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CAMRIS seeks a Senior Technical Advisor – HIV Testing Services for an upcoming task order under the International Technical, Operation, and Professional Support Services (ITOPSS) IDIQ with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Senior Technical Advisor in this position is the primary technical expert and point-of-contact for CDC/Namibia on all HIV Counselling and Testing Services (HTS) activities. This will require active participation in the development, modification, and/or adaptation of appropriate technical strategies and tailored approaches for improving access to HIV Testing Services. Such services include rapid HIV testing, Provider-Initiated Testing and Counselling (PITC), as well as Index-Partner Testing in medical settings, and facility- and community-based HTS. The Senior Technical Advisor will make recommendations to the USG and Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS) counterparts on approaches to enhancing and improving HTS to enable the 90:90:90 goals as per the National and UNAIDS strategy to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic by the end of 2030.
Note: The position is contingent on contract award.
The Senior Technical Advisory Services - HIV Testing Services works in partnership with Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS), Directorate of Special Programmes (DSP) and other in-country CDC Supported partners (including community-based HTS partners) to assist with planning and implementation of CDC Namibia’s HTS programmatic activities. In addition, the Senior Technical Advisor serves as the technical lead for HTS activities within the MOHSS to establish priorities, policies and targeted strategic plans for HTS delivery. The following activities serve as the primary focus of activities for the incumbent:
Leadership and Technical Assistance
Strategic Planning, Program Management, and Evaluation
Staffing and Training
Advocacy and Dissemination of Counselling and testing Program Activity Information