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Capacity Development Coordinator Job in Nairobi Kenya

Liverpool VCT, Care & Treatment (LVCT) is an established Kenyan NGO that utilizes research to inform policy reform advocacy and strengthen HIV service delivery.

We optimize our impact on the HIV/AIDS response by building capacity of partners and pay special attention to vulnerable groups and populations with special needs.

LVCT’s focus is on the scale-up of quality-assured HIV counseling, testing and care services.

We have vacancy for the following position:

Position: Capacity Development Coordinator - PCDO/LVCT/2011


Key Responsibilities

  • Engage in the effective implementation and integration of capacity development at LVCT.
  • Provide mentorship and coaching on capacity development initiatives.
  • Support the identification of priority areas for training of sub-partners and develop strategic interventions to assist them.
  • Support the process of identifying organizations for sub-granting in line with the LVCT policies and donor requirements.
  • Coordinate the developing of capacity development plans for the specific sub-partners.
  • Coordinate the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of LVCT’s sub-partner organizations.
  • Support the capacity development of sub-partners to engage in policy forums at their levels.
  • Ensure strong links between the capacity development programme and M&E systems to improve reporting and measuring results and impact.
  • Ensure that solid documentation is provided and maintained by each sub-partner under different capacity development grants.
  • Coordinate sub-granting management systems to ensure high quality and consistency.
  • Ensure sub-partners report through set national M&E framework.
  • Work as part of the coordination team to increase funding sources for LVCT and provide resource mobilization support to sub-partners.
  • Represent LVCT at strategic meetings and public forums related to its mission and programs.
  • Initiate and maintain strong, ongoing partnerships with relevant community, including government agents, sub-partners and other stakeholders to collaborate on relevant and strategic capacity development programme implementation.
  • A master’s degree in organizational development, social sciences, public health or other related fields.
  • At least three (3) years work experience at supervisory level of a multi-stakeholder programme in relevant sectors.
  • Good understanding of HIV policies and programs in the Kenyan environment.
  • Experience in working with the Ministries of Health at different levels.
  • Working knowledge of regulations applicable to health systems strengthening/organizational system strengthening/grants management and administration.
  • Proven and extensive experience in developing winning proposals targeting key donors.
  • At least three (3) years in capacity development and/or grants management.
  • Proven project management skills.
  • Good data management and report writing skills.
  • Highly proficient in MS Office suite, spreadsheets and database skills.
  • Intellectual depth and maturity to work with staff, government officials and other leaders.
  • Detail orientation, with an ability to operate in a well organized manner.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • A team player.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Those with previous experience in working with USG agencies have an added advantage.
Qualified applicants are invited to send their cover letter and detailed CV along with contacts for three referees, salary history and expectations to:

Human Resource and Administration Division,
Liverpool VCT, Care and Treatment,
P.O Box 19835, 00202 Nairobi, Kenya

Or email: so as to arrive NOT later than

November 30, 2011

Note: Only short listed applicant will be contacted.

LVCT is an equal opportunity employer

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