6. Jan, 13:49
Nairobi CBD, Nairobi
IntraHealth is currently accepting expression of interest for potential candidates in serving as County Service Delivery Manager for an upcoming USAID funded HIV Service Delivery Support Activity (HSDSA) tender in Kenya which aims to increase access and coverage for HIV prevention, care and treatment services towards achieving the “90-90-90” targets. The County Service Delivery Manager will be responsible for the coordination and management of technical and clinical support to target counties and facilities in delivering high quality HIV services. S/he will maintain collaborative relationship with counties, facilities and other implementing partners to enhance the capacity of county and facility staff to carry out essential HIV services and ensure that services adhere to GOK and PEPFAR technical and ethical standards.
Provide overall technical and managerial leadership of the HIV services delivery team members at the county level
Ensure the achievement of high quality HIV prevention, treatment and care services
Serve as key liaison and work collaboratively with country health department, health facilities and other implementing partners in the target counties and communicate with the project main office
Identify obstacles and risks related to implementation of the HIV services in a timely manner, suggest appropriate adjustments and communicate with project leadership
Lead the service delivery team to develop strategies to support counties and health facilities in delivering high quality HIV services
Support the design and implementation of strategies for community testing to increase uptake of HIV testing service in the target community
Enhance linkages and referrals between the community and the facility to ensure a continuum of care and treatment service for HIV positive individuals
Support the design of strategies to increase uptake, improve adherence and follow up of patients receiving HIV treatment services
Coordinate among key stakeholders, other implementing partners and GOK institutions and representatives at the county level
Develop technical capacity and transfer of technical expertise in HIV/AIDS clinical services to county management and facility staff to enhance quality of HIV services.
Provide technical support and supportive supervision to project sub-grantees and implementing partners
Participate in count level planning, development, and M&E activities related to HIV testing, treatment and care interventions, and referral and supervision systems
Synthesize and disseminate lessons learned and best practices through reports, working group meetings, and workshops
Monitor progress and provide implementation status update to the project team and contribute to donor report
Education & Experience
Minimum Master’s degree in Public Health, medical degree, nursing, international development or related field.
Minimum seven (7) years of relevant professional experience managing and implementing HIV service delivery programs.
Five (5) years demonstrated experience in managing and supervising a team and project design.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with government representatives, for-profit private sector entities, local community organizations, donors and other stakeholders, particularly at the sub-national level.
Proven technical knowledge and/or clinical expertise in HIV/AIDS services and understanding of how those services are delivered at the health facilities in Kenya.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively interact and collaborate with national, county and community level government authorities, implementing partners and other key stakeholders
Experience working with USG directly or as an implementing partner at national and/or county levels
Demonstrated past achievements in capacity building and fostering team work for desired results
Professional level of oral and written fluency in English language
Computer literacy in Word, Excel, Power Point