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  • FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

    Temporary Administrative Associate I

     

    JOB SUMMARY:

    Performs and provides, programmatic support duties for the project. Provide support to the technical team in preparing reports, organizing and maintaining hard copy and electronic filing, establishing and maintaining a database of key stake holders, maintaining records of meetings, scheduling meetings. Coordinates and maintains records management. Serves as a primary resource for assistance in the Project.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Performs and provides, programmatic support to the project including development of annual and quarterly plans and preparing quarterly reports as well as assisting in development of budgets.
    • Provides administrative support to the project including copying, and large- scale mailings.
    • Assists Technical staff with requests from sub county offices and other staff members.
    • Coordinates technical visits, travel authorizations, expense reports, to support implementation of HSDSA project.
    • Schedules meetings and meeting arrangements for the project as needed (e.g. scheduling conference rooms, logistics).
    • Prepares documents, reports and briefing materials for consultants, staff and clients.
    • Ensures documentation and reports are tracked regularly.
    • Sets up and maintain the project’s electronic records and files, prepares, presentations and graphics, for the project staff.
    • Communicates with both internal and external personnel as required.
    • Performs other job-related duties as assigned by the Administrative Officer.

    MENTAL AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    • Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff.
    • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English and Kiswahili.
    • Good planning and organizational skills.
    • Prior experience in a non- governmental organization (NGO) preferred.
    • Experience in program management procedures.

    MINIMUM REREUITMENT STANDARDS:

    • Diploma in Business Management or related field with 3-5 years’ relevant experience or Bachelors’ degree in
    • Business Administration or related field with 1-3 years’ experience.
    • Excellent computers skills in MS Office Suite.

    This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

    FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

    Temporary Driver

     

    Project:                 Afya Nyota ya Bonde.

    JOB SUMMARY:

    To provide driving and messenger services to the project.  Maintain the project vehicles in a clean and serviceable condition, perform

    minor preventive maintenance and safety checks on a daily basis and inform the supervisor of discrepancies. The incumbent will be based in Rift Valley region.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Drive project staff and visitors to meetings and appointments with due caution and courtesy as assigned by the supervisor.
    • Maintains project vehicle in good condition, including cleaning inside and outside of the vehicle and engine check-up, fluid levels and the tires which are to be conducted on a daily basis.
    • Maintains a current driving license for self and advise the Administrative Associate or Technical Officer when the project vehicle licenses are due for renewal, appropriate inspections and registrations for vehicles.
    • Runs office errands such as message/equipment deliver, visa applications, picking-up and collecting mail from post office and other errands as assigned by the supervisor.
    • Ensure that the passengers adhere to the traffic rules and regulations e.g. wearing seat belts.
    • Report immediately any traffic accident to the insurance company and to the supervisor.
    • Assists with office tasks, such as photocopying, pick up of supplies etc.
    • Performs any other duties as assigned by the Administrative Associate or Technical Officer.

    REQUIREMENTS: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    • Knowledge of counties and its surrounding areas where project will have presence, streets neighborhoods, airports and government offices.
    • Skilled and experienced safe driver with valid driver’s license and no history of responsibility for accidents.
    • Ability to lift heavy packages and moves furniture.
    • Ability to maintain vehicles in good condition.
    • Basic knowledge of First Aid.
    • Able to handle multiple tasks efficiently.
    • Able to report to work and maintain time schedule and work extra hours as needed.
    • Willingness and interest in supporting program and goals.
    • Ability to perform all duties and responsibilities in a timely manner with minimal supervision.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS STANDARDS:

    • Secondary school ‘O’ level graduate or relevant vocational training certification with over 5-7 years of relevant experience; plus,
    • a minimum of five years working with a public or private organization operating motor vehicles professionally.
    • Must have a good working knowledge of English with ability to understand spoken and written English well and Kiswahili.
    • Must have a current, valid driving license with an excellent driving record showing no history of responsibility for accidents.
    • Must be in possession of a current and valid certificate of good conduct within the year.
    • Maintains a good awareness of the existing traffic rules and regulations under NTSA.
    • Must have undertaken an eye test with certification.
    • Good knowledge of the counties and its surrounding areas.
    • Experience driving for a diplomatic mission or NGO is an added advantage
    • Prefer experience with medium-to-large sized international organization.
    • Experience must reflect knowledge, skills and abilities listed above.

    This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

    Temporary Office Assistant I

     

    Reports To:                  Administrative Associate 1

    JOB SUMMARY:

    To provide basic support to Afya Nyota ya Bonde Project staff in maintaining the office: including general cleaning, handling mail and receptionist services at the switchboard, maintaining orderly appearance and functioning of the reception and common areas.  Provides general staff support as needed.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Prepare coffee, tea or other refreshments to staff and meetings and ensuring the meeting room is cleared thereafter.
    • In charge of making sure the printing/documentation/photocopying area is well organized and mail in the pigeon holes is well organized.
    • Monitors and ensures adequate cleaning of kitchens and washroom supplies.
    • Ensuring cleanliness of the offices, dusting of all computers and telephone heads.
    • Checks to see that all windows are closed rightly.
    • Ensure that all general public areas are neat and clean.
    • Handles pick-up and delivery of items for the office as required.
    • Assist in sending faxes and maintaining the fax machine, notifying the Administrative Associate when service and supplies are required.
    • Assist in operating switchboard, directing incoming and outgoing calls as required by caller, determines the nature of the call and decides on appropriate routing.
    • Assist in receiving and screening all incoming visitors in accordance with FHI 360’s security procedures to identify them and determine the nature of their visit.  Keeps a log of all visitors showing their name, time of arrival, who they visited and time of departure.
    • Responds to general inquiries regarding Afya Nyota ya Bonde Project.
    • Performs any other duties as assigned by the Administrative Associate .

    REQUIREMENTS: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    • Clear speaking voice, neat and pleasant appearance.
    • Good understanding of basic grammar.
    • Ability to deal congenially and effectively with people, both in person and over the phone.
    • Ability to be consistently organized, diplomatic and conscientious.
    • Able to handle multiple tasks efficiently.
    • Able to report to work and maintain time schedule and work extra hours as needed.
    • Willing to learn, use and maintain office machines and assume responsibilities as skill increase.
    • Willingness and interest in supporting Afya Nyota ya Bonde programs and goals.
    • Ability to perform all duties and responsibilities in a timely manner with minimal supervision.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS STANDARDS:

    • Secondary school ‘O’ level graduate or equivalent years of relevant experience; plus a minimum of three years working with a public or private organization as a receptionist.
    • Experience with switchboard equipment will be an added advantage
    • Must have a valid certificate of good conduct valid within the year.
    • Prefer experience with medium-to-large sized international organization.
    • Experience must reflect knowledge, skills and abilities listed above.

    This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

    Senior Technical Officer-Care and Treatment

     

    Reports To: Associate Director, Clinical Services

    Project: HIV Service Delivery Support Activity – Rift Valley

    JOB SUMMARY:

    To provide technical leadership and supervision to regional/county Technical mentors. Responsible for working closely with the MOH and County Health teams, partners and service providers in the region to strengthen health systems and ensure that the quality of prevention, care and treatment interventions initiated and supported across the program is consistent with the national MOH/County Health Services quality standards and guidelines.

    Responsible for supporting the training, on-site technical supportive supervision, mentorship, coaching and regular updates to the Technical officers and service providers in the area of Adult and pediatric HIV care and treatment and PMTCT.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Provide direct technical assistance to the regional mentors and health care facilities staffs supported by the project including clinical mentoring, strengthening monitoring and evaluation and information system, facilitation of community linkages, patient flow analysis, improvement of adherence support system, development or improvement of referral system, etc.
    • Provide technical oversight, monitoring and support to county/sub county multi-disciplinary teams as assigned
    • Supporting accelerated HIV care and treatment efforts directed towards increasing enrolment of HIV
      infected children and adolescents
    • Ensure that project-supported clinical care activities at ART/PMTCT/TB sites conform to Kenya
      National HIV care and treatment guidelines and the project standards.
    • Guide the development and/or refinement of materials related to HIV/AIDS care and treatment, including clinical guidelines, protocols, algorithms, drug formularies, training materials and monitoring and evaluation tools.
    • Spearheading continuous quality improvement (CQI) implementation in supported counties
    •  Partnering with MOH/NASCOP in offering mentorship, orientation, training and technical updates to service providers
    • Supporting Site Improvement Monitoring Systems (SIMS) evaluation in supported counties, the
      formulation and monitoring of activity plans to mitigate identified gaps in performance
    • Contributing to formulation of JWP in collaboration with MOH and overseeing the implementation
      of the JWPs that the project has with service delivery partners while strengthening collaboration with
      MOH/County Health Services
    • Representing the project and organization in key sector meetings when called upon
    • Writing and evaluating relevant reports as part of the routine project reporting and accountability requirements
    • Participate in the development of quarterly and annual plans and activity reports.
    • Establish and maintain good working relationships with MOH staff at all levels and other partners to ensure effective and efficient implementation of the program at all levels.
    • Maintain smooth regular information flow with County MOH officials, FHI 360 technical staff on technical issues.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.

    REQUIREMENTS: KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITIES

    • Comprehensive knowledge of integrated HIV and AIDS, TB, reproductive health, family planning, public health
    • Ability to provide a wide range of clinical services and capability to effectively transfer skills
      combined with effective communication
    • Excellent managerial and administrative skills.
    • Sensitivity of cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding HIV/AIDS/TB.
    • Ability to lead and work with others and maintain compatibility among project staff, sub- contractors, consultants and recipients of assistance.
    • Ability to manage projects, set priorities and plan for the successful implementation of programs.
    • Ability to travel regionally, nationally and internationally as needed.
    • Ability to work with minimum supervision, team player with drive as an initiative.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS STANDARDS:

    MD/MB ChB/BS Degree in  relevant field with a Minimum 7-9 years’ experience in in a HIV/AIDS/TB program.MS/MA in relevant filed (MPH preferable) with 5-7 years of experience. Familiarity with decentralized public health systems. Familiarity with current national service delivery guidelines for the prevention, management and control of HIV and TB disease conditions. Strong program management skills and experience in diplomacy with other stakeholders. Excellent computer skills in MS Office Suite

    This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

    Associate Director, Clinical Services

     

    Reports To:                  Deputy Chief of Party

    Program:                      Afya Nyota ya Bonde Program

    JOB SUMMARY:

    The Associate Director Clinical Services will be a very critical part of the HSDSA Afya Nyota ya Bonde Team working very closely with the Deputy Chief of Party to drive the Technical Direction and Oversight for the project. S/he will be responsible for providing leadership, technical oversight, and strategic direction for integrated HIV Care and Treatment services covering the 90s across HIV identification, linkage to care and ART initiation, retention and viral suppression. S/he will also provide leadership in PMTCT, TBHIV, Pediatric and Adolescent HIV services, quality Improvement and service delivery. S/he will work closely with the County Health Management Teams to provide mentorship for site level staffs, lead site mentorship missions and performance review. S/he will provide mentorship, coaching and regular updates to technical officers at project level with a goal of increasing technical and management competencies across the project. S/he will be responsible for working closely with the entire project management team and service providers to ensure that the quality of care is sustained across the program as defined by the MOH quality standards.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • With the DCOP, set program direction and approaches
    • Lead and direct technical capacity building activities  for provision of evidence based  and quality HIV/AIDS care and treatment services
    • Oversee the work of the technical staff and ensure that the work of each technical area is coordinated at all levels.
    • Lead TA Field Missions, CMEs for HSDSA Staff and MOH staffs; Lead SURGE Review meetings and site visits
    • Represent the DCOP as needed
    • Collaborate with monitoring and evaluation staff to monitor and evaluate contribution of trainings, support supervision and mentorship activities to service delivery outcomes
    • Provide support to project personnel to technically enable them to provide high-quality prevention, care, and treatment technical assistance and mentorship support to implementing partners
    • Develop a detailed implementation and activity program plan, including program targets to guide implementation
    • Ensure all other care and treatment components including M&E, laboratory, community linkage, pharmaceuticals, QI, trainings, are all linked and implemented according to the plan
    • Prepare quarterly, semi-annual and annual narrative progress reports
    • Provide high level mentorship to TOs/STOs in service delivery across all counties
    • Perform site visits and technical program reviews
    • Ensure dissemination and distribution of care and treatment job aides, including guidelines, SOPs, and other related documents
    • Participate in identifying program training-needs and-provide recommendations 
    • Participate in relevant meetings with the Ministry of Health and as well as with donors and other implementing partners

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, ABILITIES, EXPERTISE AND COMPETENCE:

    • Demonstrated experience in program design, strategic planning, and program management and implementation experience.
    • Experience in clinical management of HIV care and treatment for infected adults and children in resource poor
    • Knowledge and experience in program management and capacity building
    • Knowledge and experience in writing proposals and reports
    • Extensive knowledge on PMTCT, TBHIV, HIV care and ART services and quality of care assessment

    Desired Qualities

    • Team Leadership and continuous improvement
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Teamwork and positive attitude
    • Efficiency and effectiveness

    KEY PERFROMANCE INDICATORS:

     

    • Proportion of individual work-plan achieved by the end of the reporting period- 95%.
    • Proportion of PLHIV identified across supported sites- 95%
    • Proportion of allocated targets achieved for HIV-infected paediatrics, adolescents and adults newly starting ART at HSDSA supported sites-  95%
    • Proportion of HIV-infected paediatrics, adolescents and adults eligible for ART with a current viral load- 95%
    • Proportion of HIV-infected paediatrics, adolescents and adults achieving viral suppression (<1000) at HSDSA supported sites   90%
    • Proportion of supported sites achieving >80% (Green and Dark Green) score in HIV C/T and TB program area during SIMS visit conducted by the donor          95%
    • Proportion of PLHIV screened for TB in the last visit at HSDSA supported sites       95%
    • Proportion of allocated targets achieved for TB/HIV co-infected patients started on ART       95%
    • Proportion of eligible PLHIV screening TB negative started on IPT- 80%
    • Proportion of sites conducting CQIs using KHQIF Model, maintaining a current CQI file with completed CQI projects-           80%

    MINUMUM REQUIREMENT STANDARDS:

    Masters’ Degree in MMed or Public Health (MMed/MPH) or related field with at least 7-9 years HIV/AIDS works experience (especially within the context of health systems strengthening or health systems development); or quality assurance/quality management. Training in Project Management will be an added advantage

    This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

    Associate Director - FP/RMNCH

     

    Reporting to:                Deputy Chief of Party

    PROJECT DESCRIPTION:

    Afya Uzazi Nakuru/Baringo Program aims to provide technical assistance and support to scale up evidence-based maternal, newborn, and child health interventions; family planning and reproductive health services; and nutrition activities in focus geographical areas.

    BASIC FUNCTIONS:

    The Associate Director- FP/RH/MNCH has the responsibility for achieving the USAID funded Afya Uzazi Nakuru/Baringo Program which aims to provide technical assistance and support to scale up evidence-based maternal, newborn, and child health interventions; family planning and reproductive health services; and nutrition activities in focus geographical areas (Nakuru & Baringo Counties).  The Associate Director- FP/RH/MNCH, reporting to the Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) shall provide programmatic, managerial and technical leadership in designing, planning, implementation and evaluation of family planning, reproductive health, maternal, newborn, child health and nutrition service delivery activities in the stated geographical program areas. 

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    Serve as portfolio manager for facility-based component of Afya Uzazi project and   second-in-command to the DCOP in ensuring development, integration, coordination and implementation of health facility and outreach level FP/RH/MNCH services including nutrition services. Contribute to the development and implementation of annual work plans and also to the development of project quarterly, semiannual and annual reports as per donor requirement.  Support thematic team leaders especially the CHS-SBC team lead, MERL, HSS, PHE and program management, administration and operations in the implementation and monitoring of their respective work plans, ensuring that activities are implemented according to the work plan and budget and prudent use of program resources. Working closely with MERL He/she will participate in the tracking, monitoring and documentation of technical achievements and evaluation of the FP/RH/MNCH and nutrition activities with regard to access, integration, quality and service delivery impact in collaboration with other partners. Oversee monitoring visits to project sites, analyze and provide feedback to the DCOP Participate in the design of training curricula and other training materials as well as service delivery guidelines, protocols, concepts and standards of practice. Oversee training of key partners’ programmatic and technical staff in FP/RH/MNCH technical issues including integration of FP/RH services into other services (including HIV & AIDS) and into other sectors. Establish and maintain relationships with National & County governments and collaborating partners to ensure effective coordination and collaboration. Maintain smooth flow of information with the County’s (Nakuru & Baringo) Directors for Health including the County RH Coordinator, including other County MOH officials.  S/he will also ensure smooth flow of information with the Deputy Chief of Party including Afya Uzazi Nakuru/Baringo Program technical staff on FP/RH/MNCH issues. Provide supervision and mentorship to all project technical officers providing support to health facilities Shall be a key member and actively participate in the Technical review and PMT meetings As a member of the Senior Management Team, contribute to the overall strategic direction of the project. Perform other related duties as assigned.

    REQUIREMENTS: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    Excellent managerial, interpersonal, and leadership skills. Strong background in management of decentralized/devolved health systems in Kenya Must have demonstrated significant knowledge and skills in the following areas: RH/FP, MNH, Child and Adolescent health. Additional knowledge and skills on Nutrition, QA/QI and Supply Chain will be an advantage Ability to make effective presentations to large and diverse audiences in representation of project work Demonstrated knowledge of cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding FP/RH/MNCH In-depth knowledge of USAID projects, regulations, compliance and reporting. Previous experience with donor funded projects preferred Knowledge of J2SR will be an added advantage Ability to work with others and maintain compatibility among project staff, sub-contractors, consultants and recipients of assistance. Ability to manage projects, set priorities and plan for the successful implementation of programs. Ability to work with minimum supervision, team player with drive and initiative. Ability to travel regionally, nationally and internationally as needed.

    MINUMUM REQUIREMENT STANDARDS;

    • Master’s degree in Medicine or Public Health with 5-7 years’ working experience in FP/RH/MNCH in a technical capacity and two years of experience working with integrated health programs   
    • Experience in training and supervision of large MNCH programs and familiarity with the relevant MOH Policies/Strategy & guidelines and procedures.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills and excellent computer skills in MS Office Suite. Demonstrated technical assistance and consulting experience related to public health responses to FP/RH/MNCH service delivery.
    • Demonstrated leadership in facilitating multi-sectoral alliances and partnerships at County, national, and international levels in FP/RH/MNCH.

    Method of Application

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