Trócaire is the Development Agency of the Catholic Church in Ireland. The Agency works in Zimbabwe under an MoU with the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops Conference. A vacancy for a HIV Programme Officer has arisen within its Zimbabwe Office. The successful candidate will be managed by the Programme Manager and will work in close collaboration with the other Programme officers as well as with our finance team. Trócaire has supported partners working on HIV in Zimbabwe for the past nine years. The HIV programme was a small programme, consisting of 2 – 3 partners, until early 2009. At present, the programme includes five partners. The programme is focused on the Rights of People living with HIV and the current programme cycle will come to an end in late 2013 when a new 5-year HIV programme will be developed.

Key Duties and Responsibilities include the following core areas
– Programme Development, Management & Monitoring
– Programme Administration and Finance
– Partner Relationship & capacity building
– Participating in broader work of the programme and country teams
– External links
– Mainstreaming

The ideal candidate will have
– At least 3 years proven experience in implementing and managing HIV programmes in a developing country context
– Experience of the partnership model of development work
– In-depth experience of Results Based Programme Management
– Knowledge of HIV and gender context in Zimbabwe, the region and globally
– Experience in managing budgets for development projects and programmes
– A proven track record in financial management
– Strong experience of providing capacity building support to NGOs in the areas of RBM, mainstreaming and advocacy
– Proven skills in facilitation using participatory approaches
– Understanding of and commitment to implementing MIPA in programmes and advocacy work
– Proven experience in mainstreaming HIV
– Experience in the implementation of HIV Workplace Policies
– Very good interpersonal skills, including excellent communications skills
– Good IT skills, including word processing, Excel
– Commitment to Trócaire values
– A team player

In return we offer a competitive salary and package commensurate with education and experience.

Full job description available on request from: [email protected]

To apply
Email your cover letter and detailed CV to: [email protected] with “HIV Programme Officer” in the subject line.

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