District Field Officers

  • Full time
  • 1 month ago
  • Salary 000 / Monthly

Job Description

Position:   District Field Officers (2 posts)
Project:    Unlocking the Social Capital of Military and Faith Communities (USMF) to support HIV & AIDS Services
Position Location: Zomba

Duration: 12 months (subject to renewal based on performance)
Reports to: Project Coordinator

Background
Malawi Network of Religious Leaders living with or personally affected by HIV and AIDS (MANERELA+) is a non-profit Faith Based Organization that was established in 2004. The network exists to fight Stigma, Shame, Denial, Discrimination, In-action and Miss-action (SSDDIM) within religious institutions, congregations and local communities for the purpose of scaling up HIV, TB, SRHR, GBV and Malaria prevention, Treatment, Care and Impact mitigation services in Malawi.

MANERELA+ has secured funding from the US government under the Department of defense HIV/AIDS Prevention program to implement a four year project – entitled Unlocking the Social Capital of Military & Faith Communities (Project USMF) to Support HIV/AIDS Services with a goal of promoting increased adoption of HIV prevention behaviors and service uptake for military personnel and other priority populations to prevent New HIV infections through effective engagement of faith leaders within the Malawi Defense Force (MDF) as well as their surrounding communities and faith Communities. The project will be implemented in 6 sites in the first year and scale up to all 14 sites in the following year.

MANERELA+ hereby invites applications from suitably qualified Malawians to fill the vacant position of District Field Officer for the above mentioned project tenable in Zomba.

Position: District Field Officers (2 posts)

Job Description
Specific duties
  • Coordinating the planning, implementation and monitoring of all activities at site level
  • Facilitate interface meeting between Religious leaders, Health workers and Recipient of care in the military and surrounding communities
  • Facilitate trainings for the target populations in the project sites
  • Facilitate the formation of Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights clubs for AGYW/ABYM
  • Facilitate the formation of circles of hope in the project area
  • Submit monthly, quarterly and annual plans and reports to the Project Coordinator
  • Representing the organization at District level
  • Supervise, and monitor the project implementation and ensuring that the project is on track
Qualifications requirements
Education
  • Diploma in Social sciences, M&E, Statistics, Community development or related field
Experience
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in related position on data management
  • Prior experience working in the HIV/Health sector and non-governmental/faith based organization will be an added advantage
  • Experience working with AGYW/ABYM; Faith Leaders and the PLHIV community
Job Skills
  • Good supervisory and Leadership skills
  • Excellent team work and group dynamic management skills
  • Flexibility to work with and adapt to grassroots community settings
Mode of Application
To apply, send a cover letter together with a resume with three traceable referees. Address the application to:
The Executive Director,
MANERELA+,
Area 14/136,
P/Bag 307,
Lilongwe 3 
or
Please indicate on the envelop or subject line the position being applied for. Application closes on 4 March 2021 at 17:00 hours.
Note: MANERELA+ is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, religion, tribe or disability.

Qualified Religious Leaders living Positively are encouraged to apply

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