Position: Field Officer (4) - Tenable in Mangochi
Purpose of the position:
Under the direction of the Project Manager, the Field Officer will be responsible for field level implementation, coordination and facilitation of the Adolescent Girls and Young Women project activities in Mangochi. The overall objective of the project is to provide girls and young women aged 15 to 24 with opportunities to improve their livelihood, while preventing and mitigating HIV/AIDS.
Lead the planning, organization/ facilitation and implementation of the project activities at district levels
Maintain programmatic accountability for program activities including data collection for evaluation, record keeping of activities, and the completion of all necessary quarterly progress and year-end reporting
Establish, coordinate and integrate databases and develop information systems.
Facilitate efficient and timely implementation of planned activities by all relevant committees,
district and community partners to ensure the right techniques, methodologies and standards are employed
Work closely with the government partners and schools to establish to increase literacy levels.
Distribute IEC materials and facilitate training programs to ensure quality technical messages on various models reaching all the target beneficiaries
Assist in designing and implementing innovative adolescent girls and young women activities
Any other duties as assigned from time to time.
Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Bachelor’s degree related to Education, Public Health or Project Management
Minimum of one year experience in related area.
Excellent facilitation skills
Excellent analytical skills
Fluent in English
Good understanding of cross-cultural issues.
Good organizational and time management skills
Knowledge of rural/community development
Good interpersonal and facilitation skills
Experience in Gender , life skills education and Sexual reproductive health issues will be an added advantage