NGO Jobs in Kenya – Jhpiego

Jhpiego, an affiliate of the Johns Hopkins University, is an international NGO committed to improving the health of women and their families. 

Jhpiego-Kenya works in close collaboration with both the Ministry of Health at National level and with County Governments in the areas of HIV/AIDS, Malaria, TB, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Reproductive Health, Family Planning and Non-Communicable Diseases.
 
We are seeking experienced individuals with excellent leadership 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. 

VMMC Technical Advisor (Ref: VMMC16)
 
The Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) Technical Advisor will ensure the strategic, programmatic, and technical integrity of a PEPFAR funded project focusing on providing extensive technical assistance to PEPFAR Kenya and the Government of Kenya (GOK) on several aspects of VMMC service safety and quality. 

The VMMC Technical Advisor will have the overall responsibility for leadership and management of and reporting on Jhpiego activities, making key decisions and solving problems in short timeframes, while ensuring operational and program quality and integrity.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical leadership in the design, analysis, and synthesis of activities.
  • Lead the annual work planning process in close collaboration with the donor, the MOH, NASCOP, project teams, and project partners
  • Ensure programmatic integrity to achieve project goals, objectives and targets.
  • Develop strong working relationships with the donor, the Ministry of Health (MOH) and National AIDS & STI Control Program (NASCOP), as well as other implementing partners and stakeholders.
  • Represent Jhpiego’s interests and present progress, achievements and lessons learned to key stakeholders through meetings, conferences and presentations.
  • Participate in relevant technical advisory groups with counterparts and partner institutions.
  • Oversee preparation of periodic project reports to the donor.
  • Work with M&E staff to develop relevant frameworks and effectively track data/results
Required Qualifications:
  • Must have a Clinical degree- Bachelor’s degree in medicine preferred.
  • A Masters degree in public health, health administration, international health or a related field preferred
  • 8+ years of experience managing large, multi-year, international health sector development projects
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge in establishing systems and overseeing project start-up
  • Understanding of the Kenyan social and political context, and developments in the health sector
  • Knowledge of VMMC program implementation, training, or clinical background in HIV prevention
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
County Cluster Managers (Ref: CCM16)
(3 Positions for Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu)

This recruitment is for an anticipated project.

Reporting to the Program Director, the Cluster Managers will contribute to the effective scale up of oral Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) in the respective county cluster, with an emphasis on demand creation, service delivery, commodity security, advocacy and knowledge management.

The Cluster Managers will provide technical, management and administrative support to the BRIDGE to SCALE project, while ensuring synergy with other Jhpiego programs in their respective counties.
 

Responsibilities:
  • Provide leadership to ensure successful implementation of the BRIDGE to SCALE work plan and achievement of the county project’s targets and goals across the results areas.
  • Provide technical guidance in HIV prevention to ensure the effective scale up of oral PrEP among FSWs, MSM, adolescent girls and young women through drop-in centers, mobile outreach, hospitals, clinics, and private health facilities.
  • Coordinate implementation of demand creation activities including training, peer outreach, mobile and community-based “hotspot” outreach services.
  • Mentor, support and manage BRIDGE to SCALE team based at the county cluster, and align their efforts with project goals.
  • Develop and maintain strategic relationships with Government ministries, County Government, key population networks and coalitions, development partners, private sector entities and other stakeholders for effective implementation of the BRIDGE to SCALE project.
  • Contribute in the documentation, analysis, synthesis and reporting of project outputs and results.
  • Represent BRIDGE to SCALE in technical committees, stakeholder and partner meetings in the counties, and disseminates relevant evidence on oral PrEP.
  • Build the capacity of health workers and peer educators to generate demand and provide PrEP.
  • Support in strengthening the commodity supply chain at the county and sub county level to ensure a consistent supply of PrEP commodities.
  • Prepare project’s work plans, budgets and periodic implementation reports.
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Clinical, Nursing or Social Science or related field
  • 5 years’ hands on experience in developing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating HIV prevention programs for Key Populations
  • At least 5 years of professional, progressively more responsible management experience in public, private health programs
  • Proven experience in managing a field office: public and or private
  • Excellent verbal, written communications and presentation skills
  • Experience working in donor funded programs, MOH systems and personnel, and private sector foundations
  • Dynamic personality and a team player
  • Computer literacy, particularly in the use of MS Office.
Supply Chain Advisor (Ref: SCA16)

Reporting to the Program Director, the Supply Chain Advisor will be responsible for providing technical leadership and direction for the development and implementation of innovative strategies to strengthen supply chain management systems and security of commodities. 

The Supply Chain Advisor will also work closely with BRIDGE to SCALE project Management Team and project implementation teams at the county cluster level to ensure that commodities are available and are used appropriately.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical leadership and support to develop and review technical approaches and strategies for strengthening commodity security and building supply chain management systems and capacities.
  • Provide technical assistance to support the design and implementation of supply chain management and logistics related interventions such as commodity security, quantification, procurement, warehousing, storage, distribution transportation, LMIS, etc.
  • Monitor the supply chain to ensure availability of PrEP commodities in all BRIDGE to SCALE implementation sites.
  • Monitor product use and lead pharmacovigilance surveys.
  • Provide technical assistance in the implementation of operations research.
  • Plan, organize and conduct training courses covering supply chain technical areas for relevant audiences as required, including development of training materials relevant to the targeted training group.
  • In consultation with the project team, guide the documentation, analysis, synthesis and reporting of project outputs and results, and ensures incorporation of lessons learned into ongoing BRIDGE to SCALE project activities.
Required Qualifications:
  • Graduate degree in a Pharmacy or any other relevant health-related field with specialized training and/or experience relating to supply chain management required.
  • 5 years’ experience in commodity security, supply chain management and health care logistics systems development.
  • Relevant experience in public health and treatment programs in developing countries.
  • Ability to travel domestically as required to support the progress of program activities.
  • Excellent verbal, written communications and presentation skills
  • Experience working in donor funded programs, MOH systems and personnel, and private sector foundations
  • Computer literacy, particularly in the use of MS Office.
Interested applicants should send application & CV with 3 referees to the following email address: HR.Kenya@jhpiego.org by 10th June 2016.

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

Please quote the respective reference code in the email heading.

Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer. 

Persons with disabilities and other minority groups are encouraged to apply

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