Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation

Division of Reproductive Health

The Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation seeks to recruit the following position funded by the USAID/Kenya through Capacity Kenya Project. The position will be based at the Division of Reproduction Health (DRH).

The Division is the primary agency responsible for policy making, technical oversight and leadership on all reproductive health programs in Kenya.

Program Manager - Monitoring and Evaluation and Quality Assurance (M&E and QA)

Ref ME/0RH/22/2011

Under the overall guidance of the Head of Division of Reproductive Health in the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation, the M&E and QA Manager will be the line manager for M&E, research and quality assurance within DRH.

S/he will provide technical leadership and oversight to ensure effective planning, coordination, development, quality assurance, monitoring, and evaluation of all RH programs/activities within the Division.

Key Responsibilities
·       Provide strategic technical guidance to ensure effective implementation and periodic review of DRH's M&E framework.
·       Implement appropriate M&E tools and processes for all DRH programs.
·       Provide technical guidance on M&E during development and/or review of pre-service and in-service RH training curricula, policies, guidelines, Annual Operation Plans (AOP) and business plans.
·       Develop and execute a framework for the coordination of RH research and utilization of research findings to inform policy and programme implementation.
·       Provide overall management and leadership of the M&E and QA Program including mentoring staff and experts attached to the Division.
·       Institute a framework for the coordination of regular supportive supervision for the various DRH programs to strengthen the existing health systems and structures for RH service delivery.
·       Develop a mechanism to systematically document and disseminate RH & FP best practices and lessons learnt from programs.
·       Implement effective linkages with HMIS Department for efficient and effective utilization of data for continuous quality improvement in the provision of RH services in Kenya.
·       Provide leadership in developing capacity of RH workers to improve M&E across the RH sub-sector and communication among actors.
·       Develop a mechanism for coordinating resource in-flows into DRH and track their respective program result areas to improve RH in Kenya.
·       Offer technical and secretariat support to the RH Interagency Coordinating Committee (RH ICC) to ensure routine meetings, follow up and implementation of recommendations.
·       Ensure timely production of quarterly monitoring and quality assurance reports based on agreed performance indicators and develop an effective feedback mechanism to implementers of RH programs
·       Lead initiatives in the Division to apply ICTs in RH program planning, implementation monitoring and evaluation
·       Provide feedback to the Head of DRH on the status of implementation of high impact interventions for programs within DRH including MNH and FP support services
Experience and Qualification
·       A master's degree in a public health or research related field, with concentration on epidemiology, bio-statistics, demography, population studies or other relevant degree.
·       At least seven years of relevant professional experience in project management, project monitoring and evaluation and relevant related fields
·       Experience and content knowledge in the area of a reproductive health.
·       Excellent knowledge of participatory methods in M&E in the context of social change programming.
·       Proven ability to design and implement research and evaluation to inform interventions and programs.
·       Demonstrated skills in writing for scientific/peer-reviewed publications and conferences.
·       Proficiency in MS Office, statistical software and database programs.
·       Familiarity and experience in working with USAID or other international organizations will be an added advantage
·       Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
·       Proven ability to train, coach and mentor technical teams.
·       Proven ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines.
If your background, experience, and competencies match the above specifications, please send your detailed CV indicating daytime telephone numbers, address, and the names of three referees to the address below not later than June 22, 2011 quoting the position reference.

IntraHealth International Inc
Capacity Kenya Project Unga House,
Muthithi Road, 7th Floor
P.O. Box 66726 - 00800
Nairobi

Email: jobskenya@intrahealth.org
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World Education, Inc. is seeking candidates for the following positions based in Kenya for an anticipated multi-year, donor funded HIV/AIDS education program in primary and secondary schools project subject to award.

The project is designed to improve students’ HIV/AIDS knowledge, attitudes and practices through peer-to-peer, school, and community-based interventions.

Chief of Party HIV / AIDS Education Program

The COP will have overall responsibility for coordination of all project activities and staff.

S/he will have primary responsibility for representation of the project to USG, local government and authorities, partners and other key stakeholders.

S/he will have the leadership qualities, technical expertise and experience, management experience, interpersonal skills and relationships to fulfill the requirements of the program description.

Roles and Responsibilities
·       Provide overall technical leadership for the cooperative agreement;
·       Serve as the lead technical advisor in HIV/AIDS prevention education and community involvement;
·       Provide overall leadership and direction for the cooperative agreement; define and implement activities in a way that achieves the greatest coverage and impact possible;
·       Lead and facilitate an effective partnership with public and private sectors, and other stakeholders working in Kenya;
·       Serve as the primary contact and principal WEI representative for Donor and the Government of Kenya; keep up-to-date on developments within Donor and Government development strategies in HIV and AIDS, education, and comprehensive community-based services;
·       Supervise staff to ensure timely achievement of program results;
·       Manage subcontract partners; ensure coordinated inputs and technical/managerial quality from all partners and collaborators;
·       Manage, oversee and coordinate all project planning and implementation, including timely deployment of project staff.
·       Monitor progress of project activities, report to Donor and partners on programmatic progress and results, ensure that project deliverables are met within the agreed-upon timeframe;
·       Delineate internal lines of communication for effective management;
·       Oversee cooperative agreement negotiations, performance-based subcontracting and results monitoring;
·       Coordinate with other Donor-funded Implementing Partners;
·       Organize and manage external communications, and arrange for dissemination of information;
·       Supervise program staff to ensure timely delivery of products and regular reporting;
·       Advocate and promote scale-up of best practices.
Qualifications
·       At least 10 years of experience implementing and managing a complex program in/for a developing country;
·       Master’s Degree or higher in Education, Public Health, Public Administration, Social Work, or related field;
·       Technical expertise in HIV/AIDS prevention education, behavior change, community mobilization, youth friendly services, and community-based service provision;
·       Familiarity with Government HIV/AIDS, education, and OVC policies, strategies, plans and current/past programming;
·       Demonstrated ability to engage government and to represent vulnerable children priorities and issues;
·       Demonstrated experience in financial and technical management;
·       Knowledge of gender issues and links with HIV/AIDS and education;
·       Strong leadership, management and interpersonal skills;
·       Strong writing and oral presentation skills;
·       Familiarity with international donors (at least 8 years of US Government and other experience preferred); and prior experience serving as a Chief of Party or Deputy Chief of Party highly preferred.
Director of Finance & Administration

The Director of Finance and Administration will be responsible for the overall financial management of the organization.

S/he will oversee the effective and appropriate use of financial resources of the project, develop effective mechanisms to monitor the expenditures and liquidations of the project and provide leadership in establishing alliances with the public and private sector and other donors to source other funds in order to maintain sustainability of the project.

Roles and Responsibilities
·       Ensure sound financial management of program, including oversight of cash flow and banking;
·       Manage budget with Chief of Party;
·       Overseeing transparent, sound, cost effective financial systems;
·       Monitor implementation of work plan activities and assist in creating appropriate reports for activity-level financial management;
·       Oversee reporting and subgrants management;
·       Submit monthly financial reports to World Education headquarters in Boston, MA;
·       Review and approve all expense vouchers;
·       Assure compliance with USG regulations for project procurement and ongoing activities;
·       Supervise financial aspects of grants management;
·       Oversee supervision of financial staff; and
·       Assume other responsibilities deemed necessary by the Chief of Party.
Qualifications
·       10-12 years of experience working as a financial manager including supervising finance and administrative staff;
·       Familiarity with managing programs that are donor funded, especially with those that are USG funded;
·       Extensive experience working with Non Governmental Organizations and managing subgrants;
·       Experience establishing financial systems, and knowledge of accounting software, preferably QuickBooks and Excel;
·       Demonstrated ability to establish alliances with the public and private sector;
·       A Master’s degree or higher in accounting, finance, commerce or related field; and
·       excellent contract negotiation skills and experience.
HIV and AIDS Education Technical Director

The HIV and AIDS Education Technical Director will be responsible for technical leadership and oversight of the HIV/AIDS education interventions in schools and communities and will work closely with the Chief of Party to develop and manage the overall technical strategy of the program.

Additionally, the Technical Director will provide essential support to the Chief of Party in managing and supervising the entire program implementation activities of project staff and project partners and will play a key role in managing technical, administrative and financial inputs to achieve the project objectives.

Roles & Responsibilities:
·       Play a key role in supervising the planning and implementation of all project activities, ensuring that all activities are properly and timely performed and that outputs are accomplished and delivered according to the agreed work plans;
·       Oversee project implementation in target communities in Kenya and coordinate with other program partners and stakeholders;
·       With the Chief of Party, provide overall technical oversight for all work and activities necessary to achieve the project planned objectives, outputs, and deliverables;
·       In collaboration with the Chief of Party, monitor and evaluate project activities, interventions, impact and implemented sustainability measures;
·       Liaise and advocate with other partners and relevant stakeholders regarding the project activities and policies and contribute toward fitting these policies and interventions; trouble shooting problem solving;
·       Provide technical supervision and assign technical responsibilities as needed for the project staff and relevant project partners;
·       Help in documenting all project activities, tasks, achievements and success stories; and
·       Report to the Chief of Party on all technical, administrative and financial activities and relevant issues.
Qualifications
·       At least 10 years of experience designing, implementing and managing HIV/AIDS education or youth behavior change projects;
·       Extensive experience implementing programs that address HIV/AIDS attitudes and practices, behavior change, community mobilization, youth friendly services, parent-child communication and community based service provision;
·       HIV/AIDS prevention, community mobilization, economic strengthening, child protection, and HIV/AIDS and education policy and advocacy;
·       Familiarity with Government HIV/AIDS, education, and OVC policies, strategies, plans and current/past programming;
·       A Master’s degree or higher in Education, Public Health, Social Work, or related field;
·       Strong management, written, interpersonal oral communication skills; and
·       experience in project management processes, particularly relevant development projects.
To apply for these positions, please submit CV/resume and cover letter either online at:

http://worlded.org/WEIInternet/workforus/index.cfm

or send by email to Elizabeth Hendrix at WorldEdKenya@gmail.com with the name of the position in the subject line (Please note that applications submitted without the proper subject line may not be considered.)

Applications will be accepted through close of business June 10, 2011.

WEI is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer committed to workplace diversity. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. M/F/H/V/D
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An international chemical distribution company is seeking for experienced and highly motivated professionals to fill the following vacancy:

Business Manager

Qualifications:
·       Min. BSc in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Bio-Chemistry or related,
·       Strong Communication skills, valid Driving License & Computer literate ,
·       At least 3 years experience in sales of chemical product to various industries,
·       MBA/MSc in marketing or sales & Knowledge of regional countries will be assets.
Job Description:
·       Manage one or more sales sectors in the company,
·       Prospect for new client and strengthen existing client relationships,
·       Identify and answer clients specific needs,
·       Carry out negotiations, sales, demos, technical follow-up.
If you are fully qualified and desire to grow fast in the chemical distribution field, kindly send your CV + Cover letter to recruitment.kenya@orkila.com.
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Free The Children an NGO with projects in Narok County is looking to add to our growing team;

Environmental \ Agricultural Field Coordinator

Position involves:

·       Initiate, support and facilitate environmental clubs within Free the Children assisted schools
·       Modern Farming techniques training for Free the Children initiated women, men and youth groups.
·       Formulate curriculum for community environmental club’s training.
·       Managing, planning and executing our environmental initiatives
Alternative Income Field Coordinator

Position Involves:
·       Empower communities in Alternative income training
·       Financial Literacy training for community members
·       Rolling out community based Voluntary Savings & Loan Associations
Environmental Education Coordinator

Position involves:
·       Help improve standards in delivery of environmental education at the school level
·       Oversee environmental principles implemented in Free the Children sponsored schools.
·       Empower community ownership for environmental initiatives
Qualifications
·       Experience in Community Development / Environmental Studies / Agriculture
·       Excellent oral and written organisational and interpersonal skills
·       Ability to work independently and be a team player
·       Dedicated and passionate individual who shows initiative
·       Ability to ride a motorcycle and applicable valid driving license compulsory
Send your CV only including your current emoluments to: hrkenya@freethechildren.com no later than 15th June 2011.

Only short listed candidates will be directly contacted.

Visit our website: www.freethechildren.com for background.
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