The HIV Testing and Prevention Advisor will provide technical leadership and project oversight in the areas of HIV testing and prevention for a United States government (USG)-funded community-based HIV program in Zambia. The program aims to reduce the number of new HIV infections and other sexually transmitted infections among members of the Zambian Defense Force, their families, and the civilian communities served by the Zambian Military through targeted, mobile HIV testing services and partner notification, linkage to treatment and prevention services, prevention activities for priority populations including Uniformed Service members and sex workers, prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission, and support for adherence and viral suppression. The program will operate over a three-year period.
The Advisor will provide oversight and management of the program’s targeted HIV testing and prevention activities at the national, regional, and district levels. This includes the provision of integrated health services with HTS, including screening for sexually transmitted infections (STI) and tuberculosis (TB), provision of family planning (FP), and delivery of comprehensive prevention services. The position will operate under the leadership of the Program Director and Jhpiego’s senior management team, and work closely with the global HIV, Malaria and Infectious Disease team based in Baltimore, MD, USA. The position will oversee and ensure the technical quality and methodological soundness of all program activities. In collaboration with ZDF and USG, project team, Ministry of Health (MOH), and other implementing partners, the position will support the design and implementation of HIV testing and prevention service delivery strategies based on scientific evidence, innovations and best practices.
This position is contingent upon award from USG. Zambian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.