Wednesday, 11 January 2012

Pathfinder International - OVC Coordinator - Wajir, Kenya

We are an international NGO implementing a large, multi-year health sector program.

We are seeking a talented and hard-working individuals to be a part of a dynamic team committed to improving the lives of men, women and children in North Eastern province.

The position will be based in Wajir town.

OVC Coordinator

Location: Wajir

The OVC Coordinator has primary responsibility for planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of OVC program activities at the district level.

He/she networks and collaborates with the project’s implementing partner, providing technical assistance for strengthening their programming and reporting capacity.

The OVC Coordinator is responsible for ensuring completeness and timeliness of partners’ service data and reports.

  • Minimum degree in Community Development, Social Work, Education or Health. Additional professional qualification in OVC care and support will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in community work, especially in programs focusing on children and other vulnerable groups, preferably in North Eastern province.
  • Demonstrated experience in HIVand AIDS programming related to OVC care and support; familiarity with PEPFAR OVC programs an advantage.
  • Computer skills, particularly MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Knowledge and experience working with database applications is an added advantage.
  • Able to work well with people from diverse cultures and communicate effectively.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Able to work within deadlines with minimum supervision.
  • Able and willing to travel extensively within North Eastern province.
  • Fluency in English and Swahili; knowledge of Somali and Arabic is advantageous.
Applications including cover letter, CV, references and salary history should be sent to: by 20th Jan 2012.

Qualified female applicants are especially encouraged to apply.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted



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