Technical Advisor – HIV Self Screening


Nexia SAB&T seeks to appoint a dynamic individual on a fixed term contract at the National Department of Health (In Pretoria) to fill the following position:

TECHNICAL ADVISOR: HIV SELF SCREENING (REF: 07/10/20)            R733 27per annum

The National Department of Health (NDoH) is seeking a highly motivated individual to support the implementation and scale-up of the HIV Self-Screening testing modality. The candidate will provide technical support for planning, data collection and analysis, strategy development, developing presentations and briefings, and coordination of stakeholders.

Qualification, Experience & Skills:
Post graduate qualification in public health or relevant, MPH degree an added advantage
Experience working in HIV testing programme is highly recommended
Exceptional diplomatic and interpersonal skills, and ability to build strong professional relationships in a challenging and multi-cultural environment and public sector
Ability to work independently and effectively in high-pressure, fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Demonstrated strong analytical, organizational, leadership, and problem solving skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Roles & Responsibilities
Ensure successful support of the HIVSS program in implementing sites
Provide technical guidance and oversight to all HIVSS programs, referrals and linkages activities
Support provincial department of health with trainings, implementation and data reporting ad management
Ensure that appropriate documents are available prior to implementation
Ascertain that HIVSS reaches the targeted audiences
Develop strong working relationships and manage NDOH key stakeholders in a total market approach
Please forward your request to [email protected] for the detailed job specification. Please reflect the position you intend applying for in the subject line.

Applicants who do not receive a response within 6 weeks of the closing date must regard their response as unsuccessful, as communique would only be conducted with shortlisted candidates. Nexia SAB&T reserves the right not to appoint.