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HIV Prevention Technical Lead

REF NO: PTL /02/2022

Key Performance Areas:

  • Lead programme planning and innovation on HIV prevention services for project team, including adaptation of evidence- and/or science-based approaches.
  • Maintain oversight of prevention programming and ensure that project objectives related to the social, behavioral, and structural aspects, and targets are met.
  • Provide technical guidance, mentoring and capacity building on HIV prevention issues.
  • Lead development of HIV prevention tools and materials.
  • Work with training staff to identify training needs for the frontline staff and inform planning of trainings on prevention services.
  • Work with sub-partners to provide technical oversight to prevention service components.
  • Lead review and validation of technical documents, training materials and policy briefs to meet national and U.S. government guidelines, as well as international standards.
  • Strengthen HIV prevention focus; case finding and case management; linkage to HTS, care, and treatment; retention among both children/adolescents and their caregivers.
  • Work closely with stakeholders and implementing partners to create demand for health services.
  • Assist health facilities to develop systems to enhance the linkage into care for patients referred from community testing events.
  • Engage communities to improve the quality of care for retention in care and adherence to treatment.
  • Facilitate data utilization, including guiding routine project performance monitoring, ensuring use of analytical data to inform effective QA/QI.
  • Manage and supervise Prevention team members on project.
  • Serve as member of project senior management team.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in public health, social sciences, social work, child development, education or related field. A Master’s degree will be an added advantage.
  • At least 8 years of work experience in designing, implementing, and managing HIV and sexual reproductive health-focused prevention services of similar sPIe and size, with experience in Lesotho highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with PEPFAR programming, including HIV prevention and programming for adolescent girls and young women.
  • Familiarity with Kenya’s institutional, policy, and programming context for HIV.
  • Demonstrated skills in project reporting, preferably for PEPFAR funded programmes.
  • Demonstrated writing and presentation skills.
  • Experience managing the process of using mobile devices for client management and data collection.


  • Dynamic leadership skills and high level of personal integrity.
  • Creative, resourceful, flexible, energetic with sound judgment.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently, while also being a team player.
  • Flexible with ability to work under pressure.

All applicants should urgently email a letter of application, 3 paged CV, certificates and relevant testimonials to by 11th February 2022 indicating current and expected Salary. Candidates should clearly indicate the position applied for and its Reference number the email subject. Interview will be done on a rolling basis and only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will result to automatic disqualification.

“AMURT is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to child safe guarding.”

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