Jhpiego seeks a Deputy Project Director for an HIV program funded by the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide technical assistance (TA) for all aspects of HIV service delivery in specific Provinces in Zambia. The project will support Zambia’s national goals of attaining 95-95-95 and other HIV-related targets. The project will provide TA through training, mentorship, advice, and direct support to staff at the provincial, district, facility, and community levels to enable them to undertake and implement evidence-based activities. This will be done in collaboration with other partners in the implementation of HIV/AIDS/TB programs. The project will provide technical support to existing and potentially new HIV service delivery points to ensure quality patient care for optimal patient level outcomes in an effort to meet National and PEPFAR goals and targets. The scope of work will include HIV prevention, treatment, laboratory, and clinical monitoring, and adherence support and retention for all HIV populations, including key and priority populations (KP/PP) in Zambia.
The Deputy Director is responsible for ensuring the programmatic and operational integrity of a PEPFAR-funded technical assistance project, working in close collaboration with the Ministry of Health (MOH) and the United States Centers for Disease Control (CDC) under the PEPFAR. The project will operate over a five-year period. The Deputy Director is accountable for translating the project technical assistance strategies into an operational workplan. The position will lead monitoring of the project’s scope, schedule and cost performance, manage project risk, and in consultation with the senior management team, adjust implementation to ensure achievement of project deliverables. This position is contingent upon award from CDC.