• Anova Health Institute

Cluster Manager

  • Deadline:
    05 October 2022
  • Region:
    Cape Town, Western Cape
  • Type of employment:
    Full time

Job Description

The successful candidate must be a dynamic Senior Medical Doctor and or Postgraduate qualified, Registered Professional Nurse with Primary Health Care specialty (Nurse Clinician); at least 6 years’ clinical practice experience post registration with HPCSA and or SANC working in the South African Public Health sector within HIV/TB/PMTCT programmes to join our team as the Cluster Manager. The incumbent will assist the Provincial Programme Manager with the management and implementation of Anova’s 90-90-90 strategy including the implementation of work plan activities in line with 90-90-90 targets in a cluster. The Cluster Manager will support the City of Johannesburg District with monitoring of performance (monthly & quarterly).

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Assume responsibility for the programme in the allocated cluster
  • Provide clinical advice to Department of Health (DoH) and Anova staff on HIV, TB, PMTCT & Pediatric management
  • Plan, develop and review overall strategy for the sub - district in line with the overall Anova, SA DoH NSP for HIV/TB/STI (2017 – 2022) and 90-90-90 HIV / TB strategy and Donor requirements
  • Manage all aspects of programme monitoring and evaluation, including monthly and quarterly data collection, analysis and reporting for all supported facilities and develop Quality Improvement (QI) plans
  • Form part of the district 90-90-90 technical working group, District National
  • Adherence Strategy, and other groups to be able to provide technical advice in the cluster
  • Identify risks to successful-to-successful implementation of 90-90-90 HIV/TB activities
  • Conduct other HI/TB/PMTCT and related training
  • Ensure that agreed upon activities are successfully implemented in facilities at cluster level
  • Co-ordinate USAID/Funder performance review visits and guide teams on the review process
  • Manage a diverse team of staff in conjunction with other line managers (e.g. M&E, Pharmacy) to ensure efficient project delivery
  • Manage and maintain functional relations with all internal and external stakeholders including DoH, donors and partners
  • Support and participate in relevant research processes
  • Provide direct service delivery including patient assessment, diagnosis, treatment, care, and support as required

Qualifications and Requirements

  • MBChB degree or a Postgraduate qualification as a Professional Nurse with primary healthcare specialty (Nurse Clinician) or an equivalent
  • Diploma in HIV Management or equivalent experience in HIV programmes, as added advantage
  • Master’s degree or Postgraduate qualification in Public Health/Equivalent is an advantage
  • At least 6 years (for Medical Doctors) or 8 years (for Nurses) post community service clinical experience in the South African public health systems, with at least 2 of those years spent in clinical management of HIV/TB patients
  • At least 2 years management experience in TB/HIV or related programmes in the South African public health system
  • Experience in managing a diverse/multi-disciplinary team
  • Professional registration – HPCSA
  • Knowledge of latest HIV/TB/PMTCT guidelines, programme indicators and monitoring and evaluation
  • Ability to analyze and interpret HIV/TB programme data to inform programme planning and implementation
  • Knowledge of 90-90-90 strategy, SA NSP for TB/HIV/STIs (2017 – 2022) and other Health related policies
  • Good relationship with local health authorities will be an added advantage
  • Demonstrate initiative and ability to develop and carry out work plans and solve problems
  • Good knowledge of antiretroviral therapy, TB, and chronic medication
  • Ability to work proactively and collaboratively with people at all levels in the organization
  • A valid driver’s license and ability to travel within Cape Town and surrounding Districts
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office

Anova is an NGO that empowers people and changes lives. Good health and quality of life is what motivates us to provide healthcare solutions and support for those who need it most.
  • Date posted:
    21 September 2022

How to apply

In accordance with our Employment Equity goals and plan, preference will be given to suitable applicants from designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 and subsequent amendments thereto.

Anova Health Institute is a provider of essential health services and therefore has a mandatory vaccination policy. Should your application be successful, you will be required to submit your proof of vaccination before commencing employment in the role.

Applicants who have not been contacted within 4 weeks of submitting their applicationshould assume that they have not been successful.

 Unsolicited CVs from agencies will not be paid agency fees should their candidate be placed at Anova.

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