TB/HIV Program Assistant

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Administration
  • Deadline:
    December 2, 2022

JOB DESCRIPTION

Description

 

 

Position Title:      TB/HIV program Assistant
Reporting to:       The TB/HIV Lead
Location:              PIH office and TB Annex / Monserrado County, Liberia,

Organizational Profile:
Partners in Health (PIH) is an international health organization relentlessly committed to improving the health of the poor and marginalized. PIH partners with local governments to build local capacity and work closely with impoverished communities to deliver high-quality health care, address the root causes of illness, train providers, advance research, and advocate for global policy change.

PIH currently has implementation programs in Haiti, Rwanda, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Peru, Mexico, Russia, Sierra Leone and Navajo Nation. Through our partnership with Harvard Medical School and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, we support a wide range of programs in dozens of other countries around the world.

Position Overview :
The TB/HIV program assistant provides technical writing  and logistical assistance to the TB/HIV team in day to day execution of program activities working closely with the rest of the team in creating and overseeing all didactic, operational and reporting materials used by the team for program implementation in both Monrovia and Maryland.

Specific Responsibilities:
Operational Planning

•          Assist in preparing and maintaining training materials.

•          Work closely with DR-TB program coordinator and Clinical Manager to ensure that all TB/HIV training and seminars materials are updated and managed properly.

•          Responsible to gather supporting documents, coordinate and redact reports drafts.

•          Assist in the redaction of all operational documents of the TB/HIV program.

•          Assist and proofread other team member’s technical writing.

  • Assist in Data collection, review of clinical indicators and Collection of internal documentation for the success stories of patients

•          Support the PIH TB/HIV program collaboration with NTP, NACP and the CHT of MOH.

•          Create, maintain an archive (i-e Google drive) all operational documents of the TB/HIV program.

•          Support with the social support team the HIV ambassadors

•          Support the TB/HIV program activities dissemination as needed.

•          Provide logistical support to the TB/HIV team in the day-to-day execution of program activities.

•          Support all the logistical and relational aspects of the integration of TB/HIV in primary care delivery.

•          Support the communication and logistical aspects of the collaboration between the TB/HIV team of Maryland /Monrovia and the other counties of Liberia.

 

Programmatic Aspects

Research

•          assist in collection and compilation of operations research requirements for the short term regimen study. This will include securing IRBs for conducting research and outlining a work plan for research.

•          support research and abstract writing for evidenced-based evaluation of TB program (impact of social and nutritional support etc.)

 

Grant writing/advocacy writing

•          researching and identifying grant opportunities; and drafting proposals with the team

 

Capacity building

•          Inventory management, working with team to create an operational standardized system to manage inventory in Harper and in Monrovia in collaboration with the Pharmacy team.

•          supporting the team to identify opportunities to present our work (including drafting of abstracts, drafting posters etc).

 

Qualifications and skills:

  • Diploma as Administrative Assistant
  • Strong writing skills required
  • Ability to manage people and experience in projects management.
  • Experience in Grant writing proposal (a Plus).
  • Proactive, clear, and compassionate communicator.
  • Have strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong ability to understand and manage data and send report
  • Relevant travel and or work in resource-limited settings, especially emergency or disaster situations.
  • Adaptability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • A commitment to health equity and social justice.
  • English proficiency required.
  • Ability to live and work in all PIH field locations within Liberia.

Partners In Health (PIH) is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee. It is the policy of PIH not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion, creed, disability, sex and gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law. PIH works in and with a number of governments in and outside the U.S., and to the extent applicable, this statement is intended to incorporate the prohibition of any unlawful discrimination covered by applicable laws in such countries, states and municipalities.

 

Commitment to Prevention of Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Sexual Harassment:

At Partners in Health, we are committed to ensuring that those who benefit from our work- including our patients, families and community members – as well as our staff are treated with dignity and respect and protected from sexual exploitation, abuse and sexual harassment. A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Partner in Health’s PSEAH policy. Partner in Health will request information from applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment.

 

Application instructions:

 

Interested candidates are required to apply through our website: http://www.pih.org/pages/employment In your application, please ensure to include names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers of three (3) referees not later than 12:00pm GMT (Midnight) on Friday 2nd, December 2022.