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Director of Clinical Services: Population Services Zimbabwe (PSZ)
Deadline: 31 January 2013
Be at the heart of an organization that’s at the heart of the community!
Population Services Zimbabwe (PSZ), an affiliate of Marie Stopes International, is a market focused, result oriented nongovernmental organization. We develop efficient, effective and sustainable family planning and reproductive health programmes, with particular emphasis on the lower income and disadvantaged communities in Zimbabwe. What we do makes a real difference to people’s lives, so it’s absolutely crucial that we fill our organization with passionate people.
An opportunity has arisen in the following area:
Role: 1 x Director of Clinical Services
Duration: 12 months Fixed Term Contract
Reporting to the Country Director, the Director of Clinical Services is responsible for ensuring efficient and effective development, management and steady growth of high-quality, cost-effective family planning and reproductive health services through static and mobile outreach service facilities, ensuring PSZ services adhere to Ministry of Health guidelines, as well as to MSI Partnership standards. S/he provides professional, high-quality and effective clinical and management leadership and guidance to the team; and ensures that staffs understand and follow current MSI protocols. The post involves frequent travel.
Key Result Areas
-Quality Assurance: Client’s needs are met promptly and efficiently with the provision of high quality, professional services at all times. Develop, improve and monitor service delivery standards and client satisfaction
-Training and capacity development of medical teams: Assesses the training needs of the staff and ensure timely training is provided to staff for delivering quality services. Ensure that skill requirements are identified and that Medical Team members receive appropriate training to support them in performing well in their roles
-Internal Controls and Monitoring: Ensure robust information and control systems are in place and used to provide feedback and stimulate action
-Develop mechanisms for clinical controls and MIS systems for clinical services are in place and being implemented effectively
-Partnerships: Liaise with MoH/ZNFPC officials. Ensuring strong, professional relationships between PSZ and MoH/ZNFPC are maintained
-Programme implementation: Oversee the development and implementation of annual operational plans and working budgets, in conjunction with the medical team.
-MBChB Registration with the MDPCZ (Medical and Dental Practitioners Council of Zimbabwe)
-Medical Doctor as a recognized clinical qualification
-Management / business qualification
-Have technical / clinical competence for SRH & FP services
-3-5 years of management experience in similar or allied roles in previous organization.
Submit CV plus covering letter clearly marked “DIRECTOR OF CLINICAL SERVICES” to: Team Development Manager to: No. 9 Bisley Circle, Belvedere, Harare
Or email to: recruitment [at] pszim [dot] com
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Social Worker/Counsellor: Local NGO
Deadline: 31 January 2013
Location: Tongogara Refugee Camp, Chipinge, Zimbabwe
Reporting to: Project Director – Tongogara
-Provide direct counselling services & therapeutic support to the secondary school children and more so to the vulnerable children such as unaccompanied minors (UAMs), orphans and children staying with single or elderly people
-Work closely with the school administration and teachers to identify children that need counselling and to follow up on progress of the children
-Work jointly with other stakeholders in the field of children’s services including making referrals and networking
-Compile monthly reports of all the cases handled
-Maintain accurate case records of all correspondence and activities on individual children’s records
-Raise awareness at the camp and in the school of children’s rights and issues of Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV)
-Work as part of the JRS team towards achieving our mission and vision.
Qualifications & Experience
-A degree/diploma in social work, counselling, social sciences or community development
-Registered with the Council of Social Workers as a Social Worker, prerequisite but not a must
-Previous experience of counselling and working with children
-Good networking skills
-Good organizational skills and the ability to work independently
-Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
-Fluency in written and spoken English
-Ability and willingness to work in difficult and isolated conditions
-Enjoyment in working with refugees/displaced and vulnerable people.
Emails to be addressed to Tendai Makoni on: tindo32 [at] gmail [dot] com
Four (4) District Behaviour Change Support Officers: Zimbabwe Aids Prevention And Support Organisation
Deadline: 1 February 2013
Locations: Mt Darwin , Mbire, Guruve and Bindura
Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced candidates to fill the 4 posts of District Behaviour Change Support Officers, which have arisen in the organisation. The District Behavior Change Support Officer will report to the District Behaviour Change Programme Officer.
The Support officer will
-Provide necessary assistance to the Programme Officer in dissemination of the national BC strategy in the District through dissemination meetings involving all relevant stakeholders and leaders
-Advocate with traditional, religious, administrative and other leaders in the district on issues of behaviour change promotion
-Provide technical and administrative support to the setting up of a district behavioral change forum
-Co-facilitate, in close collaboration with the District BC officer the development of a district behavioral change action plan in all wards
-Participate in monthly advocacy and support visits to all wards in the districts
-Oversee and support the volunteers’ behaviour change promotion activities
-Co-facilitate in the district level trainings of traditional and religious leaders as well as different types of volunteers
-Co-ordinate the District Officer’s meetings and workshops
-Make payments for specific programme costs under the guidance of the Finance Officer
-Assist the BC Programme officer to maintain financial and programme records as per NAC-UNFPA financial, accounting and programme rules, regulations and policies and ensure compliance
-Assist in the compilation of district quarterly narrative and financial progress reports
We are looking for candidates who have
-Good communication skills and ability to work in a team
-Initiative and is result oriented
-Attention to detail
-Ability to work under pressure
-Good computer skills
-Ability to work with all groups in the community
-Tact, advocacy, diplomacy, and consensus building skills
-Diploma in an area related to Programme Management, Social Sciences, Social Work, Public Health, Counseling or equivalent. Degree is an added advantage
-Minimum 3 years experience at professional level
-Sound knowledge and understanding of HIV prevention programming
-Experience in HIV and AIDS Programmes, Public Health or Health Promotion an asset
-Experience in Training, counseling or project management an asset
-Experience and ability to interact with district leadership
-Hands on experience working with district and ward structures and added advantage.
Applications with detailed curriculum vitae and certified copies of qualifications should be forwarded to: The Director Zimbabwe Aids Prevention and Support Organisation, 4 Aberdeen Road, Avondale, Harare.
P O Box CY1417