• Job Opportunities at Jhpiego Kenya

  • Posted on: 9 October, 2018 Deadline: 15 October, 2018
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    Jhpiego is a nonprofit global leader in the creation and delivery of transformative health care solutions for the developing world. In partnership with national governments, health experts and local communities, we build health providers’ skills and we develop systems that save lives now and guarantee healthier futures for women and their families.

    Jhpiego is the implementing partner for the East Africa Accelerator Hub for The Challenge Initiative (TCI) – known as Tupange Pamoja in East Africa. The project is funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGFJ through The Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health.

    TCI is an ambitious program that leverages a matching challenge fund mechanism to provide incentives for the rapid scale up of urban family planning programs through a framework of accountability measures, demand-driven participation of partners, and technical support via at least four regional accelerator hubs.

    We are seeking experienced individuals with excellent management and technical skills, who are team players, dedicated, hardworking, innovative, highly-motivated and able to work in a high-pressure environment requiring multi-tasking abilities.

     

    Program / Grants Assistant

     

    (Based in Nairobi)

    Reporting to the Kenya Country Lead, the Program/Grants Assistant will help manage the administrative, financial, logistical and programmatic tasks required for the program.

    Roles and Responsibilities:

    • Coordinate and support program, financial, contractual, monitoring, and administrative functions of the Tupange Pamoja team such that activities are implemented according to plans and in a timely fashion.
    • Assist in preparation, monitoring and tracking of project budgets under guidance from the Kenya Country Lead/Finance Manager.
    • Assist program and administrative staff and consultants to produce letters, documents, reports, presentations and materials for distribution (including word processing, basic data analysis, photocopying, etc.).
    • Support the Finance and Grants teams in tracking and maintaining expenditure records for both program and grantees.
    • Assist in organization of meetings, field visits, and other project activities: maintaining the project management calendar and keeping it up-to—date; and gathering technical updates for program planning, training, components of evaluations and other studies on related programs including documenting project lessons learnt.
    • Maintain a program filing system, both electronic and hard copy, for the office and ensure that final program documents and grants documents are appropriately stored
    • Perform other programmatic, secretarial support and administrative duties as assigned by the supervisor to ensure smooth
      functioning and achievement of project goals as required.

    Qualifications:

    • A Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Accounts/Finance or Business—related degree with at least two years’ experience in a similar or related position.
    • Ability to work in an efficient and prompt manner in areas of correspondence, logistics for local and international travel, filing and record—keeping.
    • Basic understanding of accounting/finance processes.
    • Experience working in a busy office; strong organizational skills; and able to handle multiple tasks with minimum supervision and deal with pressure.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.

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    County Managers - 3 positions

     

    (Based in Nairobi, Mombasa and Migori)

    Reporting to the Kenya Country Lead, the County Manager will ensure technical, programmatic and financial planning, execution and monitoring of county program designs and TCI activities in the designated county.

    Roles and Responsibilities:

    • Build the capacity of the county to implement high-impact interventions through TCI’s technical coaching approach, including rolling out TCI University tools within the designated county.
    • Support county MOH Program Implementation Teams (PITs) to landscape, prepare, review, implement and modify county program designs and budgets.
    • Facilitate, review and synthesize county activity/monthly/quarterly data and progress reports.
    • Ensure quality and fidelity of implementation of TCI interventions by PITs.
    • Coordinate and manage county trainers, coaches and Sisi-Kwa—Sisi teams including mentoring of these teams.
    • Conduct and support advocacy and marketing of the TCI model to appropriate stakeholders within the county and work with local FP/TCI champions within budget cycles to ensure continued FP resource commitment(s).
    • Support the county to leverage and coordinate with other FP stakeholders and implementers.
    • Foster intra— and inter—county sharing of best practices.
    • Participate in the local government Technical Working Groups (TWGs).
    • Work with country/local TCI AYSRH Officers to effectively deploy AYSRH interventions in participating counties.

    Qualifications:

    • Degree in Public Health, Nursing or related field. Post-graduate training is an advantage.
    • Minimum of 5 years relevant working experience providing FP service delivery services in a complex donor-funded program.
    • Experience working in Government or Donor-funded programs (experience with USG-funded programs is an added advantage).
    • Experience in family planning programming, working with MOH and devolved County Governments’ staff and systems, particularly in the area of family planning.
    • Excellent Interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Strong programming and technical skills, and has sensitivity to and understanding of the beneficiary population.

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    Monitoring, Evaluation and Research Officer

     

    (Based in Nairobi)

    Reporting to the Kenya Country Lead, the MER Officer will assist in the development, implementation and management of the monitoring, evaluation and research requirements of the Tupange Pamoja Initiative In Kenya. S/he will work closely with program, technical and MOH staff to maintain monitoring and evaluation frameworks that are accurate, up-to-date and comprehensive.

    Roles and Responsibilities:

    • Support MER Initiatives for TCI including monitoring data quality, tracking the progress of activities, and contributing to staff capacity building initiatives.
    • Provide technical support for review and Implementation of the TCI M&E framework.
    • Provide technical support for implementation of data utilization Initiatives.
    • Contribute to the development and implementation of strategies/mechanisms/processes to Improve TCI East African Hub ability to collect, interpret and aggregate data to demonstrate Impact and enhance program accountability.
    • Support program staff on proper documentation, organization and capture of program progress.
    • Provide M&E mentorship and coaching to county teams and TCI program staff during various stages of TCI Implementation.
    • Routine analysis of RH/FP Indicators.
    • Routine sharing of TCI East African Hub program results and learnings with hub and TCI implementing counties through innovative approaches.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Health Records, Public Health or Social Sciences with demonstrated expertise in research methods.
    • Have a minimum 3 years relevant monitoring, evaluation and research working experience in demography or family health-related disciplines or implementation sciences.
    • Experience in collecting and analyzing health program and research data.
    • Demonstrated experience in working with international donors and foundations and success in grants management is a plus.
    • Recent experience working with statistical/database software such as SQL, SPSS, STATA.
    • Demonstrated experience working with MOH systems including the DHIS-2 and data collection systems for example mobile based platforms such as 00K.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.

    Method of Application

    Interested applicants should send application & CV with 3 referees to the following email address: HR.Kenya@jhpiego.org by 15th October 2018.

    Indicate how your education and experience qualifies you for the position.

    Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

    Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer promoting gender, equity and diversity.

    Persons with disabilities and other minority groups are encouraged to apply.

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