VMMC Demand Creation Intern x 2
VMMC Demand Creation Intern x 2: University of Zimbabwe College of Health Sciences – Clinical Trials Research Centre (UZCHS-CTRC)
Deadline: 15 July 2018
University of Zimbabwe College of Health Sciences – Clinical Trials Research Centre (UZCHS-CTRC) on behalf of I-TECH (International Training and Education Center for Health) is seeking highly qualified, competent and suitably trained applicants below the age of 25 to fill the position of Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) Demand Creation Intern based in Chitungwiza. I-TECH’s activities occur primarily in the technical areas of health system strengthening; health workforce development; operations research and evaluation; prevention, care and treatment of infectious diseases. I-TECH is funded by PEPFAR through Center for Disease Control to implement HIV & TB treatment and care services in five Zimbabwean provinces in support of the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC). The contract of employment is for twelve (12) months effective 01 August 2018 to 31 July 2019.
Assisting Demand Creation Officer in implementing demand creation strategies for VMMC in Chitungwiza; Segmenting and channeling qualifying clients to the text study; Coming up with targeted innovative campaign plans that engage community members with the specific goal of raising the age pivot among clients circumcised in Chitungwiza; Documenting key demand creation activities and disaggregating clients data by age; Making sure key messages and IEC materials for the programme are distributed as widely as possible throughout the town; Following up on engagements with key partners and customers for collaborations in VMMC programme; Performing any other duties as assigned by the Demand Creation Officer.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Health Promotion or Communication, Public Health or other related field; Knowledge of demand creation theory and how it relates to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support programs in Zimbabwe; Computer skills in MS Office, PowerPoint, Word and Excel coupled with a demonstrable ability in data analysis; Team player and ability to work independently; Fluency in English, Shona or Ndebele with good report writing, cross-cultural communication and interpersonal skills.
Interested candidates should forward hard copies of their application letter, detailed Curriculum Vitae and certified copies of certificates to Human Resources Manager, UZCHS-CTRC, 15 Phillips Avenue, Belgravia, Harare. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.