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AMREF Project Officer - Global Fund Project Job in Nairobi Kenya

AMREF has been selected by the Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) as the dual track Principal Recipient for the TB component under Global Fund Round 9 and will be responsible for the financial management of the grant and ensuring quality implementation by sub-recipients (SR).

The AMREF Global Fund TB Project aims at contributing to the acceleration of quality DOTS expansion in the country in order to achieve and sustain national TB control targets in line with Global TB control targets and the Millennium Development Goals.

The project will work with 21 civil society organisations providing them with grants and building their capacity to implement quality TB and TB/HIV interventions.

The position reports to the Project Manager and is based in Nairobi.

Purpose of the Job

To provide technical expertise and support project activities and implementation of the project strategy.

Key Responsibilities
  • Co-ordinate and participate in planning and implementation of project activities.
  • Assist in monitoring and evaluation of project activities.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports relating to the project; assist in preparation of annual work plans and progress reports as per donor requirements.
  • Participate in operation research, documentation and dissemination of new lessons and experiences.
  • Provide technical support in development and writing of new concepts and proposals for fundraising.
  • Participate in capacity building activities, field visits and meetings with relevant partners and stakeholders to strengthen networks and partnerships.
  • Participate in the development of health promotion related materials (IEC) for TB and HIV/AIDS.
  • Control and account for the use of project resources and assets by stakeholders and communities.
  • Manage project assets, work-plans and budgets including processing relevant financial transactions.
Qualifications and Competencies

The ideal candidate should have a first degree in Social Sciences or its equivalent.

At least three years hands on experience in health promotion field.

Skills in organising and conducting participatory learning approaches for CSOs.

Conversant with community mobilisation and networking skills.

In addition the ideal candidate must have strong team dynamics skills, excellent communication skills and must be computer literate.

If you would like to join this dynamic team and help bring better health for Africa, please send your detailed application letter and up-dated CV to the Human Resources Manager, AMREF in Kenya by email to recruitment@amref.org.

Please quote the position and reference number (KCO/HR-GF004/2011) in the subject matter.

The closing date for submitting applications is February 15, 2011.

We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

AMREF is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy.

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