PATH is a global nonprofit dedicated to achieving health equity. PATH Kenya seeks to recruit Program Officer, TB/HIV to provide technical support and expertise, coordination and supervision of all Tuberculosis and TB/HIV activities at the county, sub county and facility level in compliance with national and donor guidelines and policies
Duties and responsibilities:
- Oversee and contribute to implementation of the programmatic management of TB and TB/HIV services to promote expansion of quality TB services based on national guidelines.
- Participate in project work providing advice in the area of TB/HIV integration and building capacity.
- Support active scale up of TPT.
- Participate in TB review meetings and provide feedback on TB case management and TB program performance with a focus on clinical TB management to program team at these meetings conducted to analyze findings of supervision and results of local TB programs.
- Oversee implementation of the TB workplan across the supported counties.
- Liaise with the national TB program, county and sub county TB coordinators on behalf of the program
- Identify, develop, coordinate, and implement new activities in TB control, such as Directly Observed Treatment Short Course (DOTS) expansion; HIV/TB collaborative activities; high-quality monitoring and evaluation; and advocacy, communications, and social mobilization.
- Work collaboratively with program officers and partners to ensure timely completion of project deliverables.
- Ensure that TB efforts are linked in a network to testing, care and treatment programs that address a multitude of cross-cutting issues, such as stigma reduction and gender.
- Conduct site visits to review implementation of TB/HIV activities and meet with beneficiaries, communicate findings and recommendations for strengthening TB/HIV interventions with program team
- Compile monthly progress reports of individual county’ activities and submit it to the supervisor
- Analyze the partners reports to capture best practices and success stories emerging from the interventions and share in various forums.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Public health or any other relevant degree
- Minimum of five years’ experience in public health, preferably with TB or HIV programming.
- Technical knowledge of clinical, public health, and programmatic aspects of TB control and of HIV/TB integration issues.
- Team focused with the ability to foster effective working relationships between partners, NGOs and CBOs, governments and the community.
- Demonstrated collaborative skills in working with communities, partners, and donors in TB community.
- Programmatic, theoretical and philosophical grasp of technical areas pertaining to TB
- Advanced HIV/TB Care and Treatment trainings will be a distinct advantage.
- Hands on clinical experience in HIV service delivery and technical coordination.
- Proven experience and familiarity with MOH/GOK health systems.
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