Senior Technical Advisor (Health Systems)

Job Description

Right to Care Malawi a local not for profit organisation is at the vanguard in supporting and delivering prevention, care, and treatment services for HIV and associated diseases. We work with government and communities to find pioneering solutions to build and strengthening public healthcare.

We embrace a strong entrepreneurial culture and focuses on innovation and the use of technology to enhance services, address skills shortages, and deliver quality healthcare outcomes. Our areas of expertise include HIV and TB care and treatment, Maternal and childcare and education programs, pharmacy automation, medical male circumcision, and cervical cancer diagnosis and treatment.

RTC -Malawi in collaboration with PSI will be implementing VMMC project in two districts of Mulanje and Phalombe Districts in the southern region. RTC-Malawi seeks to fill the open positions on 

fixed term contract

 and to be based at our 

Blantyre Offices


Reporting to: Country Director

The incumbent will be the lead technical expert in health systems issues particularly relevant for the HIV/AIDS program. S/he remains current in all USG, PEPFAR and national policies and health systems factors contributing to or hindering the achievement of PEPFAR goals in Malawi including leadership and governance, health workforce capacity development, retention and allocation, health system reform. S/he is well versed in global evidence and best practice for health systems strengthening and provides technical leadership to the activity and to the MOH as appropriate.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE


Minimum:

· An advanced degree in the medical field, public health, or a related field

· Five (5) to Seven (7) years of progressive Health Systems experience working in Malawi and/or other developing country contexts, and demonstrated technical and management expertise in the field of public health

· Demonstrated progressive experience working in the field of HIV/AIDS service delivery, policy, and/or research

· Demonstrated skills in monitoring and evaluating health systems strengthening activities

· Strong leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills

Demonstrated written, presentation, and communication skills in English

TECHNICAL AND BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES

· Ability to work autonomously and prioritise own workload

· Ability to deal sensitively with confidential matters

· Excellent Reporting and writing skills

· Ability to work as part of a team

· Resilience under pressure

Willingness to travel and work for long hours

About the Organization



Right to Care



 

(RTC)

 is a non-profit company with a vision that all HIV-positive patients receive high quality treatment, care and support, improving their quality of life and productivity in South Africa and other African Countries.

 


The EQUIP Consortium

 is led by Right to Care (RTC) in collaboration with four other Africa based Partners. The EQUIP Consortium provides countries with innovative and customized solutions that increase HIV testing and linkage to care, widens the coverage of ART, expands capacity for viral load monitoring and improves retention of patients on ART. With the support of USAID, EQUIP is designed to provide rapid responses to the needs of high-priority PEPFAR countries.

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