The Centre for HIV-AIDS Prevention Studies

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Quality Assurance Advisor

  • Quality Assurance Advisor
  • Johannesburg
  • 4 December 2020


CHAPS is one of the largest and proudly South African non-government organisations (NGO) focused HIV prevention on the African continent. Through its pioneering work in the research and promotion of biomedical interventions, CHAPS has successfully implemented and disseminated sustainable evidence-based health solutions throughout South Africa and the region.

CHAPS seeks to appoint a Quality Assurance Advisor for an anticipated USAID-funded voluntary medical male circumcision program for HIV prevention in Namibia. The Quality Assurance Advisor Oversee External Quality Assurance, Continuous Quality Improvement and Data Quality Assurance activities in VMMC sites and ensure compliance with USAID requirements. This position will be based in Windhoek, Namibia and will report to the Chief of Party of Abt-Namibia


  • Facilitate dissemination and implementation of the National VMMC QA guidelines
  • Conduct audit on the training needs of provincial and district officials on QA for the VMMC programme
  • Facilitate the development, training and mentoring of district/facility CQI teams
  • Liaise with contracted VMMC partners for training needs and respond to the identified needs
  • Ensure the development and dissemination of QA job aids and SOPs for all VMMC sites.
  • Review QA modules as part of the VMMC Online Training Hub (OTH)
  • Be a moderator for the implementation of the VMMC OTH
  • Facilitate training of provincial/district officials on CQI
  • Conduct CQI baseline assessment in all VMMC sites
  • Develop CQI dashboard to monitor CQI implementation in VMMC sites
  • Monitor the follow up of poor performing VMMC sites
  • Work closely with the National VMMC programme manager in monitoring and addressing adverse events nationally


  • Bachelor’s degree in Health Science, Social Science or related fields
  • At least 3 years’ experience in training administration or coordination
  • At least 2 years’ experience in quality assurance
  • At least 2 years’ experience in the HIV prevention programmes within the health sector
  • General knowledge of the dynamics of the HIV epidemic
  • Project Management Training including Quality assurance
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to plan, organize, coordinate and implement work inputs from several sources and partners and manage the simultaneous delivery of multiple outputs required
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work accurately under pressure and maintain a high standard of professionalism
  • Computer literacy and strong computer skills
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to travel in-country


Please state in the subject line of your application, the position you are applying for.
To apply, submit CV to No later than 06 December 2019

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