Posted on :
23 Oct, 2020
23 Oct, 2020
Health Systems Trust (HST) is an innovative nonprofit organisation working to strengthen ongoing development of comprehensive health systems in southern Africa. Using a primary health care approach, the organisation specialises in conducting health research, providing technical support, and information dissemination.
HST strategies are designed to promote equity and efficiency in health and healthcare delivery.Health Systems Trust is driving change for comprehensive and equitable health systems through research and capacity development.
Job Title: Expert grant-writer
Remuneration: a fixed-term contract position, valid for three months.
The purpose of this position is to appoint someone with significant experience in HIV and AIDS, TB, public health, health systems strengthening and developing successful grant proposals to the US President’s Emergency Fund for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and other large-scale US funders. The role of the grant-writer is to work collaboratively with the HST bid team to conceptualise and write proposals for upcoming grant calls issued by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and potentially for others in future.The grant-writer will anchor the application and guide the grant strategy, structure, writing and review sessions from start to submission, based on funder requirements. This role will primarily focus on grant- and proposal-writing. The position is based in Midrand and the incumbent will report to the Business Development Manager.Candidates should demonstrate clear understanding of CDC/PEPFAR’s Country Operational Plan (COP) for South Africa, the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) 95-95-95 cascade for people living with HIV (PLHIV), and the targets for TB elimination described in the World Health Organization (WHO) ‘End TB Strategy’. Comprehensive knowledge of South Africa’s health system and service delivery in the public health sector in is also required.
Interested applicants should forward a detailed CV stating the position applied for, together with names and contact details (telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) of at least three contactable referees, to [email protected] and [email protected].
For more about Health Systems Trust, refer to https://www.hst.org.za
Application Deadline: Wednesday, 28 October, 2020