HelpAge International is the secretariat to the HelpAge Global Network, which brings together a wide range of organisations and individuals working to promote the rights and meet the needs of older women and men, nationally and internationally.
Our long-term vision is to establish a global movement of strong connected age focused and older people led platforms in every country in the world. We aim to extend the reach and influence of the HelpAge Global Network and all those in a position to help bring about our vision for older persons, including Governments, regional institutions, policy makers, development partners, the private sector, UN organisations and academic institutions.
Kenya, a country of approximately 50 million has about 1.8 million older people. The Government of Kenya over the years has been developing various policies and programmes aimed at improving the wellbeing of older persons and has the potential to play an important role within Africa and international forums advocating for older persons rights. In Kenya, HelpAge International has been working closely with various ministries of the Government of Kenya and other partners to develop relevant policy framework and programming for older persons focused on the issues of social protection, health and emergencies.
Open to Kenyan nationals
Based in Nairobi with frequent travel to the field.
HelpAge international seeks to recruit a Programme Coordinator who will be responsible for the coordination and implementation of the AFD and MH projects in Kenya as per the plans and the parameters of the budget ensuring project achieves its intended goals and is implemented in accordance with good practice programme and financial management principles.
The post holder will be responsible for coordinating activities across the designated partners, providing required technical and management support while working very closely with the Government of Kenya (GoK) Department of Social Protection, the Ministry of Health (including NCDs Division and Ageing Unit) and the wider state and non-state actors working on various components of health and care social protection.
The post-holder should have a post-graduate degree in public health, experience in public health programming through engagement with various stakeholders, strong health research and advocacy skills as well as strong financial management and ability to monitor project budgets. Ability to network, communicate and write effectively and representation skills to a wide range of audience is essential to this role.
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HelpAge International Africa region seeks to recruit a Regional Health Project Coordinator who will provide support in the day to day management and coordination of a health programme that will be implemented in Kenya and Mozambique. This will entail working with country project coordinators to ensure effective implementation of project activities, budget monitoring, donor compliance and the generation of relevant learning and evidence for policy influencing.
The post-holder will have experience of designing, implementing and managing Health and Care programmes, at a regional level; has strong understanding of and commitment to key international health frameworks such as WHO Strategy on Health and Ageing and relevant national health systems, principles, standards and instruments, frameworks and codes of conduct that govern Health Systems Strengthening.
Candidates need to have demonstrable people management skills, understanding of complex multi-year/currency budget with ability to work effectively across teams in a culturally diverse organization.
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pen to Kenyan nationals only
Location: Nairobi with frequent travel
HelpAge Africa Regional office seeks to recruit a Regional Human Resource and Staff Development Manager.
As part of the global HR team the regional Human Resources and Staff Development Manager will act as a strategic business partner to staff in the Regional office, Country Directors and country HR staff in the region. The post holder is responsible for all HR related matters in the region.
He/she will have significant experience in strategic human resource management at regional level, have extremely strong communication, negotiation and representational skills, be able to lead complex projects and initiatives that require multi- level stakeholder engagement and have ability to manage multiple priorities. Experience in coordinating human resource activities across countries, sound experience in staff learning and development, performance management and staff engagement are essential to this role.
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Open to Kenyan Nationals only
Location: Nairobi with frequent travel to the field
HelpAge International, Africa Region seeks to recruit a Regional Emergency Programme Manager. The post-holder will offer strategic leadership in humanitarian response, provide technical support to country offices and network members on disaster prevention and emergency response, lead in the development of new programmes and develop strategic partnerships on programming, advocacy, research and fundraising.
The ideal candidate will have regional experience in humanitarian work, have a strong understanding of key technical issues in one or more areas of humanitarian protection, emergency cash transfers, livelihoods and food security, nutrition and Health, resilience, disaster preparedness and recovery. Understanding of and commitment to international humanitarian principles and codes of conduct that govern humanitarian work and experience and building the capacity of local actors is essential.
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To apply, send your cv and cover letter, detailing how you meet the criteria for this role to firstname.lastname@example.org by 16th August, 2018