Posted on :
22 Jul, 2019
22 Jul, 2019
Paediatric AIDS Treatment for Africa (PATA) is as an action network of health providers and health facilities whose aim is to improve the quality of paediatric and adolescent HIV prevention, treatment, care and support. As a South African NGO, PATA collaborates with 364 paediatric HIV clinics across 24 sub-Saharan African countries, offering a powerful platform for regional collaboration through capacity building, peer-to-peer exchange and learning forums; supporting the achievement of quality improvement goals to effect positive change in HIV paediatric and adolescent policy and practice.
Job Title: Head of Programmes
Location: Cape Town
The purpose of the Head of Programmes will be to oversee the implementation of our Annual Operational Plan and drive the organisations strategic objective to improve the quality of paediatric and adolescent HIV prevention, treatment, care and support. PATA is an action network of frontline health providers and facilities, offering a powerful platform for regional collaboration, linkage and learning to effect positive change in paediatric and adolescent HIV service delivery. As Head of Programmes, you will manage a portfolio of projects across 9 sub-Saharan countries from our base in Cape Town, accountable for their delivery by a team of junior and senior managers spread across multiple funders. The stakeholders you will engage with include funders, global and regional networks and partners, health providers, community partners, policy makers and Ministry of Health personnel.
Your skills, experience and knowledge portfolio will include HIV, health care, systems strengthening, strong programme and people management, stakeholder liaison and support, fundraising, strategic formulation and planning, as well as being a first line contributor to research, materials, case study development and change advocacy.
Please email a concise CV with contactable references and a detailed motivation letter on how your skills and experience will add value to our team in this role to: [email protected]
Application Deadline: Thursday, 15 August, 2019