Head of Division - MH/0003/21

City of Johannesburg - Permanent
APACE: COJ Omnipark

We are looking for a dynamic Senior Medical Practitioner Doctor who will be responsible for overall management & oversight of the Anova APACE programme in the City of Johannesburg. Together with the District Programme Managers &their teams, the successful candidate will provide overall programme leadership, as well as develop & monitor various projects aimed at achieving set programme targets.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Programme Management
    • Develop overall strategy for the programme in line with the Health Systems Strengthening and Anova strategies, donor requirements, DOH NSP 2017 – 2022 (National Strategic Plan), annual project activities and work plans.
    • Manage the necessary systems, structures, policies and procedures required for successful implementation.
    • Manage all aspects of project monitoring and evaluation.
    • Anticipate implementation challenges and take effective corrective measures.
  • Technical Support & Stakeholder Management
    • Identify critical programme stakeholders and develop a stakeholder engagement plan.
    • Manage and maintain functional relations with all internal and external stakeholders including DOH, Donors and Partners.
    • Facilitate participation by Anova technical staff in Provincial and District strategic meetings.
  • Financial Management
    • Work with Grants and Operations Manager and Finance Manager to develop and manage budgets.
    • Abide by all Anova and donor guidelines and protocols regarding financial accountability.
  • Human Resources
    • Manage & guide senior district management team in conjunction with head office technical team in order to ensure efficient project delivery.
    • Identify training needs and opportunities for programme staff.
    • Provide coaching and mentoring for project managers.
  • Any other tasks as agreed with line manager.

Minimum Qualifications, Experience and Skills Required

  • A minimum qualification as a Medical Doctor is required.
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in HIV/TB/PMTCT programmes.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in successfully managing a large, diverse and multi-faceted project is essential; including management of large budgets.
  • Leadership skills and previous work with the Department of Health.
  • Good and in-depth understanding of the Health Systems in Gauteng.
  • Ability to travel on a regular basis.
  • Valid registration with a professional body (HPCSA).

Advantageous Qualifications, Experience and Skills

  • Own transport.
  • Diploma in HIV Management an advantage.
  • Master’s degree in Public Health (or equivalent an advantage).
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Good report writing skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office.

Please specify the above reference number on the subject line of your email for a quicker response. Good luck!

Submit your CV and application letter to Mandlakayise Hlatikwa at recruitment-COJ@anovahealth.co.za

Closing date: 30 June 2021 or Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a suitable candidate is identified. Early application is therefore highly recommended.

Applicants who have not been contacted within 4 weeks of submitting their application should assume that they have not been successful. Anova Health Institute is an equal opportunity employer.

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