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Project Manager-AGYW

International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
2+ Years

Purpose of the position:

To provide girls and young women aged 15 to 24 with opportunities to improve their livelihood, while preventing and mitigating the impact of HIV/AIDS.

Major Responsibilities: (please define in output format things of what you expect to see as a result of this position)

Key Outputs/Responsibilities

(Accountabilities and results)

Weight (%)

Facilitate all the AGYW related training sessions as stipulated in the Performance Framework

Training of PTA & SMC members to handle GBV cases, teachers' code of conduct and material development targeting 10 members per school

Conduct mapping of existing functional teen mother groups and in school girls clubs

Training of out of school girls peer educator on life skills

Refresher Training on Comprehensive Life Skills Education


Facilitate and support all BCC activities as stipulated in the BCC strategy


Produce monthly and quality reports as scheduled

Minimum Qualifications and experience

  • Bachelors degree related to Education, Public Health or Project Management

  • At least 5 years of demonstrable experience in health project/programs management; at least 2 years must be with registered NGO or INGO

  • Experience in relevant technical fields (education, public health, community development etc.)

  • Proven track record in coaching project implementation teams for successful execution of projects

  • Highly developed communication and group facilitation skills, including ability to deliver compelling presentations and facilitate learning

  • Experience managing highly risky projects/ grants with minimal supervision

  • Experience in managing AGYW related grants-desirable

  • Should have experience in working with youth programmes or demonstrate knowledge of youth challenges for him/her to be able to provide guidance to the field officer

Required knowledge, Skill and competencies:

  • Experience in capacity building for Government, NGO, and community structures

  • Ability to identify and compile appropriate resources and ‘tools’ for use by implementation teams

  • Proven ability to build effective networks and coordination with field partners from multiple technical sectors

  • Excellent command of written English with experience in donor reporting

  • Proven ability to write authoritative reports for publication and discussion

  • Ability to work without close supervision, i.e., must have initiatives, strong decision-making, problem solving and analytical thinking skills and abilities to follow procedure.

  • Ability to handle multi-tasks and prioritize work in relation to needs and urgency.

  • Emotional stability and detail oriented.

  • Availability for travel and work outside the office