NACOSA Current Job Opportunity – Apply Now!

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18 Feb, 2022

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Administrative Jobs in South Africa

NACOSA is looking for a suitably qualified candidates within South Africa to support a Team in the DREAMS programme focusing on the delivery of two group-based interventions namely; IMSAFER and Stepping Stones. The positions will be available immediately

NACOSA is a networking organisation that brings communities together to tackle HIV and its impact on vulnerable people. We have a 19-year track record of working with donors, government and communities to strengthen community systems and turn the tide on HIV, AIDS and TB.

We do this through mobilizing our network of over 1,700 organisations, promoting dialogue between government and affected people, building capacity with accredited training, mentoring and technical assistance and channeling resources to support service delivery on the ground, particularly for children and youth, key populations and women and girls.





Job Title: Team Lead (Direct Implementation)
Location: Bellville, Western Cape, South Africa
Reference #: WC2022TL
Contract Type: Contract
Salary: Market Related

The Determined, Resilient, Empowered, Aids-free, Mentored and Safe (DREAMS) programme provides a comprehensive package of core interventions to address key factors that make adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) particularly vulnerable to HIV. These include structural factors, such as gender-based violence, exclusion from economic opportunities, and a lack of access to secondary school. DREAMS layers multiple interventions at once so that AGYW are surrounded with critical support to keep them safe from HIV and other risks.
The Team Leader position will support and deliver on NACOSA’s USAID funded Community-based Violence Prevention and Linkages to Response in SA Programme. This HIV and GBV Prevention Programme focuses on delivering both evidence-based group interventions to adolescent girls and young women and adolescent boys and young men (aged 15-19 and 20-24years). It further focuses on secondary interventions services to survivors of sexual violence (females aged 15-24 years).
Six Team Leads will support the implementation of Stepping Stones and the IMSAFER Programme in the 6 Health Sub-Districts of the Cape Metro.

Demand creation, recruitment and enrolment of eligible beneficiaries: Support the Program Officer to lead the team to implement and execute targeted demand creations, mobilization, recruitment and enrolment activities
Facilitation of DREAMS Group Based Interventions: Support the Facilitation of Evidence based interventions to relevant target populations. Support and assist coordination of logistics for the smooth implementation of the GBI’s by the sub-district team.
Networking, Linkages and Referral: Support the Program Officer in Safe Space and stakeholder/partner mapping, maintenance of a database of stakeholders and their services/focus areas (DREAMS and non-DREAMS partners), support successful referrals and bi-directional linkages of DREAMS primary and secondary interventions
Monitoring and Reporting: Perform 1st line data completeness checks and submit data on behalf of the team; assist Program Officer to collect team output data for the compilation of reports;
HR and Administration: Support Team Planning and assist to submit individual team member plans to the program officer on a weekly basis; submit requests for procurement and logistics on behalf of the team; record and track stock/equipment issued to the team

Grade 12 (Bachelor degree or equivalent in Social Science/Public Health or related discipline – advantageous).
Minimum of 2 years experience in leading direct implementation teams working in the HIV prevention field in a target driven program. Related work experience in the health and social development sectors, and preferably in the field of AGYW and/or survivors of sexual violence advantageous.
Experience in direct implementation planning, logistical support and basic data collection/completeness checks is important
Well established community/stakeholder relationship building track record/ability to network and navigate communities
Problem solving skills and ability to think on their feet
Excellent communications skills in English, including the ability to guide implementers on implementation
Ability to work well in a team environment, person centered; possess leadership skills and qualities and be proactive
Good computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) with experience of web-based data systems
Knowledge about: HIV prevention, sexual and reproductive health; HIV Testing Services; GBV programming; evidence-informed and rights-based programming for survivors of GBV, particularly for adolescent girls and young women.
Driver’s license – Non-negotiable requirement

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Application Deadline: 23/02/2022

•Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. If you have not been contacted within 2 weeks consider your application as unsuccessful. NACOSA reserves the right not to make any appointment in this position.
•NACOSA respects the privacy of its stakeholders and will treat all personal information provided in line with our recruitment policy and in accordance with the Protection of Personal Information Act.

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