Health Promotion Officer: Local NGO
Deadline: 24 September 2021
A local NGO is inviting suitably qualified, experienced, passionate, and hardworking individuals to apply for the above-mentioned position. The successful candidate will be employed on a fixed term contract of 12 months. Continuity of employment will be based on satisfactory performance and availability of funding.
Duties and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Programmes Manager, the Health Promotion Officer will be responsible for the following, among other duties: Planning, implementing and monitoring of health promotion activities in line with donor and the organisation’s strategic plan and project requirements, while ensuring that the project meets all set objectives and targets for increased health uptake and access to services by beneficiaries; Coordinate, guide and build the capacity of community volunteers in the execution of health activities; Ensuring that all participants needing health interventions are identified and targeted; Develop timely high-quality reports; Make financial disbursements and acquittals for specific costs and assist in the maintenance of financial records in accordance with the set accounting rules, regulations and policies and ensure compliance.
Qualifications and Experience
Qualifications and experience
The ideal candidate should have: At least a Bachelors’ degree in Public Health, Health Promotions, Nursing or a Registered General Nurse or related disciplines; A Minimum of 3 years’ experience in SRHR, HIV programming in an NGO; Demonstrated experience and ability to produce high quality reports; The ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision and meeting deadlines; The ability to work collaboratively in multidisciplinary and multicultural teams; A clean class 4 driver’s licence; Proficiency in Microsoft Office operations and packages.
How to Apply
The organization is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates should submit a letter of motivation and CV to [email protected] Please state the position applied for in the subject line of the email. Due to overwhelming responses to the advert, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.