Feb 27, 2019

Programme Specialist

  • DG Murray Trust
  • East London, South Africa
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

The DG Murray Trust seeks to recruit a Programme specialist who will be based in East London.

Main Purpose of the Job
The Programme Specialist will contribute to the design of the strategy of the project, provide technical expertise in the implementation and monitoring of the project.

Key duties and responsibilities
Work with implementing partners to develop the strategy, prepare, plan and implement project activities
Manage senior level stakeholder relationships; coordinate and participate in technical working groups within the project
Monitor overall project progress to ensure that deliverables and milestones are met
Oversee programme data to allow for monitoring and evaluation of the project and reporting against project indicators
Conduct facility site visits to monitor support activities, identify gaps and advise accordingly
Work closely with communications and monitoring manager to prepare project reports
Contribute to research agenda of the project

A masters degree in public health similar/related qualification
5-10 years in programme management experience (include programme design, monitoring and evaluation)
Experience in HIV prevention programmes, in particular behaviour change interventions and
Be detail-oriented, organized, self-motivated and be able to work independently
Strong communication and people skills

To apply, submit a CV and short motivational letter with names and contact details of three referees with e-mail Subject line “Application for Program Specialist position”

Only successfully shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Should you not hear from us in 4 weeks, consider your application unsuccessful.

Company Information:

DG Murray Trust is implementing a multifaceted HIV prevention Project (Bumb’INGOMSO) that aims to reduce the incidence of HIV among the 15-29-year-old young women in the Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality.

Our programmes combine behavioural, biomedical, social and economic interventions. Bumb’INGOMSO is primarily financed by the Federal Republic of Germany through KfW Development Bank in Partnership with the DG Murray Trust.

The DG Murray Trust (DGMT) is the executing agent and junior funding partner for the project on behalf of the South African National Department of Health (NDoH) and has contracted different organisations for implementing the project.

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