Technical Advisor, HTS (HIV Testing Services)

Reports to the Clinical Care Specialist – Prevention. The Technical Advisor HTS will actively participate in the development, modification, and/or adaptation of appropriate technical strategies and tailored approaches for improving access to HTS including rapid HIV testing, “provider-initiated” testing and testing (PITC) in medical settings, and facility- and community-based HTS, including targeted index testing. S/he will provide technical support to the Head of Community and Clinical Teams as required in providing high quality HTS which comply with the national guidelines.

Main duties

  • Ensure quality HTS service delivery
  • Advise the ACHIEVE Program on referral and linkage of HIV positive clients to HIV care and treatment services
  • Design/ redesign novel HTS service delivery strategies
  • Develop indicators and tools for tracking outcomes and ensure data collection and utilization by teams
  • Support the development, dissemination and use of quality assurance protocols and SOPs
  • Ensure adherence of HTS service delivery with the Ministry of Health National Guidelines
  • Mentor health care providers rendering static and outreach HTS services in CIDRZ-supported sites
  • Work closely with the Clinical Teams to ensure service integration
  • Provide leadership in ensuring clinical service delivery of HIV related services are performed in accordance with standard operating procedures and in compliance with MOH rules and regulations and national guidelines
  • Work closely with government stakeholders to ensure quality standards are met, and resolve issues related to quality service delivery promptly and effectively
  • Follow-up accessibility of service and the service uptake to the beneficiaries of the ACHIEVE Program
  • Maximize the service provision vis-a-vis the target and the cost that goes to the HTS activities directly and indirectly.
  • In consultation with Laboratory Services Department, schedule proficiency testing at supported health facilities and ensure that corrective measures are taken in time
  • Collaborate with all local stakeholders and implementing partners, especially the Ministry of Health and other US and international implementing partners, to ensure that all activities conform to the requirements and regulations
  • Conduct regular reporting to the Project Director, and project and technical staff, of successes, challenges and lessons learned in implementation related to areas of technical expertise
  • Prepares annual workplan and budget, whilst providing monthly update of progress.
  • Responsible for selection and recruitment of staff and managing staff members’ outputs, performance criteria and development of handling disciplinaries

Qualifications and skills

  • Bachelor of science in nursing or social sciences
  • Master’s Degree in Public Health or social sciences as added advantage
  • Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible professional-level experience in HIV/AIDS prevention activities, particularly related to behaviour change communication and sexual prevention
  • In depth knowledge and expertise in HIV testing services
  • Demonstrated experience working with local governments and organizations, particularly at the community level
  • Demonstrated program design, strategic planning, and program management and implementation experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the main technical issues related to HIV prevention and community-based health initiatives
  • Familiarity with CDC/PEPFAR programs, policies and regulations is highly desirable
  • Good negotiation skills at all levels of healthcare
  • Basic proficiancy in computer skills (MS Office)

Suitably qualified candidates are invited to apply; however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please send application letter quoting Reference Number above, relevant academic and professional certificates, and detailed CV with day-time telephone number(s) to:

CIDRZ Human Resources Director

P. O. Box 34681


or email:


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Senior Welder

This post, reporting to the Workshop Foreman/Engineering Manager, would suit an ambitious self-motivated person.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Installing, repairing and maintaining farm equipment and fixtures
  • Carrying out welding and fabrication assignments
  • Working on various welding machines
  • Planning, providing bills of quantities and estimates for welding jobs
  • Maintaining appropriate service and repair records
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Qualifications & Experience Required

  • Full Grade 12 Certificate.
  • Minimum Craft Certificate in welding/fabrication and sheet metal work from a recognizable institution
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Candidates who meet the above specifications should apply before 23rd March, 2018, enclosing their detailed CV (together with references), and copies of educational qualifications. Contact address, phone number and email address to:

Human Resource Officer
Nanga Farms Plc
P.O.Box 670079