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ICT Technical Lead

The National Foundation for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC Foundation) is an independent, non-profit organization that connects the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with private-sector organizations and individuals to build public health programs.

In collaboration with CDC Kenya and Ministry of Medical Services (MOMS) and Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation (MOPHS) the CDC Foundation seeks a mHealth (Mobile Health) ICT Technical Lead to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

This individual will serve as an Independent Contractor of the mHealth Kenya Public Private Partnership, an initiative of the CDC Foundation. This individual will not be a full time employee of the CDC Foundation or of CDC Kenya.

Role Purpose:

The ICT Technical Lead, reporting to the CDC Foundation (CDC-F) mHealth Country Manager, will work according to the CDC-F Public Private Partnership framework with the focal responsibility of representing CDC-F in technical matters surrounding in-country health information systems solutions development.

Major duties will include project management, determining the use of innovative solutions, software architecture, systems envisioning, overseeing development, implementation reviews, reporting, and documentation of projects.

Previous experience working with mobile application projects will be an added advantage.

Essential Requirements:
  • Master of Science in Information Technology, Computer Science or equivalent.
  • At least 5 years in a supervisory position managing health information systems design, development, and maintenance.
  • At least 5 years hands on experience in developing full-size health information systems to include applications programming and databases.
  • At least 3 years experience in designing and developing mobile applications in a large scale data collection environment in the health sector.
  • Experience in designing and developing systems that capture GIS data using mobile devices will be an added advantage.
  • Must have working knowledge in development platforms to include common and modern object oriented programming, software architecture/engineering, and open source development frameworks for PC applications and WEB applications.
  • Must have experience and clear understanding of database design and management.
  • Must have knowledge in hardware and networking.
Financial and Administrative Officer

The National Foundation for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC Foundation) is an independent, non-profit organization that connects the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with private-sector organizations and individuals to build public health programs.

In collaboration with CDCKenya and Ministry of Medical Services (MOMS) and Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation (MOPHS) the CDC Foundation seeks a Financial and Administrative Officer to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

This individual will serve as an Independent Contractor of the mHealth Kenya Public Private Partnership, an initiative of the CDC Foundation. This individual will not be a full time employee of the CDC Foundation or of CDC Kenya.

Role Purpose:

The Financial and Administrative Officer reporting to the CDC Foundation (CDC-F) mHealth Country Manager will work according to the CDC-F Public Private Partnership framework with the focal responsibility of representing CDC-F in financial and administrative matters surrounding in-country health information systems solution development.

Major duties will include coordinating and monitoring financial, projects, and administrative operations.

Additionally, this position works with the Country Manager and the Foundation’s office in Atlanta, USA to develop budgets for general administration and while working closely with the CDC Kenya (CDC).

The position will be responsible for development of financial reviews, analysis, planning and forecasting. Previous experience working for a US Government funded NGO will be an added advantage.

Position Qualifications and Core Competencies:
  • Bachelor Degree in Finance, Accounting, Commerce, Business Administration or related field
  • At least 5 years experience in operations and/or finance
  • At least 5 years experience on accounting or equivalent bookkeeping/finance work experience
  • Familiarity with principles of maintaining internal controls environment
  • Financial experience especially in the NGO environment is a must
  • Proficiency with budgeting, variance reporting, bank reconciliations, cash management
  • Proficiency with Quick Books, electronic banking and reporting systems
  • Contract negotiation and procurement experience
  • Computer proficiency, especially in MS Office applications; ability to learn new applications quickly
All application letters and detailed CVs, copies of certificates, telephone contacts together with names of three referees should reach us no later than 14th December 2011 to: 

Email: hte3@cdcfoundation.org

CDC Foundation
Suite 506, 4th Floor. Applewood Park
Wood Avenue, Kilimani
P O Box 100657-00101
Nairobi, Kenya

Applicants who can take up the positions immediately are encouraged to apply.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted


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