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NGO Jobs in Kenya - LVCT


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 scaleup of quality-assured HIV counseling, testing and care services.

We have vacancies for the following positions:

1. Program Officers (GBV) 

3 Positions

Ref:
 GBV/LVCT/2012

Location: Nyeri, Kisumu, Nairobi

The GBV Officer will provide oversight to the Gender Based Violence program at facility and community level to ensure service provision, medico-legal linkages and community sensitization and creation of demand for services.

The officer will ensure the provision of the highest standards for service delivery to survivors of sexual violence.

This will largely entail capacity building/strengthening to GoK, CSOs and other partners including the private sector.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership to APHIAplus staff, MoH officials and other stakeholders to identify gender needs, concerns and facilitate the integration of gender into programming of their HIV/AIDS work.
  • Support the links with governmental and other stakeholders to strengthen APHIAplus engagement in gender work within the national and international HIV/AIDS response and scale up post rape care services.
  • Ensure development and timely implementation of work plans, budgeting and accounting of resources allocated to the program.
Requirements:
  • Degree of Diploma in medical or social science with over 3 years experience in GBV programming
  • Knowledge and experience on provision of post rape care services or implementation of GBV programs
  • Good communication, demonstrable leadership and report writing skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite
2. Program Officer (PITC) 

Ref:
 PITC/LVCT/2012

Location: Lower Eastern

The PITC Program Officer will support the establishment of Provider Initiated Testing and Counseling (PITC) services in selected areas in liaison with the PITC coordinator, Identify and document best practices for implementation of PITC for replication in all sites within the province and strengthen linkages between PITC and care and treatment in supported sites.

He/She will actively represent APHIAplus in district and provincial stakeholder forums while strengthening linkages with DHMTs and PHMTs and carry out capacity building

Key Responsibilities:
  • Support the establishment of (PITC) services in selected sites in liaison with the PITC coordinator.
  • Actively represent APHIAplus in district and provincial stakeholder forums.
  • Monitoring and providing support supervision to all PITC implementing sites in collaboration with PASCOs and DASCOs.
Requirements
  • Degree or Diploma in health sciences - Clinical officers, nurses, lab techs etc.
  • At least 2 years experience in HIV counseling and testing especially PITC
  • Experience with Government of Kenya guidelines, standards, tools and best practices with good knowledge of PEPFAR programs
3. HIV Testing & Counseling (HTC) Coordinator 

Ref: 
HTCC/LVCT/2012

Location: Embu

The HTC coordinator is in charge of the coordination of service delivery components of quality HIV Testing and Counseling (HTC) using innovative strategies developed to ensure delivery of quality, integrated high impact HTC services in Eastern Region.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensure that HTC activities are prioritized at the provincial, district/county and facilities by engaging the MOH focal persons at such levels in planning, implementation and review of HTC program activities.
  • Offer technical support to HTC supported facilities to ensure that services are offered as per the HTC guidelines and reporting rates are continuously increased and sustained
  • To liaise with DASCOs to ensure planning and coordination for CITC outreaches in all the supported districts/counties targeting new testers, youth, couples MARPs and PWD.
  • To organize dissemination of key HTC policy documents/guidelines and ensure periodic updates to HTC service providers in the region.
  • Plan with respective DHMTs to organize periodic HTC review and update meetings at county level.
  • Coordinate all HIV Counseling and Testing (HTC) activities using a broad range of strategies (HBTC, MVCT outreaches, moonlight HTCs and PITC in health facility settings.)
  • Ensure development and institutionalization of QA/QI in all APHIAplus supported HTC services in collaboration with the QA officer.
  • Liaise with other technical areas (HIV, TB, MNCH, RH, FP social determinants of health) to ensure integration of PITC and CITC services into the different technical areas.
  • Work in close collaboration with the DHRIOs to ensure timely submission of quality PITC and CITC data for use in planning, monitoring and evaluation of HTC programs.
  • Generate and submit monthly/quarterly HTC reports to the HTC, Senior technical advisor – HTC and gender.
Requirements
  • Degree or Diploma in health sciences - Clinical officers, Nurses, lab techs etc.
  • At least 2 years experience in HIV counseling and testing
  • Experience with Government of Kenya guidelines, standards, tools and best practices with good knowledge of PEPFAR programs
4. Human Resource Manager 

Ref: 
HRM/LVCT/2012

Location: Nairobi

The HR Manager will report to the Operations Director and will manage the human resources and administrative functions, systems in a manner that ensures there is a conducive working environment, skilled and motivated workforce that facilitates the achievement of LVCT’s organizational objectives.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Efficient and timely recruitment and induction, professional handling of staff grievances, discipline and separation
  • Implement performance management systems, ensuring availability of up- to date job descriptions, timely staff review and appraisals,
  • Ensure optimal compensation and benefits system, processes and standards that are aligned to pay structures, competitive and affordable to the organization.
  • Liaise with and provide advice and technical guidance to supervisors and management on human resource related issues
  • Periodic review, update and ensuring adherence to HR and Administrative policies and procedures
  • Implementation of the Talent management and mentoring plan including assessment of staff skills, training and development
Requirements:
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience in HR management and administration at leadership level in a diverse, dynamic large sized organization preferably and NGO.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or Social Sciences. A Master’s degree will be an added advantage
  • Flexibility with capacity to offer creative solutions to HR challenges
  • Knowledge and understanding of the labour environment and relevant legislation
  • Strong oral, written, listening communication skills, good interpersonal and public relation skills
  • Computer literacy with proficiency in Ms Office and use of HR software
Qualified applicants are invited to send their cover letter (with the position title and reference number as the subject of the e-mail), and detailed CV along with contacts of 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 reach NOT later than February 22, 2012

Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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