Friday, 27 October 2017

Job Opportunity At ICAP-Project Coordinator


Other Dar es Salaam District Dar Es Salaam

Application deadline

Position Title: Project Coordinator – Dar es Salaam Region (1 position) (Tanzania Nationals Only)** Reports to: Zonal Project Manager for Coastal Zone
Job Location: Dar es Salaam
Travel: **Up to 20% in intervention districts outside of job location
Overall Job Function:
The incumbent will be responsible to coordinate the implementation of a community-based HIV prevention project reaching key and vulnerable populations in Dar es Salaam region. S/he will report to Zonal Project Manager and the technical team to ensure high-quality program implementation at the regional level.
Specific Responsibilities and Duties:
• Lead and manage all staff working on the community-based HIV prevention project reaching KVP in Dar es Salaam region
• Develop annual and quarterly work plans and supervise implementation at the regional level to ensure all targets are met
• Organize the orientation of the local government authorities and other stakeholders about the community-based HIV prevention project
• Organize the training/orientation of healthcare workers in the selected health facilities on the community-based HIV prevention project
• Liaise with regional authorities and stakeholders as the representative for ICAP’s regional office for technical and supportive guidance
• Participate in the development of the referral network model between the community-based outreach and health facility services
• Coordinate and conduct mapping of hot spots and size estimation where KVP including adolescent girls and young women are found
• Collaborate with organizations for execution of sub-agreements and service agreements
• Supervise the recruitment and training of community outreach workers and lay counselors from peer groups to implement the outreach services.
• Mentor and supervise community outreach workers and lay counselors regularly and frequently during outreach sessions and lead regular meetings
• Ensure adequate data collection and timely, complete and clean reporting of regional data to the central level
• Performing any other duties as assigned by the supervisor
Required Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills:
• Required Education:
o Medically trained personnel with a Bachelor’s Degree or higher including: BSc Nursing, MD or DDS
o Non-medical personnel with a Master’s degree or higher in the following fields: Public Health (preferred), Sociology, Psychology, Social Work, Gender Studies, or Community Development.
• Required: Minimum 2 years working experience in HIV care and/or HIV prevention with a donor-funded organization. Preferred: experience with community-based and or KVP-focused HIV programs
• Required: Minimum 2 years experience directly supervising/managing a multidisciplinary team, with demonstrated skills in leading teams of public health professionals with experience in developing and executing work plans and budgets
• Required: Familiarity with PEPFAR-funded projects. Preferred: experience with CDC funded projects.
• Flexible to work after normal working hours and weekends at various community locations
• Ability to interact well with all targeted groups and peer volunteers by facilitating a nonjudgmental, nondiscriminatory, and non-stigmatizing environment in the program, to welcome all beneficiaries regardless of their background.
• Demonstrated knowledge on HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment, and adherence and psychosocial support programs
• Demonstrated ability to provide strong technical guidance for any interventions related to HIV care and prevention to KVP.
• Ability to work independently and travel extensively to remote areas, including islands
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills with fluency in Kiswahili and English
• Strong computer skills (MS Excel, Access, Word, and Powerpoint at minimum)
• Preference given to candidates already living in the job location

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