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  • Posted: Apr 3, 2024
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    Jhpiego, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University is implementing The Challenge Initiative (TCI), a project funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) through The Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health (GI), Department of Population, Family & Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public He...
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    Senior Reginal Clinical Advisor


    • Reporting to the Project Director, the RISE and Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, the Senior Reginal Clinical Advisor will provide technical and programmatic leadership, coordination, monitor project implementation and track performance for all RISE projects and Maternal, Newborn and Child Health projects. He/She will oversee the implementation of two projects: RISE AD Hoc and AMPLI-PPHI project activities including the periodic planning, budgeting, technical oversight and program review in accordance with donor and Jhpiego policies.


    • Provide regional technical support to Nigeria and Zambia to ensure successful clinical adherence, drawing on lessons learned from Smiles for Mother’s Project and AMPLI-PPHI
    • Mentor Kenya AMPLI-PPHI staff appropriately to support continued excellence in project implementation
    • Strategic Coordination and implementation of RISE & MI projects including periodic planning, budgeting, technical oversight and program review in accordance with donor and Jhpiego policies
    • Coordinate project management and discussions with the donor and ensure compliance to all donor requirements including timely submission of reports, plans, budgets, and other requested responses
    • Coordinate with RISE & MI field and HQ teams and other home office staff in project implementation as necessary
    • To ensuring maximum integration of all RISE activities and adherence to work plan, targets and budgets and maintain good relationship with donor and relevant government counter-parts
    • Ensure good integration of RISE and MI activities with MOH partners and USAID projects
    • Assist with development of protocols, work plans, proposals, budgets, liaising with Ministry staff and donors regarding implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs. Including liaising with KCM and other partners to ensure C19RM TA activities are implemented per scope
    • Ensure successful mentorship and service delivery of RISE TA to the Ministry Of Health (MOH) by supporting leadership, direction and coordination and ultimate decision-making
    • Ensure the smooth data collection, analysis and dissemination of information to the MOH to inform strategy change in MOH capacity building
    • Represent the project in country TWGs and National Oxygen or related COVID-19 Committee Meetings
    • Coordinate COVID-19 activities in Jhpiego and offer updates on new information to staff and management

    NOTE: All staff members of Jhpiego, regardless of the level of their responsibilities are expected to:

    • model the mission and values stated above
    • participate in the business development process
    • contribute to the knowledge sharing and transfer process
    • make responsible decisions that result in time and cost containment and clear accountability
    • participate in multiple teams, adopt team spirit, take responsibility for action items assigned and provide feedback as needed
    • multitask, be able to manage competing priorities and be able to prioritize in order to meet program and/or organizational objectives

    Required Qualifications

    • MNH Clinical Advisor, with proven experience
    • Medical Doctor or a health-related degree with post graduate training
    • At least 10 years working experience in successful implementation of health programs
    • Strong programming, management and technical skills
    • Experience in pandemic/epidemic management or specifically COVID-19 interventions response and coordination
    • Experience working with MOH personnel and good knowledge of health systems and programs
    • Experience working with USAID funded projects
    • A demonstrated track record of providing mentorship and supervision for strengthening healthcare services; training in quality improvement approaches
    • Excellent analytical, communication and report writing skills
    • Computer literacy, particularly in the use of MS word, Excel and PowerPoint

    Knowledge: (functional or technical: i.e. federal legislation, finance, program planning, public healthcare standards, proposal writing, human resources practices, etc.)

    • Basic understanding of COVID-19, MCH, HIV/AIDS, RH/FP and Health related issues, with a global focus is necessary
    • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to multitask
    • Be of high integrity and able to maintain confidentiality
    • Computer skills including demonstrated hands on-experience with MS Word, MS Power Point, and MS Excel
    • Proficiency in both written and spoken English and Kiswahili

    Abilities/Skills: (action, i.e. negotiate, manage, exercise independent judgment, network, train, etc.)

    • A broad variety of programmatic, administrative, financial, and computer skills (including Word Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access), which may need to be acquired through very quick learning
    • Experience in team working and multi-cultural staff
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Be self-motivated, proactive and have a positive attitude to work requiring minimum supervision
    • Attention to detail and accuracy in data management, analysis, and reporting
    • Strong presentation and communications skills, oral and written
    • Ability to communicate effectively, instilling trust and confidence
    • Experience in managing teams and supervising multi-cultural staff
    • Be willing to take on extra responsibilities in order to achieve the goals/objectives set by the organization

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