Youth Boost Project Coordinator

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Youth Boost Project Coordinator

  • Post Date:October 21, 2021
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  • Career Level Other
    Qualification Master’s Degree
    Experience 3-5 Years
  • Industry Health Care
Job Description

Location: Harare
Reports to: OPHID’s Deputy Executive Director


The Organization for Public Health Interventions and Development (OPHID) PVO 31/16 develops and implements innovative approaches and strategies to strengthen HIV Care and Treatment services in Zimbabwe, by providing enhanced access for communities to comprehensive HIV prevention, care and treatment. OPHID works with the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MOHCC) in implementing these interventions. OPHID is looking for suitably qualified and motivated individuals to fill the following post:

Position summary

The Project Coordinator is responsible and accountable for all aspects of the Youth Boost project, an OPHID partnership with Avert and the Ministry of Health and Child Care. This Youth Boost project is supported by Vitol Foundation with the aim to increase the number of adolescents and young people aged 10-24 accessing HIV, sexual health, family planning, Female Genital Schistosomiasis and mental health services in four provinces in Zimbabwe. Young people will increase their knowledge of, and demand for services through improved community-based screening and referral systems and high-quality health communications using digital technology through the Boost application.

Key responsibilities

  • Facilitate the mobilization and sensitization of relevant stakeholders on the Youth Boost project;
  • Engage relevant MOHCC stakeholders for guideline review to ensure most current recommended screening and information is aligned;
  • Collect and package information and referral pathways for SRH, mental health and Female Genital Schistosomiasis programs in Zimbabwe;
  • Develop program guides, SOPs and work instructions;
  • Develop standardized training model for building skills and competencies of community outreach agents (COAs) to conduct screening and referrals using Youth Boost;
  • Organize and arrange logistics for training activities together with OPHID TASQC program staff;
  • Produce and submit weekly activity reports outlining training activities and outcomes;
  • Monitor registration and use of Youth Boost application by COAs;
  • Conduct data-drive program remediation and deep dives to document drivers of program performance in high-low performing areas;
  • Submit project reports to management within specified format and timelines;
  • Contribute to development of process evaluation data collection tools, SOPs and analysis plan in collaboration with project management team;
  • Manage Project / program resources for the organization


  • At least Master’s degree in a Social Science discipline;
  • Fluency in at least one local languages;
  • 3 years’ experience as a Project Coordinator;
  • Previous community-based programming experience;
  • Qualitative research experience / interviewing skills;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Knowledge and experience of social protection, TB / HIV / Malnutrition services and routine indicators in Zimbabwe;
  • Good written and oral English;
  • Good knowledge of MOHCC registers, data and indicators relating to HIV / TB / nutrition and experience in M&E and data collection and analysis;
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

To apply

OPHID and its Consortium partners are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, political affiliation, religion, tribe, national origin, gender, physical or mental disability, health status (including HIV status) or age.

OPHID does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, technical test, oral interviews, processing, training, or any other fees).

Deadline: 29 October 2021