Senior Technical Advisor Job CIHEB

Job Summary

This position will lead the implementation of care and treatment and the development of centers of excellence for advanced care and treatment within the National Teaching and Referral Hospitals (NTRH). He/ She will guide the technical strategy, and ensure fidelity/quality and effectiveness of program implementation, including, but not limited to development of conceptual framework; leadership, coordination, and management of technical assistance approaches and provision; evaluation of project effectiveness and performance and quality improvement processes

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Design and lead program initiatives to increase utilization and delivery of high-quality, high-impact comprehensive HIV and TB services across the continuum of care, including effective and efficient HIV and TB case identification strategies to treatment cascades.
  • Strengthen the role of NTRH as a clinical reference for the management of advanced HIV and complex cases alongside capacity building of health care workers through training, mentorship, and advanced rotations.
  • Strengthen the collaboration and integration of specialists to provide advanced HIV management expertise alongside the implementation of efficient bi-directional referral systems.
  • Structure integration of AHD and NCDs including mental health services by capacity-building healthcare workers to screen, scale-up, and manage clients in integrated SDPs for advanced HIV disease, Tuberculosis, hypertension; diabetes; mental illness, and cancer.
  • Support for Pumwani Hospital to serve as a COE for Maternal Child Health and Pediatrics HIV Care and Treatment and realize virtual elimination of MTCT of HIV
  • Work with Mathari NTRH to develop it as a center of excellence (CoE) in the provision of psychosocial support and management of mental health complications for PLHIV including comprehensive care of PWIDs
  • Work with the Laboratory team to optimize laboratory diagnostic capacity and VL/EID/TB networks to implement and sustain accessible and quality-assured services in laboratory and point of care testing (POCT) including implementation of IPC
  • Work with the supply chain team to ensure commodity security and support for enhanced medical therapy management.
  • Provide leadership for continuous quality improvement (CQI) initiatives for efficient operations management and technical assistance to increase utilization of and continuity in program strategies.
  • Strengthen program data management systems to ensure timely and efficient data collection and reporting, primarily ensuring sustained enhanced EMR systems, including point of care systems and mobile health (mHealth) applications in place alongside enhanced, data demand and information use through structured technical review meetings and implementation of evidence-based public health approaches to service delivery.
  • Ensure program fidelity through continuous monitoring of program achievements aligned to program resources outlay.
  • Supervises Technical Leads and supports coaching staff in all aspects related to HIV prevention, care, and treatment and provides technical assistance within relevant Technical Working Groups (TWG), particularly C&T task teams, workshops, and campaigns.
  • Provide support for sustainable capacity and enhanced organizational management systems to ensure supported facilities assume increasing responsibility in delivery through prioritized transition of human resources, capacity building and supervision, and increasing its health financing responsibility and management processes.



  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery
  • Master’s degree or higher in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics or Public Health, or health-related discipline

Experience, Knowledge, and Skills

  • Minimum of 10 years experience designing, implementing, and providing technical assistance for complex HIV prevention, care, and treatment programs in the public health sector with at least 5 years at senior level
  • Proven experience in the successful implementation of health system-strengthening projects.
  • Experience in health program design, work planning, reporting, monitoring, and evaluation
  • Solid understanding of relevant Kenya national HIV technical policies and guidelines
  • Experience and familiarity with donor-funded programs including the US government PEPFAR programs.
  • Demonstrated strong presentation, written, and verbal communication skills, and strong team/capacity-building experience.

How To Apply

Kindly send your application which includes a cover letter and an updated CV including names of three professional referees to on or before 30th January 2024. Applicants are advised to include the title “SENIOR TECHNICAL ADVISOR -CARE AND TREATMENT AND ADVANCED HIV DISEASE MANAGEMENT in the subject line.