apacity Building Specialist, USAID/DRC Monitoring, Evaluation and Coordination Contract (MECC) 2, Kinshasa, DRC

apacity Building Specialist, USAID/DRC Monitoring, Evaluation and Coordination Contract (MECC) 2, Kinshasa, DRC Capacity Building Specialist, USAID/DRC Monitoring, Evaluation and Coordination Contract (MECC) 2, Kinshasa, DRC Company Profile: MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, D.C. metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Kenya, Indonesia, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Colombia and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with organizations across all sectors of international development to support clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the United Nations Development Progra…

Key Populations Clinical Advisor

Key Populations Clinical Advisor Vacancy Announcement Position Title: Key Populations Clinical Advisor Department/Program: Regional Program Implementation Level: D1 Reports to: Program Coordinator Direct Reports: N/A Based in: Addis Ababa   Duration of contract: Six Months   Remuneration: As per organization pay scale. Who we are? We’re Population Services International (PSI), the world’s leading non‐profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire by marketing affordable products and services that range from mosquito nets to contraceptives to HIV testing. We are a $560m enterprise based in Washington, DC, operating in the private and public sectors in more than 65 countries. Join us! There are over 9,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds - from the medical industry to the music business - all with unique skills we bring to the job. PSI/Ethiopia wants reimagine healthcare, put the consumer at the center, and whenever possible, bring quality care to the front door.  We achieve health impact in Ethiopia by working with both government and private partners and harvesting technology innovation to bring quality care closer to communities, schools, and homes.   We empower consumers by including them in the design of healthcare solutions, offering them more healthcare choices, and helping them to have a voice in influencing national priorities.  We work with all market actors in the health system to understand their needs, designing and delivering solutions so that market systems can sustainably serve consumers for the long term, helping to support the Government of Ethiopia in achieving Universal Health Coverage. We are looking for a multitasking and motivated KP Clinical Advisor to oversee MULU KP community-based  SBCC intervention to Key and Priority population of MULU KP programming by (i)  implementing the Dynamic microplanning and hot spot mapping ; (ii) strengthening capacity of community agents and DIC team in conducting BCC activity and linkage to biomedical services; (iii) providing technical support to  local implementing partners and other relevant stakeholders to facilitate the transfer of appropriate knowledge, skills, approaches and tools to address the HIV/STI prevention needs of the key populations iv) support the overall  BCC, case finding and enhance the Index Case and Social network HIV testing in coordination with ICT coordinators. Key Result Areas: Effective HIV programming targeting Key Populations Demand creation of individuals at high-risk of HIV infection HIV Case Identification of the hard-to-reach KPs Capacity and capability building Main Duties and Responsibilities: Provide technical guidance and oversight in the design, implementation, and evaluation of HIV/STI prevention and behavior change communication interventions and HIV services to Key Populations. Assist the overall planning and implementation of HIV case identification through ICT/PNS, social network and targeted outreach testing. Support the design, implementation of HIV/STI prevention and behavior change communication interventions and HIV services to Key Populations. Support local implementing partners and DIC team in hot spot mapping and dynamic microplanning use. Actively follow the linkage of behavioral intervention to biomedical services. Oversee and support the implementation of BCC through Local Implementing partners (LIPs) and focal person for BCC deliverables at the regional office. Assist the overall planning and implementation of HIV case identification through ICT/PNS, social network and targeted outreach testing. Contribute to the attainment of a 100% linkage of HIV positive individuals in coordination with the local implementing partners and public health facilities. Be actively involved in the expansion and scale up of PrEP, HIVST, ICT and HIV recency testing and case-based surveillance. Support community level providers in ensuring a KP friendly services. Support tailored trainings to site level staff to ensure the delivery of a comprehensive and integrated HIV/STI/FP services. Ensure the technical capacity of local implementing partners is strengthened to implement HIV/STI prevention and behavior change communication activities. Ensure the delivery of standard comprehensive HIV services targeting KPP and PP in Addis Ababa. Facilitate hotspot mapping, and using DMP for intensive HIV case finding through ICT and SNTS testing. Assist in the preparation and revision of site-level microplanning. Provide regular mentorship support to Drop-in-Centers (DICs) in Addis Ababa. Oversee implementation and provide technical assistance in the form of on-the-job training, coaching, and training to LIPs on HTS and integrated services. Coordinate joint clinical technical review meetings, involving DICs staffs to facilitate learnings and experience sharing. Ensure and strengthen the referral linkage between community and facility as per the SOP. Ensure timely submission of weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, quarterly Semi-Annual, and annual SBCC reports per donor and PSI requirement. Oversee the regular data review conducted by the LIPs, provide feedback, and ensure proper use of data for making effective decisions. Work with the sub city health office and build rapport. Support the documentation and dissemination of the regional office best practices, success stories and case studies for external consumption and PSI/E central office. Review and analyze site level performance data, document, and disseminate lesson learned and best practices on SBCC. Job Requirements Background Master’s degree in Public Health, Nursing or related fields with six (6) years of demonstrated experience in HIV prevention, care and treatment services OR Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Nursing or related fields with eight (8) years of demonstrated experience in HIV prevention, care and treatment services What would get us excited? Having training on HIV prevention, care and treatment services. Basic understanding of national HIV prevention programming targeting KP, preferably hands on    HIV prevention and testing service provision, coaching and mentoring experiences. Experience in SBCC, clinical services and community HIV service monitoring. Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills. Strong working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other applications, Willingness to work on any assigned task How to Apply Are you intrigued? Apply! By following our 3 steps application process: Fill out the application formusing the following link: Online Application Form. It will only take 5 to 10 minutes.  Send your CVand application letter to recruitment@psiet.org clearly mark “Application for Key Populations Clinical Advisor Position” in the subject line. Checkyour email and make sure you receive an automatic response acknowledging receipt of your application that means your application was successful. If you don’t receive the automatic response, check again your subject line and if needed, re-submit your CV and application letter with the correct subject. Application deadline June 12, 2020 We’ll call or e-mail you back if there is a good fit on both sides. PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or disability.

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