LVCT Health Technical Officer Key Population - Jobs in Kenya

LVCT Health Technical Officer Key Population - 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-Key Population 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
•Provide technical assistance to community organizations and county KP focal persons in Key Population(KP) service delivery, including HIV prevention HIV care and treatment in the Dhibiti Project supported areas.

Key responsibilities
•Collaborate with County focal persons to support effective key population(KP) service delivery within Dhibiti Project
•Support the key stakeholders to ensure KP program planning, execution, implementation and documentation in line with the national standards
•Work with county teams to provide mentorship and build capacity of all staff to provide quality and friendly services to KP clients in both DICEs and integrated health facilities
•Support in development and implementation of county annual and quarterly work plans integrating the work plans for CSOs under the project
•Facilitate provision of timely communication and feedback to the stakeholders on the progress of program implementation
•Support CSOs to develop and implement strategies to effectively mobilize KPs to access services through integrated health facilities, existing drop-in centers (DiCEs), and outreach
•Facilitate and support KP community organizations to undertake hotspots validation and mapping and support & coordinate quality peer education and
outreach program
•Collaborate and support SCHMT to conduct supervision on the implementation of KP program activities
•Support preparation and submission of KP activity reports and service data as required
•In consultation with the project leadership and the counties, document and disseminate KP processes, outcomes, and lessons learnt as well as best practices to ensure quality program
•Work with monitoring & evaluation (M&E) team to develop performance charts for program indicators and monitoring and ensure use of data for decision making and program improvement

•Bachelor’s degree in Counselling Psychology, social sciences or nursing
•Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar role in KP programming
•Demonstrated skills and experience in facilitation – TOT certificate
•Demonstrated familiarity and knowledge of the national KP programming
•Ability to manage people from diverse backgrounds
•Flexibility and good communication skills

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 Key Population Jobs in Kenya

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