Site Supervisors

FHI 360, Kolwezi, Congo

Skill Required:, Research and Analysis
Preferred Experience: 
3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
10th July, 2020


Job Description

BACKGROUND :

FHI 360 is an international development organization distinguished by a rigorous approach based on scientific evidence. Its staff includes experts in health, nutrition, education, economic development, civil society, environment and research. FHI 360 operates from a network of 60 offices and employs approximately 4,400 people in the United States and around the world. Her commitment to working in partnership at all levels and her multidisciplinary skills allow her to have a lasting impact on the individuals, families, communities and countries to which she provides assistance. This is how FHI 360 improves the daily lives of millions of people in a sustainable way.

FHI 360 RDC is currently recruiting Site Supervisors for its Epic project.

Project description :

FHI 360 is currently looking for qualified candidates for the position of “ Site Supervisor ” for the project “ Achieving objectives and maintaining epidemic control” (“EpiC”).

This project is a cooperation agreement and a global project lasting five years from April 2019 to April 2024 whose objective is the epidemic control of HIV / AIDS. EpiC is funded by the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Control ('PEPFAR') through the United States Agency for International Development ('USAID'). The project is managed by the American non-governmental organization FHI 360.

The EpiC project is designed to overcome persistent obstacles to reaching the three 95s (95-95-95) in the area of ​​HIV / AIDS and to promote autonomous management of national HIV programs. EpiC DRC will provide effective results-oriented technical assistance, as well as context-specific and epidemiological direct service delivery, to develop, strengthen and sustain long-term HIV services and systems. In the DRC, EpiC will particularly target key populations ('KP') as well as priority populations (PP). The target KPs will be sex workers (PS) and men who have sex with men (MSM).

Job description :

Under the supervision of the Technical Manager, the Site Supervisoris responsible for coordinating all of EpiC's activities in the project intervention areas that will be assigned to it. This coordination involves working with officials both at the provincial level and at the level of the targeted health zones, reference health institutions, implementing partners of the EpiC project to plan, execute and monitor project activities, including the main goal is to increase access and use of HIV services for key populations (PS and MSM) and priority populations (PP). The Site Supervisor is the "Focal Point" of the EpiC / FHI360 project; He will have to provide technical supervision in the project execution sites in order to ensure the consistent implementation of the overall strategy, the quality of services and the achievement of objectives.

Tasks / Responsibilities of the position:

  • Maintain close collaboration between the government institutions of the Province where the sites to be supervised are located, including the health zones and the central staff of the EpiC project to which they report;
  • Establish and maintain coordination between all health structures linked to the project (health centers, referral health center, hospitals, etc.) and EpiC community services to organize the referral and counter referral system for taking in charge of PLWHIV and other vulnerable groups;
  • Supervise and work in close collaboration with the project implementation partner (s) to ensure compliance with the overall project strategy, the smooth running of their action plan and the quality of services as well as the collection / report quality data on time, and identify obstacles with the IP and jointly seek solutions.
  • Contribute / Collaborate in the various training courses for staff of Implementing Partners as well as staff of reference institutions related to the project. He ensures the security of goods and the smooth running of the office and the supervision of staff (5) assigned to the office
  • Ensure good visibility of the EpiC project, the FHI360 and the donor (USAID)

Qualifications required

  • University degree in Medicine / Public Health / Community Development
  • 3-5 years minimum of experience in the field of HIV / AIDS control, especially with key populations (TS, MSM).
  • Good knowledge of IT tools (word processing, Excel, Powerpoint, Management tools)
  • Demonstrate leadership, integrity, morality and respect for others
  • Sense of organization
  • Rigorous, methodical and reliable
  • Ability to adapt, to work independently, to analyze and synthesize, to communicate
  • Team spirit and solidarity
  • Discreet and high sense of confidentiality
  • Respect for diversity and sensitivity to cultural differences, gender equity, understanding of political and ethical issues surrounding public health issues among key populations in the DRC
  • Good command of oral and written French. Knowledge of English an asset

MINIMUM RECRUITMENT CRITERIA

  • Any interested candidate is requested to submit their updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) with at least three verifiable professional references (with mention of their functions, email addresses and telephone numbers), as well as a cover letter. Applicants are also asked to attach their jobseeker cards
  • Online application only, with the job title in the subject line of the email. Only the preselected candidates will be contacted for the rest of the process.
  • Address: drcinfo@fhi360.org
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged.

Source:https://fhi.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/FHI_360_External_Career_Portal/job/Kolwezi-DR-Congo/Superviseurs-des-Sites_Requisition-2020201063


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