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Project Associate Job in Ruiru Kenya

Job Description: Project Associate


Jacaranda Health is a social venture that aims to set a new standard for maternity care in East Africa. We are combining business and clinical innovations to provide affordable maternity and reproductive health services to low-income urban women. 

We have currently have one In/Outpatient maternity hospital at Ruiru and are currently expanding to other locations in the region. 

We strive to be a data-driven company which improves its operational efficiency through informed decision making on the costs and pricing mechanisms in the health care market.

Job Summary
We are seeking for a Projects Associate to work with our Director of Business Operations in a wide array of growth oriented tasks. 

The candidate will be key in handling a fairly wide range of administrative tasks in various projects as described below and will be able to work independently with little or no supervision. 

We are open to candidates with a range of different experiences and qualifications. 

The key responsibilities for this position are;
  • Develop the key objectives to be achieved in a project, and assign realistic timelines to these steps
  • Represent Jacaranda Health to external audiences (e.g., property managers, government stakeholders, community leaders) and convey our objectives and needs effectively
  • Compile key information from other health facilities, clients, and other sources and summarize for Jacaranda management
  • Support the Director of Business Operations and other members of the Jacaranda team on special projects
  • Coordinate real estate search processes and the ensuing negotiations
  • Work with other areas of Jacaranda operations (e.g., Marketing, Community Partnerships, Clinical Operations) on targeted projects
  • Additional duties as assigned
  • College Graduate, Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred
  • The ideal Candidate should be  have proficient computer skills with in-depth knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), project management skills, good communication skills, negotiation skills, organizational and planning skills, data gathering skills, problem solving and analysis, excellent judgment and decision making ability, initiative,  flexible and a team player.
  • We need individuals who are passionate about maternal health care, excited about working in the community, and can work independently with minimal supervision.
To Apply;
Interested candidates may apply by:
1. Completing the online form available by clicking here: Project Associate Application Form - May 2013 or by pasting this link into your web browser:  
2. After completing the application form, please send your current CV to

Only applicants that have completed the online form as well as submitted their CVs by May 31, 2013 will be considered. 

No calls please.

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