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Job Title: Senior Technical Officer (Key Populations)
Company: Jhpiego
Location: Freetown
Date: 6 December 2023
Apply by: 13 December 2023




The Senior (Sr.) Technical Officer Key Populations in collaboration with the Technical Advisors (TAs), will provide strategic oversight and technical support in the implementation and expansion of integrated quality HIV prevention, Care Treatment and support services specifically to the Key populations with linkage broadly to the general population program in supported KP drop-in-Centers, community and health One (l) Sr Technical Officer position will be KP focused and seconded partly at the National AIDS Control Program (NACP).
The positions will provide strategic support, oversight and technical assistance to the implementation of comprehensive KP Focused DIC and facility-based HIV prevention, Care treatment and support services including PrEP, HTS (including index testing), HIV ST, Care and Treatment and linkage to care. They will also provide strategic support to DICs and health facilities to conduct specific mobile and outreach services and services targeting populations (e.g., MSM, FSW, PWID, TG and Persons in custodial centers). S/he will work closely with the technical officers to directly support health facility staff and volunteers at site and DIC level and contribute to the improvement of access and quality of HIV services including the optimization of KP prevention, HTS, referrals/linkages with HIV/AIDS care and treatment, other services and the implementation of QI approaches. S/he will provide mentorship and support DIC volunteers in the provision of HIV counseling and testing services including adherence counseling, TB screening and prevention, HIVST, PrEP, other health screening and referrals and QI]QA activities.
The position will work with Technical Officers and Advisors to identify capacity and skills gaps and implement targeted off site and on-the-job trainings for the provision of comprehensive and high-quality HIV, and KP-friendly services. S/he will, in collaboration with the health facility and DIC staff, provide oversight and mentorship to the project Technical Officers alongside the volunteers at the health facility and DIC that are supporting demand creation for services, linkages to care, partner tracing, loss to follow up and peer support. S/he will also collaborate with other organizations and the communities to support HIV services across the continuum of care.




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