OVC Project Officer at African Evangelistic Enterprise (AEE RWANDA): (Deadline 17 September 2020)

OVC Project Officer at African Evangelistic Enterprise (AEE RWANDA): (Deadline 17 September 2020)
  • Full Time
  • Rwanda

AEE RWANDA

AEE RWANDA

OVC Project Officer at African Evangelistic Enterprise (AEE RWANDA): (Deadline 17 September 2020)

JOB SUMMARY

USAID Ubaka Ejo (UUE) “Build the Future” activity intends to improve the socio-economic resilience to and reduce the risk of orphans and vulnerable children (OVC), and their families living with and affected by HIV/AIDS in the three districts of Kigali; Gasabo, Kicukiro, Nyarugenge.

1.    PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES 

 The project officer is responsible for project implementation at the community level. He/she is involved in households’ identification, screening, registration and conduct home visits to enrolled beneficiaries to ensure that project objectives are achieved.

2.    Detailed duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate caseworkers and community linkage facilitators in OVC programming in line with the PEPFAR OVC guidance and implementation model and provide them with required technical support
  • Oversee screening and enrolment of vulnerable children into the OVC program based on the case management tool
  • Create and maintain an up to date case file for each OVC ensuring documentation of case follow up, achievement and closure,
  • Visit OVC in schools to monitor/track academic performance
  • Formulate strategies focused on achieving OVC graduation benchmarks and track progress towards graduation.
  • Participate both in internal and external Program Quality Assurance Activities such as DQA and SIMS and ensure the organization score excellent in all evaluations and assessments.
  • The incumbent will deliver economic strengthening and education initiatives to the critically vulnerable OVC households to access education and life skills
  • Work closely with health facilities and community structures to support bi-directional referral and linkage of CLHIV/ALHIV to receive high-quality primary health care packages including HIV services
  • Coordinate the work of different OVC stakeholders and community structures within the allocated district to deliver services in the core program areas to meet the needs of OVC.
  • Lead in the development of district join work plans, review activities budgets, and accountabilities
  • Prepare and submit high quality and timely reports to the Branch manager
  • Participate in the meetings organized by local district and sectors authorities as well as those organized by the program
  • Perform any other tasks requested by the organization’s hierarchy.

 Minimum required qualifications and skills

  • The ideal candidate for the Ubaka Ejo program OVC Project Officer should preferably hold a bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Social Sciences, or health-related field.
  • More than 3 years of experience working with PLHIV, OVC, MVC, or other vulnerable.
  • High level of language proficiency in English; able to make oral presentations and write clear reports.
  • Self-motivated, persistent, resolute, and able to deliver without close supervision.
  • A Born-again Christian who is compassionate and cares, with the ability to foster teamwork.
  • Must have excellent people skills.
  • Must be a good communicator, capable of effectively sharing knowledge and skills gained with others.
  • Should be between 35 – 40 years old.
  • Willingness to travel 30-40% of the time using a motorcycle throughout program covered zones and work flexible hours
  • Computer literacy to a high standard in Microsoft Office
  • Flexibility, humility, resourcefulness.
  • Driving license, category A

 Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply!

APPLICATION DOCUMENTS

  • Expression of interest letter
  • Updated CV (maximum 2 pages) with contact details
  • 3 references
  • Copies of educational qualifications
  • Church recommendation
  • Criminal Background Record
  • Copy of National Identity card.
  • Copy of Driving license

How to Apply

 Qualified and interested candidates should submit their application documents written in English addressed to AEE Rwanda Executive Secretary exclusively to: [email protected] by September 17th, 2020 not later than 5:00pm Kigali time.

N.B. Only selected candidates will be contacted for tests.

Done at Kigali, September 10th, 2020.

Beatrice Umulisa

HR Manager





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