BackgroundQualifications & Experience Required:
Education: Relevant advanced academic degree (Medicine, Social Sciences, Public Health, Development Studies, Economics or related fields); previous experience leading teams; knowledge of TB and HIV programmes; knowledge of institutional development and capacity assessment; high quality report writing skills;
Knowledge & Skills: Demonstrated experience in conducting advocacy studies and planning for advocacy campaigns. Demonstrated experience in institutional development and with knowledge of TB and HIV programmes and implementation; Experience working with governments, international donors and others. Sensitivity to and ability to work with people living with HIV, at risk and affected by HIV including key populations. Knowledge and skills in capacity assessment in relation to large scale public programmes; Specific knowledge of mapping, programmes coordination and data base development; Demonstrated ability to prepare for, facilitate and lead, national surveys; Demonstrated ability to present information and ideas and to communicate effectively; Demonstrated data collection and analytical writing skills; Knowledge of the East and Southern Africa Community (EAC & SADC) administrative structures is an added advantage; Proven ability to: (i) handle multiple tasks under pressure with short deadlines; (ii) ability to work independently, seeking guidance on complex issues; and (iii) excellent interpersonal skills, proven team orientation and the ability to work across unit boundaries.
Experience: At least 5-8 years’ experience working in TB and HIV programmes and institutional development; Demonstrated experience in conducting advocacy studies and planning for advocacy campaigns; Relevant academic degree (Medicine, Public Health, Social Sciences, Development Studies, Economics or related filed); previous experience leading teams; knowledge of social protection programs; knowledge of institutional development and capacity assessment; high quality report writing skills; Prior experience working closely with the SADC and EAC; Prior experience on information / Data management– database development; qualitative research software skills; mapping skills.
Languages: Fluency in English is essential, working knowledge of French, Portuguese and or KiSwahili will be an added advantage.
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