Programme Specialist
The Hashtag Element Recruitment
Pretoria, Gauteng, ZA
14d ago
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We are looking for an experienced Programme Specialist (Sex Work) with a successful track record of programme management.

The Programme Specialist (Sex Work) position supports and delivers on the Organisation Sex Work Programme implemented in 14 districts across 6 provinces in SA, reporting to the Key Populations Manager.

The Key Performance Areas Of The Role* Develop and maintain a Sex Work Programme implementation description detailing the theory of change and the implementation model aligned to country priorities and evidence informed methodologies.

  • Coordinate and manage the implementation plan of the Sex Work Programme over a 3-year grant period.* Provide in-depth programmatic guidance and leadership to implementing partners through network meetings and programmatic materials development.
  • Analyse programme performance and report to stakeholders and donors as required.* Network with, and build strategic alliances and relationships with key stakeholders in the Sex Work field and act as a thought leader in the development and evaluation of sex worker programmes in South Africa.
  • Required Qualifications, Skills And Experience* Bachelor degree or equivalent in Social Science / Public Health or related discipline (NON NEGOTIABLE).

    A Masters degree will be an added advantage.* Minimum of 5 years specific HIV prevention related work experience in the health and social development sectors, and preferably in the field of key populations at risk for HIV.

    NON NEGOTIABLE)* Experience in programme planning, implementation, management and M&E, including management of outsourced partners.

  • NON NEGOTIABLE)* Knowledge about : HIV prevention, sexual and reproductive health; HIV Testing Services; economic strengthening interventions;
  • evidence-informed and rights-based programming for key populations; the relevant national policies and guidelines pertaining to key populations and HIV services.

  • Excellent communications skills in English, including the ability to guide implementers and service providers on the programme.
  • Must be analytically minded and have excellent writing skills, including the ability to compile insightful and user-friendly reports.
  • Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) with experience of web-based data systems and ability to create graphs, flow diagrams and GANTT charts.
  • Must be highly organised, deadline driven and efficient with planning skills and a proactive and positive approach.* Ability to work well in a team environment, and to coordinate multiple inputs to tight deadlines, with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Understanding of the NGO sector and knowledge of big donor processes / requirements will be a benefit.* Must be a human rights advocate with excellent advocacy skills and experience.
  • Driver's license (NON NEGOTIABLE)* Willingness to travel extensivelyTo NOTE : POSITION WILL BE BASED IN EITHER CAPE TOWN OR PRETORIAClosing date : 18 February 2019
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