Job Summary
Location’s: Manicaland Province (Mutasa, Makoni, Buhera , Chipinge and Mutare)

Basic Function
The Provincial Manager is responsible for leading the ZHI provincial team, managing all technical aspects of the ZHCT program in the province, operational support and coordination/networking within the province in line with organizational and national guidelines and targets. The Provincial Program Manager directly supervises the District HIV Care and Treatment Coordinators. The Provincial Manager reports to the Technical Director at the Country Office.

Duties And Responsibilities
Job Description
The job is to: Coordinate and build relationships with Provincial Health Executive and other stakeholders: Cultivate, nurture and sustain relationships with MoHCC representatives and other key stakeholders at provincial and district level, to enable open communication as well as collaborative and sustainable program implementation; Ensure that ZHI’s ZHCT program is implemented in a way that maximizes synergies with other programs and partner organizations strengthening HIV Care and treatment, and other relevant services in the province ;Attend provincial level (PHT and related) networking and review meetings; Participate in review meetings with the PHE to facilitate inter-district sharing of experiences and achievements and sharing of good practices; Make and implement strategic decisions to support the ZHCT program implementation; Manages program operations (finance, HR, procurement and administration) in line with ZHI policies; Provide leadership and supervision to ZHCT provincial teams to ensure quality of program implementation; Develops and monitors annual and quarterly work-plan and budget for the Province, in line with ZHCT program targets; Document key program achievements and challenges through production of routine program reports and information that feeds into programs and policy development; Implements ZHI policies reliably and consistently; Assesses and manages ZHI staff capacity and performance; Supports all district teams to ensure program is implemented with a high degree of fidelity; Guide and facilitate initiatives to strengthen capacity development and management of health care workers in the district; Provides technical assistance and guidance for quality on-site support and supervision with MoHCC; Oversees and supports district communications activities; Provide leadership to district teams to implement program activities that will achieve district targets; Lead teams to integrate Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement initiatives in HIV Care and Treatment services at site level;Monitors site level action plans and trouble shoots challenges in HP/ Care and Treatment Program Implementation; Support district teams to innovate within context and integrate ‘state of the art’ interventions to improve program performance;Manage provincial and district budgets-contributes to the budget formulation, review and expenditure analysis; Ensure expenditure at district level is carried out in line with organizational finance and operational policy manuals and guidelines; Manages all program resources in line with ZHI policy and procedures; Lead ZHI provincial and district teams in data analysis. Support teams to do a gap analysis and use data to optimize program implementation. Provide technical assistance with MoHCC to support improved data analysis, visualization, and use of data in program management. Supervise district HIV Care and Treatment Officers and ensure that all program data is routinely and timely entered the relevant databases to monitor program implementation progress. Utilize routine programme data for program improvement and learning in the province

Qualifications And Experience

Qualifications and Experience
Holder of MBChB degree or equivalent with 5 years of relevant experience with international development programs which includes 3 years’ experience with HIV/AIDS program planning and implementation at the community, facility, and provincial level working with NGO sectors. Registration with the relevant professional board is required; Postgraduate qualifications in public health, epidemiology is required; Experience in management (HR, finance, administration, programs) is required ;Experience in working within the MoHCC structures at management level is a must;Experience in HIV clinical and HIV program management, HIV Care and Treatment programs and in-depth knowledge of national ART guidelines is required; Experience in data management, analysis and use is a preferred; Demonstrated capacity to innovate; Organized, self-starter, team player, able to build and maintain partnerships;Strategic thinker- able to assess what is on the ground and work with MoHCC structures to accomplish tasks;Ability to travel and work long hours; Honest, conscientious and reliable; Good communicator, an ability function as a catalyst and coach, guiding people at all levels of the organization to facilitate their learning and development; Strong work ethic coupled with enthusiastic and passionate approach to work with an ability to multi-task and to work with limited supervision; High degree of professionalism and integrity and ability to demonstrate good judgment, discretion and confidentiality always; Ability to travel to implementation districts a minimum of 35%; Ability to network, establish collaborative relationships;Proficiency in usual desktop software (MS Word, Excel, Outlook) a requisite

How To Apply
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