Program Officer (Sexual Reproductive Health)

Lusaka, Zambia Salary: To be communicated

YOUNG AFRICA ZAMBIA – JOB DESCRIPTION
JOB TITLE: Program Officer (Sexual Reproductive Health)
SUPERVISED BY: Director
SUMMARY OF THE JOB:
Young Africa (YA) Zambia is a Non-Governmental Organisation that provides high quality Technical and Vocational Training, Entrepreneurship and Life skills training to vulnerable youths in Zambia between the ages of 15 to 25. Young Africa Zambia wished to employ Program Officer for Sexual Reproductive Health.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Medical Training, preferably a Qualified Nurse with training in HIV and AIDs counselling for youths
At least 3 years work experience
Proven work experience in Counselling and Testing for HIV and AIDS
Possess a clear understanding of HIV and AIDs issues in Zambia with experience working with youth projects
Experience with case management and reporting
Tech skills: Typing, E-mail, Word, Excel, scanning, punctuality, reliability and attention to detail, data consolidation and report writing skills
Exceptionally organized with strong time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines
MAIN DUTIES OF THE POSITION:
In consultation with the Director, develop an annual work plan and budget on SRH services at the YAZ training centres
Promote testing and counselling services for HIV and AIDS including referrals for treatment
Plan, implement and report on SRH services at the centre
Plan, implement and report on SRH outreach activities
Create referral network for youths to access further HIV and AIDS specialised care and treatment
Create awareness on HIV and AIDs among youths at the YAZ training centres as well as conduct outreach HIV and AIDs activities in the communities surrounding the Young Africa Training Centres
Establish wellness spaces at the Young Africa Training Centres
Providing counselling services to students and families
Case management and referrals
Preparing Counselling records
Attending to clients who visit the center
Collecting and recording daily counselling statistics
Follow up cases and case management
Develop and distribute ICE materials on SRH information and access for youths
Writing and producing reports
Enhancing opportunities to promote wellness
Flexible to take up other tasks as and when the need arises
Ensuring that the appropriate filling system is implemented for all documentation (eg program reports, budgets and expenditure reports)
Essential Skills
Effective communication skills and ability to establish good working relationships
Effective written, oral and presentational skills
Ability to meet project deadlines
This position is based in Lusaka.
To apply submit your application stating why you feel you are suitable for this position to email: grant.mwansa@youngafrica.org and copy lifeskills@youngafrica.org.
Application deadline; 15th February, 2021.

Application email or URL: grant.mwansa@youngafrica.org
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