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Technical Advisor, HIV/TB Care and Treatment Services

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative and technical leadership of the service delivery core team of HIV Service Delivery Program Officers to ensure effective collaboration, teamwork, and collegiality.
  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship in the implementation of the HIV Care and Treatment, service delivery component of the project.
  • Support integration of gender services in HIV/TB program interventions.
  • Coordinate the development, implementation, and monitoring of costed project work-plans.
  • Supervise and coordinate the service delivery project team in the assigned project area including HIV/TB Care and Treatment, services in close collaboration with M&E team.
  • Oversee the integration of the project’s technical approaches for the achievement of successful project implementation using evidence informed, innovative and best practices.
  • Provide leadership in creating and strengthening linkages and referral networks between facility and community activities ensuring there is seamless implementation of activities leading to improved health outcomes across the project areas.
  • Take part in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and other reports as may be required and submit these to the Senior Technical Advisor, Care and Treatment, and Systems Strengthening in a timely manner.
  • Provide leadership in weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual project performance reviews, assessing progress in an objective manner.
  • Provide leadership to the HIV/TB Care and Treatment service delivery teams on Quality Improvement/Quality Assurance interventions.
  • Participate in the donor progress report writing, continuation application and quarterly review report writing and presentation.
  • Take lead in site preparation for supportive supervision and SIMS assessments and ensure recommendations are implemented at facility level by project team.
  • Coordination with CHMTs and S/CHMTs on implementation of HIV/TB Care and Treatment service delivery work plans.
  • Represent the project in technical forums at sub-county, county and national level.

Required Experience

  • Medical Doctor (or equivalent qualification) with a minimum of 5 years’ experience providing leadership in implementation of health service delivery project with specific experience in HIV/TB projects.
  • MPH or other master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage
  • Training on GBV minimum package of care for survivors.
  • Hands on clinical experience in HIV service delivery and technical coordination
  • Proven experience leading multi-sectoral project teams in implementing PEPFAR projects
  • Proven experience and familiarity with MOH/GOK health systems.
  • Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills, capable of directing and managing change, effective delegation, inspiring teamwork and motivating staff and partners to achieve results.
  • Research experience, proposal and abstract writing will be a distinctive advantage.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Excellent facilitation, mentorship, team building and coordination skills.
  • Ability to lead a multi-sectoral team and support collaboration with multiple stakeholders.
  • Ability to work in a complex project implementation environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform.

Internal Audit Lead

Specific duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Lead the Internal Audit Group, with locations in Kenya and India.
  • Provide oversight and management to audits of field based and global projects.  This would include pre-audit planning and analysis, customization of audit program, oversight of fieldwork, and review of report.
  • Perform audits from planning through to report issuance.  
  • As requested by, and under the direction of Senior Management, IRT or Audit Committee, perform investigations or oversee outside firms performing investigations of allegations of fraud, waste, or abuse in PATH projects and operations.
  • Work in partnership with senior management to design and implement cost-effective policies and procedures to ensure that internal controls are effective for reliable financial reporting, safeguard the organization’s assets, provide for efficient processes and procedures, and achieve regulatory compliance. Verify that internal controls are efficient and effective to mitigate business risks to an acceptable level.  Provide constructive suggestions relative to enhancing current procedures on the existing PATH policies and procedures to accommodate situations in the various field offices.
  • Maintain an expert knowledge of PATH’s internal policies and procedures as well as stay abreast of donor rules and regulations. Maintain a working knowledge of local regulatory requirements and regional industry standards and norms. 
  • Promote and encourage a learning environment for field-based staff in a manner consistent with PATH’s values and leadership principles.
  • Liaise with PATH’s external auditors as necessary and assist the Finance Department in responding to relevant inquiries. Liaise with “third party auditors” conducting reviews of PATH’s projects and help coordinate responses.
  • Support compliance reviews with respect to donor rules and regulations, both internal and with project partners.  Review compliance with applicable local laws in an effort to safeguard assets of PATH.  Review application of PATH policies and procedures across field operations.
  • Review the effectiveness and efficiency of operations. Review application of and adherence to PATH policies and procedures across field operations.
  • Promote Internal Audit as a value add to the organization and deliver Audit services that consistently improve the control environment and achieve operational excellence. Provide business insight and communicate all Audit related issues to executive management and as appropriate, the Audit Committee.
  • Work with the team to develop the annual audit plan and overseeing its implementation
  • Member of the Audit Management Team that manages the Audit Compliance and Management (AMAC) system
  • Track implementation and resolution of audit recommendations, in collaboration with in country and global leadership
  • Make a presentation to the Board Audit Committee quarterly on audit progress, cross-cutting audit findings and other matters as relevant.
  • Manage the Internal Audit Budget in collaboration with the PADM.
  • Promote knowledge management and shared learning to inform continuous improvement of the internal controls.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or Finance.
  • Professional certifications such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) or other relevant professional certifications are strongly preferred. 
  • 7+ years of relevant experience in an organization of similar size or larger. Significant experience working in or auditing in a large international NGO environment is preferred. 
  • Knowledge of French is an added advantage.
  • Strong comprehension and working knowledge of GAAP, non-profit accounting and internal controls.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and other standard computer-based tools. Experience with Business World (Unit4) software a plus.  Experience with Tableau, Visio or other flowcharting software is preferable.
  • Proficient with respect to trends in Internal Auditing
  • Strong overall business acumen with the ability to align governance, risk, and control needs and requirements with the realities of the work environment
  • Experience in accounting and administration for donor-sponsored projects. This would include financial management and accounting in a fund accounting environment, donor budgets, financial donor reporting, sub-agreements monitoring and basic financial analysis. 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team; must be able to work with a minimum of supervision in the conceptualization, planning, management and implementation of activities.
  • Ability to oversee and develop junior auditors and the audits they are performing.
  • Experience with a diverse set of donors including US Government agencies, private foundations, multilateral agencies, foreign ministries of health, etc.   
  • Strong working understanding of US government contracts, cooperative agreements, and subawards from federal agencies such as USAID.  General knowledge of US Government contracting regulations and policies, including experience in federal compliance rules, regulations and standards associated with federal funds.  (This would include knowledge of A-110, A-122, A-133 and 22CFR226 regulations.)