duties as may be designated by the supervisor.

Requirements: General Nursing and Midwifery, currently registered with the South African Nursing Council; Clinical Nurse Practitioner. Reproductive Health (Family Planning), 10-day training; PICT training, a dispensing license is a pre-requisite; 5-10 years’ experience in a clinic / primary health care setting. HIV experience is essential; Experience in working with Key Populations will be an added advantage; A valid driver’s license (code 8 and/or PDP).
 

DATA CAPTURER JOB ID: 16679 (UGU DISTRICT: PORT SHEPSTONE)

Key Responsibilities: Ensure accurate daily data capturing and compilation for designated Community Based Counselling and Testing (CBCT) Mobile Service Units (MSU) points; Capture monthly data on monthly summary sheets; Ensure that all CBCT outputs are captured in the Client Tracking System according to Standard Operation Procedures; Send reports as and when required to the programme manager; Validate the standard of data captured by performing systems verifications; Perform data quality assurance and control measures and timely submission of reports.

Requirements: Grade 12 or higher, work experience in data capturing of HCT data, Tier.net or ETR.net; Knowledge of Word, Power Point, Excel and DHIS; Data Analysis, Data Quality assessment; Knowledge of DHMIS Policy and Data Management SOPs

For more information on the job specification visit the FHI360 career web page. Interested candidates may submit their resume together with a motivational cover letter indicating the position for which they are applying, to http://www.fhi360.org/careers. Closing Date: 4 March 2016.
 
NB: Preference will be given to SA citizens and permanent residents. Applicants with work visas must possess visas which permit work for FHI360.

We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please click here to visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.

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