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The Nyanza Reproductive Health Society (NRHS) is a non-profit organization with its headquarters in Kisumu dedicated to improving reproductive health of men and women.

NRHS has several projects researching on HIV prevention; it runs support groups for PLWHA and MARPS, and is working with the Ministry of Health to scale up male circumcision for HIV prevention in various parts of Nairobi, Nyanza, Western and Rift Valley Provinces.

NRHS seeks highly qualified candidates for the position of Clinical Manager for the NRHS Male Circumcision Project.

The position-holder will be reporting to the Project Director and based at the NRHS Headquarters in Kisumu, Kenya, with frequent trips to the field.

He/she will provide technical leadership and guidance on VMMC programming for the Male Circumcision Project.

The clinical manager will work closely with other project technical officers and counterparts from the Ministry of Health and other VMMC implementing partners.

He/she will identify, develop and disseminate the latest clinical guidelines and standards, and will conduct regular technical training and updates on VMMC for NRHS staff, partners and country counterparts as required

Responsibilities:

Coordination
  • The position holder will be the line manager of all NRHS district coordinators, social mobilization/communication manager, and M&E manager.
  • In consultation with the project director, the clinical manager will be responsible for the approval of work plans and budgets from these districts and departments.
  • He/she will ensure that the overall quality of services offered in the organization will be of the highest standard possible.
  • With the project director, the clinical manager will represent NRHS in the National and Provincial Male Circumcision Taskforce.
Technical Support
  • The clinical manager will be the technical lead for the NRHS QA/QI activities.
  • The clinical manager will provide leadership in developing and reviewing protocols addressing various aspects of VMMC service delivery.
  • He/she will be a resource for technical clinical assistance to MC Service providers throughout the Province and country..
  • Work closely with the WHO, National and Provincial MC Taskforces, and the District MC Steering Committees to train and set-up MC QA/QI programmes in NRHS supported districts.
  • Working closely with the Human Resource office, ensure that relevant staffs meet the necessary annual license renewal/registration requirements as set-out by various professional boards.
  • Provide medical consultation on various cases as referred by the NRHS VMMC teams
Trainings
  • Guide the development of NRHS MC training programmes and supervise their implementation..
  • Work closely with the National MC Service delivery sub-committee to continually improve the MC training curriculum
  • Coordinate internal staff trainings to address existing and emerging needs including but not limited to basic life support skills, advanced cardiac life support skills and PITC skills
Desired Experience, Skills and Training:
  • A MBChB degree
  • At least five years experience managing health-related projects in a similar capacity.
  • Familiarity with the Kenyan health system and governmental structures
  • Excellent computer skills, report writing and budgeting experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and good interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to lead and motivate staff
Applications should include:
  • A cover letter detailing current work, prior experience and qualifications in the areas described above, telephone and e-mail contact
  • A current CV
The CV and application letter MUST be saved as one MS Word document with the applicant’s official names. 

Applications that will breach this requirement shall be discarded.

Applicants in response to the previous advert are not required to re apply.

Apply via email to humanresources@unimkenya.org with the job title ‘HEAD OF CLINICAL
 SERVICES’ on the subject line so as to reach on or before 14th December 2011.


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