DISTRICT TRAINING CO-ORDINATOR
KwaZulu-Natal | Zululand District Municipality | Contract
The Health Systems Trust (HST) wishes to appoint a District Training Co-ordinator to serve the South Africa Sustainable Response to HIV and AIDS (SA SURE PRO) Project, which aims to strengthen local capacity in the supported districts to provide sustainable HIV- and TB-related care and treatment. The position is based in the Zululand District in KwaZulu-Natal. The incumbent will co-ordinate the overall planning, implementation and monitoring of the project’s training plan and strategy, and will provide technical assistance for the teams on identified training needs. The role entails innovatively leading and advising on evidence-based approaches for improving the integration of all activities for adolescents. These interventions will be implemented collaboratively to support and synergise with the National Department of Health (NDoH) Training Unit and HST’s Training Unit, and to align with SA SURE PRO sub-project and other programme trainings. Reporting to the Zululand SA SURE District Co-ordinator, the incumbent will be required to travel regularly to the sites and accompany funder representatives during on-site assessments. They will also contribute to other initiatives within HST, such as proposal writing, as and when required. This is a fixed-term contract position, renewable subject to continuation of funding.
DIRECTOR: RESEARCH & IMPLEMENTATION SCIENCE
KwaZulu-Natal | eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality | Durban | Contract
The Health Systems Trust (HST) has a vacancy in the organisation for a passionate, motivated and committed individual to take up the position of Director: Research & Implementation Science. The successful candidate will provide strategic leadership to HST’s health systems research and implementation science (RIS) team. The incumbent will, through close cooperation with HST’s other directorates and units, ensure that RIS projects are well managed to provide quality and value to HST’s clients. The candidate will ensure responsiveness in pursuing HST’s goal of contributing to building equitable, effective and efficient national health systems in South Africa and the region, through research implementation, capacity development and the generation of high quality evidence that supports and enhances policy implementation towards improved population health outcomes. This senior management position reports to the Chief Executive Officer and is a two-year contract position, renewable based on performance and availability of funding.
Monitoring and Evaluation Officers
KwaZulu-Natal | Contract
Health Systems Trust (HST) wishes to appoint Monitoring and Evaluation Officers in four districts in KwaZulu-Natal, namely eThekwini, uMgungundlovu, uThukela and Zululand to support the South Africa Sustainable Response to HIV and AIDS (SA SURE PRO) Project, which aims to strengthen local capacity to provide sustainable HIV- and TB-related care and treatment services. The incumbents’ key responsibility is quality assurance through facility-level supervision, support visits, capacity-building, and data quality assurance, e.g. applying data-verification tools during visits to all allocated areas and cluster facilities, leaving facility management teams with an action plan to address data-quality gaps, and continued monitoring of these facility-level data-quality improvement plans. This is a fixed-term contract position, renewable based on continuation of funding.