Feb 01, 2019

VMMC Technical Director

  • Society for Family Health
  • Park town
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Title : VMMC Technical Director

Department : Medical Programs- VMMC

Employment status : Fixed Term Contract

Responsibilities include:
Goals and strategy
Develop strategic plans based on what donors, government and SFH want
Monitor progress on achieving goals of strategic plans towards SFH and donor targets

Technical guidance
Provide technical guidance to all VMMC activities including the review and management of operational procedures
Give input into marketing strategies to reach 15-34-year-old males
Ensure the quality and effectiveness of the VMMC program
Provide technical guidance in the assessment, development, implementation and evaluation of VMMC services and support linkages to STI, ART and TB care.
Develop VMMC SOP
Conduct regular site visits to review program implementation and provide onsite and telephonic support as needed and make recommendations for corrective action as required.
Strengthen the capacity of service delivery teams to provide comprehensive VMMC services in alignment to National and PEPFAR guidelines and policies

Supervise Program Managers and ensure that they grow in their jobs, skills and abilities
Ensure all subordinate staff meet expectations and provide high quality standard of work
Ensure use of evidence (data) in program management
Relationship management

Manage departmental synergies – in relation to your programs

Serve on interagency and SAG technical working groups (TWG)
Attend donor and DOH meetings
Share donor and DOH expectations with team members

Work with Finance to develop donor budgets
Oversee overall adherence to approved budgets in accordance with SFH financial policies
Approve expenditure for your department

Develop year-to-year work-plans in collaboration with program manager and supporting teams
Support implementation teams in the development and monitoring of implementation plans
Provide expert advice on program target and analyse program results against targets and make recommendations for corrective action
Submit monthly reports to Country Director
Support SI Director to compile and submit all donor reports

Qualifications include:
Bachelor of Medical and Surgical degree/ Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science or similar
Registration with HPCSA
Experience in MMC and surgery
Five years’ experience in Medical Male Circumcision and HIV
Ten years’ experience in Program Management
Experience working with donors and government
Experience in managing budgets and writing proposals

Please send your full application to email. All application submissions will be reviewed and considered, only the most qualified candidates will be short listed and contacted for interviews. SFH is an equal opportunity employer.

Society for Family Health (SFH) is a South African affiliate of Population Services International (PSI), an international NGO network operational in over 70 countries. SFH in South Africa concentrates on issues of HIV/ AIDS. As part of their HIV/AIDS control efforts, SFH is using social marketing to motivate behaviour change with respect to consistent condom use, HIV testing and other safer behaviours.

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