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Kenya: Short-Term Technical Assistance – Research Assistant

Organization: Palladium International
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 30 Dec 2017

Health Policy Plus (HP+) is a USAID-funded five-year $185 million project awarded to Palladium (formerly Futures Group) on August 28, 2015. HP+ has a mandate across global, country, and subnational levels to strengthen and advance health policy priorities in HIV, family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH), and maternal health. It aims to improve the enabling environment for equitable and sustainable health services, supplies, and delivery systems through policy development and implementation, with an emphasis on voluntary, rights-based health programs, and by strengthening in-country partners' capacity to navigate complex environments for effective policy design, implementation, and financing aligned to their priorities.

The overarching objective for HP+ in Kenya and East Africa is to contribute to increased sustainable, predictable, and adequate financing for programs and health policy implementation. The objective contributes directly to Kenya's Vision 2030, and its 2013-2017 Medium Term Plan (MTP II).

Data collection and analysis will contribute to achievement of HP+ global's IR3: Policy environment for public stewardship, accountability, and transparency improved. The research will support generation and utilization of evidence to inform decision making. Short-Term Technical experts for forthcoming assignment on collecting and analyzing health expenditure and costing data from selected institutions.

1 Collect health expenditure/costing data from selected institutions within the counties and fill in the data collection tool as explained from the orientation. 2 Check the completed data collection instruments for completeness and accuracy as demonstrated in the orientation. 3 Return to the respondent by appointment to finish incomplete interviews if any (call backs). 4 Data entry from hard copy to excel format as per instructions from the orientation and identification of any omissions for call backs. 5 Submit clean, complete, and validated data set in MS Excel for analysis to HP+ technical monitor.

1 Degree with relevant experience in health systems, economics or statistics 2 Knowledge on health sector programs or health care financing. 3 Previous experience in collection of Health related data (NHA, CHA, HSA, PETS) will be an added advantage 4 Proficient in Excel and MS word.

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=am92b25uYS5tYXJjZWxsZS44MDgyOC4zODMwQHBhbGxhZGl1bS5hcGxpdHJhay5jb20

Kenya: Program Development Officer, Nairobi

Organization: DAI Global
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 16 Oct 2017

Program Development Officer

Location: Nairobi

Kenya NiWajibu Wetu (NIWETU)

DAI works at the cutting edge of international development, combining technical excellence, professional project management, and exceptional customer service to solve our clients’ most complex problems. Since 1970, DAI has worked in 150 developing and transition countries, providing comprehensive development solutions in areas including crisis mitigation and stability operations, democratic governance and public sector management, agriculture and agribusiness, private sector development and financial services, economics and trade, HIV/AIDS, avian influenza control, water and natural resources management, and energy and climate change. Clients include international development agencies, international lending institutions, private corporations and philanthropies, and host-country governments.

Background:

NIWETU is a USAID-funded four-year (August 2016 through August 2020) project with a goal to reduce violent extremism (VE) among at-risk individuals and communities in Kenya. NIWETU aims to strengthen Kenyan communities’ and government institutions’ motivation and capacity to take the lead on countering violent extremism (CVE) by building the capacity of and fostering strong relationships among individuals, communities, and civil society and county and national government actors.

The Program Development Officer is NIWETU’s primary program representative at the County level.

Responsibilities

  • Lead all NIWETU strategy, programming, and relationships with Government and partners in the County.
  • Act as the Head of Office, and oversee the County Community Mobilization Officer’s activities.
  • Technically supervise the CMO in coordination with the program team.
  • Work closely with the program team to develop concepts under NIWETU’s tasks, including sub-grants to local organizations, and support to government. Manage the implementation of County level activities through the activity cycle.
  • Ensure that all operational functions follow contractual terms and conditions, DAI policies and procedures, USAID and other relevant U.S. Government regulations.
  • Provide regular situational awareness, and updates on changes in context and opportunity, feeding into strategy shifts, and programming priorities.
  • Represent NIWETU in external meetings and forums such as coordination and partnership building meetings with Government representatives, civil society, and community representatives.
  • Support the monitoring and evaluation team and partners in program monitoring, evaluation and learning.
  • Lead regular bi-weekly reporting from the County.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent relationships and network with government, civil society and communities in the selected County.
  • Degree in Peace Building, Social Sciences or any other related field.
  • Minimum five (5) years of relevant experience in similar roles.
  • Self-driven and able to deliver results with minimum supervision.
  • Highly developed analytical skills, including the ability to co design targeted activities to positively affect desired CVE outcomes with at-risk individuals and communities.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good organization and coordination skills. 2;vertical-a

How to apply:

Applicants must specify the position name and county in the subject line of their email submission. Example, “Application for PDO Nairobi”. Applications that do not comply with this requirement will not be reviewed.

Submit your CV and Application letter providing details highlighting your relevant qualifications and experience to NIWETUrecruitment@dai.com. The closing date to submit the applications is October 16, 2017 at 5:00pm.

Kenya: Program Development Officer: Garissa, Isiolo, Mandera, and Wajir

Organization: DAI Global
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 20 Oct 2017

Program Development Officer

Location: Garissa, Isiolo, Mandera and Wajir

Kenya NiWajibu Wetu (NIWETU)

DAI works at the cutting edge of international development, combining technical excellence, professional project management, and exceptional customer service to solve our clients’ most complex problems. Since 1970, DAI has worked in 150 developing and transition countries, providing comprehensive development solutions in areas including crisis mitigation and stability operations, democratic governance and public sector management, agriculture and agribusiness, private sector development and financial services, economics and trade, HIV/AIDS, avian influenza control, water and natural resources management, and energy and climate change. Clients include international development agencies, international lending institutions, private corporations and philanthropies, and host-country governments.

Background:

NIWETU is a USAID-funded four-year (August 2016 through August 2020) project with a goal to reduce violent extremism (VE) among at-risk individuals and communities in Kenya. NIWETU aims to strengthen Kenyan communities’ and government institutions’ motivation and capacity to take the lead on countering violent extremism (CVE) by building the capacity of and fostering strong relationships among individuals, communities, and civil society and county and national government actors.

NIWETU works in Garissa, Isiolo, Mandera and Wajir counties. The Program Development Officer is NIWETU’s primary program representative at the County level. NIWETU will appoint one Program Development Officer in each County.

Responsibilities

  • Lead all NIWETU strategy, programming, and relationships with Government and partners in the County.
  • Act as the Head of Office, and oversee the County Community Mobilization Officer’s activities.
  • Technically supervise the CMO in coordination with the program team.
  • Work closely with the program team to develop concepts under NIWETU’s tasks, including sub-grants to local organizations, and support to government. Manage the implementation of County level activities through the activity cycle.
  • Ensure that all operational functions follow contractual terms and conditions, DAI policies and procedures, USAID and other relevant U.S. Government regulations.
  • Provide regular situational awareness, and updates on changes in context and opportunity, feeding into strategy shifts, and programming priorities.
  • Represent NIWETU in external meetings and forums such as coordination and partnership building meetings with Government representatives, civil society, and community representatives.
  • Support the monitoring and evaluation team and partners in program monitoring, evaluation and learning.
  • Lead regular bi-weekly reporting from the County.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent relationships and network with government, civil society and communities in the selected County.
  • Degree in Peace Building, Social Sciences or any other related field.
  • Minimum five (5) years of relevant experience in similar roles.
  • Self-driven and able to deliver results with minimum supervision.
  • Highly developed analytical skills, including the ability to co design targeted activities to positively affect desired CVE outcomes with at-risk individuals and communities.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good organization and coordination skills.

How to apply:

Applicants must specify the name of the County they are applying for in the subject line of their email submission. For example, an applicant for the PDO Wajir position must write “Application for PDO Wajir” in the subject line when they submit their application. This applies to each County. Applications that do not comply with this requirement will not be reviewed.

Submit your CV and Application letter providing details highlighting your relevant qualifications and experience to NIWETUrecruitment@dai.com. The closing date to submit the applications is October 20, 2017 at 5:00pm.

DAI Grants Development Officer Job in Nairobi

DAI is an international development company. 

For more than 45 years, we have worked on the frontlines of international development, tackling fundamental social and economic development problems caused by inefficient markets, ineffective governance, and instability. 

Currently, DAI is delivering results that matter in some 80 countries. Our development solutions turn ideas into impact by bringing together fresh combinations of expertise and innovation across multiple disciplines. 

 

Our clients include international development agencies, international lending institutions, private corporations and philanthropies, and national governments.
 

Job Vacancy: Grants Development Officer – Kenya NiWajibu Wetu (NIWETU)

Location:

Nairobi Kenya
 

Job Code: 3284
 

Description: DAI works at the cutting edge of international development, combining technical excellence, professional project management, and exceptional customer service to solve our clients’ most complex problems. 

Since 1970, DAI has worked in 150 developing and transition countries, providing comprehensive development solutions in areas including crisis mitigation and stability operations, democratic governance and public sector management, agriculture and agribusiness, private sector development and financial services, economics and trade, HIV/AIDS, avian influenza control, water and natural resources management, and energy and climate change. 

Clients include international development agencies, international lending institutions, private corporations and philanthropies, and host-country governments.

Background: NIWETU is a USAID-funded four-year (August 2016 through August 2020) contract with a goal to reduce violent extremism (VE) among at-risk individuals and communities in Kenya. 

NIWETU aims to strengthen Kenyan communities’ and government institutions’ motivation and capacity to take the lead on countering violent extremism (CVE) by building the capacity of and fostering strong relationships among individuals, communities, and civil society and county and national government actors.

Responsibilities:
The Grants Development Officer will report to the Senior Grants Manager. S/he will:

  • Support Program Development Officers (PDOs) with the preparation of Yellow Lights (grant concept notes);
  • Track Yellow Light submissions and associated USAID feedback;
  • Work with the NIWETU PDOs and grantees to develop well-written, organized grant applications that are in line with NIWETU research and objectives;
  • Work across the program and grants teams to synthesize feedback, edit grant applications and quickly move applications through the NIWETU grants process;
  • Work with the NIWETU PDOs and grantees to develop organized, complete and thorough budgets that are harmonized with grant applications;
  • Other duties as assigned by the NIWETU Grants team.
Qualifications:

We are looking for a candidate that:

  • Is an exceptionally clear, concise and logical technical writer;
  • Is supremely organized and can manage multiple inputs and forms of documentation;
  • Can work with local partners to simplify, clarify and condense complicated ideas into succinct arguments;
  • Is diligent, detail-oriented, enjoys managing paperwork and editing documents.
  • Is able to work well in a team environment;
  • Previous USAID grants experience is not required but preferred.

Kenya: Grants Development Officer, Nairobi

Organization: DAI Global
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 03 Nov 2017

Grants Development Officer

Kenya NiWajibu Wetu (NIWETU)

DAI works at the cutting edge of international development, combining technical excellence, professional project management, and exceptional customer service to solve our clients’ most complex problems. Since 1970, DAI has worked in 150 developing and transition countries, providing comprehensive development solutions in areas including crisis mitigation and stability operations, democratic governance and public sector management, agriculture and agribusiness, private sector development and financial services, economics and trade, HIV/AIDS, avian influenza control, water and natural resources management, and energy and climate change. Clients include international development agencies, international lending institutions, private corporations and philanthropies, and host-country governments.

Background:

NIWETU is a USAID-funded four-year (August 2016 through August 2020) contract with a goal to reduce violent extremism (VE) among at-risk individuals and communities in Kenya. NIWETU aims to strengthen Kenyan communities’ and government institutions’ motivation and capacity to take the lead on countering violent extremism (CVE) by building the capacity of and fostering strong relationships among individuals, communities, and civil society and county and national government actors.

Responsibilities:

The Grants Development Officer will report to the Senior Grants Manager. S/he will:

  • Support Program Development Officers (PDOs) with the preparation of Yellow Lights (grant concept notes);
  • Track Yellow Light submissions and associated USAID feedback;
  • Work with the NIWETU PDOs and grantees to develop well-written, organized grant applications that are in line with NIWETU research and objectives;
  • Work across the program and grants teams to synthesize feedback, edit grant applications and quickly move applications through the NIWETU grants process;
  • Work with the NIWETU PDOs and grantees to develop organized, complete and thorough budgets that are harmonized with grant applications;
  • Other duties as assigned by the NIWETU Grants team.

Qualifications:

We are looking for a candidate that:

  • Is an exceptionally clear, concise and logical technical writer;
  • Is supremely organized and can manage multiple inputs and forms of documentation;
  • Can work with local partners to simplify, clarify and condense complicated ideas into succinct arguments;
  • Is diligent, detail-oriented, enjoys managing paperwork and editing documents.
  • Is able to work well in a team environment;

  • Previous USAID grants experience is not required but preferred.

Location:

Nairobi, Kenya but willingness to travel to Garissa, Isiolo, Mandera and Wajir Counties is critical.

How to apply:

Kindly send your complete CV to NIWETURecruitment@dai.com no later than 5PM East Africa Time Friday, November 3, 2017.

IT Service Provider Operations Assistants Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Operations Assistants
 

Our company is a Service Provider in IT Field based in Nairobi, Kenya. 

We are seeking to recruit seasoned and result- oriented Operations Assistants.
 

The candidate should meet the following minimum requirements:

How to Apply


Candidates who meet the above qualifications should send their CV by Friday 25th of August 2017 via email address: careers@paytechafrica.com, indicating on the subject head the position they are applying for. 

Ladies are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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IRC Emergency Response Nurse NGO Job in Garissa, Kenya

International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Emergency Response Nurse – Garissa
 

Sector: Health

Location: Kenya

Employee Type: Temporary 

Employee Category: Full Time

 

Job Purpose / Objective: Working under the guidance and supervision of the Nutrition Supervisor, the emergency nurse will be directly responsible for;

Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out triage of patients including screening for acute malnutrition during the mobile outreaches in the sub-counties.
  • Conduct consultation services to children and adults during the target mobile outreaches in the sub county.
  • Implement and evaluate individual treatment plans for patients with health conditions including children with severe acute malnutrition.
  • Ensure essential services including deworming, Vitamin A supplementation and routine immunization services are provided to children under-fives during the outreaches.
  • Initiate and facilitate patient referrals to the nearby health facilities including the County referral hospital for patients who require further management/inpatient care.
  • Conduct Antenatal and post natal reviews for expectant mothers and lactating women during the integrated health and nutrition outreaches.
  • Work closely with nutritionists and the health facility staff including CHEWs and CHVs in the targeted areas of response.
  • Ensure that all required observations, prescribed treatment and procedures are properly carried out and documented in the patient’s cards.
  • Conduct regular training session for CHEWs and CHVs on basic care/management of various health conditions and follow up of patients.
  • Give health education to patients and clients during the outreaches.
  • Compile and submit monthly reports on patients treated andreferrals
  • Monitor and supervise proper usage of essential drugs/medical supplies
  • Carry out any other additional duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

Key Result Areas:

  • Ability to provide integrated health services and work effectively with the entire outreach team.
  • Ensure timely and quality health care services to target population during the mobile outreaches.
  • Facilitate timely referrals for very sick patients and children with malnutrition and medical complications.

Required Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Nursing from KMTC or recognized nurse training institution
  • Be registered and have a valid license from the Nursing Council of Kenya

Required Experience & Competencies:

  • At least 2 years working experience in a busy hospital setup.
  • Experience in management of children with severe acute malnutrition and medical complications desirable.
  • Team player and cultural sensitivity is required.
  • Ability to work in hardship areas (Previous emergency experience in a remote setting will be an added advantage).

How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online

Deadline for receiving applications is 25th August, 2017.

Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply.  International allowances are not available for this position. Salary and employee benefits are compliant to the Kenyan NGO Sector.

Disclaimer: Please take note that International Rescue Committee (IRC) does not ask for any fees in connection with its recruitment processes. In the event that you receive any request for payment of any sort, please get in touch with us on Tel: + (254-020) 2727730, Email: IRCKenya@rescue.org or report to the nearest police.

IRC leading the way from harm to home.

IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

If you need assistance in the application or hiring process to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time. Please contact Talent Acquisitions at IRC.Recruitment@rescue.org. As required by law, the IRC will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees with a known disability.

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