LVCT Health Technical Officer GBV - Jobs in Kenya

LVCT Health Technical Officer GBV - Jobs in Kenya

•LVCT Health is an established Kenyan NGO that is renowned for the implementation of health programs at scale in Kenya. Through its vision of Empowered Healthy Communities, LVCT Health is a leader in designing and implementing innovative HIV prevention and treatment approaches, sexual and reproductive health and gender-based violence programs reaching the most vulnerable populations. The organization works with the government and other stakeholders at the national and county levels.

•LVCT Health seeks to fill the position of Technical Officer-Gender Based Violence for the CDC-Dhibiti Project supporting the Implementation of Sustainable, Comprehensive, High-Quality HIV Prevention and Treatment Programs in the Central Region (Kiambu, Murang’a, Nyeri & Kirinyaga counties) of the Republic of Kenya. The project aims to support the Government of Kenya (GoK) at the National and County level in its HIV and AIDS initiatives in Kenya.

Job purpose
•The Technical Officer - Gender Based Violence will be responsible for implementing, coordinating with counties and training county staff and program staff and programmatic expertise to the Gender Based Violence (GBV) program and related work at LVCT Health while ensuring alignment to the organization’s strategy and respective projects goals as agreed on with donors.

vResponsible for implementation, coordinates with counties, trains county staff and program staff and ensures reports are done etc. and to ensure proper planning and coordination of program activities to ensure achievement of targets and intended impact.

Key responsibilities
•Support program and CHMT members in development and implementation of strategies to prevent and respond to GBV in the counties supported by the project
•Contribute to the efficient implementation of GBV prevention and response activities towards meeting the project objectives
•Work with respective program and county teams in implementation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and guidelines relevant for GBV programing at various levels
•Support in organizing and delivery of training and other capacity strengthening activities for effective integration of GBV into other programs
•In liaison with Monitoring & Evaluation and other program teams, disseminate tools for collecting and reporting GBV data at
different levels
•Support in review and implementation of continuous quality improvement activities for the GBV program
•Champion implementation of safeguarding activities within the project and develop capacities of safeguarding champions within the project and county teams
•Contribute to the project and GBV program knowledge management through effective documentation and knowledge sharing

•Degree in Public Health, Social Work, Gender Studies, International Development or related Degree
•A minimum of 5 years’ working experience in program design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation implementing gender-based violence interventions
•Demonstrated experience of GBV response and prevention programming as well as in managing an integrated approach to supporting survivors of GBV, including the clinical, psychosocial, legal and advocacy components
•Demonstrated ability to build and maintain collaborations with different stakeholders in the programs implementation in order to achieve the desired goals and objectives
•Demonstrated experience in program management and administration and compliance at different levels
•Demonstrated experience in knowledge development and dissemination

How to apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications and CV along with a cover letter expressing interest and indicating Salary history and expectations to .

  • The position applied for and reference number should be clearly indicated on the subject line and cover letter.

  • The closing date is September 07, 2022 . Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • LVCT Health is an equal opportunity employer. Please visit our website for more information about the organization

  • LVCT Health DOES NOT CHARGE any fee whatsoever in any part of the recruitment process

    For more information and job application details, see; LVCT Health Technical Officer GBV Jobs in Kenya

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