Vacancies

DREAMS & HIV TESTING SERVICES (HTS) PROGRAM – KIAMBU COUNTY

Background

The Partnership for a HIV Free Generation (HFG) is a local NGO working closely with local communities, implementing partners, Government of Kenya and public-private partners at county, and national level. The main mission of the organization is to inspire and empower Kenyan youth to live healthy and productive lives through evidence informed interventions and partnerships.

HFG is seeking to recruit experienced individuals to fill the following positions for DREAMS & HTS Program in Kiambu County.

1. Job Title: Program Officer – Combined Social Economic Approaches (CSEA) – Kiambu County

Reports to:  Technical Advisor- DREAMS

Determined Resilient Empowered AIDS-Free Mentored Safe (DREAMS) Project is a USAID-funded subcontract granted by Interchurches Medical Assistance (IMA). The CSEA officer will provide technical expertise, coordination, planning, integration and supervision of DREAMS CSEA interventions in Kiambu County. He/she will link the implementing team with organisations that have expertise in delivering improved economic interventions using a growth oriented labour market approach. The Officer will liaise with relevant government ministries and programs, other technical experts and agencies plus the private sector to leverage available opportunities for employment or entrepreneurship pathways for Adolescents Girls & Young Women (AGYW)         

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Oversee the overall planning, implementation and monitoring of DREAMS social protection interventions of education support, parent/care giver programs and economic strengthening
  • Work closely with technical advisor to ensure that all AGYW receive gender-specific financial training with focus on developing financial literacy, marketable skills and entrepreneurial mindset
  • Liaise with BRAC to develop project capacity to roll out Empowerment & Livelihoods for Adolescents (ELA) model for economic strengthening
  • Coordinate with Technical & Vocational Education & Training (TVETs) to customize vocational training to suit AGYW schedule/budget, and engage members of the county assemblies (MCAs) to provide support with funds for vocational training from their ward kitties
  • Engage public and private sector organizations within the area of implementation to support AGYW job placements
  • Prioritize AGYW in filling temporary or permanent compensated roles within the project
  • Liaising with the ward coordinators /Project Officers to ensure that needy AGYW are prioritized for education subsidies
  • Ensuring the CSEA interventions adhere to donor guidelines
  • Participating in reflections on and evaluations of the performance of the CSEA interventions, identifying learnings, documenting the same and applying them for program quality improvement
  • Collaborate with other sector leads, consortium partners and government ministries to ensure effective CSEA programming and harmonization
  • Participating in program learning events within and outside the organization to facilitate organization-wide learning for overall program improvement
  • Developing activity and periodic reports to adequately cover the efforts and associated learnings from implementation of CSEA interventions
  • Work with Monitoring & Evaluation Learning (MEL) to customize tools for Planning, implementation and monitoring of CSEA activities
  • Enforce strict adherence to the ethics, rules and regulations set to regulate the behavior of everyone working with AGYW at the safe space

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies, Community development, Anthropology, Agricultural Economics, Economics, Business Administration, International Relations or a closely related field.
  • Experience in savings led microfinance and financial education programming
  • Experience in developing and implementing strategic plans with diverse teams
  • Experience working in partnership with both international and local NGO partners
  • Capacity to work closely with, understand, and support partners including government, and faith-based organizations and CBOS
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills in English
  • Strong interpersonal, cross -cultural and training/facilitation/mentoring skills
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, Power-Point and Outlook.

2. Job Title: Data Clerk (5 Positions)

Reports to:  Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant

Roles and Responsibilities

  1. Update Determined Resilient Empowered AIDS-Free Mentored Safe (DREAMS) files regularly and ensure that all the required documentation is completed.
  2. Enter correct and approved DREAMS data into the database to meet the required timelines on a monthly basis.
  3. Collect and collate all monthly project data and ensure proper management of all project data.
  4. Support during Routine Data Quality Audits (RDQA) at the ward level for consistency of data between the physical documents and the database.
  5. Verify weekly submitted interventions register for completeness and integrity before entry to the database.
  6. Conduct monthly/ quarterly spot checks and support supervision to interventions at the various safe spaces.
  7. Ensure that program reports are submitted and disseminated in a timely manner in accordance with laid down procedures.
  8. Assist with the generation of weekly & monthly achievement reports.
  9. Enhance employee capacity development through relevant mentorship, on Job Training & support supervision to mentors, intervention facilitators.
  10. Ensure that the Adolescent Girls & Young Women (AGYW) files are up to date in accordance with the SOP, coded appropriately as per the intervention and the records are under lock and key.
  11. Assist in the completion of MOH 731 & 731 plus Pre Exposure Prophylaxis(PrEP) summary and sharing the data with the link facilities.
  12. Participate in monthly data review meetings.
  13. Any other duty as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Minimum Requirements

  1. Must be a KCSE Certificate holder with at least a D+ in KCSE.
  2. Prior Experience in handling DREAMS data is an added advantage.
  3. Experience in computer packages and internet.
  4. Ready to take up the position immediately.

 

How to apply

Send your Cover Letter and 3 paged CV to recruit@hivfreegeneration.org, by December 21,2020 (Clearly state the position you are applying for on the Subject Line). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

 

Disclaimer: Please take note that the Partnership for a HIV Free Generation (HFG) does not ask for any fees in connection with its recruitment processes. In the event that you receive any request for payment of any sort, please get in touch with us on Cell: 0732776764 or report to the nearest police.