LOCAL GOVERNMENT SERVICE COMMISSION

                                        VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

The Local Government Service Commission in conjunction with the National HIV/AIDS/STI/TB Council (NAC) invites applications from suitably qualified applicants to fill vacant positions in various Local Authorities across the Country.

    

1)  

JOB TITLE             :        DISTRICT AIDS CO-ORDINATION ADVISOR (DACA)

     SALARY SCALE       :        LGSS/07

     DEPARTMENT         :        HUMAN RESOURCE AND ADMINISTRATION

 2)  

JOB PURPOSE       

 To design, plan, co-ordinate response strategies to HIV and AIDS, in order to ensure that all District developmental and social service plans mainstream HIV & AIDS using a multisectoral approach.

3)  

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

 The candidate will be responsible for the following to:

 

a)    

Provide policy guidance to Local Authorities on the National decentralised multi-sectoral response and support the Planning    Department and sub-district structures to interpret and facilitate implementation of Government HIV and AIDS mainstreaming policies in all developmental programmes.

 

b)   

Support the Local Authority through the HIV and AIDS Committee to effectively co-ordinate the local response in line with the priorities of the national HIV and AIDS Strategic Framework.

 

c)    

Support the Local Authority in the preparation of costed District Developmental Plans and ensure mainstreaming of HIV and AIDS, Gender and Human Rights in sector developmental plans.

 

d)   

Co-ordinates and supervises the activities of the decentralised HIV multi-sectoral response at District and Sub-district level.

 

e)   

Support the undertaking of HIV and AIDS research activities at the sub national level and participate in the generation of evidence based plans based on the research findings.

 

f)     

Facilitate the collection, storage, retrieval and analysis of the local data on HIV and AIDS for planning and decision making at various levels of the Local Authority.

 

g)    

Participate in annual horizontal and vertical management functions of the Local Authority.

 

h)  

Provide expertise and technical assistance to implementing partners at District and Sub-district levels.

 

i)    

Facilitate staff development and training in HIV/AIDS and Gender mainstreaming at District and Sub-district levels.

 

j)    

Perform any other duties assigned by the relevant directorate of the Local Authority.

 

4)  

 QUALIFICATIONS

 The candidate must have:

 

a)   

Full Grade Twelve (12)/Form Five 5 School Certificate with a minimum of Five (5) ‘O’ Level credits including English Language and Mathematics.

 

b)   

Minimum age of Thirty-five (35) years.

 

c)    

Bachelor of Social Sciences or its equivalent.

 

d)  

Knowledge in project planning, management and assessment.

 

e)  

Proven knowledge in HIV/AIDS/STI/TB activities will be an added advantage.

 

5)  

APPLICATION MODE

 

a)  

All applications must be handwritten and be submitted together with the applicant’s Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of National Registration Card (NRC), academic and professional qualifications to:

 The Commission Secretary,

Local Government Service Commission,

P.O. Box 36931

New Government Complex,

7th Floor, Independence Avenue,

LUSAKA

b)  

   The closing date for receiving applications is 15th December, 2017.

 

Lazarous Mulenda, FZIHRM

Commission Secretary

LOCAL GOVERNMENT SERVICE COMMISION