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Title HIV Social Marketing Technical Advisor (PSI) Yde
Role You will provide ongoing technical and operational assistance to ACMS and coordinate with PSI’s multidisciplinary team of experts and Headquarters
Category Other
Location Yaounde
Company cameroonjobs, Vacancies [ - - ] ( Posted on 07/02/2019, 09:58:05 PM)
Experience 5 to 7 Years
Educational Qualification Bachelor's Degree
Skills Experience
Salary - -
Career Level Manager
Job Type Permanent
Job Status Full Time
We are looking for a HIV Social Marketing Technical Advisor who will support the Social Marketing Organization ACMS in Cameroun in the implementation of a HIV/AIDS prevention project in Central Africa funded by KfW (Prévention de VIH/SIDA en Afrique Centrale, PPSAC phase V). Cameroon is one of the countries in this multi-country project. The overall goal is to help reduce the rate of HIV infections and transmission of other sexually transmitted diseases and to contribute to the reduction of stigma and social marginalization of PLWHIV through sustainable behavior change and the use of condoms within populations targeted.

ACMS is a non-governmental organization under the Cameroonian law and a member of the Population Services International (PSI) network since 1996. The organization currently has 247 employees of which 139 are full time staff and 108 are consultants. ACMS head office is based in Yaounde, and its regional agencies in the cities of Garoua, Bamenda and Douala. ACMS is recognized as one of the main actors in Cameroon in the prevention of HIV/AIDS and the promotion of Family Planning; through social marketing and distribution of family planning products. The HIV Social Marketing Technical Advisor will be contracted by PSI to provide technical assistance to ACMS. In the past ten years, PSI has already served as an international consultant for ACMS in various phases of the KfW funded Family Planning and AIDS prevention projects.

You will work closely with the ACMS Executive Director and his team on all technical aspects of this new project. You will also keep PSI/Washington informed of project progress and liaise with PSI technical experts globally. Operationally, you will work with the various ACMS Department Heads and teams to support project activities: provide technical assistance to the development and implementation of social marketing and communication strategies, train health care providers and community based agents; assist the overall administrative, technical and financial management of the project; assist procurement and contract related tasks; guide research, ME as well as assess particular needs assessments for additional technical assistance.

Sound like you? Read on.

Your contribution

You will provide ongoing technical and operational assistance to ACMS and coordinate with PSI’s multidisciplinary team of experts and Headquarters backstopping teams that jointly support the implementation of ACMS project component in Cameroon. You will ensure quality and timely reporting to the donor and be accountable for project results.

You are an excellent team player and good manager with substantial experience in social marketing. You also have experience in administrative and financial management, as well as leading and facilitating internal and external audits, of projects and programs in French-speaking Africa. You have sound knowledge of procedures and practical experience in the implementation of projects funded by bilateral and/or multilateral donors. You are used to coordinating short-term expert teams, multi-stakeholder work and working with multidisciplinary and multicultural teams. You will represent the project to the donor, partner organizations and the Ministry of Health and ensure that the project is well known by PSI globally and with PSI’s external partners

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