Mar 2017 Job Vacancy AIDS Healthcare Foundation For Preventions Program Coordinator

 

Job Career: AIDS Healthcare Foundation For Preventions Program Coordinator

 

Career Vacancy: AIDS Healthcare Foundation For Preventions Program Coordinator

AIDS Healthcare Foundation is a Los Angeles-based global nonprofit provider of HIV prevention services, testing, and healthcare for HIV patients.

Responsibilities

  • Provides leadership and support to all HIV Testing and Prevention Initiatives activities including planning, implementation, mobilization, and project evaluation;
  • Initiates and maintains collaborative linkages with health centers, NGO’s, CBOs, Civic leaders, National AIDS control program, and other relevant institutions;
  • Takes the lead in program expansion and implementation in new districts/ areas;
  • Leads the team in the preparation of monthly reports, and quarterly and annual work plans/reports for the initiative;
  • Participates in advocacy for prevention and rapid testing models in line with AHFs principles;
  • Participates in budgeting of all program activities;
  • Supports staff to ensure efficient management, and projections are made for logistics and supplies for HCT and prevention;
  • Identifies training needs and conducts training of health workers in HCT and prevention in collaboration with various partners;
  • Participates in review and development of training manuals, protocols and operational procedures for HIV Testing and Prevention Initiatives;
  • Plans and conducts support supervision activities for the participating health units, and communities to monitor quality of HCT activities, and provide technical support to the health workers, and community members supporting the project;
  • Provides operational management for the project office to ensure smooth running of the project activities;
  • Participates in resource mobilization and acquisition for the project;
  • Directly supervises 2 employees.
  • Responsibilities include participation in orientation and training of staff; assigning and directing work
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum qualification of a Bachelors degree in Nursing, Social Sciences, Higher Diploma in Nursing or community health
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in a similar position working in an HIV/AIDS related field.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Must be duly registered by the Kenya Nursing Board Council;
  • Be in possession of an annual practicing license

Other Skills And Abilities

  • Must be able to travel 50 -70% of the time;
  • Needs to be sensitive to patient population and issues surrounding HIV/AIDS;
  • Familiarity with word processing and data base management principles;
  • Ability to prioritize tasks in a rapidly changing environment;
  • Good command of up-to date knowledge and practices in HIV/AIDS treatment and care;
  • Ability to write abstracts and understand basic research concepts;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to prepare reports, provide team leadership and guidance;
  • Be a strategic thinker, have good organizational, and planning skills and ability to prioritize tasks and work quickly and accurately to meet deadlines;
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English in a variety of settings such as staff meetings, discussions with partners, and training workshops;
  • Flexible, proactive and able to organize work independently as well as work in a team.

Education And Experience

  • Minimum qualification of a Bachelors degree in Nursing, Social Sciences, Higher Diploma in Nursing or community health
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in a similar position working in an HIV/AIDS related field.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Must be duly registered by the Kenya Nursing Board Council;
  • Be in possession of an annual practicing license

Other Skills And Abilities

  • Must be able to travel 50 -70% of the time;
  • Needs to be sensitive to patient population and issues surrounding HIV/AIDS;
  • Familiarity with word processing and data base management principles;
  • Ability to prioritize tasks in a rapidly changing environment;
  • Good command of up-to date knowledge and practices in HIV/AIDS treatment and care;
  • Ability to write abstracts and understand basic research concepts;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to prepare reports, provide team leadership and guidance;
  • Be a strategic thinker, have good organizational, and planning skills and ability to prioritize tasks and work quickly and accurately to meet deadlines;
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English in a variety of settings such as staff meetings, discussions with partners, and training workshops;
  • Flexible, proactive and able to organize work independently as well as work in a team.
  • Provides leadership and support to all HIV Testing and Prevention Initiatives activities including planning, implementation, mobilization, and project evaluation;
  • Initiates and maintains collaborative linkages with health centers, NGO’s, CBOs, Civic leaders, National AIDS control program, and other relevant institutions;
  • Takes the lead in program expansion and implementation in new districts/ areas;
  • Leads the team in the preparation of monthly reports, and quarterly and annual work plans/reports for the initiative;
  • Participates in advocacy for prevention and rapid testing models in line with AHFs principles;
  • Participates in budgeting of all program activities;
  • Supports staff to ensure efficient management, and projections are made for logistics and supplies for HCT and prevention;
  • Identifies training needs and conducts training of health workers in HCT and prevention in collaboration with various partners;
  • Participates in review and development of training manuals, protocols and operational procedures for HIV Testing and Prevention Initiatives;
  • Plans and conducts support supervision activities for the participating health units, and communities to monitor quality of HCT activities, and provide technical support to the health workers, and community members supporting the project;
  • Provides operational management for the project office to ensure smooth running of the project activities;
  • Participates in resource mobilization and acquisition for the project;
  • Directly supervises 2 employees.
  • Responsibilities include participation in orientation and training of staff; assigning and directing work
  • Other duties as assigned.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) career website on careers-aidshealth.icims.com to apply







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