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  • SANAC: Monitoring and Evaluation Provincial Officer - Free State

    South African National AIDS Council Trust (SANAC)
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Friday, November 14, 2014
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment

    The South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) leads South Africa’s response to the national HIV and AIDS, TB & STIs epidemics. SANAC is building a dynamic team that can facilitate its effective leadership of the national response.

    SANAC seeks to appoint a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer, based in the Provincial Aids Council in Free State.

    The successful candidate will provide technical functions related to the design and implementation of M&E activities for a comprehensive NSP on HIV, STIs and TB response including capacity building of partners in the areas of monitoring, evaluation, and reporting (MER). The position will have a dual reporting line, one to SANAC as well as to the Head of Provincial Aids Councils.

    This is a one year performance-based contract, renewable subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funds.

    Responsibilities:
    • Establish a mechanism for data collection and for co-coordinating reporting from the various sectors, government and private departments to enrich decision making, relevant feedback (impact of strengthening HIV/AIDS and TB programmes and interventions);
    • Develop simple data management systems for PACs, DACs and LACS to enable effective tracking of key activities undertaken;
    • Develop toolkits and implementation approaches to localise and clearly define evidence-based reporting templates with indicators, standards and parameters; ensure information is packaged strategically and meet key stakeholder expectations (national, regional and global);
    • Develop M&E plan that captures all key aspects of the PAC’s programmes;
    • Conduct PAC, DACs and LAC data quality assessments and participate in Organisational Capacity Developments based on identified needs;
    • Provide on-going mentorship and guidance to PACs in implementation of their M&E plans including development of evaluation tools and methods for the different projects/programmes;
    • Provide information relevant to guiding efficient and effective project management with regards PACs inputs and outputs;
    • Train other staff on Monitoring systems and facilitating their involvement in tracking progress of programme implementation;
    • Critically analyse Provincial NSP related  data to assess progress for informing programming;
    • Provide data analysis data as required;
    • Track M&E progress, and demonstrate impact of an identified project, Programme or policy;
    • Support the integration of learning from PACs programmes into the strategic direction for NSP Implementation;
    • Support the implementation of PAC’s HIV & AIDS strategy and approaches to mainstreaming;
    • Support provincial M&E systems related to HIV and TB services;
    • Support the integration of PAC’s approaches to rights-based programming.
    Requirements:
    • Relevant Degree or Diploma;
    • Five years’ experience in results-based M&E;
    • Proven experience in implementing social development programmes and/or strengthening HIV/AIDS and TB programmes;
    • Conceptual and systems-thinking; ability to implement M&E strategies (framework, indicators, systems and guidelines);
    • Knowledge of health information systems and management, systematic collation of data, information packaging (MIS) and stakeholder management (interpretation and collation of feedback, clear outcomes, measures and tools);
    • Innovative to leverage IT in optimising relevant assessments (M&E results), incorporating lessons learned into advisory and support HIV/AIDS priority programmes;
    • Advanced skills in computer - Windows, spread sheets, accounting package (Pastel), word processing and procurement systems;
    • Ability to work with diverse cultures and communities;
    • Have a broad understanding of the HIV and AIDS, TB and STIs issues in South Africa;
    • Have great communication, writing and reporting skills;
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
    • Show initiative and be deadline-driven;
    • Have good planning and organisational skills;
    • South African citizenship is required.
    To apply, submit a CV to hr@sanac.org.za.

    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    Feedback will be given to short-listed candidates only.

    SANAC gives preference to candidates who meet the job requirements and who will add to the cultural and gender diversity of the organisation. By applying for this position, the applicant understands, consents and agrees that SANAC may solicit a credit and criminal report from a registered institution and /or SAPS(in relation to positions that require trust, honesty and /or entail the handling of cash or finances) and may also verify the applicants educational qualifications and employment history.

    SANAC reserves the right not to appoint if a suitable candidate is not identified.

    For more about South African National AIDS Council, refer to www.sanac.org.za.

    For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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  • New TB Drug Gets Mixed Reaction

    The University of Cape Town's (UCT) head of Pulmonology division, Professor Keertan Dheda, says he is less optimistic about the cocktail of new drug resistance tuberculosis (TB).

    The PaMZ three-drug combo from the Global Alliance for TB Drug Development is said to cure the disease more quickly than current regimens.

    The PaMZ regimen shows promise to be effective in all (100 percent) of drug-sensitive patients and about 30 percent of patients with MDR-TB

    To read the article titled, "New TB treatment drug gets mixed reaction," click here.

    Source: 
    SABC News
  • NACOSA: Programme Officer

    Networking HIV, AIDS Community of South Africa (NACOSA)
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Friday, June 13, 2014
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    Networking HIV/AIDS Community of South Africa (NACOSA), is a dynamic non-governmental organisation (NGO) in the HIV/AIDS field.

    NACOSA seeks to appoint two Programme Officers, based in Pietermaritzburg.
     
    The purpose of the position is to provide NACOSA’s sub-recipient organisations with organisational development and programmatic support, mentoring, training and monitoring to ensure that they implement key activities specifically OVC and Community home-based care programmes in the province.
     
    Requirements:
    • Three to four years degree or advanced degree in Social Science / Public Health or related discipline;
    • Minimum of five years’ specific M&E and Programmatic work experience in the health and social development sectors; experience with HIV/AIDS as well as mentoring and training of organisations;
    • Preferred candidate will be a qualified Social Worker with OVC and / or CHBC experience;
    • Excellent computer skills in various applications;
    • Good written and verbal communications skills in two South African languages;
    • Valid drivers’ licence, own reliable vehicle and willingness to travel extensively within the province;
    • Applicant must reside in the area (Pietermaritzburg) for which position you are applying for.
    To apply, submit a CV, motivational letter, copies of highest qualifications, driver’s licence and NACOSA application form to Verna Appollis at hr@nacosa.org.za or fax to 086 724 6582.

    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    Application forms and the full details of the positions are available on our web site at www.nacosa.org.za (under the news section) or email HR for further details.

    Only candidates meeting the above minimum requirements should apply.

    For more information on the Networking HIV, AIDS Community of South Africa, refer to www.nacosa.org.za.

    For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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  • Govt Conducts Survey to Combat TB

    Zambia’s deputy minister of health, Chitalu Chilufya, states that the country is conducting a national tuberculosis (TB) prevalence survey to present evidence that will ensure effective TB programming in future.

    Speaking at a research dissemination meeting organised by the Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ), Chilufya asserted that programme-based research will form a greater part of the national TB control programme.

    Chilufya is of the view that the fight against TB called for collaborative efforts between government and partners.

    To read the article titled, “Govt starts TB survey,” click here.

    Source: 
    All Africa
  • TB Likely to Increase By 2017 in Angola

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) predicts that by 2017 the Tuberculosis (TB) rate may rise in Angola.

    Fight Against Tuberculosis Programme coordinator, Celestino Teixeira, stresses that the country has done everything to implement the WHO strategies on disease.

    Teixeira further states that in 2013, Angola reported a total of 60 807 cases of tuberculosis of all forms, observing an increase of 11 percent over the previous year.

    To read the article titled, “Tuberculosis cases may increase in country by 2017 - WHO,” click here.

    Source: 
    All Africa
  • NACOSA: Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

    Networking HIV, AIDS Community of South Africa (NACOSA)
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Friday, March 7, 2014
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    The Networking HIV, AIDS Community of South Africa (NACOSA) is a national civil society network of organisations working in the HIV, AIDS, TB and related social development fields. With more than 1 200 members - mainly community- based organisations but also nonprofit organisations and individuals - NACOSA works to build healthy communities through capacity development, networking and promoting dialogue. NACOSA, as a Principal Recipient for the Global Fund's Round 9, also channels and manages small grants funding to civil society organisations in South Africa.

    NACOSA seeks to appoint a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist, based in Century City Office, Cape Town.

    Responsibilities:
    • Design and implementation of M&E systems;
    • M&E Framework;
    • Work plan, data management system, data collection tools, training and technical support on M&E policies, procedures and systems and the management of programmatic M&E Staff.
    Requirements:
    • Advanced degree in public administration or related M&E qualification;
    • Three years M&E experience in a management capacity;
    • Proven skills and experience in developing and maintaining M&E systems, collection, analysis and reporting of quantitative and qualitative data,
    • Advanced computer skills;
    • Communication and report writing skills in two official languages, English and one other;
    • Valid South African driver’s licence, own vehicle and willing to travel extensively;
    • NGO experience and experience in HIV / AIDS and TB will be essential.
    To apply, submit a CV, motivational letter, highest qualifications, driver’s licence and NACOSA application form to Verna Appollis, at hr@nacosa.org.za or fax to 086 724 6582.

    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    Application forms are available on the NACOSA website or email HR for further details.

    For more information on the Networking HIV, AIDS Community of South Africa, refer to www.nacosa.org.za.

    For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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  • South African National AIDS Council: Campaigns Manager

    South African National AIDS Council (SANAC)
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Wednesday, May 15, 2013
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    The South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) brings together government, civil society and the private sector to create a collective response to the scourges of HIV, TB and STIs in South Africa. The Council is chaired by the Deputy President of South Africa and meets four times per year.

    SANAC seeks to appoint a Campaigns Manager, based in Pretoria.

    This is a three year performance-based contract, renewable subject to satisfactory performance.

    Responsibilities:
    • Support practitioners and activists;
    • Ensure SANAC’s participation in HIV, TB and STI campaigns;
    • Support the Executive Manager IGSS in transforming the SANAC sectors by managing and implementing the SANAC civil society engagement strategy;
    • Capacity building plans and  guidelines to support NSP implementation;
    • Help them to plan and use provided resources effectively;
    • Record decisions and resolutions taken at Sector summits and forum meetings;
    • Provide a point of contact with SANAC for these sectors;
    Requirements:
    • Relevant degree, a postgraduate degree would be advantageous;
    • Minimum of six years experience in multi-sector stakeholder management with a good understanding of government and private-public partnership, strategies;
    • Writing and communication skills;
    • Ability to communicate in at least two official South African languages in addition to English will be advantageous;
    • Leader and a good team player;
    • Ability to identify areas of support for the sectors;
    • Ability to assist sectors to manage budget allocations and coach them on reporting requirements;
    • Ability to develop concepts and be able to research and design innovative methods that will ensure participation by sectors and partners in the SANAC-endorsed multi-sectoral campaigns through which the NSP will be implemented;
    • Valid driver’s licence.
    Remuneration: Negotiable at cost to company.  

    To apply, submit a CV and motivation letter to hr@sanac.org.za

    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    For more about South African National AIDS Council, refer to www.sanac.org.za.

    For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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  • TB/HIV Care Association: Site Manager

    TB/HIV Care Association
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Monday, April 29, 2013
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    The TB/HIV Care Association is a nonprofit organisation that aims to empower communities by facilitating and providing treatment support, preventative, diagnosis, and rehabilitative services for TB and HIV clients.

    The TB/HIV Care Association seeks to appoint a Site Manager, based in Cape Town Metro.

    The Site Manager will be responsible for managing the operational functions of the field staff. Ensure an appropriate support for Nurse Mentors, professional nurses and health care auxiliary staff in a comprehensive integration of TB and HIV programmes.

    The association offers a competitive total cost of employment package, commensurate with experience. This is a one-year contract position with the possibility of renewal.

    Responsibilities:
    • Manage the administration and operations functions for the field staff, including but not limited to finance;
    • Ensure the management of TB and HIV diagnosis, care and adherence support of new clients;
    • Identify the needs for capacity building of all health care staff of the organisation to keep abreast with new policy guidelines;
    • Effective operational research on the mentorship programme and monitoring and evaluation;
    • Support of Infection control and review of infection control plans.
    Requirements:
    • Registration with the South African Nursing Council as a Professional Nurse;
    • Qualification in project management, community development or equivalent;
    • Post-basic training and certification in health assessment (primary health care);
    • PALSA Plus training;
    • Minimum of two years experience in leading a team of Nurse Mentors or equivalent;
    • Minimum of five years experience in TB/HIV care and ART of adults and children;
    • Valid code 8 driver’s licence;
    • Public speaking and community engagement;
    • Social analysis and community mapping;
    • Stakeholder management approaches;
    • Project management experience;
    • Strong financial literacy and ability to monitor and maintain budgets;
    • Problem solving, planning, interpersonal, teamwork, and communication skills coupled with the ability to work under pressure;
    • Ability to communicate in English and Afrikaans;
    • Advanced computer literacy in Microsoft Office.
    To apply, submit a CV, contact details of three contactable references and motivation letter to Ms Shannon McCann at recruitment@tbhivcare.org or fax to: 086 607 8246.

    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    Should you not hear from TB/HIV Care Association after a month of the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful.

    For more about the TB/HIV Care Association, refer to www.tbhivcare.org.

    For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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  • Call for Partnership to Fight HIV/AIDS

    Gauteng Department of Health has rolled out a radical campaign themed ‘Prevent, Avoid, Stop, Overcome and Protect’ (PASOP) to influence people’s behaviour and attitude around diseases.

    The campaign forms part of the government's concerted effort to strengthen the awareness on HIV/AIDS and TB.

    PASOP forms the integral part of the on-going implementation of the Gauteng Strategic Plan on the fight against HIV/AIDS and TB, and according to Gauteng Health MEC, Qedani Mahlangu, “This is a call to action and it has been underpinned by our past experiences and relentless efforts of our people to win the fight against HIV/Aids and TB. It draws on current research, operational reports and lessons learnt from civil society.”

    To read the article titled, “Gauteng urges partnership in HIV/AIDS fight,” click here.

    Source: 
    SABC News
  • NACOSA: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

    Networking HIV/AIDS Community of South Africa (NACOSA)
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Friday, December 5, 2014
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    Networking HIV/AIDS Community of South Africa (NACOSA), is a dynamic non-governmental organisation (NGO) in the HIV/AIDS field.

    NACOSA seeks to appoint a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer, based in KwaZulu-Natal Province.

    The successful candidate should be willing to be located at either our Durban or Pietermaritzburg office and alternate between the two.
     
    Responsibilities:
    • The M&E Officer will ensure accurate collection, capturing and reporting of programmatic data for NACOSA implementing partners;
    • Assist in preparation of M&E sections of reports to donors and other stakeholders;
    • Conduct M&E visits to provide M&E related orientation, training and mentorship for NACOSA programme staff including the Provincial officers and field staff;
    • Conduct onsite data verification of NACOSA implementing partners;
    • Assist with all other strategic information related to programmatic activities which involves data collection and analysis and enhanced data use to inform programme improvements;
    • Provide other M&E related guidance and assistance required in support of NACOSA programme.
    Requirements:
    • Bachelor degree or equivalent in Social Science/Public Health or related discipline;
    • Minimum of three years’ specific M&E related work experience in the health and social development sectors required, experience with HIV/AIDS preferred;
    • Experience in the implementation and management of M&E systems involving capacity building for field staff and monitoring and promotion of data quality;
    • Experience with bilateral and multilateral donor M&E reporting requirements preferred;
    • Computer skills with work experience using MS Office particularly excel and PowerPoint applications required;
    • Good written and verbal communications skills in at least two official South African Languages of which one must be English;
    • Strong interpersonal communication skills;
    • Proven ability to work as a team member with multidisciplinary teams;
    • Valid drivers’ licence, own reliable vehicle and willingness to travel extensively.
    To apply, submit a concise CV, motivational letter and NACOSA application form to Verna Appollis, at hr@nacosa.org.za or fax to 086 724 6582.

    Application forms are available on our web site at www.nacosa.org.za or email HR for further details.

    For more about the Networking HIV/AIDS Community of South Africa, refer to www.nacosa.org.za.

    For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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