ICAP at Columbia University
Under the direct supervision of the National Program Coordinator and the Regional Deputy Clinical Director, Clinical Program Officer will provide program support and oversight of all ICAP interventions and lead in-country capacity building activities to facilitate and support reaching 90-90-90 targets. Activities supported will aim at improving the quality of HIV prevention, testing, and treatment services, including timely initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART), ensuring high rates of retention on ART, and viral suppression.
- Knowledge and practical experience in the design, implementation, and management of HIV care and treatment activities.
- Proven practical experience providing technical support, including the development of M&E systems and training of staff working with people living with HIV (PLHIV).
- Clinical experience managing PLHIV is an asset.
- Fluent written and verbal communications skills in Russian. Knowledge of English and Kyrgyz is an asset.
- Ability to work well with others and withstand the complexities of a multi-national organization as it undergoes the growing pains of a new organization.
- Legal ability to be employed and work in Kyrgyzstan.
- Participate in the development and implementation of interventions and innovative approaches to improve the quality and effectiveness of site-level and national HIV prevention, testing, and treatment services;
- Conduct daily off-site monitoring of ICAP program activities by analyzing program data to ensure continuous progress and fidelity: identify key challenges, identify, discuss and support the implementation of effective solutions to overcome the challenges;
- Participate in data quality improvement activities to ensure all ICAP program data are accurate and complete;
- Conduct site-level monitoring and clinical mentorship to build local capacity in the provision of high-quality HIV prevention, testing, and treatment services;
- Support to scaling up, improvement, and effective use of all ICAP-developed HMIS;
- Participate in discussions with partners regarding the project’s role in supporting HIV prevention, testing, and treatment services;
- Participate in the development and periodic revision of project work plans
- Monitor progress of activities according to work plan objectives and timeline
- Ensure compliance of all ICAP activities with local, USG, and ICAP rules and regulations
- Compile, review and keep up to date with the current in-country policies and programs related to HIV prevention, testing, care, support, and treatment
- Develop progress reports and other project documents
- Liaise with local and national MOH officials, donors, and other institutional partners as required;
- Perform other duties as required by the direct supervisors or the Regional Director for Central Asia
ICAP at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health supports high-quality HIV-related activities around the world. ICAP works with host countries and other organizations to build capacity for HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment programs. In the Central Asian region, ICAP receives PEPFAR funding from the U.S. Government (USG) through the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for implementation of the SUPPORT Project aimed to strengthen HIV-related strategic information systems and to build capacity for the provision of HIV prevention, care and treatment services.