UW International Training and Education Centre for Health I TECH India
Senior Program Officer – Care, Support &Treatment (CST)
Program Manager, Program Officer, Program Associate, Program Assistant
Aizawl Mizoram
Application Email : hr@itech-india.org

Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Dec 05 2021

Description

Position Name: Senior Program Officer – Care, Support &Treatment (CST)

Duty Station: Aizawl, Mizoram

Reporting: State Coordinator (Mizoram) and Technical Specialist-CST (NE)

Background:

UW International Training and Education Centre for Health (I-TECH India) is a national organization working in collaboration with the Government of India’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to implement prevention, care, support, and treatment services under the National AIDS Control Programme (NACP). I-TECH India works in partnership with NACO (National AIDS Control Organisation), SACS (State AIDS Control Society), Centers of Excellence, medical colleges, ART Centers, and non-governmental organizations to achieve epidemic control across the continuum of care for HIV. I-TECH India team comprises medical professionals, public health specialists, digital and program specialists, researchers, and program management experts.

Position Overview:

Senior Program Officer – CST will be responsible for leading the care and treatment activities in the state in collaboration with I-TECH India team and state Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) partners. S/he will work in close coordination with CST In-charge at SACS. S/he will ensure highest standards of quality and excellence in patient care and follow good clinical practices at all sites (both ARTC and DSD sites). S/he will support in improving the quality of coordination activities at sites and identify various capacity building needs of the site staff and plan appropriate training programs. S/he will support the state government/ partners to conduct periodical review of sites on key program indicators for follow up and corrective actions. S/he will oversee the site wise cascade data to identify gaps and work with I-TECH India team and CSO partners to address the gaps. Senior Program Officer –CST will report to State Coordinator (Mizoram) and Technical Specialist – CST (NE).

Responsibilities:

• Responsible for managing all treatment interventions at state.
• Work in close coordination with Prevention team to ensure linkage with treatment.
• Ensure highest standards of service quality at all sites (both ARTC and DSD sites).
• Support in improving the quality of coordination activities at sites
• Identify capacity building needs of the site staff and plan appropriate training programs in
collaboration with Technical Specialist-CST, based at regional level.
• Support SACS to conduct periodical review of sites on key program indicators for follow up and corrective actions.
• Oversee the site wise cascade data to identify gaps and work with I-TECH India team and
CSOs to address the gaps
• Visit ART Centres and provide hand holding support as needed
• Coordination with SACS, DAPCU officials and other stakeholders
• Ensure data consistency and timely reporting from the intervention sites as required
• Any other work as assigned by the Supervisor

Key qualification and skills:
• Master’s degree in public health, social sciences, or related field with at least 7-8 years professional experience in HIV program at state level.
• Should have prior experience of mentoring and training of both clinical and non-clinical staff at state/ facility level.
• Should have good operational and coordination experience of working with state/district health departments.
• Computer knowledge and proficiency in English and local language.

To Apply:
Please submit your CV and cover letter to hr@itech-india.org as a single document in a Word file/pdf format. Kindly mention “Application for the post of Senior Program Officer- CST” in the subject line.

Closing date for receiving the applications is December 5, 2021. However, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

I-TECH India is an equal opportunity employer and offers a highly dynamic and enabling work environment and provides competitive compensation based on experience and background.
Job Email id: hr(at)itech-india.org