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  • Posted: Aug 20, 2020
    Deadline: Aug 28, 2020
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  • The African Christian Health Association Platform (ACHAP) is an advocacy and networking platform for Christian Health Associations (CHAs) and Church Health Networks from Sub-Saharan Africa established through a declaration of commitment by the 3rd Africa Christian Health Associations Biennial Conference held in Bagamoyo, Tanzania in January 2007. ACHAP bring...
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    Bilingual Communications Officer

    Purpose of communications support

    ACHAP seeks to ensure increased FBO voices in the global health arena, including increased visibility and participation of its members globally through supporting strategic advocacy and communication with CHAs as well as increased advocacy& communications capacity of members

    In this role therefore the communications officer with the support ACHAP through :

    • Regular updates to members on health matters in Africa through proactive sharing of information and resources made available to the secretariat
    • Updating and maintaining the ACHAP website
    • Proactively pursue compelling stories, best practices, success stories and lessons learnt from ACHAP member organizations and institutions
    • Applying appropriate and strategic communication channels to raise the profile and visibility of ACHAP eg social media
    • Regularly review and update key informational and promotional ACHAP materials
    • Prepare and regularly share a quarterly ACHAP publication
    • Provide translation and transcription services to the Secretariat to ensure sharing and dissemination of key documents in both English and French
    • Ensure professional documentation and quality communication materials are developed and approved for dissemination

    Key Competencies

    • A Degree in Communications, Media or International Relations, with at least 5 years’ experience
    • Excellent command of written and spoken English and French. Native French speakers are encouraged to apply
    • Excellent writing, editing, and verbal communication skills with ability to convey technical arguments in clear and vivid prose
    • Knowledge of sub Saharan Africa public health issues
    • Technical skills in web design and management as well as publications production and design

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    Social Behavior Change Communication/Gender Officer (2 Positions)

    Position Description:

    ACHAP is recruiting a Social Behavior Change Communication/ Gender Expert for a community health project whose focus is addressing key drivers of child and maternal morbidity and mortality. The project aims at increasing availability and utilization of high quality and high impact community interventions in maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH); family planning; nutrition as well as water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH).

    S/he will be responsible for providing technical leadership for BCC. S/he will provide leadership in designing and implementing a behavior change communication strategy including training and technical support in implementation of behavior change interventions. During field visits s/he will ensure that activities being implemented adhering to technical guidelines as well as liaise with local and national MOH officials to ensure alignment of activities.

    Key Responsibilities: **

    • Provide technical direction to define a SBCC/Gender strategy to increase demand for high quality and high impact interventions in MNCH, FP, Nutrition and WASH at community level.
    • Develop SBCC/ Gender packages (framework, tools, messages and materials) high quality and high impact interventions in MNCH, FP, Nutrition and WASH by frontline workers at community level.
    • Develop detailed implementation plans for supported SBCC/Gender interventions, and ensure high quality and timeline delivery of deliverables against intended objectives, targets, and timelines.
    • Build the capacity of partners and their frontline workers in SBCC/ Gender, including organizing Training of Trainers (ToTs) and providing regular technical guidance and support for government and Implementing Partners (IP) staff through mentoring, coaching, and on-demand technical assistance.
    • Provide oversight to the SBCC/ Gender program components, including undertaking field visits to oversee implementation, provide on-site feedback on required improvements, and generate field visit reports with timely and appropriate follow up on action points.
    • Identify and support documentation of best practices, and use them to profile the impact of local level SBCC/ Gender approaches, and promote learning and lesson sharing .
    • Represent the project to internal and external partners including the MoH and other project partners and key stakeholders on relevant SBCC/Gender technical engagements at national and sub-national levels.
    • Other duties, as required.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Community development, Sociology/ Social or Behavioral Sciences, Development Studies, Public Health, or related fields; A Master’s degree will be an added advantage.
    • At least 5 years of SBCC/ Gender mainstreaming -specific experience in designing, development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of approaches and materials as well as related training;
    • Strong organizational skills, and ability to lead a stream of work;
    • Proficient writing and verbal communication skills;
    • Ability to work independently as well as in cooperation with a multi-cultural team;
    • Ability to think creatively and strategically;
    • Relevant computer software skills (including, at a minimum, the standard applications in MS Office).

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    Program Manager/MNCH Lead (2 positions)

    Position Description:

    ACHAP is seeking a Country Program Manager/ RMNCH lead for a community health project whose focus is addressing key drivers of child and maternal morbidity and mortality. The project aims at increasing availability and utilization of high quality and high impact community interventions in maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH); family planning; nutrition as well as water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH).
    S/he will be in charge of overall leadership of the project in the country providing leadership and management of the implementation of the project in line with the designed work plan. S/he will also be the RMNCH lead to provide technical leadership and program guidance for the RMNCH component. S/he will provide technical support for program design, approaches, interventions that are scientifically proven and fit country context for implementation. S/he will be in charge of the country implementation plan and will work with the project officers during trips to ensure implementation is done as per work plan while aligning to MOH and other partner implantation plans. S/he will also travel for project evaluation and monitoring meetings where Kenya and Uganda will have an opportunity to share best practices as well as challenges. S/he will guide and promote learning and knowledge sharing of best practices and lessons learnt. This is a full-time position.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Provide overall leadership to the ACHAP project team in the field.
    • Lead field implementation of RMNCH project activities in line with project strategy, objectives, and activity plan
    • Develop work plans (annual, semi-annual, quarterly and monthly) and ensure timely implementation of project activities with the support of the field project team, CHMTs, CBOs and community-based structures
    • Plan and coordinate the training of project and partner staff to increase their capacity to deliver quality RMNCH programs
    • Coordinate with field teams to ensure that guidance and mentoring are provided to healthcare providers and community partners
    • Collect secondary data on key RMNCH indicators such as maternal mortality ratios, contraceptive prevalence rates, GBV data, and HIV/AIDS statistics.
    • Review existing assessment reports by the MOH, ACHAP and other RMNCH partners
    • Ensure linkages between existing country office RMNCH and health projects and ensure strategies build upon in-country expertise aimed at promoting sustainability
    • Propose possible recommendations for improving community RMNCH strategies
    • In collaboration with other team members, make sure that high quality technical reports are timely produced that clearly describe progress made, achievements, challenges and lessons learned
    • In collaboration with the M&E Lead, design and develop supervisory, monitoring and evaluation systems for RMNCH interventions
    • Ensuring the submission of data and reports from the field is timely, accurate and transparent
    • Represent ACHAP’s work and specifically SRHR activities in health sector steering committee, Reproductive Health working group meetings, as well as other coordination meetings with the MOHS and other relevant bodies.
    • Coordinate with other sectors (Livelihood, Food & Nutrition Security, and WASH. etc.) to ensure a multi-sector approach to SRH
    • In conjunction with the HR, recruit technical project staff, built their capacities and provide support needed for their performance

    Key Competencies:

    • A Master’s degree in Public Health, Social Sciences, International Development or related fields.
    • At least 9 years working experience in a senior management role, preferably on MNCH/Nutrition/WASH programs.
    • Experience in implementing MNCH/Nutrition/WASH programs at community level. Experience with large and complex donor programs and reporting requirements is an added advantage.
    • Experience coordinating with ministries of health and local communities, in implementation of MNCH/Nutrition/WASH programs.
    • Strong writing and organizational skills for monitoring and reporting on program and program outcomes and impacts.
    • Proven interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to lead multidisciplinary teams
    • Excellent command of spoken and written English

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    Monitoring & Evaluation Lead

    Position Description:

    ACHAP is seeking a Monitoring & evaluation lead for a community health project in Kenya & Uganda whose focus is addressing key drivers of child and maternal morbidity and mortality. The project aims at increasing availability and utilization of high quality and high impact community interventions in maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH); family planning; nutrition as well as water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH).
    The M&E Specialist will lead the design and implementation of a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation plan. This will include developing appropriate indicators, implementing systems to safeguard the collection and management of program data, and recommending changes to data collection techniques and reporting, as needed. The M&E Specialist will train project staff and liaise with ACHAP leadership, Ministries of Health and donors on M&E reporting requirements. This is a full-time position based in Nairobi.

    Key Responsibilities: **

    • Design the project’s M&E system and related tools, clearly identifying the users and the utility of the data/information.
    • Lead the development of ACHAP project Activity Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (AMEL) plan. This will include defining M&E indicators and adaptation of M&E tools to meet the project needs.
    • Manage and safeguard project data collection, train project staff, and supervise M&E activities of staff.
    • Oversee data collection processes, perform data quality assessments, and inform survey methods and design.
    • Analyze all data collected and advise project management on needed program revisions.
    • Contribute to written performance reports to the donor, and other project deliverables.
    • Work with project partners and Ministry of Health teams to ensure accurate information flow including data collection, measurement, and reporting.

    Key Competencies:

    • A Bachelor’s degree in Health Records and information, Medical statistics, Epidemiology/public Health, social science, management, international development, monitoring and evaluation, or a related field preferred. Advanced degree will be an added advantage.
    • At least 8 years of related work experience, with experience managing and implementing monitoring and evaluation and learning systems for donor-funded health programs.
    • Considerable knowledge of principles, techniques and methodologies used in the monitoring and evaluation of programs and projects including quantitative, qualitative and participatory approaches and socio-economic research.
    • Considerable knowledge of Logic Models/Results Chains and results-based planning.
    • Knowledge of management principles and practices.
    • Experience coordinating with ministries of health and local communities, in the design and implementation of data collection techniques.
    • Proven interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to lead multidisciplinary teams
    • Excellent command of spoken and written English

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates should submit their applications to: [email protected]
    Application Closing date: 28th August 2020

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

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