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Programme Coordinator Job in Nairobi, Kenya

LVCT Health is an established Kenyan NGO that utilizes research and strategic information to inform policy reform advocacy and strengthen HIV service delivery and programming. 

Our vision of healthy societies drives our Mission and institutional mandate. The organisation undertakes operations and implementation research in HIV, sexual and reproductive health, sexual and gender based violence and related areas. 

We give special attention to key populations and work within the national strategies and priorities.

We seek to fill the following vacant position.
Position: Youth Programme Coordinator

Ref: YPC/LVCT/02/2015
Reporting To: Policy and Partnerships HOD
Duration: Renewable 2 Years Contract
Location: Nairobi
Job Purpose: Development and management of the integrated digital platform components that includes website, face book, twitter, word press, you tube, bulk sms and emails content; formation and coordinating the adolescent to get the right content based on their needs. 

The incumbent will ensure incorporation of new digital technologies on to the integrated platform and mentorship of one 2one counsellors for provision of adolescent/youth friendly services.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Identifying potential partners donors for funding and providing Technical advice to the youth program
  • Resource mobilization
  • Managing donor relationships and ensuring adherence to contractual obligations
  • Ensuring timely and quality donor reporting
  • Identifying and maintaining partnerships for the program with:
  1. Relevant government departments/ministries/counties for visibility, buy in and support for implementation including organizing program visits
  2. Strategic private sector partners for Private Public Partnership projects, expansion and local funding
  3. Identification of population specific partners such as key populations serving organizations, DPOs and youth serving organizations to leverage resources, mobilization of populations and joint bids among other things.
  • Engaging with national government to review and develop policies specific to the adolescents and youth
  • Identifying and representing LVCT health in relevant policy forums
  • In partnership with regional managers coordinate engagement with county government to implement youth policies
  • Ensuring program reporting is done regularly and accurately, internally and to relevant external stakeholders
  • Utilizing program reports and analyzed data to inform adolescents and youth program improvement
  • Providing regular feedback to other divisions and regional teams on the program performance and areas of improvement
  • Preparing and disseminating youth program documents as a way of maintaining the programme and organizational visibility in relevant county, national, regional and international forums and mechanisms.
  • Supporting the capacity building, training, mentorship and supervision of service providers, one2one hotline team, regional youth focal persons, youth outreach mobilizers, service providers and LVCT’s sub partners targeting adolescents and youth to ensure that they are well placed to deliver quality services.
  • Providing technical assistance to develop, implement, monitor and periodically review the one2one integrated digital platform ensuring relevance, functionality, a unique voice and clear lead in utilization of digital spaces for adolescent and youth programming.
  • Ensuring inter-divisional/regional linkages between the youth programme and other divisions and regions within LVCT Health and ensure that the interests of vulnerable youth are addressed within the institutional programming.
  • Responsible for managing the digital platform and updating website content regularly
Qualifications and Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in development sciences (Sociology, gender Development studies, Anthropology, Economics or related field).
  • Minimum 4 years work experience in HIV/SRH/GBV programming for youth including adolescents, girls and young women.
  • Experience in project cycle management including design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  • Experience in working with digital platforms including mobile and web solutions for messaging and development
  • Experience in writing proposals and reports
  • Ability to organize work of self and others effectively, carry out thorough planning, and meet tight deadlines.
  • Be flexible, adaptable and dynamic.
Further details can be obtained from our
Interested and well qualified applicants are invited to submit their cover letter and CV (Max. 3pgs) along with contacts of three referees, Salary history and expectations to so as to arrive NOT later than February 26, 2015 stating the position and job reference number on the subject line.

Human Resource and Administration Division,
LVCT Health,
P.O Box 19835, 00202 
Nairobi, Kenya

 Only short listed applicants will be contacted. 

Failure to follow the above instructions will lead to automatic disqualification.

Qualified youths aged 25 years and below are encouraged to apply. 

LVCT Health is an equal opportunity employer.

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