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Youth Program 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: Youth Program Coordinator - YPC/LVCT/2011

Location:
 Nairobi

Overall Purpose

Provide leadership, coordination, strategic guidance, fore and oversight for implementation of a comprehensive youth programme with integrated partnership building, policy advocacy, and technical support for HIV service delivery for youth, with a special focus on those at increased vulnerability such as HIV positive youth, survivors of sexual violence, girls, youth with disability and minority youth.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the policy, research and programme integration for the LVCT youth agenda
  • Ensure the development and delivery of program work plans as per LVCT’s strategic plan.
  • Ensure maintenance of accurate program data and information resources
  • Develop project and fundraising proposals
  • Prepare and submit program reports on timely basis
  • Represent LVCT at regional level and national /international level forums
  • Provide technical assistance for the 121 youth hotline and ICT platform
  • Ensure that service needs of youth are integrated within the institutional planning
  • Provide oversight to the delivery of information, counseling and referral services through information communication technologies in partnership with private sector partners.
  • Contribute to policy forums on youth related SRH and HIV/AIDS issues
  • Maintain and develop high level skills in the use of electronic information and
Qualifications, Experience and Skills:
  • BA in Social Sciences, communications or related field
  • A minimum of 4 years’ experience working with young people, project coordination and organizational capacity development
  • Experience in HIV programming. Fundraising experience will be an added advantage.
  • Good communication and report writing skills
  • Skills in participatory training methods
  • Should be creative and innovative in developing ideas that appeal and are relevant to the youth constantly.
  • Should be able to comfortably work with multiple platforms including Windows, Vista, and design packages such as publisher, Adobe Photoshop/Corel Draw.
  • Knowledge and experience of working with Mac OS, Linux and Cool edit, will be 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:
 recruitment@lvct.org 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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