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District Key Populations Associate, Northern and Northwestern Provinces at FHI 360

FHI 360

locations
Mbale, Uganda
Solwezi, Zambia
Mporokoso, Zambia
time type
Full time
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Requisition – 2023201690

Position – District Key Populations Associate

Number of positions: 3

Location:

  • 1 position will be based at Solwezi, Luapula Province, Project Office
  • 1 position will be based at Mbala, Luapula Province, Project Office
  • 1 position will be based at Mporokoso, Luapula Province, Project Office

Reports to: Provincial KP Coordinator, Northern and Northwestern Provinces.

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology– creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of District Key Populations Associate for the specified locations in Northern and Northwestern provinces for the Stop GBV Now Project.

Basic function

Serve as a primary liaison between project teams and community teams for project interventions targeting persons at high risk of HIV infection and transmission. The District KP Associate will establish and maintain strong collaboration and networking strategies with a variety of stakeholders at the district level. They will liaise with other Stop GBV Now project team members to ensure standardized implementation of project technical strategies. The position holder will also be responsible for monitoring progress, compliance and quality of service delivery, evaluation and reporting at the district level. This position reports to the Provincial KP Coordinator for Northern and Northwestern provinces.

 

Duties and responsibilities

  • Responsible for engaging with the community for project entry, mobilization, implementation of project interventions and reporting.
  • Responsible for tracking, and reporting project interventions.
  • Draft, review and edit monthly reports on project activities.
  • Implementation of quality assurance/quality improvement (QA/QI) approaches for services and operations at site level in line with approved national Standard Operational Procedures (SOPs).
  • Represent the Stop GBV Now project in key meetings at community and district level
  • Cultivate strong working relationships with district stakeholders including all local implementers.
  • Identifies structural barriers to the uptake of GBV prevention and response services for key population groups and ways to address those structural barriers working with community and district stakeholders.
  • Contribute to the development, review and submission of project deliverables, including; work plans, success stories, documentation of best practices, and progress reports.
  • Travel within the province frequently for project activities and to the main project office in Ndola and other locations in the country as necessary.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and requirements

  • The successful candidates must have completed secondary school with a GCE Certificate or its equivalent.
  • Demonstrated prior experience working with the KP community is required.
  • Demonstrated ability as a team player with excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to prepare reports using Word, Excel and PowerPoint is required.
  • Diploma in a relevant field will be an added advantage.