ZNNP+ is an umbrella body that represents the interests of people living with HIV in Zimbabwe in their diversity. The organization is represented in support groups and community-based organizations at all provincial, district and ward levels of Zimbabwe. ZNNP+’s mission is “An environment where people live positively.”
Under the overall guidance and the direct supervision of the Programmes Manager, the Programme Officer will support ZNNP+ TASQC programme efforts. S/he will strengthen community response and performance reporting within the targeted geographic areas, which will include providing support to district level ZNNP+ staff and health facilities. The position will contribute to overall improved quality of programme outputs by the districts, improved HIV monitoring & evaluation systems.
- Provide strategic guidance and mentorship to ZNNP+ Provincial Coordinators on programme implementation, monitoring and reporting;
- Support concepts and lead on community systems strengthening;
- Ensuring that all activities are implemented successfully within prescribed time intervals;
- Establishing and maintaining contact with funding partners;
- Overseeing the compilation of and authorization of project reports.
- Maintaining a calendar of reporting deadlines;
- Overseeing the capacity building of community structures of PLHIV;
- Overseeing the coordination of relevant programme meetings and workshops in line with standard guidelines;
- Preparing and presenting to management the consolidated annual work plans and training programs;
- Monitoring actual programme performance against plan and budget and taking necessary corrective measures where necessary.
Qualifications and Experience
- University degree in Social Sciences; Population Studies, MBChB or similar.
- A Master’s degree in public health, health information (preferred).
- Minimum three (3) years of professional experience in the field of community development with increasing levels of responsibility in management.
- Experience in community participation and health/ HIV projects. Demonstrated analytical ability and understanding of local context, with the ability to think creatively to develop appropriate activities.
- Personal commitment and drive for results, efficiency, flexibility, respect for diversity, analytical capability required to respond to evolving programme demands and current events.
- Be culturally sensitive and empathetic to others, with a ‘can do’ attitude.
If you meet the above criteria and you have the drive, send your application including a motivational letter (300 words maximum) and three contactable referees to:
The Executive Director,
28 Divine Road,
Or via email firstname.lastname@example.org
PLHIV and women who meet the set criteria are strongly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 20 November 2020