FHI 360 Zambia
Posted Job
18 days ago

Associate Director: Care & Treatment/TQLA

FHI 360 is a non-profit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of:

Basic function

Under the guidance of the Care & Treatment Lead, The Associate Director: Care & Treatment/TQLA will provide technical leadership for the project and the management of project interventions for linkage to care, PMTCT, clinical management of TB/HIV and reproductive health towards the achievement of UNAIDS 95-95-95. The Associate Director will ensure the appropriate application of sound technical strategies and best practices to the design and implementation of these high-quality HIV care and treatment services. S/he will coordinate needs based, targeted technical assistance including continuous mentorship of multi-level managers in the Province on TQLA, promoting data utilization for daily course correction and adaptive management.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Adopt participatory approaches to review program data and identify emerging issues for intervention, as well as determine priority sites for intensive technical support.
  • Support the development of capacity optimization plan(s) for identified sites, covering clients’ experience/performance; technical performance; internal processes; and innovations, learning and growth.
  • Provide support to the overall leadership and management of project sites
  • Co-facilitate, as required, at Eastern Province Health Office (EPHO) workshops/trainings, contributing on the integration of TQLA principles into training activities.
  • Provide technical expertise in the development, design and operationalization of TQLA tools, such as target setting tools, burndown charts, data visualization windows, power point slides, etc.
  • Integrate TQLA concepts and support the development of various innovative processes for optimizing management/leadership abilities for improved program performance. Core areas of support will include but are not limited to granular level data collection, reporting and utilization for decision making.
  • Enhance EPHO’s regular situation room meetings, targeted feedback, and evidence based technical assistance to assigned health facilities and partner organizations.
  • Provide technical facilitation to quality improvement charters and collaboratives, and support continuation of constructive dialogues around granular level data in situation room meetings.
  • Support the development of an internal system for measuring and reporting the effects of TQLA interventions over time (i.e., effectiveness and efficiencies).
  • Stay abreast of latest technical developments in the field of care and treatment and support EPHO to apply cutting edge strategies to the HIV program.
  • Lead a team of technical experts to deliver focused support in core HIV program technical areas.

Qualifications and requirements

  • MBCHB/MBBS/Medical Doctor (MD) degree/PHD or similar with at least 10 years’ experience with at least 7 years progressive experience working in the health or development field in Zambia.
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in care and treatment for HIV/AIDS especially with ART program.
  • Expertise in care, treatment and support for adult, pediatric HIV/AIDS/eMTCT and TB at the clinical level, with the ability to understand full range of issues around the clinical management of HIV/AIDS and TB including provision of ART.
  • Sound technical knowledge of HIV prevention strategies such as Recency testing, Smart testing approaches, VMMC, PreP and Cervical cancer
  • Prior experience in training, mentoring, and supervising of clinical teams.
  • Familiarity with FHI 360’s Total Quality Leadership and Accountability (TQLA)© model, or very similar approaches to adaptive management and data use.
  • At least 8 years of senior-level experience within INGO-led, USG-funded public health programs focusing on HIV/AIDS, including ART.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact professionally with, gain credibility/respect from, and maintain strong relationships with key project stakeholders, especially PHOs and DHOs.
  • Ability to read, write and speak fluent English.

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