• Demand Generation Officer

    Location ZA
    Posted Date 2 months ago(3/27/2018 4:28 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-3136
    Category
    International Positions
  • Overview

    Demand Generation Officer needed to support a district-based voluntary medical male circumcision program.   This includes oversight /co-management of activities for MMC demand generation, working with other VMMC staff (counselors, mobilisers, and clinical staff) to ensure provision of the highest quality strategies for demand promotion, adhering to PEPFAR and national standards/protocols such as campaigns and regular demand generation activities.

     

    Responsibilities

     

    • Support the preparation and revision of technical and training materials in the area of ​​demand promotion for the male circumcision program
    • Assist in the organization and implementation of training and supervision activities, including in the area of ​​counseling and testing, demand generation and messages for MC
    • Write reports and other documents for dissemination of activities in your area of ​​responsibility, including success stories of the project
    • Support in the preparation and revision of technical and IEC materials for the area of ​​demand generation for male circumcision
    • Support in the implementation of the evaluation of the strategies of demand generation being implemented and the results related to each strategies
    • Coordinate the demand promotion activities being implemented by community mobilisers affiliated to the fixed and outreach MC services
    • Coordinate demand promotion activities in partnership with DoH and other stakeholders involved in the process such as implementation partners, C/FBO's, Associations, etc.
    • Conduct monthly supervision visits in coordination with of stakeholders from DoH, COB's and associations involved in demand generation activities
    • Prepare, implement and report the provincial demand generation plan, ability to critically analyze the process and make proposals for solutions if necessary
    • Prepare the monthly report of demand generation activities
    • Pro-actively propose and suggest initiatives and/or partnerships that can support the MC program in the generation of demand in an ethical and sustainable way taking into account the values ​​and rules of the institution  
    • Assist in the entire training, coaching, mentoring and monitoring of VMMC field social mobilizers through application of organisational performance management process
    • Work with district health facilities to maximise local facilities in provision of VMMC service on regular or periodical bases
    • Participate in district VMMC demand creation TWGs, and other demand creation partnerships with local stakeholders

    Required Qualifications

    • Higher Education in the areas of Communication, Psychology, Anthropology or related field
    • 5+ years' demonstrated experience working in HIV/AIDS programs
    • Experience implementing demand generation activities for MC is preferred
    • Experience in organizing and conducting training and supervision activities
    • Solid knowledge in the elaboration of training materials and contents for the media
    • Communication and coordination skills
    • Ability to work with autonomy and responsibility
    • Verbal and written fluency in local languages is preferred

     

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