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Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is a nonprofit international health organization with over four decade 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, Kenya on the Leadership, Management and Sustainability (LMS) program

Technical Director / Organizational Development Advisor

The Technical Director/Organizational Development Advisor is responsible for the technical leadership of the LMS/Kenya program. S/He serves as a member of the LMS Management Team under the general direction of the Deputy Project Director. 

S/he will ensure that all project interventions incorporate the best technical guidance and state-of-the-art practices in leadership, management and governance. In conjunction with the project leadership, s/he imparts a unified strategic vision and ensures that program activities lead to achievement of program goals and objectives in a timely fashion.

S/he will coordinate all technical activities related to the project’s technical areas: strategy, resource mobilization, and governance; finance and grants management; M&E and HMIS; and be responsible for the successful performance of the technical team. 

The Technical Director also supervises the Regional Leadership, Management, and Governance Activities Manager. 

In addition s/he will provide focused, high-quality institutional capacity building assistance to partners and clients of the Leadership, Management and Sustainability (LMS) Program in Kenya. 

S/he will work with LMS team members to develop and implement a program of organizational capacity building that relies predominantly on local resources.

Potential candidate will need to have a minimum of a master’s level education in public health, international development, organization development, public administration, management, social sciences or a related field.

Successful candidates must have at least five (5) years of experience managing public health programs in developing and transitioning countries.

Moreover a successful track record of implementing successful interventions within the Kenyan health system and significant senior-level work experience in activities across the areas of leadership and management; organizational development, resource mobilization and governance are required.

Communication Associate

The Communications Associate supports the CKE Coordinator and the project’s technical advisors in ensuring the smooth operation of CKE activities for the LMS project. 

S/he will be primarily responsible for the management of content on the project-related website and for promoting the website and the project’s activities. 

Additionally, s/he will be responsible for the day-to-day coordination of communications-related activities ensuring that communications tasks are scheduled and carried to completion, comply with donor-specific regulations, and that project documents are disseminated to targeted
audiences in a timely manner. 

S/he will work with other LMS/Kenya staff on specific project activities, such as special event coordination, monitoring and evaluation, and reporting activities when required. 

The Communications Associate will have to be aware of, and adhere to MSH’s Procurement Integrity standards in all activities. 

Potential candidates for this position are required to have a Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, marketing, or similar field; have strong writing, copy editing, and formatting skills in English; have a minimum of 2 years work experience in communications and website / content management. 

Additional education, experience or interest in public health or medicine will be an added

For further detail and to apply for the position, please visit the Employment Opportunities section of our website at by March 9th, 2012. 

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

The jobs ID are as follows; Technical Director/Organizational Development Advisor - 12 - 4650 and Communications Associate - 12 - 4652.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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