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Kenya Marine & Fisheries Research Institute Admin Officer III Job

Kenya Marine & Fisheries Research Institute Admin Officer III Job

Grade: RI.7

Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI), a State Corporation under the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation was established by an Act of parliament (The Science and Technology Act Cap. 250 of the Laws of Kenya of 1979) which has since been repealed by The Science, Technology and Innovation Act No.28 of 2013.

The Institute mandate is to undertake research in marine and freshwater fisheries, aquaculture, environmental and ecological studies, in order to provide scientific data and information for sustainable exploitation, management and conservation of Kenya’s fisheries resources, and contribute to National strategies of food security, poverty alleviation, clean environment and creation of employment as provided for under vision 2030.

The Institute has Research Centers and Stations located at Mombasa, Kisumu, Nairobi, Naivasha, Baringo, Kegati, Sangoro, Sagana and Turkana.

KMFRI is seeking to recruit self-motivated professionals who are team players to fill the following vacant positions within its approved establishment:

Administrative Officer Job Responsibilities

  • Identification and provision of office space.
  • Generation and maintenance of transport records.
  • In charge of compound and office maintenance.
  • Supervision of personnel under him/her in administration section.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements for the Administrative Officer Job

For direct appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) of at least mean grade “C” (Plain) or its equivalent;
  • Higher National Diploma in Business Administration from a recognized institution; and
  • Working knowledge of computer applications

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their applications with a detailed resume and copies of certificates, transcripts and other testimonials to the address shown below not later than 2nd May 2018. Please note that one of the applications for each position MUST be received in hard copy.

The Director, Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute, P.O. Box 81651 – 80100, Mombasa Phone: 020-8021560, 020-8021561 Email: recruitment@kmfri.co.ke

KMFRI is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. Persons with disability, women, youth and those from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply.

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NGO Field Officers/Research Jobs in Kenya

NGO Field Officers/Research Jobs in Kenya

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is an institution of the Aga Khan Health Service, Kenya, which is an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network. The hospital is part of a network of health facilities, which includes Hospitals and Outreach health facilities across East Africa. The Aga Khan Hospital is in an exciting growth phase and has attained acknowledgment of its quality by achieving ISO 9001:2015 certification, ISO 15189:2012 accreditation for laboratory services and is moving towards Joint Commission International Accreditation. The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu has outreach Health Services at Kisii, Kakamega, Kitale, Bungoma, Kericho, Kibuye-Kisumu, West End- Kisumu, Busia, Homa- Bay, Kapsabet, Migori, with plans to spread to Bomet. With the ongoing expansion we seek to recruit professionals for the following vacant positions:

The Hospital is seeking dynamic and qualified health professionals for the recently funded Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health project that started in April 2016 in Kisii.

The team is expected to take lead in implementing the objectives of the five-year Access to Quality Care through Extending and Strengthening Health Systems (AQCESS) Project in Kenya. AQCESS is a multi-country project of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), funded by the Global Affairs Canada and Aga Khan Foundation, Canada.

The project seeks to improve health outcomes of women of reproductive age and children by enhancing the availability and utilization of essential health services for pregnant women, newborns and children under age of five and improving the quality of these services. The team will be responsible for the implementation of the project in the sub county of Bomachoge- Borabu in Kisii County.

Key Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Project Officer, the successful candidate will be responsible for implementing assigned project related activities at the community level in Bomachoge-Borabu sub – county.
  • Support the establishing / strengthening of the community level structures to achieve project targeted health promotion indicators at the community level in collaboration with the project team and the MoH.
  • Planning and implementing capacity building / training related activities carried out by the project.
  • Play a key role in strengthening the eHealth interventions of the project need analysis, implementation, set up and maintenance of the services and equipment.

Requirements

  • Diploma / Higher diploma in Social development, community health and development or any other relevant qualification.
  • Experience in implementing Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health interventions through community health structures will be an added advantage.
  • Competent knowledge of the use of Microsoft Excel spread sheets, Word, Access.
  • At least 3 years’ experience working in the field to promote Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health tapping into community resources and linkages.
  • Experience in gender, establishing Community Health structures and early child development is an added advantage.
  • Experience of working at the village and first level health care facility in rural settings.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform in a large team of field staff.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should email their applications with detailed curriculum vitae, names and contacts of three referees, current and expected salary to ksm.recruitment@akhskenya.org on or before 27th April, 2018. Aga Khan Hospital Kisumu does not solicit any funds for purposes of recruitment.

Aga Khan Hospital Kisumu is an equal opportunity employer

Kemri NGO Administrative Assistant/Secretary Job for Diploma Graduates,Salary over Ksh70,000

Kemri NGO Administrative Assistant/Secretary Job for Diploma Graduates,Salary over Ksh70,000

Opening date: 05/04/18                                                             Vacancy: CGHR 32/04/2018

Program description:

The Kenya Medical Research Institute / One Health Program (OH), working in collaboration and receive funding from Washington State University (WSU), Wellcome Trust (WT), World Health Organization/GAVI, UK Medical Research Council and Southampton University conducts research on links between human health and animal health investigating zoonoses, socio-economic and nutritional pathways.

The program seeks to fill the following one (1) position

Position:Administrative Assistant (MR 7)

Reporting to:PI- One Health Studies

Closing Date:18th April 2018

Duty Station:Kisumu – Kisian Campus

Essential Qualifications;

  • Proficiency in written and verbal English &Kiswahili
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade D+ and above or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • Certificate in Computer Application Skills from a recognized institution.
  • Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Business Management, Human Resource Management, Business Administration or any other approved equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

Desirable Skills and Attributes

  • Ability to prioritize workload and balance conflicting demands.
  • Ability to work within a team environment and in a diverse cultural environment.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with staff and clients verbally and in writing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, initiative and resourcefulness.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be flexible to work within the existing structure.

Position Summary:

The purpose of the job is to handle human resource management information systems, assist in the implementation of the decisions to support human resource functions in the program.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain personnel records and ensure integrity of data and information.
  • Maintain a creative and experimental attitude towards change.
  • To effectively plan, organize, and administer the activities of the projects.
  • Maintain personnel records and ensure integrity of data and information.
  • Maintain a creative and experimental attitude towards change.
  • To effectively plan, organize, and administer the activities of the projects.
  • Record and dispatch out-going and incoming mails and documents to ensure traceability and accountability.
  • Provide inputs in the Program meetings as authorized by the immediate supervisor that is attend interviews for projects and other collaborative partners.
  • Provide inputs in the Program meetings as authorized by the immediate supervisor that is attend interviews for projects and other collaborative partners.
  • Offer oversight in transport operation
  • Plan weekly duties for drivers to cover all projects activities
  • Plan leave rota for the section staff
  • Ensure vehicles are in good mechanical conditions and serviced when due
  • Liaise with relevant department within the Institute for logistical support and access to services by the project personnel
  • Perform any other administrative duties as assigned by the principal investigator.

Terms of Employment

One (1) year contract as per KEMRI scheme of service. The first 3 months is a probation period. Salary is negotiable within the stated grade depending on education, experience and demonstrated competency.

Applications should include the following:

  • Letter of Application (INDICATE VACANCY NUMBER)
  • Current Curriculum Vitae with telephone number and e-mail address
  • Three letters of reference with contact telephone numbers and e-mail addresses
  • Copies of Certificates
  • Contact telephone number.

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should send their applications enclosing a detailed CV, copies of certificates, testimonials, resume and day time telephone contact(s) to The Director, CGHR, P. O. Box 1578 – 40100; Kisumu not later than April 18th 2018.

KEMRI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITED TO DIVERSITY. PERSONS WITH DISABILITY, WOMEN, YOUTH AND THOSE FROM MARGINALIZED AREAS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. KEMRI DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF ITS RECRUITMENT PROCESS INCLUDING APPLICATION, INTERVIEW AND PROCESSING OF OFFER LETTER. IF ASKED FOR A FEE, REPORT SUCH REQUEST IMMEDIATELY

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

NGO Data Manager and Statistics Jobs in Kenya,April 2018

NGO Data Manager and Statistics Jobs in Kenya,April 2018

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. Our aim is revolutionizing health care for the planet’s most disadvantaged people.

Jhpiego is the lead implementing partner for Afya Halisi, a USAID’s five year project which aims to deliver quality, integrated services in the areas of family planning (FP)/reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health (RMNCAH), nutrition, and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in the focus counties of Kitui, Migori, Kakamega and Kisumu.

We are seeking an experienced individual with excellent organizational and technical skills, who is a team player, dedicated, hardworking, innovative, highly motivated and able to work in a high-pressure environment requiring multi-tasking abilities.

Data ManagerMigori

Reporting to the MEL Specialist, the Data Manager will provide leadership in routine data management operations including supporting timely data collection and entry, data quality at all data points, processing, cleaning, analysis and managing the project databases.

S/he will provide support to research data collection and analysis efforts by the project including special initiatives, outlined surveys, studies and evaluations, participate in preparing for and playing a key role in data review meetings; reporting in USG’s Population Health and Environment System (PHES) and Trainet, writing donor reports and participating in dissemination forums.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure timely collection, processing, entry, processing, review and collation of project data for relevant indicators – from DHIS2 and other sources (health facilities and the community).
  • Perform data cleaning and verify the authenticity and accuracy of the data before reporting to the donor.
  • Work closely with M&E and IT teams to develop and/or review project data management systems including data security, analysis plan, dissemination aids and templates.
  • Provide technical assistance to build the capacity of M&E staff in database design, development and implementation; data management, analysis, and reporting.
  • Develop and implement a capacity-building plan for project and relevant MOH staff in data management including analysis, use and dissemination.
  • Develop and implement a mentorship programme for health care workers and other data handlers on use of MOH and other reporting tools.
  • Contribute to development of in-depth analysis of Afya Halisi project data for publications, advocacy, proposal writing and presentation to various audiences as need arises.
  • Under the guidance of technical team leads, conduct in-depth and robust data analysis and presentation using appropriate software.
  • Participate in project led special initiatives, surveys and studies and providing technical assistance in data management and report writing.
  • Assist in writing of quarterly and annual project reports, and processing, review and submission of project data through PHES and Trainet systems.
  • Assist in writing/editing guidelines/SOPs for data entry, management and analysis.
  • Provide technical guidance in strategies for improving the quality of data from health facilities and the community, and overall data dissemination and utilization at project level.
  • Assist in carrying out data quality assessments to review quality of data at project level, DHIS2 and source documents at facility and community levels.
  • Participate in data review meetings at various levels, including project level.
  • In liaison with USG strategic information mechanisms, lead in project data analytics and visualization efforts to enhance data use at project, sub-county, county and national levels.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in public health, biostatistics, epidemiology, information systems or related field,
  • At least of 5 years relevant experience with international development programs in FP/RMNCHAH, nutrition and WASH.
  • Experience and skills in DHIS2 framework/instance and national HMIS system, including knowledge of MOH data collection tools for FP/RMNCHAH, nutrition and WASH is mandatory.
  • Excellent understanding of database design and development, database programming (in Access, SQL).
  • Excellent knowledge of SPSS and EPI Info and/or other statistical analysis package (SAS, STATA, R).
  • Experience and skills in application of Geographic Information Systems
  • Experience and skills in use of PHES for FP/RMNCHAH, nutrition and WASH reporting
  • Knowledge of data visualization and business information software such as Tableau and Power BI will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of and interpretation of key indicators in FP/RMNCHAH, nutrition and WASH is essential.
  • Computer literacy, particularly in the use of MS Office
  • Excellent data management and analysis skills.
  • Good writing and verbal communication skills.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send application & CV with 3 referees to the following email address: HR.Kenya@jhpiego.org by 20th April 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.

Kenya: External Consultant (Kenya) – LEAP mid-term evaluation

Organization: Chance For Childhood
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 29 Apr 2018

Fee: GBP6000/Ksh780,000

Consultancy Purpose

These Terms of Reference (TOR) are for the evaluation of our Learning, Educating and Protecting (LEAP from the streets) project. This evaluation is commissioned by Chance for Childhood (CfC) and will cover the period of 1st February 2016 – 31st January 2018. This TOR was prepared by the CfC Programme Manager and initial conceptualization of evaluation ideas was contributed by project implementing partners, Kisumu Urban Apostolates Programmes (KUAP) and Yellow House Health and Outreach Services (YH). The purpose of the ToR is two-fold. Firstly, it provides key information to CfC and project partners about the impact of the project so far; and secondly, it will highlight any key gaps that need to be addressed going forward in order to achieve the set outcomes and intended impact. The midterm evaluation shall assess the evolving relevance of the programme, efficiency, effectiveness, and progress made towards achieving the planned objectives, outcomes and learning questions. Please find the full terms of reference LEAP mid-term evaluation TOR

How to apply:

Applicants are requested to provide a proposal outlining the following in line with the details provided in the TOR above:

  1. CV
  2. Cover letter with an expression of interest
  3. Proposed methodology
  4. Timeline and proposed evaluation plan
  5. Staffing
  6. Detailed budget breakdown

Please submit your application to hr@chanceforchildhood.org

Interviews will proceed on 7 May 2018 and the selected applicant will be required to start immediately.

NGO Statistics,Finance and M&E Jobs in Kenya,April 2018.Salary over Ksh150,000

NGO Statistics,Finance and M&E Jobs in Kenya,April 2018.Salary over Ksh150,000

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

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. Our aim is revolutionizing health care for the planet’s most disadvantaged people.

Jhpiego is the lead implementing partner for Afya Halisi, a USAID’s five year project which aims to deliver quality, integrated services in the areas of family planning (FP)/reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health (RMNCAH), nutrition, and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in the focus counties of Kitui, Migori, Kakamega and Kisumu.

We are seeking experienced individuals with excellent organizational 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.

DATA MANAGER (1 post- Migori)

Reporting to the MEL Specialist, the Data Manager will provide leadership in routine data management operations including supporting timely data collection and entry, data quality at all data points, processing, cleaning, analysis and managing the project databases. S/he will provide support to research data collection and analysis efforts by the project including special initiatives, outlined surveys, studies and evaluations, participate in preparing for and playing a key role in data review meetings; reporting in USG’s Population Health and Environment System (PHES) and Trainet, writing donor reports and participating in dissemination forums.

Responsibilities:

Ensure timely collection, processing, entry, processing, review and collation of project data for relevant indicators – from DHIS2 and other sources (health facilities and the community).

Perform data cleaning and verify the authenticity and accuracy of the data before reporting to the donor. Work closely with M&E and IT teams to develop and/or review project data management systems

including data security, analysis plan, dissemination aids and templates.

Provide technical assistance to build the capacity of M&E staff in database design, development and implementation; data management, analysis, and reporting.

Develop and implement a capacity-building plan for project and relevant MOH staff in data management including analysis, use and dissemination.

Develop and implement a mentorship programme for health care workers and other data handlers on use of MOH and other reporting tools.

Contribute to development of in-depth analysis of Afya Halisi project data for publications, advocacy, proposal writing and presentation to various audiences as need arises.

Under the guidance of technical team leads, conduct in-depth and robust data analysis and presentation using appropriate software.

Participate in project led special initiatives, surveys and studies and providing technical assistance in data management and report writing.

Assist in writing of quarterly and annual project reports, and processing, review and submission of project data through PHES and Trainet systems.

Assist in writing/editing guidelines/SOPs for data entry, management and analysis.

Provide technical guidance in strategies for improving the quality of data from health facilities and the community, and overall data dissemination and utilization at project level.

Assist in carrying out data quality assessments to review quality of data at project level, DHIS2 and source documents at facility and community levels.

Participate in data review meetings at various levels, including project level.

In liaison with USG strategic information mechanisms, lead in project data analytics and visualization efforts to enhance data use at project, sub-county, county and national levels.

Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in public health, biostatistics, epidemiology, information systems or related field,

At least of 5 years relevant experience with international development programs in FP/RMNCHAH, nutrition and WASH.

Experience and skills in DHIS2 framework/instance and national HMIS system, including knowledge of MOH data collection tools for FP/RMNCHAH, nutrition and WASH is mandatory.

Excellent understanding of database design and development, database programming (in Access, SQL). Excellent knowledge of SPSS and EPI Info and/or other statistical analysis package (SAS, STATA, R). Experience and skills in application of Geographic Information Systems

Experience and skills in use of PHES for FP/RMNCHAH, nutrition and WASH reporting

Knowledge of data visualization and business information software such as Tableau and Power BI will be an added advantage.

Knowledge of and interpretation of key indicators in FP/RMNCHAH, nutrition and WASH is essential. Computer literacy, particularly in the use of MS Office

Excellent data management and analysis skills. Good writing and verbal communication skills.

MONITORING, EVALUATION AND LEARNING (MEL) ASSISTANT -Fixed Term (8 posts – Kitui (3), Migori(3), Kisumu (2))

Reporting to the Senior MEL Officer, the Afya Halisi MEL Assistant will assist in routine data collection, verification and entry. S/he will contribute to MEL capacity building of Ministry of Health (MOH) staff on data management; provide feedback to MOH on data quality, completeness and use; coordinate data quality audits (DQAs) and data review meetings with MOH; and participate in all other MEL activities.

Responsibilities:

Offer technical support on FP/RMNCAH, nutrition and WASH reporting tools, data management processes, analysis and interpretation to MOH to meet program requirements

Orient health facilities and Community Units on FP/RMNCAH, nutrition and WASH reporting requirements, indicator definitions and use of data tools

Coordinate data collection of Afya Halisi program activities to ensure timely and complete reporting

Support MOH in information system for purposes of collecting, analysis and synthesis of monitoring data in respective sub-counties

Collect, clean and enter health facility, community unit and project data for FP/RMNCAH, nutrition and WASH services into the project database

Collate and enter relevant Afya Halisi project data/results for required reporting periods into appropriate USAID reporting databases such as JPHES and Trainet

Participate in regular performance and data review meetings at project level

Plan and facilitate capacity building and training of MOH staff in M&E through on-the-job training and mentorship

Support MOH in archiving M&E guidelines, tools, data files, analysis, files and reports

Strengthen use of data for decision making by supporting MOH in conducting data review meetings and use of RMNCAH score card

Participate in routine data quality assessments in assigned Afya Halisi sub-counties

Qualifications:

University degree or higher diploma in health records, social sciences or a health information field. Additional relevant post graduate certifications are an added advantage

Two (2) years’ work experience in M&E of health projects and/or HMIS

Working experience with MOH systems and personnel and in USAID-funded projects is an added advantage

Knowledge of and interpretation of key indicators in FP/RMNCHAH, nutrition and WASH is essential. Computer literacy, particularly in the use of MS Office and data analysis packages

Excellent data management and analysis skills. Good writing and verbal communication skills

SERVICE DELIVERY OFFICER (SDO) – Fixed Term ( 5 Posts –Kisumu(2), Migori (2), Kitui (1) Reporting to the Senior Service Delivery Officer, the Service Delivery Officer will lead the Jhpiego team in strengthening integration of the project activities at the sub county level. The SDO will work closely with the sub county HMTs and HF teams, he/she will filter requests from the facilities / Sub county for support and help shape our minimum package of care to the sub counties under his/her jurisdiction. The SDO will support the sub county / HFs with technical assistance in setting AOP sub county priorities, the roll-out of the National Community Strategy through stakeholder sensitization, and the mobilization and institutionalization of the private sector involvement.

Responsibilities:

Implementation of planned activities, continue, improve and expand RH/FP/MNCH services within the county in a manner that ensures high-quality standards and efficiency

Successful transference of mentoring and service delivery to the MoH by supporting leadership, direction and coordination, and decision-making

Ensure strong coordination and maximum integration of all activities with other partners and stakeholders Assist with the development of work plans, liaising with Ministry of Health staff and donors regarding

implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs.

Prepare budgets for all program activities and liaise with program support in the region for review and approvals of the same.

Assist the finance staff to prepare financial forms to advance/reimburse funds for on-going activities as well as reconcile payment documentation for program activities.

Order training and other materials required for implementation of program activities in coordination with the SSDO and ensure that these materials and supplies reach program activity implementation sites in a timely manner

Ensure that required technical and administrative reports are submitted on time, and are completed accurately and professionally.

Develop and promote partnerships and networking with relevant stakeholders including and not limited to local authorities, relevant government of Kenya ministries and NGOs. Ensure inter-sectoral collaboration at the county level.

Lead the development/adoption of relevant materials to support field activities Documentation and dissemination of best practices and lessons learnt

Participate in the relevant Afya Halisi technical team meetings within the region and communicate support needs to the regional pool of technical managers

Qualifications:

Clinical Officer or Registered Nurse

Possess strong clinical and training skills, particularly in the areas of RH- FP/MNCH.

At least five (5) years of progressively work experience, particularly in the areas of RH/FP/MNCH. Experience working with MoH personnel and good knowledge of health systems and programs

A demonstrated track record of providing mentorship and supervision for strengthening healthcare services; training in quality improvement approaches

Critical thinking and troubleshooting skills to facilitate program implementation Excellent analytical, communication and report writing skills

Computer literacy, particularly in the use of MS office.

AYSRH SERVICE DELIVERY OFFICER (AYSRH -SDO) – MIGORI

Reporting to the Senior Service Delivery Officer, the AYSRH SDO will assist in the implementation of AYSRH activities in each of the four focus counties. S/he will work closely with all the stakeholders on adolescent and youth related activities; collaborate with other USG funded mechanisms implementing AYSRH activities including DREAMS; be the key liaison between the project, MOH and other stakeholders on AYSRH related issues.

Responsibilities:

Provide leadership in the implementation of county AYSRH activities in liaison with the SSDO and TA – RH/FP/MNH

Support in the dissemination of Adolescent and youth National policy and facilitate its implementation

Convene county/sub county AYSRH focused meetings in liaison with the S/CSHMT including technical working group meetings

Represent the project in county/sub county AYSRH related meetings/activities

Provide leadership in community mobilization activities to increase update of services by AYSRH Provide leadership in advocacy for availability of AYSRH friendly health services

Mobilize adolescents and youth to identify service delivery gaps and work with the C/SHMT to address them. Contribute to documentation of successes, lesson learnt and challenges in implementation of AYSRH

activities.

Support/document successes, lesson learnt and challenges in implementation as well as report of project activities and results to the project and donor ,including monthly, quarterly and annual reports

Assist in biometric registration of participants during AYSRH Jhpiego activities

Qualifications:

University degree or higher diploma in Community Development / Social Sciences Five (5) years of work experience in AYSRH programming

Working experience with MOH systems and personnel and in USAID-funded projects is an added advantage Excellent analytical, communication and report writing skills

Proven computer skills in MS Office, data analysis packages Proficiency in both written and spoken English and Kiswahili

FINANCE ASSISTANT (Nairobi Office-Fixed Term)

Reporting to the Sr. Finance Officer, the Finance Officer is responsible for providing financial support to Jhpiego Nairobi Office and related programs to ensure the smooth running of the office in Nairobi. This includes handling day to day financial operations, with particular emphasis on handling accounts payable and receivable, expense reports, cash handling, payments and compliance to Jhpiego and donor financial policies.

Responsibilities:

Examine financial documents such as invoices, vouchers, purchase orders e.t.c to ensure completeness, accuracy, reasonability and validity of financial data.

Prepare payment vouchers and post to S2B and QBE financial system.

Ensure that accounting documents are filed on a timely basis and proper accounting records are maintained and are compatible with standard accounting practice, JHU/Jhpiego and donor guidelines.

Monitor and reconcile vendor statements on monthly basis and ensures timely settlement of bills.

Implement and maintain an on-site financial accounting and bookkeeping system required to assure the integrity and effective performance of Jhpiego’s financial operations.

Qualifications:

Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business related field or CPA

Minimum of two (2) years relevant experience in finance or accounting.

In-depth knowledge of USAID projects, regulations, compliance and reporting. Previous experience with donor-funded projects preferred

Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, GAAP and internal controls

Excellent verbal, written communications and presentation skills with professional level oral and written English

Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented with high degree of accuracy. Computers skills including use of spreadsheets and/or accounting packages

Interested applicants should send application & CV with 3 referees to the following email address: HR.Kenya@jhpiego.org by 20th April 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.

Kenya: Malaria M&E Officer

Organization: Palladium International
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 30 Apr 2018

The project has two sub-purposes:

1) Increased leadership and management capacity of county governments for effective outcome MLA systems. 2) Increased availability, analysis and use of quality data

A 28-person team has been recruited to work in Kisumu to achieve the project results. The team is led by a Chief of Party also based in Kisumu. Palladium staff in Nairobi and our international offices will provide routine technical and administrative support and assistance.

Position Summary

The Malaria M&E Officer serve as a focal person supporting the malaria activities which include data quality assurance, data reviews and stakeholder coordination at county and sub-county levels within the county Measurement Learning and Accountability project now Tupime Kaunti for sub purposes 1 and 2 (See above). S/he will report to the Senior Malaria Specialist for technical guidance. S/he should be skilled in using the IDRS data system, mining data from the various data systems at the county level, to convert county clinical and public health data into information for evidence-informed programming. S/he will work closely with the County Planning and Learning Specialist to support outcome measurement activities and ensure that data analyses support information needed by CHMTs and SCHMTs to answer key Malaria questions and support decision making, and for quality improvement.

This is a new opening with 2 positions. The two positions will be at the same level and supervised by Senior Malaria Specialist. The positions will be based in Homa-Bay and Kakamega or Bungoma.

  • Providing input into monitoring, reporting, and improving malaria data quality in select Tupime Kaunti Project counties
    • Provide technical guidance to counties, sub-counties and facilities in conducting data quality assurance procedures in line with operational work plan
    • Support data review meetings at county and sub-county levels
    • Representing Tupime Kaunti Project in the PMI forums and malaria stakeholder meetings at county level
    • Support the Malaria Program Officers to meet country-specific current and emerging data needs within the context of PMI Program
    • Leading analyses of malaria data and the development of relevant county specific outcomes measurements
    • Strengthening collaborations with PMI partners for research involving external data
    • Build consensus among county MLA stakeholders on priority Malaria outcome measures that will be included in the five-year Health Sector Report and the CIDP.
    • Work with the County Learning and Planning Specialists and the Senior Data Use and Learning Specialist to support counties to: o Continuously use Malaria data for quality improvement; o Increase the use of gender and age-disaggregated data in particular, and inferential statistics in general for evidence-informed management of the Malaria program o Inculcate a culture of data demand and use within the CHMTs, including the provision of routine high-level Malaria statistical analyses o Develop the Malaria/health County profiles to improve health policy and program decision making * Diploma in Clinical Medicine or a Registered Nurse with 3 or more years in Malaria, Public Health, Demography, Monitoring and Evaluation or other relevant discipline
    • Knowledge of current global and national malaria protocols, standards, best practices and malaria issues in Kenya
    • Relevant experience in analysis, and interpretation and/or in using data to identify and meet program monitoring and evaluation needs and contributing to malaria policies.
    • Appropriate software skills necessary to conduct, analysis of routine data
    • Data visualization skills for developing health county profiles, dashboards
    • Demonstrated experience working with DHIS2, IDSR, EMRs and other relevant Kenyan health information systems.
    • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Access, and Word.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills for high-level policy audiences (writing examples may be required)
    • Excellent coordination and organization skills
    • The ability to work well under pressure and solve problems
    • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with users and various stakeholders (local and international); developed cultural awareness and innovation sense.
    • Ability and willingness to travel frequently and work under field conditions
    • Fluency in written and spoken English and Swahili.

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=U2hhZmFxLlNhZ2hpci4wMDM4MS4zODMwQHBhbGxhZGl1bS5hcGxpdHJhay5jb20

Massive Recruitment by Aga Khan Hospital, Kenya

Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu


Exciting Career Opportunity

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is an institution of the Aga Khan Health Service, Kenya, which is an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network. The hospital is part of a network of health facilities, which includes Hospitals and Outreach health facilities across East Africa.

The Aga Khan Hospital is in an exciting growth phase and has attained acknowledgment of its quality by achieving ISO 9001:2015 certification, ISO 15189:2012 accreditation for laboratory services and is moving towards Joint Commission International Accreditation.

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu has outreach Health Services at Kisii, Kakamega, Kitale, Bungoma, Kericho, Kibuye-Kisumu, West End- Kisumu, Busia, Homa- Bay, Kapsabet, Migori, with plans to spread to Bomet.

With the ongoing expansion we seek to recruit a professional for the following vacant position:

Resident Radiologist

Overall Responsibility: The successful candidate will be expected to oversee the provision of radiological services to both inpatient and outpatients. He/she will also be expected to be an active member of the multidisciplinary health care team and contribute to the continuing professional development programs in the Hospital.

Requirements

·         M.Med in Radiology or Post Graduate Qualification from a recognized institution.

·         Must be Registered/Licensed by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.

·         Three years of post-graduate working experience in general radiography, Ultrasound, CT scan, MRI, Doppler and Fluoroscopy.

·         Experience and skills in reporting on 1.5 tesla MRI, Cardiac CT, Dual Energy CT and work station knowledge for cross sectional imaging is preferred.

·         Good public relations and communication skills.

Assistant Internal Auditor

Overall Responsibility: Reporting to the Internal Auditor the successful candidate will be responsible for facilitation of audits improvements in operations and provide independent and objective assurance and consulting services agreed by Head of Audit and the Board.

He / She will also contribute to the achievement of AKHK objectives by instilling systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes.

Other Responsibilities

·         Undertake audit assignments as per the Annual Audit Plan from initial contact with client to preparation of reports.

·         Draft audit program for each audit to be agreed by the Head of Audit or Regional Internal Auditor.

·         Undertake analysis of financial and non-financial data, evaluate the results for reporting to the client.

·         Document key business processes to assist in evaluation of reliability, integrity and effectiveness of information systems.

·         Formulate, recommend and implement recommendations for improvements to systems and procedures following audits.

·         Follow up audit recommendations to ensure that clients are taking agreed actions to improve systems and controls.

Requirements

·         Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting Option) with CPA(K)

·         Internal Audit Certification

·         Three (3) years’ experience in Internal Audit.

·         Excellent interpersonal, organizational and public relations skills.

·         Microsoft Office as well as substantive experience in data mining & analytics skills.

·         Ability to work under minimum supervision.

·         High degree of confidentiality.

Debtors Officer

(2 Positions)

Overall Responsibility: Reporting to the Assistant Manager Finance (Debtors Section) the successful candidate will be responsible for managing a portfolio of accounts receivable, ensuring proper reconciliations, debt collection and allocations, ensuring proper record management and reporting.

Requirements

·         Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Accounting/Finance and CPA (K) will be an added advantage.

·         Possession of a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting/ Finance will be an added advantage.

·         Minimum 4 years hands-on experience in a busy finance establishment.

·         Good Interpersonal skills i.e. communication and negotiation skills.

·         Problem solving and analytical skills.

Resident Anaesthesiologist

Overall Responsibility: Reporting to the Head of Department the successful candidate will be responsible for efficient delivery of anesthesiology services to patients, mentoring junior doctors, assisting with critical patients in the ACU among others.

Key Responsibilities

·         Planning anesthesia services through thorough review of patients pre, intra and post operatively

·         Giving anesthesia

·         Responding to emergencies that require the input of an anesthesiologist

·         Sharing on-call responsibilities in anesthesia

·         Being part of the team that looks after critical patients in acute care unit

·         Teaching and mentoring of junior Doctors

Requirements and Experience

·         Master’s Degree of Medicine in Anesthesia from a University recognized in Kenya

·         Bachelor Degree of anesthesia and ICU or Medicine & Surgery

·         Minimum 2 years work experience as an anesthesiologist

·         Specialist Recognition as an anesthesiologist desirable

Skills and Competencies

·         Good communication skills.

·         Be flexible and result oriented.

·         Be ardent scientist with good clinical judgement

·         Have a good understanding of quality processes within the department of anesthesiology

·         Be in good standing with the Medical Board

Customer Service Manager

Overall Responsibility: Reporting to the CEO, the successful candidate will be responsible for delivery and sustainability of excellent customer service experience and promote the culture of service excellence across the main Hospital and Outreach Health Centers.

Other Responsibilities

Strategy and leadership (20%)

·         Review, formulate and implement policies, strategies and plans to institutionalize the culture of service excellence.

Achievement of customer experience (30%)

·         Carryout across the board customer service assessments, review, recommend and implement the agreeable intervention measures.

·         Be the focal point for effective review and implementation of AKHK customer service charter

·         Play the role of the customers advocate to ensure they receive quality service from all functions of the hospital.

·         Provide oversight to multidisciplinary teams to ensure achievement of customer experience.

·         Implement the Customer Events Calendar for the year and recognized world and national events

·         Provide oversight to the successful implementation of customer satisfaction surveys

·         Direct, monitor and implement Customer Service Performance indicators-TAT and manage accurate daily, weekly and monthly quantitative reports to guide decision making.

·         Effectively manage customer/client feedback with appropriate tools and approaches such as Customer Engagement forums, Customer Focus Weeks and provide oversight to customer initiatives across different customer segments.

People and Team Work (30%)

·         Oversee effective stakeholders managements to achieve excellent customer service

·         Utilize teamwork and synergies to attain the required customer service experience.

·         Guided capacity building programs on service excellence model

Complaints Handling (10%)

·         Ensure effective management of customer complaints both internal and external

·         Set up institutional structures to motor, track and ensure customers concerns and resolved promptly.

Reporting & Control (10%)

·         Responsible for production of timely customer service reports based on key performance indicators

·         Implement effective tracking on customer service improvement plans

Requirements and Experience

·         Master’s Degree in either of the following disciplines, Business Administration, Marketing, PR/ Communication or related studies

·         Bachelor Degree in similar disciplines will also be considered.

·         Working knowledge of customer service software, databases and tools

·         Awareness of industry’s latest technology trends and applications

·         Ability to think strategically and to lead.

·         Strong client-facing and communication skills

·         Customer service orientation

·         Over five (5) years of relevant experience.

Radiographer / Sonographer – Kapsabet Medical Centre

(Re – Advertisement)

Overall Responsibility: Reporting to the Radiology Manager the successful candidate will be responsible for providing safe, efficient, high quality diagnostic imaging services through the use of modern imaging technology that includes computerized X-ray machine and multi probe ultrasound unit.

Key Responsibilities

·         The purpose of this position is to undertake initial patient evaluation, provide diagnostic radiographs, and perform ultrasound and Doppler examinations by capturing images of diagnostic value.

·         Ensure radiation safety measures and protection are observed to comply with government regulations and to ensure safety to patient’s staff and self.

·         Ensure scheduled maintenance, and calibration of medical equipment’s are in place and followed.

·         Ensure accurate documentation and care of patients’ records.

Requirements

·         Higher Diploma in Ultrasound

·         Diploma in Medical Imaging Sciences

·         Two (2) years working experience in similar position

·         Registered and licensed by The Kenya Radiation Protection Board

·         A member of Society of radiographers in Kenya (SORK).

·         High level of confidentiality, discretion and trustworthiness.

·         Good communication skills.

·         Have a good understanding of quality processes within the department of radiology.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should email their applications with detailed curriculum vitae, names and contacts of three referees, current and expected salary to ksm.recruitment@akhskenya.org on or before 26th March, 2018.

Aga Khan Hospital Kisumu does not solicit any funds for purposes of recruitment.

“Aga Khan Hospital Kisumu is an equal opportunity employer”

Accounting, Audit and Tax Jobs in Kenya

Job Vacancies: Audit Senior, Audit Semi-Senior, Tax Semi-Senior


Job Location: Kisumu

Employment Type: Full Time

Job Reference: TA-03-18

The Company: We are a fast growing, high quality, professional audit, tax & advisory firm, located in Nairobi and Kisumu, Kenya. In line with our rapid expansion, we are looking for candidates who are committed and responsible to join us in our audit team.

We are meritocratic firm, committed to train our staff and encourage sharing of knowledge among Staff & Partners.

Job Description: The role reports to the Tax Managers and Partners / Directors on various assignments at any one time. The applicant should be ready to lead assignments. The role will provide excellent career progression for the right person.

Responsibilities

·         Perform detailed computations to calculate tax liability and advising clients on how to manage compliance

·         Responsible for preparing and submitting compliance (tax) returns by the deadline

·         Responsible for researching, analysing and interpreting changing tax legislation in Kenya

·         Meeting with clients and collating information, and responding to client inquiries

·         Working with tax law and revenue positions

·         Resolving matters with Kenya Revenue Authority

·         Representing clients in tax audits, compliance checks and investigations

·         Creating tax strategies for clients and planning their financial futures

·         Offers technical guidance on indirect taxation issues such as VAT, Customs tax

·         Compile and submit regular reports and presentations for clients

·         Assisting and supporting tax consultants and professionals in handling taxation matters

·         Assisting the audit team with tax computations and review of tax section of audit work

·         Performing other tasks as required

Requirements

·         Qualified accountant (ACCA, CPA, ACA) with at least 2 years tax experience with a reputable audit firm

·         Must also have an undergraduate degree or higher

·         Relationship with the revenue authority (tax)

·         Strong leadership and business development skills and integrity within a professional environment

·         Technically good knowledge of modern auditing methodologies, ISAs and IFRSs

·         Good working knowledge of Kenyan tax laws

·         Excellent supervision, communication and ICT skills (especially knowledge of VT, Quickbooks)

·         An additional qualification in ICT will be advantageous

·         Strong written and verbal communication skills in English

·         Team player, with the ability to multi-task, be flexible and work under pressure

·         Socially confident with good diplomacy and organisation skills

·         Self starter with good analytical skills and a proactive approach to problem solving

·         Dedicated and hard-working

How to Apply

Send your application to: recruitksm@gmail.com by Friday 6th April 2018.

Your application should include a cover letter indicating your desire to work with us, a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees.

Applications that do not contain current salary will not be considered.

AICCAD NGO Administration & Support Staff Job,Salary over Ksh 50,000

AICCAD is a child focused organization.

AICCAD is implementing a 5 year USAID funded orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) project through CRS dubbed MWENDO which seeks to empower local and county-level OVC stakeholders to strengthen the formal and informal HIV&AIDS and child protection systems, services and the linkages between them, including cross-sectoral service referrals and coordination to ensure quality service delivery for OVC, Caregivers and their households in Kisumu county within three sub counties namely Nyando, Nyakach and Muhoroni.

Under the supervision of the Project Coordinator, the Administration and support staff will perform the following tasks;

Responsibilities

  • Ensure delivery and pick up of all office mails, documents and any other logistical work that may be assigned by the supervisors.
  • Assist in getting quotations, invoices and receipts from the prospective suppliers and the current ones.
  • Assist in the filing, photocopy, faxing and scanning of office documents.
  • Send responses/queries raised in respective department via email.
  • Perform any other office duties as assigned by the supervisors

Requirements

  • Diploma in Business and Office Management with 3 years in the same position
  • Secretarial training
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Confidentiality and integrity

Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

How to Apply

Send your application by hand delivery or courier services. We are along gong road, opposite nakumatt prestige behind alqasim motor next to Rehema place.

All applications must be received on or before 20th March, 2018

Human Resources Manager AICCAD P.O Box 21882-00505 Nairobi. 0727053166