Vacancies

The Institute of Health Programs and Systems (IHPS) is a South African non-profit company (NPC) born out of the PEPFAR CDC Track 1 transition of the ICAP, Columbia University, Multi-country AIDS Program (MCAP) in South Africa in 2010. The IHPS mission is "to strengthen health and development systems through program implementation and partnerships" and the vision is "optimal and sustainable health and development outcomes". Presently, IHPS is a Global Fund Subrecipient (SR) under Beyond Zero (BZ), tasked to implement the "Prevention programs for adolescents and youths, in and out of school" with a specific focus on adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in the Dihlabeng and Setsoto Subdistricts, Thabo Mofutsanyana District in Free State Province and Fetakgomo-Greater Tubatse Subdistrict, Sekhukhune District in Limpopo Province from April 2019 – March 2022. As such, IHPS seeks to recruit for the position outlined below, based in the Dihlabeng and Setsoto Subdistricts OR Fetakgomo-Greater Tubatse Subdistrict. Closing date: 11th July 2019.

1. Contracts and Grants Officer

Overall Job Function
Under the supervision of the Finance and Administration Manager, the Contracts and Grants Officer will provide efficient and reliable day-to-day contracts and grants management support to IHPS.

Key Responsibilities

The incumbent shall be responsible for carrying out the day-to-day contracts, subgrants and grants management support including but not limited to:

  1. Sub-Subrecipients (SSR) administration
    • Maintain current grants and subawards/ sub-subrecipients’ (SSRs) files and keep them in a safe and secure space.
    • Handle all IHPS correspondence with SSR agreements and act as the liaison between IHPS and SSRs.
    • Prepare periodic updates on the SSRs for IHPS management meetings
    • Support F&A manager to maintain an up-to-date and efficient grant and subaward management system for IHPS.
    • Site visits to the SSRs for monitoring, compliance and capacity building.
  2. Capacity building
    • Orient relevant SSR staff on comprehensive SSR management as per donor requirements: - Sound financial management starting with preparation of advance requests. - rogrammatic and financial reporting requirements
    • Support SSRs to set up and maintain sound accounting, financial and programmatic reporting systems.
    • Provide needs-based training, coaching, mentorship and supportive supervision, based on capacity gaps identified from the pre-award assessment and routine quality improvement (QI) assessments.
  3. Compliance
    • Ensure SSRs are compliant to the reporting requirements as laid out in the SR agreements, as well as funder rules and regulations
    • Promote maximum compliance with funder/ donor rules and regulations and reporting procedures.
    • In collaboration with HR Practitioner, support SSRs to fully comply with South African labour laws including compliance with statutory requirement i.e. SARS payments, Companies Act, LRA, EEA, etc.
    • Support SSRs to comply with funding agency HR requirements e.g. completion of timesheets, comprehensive leave management, etc.
  4. Reporting
    • Support SSRs to prepare quality the quarterly expenditure reports (QERs)
    • Support SSRs to develop comprehensive monthly/ quarterly programmatic progress (technical) reports and as per SSR agreement.
    • Conducts quarterly subaward/ grants compliance visits to the SRs in order to review internal controls, inspect financial documents, and provide technical support, mentorship, coaching and supportive supervision to the relevant SR staff.
    • Support SSRs to prepare monthly financial reporting tool
  5. General
    • Resolve ad hoc contracts and grants management queries; and escalate to F&A Manager as appropriate.
    • Work closely with the relevant program and F&A staff to ensure IHPS has a robust subaward management system.
    • Contribute to the development and improvement of IHPS organizational processes and systems.
    • Perform any other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the IHPS management.
Competencies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Command of local languages would be an added advantage;
  • Experience in contracts and grants management;
  • Experience in managing and building capacity (i.e. training, mentoring, coaching and supportive supervision) of field-based teams, including facilitation skills;
  • Ability to take initiatives, work under pressure and multitask with minimum supervision;
  • A team player with good interpersonal skills;
  • Sound problem solving and decision-making skills; effective time management and coordination skills;
  • Competent in Microsoft Office suite and project management tools;
  • Valid driver's license and ability to drive.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor of Commerce Degree or Diploma in finance, accounting OR administration.
  • At least 2 years' experience in contracts and grants management.
  • Demonstrated experience in Global Fund, PEPFAR or other donor grants management is desirable.
  • Understanding of donor rules and regulations would be an added advantage.
Travel Requirements

Technical support visits to SSRs and to IHPS field offices are inherent to the position.

Employer's Rights

These position descriptions may not list all the duties of the job. If an offer is made, you will be presented with a detailed job description. Applicants will be evaluated based upon their demonstrated ability to perform the tasks listed above, their education and work experience. The employer reserves the right to revise this posting at any time.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should apply by e-mail only to HR@ihps-sa.org . Subject line should be the position you are applying for, and a cover letter and resume or CV should be attached. Submissions which do not follow the above instructions will not be considered. Due to the extremely high volume of CVs expected, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. NO PHONE CALLS in reference to these positions will be accepted.

CLOSING DATE: 08th August 2019

The Institute of Health Programs and Systems (IHPS) is a South African non-profit company (NPC) born out of the PEPFAR CDC Track 1 transition of the ICAP, Columbia University, Multi-country AIDS Program (MCAP) in South Africa in 2010. The IHPS mission is “to strengthen health and development systems through program implementation and partnerships” and the vision is “optimal and sustainable health and development outcomes”. Presently, IHPS is a Global Fund Subrecipient (SR) under Beyond Zero (BZ), tasked to implement the “Prevention programs for adolescents and youths, in and out of school” with a specific focus on adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in the Dihlabeng and Setsoto Subdistricts, Thabo Mofutsanyana District in Free State Province and Fetakgomo-Greater Tubatse Subdistrict, Sekhukhune District in Limpopo Province from April 2019 – March 2022. As such, IHPS seeks to recruit for the position outlined below, based in the Dihlabeng and Setsoto Subdistricts OR Fetakgomo-Greater Tubatse Subdistrict. Closing date: 11th July 2019.

1. 1. Centre Manager: Out-of-School AGYW Program (Dihlabeng and Setsoto Subdistricts X 1 and Fetakgomo-Greater Tubatse Subdistrict x 1)

Overall Job Function
Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the Centre Manager: Out-of-School AGYW Program will lead the overall implementation of the Out-of-School AGYW Safe Spaces and Community Outreach activities in the Mbombela Subdistrict. The incumbent will provide the overall leadership and management of all operations at the fixed and satellite safe spaces as well as at community outreach sites; and will coordinate delivery of AGYW behavioural and structural interventions in Mbombela Subdistrict. The incumbent will work closely with the AGYW in-school and biomedical teams to ensure that Out-of-School AGYW in Mbombela Subdistrict receive a comprehensive package of appropriate and quality AGYW services that are meets the needs of AGYW. S/he will ensure that the fixed and satellite safe spaces are adequately organized and equipped with the resources required for the delivery of quality AGYW services; and that Out-of-School AGYW in need are reached as appropriate.

Key Responsibilities
  • Lead the overall planning, implementation, coordination, monitoring and reporting of the Out-of-School AGYW safe spaces and community outreach activities in the Subdistrict to achieve results against set objectives;
  • Oversee overall mapping of safe spaces and community outreach points in the Subdistrict;
  • Establish and manage relationships with key stakeholders i.e. government departments, schools, community leadership and all other relevant stakeholders;
  • Advocate for the implementation of the Out-of-School AGYW safe spaces and community outreach activities with the various stakeholders and government departments;
  • Ensure the AGYW safe spaces and community outreach activities are aligned with the relevant government policies and legislations to facilitate linkages and retention;
  • Work with the AGYW program strategic information (SI) team to ensure all Out-of-School program related data is collected, validated, reported and utilised accurately and timeously to inform and guide evidence-based program planning and implementation;
  • Work with the AGYW program SI team to ensure that the AGYW safe spaces and community AGYW program staff have the necessary capacity to use biometric data management system as applicable;
  • Assess/ identify capacity needs of Out-of-School AGYW safe spaces and community outreach program staff and build their capacity through training, mentoring, coaching and supportive supervision as appropriate;
  • Actively participate in on-site data verification and routine data quality assessment (DQA) activities;
  • Represent the Out-of-School AGYW program in all relevant platforms as and when required;
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Program Manager and the IHPS senior management team.
Competencies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Command of local languages would be an added advantage;
  • Experience in program management i.e. development, work planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting (MER); financial management and understanding and tracking of budgets;
  • Experience in managing and building capacity (i.e. training, mentoring, coaching and supportive supervision) of field-based teams, including facilitation skills;
  • Ability to take initiatives, work under pressure and multitask with minimum supervision;
  • A team player with good interpersonal skills;
  • Sound problem solving and decision-making skills; effective time management and coordination skills;
  • Competent in Microsoft Office suite and project management tools;
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to drive.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, preferably Social Work;
  • At least 5-10 years’ experience in HIV and AIDS programming, with a specific focus on AGYW or adolescent and youth friendly services (AYFS);
  • Demonstrated experience in AGYW program planning and implementation. Program management experience in Global Fund, PEPFAR or other AGYW projects is preferred;
  • In-depth understanding of government social development, health and basic educations systems; Mpumalanga Province-specific experience would be an added advantage.
Travel Requirements

Daily travel to the Out-of-School AGYW safe spaces and community outreach sites

2. 2. In-school AGYW Program Coordinator (Dihlabeng and Setsoto Subdistricts X 1 and Fetakgomo-Greater Tubatse Subdistrict x 1)

Overall Job Function
Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the In-school AGYW Program Coordinator will lead the overall implementation of the in-school AGYW program in Mbombela Subdistrict. S/he will manage and support the in-school AGYW field-based team to implement the combination package of services across selected (30) quantile 1-3 schools, targeting AGYW aged between the ages 10-18 from Grade 8-11.

Key Responsibilities
  • Lead the overall planning, implementation, coordination, monitoring and reporting of the In-school AGYW program in the Subdistrict to achieve results against set objectives;
  • Oversee overall mapping of schools and supportive services;
  • Establish and manage relationships with key stakeholders i.e. government departments, schools, community leadership and all other relevant stakeholders;
  • Advocate for the implementation of the in-school AGYW program activities with the various school management teams (i.e. SMTs, DMTs, SGBs) as well as district and local leaderships forums;
  • Ensure the in-school AGYW program supports and is aligned with the new DBE HIV/TB/STI Policy, Integrated School Health Policy (ISHP) and other relevant government policies and legislations;
  • Work with the AGYW program strategic information (SI) team to ensure all program related data is collected, validated, reported and utilised accurately and timeously to inform and guide evidence-based program planning and implementation;
  • Work with the AGYW program SI team to ensure that the in-school AGYW program staff have the necessary capacity to use biometric data management system as applicable;
  • Assess and identify capacity needs of in-school AGYW program staff and provide capacity building, mentoring, coaching and supportive supervision as appropriate;
  • Actively participate in on-site data verification and routine data quality assessment (DQA) activities;
  • Represent the IHPS AGYW program in all relevant platforms as and when required;
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Program Manager and the IHPS senior management team.
Competencies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Command of local languages would be an added advantage;
  • Experience in program management i.e. development, work planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting (MER); financial management and understanding and tracking of budgets;
  • Experience in managing and building capacity (i.e. training, mentoring, coaching and supportive supervision) of field-based teams, including facilitation skills;
  • Ability to take initiatives, work under pressure and multitask with minimum supervision;
  • A team player with good interpersonal skills;
  • Sound problem solving and decision-making skills; effective time management and coordination skills;
  • Competent in Microsoft Office suite and project management tools
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to drive;
Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, preferably Social Work;
  • At least 5-10 years’ experience in HIV and AIDS programming, with a specific focus on AGYW or adolescent and youth friendly services (AYFS);
  • Demonstrated experience in AGYW program planning and implementation. Experience of working in Global Fund, PEPFAR or other AGYW projects would be an added advantage;
  • In-depth understanding of government social development, health and basic educations systems; Mpumalanga Province-specific experience would be advantageous.
Travel Requirements

Regular travel to the in-school AGYW program implementation sites.

3. 3. Clinical Manager: AGYW Biomedical Services (Dihlabeng and Setsoto Subdistricts X 1 and Fetakgomo-Greater Tubatse Subdistrict x 1)

Overall Job Function Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the Clinical Manager/ Team Lead: AGYW Biomedical Services will lead and manage the delivery of biomedical interventions for in-school and out-of-school AGYW in Mbombela Subdistrict, in close collaboration with the Centre Manager: Out-of-School AGYW Program and the In-School Program Coordinator. She will lead and manage the AGYW program clinical roving team in Mbombela Subdistrict, as well as coordinate the delivery of biomedical interventions (HIV, TB, STI, SRH) for AGYW aged between 15 – 24 years.

Key Responsibilities
  • Lead the overall planning, implementation, coordination and monitoring of the AGYW biomedical interventions for AGYW aged 15 – 24 years in the Subdistrict to achieve results against set objectives;
  • Oversee overall mapping of health facilities and PrEP sites for the provision of comprehensive biomedical services in the Subdistrict;
  • Establish and manage relationships with key stakeholders i.e. government departments, community leadership, and other relevant stakeholders and sectors;
  • Advocate for effective roll-out of biomedical AGYW interventions including PrEP in identified sites, and implement needs-based capacity building activities i.e. training, mentoring, coaching and supportive supervision for health care providers;
  • Make sure the implementation of biomedical interventions supports and is aligned with relevant government guidelines and policies i.e. DOE, DSD, DOE, etc.;
  • Work closely with the strategic information (SI) team to ensure the biomedical AGYW service delivery related data is collected, validated, reported and appropriately utilised to inform evidence-based program planning, decision-making and continuous quality improvement;
  • Provide ongoing needs-based training, mentoring, coaching and supportive supervision to the AGYW program roving team;
  • Lead the AGYW program roving team in conducting on-site data verification and routine data quality (DQA) assessments;
  • Represent the AGYW program roving team in all relevant platforms as appropriate;
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Program Manager and IHPS senior management team.
Competencies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Command of local languages would be an added advantage;
  • Experience in program management i.e. development, work planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting (MER); financial management and understanding and tracking of budgets;
  • Experience in managing and building capacity (i.e. training, mentoring, coaching and supportive supervision) of a roving team teams, including facilitation skills;
  • Ability to take initiatives, work under pressure and multitask with minimum supervision;
  • A team player with good interpersonal skills;
  • Sound problem solving and decision-making skills; effective time management and coordination skills;
  • Competent in Microsoft Office suite and project management tools
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to drive
Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Advanced Diploma in Nursing Sciences;
  • Registration with the South African Nursing Council (SANC);
  • NIMART trained and certified as competent to work independently;
  • A minimum of 2 years NIMART experience;
  • 3-5 years’ experience of working at a clinic (PHC or CHC) facility;
  • Familiarity with latest national HIV, STIs and TB policies and guidelines;
  • Proven leadership and management experience Global Fund, PEPFAR or other relevant donor funded programming experiences would be an added advantage.
  • In-depth understanding of government social development, health and basic education systems; Mpumalanga Province-specific experience is preferable.
Travel Requirements

As the AGYW program clinical team lead, there will be regular travel to designated AGYW sites to provide biomedical services to AGYW in Mbombela Subdistrict.

4. 4. Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer: AGYW Program (Dihlabeng and Setsoto Subdistricts X 1 and Fetakgomo-Greater Tubatse Subdistrict x 1)

Overall Job Function Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the M&E Officer: AGYW will lead the overall implementation of AGYW program M&E activities within the Mbombela Subdistrict. The M&E Officer will provide the overall leadership and management of all district program performance reporting, M&E working closely with the AGYW program teams. The incumbent will work closely with all the AGYW program coordinators to ensure that appropriate and quality services delivered are captured, validated and reported in line with Global Fund (GF) reporting requirements. S/he will ensure that the M&E systems and data management processes are adequately implemented to ensure accurate, quality and timely reporting of AGYW service delivery.

Key Responsibilities
  • Lead the overall development, planning, implementation and coordination of M&E activities at district level to track program performance against set objectives;
  • Oversee overall data collection, data validation and data reporting by all teams implementing AGYW program in the Subdistrict;
  • Establish and manage relationships with key stakeholders i.e. government departments, schools, community leadership and all other relevant stakeholders;
  • Advocate for the implementation of the biometric data collection system amongst the various stakeholders and government departments;
  • Ensure the AGYW program reporting is aligned with the relevant government information management systems to allow for data sharing and reporting;
  • Working with the data collection team, ensure all program related data is collected, validated, reported and utilised accurately and timeously to inform and guide evidence-based program planning and implementation;
  • Assess and build the capacity of the AGYW program team to use the biometric data management system as applicable through continuous training, mentoring, coaching and supportive supervision as appropriate;
  • Plan and lead routine program review meetings, on-site data verification and routine data quality assessment (DQA) activities;
  • Lead and facilitate GF related program evaluations, in collaboration with the IHPS strategic information (SI) unit at IHPS head office;
  • Document lessons learnt and develop case studies using qualitative data collection and analysis techniques;
  • Represent the IHPS AGYW program in all M&E relevant platforms as and when required;
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Program Manager and the IHPS senior management team.
Competencies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Good writing skills. Command of local languages would be an added advantage;
  • Experience in program M&E i.e. development, work planning and implementation of robust M&E systems, procedures and policies;
  • Experience in managing and building M&E capacity (i.e. training, mentoring, coaching and supportive supervision) of field-based data management teams;
  • Ability to take initiatives, work under pressure and multitask with minimum supervision;
  • A team player with good interpersonal skills;
  • Sound problem-solving and decision-making skills; effective time management and coordination skills and highly meticulous with attention to detail;
  • Competent in Microsoft Office suite and other data analytics software (quantitative & qualitative);
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to drive;
Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in M&E, Information Management, Social Sciences or Statistics
  • At least 5-10 years’ experience in HIV and AIDS programming, with a specific focus on M&E;
  • Demonstrated experience in data management and reporting systems including tool development, data capturing, analysis and report writing. Experience of working in Global Fund, PEPFAR or other AGYW projects would be an added advantage;
  • In-depth understanding of government social development, health and basic education’s M&E systems; Mpumalanga Province-specific experience would be advantageous.
Travel Requirements

Regular travel to AGYW implementation sites during the project implementation period.

Employer’s Rights

These position descriptions may not list all the duties of the job. If an offer is made, you will be presented with a detailed job description. Applicants will be evaluated based upon their demonstrated ability to perform the tasks listed above, their education and work experience. The employer reserves the right to revise this posting at any time.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should apply by e-mail only to HR@ihps-sa.org . Subject line should be the position you are applying for, and a cover letter and resume or CV should be attached. Submissions which do not follow the above instructions will not be considered. Due to the extremely high volume of CVs expected, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. NO PHONE CALLS in reference to these positions will be accepted.

CLOSING DATE: 11 July 2019

The Institute of Health Programs and Systems (IHPS) is a South African non-profit company (NPC) born out of the PEPFAR CDC Track 1 transition of the ICAP, Columbia University, Multi-country AIDS Program (MCAP) in South Africa in 2010. The IHPS mission is “to strengthen health and development systems through program implementation and partnerships” and the vision is “optimal and sustainable health and development outcomes”. Presently, IHPS is a Global Fund Subrecipient (SR) under Beyond Zero (BZ), tasked to implement the “Prevention programs for adolescents and youths, in and out of school” with a specific focus on adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in the Fetakgomo-Greater Tubatse Subdistrict, Sekhukhune District in Limpopo Province from April 2019 – March 2022. As such, IHPS seeks to recruit for the positions listed below, all based in the Fetakgomo-Greater Tubatse Subdistrict. Closing date: 15 July 2019.

Positions Fetakgomo-Greater Tubatse Subdistrict
• Child and Youth Care Worker (CYCW) 5
• Care & Support Champion Coordinator 5
• Care & Support Champion 30
• Social Worker 2
• Social Auxillary Workers (SAW) 15
• Peer Group Trainer (PGT) 65
• Activity Coordinator 5
• Professional Nurse 4
• Enrolled Nurse 3
• HTS Counsellor 8
• Linkage Officer 3
• Data Capturers 3

Employer’s Rights

These position descriptions may not list all the duties of the job. If an offer is made, you will be presented with a detailed job description. Applicants will be evaluated based upon their demonstrated ability to perform the tasks listed above, their education and work experience. The employer reserves the right to revise this posting at any time.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should apply by e-mail only to HR@ihps-sa.org . Subject line should be the position you are applying for, and a cover letter and resume or CV should be attached. Submissions which do not follow the above instructions will not be considered. Due to the extremely high volume of CVs expected, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. NO PHONE CALLS in reference to these positions will be accepted.

CLOSING DATE: 15 July 2019

The Institute of Health Programs and Systems (IHPS) is a South African non-profit company (NPC) born out of the PEPFAR CDC Track 1 transition of the ICAP, Columbia University, Multi-country AIDS Program (MCAP) in South Africa in 2010. The IHPS mission is “to strengthen health and development systems through program implementation and partnerships” and the vision is “optimal and sustainable health and development outcomes”. Presently, IHPS is a Global Fund Subrecipient (SR) under Beyond Zero (BZ), tasked to implement the “Prevention programs for adolescents and youths, in and out of school” with a specific focus on adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in the Dihlabeng and Setsoto Subdistricts, Thabo Mofutsanyane District in the Free State Province from April 2019 – March 2022. As such, IHPS seeks to recruit the position outlined below, based in Bethlehem, Free State Province. Closing date: 22 January 2019

1. Program Manager: Free State Province

Overall Job Function
Under the supervision of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Program Manager: Free State will provide overall management and programmatic direction which includes coordinating and providing programmatic, technical, administrative, financial and logistical support for all IHPS programs in the Free State (FS).

Key Responsibilities
The incumbent shall be responsible for the overall program leadership and management to ensure effective and smooth IHPS program implementation in Dihlabeng and Setsoto Subdistricts. The duties include but are not limited to:

Essential Duties

  1. Program Management
    • Lead and manage the roll-out and implementation of IHPS programs in accordance with the IHPS funder agreements.
    • Provide programmatic oversight and ensure timely implementation of the AGYW program activities in Dihlabeng and Setsoto Subdistricts.
    • Provide technical, administrative and fiscal support towards achievement of program goals and objectives; and make sure project timelines are respected and program targets are timeously met.
    • Work closely with IHPS human resources (HR) unit to establish of a strong and competent regional IHPS program team and ensure optimal HR regional capacity for program implementation.
    • Maintain clear and open communication and serve as a principal liaison between the IHPS head office and IHPS field office, for optimal day-to-day implementation and administration of program activities.
    • Lead and manage monthly activity planning and reporting for the AGYW program in Dihlabeng and Setsoto Subdistricts.
    • Facilitate needs-based trainings for IHPS program staff in Dihlabeng and Setsoto Subdistricts.
    • Coordinate program review meetings, seminars and workshops as appropriate.
    • Manage all regional finance and administrative functions, coordinate with head office finance and administration (F&A) team to ensure adequate F&A i.e. finance, HR and logistics support by the head office F&A team, for optimal day-to-day implementation and administration of program activities.
  2. Partnerships/ Stakeholder Management
    • Establish strategic and collaborative partnerships with (NGOs) and government departments in the region, in support of the implementation of program activities.
    • Serve as a liaison between IHPS and the various stakeholders provincial, district and subdistrict stakeholders.
    • Represent IHPS at all relevant provincial, district and subdistrict partners’ meetings.
    • Represent IHPS at relevant IHPS, donor or any other relevant forums as directed by IHPS CEO/ Senior Management.
  3. Strategic Information and Knowledge Management
    • Working closely with the Senior Technical Advisor: Strategic Information, lead and manage the collection, collation and analysis of program data, preparation of scheduled and special reports, and the maintenance of program records and statistical information.
    • Submit monthly activity plans and reports for program implementation in Dihlabeng and Setsoto Subdistricts.
    • Maintain a current program reporting, monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system as per IHPS M&E framework and knowledge and information management policies and procedures.
    • In collaboration with the national technical team, support the development, editing or adaptation of training manuals, guidelines, job aids, newsletters, and/or brochures, as appropriate to the regional program.
  4. General
    • Support and strengthen the implementation of IHPS HR, finance and operations policies and standard operating procedures (SOPs) and promote a culture of institutional capacity building and systems strengthening
    • Perform specialized activities in direct support of the accomplishment of program objectives.
    • Actively participate in IHPS strategic planning and annual work planning processes
    • Assist with grant and/or proposal writing as appropriate to the program objectives and funding requirements of the program; may participate in other fundraising activities.
    • Perform any other duties and responsibilities as assigned by IHPS CEO/ Senior Management
Competencies
  • Solid program/ project management skills.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills in English. Command of other official local languages would be an added advantage.
  • HR management and capacity (i.e. training, mentoring, coaching and supportive supervision) skills.
  • Ability to take initiatives, work under pressure and multitask with minimum supervision.
  • A team leader with good interpersonal and people management skills.
  • Sound problem solving and decision-making skills; effective time management and coordination skills.
  • Competent in Microsoft Office suite and project management tools.
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to drive.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in health or social sciences. A Master’s degree in the public health, social sciences or other relevant fields would be an added advantage.
  • Project management experience with proven ability to ensure high-quality program outcomes and experience in supervising a multidisciplinary team
  • A minimum of 5 years work experience in donor-funded not-for-profit non-government organizations (NGO).
  • At least five years of proven work experience at senior management level
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of the South African health, education and social development systems is required.
  • Demonstrated experience in Global Fund, PEPFAR or other donors’ grants management is preferred.
  • In-depth understanding of donor rules and regulations would be an added advantage.
Travel Requirements

Local and national travel is inherent to the position.

Employer's Rights

These position descriptions may not list all the duties of the job. If an offer is made, you will be presented with a detailed job description. Applicants will be evaluated based upon their demonstrated ability to perform the tasks listed above, their education and work experience. The employer reserves the right to revise this posting at any time.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should apply by e-mail only to HR@ihps-sa.org . Subject line should be the position you are applying for, and a cover letter and resume or CV should be attached. Submissions which do not follow the above instructions will not be considered. Due to the extremely high volume of CVs expected, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. NO PHONE CALLS in reference to these positions will be accepted.

CLOSING DATE: 22 January 2020