Care and Treatment Lead - Cameroon

  • Added Date: Tuesday, 28 January 2020
  • Deadline Date: Saturday, 29 February 2020

FHI 360 is a nonprofit 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 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates to fill the position below of Care and Treatment Lead.

Position Summary:

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Care & Treatment Lead for an anticipated CDC-funded award. The project will support implementation of high quality, evidence-informed case-finding and clinical care services for HIV along the clinical cascade in Cameroon. It will include implementing and supporting the best and most appropriate interventions to reach epidemic control across all age groups and populations.

The Care &Treatment (C&T) Lead will provide technical expertise and input into all project activities, including the overall project design, development of project evaluations, and delivery of technical assistance (TA) to national stakeholders.

The position will be based in Yaoundé and will report to the FHI 360 Principal Investigator. Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project and the selection of the final applicant is subject to CDC approval.

Cameroonian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Key Responsibilities and Contributions:

  • Contribute to overall project understanding of the care and treatment landscape in Cameroon
  • Provide input on design of evaluations and data collection tools.
  • Provide technical assistance to national and implementing partners particularly based on project findings, including incorporation of recommendations into national policies and guidelines.
  • Contribute to and review project deliverables for completeness, accuracy, and continuous quality improvement.
  • Disseminate project results to the donor and stakeholders, and through publications and presentations.
  • Together with the PI ensure timely, high-quality and complete submission of work plans, quarterly and annual reports, financial reports, and any other reports required by CDC.
  • Contribute to the development of program and financial management systems and policies.
  • Work with the PI to develop and nurture positive coordination and collaboration with partner organizations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education/Experience:

  • Master's degree in medicine, epidemiology, public health, or related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Five to eight years of technical experience in HIV prevention, care and treatment programs.
  • Experience designing and implementing program evaluations and surveillance studies preferred.
  • Ability to supervise technical staff, develop projects/activities, set realistic priorities, work plans, and timelines, and evaluate appropriately.
  • Experience with health care programs in resource-constrained settings and with local government partners, particularly in Cameroon.
  • Familiarity with data quality and data use for strategic information.
  • Familiarity with USG regulations and administrative procedures in the implementation of donor assisted projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with senior-level colleagues, particularly interacting productively, proactively, and comfortably with government agencies, NGOs, private sector groups, CDC and donor organizations.
  • Ability to work independently and manage various tasks in a team setting on a daily basis.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Fluency in French, proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • Ability to work with Microsoft Office software.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
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