Family Health International (FHI 360) Recent Available Employment Vacancy

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22 Nov, 2019

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NGO Jobs in South Africa

FHI 360 is a non-profit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

In South Africa, EpiC will be implementing a voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) service delivery project which aims to reduce HIV infections through targeted provision of VMMC in pursuit of reaching 95-95-95 goals. To achieve this goal, the program will increase demand for and provide high quality, high volume cost-efficient VMMC services in South Africa, coordinate with USAID’s Global Health Supply Chain implementing partner and support the transition of direct VMMC service delivery to the Government of South Africa.


Job Title: Clinical Associates VMMC – QA / QI District Coordinators
Locations (Districts) & Job Requisitions Numbers:

1. Gauteng (X3 Positions)
Job Requisition: Requisition – 2019202202

2. KwaZulu Natal: Zululand District (X1 position)
Job Requisition: Requisition – 2019202203

3. KwaZulu Natal: eThekwini District (X1 positions)
Job Requisition: Requisition – 2019202204

4. Mpumalanga: Gert Sibande District (X1 position)
Job Requisition: Requisition – 2019202205

5. Mpumalanga: Ehlanzeni District (X1 position)
Job Requisition: Requisition – 2019202206

6. Limpopo: Capricorn District (X1 position)
Job Requisition: Requisition – 2019202207


  • Please submit your preference of Location using the job requisition above when you apply.
  • No relocation costs will be done for this position
  • Employment Type: Full-Time

FHI 360 is seeking applications for the position of Clinical Associates for the EpiC VMMC project in South Africa.

Position Description

To support implementation of quality VMMC service delivery in the district, through innovative approaches with the aim of building capacity at district level to the partners and DoH staff providing VMMC services in the districts through the provision of technical support services, coaching, mentoring and facilitation as stipulated by donor requirements and deliverables indicated in the project workplan.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for providing FHI360 VMMC QA/QI activities in the district.
  • Provide QA/QI support, training and mentorship to designated VMMC partners and DoH staff working in project facilities.
  • Responsible for detection and ensuring appropriate follow-up and reporting of adverse events in the district.
  • Responsible for the compilation of monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports or as required by FHI360, DoH and USAID.
  • Responsible for the coordination and facilitation of all FHI360 QA/QI activities across the district.
  • Work with the M&E team to conduct field-based research including program evaluation and baseline assessments.
  • Participate in and make presentations at relevant District DoH, FHI360 and other stakeholders’ meetings.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Essential Skills and Knowledge (Generic & Technical):

  • Competency in Clinical, Quality Assurance/Quality Control /Continuous Quality Improvement processes and procedures such as SIMS tools, WHO EQA tool and VMMC Dorsal Slit etc.
  • Knowledge of quality standards, policies and guidelines, including prescribed QI tools and indicators
  • Competent to execute and mentor VMMC prescribed surgical procedures, personnel training and site personnel certification, safety, infection control, records and documentation management

Ability to plan operations by creating quality management frameworks, work-plans or activity schedules aligned with programmatic targets:

  • Excellent clinical and mentoring and coaching skills
  • Good business sense and strong organizational skills
  • Good leadership and management skills
  • Initiative & resourceful
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and non-verbal)
  • Pay attention to detail & ability execute accurately
  • Ability to manage time, work under pressure, strike balance and cope with competing priorities
  • Self-motivated, able to work in a team and manage teams
  • Deadline and results driven
  • Problem-solving ability

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Clinical Medical Practice (BCMP)
  • Registration with HPCSA
  • Own reliable transport with at least code 8 drivers’ licence
  • Completed the theory part of the Online Training Hub not more than 2 years ago
  • Minimum three years working experience in donor-funded HIV prevention programs
  • Minimum three years working experience in VMMC service provision.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Quality Management systems of VMMC services will be an advantage.
  • Experience in VMMC training will be ab added advantage.
  • Potential candidates will undergo formal training and assessment as trainers. Only candidates who satisfactorily complete this exercise will be offered the position.

This job advert summarizes the main duties and requirements of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties.
Please note that each position has an allocated job requisition number as per the locations which the positions exist.

Interested candidates may submit their resume together with a motivational cover letter indicating the position and location for which you are applying for, to

Application Deadline: Friday, 29 November, 2019

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