Job Title: Project Officer Social Determinants

Country: Kenya

Location: APHIAplus – Zone 1Counties

Closing Date: March 25 2011

Description
  • Provide technical and operational support under the direction of the APHIAplus Zone 1 Social Determinant technical advisors;
  • Responsible for implementation of the Social Determinant for Health component in a one county;
  • Facilitate the integration of Social Determinant for Health result areas with result area 3 interventions for synergy and sustainable impact in the county;
  • Support the Social Determinants Advisor in implementation of Social Determinant for Health annual work-plans for APHIAplus Zone 1;
  • Support the Social Determinants Advisor to build the capacity of CBOs in the country to implement Social Determinant for Health
  • Support Social Determinants Advisor to ensure quality, focus implementation, monitoring and evaluation of APHIAplus’ Zone 1 Social Determinants of Health interventions (in the county) in integrated household livelihoods; community resiliency and, disaster mitigation and management;
  • Ensure that APHIAplus Zone 1 Social Determinant for Health component in the county is implemented in compliance with WV, GoK, and other acceptable standards and norms;
  • Support the Social Determinants Advisor to facilitate development and rollout of needed programming and monitoring tools, methodological approaches, technical assistance, training / capacity building, DME support and accompanying business processes to ensure that program interventions in household livelihoods; community resiliency, disaster mitigation and management achieve and surpass performance targets;
  • Strengthen networking with relevant government departments to ensure their participation in building revenant structures for sustainability.
  • Implement the project ensuring synergies with other related programs;
  • Impart appropriate mentoring, coaching and supervision in order to equip, motivate and empower Community based Organizations;
Qualifications
  • The holder of this position must have a minimum of a Bachelors’ degree in a relevant field from a recognized University. An advanced degree is highly preferred;
  • They must have a minimum of 5 years experience designing, planning, implementing, supervising and reporting on integrated social livelihood and development projects
  • They must have demonstrated practical command for implementing Social Development;
  • The holder of this position must be results orientated leader with performance based management knowledge who can manage and satisfy multiple and at times conflicting organizational, donor and other stakeholder demands;
  • He /she must also have solid public relations skills and be a strong team player;
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How to Apply

All application letters and detailed CVs together with names of three referees, should be sent to reach the undersigned not later than March 25, 2011.

Director
People and Culture
World Vision Kenya
Nairobi, Kenya
Email: recruit_kenya@wvi.org

Please indicate clearly on the subject line the position you are applying for

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

Disclaimer: World Vision Kenya has not engaged any recruitment agencies in this recruitment process, neither are we charging any fees to potential employees for job opportunities.

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Applications are invited from Kenyan nationals to undertake postgraduate studies (for Postgraduate Diploma or Masters Degrees) at Universities in New Zealand commencing in January 2012.

The New Zealand Government provides New Zealand Development Scholarships (NZDS) through the New Zealand Aid Programme within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Up to fourteen (14) scholarships are available to eligible African applicants and will cover air travel, full tuition fees, an establishment allowance, and a living allowance to cover day to day costs in New Zealand.

Applicants may also be entitled to return travel to their home country to see dependant family members under the Reunion Airfare Entitlement.

The priority fields of study available are:
  • agriculture
  • private sector development
  • rural livelihoods (including small and micro enterprise development) and
  • health and nutrition (particularly public health, primary health, HIV/AIDS, infectious diseases);
Application forms are available from participating New Zealand tertiary education institutions (contact details are found on the web address below).

Please complete two (2) application forms and attach copies of current curriculum vitae, notarised / certified copies of university certificates, transcripts and three (3) reference letters, two (2) from academic referees and one work related, together with each application.

All application forms must be completed in English and failure to do so will lead to automatic disqualification. All supporting documents must be translated into English by an accredited translator. A one-page summary in English of reasons for wishing to undertake postgraduate training in New Zealand and how the postgraduate training being sought will benefit your country must also be provided.

Applications are to be submitted on the New Scholarship Application Form to the New Zealand education institution of the applicant’s choice by the institution’s published application close-off date.

Please see www.aid.govt.nz/scholarships/nzds/nzeducation-institutions.html for the education institution’s contact details and related cut-off dates.

Any queries should be referred in the first instance to the New Zealand Aid Programme Manager:

New Zealand High Commission
Private Bag X27
Brooklyn Square
Pretoria, 0075
South Africa

Email: enquiries@nzhc.co.za

Applications received by each New Zealand education institution by the published close-off dates will be assessed based on the selection and eligibility criteria. The education institutions will forward complete eligible scholarship applications to the New Zealand High Commission in Pretoria for final assessment.

All candidates will be informed of the outcome of their application by October 2011.

Short listed candidates may be required to undergo a telephone interview.

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Applications are invited for the above scholarship from, holders of a good master’s degree in Economics.

Applicants with research experience in economics, and / or with an academic / research appointment at a university or research institute will have an added advantage.

The application package should include academic transcripts for undergraduate and postgraduate studies, and copies of degree certificates.

Only highly qualified candidates will be invited for an interview.

The closing date is May 14, 2011.

Please forward applications to the,

Director, School of Economics,
University of Nairobi.
P.O. Box 30197, Nairobi, Kenya

Telephone: Nairobi 318262, 226451 ext. 28122

Fax: + 254 020 24 30 46 or + 254 2 33 68 85

E-Mail: economics@uonbi.ac.ke

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Job Title: Project Manager Nutrition

Country: Kenya

Location: Baringo

Closing Date: March 25 2011

Description
  • Provide leadership in managemnt of the grant budget and work plan
  • Daily management and supervision of staff.
  • Coordinate all field logistical operations for the program e.g transport in conjunction with the administration department
  • Conduct staff recruitment and regular training of the local staff (including refresher courses)
  • Monitor program activities and expenditures against the workplan and budget.
Qualifications
  • Minimum of Bachelor in Nutrition and dietetics or related discipline.
  • At least five years working experience of which two should be in a management of nutrition programs
  • First hand experience in nutrition programming in complex emergencies
  • Broad understanding of food security issues in arid and semi arid areas
  • Good knowledge of underlying causes of malnutrition.
  • Experience in nutrition surveys and assessments.
  • Competence in analytical computer software data analysis, writing and communication skills.
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Must be registered with the Kenya Nutrition and Dietetics Institute (KNDI)
Job Details

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How to Apply

All application letters and detailed CVs together with names of three referees, should be sent to reach the undersigned not later than March 18, 2011.

Director
People and Culture
World Vision Kenya
Nairobi, Kenya
Email: recruit_kenya@wvi.org

Please indicate clearly on the subject line the position you are applying for

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

Disclaimer: World Vision Kenya has not engaged any recruitment agencies in this recruitment process, neither are we charging any fees to potential employees for job opportunities.

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Job Title: Project Officer Nutrition

Country: Kenya

Location: Turkana/Baringo

Closing Date: March 25 2011

Description
  • Support provision of a comprehensive nutrition services.
  • Support systematic delivery of health and nutrition education messages to the community
  • Train Community Health Workers on Infant and Young child Feeding Promotion of appropriate infant and young child feeding practices in the community
  • Support delivery of a comprehensive package of nutrition services.
  • Conduct on Job training of health workers encompassing essential nutrition services, monitoring and reporting tools;
  • Promotion of appropriate infant and young child feeding practices in the community
  • Integration of infant and young child feeding practices to management of acute malnutrition.
  • Link with and support health facilities to conduct outreach services offering comprehensive package with MoH and or other partners.
  • Identification and motivation community health workers in line with MoH community strategy
  • Ensure availability of IEC materials on IYCF, hand washing etc at the health facilities
  • Support MoH in ensure proper management of beneficiaries
Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree in nutrition/nursing or Higher Diploma in Public Health with specialization in community nutrition
  • At least 2 years working experience of management of malnutrition in emergency contexts.
  • Knowledge and experience of IYCF is desirable
  • Must be registered with the Kenya Nutrition and Dietetics Institute (KNDI)
  • Good knowledge of underlying causes of malnutrition in both emergency and development contexts.
  • A degree in nutrition, possess and demonstrate basic IT skills, and excellent report writing skills
  • The ability to work within a team, on ones own initiative with minimum supervision, and excellent communication skills will also be essential
Job Details

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How to Apply

All application letters and detailed CVs together with names of three referees, should be sent to reach the undersigned not later than March 25, 2011.

Director
People and Culture
World Vision Kenya
Nairobi, Kenya
Email: recruit_kenya@wvi.org

Please indicate clearly on the subject line the position you are applying for

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

Disclaimer: World Vision Kenya has not engaged any recruitment agencies in this recruitment process, neither are we charging any fees to potential employees for job opportunities.

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Job Title: Health and Nutrition Officer

Country: Kenya

Location: Turkana

Closing Date: March 25 2011

Description
  • Support the project manager in day to day management of the nutrition of nutrition project
  • In liaison with PRRO nutritionist and DNO support the implementation of supplementary feeding program
  • Coordinate systematic delivery of health and nutrition education messages to the community
  • In liaison with MoH develop health and nutrition messages and ensure IEC materials are available for the mentoring team
  • Support integration of infant and young child feeding to management of acute malnutrition program
  • Support in coordination of all field logistical operations for the program.
  • Participate in staff recruitment and regular training of the project staff on nutrition
  • Coordinate outreach services offering comprehensive package by MoH/WVK/partners health staff in hard to reach areas
  • Streamline and motivate community mobilization structures
Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree in nutrition/nursing or Higher Diploma in Public Health with specialization in community nutrition
  • Must be registered with the relevant professional body
  • At least 3 years working experience of management of malnutrition in emergency contexts.
  • Good knowledge of underlying causes of malnutrition in both emergency and development contexts.
  • Competence in analytical computer software data analysis, writing and communication skills.
Job Details

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How to Apply

All application letters and detailed CVs together with names of three referees, should be sent to reach the undersigned not later than March 25, 2011.

Director
People and Culture
World Vision Kenya
Nairobi, Kenya
Email: recruit_kenya@wvi.org

Please indicate clearly on the subject line the position you are applying for.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

Disclaimer: World Vision Kenya has not engaged any recruitment agencies in this recruitment process, neither are we charging any fees to potential employees for job opportunities.

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