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Kenya: MEDICAL DETAILER

Organization: Marie Stopes International
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 31 Jul 2018

This post reports to the Deputy Director – Social Marketing Manager. The purpose of the post is to ensure a sustained increase in the uptake of MSK Social Marketing products across all channels leading to a reduction in unsafe abortion and unintended pregnancies.

1. Promote the sale of MSK pharmaceutical products to reach and exceed set sales targets/CYPs/Surplus and Case numbers.

The activities include:

· Book appointments and orders with doctors, pharmacists and hospital medical teams, which may include pre-arranged appointments.

· Increase awareness and use of MSK pharmaceutical products e.g. Dissemination of IEC materials for old and newly launched products.

· Establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with medical staff and supporting administrative staff within MSK service delivery channels

· Establish, segment, map and maintain a database of active service providers and dispensing agents

· Maintain keen focus on product quality concerns and raise all matters in consultation with line manager Maintaining knowledge of new developments in the pharmaceutical sector, anticipating potential negative and positive impacts on the business and escalating the same to the line manager.

2. Training and value clarification of providers with the aim of reducing abortion stigma at individual, health provider and community levels

The activities include:

· Conduct Continuous Medical Education (CMEs) around the project objectives and products to doctors, practice staff and nurses in GP surgeries, hospital doctors and pharmacists in the retail sector.

· Conduct Value Clarification and Attitude Transformation (VCAT), Youth Friendly Services training and Provider Shared Workshops sessions to respective HCPs and county governments**.**

· Sponsor and attend annual professional meetings/ conferences/workshops/launches.

· Participate in Community health workers (CHWs/CHVs) meetings and Youth Peer Educators (YPEs) meetings. Track and report training data and other related information to supervisor/RME in a timely, accurate and compete manner.

Qualifications & Experience:

· Qualifications in B. Sc in Biomedical Sciences from a recognized institution

· Previous experience in pharmaceutical marketing is key (at least 2 years in pharmaceutical marketing).

· Computer skills is essential (making presentations, sales analysis with excel e.t.c)

· Must be ready to travel a lot (up to 80%).

· Must have a valid driving license and minimum two (2) years driving experience.

· Always highly motivated and quite innovative

Skills:

· A high standard of written/spoken English and Kiswahili.

· Ability to multi-task and able to work well under pressure

· Good record-keeping skills with the ability to track and follow up on various requests

· Demonstrated high attention to detail and ability to follow through tasks to completion

· Punctual and reliable

· Good organisation and prioritisation skills

· Ability to work self directed and use initiative

· Ability to work well in a team environment; good interpersonal and communication skills

· Trustworthy and responsible

Attitude / Motivation:

Successful performance at MSK is not simply defined in terms of ‘what’ people achieve, but equally is about ‘how’ people go about their jobs and the impact that they have on others. There are 13 key behaviours that MSI encourages in all employees and they are defined below:

· Initiative

Thinking and taking action to make the most of opportunities by finding the optimum solution

· Innovative

Thinking creatively and outside of the box so that ideas generated create a positive outcome

· Effective Communication

Communicating through active listening and good questioning techniques, using appropriate body language, ensuring information is clear and concise. Demonstrating diplomacy and maintaining confidentiality.

· Responsive

Being responsive to changing priorities and demands

· Working Efficiently

Planning, prioritising and organising work to ensure work is accurate and deadlines are met

· Sharing Information

Sharing information and knowledge whilst maintaining confidentiality

· Focus on Learning

Taking responsibility for keeping knowledge and skills updated and for seeking opportunities to develop further

· Commitment

Awareness and understanding of MSK’s goals, vision and values and how your role impacts on this and going the extra mile to meet role requirements

· Driven

Drive and determination to deliver results

· Accountable

Taking responsibility for appropriate decisions that you make, and the actions and behaviour you demonstrate. Demonstrating integrity in all aspects of your work including financial integrity.

· Embracing Change

Openness to embracing change within the organisation and being able to adjust plans/activities accordingly

· Motivated

Motivation towards achieving quality results to maximise potential

· Team Player

Working as part of a team by being supportive, flexible and showing respect for each other

How to apply:

Applications quoting the position title with detailed CV, with contact details of 3 referees including their email addresses (1 of which should be your immediate supervisor, 1 former supervisor and 1 any other but not a relative) should be addressed to pd@mariestopes.or.ke on or before July 31, 2018.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

NB: Please clearly indicate in the subject line as “Medical Detailer”

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Kenya: CARE ASSISTANT

Organization: Marie Stopes International
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 25 Jul 2018

The care assistant position in Marie Stopes Kenya is uniquely tailored to meet the demands that are specific to our organization. Our core activities are provision of high quality, safe sexual and reproductive health services.

As such the holder of this position may require taking up responsibilities beyond the hospital setup care/nursing assistant role. The holder of the position is required to maintain a high degree of confidentiality in matters relating to the organisation and its clients.

Strategic Purpose of the Programme Operations Unit: to ensure excellent delivery all MSK outreach Programme activities and the development and funding of new work.

To provide care to clients under guidance of the nurse, clinical officer and the Centre Manager/Team Leader

Activities include:

· Prepares and serves refreshments for staff and clients at agreed times or as directed by the team leader.

· Provides clients' personal hygiene by giving bedpans, urinals, baths, assisting with travel to the bathroom; helping with showers and baths.

· Provides for activities of daily living by assisting with serving meals, feeding clients as necessary; ambulating, turning, and positioning clients; providing fresh water and nourishment between meals.

· To support clients through the provision of vocal local techniques during procedures.

· To conduct reception area activities

· To conduct centre clerical tasks

· To conduct daily data entry tasks

To provide other services that seek to promote the image of MSK

Activities include:

· Ensures cleanliness of the entire facility by cleaning as instructed by the team leader or other supervisors

· Follows all aspects of the infection prevention protocol and assist in Infection Prevention activities as directed by the Team Leader

· Ensure that theatre and bed linen is clean, pressed and available at all times.

· Keeps the kitchen clean and neatly arranged ensuring that utensils and cutlery are accounted for and hygienically kept.

· Runs errands as requested by the Centre Manager, such as banking daily income and buying items from petty cash, and provides the required receipts.

· Support the Centre team members by assisting to sterilize equipment and assist in the procedures as requested by service providers

To abide by all MSK policies and procedure in the performance of duties

Activities include:

· Maintains work operations by following standard operating procedures and policies.

· Protects organization's values by keeping patient information confidential.

· Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities which include attending CMEs

· Documents actions by completing forms, reports, logs, and records as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Qualifications and Experience:

· Minimum ‘O’ Level qualification

· Tertiary qualification in business studies, nurse aide, customer care, front office management, or similar will be an added advantage.

· Minimum 1 year post training working experience.

· Knowledge of Computer is a MUST.

Skills:

· High regard for confidentiality

· Good communicator – written and oral

· High regard for client care

· Responsible

· Reliable

· Understanding

· Self confident

· Flexible

· Ability to be calm under pressure

· Enthusiastic

· Task-oriented

· Very comfortable with team work

· Honest

· Ability to work flexibly to meet service needs.

Attitude / Motivation:

Successful performance at MSK is not simply defined in terms of ‘what’ people achieve, but equally is about ‘how’ people go about their jobs and the impact that they have on others. There are 13 key behaviours that MSK encourages in all employees and they are defined below:

· Initiative

Thinking ahead and taking action to make the most of opportunities by finding the optimum solution

· Innovative

Thinking creatively and outside of the box so that ideas generated create a positive outcome

· Effective Communication

Communicating through active listening and good questioning techniques, using appropriate body language, ensuring information is clear and concise.

· Responsive

Being responsive to changing priorities and demands

· Working Efficiently

Planning, prioritising and organising work to ensure work is accurate and deadlines are met

· Sharing Information

Sharing information and knowledge whilst maintaining confidentiality

· Focus on Learning

Taking responsibility for keeping knowledge and skills updated and for seeking opportunities to develop further

· Commitment

Awareness and understanding of goals, vision and values and how your role impacts on this and going the extra mile to meet role requirements

· Driven

Drive and determination to deliver results

· Accountable

Taking responsibility for appropriate decisions that you make, and the actions and behaviour you demonstrate

· Embracing Change

Openness to embracing change within the organisation and being able to adjust plans/activities accordingly

· Motivated

Motivation towards achieving quality results to maximise potential

· Team Player

Working as part of a team by being supportive, flexible and showing respect for each other

How to apply:

· Applications quoting the position title with a detailed CV, contact details of 3 referees including their email addresses (1 of which should be your immediate supervisor, 1 former supervisor and 1 any other but not a relative) should be submitted to: pd@mariestopes.or.ke on or before July 25, 2018.

· Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Kenya: Temporary HR Assistant (Maternity Cover)

Organization: Save the Children
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 25 Jul 2018

Temporary HR Assistant (Maternity Cover)

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We're changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Role Purpose:

The position of HR Assistant is responsible for providing quality and efficient HR support to the Somalia/Somaliland Country Office team based in Nairobi and field teams in accordance with SCI policies and practices. He/she will be responsible for maintaining and updating the HRIS including the HR database, filing system, employment and contractual records

Contract Duration: 6 Months

Location: Nairobi

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Degree or Diploma in Human Resources
  • At least two (2) year's HR experience in a similar role within a busy context
  • Extensive experience in working with HRIS systems or other IT platforms
  • Good spoken and written English and Kiswahili
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work in a multi-cultural context
  • Ability to plan and priorities work
  • High level of confidentiality and integrity
  • A good understanding of HR operations
  • Knowledge of current local employment legislation
  • Computer literate.

    Desirable:

Experience in working with online HR information systems

Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document. To see a full a job description, please visit our website at

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.

Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=emVuYS40MzE4MS4zODMwQHNhdmV0aGVjaGlsZHJlbmFvLmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ

Kenya: Turkana County FP Health Systems Strengthening Expert

Organization: Palladium International
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 18 Jul 2018

Background to the assignment: The ESHE program has been working with Turkana County for the last three years. A lot of focus has been on the private sector and implementing community based interventions to address cultural and religious barriers including gender dynamics that hinder access to and utilisation of family planning services. Within the last one year we have scaled up technical support to the public sector within Turkana county and we expect to extend this further. Our most recent consultations and planning meetings with Turkana County identified a rnage of health systems bottlenecks that need to be addressed to increase FP uptake. While there are many partners in Turkana, it is reported that there is poor coordination of the partners leading to inefficiency to inefficiency in the delivery of FP services. In addition to challenges with coordination of partners (leadership and governance), other health systems bottlenecks include weak commodity security, human resources for health, poor data quality and its use for decision making and programming among others. Due to the biting human resources for health challenges, the county has only one staff responsible for coordinating all maternal and reproductive health interventions in the county including for FP. Turkana county is currently developing a FP costed implementation plan for the period 2018 to 2022. This is an opportune time to ensure health systems interventions are well articulated in the FP CIP. For these terms of reference, ESHE is looking for a consultant to provide health systems technical assistance to Turkana County. The expert may be embedded within the Turkana County Health Management Team and will work directly with the county RH Coordinator. The overall purpose of the role is to coordinate ESHE's technical assistance to the county, advocate for the FP agenda and support implementation of interventions as articulated in the county CIP.

Tasks:

  • In partnership with the CHMT map FP/RH partners working in the county
  • Identify FP/RH gaps/needs in Turkana county and identify areas priority areas where ESHE could provide further technical assistance
  • Provide technical assistance to the county in the ongoing development of the FP CIP including supporting the county to effectively organise consultation and validation meetings
  • Support the county in ensuring coordination of the FP response including ensuring a functional TWG with clear terms of reference
  • Support the county in ensuring actions from the FP TWG are followed through and implemented
  • Coordinate ESHE's technical assistance in Turkana County
  • Provide any other relevant technical assistance as may be requested by ESHE and Turkana CHMT Deliverables:

  • Monthly report on the FP technical assistance provided to the county and the results/achievements

  • Report on mapping of RH/FP partners in Turkana County including areas of operation, priority intervention focus areas, and gaps

  • Summary of Turkana FP needs and priority areas for ESHE's support

  • Finalised CIP detailing activities/technical areas to be supported by the ESHE program

  • Terms of reference for FP technical working group/or sub-committee with clear plans in place for TWG support and execution The due dates for each deliverable will be agreed with the recruited consultant.

Reporting and supervising: This position reports to and will supervised by the Health Systems Strengthening Advisor and the Regional Manager.

Length of assignment: To have an adequate presence in Turkana county and to ensure informed technical assistance to the county, it is proposed that the recruited consultant will have an estimated level of effort of 10 days per month for the next three to four months. The level of effort and the number of months may be reviewed based on need and availability of budget.

Required minimum technical skills and qualifications:

  • At least a Master's degree or equivalent level in public health disciplines, social sciences, health economics, or a related field
  • At least 12 years of professional experience in reproductive health and or family planning programs. Those with clear understanding and experience on the Kenya FP programme will have an added advantage
  • An understanding of the health systems strengthening approach in increasing demand for and utilisation of FP services
  • Experience working in Turkana is a distinct advantage.Experience working in other similar counties is essential
  • A deep understanding of the Kenya devolved systems. Prospective consultant must have skills and experience in liasing with senior MoH officials, dignitaries and members of the county health teams.
  • Experience in working with and coordinating diverse reproductive health and family planning partners
  • Experience of providing technical assistance in difficult environments, including Kenya's arid lands, is a distinct advantage
  • Fluency in spoken English and excellent writing skills in plain English are required. Candidates must have proven experience in writing high quality reports for similar assignments.
  • Good team player with experience in stakeholder engagement. The consultant must have the skills and willing to guide and lead the costing expert
  • Ability to deliver high quality work in short periods of time
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to synthesise lots of complex information and stakeholders' views into easy to understand text

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=QXZhLkJlY2suMTQ4MzQuMzgzMEBwYWxsYWRpdW0uYXBsaXRyYWsuY29t

Kenya: PROTECTION AND INCLUSION COORDINATOR

Organization: Islamic Relief Kenya
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 11 Jul 2018

Job Title:
PROTECTION AND INCLUSION COORDINATOR
Reporting to:
Islamic Relief Kenya MEAL Coordinator based in Nairobi (line manager), and reporting to Protection and Inclusion Coordinator at Islamic Relief Worldwide HQ.
Based:
Nairobi, Kenya with frequent travel to Wajir, Mandera, Garissa, Kilifi, Kajiado and Marsabit counties (30% Travel within Kenya).
Background
Established in 1984 in the UK, Islamic Relief is an international NGO seeking to promote sustainable economic and social development by working with local communities through relief and development activities.
IR started operations in Kenya in 1993 on one to one orphans sponsorship programme through a local CBO in Mandera District, Northern Kenya. It opened its fully fledged office in March in 2006 at the height of drought in the Horn of Africa. Since then IR has been providing humanitarian and development assistance to vulnerable communities. Over these years it has implemented various development and relief activities in Mandera. This has remarkably changed the lives of the vulnerable and disadvantaged communities. In January 2010, IRK extended its operation to Wajir County, neighbouring Mandera, in January 2012 expanded to Garrissa and Dadaab, and in October 2017 opened programme office in Kilifi County.
IR aim to help the needy regardless of race, religion or gender and implement our work within the following themes: Disaster & Humanitarian Response; Sustainable Community Empowerment; and Education, Child Protection and Development
Protection and Inclusion Coordinator
Job Summary:
The Protection and Inclusion (P&I) Coordinator leads on the integration of the “Leave no one behind” and “Do no harm” agendas across all of Islamic Relief Kenya programmes, and ensures commitments towards the Core Humanitarian Standards and inclusion Charter are fulfilled. The candidate must have the ability to forge strong partnerships with key stakeholders and have prior technical experience in the areas of Protection and Inclusion.
Reporting to:
Islamic Relief Kenya MEAL Coordinator based in Nairobi (line manager), and reporting to Protection and Inclusion Coordinator at Islamic Relief Worldwide HQ.
Other Key Working Relationships:
 Work closely with the Islamic Relief Kenya MEAL unit, Programmes Manager, Business Development Manager, and Technical Advisors including the Livelihoods Coordinator and Child Protection and Education Coordinator.
 Work closely with Islamic Relief Kenya field teams in Garissa, Mandera, Wajir, Kilifi, Kajiado and Moyale to provide capacity building and quality assurance support.
 Liaise with HQ Technical Advisors (Gender, Child Protection, Age and Disability Inclusion) to ensure mainstreaming of inclusion and protection into IR programmes.
 Work closely with M&E unit in HQ to ensure CHS commitments and accountability components are addressed in IR programmes.
Key Responsibilities:
• Support the development and delivery of inclusive, sensitive and accountable programmes under the protection mainstreaming umbrella.
• Channel key recommendations and messages to IR Advocacy initiatives as necessary to influence policy and practice on inclusion and protection.
• Work with key stakeholders within Kenya to build their capacity on protection and inclusion, which includes child protection, prevention of GBV, inclusion of all ages and disabilities and accountable systems.
• Contribute to and facilitate results-based protection programming through a consultative process with sector and/or cluster partners.
• Ensure that IR’s Inclusive approach to programming is consistently applied through community-based protection methods.
• Build/ strengthen active partnerships with relevant government agencies and specialised NGOs/ CSOs partners, and strengthen referral systems in areas of Child protection and GBV;
• Network with key external stakeholders to find areas of collaboration, best practice, innovation, knowledge sharing and partnerships.
• Identify training needs and build the capacity of IR local staff on inclusion, protection and CHS accountability components.
• Ensure data collection mechanisms are in place and data is collected and analysed periodically.
Protection and Inclusion Coordinator
• Conduct conflict sensitivity analysis exercise with relevant stakeholders and ensure IR programmes “Do no harm” in their communities.
• Ensure gender, age and diversity analysis is done and updated regularly to respond to beneficiaries needs.
• Provide technical support on inclusion and protection for new bids and proposals to ensure it is weaved into planning phase.
• Proactively exchange learning and synergy with all involved stakeholders.
• Draft relevant sections of reports required for donors, management, and annual reports.
• Collaborate with Monitoring and Evaluation personnel for timely evaluation of projects.
• Participate and influence external platforms on protection and inclusivity.
Person Specification
Education
University degree in one of the relevant areas – International Law, Human Rights, or Social Science
Work experience
Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience or Master’s degree and preferably 2 years of relevant professional work experience on human rights issues, protection and inclusion including child protection and GBV issues. Previous experience working in Kenya or other developing countries is an asset. Experience working in emergency settings is an additional asset.
Language
Fluency in English required, and proficiency in local languages an asset (i.e. Kiswahili, Somali)
Required Skills/Competencies
 Good planning and organizational skills
 Excellent written and verbal communication skills
 Ability to work in a multicultural environment
 Good interpersonal skills
 Good advocacy and analytical skills
 Teamwork
 Results oriented management and commitment to learning
 Familiarity with IR overall programming in unstable situations;
 Ability to articulate methodology of programme and project management;
 Ability to articulate rights based and results based programming in IR;
 Demonstrate a good understanding of IR policies and strategy to address protection and inclusion issues.
Knowledge
 Demonstrate enhanced knowledge of inclusive programming including on child protection, GBV, and age and disability inclusion
 Good understanding of GBV and guidelines in preventing GBV in humanitarian action.
Protection and Inclusion Coordinator
 Good understanding of CHS Commitments, SPHERE, minimum standards of age and disability inclusion
 Good understanding of minimum standards on child protection
Approved by: ………………………………………………………………………………..
Received by……………………………. Date:……………………………..

How to apply:

HOW TO APPLY

For detailed Job description on the position, kindly visit our website: **www.islamicreliefkenya.org(http://www.islamicreliefkenya.org)**.**

Please send us your cover letter and detailed CV, including your qualifications and experience. Your application should also include names and addresses of three referees, a working e-mail address and daytime telephone contacts. The forwarding e-mail and cover letter must clearly indicate the position title on the subject line. Send your application to Hr.kenya@islamic-relief.or.ke

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Kenya: Project Officer- Health – Global Fund HIV/TB (Turkana)

Organization: World Vision
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 11 Jul 2018

Purpose of the Position:

Ensure successful implementation of Global Fund HIV programme through a cash plus project to reduce the risk of HIV among adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) aged 10-24 years in Turkana County.

The service package for the Adolescents & Young Persons (AYP), in this project will include comprehensive health education on Adolescents Sexual Reproductive Health (ASRH), information, risk assessment and counselling on safe behaviour as a minimum package of services to promote the adoption of HIV prevention behaviors and service uptake. Additional services to the beneficiaries includes Family Planning, Emergency Contraception, HIV Testing Services (HTS), STI screening and treatment, TB screening and treatment, ART services, PAC, Cervical cancer screening and treatment etc. The program will utilize an integrated model to ensure maximum realization of results

The Project Officer must be able to effectively communicate World Vision’s Christian ethics and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that serves as an example to others.

Major Responsibilities:

Project Implementation 40%

  • Implementation of the Global Fund HIV project by working with the county team to ensure proper planning and implementation of HIV, Adolescents Sexual Reproductive Health interventions.
  • Engage with county teams to ensure successful implementation of AYP package and enhance prevention of HIV among AYP
  • Work with the county, health facilities and local structures to ensure that community awareness on HIV.
  • Work with local structures to foster positive knowledge, attitudes & practices by community members on up take of HIV prevention among Adolescents Girls and Young Persons.

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (MEAL) 30%

  • Utilize Global Fund HIV Project, national and county M&E tools and follow on set targets and timelines of reporting and documentation.
  • Participate in the project assessments, designs, and monthly Planning and review meetings.
  • Ensure that the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning framework is in place and fully functional. This will include ensuring that all the project sites have Activity and Indicator tracking trackers that are being adhered to
  • Prepare and submit timely and quality weekly, monthly, quarterly, annual and other relevant reports as per the requirements of Global Fund HIV Project.
  • Disseminate the relevant HIV information to the community members and relevant stakeholders for necessary action.
  • With accountability team, maintain a functional feedback mechanism

Engagement, Networking and Coordination 25%

  • Work with the County Technical working group, HIV networks and MOH for technical direction and leveraging of resources to strengthen the health systems to achieve HIV eradication at the County level.
  • Work with other NGOs, CBOs , FBOs, Units, Committees and Groups in Turkana County who are implementing HIV interventions for synergy and achievement of bigger impact and sustainability
  • Facilitate community members to identify issues related to HIV and support community advocacy to enable the relevant stakeholders to take appropriate action towards the attainment of better health and protection status among Adolescents Girls and Young Persons.
  • Support and attend stakeholder’s forum related to interventions.

Others 5%

  • Participate in daily devotions and other organizational meetings as required
  • Effectively manage other assignments as may be delegated to you by the supervisor from time to time.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience:

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

· A degree in Nursing Sciences , Clinical Medicine, Public health and Environmental health, Social Work or their equivalent.

· Diploma in Clinical medicine, Nursing and Public Health but with specific four years’ experience in HIV&AIDs programming could be considered

· A minimum of 3 years working experience in HIV community programs with BIAS on Adolescents and Young Persons

· Experience in HIV & AIDS prevention, Advocacy and strong partnership with GoK ministries

· Familiarity with the Global Fund HIV Programming and implementation guidelines will be an added advantage.

· The holder of this position must be a results orientated who can handle a heavy work load as well as manage and satisfy multiple and at times conflicting organizational, donor and other stakeholder demands.

· Experience of working with National and County government structures

· Experience in dealing with international donors, international organizations, the corporate sector and/or large multi-mandate development NGOs

· Computer proficiency in use of MS Office ((Excel, word, PowerPoint etc)

· Training, facilitation, mobilization skills and Good relational, analytical and problem solving skills

Key Competencies/Attributes:

· Ability to take initiative, a team leader able to work with minimum supervision

· Ability to work closely and establish positive relationships with local community leaders, Health sector leaders, vulnerable youth and the community.

· Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform

· Aware of and sensitive to working in multiple socio-economic settings and with multi-cultural groups

· Energetic and positive attitude with strong interpersonal and intrapersonal skills

· Excellent program communications skills and thorough understanding of knowledge management approaches and mechanisms

· Excellent presentation skills, verbal and written communications skills

· Flexibility and team approach to programmatic work

How to apply:

For more information on the job and application procedure, please visit: http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-africa and submit your online application including a detailed CV, current and expected salary, with names of three referees. Application deadline is July 11, 2018 at midnight. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted**.**

World Vision is a child focused organization and upholds the rights and wellbeing of children. Our recruitment and selection procedures include screening and background checking for child abuse related offenses. World Vision is an equal opportunity employer.

World Vision does not use employment agencies nor does it charge money for recruitment, interviews, or medical checks. More information about vacancies can be found on our official careers page https://careers.wvi.org/.

Kenya: PRODUCTION CONSULTANT

Organization: Heshima Kenya
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 28 Jun 2018

Job Title : PRODUCTION CONSULTANT

Reports to : Project Coordinator

Terms : Six Months contract

Position Overview:

Work closely with the Project Coordinator, refugee artisans (in Kakuma) and the RefuSHE artisan collective team in Nairobi in the production of the handbag collection while at the same time, ensuring that the quality, timely production of the handbag collection is not compromised.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Organizes for and facilitates training activities for refugee artisans, which are geared towards enhancing the production of signature, refugee-made product lines that will enable current and future refugee artisans in Kakuma to make their contributions and economically benefit from the proceeds of the same.
  • Imparts the requisite skills and knowledge that will ensure all engaged refugee groups build transferable group development, management and leadership skills necessary to successfully carry out a production process, and that they are empowered to apply this learning across their lives.
  • Builds refugee artisans’ understanding of product development and production and to set-up sustainable production systems that enables them to meet orders that pass quality assurance standards.
  • Device and roll out innovative ways of production geared towards improving the livelihood capacity of vulnerable refugees who face higher risk of SGBV.
  • Provide the technical production advice in a bid to ensure the effective and efficient utilization of resources to avoid wastage.
  • Provide a technical advice on the maintenance of all production equipment so as to reduce breakdown and ensure good working order.
  • Creates and maintains effective liaison with RefuSHE’s procurement department to provide them with information on inventories and ensure timely delivery of materials.
  • Keep abreast with latest production/market trends and identify ways in which the same can be incorporated by the refugee artisans as they go about the production activities.
  • Initiate and promote safe practices in the production process and ensures compliance with RefuSHE’s health and safety standards.
  • Initiates and support continuous production improvement programs.
  • Prepares comprehensive daily and monthly reports (to RefuSHE), detailing the production rates, any gaps identified and possible solutions that can be applied in sealing these gaps.
  • Prepares a comprehensive post-project summary to RefuSHE.

Knowledge, Skills & Competencies

  • Degree in Textile Design or Fashion Design.
  • 2-3 years’ experience in textile production and workshop management.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with artisans and/or cooperatives, and implementing quality control measures
  • Ability to travel to Kakuma as needed
  • Experience with raw material sourcing in Kenya
  • Sensitivity to working with refugee populations
  • Excellent Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to keep abreast with emerging trends in textile production and market demands.
  • Knowledge of Outlook email and communication platforms, such as Skype & WhatsApp.

How to apply:

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Your application should be send to the address below indicating the position applied in the email subject by close of business Thursday 28th June 2018. It should include a cover letter & a detailed CV (as one document in PDF format and given your sir name) with your contact details, details of current and expected remuneration, names and contacts of three referees, one of which should be your current supervisor.

Please note that Heshima Kenya does not charge any fees for receiving or processing job applications. Heshima Kenya is an equal opportunity employer.

NB. All applications should only be sent through the email provided.

Heshima Kenya/ RefuSHE

P.O Box 63192 – 00619 Nairobi Kenya

Email: hr2016@heshimakenya.org / hr2016@RefuSHE.org

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Kenya: Awards Management Coordinator Nairobi (Maternity Cover)

Organization: Save the Children
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 03 Jul 2018

Awards Management Coordinator Nairobi (Maternity Cover)

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We're changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Role Purpose:

To support the Awards Director and National Award Manager in the planning, securing and managing of both development and humanitarian awards. The position plays a lead role in award information management and shares and coordinates information across departments.

Under the direction of the Awards Manager, the Awards Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring that the SCI programme adheres to all its award management obligations internally within Save the Children and externally with donors. This will include managing awards from start to closeout and ensuring data quality in the Award Management System. This position is specifically responsible for assigned awards, and will ensure compliance with financial and administrative requirements, donor specific requirements and to make recommendations for improvements.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly

Contract Duration: 7 Months

Location: Somalia/Somaliland Country Office, Nairobi Kenya

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Social studies, Economics, Management, International Affairs or related field relevant to the position requirements
  • 5 years' experience in managing large awards facilities with minimum of 3 years working in international development
  • Excellent understanding of the awards management cycle, logical frameworks, and M&E concept
  • Knowledge of awards and contracts regulations and reporting requirements of major donors such as EU, DFID, ECHO, UN agencies, DANID
  • Experience of managing awards, cooperative agreements and contracts for major donor
  • Practice knowledge of financial awards accounting and management.
  • Experience of analyzing and commenting on variances between actual and budgeted expenditure and relating this to activity reporting
  • Have a basic knowledge of sectorial programming and log frames
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to explain complex issues to both staff and pee
  • Ability to manage a complex and varied workload; to work effectively under pressure; and to organize and priorities work to ensure deadlines are met.
  • An energetic, flexible and proactive approach with the ability to work both independently and cooperatively within a team setting
  • Strong team working skills and ability to develop and maintain effective working relations at all levels both within and outside the t
  • Ability to challenge and negotiate assertively and cooperatively with senior sta
  • Proven ability to handle challenging work load with minimum motivation
  • Excellent interpersonal and written and oral communication skills;

Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document. To see a full a job description, please visit our website at www.savethechildren.net/jobs

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

How to apply:

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Kenya: Human Settlements Research Officer, P3 (Nairobi), Deadline: 18 June 2018

Organization: UN Human Settlements Program
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 18 Jun 2018

CONSULTANT VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Issued on: 11 June 2018

ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION:

United Nations Human Settlements Programme, Research and Capacity Development Branch

DUTY STATION:

Nairobi

FUNCTIONAL TITLE:

Human Settlements Research Officer, P3

DURATION:

6 Months

CLOSING DATE:

18 June 2018

BACKGROUND

The adoption of the New Urban Agenda (NUA) in 2016 following the Third United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development was a major milestone in global urban policy. The NUA charts the course and provides an action-oriented roadmap to guide sustainable urban development globally over the next 20 years. The NUA together and the Sustainable Development Goals, which include an urban goal— (SDG 11) to make cities and human settlements safe, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable firmly place urbanization at the forefront of international development policy. UN-Habitat in close collaboration with other relevant entities of the United Nations system will every four years, submit a report on the progress on the implementation of the NUA to the General Assembly.

The position is located in the Research and Capacity Development Branch (RCDB), United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat). Under the general supervision of the Coordinator of RCDB, the incumbent reports directly to the Unit Leader, Research and Flagships Unit.

RESPONSIBILITES:**

Within delegated authority, the Human Settlements Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Contributes to the preparation of the Quadrennial Report on the implementation of the New Urban Agenda and other internationally agreed goals and targets relevant to sustainable urbanization and human settlements i.e. the Sustainable Development Goals, the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and the Addis Ababa Plan of Action.
  • Prepares/contributes to various written reports, documents, writes reports or sections of reports, case studies, background papers relating to the New Urban Agenda and other internationally agreed goals and targets relevant to sustainable urbanization and human settlements.
  • Contributes to the preparation and revision of the guidelines for reporting on the implementation of the New Urban Agenda.
  • Provides technical assistance to Member States on the preparation of national reports on the implementation of the New Urban Agenda.
  • Reviews, revises, summarizes and edits country reports on the implementation of the New Urban Agenda.
  • Collate the inputs of subnational and local governments, other relevant entities of the United Nations system, relevant stakeholders in support of the implementation of the New Urban Agenda.
  • Work with key partners, governments, local authorities, including global research networks on the analysis of urban conditions and trends and progress in implementing the New Urban Agenda.
  • Develops collaborative working relations with UN-Habitat’s regional offices, other relevant branches and units within the organization and other UN agencies
  • Assists in the planning, organizing and servicing of ad hoc expert group and technical meeting, policy dialogues, development seminars, drafting reports and preparing summaries of meetings.
  • Represents RCDB at international and other meetings; organize and participates in working groups, meetings, conferences, consultations with other agencies and partners on social and economic development related matters.

Performs other related duties as required, including a variety of administrative tasks necessary for the final delivery of the research services.

COMPETENCIES

Professionalism: Demonstrable understanding of the New Urban Agenda, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and other internationally agreed goals and targets relevant to sustainable urbanization and human settlements. Strong research and writing skills. Ability to carry out research on the social, economic, political, spatial and planning dimensions of cities and human settlements at local, national and international levels. Ability to evaluate and integrate information from a variety of sources using standard methodologies and analytical techniques and draw conclusions and assess impacts at different levels. Experience in preparing large/flagship reports. Ability to review, edit and summarize the work of others. Strong analytical capacity and the ability to identify, analyze and articulate difficult issues/problems. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.

Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals;

solicits input by genuinely valuing others' ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others;

places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group

decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for

team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

Planning & Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.

EDUCATION

Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in Urban Planning, Urban Development, Urban Geography, Economics, Social Sciences, Development Studies, Urban Governance, Regional Planning, Civil Engineering, Architecture, or any other related field. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

WORK EXPERIENCE

At least five years of progressive experience as researcher/analyst working on a broad range urban and human settlements issues at the local, national and international levels. Experience of working effectively in a multi-cultural environment; substantial experience in networking; experience of conducting policy reviews and preparation of policy recommendations for decision makers; demonstrable analytical, drafting, reporting and presentation experience; experience of analyzing, summarizing and presenting large quantities of statistics on human settlements using relevant computer software; and experience in the coordination of multiple contributors to major reports

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Fluency in English is required for this position. Knowledge of another UN official language would be an advantage

OTHER SKILLS

Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by a competency-based interview

RENUMERATION

How to apply:

Applications should include:

· Cover memo (maximum 1 page)

· Summary CV (maximum 2 pages), indicating the following information:

  1. Educational Background (incl. dates)

  2. Professional Experience (assignments, tasks, achievements, duration by years/ months)

  3. Other Experience and Expertise (e.g. Internships/ voluntary work, etc.)

  4. Expertise and preferences regarding location of potential assignments

  5. Expectations regarding remuneration

All applications should be submitted to: Mary.Dibo@un.org, Ben.Arimah@un.org, Beatrice.Bazanye@un.org, Anne.Idukitta@un.org

Deadline for applications: June 18, 2018

UN-HABITAT does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. If you have any questions concerning persons or companies claiming to be recruiting on behalf of these offices and requesting the payment of a fee, please contact: recruitment@unon.org

Kenya: Technology for Programs (T4P) Specialist

Organization: Save the Children
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 30 Jun 2018

Save the Children has been operational in Kenya since the 1950s, providing support to children through developmental and humanitarian relief programmes delivered both directly and through local partners. Current programming focuses on child protection, child rights governance, education, health, HIV/AIDS, livelihoods, nutrition and WASH. In 2012, as part of a global reorganization process, Save the Children combined the programmes of SC UK, SC Canada and SC Finland to create a single operation in Kenya. In February 2014, we completed a second transition, which saw us join forces with the British INGO, Merlin, and merge their health and nutrition programmes with our own. Save the Children now has an operational presence in Bungoma, Dadaab Refugee Camp, Garissa, Mandera, Nairobi, Turkana and Wajir. We work through partners in many other parts of the country. We have a staff complement of around 300 staff and an operating annual budget of approximately US$16 million in 2018.

Role Purpose:

Working with members of the global IT team, the role holder will be responsible for coordinating implementation and support of Technology for programs (T4P) initiatives within the organisation. This role will partner with business stakeholders in order to understand their technological requirements, gather and share solutions from across the alliance and outside in order to meet the identified needs of SCI while utilising best practices. The role requires experience in adapting existing solutions as well as suggesting new solutions, providing decision makers with contextually-appropriate ICT4D solutions to project needs. The candidate should be adaptable to a variety of technologies, experienced in IT solution design and implementation, and an enthusiastic advocate for new technologies.

Contract Duration: 2 Years

Location: Nairobi

Qualifications and Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working with Microsoft's BI technology stack
  • Experience of working closely with non-technical staff, demonstrating an ability to translate and negotiate non-technical requirements into a detailed technical specification
  • Good interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with a proven ability to explain complex technical ideas and problems clearly to non-experts
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, and strong problem solving skills with a keenness to learn new technologies
  • Cultural awareness and experience of delivering solutions regionally or internationally
  • Ability to establish effective working and vendorclient relationships with good documentation skills
  • Thoroughness and attention to detail, resourcefulness, initiative, imagination and ability to make good judgment
  • Work both independently and as part of the larger IT team towards meeting common goals
  • Experience in support and deployment of IT solutions for business needs

    Desirable:

  • Strong passion for problem solving using both simple and complex technology

  • Experience working with BI presentation tools (e.g. Excel, Power View and Power BI)

  • Non-profit sector knowledge/experience in business analysis and data gathering techniques

  • Experience of working within an agile project delivery environment and with offshore project team members

  • Ability to provide technical direction to projects, ensure high quality outputs and impact, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of activities.

  • Effectively applies knowledge of ICT4D to solve a range of problems

  • Demonstrated ability to assess needs within agreed upon duties and considers course of action best to meet those needs.

Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role. To see a full a job description, please visit our website at www.savethechildren.net/jobs

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.

Disclaimer:

Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=bW9uaWNhLjk4MzgzLjM4MzBAc2F2ZXRoZWNoaWxkcmVuYW8uYXBsaXRyYWsuY29t