Abt is hiring a Project Assistant / National Community Advisor.
The International Development Division focuses on improving the lives and economic well-being of people in lower and middle-income countries. We command technical expertise in health, agriculture, climate change, food security and governance—as well as in international evaluation. Our multi-layered health portfolio includes policy, health promotion and disease prevention, health finance, and health systems management. In partnership with government clients and local experts, our high-quality programs in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East are known for impact and innovation.
Efficiencies for Clinical HIV Outcomes (ECHO) is a USD 209 million project to support the Government of Mozambique’s achievement of HIV/AIDS epidemic control and establishing a sustainable governmental response by 2023 in provinces where USAID is the primary clinical partner. The objectives of the project include strengthening the essential public health services for HIV epidemic control at national, provincial, and district level to ensure long-term sustainability of the HIV response, reaching and maintaining 95% treatment coverage and viral suppression in designated geographic regions, ensuring that Mozambique is utilizing the latest evidence for rapid escalation and maintenance of effective HIV interventions, and providing the Government of Mozambique with data, measured findings and recommendations necessary to make key service delivery decisions. This position holder is an HIV/AIDS clinician designated as Community Advisor.
The position holder provides advice, technical, administrative and comprehensive public health management assistance in support of PSS (Psychosocial Support)/Community activities concerning children, pregnant women, breastfeeding women and adults, as well as all support for the implementation of community activities.
Their responsibilities include daily programme management and development, initial and on-the-job training, clinical mentoring, monitoring, reporting and close collaboration with DPS/SDSMAS and programme managers to ensure implementation is carried out in accordance with the programme’s strategic objectives and internationally recognised best practices.
Community Advisor will report to the Community Director and will have frequent routine communications with other ECHO team members, mainly Program Managers from each province.
Position will be based in Maputo/Beira and he/she will provide guidance and be responsible for ECHO’s technical results in PSS (Psychosocial Support)/Community areas.
Community Advisor and Community Director will have a two-way relationship and will share the implementation of the technical principles guiding the program.
Job Type: Full-Time
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