Health Systems Trust (HST) seeks an expert grant-writer with significant experience in HIV and AIDS, TB, public health, health systems strengthening and developing successful grant proposals to the US President's Emergency Fund for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and other large-scale US funders. The role of the grant-writer is to work collaboratively with the HST bid team to conceptualise and write proposals for upcoming grant calls issued by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and potentially for others in future.
The grant-writer will anchor the application and guide the grant strategy, structure, writing and review sessions from start to submission, based on funder requirements. This role will primarily focus on grant- and proposal-writing. The position is based in Midrand and the incumbent will report to the Business Development Manager.
Candidates should demonstrate clear understanding of CDC/PEPFAR's Country Operational Plan (COP) for South Africa, the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) 95-95-95 cascade for people living with HIV (PLHIV), and the targets for TB elimination described in the World Health Organization (WHO) 'End TB Strategy'. Comprehensive knowledge of South Africa's health system and service delivery in the public health sector in is also required.
A salary package commensurate with the successful candidate's qualifications and experience, and in line with HST's job grading system, will be offered.
This is a fixed-term contract position, valid for three months.
Interested applicants should forward a detailed CV stating the position applied for, together with names and contact details (telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) of at least three contactable referees, to mwenda.Imenda@hst.org.za and email@example.com.
Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application (e.g. NGO Pulse Portal).
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