South Africa

Senior Technical Advisor [Head Office]

Company Aurum Group
Reference # 2021/03/29/02
Published 09/04/2021
Contract Type Permanent/Contract
Salary Market Related
Location Parktown, Gauteng, South Africa
The Aurum Institute is offering a great opportunity to suitably qualified and experienced staff to contribute towards our mission to improve the health of people and communities through innovation in Health Research and Systems. We are focused on research, support and implementing integrated approaches to managing TB and HIV. The following positions have become available as part of the various projects currently being run by us and you are welcome to apply should you meet the requirements of the position.
Job Functions Advisory,Medical
Industries Medical,Ngo / Non-Profit
The TB Technical Advisor is responsible to provide technical advisory services (clinical and programmatic) both internally and
externally in the area of TB. The incumbent will provide guidance, monitoring, and technical assistance to the TB Directorate at
National Department of Health (NDoH). The incumbent will provide high-level technical and programmatic assistance that
incorporates evidence-based best practices in the design, implementation, coordination, monitoring, and evaluation of TB
prevention and treatment programming. This will include support to policy and guideline development, managing and executing
reviews, audits, and situational analyses, and supporting research projects where required.

Technical Work Responsibilities
Liaising with Internal/External Customers/Stakeholders.
Applying knowledge and expertise in programmatic management of TB.
Providing technical support and guidance related to the field of expertise.
Conducting File and Facility Audits in selected Districts, ensure roll-out and develop customised Programmes: MDR-TB Training
Programme; MDR-TB Mentorship and Clinical Support etc.
Data Analysis.
Project Management.
Compiling Grant/Fund applications/proposals.
Compiling Quality Programme, Funder, and other Reports.
Providing training and mentoring.
Masters Degree / NQF level 9,
Post graduate Diploma and
Professional Registration / NQF 8

Professional Qualification
TB Union
International AIDS society

Up to 10 years in Social Science and Health Sciences

Area of Expertise
Programme Management and HIV/AIDS treatment and care

Please note:
Kindly provide current and relevant references for background checks
All appointments are subject to the preferred candidates obtaining the necessary security clearance, reference checking and competency assessment. We embrace employment equity and are committed to achievement of fair and equal representation of our workforce. Preference will be given to internal applicants and candidates from previously disadvantaged backgrounds.
Aurum welcomes applications from all persons with disabilities
Whilst all applications will be carefully considered, only short-listed applicants will be interviewed. If you do not hear from us within 21 days of the closing date, this will mean that your application has been unsuccessful. All interviewed applicants will receive feedback as part of our continued drive towards people development.
Job Closing Date 13/04/2021
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