Centre for Health Solutions Kenya PMTCT Technical Lead Job

Centre for Health Solutions Kenya PMTCT Technical Lead Job

PMTCT Technical Lead Job, Current Medical Jobs In Kenya,


Overall Job Function

Reporting to the Senior Technical Advisor (Clinical), the PMTCT Technical Lead will work closely with the Ministry of Health and other stakeholders to coordinate the implementation of interventions aimed at achieving eMTCT in Siaya County.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership in designing, and implementation of PMTCT work plans and budgets
  • Oversee the capacity building of project technical officers and health care providers at CHS-supported facilities on PMTCT national guidelines and protocols
  • Coordinate and innovate collaborative activities and strategies targeted to achieving elimination of Mother to Child Transmission
  • Oversee follow-up of HIV infected pregnant and breastfeeding women and HIV exposed infants in CHS supported facilities and ensure optimal outcomes for the mother and infant
  • Liaise with Ministry of Health officials and other stakeholders in the implementation of the program in line with MOH guidelines and priorities
  • Take part in the drafting of monthly, quarterly and annual reports and other written materials such as lessons learned, case studies and other materials as required
  • Assist in program monitoring and evaluation and use of data to inform program planning and continuous improvement
  • Participate in the county, regional and national PMTCT technical working groups
  • Develop job aids, tools and materials as needed including CMEs for use at the facility level to support health care workers to provide PMTCT services
  • Any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Person Specifications

  • Degree in Medicine, Nursing or Clinical Medicine from a recognised training institution. A master’s degree in a relevant field is be preferred
  •  Minimum of five years working experience in HIV treatment programs, preferably supporting PMTCT
  • Training in HIV/AIDS, PMTCT & TB comprehensive care and support
  • Excellent management abilities within a multi-disciplinary team, support, training and mentoring
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain relationships with project staff, donors and other partners
  • Ability to identify problems, design interventions and oversee their implementation
  • Good use of MS Office packages and office automation solutions
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infection
  • Ability to work and deliver results with minimum supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team player.

How To Apply

Interested applicants are invited to email their applications and detailed CV with contact details of three referees to vacancies@chskenya.org clearly indicating the subject title ,  Closing date by 5.00 PM,  October 22, 2023.