Senior Program Officer Job in Kenya

ICAP of Columbia University is working in partnership with the Ministry of Health in Kenya to strengthen HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment services in County and Sub County health facilities.

The Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF-UK) and the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) have launched an ambitious initiative called ‘Accelerated Children’s HIV / AIDS Treatment ( ACT)’ which aims to double the total number of children on antiretroviral therapy (ART) to 300,000 across ten priority African countries by September 2016.
 
Applications are invited for the following position:
 

Position: Senior Program Officer - ACT
 
Location: Kisumu with travel to ICAP facilities in Nyanza 

Overall Job Function: Reporting to the Regional Program Director, Nyanza, the Senior Program Officer is a member of the Regional Technical Team and oversees implementation of field program activities for efficient delivery of quality HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment for children and adolescents

Key Responsibilities
  • To oversee the planning, initiation and implementation of paediatric and adolescent HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment services at ICAP-supported facilities in the region
  • To provide on-going supervision of ICAP-supported HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment and retention programs on pediatrics and adolescents
  • To participate in training and mentorship of ICAP program officers and site staff and Health Care workers
  • To provide technical support for planning and implementation of pediatric TB/HIV activities at ICAP-supported facilities
  • To assist in monitoring and evaluation and ensuring quality assurance of HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment programs
  • To liaise with county health officials and other stakeholders in coordinating the implementation of the paediatric program
  • To prepare budgets, work plans, reports and other technical papers
Key Requirements
  • Degree in Medicine, MPH, or an advanced relevant degree
  • 5 years of experience managing donor-funded health and/or HIV programs in the public sector
All applications including a current CV, telephone number and referees (either current or former supervisor) should be sent to 

the Director- Human Resources, 
ICAP, 
jobs@icapkenya.org 

on or before April 8, 2016. 

Do not send certificates. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

ICAP is an Equal Opportunity Employer

icap.columbia.edu

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