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Technical Lead OVC











Kheth’Impilo specialises in solution development and implementation for health and community systems and services strengthening in marginalised communities.

The following positions will become available at Kheth’Impilo AIDS Free Living upon successful application and approval of funding for the Karabo ea Bophelo (KB) Activity based in Lesotho.

Karabo ea Bophelo (KB) (which translates as ‘a solution to good health’) is a five-year Activity to prevent new HIV infections and reduce vulnerability among orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) and adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in Lesotho. The strategic objective supports Government of Lesotho (GOL) multi-sector strategies and priorities for HIV mitigation and prevention, with an emphasis on minimizing negative impacts of HIV on OVC and AGYW, addressing social, behavioural and structural drivers of HIV, and improving access to comprehensive sexual reproductive health (SRH) services to prevent new infections.

Technical Lead OVC

Ref. No. LS002

Key performance areas: The Technical Lead OVC will be responsible for the technical oversight of the OVC components of the Activity, including work planning and reporting. S/he will oversee all OVC activities in collaboration with other technical leads. S/he will also guide the care and support provided to children and adolescents living with HIV enrolled in the project. S/he will report directly to the COP/CD and support the COP/CD in providing technical direction to project implementation and ensure that the OVC results are met. S/he will ensure strong linkages with all other project components.

Requirements: • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in social sciences, social work, child development, education or related field • At least 8 years’ of experience designing, implementing and managing OVC projects of similar scope and size; with experience in Lesotho highly desirable• Demonstrated experience in managing programs that address the needs of vulnerable children and adolescents, adolescents living with HIV, OVC caregiver support, economic strengthening, child protection, violence against children, case management, early childhood development, OVC policy and advocacy • Demonstrated skills in project reporting, preferably for PEPFAR-funded OVC programs• Familiarity with Lesotho’s institutional, policy and programming context for OVC.


Closing date for applications: 28 April 2019.

Applications must be e-mailed to:

Include a detailed CV, qualifications, minimum of three references and a cover letter in one e-mail. Please use the Reference Code, position title in the header of the e-mail. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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In line with Kheth’Impilo’s commitment to Employment Equity, we encourage applications from disabled persons, and applicants from designated groups.