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Health, Nutrition, HIV & AIDS Project Officer

Job Description

Health Nutrition & HIV AIDS Project Officer – Job Summary

To coordinate, facilitate implement and monitor Health, Nutrition & HIV AIDS projects within the Cluster through capacity building, networking, partnership and participation of the communities

The Package

  • The positions will be based in any of the following locations: Krachi, Nkwanta, Ga West, Mpohor Wassa, Ashanti, Kintampo, Sekyere East, Saboba, Gushiegu, Bawku and Savelugu.

  • S/He reports to the Cluster Programmes Manager.

Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out needs assessment and reviews in communities to determine development interventions that are required.

  • Coordinate the preparation of Health & Nutrition projects plans and budgets within the cluster.

  • Ensure availability of qualitative and quantitative Health & Nutrition data and information.

  • Build capacity of Development Facilitators, volunteers, communities, Church and Government partners and other partners in Health & Nutrition issues.

  • Participate in children mapping and monitoring processes in communities to ensure participation of children and their families in Area Program’s activities this includes Registered Children and the most vulnerable.

  • Facilitate communication between Registered Children and their sponsors and ensure that Sponsorship Key Performance indicators are met in the different Area Programs forming the cluster.

  • Participate in Registered Children registering, monitoring and data processing for marketing.

  • Ensure implementation of Audit and Risk Assessment recommendations in Health & Nutrition projects and their impact areas within the cluster.

  • Facilitate and report (monthly, quarterly, semi-annually and annually) on Health & Nutrition activities, outputs and outcomes in Area Programs communities.

  • Ensure representation of World Vision cluster office at District and Regional events related to Health & Nutrition where World Vision is invited and report on them to the cluster programmes manager.

Education / Work Experience / Key Competencies

  • Degree in Community/Public Health or related field with a strong health background.

  • Three years experience in health programs in a similar organization.

  • Technical Training qualifications required in Public Health.

  • Monitoring, reporting and proposal writing skills.

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

  • Attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.

  • Proven ability to communicate on Health & Nutrition topics with diverse groups.

  • Ability to support in the development and roll out of Health, Nutrition HIV & AIDS programs/projects.

  • Good development and facilitation skills, including catalyzing, connecting, and building the capacity of Community groups/ partners.

  • Strong communicator at all levels with interpersonal skills, ability and commitment to listen to others.

  • Demonstrate commitment to the empowerment of the poor in rural communities.

  • Working knowledge of programs/projects cycle management.

  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with staff and key partners.

  • Experience in community entry and mobilization and development facilitation.

  • Working knowledge of proposal writing and negotiation skills.