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  • Posted: Sep 20, 2022
    Deadline: Sep 23, 2022
  • 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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    Technical Officer-Social Protection

    Key Responsibilities

    • Ensure 100% of project education subsidy and combined social-economic (CSEA) targets are met
    • Support identification, selection and prioritization of eligible AGYW for Social Protection as outlined in the SOPs
    • Ensure all Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) who have been prioritized are contacted and the application process facilitated
    • Follow up on the acknowledgment of payments and document of girls files
    • Ensure that Adolescent Girls and Young Women school follow up, attendance and performance monitoring is done effectively
    • Support/supervise mentors and other staff as they facilitate social protection activities at the safe spaces
    • Support the distribution of education support supplies to the mentors. i.e. sanitary pads, uniforms Support AGYW to choose economic interventions that match their interest, talents and or possessed knowledge and skills.
    • Support the site teams in development of daily/weekly/monthly work plans to facilitate execution of social protection activities and ensure timely reporting for all social protection activities at the safe spaces.
    • Chair and coordinate social protection meetings and share progress of TA in the bi-weekly debriefing sessions and monthly meetings
    • Prepare monthly social protection progress reports, share with supervisor and M&E officer for review and provide support for utilization of social protection data for decision making
    • Ensure documentation and sharing of social protection human interest stories and best practices
    • Ensure timely and accurate data collection and updating into the DREAMS data base. This includes data clean up and validation activities
    • Participate in public-private partnerships including government agencies, ministries, businesses, private institutions and other civil societies to synergize for greater and sustainable impact of SP.

    Required Qualifications

    • A minimum of Diploma in Business studies/Economics or Entrepreneurship or other relevant field 5+ years proven experience in a similar or related role in DREAMS or an OVC project
    • An understanding of the most critical gender, HIV&AIDS issues in Kenya.
    • Proven community mobilization skills including engagement with schools, local administrators
    • Working knowledge of USG funded programs particularly through CDC mechanisms
    • Familiar with and experience working with Government bodies particularly, MOE, MOH, NASCOP, NACC and other relevant departments
    • Details oriented and proficient in computer packages
    • Coordinating and people management skills; able to plan, set priorities and follow up Good interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
    • Dedicated team player
    • Takes initiative and able to work without supervision in a dynamic multi-cultural environment

    Method of Application

    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 September 23, 2022. The position applied for and reference number should be clearly indicated on the subject line and cover letter.

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