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  • Posted: Apr 1, 2023
    Deadline: Apr 5, 2023
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    LVCT Health is an indigenous Kenyan non-governmental and not-for-profit organization established in 2001. We are driving Kenya towards HIV prevention, with an ultimate goal of reducing HIV infections to zero. We offer integrated HIV services through development of models that are scaled up to the national models. We also carry out sexual and reproductive ...
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    COVID-19 Program Officer - Taita Taveta

    Reference: PO /LVCT/03/2023

    Job purpose

    To collaborate with Counties to ensure rapid implementation of COVID-19 infection, prevention and control interventions in the supported Counties.

    Key Task and Responsibilities

    Leadership and Visibility

    • Coordinate development and implementation of covid-19 work plans and budget
    • Follow through action points on DQAs and SQAs, SIMs
    • Support counties to draft/adopt/ implement their COVID-19 Risk Communication and Community Engagement strategies
    • Sensitize facility and community health workers on the conduct of health education sessions to dispel myths and misinformation about COVID-19
    • Work with USAID Stawisha Pwani project staff to ensure COVID-19 adaptation measures are implemented with fidelity to reduce risk of infection among health care workers and beneficiaries in supported facilities 
    • Participation in stakeholder forum, conference and symposiums
    • Support Counties to establish COVID-19 TWGs


    • Communicate any joint county or sub county review meetings

    Human Resources for Health, Budget and Financial Management

    • Provide oversight for the efficient utilization of resources provided for covid-19 implementation
    • Review liquidations and reports for activities done

    Documentation and Reporting

    • Participation in performance review meetings
    • Documentation of best practices and success stories
    • Timely reporting as per the project reporting schedules
    • Prepare monthly and quarterly quantitative and qualitative reports to counties and USAID Stawisha Pwani leadership.

    Any other duties assigned by supervisor.

    Required Qualifications, Skills, and Experience

    • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health or equivalent.
    • At least 2 years of experience in implementing public/community health interventions.
    • Experience in COVID-19 infection prevention and control program will be an added advantage.
    • Experience working in the coastal counties highly desired.
    • Good communication and report writing skills required.
    • High integrity, honesty, initiative and team-player
    • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
    • Ability to work under tight deadline

    Method of Application

    We strive to provide an environment of professional growth and development. Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications and CV along with a cover letter expressing interest and indicating Salary history and expectations to by 5th April 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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