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Health Systems Strengthening Advisor Job Vacancy in Kenya

Jhpiego, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, is an international NGO supporting health programs to improve the health of women and their families.

Jhpiego Kenya works in close collaboration with both the Ministry of Medical Services and the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation in the areas of HIV, Malaria, TB, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Reproductive Health and Family Planning.

We are currently looking for a
 Health Systems Strengthening Advisor for an anticipated project.

Appointment to this post is subject to Jhpiego winning the grant.

Reporting to the Chief of Party, the Health Systems Strengthening Advisor will provide technical leadership in strengthening medical training systems in Kenya.

S/he will be responsible for preparation of annual work plans and quality implementation of the program and effective coordination of the program with collaborating partners.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical and programmatic leadership in program design and implementation.
  • Strengthening of health training systems and processes that support primary clinic health care and community health service delivery including management of health facilities, equipment, human resources, management of health commodities, patient records etc.
  • Improving delivery of quality primary health care according to evidence-based standards through training programs which address technical areas such as HIV/AIDS, maternal and child health, family planning/reproductive health and chronic diseases.
  • Providing technical assistance to improve health care training delivery systems including human resource capacity, internal control procedures, technical management and workflow.
Requirements:
  • Master’s degree in Public Health or related field
  • 5 years of first-hand experience in introduction or strengthening of health services, health provider training and capacity building, performance improvement, or supervision
  • Must have demonstrated significant knowledge of one or more of the following areas: reproductive health, child health, malaria or HIV/AIDS
  • Previous experience with donor-funded projects preferred
  • Excellent verbal, written communications and presentation skills
  • Computer literacy, particularly in the use of MS Office suite.
Interested applicants should send a CV with three referees and detailed cover letter to the following email address by 8th July 2011: HR-Kenya@jhpiego.net indicating how your education and experience qualifies you for the position.

A competitive remuneration will be offered according to qualifications and experience.

Only those selected for interview will be contacted

Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer


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