Feb 27, 2019

Community Response & Systems Technical Lead

  • Beyond Zero
  • East London, South Africa
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Position Description Summary: The CRS Technical lead will provide overall technical leadership and guidance in the implementation of all CRS interventions and activities for the Global Fund grant.

Working closely with all GF and SANAC structures, the CRS Technical Lead will lead planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, learning and strengthening program quality for the CRS module.

The position will provide strategic leadership and oversight, provide expert advice, capacity building and ensure skills transfer on CRS. Working closely with SANAC, the CRS Lead will ensure optimal compliance to Award reporting and monitoring requirements to track performance against set targets, document lessons learnt and best practises as well as using evidence for program planning.

Duties & Responsibilities
Working closely with BZ Management team members, develop a comprehensive implementation strategy for the CRS interventions and lead adoption amongst SRs
Working closely with CCM and the GF technical lead, lead implementation of CRS interventions at PAC and LAC level.
Provide leadership and oversight to the Provincial CRS team to ensure they deliver optimally on their roles and responsibilities, ensure high performance and achievements of set deliverables
Provide TA in the design of CRS training packages, facilitate capacity building, mentoring and coaching.
Support dissemination, institutionalization and monitoring the application of guidelines at all levels
Support relevant stakeholders to strengthen community health information systems and reporting and community use of data for health system improvements.
Maintain close collaboration with other in-country technical partners, CBOs, and private health sector stakeholders to leverage opportunities for collaboration, avoid duplication and ensure programmatic alignment.
Represent the Organization at coordination meetings with development partners and stakeholders
Assist with other tasks as assigned by the Project Director

Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Education or Development Studies
Training in project management is an added advantage
Master’s Degree or higher in Public Health, or other relevant discipline will be added advantage
Specialized knowledge and demonstrated expertise in the area of multisector HIV and AIDS programs and related disciplines
At least six years of relevant experience in public health programming and/or programming experience providing technical oversight, design and implementation of HIV and AIDS programs
Experience working with donors and government essential
Demonstrated ability to lead and manage teams is essential
Excellent analytical and organizational skills
Experience and/or understanding of South African health systems and cultural/social context
Demonstrated experience in maintaining strong relationships with partners, government counterparts, donors, implementing partners, private sector and other stakeholders
Valid driver’s license and ability to travel extensively as and when required

By applying for any of the above mentioned positions, applicants consent to BZ to conduct qualification, ID, Criminal and Reference checks on them which form part of its recruitment process.

To Apply: cover letters clearly stating the Position being applied for CVs, and copies of qualifications must be forwarded 

NB. Applicants who have not heard from Beyond Zero one month after the publication of these adverts should consider their applications unsuccessful and, any future correspondence from BZ thereof will be limited to shortlisted applicants only.

Beyond Zero reserves the right to re-advertise any of the above listed Positions should the need arise and also reserves the right not to fill any of the listed Positions.

None South African Citizens and none South African Permanent Residence holders must be in possession of valid documentation authorizing them to work in South Africa.

Beyond Zero is an equal opportunity employer.

Candidates from key vulnerable populations are encouraged to apply

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