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World Vision Africa Technical Specialist (Social Determinants) Job Vacancy

Job Title: Technical Specialist (Social Determinants) 

Country:
 Kenya

Location:
 APHIAplus – Zone 1 Counties

Closing Date:November 26 2010

Purpose of the Position:

To provide the technical advice and direction needed by the social determinant Project Officers for successful rollout of APHIAplus social determinant within the districts i
n partnership with PATH, JHPIEGO, EGPAF, Government of Kenya (GoK) and target communities.

In order to successfully do so, the Technical Specialist III (Social Determinants) must be able to effectively communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality life that serves as an example to others.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical and operational leadership and direction to the APHIAplus Zone 1 Social Determinant in a county
  • Responsible for quality assurance as far as delivery and performance of Social Determinant for Health component of APHIAplus Zone 1 in the county
  • Facilitate the integration of Social Determinant for Health result areas with result area 3 interventions for synergy and sustainable impact
  • Oversees the development and implementation of Social Determinant for Health annual work-plans for APHIAplus Zone 1 in the county
  • Ensure Build adherence to the USAID regulations by ensuring transparency and trust as far as financial responsibility is concerned
  • Support Senior Team Leader to ensure quality, focus implementation, monitoring and evaluation of APHIAplus’ Zone 1 Social Determinants of Health interventions in integrated household livelihoods community resiliency and, disaster mitigation and management
  • Ensure that APHIAplus Zone 1 Social Determinant for Health component is implemented in compliance with WV, GoK, and other acceptable standards and norms
  • Facilitate development and rollout of needed programming and monitoring tools, methodological approaches, technical assistance, training / capacity building, DME support and accompanying business processes to ensure that program interventions in household livelihoods community resiliency, disaster mitigation and management achieve and surpass performance targets
  • Oversee the development of the program’s interventions and synergies with other related programs
  • Impart appropriate mentoring, coaching and supervision in order to equip, motivate and empower the technical advisors and social development officers
Qualifications:
  • Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience: The holder of this position must have a minimum of a Bachelors’ degree in a relevant field from a recognized University. An advanced degree is highly preferred;
  • They must have a minimum of 7 years experience designing, planning, implementing, supervising and reporting on integrated social livelihood and development projects with at least 3 of those years in a USAID funded project of social development nature;
  • They must have both an extensive conceptual understanding of and demonstrated practical command for implementing Social Determinant programs;
  • The holder of this position must be results orientated leader with performance based management knowledge who can manage and satisfy multiple and at times conflicting organizational, donor and other stakeholder demands;
  • He /she must also have solid public relations skills and be a strong team player;
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How to Apply
 

All application letters and detailed CVs together with names of three referees, one of whom must be a church leader/priest/pastor, should be sent to reach the undersigned not later than November 26, 2010.

Director
People and Culture
World Vision Kenya
P.O. Box 50816 - 00200 Nairobi, Kenya
Email: recruit_kenya@wvi.org

Please indicate clearly on the envelope or on the subject line the position you are applying for.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

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