WVV Zonal Technical Program Officer – Nutrition

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organisation working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, WV’s work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has a total income of around US$ 19,000,000 (FY20) with funding from 13 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and PNS/grants (30%). WVV employs about 430 staff, of which more than 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

The strategic focuses of WVV include: children protection from all forms of abuse, exploitation, violence and injury; reduction of malnutrition rate of children under 5 through integrated approach; sustainable livelihood for poor households to support sustainable well-being of children.

Currently, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 36 Area Programmes (APs) which operate in 5 zones: North 1 (Hoa Binh - Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai – Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Thanh Hoa - Hung Yen - Hai Phong), Central (Quang Tri - Quang Nam – Danang) and South (Quang Ngai - Binh Thuan – DakNong - Ho Chi Minh). WVV’s APs work with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

In alignment with the three ministry strategic objectives World Vision Vietnam implements three Technical Programs (TPs): Child Protection, Nutrition and Livelihoods. Technical Programmes are national or sub-regional level programmes implemented by World Vision in multiple geographic locations within a country. They employ evidence-based practices and models previously identified, defined and prioritised through a strategic process and documented in a Technical Approach (TA). TPs are designed to ensure National Offices (NOs) achieve World Vision’s mission, which includes the highest impact for the well-being of children, in accordance with relevant TA and NO strategic objectives.

Under each zone (6-8 APs), there are 3 Technical Program Officers: Nutrition/Child Protection/Livelihood and 1 Program Effectiveness Unit (PEU) Officer. The Technical Program Officer directly reports to Zonal Manager and has dotted line to the Technical Program Manager.

Under each AP, there are 6-8 staff, including 1 AP Manager, 1 Sponsorship Facilitator, 1 Finance Officer/Bookkeeper, 1 AP Coordinator and 2-4 Development Facilitators (DFs) who are in charge of all projects and program activities for around 2 assigned communes/wards in their AP (from assessment to planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and transition). DFs will be coached by the AP Manager programmatically and the Technical Program Officers technically.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  • Provide technical support for the adaptation, implementation, monitoring and reporting of TP in Central and Southern zone and be accountable for the technical quality of the TP and cross cutting themes mainstreamed in the TP

  • Provide technical expertise and support to improve capacity of the AP staff and partners in the assigned zone in order to effectively deliver the TP

  • Advocate for the scaling-up of evidence based project models and multiply impact across different Aps and provincial level.

  • Contribute to ensure WV is a child safe organization through the implementation of the TP

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Strategic Direction

  • Provide inputs from the field for development/ review, revision of respective Technical Approach, Technical Program, Area Program (AP) Plans, Child protection Policy and Project Models

  • Provide input to TP Manager and Specialists on developing and standardizing Technical Guidelines/Training Materials for the implementation of Project models.

  • Consolidate and analyze the monitoring data to come up with appropriate findings and recommendations to improve the technical quality

  • Participate in the impact assessment/ operation research of Project Models

  • Provide inputs to TP level reports

  • Explore needs for further funding to address the burning problems faced by the children relating to Nutrition and to share with Technical Program Manager in order to propose these issues through Concept paper, proposals..

  1. Technical Support and Quality Assurance

  • Develop and implement technical working plan for designed zone

  • Assist the AP (Including AP manager and DFs) to develop annual POA which relevant to AP plan and in alignment with NO technical approach

  • Review AP Plans, annual POAs and project models of the designated APs to ensure its alignment with National Strategy, TA, and TP

  • Provide technical support for AP staff in the implementation of TP, addressing and finding solutions to TP issues

  • Facilitate periodic monitoring, supportive supervision and reflection at the APs in the zone to ensure the quality of the TPs implementation

  • Provide technical support for design, implementation and evaluation of grant/ PNS projects in designated zone

  • Consolidate, review and validate and analyze data from AP before sending to PE Officer for compiling zone Indicators

  • Support the AP team to ensure that assessment, monitoring and planning processes have active participation of the parents, community people, children and key project partners. This might include reviewing the process, documents of assessment & planning of the APs in the zone

  • Review all the annual reports of the APs in the zone and provide feedback for improvement

  • Support Technical Specialist and Technical Program Manager to standard DME tools for baseline, monitoring and evaluation of the TP

  • Support zonal PEU Officer to introduce standard indicators and tools for baseline, monitoring and evaluation of the TP to the AP staff, so that these tools are disseminated to the local network for their use

  • Participate in the following key M&E activities scheduled by PEU in the designated zone which should include AP assessment, AP Design and AP Evaluation

  • Ensure that national KPIs related to Nutrition are reviewed, updated with accuracy periodically

  • Provide technical support for procurement and strategic sourcing (materials, consultants)

  • Manage project activities and budget for provincial level

  • Review and ensure accuracy and consistency of all LEAP 3 budget coding

  • Provide support to APs in implementation of nutrition management in emergency

  1. Capacity Building

  • Introduce the technical models to AP staff

  • Provide technical guidance to district/commune partners on project models

  • In consultation with Technical Program Manager and Technical Specialist, AP Manager to facilitate capacity building activities including TOT training for AP technical resource persons for contextualization and follow-up

  • In consultation with Technical Program Manager and Technical Specialist, AP Manager, Communication and Advocacy staff to document and share the best practices on Nutrition for the purpose of staff learning and development.

  • Build and enhance capacity for local Rapid Response Teams (RRTs);

  • Participate in building capacity with/for the NRRT

  • Be ready for deployment to lead/join emergency responses (when requested)

  1. Advocacy and Networking

  • Build and nurture effective working relationship with technical departments at provincial level

  • Document and disseminate evidences on the impact/ effectiveness of the relevant project models with the provincial level decision/policy makers for advocacy activities

  • Work with APs and Zonal Manager to plan and allocate budget for advocacy activities at provincial level

  • Implement and monitoring the outcomes of advocacy activities at provincial level while ensure the linkage between different levels

  • Identify and raise emerging issues for advocacy

  • Identify and share learnings, good practices, model from implementation for Technical Program Manager and Technical Specialist for purpose of advocacy and replication.

  • Represent WVV at relevant forums, meetings, working groups and workshops relating to Nutrition in designated zone

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

(The following knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-study, prior experience, or on-the-job training.)

Education: Bachelors Degree in Health/ Nutrition or related fields.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, time management, demonstrated leadership and good management ability.

  • Proven ability to provide coaching and deliver other capacity building activities.

  • Ability to provide supportive supervision to assure the interventionsquality.

  • Ability to document and share best practice for replication.

  • Good data analysis and reporting skills.

  • Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes.

  • Ability to communicate and relate effectively with a diverse range of people (i.e. project beneficiaries, Government officials, project partners, WVV staff).

  • Good reading and report writing skills in Vietnamese and English.

  • Good computer skills (word processing, excel, power point & email).

  • Ability to work with a minimum of supervision, exercise judgment, meet deadlines and work under pressure.

  • Strong ability to speak, write and read in both English and Vietnamese.

  • Be willing to travel to the APs in designated zone.

Experience:

  • Experience in working with non-governmental organization.

  • Proven experience in managing community projects

  • Experience of and demonstrated ability to effectively network with a diverse range of multi-lateral, and government bodies;

  • Experience in monitoring and evaluating projects and ensuring that recommendations are implemented.

Work Environment:

  • Work with a different teams and communities to provide the technical support

  • Extensive travelling within the assigned zone (60% field based and 40% office based)

  • Work with minimum of supervision

Core Competencies:

  • Be Safe and Resilient: I take care of my personal well-being and support others to do the same.

  • Build Relationships: I treat others with empathy and respect so that trust grows and we can speak the truth with love.

  • Learn and Develop: I create opportunities for myself and others to grow, strengthen competence and improve performance.

  • Partner and Collaborate: I engage and influence networks of people beyond my role to make a bigger difference than we could alone.

  • Deliver Results: I focus on and help achieve the things that matter most, with clear evidence of my contribution

  • Be Accountable: I exercise wise stewardship showing sound judgment and integrity in the decisions and choices I make.

  • Improve and Innovate: I seek and discover new and better ways of doing things, solve problems, and turn ideas into action.

  • Embrace Change: I approach change and the opportunities it offers with openness and courage and I encourage others to do the same.

Our contact details are:

People and Culture Department – Ms. Nguyen Thi Minh Phuong

World Vision International - Vietnam

Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi.

Tel: +84 24 39439920 – Extension: 123

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

Technical Lead - OVC Service Delivery (Tumikia Mtoto Project)

You will be required to produce a current (within 3 months) Original Police Clearance Certificate or waiting receipt during interview in case you are shortlisted

Job Title : Technical Lead - OVC Service Delivery

Reporting to : Deputy Chief of Party

Work Location : Nairobi/Kiambu

Purpose of position

Technical Lead – OVC Service Delivery will provide technical guidance in the implementation of the Tumikia Mtoto OVC DREAMS Project by working closely with all technical leads to ensure delivery on each domain as outlined in the PEPFAR guidelines (Healthy, Safe, Schooled and Stable). The job holder will ensure strong linkages with health and other social services delivery points that relates to community and families and shall apply evidence-based social service delivery approaches to ensure that all activities are responsive to the needs of the intended beneficiaries, in support of World Vision’s work of serving the most vulnerable.

Major Responsibilities

Technical Support and Program management & Coordination 45%

  • Provide technical support and leadership in the implementation of the OVC package of services in line with World Vision Kenya and USAID/PEPFAR requirement to achieve the expected results

  • Identify existing community-based support services for OVC and facilitate the development of an effective referral network and services to ensure a continuum of care

  • Support periodic joint support supervision visits with other technical Lead to Local Implementing Partners/OVC households

  • Guide budgetary allocation to support provision of tangible services to specific OVC population, including school fees, scholastic material as per need

  • Analyze and evaluate project performance and proactively identify issues and concerns and use participatory processes to overcome implementation obstacles

  • Ensure compliance with Child and adult Safeguarding Protocols by all project staff and Local Implementing partners provide orientation and training for staff and LIPs to commit and adhere to same.

  • Ensure the development, implementation and monitoring of household level case plan achievement and develop CQI interventions to address the gaps

  • Oversee coaching and mentorship for LIPs on Case Management Process, ensuring that OVC achieve bench marks for graduation and transition

  • Strengthen the role of the DCS to be effective and responsive to OVC needs

Design, Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Learning 25%

  • Work with the Monitoring Evaluation & Learning (MEL) unit and partners to Improve data management for OVC and their caregivers; ensure availability of case management data tools, timely data entry to CPMIS, DATIM

  • Support the development of the monitoring and evaluation plan

  • Ensure data quality integration of different components within the project

  • Ensure that Local Implementing Partners are supported and mentored to monitor and to provide timely age appropriate and quality services to OVC and their households

  • Guide the development of capacity building package for community workforce (VCO, CHVs, CMMs)

  • Support the timely preparation of periodic reports and project documents in line with the donor and world vision standards

  • Work closely with the other technical leads to ensure that all services provided in the different components are captured in the case plans and involve all leads to understand their contribution in the process of case management and benchmark achievements.

  • In liaison with the project management team and technical leads, assign realistic target and budgets to Local Implementing Partner (LIP)s for all required and customized indicators

  • Ensure case management documentation and reporting (including tracking and monitoring services provided to OVC on monthly basis)

  • Strengthen the use of service directory at the LIP level to ensure OVC access required services.

  • Support the DCS, AACs and LIPs to use CPIMS to improve data collection and reporting for evidence-based decision making

  • Support the development of key project documents, including timely annual work plan, periodic and adhoc donor and organization progress reports

Advocacy, Partnerships, Engagement & Networking 15%

  • Coordinate stakeholder mapping to understand different stakeholders and what they are providing to avoid duplication at the point of service delivery

  • Co-ordinate with other WVK programs, other NGOs and County government in the area to ensure complementarity of approaches, including leveraging social protection services for OVC and their households

  • Engage relevant GOK line ministries and other stakeholders to plan, implement and monitor OVC services to foster the spirit of sustainability

  • Participate in relevant county level thematic Technical working groups with NGOs and other OVC actors to influence policy review and implementation

  • Participate in County OVC stakeholder forums for coordination and collaboration

  • Participate in the Annual County Government’s Planning and Budgeting process and influence resource allocation to the priority needs of the most vulnerable groups

  • Ensure that Program participants and partners are kept informed of all the Government laws and policies in respect any impact caused or to be caused by the government laws, policies and budgets

Team Management 5%

  • Ensure all technical leads and program staff are well supported and there is effective coordination for staff to deliver

  • Model a high standard of personal Christian leadership, ministry and integrity through lifestyle and work relationships that support spiritual development of the team

  • Provide technical supervision to the Program Coordinator(s)

  • In close collaboration with People & Culture department, ensure right program staff are recruited, retained, and provided with intentional opportunities, mentoring and coaching for development

  • Support professional development for supervisees through on job training, off site training among others

  • Facilitate capacity building of staff on technical modules, through trainings, workshops, On the Job Training, coaching, mentorship and technical backstopping

  • Ensure staff participate in morning devotions and are supported to grow spiritually

  • Ensure accountability and performance management including consequence management where necessary

Other 5%

  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor or designee from time to time

  • Attend and lead daily devotions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor degree in Social Sciences, Health, Gender, Counselling Psychology or related field. A Master’s degree will be an added advantage.

  • Minimum of Seven (7) years’ experience in implementing OVC programs in a development context in USG PEPFAR funded project, preferably with INGO in Kenya. Four (4) of which must be at a managerial position

  • Experience with social services systems strengthening and social services project design, implementation, reporting and evaluation

  • In-depth understanding of donor expectations for program results, outcomes, impact, and reporting

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with government representatives, for-profit private sector entities, local community organizations, donors and other stakeholders, particularly at the sub-national level

  • Comprehensive knowledge of case management, community-facility linkages, integration of multiple programmes and activities across the continuum of care

  • Experience in managing sub recipients

  • Demonstrated skills in collaborative engagement, program planning, knowledge management, facilitation, networking and communication

  • Experience in participatory action planning and engagement of stakeholders at various levels

  • Ability to plan and manage work in a logical manner

  • Proven leadership and ability to build and motivate diverse and talented teams

  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, and emotional maturity

  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform

  • Good negotiation skills

Technical Lead - DREAMS (Tumikia Mtoto Project)

You will be required to produce a current (within 3 months) Original Police Clearance Certificate or waiting receipt during interview in case you are shortlisted

Job Title : Technical Lead - DREAMS

Reporting to : Deputy Chief of Party

Work Location : Nairobi/Kiambu

Purpose of position

Provide technical guidance and oversight in the provision of the DREAMS Core package of interventions for the Tumikia Mtoto Project targeted at reducing Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) vulnerability to HIV. He/She will design and ensure implementation of DREAMS activities at the community level with respect to OVC aimed at increasing health seeking behaviours, expand access to safe spaces and adolescent-friendly services and improve the overall wellbeing of AGYW and their families.

Major Responsibilities

Technical support and management 50%

  • Oversee implementation of innovative, technically sound, evidence-based, sustainable and cost-effective DREAMS core package of interventions to meet the project assigned targets

  • Guide in the identification and enrolment of eligible AGYW on the DREAMS Initiative and development of case management plan

  • Support roll out and implementation of curriculum-based interventions including; MHMC, HCBF, SHUGA, Family Matters! Programme and steppingstones to the supported AGYW and communities

  • Guide implementation of social protection strategy aimed at improving economic potential of the project beneficiaries in effort to reduce risk of HIV in liaison with the Program Coordinator Household Economic Strengthening.

  • Lead integration across a range of services for youth within the AGYW to take a holistic, family-centred approach to improving their wellbeing

  • Oversee coaching and mentorship for Local Implementing Partner (LIPs) to support DREAMS activities (including joint supportive supervision at County, health facility and community.

Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting & Learning 25%

  • Work with the MEL unit to develop M&E system relating to the M&E plan ensure availability of data tools, timely data entry to DATIM

  • Work closely with Project management and technical leads to assign realistic targets and budget to LIPs for all required and customized indicators

  • Guide tracking, analysis and manage periodic target achievements, AGYW linkage opportunities and curricula rollout on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis

  • Support review of the project outcomes and utilization of project data to prioritize interventions and for CQI

  • Guide development and dissemination of all project deliverables (technical assistance, technical reports, training curricula) in accordance with WVK, USAID, PEPFAR requirements

  • Participate in the monthly, quarterly and annual reviews with program teams, LIPs and stakeholders

  • Ensure documentation of best practices and innovations for donor engagement

  • Ensure timely preparation of periodic reports and project documents in line with the donor and world vision standards

Advocacy, Partnerships, Engagement & Networking 15%

  • Engage County stakeholders to ensure that DREAMS beneficiaries receive layered services from multiple implementing partners

  • Support functionality of DREAMS coordination structures in the counties, communities, schools and health facilities

  • Establish partnership with private sector and County players to increase opportunities of AGYW to employment, internships, concrete entrepreneurial activities and enrolment into higher education

  • Engage DREAMS county government and other civil society partners to ensure the provision of a safe space for the identified AGYW

  • Participate in DREAMS related Technical Working Groups (TWGs) at National and County levels

  • Conduct County government engagements to influence budgeting

Team Management 5%

  • Model a high standard of personal Christian leadership, ministry and integrity through lifestyle and work relationships that support spiritual development of the team

  • Provide technical supervision to the Program Coordinator(s)

  • In close collaboration with P&C, ensure right program staff are recruited, retained, and provided with intentional opportunities, mentoring and coaching for development

  • Support professional development for supervisees through on job training, off site training among others

  • Facilitate capacity building of staff on technical modules, through trainings, workshops, On the Job Training and technical backstopping etc

  • Ensure staff participate in morning devotions and are supported to grow spiritually

  • Ensure accountability and performance management including consequence management where necessary

Other 5%

  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor or designee from time to time

  • Attend and lead daily devotions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor Degree in Health or Social Sciences or any related field, a Master’s degree is desirable

  • At least 7 progressive years of experience working in a HIV, RMNCAH, Adolescents programs within PEPFAR funding, 4 of which must be at management level

  • Strong knowledge of DREAMS implementation and the evidence behind successful approaches to attaining the Program objectives

  • Strong familiarity with PEPFAR and USAID policies, procedures, rules, regulations and reporting requirements for INGO led project

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Kenyan health and community systems & structures, and ability to build and sustain strong relationships with DREAMS stakeholders

  • Demonstrated skills in collaborative engagement, program planning, knowledge management, facilitation, networking and communication

  • Strong budget management skills

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the support and landscape for AGYW issues in Kenya

  • Ability to plan and manage work in a logical manner

  • Proven leadership and ability to build and motivate diverse and talented teams

  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, and emotional maturity

  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform

  • Good negotiation skills

Technical Lead - Health (Tumikia Mtoto Project)

You will be required to produce a current (within 3 months) Original Police Clearance Certificate or waiting receipt during interview in case you are shortlisted

Job Title : Technical Lead – Health

Reporting to : Deputy Chief of Party

Work Location : Nairobi/Kiambu

Purpose of position

Provide technical expertise and management in the implementation of quality HIV prevention, care and treatment services to orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) and adolescents and young women, and their families in Kiambu and Nairobi counties while ensuring compliance with donor regulations (USAID) and World Vision Kenya policies.

Major Responsibilities

Project Coordination, implementation and technical guidance 45%

  • Lead planning and implementation of access to care and treatment services to orphans and vulnerable children (OVC), adolescent’s girls and young women, and their families for the achievement of the project goals and objectives in a timely and cost-effective manner.

  • Provide technical guidance to increase the uptake of HIV testing, linkage, retention, and adherence services among OVC, AGYW and their male sex partners and maximize outcomes across the HIV prevention and clinical cascade.

  • Support strengthening of treatment initiation/retention and adherence activities; and the scale up of viral load monitoring.

  • Work with LIPs and the Ministry of Health to enhance screening, case finding and referrals of HIV exposed and infected OVC and caregivers linking those eligible for ART to facility and for other clinical services

  • In collaboration with the Ministry of Health provide technical guidance to LIPs on provision and utilization of OVC & AGYW focused health care and treatment, including for those most-at-risk of HIV infection.

  • Enhance access to appropriate nutrition services, immunization and growth monitoring for OVC under five years, HIV positive caregivers and adolescents in partnership with MOH and other key sectors

  • Ensure tracking and referrals of ANC and PNC for HIV negative pregnant caregivers and adolescents in partnership with Ministry of Health for testing and linkage to PMTCT and Care and Treatment services as appropriate

  • Support utilization of referred (escorted) and enrolled beneficiary’s pathways to access care and treatment from the clinical service partners

  • Lead the development/contextualization, production and dissemination of care and treatment IEC materials and Job AIDs for use in the project at different levels of service delivery

  • Enhance integration and linkage of HIV exposed Infants, infected and affected OVC to other health and social services, including health, nutrition, psycho-social support and education,

  • Support development of digitized messaging & notification app for tracking referrals and enhance learning

  • Support referrals and treatment for Survivors of GBV to health facilities for appropriate care and link them to appropriate legal and social services.

  • Support Capacity building of program staff & LIPs on key HIV cascade components for smooth implementation, monitoring and reporting

  • In liaison with MOH facilitate training of Facility staff on the bi-directional screening and referrals methods

  • Support training of link facility health care workers and CHVs on age-appropriate screening and case-finding for relevant index testing and partner notification services respectively

  • Facilitate training of caseworkers to be community referral and linkage agents (escorts) who will also connect to other service points to ensure a two-way referral approach

  • Support MOH to conduct training and support supervision, DQAs , mentorship and On job trainings

Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting & Learning 25%

  • Work with the MEL unit to develop M&E system relating to the M&E plan ensure availability of data tools, timely data collection.

  • Work closely with Project management and technical leads to assign realistic targets and budget to LIPs for all required and customized indicators

  • Support review of the project outcomes and utilization of project data to prioritize interventions and for Continuous Quality Improvement

  • Ensure achievement on the HIV cascade milestones for OVC and AGYW are in line with donor and UNADS 95-95-95 guidelines, WV & GoK health programming standards while corresponding to community needs and contexts.

  • Utilize and analyze key PEPFAR OVC and AGYW indicators and ensure the appropriate monitoring and use of data to inform and modify program implementation

  • Support the development & utilization of annual work plans, project monitoring plan agreeing on the required standards with support from partners

  • Participate in monthly, quarterly and annual program reviews with program teams, LIPs and stakeholders

  • Provide technical support during project evaluations, baselines and assessment to ensure quality check with methodology, tools for all health related aspects of the program

  • Participate in the development of best practices and performance data, with a focus on HIV testing, linkage, retention, and adherence support, viral load testing and suppression tracking services for OVC, AGYW and men

  • Guide in the development and dissemination of health deliverables (technical assistance, technical reports, training curricula) in accordance with WVK, USAID, PEPFAR requirements

  • Ensure documentation and dissemination of best practices and innovations for donor engagement

  • Ensure that project strategies are informed by evidence and best practices for meeting the needs of AGYW and young men in Nairobi & Kiambu counties

  • Supports the timely preparation of project documentation and reports in line with the donor and World Vision standards.

Advocacy, Partnerships, Engagement & Networking 15%

  • Participate in relevant county level thematic Technical working groups with NGOs and other HIV, OVC and AGYW actors to influence policy review and implementation

  • Establish and sustain working relationships with Government Departments and Agencies relevant to the programme’s focus area at County levels

  • Support the development and review of partnership agreements at the county level spelling out the modalities of supporting collaboration between community CHVs, HTS counsellors, and comprehensive care clinics, as well as sensitizing all facility staff on the bi-directional screening and referrals

  • Participate in county HIV care and treatment stakeholder forums for coordination and collaboration

  • Participate in the Annual County Government’s Planning and Budgeting process and influence resource allocation to the priority needs of the most vulnerable groups

  • Ensure that Program participants and partners are kept informed of all the Government laws and policies in respect to care and treatment any impact caused or to be caused by the government laws, policies and budgets

Team Management 5%

  • Model a high standard of personal Christian leadership, ministry and integrity through lifestyle and work relationships that support spiritual development of the team

  • Provide technical supervision to the Program Coordinator(s)

  • In close collaboration with P&C, ensure right program staff are recruited, retained, and provided with intentional opportunities, mentoring and coaching for development

  • Support professional development for supervisees through on job training, off site training among others

  • Facilitate capacity building of staff on technical modules, through trainings, workshops, On the Job Training and technical backstopping etc

  • Ensure staff participate in morning devotions and are supported to grow spiritually

  • Ensure accountability and performance management including consequence management where necessary

Other 5%

  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor or designee from time to time

  • Attend and lead daily devotions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Minimum of Bachelor degree in Medicine, Nursing, Clinical Medicine, Nutrition, Public Health or related field.

  • Have at least Seven (7) years’ experience 4 of which must be I managerial position and working in USAID OVC/PEPFAR, AGYW HIV care and treatment programming.

  • Good understanding of USAID OVC and DREAMS programming, Ministry of health HIV care and treatment systems, structures at county and national levels

  • Familiarity with national HIV care and treatment policy and advocacy instruments and structures

  • Experience in working with partnerships, including county governments, civil society, donors and local community’s structures;

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • Appreciation of the role of community health services in the attainment of the global HIV epidemic control goal

  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, and emotional maturity

  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform

  • Good negotiation skills

  • Computer literate.

Program Coordinator - Health (Tumikia Mtoto Project )

You will be required to produce a current (within 3 months) Original Police Clearance Certificate or waiting receipt during interview in case you are shortlisted

Job Title : Programme Coordinator – Health

Reporting to : Technical Lead – Health

Work Location : Nairobi/Kiambu

Purpose of position

Provides field level coordination and technical support in the implementation of the health component of the Tumikia Mtoto Project ensuring strong bi directional referrals and linkages between community and health facility for timely access to HIV prevention, care and treatment and essential health services for OVC, AGYW and their families in Kiambu and Nairobi counties while ensuring compliance with donor regulations (USAID) and World Vision Kenya policies.

Major Responsibilities

Project Coordination, implementation and technical guidance 55%

  • Provide effective field level coordination and technical support in planning and implementation of the project ensure achievement of project goals and objectives in a timely and cost-effective manner.

  • Work with LIPs to ensure that beneficiaries access HIV prevention, care and treatment and essential health services at different delivery points.

  • Work with LIPs to develop House Hold HIV sensitive case plans to address HTS, PMTCT, EID, Immunization, growth monitoring for under5s, ART adherence support, VL tracking, GBV response, ASRH and ensure effective bi directional referrals between community and social welfare services as needed

  • Support LIPS to establish and strengthen facility link desk for timely treatment initiation, retention, adherence and viral suppression for OVC and their families

  • Coordinate with LIPs to conduct community adolescent peer to peer support to increase access to HIV and SRH information and linkage.

  • In liaison with LIPs strengthen community C/ALHIV and caregivers psychosocial support groups.

  • Ensure LIPs have the capacity to conduct HIV risk screening using the HIV risk assessment forms and refer appropriately

  • Coordinate the relevant stakeholders in the county to ensure timely implementation of activities in the project as per the annual work plan

  • Be the project liaison with clinical partners to ensure no child is left behind when mapping and providing critical facility based services for OVC and AGYW

  • Facility level case conferencing and case meetings to resolve difficult cases on the HIV cascade informed by client case plans

  • Support LIPs to mainstream mental health for C/ALHIVs through community level cognitive behaviour therapy sessions.

  • In liaison with MOH Support Capacity building of LIPs on Community HIV sensitive case management, including mentoring of case managers case workers, community cadres and households.

  • Ensure that LIPs work with MOH and department of children services (DCS) to conduct support supervision, functionality assessments, mentorship and On job trainings.

  • Ensure that LIPS conduct monthly review meetings with their case workers and caregivers

  • Build the capacity of AGYW mentors on ALHIV case management to ensure achievement on the HIV cascade results for the adolescents

Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting & Learning 25%

  • Support in the development of M&E system relating to the M&E plan ensure availability of data collection and reporting tools

  • Support in the development and dissemination of all project deliverables (technical assistance, technical reports, training curricula) in accordance with WVK, USAID, PEPFAR requirements.

  • Support in the documentation of best practices and innovations for donor engagement.

  • Support LIPs to work with other components to develop and implement case plans.

  • Support LIPs to prepare timely and quality reports as per donor and WVK standards

  • Coordinate periodic monitoring visits and meetings with LIPs, MOH, Clinical Partners and Community Cadres to review project performance and utilization of project data to prioritize areas for action and improvements

  • Coordinate and participate in monthly, quarterly and annual program reviews with LIPs and local stakeholders

  • Support documentation of best practices and performance data, with a focus on HIV testing, linkage, retention, and adherence services for OVC, AGYW and men

  • Support documentation of best practices and successful practices for meeting the needs of AGYW and young men in Nairobi & Kiambu counties.

  • Facilitate review of LIP performance and make adjustments based on outcomes of planning and reflections to identify successful approaches and quality gaps

Advocacy, Networking & partnerships 15%

  • Work with SCASCO, health facilities and HIV treatment partner to strengthen community-facility referral and linkage network to improve access of HIV services for OVC and AGYW.

  • Ensure that LIPs attend monthly SCHMT meetings to provide project updates and challenges for further support.

  • Coordinate review meetings with sub county stakeholders.

  • Represent the project in county and sub county MOH and OVC technical working groups and advocacy working groups

  • Participate in national events and days organized at county /sub county levels ensuring organizational visibility

  • Coordinate with LIPs to enroll adolescents with high viral load to health facility based Operation Triple Zero (OTZ) support groups.

Other 5%

  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor or designee from time to time

  • Attend and lead daily devotions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Minimum of Bachelor degree in Nursing, clinical medicine, Nutrition, Public Health or related field.

  • Relevant practice license with Required institution

  • Minimum six (6) years’ experience 4 of which should in PEPFAR OVC, AGYW HIV prevention care and treatment programming with an appreciation of health facility and community level systems and processes

  • At least three years of coordination of programs

  • Good understanding of PEPFAR/USAID OVC programming, Ministry of health HIV care and treatment systems, reproductive maternal newborn child and adolescent health and nutrition structures at county and levels

  • Experience in working with partnerships, including county governments, civil society, donors and local community’s structures;

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • Additional training in HIV treatment is preferred

  • Familiarity with national HIV care and treatment policy and advocacy instruments and structures

  • Computer literate

Program Coordinator - DREAMS (Tumikia Mtoto Project)

You will be required to produce a current (within 3 months) Original Police Clearance Certificate or waiting receipt during interview in case you are shortlisted

Job Title : Project Coordinator - DREAMS

Reporting to : Technical Lead - DREAMS

Work Location : Nairobi/Kiambu

Purpose of position

Provides field level coordination and technical support to Local Implementing Partners (LIPs) to ensure effective and efficient implementation, monitoring and reporting of all DREAMS interventions targeted at reducing Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) vulnerability to HIV in Nairobi and Kiambu counties while ensuring compliance with donor regulations (USAID) and World Vision Kenya policies.

Major Responsibilities

Project Coordination, implementation and technical support 50%

  • Provide effective field level coordination and technical support in planning and implementation of the project ensure achievement of project goals and objectives in a timely and cost-effective manner.

  • Guide identification and enrollment of eligible AGYW in the DREAMS Program

  • Oversee LIP performance to ensure effective results by mentorship and making corrective adjustments based on needs

  • Work with LIPS and other program teams to ensure AGYW receive the DREAMS Core package of services as per need and are provided across different service delivery points

  • Support LIPs to conduct joint planning, monitoring, and to ensure achievement of targets as per approved work plans

  • LIPs capability to address issues relating to Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) with respect to OVC and DREAMS

  • Work with LIP staff on technical aspects of program implementation ensuring quality and responsive service delivery and HIV prevention strategies to the unique needs AGYW and to achieve the program goal of successful OVC graduation / transition into adulthood

  • Support capacity building of LIPs project staff to ensure quality reporting and utilization of project Monitoring tools

Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Reporting 30%

  • Coordinate LIPs to prepare reports per established reporting schedule, ensuring accuracy and timeliness as per donor and WVK standards –

  • Provide and disseminate appropriate DREAMS monitoring tools, to ensure their utilization and review and assist LIPs to analyze the DREAMS data to inform appropriate actions by the project

  • Coordinate and participate in monthly, quarterly and annual program reviews with LIPs and local stakeholders

  • Coordinate periodic meeting with LIPs to review project outcomes and utilization of project data to prioritize interventions and for Continuous Quality Improvement

  • Support LIPs to collect and document best practices for sharing and to improve project performance

  • Support in the development of M&E system relating to the M&E plan ensure availability of data collection and reporting tools

  • Support in the development and dissemination of all project deliverables (technical assistance, technical reports, training curricula) in accordance with WVK, USAID, PEPFAR requirements.

  • Support in the documentation of best practices and innovations for donor engagement.

  • Support LIPs to prepare timely and quality reports as per donor and WVK standards

  • Coordinate periodic monitoring visits and meetings with LIPs, MOH, Clinical Partners and Community Cadres to review project performance and utilization of project data to prioritize areas for action and improvements.

  • Support documentation of best practices and successful practices for meeting the needs of AGYW and young men in Nairobi & Kiambu counties.

  • Facilitate review of LIP performance and make adjustments based on outcomes of planning and reflections to identify successful approaches and quality gaps.

Advocacy, Engagement, Partnerships & Networking 15%

  • Work with CHMTS, SCHMT, health facilities and community partners in the respective DREAMS sub counties to ensure coordination with other programs and stakeholders for quality and comprehensive services to adolescents

  • Represent the project in meetings at county and sub county level, Adolescent technical working groups (TWGs), and other events as requested, to support forging relations with the MoH, LIPs, other stakeholders, and the community

  • Ensure that Program participants and partners are kept updated of project progress and challenges presented for support and action

  • Represent the project in county and sub county MOH and OVC technical working groups and advocacy working groups

  • Coordinate review meetings with sub county stakeholders.

  • Participate in national events and days organized at county /sub county levels ensuring organizational visibility.

Other 5%

  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor or designee from time to time

  • Attend and lead daily devotions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social and Behavioral Sciences, Health, Community Development or a related field

  • Minimum of 6 years of progressive in experience 4 of which must be in implementing USG PEPFAR DREAMS, adolescent focused integrated HIV/AIDS or GBV prevention programs in Kenya

  • Excellent understating of GOK structures especially the MoH working structures in a devolved unit

  • Experience in the development of strategic and tactical plans in collaboration with stakeholders that may represent a wide range of interests and need

  • Training in community HIV/AIDS prevention and working with Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW)

  • Familiarity with PEPFAR and other international donorfunded OVC and HIV programs In-depth understanding of donor expectations for program results, outcomes, impact, and reporting

  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, and ability to work with a wide range of people from different backgrounds;

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and working knowledge with different computer programs, both computer and web-based