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Health & Nutrition Programme Manager Job in Kenya

Our client, Concern Worldwide, is looking to recruit a Health & Nutrition Programme Manager to provide the overall coordination and managerial support to the program including strong conceptual, programmatic direction and technical support to the program team as per annual plan and USAID guidelines.

Main Responsibilities    
  • Guide the development of programme work plans in coordination with the project teams.
  • Liase at the local and county level with DHMT, Marsabit Country Officials, and Health Facility Management Teams to enhance coordinatrion and collaboration in program implementation and sustainability.
  • Implement advocacy activities directed at the County level
  • Provide technical support to the operations research, and coordinate with the Johns Hopkins University  and MoPHS ethical and scientific research committees and research implementing teams.
  • Assist the Health and Nutrition Coordinator in advocacy to inform policy makers and asssit in policy review based on program learning and field based evidence.
  • Contribute to and maintain strong links with other programme managers to reinforce a strong programme approach and other health actors; HF, WVI, APHIA+, AMREF etc based in Marsabit to reinforce a strong programme approach.
  • Provide technical leadership in the implementation of integrated maternal child health and nutrition services.
  • Guide programme and government teams in the decentralization of service delivery under the County structures.
  • As part of decentralization, technically guide the roll out of the Community Strategy.
  • Directly manage the ASAL health and nutrition projects.
  • Provide leadership and technical guidance for emergency response programming and approaches.
  • In partnership with the Districts Project Manager, Assistant District Project Manager and project officers in both Marsabit central and Moyale will be responsible for capacity building of MoPHS and partner agency staff members.
  • Ensures adequate reporting, monitoring and evaluation, and documentation of lessons learned.
  • Monitor the programme against objectives outlined in the programme plan.
  • Participate in design and implementation of assessments and evaluations.
  • Prepare high quality written reports for Concern and donors (quarterly and annual) and other reports as required.
  • Conduct field visits to support field teams on effective and quality program implementation.
  • ttend dstirct level coordination with other stakeholders.
  • With in the DHMT of the project implementation districts.
  • Maintain good working relationships and co-ordination with other health partners.
  • Provide leadership and technical guidance for emergency response programming and approaches.
  • Participate and contribute as necessary towards Concern's Emergency response.
  • Comply with Concern's heath, safey and security guidelines during emergencies.
  • Masters in Public Health.
  • Excellent networking and coordination skills with both local and other interantioanl NGOS, BOCs, UN and overnment agencies.
  • Excellent interpersonal sklils and demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively in teams.  
  •  Atleast 3 years experience in Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition programming in both a delopment and emergency context.
  • Two years experience in a managerial position.
  • Technical knowledge and experience in maternal and child health and
How To Apply
  1. Open
  2. If you are not a registered with Radar Recruitment, go to the Register tab and complete the registration form and upload your CV (max 4 pages).
  3. Enter the Reference Number (2266) into the Job Reference Box to take you to the detail of the job.
  4. Apply.
The closing date for applications ¡s Wednesday 14th November 2012

Only shortlis ted candidates will be contacted

For any questions, call Radar Recruitment on +254203673047

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