Posted on :
1 Jul, 2020
The Institute of Health Programs and Systems (IHPS) is a South African non-profit company (NPC) born out of the PEPFAR CDC Track 1 transition of the ICAP, Columbia University, Multi-country AIDS Program (MCAP) in South Africa in 2010. The IHPS mission is “to strengthen health and development systems through program implementation and partnerships” and the vision is “optimal and sustainable health and development outcomes”.
Presently, IHPS is a Global Fund Subrecipient (SR) under Beyond Zero (BZ), tasked to implement the “Prevention programs for adolescents and youths, in and out of school” with a specific focus on adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in the Fetakgomo-Greater Tubatse Subdistricts, Sekhukhune District in Limpopo State Province from April 2019 – March 2022. As such, IHPS seeks to recruit for the position outlined below, based in the Fetakgomo-Greater Tubatse Subdistrict. (Closing date: 03 July 2020).
Job Title: Centre Manager
Location: Out of School AGYW Program
Overall Job Function
Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the Centre Manager: Out-of-School AGYW Program will lead the overall implementation of the Out-of-School AGYW Safe Spaces and Community Outreach activities in the Fetakgomo-Greater Tubatse Subdistrict. The incumbent will provide the overall leadership and management of all operations at the fixed and satellite safe spaces as well as at community outreach sites; and will coordinate delivery of AGYW behavioural and structural interventions in Fetakgomo-Greater Tubatse Subdistrict. The incumbent will work closely with the AGYW in-school and biomedical teams to ensure that Out-of-School AGYW in Fetakgomo-Greater Tubatse Subdistrict receive a comprehensive package of appropriate and quality AGYW services that are meets the needs of AGYW. S/he will ensure that the fixed and satellite safe spaces are adequately organized and equipped with the resources required for the delivery of quality AGYW services; and that Out-of-School AGYW in need are reached as appropriate.
Qualifications and Experience
Daily travel to the Out-of-School AGYW safe spaces and community outreach sites
This position description may not list all the duties of the job. If an offer is made, you will be presented with a detailed job description. Applicants will be evaluated based upon their demonstrated ability to perform the tasks listed above, their education and work experience. The employer reserves the right to revise this posting at any time.
Qualified candidates should apply by e-mail only to [email protected]ihps-sa.org. Subject line should be the position and subdistrict you are applying for, and a cover letter and resume or curriculum vitae (CV) should be attached. Submissions which do not follow the above instructions will not be considered.
Application Deadline: Friday, 3 July, 2020
Due to the extremely high volume of CVs expected, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. NO PHONE CALLS about these positions will be accepted.