NACOSA: Senior Programme Officers

National AIDS Plan for South Africa - NACOSA
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 12 April, 2013
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Created as an outcome of a national conference in 1991 to lobby for and develop the frst National AIDS Plan for South Africa, NACOSA is now a network of more than 1 200 HIV, AIDS, TB and other related role-players working in communities across South Africa.

NACOSA seeks to appoint a Senior Programme Officers, based in its following offices:

  • Cape Town
  • Kimberley
  • Pietermartizburg
  • East London

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 on OVC and Community home-based Care programmes in the province.


  • Registration as Social Worker or Professional Nurse;
  • Minimum of four year degree or advanced degree in social worker/nursing or related discipline;
  • Minimum of five years specific Programmatic and monitoring and evaluation work experience in the health and social development sectors;
  • Experience with HIV/AIDS as well as mentoring and training of organisations on organisational development issues;
  • Experience conducting site visits and doing onsite data verification of NACOSA implementing partners;
  • Provide organisational development, M&E and financial assistance and guidance required in support of NACOSA programmes;
  • Experience with bilateral and multilateral donor reporting requirements preferred;
  • Excellent computer skills in various applications of Microsoft Office;
  • Good written and verbal communications skills in two South African languages relevant to the province you are applying for;
  • Proven ability to work as a team member with multidisciplinary teams;
  • Valid driver's licence, own reliable vehicle and willingness to travel extensively within the province (non-negotiable).

To apply, submit a concise CV, motivational letter, copies of highest qualifications, driver’s license and NACOSA application form to Verna Appollis at or fax to: 086 724 6582.

Application forms are available on the NACOSA website - - under the news section, or e-mail HR for further details.

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

Only candidates meeting the above minimum requirements should apply.

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