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AMREF Project Assistants Jobs in Samburu, Turkana, Wajir, and Isiolo, Kenya

Project Assistant DANIDA
Under the Child and Reproductive Health Programme with a funding from DANIDA 

This project will focus on reproductive health/maternal, newborn and child health interventions working in collaboration with Ministries of Health.

The positions are based in Samburu, Turkana, Wajir, and Isiolo and report to the Project Manager.

Purpose of the Job: To assist in technical expertise and support implementation of project activities.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Assist in co-coordinating and participating in planning and implementation of project activities.
  • Assist in the implementation of Community Health Strategy.
  • Assist in monitoring and evaluation of project activities.
  • Assist in preparing monthly, quarterly and annual reports relating to the project.
  • Assist in operations research and documentation.
  • Assist in organizing and conducting field visits and meetings with relevant partners and stakeholders.
  • Participate in development of new proposals and concept development for fundraising.
  • Assist in control and account for the use of project resources and assets.
  • Assist in managing relevant project financial transactions.
  • Provide administrative and logistical support to the project.
Qualifications and Competencies:
The ideal candidate should have a first degree in Social Sciences or its equivalent.  

Must be ICT proficient.  

At least three (3) years relevant work experience in a busy NGO   

Experience in monitoring and evaluation and implementation of community health strategy are necessary.  

In addition the ideal candidate must have strong analytical, problem solving and networking skills.  

Be a team player, good communicator and ability to work under minimal supervision.

These are challenging opportunities for dedicated and highly motivated professionals.  

If you would like to join this dynamic team and help bring lasting health for Africa, please quote the position and reference number (KCO/DANIDA/011/2012) in the subject matter and send your CV and application letter which should include remuneration requirements and contact details of three work-related referees, to the Human Resources Manager, AMREF Kenya by e-mail to

The closing date for submitting applications is Wednesday, 17th May, 2012.  

We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

AMREF is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy.

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