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  • Posted: Jan 20, 2020
    Deadline: Jan 27, 2020
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    Action Network for the Disabled (ANDY) is a National Disabled Persons Organization (DPO) working at all levels of community with the involvement of persons with disabilities to bring about positive change. We were founded by and for children and youth with disabilities in Kenya. ANDY is dedicated to achieve equality, inclusion, and empowerment of children...
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    Field Officer- Health

    Project: Community Based rehabilitation for Children with Disability in Nairobi Informal Settlements

    Reports to: Senior Program Officer

    Action Network for the Disabled (ANDY) is looking for committed and success-driven individual for the position of a Field Officer to manage the health component within a new program with the main goal of strengthening the systems for children with disabilities holistically within the health, family, community and education system.

    Main Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Lead in coordinating and preparing of surveys
    • Develop effective, robust, and relevant training programs for various cadres of healthcare workers, including continuously updating curriculums, training materials, and guidelines
    • Promoting the registration of persons with disabilities
    • Identify and build strategic partnerships with associations, partner organizations so as to increase the program’s reach and build business proposition through training activities.
    • Ensure effective management of donor relations and effective coordination with program partners to deliver and communicate results.
    • Take the lead in conducting community outreaches specifically within Kibera Sub County
    • Assessing and strengthening rehabilitation centres within Kibera
    • Monitor expenditures against budgets and ensure alignment with work plans and program deliverable.
    • Identify successful strategies for expansion beyond program territories or funding
    • Representation of ANDY and its program to donors and key stakeholders during meetings and presentations
    • •Assist with managing the proposal processes, including drafting, concept notes, proposals and budgets for new opportunities.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Minimum 2-3 years of progressive management experience in health programs in an NGO; Experience as a Community Health Worker/ Volunteer within Kibera will be an added advantage.
    • Minimum qualification: Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in project management or related discipline from an accredited institution;
    • Demonstrated success managing donor grants and programs
    • Extensive knowledge of the Disability landscape, including registration, rehabilitation and access to education for children with disabilities; Experience working within Kibera will be an added advantage.
    • Excellent writing skills and demonstrated ability to synthesize information into concise reports
    • Strong command of MS Office, including MS Word and Excel
    • Excellent written and oral English and Kiswahili

    Attributes and Abilities:

    • Excellent attention to detail.
    • Ability to work in teams as well as a consortium with other organisations and bring together diverse groups of stakeholders.
    • Passionate about Disability Health and working among Children with Disabilities.
    • Strong sense of integrity and motivation to succeed
    • Self-driven with a positive attitude

    STARTING SALARY:

    • Gross Salary: 40,000- 45,000 Ksh /month
    • This gross salary is dependent on experience.
    • The gross salary is subject to statutory deductions i.e. PAYE, NSSF, NHIF

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates should send their 2 Page CV and Cover Letter applications to info@andy.or.ke and CC fkiburuthu@andy.or.ke with a subject line of FIELD OFFICER-HEALTH before 5 PM – 22nd January 2020

    Please note that due to the potentially high number of applications only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

    Interviews will be conducted on 27th January 2020 in our Nairobi Office

    Persons with Disability are strongly encouraged to apply *

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