NACC Programme Officer (PLHIV) Jobs in Kenya

NACC Programme Officer (PLHIV) Jobs in Kenya


  • The National AIDS Control Council (NACC) is a state Corporation whose mission is to provide policy and strategic framework for mobilizing and coordinating resources for the prevention of HIV transmission and provision of care and support to the infected and affected people in Kenya.

  • In our efforts to fulfil this mandate, the NACC seeks to recruit suitable candidates to fill the following vacancy:

    Programme Officer (PLHIV))

    Business Purpose / Objective

  • Ensure effective and coordinated participation of People Living with HIV (PLHIV) Networks and Support Groups in the HIV response, both at National and County levels

    Responsibilities

  • Mobilization and facilitation of PLHIV effective participation in policy development, strategic planning and budgeting for the HIV response.

  • Enhance the application of the GIPA principles in the nationally and County level HIV response.

  • Support networking and institutional strengthening of organizations working with/supporting PLHIV.

  • Support capacity development and linkages between existing programmes for enhanced efficiency and responsiveness in meeting the needs of people living with HIV.

  • Facilitating forums that enhance partnerships, networking and linkages between and among networks of PLHIV and other stakeholders and development partners

  • Provision of necessary leadership and support in the development and design of the PLHIV’s programs in the HIV response guided by the KASF.

  • Organizing consultative and planning forums for PLHIV Networks and support groups Facilitating capacity needs assessments among PLHIV organizations and liaising with relevant units within NACC and its partners for necessary support;

  • Preparing reports to the Head – Stakeholder Coordination on progress in HIV and AIDS prevention and control in the sector;

  • Performing any other duties assigned by management.

    Educational

  • Possess an advanced degree in Public health or Social sciences from a recognized institution or its equivalent.

    Experience

  • Have a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in multi-dimensional HIV prevention work in a multi-actor setting; three (3) years of which should be experience in working with PLHIV targeted interventions.

    Key Competencies

  • Should have good understanding of Human Rights based approaches.

  • Possess good
    understanding of the combination prevention approaches.

  • Should have experience of working within partnership/networks.

  • Have good facilitation skills and computer literate.

  • Have demonstrated a high degree of initiative, flexibility and reliability;

    How to Apply

  • The above positions are on three (3) year renewable contact basis subject to satisfactory performance through a formal appraisal.

  • The individuals recruited shall be of high integrity and able to work within a team.

  • In addition to the indicated requirements all candidates will be required to meet the expectations of Chapter 6 on Leadership and Integrity.

    This will include but is not limited to getting the following clearances:

  • Certificate of Good Conduct

  • Clearance from the Ethics and Anti – Corruption Commission on Integrity for Public Servants

  • Certificate of Compliance from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)

  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Tax Compliance Clearance

  • Certificate of Clearance from the Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

  • If you fulfil the above requirements, you are invited to submit an application letter together with an up to date CV, copies of certificates, testimonials, names and contacts of three professional referees in a sealed envelope by 5:00 p.m on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 to the address provided below.

    The CEO
    National AIDS Control Council
    Landmark Plaza 9th Floor
    P.O. Box 61307, 00200
    Nairobi, Kenya

  • NACC is an equal opportunity employer and does NOT discriminate any applicant on the basis of their HIV status, ethnic background, sex, religion, disability, or marital status yet is attentive to gender, regional and ethnic balance.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.


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