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Centre for Health Solutions- Kenya (CHS) is a local indigenous Kenyan organization that utilizes local expertise and strategic partnerships to ensure the implementation of evidence informed solutions and interventions to existing and emerging public health concerns.

Through the TEGEMEZA project, CHS is working in partnership with the Ministries of Medical Services and Public Health and Sanitation to support the implementation of HIV prevention, care and treatment activities at provincial and district health facilities in Central Kenya.

This is part of a US Government initiative against HIV in Kenya that receives funding from PEPFAR through the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention.

We are currently sourcing for talented, self motivated, high calibre individuals to fill the following positions:

Senior Program Officer - Nairobi


Ref:
 0018/CHS/SPO/2012

Overall Job Function

Responsible for supervision of specific CHS program officers, on-site mentoring and implementation of Prevention, Care and Treatment activities at CHS-supported facilities.

Key Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • To oversee the initiation and implementation of Care and Treatment, PITC, PMTCT/EID, TB/HIV and PwP services at CHS-supported facilities
  • To provide on-going supervision of CHS supported HIV prevention, care and treatment programs
  • To participate in training and mentorship of site facility staff
  • To participate in monitoring and continuous quality improvement of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment programs
  • To participate in literature review and research in relevant areas to inform program
  • To liaise with Ministry of Health officials and other stakeholders in coordinating implementation of the program in compliance to Ministry of Health guidelines.
  • To prepare budgets, work plans, reports and other technical papers
Qualification and skills required
  • Medical doctor registered with the medical board. Having an MPH or MMed degree is an added advantage.
  • At least 3 years progressive HIV-related clinical experience
  • At least 2 years experience working in an NGO setting
Pharmacist - Nairobi 

Ref:
 0017/CHS/PHARM/2012

Overall Job Function

Provide technical support to strengthen best pharmacy practices and drug logistics management and information systems at facility level, central sites and regional level in CHS supported facilities

Key Responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • Design and implement procedures and guidelines on forecasting, storage and stock management, procurement and distribution of drugs at central level in line with national policies
  • Oversee pharmaceutical supply management, including needs estimation, drugs quantification, procurement and distribution systems management
  • Support facilities to develop site specific SOPs for dispensing of antiretroviral drugs and drugs for management of opportunistic infections
  • Strengthen logistics management information systems for pharmaceutical commodities
  • Ensure capacity building for providers on ARV commodity management and pharmacovigilance
  • Work closely with the health management teams to support adequate and reliable supply of ARVs, OI drugs and commodities at sites
  • Collaborate with the provincial and district pharmacists through combined supportive supervision and mentorship to ARV dispensers and in the monitoring of drug and logistics information systems at facility and district levels
Qualification and skills required
  • Pharmacy degree
  • 3-5 experience in working with HIV/AIDS programs
  • Knowledge and experience in the design, implementation and management of the supply of the chain system
  • Knowledge of MOH systems
  • Computer skill including ability to use word and excel
Interested applicants are invited to email their applications and detailed CV with contact details of three referees to vacancies@chskenya.org clearly indicating the subject line as Senior Program Officer or Pharmacist by 5.00p.m Friday 23rd March 2012.

The Centre for Health Solution - Kenya is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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