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17 May 2020

Technical director

Job Description

Chemonics seeks a technical director for an anticipated multiyear USAID-funded HIV/AIDS project in South Sudan. This position is anticipated to be based in Juba with regional travel as needed. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide leadership and support the chief of party with clinical and technical direction to improve the prevention and care and treatment cascade through greater patient-centered services and by strengthening ministry of health governance
  • Supervise and provide continuous mentoring to clinical teams, technical specialists, and other program staff
  • Use surveillance data to inform programming and tailor interventions that close gaps for all age and population groups
  • Ensure use of timely and high-quality data for patient management
  • Ensure the technical soundness and appropriateness of all project assistance and clinical service delivery
  • Be innovative and implement strategies that demonstrably increase testing yields using index testing, reduce lost-to-follow-up (LTFU) through “recapture” campaigns using data to identify those who have fallen out of care, and other applicable approaches to address unmet needs and close gaps in the treatment continuum
  • Lead effective remote quality assurance and mentoring programs for hard to reach or inaccessible locations
  • Oversee and monitor site level performance, including clinical work planning, performance management, case finding, and care continuum linkage approaches
  • Identify issues and risks related to project implementation in a timely manner and make appropriate program adjustments

Preferred qualifications:

  • Minimum of a master’s degree in public health, epidemiology, or a related discipline
  • At least eight years of relevant development experience working as a senior level manager in public health programs in a developing country, preferably in PEPFAR supported HIV clinical service delivery programs
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge and experience in all components of HIV/AIDS programming, as well as cross-cutting areas such as health systems strengthening (HSS)
  • Proven experience analyzing data and leading service scale-up
  • Proven experience utilizing data to increase efficiency and streamline programs
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluency in English required

How to apply

Application Instructions: Please apply through https://ghdrecruit.formstack.com/forms/southsudan_ahec Candidates will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the positions are filled. No telephone inquiries, please. Only finalists will be contacted.

In addition, please download and complete Chemonics’ equal employment opportunity self-identification form and submit it separately to EEOselfidentify@chemonics.com with only South Sudan AHEC in the subject line.

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