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Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation (EGPAF) Vacancy Announcements

Saturday, January 22, 2011

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 17 countries to implement prevention, care, and treatment services; to further advance innovative research; and to execute strategic and targeted global advocacy activities to bring dramatic change to the lives of millions of women, children, and families worldwide.

The Foundation is now seeking to recruit the following positions in Kenya;

Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Prevention and MARPs Services Coordinator
1 Position

The incumbent will support successful implementation of evidence based behavioural interventions and services to at risk populations and MARPs in Homa Bay, Rachuonyo and Ndhiwa Districts to prevent transmission and acquisition of HIV.

The incumbent will lead in the mapping of intervention populations, selection of relevant interventions, monitor compliance to the core elements of the selected interventions, process monitoring, coordinate capacity building and document outcomes.

• Masters level degree in social or behavioural sciences, education or a public health area, International Health, Health Education, Nursing
• Minimum of 2 years of experience in applying professional knowledge of behavioural, social, and health sciences in the design and implementation of behavioural science and program activities
• Demonstrated skills in quantitative and qualitative methods.
• Comprehensive knowledge and experience of HIV/AIDS prevention counseling and interventions, behavior change, care, treatment and testing is required.
• Comprehensive knowledge and experience in application of social and behavioural sciences as applied to HIV/AIDS prevention is required
• Excellent oral and written communication skills to develop and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of stakeholders are required
• The ability to lead results-driven project teams and work groups is required
Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Prevention Field Officers
(Rangwe, Rachuonyo North, Rachuonyo South and Ndhiwa Districts)

4 positions

The incumbents will coordinate and supervise implementation of evidence -based HIV/AIDS behavioural interventions in the districts.

• Minimum diploma in social work , community health or community development
• Diploma or certificate in supervision of HIV/AIDS counselling and testing services
• At least 3 years experience in HIV/AIDS prevention and counselling services
• Experience in the delivery of curriculum based interventions/services
Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Prevention Facilitators
Rangwe, Rachuonyo North, Rachuonyo South and Ndhiwa Districts)

120 Positions

The incumbents will be trained and seconded to EGPAF TUNAWEZA Project implementing partners in the target districts to support the delivery of individual and group-level, evidence based behavioural interventions aimed at strengthening the protective behaviours of at-risk populations, MARPs and their sexual partners to prevent HIV transmission and acquisition of HIV.

They will also support strengthening of community and facility linkages to enable at-risk populations’ and MARPs’ access to high quality medical and nonmedical support including VMMC services.

• Minimum C in KCSE and/or diploma in social work
• At least 2 years Experience in HIV/AIDS prevention and counselling services
• Good interpersonal and communication skills
• Willingness to work in remote rural areas , preference will be given to residents of the above districts
Application and Contact Details:

Interested qualified candidates are requested to submit a letter, a resume and names of three references to by 31st January 2011.

To ensure timely review of your credentials, please insert the job reference number in the subject line of the email.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), UNICEF, as well as other public and private donors.

EGPAF is an equal opportunity employer.

Please visit our web site for more details on the Foundation.

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