Posted on :
12 Mar, 2019
12 Mar, 2019
The International Training and Education Center for Health (I-TECH) is a United States of America federally-funded project which supports the development of HIV/AIDS care and treatment training initiatives in 25 developing countries acutely impacted by the global AIDS epidemic. I-TECH is an initiative of the University of Washington Schools of Medicine and Public Health & Community Medicine. Its Central Office is headquartered in Seattle, Washington and it currently supports ten international offices, including one in Pretoria, South Africa.
I-TECH South Africa Goal:
I-TECH South Africa’s goal is to improve the effectiveness, efficiency, and sustainability of South African national HIV, sexually transmitted infections and tuberculosis response.
Commitment to Diversity:
I-TECH recognises that disparities in health around the globe stem from inequity. I-TECH South Africa encourages and supports the multiple identities of staff, faculty and students including, but not limited to, socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, language, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, culture, spiritual practice, geography, mental and physical disability and age. I-TECH strives to become a local, national, and international leader in developing and maintaining increased representation and recognition of each of these dimensions of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.
Job Title: Technical Advisor: Community Service (Deputy Director level)
Position Ref: TA 101
Supervisor: Programme Director
Duration: Fixed-term Contract (March 2019 – September 2019)
Brief Summary of Position:
The community service policy was implemented in 1998, requiring certain categories of health professionals to complete 12-month community service through remunerative work in the public sector. The purpose of the policy was to achieve better distribution of human resources for health to underserviced areas and improve equitable access to primary health care services. This position will assist in the effective coordination, monitoring and reporting of the PEPFAR-funded community service allocations.
Applicants are required to quote the relevant position title and position reference mentioned above when submitting their applications via e-mail to [email protected]
Application Deadline: Sunday, 17 March, 2019
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted and no late applications will be considered.