Kenya: HIV/AIDS Response County Coordinator

Organization: Overseas Strategic Consulting
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 30 Jan 2017

Overseas Strategic Consulting, Ltd. (OSC) seeks well-qualified applicants for a HIV/AIDS Response County Coordinator for a five-year project in Kenya to increase availability and use of HIV combination prevention services and HIV testing services. This position will be based Busia, Kakamega, or Vihiga counties.

Position Description

The HIV/AIDS Response County Coordinator will provide technical support for the implementation of behavior change, social marketing, and community mobilization interventions aimed at increasing the availability and use of HIV combination prevention services and HIV testing services in Busia, Kakamega, and Vihiga counties. The Coordinator will provide technical assistance to implement enhanced community outreach and mobilization efforts aimed at strengthening patient retention, treatment adherence, and improved outcomes. Finally, the Specialist will identify and work with implementing partners, NGOs, CBOs, communities, and local leaders to complete strategic objectives, conduct community mobilization activities, and coordinate activities through project work sites.

Requirements

· Kenyan citizenship

· Fluency in both English and Kiswahili, knowledge of Kikuyu and Luhuya desired

· Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in a relevant area, such as communications, sociology, anthropology, or related fields

· Minimum 5 years professional experience designing and implementing comprehensive, research-driven public health campaigns (ideally focused on HIV prevention)

· Professional experience in creating communications products related to public health

· Experience working in collaboration with NGOs and international donors

· Excellent writing, editing, and interpersonal communications skills

· Proficiency in computer Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) required )

How to apply:

Established in 1992, OSC (www.oscltd.com) provides strategic communications and information communications technology support for development missions in challenging environments around the world. For consideration, please email resume/CV and cover letter via email (osc@oscltd.com) using the subject line: “HIV/AIDS Response County Coordinator”. OSC is committed to recruiting, employing, promoting, and retaining the best-qualified individuals without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

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