A rapidly growing global healthcare solutions company is seeking a highly qualified professional to serve as Senior Technical Lead of Health Capacity Building and Public-Private Partnerships as a partner on APHIA Plus Zone 1 in Nyanza and Western Provinces.

The ideal candidate will meet or exceed the following requirements:

Key Responsibilities:
  • Create and implement a capacity building program for private healthcare professionals on the topics of HIV/AIDS (including ART), TB, malaria and reproductive health
  • Determine overall program vision, strategy, goals and design
  • Work with Ministry of Health to facilitate delivery of mentorship packages to private health providers
  • Assist referral programs between private and government health facilities
  • Monitor program impact and implement continuous quality improvement
  • Manage relationships with key stakeholders in government, private sector and within the project
Required Qualifications
  • Medical doctor, MD, (or equivalent) trained in infectious disease and an HIV specialist
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience, preferably with a USAID agency
  • Proven technical expertise in programmes managing HIV patients
  • Demonstrated strong communication, interpersonal and diplomacy skills with the proven ability to foster good will and build consensus at all organizational levels.
  • High level of computer literacy with MS Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint
To apply:

Please send a brief cover letter including your mobile number, curriculum vita, and three professional references with “displayid: 2011-1206” in the Subject line via electronic mail to brhc@agents.icims.com no later than February 28, 2011.

Coastal Rural Support Programme, Kenya (CRSP(K)) is a project of the Aga Khan Foundation.

The Programme works in Kinango, Kaloleni and Ganze Districts. Its goal is to contribute to sustainable and equitable improvement in the livelihoods of particularly the poor households by stimulating economic growth and social development in the three districts.

CRSP(K) is also implementing a pre-primary and primary education project to improve the quality of learning in collaboration with Education for the Marginalised Children in Kenya (EMACK).

The Programme invites applications for the position of:

Community Development Facilitator – Education

Reporting to the Project Officer for Education, the CDF will be responsible for mobilization, planning, monitoring and implementation of community development initiatives, putting special emphasis on early childhood development and overall education and the linkages therein with other community development initiatives.

Specifically, he/she shall:
  • Assist in community mobilization, awareness raising, needs assessment, planning and implementation of community development initiatives
  • Training of teachers to enhance their pedagogical skills
  • Mentoring teachers on curriculum delivery to improve learning outcomes
  • Training of SMC/PTAs
  • Train school communities in the school based planning processes
  • Promote networking/linkages amongst stakeholders working on education issues within the project area
  • Compile and share timely activity reports within the organization
  • And any other duty assigned by the Programme Director

The person should:
  • Have a minimum of a Diploma in Education or its equivalent
  • Have a minimum of three years working experience in the related field
  • Be well grounded in education and conversant with the current education trends.
  • Have good communication and training skills
  • Be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Be prepared to work with the marginalized communities in the region.
  • Be computer literate
Send application letter, a detailed CV with copies of key academic certificates; and full contact details of three professional referees to the below contact no later than February 28th, 2011.

E-mail: admin@crsp-k.org

ChildFund, Kenya, is a non – sectarian charitable organization whose mission is to help deprived, excluded and vulnerable children have capacity to become young adults, parents and leaders who bring lasting and positive change in their communities.

ChildFund, Kenya is seeking to recruit a highly competent and experienced person to fill the position of a Project Manager for its Child Survival and Health Grants Programs (CSHGP).

Position: Health and Nutrition Project Manager
Reports to: ChildFund Kenya Programs Director
Based in: In Nairobi with frequent travel to project location

Overall Description:

The Project Manager will be responsible for overall management of a 5 year maternal and child health and nutrition (MCHN) project contingent upon grant award. This job is anticipated to begin in October 1st 2011.

S/he will provide strategic and operational leadership to identify, implement, test and analyze community-oriented innovations to introduce and scale up a high impact MCHN intervention package which will achieve measurable outcomes among children, families and communities.

S/he will liaise closely with partner organizations, including relevant ministries of the Government of Kenya, USAID, and other international agencies/programs, among others.

  • Masters degree in public health from a recognized university.
  • Minimum of three years of professional experience in a leadership role, in the implementation of community based MCHN related activities.
  • Technical knowledge and experience in maternal health,, infant and young child feeding, community case management of childhood illnesses, and monitoring and evaluation of health programs.
  • Experience in managing USG funding and familiarity with US Federal regulations.
  • Knowledge of USAID procedures and familiarity with USAID’s maternal, newborn and child health, infectious disease, nutrition, and health systems strategies and programs.
  • Previous employment or extensive collaboration and networking with NGOs.
  • Experience in working with Ministry of Health and/or health officials.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills & demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively in teams.
  • Strong English technical writing skills, and excellent oral communication skills.
  • Computer literacy.
Interested and qualified candidates should send their application letters and detailed CV to hr@kenya.childfund.org on or before 4th March 2011.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Lutheran World Federation / Department for World Service Kenya Program is seeking to recruit Kenyan nationals for the following position, to be based in Kakuma Refugee Camp.

Deputy Child Protection Officer

Reporting directly to the Child Protection Officer

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensure that Unaccompanied/Separated/ orphaned children arriving in the camp are identified and successfully fostered
  • In liaison with other agencies facilitate reunification of unaccompanied/separated children with their relatives.
  • Assess and identify the psychosocial needs of children in the camp
  • Identify and resolve cases of emerging conflicts between children and their care givers, & develop training plans
  • Collaborate with other LWF sectors and implementing partners in order to ensure smooth coordination of efforts.
Person Specifications/Qualifications
  • Must have a degree in social sciences, Development studies, Developmental Psychology or related field.
  • Post graduate diploma in child care and development will be an advantage.
  • Training in child counseling skills is an added advantage
  • At least 2 years experience in child related areas in a humanitarian setting
  • Experience in proposal development, planning, implementing child focused projects.
  • Excellent leadership skills, Understanding of child protection laws and issues.
  • Experience in the use of computer packages
Deputy Gender Equity and Human Rights Officer

Reporting directly to the Gender Equity and Human Rights Officer

Duties and Responsibilities among others:
  • Collaborate with other staff in the planning, management and development of the unit.
  • Monitor and analyze emerging trends in the field of gender and human rights promotion
  • Supervise the production, acquisition, & distribution of sanitary wear.
  • Identify community training needs and organize relevant training.
  • Write timely and accurate unit reports
  • Degree in gender and development studies, social sciences or related field.
  • Post graduate training in Gender and Human Rights.
  • At least 2 years experience in a humanitarian setting especially in handling GBV
  • Good understanding of protection instruments & computers/statistical packages.
Data Entry Clerk

Reporting directly to Assistant Gender Officer.

Duties and Responsibilities among others
  • Manage SGBV and Child Protection soft ware.
  • Manage documentation and resolution of SGBV cases.
  • Analyses SGBV trends and share the report.
  • Write timely and accurate statutory reports
  • A minimum of diploma in Information technology, computer studies
  • Good typing skills and speed.
  • Minimum experience of two years in data entry/software management.
  • Experience in Gender and child related issues.
  • Excellent record keeping and maintenance of an efficient filing system
Sanitation and Hygiene Technician

Reporting to the Project officer and Project Coordinator Turkana host project.

Duties and responsibilities among others:
  • Conducting field-based needs assessments & consolidate the information for planning and implementing future WASH project activities in Turkana West
  • Mobilizing and sensitizing communities to participate in WASH activities
  • Organizing/carrying out health education activities & training of WASH groups and clubs
  • Implement and monitor School WASH activities implemented by LWF
  • Participating in project Monitoring & Evaluation
  • Preparing and compiling various project reports weekly, monthly and other sector reports as may be required.
  • Diploma in Public Health/Environmental health or Equivalent
  • Three (3) years working experience in community based water and sanitation activities
  • Experiences in of VIP latrines and training in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene programs
  • Computer skills Microsoft office
  • Working experience in Turkana will be added advantage.
Personal Attributes for all above positions:
  • High level of integrity, commitment and professional responsibility.
  • Ability to work independently with guidelines and clear expectations.
  • Strong inter- personal and team building skills.
  • Ability to tolerate cultural, education and religious diversity in the work place.
  • Excellent communication, organization and presentation skills
LWF/DWS is an equal opportunity employer, irrespective of gender, race or religious affiliation.

Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

LWF/DWS is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for humanitarian agencies.

Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect the organization’s commitment to the prevention of abuse and exploitation of beneficiaries.

Applications and detailed CV must include email address and telephone contacts of 3 referees, one of whom must be your supervisor in your current/former employment.

They should reach the undersigned by close of business on 25th February, 2011

C/o HR Officer,
P.O. Box 48 Kakuma,
Or e-mailed to: hr-kak@lwfkenya.org

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

For more details, visit our website www.lwf-kenya.org

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