Technical Lead- HIV/TB

Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    May 11, 2024
  • Expiration date
    May 23, 2024
  • Experience
    10 Years +
  • Gender
  • Qualification
    Bachelor Degree
  • Organization
    World Vision
  • Required Languages
    English, Krio

Job Description


World Vision is a global Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision serves all people, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender.


World Vision International Sierra Leone (WVISL) has been operational since 1996 assisting communities with various interventions in health, education, child protection, water & sanitation and livelihoods.

World Vision International Sierra Leone is seeking the following positions for the Global Fund multi-component grant HIV, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria program. The below key positions will be responsible for the overall leadership and functional oversight of the program. Interested applicants need to have a keen understanding of the local dynamics and work collaboratively, effectively and efficiently with the Ministry of Health, other Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of the Government of the Republic of Sierra Leone (GoSL), the Global Fund Country Team, the Country Coordinating Mechanism and its Secretariat, the key affected populations Organizations and all stakeholders.  The grant is part of World Vision International Sierra Leone and is under the overall leadership of the National Director. The Chief of Party will manage a team of senior staff and ensure the quality, timeliness and efficiency of all products and activities generated/ delivered under the grant.

The Global Fund grant is a three-year project, with a budget of 21 million dollars, and the possibility of an increase at a later stage. This position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.


Below are the positions open for recruitment. All Applicants are required to apply through our online application system, through the links below.


Freetown, Sierra Leone
time type
Full time
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With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 33,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!


Employee Contract Type:

Local – Fixed Term Employee (Fixed Term)

Job Description:

Job Summary

She/he will be responsible for all activities associated with sub recipient HIV-related technical capacity building and quality assurance. They will also be responsible to build government and community-based structures, and processes that constitute systems for the provision of HIV/TB services. She/he will be directly accountable to the Associate technical director(ATD) and will also work closely with the Technical Lead Malaria and DM&E manager and other Technical staff for fluid execution of activities and will support a team of staff at regional offices and district level to ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated under the project.

She/He will provide guidance on appropriate technical and programmatic approaches for scale-up of the DIC and support the ATD in day-to-day implementation of service delivery.

Major Activity: % of time           

Technical performance : 40% of time

  • Provide expert guidance on appropriate technical and programmatic approaches for scale up of HIV services to ensure that people at risk for HIV/TB are reached, tested, and effectively linked to high-quality prevention and treatment services.
  • Design and leads activities related to differentiated service delivery systems, including client-centred and community-led/ community-based interventions, provide prevention and treatment services to people at risk for or living with HIV.
  • Lead training and capacity building for partner organizations, healthcare providers, and relevant stakeholders
  • Design programmatic approaches for scale-up of the DIC


Effective and accurate reporting and communication : 25% of time

  • Track progress of all project activities against established work plans and preparing comprehensive reports to monitor project performance.
  • Update the Associate technical director on project activities, progress, and achievements to foster transparency and accountability.
  • Provide technical review of program implementation report submitted by SR’s
  • Lead HIV/TB-related program design, planning and management, coordination and communication, and reporting with sub-partners
  • Oversee quality assurance of program activities and services and data quality, implementation of monitoring and evaluation plans in line with MoH and WHO


Networking and Liaison with different stakeholders:25% of time

  • Foster collaboration with the National Malaria Control Program (NAS,NACP, NTLCP and District Health
  • Management Teams (DHMTs) to strategize and execute programs
  • Forged robust partnerships with NAS,NACP,NTLCP, DHMT donors and key stakeholders, ensuring
  • seamless alignment of project objectives with overarching goals.
  • Provide support to the Associate technical director and NMCP leadership, offering strategic insights and operational guidance to ensure the project’s smooth functioning.
  • Represent WVISL at relevant technical working groups and other fora.
  • Works with national level leadership to develop strategies to effectively engage the private sector in TB and HIV programming are adopted


Other responsibilities: 10% of time.

  • Participate to WVISL technical and management engagements to foster programmatic integration and collaboration for impact and sustainability.
  • Carry out additional responsibilities as assigned, including administrative and planning functions.



Required Professional Experience          

  • Experience in conducting Outreach Training and Supportive Supervision approaches (OTSS).
  • Strong understanding of the HIV/TB epidemiology, prevention strategies, and control measures.
  • Solid experience in working with health district, and community levels
  • Good experience in organizing community health projects/programs.
  • Experience working with District Councils and DHMTs
  • Experience liaising with the national MoH, representing a project and an organization.
  • Partnership experience working with key health partners, including those in HIV/TB Sector
  • Good knowledge of the Sierra Leone health systems
  • Ability to manage teams, initiate and organize work, establish priorities in a time-sensitive environment, and meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality.
  • Knowledge and minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience working on HIV/TB control in public and private in Sierra Leone
  • Experience working with Ministry of Health on policy and strategy formulation at national and/or district levels.
  • Significant experience in project management, program coordination and sound negotiation skills with HIV/TB partners.
  • Excellent writing, communication, and presentation skills


Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification      

  • At least 5 years’ professional experience in HIV/TB programming and implementation of similar size.
  • Extensive knowledge of a highly technical field; preferably HIV/TB. A highly qualified and recognized expert in the field.
  • Advanced degree in public health. / BSC Hons in Public health with 10 years’ experience
  • Experience leading HIV prevention and treatment projects in poor resource setting or a similar context.
  • Recognized expertise in community and facility level HIV prevention, case finding, and treatment service delivery and demand creation.
  • Knowledge of the national stakeholders, technical working groups and fora, Key population, and local context is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of and experience with Global fund, funded activity management, policies, and procedures.


Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications             

  • Good interpersonal skills and team player.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Good Analytical and presentation skills
  • Good computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power BI, and PowerPoint
  • In depth knowledge of malaria and public health principles with proven technical skills in malaria, including malaria case management, and integrated community case management of childhood illnesses
  • Advanced degree in public health. / BSC Hons in Public health with 10 years’ experience


Travel and/or Work Environment Requirement

  • 30% travel to the districts

Language Requirements            

  • Proficiency in speaking, reading and writing in English Language


Applicant Types Accepted:

Local Applicants Only