Regional Technical Lead (Eswatini)


The Georgetown University Center for Global Health Practice and Impact (CGHPI) serves countries to improve their population health and well-being and to safeguard against health-related threats by advancing the use of evidence and human-centered enterprise architecture on the path towards achieving equity and social justice. To achieve this mission, we catalyze the uptake, spread, and implementation of innovations; triangulate data from different sources, and tailor visualization of the information for each audience; design and implement integrated service delivery models; support communities of practice to inform policy and practice through efficient data use and horizontal and vertical collaboration; disseminate best practices and evidence globally through open source learning networks; build global, collaborative, multi-disciplinary, and interprofessional networks; undertake research that is informed by local needs; and invest in local leadership to own, provide oversight, and sustain implemented interventions.

CGHPI has recently received an award from the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) through funding from the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The program will support the Kingdom of Eswatini to provide comprehensive, quality assured care, treatment and prevention HIV/TB services in Manzini and Lubombo regions. As a result, CGHPI is recruiting for the following position, and seeks exceptional individuals to join the team and further enrich our unique offerings.

Job Location:  Manzini, Lubombo (2 positions)

Job Overview

The Regional Technical Lead is responsible for the oversight and supervision of all program activities conducted in the region working closely with the regional health management team.

This position will manage a multi-disciplinary team of health care professionals/mentors to ensure a team-based and collaborative care approach in improving site capacity. Further, the technical lead will be held accountable for meeting all program targets in the assigned region.

Specific Duties

  • Ensure that the Program provides high quality technical assistance through capacity building, mentorship, and supportive supervision;
  • Support clinical staff in providing care to HIV positive patients with complex problems
  • Lead development of site-specific remediation plans and lead those interventions to improve clinical systems, care standards and processes including ensuring community-facility linkages
  • Continuously review local challenges and assist sites with problem-solving that addresses clinic and patient needs
  • Promote and ensure use of program data and evidence to inform service delivery improvement in real time; Work with site and district teams to institutionalize use of data and information to improve clinical decisions
  • Participate in regional technical working groups
  • Promote adoption, spread and implementation of best practices across program interventions including participating in weekly, monthly and quarterly collaborative learning and best practice sharing events

Required Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Advanced degree (Master of public health or other advanced degree related to health)
  • A minimum of 3 years of demonstrated experience working in HIV/AIDS prevention in a comparable organization
  • Must have prior experience in capacity building, such as planning/facilitating trainings and providing technical assistance
  • Familiarity with adult learning principles/techniques and demonstrated ability to design and facilitate learning opportunities for adults

To Apply
Interested applicants should send a current CV, cover letter, and references to CGHPI at