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National Professional Officer (HIV / AIDS) Job in Nairobi Kenya


World Health Organization, Organisation Mondiale De La Sante
The mission of WHO is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health.
Vacancy Notice No:KEN/VN/20T2/03
Title: National Professional Officer - HIV/AIDS
Grade: NOC
Contract type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Duration of contract: Two years
Application Deadline: 25 June 2012
Duty Station: Nairobi 
Applications are hereby invited from suitable Kenya nationals to fill the above post.
Terms of Reference:
Under the supervision of the WHO Country Representative - Kenya and in liaison with WHO Country Team Leader on HIV/AIDS the incumbent will provide technical assistance to the two Kenya ministries of health, local NGOs and private sector on HIV/AIDS matters.
  • Development of service delivery tools and materials for health sector HIV prevention interventions based on WHO generic materials.
  • Development of appropriate health service delivery frameworks for effective delivery of essential HIV prevention interventions in the health sector including integration of HIV prevention interventions into clinical care services.
  • Monitoring of HIV prevention interventions irr the health sector and sharing of information with partners.
  • Building capacity of provinces and districts to implement national guidelines and tools as well as monitor their implementation.
  • Facilitation of ongoing coordination and liaison with development partners on HIV prevention acceleration.
  • First University degree in medicine or other health sciences profession.
  • Post graduate qualifications in public health or health management.
  • Excellent written and spoken English and working knowledge of French Good command of Kiswahili would be an asset.

Essential: 5 years working experience at national or provincial level in planning, coordinating, monitoring, managing HIV/AIDS program in the health sector.
Desirable: Experience in working with multilateral or other non-profit international organization in health development.
Quoting the vacancy notice number, Application letter and latest Curriculum Vitae should be sent to:
WHO Representative
P.O. Box 45335, 00100
Attention: Operations Officer
Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted for interview.

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