BCC Program Officer – AIDS FUND Project – (based in Taraba)

  • 22 May 2019
  • Taraba, Taraba, Nigeria
  • Full-time
  • PROGRAMS
  • sfh-49977

Job Profile: Reporting to the Project Team Leader, the BCC Program Officer will take the lead in the implementation of HIV care and treatment among women and children, ensure access to sexual reproductive health services and provide linkages to care and treatment as a continuum of care. The BCC Program Officer will build the capacity of community mentor mothers and volunteers of civil society organizations to effectively mobilize women and children from the community to the facility. The selected officer will participate in all State coordination platforms (SMOH, SACA, Partners Forum) on HIV Prevention programmes especially those for women and children and collaborate with primary stakeholders and gatekeepers in providing an enabling environment for the implementation of HIV prevention activities among women and children in the Taraba State.

 

Qualifications/Experience:

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in Social/Behavioural/ Medical/Sciences or a related field of study
  • A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in managing HIV programmes, 2 of which should be in behaviour change communication and management of health-related plans.
  • Must have excellent communication, report writing, and data interpretation skills.
  • Demonstrated understanding, experience, and competency in working with HIV KP community-led organizations and KP community leaders.

 

Skills and competencies:The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with excellent analytical, interpersonal, advocacy and communication skills. A mature health programming professional with good experience in community health programmes and demonstrated knowledge and capacity to foster the development of a shared vision. Should display strong leadership in integrating planning efforts across work units. Should be proficient in Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

 

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