JOBS AT NATIONAL AIDS COORDINATING AGENCY


NATIONAL AIDS COORDINATING AGENCY
VACANCY NO 7 OF 2015
(RE-ADVERTISEMENT)
Applications are invited from suitably qualified citizens for the following positions in the National AIDS Coordinating Agency. The positions will be 2 year contracts tenable in Gaborone, renewable upon annual satisfactory performance and subject to availability of funding.
1. GLOBAL FUND GRANTS COORDINATOR
Qualification: Degree in Public Health, Development Studies, economics or Programme Management with considerable experience in management and implementation of development programmes including health related programmes.
Experience: At least 5 years of experience in management of development programmes/project management. Good knowledge of health, HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria programs in developing countries.
Salary: E1 (P 381, 816.00 – P 397, 260.00)
Main Purpose of the Job: To coordinate implementation of the Global Fund grants in Botswana.
Main responsibilities
1. Develop Global Fund grants implementation work plans.
2. Monitor and evaluate implementation of grant activities at Principal and Sub recipient level.
3. Produce and submit grant performance and annual reports.
4. Prepare grants progress updates and disbursement requests to the Global Fund.
5. Ensure annual audits of grants are conducted at PR and Sub Recipient level and submitted to the Global Fund.
6. Work closely with the District Health Management Teams in implementation of grant activities.
7. Ensure the delivery of quality training, technical assistance and capacity building of implementers.
8. Oversee all procurement related to the grant.
9. Report on the performance of the grants to the Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM).
Other Skills and Competencies
• Good working analytical and presentation skills.
• Good communication and networking.
• Ability to work in a high pressure environment.
• Ability to work in a diverse and multicultural environment.
• Good negotiation and diplomatic skills.
• Results driven.
• Good team work skills.
Computer literacy
Good knowledge and skill in use of Microsoft Office packages and other data analysis packages.
2. SENIOR MONITORING AND EVALUATION OFFICER
Qualification: BA/BSc. in Statistics, Demography, Health Science, Public Health, Epidemiology or Social Studies.
Experience: At least 10 years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation of health programmes especially HIV/AIDS, TB or 5 years’ experience with a Master’s degree in the above fields.
Salary: E2 (P 334, 944.00 – P 348, 468.00)
Main Purpose of the Job: To strengthen monitoring and evaluation activities of the Global Fund grants to be able to report timely in line with the Ministry of Health and Global Fund policies and guidelines.
Main responsibilities
1. Review the existing M&E plan to ensure that it is comprehensive and meets the Global Fund recording and reporting requirements.
2. Facilitate development and/or revision of the existing M&E plan, approaches and tools for the implementation of the TB/HIV grant.
3. Develop and implement a plan for data acquisition, management, analysis and results reporting.
4. Conduct regular grant performance review analysis based on overall grant reports and identify challenges and opportunities for improvement.
5. Facilitate identification of capacity gaps of Sub-Recipients (SRs) in M&E and facilitate remedial actions within stipulated time lines.
6. Prepare training programmes for SRs on the use of recommended reporting and monitoring formats and guidelines.
7. Supervise and support M&E Officer II.
Other Skills and Competencies
• Good working analytical and presentation skills.
• Good communication and networking.
• Ability to work in a high pressure environment.
• Ability to work in a diverse and multicultural environment.
• Good team work skills.
Computer literacy
Advanced computer literacy and experience in management information systems.
BENEFITS:
• Optional contributory medical aid Scheme (employer pays 50% and employee pays 50%)
• Gratuity at 25% of annual salary.
LEAVE: 30 working days per annum.
APLLICATIONS: Quote the number of this vacancy circular and submit a detailed copy of updated curriculum vitae (duties inclusive), certified copies of certificates, omang and references. Application should be addressed to:
The National Coordinator, National AIDS Coordinating Agency, Private Bag 00463, Gaborone.
IMPORTANT: Applications from serving officers should be routed through their Heads of Departments. Applications not so routed will not be considered.
Closing Date: 09 December 2016
For more information please contact Mrs. Colleen Bekoe at 3654824/3167384 or cmasoba@gov.bw

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