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IRDO Field Coordinator (Community Outreach Services)

Impact Research and Development Organization (IRDO) is a registered Kenyan NGO with a main office in Kisumu and regional offices in 10 counties of Kenya. 
IRDO’s principal mandate is to design, implement and evaluate HIV/AIDS research and intervention programs that improve the health status of individuals and local communities. 
IRDO is currently funded by PEPFAR / CDC to implement HIV prevention, care and treatment services targeting Key Populations in Siaya, Kisumu and Migori counties. 
We are looking for qualified and experienced personnel to fill in the following position from October 2015.
Field Coordinator – Community Outreach Services

 

Job Summary: Deputize the KPs Program Coordinator and oversee the implementation of community outreach services targeting Key Populations as per the set National Guidelines/standards.
 
Reports to: The KPs Program Coordinator
 
Location: Based at Tumaini DiCE Kisumu, with frequent field visits to support 5 other DiCEs.
 
Key Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Deputize the KPs Program Coordinator
  • Ensure the provision of quality community outreach services, closely working with Field Assistants and Peer Educators.
  • Oversee the provision of interventions on harm reduction among people who inject drugs
  • Collaborate and network with relevant partners and stakeholders to enhance service delivery to KPs within the community.
  • Supervise Field Assistants and Peer Educators and take appropriate action to ensure efficient and effective services are delivered within the community
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelors degree in Social Sciences or health related field from an institution recognized in Kenya
  • At least certificate training on Drugs and Substance Abuse from a recognized institution.
  • Must have HTC training from NASCOP recognized institutions.
  • Experience of harm reduction programming, working with people who inject drugs
  • Possess at least 3 years supervisory experience in HIV prevention programs, preferably in a busy NGO.
  • Preferably, should have training and practical experience in Key Populations Intervention.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office packages, report writing and presentation skills.
Submit applications, complete with CV, copies of certificates and testimonials, names and telephone numbers of three professional referees, current and expected salary, to reach the undersigned not later than 4th October 2015. 

The Human Resources Manager
Impact Research and Development Organization
P.O. Box 9171 – 40141
Kisumu.
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