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NGO Jobs in Kenya - FHI International

FHI is a global health and development organization whose rigorous, science-based approach builds programs that create lasting change.

Founded in 1971, FHI maintains offices and staff worldwide, helping to forge strong local relationships that enable us to make measurable progress against disease, poverty, and inequity— improving lives for millions.

We seek qualified candidates for the following positions based in Nairobi:

1. Project Director

Ref No.
 FHI-PD-HOPE

Provides management oversight for country project.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Plans and manages the project in the country.
  • May have representational duties for projects with no Country Director presence.
  • Manages project resources in country office and satellites (if applicable).
  • Ensures program quality according to FHI standards.
  • Ensures the achievement of results of which FHI is responsible under agreement with the donors.
  • Ensures that project resources are utilized in accordance with applicable FHI and donor policies and procedures.
  • Ensures appropriate monitoring of subprojects to achieve financial, administrative, and programmatic goals.
  • Ensures production of timely and accurate financial and programmatic reports to FHI, and donors as required.
  • Ensures program quality according to FHI standards.
Position Requirements:
  • BS/BA, MS/MA/MPH in public health or related field, and minimum of 7-11 years relevant experience with international development and HIV/AIDS Prevention education.
  • Significant experience specific to HIV/AIDS Prevention education in sub-Saharan Africa, preferably in Kenya.
  • Experience collaborating/working with sector-wide stakeholders and government structures e.g. Ministries of Health, Education.
  • Prior experience as Chief of Party, Deputy Chief of Party or position with significant responsibility for human and financial resources’ oversight for multi-million donor funded project.
  • Experience with USG/USAID programs including reporting requirements.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Kenya education sector policy environment preferred
2. Deputy Project Director, Youth Specialist 

Ref No.
 FHI-DPD-HOPE

Manages country office administration and programs with deputy functions.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Plans and manages the assigned project(s) in the country.
  • Manages the country office and sub offices (if applicable).
  • Ensures the achievement of results of which FHI is responsible under agreement with the donors.
  • Ensures that project resources are utilized in accordance with applicable FHI and donor policies and procedures.
  • Ensures appropriate monitoring of subprojects to achieve financial, administrative, and programmatic goals.
  • Oversees production of timely and accurate financial and programmatic reports to FHI, and donors as required.
  • Ensures program quality according to FHI standards.
Position Requirements:
  • BS/BA, MS/MA/MPH in public health or related field, and minimum of 5-9 years relevant experience with international development and HIV/AIDS Prevention education.
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing activities focused on HIV/AIDS prevention education for children and youth, preferably in in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Experience collaborating with sector-wide stakeholders and government structures e.g. Ministries of Health, Education; working with community networks; curricular development; and designing, facilitating and evaluating trainings.
  • Capacity building and mentoring skills.
  • M&E, including reporting skills.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Kenya education sector policy environment preferred.
3. Senior Technical Officer for Monitoring and Evaluation 

Ref No.
 FHI-STO-HOPE

Provide technical leadership in a specific technical components for country specific and program wide activities.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical oversight for designing, development, planning, implementation; and capacity-building of components of global, regional, and/or country-level programs for Executive Office.
  • Provide desk and on-site technical oversight to country and/or regional programs and institutions, as appropriate.
  • Participate in resource development and other writing on assigned area activities.
  • Develop strategies and tools for the design and implementation of specific technical components.
  • Conduct analysis of program implementation to identify areas of weakness or opportunity vis a vis the appropriate technical strategy and guidelines.
  • Develop and monitor work plans.
  • Analyze data sets and technical assessment findings.
  • Provide leadership and team building at the project level.
Position Requirements:
  • BS/BA, MS/MA/MPH in public health or related field, and minimum of 5-9 years relevant experience with monitoring and evaluation for HIV/AIDS and/or other public health initiatives.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Quality Assurance (QA)/Quality Improvement (QI) processes.
  • Experience with USG/USAID programs including reporting requirements.
  • Experience in conducting needs assessment and impact evaluation
* Offers are contingent upon awarded proposal

FHI has a competitive compensation package and is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested candidates are encouraged to register online through FHI’s Career Center at
 www.fhi.org/careercenter

or apply via email to: Kenya-hr@fhi.org

and quote the Reference # provided on the subject line while sending your application.

Please submit CV/resume and cover letter including salary requirements.

Kindly note that only shortlisted persons will be contacted.

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