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  • Posted on: 24 June, 2019 Deadline: 7 July, 2019
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  • Concern Worldwide is an international non-governmental humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries

    Applications are invited from suitably qualified internal candidates for the following position:

     

    Manager - Health and Nutrition

     

    Reports to: Senior Manager – Health and Nutrition (Marsabit)

    Direct Reports: Officers Health & Nutrition

    Liaises with:

    Internally - Other Programmes and PSU

    Externally - MoH, Local Partners, UN bodies etc.

    Contract Details:

    • One (1) Year Fixed Term Contract Renewable Subject to Availability of Funds & Performance
    • Starting Salary of the Pay Grade – Kes 197,077
    • Group Pension after Confirmation of Appointment
    • Group Medical Cover (Principal + 2 Dependants)
    • Group Life Cover
    • Group Personal Accident Cover

    Job Summary:

    The incumbent will provide technical leadership and support in the implementation of the health and nutrition programme

    Main Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Health and Nutrition Programme Management
    • Participate in the assessment and selection of appropriate partners for programme implementation;
    • Provide organizational and technical support to MoH and local partners in the implementation of High Impact Nutrition Interventions (HINI) and health services;
    • Liaising closely with the County health management teams (CHMT) and Hospital Management Teams (HMT) to develop joint work plans and ensure MoH ownership and integration into the existing health systems;
    • Work closely with the CHMT to oversee and review the implementation of County work plans and activities
    • Support MoH and local partners to strengthen planning, implementation and review of health and nutrition programme activities at the County level
    • Work with stakeholders at County level to establish health and nutrition complementary interventions while actively promoting inter sectoral linkages and integration with other programmes as necessary
    • Ensure programme quality through active role in M&E of health and nutrition programme interventions including developing and utilizing context specific M&E tools, using data for decision making, field monitoring and joint support supervision
    • Monitor the health and nutrition situation in the County including coordination of nutrition surveys, supporting with surveillance and assessments as required
    • Contribute to the development of programme strategies and new project proposals
    • Develop and implement county level health and nutrition programme budgets, budget revisions, costed work plans among other financial planning tools as required.
    • Documentation of the programme process and compiling programme reports including generating lessons learnt and case studies
    • Represent Concern at Sub County Health and Nutrition meetings and fora and support advocacy initiatives in line with the programme strategy
    • Programme Support and Management/Head of Field Office Duties
    • Monitor programme budget and partner grants and account for expenditure through timely financial reporting
    • Provide coordination to all programme activities by channeling communication and resources to all departments at Sub County level
    • Represent Concern in relevant meetings and fora at County and Sub County level and supporting advocacy and lobbying initiatives in line with programmes strategy
    • Responding to Emergencies:
    • Participate and contribute as necessary towards Concern’s Emergency response as and when necessary
    • Comply with Concern’s health, safety and security guidelines during emergencies
    • Concern Code of Conduct & Associated Policies
    • To adhere to the standards of conduct outlined in the Concern Code of Conduct & Associated Policies
    • To support and promote the standards outlined in the Concern Code of Conduct & Associated Policies to their team, partner organisations and beneficiaries, and be committed to providing a safe working environment.
    • To contribute to the establishment of preventive measures to reduce the potential for abuse in Concern programme

    Job Specification:

    • A bachelor degree in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics, Health, Nursing or related field
    • At least five (5) years’ experience in health and nutrition programme management in the delivery of High Impact Nutrition Interventions (HINI) and health services; with at least two (2) years’ experience in a supervisory or managerial role
    • Solid understanding and experience with integrated program approaches
    • Significant experience/knowledge of MoH systems, particularly at County level and working with and through local partners
    • Excellent programme planning, monitoring and evaluation, interpersonal and report writing skills
    • Fluent in both oral and written English and Kiswahili.
    • Proficient in computer applications
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and supervise new staff members
    • Proactive problem solver and solutions oriented management style
    • Although not required, having an understanding of the context, prior experience working and/or living in Turkana is highly desirable

    Disclaimer Clause

    This job description is not exhaustive and may be revised by the line manager from time to time.

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    Community Health Officer

     

    Job Location: North Horr, Marsabit

    Reports to: Manager - Health and Nutrition (North Horr)

    Direct Reports: None

    Liaises with:

    • Community Development Facilitator
    • Officers Health and Nutrition, Education, Livelihoods
    • Ministry of Health

    Contract Details:

    • One (1) Year Fixed Term Contract Renewable Subject to Availability of Funds & Performance
    • Starting Salary of the Pay Grade – Kes 96,308
    • Group Pension after Confirmation of Appointment
    • Group Medical Cover (Principal + 2 Dependants)
    • Group Life Cover
    • Group Personal Accident Cover

    Job Summary:

    The incumbent will support facilitation and coordination of community level workforce as guided by the community health strategy. S/he will ensure the community-based delivery of health & nutrition services through effective coordination and function of the community health volunteer system inter-phasing with the link health facilities. As such, s/he will directly oversee the work of CHVs and the CHEWs while actively engaging and providing technical support to health facility management committees. The incumbent will ensure routine conduct of health data feedback forums with community leadership members. Moreover the incumbent will coordinate with the Community Conversations (CC) focal persons at the community level to ensure integration between the community health workforce and the CC and/or organized community groups.

    Main Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Provide technical and hands-on support for implementation of Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement of nutrition and livelihoods interventions within the community.
    • Provide technical support and supervision for implementation of quality community Nutrition, Livelihoods and WASH activities.
    • Support the establishment and strengthening of systems and structures to enhance community-facility linkages in project area for improved outcomes among project beneficiaries
    • Monitor the performance and reporting by community health volunteers (CHVs), CHEWs, community units and community focused activities towards realization of program outcomes.
    • Support the identification of training needs among CHVs and other community groups, plan trainings and facilitate training sessions on the various program focus areas.
    • Ensure project activities within the community is compliant with national guidelines and policies
    • Develop and distribute appropriate job aids and education materials relevant to the program focus areas for community health volunteers and other targeted community groups
    • Facilitate meetings between key facility and community to review CHS performance on a monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual basis at facility level.
    • In liaison with the community strategy focal person and Community Health Extension Workers, provide technical support and supervision to CHVs and Community Health Committees in discharge of their mandate.
    • Coordinate with the Community Conversations focal persons in North Horr to ensure integration between the Community health workforce and the CC and/or organized community groups.
    • Responding to Emergencies:
      • Participate and contribute as necessary towards Concern’s Emergency response as and when necessary
      • Comply with Concern’s health, safety and security guidelines during emergencies
      • Concern Code of Conduct and Associated Policies
      • To adhere to the standards of conduct outlined in Concern’s Code of Conduct and its Associated Policies

    Job Specification:

    • A Degree in Community Development, Social Work, Social Sciences, Health, Food Nutrition and Dietetics or relevant field with at least two (2) years’ hands-on experience in Community Health Strategy and Delivery in the ASAL context working with Ministry of Health.
    • A Diploma Community Development, Social Work, Social Sciences, Health, Food Nutrition and Dietetics or relevant field with at least five (5) years’ hands-on experience in Community Health Strategy and Delivery in the ASAL context working with Ministry of Health.
    • Experience working with an NGO is an added advantage
    • Proven competency in critical components of integrated Health, Nutrition and WASH and working with MOH/GOK health systems and motivating community staff and partners to achieve results.
    • Excellent social mobilization, coordination, networking, analytical and report writing skills
    • A team player, flexible and adaptable
    • Computer literacy in Microsoft Word and Excel
    • Fluency in English and Kiswahili. Fluency in the local language (a resident of Marsabit county) is preferred

    Disclaimer Clause

    This job description is not exhaustive and may be revised by the line manager from time to time.

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    WASH Manager

     

    Reports to: Senior Manager - Health and Nutrition

    Direct reports: None

    Contract Details:

    • Starting Salary of the Pay Grade - Kes 197,077
    • One (1) Year Fixed Term Renewable Contract
    • Medical Cover (Principal + 2 Dependants)
    • Pension After Confirmation of Appointment
    • Group Life Assurance Cover
    • Group Personal Accident Cover

    Job Summary:

    The incumbent will be responsible for the management, implementation and supervision of the WASH project implemented in Marsabit County and related activities ensuring proper coordination with the other departments to promote integrated approaches. Responsibilities will include coordinating with County and local WASH management and promotion structures, and community mobilization around WASH issues. S/he will work with relevant stakeholders to build local capacity to implement key WASH activities. The manager will work closely with the County Government department of water and department of public health which are crucial partners in the delivery of WASH related services

    Main Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Ensure overall management and implementation of WASH project in all the project sites.
    • To ensure the overall co-ordination, planning, monitoring and management of the WASH project activities;
    • Support the development and setting of the strategy and approach for overall WASH interventions at CONCERN
    • Contribute and/or develop sector project proposals in close collaboration with the Senior Manager Health and Nutrition.
    • Ensure adherence to government standards, SPHERE standards, programme schedules; plan the activities of the section and ensure effective implementation of the programme schedules;
    • Conduct necessary needs assessments in Marsabit for development of the WASH Country program strategy.
    • Prepare appropriate and acceptable designs, develop contract documents including drawings, specifications and bills of quantities for approved project activities;
    • To coordinate closely with other Concern programmes, relevant local administration and technical Government Departments and other NGOs doing similar activities in the project areas.
    • Ensure quality of materials and workmanship in the programme activities;
    • Support and develop the capacity of MoH, MOW and community workers and volunteers;
    • Liaise with other parts of the team to ensure consistency of messages, communication and practices with the community and beneficiaries;
    • Represent CONCERN in all Field Coordination and WASH sector meetings and liaise with other organisations working in the area with WASH projects.
    • Develop and document standards and techniques through demonstration models with the aim of developing water and sanitation facilities that can be provided to beneficiaries cost effectively;
    • Prepare internal and external/donor quality and timely reports for the project as required.
    • Participate in project evaluation and contribute to the technical evaluation components of the project.
    • To contribute to planning and budgeting for future technical phases of the project
    • To undertake site visits to check work progress and ensure compliance with project design, proper construction standards, health and safety requirements and adherence to schedules. It will be the manager’s responsibility to ensure that all construction works are completed to the high international standards expected by CONCERN and its’ donors.
    • To develop implementation plans and to ensure these plans and CONCERN policies are used in the project implementation, including budget controls, procedures, activity coding etc.
    • To compile and evaluate lessons learnt at the completion of the project.
    • Carry out any other activities as requested by the line manager and Area coordinator.
    • Ensure timely and proper development of a Procurement Plan for the project inputs.
    • Ensure supervision, acquisition and hand over of Equipment and materials as and where necessary.
    • Manage and follow proper procurement procedures
    • Responding to Emergencies:
    • Participate and contribute as necessary towards Concern’s Emergency response as and when necessary
    • Comply with Concern’s health, safety and security guidelines during emergencies
    • Concern Code of Conduct and Associated Policies
    • To adhere to the standards of conduct outlined in Concern’s Code of Conduct and its Associated Policies
    • To support and promote the standards outlined in the Concern’s Code of Conduct and its Associated Policies to their team, partner organisations and beneficiaries, and be committed to providing a safe working environment
    • To contribute to the establishment of preventive measures to reduce the potential for exploitation and abuse in Concern programme

    Job Specification

    • A Degree in Water Engineering, Hydrology, Environmental Health or related field
    • Minimum five (5) years’ similar experience in WASH project design and implementation
    • Experience working with NGOs working through and with local partners and government systems
    • Proven competency in sphere standards in closed and open settings
    • Managerial skills; resourceful and adaptable work approach; creative and proactive approach to problem solving.
    • Proven initiative in developing new programmes.
    • Practical construction skills and an interest in low cost and local materials and techniques.
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, analytical and planning skills
    • Commitment to humanitarian principles, values and ethics

    Disclaimer:

    This job description is not exhaustive and may be revised by the line manager from time to time.

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    Senior Manager Health and Nutrition

     

    Job Location: Nairobi (with 30% travel to the ASAL Counties)

    Reports to: Health and Nutrition Coordinator

    Direct reports: Manager - Health and Nutrition

    Contract Details:

    • Starting Salary of the Pay Grade - Kes 291,637
    • One (1) Year Fixed Term Renewable Contract
    • Medical Cover (Principal + 2 Dependants)
    • Pension After Confirmation of Appointment
    • Group Life Assurance Cover
    • Group Personal Accident Cover

    Job Summary:

    The incumbent will provide the coordination and managerial support to the Health and Nutrition program including strong conceptual, programmatic direction and technical support to the programme team in the Urban and ASAL areas. The incumbent is also expected to work with County Health Management teams to build on the defined building blocks for Health system strengthening 1. Health Service Delivery 2. Health Work Force 3. Health Information System 4. Essential drugs and Supplies 5. Financing (Budgeting and Planning and 6. Leadership and Governance

    Main Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Programme Management and Development:
      • Provide technical oversight and leadership of the integrated Maternal Urban and ASAL Health and Nutrition Programmes
      • Provide technical support to staff and oversee capacity building of MoH and partner agency staff members to ensure effective and efficient delivery of the urban and ASAL Health and Nutrition programme
      • Guide the programme team to embed a health systems strengthening approach into Concern’s Urban and ASAL health and nutrition programmes with a focus on governance, budgeting and resource allocation, human resource management system, supplies and logistics system, health management information system and the service delivery
      • Liaise at the local and county level with management teams and County Officials to enhance coordination and collaboration in programme implementation and sustainability
      • Guide programme and government teams in the decentralization of service delivery under the County structures
      • Contribute to the development of Health and Nutrition programme strategies, concept notes and donor proposals
      • Developing and reviewing County costed work plans and budgets and managing and monitoring of partner grants for compliance with Concern and donor requirements
      • Directly manage the Urban and allocated ASAL health and nutrition projects
      • Reviewing costed work plans and budgets and monitoring of partner grants for compliance with Concern and donor requirements
      • Contribute to and maintain strong links with other programme managers (Livelihoods, Education and Advocacy) to reinforce a strong integrated programming approach.
      • Assist in advocacy to inform policy makers and assist in policy review based on program learning and field based evidence.
      • Provide leadership and technical guidance for urban and ASAL emergency response programming and approaches
      • Monitoring and Evaluation
      • Ensure monitoring and evaluation through field support visits, joint supervision
      • Participate in the design and implementation of surveys, surveillance and assessments
      • Managing results framework within Concern and partners
      • Monitor the programme against objectives outlined in the programme plan and international standards.
      • Guide the development of annual programme proposal and work plans in coordination with the project teams.
      • Prepare programme proposals for submission to donors for funding
      • Prepare high quality written reports for Concern and donors (quarterly and annual) and other reports as required.
      • Support field teams on effective and quality programme management and implementation.
      • Representation:
      • Represent Concern at County level coordination meetings
      • Represent Concern at key National technical committees on the development of guidelines, tools, materials for use in MYCN.
      • Maintain good working relationships and co-ordination with County and national partners.
    • Responding to Emergencies:
      • Participate and contribute as necessary towards Concern’s Emergency response as and when necessary
      • Comply with Concern’s health, safety and security guidelines during emergencies
      • Concern Code of Conduct and Associated Policies
      • To adhere to the standards of conduct outlined in Concern’s Code of Conduct and its Associated Policies
      • To support and promote the standards outlined in the Concern’s Code of Conduct and its Associated Policies to their team, partner organisations and beneficiaries, and be committed to providing a safe working environment
      • To contribute to the establishment of preventive measures to reduce the potential for exploitation and abuse in Concern programme

    Job Specification:

    • A Degree in Public Health, Environmental Health, Food Nutrition and Dietetics or relevant field
    • At least seven (7) years’ experience in Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition programming and community based health care in both a development and emergency context with at least two (2) years’ experience in a managerial position
    • Good understanding of cross cutting issues - gender, HIV and AIDS, DRR, etc. and how to integrate them into public health and nutrition programmes.
    • Excellent networking and coordination skills with Local and International PBOs, Ministry of Health, UN and other government agencies.
    • Excellent report writing, communication and interpersonal skills
    • Demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively in teams
    • Fluent in spoken and written English and Kiswahili

    Disclaimer:

    This job description is not exhaustive and may be revised by the line manager from time to time.

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, should send a CV and Cover Letter only to nairobi.hr@concern.net with the job position as the subject of the email. The closing date for applications is 7th July 2019.

    Each application should include at least three referees who can validate technical expertise. Telephone contacts must be submitted with the application.

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