The Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to saving lives and reducing the burden of disease in low-and middle-income countries, while strengthening the capabilities of governments and the private sector in those countries to create and sustain high-quality health systems that can succeed without our assistance. For more information, please visit: http://www.clintonhealthaccess.org
CHAI assists governments to promote high quality health care. CHAI teams work in partnership with the government, partners, and other major stakeholders to identify the key obstacles to access and scale-up of essential health services, and to develop sustainable strategies to overcome them. In South Africa, CHAI supports the National Department of Health (NDoH) and the South Africa National AIDS Council (SANAC) in its implementation scaling up HIV, TB, and other health services.
CHAI South Africa’s HIV Prevention programme The CHAI SA HIV Prevention Programme supports NDoH to ensure strategic development and implementation of combination HIV prevention efforts are conducted and monitored efficiently and effectively, including a national campaign that specifically aims to support adolescent girls and young women (AGYW). This is done through the provision of technical assistance in the implementation policy, guidelines, and operational plans, and development of strategic documents and tools, including training and monitoring and evaluation (M&E) to support critical management systems and to galvanize key stakeholders coordination.
CHAI is seeking a dynamic, results-oriented individual with strong operational and analytical skills to support implementation of NDoH’s HIV prevention programme. Candidates must have excellent communication and writing skills, be able to function independently, be extremely self-motivated and have a strong commitment to excellence.
The Assistant Program Officer will support the NDoH in the overall planning, management, monitoring, and quality implementation of the HIV prevention strategy and plan, including support to specific programmes on oral PrEP and the National Campaign for Girls and Young Women. S/he will manage key administrative processes, focusing on programme delivery, monitoring and logistics.
The HIV Prevention Assistant Program Officer will be based in Pretoria at the (NDoH) and will report to the CHAI HIV Senior Manager. This is a temporary (4 month) position.
Programme Administration & Management:
Reporting and Documentation: