Vacancies

 

 

Community Health Worker (CHW) x1

Humana People to People in South Africa seeks to recruit 1 (one) Community Health Worker (CHW) based in Nkomazi Subdistrict Municipality, Areas (Naas, Komatipoort and Tonga) Mpumalanga Province. HPPSA is looking for candidates that meet the below listed qualities.

Job Purpose: To provide ongoing health education and support to volunteer peer educators community members, Mobile and Underserved Populations on Malaria prevention and control.

Requirements /Qualifications

  • Matric Certificate
  • National Vocation Certificate
  • 3 years’ experience in Community Mobilizing
  • Exposure to Malaria Program
  • Basic understanding of Malaria Symptoms, Prevention and Treatment
  • Experience in community health work
  • Strong Administration and Communication Skills
  • Good Report writing Skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Facilitation Skills
  • Ability to work under pressure

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in all programme planning, programme development and review meetings.
  • Participate in formulation and development of programme budgets.
  • Provide ongoing welfare and support to volunteers and Volunteer Peer educators, and ensure documentation and sharing of information obtained and support visits.
  • Monitor the safety, security and welfare of volunteers at all times, and report and share updates from volunteer monitoring visits with the District Coordinator on a regular basis.
  • Mobilize people through door to door, community structures, schools to take get tested for malaria in mobile clinics.
  • Mobilize community members to participate in workshops and events for the malaria programme.
  • Ensure the events materials are well understood by all participants
  • Keep updated attendance registers of training sessions.
  • Conduct community mobilization and sensitization programmes to ensure maximum participation of communities.
  • Collect and collate/compile monthly, quarterly or any reports and data required information relating to the programme and submit this to the District Coordinator.
  • Collect and compile M&E data, & compile and submit monthly reports to the District Coordinator.

To apply, submit a motivational letter and CV and contactable references no later than

03 September 2021 @ 17:00 pm to the following address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

We encourage people with disabilities and from other diverse backgrounds (previously disadvantaged people and women) to apply.

 

If you have not been contacted within two (2) weeks of your application, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

 

Environmental Health Practitioners (EHP) x 2

Humana People to People in South Africa seeks to recruit 2 (two) Environmental Health Practitioners (EHP) based in Mpumalanga Province under Nkomazi Sub-district.

HPPSA is looking for candidates that meet the below listed qualities.

Job Purpose: To make sure we live, work, play and generally gad about in safe and healthy environments. In short, environmental health practitioners are all about public and environmental health and the minimization of health and safety hazards. To conduct inspections and audits

Requirements /Qualifications

  • Diploma / Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Health Management
  • 3-5 years’ experience in Environmental Health Management
  • Experience in environmental Impact Assessment.
  • Experience in environmental health auditing.
  • Good knowledge of relevant environmental health policies, legislations, guidelines and standards. Good interpersonal Skills, written, verbal and presentation Skills.
  • Good Report writing Skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail. Ability to work under pressure and extra unpaid hours.
  • Experience in working and communicating across all levels, including effective interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced, high stress environment
  • Results-oriented, professional, accountable and proactive. Must be able to work with little supervision.
  • Proficiency in English and /or any other South African languages and excellent written and report writing skills
  • Proven ability to work as a team member with multidisciplinary teams
  • Valid drivers’ license, willingness to travel within South Africa
  • Ability and willingness to travel
  • Good report writing Skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure

Responsibilities:

Conduct inspections and audits

  • Ability to conduct inspections and audits and produce thorough, readable and informative reports.
  • Ability to apply integrated environmental Health management tools.
  • Monitor all environmental health aspects. Undertake research related to infrastructure. Identify and communicate environmental health related problems, hazards and risks.
  • Conduct risk assessments and come up corrective actions
  • Evaluate a variety of environmental issues (e.g., food, water, waste, air quality, vector control); they address a variety of environmental health issues in their daily jobs and can translate science into practice.
  • In emergencies they have the ability to collect, analyze, and translate environmental data. These abilities are a great asset for decision makers
  • To lead the environmental health response to emergency events. Establishing and maintaining strong environmental health programs at the local and state levels helps to ensure that this leadership is in place.
  • To be flexible and apply their skills and knowledge across several areas of environmental health (e.g., food, water, waste, air quality, vector control).
  • Practitioners expected to respond to emergencies often need to review the basics of environmental health and should be aware of technical updates

Field Work

  • Notification of all positive cases on malaria information system.
  • Capture notification of data on malaria information system during field work.
  • Case investigation on index cases in the household and checking of breeding sites with communities.
  • Communicate with entomology team for department of health and also collection of lava submit to department of health for assessment and when confirmation for malaria will treat.
  • Conduct follow up visits to treated patients
  • Help in conducting Active surveillance within boarder posts with the unit.

To apply, submit a motivational letter and CV and contactable references no later than

03 September 2021 @ 17:00 pm to the following address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

We encourage people with disabilities and from other diverse backgrounds (previously disadvantaged people and women) to apply.

 

If you have not been contacted within two (2) weeks of your application, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

Monitoring and Evaluation Manager (M&E)

Humana People to People in South Africa seeks to recruit a Monitoring and Evaluation Manager to lead the M&E department for the Malaria Programme which works in the three endemic provinces of Mpumalanga, Limpopo and KwaZulu-Natal. The position is based in Pinetown at our head office within the Program Department, KwaZulu-Natal Province. HPPSA is looking for candidates that meet the below listed qualities:

Reporting structure:

The Monitoring and Evaluation Manager will report to the Country Program Manager.

Job Purpose:  

The Monitoring and Evaluation Manager will manage and provide technical oversight of the implementation of the HPPSA Malaria program which currently includes eight mobile border surveillance units working at and along the borders and villages neighbouring Mozambique and ESwatini. The malaria programme works in conjunction with the National Malaria Control program (NMCP) at both national and the provincial level in South Africa. The role will support the goal of malaria elimination in South Africa as set out by the NMCP.   

Qualifications:

  • Degree or equivalent in the Public Health or Social Sciences sector (Monitoring and Evaluation qualification preferred)
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation including the design and management of M&E systems, in the health and social development sectors.
  • Experience with bilateral and multilateral donor M&E requirements including experience in maintaining donor relationships and communicating with donors, with experience working in grants funded by the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria or USAID preferred.
  • Demonstrated understanding of data management systems with knowledge of DHIS2 (advantageous) and other software including full Microsoft Suite.
  • Geographic Information System Mapping (GIS) abilities useful (advantageous).
  • Strong technical skills – the incumbent should be a fast learner who can quickly grasp technical M&E requirements and clearly communicate these to the team, ensuring they are correctly implemented
  • Leadership skills and the ability to manage and coordinate staff.
  • Proficiency in English essential and any other South African languages or Portuguese an advantage
  • Excellent written and report writing skills
  • Proven ability to work as a team member within a multi-disciplinary team
  • 5 years valid drivers’ license, willingness to travel within the three endemic provinces. Licence must not be endorsed.

Responsibilities:

MER

  • Oversee the design and management of electronic data management systems required by the NMCP and/or PR, including contract management of IT system developers, to ensure fit-for-purpose and timely delivery of data management to enhance data-driven decision-making.
  • Lead and coordinate the refinement, implementation and management of a robust M&E system. This includes but is not limited to M&E Plan/Frameworks, tools data management mechanisms and data quality assurance and reporting as this position is 100% LOE for LSDI2. The key data components link to active surveillance of the mobile surveillance units; passive case detection from health facilities and case investigation.
  • Consolidate and verify data collected and assist the Grant Management Team and NHQ to analyse and interpret the data.
  • Develop and submit weekly/monthly/quarterly/annual donor and other stakeholder reports as required.
  • Prepare presentations and data visualisation, including mapping of malaria hotspots to inform programmatic achievements, challenges and solutions
  • Directly manage a team of M&E Staff across provinces to ensure all M&E requirements are met and provide information linked to field work.
  • Contribute to analysis of routine malaria surveillance data required by the PR and NMCP (National & Provincial level.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of strategies for synthesizing and disseminating key results, programmatic lessons learned, methodologies developed and other project output.
  • Coordinate/participate/facilitate project team and partner meetings.
  • Conduct monitoring and evaluation field visits as needed.
  • Prepare and collaborate on project/technical briefs, manuscripts, and PowerPoint presentations

Relationship & Networking

  • Liaise with relevant NMCP officials at National, Provincial and district level to enhance programme deliverables towards malaria elimination.
  • Liaise with donors with regard to M&E requirements and attend meetings.
  • Participate in monthly and quarterly meetings and other relevant meetings with the partner.

Capacity Building:

  • Lead the on boarding of new M&E staff and provide support and mentorship on an ongoing basis.
  • Mentor and strengthen the capacity of M&E staff to ensure programmatic outputs and outcomes in the M&E Plan are successful through: work plan development, PMP development and finalization, technical reviews, data analysis, data visualization and presentations

The position is until December 2022 with a possible extension dependent on funding. To apply, submit a motivational letter and CV together with samples of reports and 5 contactable references no later than 31 August, 2021 @ 17:00 pm to the following address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  

We encourage people with disabilities and from other diverse backgrounds (previously disadvantaged people and women) to apply.

 

If you have not been contacted within two (2) weeks of your application, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

Temporary Cleaner

Humana People to People in South Africa seek to recruit temporal Cleaner based in Johannesburg, Gauteng. HPPSA is looking for candidate that meet the below listed qualities:

Fixed Contract:  Period from 01 September 2021 to 31 December 2021

Job Purpose:

To provide a high standard of hygiene and cleanliness throughout the House. Develop routines to ensure all areas of the workplace are maintained to high standard of cleanliness.

Skills requirement

  • Grade 10
  • Cleaning experience in a corporate environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Ability to understand and follow simple written and oral directions
  • Ability to use appropriate initiative as may be required in a given situation
  • Basic time management skills
  • Honesty and hardworking

Responsibilities

Daily Tasks

  • Sweeping floors with broom or dust control mops
  • Mopping floors with wet or damp mops
  • To clean toilets, urinals, hand basins, sinks, baths, showers and wash floors
  • Emptying waste bins or similar receptacles, transporting waste material to designated collection points
  • Sweeping, mopping and vacuuming floor
  • To dust, damp wipe, wash or polish furniture, ledges and windowsills
  • Disinfect the door handles

Weekly tasks

  • Perform a number of daily cleaning duties which include;
  • Cleaning glass windows/panes, walls and doors and the veranda
  • Keep a check on cleaning materials and reorder via the Manager
  • Wash the fane for the kitchen gas stove
  • Wash the electric stove

Monthly Tasks

  • Clean inside cupboards
  • Polish cupboards

Ad Hoc Tasks

  • To undertake wall washing or inside windowpane cleaning to a height no greater than body height plus an arm’s extension from floor level, during periodic cleaning maintenance programs
  • Perform any other related duties assigned from time to time

To apply, submit a motivational letter and CV no later than 25 August 2021 @17:00 pm to the following address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged people, women and people with disabilities.

If you have not been contacted within two (2) weeks of your application, please consider your application as unsuccessful.