The Senior Medical Advisor, VMMC, will be the lead expert on all clinical aspects of VMMC (voluntary medical male circumcision) service delivery for an upcoming United States’ government (USG) integrated HIV prevention project in Malawi. The project aims to prevent new HIV infections in priority populations through increased uptake of high quality VMMC services among males aged 15-29. The project aims to increase availability of and access to VMMC services, increase demand for VMMC among targeted age- groups, improve quality of VMMC services, and strengthen linkages between VMMC and other services. The project will operate over a five-year period.
The position will operate under the leadership of the Chief of Party and Jhpiego’s senior management team, and will oversee and ensure the technical and methodological soundness of all project activities. In collaboration with project team and partners, the position will support the design and implementation of service delivery strategies based on scientific evidence. S/he will provide expert guidance on appropriate technical and programmatic approaches for scale up of safe VMMC services and support the COP in day-to-day implementation of VMMC services. S/he will also recommend improvements in the safety and quality of VMMC services and engage in mentoring of clinical staff.
This position is contingent upon award from USG. Malawian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.
City location to be finalized upon award.