at Integrated Service on Health and Development Organization (ISHDO)
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted September 1, 2020
Category Health Care / Medical
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB



The HIV Service Director will be the technical expert for activities related to strengthening the comprehensive community-based HIV and AIDS treatment, care and support services, ensuring standards and quality of care, liaising with relevant advisers on health-related strategic information. S/he provides guidance on scientific, policy and practices associated with community-based HIV and AIDS treatment, care and support services. Together with the M&E and other relevant staff members s/he provides technical guidance and support to sub- awards in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of effective to HIV and AIDS services.

Job responsibilities

  • Collaborates in implementing the overall project objectives strategies, budget priorities and operational plans of the project
  • Lead activities that will improve engagement and retention in care for PLWHA
  • Support collaboration with healthcare providers, public health entities and relevant community based organizations as appropriate to achieve the project goals
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with internal external stakeholders
  • Promotes teamwork and cooperation needed for the success of the project
  • Represent system HIV services to external agencies, community, public health and HIV/AIDS service agencies,
  • Assure compliance with project HIV service standard and procedures other regulatory standards
  • Ensure adequate availability and patient access to beneficiary services across the system
  • Contribute to annual plan and budget preparation which aligns with the goals and objectives of the project
  • Oversee development and utilization of grants to ensure effective use project resources
  • Prepare and submit regular and timely performance reports to the COP adhering to USAID reporting requirements


  • A minimum of MPH is required, preferably with degree in Medicine or Nursing degree and ten years of experience in clinical HIV treatment or HIV testing service delivery
  • Experience in expanding access to essential comprehensive HIV and AIDS services is desirable.
  • Specialized knowledge and demonstrated expertise in comprehensive HIV and AIDS services which is necessary for strengthening service delivery is required.
  • Previous work program/project management experience, directly or indirectly, with USAID, PEPFAR, or other USG health programs required.
  • Experience and good understanding of the Ethiopian health care delivery system including networking of the facility and community health system/the Urban Health Extension Program, local NGOs and other Civil Service Organizations providing services to PLHIV in the community is required.
  • Experience in managing a project team composed of several technical experts and fostering teamwork is required.

Personal skills

  • Ability to coordinate multiple assignments
  • Skills in determining priorities
  • Strong interpersonal skills and positive professional attitude
  • Ability to represent the project in a professional manner at all times
  • Excellent written and communication skills in English language
  • Skills in MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, information management systems.

Location :Addis Ababa

Applying Instructions

Interested candidates are invited to submit their CV and application letter through the organizations email address  [email protected] within 10 working days from the date of announcement.

Women and Persons with disability are highly encouraged

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