Senior Integrated SRH/HIV Services Advisor - DREAMS Malawi

  • Added Date: Friday, 09 August 2019
  • Deadline Date: Thursday, 31 October 2019

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At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. A nonprofit international development organization founded in 1971, Pact works on the ground in nearly 40 countries to improve the lives of those who are challenged by poverty and marginalization. We serve these communities because we envision a world where everyone owns their future. To do this, we build systemic solutions in partnership with local organizations, businesses, and governments that create sustainable and resilient communities where those we serve are heard, capable, and vibrant. Pact is a recognized global leader in international development. Our staff have a range of expertise in areas including public health, capacity development, governance and civil society, natural resource management, poverty, fragile states, monitoring and evaluation, small-scale and artisanal mining, microfinance and more. This expertise is combined in Pact’s unique integrated approach, which focuses on systemic changes needed to improve people’s lives.


Program Delivery (PDEL) - Pact exists to help create a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future. The Program Delivery Team, contributes to realizing this purpose by: Forging smart partnerships and treating all people with dignity and respect; Applying organizational policies and regulatory compliance appropriately and consistently; Facilitating team spirit among colleagues and promoting the organization through communications; Influencing decision makers through focused, relevant communications; Continually striving to learn and share knowledge and find small ways to make the workplace more enjoyable for all; Cultivating and harvesting innovation; Contributing to the organization’s ability to think and act strategically at all times; Inspiring and spreading our desired organizational culture across the global enterprise.

Position Overview

Pact is recruiting a Senior Integrated SRH/HIV Services Advisor for an upcoming USAID-funded five-year DREAMS program. The program will: a) expand the use of high quality, integrated, sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and HIV prevention services by AGYW aged 10 to 24 in two districts; and, b) increase case-finding of undiagnosed HIV-positive individuals in four districts, through targeted outreach testing with robust linkages to ART. HIV case-finding will focus on adult men and young people aged 15-24, who constitute the majority of undiagnosed HIV-positive persons in Malawi. This position is contingent upon award.

Key Responsibilities

· Serve as the lead technical expert on delivery of comprehensive SRH/HIV services to targeted AGYW;

· Recommend improvements in delivery of services and engage in mentoring of clinical staff.

· Provide expert guidance on appropriate technical and programmatic approaches for scale up of contraceptive and other SRH services for AGYW, including GBV mitigation and post-violence care;

· Guide linkage and referrals of AGYW in SRH services across government, private, and NGO partners;

· Other tasks as required to achieve the Program Objectives and Expected Results.

Basic Requirements

· Master’s degree in public health, health management, or related discipline, or clinical degree in medicine or nursing.

· Minimum 8 years professional experience with international health and HIV/AIDS programs, inclusive of at least 3 to 5 years in a technical leadership role in resource-challenged settings.

· At least 3 years of experience with the delivery of FP/SRH services at scale in ESA region, including experience with the provision of these services to AGYW.

· Demonstrated state-of-the-art expertise in youth-friendly SRH services, family planning/HIV integration, and GBV services, especially post-violence care, in high prevalence settings.

· Prior experience with clinical training of health personnel for improved service delivery in resource-challenged settings.

Preferred Qualifications

· Experience working with PEPFAR funding.

Pact provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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