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NGO Jobs in Kenya - MSH

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is a nonprofit international health organization with over four decades of experience in strengthening health systems, and capacity of local 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. 

For more information please visit our website
MSH would like to invite suitably qualified and experienced candidates to join its team based in Kenya in the following positions;
Institutional Strengthening Marketplace and Communications Advisor
The Institutional Strengthening (IS Marketplace and Communications Advisor will work under FANIKISHA Project, a USAID funded project that focuses on strengthening the Technical and Institutional Capacity of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Kenya to enable them be responsive to the community health response for the health and well being of Kenyans.
S/he will provide leadership and technical assistance in managing the institutional strengthening marketplace, lead project strategic communication initiatives and provide Technical Assistance to CSOs in the communication area of institutional capacity strengthening. 

S/he will coordinate and provide oversight on the development and maintenance of both face to face and web-based marketplace and promote its use, including establishing forums for knowledge exchange, sharing tools and innovations and making updates on CSO activities. 

S/he will identify CSOs partners and institutional strengthening consultants and maintain an active network of community-based and other local and national organizations with whom the project can partner to increase awareness of, and access to, information on project activities.

The ideal candidate will provide technical support to CSOs and other partners on developing training and capacity building materials related to communications capacity development as required. 

S/he will be responsible for preparing and editing all external project communications including, reports, success stories and publications.
The successful candidate should possess a minimum of a Masters degree in public health, education, communication or a related field and 5 years relevant working experience.

Experience in working with websites, electronic portals and other electronic tools for communications and marketing is desirable. 

Applicants should demonstrate excellent writing and editing skills in a variety of mediums and should have excellent interpersonal and public communication skills. 

The candidate must be able to develop and provide technical assistance or consultancy

Information Technology (IT) Officer
Reporting to the Country Operations Management Unit Director, the IT officer will be responsible for providing IT Management and Support to MSH Kenya Office. 

S/he will ensure availability of the internal systems, including LAN, WAN, phone, video and teleconference. 

In addition, S/he will setup and maintain proper internal server and systems adhering to security and privacy standards, ensure effective computer maintenance, advice the management on ICT purchases and provide IT support to all MSH staff and contractors.
The ideal candidate should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related field or equivalent relevant experience. 

S/he should have 5 years relevant working experience with Knowledge in administering Microsoft Windows Server 2008/2003 , Microsoft Office suites, Microsoft Exchange 2003/2007/2010 with considerable knowledge of DNS, DHCP, Active Directory.
The suitable candidate should have strong analytical and problem solving skills. S/he should be a good team player with good interpersonal skills.
HR Assistant
The HR Assistant will provide administrative and technical support to the Human Resource Unit in the Kenya Country Office. 

S/he will give support throughout the recruitment and placement process, processes all general applications as per set procedures and maintain general applications roster/data base at country level. 

In addition, s/he will monitor, staff employment contracts and develop and maintain relevant filing systems for optimal management of HR information
S/he will be receives and review correspondence to the office, provides the relevant case history, prepares routine responses as relevant. 

In addition, s/he will support in the creation of a healthy working environment through, open management policies, information and sharing.
The ideal candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or Business Administration or equivalent with minimum 3 years relevant working experience. 

S/he should have excellent interpersonal skills with ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
Management Sciences for Health is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, and national origin, and citizenship, physical or mental handicap. 

For further details and to apply for this position, please visit the Employment Opportunities section of our website at by November 30, 2012. 

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

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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