CINDI New Job Oppoprtunity Available

Posted on :

25 Oct, 2018

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NGO Jobs in South Africa

Founded in July 1996, CINDI is a multi-sectoral network of over 200 civil society organisations working with vulnerable children in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN). Since 2006, CINDI has been coordinating advocacy work amongst its members to address barriers to the accessing of children’s and caregiver’s rights focusing on creating a culture of rights-with-responsibilities.  Key activities of the organisation include research and evidence creation, knowledge sharing and dissemination, capacity building and resource mobilisation. Even though CINDI’s main service delivery is in KZN, we also have a presence both nationally and internationally, their main service delivery is in the province of KwaZulu-Natal (KZN).

Job Title: Community Services & Linkage Manager
Job Location: Pietermaritzburg, South Africa (Relocation costs will not be provided for)

CINDI is seeking candidates for this position funded by USAID for 2018 to 2023.  The Community Services & Linkage Manager will be the lead technical expert for integration of community and clinical service delivery with a focus on improving results towards “90-90-90”. This includes strengthening linkages and coordination between social service and health workforces as well as strengthening bi-directional referral systems to improve both health/HIV and social service delivery. The Community Services & Linkage Manager will strengthen implementation of comprehensive, HIV-inclusive case management with a focus on improving paediatric HIV case identification; strengthening HIV prevention focus, linkage to HTS, care, and treatment; retention among both children and their caregivers; and violence prevention and response. The following are the minimum qualifications required for the position.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or Public Health with a focus on public health, social sciences, or related field
  • A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in a technical advisory role for large-scale family and community-based programs
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience serving in a technical advisory role for PEPFAR-funded activity, with a focus on improving the wellbeing of OVCA and HIV prevention among AGYW
  • Demonstrated role in strengthening coordination and linkages between clinical and community stakeholders, health and social service workforces; and operationalizing integrated service delivery models
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of PEPFAR Technical Guidance for OVC and Prevention
  • Demonstrated written, presentation, communication and organizational skills in English
  • A valid driver’s license

To Apply:

Interested candidates should forward their applications (CV max 3 pages) to Mrs. S. Elliott at [email protected] no later than 31 October 2018 at 11h00 with Ref. No. CS-LM001.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applicants who have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date must consider their applications unsuccessful. Late applications will not be considered.

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