Biomedical Advisor – PHSRF

General Responsibilities:
Supervise EpiC Project’s biomedical prevention portfolio, collaborating with the RHMT/CHMTs, Implementing partners and other key
As Biomedical Advisor will support the Program Manager in establishing and working closely with RHMT/CHMTs and other government and non-governmental partners to advance HIV biomedical prevention for KVP in the
Mentor and supervise Healthcare providers, community counselors, R/CHMTs to address their attitudes and beliefs towards KVPs, as well as improve the capacity of providers and R/CHMTs to deliver core and expanded packages of KVP
Supervise the implementation of various biomedical interventions including HIV Self-Testing, PrEP provision and community-based HIV Testing and
Ensure the implementation of EpiC project is aligned with national policies, standards and guidelines on KVP HIV
Supervise the operationalization of the National Guidelines for Comprehensive Package of HIV Interventions for
Provide Mentorship and support supervision as necessary for activities in Region
Work with Strategic Information team to ensure quality and verified data for the comprehensive biomedical package offered by EpiC Project in the
Promote and support the documentation of project best practices, success stories and lessons learned among.

Coordination Roles:
With support from the Project Manager & DMO’s office, to ensure the availability of government biomedical providers and none government registered providers for the provision of biomedical services at the community
Assist in organizing training/orientation to biomedical providers to be engaged USAID EpiC project activities and maintain the list of Service Providers working with the
Liaise with DACC and DMO’s office to obtain commodities, supplies and government M&E Tools for Biomedical
Supervise biomedical providers and ensure monthly planned activities are implemented and all Service Providers are reaching the targeted beneficiaries on time and with
Provide technical support and mentorship to biomedical team to ensure set standards are met as per the government guidelines and project SOPs.
Work closely with the Project Manager, R/CHMT members and other community partners to conduct joint supportive supervision at the council level and ensure the outcomes of the visits clearly documented and recommendations
Ensure the follow up of index testing is properly administered and linkages are made Partners for Health Services and Research Foundation (PHSRF).
Daily follow up on cases Linkage management of the tracked beneficiaries that received an outcome, Reconcile and compile data into the councils tracking register and the Index registers and maintain it on weekly
Jointly work with facility implementing partners at the council level to develop a sound Bi-directional referral network.
Ensure all service providers properly fill all required National and Project M&E tools and timely submission of service reports appropriately, including monthly summary reports to the catchment health
Ensure council service providers are reporting their daily performance through WhatsApp groups and other agreed
Ensure a timely preparation of weekly and monthly update and project reports on biomedical services progress to

Knowledge, Skills and Experiences:
Experience in managing HIV prevention and treatment portfolio, including provision of clinical services (HIV/AIDS, PrEP, ART, and PMTCT).
Strong leadership skills, as well as skills in training, facilitation, team building and
Experience in managing a team of 10 or more professional health care
Excellent grasp of clinical issues and current literature HIV/AIDS, family planning, TB and
Strong change management, results-oriented and decision-making skills
Leadership skills and technical capacity to support service delivery, especially at the community level.
Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform.
Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills in English and
Experience and understanding of USAID-funded
Experience in KVP
Experience in planning, developing, implementing and evaluating HIV public health programs Ability to travel nationally and internationally up to 40%.

Medical degree/ (Doctor, Assistant Medical officer or Nurse) post-graduate training in public health desirable as an
At least 5 years demonstrated experience working in one or more areas of biomedical HIV prevention including: HIV counseling and testing including HIV self-test, PrEP, HIV care and treatment (required), linkage case management, PMTCT, home-based care, voluntary medical male circumcision, or other applicable

Method of Application
The PHSRF provides equal employment opportunities to all individuals and if you are interested, you are encouraged to apply to: copy to
Interested and qualified applicants should send their cover letter and CV via email: above
DO NOT SEND CERTIFICATES. Closing Dates: 16th October 2020 at 17:00hrs.