Food for the Hungry HIV / AIDs Project Officer Jobs in Marsabit, Kenya
Food for the Hungry HIV / AIDs Project Officer Jobs in Marsabit, KenyaFood for the Hungry – Kenya is a Christian relief and development agency seeks to fill the following vacant position:Job Title: HIV / AIDs Project Officer
Values, Vision, and Purpose
At Food for the Hungry, we operate under a set of guiding principles we call “The Heartbeat.” This includes our Values, Vision, and Purpose, which serve as the explanation of who we are and how we work as an organization.
Together we follow God’s call responding to human suffering and graduating communities from extreme poverty.
Purpose of the Job
To spearhead achievement of project goals by working with the government and relevant stakeholders, leading in planning, coordination, implementation, reporting, and supervising of HIV care and treatment within the provided guidelines.Review and update detailed implementation work plan
Essential Tasks and Responsibilities
Key Result #1: Project Implementation
Increase CHVs, peer educators and community awareness on HIV prevention, HIV testing and care services
Engage community to enhance disclosure, psychosocial support and adherence and defaulter tracing in the community
Conduct support group meetings for PLWHA, children care givers, women and men
Capacity build CHVs on HCBC and support them to provide adherence counseling, defaulter tracing and treatment literacy to PLWHA
Key Result#2: Project Monitoring and Reporting
Coordinate data collection in line with project needs
Prepare and submit quality reports in line with donor and FH guidelines
Plan and prepare monitoring visits to health facilities and community units
Coordinate and participate in data quality assessments
Key Result #3: collaboration & program budget
Hold sensitization, quarterly and semester review meetings with health facilities County officials and other stakeholders
Develop and maintain collaboration, networking and partnership with other stakeholders and government line ministries
Work with the Cluster manager to oversee correct budget expenditure
Vibrant personal relationship with Jesus Christ and commitment to serving the poor in line with FH Christian foundation and beliefs
should be a strong team player and have ability to work with teams
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build strong relationships with local communities, partners and government authorities.
Excellent communications skills – both oral and written
Highly motivated, self-starter able to work on own initiative in difficult conditions
Proficiency in computer skills is a must
Proven field based knowledge and experience in HIV and AIDS related program
Knowledge of Management of HIV&AIDS
Education and/or Experience
First Degree (Bachelors) in Sociology, Social Work, Community Work, Counseling, Public health or equivalent plus 3 years of NGO Project in HIV field implementation
Proficiency in spoken and written English and Kiswahili.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications (clearly indicating their current or expected salary), updated CV with three referees, day telephone contacts to: Human Resource Manager Email address: [email protected] by close of business on 11th January 2019.
This is an urgent position and shortlisting will be done as applications are received.
Nb: Food for the Hungry (Fh Kenya) Does Not Solicit Any Type of Payment for Job Applications or Hiring Processes.
Only Shortlisted Candidates Will Be Contacted
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