The National Foundation for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC Foundation) is an independent, nonprofit organization that connects the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with private-sector organizations and individuals to build public health programs.

In collaboration with CDC-Kenya and the Ministry of Medical Services (MOMS) and Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation (MOPHS), the CDC Foundation seeks an mHealth (Mobile Health) Project Country Manager for the PEPFAR (President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief) to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Reporting to CDC Foundation, and with technical oversight provided by CDC-Kenya, the Project Country Manager will be responsible for overseeing the PEPFAR mHealth initiative.

Key responsibilities:
  • Manage contracts for services and products across the Partnership;
  • Develop service level agreements (SLAs) for information technology services and oversee end-user support activities across technology solutions;
  • Provide technology solutions and design, develop and test activities in partnership with the two health ministries, CDC ICT Leaders, technology partners and vendors;
  • Develop and implement system training strategies and plans;
  • Work with the two health ministries and CDC ICT Leaders to develop support and escalation plans;
  • Manage relationships between the Government of Kenya, key HIS stakeholders, donors/partners, in-country CDC and PEPFAR teams; and
  • Manage the Partnership’s budget and project requirements and deliverables and mitigate any project risks or shortcomings.
Qualifications:
  • A Bachelors degree and a Masters degree in Public Health, Public Administration, Business or a related field;
  • A minimum of 10-15 years experience in public health;
  • Excellent analytic and quantitative skills and a background in technology implementation;
  • Experience in designing Health Information Systems (HIS), knowledge and understanding of national enterprise data models for HIS is highly desirable;
  • Experience in managing multiple teams and collaborating with a wide range of entities working in the public health field;
  • Ability to solve complex problems especially in resource constrained environments;
  • Experience in preparing complex documents such as reports to donors, meeting summaries and peer reviewed articles is strongly preferred;
  • Project management experience including demonstrated success in managing large, complex projects to successful completion; and
  • Ability to travel extensively.
Applicants should submit their application with a detailed CV, stating their current position, remuneration, e-mail and telephone contacts, quoting reference number CDC – 02/11 on both the application letter and envelope.

To be considered, your application must be received by 23 February 2011 addressed to:

The Director
Executive Selection Division
Deloitte Consulting Limited
“Deloitte Place”, Waiyaki Way, Muthangari
P.O. Box 40092 00100
Nairobi, Kenya

E-mail: esd@deloitte.co.ke

The Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi (AKUH,N), invites applications from suitably qualified individuals for the following position:

Director, Operations

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, (COO, AKUH,N), the Director, Operations, will support the management of clinical departments for example, Radiology, Pharmacy and Rehabilitation Services.

S/he will work with the COO, AKUH,N, in improving core processes and systems and in ensuring that all operational Hospital initiatives are financially sustainable while providing service excellence and cost-effective quality care.

In addition, the incumbent will oversee and direct all operational aspects of the Diagnostic Imaging Centres. As a member of the senior management team of AKUH,N, s/he will also participate in the strategic planning process of the Institution.

Applicants should have a Masters Degree in Healthcare Administration or equivalent in Business Administration or Finance. S/he should have ten or more years experience in senior positions in healthcare institutions or health systems management.

To Apply:

Applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees, telephone contact, e-mail address and copies of certificates and testimonials should be sent to, the

Manager, Recruitment,
Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi
P. O. Box 30270-00100,
Nairobi

Or by email to hr.recruitment@aku.edu so as to reach not later than 27th February, 2011.

Applications by email are preferred.

Visit our website www.aku.edu for more information.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

The Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP), is USAID’s flagship award for maternal, newborn and child health. MCHIP aims to accelerate the reduction of maternal, newborn and child mortality in Kenya through the introduction, development and scale-up of high-impact interventions.

MCHIP is implemented by Jhpiego and its partners, including Save the Children, John Snow, Inc., Johns Hopkins University/Institute for International Programs, Macro International, Inc., Program for Appropriate Technology in Health, Broad Branch Associates, and Population Services International.

MCHIP is currently recruiting a Project Director to head the MCHIP program in Kenya.

Project Director
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The Project Director will be responsible for the overall management and implementation of MCHIP activities in Kenya.

He/she will work closely with the Jhpiego Kenya Country Director; MCHIP team based in Washington and other representatives from Jhpiego and its partner organizations to ensure programmatic leadership and integrity.

We are seeking for an individual with excellent technical and interpersonal skills, who is a team player, dedicated, hard working, highly motivated and able to work in a high pressure environment requiring Multi-tasking.

Responsibilities
  • Lead the development of MCHIP program strategy in Kenya and plan for overall implementation and attainment of program goals
  • Ensure that MCHIP program is technically sound, evidence-based and responsive to the needs of the country
  • Provide overall leadership for the program’s technical, financial and human resources functions
  • Represent MCHIP at Ministry of Health and in other relevant technical advisory groups with counterparts and partner institutions
  • Prepare, review and share periodical reports and other program deliverables in time
  • Track and present progress, achievements and lessons learned to key stakeholders including donor and partners.
Qualifications:
  • Must have a Graduate degree in medicine and pediatrics. A degree Public health will be an added advantage
  • Over 5 years experience in successful implementation of Maternal, Newborn and Child Health programs. Experience in Water and Sanitation and Health Systems Strengthening is desirable
  • Team player with demonstrated ability to produce quality results
  • Experience in working with MOPH systems and personnel
  • Experience in working in a fast-paced multi-agency/organizational environment
  • Computer literacy, particularly in the use of MS office.
Child Health Technical Advisor

Reporting to the MCHIP Kenya Project Director, the Child Health Technical Advisor will manage the MCHIP CSD/WASH activities in Kenya.

S/he will work with the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation (MOPHS) divisions and partners intervening in Child Survival and Development, WASH and the Community Strategy by providing technical assistance and assisting to coordinate the MOH planned activities and inputs.

S/he must be available to travel to provinces and district 30% of the time.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Contribute to strategic planning, implementation and monitoring of DD activities of the MOPHS, DCAH and partners to improve national coverage of DD curative and preventive interventions, data analysis and reporting
  • Work with MOPHS and partners to develop tools and strategies to improve access to and delivery of services to prevent and treat DD leveraging on existing MCH programmes
  • Contribute in the preparation and implementation of project’s work plans, budgets and technical quarterly and annual reports to the project and its funding agencies
  • Compile and analyze data for performance monitoring and evaluation of the project and utilize data to take corrective actions
  • Serve as a technical advisor to the DCAH and respond to MOPHS policy development impacting on DD programming, including integration of WASH and DD case management
  • Contribute to the development of the Integrated Community Case Management approach in management of Diarrhea, Pneumonia and Malaria in Kenya, in collaboration with partners
  • Participate in trainings, meetings and workshops that support Child Survival and Development (CSD) activities
  • Strengthening supportive supervision by forming a working team at the provincial level and with select DHMTs
  • Forge partnership with UNICEF, WHO and any other partner organizations that have the potential to work on interventions supported by MCHIP.
Qualifications:
  • Medical Degree and Masters degree in Public Health or equivalent
  • At least five years of experience in public health, particularly in child health management at a senior position at national, provincial and/or district level in Kenya
  • Up-to-date knowledge of and experience in implementing CSD activities, including Diarrhea, Pneumonia and Malaria.
  • Experience with the integrated management of childhood illness (IMCI) is a must; trainers or supervisors in IMCI preferred
  • Experience in working in a fast-paced multi-agency/organizational environment
  • Experience of work at community level required
  • Computer literacy, particularly in the use of MS Word, PowerPoint.
  • Legally authorized to work in Kenya
Interested applicants should send a CV and detailed cover to HR-Kenya@jhpiego.net not later than 25th February 2011.

Please indicate how your education and experience qualifies you for the position.

A competitive remuneration package will be offered according to qualifications and experience.

Only those selected for interview will be contacted

Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer

Our Company is a leading sugar miller with a heritage spanning over forty years, situated in Western Kenya along Awasi – Nandi Hills road (about 55km from Kisumu).

We seek for suitable qualified and experienced Kenyan citizens who are dynamic, self motivated and results oriented candidates for the following positions.

Shift Engineer
Two (2) Posts
Reporting to Engineering Manager - Mechanical

Key Responsibilities
  • Coordinate Inspection of all equipment and plant to ensure that they are in good working condition and submit daily inspection report to the engineering manager
  • Prepare annual maintenance schedules and agree with Engineering Manager- Mechanical on manning levels and materials requirements.
  • Plan and carry-out periodic mini, weekly and annual maintenance tasks timely and efficiently.
  • Monitor compliance to safe working conditions of personnel and equipment
  • Requisition for spares required for plant maintenance timely.
  • Propose annual operating and maintenance budget.
  • Run a condition monitoring system to get feedback on plant condition at all times.
  • Propose plant modifications and carry out when approved.
  • Monitor mill sanitation to reduce on loss of sucrose by microbial activity.
Minimum Qualifications/Job Requirements
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • Membership to a relevant professional body e.g. I.E.K. and/or be registered engineer with ERB
  • Minimum six (6) years experience gained from a large manufacturing concern preferably three (3) years of which should be in the sugar industry.
  • Conversant with Sugar Mills.
Key Competencies
  • Team player and ability to mobilise effort
  • Should be innovative
  • Should have knowledge in risk assessment
  • Ability to work beyond normal hours
  • Proficiency in Office Suite Computer Applications
  • Have high integrity
  • Ability to achieve strict targets.
Basic Skills
  • Coaching and counselling skills
  • Appreciation of basic accounting
  • Knowledge of labour laws
  • Good communication skills
  • Knowledge of technical computer applications e.g. MS project
If you meet the above criteria, please send an application letter with a detailed curriculum vitae stating your age, present employer, position, current salary and benefits, expected salary, day-time telephone number and addresses of three referees to reach the undersigned by 28th February,2011

Our vision: To be the company of choice in the manufacturing of sugar and related products in the region.

Managing Director
Chemelil Sugar Company Limited
P O Box 1649
Kisumu

E-mail: info@chemsugar.co.ke

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