HIV Prevention Officer

at Beza Posterity Development Organization
Location Kombolcha, BPDO head office, Amhara, Ethiopia
Date Posted August 30, 2020
Category Health Care / Medical
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB

Description

Beza posterity development organization /BPDO/ is an indigenous, non-profit making, non-governmental humanitarian organization working on three programmatic interventions like Health, Socio economic, capacity building and Advocacy programs in four regional states of the country.

Currently BPDO has entered a project agreement with USAID to implement HIV Prevention, Testing and Treatment Services for Key Populations activities in all woredas of Amhara region. As per this BPDO wants to recruit interested applicants who fulfilled the minimum requirements as an employee.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize and lead primary HIV prevention services for Key Populations in the targeted SNUs of Amhara region,
  • Provide technical guidance and oversight in the design, implementation, and evaluation of HIV/STI prevention and behavior change communication interventions and HIV services to Key Populations
  • Lead community level key and priority populations size estimation, and dynamic microplanning process
  • Plan and monitor quality of small group and one to one sessions which are designed to bring behavioral change amongst KP/PP as well as track design, cascade and implementation of risk assessment tools
  • Assist the overall planning and implementation of HIV case identification through ICT/PNS, social network and targeted outreach testing
  • Design tools and strategies which promotes healthy behavior and long-lasting behavior change among KP/PP,
  • Provide mentorship and coaching to community level providers in ensuring a KP friendly services
  • Conduct service mapping to identify potential service providers and prepare service directory to refer clients based on their need, demand and convenient time,
  • Facilitate budget to cascade small group session at establishment, work place and other community settings and follow the implementation as per the SOP,
  • Provide tailored trainings to site level staff to ensure the delivery of a comprehensive and integrated HIV/STI/FP services,
  • Ensure the technical capacity of local implementing partners is strengthened to implement HIV/STI prevention and behavior change communication activities,
  • Review and analyze site level performance data, document and disseminate lesson learned and best,
  • Ensure the technical capacity of local implementing partners is strengthened to implement HIV/STI prevention and behavior change communication interventions,
  • Support the local implementing partners in identifying new hotspots for outreach services,
  • Provide technical assistance to private health facilities network at least once in a week for the towns her/him is assigned to follow up,
  • Distribute & ensure the availability of necessary health commodities including; condom, lubricant, STI kit, job aids,
  • In collaboration with the clinical team design better strategies to intensify HIV new case finding and ensuring linkage of HIV positives for care and treatment,
  • Submit high quality periodic reports regarding to primary HIV prevention activities that performed in all intervention sites,
  • Perform other duties assigned by immediate supervisor

Duration of employment: one year with possibility of extension

Job Requirements

Qualification, experiences, Essential Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor degree in public health, nursing or social sciences with 10 years’ of direct experience in HIV prevention program
  • PEPFAR experience is preferable
  • Experience of working with key populations and PLHIVs
  • Experience in developing detailed implementation plan of activities
  • Having a track record of supporting the development of innovative HIV service delivery strategies targeting hard-to-reach Key and priority populations
  • Well versed with social behavioral models applicable to HIV programming
  • Experience in qualitative data collection among key and priority populations

 

Applying Instructions

Interested applicants fulfilling the above requirements are requested to submit their application with full details of qualifications and experience to submit in person at Beza Posterity Development Organization Kombolcha Head office or p.o.box 115 or through email at bpdovacancy@gmail.com or directly to ethiojobs.net for further information call at 0335514203/1643.

 

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