National Programme Administrator HIV/STI/Tb Unit (FMG/SEG 3)

JOB PURPOSE

The National Programme Administrator will support the Director Treatment Care and Support in conducting, monitoring and coordinating all activities of the treatment, care & support component.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS

  • Act as a focal point for support and guidance for Treatment, Care and Support component.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of all Treatment, Care and Support activities.
  • Improve linkages between the health care system and the National HIV Programme.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of centralized and decentralized programmes e.g. (PHDP, HIV resistance, PITC).
  • Assist with all linkage and retention activities.
  • Attend monthly/quarterly/annual meetings/conferences/workshops and special sessions (international and local) as required of Parish and Regional HIV Programme Personnel
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly/annual/ad hoc quantitative and qualitative reports and submit to Director Treatment, Care and Support.
  • Oversee and assist with the collection, compilation of all associated data in collaboration with the Parish and Regional teams.
  • Provide technical guidance to the Regional Treatment Care & Support Officers
  • Manages the procurement of viral load, CD 4, infant formula and DNA PCR tests, reagents and supplies
  • Coordinate and conduct treatment site audits
  • Track/monitor HIV Exposed Infants & Syphilis Exposed Infants
  • Monitors monthly regional HIV, CI and Regional TCS reports

 

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

  • Understanding of the Grant/MOH system for reporting and monitoring;
  • Highly organized;
  • Ability to draft well-written correspondences;
  • Analytical thinker with strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines.
  • Proficiency in the use of relevant computer applications.
  • Possess excellent oral and written skills
  • Have good interpersonal skills
  • HIV/AIDS knowledge and experience managing HIV/AIDS patients would be an asset.

 

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree Social Sciences
  • Masters’ in Public Health would be an advantage
  • Have at least 5 years field experience in HIV

 

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Interested persons may apply in writing accompanied by resumes. Applications must be submitted no later than May 28, 2018 to:

Director
Human Resource Management & Development
Ministry of Health
10A Chelsea Avenue
Kingston 10
jobapplications.moh@gmail.com

Please note that responses will be sent to short- listed applicants only