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Provincial Demand Coordinator X4

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Job Title: Provincial Demand Coordinator 

Locations:

(1x KwaZulu Natal, 

1x Eastern Cape, 

1x Gauteng, 

1x Western Cape)

The Provincial Demand Coordinator will report the Provincial Lead and will be responsible for coordinating demand creation plans for mobile clinics in the province.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in communication, public relations, marketing or a related field or equivalent relevant experience.
  • Previous NGO/CBO/primary health care experience as a communicator or CHW.
  • At least 2-5 years of experience in communications in the health sector.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with experience in creating press releases, media advisories, and other communications materials.
  • Experience in coordinating communication campaigns and team members.
  • Experience in event planning and execution.
  • Flexibility in working hours.
  • Good organisational skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • A passion for health care and a desire to make a positive impact in the world.
  • Knowledge of the South African health care industry and youth healthcare issues would be an advantage.
  • MS Office essential.
  • Ability to communicate in English plus another language is preferable.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Providing supervision and support to the Keready communicators in your province with their day-to-day activities and planning.
  • Assisting with the recruitment and appointment of mobilisers.
  • Coordinating mobiliser onboarding days and ongoing training needs.
  • Assisting the data-capturer with the verification of data from the communicators and mobilisers.
  • Mentoring of communicators in best practices e.g., mobile set up, demand creation strategies, etc.
  • Keeping up to date with communicators weekly schedules and ensuring that all stakeholders are approached and assisted where needed
  • Facilitating open and healthy communication between communicators and Professional Nurses leading each unit.
  • Conducting, in conjunction with the Stakeholder Manager, Doctor and Provincial Lead, stakeholder mapping to identify local stakeholders and organizations to partner with.
  • Working with the radio specialist, doctors and the teams on the ground to coordinate the weekly liaison with community radio stations.
  • Building relationships with key influencers, community journalists and bloggers locally to secure media coverage for Keready.
  • Working with the teams to hold events to promote our services and engage with our target audience.
  • Monitoring media coverage and demand creation activities and reporting on these weekly to the comms team and provincial lead and doctor.
  • Collaborating with other departments and stakeholders to ensure consistency in messaging and branding.
  • Self-management and performance ownership
  • Take ownership and accountability for tasks and demonstrates effective self-management.
  • Ensure that personal quality assurance and productivity standards are consistent and accurate.
  • Maintain a professional positive attitude and respond openly to feedback.
  • Drive your career development through relevant and current training and development.
  • A quarterly performance evaluation will be implemented.

Additional: The incumbent must be willing to support project related activities beyond the responsibilities highlighted above.

Please be advised:

  • This is a full-time fixed contract until 31 December 2023.
  • This role is based in the respective provincial offices daily and rove around mobile health clinics throughout various communities in the province as needs arise. 
  • Must be willing to work and travel within the respective provinces when required.
  • Preference will be given to local qualified and suitably experienced candidates.

Closing Date: 13 July 2023

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