SFH: VMMC Technical Director

Society for Family Health (SFH)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 22 February, 2019
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Society for Family Health (SFH) is a South African affiliate of Population Services International (PSI), an international NGO network operational in over 70 countries. SFH in South Africa concentrates on issues of HIV/ AIDS. As part of their HIV/AIDS control efforts, SFH is using social marketing to motivate behaviour change with respect to consistent condom use, HIV testing and other safer behaviours.

Title                                                                 : VMMC Technical Director

Department                                                     : Medical Programs- VMMC

Location                                                          : Park town

Employment status                                        : Fixed Term Contract

Responsibilities include:

Goals and strategy

  • Develop strategic plans based on what donors, government and SFH want
  • Monitor progress on achieving goals of strategic plans towards SFH and donor targets

Technical guidance

  • Provide technical guidance to all VMMC activities including the review and management of operational procedures
  • Give input into marketing strategies to reach 15-34-year-old males
  • Ensure the quality and effectiveness of the VMMC program
  • Provide technical guidance in the assessment, development, implementation and evaluation of VMMC services and support linkages to STI, ART and TB care.
  • Develop VMMC SOP
  • Conduct regular site visits to review program implementation and provide onsite and telephonic support as needed and make recommendations for corrective action as required.
  • Strengthen the capacity of service delivery teams to provide comprehensive VMMC services in alignment to National and PEPFAR guidelines and policies

Supervision

  • Supervise Program Managers and ensure that they grow in their jobs, skills and abilities
  • Ensure all subordinate staff meet expectations and provide high quality standard of work
  • Ensure use of evidence (data) in program management

Relationship management

Internal

  • Manage departmental synergies – in relation to your programs

External

  • Serve on interagency and SAG technical working groups (TWG)
  • Attend donor and DOH meetings
  • Share donor and DOH expectations with team members

Budget

  • Work with Finance to develop donor budgets
  • Oversee overall adherence to approved budgets in accordance with SFH financial policies
  • Approve expenditure for your department

Reporting

  • Develop year-to-year work-plans in collaboration with program manager and supporting teams
  • Support implementation teams in the development and monitoring of implementation plans
  • Provide expert advice on program target and analyse program results against targets and make recommendations for corrective action
  • Submit monthly reports to Country Director
  • Support SI Director to compile and submit all donor reports

Qualifications include:

Requirements

  • Bachelor of Medical and Surgical degree/ Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science or similar
  • Registration with HPCSA
  • Experience in MMC and surgery
  • Five years’ experience in Medical Male Circumcision and HIV
  • Ten years’ experience in Program Management
  • Experience working with donors and government
  • Experience in managing budgets and writing proposals

HOW TO APPLY

Please send your full application to recruitment@sfh.co.za by 22 February 2019. All application submissions will be reviewed and considered, only the most qualified candidates will be short listed and contacted for interviews. SFH is an equal opportunity employer.

Location: 
Johannesburg

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