Public and Private Sector Coordinator

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed


A Nation free from the threat of HIV & AIDS by 2030

Job Purpose

Reporting to the Director Programmes, the Public and Private Sector Coordinator will provide mid-level programme management and coordination of the Public and Private Sectors, HIV and AIDS and gender mainstreaming including resource mobilisation initiatives to achieve national targets of the national response.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Coordination, public and private sector partners and supporting the sub-national levels in developing public-private sector partners and supporting the sub-national in developing public private partnerships initiatives.
  • Coordinates a full range of public-private HIV/AIDS and gender mainstreaming management activities.
  • Facilitate national and sub-national planning, implementation and monitoring of public-private HIV/AIDS and gender mainstreaming initiatives.
  • Provide guidance and mentoring to large- and small-scale private sector HIV/AIDS and gender mainstreaming.
  • Coordinate and assists partners with decentralised site visits including periodic support supervision.
  • Work closely with public institution (line ministries or government departments) and provide leadership and guidance to HIV & AIDS and gender focal point persons in HIV & AIDS and gender mainstreaming in all developmental programmes.
  • Facilitates international and national resource mobilisation initiative for HIV/AIDS and gender mainstreaming activities.
  • Provide guidance in public sector negotiations for HIV/AIDS and gender mainstreaming sector work plans.
  • Facilitate joint supervision and assessment with Zambia Environment Management Agency (ZEMA) and other stakeholders of the implementation of HIV/AIDS and gender impact mitigation plans by contractors of capital projects.
  • Develop and facilitate implementation of guidelines and implement monitoring of Environmental Impact Mitigation (EIM) plans at sub-national levels in close collaborations with the local councils.
  • In close collaboration with the Provincial and the Finance Manager, review financial and program reports form sub-national levels in the case of community sub-granting benefactors from the EIM plans funds.
  • Manage tracking and reporting on funds received from public and private partners for HIV/AIDS and gender mainstreaming.
  • Support financial staff in queries related to utilization of EIM funds at national and sub-national levels.
  • Support and monitor timely submission of reports by implementing public and private sector partners into the national M&E system
  • Prepare quarterly and annual reports and any other reports as may be required by the Directorate.
  • Ensure compliance with NAC national and sub-national data collection M&E systems
  • Review programmes data from public and private partners and assist M&E Coordinator collate, analyse and use data for decision making.
  • Participate in annual and periodic programme reviews.
  • Participate in the documentation of best practices for sharing locally and internationally.
  • Work in close collaboration with knowledge management unit in disseminating of best practices at national and sub-national levels.
  • Ensure placement of key documents and report on network and shared drives.
  • Perform all work safely and maintain a safe working environment
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by Director Programmes.


  • Full Grade 12 School Certificate or equivalent with at least 5 Credits at “O” Level including English and Mathematics
  • BA/BS in a related field in International studies or development.
  • Master’s degree is an added advantage.

Required Experience and Skills:

  • At least two (2) years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience with HIV/AIDS programming and resource mobilisation is an added advantage.

Knowledge and Demonstrated skills

  • Knowledge and understanding of general government communication policies and procedures or regulations for programme implementation
  • Demonstrated ability to work with divergent partners and stakeholders
  • Proficiency in word processing spread sheets and database skills
  • Ability to work in team environment
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally.

Submission of Applications

Applications accompanied by Curriculum Vitae, Certified copies of National Registration Card, Academic and Professional qualifications should be addressed to:

The Director General

National HIV/AIDS/STI/TB Council

Plot 315, Independence Avenue

P. O. Box 38718


Applications may also be emailed in PDF single file format to: [email protected]. Closing date for receipt of applications is by close of business on Monday, 20th March, 2023

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