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Program Officer (HIV / AIDS) Job Vacancy

The Bible Society of Kenya is a non-sectarian, non-denominational organization that serves all Christian Churches, Christian Church Organizations and Christian individuals by providing them with the Word of God.

Our mandate is to share the Good News of Jesus Christ by Translating, Producing, Distributing and encouraging the use of Holy Scriptures.

To effectively serve our mandate and to ensure the consistent delivery of quality programs, we are looking for a mature, dynamic and self-motivated individual to fill the position of
 Program Officer – HIV/AIDS.

Duties and Responsibilities include:
  • Develop and schedule HIV/AIDS program work plan in accordance with specifications and funding limitations.
  • Prepare or assist in preparation of proposal for funding and/or funding continuation from outside sponsors in liaison with the Bible Advocacy and Scripture Use and Resource Mobilization Managers.
  • Prepare periodic reports, financial statements and records on HIV/AIDS activities, progress, status or other special reports for management or outside agencies.
  • Develop and facilitate workshops, meetings or conferences; coordinates logistics, scheduling and participant communications.
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of HIV/AIDS program areas, including current issues and key resource people and organizations, and a clear understanding of how they fit into the Society’s interests.
  • Develop proposals in HIV/AIDS program area and formulate recommendations for funding.
  • Conduct site visits to donors and potential donors.
  • Initially screens proposals (first readings), applying a breadth of knowledge on a wide range of subjects and a clear understanding of the Society’s interests.
  • Establish and meet specific work-related goals as outlined in quarterly work plans and gauge in quarterly and annual statistics.
  • Represent the Society professionally by responding to inquiries and attending meetings and conferences.
  • Carry out baseline & impact survey/research on HIV/AIDS.
Qualifications & Experience
  • A Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university in social sciences or related field.
  • At least 3 years experience designing, implementing and managing HIV/AIDS prevention and care in a faith based programme
  • Experience in organizing workshops
  • A valid driving licence.
  • Committed Christian in good standing with their Church
Key Skills & Competencies
  • Proficiency in computer applications and financial and statistical packages.
  • Excellent research, reporting and organization skills.
  • Ability to network, build and maintain strong relationships
  • Strong interpersonal skills, written and oral communication skills
  • Critical thinking skills, innovation, initiative and creativity
  • Public Speaking and Training Skills
  • Project writing skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
If your background, experience, competence match the qualifications, please send your application and a detailed C.V and include your current remuneration, testimonials and give full contact details of 3 referees including day time telephone number to:

Human Resource Manager
Bible Society of Kenya
P.O. Box 72983 00200
Nairobi, Kenya

or Email:


To be received not later than 14th December 2011.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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