Sunday , December 10 2023

TB HIV Care Vacancies Eastern Cape – Regional Manager

Website TB HIV Care

Job Description:

The Regional Manager will lead a dynamic team that provides operational management and technical support across all aspects of the Care and Treatment (C&T) Programme. The focus is to provide direct service delivery implementation support, in conjunction with technical assistance and evaluation of health interventions. The regional manager will support and monitor HIV and TB clinical cascades to ensure integrated TB and HIV screening, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and continuity of care to strengthen the health system. The incumbent will be fluent with PEPFAR (CDC) initiatives and Department of Health objectives in order to balance funder and NDoH priorities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Advocates for integrated TB and HIV screening, diagnosis and treatment as well as continuity of care through UTT, HIVSS, community -based ART initiation and adherence to antiretroviral therapy
  • Adopts targeted screening for TB and STI amongst high-risk populations
  • Develops and coordinates the implementation of differentiated care models to strengthen the health system and render integrated TB/HIV and STI care to achieve the global targets including 95-95-95 for TB and HIV, and 70-70-70 for STIs
  • Collaborates closely with districts and the province to ensure that health systems within the district address individual, family and community capacity to increase consumer awareness and behaviour change and promote health, prevent diseases, and enhance the appropriate use of health services, including mental health, youth health, HIV and AIDS, TB and non-communicable diseases
  • Evaluates health interventions adopting QI methodology to analyse TB and HIV screening outcomes
  • Supports the use of robust electronic data collection systems to assess the provision of health interventions, and sets up rapid appraisals, and in-depth evaluations
  • Fosters an environment in which research aspects of TB and HIV care can succeed
  • Supports the implementation of improvement projects and innovations in health facilities
  • Supports facility, district and provincial QI reporting and data utilisation, linked to operational microplanning
  • Ensure the team is adequately trained and resourced to meet objectives
  • Perform annual performance appraisals
  • Chair disciplinary enquiries
  • Provide the team with a vision and motivate and inspire team members
  • Coach, mentor and develop team members
  • Assists the programme director in drafting programme budgets and to monitor and control resource utilisation for optimal cost efficiency, value and impact.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in MBChB, B. Cur or equivalent degree/diploma plus MPH or equivalent qualification
  • HIV and TB clinical management
  • Financial management
  • Organisational QI methodology
  • Minimum of 5 years senior project/programme management level experience in a relevant programme area/field (preferably in the NGO sector)
  • Experience in drafting final project/programme budget and work plans for high level stakeholders
  • Experience in drafting final performance report at project/programme level for high level stakeholders
  • Experience in QI implementation and formal clinical facilitation will be advantageous
  • Demonstrate ability to interpret and utilise complex programmatic data at a senior management level
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office
  • Valid registration with SANC or HPCSA
  • Willingness to travel extensively, as required
  • Ability to communicate in isiXhosa and English or another South African language
  • Valid code 08 driver’s licence
  • Clear criminal record
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Leadership
  • Attention to detail
  • Computer literacy and IT skills
  • Knowledge and application of QI approaches
  • Problem solving
  • Stakeholder management
  • Excellent organisational and administration skills
  • Reporting and statistics

Job Details:

Company: TB HIV Care

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Eastern Cape

Application Deadline: N/A

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