Ministry of Health Lusaka Provincial Health Office - Dreams Program Officer Jobs in Zambia

Ministry of Health Lusaka Provincial Health Office - Dreams Program Officer Jobs in Zambia


Job Purpose:

  • Coordinate the implementation of dreams program in order to empower and build resilience of adolescent's girls, young women, orphans and vulnerable children against effects of HIV.

    REPORTS TO: Public Health Specialist .

    Main Duties

    • Prepare action plans and budgets for DREAMS Project, and oversees their implementation in order to facilitate the attainment of set objectives and resource mobilization

    • Develop appropriate strategies that support provision of social protection and safe spaces, education and economic skills, family planning and other reproductive health services and the empowerment of young women.

    • Coordinate and supervise implementation of DREAMS project activities through supportive supervision visits, and holding meetings with partners and other stakeholders

    • Strengthen systems for increasing access to and utilization of healthcare, social protection and empowerment services for young women/ Adolescent girls, orphans and vulnerable children.

    • Support evidence-based health intervention to reduce teenage pregnancy and gender-based violence among young women/adolescent girls and Orphans.

    • Develop and strengthen systems for linkage of all girls and their partners diagnosed HIV-positive to HIV treatment and care services

    • Provide technical support to Ps, district and facility staff on HIV prevention and testing, social protection and safety, and empowerment services in order to ensure young women/adolescent girls, orphans and vulnerable children have increased access to services.

    • Provide technical support on treatment linkage in order to decrease in new HIV infections among adolescent girls and young women using evidence-based interventions

    • Facilitate
    development of monitoring and evaluation framework for DREAMS project

    • Disseminate new policies and updated guidelines on specific information in order to improve performance and achieve planned health outcomes

    Requuirements

    • Grade 12 certificate with at least five O-level credits:

    • Must be between Age 21 and 55 years Degree in Social Science or Public Health from reputable institution

    • Work experience in the field of TB and HIV control activities, Dreams Project, supervisory experience at health facility or district level will be an added advantage; .

    • Basic Training in Project management will be an added advantage .

    • Computer literate, with high competency in using Microsoft office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);

    • Experience in PEPFAR supported TB/HIV activities will be an added advantage;

    • Good Communication and interpersonal skills:

    • Ability to uphold Confidentiality and Integrity,

    • Trustworthy and Honest.

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates meeting the above stated qualifications and attributes are required to submit their applications with the following documents: Curriculum Vitae with Three (3) traceable Referees, NRC, Academic and Professional Qualifications, Full Registration and Practicing license with relevant Professional Bodies were applicable to the address below by 17:00hrs Thursday 30" July 2020.

  • Successful applicants will be appointed on one year contract subject to renewal depending on performance.

  • Applicants should provide valid phone numbers for easy communication. Applications should be clearly marked on the envelope with the position being applied for. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • Address applications to:

    The Provincial Health Director
    Provincial Health Office Independence Road
    P.O.Box 910022
    MONGU

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