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Job Title: Officer - Corporate Outreach & Training

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka

Reports to: Project Manager

Works with:

Team Leader Workplace Programs,

Manager Workplace Programs,

Work Place Coordinators (WPCs)of partner associations,

Master Trainers from partner companies from each district,

Corporate Outreach team, other CONNECT CO managers,

PSI/AVAHAN field teams in Karnataka


An experienced team of reputed organisations is implementing a programme

entitled ‘Connect’ to leverage public-private partnership in HIV/AIDS. The

Connect team led by Population Services International (PSI) includes the

Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), Y.R. Gaitonde

Centre for AIDS Research and Education (YRG-CARE) and Karnataka Health Promotion

Trust (KHPT).

Financial support for the five year project (Oct 2006-Sept 2011) is provided by

the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

A key focus on this program is to implement work-place HIV/AIDS programs in

Karnataka and in Coastal AP.

Position Purpose:

Facilitate the initiation, implementation and ongoing support of HIV/AIDS

intervention with the formal and informal workforce in Karnataka. This is an

exciting position for an individual who enjoys new challenges and creating new



Recruitment of companies

Work with organizations (chambers, associations, govt departments) to acquire

database of companies.

Build the capacities of partner associations (FICCI, Labour Dept etc) to

undertake mapping of towns / locations for identifying the target companies.

Contact companies (directly and also through partner associations) and present

Connect to enrol them for workplace intervention.

Training & Support Visits

Co-ordinate with partner associations to organise and conduct training

programmes on HIV/AIDS workplace issues with company managers, workers’ and

employers’ organization leaders.

Train and provide on-going support for WPCs* of partner associations to conduct

WPI trainings in the companies

Monitor WPCs on the job and provide feedback

Train WPCs and facilitate Support Visits in each company

Continue implementation of training of new and existing companies

* Work Place Coordinators of partner associations


Advocacy with companies, employers’ and workers’ organizations to adopt HIV/AIDS

workplace policy and programmes.

Facilitate continuous dialogue between partner associations and top management

of the companies for smooth implementation of workplace intervention

Facilitate partner associations to identify and nurture industry “Champions” for

mobilizing support for the program.

Monitor on-field linkages with VCT / STI / ART / DOT / TB diagnostic centres &

HIV / AIDS Care & Support organisations


Establish a monitoring system for partner associations in consultationwith Core


Work closely with the partner associations and ensure that reporting &

documentation are in place

Develop work plan for the district in consultation with the Connect Core Office.

Coordinate activities with the PSI/Avahan state office.

Develop a two way feedback and review mechanism between partner companies /

organizations / master trainers / NGOs and partner associations.

Provide periodic feedback to Connect core office based on the feedback process

institutionalised by core office.

Any other job / assignment that has been assigned by the supervisor

Essential requirements of the position:

Should ideally have a Masters degree in social sciences or related subject

Should have at least two years of working experience on the issue of HIV/AIDS.

Experience in conducting training sessions on HIV/AIDS required

Confidence to interact efficiently with top management of companies and labour

union leaders

Willing to travel in Karnataka

Female candidates are encouraged to apply

Candidates who are fluent in Kannada (read, write and speak) in addition to

good command of English language need ONLY apply.

Last date for application is 6th February 2008

Send your updated CV or contact

Pinki Maji

Executive Assistant


Email: pinki@...

Ph: 080 - 41712326/ 27/ 28

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