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Technical Officer- SAB & Social Protection- 2 Positions

LVCT Health

Health & Safety

NGO, NPO & Charity KSh Confidential
1 month ago

Job Summary

The Technical Officer- DREAMS SAB/ EBIS/ Social Protection will provide technical leadership and oversight for the implementation of Social Asset Building (SAB), Evidence-Based behavioral interventions (EBIs), and social protection interventions to reduce adolescent girls and young persons’ (AGYWs) vulnerability to HIV through empowering them and their families in Kiambu County.

  • Minimum Qualification:Diploma
  • Experience Level:Mid level
  • Experience Length:3 years

Job Description/Requirements

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 SAB & Social Protection 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.

POSITION: SAB & Social Protection TO-DREAMS/LVCT/08/2022
REPORTING TO: Senior Technical Advisor- DREAMS
LOCATION: Central Region, 2 Positions

Job purpose
The Technical Officer- DREAMS SAB/ EBIS/ Social Protection will provide technical leadership and oversight for the implementation of Social Asset Building (SAB), Evidence-Based behavioral interventions (EBIs), and social protection interventions to reduce adolescent girls and young persons’ (AGYWs) vulnerability to HIV through empowering them and their families in Kiambu County. Responsible for ensuring implementation is done in a standardized way, training the program staff while working with the relevant persons to achieve set contractual and organizational targets per the strategic plan.
Collaborate and support in monitoring, evaluating, learning, and evidence generation of the interventions to inform policy and practice at the County, national and international.

Roles & Responsibilities
• Map, initiate, and maintain strategic partnerships to leverage resources and increase collaborations in the County
• Provide support in the implementation of SAB, EBIs, and social protection interventions in all DREAMS sites within the County
• Support mentorship, training, and other capacity-strengthening activities of the mentors, facilitators, and field officers for effective implementation of SAB, EBIs, and social protection.
• Support planning of annual and quarterly County DREAMS work plan as part of wider regions plans.
• Provide supervision and follow up the DREAMS interventions- SAB, EBIS, and social protection to ensure the highest standards and targets are maintained throughout the implementation period.
• In liaison with Monitoring & Evaluation and other program teams, disseminate tools for collecting and reporting SAB, EBIs, and social protection interventions.
• Support in review and implementation of continuous quality improvement activities for the DREAMS program.
• In liaison with the finance division, review and track outcomes of the cash intense interventions.
• Engage in County in relevant forums for effective delivery and sharing of best practices of SAB, EBIs, and social protection interventions.
• Contribute to the project and DREAMS program knowledge management through adequate documentation and knowledge sharing.

Requirements

• Diploma in Psychology, Social Sciences, Economics, or related Degree
• A minimum of 3 years of working experience in program design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation implementing adolescent girls and young women programs, preferably the DREAMS program
• Demonstrated experience in AGYW programming as well as in managing cash intense programs/interventions
• Demonstrated ability to build and maintain collaborations with different stakeholders in the implementation of the program to achieve the desired goals and objectives
• Demonstrated experience in program management and administration and compliance at different levels
• Demonstrated experience in knowledge development and dissemination

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 recruitment@lvcthealth.org

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 www.lvcthealth.org for more information about the organization

LVCT Health DOES NOT CHARGE any fee whatsoever in any part of the recruitment process

LVCT Health is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, stigma and discrimination of individuals of various diversity, lack of integrity and financial misconduct. LVCT Health expects all staff and volunteers to share this
commitment. Failure to adhere will result in disciplinary action.

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