Name of Organization NACC
Job Title PROGRAMME OFFICER, (PLHIV)
Reports to HEAD STAKEHOLDERS COORDINATION
Grade NACC 4
Department COORDINATION AND SUPPORT
Business Purpose/Objective Ensure effective and coordinated participation of People Living with HIV (PLHIV) Networks and Support Groups in the HIV response, both at National and County levels
Responsibilities: 1. Mobilization and facilitation of PLHIV effective participation in policy development, strategic planning andbudgeting for the HIV response. 2. Enhance the application of the GIPA principles in the nationally and County level HIV response. 3. Support networking and institutional strengthening of organizations working with/supporting PLHIV. 4. Support capacity development and linkages between existing programmes for enhanced efficiency and responsiveness in meeting the needs of people living with HIV. 5. Facilitating forums that enhance partnerships, networking and linkages between and among networks of PLHIVand other stakeholders and development partners 6. Provision of necessary leadership and support in the development and design of the PLHIV’s programs in theHIV response guided by the KASF. 7. Organizing consultative and planning forums for PLHIV Networks and support groups Facilitating capacityneeds assessments among PLHIV organizations and liaising with relevant units within NACC and its partnersfor necessary support; 8. Preparing reports to the Head – Stakeholder Coordination on progress in HIV and AIDS prevention and controlin the sector; 9. Performing any other duties assigned by management.
Educational Possess an advanced degree in Public health or Social sciences from a recognized institutionor its equivalent.
Experience Have a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in multi-dimensional HIV prevention work in a multi-actor setting; three (3) years of which should be experience in working with PLHIV targeted interventions.
Key competencies 1. Should have good understanding of Human Rights based approaches. 2. Possess good understanding of the combination prevention approaches. 3. Should have experience of working within partnership/networks. 4. Have good facilitation skills and computer literate. 5. Have demonstrated a high degree of initiative, flexibility and reliability;