Deputy Programme Manager - Ref No: SM/00092014/19

City of Johannesburg - Permanent

We are looking for a dynamic Senior Medical Doctor with experience working in the Public Health sector within HIV/TB/PMTCT programmes to join our team as the Deputy Programme 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 and support the Cape Metro with 90-90-90 Implementation process and monitoring of performance (monthly & quarterly).

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Assume overall management of the programme & team in the absence of the Programme Manager
  • Work closely with Anova Cluster Managers in planning, developing and reviewing overall sub structure strategies of the programme
  • Manage all aspects of project monitoring and evaluation, including data collection, analysis and reporting
  • Ensure that agreed upon activities are successfully implemented in facilities
  • Form part of the District 90-90-90 technical working group, support the District Adherence Strategy and provide technical advice in the districts
  • 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
  • Manage and maintain functional relations with all internal and external stakeholders including DoH, donors and partners
  • Support and participate in relevant research processes 

Essential qualifications and experience

  • MBchB degree qualification
  • Diploma in HIV Management
  • Master’s degree in Public Health or equivalent an advantage
  • At least 10 years’ post community service clinical experience; with a minimum of 2 years in team management or supervision role in the South African public health system
  • At least 8 years’ experience working with HIV/TB patients
  • Knowledge of latest HIV/TB/PMTCT guidelines
  • Knowledge of 90-90-90 strategy and other health-related policies
  • Professional Valid registration – HPCSA
  • Proven experience in managing a diverse/multi-disciplinary team
  • 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
  • Ability to work proactively and collaboratively with people at all levels in the organisation
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • A valid driver’s license and ability to travel within Cape Metropolitan and surrounding areas
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • Good report writing skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office

Submit your CV and application letter to Seipati Mbokazi at

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

Closing date:  31 January 2020

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