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NGO Jobs in Kenya - FHI 360

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions.

Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology, creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges.

FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories.

Chief of Party / Project Director

Reference: FHI360-PD-079

Position Summary:

The Chief of Party (COP) will be the project’s senior supervisor and will oversee all aspects of performance for a public health project in Kenya.

Under the supervision of the Country Director, the COP will serve as the project’s principal contact point for funder, government, civil society, and implementing partners.

The COP will supervise and oversee project staff and consultants.

S/he will have overall responsibility for ensuring that procedures are established and adhered to for activity development, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, procurement, budgeting, and financial accounting.

S/he will provide overall supervision of implementing partners and ensure timely progress against schedules, achievement of deliverables, and quality of results.

Minimum Requirements:
  • PhD in relevant field with 7-9 years of experience;
  • or MS/MA/MPH in international development, public health or related field with 9-11 years of relevant experience with at least 5-7 years of senior-level project management experience, preferably in Kenya or East Africa;
  • or BS/BA in public health or related fields with 11-13 years relevant experience with at least 8 years senior-level experience in coordinating development efforts in public health.
  • Experience managing US government-funded projects with sub awards to local partners is highly preferred.
  • Experience living and working in Kenya preferred; Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically, lead teams, make high-level decisions, and navigate politically-sensitive terrain.
  • Familiarity with US government programming, rules and regulations;
  • Experience working with an international non-governmental organization (NGO) preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

Senior Technical Officer, Monitoring & Evaluation

Reference: FHI360-STOME-080

Position Summary:

The Senior Technical Officer (STO), Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) will lead the design and implementation of a comprehensive M&E plan and activities for a public health project in Kenya, focusing specifically on systems for collecting data to measure project implementation, effectiveness, quality assurance, documentation and reporting.

The position overseas implementation of data management and M&E activities in accordance with guidelines stipulated by the funder and the Government of Kenya and regularly updates project staff on progress towards implementation of the work plan and designing methods for demonstrating program outputs, outcomes and impact.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in social science or public health with 7-9 years relevant experience or Master’s degree with 5-7 years relevant experience.
  • Must have at least 5-7 years of experience in managing and executing M&E activities for donor-funded programs.
  • Computer proficiency in word processing, databases, spreadsheets, including advanced skills in at least two of the following programs: SPSS, Excel, Epi Info, Stata, and MS Access.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead a team.
  • Experience with US government-funded programs and reporting requirements is an advantage.
  • Proven experience in public health-related research and/or surveillance is a plus.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

Finance Manager

Reference: FHI360-FM-081

Position Summary:

The Finance Manager will provide overall financial management for a public health project in Kenya.

Responsibilities include monitoring project finances, preparing project budgets, managing financial reporting to clients, ensuring adherence to funder rules and regulations, coordinating with headquarters on financial information, providing financial technical assistance to develop the capacity of FHI 360 partner organizations and entities in the country, and acting as a resource for project staff on finance-related issues.

Minimum Requirements:
  • BS/BA in Accounting, Finance or related field, and 7- 9 years combined experience in accounting/budgeting management;
  • or MS/MA/MBA with 5 - 7 years combined experience in accounting/budgeting management.
  • Must be a CPA (K).
  • Strong working knowledge of computer programs: Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.
  • Experience managing US government funds.
  • Experience working with an international organization an added advantage.
  • Good planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff and public.

FHI 360 has a competitive compensation package and is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates are encouraged to register online through FHI 360’s Career Center at www.fhi360.org/careercenter where a detailed Job description will be availed.

Alternatively you can apply via email to: Kenya-HR@fhi360.org

Please specify source in your application and quote the Requisition ID provided on the subject line while sending your application, CV/resume including salary requirements, to be received not later than December 9, 2013.

Kindly note that only shortlisted persons will be contacted.


Offers are contingent upon receipt of award and funder key personnel approval.

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