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NGO Jobs in Kenya - MSH

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is a nonprofit international health organization with over four decades of experience strengthening health systems, local capacity and institutions.

MSH takes a comprehensive approach to improving health to achieve scalability, lasting impact, and sustainability. Our mission is to save lives and improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health.

MSH would like to invite suitably qualified and experienced candidates to join its team based in Nairobi, through its CDC-supported project: ‘Strengthening Public Health Systems in the Republic of Kenya under the PEPFAR Program’, which collaborates with the Government of Kenya to strengthen and expand public health laboratory systems and services, and develop indigenous capacity in Kenya to support HIV prevention, treatment and care.

Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist

The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist is a core member of the project management team and is responsible for developing the project’s M&E plan, including development of a project performance monitoring plan and reporting system to assess the impact of the project activities on health service delivery, disease control and public health.

S/he will provide support to the Project Director to identifying M&E needs, designing and maintaining data collection systems and for ensuring that all necessary information, from both routine reporting as well as from ad hoc data collection and special studies, is analyzed and used in guiding internal project planning and informing external partners.

Minimum Masters degree in; public health, demography, epidemiology, program evaluation or equivalent.

Minimum 5 years experience in M&E with PEPFAR or other USG funded development programs. Understanding and experience of HIV/AIDS programs an advantage.

Strong quantitative and analytical skills and ability to communicate technical information effectively is required.

Candidates with a bias in Laboratory Technology will have a distinct advantage.

Administrative Coordinator

The Administrative Coordinator provides a full range of administrative support activities to the Project. He / she is responsible for the smooth operation of office, field and training activities.

The Administrative Coordinator works closely with the Program Operations Associate, technical staff and consultants to ensure adequate and timely support to their activities and that administrative processes are carried through to satisfactory completion and in compliance with MSH and USG procurement and administrative procedures and guidelines.

Minimum of a Bachelors degree in Administration or equivalent required. 2 years relevant experience; preferably with an international organization. Demonstrated intermediate computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite, Detail oriented, excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work in a team and to learn complex procedures.

Program Associate (PA) –Laboratory

The PA-Laboratory works with a team of public health professionals to strengthen laboratory systems and services in Kenya with the aim of supporting and improving HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria programs.

He/she participates in conducting assessments, and in the design, training, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of laboratory and point-of-care diagnostic services and systems. Minimum Bachelor of Science degree in Laboratory Sciences or equivalent, plus relevant additional qualification in Management required.

Candidates with a qualification in Public Health have an advantage. Applicants must be registered with the appropriate regulatory authority and possess a minimum of 10 years post qualification experience. Knowledge of and recent experience in laboratory equipment and commodity management is required. Experience working with CDC, USAID, WHO, GFATM and other key agencies, an added advantage.

For further detail and to apply, please visit the Employment Opportunities section of our website at July 13, 2011.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

If you cannot apply online, or have difficulty doing so, please email an explanation of your problem to

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