ICAP of Columbia University is working in partnership with the Ministry of Health, Kenya to strengthen HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment services at County and Sub County health facilities.
This program is part of a US Government initiative against HIV in Kenya that receives funding from PEPFAR through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Applications are invited for the following positions under the new PMTCT Adolescent Project:
Job Title: Adolescent Project Coordinator – PMTCT Adolescent Project
Location: Kisumu with travel to ICAP sites in Nyanza
Overall job function: Under the supervision of the in-country Project Director and the Evaluation Coordinator, the Project Coordinator will provide overall and day-to-day management of the implementation of the pilot project, including reviewing facility data quality, monitoring adherence to the project SOPs and ethics protocol.
This position will be based at the ICAP Nyanza office with extensive travel between the study sites.
- Assist with the development of training materials and SOPs and in coordinating the conduct of trainings for health care workers and adolescent/youth peer educators on adolescent friendly services
- Assist in developing appropriate project indicators, data collection tools and training materials for health care workers and adolescent/youth peer educators on adolescent friendly services
- Assist with project start up including overseeing the initial mapping exercise and overseeing procurement of all necessary supplies and renovations
- Supervise on site Data Managers including regular monitoring of data quality
- Conduct frequent (weekly/biweekly) trips to project sites to monitor adherence to project SOPs
- Submit all applications and renewals to the local ethics board and assist with providing documentation for international ethics board submissions
- Assist in the completion of deliverables including best practices documentation, adaption of implementation materials (SOPS, training materials, job aids, etc)
- Other duties as assigned.
- Diploma in Clinical medicine. Additional degree in Social Science with relevant experience is an asset
- Experience in PMTCT and HIV/AIDS care and treatment.
- Experience in community dialogue and communication.
- Experience in operational research or qualitative research is an advantage.
- Good problem solving skills and analytical capabilities.
- Strong written and oral communication skills.
- Fluency in English and Swahili.
- Experience in on-site training and mentoring.
- Must be flexible to adapt to changing requirements.
- Must be culturally sensitive and have strong team building skills.
- Must be computer literate; able to use Windows, MS Office Package, and be knowledgeable of e-mail and standard office equipment.
How to Apply
All applications including a current CV, telephone number and 3 referees (one who should be at least your current/previous supervisor) should be sent to the
on or before July 1, 2016.
ICAP is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Online at icap.columbia.edu