Coordinator, National Key Population Civil Society Organisation (CSO)

Sri Lanka-Colombo
Job ID
19019
# of Openings Remaining
1

About FHI 360

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Coorindator, National Key Population Civil Society Organisation (CSO)

Description

FHI 360 in collaboration with implmenting agencies in Sri Lanka is implementing the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-supported “Technical Assistance Partnership” under the Global LINKAGES Project. This partnership assistance focuses on strengthening the HIV response among key population (KP), to maintain low HIV prevalence status in Sri Lanka.

Job Summary / Responsibilities

FHI 360 proposes to hire a National Key Population CSO Coordinator who will coordinate and oversee the operational roll-out of learning site activities under the USAID-supported ‘Technical Assistance Partnership’. The candidate will be required to coordinate extensively with FHI 360 India, Global LINKAGES partners, CSO learning site partners, and other stakeholders / consultants to ensure that the different technical tools and resources to set-up the learning sites are adapted and made available for Sri Lanka.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Closely work with NSACP and GFATM partners to ensure implementation of key strategies outlined in the USAID-NSACP Technical Assistance Partnership for CSO Key Population Programs.
  • Coordinate with the learning site partners to ensure that the Key Population program tools and guidelines, Behavior Change Communication materials and other activities are implemented as per agreed timeline.
  • Review the performance of the learning site coordinators and mentor the learning site team to discharge their duties.
  • Identify programmatic gaps in the CSO learning site program implementation and coordinate with FHI 360, India team and other stakeholders to address the gaps and challenges.
  • Ensure provision of quality advisory services and facilitation of capacity building for CSO learning site partners.
  • Periodically review financial and programmatic milestones of the learning sites and provide guidance to meet the deliverables.
  • Provide inputs to CSO learning site partners for implementation of data quality assessment and improvement in program outcomes.
  • Document learnings from the three learning sites and prepare reports, fact sheets for dissemination to external stakeholders.

Qualifications

EXPERTISE AND COMPLEXITY:

 Demonstrated ability to work with local CSOs to implement programs.

  • Ability to travel extensively within Sri Lanka.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Internet fluency a plus.
  • Should have good communication skills both verbal and written
  • Women candidates and People Living with HIV fulfilling above will be equally considered.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • The candidate should be native of Sri Lanka or should have knowledge of HIV & AIDS program in Sri Lanka.
  • Advance University degree (Masters) in development, public administration, social sciences or related field with a total of 10-12 years’ experience, with at least 5 years of experience with health/nutrition/ poverty alleviation/women empowerment program in Sri Lanka or in the region.
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in a program management position with experience of developing workplans, monitoring timelines, grant management, reporting, documentation and budget utilization.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with local CSOs to implement programs.
  • Ability to travel extensively within Sri Lanka.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Internet fluency a plus.
  • Should have good communication skills both verbal and written
  • Women candidates and People Living with HIV fulfilling above will be equally considered.

 

 

 

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please click here to visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

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