Senior Program Officer (SBCC) KEY POPULATIONS (KP)
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SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER (SBCC) KEY POPULATIONS (KP)
PROGRAM: Sauti, Project
DUTY STATION: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
REPORTS TO: STA SBCC /Team Leader
Engender Health’s vision is Women and Girls First. The vision is underpinned by the mission, namely catalyzing the value of women and girls by harnessing the power of sexual and reproductive rights and health. EngenderHealth is a leading global women’s health organization committed to ensuring that every pregnancy is planned, every child is wanted, and every mother has the best chance at survival.
Sauti Project (Sauti-TZ) is a new 5-year USAID-funded project that will support comprehensive community-based HIV prevention programming for key and vulnerable populations in Tanzania. EngenderHealth Tanzania is a partner to Jhpiego-Tanzania in the implementation of this project. The goal of Sauti-TZ is to contribute to the improved health of all Tanzanians through a sustained reduction in new HIV infections in support of the Government Tanzania through deploying new, and/or enhancing existing, vulnerability-tailored high-quality combination HIV prevention; positive health, dignity and prevention (PHDP); and family planning (FP) and other services for key and vulnerable populations (KVP) in selected regions of Tanzania. Anticipated project results include: 1) Increased and timely use of HIV prevention and FP services; 2) Improved positive behaviors and social norms at the individual and community levels; 3) Reduced vulnerability of women through novel structural interventions; and 4) Increasingly sustainable comprehensive HIV prevention services for KVP.
Engender Health is seeking applications from highly qualified Tanzanian candidates to fill in Senior Program Officer SBCC/Key populations position for Sauti-TZ Project.
The SPO for Key Populations, based in Dar es Salaam, will provide expert technical assistance to develop and implement HIV prevention and support programing targeting at risk groups in the project’s priority regions. Working with female sex workers (FSW) and men who have sex with men (MSM), s/he will support formative research, program strategy, intervention planning and implementation and monitoring and evaluation activities, which will contribute to a sustained reduction in new HIV infections in Tanzania. The SPO will develop and manage the project’s behavioral interventions, and support coordination and collaboration with the project’s biomedical and structural interventions.
The SPO will report to, and work closely with the Senior Technical Advisor for SBCC. S/he will also work closely with other program staff including the Senior Technical Advisor for Gender. The SPO will help supervise Program Officers working with key populations in the project’s start-up regions of Dar es Salaam, Iringa, Mbeya, Mwanza, and Njombe. The SPO will also support, advocate and advise national ministries and decentralized government authorities, training and research institutions, and civil society organizations, to address the needs of key populations.
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Please visit the careers page at www.engenderhealth.org to submit your application online by 21st July, 2017.
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