Job Opportunity: Program Officer – Gender, Children and Welfare (GCW)


The HIV GCW Program Officer is responsible for developing a number of work streams, in coordination with the executive director, technical advisor, partners and global team, aimed at mitigating the impact of HIV on PLHIV and their dependents and improving and restoring dignity of persons living with HIV. This HIV Officer will plan to address issues of HIV that are impacted by gender, sexuality, children and should be a highly motivated individual with outstanding analytical, problem-solving and communication skills as it relates to his mandate. He/she is able to apply the insights to resource-limited settings and improve LibNeP+ in-depth understanding of the challenges for health system strengthening development to drive national and global health policy. He/she reports to the Program Director for project progress and ensuring the timely delivery of the project outcomes. 

General Responsibilities

All staffs are expected to undertake the following general duties:

  • Work within the framework of LibNeP+ core values, promoting its ethos and mission statement
  • Work towards achieving program and/or department business plan objectives
  • Ensure familiarity with and adhere to all LibNeP+ policies and procedures and keep informed of LibNeP+ activities
  • Travel to program areas, as and when required
  • Demonstrate sound judgment to elevate or consult senior level management with problems or other issues
  • Work as part of a team and liaise with other departments to ensure effective communication across the organization
  • Participate in meetings, networks, seminars and conferences where relevant and beneficial to LibNeP+ and its mission and mandate
  • Undertake and apply learning from appropriate training and development programs
  • Undertake any other duties appropriate to the post as may be required
  • Contribute independently to team goals
  • Other responsibilities as required

Technical Responsibilities

  • Assist the National AIDS Response (NAR) to keep track of HIV positive issues of women, children and sexual minorities across the country through development of tools and systems to ensure accurate data availability and linkages to care and legal services
  • Will be expected to have technical responsibilities as required by title and donors demand 
  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation of field work as necessary and compile necessary training/trip/quarterly reports for internal LibNeP+ and donor review
  • Contribute to overall LibNeP+ work in strengthening network’s systems including the evaluation, adoption, and uptake of new innovation for HIV/AIDS, and in the process become a trusted advisor to MOH and partners
  • Work with technical Advisor to develop programs and projects directed at meeting the goals and objectives of LibNeP+
  • Work with partners to intervene in problem of Children affected/or infected with HIV/AIDS
  • Report to program director on a monthly basis or as required by the program director

Qualifications and Skills


  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, health science or related degree
  • 2+ years’ experience in HIV, TB 
  • Fluency in English in written and oral
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and quantitative and qualitative analytical capabilities
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral) and ability to build and nurture relationships in a challenging multicultural environment
  • Ability to manage numerous work streams simultaneously
  • Ability to work on complex problems without extensive support, prioritize work requirements, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task and to be effective in high-pressure situations
  • Ability to work independently on large, demanding projects
  • Excellent understanding of MS Office with high proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Experience in training and capacity building


  • Master degree in nursing, public health, health science, or related degree
  • Previous experience working for an INGO
  • Experience working with Liberia governments and institutions
  • Being Living with the disease is an added advantage 
  • Work with PLHIV organization is an added advantage 

To Apply

Email your resume with a short cover letter expressing your interests and qualifications to