Job Description

Technical Director

Location: Maputo, Mozambique

Posting Date: 11/25/2017

Deadline Date: 01/05/2018

Starting Date: 05/01/2018

Description

John Snow, Inc. (JSI) seeks a dynamic and highly experienced candidate for the Technical Director position for a USAID-funded HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment proposal, titled “Efficiencies for Clinical HIV Outcomes” (ECHO), in Mozambique. The purpose of ECHO is to reduce HIV mortality, morbidity and transmission, while strengthening the capacity of the Ministry of Health to deliver quality HIV/AIDS services across the continuum of care. This project will increase coverage of high impact health and nutrition services by implementing evidence-based interventions to increase early initiation of ART, provide high quality services, ensure robust retention strategies and achieve epidemic control. Additionally, this project will compile research and program evaluation to improve the policy environment for HIV/AIDS programming, and building the capacity of CSO’s and local NGOs to continue the work.

Should JSI be the successful bidder, this will be a full-time position based in Mozambique. The Technical Director will report to the Chief of Party.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for the technical direction and technical outcomes of ECHO
  • Work with the Specialist Advisors (strategic information, HIV/AIDS treatment, viral load/lab) in implementing technical principles guiding the program
  • Provide guidance in achieving 80% HIV treatment coverage, 90% viral suppression, rapid scale-up and maintenance of HIV interventions; and in generating evidence and quality data, and creating recommendations to strengthen public health services for HIV epidemic control
  • Ensure and direct the development of regular and timely programmatic updates and reports across all technical objectives

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of a medical degree or a doctoral level degree in public health or related field
  • At least 10 years of experience in clinical service delivery of HIV related interventions
  • Strong skills in interpretation and data use and translation into policy
  • Demonstrated experience at a senior level participating or advising in high level MOH meetings, discussions, boards
  • Demonstrated ability in monitoring similar programs and interpreting and utilizing national level data
  • Strong oral and written skills in Portuguese and English are required

Salary commensurate with experience.


Interested candidates should submit their resumes and cover letters online by 01/05/2018.


No phone calls please.
Principals only please.

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