- Company: International Centre for AIDS Care & Treatment Program (ICAP)
- Location: Zambia
- State: Lusaka
- Job type: Full-Time
- Job category: Administrative/Secretarial Jobs in Zambia
ICAP at Columbia University is an international, non-profit organization situated within the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City. ICAP is Empowering Health around the World and works in over 30 countries, including Zambia. ICAP transforms the health of populations through innovation, research, and global collaboration. Together with our partners—Ministry of Health, large multilaterals, health care providers, and patients—we support comprehensive, family-focused HIV services and high-performing health system strengthening initiatives that provide quality and affordable health care. And by enhancing health information systems, improving quality, and developing human resources for health, we build capacity and efficiency in the world’s most challenging, resource-limited settings.
In partnership with the National HIV/AIDS/STI/TB Council (NAC) and the Tropical Diseases Research Center (TDRC), and with funding from the United States Government, ICAP is conducting an upcoming survey to measure the prevalence of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STI) and associated risk behaviors among key populations in Zambia.
ICAP seeks highly qualified and experienced candidates to fill the Community Mobilizer position by February 2022. The successful candidates must have completed secondary school with a GCE Certificate or its equivalent. Preferably Diploma in a relevant field, Experience working with key populations communities will be an added advantage, Experience working in biobehavioral surveys with a focus on recruitment of study participants, Strong community mobilization skills are required, Experience with recruitment, Demonstrate experience organizing and managing workflows to meet schedules and requirements, Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills, Speak in a clear, pleasant, and understandable voice, Fluency in one or more local languages used in the study communities (i.e. Silozi, Chitonga, Chinyanja, Kikaonde and Cibemba), Ability to work with minimum supervision.
To view a full job description, please click here: Community Mobilizer – Job Description.docx
Only candidates who are eligible to work in Zambia for an indefinite period without a need for sponsorship will be considered for the position.
The position is contingent upon availability of grant funding.
Columbia University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, creed, national and ethnic origin, age, citizenship, status as a perceived or actual victim of domestic violence, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran, or any other legally protected status.
Closing Date : 29th January , 2022.