ACT Coordinator Jobs at The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Kenya
Sometimes in life there is that moment when it’s possible to make a change for the better. This is one of those moments.” – Elizabeth Glaser
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 15 countries and at over 5,500 sites around the world to prevent the transmission of HIV to children, and to help those already infected.
Today, because of the highly successful work of the Foundation and its partners, pediatric AIDS has been virtually eliminated in the United States.
With a growing global staff of over 1,000—nine of 10 who work in the field—the Foundation’s global mission is to eliminate pediatric HIV and AIDS by implementing HIV prevention, care, and treatment programs; further advance innovative research; and to execute strategic and targeted global advocacy activities to bring dramatic change to the lives of millions of women, children, and families worldwide.
EGPAF Kenya is looking to recruit Kenya ACT Coordinator, Lead IP Project to be based in Nairobi.
The ACT “Lead Implementing Partner (IP) Project” will support programmatic and financial grants management on the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF’s) behalf for recipients of CIFF funding under the Accelerating Children’s HIV/AIDS Treatment (ACT) Initiative.
ACT is a $200 million joint public-private partnership between the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and CIFF to double the total number of children receiving ART in priority African countries over the next two years. As part of CIFF’s $50 million contribution to ACT, CIFF will directly fund 10 international and local NGOs to reach ACT targets in Kenya, Malawi and Tanzania.
The “Lead IP” project implemented by EGPAF will provide CIFF with programmatic and financial monitoring support of these 10 partners across three countries.
ACT Coordinator Job Summary:
- EGPAF’s ACT Coordinator, Lead IP Project in Kenya will serve as the project’s main point of contact in country and will be responsible for the day-to-day in-country programmatic and operational/financial monitoring for a portfolio of 4 implementing partner organizations under the CIFF-funded ACT Initiative.
- The ACT Coordinator will provide support throughout the life of award to track progress of the CIFF-funded implementing partners’ activities and their ACT targets, to ensure implementing partners’ compliance with donor and legal requirements, and to flag issues and challenges as they arise.
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