Coptic Hospital Project Officer (DREAMS) Job Vacancy in Siaya, Kenya

Coptic Hospital

Career Opportunity: Project Officer (DREAMS)

Reports To: Prevention Manager

Supervises: Mentors

Location: Siaya

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Prevention Manager the Project Officer (PO) will be the ward-level coordinator of all interventions in the assigned ward(s) service delivery points on the DREAMS (Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, mentored and Safe) project.

As the ward-level coordinator, you will work closely with all levels of the program staff, lay workers, and project partners and stakeholders within the assigned wards/county.

The Field Officer will ensure all interventions are implemented per evidence-based guidance and reported per project and donor requirements.

Essential Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the implementation of the package of DREAMS interventions within the assigned wards per intervention guidance and directives
  • Work closely with the Prevention Manager, Technical coordinators and Monitoring Evaluation (M&E) team to offer capacity building, mentorship and conduct supportive supervision and spot checks while overseeing performance of a team of lay workers supported under the program
  • Provide overall oversight and supportive supervision of day to day program planning, budgeting, implementation and reporting achievements in consultation with the Prevention Manager and technical coordinators to ensure reaching intervention targets
  • Develop and maintain strong collaborative working relationships with County relevant GOK Ministries, CSO’s and other relevant local stakeholders within the areas of operation, as applicable
  • Develop clear monthly work plans based on approved quarterly project work plans with clear objectives/deliverables based on targets
  • Support in training, coaching and coordinating regular review meetings with intervention specific facilitators, Change Agents and Mentors while tracking progress against annual targets, and addressing issues raised in the field Working closely with the M&E team, provide oversight in data quality audits, daily update of services and prepare weekly, monthly and quarterly ward-level reports based on intervention gap analysis
  • Submit the required weekly, monthly and quarterly reports per set timeframes and ensuring compliance to the M&E team and donor requirements with a focus on quality
  • Participate in trainings, supervision visits, weekly and all project planning and review meetings while maintaining accurate reports to inform next steps
  • Ensure that Coptic Mission is compliant with all PEPFAR/OGAC reporting requirements for the DREAMS project for MERS, DATIM, SIMS, special initiatives, etc.
  • Liaise with the donor, key stakeholders and partners, and other implementing partners as needed
  • Documentation of best practices, challenges and success stories
  • Any other duties as applicable and required

Required Qualifications

  • Diploma in Social Work, Community Development or Counselling Psychology, a Degree in a relevant course from a reputable University will be an added advantage
  • At least three years of progressive experience working in a comprehensive HIV or GBV prevention interventions among adolescents and OVC programming
  • Experience working under the DREAMS project
  • Commitment to understanding and responding to the most urgent needs and rights of vulnerable adolescents and youth in regard to HIV/AIDS and SGBV
  • Familiarity with development, child protection, social and cultural issues
  • Experience with U.S. Government donor compliance and reporting
  • Ability to develop and maintain close relationships with various stakeholders
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse co-workers and project participants
  • Self-starter and strong multi-tasking and problem-solving skills
  • Must be very dependable and detail oriented
  • Effective and diplomatic communicator at all levels
  • Personal and professional maturity and judgment
  • Willingness to work additional hours in order to meet tight deadlines
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access) and the Internet
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment, set priorities, work independently and in a team environment

Application Procedure:

If you meet the minimum requirements, submit your application & CV through email to or drop your application letter in HR office indicating the position you are
applying on or before 11th July 2022.

Coptic Hospital is an equal opportunity employer, promotes gender equality, and DOES NOT CHARGE for any kind of recruitment.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification