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  • Posted: Dec 22, 2020
    Deadline: Dec 31, 2020
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  • Centre for Health Solutions - Kenya (CHS) is a local, not-for-profit organisation. We understand the local context, make use of local expertise and strategic partnerships to ensure we implement evidence-informed solutions and interventions to address existing and emerging public health concerns.
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    Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Expert

    Job Summary

    CHS works in partnership with various stakeholders including the Ministry of Health’s National Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Lung Disease Program (NTLD-Program) towards implementation of TB care and control activities across the country. This is part of a US Government initiative against TB in Kenya that receives funding from USAID to implement the Kenya Tuberculosis Accelerated Response and Care II (TB ARC II) program.

    Reporting to the Deputy Chief of Party, the incumbent shall be responsible for providing technical expertise in the design of an innovative, implementable and cost efficient TB social and behavior change communication strategy that addresses knowledge, attitude, and practice (KAP) gaps in TB risk perception and treatment completion.

    REQUIREMENTS

    • Postgraduate degree or equivalent in behaviour and social science, communication, public health or related field.
    • A minimum of 10 years of experience in designing, implementing and evaluating behavior change communication in health projects.
    • Demonstrated experience in improving health-seeking behaviours.
    • Demonstrated ability to support development and implementation of impactful SBCC approaches, such as campaigns, developing and testing of materials, conducting community engagement and activation activities.
    • Experience in human centred design and other user centred approaches strongly preferred.
    • Experience working on USAID funded projects preferred.
    • Experience working in Kenya preferred.
    • Demonstrable experience in the use of new and emerging information and communication technologies to reach audiences effectively and at scale.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, Kiswahili and local languages.

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    Communications Assistant/Graphics Designer

    Job Summary

    CHS works in partnership with various stakeholders including the Ministry of Health’s National Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Lung Disease Program (NTLD-Program) towards implementation of TB care and control activities across the country. This is part of a US Government initiative against TB in Kenya that receives funding from USAID to implement the Kenya Tuberculosis Accelerated Response and Care II (TB ARC II) program.

    Reporting to the Social and Behavior Change Communication Expert, the holder of the position shall be responsible for the development and design of IEC materials and messages in audio, audio-visual and graphic format.

    Qualification and skills required:

    • A diploma in Graphic Design, Communications, Public Relations, Media Studies, Journalism or their equivalent from a recognised institution.
    • Excellent graphics design, photography and videography skills.
    • Demonstrable experience in graphic design and graphic design software, including but not limited to Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign or equivalent software.
    • Ability to plan, prioritise and produce quality results on time and on short notice.
    • Ability to take and adopt feedback from the team.

    Responsibilities

    • Engage in discussions, virtual or face to face meetings to generate ideas, and concepts around TB messaging.
    • Create multi-media content for dissemination on various platforms: radio, TV, social media, website etc.
    • Photography and videography.
    • Preparation of camera -ready publications.
    • Design of IEC materials.
    • Edit and produce photos, videos, audios and related productions.
    • Adapt the content and adhere to the TB ARC II branding guidelines.
    • Adhere to committed and mutually agreed timelines to share draft content for approval.
    • Any other duty as assigned by the project.

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    RTCQI Champion

    Job Summary

    CHS Institute Ltd. is currently sourcing for a high calibre, self-motivated and dynamic individual to fill the position of RTCQI Champion.
    The RTCQI Champion will be engaged to provide standard oversight while regularly monitoring and ensuring the quality of testing outside the traditional laboratory settings.

    Person Specification

    • Diploma in Medical laboratory science and registered by KMLTTB
    • Should have a minimum of 3 years’ experience working in a busy Lab
    • Computer literacy in the use of MS Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook is desired
    • Ability to work and deliver results with minimum supervision
    • Demonstrated ability to work as a team player

    Responsibilities

    1. Performing Quarterly STEPWISE PROCESS OF RAPID TESTING/SPI –RT audit/ for all supported sites, identifying the gaps and assisting in the implementation of corrective action
    2. Work directly with testing sites on various activities or tasks to improve the quality of testing at the site
    3. HTS Lab Register monthly review to adherence to the Testing SOPs  for all supported sites
    4. Monthly on-site visits to provide technical support /training on rapid HIV testing, the mentorship will be guided by SPI-RT 2015.
    5. Assist in the distribution of HIV PT samples at the facility level as well as implementation and Initiation of root-cause analysis for undesired testing outcomes (Invalids, inconclusive, unsatisfactory PT)
    6. Write reports and prepare presentations describing progress and achievements and communicate the findings to the facilities, County and the implementing partners.
    7. Provide objective reports and analysis in a timely manner.
    8. Working closely with implementing partners and county, will support facilities prepare for certification on HIV testing through continuous quality improvement efforts
    9. Supporting facilities implement internal quality controls for HIV testing.
    10. Any other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor

    Method of Application

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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