is an acronym for Service, Health, and Development for People living
with HIV/AIDS. It is a national non-governmental organization,
registered on 21 November 1994 with registration number SO 8216.
SHDEPHA+ originated from the initiatives of fifteen people living with
HIV/AIDS whose goal was to create a network and to mobilize resources to
help people living with HIV/AIDS and to fight the spread of the
disease. Although originally focusing on people living with HIV/AIDS,
over the years SHDEPHA+ has expanded beyond HIV/AIDS and related issues
to other development interventions and now covers both infected and
affected by HIV/AIDS with over 65 branches countrywide. Each branch of
SHDEPHA+ works independently, developing, managing and implementing its
own projects; though all branches share one constitution and
SHDEPHA+ In partnership with FHI360, is
implementing a five-year global project funded by the U.S. President’s
Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the U.S. Agency for
International Development (USAID).The Meeting Targets and Maintaining
Epidemic Control (EpiC) project is dedicated to achieve and maintain HIV
epidemic control. The project provides strategic technical assistance
(TA) and direct service delivery (DSD) to break through barriers to
95-95-95 and promote self-reliant management of national HIV programs by
improving HIV case-finding, prevention, and treatment programming. EpiC
will be implementing an HIV service delivery project among key and
priority populations, adolescent girls, and young women (AGYW) which
aims to reduce HIV infections in pursuit of reaching 95-95-95 goals. To
achieve this goal, the program will support targeted prevention and
case finding strategies at community level among the targeted
SHDEPHA+Kahama is seeking a committed and motivated candidates to fill job vacancies below…
BIOMEDICAL FIELD COORDINATORS (4 Positions )
LOCATION: ARUSHA REGION (Arusha Cc, Arusha Dc, Meru Dc, Karatu Dc, Monduli Dc and Longido Dc)
CONTRACT DURATION: 12 months (renewable)
Field Coordinators, will be responsible to coordinate the
implementation of EpiC Project biomedical services to the assigned
council. He/she will work closely with Central team, RHMT and CHMT to
ensure provision of high-quality biomedical services including HIVST,
PrEP, HTS, Family planning, Screening, and referral for STIs, Gender
Based Violence and TB. Also, in coordinating linkages and adherence
support for HIV care and treatment to clients in their assigned council.
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Roles and Responsibilities:
participate in the Comprehensive Council Health Plans (CCHP) meetings
and ensure USAID EpiC activities are included in the respective CCHP.
- Liaise with Community Engagement Officers to map hotspots and develop a
directory of all hotspots where beneficiaries are found at the council
- Conduct weekly review of the list of indexes developed
by service providers and ensure all the providers conduct index testing
services with fidelity (index sexual Partners/contacts elicitation and
ii) Coordination and Supervision:
- With support from the Project Manager & DMO’s office, he/she will be
responsible to liaise with DMOs office to secure Government biomedical
providers who will provide biomedical services at the community level
- Actively participate into development of monthly
operation plans in close collaboration with community engagement
officers for targeted and focused HTS outreaches to the mapped hotspot
areas and reach KVPs.
- Assist in organizing training/orientation
to biomedical providers to be engaged in USAID EpiC monthly operation
plans and maintain the list of Service Providers working with USAID EpiC
- Monitor and coordinate community-facility referral and
linkages services for health-related services including care and
treatment, Family planning, STI&TB screening, and treatment, and GBV
- Liaise with DACC and the DMO office to obtain commodities, supplies and government M&E Tools for Biomedical services.
biomedical providers and ensure monthly planned activities are
implemented and all Service Providers are reaching their allotted
targets with fidelity.
- Provide technical support and mentorship
to the biomedical services providers within the assigned districts to
ensure they meet standard of performance as per the government
guidelines and project SOPs (including IQC/EQC and proficiency test).
closely with the CHMT members in performance monitoring, joint
supportive field supervision at the site/council level and ensure the
outcomes of the visits is clearly documented and recommendations
- Jointly work with facility implementing partners at
the council level to develop a sound Bi-directional referral network
but also quality of services is provided to KVPs.
- 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 facilities.
council service providers are reporting their daily performance through
WhatsApp groups and other agreed channels for real time data.
- Develop and timely share daily/weekly updates and monthly reports for all biomedical services.
- At least 3-5 years’ experience working in KVP-focused, HIV/AIDS Community projects.
- A certified clinician with good experience in HIV/AIDS programs, a sounding knowledge on HIV/AIDS care and treatment.
- Possessing a medical degree will be an added advantage.
- A good team player with demonstrated skills and experience in leading and coaching the team.
- Ability to network and maintain professional relationship with the LGA’s and other stakeholders at the Council level
- Excellent written, presentation, communication, and organizational skills in both English and Kiswahili.
- Good understanding of council level healthcare system
- Flexible to work beyond normal working hours
Salary scale (1.5 to 1.7million)
is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its
selection and employment practices on the basis of Age, race, colour,
religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual
orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic
information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other
METHOD OF APPLICATION;·
· All candidates are required to mention the ‘Position Title’ on the subject line of the e-mail.
All applicants MUST attach cover letter and their updated Curriculum
Vitae with certified copies of academic certificates as supporting
documents to their applications.
· All applications should be submitted not later than 16:00 HRS on Tuesday, 13 October 2020
· For more information, Kindly visit our website: www.shdepha-kahama.com
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