• Career Opportunities at PATH - 12 Positions

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  • PATH is the leader in global health innovation. An international nonprofit organization, we save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accelerate innovation across five platforms—vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations—that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity. By mobilizing partners around the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs. Together, we deliver measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health.

    Deputy Director, Operations and Research Affairs

     

     

    The Operations and Research Affairs division is comprised of five departments: Business Development, Legal Affairs, Office of Grants & Contracts, Office of Research Ethics, and Office of Scientific Affairs. The mission of the division is to provide effective, efficient, pragmatic, and compliant operations support for PATH’s global operations.

    Leadership and Management

    • Foster collaborative relationships at all levels and locations of the organization to understand existing and changing needs with the goal of continuous improvement in the alignment, efficacy, and efficiency of operations, world-wide and across functions.
    • Evolve development of business pipeline, projects, and knowledge management to deliver success.
    • Work with stakeholders to design and implement a Transformational Management Office (TMO) function.
    • Develop and introduce continuous process improvement within key institutional initiatives sponsored by the COO.
    • Manage open access requirements implementation and compliance framework activities for FY 17.
    • Manage division management staff as required.

    Strategic Partner

    • Serve as a bridge builder across PATH to increase our impact and program efficacy and compliance through an optimized operations framework.
    • Lead the coordination (including capacity, resource mobilization, and sequencing) of key institutional initiatives.

    Communications and Knowledge Management

    • Plan and organize team meetings and serve as primary representative for the COO on select PATH committees, teams, and initiatives.
    • Working with the COO, craft routine and special communications.
    • Drive the cascade of operations information to stakeholders across PATH and within the division’s departments in collaboration with PATH’s Global Engagement team.
    • Lead the design, planning, implementation, and maintenance of knowledge management systems specific to the division.
    • Collaborate with Project Management/Knowledge Management staff to optimize PATH’s knowledge management in relation to operations and key initiatives sponsored by the COO.
    • Collaborate with other operations/shared services departments to enhance coordinated, seamless service provision.

    Required Experience

    • Master’s degree in business, public health, management, or related area.
    • Minimum of six years in senior management working in the public or private sector in low resource settings to achieve change.
    • High-level, strategic understanding of operations within a global organization.
    • Proven skills in project, knowledge, and policy management.
    • French language skills a plus.
    • Demonstrated experience and success in strategy development and oversight.
    • Demonstrated strength in strategic thinking and pragmatic problem solving.
    • Skilled systems thinker with demonstrated ability to develop and manage processes.
    • Proven skill building new and effective partnerships, and managing external relations.
    • Strong ability to drive for results while dealing with ambiguity.
    • Proven success leading systematic change through strategic planning, and developing and managing systems, tools, and processes.
    • Proven collaborative leadership skills, including a track record of exercising good judgment and managing change effectively. 
    • Excellent writer and communicator with success as a spokesperson who can articulate messages to diverse audiences.
    • Proven success managing staff and supporting professional and leadership development.
    • Demonstrated cultural competence and strength in appreciating and managing diversity.
    • Demonstrated interpersonal effectiveness with track record of taking initiative, leading through influence, and building relationships to achieve success.
    • Demonstrated commitment to PATH’s mission and values.
    • Ability to work flexible hours and travel up to 40% time.
    • Must have current authorization to work in Kenya.

    PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.

    PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

     

    Country Director, Kenya Country Program

     

     

    The Country Director is responsible for business development to enable a diversified and sustainable portfolio and for quality execution of solutions and projects across all of PATH’s platforms. She/he will also develop and nurture partnerships to ensure local to global impact wherever possible. This role will represent PATH locally and internationally and elevate our standing as the leading NGO in global health innovation, especially in the development and commercialization of devices, diagnostics, drugs, vaccines and program services.

    The Country Director mobilizes the technical, programmatic and operational resources and expertise to meet country needs. She/he is responsible for PATH’s organizational strategy to harness strengths across teams to maximize our impact and value at the country level. This will be accomplished through strong leadership to ensure programs are executed with the highest quality, have a sustainable program design, demonstrate value for money, and ultimately improve the health of targeted populations.

    The Country Director will also be a key leader in Global Innovation efforts, particularly focused on fostering East African innovation ecosystems. This will involve collaborations with academia, Government, multilateral donors, private sector, other incubators, NGO, and corporates. PATH will focus on innovations that fall between product development and the commercialization space. Commercialization of products primarily focus on the diagnostics and devices and tools space.  The subsequent roll out and scale up in public health settings could have significant health impacts.  

    Required Experience

    • Advanced degree in public health, medicine, business or related field, and a minimum of 12 years of experience that includes advanced technical competency in one or more of the following areas: Health systems, maternal child health and nutrition; HIV/TB; non-communicable diseases; sexual and reproductive health and rights; or technology innovations such as digital health. A combination of education and experience will be considered.
    • Demonstrated success serving in an executive or senior leadership role, preferably as CEO, overseeing all of the functions and operations of the entity.
    • Proven record of business development, resource mobilization, and partnership building in a competitive landscape.
    • Proven ability to develop business and organizational vision by implementing a strategic roadmap.
    • Record of accomplishment in successful networking as well as effective interactions with donors and collaborating agencies, including private, public, government and non-profit entities.
    • Knowledge in development of new health technologies, product development, and implementation of programs in low resource settings.
    • Knowledge of in-country needs and opportunities,
    • Effective leadership skills and progressive people management experience, including managing through senior leaders, systems and processes.
    • Ability to effectively scope problems, anticipate and pre-empt emerging issues and make decisions with conviction even in highly ambiguous contexts.
    • Reputation as a flexible team player with the ability to forge alignment in a matrix organization and effectively collaborate across boundaries and teams.
    • Record of accomplishment in creating and leading high-performing and adaptable teams across cultures and geographies and mentoring global health professionals at different career stages.
    • Proven ability to oversee leaders that are responsible for the conceptualization and design of projects from proposal development and fundraising strategies to program delivery and monitoring and evaluation.
    • Knowledge of global health trends as well as East African regional health issues, particularly the devolution and decentralization of Kenya’s health sector.
    • Demonstrated emotional intelligence, discretion and strategic agility.
    • Fluent in English with excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Willing to travel internationally and domestically and internationally up to 25%.
    • PATH seeks to employ a workforce that reflects the communities it serves; ideal candidates will be residents of Kenya or citizens willing to return.

     

    Health Informatics Officer, PATH- HSDSA Project

     

     

    HIV Service Delivery Support Activity (HSDSA) Cluster 1 is a USAID funded project covering Homa Bay, Kisumu, Migori, Kisii and Nyamira counties. The purpose of this project is to provide key clinical support to the Government of Kenya national HIV response with the overall goal of increasing access and coverage for HIV prevention, care and treatment services towards achieving the “90-90-90” targets.

    PATH is seeking to recruit a Health Informatics Officer to provide technical support and supervision to ensure EMR implementation at facility level is carried out to the fullest extent possible and to the highest possible degree of quality.  In addition the successful candidate will provide technical support and expertise, coordination and supervision of all HIV services related software design and implementation and database administration and health informatics and information systems strengthening within the assigned project area in compliance with national and donor guidelines and policies; provide technical support and supervision in collaboration with MOH CHMT and SCHMT teams in the successful planning and implementation of HIV service delivery Health Informatics related activities at facility level, including facility work planning and target setting, support supervision, technical support and reporting. The Health Informatics Officer will be based in Kisumu.

    Specific duties and responsibilities;

    • Health Informatics and Information Systems strengthening including co-ordination and support for implementation MOH and HSDSA Health Information Systems strengthening mainly focusing on Electronic Medical Records (EMR) platforms at facility, sub-county and county levels.
    • Provide technical support for eHealth/mHealth Systems Support and administration including provide first level support , troubleshooting, system testing, applications’ rollout, user training and providing excellent post-rollout client support via phone, internet, or in-person.
    • Lead in training and capacity building on EMR and eHealth in compliance with national protocols and guidelines and provide continuous mentorship.
    • Ensure acceptable levels of data quality and integrity as per national protocols and guidelines.
    • Provide technical support for relevant software design and implementation for HIV Service Delivery Information Systems.
    • Provide technical support and coordination for Database Administration (DBMS).
    • Provide technical support for integration of the project’s technical approaches for the achievement of successful project health informatics implementation at facility level using evidence informed, innovative and best practices.
    • Provide technical support during weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual facility performance reviews using EMR and related health informatics platforms.
    • Provide technical support for Quality Improvement/Quality Assurance interventions at facility level in collaboration with C (SC) HMT using EMR and related health informatics platforms.
    • Participate in site preparation for supportive supervision and SIMS assessments and ensure recommendations are implemented at facility level by project team in collaboration with C (SC) HMT.
    • Represent the project in health informatics technical forums at facility, sub-county and county level.

    Required Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in health records and management sciences/statistics/information systems, IT, Informatics or other degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage, Health Informatics (or equivalent qualification) with an advanced diploma with a minimum of 5 years’ experience providing direct technical support in implementation of health informatics platforms with specific experience in HIV/TB projects,
    • Hands on experience in HIV service delivery health informatics implementation and technical coordination.
    • Proven experience and familiarity with MOH/GOK EMR and health informatics systems. Research experience, proposal and abstract writing will be a distinctive advantage.
    • Professional presentation skills.
    • Excellent computer and IT skills.
    • Excellent facilitation, mentorship, team building and coordination skills.
    • Field oriented and comfortable with a team approach to programming.
    • Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills, capable of directing and managing change, effective delegation, inspiring teamwork and motivating staff and partners to achieve results.
    • Ability to work in a complex project implementation environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform.
    • Ability to collaboratively forge partnerships with other USG implementing mechanisms that are supporting health informatics.

     

    Senior Technical Advisor, HIV Prevention Services

     

     

    HIV Service Delivery Support Activity (HSDSA) Cluster 1 is a USAID funded project covering Homa Bay, Kisumu, Migori, Kisii and Nyamira counties. The purpose of this project is to provide key clinical support to the Government of Kenya national HIV response with the overall goal of increasing access and coverage for HIV prevention, care and treatment services towards achieving the “90-90-90” targets.

    We seek to recruit a Senior Technical Advisor, HIV Prevention Services who will serve as the lead and technical expert in HIV Prevention services for the HSDSA project, provide technical support and supervision to ensure that the HIV Prevention services scope of work including HTS, VMMC, community linkages and services to priority populations for the HSDSA project area assigned is carried out to the fullest extent possible and to the highest possible degree of quality. The incumbent will provide technical support and supervision in collaboration with HSDSA project management teams to ensure the successful planning and implementation of HIV prevention services activities, including work planning, budgeting, support supervision, technical support and reporting in assigned areas. S/he will provide technical expertise, coordination and supervision of all HIV Prevention activities within the assigned project area in compliance with national and donor guidelines and policies.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Provide overall administrative and technical leadership of the core team of HIV Prevention Technical Advisors (HTS, VMMC, Community Linkages and Services to Priority Populations) and Program Officers to ensure effective collaboration, teamwork and collegiality.
    • Provide overall technical leadership and mentorship in the implementation of the HIV Prevention services component of the project.
    • Coordinate the development, implementation and monitoring of costed project work-plans
    • Supervise and coordinate the HSDSA project team in the assigned project area in close collaboration with project M&E team and working with the county and sub-county HMTs.
    • Oversee the integration of the project’s HIV Prevention technical approaches for the achievement of successful project implementation using evidence informed, innovative and best practices
    • Provide leadership in creating and strengthening linkages and referral networks between facility and community activities ensuring there is seamless implementation of activities leading to improved health outcomes across the project areas.
    • Take lead in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and other reports as may be required and submit these to the Deputy Chief of Party HSDSA in a timely manner
    • Provide leadership in weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual project performance reviews, assessing progress in an objective manner
    • Provide leadership to the HIV Prevention service delivery team on Quality Improvement/Quality Assurance interventions.
    • Participate in the donor progress report writing, continuation application and quarterly review report writing and presentation
    • Take lead in site preparation for supportive supervision and SIMS assessments and ensure recommendations are implemented at facility level by project team  
    • Overall coordination with CHMTs on implementation of HIV Prevention service delivery work plans.
    • Represent the HSDSA project in technical forums at sub-county, county and national level
    • Participate in any other duties as assigned

    Required Experience

    • Medical Doctor (or equivalent qualification) with a minimum of 7 years’ experience providing leadership in implementation of health service delivery project with specific experience in HIV Prevention services.
    • MPH or other master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
    • Hands on clinical experience in HIV Prevention service delivery and technical coordination.
    • Proven experience leading multi-sectoral project teams in implementing PEPFAR projects.
    • Proven experience and familiarity with MOH/GOK health systems.
    • Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills, capable of directing and managing change, effective delegation, inspiring teamwork and motivating staff and partners to achieve results.
    • Computer literacy.
    • Research experience, proposal and abstract writing will be a distinctive advantage.
    • Ability to work in a complex project implementation environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform.
    • Ability to lead a multi-sectoral team and support collaboration with multiple stakeholders
    • Ability and willingness to learn.
    • Excellent facilitation, mentorship, team building and coordination skills.
    • Experience in public speaking and professional presentations.
    • Field oriented and comfortable with a team approach to programming.

    Must currently have legal authorization to work in Kenya.

     

    PATH is dedicated to diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

     

    Senior Technical Advisor, HIV/TB Care and Treatment & PMTCT Services, HSDSA Cluster 1

     

     

    HIV Service Delivery Support Activity (HSDSA) Cluster 1 is a USAID funded project covering Homa Bay, Kisumu, Migori, Kisii and Nyamira counties. The purpose of this project is to provide key clinical support to the Government of Kenya national HIV response with the overall goal of increasing access and coverage for HIV prevention, care and treatment services towards achieving the “90-90-90” targets.

    We seek to recruit a Senior Technical Advisor, HIV/TB Care and Treatment & PMTCT Services who will serve as the lead and technical expert in HIV Care and Treatment, PMTCT and TB services for the HSDSA project, provide technical support and supervision to ensure that the HIV /TB care and treatment and PMTCT services scope of work for the HSDSA project area assigned is carried out to the fullest extent possible and to the highest possible degree of quality, provide technical support and supervision in collaboration with HSDSA project management teams to ensure the successful planning and implementation of  HIV care and treatment activities, including work planning, budgeting, support supervision, technical support and reporting in assigned areas. The incumbent will provide technical expertise, coordination and supervision of all HIV Care and Treatment, PMTCT and TB/HIV activities within the assigned project area in compliance with national and donor guidelines and policies.  The position is based in the Kisumu office and reports to the Deputy Chief of Party, HSDSA Cluster 1 Project. The position will supervise the Technical Advisors for HIV/TB Care and Treatment, PMTCT, Laboratory, Commodity Management and QI/QA.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Provide overall administrative and technical leadership of the core team of HIV /TB Care and Treatment PMTCT Technical Advisors and Program Officers to ensure effective collaboration, teamwork and collegiality.
    • Provide overall technical leadership and mentorship in the implementation of the HIV/ TB Care and Treatment and PMTCT services component of the project.
    • Provides technical assistance and leadership of HIV care and treatment services through the writing and review of proposals, protocols, papers, and reports to ensure quality, accuracy and appropriateness.
    • Represents HSDSA project and PATH at county and national meetings with donor institutions, multilateral agencies, government counterparts, and implementing partners to coordinate project development and implementation.
    • Coordinate the development, implementation and monitoring of costed project work-plans
    • Supervise and coordinate the HSDSA project team in the assigned project area in close collaboration with project M&E team and working with the county and sub-county HMTs.
    • Oversee the integration of the project’s HIV/ TB technical approaches for the achievement of successful project implementation using evidence informed, innovative and best practices
    • Provide leadership in creating and strengthening linkages and referral networks between facility and community activities ensuring there is seamless implementation of activities leading to improved health outcomes across the project areas.
    • Take lead in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and other reports as may be required and submit these to the Deputy Chief of Party in a timely manner
    • Provide leadership in weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual project performance reviews, assessing progress in an objective manner
    • Provide leadership to the HIV/ TB Care and Treatment and PMTCT service delivery team on Quality Improvement/Quality Assurance interventions.
    • Participate in the donor progress report writing, continuation application and quarterly review report writing and presentation
    • Take lead in site preparation for supportive supervision and SIMS assessments and ensure recommendations are implemented at facility level by project team 
    • Overall coordination with CHMTs on implementation of HIV Care and Treatment PMTCT service delivery work plans.
    • Represent the HSDSA project in technical forums at sub-county, county and national level
    • Participate in any other duties as assigned

    Required Experience

    • Medical Doctor (or equivalent qualification) with a minimum of 7 years’ experience providing leadership in implementation of health service delivery project with specific experience in HIV/TB projects.
    • MPH or other master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
    • Hands on clinical experience in HIV service delivery and technical coordination.
    • Proven experience leading multi-sectoral project teams in implementing PEPFAR projects.
    • Proven experience and familiarity with MOH/GOK health systems.
    • Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills, capable of directing and managing change, effective delegation, inspiring teamwork and motivating staff and partners to achieve results.
    • Computer literacy.
    • Research experience, proposal and abstract writing will be a distinctive advantage.
    • Ability to work in a complex project implementation environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform.
    • Ability to lead a multi-sectoral team and support collaboration with multiple stakeholders.
    • Ability and willingness to learn.
    • Excellent facilitation, mentorship, team building and coordination skills.
    • Experience in public speaking and professional presentations.
    • Field oriented and comfortable with a team approach to programming.

    Must currently have legal authorization to work in Kenya.

     PATH is dedicated to diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

     

     

    Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor

     

     

    HIV Service Delivery Support Activity (HSDSA) Cluster 1 is a USAID funded project covering Homa Bay, Kisumu, Migori, Kisii and Nyamira counties. The purpose of this project is to provide key clinical support to the Government of Kenya national HIV response with the overall goal of increasing access and coverage for HIV prevention, care and treatment services towards achieving the “90-90-90” targets. 

    PATH is seeking to recruit a Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor to provide technical leadership to the M&E team of the HSDSA project. S/he will support development, management and application of an AMELP (Activity Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning plan) of the project, offer technical assistance and help build capacity of the project stakeholders on health management information systems. In addition, s/he will participate in identification and measurement of appropriate project performance indicators. S/he will lead the M&E team and other project implementation teams to carry out routine project monitoring in a timely manner and ensure accurate data collection, analysis, reporting of project activities and outputs and use of data for decision-making. With input from the project team, s/he will identify and oversee design and implementation of special studies that inform project performance and management. S/he will ensure assessments carried out meet quality and technical standards and that findings are appropriately shared with respective stakeholders. The position is based in the Kisumu office and reports to the M&E Specialist.

    Specific duties and responsibilities:

    • Mentorship and capacity building of the MOH staff and project M&E staff in to improve their skills in M&E and HMIS.
    • Coordinate the gap analysis, forecasting and distribution of CBHIS/HMIS reporting tools.
    • Coordinate the implementation of project Performance Management Plan (PMP) and ensure that all indicators are routinely updated.
    • Participate in the planning, development, maintenance and training of M&E team and sub grantees on the project databases (and Management Information Systems-CIMS, tableau etc).
    • Provide technical expertise in application of appropriate project evaluation methodology and design during implementation of studies and assessments, End-term review using cost-effective methods such as Lot Quality Assessment Sampling (LQAS).
    • Provide guidance and a mechanism to ensure quality assurance is maintained at all levels of programmatic work and particularly at results level by offering technical support during SIMS, DQA and Quality of Care Assessments.
    • Contribute to the development, review and tracking of the project’s performance indicators including training data.
    • Contribute to the development of protocols, instruments (e.g. questionnaires, checklists, discussion guides and interview forms) for data collection, storage and analysis as may be needed.
    • Ensure that project performance and accountability data is collected, analyzed and disseminated on a timely basis during quarterly, semi-annual and annual reporting of results.
    • Oversee special studies that inform project performance and management including documentation.
    • Participate in Project and County M&E Technical Working Group meetings.
    • Lead efforts aimed at improving data accuracy by revision of the HSDSA monthly data summary reporting formats i.e. IPT and all training datasets.
    • Coordinate continuous updating and review of the project M&E standard operating procedures.
    • Manage and coordinate quarterly, SAPR and APR reporting processes to USG through DATIM.

    Required Experience

    • At least a Bachelor’s degree in Biostatistics, Information Systems Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, Social Sciences. Master's degree in any related field will be an added advantage.
    • At least eight years’ work experience in Health and Management Information Systems (HMIS), monitoring and evaluation of public health programs.
    • Experience in the design, management, analysis and dissemination of a wide range of quantitative and qualitative research projects.
    • Experience working with a variety of information systems and data files.
    • Knowledge of and experience working successfully with large, international, multi-donor health grantees.
    • Familiar with GIS as a user interface and reporting format with analytical software.
    • Knowledge of PEPFAR/USAID reporting requirements preferred.
    • Knowledge of Tableau software is mandatory.
    • Ability to initiate, establish and maintain liaison activities with key multilateral and bilateral stakeholders including other USG mechanisms such as HIGDA, Tupime Kaunti and CMLAP II.
    • Excellent negotiation and leadership skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, capable of directing and managing change, inspiring teamwork, and motivating staff and partners to achieve results.
    • Critical analysis and strong report writing skills required.
    • Skills in finer analysis, interpretation and management of complex data.
    • A good understanding of the workings of the national HMIS and CBHIS systems including the data collection and reporting tools.
    • A good understanding of PEPFAR Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting indicators and reporting system (DATIM).

    Must have legal authorization to work in Kenya.

    PATH is dedicated to diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

     

    Technical Advisor, Supply Chain and Commodity Management, HSDSA Cluster 1

     

     

    HIV Service Delivery Support Activity (HSDSA) Cluster 1 is a USAID funded project covering Homa Bay, Kisumu, Migori, Kisii and Nyamira counties. The purpose of this project is to provide key clinical support to the Government of Kenya national HIV response with the overall goal of increasing access and coverage for HIV prevention, care and treatment services towards achieving the “90-90-90” targets.

    We seek to recruit a Technical Advisor, Supply Chain and Commodity Management who will provide technical expertise, coordination and supervision of all supply chain and commodity management, forecasting, quantification and reporting activities for HIV related supply chain and commodity management services in compliance with national and donor guidelines and policies, provide technical support and supervision for supply chain and commodity management to ensure that Scope of Work for the HSDSA Cluster 1 project area assigned is carried out to the fullest extent possible and to the highest possible degree of quality. S/he will provide technical support and supervision in collaboration with HSDSA Cluster 1 project management teams to ensure the successful planning and implementation of commodity management and reporting activities, including work planning, budgeting, support supervision, technical support and reporting in assigned areas. The incumbent will provide representation for the HSDSA Cluster 1 project and PATH at facility, sub-county, county and national supply chain and commodity management forums and meetings as may be called upon. This position is based in Kisumu.

    Specific duties and responsibilities:

    • Provide technical leadership on the supply chain and commodity management aspects of HIV service delivery activities to ensure effective implementation, collaboration, teamwork and collegiality for these activities.
    • Provide overall technical leadership in the implementation of the HIV services related supply chain and commodity management components of the project and support electronic ART Dispensing Tool and EMR platforms.
    • Coordinate the development, implementation and monitoring of costed supply chain and commodity management project work-plans.
    • Support the HIV service delivery project team in the assigned project area in implementation of supply chain and commodity management activities in close collaboration with CHMT/SCHMT and County and Sub-County Pharmacists.
    • Oversee the integration of the project’s technical approaches in commodity management and reporting using evidence informed, innovative and best practices.
    • Provide technical leadership in creating and strengthening supply chain and commodity management at facility, sub-county and county levels ensuring there is seamless implementation of activities leading to improved health outcomes.
    • Provide technical leadership in the preparation of supply chain and commodity management related monthly, quarterly and other reports as may be required and submit these to the Senior Technical Advisor HIV TB Care, Treatment and PMTCT in a timely manner.
    • Provide technical leadership in weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual project performance reviews for supply chain and commodity management activities in collaboration with CHMT/SCHMT.
    • Provide technical leadership on Quality Improvement/Quality Assurance interventions in supply chain and commodity management activities at facility, sub-county and county level in collaboration with CHMT/SCHMT.
    • Participate in the donor progress report writing, continuation application and quarterly review report writing and presentation.
    • Participate in site preparation for supportive supervision and SIMS assessments and ensure recommendations are implemented at facility level by project team in collaboration with CHMT/SCHMT.  
    • Overall coordination with CHMT/SCHMT on implementation of supply chain and commodity management related service delivery work plans.
    • Represent the project in technical supply chain and commodity management forums at sub-county, county and national level.
    • Participate in any other duties as assigned.

    Required Experience

    • Registered Pharmacist (or equivalent qualification) with BSc Pharmacy, minimum of 5 years’ experience providing technical support and leadership in implementation of supply chain management, quantification, forecasting and reporting for HIV related commodities.
    • MPH or other master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
    • Hands on clinical experience in supply chain and commodity management in HIV service delivery.
    • Proven experience and familiarity with MOH/GOK supply chain systems.
    • Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills, capable of directing and managing change, effective delegation, inspiring teamwork and motivating staff and partners to achieve results.
    • Computer literacy.
    • Research experience, proposal and abstract writing will be a distinctive advantage.
    • Ability to work in a complex project implementation environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform.
    • Ability to collaborate with a multi-sectoral project team and multiple county, sub-county stakeholders.
    • Ability and willingness to learn.
    • Excellent facilitation, mentorship, team building and coordination skills.
    • Experience in public speaking and professional presentations.
    • Field oriented and comfortable with a team approach to programming.

    Must currently have legal authorization to work in Kenya.

    PATH is dedicated to diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

     

    Technical Advisor Laboratory Strengthening Services, HSDSA Cluster 1

     

     

    HIV Service Delivery Support Activity (HSDSA) Cluster 1 is a USAID funded project covering Homa Bay, Kisumu, Migori, Kisii and Nyamira counties. The purpose of this project is to provide key clinical support to the Government of Kenya national HIV response with the overall goal of increasing access and coverage for HIV prevention, care and treatment services towards achieving the “90-90-90” targets.

    We seek to recruit a Technical Advisor Laboratory Strengthening Services who  will provide technical expertise, coordination and supervision of all laboratory activities within the assigned APHIAplus project area in compliance with national and donor guidelines and policies, provide technical support and supervision to ensure that the Laboratory Scope of Work for the project area assigned is carried out to the fullest extent possible and to the highest possible degree of quality. S/he provide technical support and supervision in collaboration with project management teams to ensure the successful planning and implementation of laboratory activities, including work planning, budgeting, support supervision, technical support and reporting in assigned areas. The incumbent will provide laboratory related representation for the HSDSA project and PATH at facility, sub-county and county forums and meetings as may be called upon, collaborate with laboratory-related national mechanisms and institutions in supporting laboratory strengthening activities. This position is based in Kisumu.

     Specific duties and Responsibilities:

    • Provide technical leadership and oversight for the project team on laboratory systems, networks, and advice the Senior Technical Advisor HIV TB Care, Treatment and PMTCT services on laboratory related matters as need be.
    • Provide technical assistance and capacity building support to project program officers and facility laboratory personnel for expansion of quality laboratory services especially improved access to laboratory diagnosis and monitoring through HIV testing, Viral Load testing, CD4 testing, Early Infant Diagnosis and Gene Expert TB testing to support provision of quality integrated HIV services at health facilities in liaison with CMLTs.
    • Provide oversight, technical assistance and capacity building to establish, strengthen and expand the laboratory network between facilities, sub-counties and counties in collaboration with project program officers and CHMTs.
    • Support capacity building and technical assistance to project program officers and facility laboratory personnel on reagent/commodity forecasting, quantification, procurement and consumption reporting in liaison with CMLTs and the national supply chain mechanisms.
    • Support capacity building and technical assistance to project program officers and facility laboratory personnel on laboratory related QA/QC, lab equipment maintenance and related service contracts in liaison with national laboratory reference labs and equipment vendors.
    • Work in close collaboration with the project management team and CHMT to strengthen laboratory systems and services to offer improved access to laboratory diagnosis and monitoring in support of provision of quality integrated health services.
    • Work in close collaboration with the Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor to strengthen Laboratory Health Management Information Systems for commodity reporting at facility, sub-county and county levels.
    • Represent the project team at technical/stakeholder forums with the county and national government, the donor institutions and other implementing partners on laboratory related matters.

    Required Experience

    • An advanced diploma in laboratory sciences or related qualification. A degree or post graduate qualifications in laboratory sciences will be an added advantage.
    • At least 5 years progressively responsible experience in implementing PEPFAR laboratory strengthening service delivery programs.
    • A demonstrated track record of providing mentorship and supervision for strengthening laboratory services and training in quality improvement approaches.
    • Good knowledge on commodity management and reporting and LMIS functionality
    • Experience working with MOH structures and personnel and good knowledge of laboratory related health systems strengthening.
    • Strong programming, management, technical and critical thinking skills to facilitate program implementation.
    • Excellent analytical, communication, presentation and report writing skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to work with efficiency and diplomacy, as part of a team effort
    • Computer literacy, particularly in the use of MS office.
    • Ability to work in a complex project implementation environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform.
    • Ability and willingness to learn.
    • Excellent skills in facilitation, team building and coordination.
    • Experience in public speaking and professional presentations.
    • Field oriented and comfortable with a team approach to programming.
    • Ability to manage several major activities simultaneously.

    Must currently have legal authorization to work in Kenya.

     PATH is dedicated to diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

     

    Technical Advisor, HIV/TB Care and Treatment Services, HSDSA Cluster 1

     

     

    HIV Service Delivery Support Activity (HSDSA) Cluster 1 is a USAID funded project covering Homa Bay, Kisumu, Migori, Kisii and Nyamira counties. The purpose of this project is to provide key clinical support to the Government of Kenya national HIV response with the overall goal of increasing access and coverage for HIV prevention, care and treatment services towards achieving the “90-90-90” targets.

    We seek to recruit a Technical Advisor who will provide technical expertise, coordination and supervision of all HIV/ TB Care and Treatment activities within the assigned project area in compliance with national and donor guidelines and policies, provide technical support and supervision to ensure that the HIV/TB Care and Treatment services Scope of Work for the project area assigned are carried out to the fullest extent possible and to the highest possible degree of quality. S/he will provide technical support and supervision in collaboration with HSDSA Cluster 1 project management teams to ensure the successful planning and implementation of HIV TB service delivery activities, including work planning, budgeting, support supervision, technical support and reporting in assigned areas. The incumbent will provide representation for HSDSA Cluster 1 project and PATH at facility, sub-county, county and national HIV Care and Treatment forums and meetings and as may be called upon. This position is based in Kisumu.

     Specific duties and responsibilities:

    • Provide overall administrative leadership for HIV/TB Care and Treatment services among the core team of HIV TB Care and Treatment Program Officers to ensure effective collaboration, teamwork and collegiality.
    • Provide overall technical leadership in the implementation of the HIV Care and Treatment service delivery component of the project.
    • Coordinate the development, implementation and monitoring of costed project work-plans
    • Supervise and coordinate the project team in the assigned project area including HIV/ TB care and treatment Program Officers.
    • Work in close collaboration with project M&E team and the County and Sub-County HMTs.
    • Oversee the integration of the project’s HIV/ TB technical approaches for the achievement of successful project implementation using evidence informed, innovative and best practices
    • Provide leadership in creating and strengthening linkages and referral networks between facility and community activities ensuring there is seamless implementation of activities leading to improved health outcomes
    • Take lead in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and other reports as may be required and submit these to the Senior Technical Advisor HIV/ TB Care and Treatment in a timely manner
    • Provide leadership in weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual project performance reviews, assessing progress in an objective manner in collaboration with C (SC) HMT
    • Provide leadership on on Quality Improvement/Quality Assurance interventions in HIV/TB Care and Treatment services at facility level in collaboration with C (SC) HMT.
    • Participate in the donor progress report writing, continuation application and quarterly review report writing and presentation.
    • Take lead in site preparation for supportive supervision and SIMS assessments and ensure recommendations are implemented at facility level by project team in collaboration with C (SC) HMT.  
    • Overall coordination with C (SC) HMT on implementation of HIV Care and Treatment PMTCT service delivery work plans.
    • Represent the project in technical forums at sub-county, county and national level.
    • Participate in any other duties as assigned.

    Required Experience

    • Medical Doctor (or equivalent qualification) with a minimum of 5 years’ experience providing leadership in implementation of health service delivery project with specific experience in HIV/TB projects.
    • MPH or other master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
    • Advanced HIV/ TB Care and Treatment trainings will be a distinct advantage.
    • Hands on clinical experience in HIV service delivery and technical coordination
    • Proven experience and familiarity with MOH/GOK health systems.
    • Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills, capable of directing and managing change, effective delegation, inspiring teamwork and motivating staff and partners to achieve results.
    • Computer literacy.
    • Research experience, proposal and abstract writing will be a distinctive advantage.
    • Ability to work in a complex project implementation environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform.
    • Ability to lead a multi-sectoral team and support collaboration with multiple stakeholders.
    • Ability and willingness to learn.
    • Excellent facilitation, mentorship, team building and coordination skills.
    • Experience in public speaking and professional presentations.
    • Field oriented and comfortable with a team approach to programming.

     Must currently have legal authorization to work in Kenya.

     PATH is dedicated to diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

     

    Technical Advisor, Voluntary Male Medical Circumcision (VMMC) Services, HSDSA Cluster 1

     

     

    HIV Service Delivery Support Activity (HSDSA) Cluster 1 is a USAID funded project covering Homa Bay, Kisumu, Migori, Kisii and Nyamira counties. The purpose of this project is to provide key clinical support to the Government of Kenya national HIV response with the overall goal of increasing access and coverage for HIV prevention, care and treatment services towards achieving the “90-90-90” targets.

    We seek to recruit a Technical Advisor, Voluntary Male Medical Circumcision (VMMC) Services who will provide technical expertise, coordination and supervision of all Voluntary Male Medical Circumcision (VMMC) activities within the HSDSA Cluster 1 project area in compliance with national and donor guidelines and policies.  S/he will provide oversight and leadership to ensure that the VMMC Scope of Work for the HSDSA Cluster 1 project is carried out to the fullest extent possible and to the highest possible degree of quality. The incumbent will provide oversight and leadership in collaboration with PATH and HSDSA Cluster 1 project management teams to ensure the successful planning and implementation of VMMC activities, including work planning, budgeting, support supervision, technical support and reporting, provide representation for the HSDSA Cluster 1 project and PATH at county and national VMMC forums, meetings and conferences as may be called upon. This position is based in Kisumu.

    Key Responsibilities: 

    • Take the lead in planning, implementation and supervision of all planned VMMC activities within the project area, and ensure these activities are implemented to the highest degree of quality possible.
    • Ensure key VMMC strategies implementation through supportive supervision and capacity building modalities, dissemination of guidelines and standards and implementing quality improvement and quality assurance initiatives.
    • Provide overall technical leadership in the implementation of the VMMC service delivery component of the project.
    • Coordinate the development, implementation and monitoring of costed project work-plans
    • Oversee the integration of the project’s VMMC technical approaches for the achievement of successful project implementation using evidence informed, innovative and best practices
    • Provide leadership in creating and strengthening community demand creation and referral networks between facility and community ensuring there is seamless implementation of VMMC activities.
    • Take lead in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and other reports as may be required and submit these to the Senior Technical Advisor HIV Prevention in a timely manner
    • Provide leadership in weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual project performance reviews, assessing progress in an objective manner in collaboration with C (SC) HMT
    • Provide leadership for the VMMC component on Quality Improvement/Quality Assurance interventions at facility level in collaboration with C (SC) HMT.
    • Participate in the donor progress report writing, continuation application and quarterly review report writing and presentation.
    • Take lead in site preparation for supportive supervision and SIMS assessments and ensure recommendations are implemented at facility level by project team in collaboration with C (SC) HMT.
    • Support coordination with C (SC) HMT on implementation of HTS service delivery work plans.
    • Represent the project in technical forums and male circumcision taskforce meetings at sub-county, county and national level.
    • Participate in any other duties as assigned.

    Required Experience

    • Clinical qualification (Registered Nurse, Registered Clinical Officer, Medical Doctor or equivalent qualification) with a minimum of 5 years’ experience providing leadership in implementation of VMMC services.
    • MPH or other master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
    • Advanced trainings in VMMC service provision will be a distinct advantage.
    • Hands on clinical experience in VMMC service delivery and technical coordination of VMMC activities.
    • Proven experience and familiarity with MOH/GOK health systems.
    • Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills, capable of directing and managing change, effective delegation, inspiring teamwork and motivating staff and partners to achieve results.
    • Computer literacy.
    • Research experience, proposal and abstract writing will be a distinctive advantage.
    • Ability to work in a complex project implementation environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform.
    • Ability to lead a multi-sectoral team and support collaboration with multiple stakeholders
    • Ability and willingness to learn.
    • Excellent facilitation, mentorship, team building and coordination skills.
    • Experience in public speaking and professional presentations.
    • Field oriented and comfortable with a team approach to programming.

    Must currently have legal authorization to work in Kenya.

     PATH is dedicated to diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

     

    Technical Advisor, PMTCT Services HSDSA Cluster 1

     

     

    HIV Service Delivery Support Activity (HSDSA) Cluster 1 is a USAID funded project covering Homa Bay, Kisumu, Migori, Kisii and Nyamira counties. The purpose of this project is to provide key clinical support to the Government of Kenya national HIV response with the overall goal of increasing access and coverage for HIV prevention, care and treatment services towards achieving the “90-90-90” targets.

    We seek to recruit a Technical Advisor, PMTCT Services who will provide technical expertise, coordination and supervision of all PMTCT activities within the assigned project area in compliance with national and donor guidelines and policies, provide technical support and supervision to ensure that the PMTCT services Scope of Work for the project area assigned are carried out to the fullest extent possible and to the highest possible degree of quality. S/he will provide technical support and supervision in collaboration with HSDSA Cluster 1 project management teams to ensure the successful planning and implementation of PMTCT activities, including work planning, budgeting, support supervision, technical support and reporting in assigned areas, provide representation for HSDSA Cluster 1 project and PATH at facility, sub-county, county and national PMTCT forums and meetings and as may be called upon. This position is based in Kisumu. 

    Specific duties and responsibilities:

    • Provide overall administrative leadership of the PMTCT service delivery in the core team of HIV /TB Care, Treatment and PMTCT Program Officers to ensure effective collaboration, teamwork and collegiality.
    • Provide overall technical leadership in the implementation of the PMTCT service delivery component of the project.
    • Coordinate the development, implementation and monitoring of costed project work-plans
    • Supervise and coordinate the project HIV TB care, treatment and PMTCT Program Officers for PMTCT services.
    • Work in close collaboration with project M&E team and the County and Sub-County HMTs.
    • Oversee the integration of the project’s PMTCT technical approaches for the achievement of successful project implementation using evidence informed, innovative and best practices
    • Provide leadership in creating and strengthening linkages and referral networks between facility and community activities ensuring there is seamless implementation of activities leading to improved health outcomes
    • Take lead in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and other reports as may be required and submit these to the Senior Technical Advisor HIV/ TB Care, Treatment and PMTCT in a timely manner.
    • Provide leadership in weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual project performance reviews, assessing progress in an objective manner in collaboration with C (SC) HMT.
    • Provide leadership to the PMTCT team on Quality Improvement/Quality Assurance interventions at facility level in collaboration with C (SC) HMT.
    • Participate in the donor progress report writing, continuation application and quarterly review report writing and presentation.
    • Take lead in site preparation for supportive supervision and SIMS assessments and ensure recommendations are implemented at facility level by project team in collaboration with C (SC) HMT.  
    • Overall coordination with C (SC) HMT on implementation of PMTCT service delivery work plans.
    • Represent the project in technical forums at sub-county, county and national level.
    • Participate in any other duties as assigned.

     Required Experience

    • Medical Doctor (or equivalent qualification) with a minimum of 5 years’ experience providing leadership in implementation of health service delivery project with specific experience in PMTCT implementation.
    • MPH or other master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
    • Advanced HIV trainings will be a distinct advantage.
    • Hands on clinical experience in PMTCT service delivery and technical coordination.
    • Proven experience and familiarity with MOH/GOK health systems.
    • Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills, capable of directing and managing change, effective delegation, inspiring teamwork and motivating staff and partners to achieve results.
    • Computer literacy.
    • Research experience, proposal and abstract writing will be a distinctive advantage.
    • Ability to work in a complex project implementation environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform.
    • Ability to lead a multi-sectoral team and support collaboration with multiple stakeholders.
    • Ability and willingness to learn.
    • Excellent facilitation, mentorship, team building and coordination skills.
    • Experience in public speaking and professional presentations.
    • Field oriented and comfortable with a team approach to programming.

    Must currently have legal authorization to work in Kenya.

     PATH is dedicated to diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

     

    Data Analyst, PATH – HSDSA Project

     

     

    HIV Service Delivery Support Activity (HSDSA) Cluster 1 is a USAID funded project covering Homa Bay, Kisumu, Migori, Kisii and Nyamira counties. The purpose of this project is to provide key clinical support to the Government of Kenya national HIV response with the overall goal of increasing access and coverage for HIV prevention, care and treatment services towards achieving the “90-90-90” targets.

    PATH is seeking to recruit a Data Analyst who will support the HSDSA project. The role will oversee creation and implementation of project level data analysis plans including writing or editing SOPs and guidelines for data analysis and dissemination of results at process, output and outcome levels; ensure data quality using relevant tools and provide technical guidance at all levels including project, facility and community levels; lead data collection, entry and analysis of initiatives such as surveys, evaluations and other studies; actively participate in project data analytics and documentation activities; perform monthly and quarterly data analyses and develop data visualization dashboards; contribute to development of in-depth analysis of project data for publications, advocacy, proposal writing and presentation to various audiences as need arises; and participate in data review meetings at various levels, including project level. The Data Analyst will be based in the Kisumu office.

     Specific duties and responsibilities:

    Monitoring and Evaluation:

    • Support development and implementation of project M&E plans, ensuring that the data collection, collation and analysis are clearly spelt out and understood by all stakeholders.
    • Where not provided, assist with setting up realistic and scientifically informed targets.
    • Lead the data collection, entry and analysis of initiatives such as surveys, evaluations and other studies conducted by projects.
    • Ensure data quality using existing tools and provide technical guidance at all levels including project, facility and community.

    Data systems and requirements:

    • Develop a Kenya Country Data Management System that draws selected data from project databases; complete with SOPs and guidelines; collate and merge data from different data sources.
    • Set up a repository of all data generated from projects in a format that is easily accessible.
    • In collaboration with M&E teams, support development of project specific data management systems.
    • Review current data processing procedures to identify areas for improvement.
    • Where necessary, audit data needs for different projects to come up with requirements per project area.
    • Provide TA to build the capacity of project staff in database design and data management system.

    Data analysis, dissemination/use:

    • Work with project teams to create data analysis plans including writing or editing SOPs and guidelines for data analysis.
    • Actively participate in HSDSA project data analytics and documentation activities.
    • Perform monthly and quarterly data analyses and develop data visualization dashboards to enable teams and stakeholders to explore, understand and use project data.
    • Assist all relevant stakeholders to make use of data to aid informed decision-making by availing datasets and analyses.
    • Contribute to development of in-depth analysis of Kenya Country Program project data for publications, advocacy, proposal writing and presentation to various audiences as need arises.
    • Participate in data review meetings at various levels, including project level.
    • Provide TA to build the capacity of project staff in data analysis, interpretation, use, reporting, and dissemination

    Other:

    • Perform other related duties as assigned by the performance leader.

    Required Experience

    • A Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Bio-statistics, Social/Behavioral Sciences, Information Systems or other related field, Master’s degree in any related field is an added advantage. 5-8 years’ work experience with international development programs in HIV/AIDS, Reproductive Health, Child Survival, Nutrition, and Family Planning.
    • Five (5) years or more experience in: Monitoring and Evaluation of Project/ Program level activities, data management and analysis.
    • Proficiency in a range of qualitative and quantitative analytic methods.
    • Experience in monitoring and evaluation, research and data management of public health programs.
    • Demonstrated experience providing technical assistance on the use of data for planning and decision making.
    • Effective and efficient time management skills.
    • Excellent understanding of database design (Access, SQL)
    • Experience with data visualization software preferred (e.g. Tableau)
    • Advanced level experience with statistical software (e.g. SPSS, Stata, EpiInfo).
    • Experience with Qualitative Data Analysis software (e.g. NVIVO, Atlas.ti) desired.
    • Strong critical analysis skills and excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, MS Project, MS SharePoint, Access).
    • Experience with DHIS2, EMR, and the National HMIS system including knowledge of MOH data collection tools is strongly preferred.
    • Knowledge of and interpretation of key indicators in HIV/AIDS, reproduction health, family planning, child health and nutrition is essential.

    Must have legal authorization to work in Kenya.

    PATH is dedicated to diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

     

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) / email(s) below to apply on company website.

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