She/he will coordinate the case management team with health facilities and the community for a continuum of care. Also, will be responsible for monitoring Gender-based/Intimate partners Violence cases including the status of referrals and linkages, closely monitoring the implementation of EPOA by assessing progress to targets on a weekly basis, supervising and visiting service delivery points to facilitate linkages of all HIV+ cases and managing social behavioral change communication sessions, among others to understand the clinical status and referrals of all KVP HIV + clients. The CETO will report to the Program Manager and work closely with the Regional Biomedical technical advisor Specific duties include:A: Community Engagement
- Work in collaboration with CSO and Districts officials in managing community engagement portfolio through making sure involvement of CBHSP and CHACC are on board
- Coordinate and support the CSO to implement and monitor the timely implementation of Social and Behavior Change Communication interventions and provision of Adolescent friendly services to AGYW.
- Build the capacity of CSOs to manage peer educators and peer navigators to ensure proper planning and implementation of community engagement-related activities (demand creation, group, and individual education sessions) in compliance with the EpiC Implementation guide
- Work with CSO to ensure that the vulnerability index tool is administered and filed for all AGYW enrolled in the project.
- Support and facilitate the management of all HIV-positive KVP by establishing of the case management team in conjunction with a health facility
- Support and facilitate CSO to develop monthly route plans based on the mapping reports and the peer educator’s peer navigator’s guidance to guide the effective roll-out of joint demand generation activities by biomedical services
- Work with CSOs and district officials CBHSP/CHAC to facilitate community engagement training to, peer educators and navigators, and other relevant staff as required
- Participate in the development and field test of community engagement SBCC approaches, materials, and tools relying on innovative and responsive methodologies.
- Conduct Jointly CSO and district supervisory visits using the EpiC supervisory at the community or AGYW safe spaces to assess demand creation/SBCC activities and their integration into the other services
- In collaboration with CSO to conduct consultative meetings with KVPs to address specific community-based service delivery and program bottlenecks, and improve the promotion of family planning and HIV/ AIDS risk reduction methods among KVPs.
- Establish effective work relationships with other stakeholders and R/CHMT partners on program activities
- Work with CSOs to identify and link AGYW to other implementing partners supporting young people.
- Work collaboratively with other project team members to ensure necessary program planning, development, and management activities function smoothly and efficiently and in an integrated manner
C: Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning, And Reporting
- Monitor regional implementation plans and progress of community engagement portfolio as per EpiC project targets
- In collaboration with CSO document experiences, prepare program and site visits reports, presentations, briefs, and articles/success stories
- Monitor and assess the performance of CSOs on peer outreach workers including navigator and quality of data submitted
- Monitor and assess community response at the project wards and district
- Bachelor’s Degree in social sciences, public health, international development, or related field with 5-7 years’ relevant experience; OR Master’s degree in social sciences, public health, international development, or related field with 3-5 years relevant experience.
- 3-4 years’ progressive experience working with key population groups, and familiarity with internationally recommended policies.
- 3-4 years’ experience of supporting gender transformative community engagement interventions for HIV and Gender Based Violence (GBV) prevention programming
- Familiarity and experience with USAID/PEPFAR-funded programs.
- Experience in technical capacity building of Tanzanian non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and community-based organizations (CBOs), especially those working with vulnerable populations.
- Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
- High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication.
- Well-developed computer skills.
How to Apply:
Location; Ruvuma Tanzania
Full-time · Entry level
1,001-5,000 employees · International Trade and Development
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