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Kenya: Senior Project Officer/County Community Services Coordinator – 2 Positions Nakuru – (Ref. 2018/041) Samburu – (Ref.2018/042)

Organization: Catholic Relief Services
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 11 Jun 2018

Department: Programming (PQ)

Band: 7

Reports To: Community Services Manager

Country/Location: Kenya/As above

Job Summary:

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners, people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.

CRS has worked in Kenya since 1965. Over the years, CRS’ focus shifted from direct relief and food distributions to a comprehensive development program that works with partners and enhances local capacity. CRS Kenya programs now support children affected by HIV, and community-based efforts to increase household incomes, improve family health and sanitation, and enhance agriculture livelihoods

The HIV/AIDS Service Delivery Support Activity (HSDSA) is a five-year USAID- funded project located in the Rift Valley. As a lead for the CRS HSDSA project team in the respective County, you will facilitate the achievement of project objectives through coordinating and reporting on all project activities and providing technical guidance and advice to staff and implementing partner(s) advancing Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) work serving the poor and vulnerable. Your coordination and relationship management skills will ensure that the project for which you are responsible applies best practices and constantly works towards improving the impact of its benefits to those we serve. You will ensure that activities of volunteer Mentor Mother peer educators based in facilities support PMTCT, gender based violence prevention response and social protection parenting including care giver interventions targeting adolescents and young women and HIV testing of families of PLHIV support group members. Facilitate linkage to care and treatment sites for those found to be positive in respective County adhered to the National guidelines and policies.

Job Responsibilities:

· Organize and lead the implementation of all assigned project activities as outlined in the detailed implementation plan in line with CRS program quality principles and standards, donor requirements, and good practices.

· Ensure learning properly accompanies project activities throughout the project cycle. Support accountability through coordinating project evaluation activities and guiding partners in their efforts to reflect on project experiences. Analyze implementation challenges and report any inconsistencies and/or gaps to inform adjustments to plans and implementation schedules.

· Coordinate and oversee working relationships with all local project stakeholders and serve as the liaison between them and the project team to mobilize local actors and promote project activities and impact.

· Supervise and perform ad-hoc inspections of various processes and resources at project sites to ensure timely project activities implementation and adherence to established process standards and procedures.

· Support and coordinate capacity building and technical support activities to ensure assigned project activities are implemented per project guidelines and standards.

· Coordinate provision of any logistical and administrative support to staff and partners.

· Ensure project documentation for assigned activities is complete with all required documents and is filed per agency and donor requirements. Assist with preparation of trends analysis reports and documentation of case studies and promising practices

Typical Background, Experience & Requirements:

Education and Experience

· Master’s Degree in Public Health, Community Health, International Development or in a related field of health and community engagement required.

· Minimum of 5 years of work experience in project support, ideally in the field of community health services and for an NGO.

· Experience in HIV prevention, care and treatment services including NASCOP Manuals and guidelines

· Experience working with international donor agencies, particularly USAID.

· Experience engaging with and writing for a range of audiences, including governments and policy makers, multilateral agencies, and the public (national and international).

· Experience working with partners, participatory action planning and community engagement.

· Staff supervision experience a plus.

· Experience monitoring projects and collecting relevant data.

· Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

Personal Skills

· Analysis and problem-solving skills with ability to make sound judgment

· Good relationship management skills and the ability to work closely with local partners

  • Proactive, results-oriented and service-oriented
  • Attention to details, accuracy and timeliness in executing assigned responsibilities

Required/Desired Foreign Language: Able to clearly communicate in written and spoken English

Travel Required: 50% of the time within the county

Key Working Relationships:

Supervisory: Project Officers (two to five)

Internal: HSDSA staff

External: Local implementing partners, community members, HIV/AIDS stakeholders

Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff):

These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.

· Trusting Relationships

· Professional Growth

· Partnership

· Accountability

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

How to apply:

Written applications indicating the reference number of position applied for and CV including day-time contact phone numbers, as well as names and contact information of three references should reach the below-mentioned by Close of Business Monday, June 11, 2018.

Human Resources Manager

Catholic Relief Services – Kenya Program

E-mail :Crskenya-hr@crs.org

Note: Catholic Relief Services (CRS) does not charge any fees from applicants for any recruitment. Further, CRS has not retained any agent in connection with this recruitment

CRS’ recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation

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Kenya: Deputy Chief of Party/Senior Technical Advisor

Organization: Gold Star Kenya
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 04 Jun 2018

Program Description:

GoldStar Kenya (GS Kenya) is a Kenyan nonprofit health non-government organization dedicated to empowering communities for better health by advancing and implementing integrated, locally driven and evidence-based solutions. GS Kenya, through its flagship social franchise health programs. GS Kenya is currently seeking qualified candidates for the following position for the follow-on program, the Kenya Tuberculosis Support Program, funded by the United States Agency for International Development in Kenya (USAID/KEA).

Recruitment into the position is consequent to the USAID/KEA release of Notice of Funding Opportunity (NFO) No: 72061518RFA00001 and subsequent to the successful award of the program to GS Kenya. In addition, the selection of the final applicant for each position is subject to USAID/KEA approval.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Deputy Chief of Party/Senior Technical Advisor is responsible for providing technical and management leadership for technical assistance teams, sets timelines and goals for team implementation and monitors quality of processes and deliverables, mentors technical teams to produce quality work and build capacity over time and liaises with partners, the Ministry of Health and Council of Governors for matters related to technical program aspects. While deputizing the Chief of Party, he/she provides supportive day-to-day management oversight, operations and supervision of project implementation activities to ensure the program delivers upon its defined goals and accountability requirements. The position, while leading the support to the National Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Lung Disease (NTLD) program, entails taking the leading representative role in the effective coordination among related USAID/KEA funded mechanisms, key national TB stakeholders and implementing partners. To be effective, a high degree of collaboration is necessary with senior-level Kenya National and County government health sector institutions, agencies and officials.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Deputy Chief of Party, as the principal assistant to the Chief of Party, will be responsible for the day-to-day technical and program management leadership of the Kenya Tuberculosis Support Program. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Functioning as the immediate liaison between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID/KEA), Kenya Ministry of Health (MOH), Council of Governors (CoG) at national level and the County Health Executives (CeCs) and County Director of Health (CDHs) at county level, on administrative, financial and programmatic matters related to the program;
  • Leading the implementation of the Annual Program Planning cycle and the development of comprehensive annual work-plans and budgets in accordance with the USAID/KEA annual planning cycle;
  • Monitoring the implementation of the programs interventions and contribution towards National Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Lung Disease Program (NTLD) Strategic Plan (NSP) goals and objectives;
  • Reviewing and finalizing the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual program progress reports to USAID/KEA, MOH and other partners;
  • Contributing to the identification and prioritization of technical assistance needs at national and county levels to be supported in order to improve program performance and towards achieving the goals and objectives of the NTLDP/NSP;
  • Providing technical and operational monitoring of consultants engaged to undertake activities supported by the TB Support program
  • Immediate supervision of day-to-day of performance of all program staff, including ensuring that field-based staff regularly prepare and update required performance data;
  • Overseeing management systems for the cost-effective implementation of all program activities;
  • Initiating the development of suitable scopes of work and overseeing the execution of appropriate technical assistance contracts as needed.
  • Performing any other duties assigned by the Chief of Party

MINIMUM REQUIRMENTS:

  • A minimum of Medical degree and a Master’s Degree in public health or related field.
  • A minimum of 7 years of project management experience in large health sector development programs that have implemented successful activities
  • Demonstrated expertise in all aspects of TB and TB-HIV/AIDS
  • A clear track record of provision of technical assistance of similar complexity and magnitude to the one being procured
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with senior-level Government of Kenya officials, USAID, NGOs, private sector groups, cooperating agencies and donor organizations
  • Familiarly with the Kenyan TB context, relevant implementing partners, MOH, NTLP and other stakeholders preferred.
  • Kenyan nationals and other candidates currently based in the East Africa region are encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

Gold Star Kenya has a competitive compensation package and is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply via email to**:** GSKenya-HR@goldstarkenya.org and please specify source in your application and indicate position on the subject line. CV/resume including salary requirements, to be received not later than 4th June 2018

Kindly note that only shortlisted persons will be contacted.

Kenya: DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY & SERVICE DELIVERY TECHNICAL ADVISOR – DCOP/LVCT/05/2018

Organization: LVCT Health
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 25 May 2018

JOB PURPOSE

Responsible for offering technical oversight of the project and specifically responsible for project implementation coordinating the technical officers to ensure alignment with the national TB program strategy and priorities. .

KEY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

· Take a leadership role in ensuring technical implementation and ensure the project meets stated goals and reporting requirements.

· Coordinate with other technical leads of key stakeholders, other USG implementing partners, and GOK, particularly at the county-level.

· Contribute to the consolidation of the Annual Program Workplans, including the Performance Monitoring Plan

· Contribute to the preparation and review of the quarterly performance and annual reports to the donor

· Participate in relevant technical working groups and committees at national and county level, provide feedback and develop networks to support program implementation

· Work with technical team leads to monitor implementation of activities to meet set national standards and targets ensuring quality and integration of activities. Ensures technical excellence in program implementation.

· Participate in quarterly USAID and MOH field visits and meetings to monitor progress of project

· Coordinate response to technical questions raised by USAID/ MOH

How to apply:

Further details can be obtained from our website: www.lvcthealth.org

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications and CV along with a cover letter expressing interest and indicating Salary history and expectations to recruitment@lvcthealth.org . The position applied for and reference number and desired location should be clearly indicated on the subject line and cover letter. Applications should reach us NOT later than May 25, 2018.

Note: Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

LVCT Health is an equal opportunity employer

Kenya: Technical Assistant-DREAMS

Organization: IMA World Health
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 23 May 2018

The Program Assistant – DREAMS will be responsible for oversight and to coordinate implementation of DREAMS activities within Mukuru Kwa Njenga Ward. The Officer will report to the Youth and Gender Advisor Afya Jijini, and will work closely with the Director Programs, NOPE. She/he will oversee the overall planning, implementation and monitoring of DREAMS activities and innovatively advise and lead approaches aiming at improving health and socio-economic wellbeing of Adolescents Girls and Young Women (10-24) in Nairobi region. She/he will be responsible for representing Afya Jijini in relevant stakeholder meetings and DREAMS planning meetings. In order to be successful in this role, the incumbent will be required on 100% LoE for effective implementation of DREAMS in Mukuru Kwa Njenga

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Providing leadership in the program through co-ordination and supervision of program activities and staff in the program

  • Planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating program activities including writing technical reports for donors

  • Managing activity budgets including processing relevant financial transactions

  • Developing and promoting partnerships and networking with relevant stakeholders including and not limited to County government, relevant government of Kenya ministries and NGOs

  • Facilitating capacity building activities for the program implementation team, community structures, CHMT/SCHMT and other stakeholders.

  • Representing the program in technical committees at provincial, district/county level in relation to program technical areas.

  • Coordinating sensitization workshops and advocacy sessions for community leaders and other stakeholders in collaboration with partners

  • Reviewing the routine monitoring and evaluation data of the implementing partners in priority communities

  • Conducting hot spot mapping and size estimation of Adolescents Girls and young Women in Mukuru Kwa Njenga

  • Leading the development/adoption of relevant SBC materials to support DREAMS field activities

  • Providing leadership to program staff in documentation and dissemination of best practices and lessons learnt

  • Providing regular follow-up and supervisory support to ensure quality of program in priority communities

  • Participating in the relevant Afya Jijini technical team meetings within Nairobi

  • Any other duty as assigned by supervisor.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND WORK –RELATED EXPERIENCE

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences.

  • Five Years of experience working in HIV/AIDS programs with focus on Adolescent sexual reproductive health and youth programs

  • Proven project management experience in; community mobilization, Trainer of Trainers/Facilitators-ToT/F, program administration, management and implementation of HIV Prevention and related Programs including supervision and reporting

  • Thorough knowledge and experience in operational activities in local and County government structures

Essential Skills and Knowledge

  • Knowledge of HIV prevention, adolescent sexual reproductive health, gender mainstreaming into HV and AIDS programming

  • High degree of resilience to accommodate rapidly changing expectations, plans and deliverables

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects

  • Can work independently and self-motivated

  • Good knowledge of basic IT skills (power point, e-mail, Internet, Word, etc.)

  • Fluent in both Kiswahili and English.

How to apply:

Please submit application to jijinihr@imaworldhealth.org

Kenya: Consultancy Service to Evaluate Proposals for an Emergency Ambulance Communication Center

Organization: PharmAccess Foundation
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 11 May 2018

CALL FOR CONSULTANCY SERVICE TO EVALUATE PROPOSALS FOR AN EMERGENCY AMBULANCE COMMUNICATION CENTER

PHARMACCESS Group

The PHARMACCESS Group is dedicated to affordable access to quality health care in Africa, by stimulating investments through partnerships with the private sector and government institutions. This group of non-profit organizations has a shared goal, working towards achieving inclusive health care for Africa. In doing so, we contribute to healthier populations and social and economic development.

Our integrated approach consists of complementary initiatives that aim to increase investments and resources, efficiency and effectiveness within the healthcare system. By combining standards for quality improvement, loans for healthcare providers, health plans and in-depth impact research we simultaneously stimulate the demand for and supply of healthcare services. The expertise within the PHARMACCESS Group includes health plans, healthcare quality, healthcare financing and healthcare infrastructure. Our work also includes consultancy and HIV/AIDS corporate programs as well as mobile health (mHealth) applications.

In our view, the journey towards inclusive healthcare begins with enabling quality improvement at healthcare facilities. Once hospitals and clinics can demonstrate quality of care through improvements like shorter waiting times, well-trained staff, functioning equipment and readily available medicines, patients and investors will gain trust in the healthcare system. We build institutions and create standards that help patients to make informed decisions about healthcare. Such systemic changes stimulate healthcare providers to improve their quality through targeted interventions, motivate performance-based financing mechanisms by (inter-)national donors and investors, and enable local and national healthcare authorities to monitor and regulate healthcare providers.

Please visit http://www.pharmaccess.org to learn more about PHARMACCESS.

Background of Uzazi Salama Project

In June 2013, M-PESA Foundation launched Uzazi Salama project aimed at improving maternal and newborn health out-comes in Samburu. The project is implemented in partnership with PHARMACCESS Group, Safaricom, AMREF and the Samburu County Health Management Team. The partners designed and are implementing solutions to address the main barriers for pregnant mothers in Samburu County to access quality maternal and neonatal health services.

Phase II of the project is currently being implemented in Samburu Central, East and Northern sub-counties. The main goal of Phase II project is to significantly decrease maternal and new-born health morbidity and mortality rates.

The ambulance command center is an important component of the project as transportation is one of the largest drivers or “success factors” for components of mother-and-child projects, namely:

i) transport for routine maternal & child health services

ii) transport for normal delivery at the closest health center in an ambulance

iii) emergency transport for delivery cases that need to be referred

PHARMACCESS is looking for an experienced individual to:

i) evaluate proposals sent to PHARMACCESS by interested companies

ii) score the proposals based on a defined criterion

iii) present the results to an independent panel for approval

Interested individuals should have the following minimum qualifications:

i) An advanced degree in a medical profession such as nursing, emergency medical services, health management systems or occupational health & safety

ii) 5 years of experience managing an emergency call center

iii) Training in emergency medical services

iv) 3 years’ experience overseeing management and maintenance of an ambulance fleet

v) Experience conducting training of Emergency Medical Technicians in various courses

vi) Experience working in Emergency medical dispatch

Preparation of the Proposal

A Service Provider/ Consulting Firm Proposal shall have two (2) components:

  1. Technical Proposal.

  2. Financial Proposal.

Technical Proposal

When preparing the Technical Proposal, Service Providers/ Consulting Firm must give particular attention to the following:

· A brief description of the Service Providers/ Consulting Firms organization and an outline of recent experience on assignments of a similar nature if it is a joint venture, for each partner. For each assignment, the outline should indicate the profiles of the staff proposed, duration of the assignment, and firm’s involvement.

· A detailed description of the approach, methodology and work plan for performing the assignment

· A time schedule estimates of the total staff input Professional staff time needed to carry out the assignment

· The technical proposal shall not include any financial information.

Financial Proposal

In a separate document all items and activities described in the Technical proposal must be priced separately. Activities and items in the Technical Proposal not priced shall be assumed to be included in the prices of other activities or items.

Service Providers/ Consulting Firms shall express the price of their financial proposal in Kenya shillings inclusive of VAT. The Financial Proposal shall be valid for 90 calendar days.

Submission, Receipt, and Opening of Proposals

Service Providers/ Consulting Firm may only submit one proposal. If a Service Provider/ Consulting Firm submits or participates in more than one proposal such proposal shall be disqualified.

How to apply:

All qualified service providers/ consulting firms should send their profiles to info@pharmaccess.or.ke on or before Wednesday16th May 2018 with the subject Consultancy service for Uzazi Salama proposal evaluation”.

Government Jobs in Kenya (Kisii)

Ward Administrator (4 Posts)

The Kisii County Government wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions pursuant to Article 235 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 and Sections 58 and 63 of the County Government Act, 2012.

J/G ‘N’

Responsibilities

The sub-county Administrator shall be responsible for:-

·         Coordinating, managing and supervising the general administration functions at the ward level.

·         Develop policies and plans at the ward level;

·         Ensuring effective service delivery at the ward level;

·         Initiate developmental activities to empower the citizenry at the sub-county;

·         Oversee the safety and maintenance of infrastructure and facilities of the Public Service;

·         Facilitating and coordinating citizen participation in the development of policies and delivery of services

·         Exercising any functions and powers delegated by the County Public Service Board

Requirements

·         Be a Kenyan citizen

·         Be a holder of at least a Diploma with 5 years’ experience in administration and management or

·         Be a holder of a first degree from a university recognized in Kenya with a working experience of not less than 2 years

·         Have qualifications and knowledge in administration and management

Sub-County Administrator 

The Kisii County Government wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions pursuant to Article 235 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 and Sections 58 and 63 of the County Government Act, 2012.

J/G ‘Q’

Responsibilities

·         The sub-county Administrator shall be responsible for:-

·         Coordinating, managing and supervising of the general administrative functions in the sub-county level;

·         Develop policies and plans at the sub-county level;

·         Ensuring effective service delivery at the sub-county level;

·         Initiate developmental activities to empower the citizenry at the sub-county;

·         Oversee the safety and maintenance of infrastructure and facilities of the Public Service;

·         Facilitate and coordination of citizen participation in the development of policies and plan s and delivery of services;

Requirements 

·         Be a Kenyan Citizen.

·         Be a holder of at least a master’s degree from a university recognized in Kenya.

·         Demonstrate a thorough understanding of Devolution, the County development objectives and vision 2030.

·         Working experience of not less than 5 years.

·         Have qualifications and knowledge in administration or management.

County Structural Engineer

The Kisii County Government wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions pursuant to Article 235 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 and Sections 58 and 63 of the County Government Act, 2012.

J/G ‘K’

Responsibilities

·         Planning and design or counterchecking structural engineering designs of buildings and other public works being implemented by the County Government prepared internally or externally consultants;

·         Preparing or supervision of preparation of all structural drawings and bar bending schedules for all structures being put up by the County Government;

·         Check structural drawings submitted alongside building plans by anybody planning to erect a building within the county;

·         Construction supervision/inspection and reporting all structural works to ensure standards are adhered to for safety and economy;

·         Preparation of structural engineering specifications;

·         Assessing existing buildings structural status for purposes of ascertaining safety of structures on ability to carry any preferred modifications and or extensions and advising the developer accordingly;

·         Supervising other staff under him/her in the department section;

·         Advising the project team on any structural changes necessary on plans/designs developed;

·         Performing of any other duties as assigned by the County works officer.

Requirements

·         Be a Kenyan Citizen;

·         Must have a Bachelor of Science/Engineering (BSc./ BEng.) degree in civil and structural engineering from a recognized university;

·         Must be a registered Professional Engineer by Engineers Board of Kenya with current practice licence;

·         Must be a cooperate member of Institution of Engineers Kenya (MIEK);

·         Must have not less than 6 years’ experience in similar operations;

·         Must have thorough knowledge on AutoCAD drafting operations;

·         Should have basic knowledge on Microsoft office operations;

·         Must have knowledge on use of latest structural design software’s;

·         Must have excellent oral and written communication skills;

·         Must be highly skilled person with an eye for details and quality;

·         A Master’s degree in Structural Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized Institution will be an added advantage;

Mechanical Maintenace Technician (Rig Maintanance) 

The Kisii County Government wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions pursuant to Article 235 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 and Sections 58 and 63 of the County Government Act, 2012.

J/G ‘H/J’

The holder of this position reports to the Drilling Engineer.

Duties and Responsibilities

·         Maintenance of the rig and its auxiliary equipment;

·         Ensuring proper operating practices of the rig equipment and its auxiliary equipment.

Requirements and Competencies

·         Be a Kenyan citizen.

·         Diploma in Mechanical engineering.

·         A Bachelor’s degree in the relevant field will be an added advantage.

·         Microsoft office proficient.

·         Good leadership and interpersonal skills.

·         A minimum of 3 years’ experience in drilling.

NOTE: Applicants For The Above Positions Are Required To Get (Valid I.E. Year 2018) Clearance From The Underlisted Organizations To Meet Requirements Of Chapter Six Of The Constitution Of Kenya 2010.

·         Kenya Revenue Authority.

·         Higher Education Loans Board.

·         Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.

·         Criminal Investigation Department.

·         Credit Reference Bureau.

·         Copies of these clearances MUST be attached to the applications.

How to Apply

All applications should be accompanied by a copy of National ID Card, a detailed CV and copies of all relevant certificates and testimonials, to reach on or before 8th May, 2018 at 5.00p.m. and addressed to categories A and B respectively as shown below:-

The County Secretary,   The Secretary/CEO,

Kisii County Government, Kisii County Public Service Board,

P.O Box 4550 – 40200,

Kisii, Kenya.

Or

Hand delivered applications should be handed over at the County Secretary’s office and County Public Service Board’s offices situated at old Kisii Municipal Building and Gusii Mwalimu Hotel, 1st Floor respectively.KISII COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Kenya: Officer – Health and Nutrition (IMAM Surge)

Organization: Concern Worldwide
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 13 May 2018

Concern Worldwide is an international non-governmental humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Kenyan nationals for the following position:

Job Title: Officer – Health and Nutrition (IMAM Surge)

Reports to: Senior Manager – Technical Specialist (Nutrition, WASH and Surge Scale Up)

Direct reports: None

Job Location: Lodwar, Turkana

Contract Details:

Fixed Term One (1) Year Renewable Contract

Monthly Starting Salary – Kes 99,197

Group Pension after Confirmation of Appointment

Group Medical Cover (1Principal + 2 Dependants)

Group Life Cover

Group Personal Accident Cover

Job Summary:

To provide technical leadership, guidance and training on IMAM surge as well as providing hands on support to Ministry of Health (MoH), and partners to enhance their capacity and skills in the rollout of IMAM surge in Turkana County.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:**

· Provide technical support to MoH through structured OJT/mentorship on rollout of IMAM surge at the health facilities;

· Provide technical support to partners in the monitoring of the implementation of IMAM surge, ensuring the facilities are updating the wall charts as well as sub-county monitoring the situation through the IMAM surge dashboard.

· Ensure that partners implement the IMAM surge work plans as agreed.

· Work closely with the Sub-county Public Health Nurse, Sub-county Nutrition Officer, Public Health Officers and the hospital nutritionist in developing and implementation of monthly work plans for the Sub-county;

· Liaise closely with MoH at County and Sub-county level to promote ownership and integration of IMAM surge into MoH systems including the development of a concrete plan of action for surge roll out at the health facilities;

· Ensure programme quality control through implementation of monthly and quarterly M&E;

· Work closely with the project manager in monitoring the nutrition situation in Concern areas of work;

· Assist in writing of programme internal and donor reports.

· Support project documentation to generate lesson learning as well as case studies;

· Participate in coordination of nutrition as well as technical support in nutrition assessments to determine the nutrition situation of the target population;

· Writing of monthly reports and briefs as well as quarterly reports;

· Attend and adequately represent Concern in Sub-county meetings/fora e.g. Sub-county Steering Group(DSG), Sub-county Nutrition Coordination meeting among others as may be required;

· Together with MOH and other partners involved in delivery of nutrition services in the Sub-county, conduct joint monthly Support Supervision visits;

· Work closely with the UNICEF and WFP contact staff to ensure that all health facilities have adequate supplies of therapeutic commodities at all time;

· Concern’s program liaison person for Turkana office.

· Participate and contribute as necessary towards Concern’s emergency response as and when necessary and comply with Concern’s health, safety and security guidelines during emergencies

Job Specification:

· A degree in Nutrition and Dietetics or in Nursing with solid experience/background in Nutrition

· At least two (2) years’ experience in Health and Nutrition programming in both a development and emergency context

· Knowledge and experience in the implementation of the IMAM surge approach.

· Experience and knowledge of MOH systems, particularly at County and sub county level

· Good understanding of cross cutting issues- gender, HIV and AIDS, DRR, etc. and how to integrate them into public health and nutrition programmes.

· Excellent interpersonal, communication and report writing skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively in teams.

· Proficient in Computer applications

· Fluent in both spoken and written English and Kiswahili. Fluency in the local language is an added advantage.

Disclaimer:

This job description is not exhaustive and may be revised by the line manager from time to time.

How to apply:

Interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, should send a

CV and cover letter only to nairobi.hr@concern.net with the title of the email as ‘Officer – Health & Nutrition IMAM Surge Turkana’. The closing date for applications is Sunday 13th May 2018.

Each application must include at least three referees who can validate technical expertise. Telephone contacts must be submitted with the application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Concern has a Programme Participant Protection Policy and Concern Code of Conduct which has been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants, especially beneficiaries, from abuse and exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, partner organisations, and anyone engaged by Concern or visiting our programmes, and the standards of behaviour expected of them. In this context all Concern staff have a responsibility to the organisation to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct of their work in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission.

Any candidate offered a job with Concern will be expected to sign the Programme Participant Protection Policy and Concern Code of Conduct as an appendix to their contract of employment. By signing the Programme Participant Protection Policy and the Concern Code of Conduct candidates demonstrate they have understood its content and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of this document.

Any breach of the Programme Participant Protection Policy and Concern Code of Conduct by employees of Concern during the course of their employment will result in disciplinary action up to, and including, dismissal

Concern Worldwide is a non-governmental international humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries.

‘Concern’ is the trading name of ‘Concern Worldwide’, a company limited by guarantee, registered number 39647; registered charity number CHY 5745, registered in Ireland, registered address is 52-55 Lower Camden Street, Dublin 2, Ireland.

Follow Concern online: www.concern.net

CONCERN WORLDWIDE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT CHARGE FOR ANY KIND OF RECRUITMENT

Kenya: Consultancy: Data support for REFLECT Circles

Organization: Action Africa Help – International
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 30 Apr 2018

Type of Contract: Short term facilitation
Duration of Consultancy: 20 days (2 phases of 10 days each)
Expected Start date: 7 May 2018

1.0 Mara Project Background: Mara Division is located in Narok West Sub-County, Narok County, which borders Tanzania in the South. Narok County is among the richest counties in Kenya and classified as one of the fundamental counties for achieving vision 2030 economic pillars. Key contributions are in the tourism sector through the Maasai Mara and the agricultural sector through livestock farming. Mara and Siana wards are the poorest wards, primarily covering the rangelands with low agricultural potential and mainly wildlife area.

2.0: Projects summary: AAH Kenya is implementing a 3-year project (2017- 2019) funded by Bread for the World covering Naikarra, Siana and Ilomtiok Wards. The project’s goal is to contribute to a sustainably improved livelihood of the pastoralist community in Maasai Mara. The objective of the project is improve the livelihood, social and economic participation of target communities in four sub counties in Mara, Naikarra, Siana, Ilomtiok in West Narok. The project objective is achieved through the following components and indicators:

  • Social and economic empowerment
    Indicator: at least 10% of the 300 women in West Narok report that they are more involved in household decision making
  • Strengthening of pastoralist activities
    Indicator: at least 20% of the pastoralist’s members in each cooperative have improved their income
  • Promotion of entrepreneurial competence among youth
    Indicator: at least 50% of 300 women and 100 youth have improved their income by 20%

3.0: Objective of the consultancy: The objective of the assignment is to train and support the project team on data collection, analysis and reporting on REFLECT circles, to train REFLECT Circle facilitators on data management, linking numeracy and literacy to improving household income. Through this consultancy AAH-I seeks to not only strengthen the skills of the project staff to follow up and monitor the project outcome but also to support in reviewing the existing data collection, analysis and presentation tools which seeks to capture both qualitative and quantitative data.

The consultant will also be expected to identify and document lessons learned (including lessons that might improve implementation of project), and make recommendations regarding specific actions that should be taken to achieve the projects goal. The consultancy assignment will be measured based on the indicators of the project’s logical framework.

4.0: Scope of the consultancy: The scope of work for this consultancy includes the following:

  • Familiarize self with the project documents (narrative proposal and log frame), baseline report, project reports etc
  • Review the data collection, analysis and presentation tools in relation to project indicators to ensure that the required information is captured and reported on.
  • Support the team in data collection, entry, analysis, presentation and reporting as per the project objective
  • Participate in trainings and project monitoring activities for the REFLECT activities
  • Support the team to compile reports both narrative and data for women component

5.0 Methodology: The consultant is expected to provide information that is credible, reliable and useful. The task should follow a participatory and consultative approach ensuring close engagement with all project staff. H/she will be expected to participate in field activities to the project areas. In consultation with the project team, H/she should develop a detailed work plan to ensure the consultancy deliverables are met within the time frame.

6.0: Key deliverables: Based on this TOR the consultancy is expected to deliver the following:

  • Detailed simplified data collection tools for the REFLECT Circles and women component as listed under 2.0: “project summary” above
  • Database of all the women components which the project team will update periodically and use the data for monitoring and reporting projects progress towards achievement of the goal.
  • Detailed projects progress report towards achievement of the indicators so far
  • Documentation of observations and lessons learnt during the assignment in relation to the projects indicators

7.0: Duration of the Assignment: The timeframe for this consultancy is in total 20 days in May 2018. The successful bidder must commit to accomplish and deliver the consultancy services and deliverables by the stated time.

8.0: Obligations of key participants in the consultancy

AAH-I will:

  • Provide Information on the context and project, and key contact staff
  • Organize all the logistics and accommodation for the consultant
  • Identify (under the guidance of the consultant) and mobilize the field exercise groups
  • Together with the consultant develop and review the work plan to ensure that the consultancy deliverables are well captured
  • Provide timely comments on the training plan and draft reports
  • Provide office space, internet at the Mara office, and transport to the project areas.

Obligations of the consultant
Together with AAH Kenya team in Mara provide the assignment work plan and any training materials

  • Lead the team in review and updating the data collection, analysis and presentation tools to ensure data collected is as per the projects objectives
  • Submit the reports on a timely basis as per the contract agreement.
  • Declare any possible conflict of interest before signing the contract
  • Cater for own costs – travel to the work station (Narok), meals, medical cover etc.

8.0: Required qualifications: Post-graduate or Bachelor’s degree in statistics, social sciences, Natural resource Management, community development, or other related areas.

Experience & skills:

  • At least three years’ experience in quantitative and qualitative data collection analysis and presentation skills
  • Experience in methodologies in completing assessments, reviews and evaluations within the international NGOs and/or NGO sector
  • Good research and analytical skills
  • Demonstrable report writing skills
  • Strong report writing, data collection, data analysis skills using Excel, SPSS and other analytical packages.
  • Familiarity with community-based and participatory approaches especially in pastoral setting
  • Demonstrated ability to train and build capacity of others
  • High level, up-to-date knowledge and understanding of livelihood improvement projects in varied livelihood zones
  • Experience in working in arid and semi-arid land areas in Kenya will be an added advantage.

How to apply:

Interested applicants who meet the required profile are invited to submit an expression of interest including:

  • A CV with details of qualifications and related experience.
  • Draft workplan clearly indicating the activity schedule for the 20 days.
  • Financial proposal providing specific cost estimates and consultancy fees.
  • At least two reports from previous related assignments carried out
  • Indications of availability to fulfil the consultancy as per the timeframes indicated

Applications must be submitted by 30 April 2018 to procurement@actionafricahelp.org

NB: Due to the urgency of the assignment applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Evaluation and awarding consultancy: AAH-K will evaluate the proposals and award the assignment based on technical and financial feasibility. AAH-K reserves the right to accept or reject any proposal received without giving reasons and is not bound to accept the lowest or the highest bidder.

Massive Recruitment at Port Florence Community Hospital, Kenya

Sonographer / Radiographer


Port Florence Community Hospital with the aim to expand and reach out to different communities in order to provide healthcare services has opened new branches: SIAYA MEDICAL CENTRE IN SIAYA COUNTY GANJONI HOSPITAL IN MOMBASA COUNTY that are now recruiting for immediate placement.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates across the country for this position.

Qualifications

·         Diploma in Medical Imaging Sciences.

·         Higher diploma in ultrasound added Advantage.

·         Registered with a valid license by The Kenya Radiation Protection Board.

·         Proven over 2 years working experience in a similar role from a reputable and busy environment.

Hospital Matrons

Port Florence Community Hospital with the aim to expand and reach out to different communities in order to provide healthcare services has opened new branches: SIAYA MEDICAL CENTRE IN SIAYA COUNTY GANJONI HOSPITAL IN MOMBASA COUNTY that are now recruiting for immediate placement.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates across the country for this position.

Qualifications

·         Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or its equivalent.

·         Be registered with the Nursing Council and possess a current license.

·         Proven working experience of over 5 years post registration, three of them in a similar position

Clinical Officers

Port Florence Community Hospital with the aim to expand and reach out to different communities in order to provide healthcare services has opened new branches: SIAYA MEDICAL CENTRE IN SIAYA COUNTY & GANJONI HOSPITAL IN MOMBASA COUNTY that are now recruiting for immediate placement.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates across the country for this position.

Qualification  

·         Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery and above from a recognized training institution.

·         Have a registration certificate and a valid practicing license issued by the Clinical Officers Council of Kenya.

·         Computer literate.

·         Proven over 2 years working experience in a similar role from a reputable and busy facility.

Health Records Information Officers

Port Florence Community Hospital with the aim to expand and reach out to different communities in order to provide healthcare services has opened new branches: SIAYA MEDICAL CENTRE IN SIAYA COUNTY GANJONI HOSPITAL IN MOMBASA COUNTY that are now recruiting for immediate placement.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates across the country for this position.

Qualifications

·         Diploma in Health Records & Information Technology.

·         Proven 2 years working experience in a similar role from a reputable and busy environment.

·         Computer literate.

·         Coordination & Reporting Skills

Hospital Administrators

Port Florence Community Hospital with the aim to expand and reach out to different communities in order to provide healthcare services has opened new branches: SIAYA MEDICAL CENTRE IN SIAYA COUNTY GANJONI HOSPITAL IN MOMBASA COUNTY that are now recruiting for immediate placement.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates across the country for this position.

Qualifications

·         Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration, Business Administration / Management or any other relevant field.

·         Proven work experience of at least 5 years in a senior management capacity in a similar position.

·         Basic accounting skills & Computer Literate.

·         Strong communication and customer care skills.

Laboratory Technologists

Port Florence Community Hospital with the aim to expand and reach out to different communities in order to provide healthcare services has opened new branches: SIAYA MEDICAL CENTRE IN SIAYA COUNTY GANJONI HOSPITAL IN MOMBASA COUNTY that are now recruiting for immediate placement.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates across the country for this position.

Qualifications

·         Diploma in Laboratory Technology.

·         Registered by KMLTTB with current practicing license.

·         Proven over 2 years working experience in a similar role from a reputable and busy laboratory.

Medical Officers

Port Florence Community Hospital with the aim to expand and reach out to different communities in order to provide healthcare services has opened new branches: SIAYA MEDICAL CENTRE IN SIAYA COUNTY GANJONI HOSPITAL IN MOMBASA COUNTY that are now recruiting for immediate placement.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates across the country for this position.

Qualifications

·         Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBChB) from a recognized university.

·         Proven 2 years working experience in a similar role from a reputable and busy facility.

·         Be Registered with Kenya Medical Practitioner and Dentist Board and possess a current license.

·         Computer literate.

Nurses (BSN, RGN, ICU, Midwifes & Renal Nurses)

Port Florence Community Hospital with the aim to expand and reach out to different communities in order to provide healthcare services has opened new branches: SIAYA MEDICAL CENTRE IN SIAYA COUNTY GANJONI HOSPITAL IN MOMBASA COUNTY that are now recruiting for immediate placement.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates across the country for this position.

Qualifications

·         Diploma Holder.

·         Registered Community Health Nurse (KRCHN).

·         Must be registered with the Nursing Regulatory Body.

·         Proven over 2 years working experience in a similar role from a reputable and busy environment.

Pharmaceutical Technologists 

Port Florence Community Hospital with the aim to expand and reach out to different communities in order to provide healthcare services has opened new branches: SIAYA MEDICAL CENTRE IN SIAYA COUNTY GANJONI HOSPITAL IN MOMBASA COUNTY that are now recruiting for immediate placement.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates across the country for this position.

Qualifications

·         Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology.

·         Valid and up to date registration license by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board.

·         Proven over 2 years working experience in a similar role from a reputable and busy environment.

·         Computer literate.

How to Apply

Applicants to send Cover letter, CV and testimonials clearly indicating position applied for and Hospital choice to:

Human Resource Manager ,

Port Florence Community Hospital

P.O Box 3417

Kisumu.

OR Send by mail to hr.portflorence@gmail.com. Email subject line to read the position applied for & the Hospital choice. Applications to reach us by Friday, 4th May 2018.

While we thank all applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Kenya: Consultancy Outsource staff services, Payroll, Recruitment, Contracting and Performance

Organization: Centre for Health Solutions – Kenya
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 20 Apr 2018

Request for Proposal (RFP) on outsourcing payroll administration & management– Tegemeza Plus

Introduction

Centre for Health Solutions – Kenya (CHS) is a local not-for-profit organization working in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and other stakeholders to address existing and emerging public health needs in Kenya. CHS is implementing Tegemeza Plus project which is a is a five-year HIV prevention, care and treatment program funded by the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). This program primarily seeks to achieve HIV epidemic control by supporting various interventions across 87 public health facilities in Murang’a, Nyeri, Nyandarua and Laikipia Counties. Part of the interventions entail supporting the selected public health facilities with an estimated number of 566 staff of different cadres.

Background

CHS seeks to solicit proposals from qualified payroll outsourcing firms for purposes of payroll administration and management to the estimated 288 staff working in selected public health facilities being supported under Tegemeza Plus project in Nyeri and Nyandarua Counties. Successful bidders are expected to offer the subject services with effect from 1st July, 2018.

Terms of Reference

  1. Payroll Processing

a) Collect, consolidate and verify signed monthly timesheets for all the supported staff

b) Prepare a monthly payroll based on the level of effort as detailed on the timesheets and submit it to CHS for approval. It should be accompanied with a payroll reconciliation statement comparing the current and prior month payroll outputs.

c) Process the monthly payroll and disburse net salaries to the respective individual bank accounts for the supported staff by a date to be agreed upon

d) Remit all the statutory deductions from the supported staff by the required statutory dates for each of the deduction. i.e PAYE, NSSF, NHIF, NITA, HELB, etc

e) Send monthly pay slips and annual P9 forms to all supported staff by date to be agreed upon

f) Separately prepare a schedule of gratuity payable to the supported staff and submit the report to CHS on a monthly basis for accrual purposes.

g) Process and disburse the gratuity earned by the supported staff on an annual basis at a time to be agreed upon.

  1. Contractual and records retention

a) Issue employee contracts to all the staff identified by CHS and the County as per the terms of the contract and maintain their individual files. At a minimum, each staff file should contain:

o Employment contract and renewals

o Anti-terrorism check details

o Performance appraisal results

o Copies of professional certificates, CV, PINs, NSSF, NHIF copies etc

o Leave records

o Unique correspondences such as on disciplinary grounds

o Separation documentation (resignation letters, exit interviews etc.)

b) Maintain timesheets for all supported staff during the period of the contract

  1. Other responsibilities

a) Orient and induct new staff on contractual related matters.

b) Schedule and ensure timely performance appraisals for the supported staff are done by the CHS and County

c) Maintain and act on performance appraisal documentation received from the County.

d) Consider and make appropriate recommendations on all the disciplinary cases that may arise from time to time jointly with CHS and County representatives

e) Carry out any other role as may be agreed upon with CHS from time to time.

Proposal submission

Bidders should submit both technical and cost proposals which will be evaluated separately. The technical proposal should outline the bidder’s understanding of the ToR and a proposed approach /structure to effectively carry out the services sought by CHS.

The cost proposal should provide:

a) A detailed costing of the proposal based on the bidders understanding of the scope, geography, and number of staff.

b) Describe whether quoted cost is inclusive/exclusive of any applicable withholding taxes and VAT

c) Highlight any other costs, if any associated with implementing this contract

Contract Timeline

The successful bidder will be awarded an initial one-year contract which is renewable at the sole discretion of CHS and subject to performance as well as availability of funds from the sponsoring funders. It’s the responsibility of the successful bidder to retain payroll records for a period not less than 5 years after contract end.

Requirements

a) Experience in payroll outsourcing preferably in an NGO setting with staff in the Counties

b) A registered management firm by relevant regulatory bodies

c) Business registration documents and KRA tax compliance certificate

How to apply:

Interested bidders should send their proposals to Procurement@chskenya.org by 20th April, 2018 with the subject “Outsourcing Payroll & HR Mgt – Tegemeza Plus”.