Youth Program Coordinator Jobs at Liverpool VCT, Care & Treatment (LVCT) in Nairobi

On Wednesday, September 5th, 2012
Liverpool VCT, Care & Treatment (LVCT) is an established Kenyan NGO that utilizes research to inform policy reform advocacy and strengthen HIV service delivery.  
 
We optimize our impact on the HIV/AIDS response by building capacity of partners and pay special attention to vulnerable groups and populations with special needs. 
 
LVCT’s focus is on the scale-up of quality-assured HIV counseling, testing and care services.

We have a vacancy for the following position:

Position: Youth Program Coordinator 

 
Ref: YPC/LVCT/9/2012
 
Reporting To: Deputy Director / Director of Research & Policy
 
Location: LVCT HQ
 
Overall Purpose
Provide leadership, coordination, strategic guidance, fore and oversight for implementation of a comprehensive youth programme with integrated partnership building, policy advocacy, and technical support for HIV service delivery for youth, with a special focus on those at increased vulnerability such as HIV positive youth, survivors of sexual violence, girls, youth with disability and minority youth.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the policy, research and programme integration for the LVCT youth agenda
  • Ensure the development and delivery of program work plans as per LVCT’s strategic objectives.
  • Ensure maintenance of accurate program data and information resources
  • Develop project and fundraising proposals
  • Prepare and submit program reports on timely basis
  • Represent LVCT at regional level and national /international level forums
  • Provide technical assistance for the one-to-one youth hotline and ICT platform
  • Ensure that service needs of youth are integrated within the institutional planning
  • Provide oversight to the delivery of information, counseling and referral services through information communication technologies in partnership with private sector partners.
  • Contribute to policy forums on youth related SRH and HIV/AIDS issues
  • Maintain and develop high level skills in the use of electronic information and
Qualifications, Experience and Skills:
  • BA in Social Sciences, communications or related field
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience working with young people, project implementation and coordination
  • Good communication and report writing skills
  • We are looking for a creativity and innovation in developing and implementing ideas that appeal to and are relevant to the youth.
  • Should be able to comfortably work with multiple platforms including Windows, Vista, and design packages such as publisher, Indesign, Adobe Photoshop/Corel Draw.
  • Website management and other ICT experience will be an added advantage.
Qualified applicants are invited to send their cover letter and maximum 3 pages CV along with contacts for three referees, Salary history and expected remuneration to:

Human Resource and Administration Division,
Liverpool VCT, Care and Treatment,
P.O Box 19835, 00202 

Nairobi, Kenya
 
Or email: [email protected] so as to arrive NOT later than September 7, 2012

Note: Only short listed applicant will be contacted.

LVCT is an equal opportunity employer

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