Cluster Manager - Ref No: PG/0004/20

Cape Town - Permanent
APACE: Western Cape

We are looking for a dynamic Senior Medical Doctor and or Postgraduate qualified, Registered Professional Nurse with Primary Health Care specialty (Nurse Clinician); at least 6 years’ clinical practice experience post registration with HPCSA and or SANC working in the South African Public Health sector within HIV/TB/PMTCT programmes to join our team as the Cluster Manager. The incumbent will assist the Provincial Programme Manager with the management and implementation of Anova’s 90-90-90 strategy including the implementation of work plan activities in line with 90-90-90 targets in a cluster. The cluster manager will support the City of Johannesburg District with monitoring of performance (monthly & quarterly).

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Assume responsibility for the programme in the allocated cluster.
  • Provide clinical advice to Department of Health (DoH) and Anova staff on HIV, TB, PMTCT & Pediatric management.
  • Plan, develop and review overall strategy for the sub - district in line with the overall Anova, SA DoH NSP for HIV/TB/STI (2017 – 2022) and 90-90-90 HIV / TB strategy and Donor requirements.
  • Manage all aspects of programme monitoring and evaluation, including monthly and quarterly data collection, analysis and reporting for all supported facilities and develop Quality Improvement (QI) plans.
  • Form part of the District 90-90-90 technical working group, District National Adherence Strategy and other groups to be able to provide technical advice in the cluster.
  • Identify risks to successful to successful implementation of 90-90-90 HIV/TB activities.
  • Conduct other HI/TB/PMTCT and related trainings.
  • Ensure that agreed upon activities are successfully implemented in facilities at cluster level.
  • Co-ordinate USAID/Funder performance review visits and guide teams on the review process.
  • Manage a diverse team of staff in conjunction with other line managers (e.g. M&E, Pharmacy) in order to ensure efficient project delivery.
  • Manage and maintain functional relations with all internal and external stakeholders including DoH, donors and partners.
  • Support and participate in relevant research processes.
  • Provide direct service delivery including patient assessment, diagnosis, treatment, care and support as required.

Essential qualifications and experience

  • MBChB degree or a Postgraduate qualification as a Professional Nurse with primary healthcare specialty (Nurse Clinician) or an equivalent.
  • Diploma in HIV Management or equivalent experience in HIV programmes, as added advantage.
  • Master’s degree or Postgraduate qualification in Public Health/Equivalent is an advantage.
  • At least 6 years (for Medical Doctors) or 8 years (for Nurses) post community service clinical experience in the South African public health systems, with at least 2 of those years spent in clinical management of HIV/TB patients.
  • At least 2 years management experience in TB/HIV or related programmes in the South African public health system.
  • Experience in managing a diverse/multi-disciplinary team.
  • Professional registration – HPCSA.
  • Knowledge of latest HIV/TB/PMTCT guidelines, programme indicators and monitoring and evaluation.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret HIV/TB programme data to inform programme planning and implementation.
  • Knowledge of 90-90-90 strategy, SA NSP for TB/HIV/STIs (2017 – 2022) and other Health related policies.
  • Good relationship with local health authorities will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrate initiative and ability to develop and carry out work plans and solve problems.
  • Good knowledge of antiretroviral therapy, TB and chronic medication.
  • Ability to work proactively and collaboratively with people at all levels in the organization.
  • A valid driver’s license and ability to travel within Cape Town and surrounding Districts.
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office.

Submit your CV and application letter to Pumla Grootboom at

Please specify the above position and reference number on the subject line for a quicker response.

Closing date: 22 October 2020

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