Project Officer (PO) Project-“AHANA” North East, NCPI+

Closing on: Sep 20, 2021
Relevant Sectors: Health HIV/AIDS Nutrition Program Management Social work
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Assam Meghalaya

                       Vacancy Announcement of  Project-“AHANA” North East ,NCPI+

National Coalition of People Living With HIV is India (NCPI +) is a national network of People Living with HIV (PLHIV), affected individuals and organisations with the vast range of experience and expertise from grass root to policy level. NCPI+ is based on the principle that, this long experience and expertise must contribute constructively and meaningfully in the policy and programme decisions to bring positive change in country. NCPI+ works with the aim to increase active, transparent and constructive participation of PLHIV and health activist to strengthen care, support and treatment response of the country and improve the quality of life of individuals and families to control HIV.

Mission

  • An improved quality of life of people living with HIV and an increased active participation in society.
  • To improve the quality of life and provide a sense of belonging to people living with HIV and their families for full active participation in society, and reduce further HIV transmission.

Inviting application for the post of

SR Project Officer (PO)

Position Summary:
The position requires program implementation experience and technical knowledge on HIV/ AIDS and PPTCT, with a minimum of 3-4 years of relevant working experience. The key responsibilities of the officers are to help public and private hospitals plan and implement ICTC/PPTCT programming in assigned districts and provide technical support to the facilities. 

State Number of Position
Assam 01
Meghalaya 01

PO would be responsible for

  • Coordination with District Health Administration of all the assigned districts
  • Ensure completion of the Project activities in the districts on time
  • Revisit mapping, assessment and identify private health facilities providing and engagement of all private health facilities in the districts
  • Facilitate reporting of all engaged private health facilities in PULSE and SIMS
  • Facilitate roll out of periphery level testing (Sub-center/VHND)
  • Facilitate Health Camps (only North East)
  • Facilitate regular and timely reporting of SAICTC, FICTC, Subcenter and VHND
  • Mapping of all Family Planning Centers and support FLW to link PPW with the same
  • Orientation of selected school going adolescents on PPTCT
  • Orientation of RRE, Adolescent Health Counsellor and other important district stakeholders on HIV and PPTCT
  • Facilitate formation, orientation and ensure quarterly District EMTCT Shakti Committees
  • Supporting Districts in EMTC gap assessment
  • Support formation of PPW support groups, orientation and make them functional as helping hands of FLW
  • Ensuring timely program reporting of the District(s)
  • Supportive and hand holding support to FLWs to ensure PPTCT cascade to the PPWs registered in the project

Educational qualifications and skill required for the position:
The ideal candidates must be post graduates in social work / social sciences/ management with an experience of at least 3-4 years in HIV/AIDS counselling, prevention, care, support, treatment services and mentoring.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English ,regional & Local language
  • Proficient in use of computers and internet applications
  • Counselling and mentorship skills
  • Analytical and documentation skills
  • Should be based at the districts allotted, for work in the respective zones
  • Willing to travel extensively (15-20 days in a month) in districts
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and meeting timelines
  • Accepts and ensures rigor in program implementation
  • Ability to work with large network of health care facilities from the government, private and non-governmental sectors

Remuneration: 3 to 3.6 lakh per annum

Basic Requirements:

Graduate/Master degree or higher qualification in Social Work/ MA in Social Sciences with an experience of at least 3-4 years in HIV/AIDS counselling, care support & treatment is required.

NOTES:

1) The candidate living with HIV and affected by HIV/AIDS would be given the preference if S/he will fulfil the criteria as per JD for specific position.

2) The candidate for each position should be familiar with one of the regional languages of North East.

To apply: Please submit a comprehensive CV in English with a supporting cover letter, including the names of referees (including a current or most recent employer), as well as expected salary, last salary earned, and required notice period. Send applications to recruit@ncpiplus.org and ncpiafoahana21@gmail.com specifying the Job Title district/state

People living with HIV, women and individuals belonging to other vulnerable groups are encouraged to apply. NCPI+ provides a secular working environment and does not discriminate based on HIV status, religious or community affiliations, gender, or sexual orientation.

Please submit your application on or before 20th September 2021.

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