SFH: VMMC Provincial Lead

Society for Family Health (SFH)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Thursday, 31 October, 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.                                                                             

Department                                                     : Medical Programs- VMMC
Employment status                                        : Fixed Term Contract
 

 Duties and Responsibilities:

 1. Planning

  • Formulates a detailed implementation plan for each district in his/ her jurisdiction and consolidate these into one provincial plan in liaison with PDOH to guide service delivery, demand creation, training, quality assurance, logistics and other aspects of the VMMC program.
  • Plans with IPC and School Health Coordinators and Site Managers on appropriate District specific demand creation activities and service delivery alignment.
  • Plans for proper service delivery models that are efficient and enable each district to meet its targets.
  • Plans for equitable resource allocation per demand and need across the province (Vehicles & commodities).
  • Engages districts and facilitate Campaign planning quarterly

 2. Financial Management

  • Work closely with the Program manager to come up with the provincial budget for each implementation year
  • Requests for funds for all districts activities including meetings and AE management
  • Reconcile all funds requested within the agreed timelines
  • Tracking adherence to program financial policy on funds being requested (correct amount, locum payments and petty cash)
  • Keeps track of provincial expenditure and seek ways of minimising and reducing costs.

3. Human Resource Management

  • Manages staff leave plans and come up with an annual leave schedule for subordinates to avoid service disruption
  • Guides teams on both services delivery and demand creation, per NDOH, PSI and Donor expectations
  • Supervises the work of the District Coordinators, Provincial Demand Generation Manager, M and E Officer, QA Officer
  • Mentors and coaches teams to ensure that they align with demand creation and service delivery SOP manuals.
  • Facilitates the processing of demand creation and service delivery teams` contracts every year
  • Conducts probationary and annual performance evaluation for SFH Staff directly reporting to him/ her

4. Quality Assurance

  • Liaises with the Quality Assurance Manager, Provincial QA officer, Provincial and District Department of Health and identifies needs and follows up findings of Quality assessments in the province.
  • With input from the Provincial Demand Creation Manager, facilitate regular supervision and feedback to the IPC Supervisors through accompanied visits
  • Conducts active surveillance for Severe Adverse Events management and reporting in the province as per DOH and PEPFAR  guidelines.
  • Facilitates post MC care and follow-ups through client satisfaction surveillance (use of suggestion boxes, telephone clients’ comments register)
  • Facilitates quality exchange visits within the region to share best practices.

5. Supply Chain Management

  • In liaison with the Admin Manager, Guide teams to timeously order commodities from a supply chain partner to ensure smooth running of the provincial VMMC program to avoid stock out
  • Ensures all service delivery teams are operating above minimum stock levels to enhance consistency in service provision
  • In liaison with the Marketing Department, coordinate the quantification, distribution and accounting of IEC /Promo materials in the province.
  • Facilitates the appropriate distribution and use of transport and camping material

6. Program Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Reviews and actions on daily, weekly and monthly demand creation and service delivery data.
  • Compiles and submit weekly and monthly update reports (AE, program indicators, demand creation and training) to the National VMMC Program Manager. 
  • Checks client intake forms against registers for data validation (completeness and accuracy)
  • Regularly conducts internal data quality audits
  • Facilitates proper filing and storage data

7. Stakeholders Management & Engagement

  • Continuously engage Provincial, and District DOH Management and service delivery teams and other stakeholders for VMMC scale-up
  • Conducts advocacy meetings to improve acceptance and ownership of the VMMC program.
  • Represents SFH at all provincial meetings organised by DOH and other stakeholders
  • Strengthens communication and timely feedback to district teams on payments, program changes and donor requirements

QUALIFICATIONS include:

Requirements: •     

  • Degree in Health, Social Sciences
  • Valid driver’s license
  • At least three years of project management or general management experience
  • At least three years’ experience working in HIV and AIDS field
  • At least three years’ experience in MMC service delivery, QA and/or program implementation
  • Experience in supervising diverse teams
  • Computer literate MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

HOW TO APPLY

Please send your full application to  recruitment@sfh.co.za  by 31 October 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: 
KwaZulu-Natal

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