2 (Two) x Regional Coordinator: Africaid (Northern and Southern Region)
Deadline: 24 September 2021
Africaid is a community organisation which through its Zvandiri programme, integrates community prevention, treatment, care and support for children, adolescents and young people living with HIV. Works with the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MOHCC) and National AIDS Council in implementing these interventions with funding from USAID, Zim-TTECH, UNICEF, ELMA, READY+, Maruva Trust and ZACH.
The Regional Coordinator’s role is a key position with very huge demands at any given time hence the person should be a team player who achieves balance in their life and grow the enthusiasm of fellow employees for the global achievement of the organisational set goals and objectives.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Regional Coordinator will be responsible for defining, planning, tracking, managing and leading the work of the Zvandiri Mentors (ZM), coordinating scale up of Africaid’s Zvandiri model and Community Adolescent Treatment Supporters (CATS). Also ensuring quality at all levels of programme implementation, monitoring and evaluation, finance and reporting. This role will include amongst other things, overseeing all activities in the provinces in accordance with the approved project work plans as well as management of project deliverables in line with the project plan. Remain up to date with paediatric and adolescent HIV global and national policy and practice and cascade within the provinces. Oversee all programming activities in the provinces in accordance with the approved project work plans as well as record and manage project issues and escalate where necessary. Remain up to date with paediatric and adolescent HIV global and national policy and practice and cascade within the provinces; consolidate project reports and analyse results ensuring timelines on submission of progress reports are observed as required for Africaid and the project donors. Liaise with partners and local stakeholders to ensure effective implementation of project activities.
Qualifications and Experience
The Regional Coordinator must have: Master’s degree in social work, social science or related field; diploma in General Nursing a plus; a minimum of three years’ experience in community public health interventions and development; comprehensive understanding of the Africaid Zvandiri Model desirable; technical working knowledge and experience of HIV programming; knowledge of and experience in working with the Ministry of Health and Child Care; strong report writing and computer skills; strong interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills: verbal, written, listening, presentation and facilitation; demonstrated experience in children and adolescent HIV programming, including community, peer-led interventions; good command of written and spoken English a must, knowledge of local languages essential.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, please send WORD documents, 2 pager CV and letter of motivation to [email protected]
Africaid is an equal opportunity employer promoting gender, equity and diversity. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. AFRICAID has zero tolerance for any form of harassment and staff are expected to uphold the organizational values and core competencies especially diversity and inclusion, integrity, commitment, and respect for others as our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children and safeguarding employees and communities from Sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse.