HIV Programme Coordinator (post level 9)

Health Centre

Bloemfontein and South Campus (one position for both campuses)

HIV Programme Coordinator (post level 9)

Job Id: 2586

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Responsible for general administrative and financial responsibilities.
  • Responsible for a project management, such as, arranging and conducting awareness and testing campaigns.
  • Coordinate and support students involved in the Peer Education programme.
  • Conduct workshops and training sessions for peer educators on topics of health promotion and prevention.
  • Develop training material in line with programme outcomes.
  • Responsible for implementation of prevention programmes and initiatives.
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Responsible for data capturing and analysis in relation to reporting internally and to third stream funders.
  • Apply for third stream funding through proposal writing.
  • Render operational support to Qwaqwa Campus regarding HIV activities where necessary.
  • Travel to all University's campuses as necessary.

Inherent requirements:

  • Relevant bachelor's degree or national diploma in the Social Sciences.
  • Two (2) years' relevant experience.
  • A valid driver's license.

Required competencies:

  • Intermediate computer skills in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Experience in public speaking.
  • Project management experience.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to function with ease in the University's richly diverse working environment
  • Ability to function effectively as a member of a team, as well as independently
  • Knowledge in the application of policies and the NSP.
  • Implementation of prevention programs and initiatives.


  • Previously worked in the HIV field.
  • Language proficiency in Sotho.
  • PDP License.

Assumption of duties:

01 December 2018 or soon thereafter.

Closing date:

23 November 2018


The salary scale is available on request. For any further enquiries, please feel free to contact 051 401 9161/3934/9962/3699.


The University reserves the right not to fill the post. The University subscribes to and applies the principles prescribed by the Employment Equity Act. Preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups, in accordance with the principles of the aforementioned act and the employee profile of the specific department/division.

Applications may only be submitted online. All applications must be accompanied by the following:

  • a detailed curriculum vitae and cover letter (please note that the first three (3) referees on your CV will be contacted with regard to reference checking);
  • certified copies (not older than 3 months) of all academic records;
  • certified copies (not older than 3 months) of qualifications (please provide the SAQA accreditation in the case of foreign qualifications);
  • a certified copy (not older than 3 months) of your identity document (ID).

The UFS will only consider applications of candidates who meet all the inherent requirements of the position.  Applications that are incomplete or sent by fax or e-mail, will not be considered. Communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Should you not be contacted within six weeks of the closing date for applications, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful.

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