Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) Capacity Development Officer

Location: Limpopo Province (Capricorn/ Mopani Districts)

Duration: Fixed-term contract (1 year)

HIVSA is a not-for-profit company established in 2002 and is a strategic partner of the Gauteng Provincial Departments of Health and Social Development. We innovatively transform and empower individuals, community workers and organisations by developing their capacities to effectively respond to the socio-economic and health challenges that burden communities.


The Capacity Development Officer is responsible for the capacity building, mentorship, administrative input, and supportive supervision of sub-partners to ensure quality implementation of expected activities aligned with programme standards/expectations. The Capacity Development Officer must have strong communication, teamwork, networking, report writing and problem-solving skills for the smooth execution of all related programme activities.


  1. Financial– CBO Management
  2. Stakeholder engagement/management: Building and maintaining relationships withexternal stakeholders.
  3. Products and Services -
  1. 3.1  Case Management of expected targets and sub-populations
  2. 3.2  Capacity building, supportive supervision, and mentorship of sub-partners.
  3. 3.3  Documentation, Reporting and recordkeeping.
  4. 3.4  Data Quality Management
  1. Internal Organisational Processes – Compliance with HIVSA processes and systems
  2. People - Internal interpersonal relationships aligned to HIVSA values.


  • Minimum requirement of a Social Auxiliary qualification, community development or equivalent qualification. Facilitation Skills will be an added advantage.
  • At least 2 years experience in community work and working with Community Based Organisations
  • Experience in community capacity development is recommended.
  • Good report writing skills.
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines, working under pressure.
  • Sound decision-making and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team setting.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and excellent patterns of communication
  • Strong supervision and mentorship skills
  • Sound understanding of Monitoring and Evaluation requirements and reporting.
  • Must have a valid driver’s licence
  • Required to drive self to sites and meetings using own vehicle. • Must be partially or fully vaccinated (Covid-19)


Candidates that meet the requirements and are interested in the position should send a motivation letter and CV with three contactable referees to: The HR Manager, HIVSA, P O Box 3869, Southgate, 2082, e-mail: Closing date for applications: 27th October 2023 (Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted as soon as the prospective project is finalised and awarded to HIVSA

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