Technical Advisor for HIV Prevention (Key Population)

Website Ciheb Zambia

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Organization Summary:

Ciheb-Zambia is a non-profit local Zambian organisation supporting Ministry of Health to scale up comprehensive HIV prevention and testing services and find the best solutions to life threatening situations among communities in Zambia.

Position Summary

The Technical Advisor for HIV Prevention (Key Population) will support the Program Director and play a crucial role in providing expert technical guidance on HIV prevention strategies, particularly focusing on key populations. This role is responsible for ensuring that program activities are evidence-based and aligned with global best practices in HIV prevention.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Offer expert technical guidance on HIV prevention strategies, with a specific focus on key populations.
  • Stay abreast of the latest research, trends, and developments in HIV prevention within key populations, and integrate this knowledge into program planning and implementation.
  • Provide technical assistance to program staff and partners to ensure that interventions are evidence-based, culturally sensitive, and tailored to the needs of key populations.
  • Collaborate closely with program managers and stakeholders to design, implement, and monitor HIV prevention activities, including the development of workplans, budgets, and monitoring frameworks.
  • Conduct regular assessments and evaluations of program activities to assess their effectiveness and identify areas for improvement.
  • Build capacity among program staff and partners in HIV prevention, including through training sessions, workshops, and mentoring.
  • Represent the organization in relevant technical working groups, conferences, and meetings related to HIV prevention and key populations.
  • Contribute to the development of programmatic and research agendas related to HIV prevention and key populations.
  • Maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including government agencies, civil society organizations, and international partners working in HIV prevention.

Minimum Qualifications

Education:

  • MBChB or its equivalent or health related degree, with a Master’s degree in a medical related field or Public Health.

Experience:

  • Experience in HIV prevention programming of at least 5 years and experience in HIV prevention among key populations.
  • Strong understanding of evidence-based HIV prevention interventions and global best practices.
  • Experience providing technical assistance and capacity building support to program staff and partners.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Ability to analyze data and information to inform programmatic decision-making.
  • Familiarity with donor requirements and regulations, particularly in the context of HIV prevention programming.
  • Commitment to upholding ethical standards and promoting human rights in HIV prevention efforts.

Other:

  • Excellent presentation and writing skills
  • High level of integrity, professionalism, and ethical conduct.
  • Willingness to travel occasionally to project sites as required.

Language:

  • Fluency in English (speaking, reading, and writing).

To Apply

Submit your Curriculum Vitae with three traceable referees and cover letter on or before 7th February 2024 by using the link below.

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