Project Coordinator: HIV testing services (HTS)

City of Johannesburg & Sedibeng - Permanent

Ref No: OD0016/19       

Are you organized? Do you have proven leadership experience and the ability to work towards desired objectives, to monitor and evaluate projects and its budget? We are looking for Project Coordinator in HTS to oversee the implementation of facility-based HTS support within project activities.

Anova Heath Institute is an NGO that empowers people and changes lives. Good health and quality of life are what motivates us to provide healthcare solutions and support for those who need it most.

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Oversee implementation of Anova’s HTS support activities, in line with 90-90-90 strategy
  • Provide leadership and oversight to Anova counsellor/linkage officers allocated to work at Department of Health (DoH) primary healthcare facilities and hospitals
  • Oversee allocation of Anova counsellor/linkage officers to DoH facilities & ensure allocation is guided by data and facility HTS performance
  • Anticipate implementation challenges and take effective corrective measures as required
  • Support implementation of the Rapid Test Quality Improvement Initiative at sub-District & facility level
  • Support and oversee the implementation of index testing and other high yield strategies for improving testing uptake
  • Identify critical stakeholders and establish working relationships
  • Manage team of counselor linkage officers and ensure efficient project delivery
  • Submit monthly and quarterly reports to line manager, and other reports as required
  • Participate in management, sub-District and other meetings as required

Essential qualifications and experience

  • A qualification in Social Science or health related qualification
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in HIV/TB/PMTCT programme
  • At least 2 years’ experience in successfully managing HTS/TB/PMTCT or related programmes
  • Previous work experience with the DoH
  • Ability to travel within Johannesburg/Sedibeng Health District
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Good report writing skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office

Submit your CV and application letter to Olga Daswa at commserv@anovahealth.co.za

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

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